Monthly Archives: December 2013

Home for the Holidays

In countless households all over the world, mamas and papas were smiling with joyous anticipation. The kids were coming home–all of them–all at the same time! A celebration of this magnitude required weeks of intense preparation. First, the lists had … Continue reading

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Remembering the Innocent and the Brave

On a balmy November afternoon in Dallas 50 years ago, a troubled, 24-year-old gunman with a mail-order rifle fired three shots from a sixth-floor window, severely injuring Texas Governor John Connally and killing President John F. Kennedy. An entire nation … Continue reading

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