Once Upon a Time….

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Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
The Trump administration has ordered and defended the use of tear gas against families, against mothers, against children, and against babies. This is beyond reprehensible–it is evil, and it is the stuff of fascism, racism, and bigotry. We must never become used to such abominable behavior.…

The first Thanksgiving was held in early autumn of 1621 at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts. The 53 colonists who had survived harsh conditions celebrated with what they called a harvest festival. Over 90 Indians were invited to join the feast of turkey, duck, fish, venison and cornbread. The feast lasted for several days, and the …

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Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Here is the second story of the weekend from What’s in a Name Volume Two – Vanessa… a mother with a dilemma. Vanessa – In a Dilemma Vanessa cradled the cooling mug of tea between her hands and debated getting up and putting the central heating on early. It…

Originally posted on Roberta Writes:
The calm exterior of the neatly dressed, elderly woman in the chair crumbled. Her lined face twisted as the tears flowed down her face and sobs racked her body. “I watched him die in the back room. He was only three years old.” The doctor in the other chair nodded…

    For a couple of years now, I feel as though I have adopted many children just by sending them cards, letters, and sometimes gifts. I love them. It is the most wonderful thing in the world to do. I hope that anyone interested would consider these beautiful Lokota Indian children by sending them …

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