Grace Brown told Chester Gillette that she was pregnant she hoping they would marry but Gillette took her on a trip to the Adirondack Mountains. Gillette took Brown out in a rowboat on Big Moose Lake, where he clubbed her with his tennis racket and left her to drown. He returned alone and laid low at his hotel. Brown's bruised and beaten body was found at the bottom of the lake the next day. On March 30, 1908, Chester Gillette was the FIRST man by nola
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nola Grace Brown told Chester Gillette that she was pregnant she hoping they would marry but Gillette took her on a trip to the Adirondack Mountains. Gillette took Brown out in a rowboat on Big Moose Lake, where he clubbed her with his tennis racket and left her to drown. He returned alone and laid low at his hotel. Brown's bruised and beaten body was found at the bottom of the lake the next day. On March 30, 1908, Chester Gillette was the FIRST man
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He took one look at her and he knew she was the perfect kind of trouble... by VenusV
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VenusV He took one look at her and he knew she was the perfect kind of trouble...
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Dear Parents, It is a story about a little raccoon named Chester who was anxious about leaving home and going to school. So his mother decided to share a "family secret" with him-the "kissing hand".   She gave him a kiss on his paw and told him to press the kiss to his cheek whenever he missed her. We know that you, too, may be anxious about your new Kindergartener going to school for the first time.  So your child has made a "kissing hand" for by rosanna
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rosanna Dear Parents, It is a story about a little raccoon named Chester who was anxious about leaving home and going to school. So his mother decided to share a "family secret" with him-the "kissing hand". She gave him a kiss on his paw and told him to press the kiss to his cheek whenever he missed her. We know that you, too, may be anxious about your new Kindergartener going to school for the first time. So your child has made a "kissing hand" for
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Victoria Soto was a 1st grade teacher who was killed protecting her students at Sandy Hook Elementary (Newtown, Conn). She hid the children in cabinets and closets, and when she encountered Adam Lanza, the shooter, she told him they were in the gym. He then turned the gun on her, killing her. None of her students were harmed. In the face of darkness and tragedy, we honor a TRUE HERO!!! by PearForTheTeacher
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PearForTheTeacher Victoria Soto was a 1st grade teacher who was killed protecting her students at Sandy Hook Elementary (Newtown, Conn). She hid the children in cabinets and closets, and when she encountered Adam Lanza, the shooter, she told him they were in the gym. He then turned the gun on her, killing her. None of her students were harmed. In the face of darkness and tragedy, we honor a TRUE HERO!!!
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Duchess Helene in Bavaria Helene was supposed to marry Emperor Franz-Josef of Austria. But he chose her younger sister Elisabeth (Sisi) which pitched Helene into a deep depression. She finally married Maximilian Anton of Thurn & Taxis who died aged 36. Helene dedicated her life to charitable activities and was involved in the House of Thurn and Taxis' business affairs, she first lead the family until her oldest son reached his majority and again after he died. She was born on 4 April 1834 by LiesbethLap
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LiesbethLap Duchess Helene in Bavaria Helene was supposed to marry Emperor Franz-Josef of Austria. But he chose her younger sister Elisabeth (Sisi) which pitched Helene into a deep depression. She finally married Maximilian Anton of Thurn & Taxis who died aged 36. Helene dedicated her life to charitable activities and was involved in the House of Thurn and Taxis' business affairs, she first lead the family until her oldest son reached his majority and again after he died. She was born on 4 April 1834
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Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese member of the Black Panther Party. In 1960, Kochiyama and her husband Bill moved to Harlem in New York City & joined the Harlem Parents Committee. She became acquainted with Malcolm X and was a member of his OAAU, following his departure from the Nation of Islam. She was present at his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, and held him in her arms as he lay dying. by amy.shen
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amy.shen Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese member of the Black Panther Party. In 1960, Kochiyama and her husband Bill moved to Harlem in New York City & joined the Harlem Parents Committee. She became acquainted with Malcolm X and was a member of his OAAU, following his departure from the Nation of Islam. She was present at his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, and held him in her arms as he lay dying.
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Following graduation a father handed his daughter a bag with a copy of "Oh the Places You'll Go," by Dr Seuss in it.  At first she just smiled and said that she loved that book. But he told her "No, open it up." ...On the first page she saw a short paragraph written by her kindergarten teacher.  He told her "Every year, for the past 13 years, since the day you started kindergarten I've gotten every teacher, coach and principal to write a little something about you inside this book." by bessie
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bessie Following graduation a father handed his daughter a bag with a copy of "Oh the Places You'll Go," by Dr Seuss in it. At first she just smiled and said that she loved that book. But he told her "No, open it up." ...On the first page she saw a short paragraph written by her kindergarten teacher. He told her "Every year, for the past 13 years, since the day you started kindergarten I've gotten every teacher, coach and principal to write a little something about you inside this book."
