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I Study Appalachia History

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I want to study in china, japan or Korea.
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Gotta study for a maths exam :(
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    I am always surrounded with people who dislike history. Like a lot. Believing it to be boring and having no value in their lives. Well that is far from true. I love history with...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 25

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    I am a writer, and one of my absolute favorite genres to write about is historical fiction. More specifically ancient historical fiction :D ever since my first ancient world...
    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 18-21, F Jul 11

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    My love for history began with the a American Revolutionary War. I loved learning about rebellions and how heroic the battles were. From then on, I went to learning about anything...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    It's strange, whenever I have to study for an exam I'm the most motivated person ever. I feel so empowered to do anything and everything except for study. And it's not even stupid...
    drakesimeon drakesimeon 18-21, M Jun 30

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    Love it just love it, my favourite are the revolutions especially French Revolution and American war of independence, history is so great I can't believe people don't take it...
    kieran456 kieran456 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I am looking forward to others posting some history about where they live. So many historic and interesting towns and cities around the world it would be nice to learn a little bit...
    SAandME SAandME 46-50, M Jun 29

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    I find life in 15 century very exciting. Im into history fashion and the dresses people were wearing were just great. All this grace, beauty and difference to our awful clothes...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Another year where our history is still standing :3 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Jul 4

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    A little history to share......... 
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I am verging on obsessive when it comes to Prussian military history.
    ledarkknightess ledarkknightess 13-15, F Jul 6

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    July 9, 1947 On this day in 1947: In a ceremony held at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, General Dwight D. Eisenhower appoints Florence Blanchfield to be a lieutenant colonel...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 9

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    I have a history, no one ever believes me, but yeah, depression, suicide attempts, cutting, purging, drug addictions, alcoholism, and so much more. no one will ever understand.
    ahoyitsbailey ahoyitsbailey 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    This day on history will be remember as the day i made my Apple juice with 5 apples instead of 6.
    VictorFernando18 VictorFernando18 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I am ashamed of my sexual history. I have done lots of mistakes that I regret and repent... hope I will never fall in the same mistakes again
    meemo70 meemo70 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I WANT TO KNOW HISTORY OF EP SINCE ITS BEGINNING, ITS AIM AND SOCIAL OBKECTIVES, ETC. HOW MUCH TOTAL MEMBERS ARE NOW? PLEASE G IVE DETAILS
    priyaranjansaha priyaranjansaha 61-65, M Jul 17

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    Studying after ages.. Need to focus need a plan!
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Hello people :) I am a psychology student who is keen to investigate how body shape is perceived and the stereotypes that are attached to it. In order to do this, I first need to...
    Gagushazzz Gagushazzz 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Ok me next. You aint studied me yet. The docs say me is fubar. Come study me. If you do you may see docs is fubar. And maybe you too. Lol.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 3

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    There was a guy who raised $50k for potato salad, why not help someone who wants to study? please help me, read my story here. http://www.gofundme.com/bd7rio
    CyrilOh CyrilOh 18-21 Jul 11

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    When I finally came open about my dad sexually abusing me, the police had taken me to my nan's where I lived ever since. I remember one of the days after the whole ordeal of police...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I'm studying abroad this September in Spain . I'm so excited 😄
    Afga14 Afga14 18-21, F Jul 15

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    At my school it's compulsory to study french and Japanese.
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really enjoy learning about new things. Many times I spend my free time in coffee shops, at home, libraries, parks, etc reading about esoteric topics. I taught myself web design...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    "I will be studying sociology" to be precise. Gonna keep this short. I'm looking for someone who's educated in sociology and psychology. I'm doing 3 courses in college in...
    sidraa sidraa 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I WANNA GO back studying so bad. I love the feeling of being in that uggh-so-many-things-to-do-so-little-time times. I love that having a cup of coffee in my left hand and flipping...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm studying for my NASM CPT, personal trainer certificate.
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    25th July-1908 - Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    July 25, 1978 On this day in 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the world's first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 38 mins ago

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    Not so sure about meeting bears along the trek
    udontknowjack udontknowjack 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    1950 Korean War begins. 1788 Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the US constitution. 253 Pope Cornelius is executed, be headed.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jun 25

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    June 25, 1876 On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat the U.S. Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 25

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    Just a bit of historical mirthThe stuff I write is a poly metrical curseSo i go to the tube to get my witty rhymeStuff I write is literary crime,ain't worth a dimeIts whack! like...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    June 26, 1862 On this day in 1862, At the Battle of Mechanicsville, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia strikes Union General George B...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 26

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    Did anyone else know that Vlad the Impaler drank the blood of his enemies?
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    For a good name Turn away my reproach which I dread, For Your ordinances are good. Psam 119:39 NASB Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good. NIV Last week I...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jun 27

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    This date in 1974, president Nixon visits USSR.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    27th June-1895 – The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York, New York, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    June 27, 1950 On June 27, 1950, President Harry S. Truman announces that he is ordering U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to aid the democratic nation in repulsing an...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    June 28, 1953 On this day in 1953, workers at a Chevrolet plant in Flint, Michigan, assemble the first Corvette, a two-seater sports car that would become an American icon. The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 28

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    Although the day has already changed in Europe, here it is the last 20 minutes of the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Yesterday , 29th June was 100 years to the assasination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife which caused the outbreak of the First World War , better known as the Great War.
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 29