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Artist Edward Lear    Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense    Poet Edward Lear
[1812 - Edward Lear, illustrator, poet, artist, born in London]

Nurse Florence Nightingale    Nurse Florence Nightingale Nursing Pioneer Florence Nightingale    Nursing Pioneer Florence Nightingale
[1820 - Florence Nightingale, health activist, nurse, born in Florence, Italy]

Henry Cabot Lodge    Historian Henry Cabot Lodge    Statesman Henry Cabot Lodge    Statesman Henry Cabot Lodge
[1850 - Henry Cabot Lodge, statesman, historian, born in Boston, Massachusetts]

Captain McAfee    Mildred McAfee
[1900 - Captain Mildred McAfee (Horton), Director Navy WAVES, Wellesley College President, born in Parkville, Missouri]

Actress Katharine Hepburn    Actress Katharine Hepburn    Kate Hepburn in The African Queen    Actress Katharine Hepburn
[1907 - Katharine Hepburn, Academy Award-winning Actress, born in Hartford, Connecticut]

Journalist Howard K. Smith    Journalist & Anchor Howard K. Smith
[1914 - Howard K. (Kingsbury) Smith, journalist, anchor, born in Ferriday, Louisiana]

TV Host Tom Snyder    Anchor Tom Snyder
[1936 - Tom (Thomas James) Snyder, TV Host, journalist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin]

Comedian George Carlin    Comedian George Carlin    Comedian George Carlin    Comedian George Carlin
[1937 - George Denis Patrick Carlin, comedian, actor, born in Manhattan]

Eniwetok Atoll H-bomb Test
[1951 - The First US H-Bomb test is conducted on the Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific]

[1977 - The Eagles earn a gold record for Hotel California]

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.

Screams & Moans

Rocket Launcher RPG-7

RPGs take off my knees,
But peace can never hurt me.

a double amputee

William's Whimsical Words:

RPG: Rocket Propelled Grenade (a weapon that has been around for over fifty years)

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