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So Bad So Good
This Is How Different Countries Laugh Around the Worldtyping "hahaha" isn't universally known as a way to tell someone you're laughin
This Is How Different Countries Laugh Around the World
So Bad So Good / Posted 6 hours ago
typing "hahaha" isn't universally known as a way to tell someone you're laughing. In fact in other languages, all sorts of letters and sounds are used to convey that same sense of amusement. This series of images, created by Latinos Post... Read more
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Daily Mail
Relationship reveals what he’s learned about dating etiquettecultures and traditions, and you're left with something of a romantic minefield
Relationship reveals what he’s learned about dating etiquette
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
cultures and traditions, and you're left with something of a romantic minefield. If you're visiting a different city for the first time, or perhaps you've relocated to a new country, it may be worth familiarising yourself with local dating... Read more
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Quartz
29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and braveis little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter
29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave
Quartz / Posted yesterday
is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rubicon closing in Batavia, consolidating with Bensenville plantJeff Schielke and Bensenville Village Administrator Evan Summers confirmed the
Rubicon closing in Batavia, consolidating with Bensenville plant
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Jeff Schielke and Bensenville Village Administrator Evan Summers confirmed the news Friday, saying the towns had received letters from the company. The letters do not say why the company is closing. Company officials have not responded to... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Suggested Debate Questionsof grain, Senator?" Listen. Today I have accepted the following realities abou
Suggested Debate Questions
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of grain, Senator?" Listen. Today I have accepted the following realities about my life: A) I never will play second base for my beloved Boston Red Sox. B) I never will have "killer abs." And C) I will never even be considered to moderate any... Read more
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Canberra Times
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their namesthese company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meani
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their names
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is the combination of two Danish words that translate into "play well." We tracked down the etymologies of 16... Read more
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Brisbane Times
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their namesthese company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meani
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their names
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is the combination of two Danish words that translate into "play well." We tracked down the etymologies of 16... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Debating the Futureof grain, Senator?'' Listen. Today I have accepted the following realities abo
Debating the Future
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
of grain, Senator?'' Listen. Today I have accepted the following realities about my life: A) I never will play second base for my beloved Boston Red Sox. B) I never will have ''killer abs.'' And C) I will never even be considered to moderate any... Read more
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WA Today
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their namesthese company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meani
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks and other famous companies got their names
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is the combination of two Danish words that translate into "play well." We tracked down the etymologies of 16... Read more
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The Age
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks got their namesthese company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meani
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks got their names
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is the combination of two Danish words that translate into "play well." We tracked down the etymologies of 16... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks got their namesthese company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meani
How Google, Amazon and Starbucks got their names
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is the combination of two Danish words that translate into "play well." We tracked down the etymologies of 16... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Un-Becoming American - One Man's Painful Journey To Renouncing CitizenshipSubmitted by 'Kevnice' via ForeignByNature.com, In April 2012, I returned to S
Un-Becoming American - One Man's Painful Journey To Renouncing Citizenship
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Submitted by 'Kevnice' via ForeignByNature.com, In April 2012, I returned to Switzerland – my country of birth – to commence a new phase of my adult life. Naturally, one of the first steps to undertake when establishing oneself in a new country is... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
WRONG!: Business sector mythsabout declare a bully will always back down if you stand up to him or her. The
WRONG!: Business sector myths
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
about declare a bully will always back down if you stand up to him or her. They’re both as reliable as that about Henry Ford and his Model T, and how you could get it in any colour as long as it was black. In truth you could order yours in any... Read more
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CNET
2016 Nissan Titan XD bets big on Cummins diesel (accommodate the 5.0-liter Cummins V-8. That big chrome garnish on the back of
2016 Nissan Titan XD bets big on Cummins diesel (
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
accommodate the 5.0-liter Cummins V-8. That big chrome garnish on the back of the Titan XD Platinum Reserve ought to make for a nifty high-beam deterrent for trailing motorists. This particular Titan features a 6.5-foot bed. Higher-end Titan XD... Read more
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CNET
