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Once-Censored Photos of the WWII Japanese Internment Camps Are Finally Revealed – Sara Barnes

Lange’s heartbreaking photos show the different phases of the internment. She snapped portraits of Japanese-Americans as they wait to register before the “evacuation,” are bused to the camps, and then forced to establish a new routine in the meager and desolate parts of California. The effects—and despair—felt by those confined is palpable through these images. The book … Continue reading Once-Censored Photos of the WWII Japanese Internment Camps Are Finally Revealed – Sara Barnes

How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection – Mag

Herb Vogel never earned more than $23,000 a year. Born and raised in Harlem, Vogel worked for the post office in Manhattan. He spent nearly 50 years living in a 450-square-foot one-bedroom apartment with his wife, Dorothy, a reference librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library. They lived frugally. They didn’t travel. They ate TV dinners. … Continue reading How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection – Mag

This Guy Tried To Ban Gay People From Entering His Store And It Backfired Hilariously – Rugile

When it comes to stating your opinion, there’s nothing like a big sign to perfectly convey your stance one topic or another. Jeff Amyx, a hardware store owner from Tennessee, displayed his stance on homosexuality by declaring gay people were not welcome in his store. The whole story began in 2015 when Amyx decided to … Continue reading This Guy Tried To Ban Gay People From Entering His Store And It Backfired Hilariously – Rugile

Why Nordic Countries Might Not Be As Happy As You Think

Nordic countries like Finland and Norway may regularly come out on top of world happiness indexes for wellbeing year-on-year - but new research shows the happiness is far from universal. A report authored by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen aims to provide a more nuanced picture of life … Continue reading Why Nordic Countries Might Not Be As Happy As You Think

What Do 90-Somethings Regret Most – Lydia Sohn

My preconceptions about older people first began to crumble when one of my congregants, a woman in her 80s, came into my office seeking pastoral care. She had been widowed for several years but the reason for her distress was not the loss of her husband. It was her falling in love with a married … Continue reading What Do 90-Somethings Regret Most – Lydia Sohn

The Biggest Lever to Manufacture Your Quality of Life and Financial Peace — Choose Your Chaos

The path to being free and fulfilled is, for better or worse, tied to our finances. We work to cultivate better lives for ourselves and our families with the goal of one day being at peace with what we’ve built and enjoying the spoils of our labor (if we so choose). The financial levers at … Continue reading The Biggest Lever to Manufacture Your Quality of Life and Financial Peace — Choose Your Chaos

Red Hen Restaurant Owner Resigns as Director of Main Street Lexington Business Group… — The Last Refuge

  https://www.youtube.com/embed/fTISqHn6jx8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Ms. Stephanie Wilkinson, the owner of The Red Hen restaurant who kicked out White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders – then followed her family into another restaurant to continue the harassment, has resigned from her role with Main Street Lexington, a local business organization. As anticipated, Ms. Wilkinson was/is facing massive backlash from … Continue reading Red Hen Restaurant Owner Resigns as Director of Main Street Lexington Business Group… — The Last Refuge

Touched By Living Pieces of History: 6 Lessons Learned While Serving Elders — landundefined

Some of the most rewarding and meaningful times in my life were spent serving the elder population as an Activity Director in both skilled nursing facilities and retirement communities. I enjoyed planning and facilitating events and activities that often brought joy, meaning, and laughter to those served. We would picnic, play trivia & games, […] via … Continue reading Touched By Living Pieces of History: 6 Lessons Learned While Serving Elders — landundefined

Faces of Auschwitz – Colorizing Their Registration Photos — Discover

A collaboration between the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, digital colorist Marina Amaral, and a team of academics, journalists and volunteers, “Faces of Auschwitz” honors the lives of Auschwitz-Birkenau prisoners by colorizing their registration photos and sharing their individual stories. via Faces of Auschwitz — Discover Your kindly Donations would be so effective in order to fulfill our future … Continue reading Faces of Auschwitz – Colorizing Their Registration Photos — Discover

Seoul Success – Young North Korean Escapees are Thriving in the South By Anna Fifield

When waves of North Koreans began arriving in the South during a devastating famine 20 years ago, many encountered a world that might as well have been on another planet. They had to learn to use credit cards and smartphones, to withstand the noise and the bustle and the neon lights, to hold down jobs … Continue reading Seoul Success – Young North Korean Escapees are Thriving in the South By Anna Fifield

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