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In the 1930s, an African American linguist, Lorenzo Turner, began to catalog African origin names and words used by the Gullah people on the islands of South Carolina and Georgia. In the course of his research, Turner found a woman, Amelia Dawley, who could recite a 5 line song. Amelia Dawley got it from her mother, Tawba Shaw, and her grandmother, Catherine, both born in slavery. Amelia sang the song to her daughter, Mary Moran. It was Mary Moran who sang that childhood lullaby to Dr…

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Outdoor Party Ideas and Tips for Bug-Free Entertaining

Enjoy these outdoor party ideas and tips for bug-free summer fun and entertaining in your backyard with family and friends! #ad ReluctantEntertainer.com #LaborDay

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Lion's Gate Harmonic Alignment 8:8:8. August 8, 2015 is one of the most potent, high frequency days of this year, with amazing potential for positive change, both globally and personally. Numerologically, 2015 is an 8 year (2+0+1+5=8) The number 8 is associated with harmony, balance, abundance and power. When placed on its side, the 8 becomes the symbol for infinity ∞

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Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes…

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July 31 2015 -the 13th Moon is called the Blue Moon, this occurs when four full moons fall within the same season (as regular seasons only have 3 full moons, the fourth full moon between solstice and equinox, or vice versa, is The 13th Moon was called Ruis or Elder. The Blue Moon is considered the 'goal moon.'

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Leonardo da Vinci's Principles for the Development of a Complete Mind: 1) Study the science of art. 2) Study the art of science. 3) Develop your senses: especially learn how to see. 4) Realize that everything connects to everything else.

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Today 3-3 in 1977: After some prodding by his father, Vernon, Elvis Presley signs his will, leaving control of everything to his father, then heads off for a vacation in Hawaii. Elvis will be dead a little over 5 months from this momentous action.

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Alex Haley's grandmother "Queen" who was born to an African slave mother and a white plantation son named Jackson on the Cypress Plantation in Alabama. She was given his name of Jackson and after the war married Alex Haley (Grandfather) to young Alex Haley

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The story centers around a black child named Sarah Rector who lived in the early twentieth-century. Rector's great-grandmother was a slave owned by Chief Opothole Yoholo of the Creek tribe. In 1907, at the age of five, Sarah Rector became a landowner. She had no idea that the land she owned was full of oil, and that by the age of twelve she would become a very wealthy young lady. Review by the Non Fiction Detectives.

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