2016 Nissan Titan XD bets big on Cummins diesel (accommodate the 5.0-liter Cummins V-8. That big chrome garnish on the back of
2016 Nissan Titan XD bets big on Cummins diesel (
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
accommodate the 5.0-liter Cummins V-8. That big chrome garnish on the back of the Titan XD Platinum Reserve ought to make for a nifty high-beam deterrent for trailing motorists. This particular Titan features a 6.5-foot bed. Higher-end Titan XD... Read more
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CNET
2016 Honda HR-V Release Date, Price and SpecsIt's as true in the auto industry as it is in our waistlines: as things get old
2016 Honda HR-V Release Date, Price and Specs
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
It's as true in the auto industry as it is in our waistlines: as things get older, they tend to get bigger. So it is for Honda's CR-V. The company's little SUV, which helped to craft the crossover market back in 1996, has grown up quite a bit in the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 20, 2016Email Letters: Sentinel didn’t fail in reporting on Powell’s emails Gary Ste
September 20, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Email Letters: Sentinel didn’t fail in reporting on Powell’s emails Gary Stetler’s letter to the editor last Friday chastised The Sentinel for what he called “false equivalency” in reporting General Colin Powell’s emails blasting... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Epcot Food & Wine Festival: Souvenir ideas without the Disney blingWorld Showcase lagoon with merchandise to subtly remind you of your visit to th
Epcot Food & Wine Festival: Souvenir ideas without the Disney bling
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
World Showcase lagoon with merchandise to subtly remind you of your visit to the festival. Heather A. French is back for her 15th year with still life prints and paintings themed to all things wine, beer, spirits -- and cats. Heather A.... Read more
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News.com.au
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet Unionbecame addicted to the puzzles and eventually sought out other brain teasers. H
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet Union
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
became addicted to the puzzles and eventually sought out other brain teasers. He developed a special fondness for pentomino puzzles — geometric jigsaw challenges that required players to join pieces made up of five squares into a set... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Community Send-offFor more than a year and a half, Parents of Military - Fremont County has spear
Community Send-off
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
For more than a year and a half, Parents of Military - Fremont County has spearheaded a local effort to recognize young people leaving for all branches of the military and to offer steadfast support to their families. The group started in February... Read more
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dna
Shivaji's letters and other treasures from history at the Maharashtra State ArchivesLetters by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, notes from his son Sambhaji, hand impre
Shivaji's letters and other treasures from history at the Maharashtra State Archives
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Letters by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, notes from his son Sambhaji, hand impression and seals of a possible Mughal dynast, journals with entries by the Britishers for the East India Company and compilations of vernacular and English newspapers that... Read more
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New York Post
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet Unionbecame addicted to the puzzles and eventually sought out other brain teasers. H
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet Union
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
became addicted to the puzzles and eventually sought out other brain teasers. He developed a special fondness for pentomino puzzles — geometric jigsaw challenges that required players to join pieces made up of five squares into a set... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Debating the futureof grain, Senator?" Listen. Today I have accepted the following realities abou
Debating the future
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
of grain, Senator?" Listen. Today I have accepted the following realities about my life: A) I never will play second base for my beloved Boston Red Sox. B) I never will have "killer abs." And C) I will never even be considered to moderate any... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
VanCour’s ‘wild ride’as a life-changing experience. Standing outside was an Essex County deputy sher
VanCour’s ‘wild ride’
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
as a life-changing experience. Standing outside was an Essex County deputy sheriff. What followed was an escort fit for a hero. Harley-Davidson bikers and fellow veterans ushered Stanley and Shelley to Plattsburgh for a ceremony. Children... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singaporean wife of missing Laos man: ‘Time can never heal a wound like this’shied away from public mention of the Laotian civil society leader, his other h
Singaporean wife of missing Laos man: ‘Time can never heal a wound like this’
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
shied away from public mention of the Laotian civil society leader, his other half Ng Shui Meng vows to keep searching for her husband until her “dying day”. VIENTIANE, Laos: For a moment, just one, Ng Shui Meng's tough facade cracked as she... Read more
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PhysOrg
Water-energy dependence around Pacific Rim mappedRiver to provide energy to the Western U.S. A new publication from Sandia Natio
Water-energy dependence around Pacific Rim mapped
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
River to provide energy to the Western U.S. A new publication from Sandia National Laboratories maps the use of fresh water for energy production in 21 Pacific Rim economies. Credit: Randy Montoya A wide-ranging analysis of water vulnerability... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Keynote Remarks of Chairman Timothy Massad 4th Annual OTC Derivatives Summit North America September 15, 2016 Thank you for that kind introduction. I’m delighted to on
Keynote Remarks of Chairman Timothy Massad 4th Annual OTC Derivatives Summit North America
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 11 days ago
September 15, 2016 Thank you for that kind introduction. I’m delighted to once again kick off this conference. I would like spend a few minutes reviewing... Read more
