Museum of Menstruation The Museum, located in a suburb of Washington, D.C., is devoted to the rituals and culture of menstruation. Visitors can see exhibits tracing the history of pads, tampons, special menstrual underwear, and more. As the Museum's brochure explains, "A particular weight is put on the history and philosophy of menstrual hygiene advertising; the museum owns over 1,000 ads from many countries, as well as patents, booklets and other printed and visual material."
One thing that is largely overlooked in the history of America is the fact that there were white European slaves. came here, not of there own free will, but kidnapped, shanghaied, impressed, duped, beguiled, and yes, in chains. Yes it is true, there was white slavery--even here in America. This was not only in the country's infancy, but lasted until the end of the Civil War when all slaves were freed.
You are looking at a touching image with an incredible story. The picture shows a small child comforting and feeding a baby. Both are orphans, yet well cared for and loved. These children, while orphans, are not neglected or in need. We often ask ourselves why bad things happen to good people. This is the story of just such a situation, and the amazing example of triumph occurring out of tragedy
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