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The terrifying earthquake of Mexico City

On Tuesday 19th of September, an enormous earthquake hit the centre of Mexico, causing over 230 deaths, 102 of which happened in the capital city. Not only did the 7.1-magnitude earth tremor cause many human losses, it was responsible for the collapse of about forty buildings and for  the electricity cut which affected 4.6 millions Mexicans. 238 more words

People

Shattered dreams

I dreamt we would be a couple who makes people envious

But I didn’t think I would end up being envious seeing u with others… 223 more words

Withdrawals give message—money talks: Customers of bank say goodbye

Originally published in The Seattle Times, November 19, 1988

By Julie Schuster

BLACK DIAMOND—Doris Campbell, a stoical woman of few words, gave the Black Diamond bank teller a handwritten note: “In protest of personnel management practices and the discharge of… 566 more words

Towns

It is OK to walk away from Nonsense..

Payal, was once a newcomer in my team. She is in her early twenties. This pretty face from Mumbai is well-educated and has a supportive family. 592 more words

Never under-estimate the power of positivity

Firstly I want to thank each and every person who took the time to comment on my last post, both directly to my blog, and on Facebook. 764 more words

The Continuing Adventure

"When the pizza delivery guy is also called 'Nazi Bob'"; paywalls and "counter-positions"

The Boston Globe’s article – “When the pizza delivery guy is also called ‘Nazi Bob'” – is a story about a York County man.

If you’ve exceeded the number of visits to… 188 more words

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