Daily Archives: December 5, 2013

Nelson Mandela – Dead at the Age of 95

Nelson Mandela – a worldwide hero Thank you, Madiba Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s rights activist, dies Source: The Associated Press Katharine Lackey, USA TODAY William M. Welch, USA TODAY 4:54 p.m. EST December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela, whose successful struggle … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Jingle Bells” is one of the best-known and commonly sung winter songs in the world. It was written by James Lord Pierpont (1822–1893) and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the autumn of 1857. Even though it … Continue reading

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