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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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    That would be a dream for me.
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    July 30, 2006 Mets Carlos Beltran hits his 3rd grand slam this month to tie MLB record – Mets have a total of 6 this month to also tie MLB record 2002 Lisa Leslie becomes...
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    July 29, 1983 - Steve Garvey (Los Angeles Dodgers) set the National League consecutive game reycord at 1,207. 2003 - Bill Mueller (Boston Red Sox) became the first player in...
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    I study medicine, and this is what I have learned after 3 years: if you are prepared to work hard, if you're interested in physiology and disease, and most of all if you care about...
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    I love studying. It makes me stop and think for a while. I barely get to concentrate because I'm always in a hurry, though. It's sad.
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    Luxembourg under German OccupationWhen the great wars happened in the 13th century, many of our grandfathers were affected. A lot of lives were taken and a lot of heroes never...
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    Studying Accounts, Economy and Business in my mother-tongue language is a huge burden for me. Matriculation Programme gives everyone a mental breakdown. I should have continue to...
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    July 23, 2002 - Celebrating his 29th birthday by hitting three homers in Boston's 22-4 rout of the Devil Rays, Nomar Garciaparra ties the major league record, becoming the 26th...
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    July 22, 2002 - Over 20,000 Red Sox fans gather at Fenway for a tribute entitled, "Ted Williams: A Celebration of an American Hero." The two hour salute of the man many considered...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 22

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    I absolutely love ancient Egyptian history. I was so excited when I saw the movie about King Tut. I knew they were a messed up bunch of people. I honestly think that most of this...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    July 21, 1959 - Under intense public pressure and the Massachusetts Committee Against Discrimination investigation, the Red Sox become the last club to integrate. Fourteen years...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 21

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    The 21st of July 1972 was "Bloody Friday" when the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) blew up 26 bombs in Belfast. The bombs exploded in the space of eighty minutes, killing...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 21

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    On July 21st , 1969 Neil Armstrong became the first man to step onto the moon saying the famous line ... ""That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 21

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    It's so interesting to read/watch about history. Crazy to think how relatively recent certain incidents and movements were. Kind of explains where we are now. Certain ideas in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I do not care how George Washington defeated England. I don't care how Alexander the Great died. I don't care how Rome fell. I don't care how the West was settled. I like learning...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F Jul 20

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    July 20, 1965 - Yankees' pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside the park grand slam against the Red Sox. The fifth-inning shot to deep center field proves to be the difference in...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 20

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    I need to study for my accounting 355 test. It is 4:30 am on monday and my class is at 10:00 am. My test is on Tuesday and I am 0% ready. I think I'll do my homework (I've done...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F Jul 20

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    The picture above is Adolf Hitler infront of a line of Waffen SS troops AKA, Schutzstaffel.The Waffen SS became one of the most powerful and feared organizations in all of...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M Jul 19

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    July 19, 1960 - Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants became the first pitcher to get a one-hitter in his major league debut. 1966 - At the Astrodome, the first major...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 19

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    19th of July 1900 The Paris Metro was opened
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 19

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    July 18, 1964 - Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds hit the only grand slam home run of his career. 1970 - Ron Hunt of the San Francisco Giants was hit by a pitch for the 119th...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 18

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    I don't understand how anyone could be misinformed enough to say that the Civil War wasn't primarily about slavery. For those who say, "It was about states' rights," yeah, it was...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F Jul 18

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    July 17, 1954 - With Jim Gilliam (2b), Jackie Robinson (3b), Sandy Amoros (lf), Roy Campanella (c), and Don Newcombe (p) in the starting lineup against the Braves, the Dodgers...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 17

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    July 16, 1975 - Bowie Kuhn is re-elected to his second term as the commissioner of baseball. Charlie Finley failed in his attempt to force the other owners to vote to remove Kuhn...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 16

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    I want to study stuff I'm going to take now! Not take stupid mind bending tests to see if I'm worthy enough for OTHER PEOPLE... I want to study something that's going to be...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 16-17, M Jul 16

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    On July the 16th, 1948, the prototype of the Vickers Viscount made its first flight. It was the first turboprop airliner flown and the first such aircraft to enter service in the...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 16

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    July 15, 1988 - For the second time this season, Red Sox fireballer Roger Clemens strikes out sixteen Royals. The doubleheader sweep over Kansas City marks Joe Morgan's Boston...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 15

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    July 14, 1946 - Despite a home run and four doubles by Lou Boudreau, the Indians still lose to the Red Sox 11-10 thanks to Ted Williams' three homers and eight RBIs. During the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 14

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    Jonas Hanway is my hero the mastermind behind the original head shield , saved me from many bad hair days
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 14

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    July 13, 1943 - Thanks to a three-run home run by Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr, the American League defeats the National League in the first night All Star game, 5-3. In a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 13

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    July 13, 1943 - Thanks to a three-run home run by Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr, the American League defeats the National League in the first night All Star game, 5-3. In a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 13

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    I have a family history wrtten by my great grandfather and later translated by him into English that traces my mother's side of the family back to the 1700s in Europe. It is a gift...
    HistoryMystery HistoryMystery 51-55, M Jul 13

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    I think the German won WWII cause if you think about it. They have Financially rule Europe with the exception of Russia in England in Iceland.
    Greekguy79 Greekguy79 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Im finding a tough time finding people who are also historians here in my place. Is anyone here also interested in it? Im good at contemporary or modern history. Anything above WW1...
    Tomcat2938 Tomcat2938 13-15 1 Response Jul 12

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    it was great!!! I actually went twice, we usually meet up at a pub on st. peters! I won't ruin it for anyone who wants to do it, but it is well worth your 20 bux! i promise...
    psychoval psychoval 36-40 Jul 12

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    July 11, 1914 - Making his major league debut, Red Sox hurler Babe Ruth beats the Indians, 4-3. Duffy Lewis, a pinch hitter for the rookie southpaw, singles in the seventh...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 11

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    July 10, 1986 - A very disappointed Oil Can Boyd (11-6, 3.71) begins shouting and throwing clothes in the Red Sox clubhouse after learning he had not been selected by KC...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 10

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    The word "studying" was made up of two words. Originally: "students dying"
    LurkingShadow LurkingShadow 13-15, F 2 Responses