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franklin-bifocals-60 Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Star of David and a candle    Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Memorial by Sculptor Leonard Baskin
[Holocaust Memorial by Sculptor Leonard Baskin in Ann Arbor, Michigan]

Writer William Shakespeare    Shakespeare acting    Shakespeare writing    Writer William Shakespeare
[1564 - William Shakespeare, writer, born in Stratford-on-Avon (dies on same date in 1616)]

Stephen A. Douglas   Politician Stephen A. Douglas Statue of Politician Stephen A. Douglas
[1813 - Stephen A. Douglas, politician, born in Brandon, Vermont]

Sergei Prokofiev    Pianist Sergei Prokofiev    Composer Sergei Prokofiev
[1891 - Sergei Prokofiev, pianist, composer, born in Sontsovka, Ukraine]

Bud Wilkinson    Coach Bud Wilkinson
[1916 - (Charles Burnham) Bud Wilkinson, football player, coach, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Actress Janet Blair    Actress Janet Blair
[1921 - Janet Blair (Martha Jane Lafferty), actress, born in Altoona, Pennsylvania]

HoF Pitcher Warren Spahn    Warren Spahn Hall of Fame plaque    Hall of Fame Pitcher Warren Spahn
[1921 - Warren (Edward) Spahn, Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, born in Buffalo, New York]

Singer Roy Orbison    Singer Roy Orbison
[1936 - Roy Orbison, singer, born in Vernon, Texas]

Director Otto Preminger
[1986 - Otto Preminger, director, actor,
dies at age 80]

Vietnam # 1

Old Vietnam flag

Vietnam was French Indochina.
The French could not keep her.
The Chinese did not subdue her.
What did America think to do there?

Vietnam Wall    Vietnam: Deaths by Year    Vietnam War Memorial

William's Whimsical Words:

What can you say to a person who lost a loved one over there?

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