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Holocaust Remembrance Day

I have always had an intense connection with the study of the Holocaust.  The study of the Holocaust for me began in middle school, and is a major reason why I chose to pursue a history degree.   556 more words

Montreal this morning: A pleasant day ahead

An uncomplicated forecast today: Expect a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of 16 C. The UV index will be 6 or high. 350 more words

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Montreal holds Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony inside city hall for first time

As a five-year-old boy, Eric Bissell remembers wanting to applaud when the Nazis marched through his hometown of Vienna, Austria.

Standing beside his parents in a town square at the heart of the city, he was impressed by the large, bright red flags the soldiers carried, oblivious to what the emblems on them meant. 587 more words

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Peaceful Thoughts

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. (Dalai Lama)

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.   34 more words

Bernie & Ruth Madoff - The Greediest Couple of the 21st Century

 

Both Bernie Madoff and his wife Ruth were born beneath the sign that derives the most security from money and material possessions – Taurus.


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Twilight by Elie Wiesel

What a scoundrel man is thought Raskolnikov, he can get used to anything!

The 20th century unfolded as a terrible nightmare, it was not the Colonial subject who resisted and there were no longer genocides unleashed upon hiterto unknown worlds, it was Europe itself in struggle with itself. 468 more words

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