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Masked Disobedience

Anna Coleman Ladd wanted to help disfigured soldiers during World War I. Many young men were permanently disfigured due to the modern weapons of the time: including machine guns. Shattered jaws, noses sheared off, and in some cases, half of a young man’s face obliterated, these were the wounds that ...

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When Paul Sang Hymns

Ollie would never know her own mother, she was just one year old at the time of her death. As a young teen, she was sent along with her sister, Sarah, from their rural Virginia home to Berea College in Kentucky, to attend school. The sisters worked for their education ...

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Fully Known

Their names are now known only to God. They were brave young men whose final earthly resting place is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.   They fought for the country they loved, one  in World War I, one in World War II, and one in Korea. These young ...

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The Lord: Our Only Constant

James Elmer left Notre Dame University to join the Navy before his twentieth birthday. World War I was under way and the six- foot former football player felt the call to serve his country. He soon found himself at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station near Chicago, preparing to enter ...

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