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Ken Harbit (Pogi)
Works at Practicing For Retirement
Attended California State University Fresno
Lives in Winterville North Carolina
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This uniform was worn by a German prisoner of war (POW) in North Carolina during World War II. Due to the relative secrecy of Army’s POW program, few civilians knew about the thousands of POWs held in the Tar Heel state. North Carolina had two major POW base camps, Camp Butner and Fort Bragg, which each held between 2,000 and 3,000 POWs. They worked on military bases, local farms, and in agricultural industries when civilian labor was unavailable. #TextileTuesday
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Several strangers, crossed paths, and a revolutionary flag make a full circle for the author.
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150 years ago today: Four people are executed by hanging. Their crime: conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Lincoln. They also planned to assassinate Vice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward. 

Secretary of War Edwin Stanton ordered that the conspirators wear these hoods at all times while imprisoned and their cells were locked with iron keys. Because the plot was considered an act of war, a military commission tried the accused. The court sentenced four suspects to be hanged, and the others to prison.

Boarding house owner Mary Surratt became the first woman executed by the United States. 

#Lincoln150   #CivilWar   #cw150   #Assassination   #Conspirators  
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Two armadas sent by the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty to invade Japan decimated by legendary 'kamikaze'
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Former newsreel star, 57 MGA goes to auction
http://sportscarillustrated.com/News_2015/K/news15K_1041.html
The 1957 MGA Twin Cam Roadster Prototype, registration ORX 885, was featured in a 1955/1956 promotional film
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"This is the story of Carl Adrian P. Castueras, who, since he was 8 years old, has been tied to a wheelchair due to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a genetic disorder that weakens muscles.

On Saturday, after years of hard work, sheer determination, and laudable support from his family, Castueras graduated cum laude, with a degree of BS Computer Science from the University of the Philippines Los Banos."
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150 years ago today: Four people are executed by hanging. Their crime: conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Lincoln. They also planned to assassinate Vice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward. 

Secretary of War Edwin Stanton ordered that the conspirators wear these hoods at all times while imprisoned and their cells were locked with iron keys. Because the plot was considered an act of war, a military commission tried the accused. The court sentenced four suspects to be hanged, and the others to prison.

Boarding house owner Mary Surratt became the first woman executed by the United States. 

#Lincoln150   #CivilWar   #cw150   #Assassination   #Conspirators  
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History, Vintage Technology, Vintage cars, Cultures of the World, Lifelong Learning
Introduction
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

We live in an Information Age where we can learn about almost anything in the world — as long as we have the willpower to. There’s bound to be a website, video or podcast that you can get access to for free (or low cost), where you’ll get the information you want. So all we have to do is cultivate a burning desire to learn.

My main interests are: Lifelong Learning, history (all categories), cars (for the teenager inside), and (my career) technology.
Bragging rights
Worked on ARPAnet
Education
  • California State University Fresno
    BS in Business Information Systems, 2005
  • Fresno City College
    AS in Liberal Arts & General Business, 1999
  • University of Chicago
    Electrical Engineering, 1969 - 1970
  • University of Michigan
    2013 - 2013
    Internet History & Security
  • East Carolina University
    Education, 2010 - 2013
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Gender
Male
Birthday
April 7
Relationship
Married
Other names
"Pogi!"
Work
Occupation
Getting ready for retirement
Skills
Computer & Network Engineering ... History as hobby
Employment
  • Practicing For Retirement
    2015 - present
  • City of Fresno
    1997 - 2005
  • East Carolina University
    2005 - 2011
    Teleconferencing Manager
  • East Carolina University
    2011 - 2015
    University Records Center Manager
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Currently
Winterville North Carolina
Previously
Chicago Ill. - Oaklawn Ill. - New Lenox Ill. - San Francisco Ca - Alemeda Ca - Olongapo Philippines - San Miguel Philippines - San Diego Ca - Imperial Beach Ca - Fresno Ca
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