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Michel Marcel was born on June 12, 1908 in Nice, France.  When Michel was four, his father stole his brother and him away from their mother.  His father, Michel Navratil, took them on the Titanic as second class passengers. by floney
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floney Michel Marcel was born on June 12, 1908 in Nice, France. When Michel was four, his father stole his brother and him away from their mother. His father, Michel Navratil, took them on the Titanic as second class passengers.
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In 1984, Josef Fritzl locked his daughter, Elisabeth, 18, into the secret cellar he had built in the basement. Family was told she had run away. He kept Elisabeth captive for 24 years, during which she would give birth to 7 children, one died at 3 days old. 3 of the children were raised by her parents, Josef claiming Elisabeth had left them on the doorstep. Josef confessed to his crimes when one of the cellar children, age 19, had to be hospitalized. He was found guilty and given a life sentence by patty
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patty In 1984, Josef Fritzl locked his daughter, Elisabeth, 18, into the secret cellar he had built in the basement. Family was told she had run away. He kept Elisabeth captive for 24 years, during which she would give birth to 7 children, one died at 3 days old. 3 of the children were raised by her parents, Josef claiming Elisabeth had left them on the doorstep. Josef confessed to his crimes when one of the cellar children, age 19, had to be hospitalized. He was found guilty and given a life sentence
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William McKinley and his wife, Ida. When he took office in 1897, he defied the protocol of the day, insisting his wife be seated beside him at state dinners, so he could help if a seizure struck her, or cover her face with a handkerchief to ward off an impending attack. When he was fatally shot in 1901, his last thoughts were of her, whispering "My wife - be careful - how you tell her." by rosanna
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rosanna William McKinley and his wife, Ida. When he took office in 1897, he defied the protocol of the day, insisting his wife be seated beside him at state dinners, so he could help if a seizure struck her, or cover her face with a handkerchief to ward off an impending attack. When he was fatally shot in 1901, his last thoughts were of her, whispering "My wife - be careful - how you tell her."
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Mar 29th, 2005, Johnnie L. Cochran, (b. 1937) died at 68. In April 2004, Cochran underwent surgery, which led to his staying away from the media. Shortly thereafter, he told the New York Post he was feeling well, and that he was in good health. He died at his home in Los Angeles on from a brain tumor. by latisha
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latisha Mar 29th, 2005, Johnnie L. Cochran, (b. 1937) died at 68. In April 2004, Cochran underwent surgery, which led to his staying away from the media. Shortly thereafter, he told the New York Post he was feeling well, and that he was in good health. He died at his home in Los Angeles on from a brain tumor.
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Diane Arbus Self Portrait | this photo is how she let her husband know she was pregnant. He then carried the photo in his pocket while away at war. by rebecca2
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rebecca2 Diane Arbus Self Portrait | this photo is how she let her husband know she was pregnant. He then carried the photo in his pocket while away at war.
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“Audrey lay on her stomach, naked and spent, cuddling into her pillow as Tate crawled back into bed. He lay across her back, moving his arm around her waist and his other beneath her head as she smiled. He was heavy, but she didn’t care. She loved the way he wanted to be near her, as close as he could” #EmptyNet #AudreyParker #TateOdder by Dikla Anavim
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Dikla Anavim “Audrey lay on her stomach, naked and spent, cuddling into her pillow as Tate crawled back into bed. He lay across her back, moving his arm around her waist and his other beneath her head as she smiled. He was heavy, but she didn’t care. She loved the way he wanted to be near her, as close as he could” #EmptyNet #AudreyParker #TateOdder
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“‎When she looked up at him, it was suddenly easy for her to imagine that her fears were pointless. That he would love her no matter what she told him, and that he was the kind of man who loved her already and would love her forever.”  ― Nicholas Sparks, Safe Haven by kutbock
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kutbock “‎When she looked up at him, it was suddenly easy for her to imagine that her fears were pointless. That he would love her no matter what she told him, and that he was the kind of man who loved her already and would love her forever.” ― Nicholas Sparks, Safe Haven
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Marilyn with her friend Shelley Winters November 1954 Fox-Wilshire Theater for the premier of  "How to Marry a Millionaire ?" At the cocktail party prior to the premiere (which took place at screenwriter Nunnally Johnson's home, with his wife Doris, across the street from the theater). Marilyn, tense, had drunk several  bourbon-sodas & was visibly tipsy when she crossed the screaming crowd to come in the theater. by Becky Kiesow
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Becky Kiesow Marilyn with her friend Shelley Winters November 1954 Fox-Wilshire Theater for the premier of "How to Marry a Millionaire ?" At the cocktail party prior to the premiere (which took place at screenwriter Nunnally Johnson's home, with his wife Doris, across the street from the theater). Marilyn, tense, had drunk several bourbon-sodas & was visibly tipsy when she crossed the screaming crowd to come in the theater.
