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Linda St.Cyr
"I try to leave out the parts that people skip." ~Elmore Leonard
"I try to leave out the parts that people skip." ~Elmore Leonard

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Special K meal bars and a new diet plan
It has been a while since I updated this blog. But since there is an upcoming BlogCon that I'm going to attend I thought it would be worthwhile to start updating my blogs. So onto the news: For the past week I've been attempting the Special K challenge. The...

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Creamy Cucumber Salad Recipe!

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Creamy Cucumber Salad
Creamy cucumber salad was the first recipe that I wanted to try with the giant cucumbers I obtained from one of my co-workers. I Google searched recipes, but noticed that everyone has their own take on what makes creamy cucumber salad taste good. Some recip...

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blogging about recipes to come!

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Nar Yu Right by Star Zee Promotes Human Rights Day in Sierra Leone
On December 10, International Human Rights Day, Advocaid
sent a powerful message to the masses in Sierra Leone through music. Advocaid
used the date to launch a song meant to educate women about their rights.  Nar Yu Right is an upbeat tune sung by Sierra L...

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Obama Shakes Hands with Castro on International Human Rights Day
Pete Souza, The Obama-Biden Transition Project President Obama is coming under a lot of criticism for his
behavior on International Human Rights. The most recent criticism comes after
Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s me...

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Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela
  Nelson Mandela, a leader in human rights, has sadly passed away today at the age of 95. He was an inspiration to many. He will be missed. Read NPR's " Nelson Mandela, Inspiration to World " to learn more about one of the greatest leaders of our time.

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Human Rights Watch calls for Afghanistan to reject stoning proposal
A proposal to restore stoning as a means for punishing
adultery has been put before the Afghan government. Human Rights Watch is
calling for the proposal to be rejected out of hand. The group is shocked that
the group, led by the Justice Ministry, working o...

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Rape as a weapon of war: 6000 cases of women raped during Syrian conflict
Syrian students protesting rape. Photo by Katherine Chen, Creative Commons. A new report compiled by the Euro-Mediterranean Human RightsNetwork (EMHRN) estimates 6000 cases of women being raped and sexually
assaulted during the Syrian conflict. Sadly, that ...

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Drone Strikes: Human Rights Violations?
PSA on American Drones killing Pakistani Children, Public Domain Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International are calling on
the U.S. to investigate reports on the legality of drone strikes. Both groups
have released reports citing civilian deaths by the un...
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