Category: History and Culture

Adversity and perseverance

  Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless. American figure skater, Scott Hamilton, was born on this day in 1958   That sort of goes with Friday’s post about not getting things the easy way, doesn’t it? What do you …

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Step by step

  “By taking this action, I hope that I have hastened the start of the process of healing which is so desperately needed in America.” On this day in 1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation as the 37th President of the United States, effective noon the following day. Gerald R. Ford became the 38th …

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