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New Kerala
Signs of giant icy planet growing around nearby star - newkerala.com #119143the planet would be an giant icy planet like Neptune," said lead researcher Tak
Signs of giant icy planet growing around nearby star - newkerala.com #119143
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
the planet would be an giant icy planet like Neptune," said lead researcher Takashi Tsukagoshi at Ibaraki University, Japan. This result, to be published in the journal Astrophysical Journal Letters, is another step towards understanding the... Read more
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Starmometer
‘Asia On Screen’ Film Festival Runs in Greenbelt 3 on Sept 15 to 18entertainment in Asia has never been more exciting. Participating countries in
‘Asia On Screen’ Film Festival Runs in Greenbelt 3 on Sept 15 to 18
Starmometer / Posted 11 days ago
entertainment in Asia has never been more exciting. Participating countries include: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The festival brings the best of a broad... Read more
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The Economic Times
FDA norms punch a Rs 5,000 crore hole in Pharma IndustryET INTELLIGENCE GROUP: For Indian pharmaceutical companies, compliance with US
FDA norms punch a Rs 5,000 crore hole in Pharma Industry
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
ET INTELLIGENCE GROUP: For Indian pharmaceutical companies, compliance with US Food and Drug Administration norms has emerged as the most critical risk in the past few years. The most dramatic reflection of this is in the way legal and professional... Read more
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CircleID
Transition of Oversight of the IANA Functions: What is at Stakesystem equipped with checks and balances. A letter was sent to the President o
Transition of Oversight of the IANA Functions: What is at Stake
CircleID / Posted 12 days ago
system equipped with checks and balances. A letter was sent to the President of the United States of America. Similar letters were sent to the Speaker and Leadership of the House of Representatives, as well as to the President pro tempore and... Read more
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Daily Journal
Three women reflect on days as USO girlsas a world war was about to drag in the United States. Frances Hyson, now 91,
Three women reflect on days as USO girls
Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
as a world war was about to drag in the United States. Frances Hyson, now 91, joined the organization in 1943 and for about three years danced with, wrote letters for, or just talked with soldiers, sailors, and “flyboys” at clubs, bases,... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Hungarian woman offers home away from homeprogram. Feith said she understands what it is like to come from far away and
Hungarian woman offers home away from home
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 12 days ago
program. Feith said she understands what it is like to come from far away and suddenly be in a new place and wanted to comfort and support students who were going through the same thing. “I know when I left my country I was 19 when the Hungarian... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Hungarian woman offers home away from homeprogram. Feith said she understands what it is like to come from far away and
Hungarian woman offers home away from home
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 12 days ago
program. Feith said she understands what it is like to come from far away and suddenly be in a new place and wanted to comfort and support students who were going through the same thing. “I know when I left my country I was 19 when the Hungarian... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Hungarian woman offers home away from homeprogram. Feith said she understands what it is like to come from far away and
Hungarian woman offers home away from home
Welland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
program. Feith said she understands what it is like to come from far away and suddenly be in a new place and wanted to comfort and support students who were going through the same thing. “I know when I left my country I was 19 when the Hungarian... Read more
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The Economic Times
FDA norms punch a Rs 5 crore hole in Pharma IndustryET INTELLIGENCE GROUP: For Indian pharmaceutical companies, compliance with US
FDA norms punch a Rs 5 crore hole in Pharma Industry
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
ET INTELLIGENCE GROUP: For Indian pharmaceutical companies, compliance with US Food and Drug Administration norms has emerged as the most critical risk in the past few years. The most dramatic reflection of this is in the way legal and professional... Read more
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PhysOrg
ALMA spots possible formation site of icy giant planethow this diversity emerges. Especially, there is still debate about how the icy
ALMA spots possible formation site of icy giant planet
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
how this diversity emerges. Especially, there is still debate about how the icy giant planets, such as Uranus and Neptune, form. To take a close look at the planet formation site, a research team led by Takashi Tsukagoshi at Ibaraki University,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A bigger, badder DKNY and animal kingdom at Thom Brownethe front row " along with a smiling Karan herself " the duo turned the DKNY lo
A bigger, badder DKNY and animal kingdom at Thom Browne
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
the front row " along with a smiling Karan herself " the duo turned the DKNY logo on its ear by hanging fringe all over its letters, with the message on some pieces: "New York is the new New York." From suiting to knits, they called it a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘P***** ina’ cuss is no minor issuein media. I’ve noticed that even you, Sir, have no more qualms about writing p*
‘P***** ina’ cuss is no minor issue
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
in media. I’ve noticed that even you, Sir, have no more qualms about writing p***** ina without replacing some of the letters to make it less offensive. Tila pati kayo, who I hold in high esteem, seem to have been infected with the p***** ina... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Call Box: Phelps Fabrics known for beautiful materials, dolls and beauty pageant gownsfabric store. And it wasn’t just hype. There were some who doubted the slogan.
