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Unlike Rosa Parks, whose protest was part of a planned challenge of the segregation laws, eleven years earlier, Irene Morgan simply stood up to a racist bus driver all on her own and made history. With Irene, the NAACP was running along behind her shouting, "Wait for me I'm your leader!"

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BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW: Irene Morgan Paved the Way for Rosa Parks
Bet You Didn't Know This: By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31871975 In 1944, A twenty-seven ye ar old Seventh-Day Adventist black woman, Irene Morgan, made the gutsy decision to refuse to leave the "white" section of an Inters...

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My first and last public musical performances just happened to have been the same song. Sort of bookends my life.

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Toy soldier collecting is hobby of mine I don't talk about. My wife calls it toy soldier "hoarding", so I keep my collection in the garage, hidden away. If you'd like to try making your own, here's how.

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Taking Prophecy Seriously
  Saw an article today warning Christians not to take Bible Prophecy
too seriously lest we stop trying to fix the problems we have in this
world. The writer worries we'll just all sit on our duffs and wait for Jesus to
come and let the world go to hell i...

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This one was Sheila's idea from her Mamaw's cooking. She gave me verbal instructions and I made it. It has all the flavor and none of the bacon grease. It's really good made fresh before the meal. All you have to do is heat up the dressing and pour it over the greens. It's an old-fashioned dish your grandmothers likely made.

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This song is not only inspiring to all of us to whom "adversity has dealt the final blow", but the song is actually credited with saving the life of one shipwrecked sailor who sang it to keep himself going a whole long night until the Coast Guard found him floating in the sea clinging to the wreckage. The sailor attended Stan's very last concert and was able to shake his hand and thank him.

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Wilted Spinach Salad
Here's an old fashioned recipe with fresh spinach, boiled eggs and a vegetarian substitute for bacon drippings. Worthington Stripples
or Morning Star Veggie-Breakfast Bacon Strips and the oil you cook them
in make an excellent substitute for bacon drippin...

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Almost done whittling away at what's still left from the April challenge...

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April 28 - Pushing the Edges
Narcisse Diaz De La Pena - Fontainblelau Forest Pushing the Edges I think we all get at life from the edges; Pressing hard near the fences and the hedges. The boundaries that keep us both out and in. So, It depends which way you've set your mind to go, As t...
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