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George Torrance Cunningham (1889-1965)

I added a new page on George Torrance Cunningham. He was a druggist who lived at 1825 Robson Street in 1913 and 1914. His first store was at the corner of Nelson Street and Denman Street. 37 more words


The Outsider: My Autobiography by Jimmy Connors

Jimmy Connors took the tennis world by storm like no other player in the history of the game. A working-class kid from the wrong side of the tracks, he was prepared to battle for every point, to shout and scream until he was heard, and he didn’t care whom he upset in doing so. 230 more words

Steve Jobs (2015)

God Awful. It boggles my mind how you can make such a boring film about such an interesting man, but they found a way to do it. 165 more words



Title: Breakthrough!: How Three People Saved “Blue Babies” and Changed Medicine Forever
Author: Jim Murphy
ISBN: 9780547821832
Pages: 130 pages
Publisher/Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, c2015. 813 more words

Social Issues

Albert learns that a little revisionism can really help to maintain your self-esteem in the face of failure

When he was younger Albert loved to read biographies, spotting all the similarities between himself and the great and good.  It was only a matter of time, he told himself, until he joined their ranks. 16 more words

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