Call Box: Phelps Fabrics known for beautiful materials, dolls and beauty pageant gowns
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
fabric store. And it wasn’t just hype. There were some who doubted the slogan. So the telephone company once ran a check for founder Norwood Phelps to make sure his advertising was accurate. At the time, they couldn’t find another store that... Read more
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The Forward
Why Dead Languages Like Akkadian Still MatterPhoenician. All these dead tongues, however, fed into the Hebrew Bible, the mos
Why Dead Languages Like Akkadian Still Matter
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
Phoenician. All these dead tongues, however, fed into the Hebrew Bible, the most read book in history, and so they have a form of eternal life. And so the language my mother read sounded familiar. Abum is like abba, the Hebrew word for father;... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Modi will have to pay attention to farmers: Rahul Gandhi on his UP yatraat public meetings in Sathiyaon (Azamgarh) and Bhadsar (Ghazipur), Gandhi said
Modi will have to pay attention to farmers: Rahul Gandhi on his UP yatra
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
at public meetings in Sathiyaon (Azamgarh) and Bhadsar (Ghazipur), Gandhi said he would submit the farmers’ demand letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon. Continuing his attack on PM Modi, he raised the ‘selfie issue’, saying: “Modi... Read more
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Mashable
Marine conservation efforts just took a major step forwardAustralia's Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Image: Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Ti
Marine conservation efforts just took a major step forward
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
Australia's Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Image: Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Ocean conservation efforts took a significant step forward on Friday when a measure to protect 30 percent of the world's oceans by 2030 passed... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
From Little Italy, Tiffin, to seeing the Enola GayThe war ended with the dropping of atom bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan,
From Little Italy, Tiffin, to seeing the Enola Gay
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
The war ended with the dropping of atom bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, 1945, respectively. This article describes the culminating war experience of a Tiffin Marine, Joe Dariano, who fought battles on several islands in... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Servicevolunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the Worl
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Service
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
volunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the World Trade Center that became a respite center for workers digging for bodies in the rubble of the twin towers. He helped to feed and tend to the firefighters, police... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'The Last Samurai' Star Ken Watanabe Shows Emotional Side in 'Rage'in part playing samurai warriors, on Saturday said he welcomed getting in touch
'The Last Samurai' Star Ken Watanabe Shows Emotional Side in 'Rage'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
in part playing samurai warriors, on Saturday said he welcomed getting in touch with his emotional side in Rage, Korean-Japanese helmer Lee Sang-Il's murder mystery set for a world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday night. "All... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Servicevolunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the Worl
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Service
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 16 days ago
volunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the World Trade Center that became a respite center for workers digging for bodies in the rubble of the twin towers. He helped to feed and tend to the firefighters, police... Read more
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NBC New York
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Servicevolunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the Worl
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Service
NBC New York / Posted 16 days ago
volunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the World Trade Center that became a respite center for workers digging for bodies in the rubble of the twin towers. He helped to feed and tend to the firefighters, police... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Servicevolunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the Worl
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Service
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
volunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the World Trade Center that became a respite center for workers digging for bodies in the rubble of the twin towers. He helped to feed and tend to the firefighters, police... Read more
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NBC Washington
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Servicevolunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the Worl
Sept. 11 Volunteers Find Healing in Their Service
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
volunteered at St. Paul's Chapel, the historic church in the shadow of the World Trade Center that became a respite center for workers digging for bodies in the rubble of the twin towers. He helped to feed and tend to the firefighters, police... Read more
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