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Strength from the Heel Marks

The local newspapers of the early 20th century were filled with town gossip, wedding announcements, death notices, and stories of gay parties. When my great grandparents packed all of their belongings, leaving Illinois for a rural life in northern Indiana in the spring of 1912, they received a lovely farewell ...

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Who Has Your Heart?

The American idea of the Valentine’s Day card came about in 1847, when Miss Esther Howland of Summer Street in Worcester, Massachusetts, received a Valentine greeting all the way from England and decided after admiring it that she could make a better one.  She set about assembling cards with lace ...

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The Art of God

A little boy born to a Vermont farmer in 1865 had a curious fascination with nature. He loved the trees dotting the family homestead, and the colorful birds that made their homes in the branches. Growing up where most winters brought over 100 inches of snow, little Wilson Bentley became ...

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God Sees Every Corner

It’s difficult to see them, the three little ones in the left corner of the old photograph dated 1933.  But they are there, looking toward the camera from a triangle of shade, three of my grandfather’s eight younger siblings looking with curious stances towards the little house he is building ...

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Hidden Blindness

Louis Braille was like many little boys, he loved spending time with his father. Simon-Rene Braille ran a successful harness shop in the French countryside, and little Louis loved pretending to use Father’s tools until one day an accident with a stitching awl robbed the little one of his sight. ...

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