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The media coverage of the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy has been inescapable these past few weeks. Much has been made of our nation’s loss of innocence when Camelot came tumbling down, but if I had to choose a pivotal event that triggered my disenchantment in that era, it would be the Cuban missile crisis the year before, in October of 1962, when Kennedy and Kruschev played a game of brinksmanship that brought the world close to nuclear annihilation. 664 more words
I always wondered about this.
I know a dog’s sense of smell is that much better than our’s, but what exactly does that mean? The fact that it’s “10,000 times” (at the very least) better is hard to equate without a proper, relative comparison. 215 more words
For the past couple of months, as a new biz, I have been helping seniors with their college application essays. It got me thinking about my own college essay and for the life of me I can’t remember what I wrote. 1,332 more words