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Young Beatrix Potter    Illustrator Beatrix Potter    Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit    Author, Activist, Beatrix Potter
[1866 - Beatrix (Helen) Potter, author, illustrator, preservationist, born in Kensington Square, London]

Artist Marcel Duchamp    Artist Marcel Duchamp
[1887 - Marcel Duchamp, artist, born in Blainville-Crevon, France]

Comedian Joe E. Brown
[1892 - Joe E. (Evan) Brown, comedian, actor,
born in Holgate, Ohio]

US Marines in Haiti in combat
[1915 - US Sailors & Marines land in Haiti to restore order]

Lovely Jacqueline Kennedy
[1929 - Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, First Lady,
born in East Hampton, Long Island]

Bonus Army encamped on the Capitol Mall
[1932 - Veterans "Bonus Army" demands for payment for service in World War I are rejected and their
eviction from the Capitol is ordered]

Empire State Building - arrow shows crash site    Empire State Building - close-up of crash damage
[1945 - B-25 bomber crashes into 79th floor of Empire State Building, New York City]

Good at Work

A man does no greater service for mankind than when he shields the weak from the strong.

William's Whimsical Words:

Come back, Shane!
Scene from the movie Shane

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