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"Only laughter can blow [a colossal humbug] to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand."*...
P.T. Barnum, impresario behind the “Greatest Show on Earth,” could not abide a humbug: a man who tricked and swindled others for naught but his own gain. 174 more words
I picked up a biography of P T Barnum because, I don’t know, I had some strange desire to read about a renowned showman and humbug artist who chose to go into public service and did his best, despite hardships, to stand for the working class without compromising his Universalist faith. 319 more words
One of the Other Two Medical Schools
In the fall of 1969 I entered Medical School at Tufts University in Boston. Located on Harrison Avenue in the southeast corner of the city it is adjacent to both Chinatown, the “Combat Zone,” and is only a few blocks north of Boston City Hospital. 1,259 more words
(Ellenton, FL — January 15, 2017) – One circus’ end in 2016 is slated to continue in 2017. Another circus, in existence for 146 years, is slated to close in a matter of months. 501 more words