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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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    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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    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...
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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 love reading some things about history...though I hated history in high school. I think that human beings are crazy & sadistic for the most part..but I think we should all read...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    The 9th April 1940 was a dark day in Danish history..The day Germany took over Denmark. I saw a movie yesterday that made me realize how terrifying it must have been. 20:35 came...
    Deepess Deepess 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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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...
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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...
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    Hey looking to do MBA in USA, well just make sure to do enough research beforehand. Fortunately, by simply searching in the internet you can find a good education portal that helps...
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    I try to study, but i suck so much at it. I always go to the library, but i can never focus. When i try to study with others, i still don't get anywhere, and sometimes goof off. I...
    TyphlosionWolf TyphlosionWolf 18-21, M Mar 11

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    On this date in history in 1959, comedian Lou Costello dies at age 52. R.I.P. Lou.
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    I never thought I would love History till last fall when I took the class. Omg! The class was interesting because the professor was, he was the nicest I have ever seen. Very Kind...
    Afua77 Afua77 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    lol its awesome. i really hate history so to do nothing my freshmen year and get an A rocks
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    i did history in school.....i liked it abit,,,,but i got on to the discovery science channel and i loved it. ! i remember watching something one night,,,,something about if star or...
    fireeyesofthephoenix fireeyesofthephoenix 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    I think good historical research is sometimes undermined by the modern media. So many so-called history programmes like to attract audiences with sensational theories and alleged...
    Iggylad Iggylad 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    curious how many history buffs ever heard of the Battle of Chickamauga? Clue: its an American civil war battle
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    I am loving The Vikings on The History Channel! I am so intrigued with Vikings now.
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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...
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    I love history more than the present. The current only disappoints and distracts. But forever is my yesterday and tomorrow.
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    Lately studying has been harder im too damn lazy and always procrastinate. Can't even read without falling asleep...
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    Oh my god, only 2 months left... I need to study hard for the final exam. I wish i have an A for making my parents proud.. I can't understand my feeling now. I don't know if it...
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    Ugh pressure is killing me It's exam after exam and my grades are so bad lately... I feel like a failure. I still have so much to study and i'm running out of time way too quickly...
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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...
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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.
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    Okay...next month I have exams. So, I supposed to study right? Can you guys suggest what to at home alone?
    WelcomeToMyRealLife WelcomeToMyRealLife 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    everybody loves to study with no sleep at all and then majestically fail at the exams :P college life
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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    only "my experiences" Here (on EP) WILL be "a testament" to My having existed (Provided I Don't DELETE them all first).
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    March 5th.-1750 - "King Richard III" was performed in New York City. It was the first Shakespearean play to be presented in America. 1872 - George Westinghouse patented the air...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Segregated fountains, bathrooms, classrooms, pools, if you're black go to the back. Those days I'm sure were dreadful. There was also a time when MTV refused to play 'black people...
    theslyfox theslyfox 36-40, M Mar 5

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    so I was told I was allowed to bring in one page of notes to an exam. so of course, this is what I brought with me
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    I read a news report yesterday about members of ISIS destroying historic artifacts and places in Iraq. Groups like ISIS destroy these things because they are not interested in...
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    March 9, 1959 On this day in 1959, the first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City.
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