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7″ Yorkie Saved 250 U.S. Soldiers

Yorkie in Soldier's helmet

Feb 15, 2018 Nikola Budanovic Dogs have been a part of warfare since the beginning of history. What people usually envisage is a German Shepherd or some other trusty and above all sizeable canine companion – probably not a 4 pound (1.8 kg) female Yorkshire terrier! The terrier, Smoky, indeed proved …

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A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz (1922 – 2000)

Peanuts creator Charles Schultz

Creator of the “Peanuts” Gang The late Earle Nightingale, writer and publisher of inspirational and motivational newsletters, once told a story about a boy named Sparky.  For Sparky, school was all but impossible.  He failed every subject in the eighth grade.  He flunked physics in high school, getting a grade of zero. Sparky …

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99-year-old raises $16M by doing laps

99-year old British Army Vet

As of April 16, 2020, a British Army veteran raised more than £13 million ($16.2 million) without ever leaving home. He did this for his country’s National Health Service “heroes,” who are fighting the Coronavirus. UPDATE April 18, 2020: Coronavirus: Captain Tom Moore passes £23m in NHS fundraising. The now famous 99-year-old British war veteran has …

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God Bless America

Waving American Flag

American Music History… when Irving Berlin’s famous, patriotic song, “God Bless America,” was first introduced and sung by Kate Smith — Author Unknown Frank Sinatra, the most famous Crooner in history, considered Kate Smith to be the best singer of her time. He said when he and a million other …

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Start living or die

Bruce Lee fighting

Bruce Lee’s limits Stirling Silliphant (an American student of Lee’s) related an inspiring story that perfectly embodies Lee’s attitude toward progressive resistance in cardiocascular training, as well as his refusal to let a person -in this case, Silliphant- underestimated his own physical limitations. “Bruce had me up to three miles …

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NY Knicks’ Jeremy Lin Story

Jeremy Lin pointing to pass

NY Knicks' Jeremy Lin story, of Asian-American kid out of Harvard who brought life back to Garden is American classic

In the land of opportunity, Lin finally gets his chance and makes the most of it

by Mike Lupica
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - Sunday, February 12, 2012, 11:17 PM

There are so many elements to what has happened already to Jeremy Lin, because the rest of the league missed him and the Knicks nearly did, because he comes from Harvard, because he is Asian-American, because basketball New York has fallen for him as suddenly and completely as it has.ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿

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Rodney Dangerfield One-Liners

funny look from Rodney Dangerfield

Why do we miss Rodney Dangerfield? Because... One of history's funniest comedians said this. ---- My wife only has sex with me for a purpose. Last night she used me to time an egg. It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass! Last night my wife met me at the front door. She was wearing a sexy negligee. The only trouble was, she was coming home. A girl phoned me and said, 'Come on over. There's nobody home.' I went over. Nobody was home! A hooker once told me she had a headache. I went to a massage parlor. It was self-service. If it weren't for pickpockets, I'd have no sex life at all.

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