America

The Story Of Charlie Coulson

Civil War drummer

I was a surgeon in the United States Army during the Civil War. After the battle of Gettysburg, there were hundreds of wounded soldiers in my hospital. Many were wounded so severely that a leg or an arm, or sometimes both, needed to be amputated.

One of these was a boy who had been in the service for only 3 months. Since he was too young to be a soldier, he had enlisted as a drummer. When my assistants came to give him chloroform before the amputation, he turned his head and refused it. When they told him that it was the doctor's orders, he said, "Send the doctor to me."

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Church Receives $80,000 Winning Lottery Ticket in Collection Plate

Georgia Lottery logo

Someone recently placed an $80,000 winning Georgia lottery ticket into the offering plate at a Columbus church.
 
The Cathedral of Prayer Inc. claimed the winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth $80,000. Gloria Rodgers, chief financial officer, said the winning ticket, Lemon Doubler Cashword, was dropped anonymously in the church offering plate.
 
 Rodgers, speaking on behalf of the nonprofit, claimed the prize Aug. 26 at the Georgia Lottery's Columbus District Office.
 

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The Star Spangled Banner

The Star Spangled Banner

This is a MUST SEE Video for everyone... not just Americans!

If you are an American, and you watch this video, we guarantee you will NEVER take our "National Anthem" for granted again. This 12-minute video is a tribute to the patriots who fought off the British in the War of 1812 and to Francis Scott Key who wrote the lyrics to The Star Spangled Banner in 1814.
 

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