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D&C's Take on DC - Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of our ‘take’ on DC!  We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Dave and I had a great time in Sag Harbor with my family!  1,916 more words


Trump's Museum Visits?

Remember that moment in Chapter 29 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in which Neville is talking to Harry, Hermione, and Ron, filling them in on what they have missed at Hogwarts during their adventures searching for hallows and horcruxes? 509 more words


Ice Bucket That Sparked Charity Blitz Comes To Smithsonian

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The bucket of ice that sparked a viral social-media campaign has a new home at the Smithsonian. 130 more words


Philanthropy on Exhibit

Charles Thomas and me signing books at a recent exhibition of The Soul of Philanthropy at Duke University, which is Charles’ alma mater.

Six years ago,  426 more words


5 Feel-Good Election Exhibits Across the U.S. to Enjoy With Kids

As Election Day gets closer — it’s less than two weeks until November 8, get out and vote! — kids may be wondering what all of the election chaos and debates are about. 594 more words

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Smithsonian Reaches Goal To Save Dorothy's Ruby Slippers

WASHINGTON (WJZ/AP) – Smithsonian officials are “over the rainbow” after reaching their fundraising goal to help preserve the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 “The Wizard Oz” film. 180 more words


'There's No Place Like Home:' Smithsonian Seeks To Save Dorothy's Ruby Red Slippers

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas in three clicks are looking a little down at the heels, prompting the Smithsonian to launch a $300,000 online campaign to conserve them. 279 more words