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Arctic Homestead - by Norma Cobb and Charles W. Sasser (2000)

In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law the Homestead Act, which allowed homesteaders at least 21 years old to acquire free land after five years of living on, and improving the land. 469 more words

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The Story Of My Life - by Helen Keller (1902)

Helen Keller’s autobiography has been on my “must-read” list for a long time, and I am finally reading it. As it was written more than a hundred years ago, it has that old-fashioned style of great detail as well as a vocabulary that far exceeds what we would use today. 254 more words

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The Century - by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster (1998)

There are some books which are meant to be digested in small sections. “The Century” covers the entire span of the 1900’s (except 1999, as the book was published in 1998). 225 more words

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The Final Frontiersman - by James Campbell (2004)

When most people describe their ideal place to live, few would mention the Arctic Circle. But for Heimo Korth, he dreamed of living in Alaska, of living off the land in the most remote region. 546 more words

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In The Presence Of My Enemies - by Gracia Burnham (2003)

Martin and Gracia Burnham were a couple who had spent most of their married years in the Philippines, with Martin working as a jungle pilot for New Tribes Mission. 257 more words

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The Complete Guide To Pressure Canning - by Diane Devereaux (2018)

This year I tried my hand at canning for the first time. I got a simple water-canning pot with a rack in the bottom at my local Walmart, and some pint-sized canning jars. 194 more words

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God In The ICU - by Dr. Dave Walker (2012)

The concept of an Intensive Care Unit – ICU – is not actually that old in the history of hospitals. In 1950, an anesthesiologist named Peter Safer came up with the idea of keeping patients who were on ventilators and under sedation in a specialized part of the hospital where they could be given specialized care. 363 more words

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