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Wendy Davis - Texas State Senator (D) - She was a single mom, teenage mother, got herself through high school, junior college, first in her class at Texas Christian, went to Harvard Law School, was on the Ft. Worth City Council. “Texas Monthly” called her rookie of the year in the state senate. She`s singlehandedly filibustered the senate into a special session over funding the schools.

James Gandolfini & David Chase. Goodbye to the Marlon Brando of our time. Rest in Peace, JG.

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevelle-McCartney (mirror expressions. Nice to see him happy =]

Holly Williams, granddaughter of Hank and daughter of Hank Jr., releases a new album. Look her up: she's phenomenal!

Eric Burdon of The Animals. "House of the Rising Sun."


Did Paul Newman invent the six-pack? [This pinner says: don't care about the six pack. ...but the hairless chest and the confidence make my knees weak...]

Earl Shaffer was first to walk the entire Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine, in one hike, in these boots, without a guidebook.

  • Deborah Plifka

    I'm proud to say my Uncle Roger fulfilled his dream of walking the Appalachian Trail in a thru-hike from Atlanta, GA to Mt. Katahdin, Maine in 2011, at age 67.

Elton John met Bernie Taupin after they both answered an ad for musicians. They went on to become one of the most successful songwriting duos in history.

Elton John Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story

Patti Smith & Robert Maplethorpe: Read Smith's memoir of their relationship, "Just Kids," about the development of two true artists.