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Her astonishment at his coming - at his coming to Netherfield, to Longbourn, and voluntarily seeking her again, was almost equal to what she had known on first witnessing his altered behaviour in Derbyshire. The colour which had been driven from her face, returned for half a minute with an additional glow, and a smile of delight added lustre to her eyes, as she thought for that space of time that his affection and wishes must still be unshaken. But she would not be secure. - Pride & Prejudice by jessicaj
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jessicaj Her astonishment at his coming - at his coming to Netherfield, to Longbourn, and voluntarily seeking her again, was almost equal to what she had known on first witnessing his altered behaviour in Derbyshire. The colour which had been driven from her face, returned for half a minute with an additional glow, and a smile of delight added lustre to her eyes, as she thought for that space of time that his affection and wishes must still be unshaken. But she would not be secure. - Pride & Prejudice
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Faith Bacon, 1931 A popular burlesque dancer whose star faded. In 1956, she was walking calmly down the 4th story stairs of her hotel when she suddenly opened a window. A friend grabbed at her skirt, but she tore away and jumped. Her body landed on the roof of a one-story saloon next door. She was 46 years old. Her friend told reporters that Bacon “wanted the spotlight again. She would have taken any kind of work in show business.” by Rworld♫♪
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Rworld♫♪ Faith Bacon, 1931 A popular burlesque dancer whose star faded. In 1956, she was walking calmly down the 4th story stairs of her hotel when she suddenly opened a window. A friend grabbed at her skirt, but she tore away and jumped. Her body landed on the roof of a one-story saloon next door. She was 46 years old. Her friend told reporters that Bacon “wanted the spotlight again. She would have taken any kind of work in show business.”
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[…]after a while Harry found himself taking it [the map] out simply to stare at Ginny’s name in the girls’ dormitory, wondering whether the intensity with which he gazed at it might break into her sleep, that she would somehow know he was thinking about her, hoping that she was alright. by serena
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serena […]after a while Harry found himself taking it [the map] out simply to stare at Ginny’s name in the girls’ dormitory, wondering whether the intensity with which he gazed at it might break into her sleep, that she would somehow know he was thinking about her, hoping that she was alright.
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A Little Girl Wanted to go to Disneyland to Meet Snow White.  This little girl believed Snow White would help her make her dream come true.  Her dream was to see her Daddy come home from Afghanistan doing his tour in the Marines. She met Snow White, who took her to the Wishing Well and told her to make her wish and close her eyes and wish real strong…. When she opened up her eyes, her Daddy magically appeared. by rochelle
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rochelle A Little Girl Wanted to go to Disneyland to Meet Snow White. This little girl believed Snow White would help her make her dream come true. Her dream was to see her Daddy come home from Afghanistan doing his tour in the Marines. She met Snow White, who took her to the Wishing Well and told her to make her wish and close her eyes and wish real strong…. When she opened up her eyes, her Daddy magically appeared.
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After years of the Spanish media dissecting his bachelorhood and choice of women, Prince Felip wed award-winning television journalist Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, despite the fact that she was previously divorced. The wedding took place on May 22, 2004 at the Almudena Cathedral in Mardia and was watched on television by more than 25 million viewers in Spain alone. Ortiz gained the new title of Her Royal Highness The Princess of Asturias. by letitia
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letitia After years of the Spanish media dissecting his bachelorhood and choice of women, Prince Felip wed award-winning television journalist Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, despite the fact that she was previously divorced. The wedding took place on May 22, 2004 at the Almudena Cathedral in Mardia and was watched on television by more than 25 million viewers in Spain alone. Ortiz gained the new title of Her Royal Highness The Princess of Asturias.
