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Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Cindy John Edward Allen 89 years old from Rio Rancho, New Mexico John Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force service during the Vietnam War, died July 29th after a long battle with cancer. The NAACP Albuquerque Chapter President … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s Hero


In 1956, a twenty-one-year-old singer named Elvis Presley was at the beginning of his remarkable career. Alfred Wertheimer, a young New York photojournalist, was asked by Elvis’s new label, RCA Victor, to photograph their new artist. In the course of his one-day assignment for RCA, Wertheimer was struck by the stunningly photogenic performer and felt … [Read more...] about Elvis

Wise Talk For Families

Wise Talk is one of those games that is nothing like anything out there. Instead of a game, it is more of a way for kids and parents and even grandparents to connect. Wise Talk connects wisdom to words. There are 26 alphabet tokens in the box. You pick a token and then look up the letter in the Wise Talk book (also included with the game). Each page of … [Read more...] about Wise Talk For Families

Wednesday’s Hero

Click Image For Full Size Marguerite Gene Arenesen (left) a member of the Coast Guard in World War II, George Warren (standing), a Canadian-born immigrant who became a naturalized American citizen at age 17 and joined the Army Air Corps shortly after the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and Thomas M. Sugg, a Navy veteran, share a moment in front of a … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s Hero