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franklin-bifocals-60 Friday, May 5, 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]

   [Cinco de Mayo] Cinco de Mayo sombrero    Cinco de Mayo

A Young Karl Marx    Philosopher Karl Marx
[1818 - Karl Heinrich Marx, philosopher, writer, born in Trier, Germany]

puebla-battle    General Ignacio Zaragoza
[1867 - General Ignacio Zaragoza's greatly outnumbered Mexican force defeats an invading French army at Puebla]

Nellie Bly    Journalist Nellie Bly
[1867 - Nelly Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman), journalist, born in
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania]

Young Christopher Morely    Poet Christopher Morely    Essayist Christopher Morely    Writer Christopher Morely
[1890 - Christopher Morley, journalist, novelist, essayist and poet, born in Haverford, Pennsylvania]

Actor Tyrone Power    Actor Tyrone Power    Actor Tyrone Power
[1914 - Tyrone (Edmund) Power, Jr., actor, born in Cincinnati, Ohio]

Singer Alice Faye    Singer & Actress Alice Faye    Singer & Actress Alice Faye    Actress Alice Faye
[1915 - Alice Faye (Alice Jeanne Leppert), actress, singer, born in New York City]

Screenwriter Joseph Stefano    Director Joseph Stefano
[1922 - Joseph Stefano, screenwriter, director, producer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Singer Tammy Wynette    Country Singer Tammy Wynette    Country Music Singer Tammy Wynette
[1942 - Tammy Wynette (Virginia Wynette Pugh), Grammy Award-winning country singer, born near Tremont, Mississippi]

Commander Alan Shepard   Shepard's Freedom 7 Capsule
[1961 - Commander Alan Shepard, Jr., USN, makes the first U.S. manned space flight]

Signs of Health

hospital & ambulance Hospital Admissions

Hospital signs are fraught with meaning.
trauma Not all are benign (or even appealing).

discharge pharmacy For instance, What does "Discharge Pharmacy" mean?    Is it meds for the home bound, or something obscene?

Nuclear Medicine Is Nuclear Medicine a place you would choose to venture? radiation Or perhaps too radioactive sans lead clothing to enter.

Who would brave the Third Floor of one medical facility? Where reside Neurosurgery, Infusion Stations, and Oncology. surgeon explaining technique

Of this simple fact you can be quite certain.

paramedic giving CPR In traversing the ER, look not behind a curtain.

patient in bed The Hospital with the sick and dying abounds. And only doctors Caduceus get paid to make the rounds.

William's Whimsical Words:
hospital sign hospital panting do not enter sign

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