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Rick Genest was born in Montreal Canada and when he was 15 years old he underwent a exploratory surgery to remove a brain tumour. The doctor told him he had a 1 in 3 chance of living through the surgery, needless to say luck was on his side. Rick got his first tattoo at the age of 16 and then moved out of his parents house at the age of 17. At the age of 21 he met Montreal tattoo artist Frank Lewis and there he began his journey to transform him by WeAreAllMadHere
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WeAreAllMadHere Rick Genest was born in Montreal Canada and when he was 15 years old he underwent a exploratory surgery to remove a brain tumour. The doctor told him he had a 1 in 3 chance of living through the surgery, needless to say luck was on his side. Rick got his first tattoo at the age of 16 and then moved out of his parents house at the age of 17. At the age of 21 he met Montreal tattoo artist Frank Lewis and there he began his journey to transform him
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“It was a sad moment for her after everyone got on the bus. No one was supposed to go near the bus, but he reached out his hand. I saw this before she came over. She grabbed his hand and pulled him closer to her.” - Cpl. Michael S. Cifuentes by tracy sam
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tracy sam “It was a sad moment for her after everyone got on the bus. No one was supposed to go near the bus, but he reached out his hand. I saw this before she came over. She grabbed his hand and pulled him closer to her.” - Cpl. Michael S. Cifuentes
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Callous: Zink laughed (pictured) during his confession as he told police how he tied Morton to a tree, told her to look up, then snapped her neck and sliced her spinal cord with a knife. He was sentenced in 2004 by florence
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florence Callous: Zink laughed (pictured) during his confession as he told police how he tied Morton to a tree, told her to look up, then snapped her neck and sliced her spinal cord with a knife. He was sentenced in 2004
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JD Pardo! I've waited on him many times at the restaurant I work at and he's so sweet! I'm hoping one of these days he will stop playing games and just ask me to marry him already. by lourdes
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lourdes JD Pardo! I've waited on him many times at the restaurant I work at and he's so sweet! I'm hoping one of these days he will stop playing games and just ask me to marry him already.
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She looks at me; he looks at her. Hand around the backside of his neck. by deanna
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deanna She looks at me; he looks at her. Hand around the backside of his neck.
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Marian Anderson and her AKA Sorority Sisters (1940-New Orleans, LA) HERStory!! The photo was taken at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Kriege of St. Charles Avenue on Monday night, 06 May 1940, after the internationally acclaimed vocalist, Marian Anderson, held her much anticipated recital at the Municipal Auditorium. At the home she was entertained by her New Orleans Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters who regarded her as the world’s greatest singer. #followprettypearlsinc AKA 1908 by luisa
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luisa Marian Anderson and her AKA Sorority Sisters (1940-New Orleans, LA) HERStory!! The photo was taken at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Kriege of St. Charles Avenue on Monday night, 06 May 1940, after the internationally acclaimed vocalist, Marian Anderson, held her much anticipated recital at the Municipal Auditorium. At the home she was entertained by her New Orleans Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters who regarded her as the world’s greatest singer. #followprettypearlsinc AKA 1908
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Dudley's tomb - Queen Elizabeth was deeply affected after Dudley died, and locked herself in her apartment for a few days until Lord Burghley had the door broken. Her nickname for Dudley was "Eyes", which was symbolised by the sign of ôô in their letters to each other. Elizabeth kept the letter he had sent her six days before his death in her bedside treasure box, endorsing it with "his last letter" on the outside. It was still there when she by patty
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patty Dudley's tomb - Queen Elizabeth was deeply affected after Dudley died, and locked herself in her apartment for a few days until Lord Burghley had the door broken. Her nickname for Dudley was "Eyes", which was symbolised by the sign of ôô in their letters to each other. Elizabeth kept the letter he had sent her six days before his death in her bedside treasure box, endorsing it with "his last letter" on the outside. It was still there when she
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"He asked her to come with him. Twice. He'd never asked anyone twice, but something about Rose Tyler made him believe that she was special- that she was meant for him. After it was over, he grieved for her- and that wasn't him at all. No, she wasn't just another companion. She held his hearts (that's two, thanks). The Doctor never looked back before Rose Tyler, but the whole time they were apart, it was all he could bring himself to do, because just holding onto her memory kept him sane." by FunkyFoo
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FunkyFoo "He asked her to come with him. Twice. He'd never asked anyone twice, but something about Rose Tyler made him believe that she was special- that she was meant for him. After it was over, he grieved for her- and that wasn't him at all. No, she wasn't just another companion. She held his hearts (that's two, thanks). The Doctor never looked back before Rose Tyler, but the whole time they were apart, it was all he could bring himself to do, because just holding onto her memory kept him sane."
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The lighthouse at Headlands Beach State Park on Lake Erie. I was hoping the clouds would lift. For a moment there was break in the clouds and the lighthouse was lit up just alittle bit. by Steven Johnson
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Steven Johnson The lighthouse at Headlands Beach State Park on Lake Erie. I was hoping the clouds would lift. For a moment there was break in the clouds and the lighthouse was lit up just alittle bit.
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Prince William waved toward the sky, he told his mother Princess Diana her grandson was born...this pic was so touching by elvia
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elvia Prince William waved toward the sky, he told his mother Princess Diana her grandson was born...this pic was so touching
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"It was such a shock, she took a step back. He didn't look human anymore. his eyes were the golden yellow of a hellhound and his skin... looks cracked. Like a marble statue crumbling." by rosanna
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rosanna "It was such a shock, she took a step back. He didn't look human anymore. his eyes were the golden yellow of a hellhound and his skin... looks cracked. Like a marble statue crumbling."
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