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Happy Birthday Mother Teresa

Happy birthday to the woman who gave her life to God and her love in service to the poor and needy of the world, Mother Teresa!  Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia (formerYugoslavia) to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Julia Child!

Her family and friends called her “Juke”, “Juju” and “Jukies”, but the world knows her as TV chef and author, Julia Child. Julia Carolyn McWilliams was born in Pasadena, California, on August 15, 1912. The oldest of three children, Julia had a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock!

Happy birthday to the master of cinematic suspense, Alfred Hitchcock!  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, or “Hitch” to his friends and colleagues, was born August 13, 1899, inLeytonstone,England(just outsideLondon) to William and Emma Hitchcock. The youngest of three children, Alfred grew up … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau!

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” — Walden by Henry David Thoreau Happy birthday to Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau!  The man who made Walden Pond famous by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Helen Keller!

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller Happy Birthday to the woman who overcame overwhelming odds afflicted at infancy and went on to … Continue reading

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