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Remembering D-Day

Remembering D-Day

June 6, 1944, the day allied troops crossed the English Channel and stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. My father was part of that invasion and landed on Omaha Beach. He passed away 25 years ago but I remember the pride he had as he spoke of serving in the army...

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. This spurred a bus boycott lasting more than a year and sparked the civil right movement. I was only 5 years old when this event took place but I have great...