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Choices that Change the World

“Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices–just recognize them. –Edward R. Murrow (Source: A blogger I have a lot of respect for. I disagree with this quote so am choosing not to mention where … Continue reading

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“Unbroken” Is Being Made Into A Movie

I believe I created a post sometime ago about a non-fiction audiobook I’d just heard called “Unbroken” about a most amazing man named Louis Zamperini. I’m excited to learn that a movie is being made about him. Here are some … Continue reading

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“The One I Didn’t Shoot Down!”

The New York Post tells the remarkable story of World War II American bomber pilot Charlie Brown and German Luftwaffe ace Franz Stigler, who instead of shooting down Brown’s crippled plane, flew alongside it and saluted. The story comes from … Continue reading

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Setting the Prisoner Free

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes

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