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Playing Bridge with Jonas Salk
"OPEN EXAMINATION" read the sign at the University of Pittsburgh announcing the opportunity for three chemists to work in the health department under Dr. Jonas Salk. Dr. Salk would choose the chemists with the three highest test scores from an open e ... Read more
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Antoine Demetrius Smith
Lance Corporal Antoine Demetrius Smith died 15 November 2004 during the battle to take Fallujah in Iraq. I never met Antoine Smith or "Toine" as his mother referred to him, but I felt I knew him through the stories and photos his mother shared with me on ... Read more
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"Winners: Memoirs by Carolyn Sparks"
It all began at an interview in March 1987.  Carolyn Sparks was meeting Mr. Bill Spoone, the principal of the soon to be opened new high school to discuss a teaching position.  Mr. Spoone asked Carolyn if she had any talent besides teaching to c ... Read more