In 2004, 84-year-old Kenyan KIMANI NGA MARUGE became the oldest primary school pupil in the world. He said that the government's announcement of universal and free elementary education in 2003 prompted him to enroll. A year later, he was elected head boy of his school. In September 2005, Maruge boarded a plane for the first time in his life, and headed to New York City to address the UN Millennium Development Summit on the importance of free primary education.

In 2004, 84-year-old Kenyan KIMANI NGA MARUGE became the oldest primary school pupil in the world. He said that the government's announcement of universal and free elementary education in 2003 prompted him to enroll. A year later, he was elected head boy of his school. In September 2005, Maruge boarded a plane for the first time in his life, and headed to New York City to address the UN Millennium Development Summit on the importance of free primary education.

Meet Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher of North Carolina. They have been married 85 years (86 in May) and hold the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage of a living couple and get this…. Zelmyra is 101 years old and Herbert is 104. --------- Awwwww!

Meet Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher of North Carolina. They have been married 85 years (86 in May) and hold the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage of a living couple and get this…. Zelmyra is 101 years old and Herbert is 104. --------- Awwwww!

Mansa Musa of Mali - ruler of the Malian Empire which is now Ghana.The 14th Century West African King came out top in the latest rich list, which was adjusted to account for inflation.

Mansa Musa of Mali - ruler of the Malian Empire which is now Ghana.The 14th Century West African King came out top in the latest rich list, which was adjusted to account for inflation.

A 22-year-old Nigerian student named Emmanuel Ohuabunwa has broke the record for highest GPA in the history of John Hopkins University after graduating from the prestigious school with a 3.98 GPA on a 4.0 scale. He received a degree in Neurosciences and he plans to continue his studies at Yale Medical School so that he can gain a degree in Medicine. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

A 22-year-old Nigerian student named Emmanuel Ohuabunwa has broke the record for highest GPA in the history of John Hopkins University after graduating from the prestigious school with a 3.98 GPA on a 4.0 scale. He received a degree in Neurosciences and he plans to continue his studies at Yale Medical School so that he can gain a degree in Medicine. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

29 Breathtaking Photographs Of The Human Race

29 Breathtaking Photographs Of The Human Race

So hard to read a look at I know, but this is a world that we are unaware of in the US, or we just do not pay as close attention because it's hard for us to imagine. The more we see, the more real it becomes to us, and a more part of the world we are.

cartermagazine:  Today In History ‘Clara “Mother” Hale, humanitarian who founded the Hale House, a sanctuary for drug-addicted and HIV/AIDS-infected babies in Harlem, NY, was born in Philadelphia, PA, on this date April 1, 1905.’ (photo: Clara Hale) - CARTER Magazine

cartermagazine: Today In History ‘Clara “Mother” Hale, humanitarian who founded the Hale House, a sanctuary for drug-addicted and HIV/AIDS-infected babies in Harlem, NY, was born in Philadelphia, PA, on this date April 1, 1905.’ (photo: Clara Hale) - CARTER Magazine

all-of-a-tremble: “In Spring 1960, Ruby Bridges was one of...

all-of-a-tremble: “In Spring 1960, Ruby Bridges was one of... (do frog princes wear crowns?)

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