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  A picture of a woman buying a ticket at an airline counter has gone viral for a heartwarming reason. The photo’s caption tells the story a father who was checking in for a flight with his 2-year-old daughter when he found out that his daughter’s ticket would not be free, according to KUSA. “A …

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When those who have vowed to protect and serve the citizens of the U.S. pass away or return home from service, they should have a proper and respectful ceremony. That’s what the Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) do. They’re an organization that attends funerals for members of the military, firefighters, and police officers and protect those …

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  A man spends his scarce free time cleaning veteran’s tombstones in order to honor for the contributions they have made for the country. Adrew Lumish, 46 years-old, from Tampa, Florida, an owner of an upholstery business, has made it his life’s mission to restore forgotten and decaying gravestones of military veterans in order to …

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“In keeping with Channel 40’s policy of bringing you the latest in ‘blood and guts’, and in living color, you are going to see another first—attempted suicide,” Florida anchorwoman Christine Chubbuck said before she committed suicide live and on-air during the morning show on July 15, 1974. Chubbuck was only 29 years old when she committed …

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Randy Guijarro, from Fresno, California, a telecommunications technician, was perusing his local vintage store when he came across a box of pictures. He did not think the box was significant but he decided it was worth the low price of two dollars. Studying the photos at home, he realizes that there was something special about …

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The “Atomic Cannon”, is the US Army’s largest artillery gun. It was capable of firing both conventional and atomic warheads. Two tractors transported this 47-ton gun (aka Atomic Annie”). The drivers of the vehicles communicated with each other by means of a built-in telephone system. It proved to be a highly mobile weapons system and adaptable to …

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      The Holocaust (also called Ha-Shoah in Hebrew), was a genocide in which six million Jews were killed and destruction of Jewish communities in 1941 to 1945 by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany and their accomplices. The victims included 1.5 million children, and represented about two-thirds of the nine million Jews who had resided …

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A mother was shot on the mouth by a 13-year-old boy on a bank in Tampa, Florida. Twenty six years after, the mother helps the suspect to be freed from prison. Debbie Baigrie was shot on the face by Ian Manuel during a robbery, blowing out pat of her jaw. Twenty six years, three months …

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One of only two parchment copies of America’s Declaration of Independence was found in a record office in West Sussex. It was filed away without fanfare for half a century. The only other parchment copy is maintained by the National Archives in Washington, D.C., according to Bostonglobe.com. The newly discovered document, which the two have …

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Hear first-hand accounts from the air and ground, re-telling every memory from the day the world first witnessed the horrors of atomic warfare. Leaflets dropped on cities in Japan warning civilians about the atomic bomb, dropped c. August 6, 1945 TO THE JAPANESE PEOPLE: America asks that you take immediate heed of what we say …

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