Gothic Wedding Dresses

There was certainly a time when a bride who was not wearing the expected white floor length wedding gown was stared at not with wonder or admiration, but by guests who were appalled that she could break away from tradition so easily. We are much luckier these days because many …

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Who Are Some Famous Alcoholics?

Many people became famous in spite of (or sometimes because of) their alcoholism. Here is a short list: Ulysses S. Grant. 18th president of the United States (1869-1877). His drinking seems to have been brought on by boredom. In other words, when he wasn’t busy, he drank. It did interfere …

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Japanese Holidays And Festivals

In Japan, there are some 15 national holidays when Japanese get a day off. But, in addition to these, there are numerous other seasonal festivals and celebrations, each with its own unique set of decorations, customs, and food. There are several different systems to mark these festivals and many of …

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Major New National Holiday

Father’s Day, that once a year tribute to Dad, is fraught with confusion. Many offspring pay no more than lip service to it through phone calls or commercial cards. Because 70% of U.S. prisoners grew up without a father and because poets use few words to get to the heart …

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Trends And Challenges In Modern Literature

Literature Questions The world is changing at accelerated pace. It becomes more and more like a giant stage with numerous postmodern screenplays flashing tremendously before our eyes. You do not share this view? This is just a short reminder of the recent news: Geneva, 10 September 2008. The first beam …

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Satanism And The U.S. Military

The United States has fallen far away from its once held status of a nation of God. Former members of satanic cults tell us that these cults slowly and incrementally lead new members into Satanic worship over a long period of time. First these satanic cults deny that God and …

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Support Group Therapy For Individuals With Disabilities

Support groups help individuals deal with change, personal experience and the grief of everyday emotions. Individuals with disabilities need support therapy in order to learn they are not alone and that the intense feelings they experience are normal. The roles of care givers must be to recognize that individuals with …

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Conference And Training Centres

This historic county of Lancashire is an apt destination for business or corporate meetings as well as training. There are quite a few places that offer facilities for business meetings, product launches, corporate events, recruitments, conferences and more. An ideal business meeting hotspot this is the choice of many a …

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The Importance Of Strategic Partnerships In A Nonprofit Organization

In 2010, I expanded my nonprofit Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link (SEM Link) to a national nonprofit organization by relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area. Since the organization’s inception in 2005, we have developed a strong program structure that has enhanced the math and science educational experiences for over …

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