Why Iceland Is Taming COVID-19

Posted on June 5th, 2020
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In recent weeks, Iceland has emerged from its distant North Atlantic environs to become of one of the headliners in the battle against Covid-19. Experts have dubbed it the “perfect laboratory” to study the virus. Adjacent to the Arctic Circle, Iceland may seem to be an unlikely scientific pacesetter. This island nation is about the size of […]

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Tribute to Sam Johnson

Posted on May 29th, 2020
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Sam Johnson

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“Best Years of Our Lives” is Still Relevant for Veterans in 2020

Posted on May 28th, 2020
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Question: who is the only actor to win two Academy Awards for the same performance? The answer is Harold Russell for his role as Homer Parrish in the William Wyler production of The Best Years of Our Lives. The movie was recently shown on Turner Classics over the Memorial Day weekend. Best Years has not […]

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Living In The COVID Question

Posted on May 22nd, 2020
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A few months ago, the world was assured that there was “no clear evidence” of human-to-human transmission of Covid-19. Shortly thereafter, when it became obvious that the virus was spreading among people, scientists believed that Covid-19 was primarily a respiratory infection that could result in viral pneumonia. Today we know a lot more about this serial […]

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Grammy Winner Lynn Harrell Overcame Tragic Deaths Through His Music

Posted on May 15th, 2020
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Tragic death was no stranger to Lynn Harrell. The legendary, Grammy winning cellist was 15 when his father died of cancer. Just over two years later, his mother was killed in an automobile accident. By the age of 18, he was on his own. “It took a long time to come to terms with it,” […]

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