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Strength in Numbers

One night a few weeks ago I was trying to get home after a very late night (or early morning?) at work. I had worked so late that they closed the Squirrel Hill tunnel so I had to make a last-minute change to my usual route home. 841 more words

Architecture

Don’t take selfies in Auschwitz | Opinion | The Seattle Times

Don’t take selfies in Auschwitz | Opinion | The Seattle Times by Leonard Pitts, Jr.  One would think that it is not necessary to publish rules or guidelines as to when or where it is inappropriate to immortalize your grinning mug via a selfie, but Mr. 640 more words

21st Century Living

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Will Be in Great Falls July 24-27

GREAT FALLS – “The Wall That Heals” is coming to Great Falls.The Montana Veterans Memorial Association is hosting the four-day exhibit at Elks Riverside Park.

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A Must-Read Guide: The Vietnam Women’s Memorial

The Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, DC is a tribute to the US women who served in the Vietnam War, as well as paying homage to the families who lost love ones during the conflict. 381 more words

Women

A Place to Mourn: Why the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is Crucial to American Healing

“All memorials offer solace to those who visit, but the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is particularly suited to this cause because of certain aspects of its design.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Inaugurated in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial of the Vietnam War tribute to soldiers who fought for the United States. Two impressive black granite walls inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 American men and women who fell during the war. 9 more words