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    The Lost Tribe

    I have never called any other place home other than these hills of eastern Kentucky. However, my family has not always been here, as they came from different states (and countries). The ancestry of each family in eastern Kentucky is as various as the surnames that are contained...
    PrecariousMe PrecariousMe 31-35, F Nov 25, 2011

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    Appalachian Trail

    It's no secret that I was shipped hither and yon during my teens. But over the course of a few years, here and there, I was able to 'hike' the entire trail From Maine to Georgia. Having some of my family in Kentucky, and hiking this 'trail' was what originally got me interested...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    Coal's Toll

    Friends I've met not yet- greetings from the deep woods of Green Lake, Maine! I got to this way-cool little cybersite by looking for folks that have done, or wish to do the AT..I'm very interested in App history because I've recently watched things on linktv and somewhere on...
    mayalisa mayalisa 41-45, F Feb 28, 2009

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    Skeletons In the Closet

    I have been told that we { my family} are related to both the Hatfields and the McCoys.
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    anything from prehistoric till modern history intriques me especially WWII both my grandfathers served one army one navy love to learn all that i can and collect antiques just to...
    rusty1192 rusty1192 22-25 1 Response Mar 26

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    When I do, I map it out like a war on a word document. I draw little battle scenes (like in military history books) with arrows showing my troop movements. Each topic I do is...
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love learning about the past! My favorite subject in school is HISTORY! I LOVE history! I like to learn about the Westward Expansion, Presidents, and anything that involves...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I think i'm gifted that i never study for my finals even if i know that what are the topics and how it's gonna be like. I always believe in my self that i could do something and...
    CrushedBrain CrushedBrain 22-25, M Apr 10

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    I'm actually thinking of majoring in history when I go to this new college. My ultimate job goal right now is probably communicating with other countries through other curators and...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    For most of my life I've been fascinated by the events of the past, no matter what era, or if they are about the political, economic or social changes that happened as in part they...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    March 31, 1995 Longest strike in Major League baseball history ends. Major League baseball players are sent back to work after the longest strike in baseball history ends on...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    April 6, 1973 First DH in MLB History debuts at Fenway Park At Fenway Park, April 6 1973, Ron Blomberg of the Yankees becomes the first designated hitter in major league...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 6

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    I clove History. I love how History repeats itself. It always does
    TerrestrialWoden0783 TerrestrialWoden0783 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    I went to Christian Bible Study group on Monday. I had learn a lot about God but facts is not enough to come a true Christian according to the instructor. To be come a true...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I would love to study abroad but find that it is so hard for me because I want to study Renaissance England in a historian type degree. No programs or opportunities in the U.S...
    anonymous1536 anonymous1536 36-40, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I am loving The Vikings on The History Channel! I am so intrigued with Vikings now.
    Tejaschick Tejaschick 46-50, F Mar 19

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    March 25, 1911 In one of the most infamous incidents in America's industrial history, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory in New York City burns down on this day in 1911...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 25

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    I love history more than the present. The current only disappoints and distracts. But forever is my yesterday and tomorrow.
    justmeandmydreams justmeandmydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    April 4, 1982 Gretzky finishes season with 212 points On this day in 1982, hockey sensation Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers finishes the NHL season with 212 points, the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I love the show "Vikings" on history channel, just watched the latest episode and dont remember the last time i was in such high suspense and...emotional. Plus, the way they...
    braster25 braster25 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    April 16, 1940 Bob Feller Opening Day No Hitter On April 16, 1940, the Cleveland Indians' Bob Feller pitches his first no-hitter. He went on to throw two more no-hitters in his...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    April 17, 1976 Mike Schmidt hits four consecutive homers On this day in 1976, Mike Schmidt of the Philadelphia Phillies hits four consecutive home runs in a game against the...
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    I already do. I'm 14 and I have been interested in psychology for a few years now. I figure if I ever end up going to college then that's what I am going to study. Currently I want...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I can study for like hours for a math exam, and still get like a 70....:( I believe that I studied effectively but my scores obviously say otherwise.
    Midnightfam Midnightfam 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    everybody loves to study with no sleep at all and then majestically fail at the exams :P college life
    derpalooo derpalooo 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I'm tired of studying. Extremely tired. I feel mentally exhausted all the time. There's no room to think about anything else anymore.
    Lila234577 Lila234577 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I have 4 exams within 4 months, but I do not want to study. I hope I can pass the exams.
    fitwealth fitwealth 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I love in Australia, and I want to go study in Japan for at least one semester in year ten. Anyone know how I can do this?
    Atraxiella Atraxiella 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello all,I'm looking to hike the entire AT trail in PA this July or August. As of now.. It's just me and the pooch. I would like someone to accompany me this summer.. so if you're...
    JustACollegeKidWC JustACollegeKidWC 18-21, M Mar 26

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    Hello All, I plan on hiking the entire AT trail in PA this July or August. As of now.. it's just me and the pooch. I would love to gather a group. If you're thinking about...
    JustACollegeKidWC JustACollegeKidWC 18-21, M Mar 26

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    Who wants to? Go all primitive, only carry bare necessities and survive off the land from Georgia to Maine. I have survival skills, and could do this on my own. But who feels...
    Audextic Audextic 22-25, M Apr 5

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    March 19, 2003 On this day in 2003, the United States, along with coalition forces primarily from the United Kingdom, initiates war on Iraq. Just after explosions began to rock...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    But we may stop it. If shown why. http://youtu.be/9ZnNVgr6xB8
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 19

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    March 20, 1934 On March 20, 1934, Mildrid "Babe" Didrikson pitches one inning of exhibition baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics in a game against the Brooklyn Dodgers. She...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 20

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    My exam is in a few hours, and I haven't studied that much. Then there's this activity in the dormitory, the open house, and people just stream in the hallways and there's noise...
    talkinginstringcups talkinginstringcups 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    If tonight I am finding it hard to sleep, it would be because of you, my dear thesis.
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Amelia Earhart and Sally Ride are two great women i really admire
    NothingButASmile NothingButASmile 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    March 21, 1965 In the name of African-American voting rights, 3,200 civil rights demonstrators, led by Martin Luther King Jr., begin a historic march from Selma, Alabama, to the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    March 23, 1839 On this day in 1839, the initials "O.K." are first published in The Boston Morning Post. Meant as an abbreviation for "oll correct," a popular slang misspelling of...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    March 26, 1997 On this day in 1997, following an anonymous tip, police enter a mansion in Rancho Santa Fe, an exclusive suburb of San Diego, California, and discover 39 victims...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 26

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    March 27, 1939 The University of Oregon defeats The Ohio State University 46-33 on this day in 1939 to win the first-ever NCAA men's basketball tournament. The Final Four, as...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 27

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