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LAST DAYS PROPHET: via JOHN HAGEE - in less than 15 minutes he addresses the New World Order, the UN, collapse of the dollar. (Think this must have been recorded in 2013)

I suddenly love american history... unless this is fake....

Parenting Lessons from Dr. Ben Carson’s Mother - she is just as amazing as her son!

HERO

Gladys Alyward - A Christian missionary in China who was originally turned away when she volunteered for mission service. She was so determined to get to China she worked as a maid to earn her own passage. In China, she and another missionary, Jeannie Lawson, ran an inn and told Bible stories to the travelers to spread the Gospel. During the Japanese invasion, she rescued 100 children by trekking them over a mountain. In 1958 a movie was made of her life, “The Inn of the 6th Happiness.”

Friendship. Photographer unknown.

Casting Crowns - Praise you in this storm...

Casting Crowns - Praise you in this storm...

Anna Mae Dickinson was eight when she lost her father and narrowly escaped death herself on the Titanic. She was 11 when she lost her Aunt Olivia in the torpedoing of the Lusitania. She was 31 when she lost her first cousin Alfred in the Hindenburg explosion. She was 37 when she lost her nephew Thomas in the bombing of Pearl Harbor.And she was 97 when her tiny apartment was shaken and battered by the collapse of the twin towers on September 11, 2001.

Frances Louisa Clayton enlisted in a Minnesota regiment as Francis Clalin, presumably to be with her husband. She served under General Rosecrans in Tennessee. Her true identify was discovered when she was wounded and she was discharged in 1863. She was on a train home to Nashville when the train was attacked. Robbed of her papers she decided to try again. Once back in the army she stood guard, went on picket duty, and fought in the field with the rest of her comrades.

Olive Oatman, first tattooed white woman in the U.S. She received her tattoos after being abducted by Indians.

America's First Ladies: Abigail Adams: She was remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband who sought her advice on matters of government and politics during the American Revolutionary War

America's First Ladies: Mamie Eisenhower: She and husband Dwight entertained unprecedented numbers of heads of state at the White House. She loved pretty dresses and jewelery and her inaugural gown is on display at the Smithsonian Museum

America's First Ladies: Laura Bush: A former teacher and librarian before becoming a first lady, it¿s no surprise that Laura Bush was the woman behind the First Lady's Family Literacy Initiative, increasing awareness about education and reading

America's First Ladies: Barbara Bush: The wife of President George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush admitted during a 2003 interview that she doesn¿t watch TV. Instead, she reads, and has pushed for literacy awareness, much like her daughter in law, Laura Bush.

Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the bar...