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When Love Spells Silence

Little wooden heads of both men and women peered down from the eaves of the Great Hall in King Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace.  They were painted in lovely details: red lips, hair of blond or brown, little crowns of leaves adorned some of their heads. They all went by ...

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Please Respond!

The wedding preparations were a ray of light during the dark days of the Great Depression. Most Americans spent their time trying to keep food on their tables and heat in their homes. The young bride-to-be had worked as a maid after high school graduation, earning enough money to help ...

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No Spectacles Faith

With some of our historical figures, fact and legend are intermingled. John Hancock is one of those figures in American history. Hancock was a wealthy man through inheritance, born in Massachusetts and orphaned as a young boy before his successful uncle took him in. He later attended Harvard College, graduating ...

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Perfect Compassion

Dr. English lived in a small town where everyone was a neighbor and a friend. “Doc” practiced medicine as all physicians of his era did, through house calls and the medicines found in his little black medical bag. He faced bouts of Scarlet Fever and Measles in his littlest patients, ...

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Our Mysterious God

Her torch that lit the way and her arm that held it proudly toward the sky had both arrived in America in 1876, but the remaining 350 pieces of our beloved lady from France arrived in New York in 1885—350 individual pieces that needed to be put back together again. ...

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