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A Gift Lost and Found #flashfiction @SSFFS_project

Submitted for Flash Fiction Contest #6 @SSFFS_project

Write a story between 100 and 150 words with the theme “a gift”

Please enjoy, A Gift Lost and Found… 152 more words

History

The Great Indestructible

Sunday, Dec. 20, 1942

Chicagoans thrilled today to the dramatic story of  Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker who survived after 21 days drifting on a raft in the South Pacific. 191 more words

World War II

Desperate Voyage - 2

You met Captain Chipman last week. He had just received the passenger list and was not too happy about having a boatload of Americans. He had thoughts about every one on the list except the Duers who, because they were listed alphabetically, were the first on the list. 1,301 more words

Writing

Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95

VENTURA (AP) — Lowell Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew well over 100 missions over Europe during World War II, has died in California. 361 more words

News

'I'm fine and in good shape,' 101-year-old veteran says after Ottawa home invasion

An 101-year-old Second World War veteran wants well-wishers to know he’s doing just fine, despite being tied up and robbed during the home invasion at his New Edinburgh apartment this week. 703 more words

Local News

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she’s never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb…. 279 more words

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