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Activist Rose Schneiderman
[1882 - Rose Schneiderman, labor union leader,
women's rights activist, born in Chelm or Saven, Poland]

Actor Walter Huston   Walter Huston as Howard in Treasure of the Sierra Madre
[1884 - Walter Huston, Academy Award-winning actor, born in Toronto, Ontario]

Broadcaster Lowell Thomas
[1892 - Lowell Thomas, broadcaster, journalist, born in Woodington, Ohio]

Olympics - 1896 Silver Medal     Olympia, Greece
Olympic Stadium 1896
Olympics - 1896 - Start of 100M dash  Olympics discus throw 1896  Olympics - 1896 Silver Medal
1896 Olympics view of city
[1896 - Olympic Games of ancient Greece, reborn in Athens]

Robert Peary and Matthew Henson
[1909 - Commander Robert Peary and Matthew Henson reach the North Pole]

WW-I Doughboys
[1917 - United States declares war against Germany, enters WW-I]

[1930 - Hostess Twinkies are invented]

Spiritual Advice

monk prays

If thou a spiritual advisor be,
Show now thy true capacity.
Teach ever.
Preach never!

Preacher behind podium

William's Whimsical Words:

You can show a man where you think the water is, but you have no right to make him drink it.

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