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Anne Frank Died 1 Month Earlier Than Previously Thought, Museum Says

(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors her memory said Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of the officially recognized date of her death. 340 more words

Extra post: Liberation of Gdansk

Today’s special post is in honor of the great city of Gdansk, Poland, destination of over 40% of the UNRRA livestock shipments. My Polish friend Grace, who lives near and works in Gdansk, recently noted that the city would be observing the 70th anniversary of the “liberation” of Gdansk on March 31. 202 more words

Seagoing Cowboys

Researcher: Anne Frank Died Earlier Than Previously Thought

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors her memory said Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of the officially recognized date of her death. 355 more words

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Favorite Drive (Roscoe)

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Review - At the Water's Edge

 Title: At the Water’s Edge

 Author: Sara Gruen

 2015 – Fiction – Historical Fiction

 Rating: 4.5/5

The Story: Maddie’s life is a blur of parties, alcohol, and luxury. 361 more words

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New Nonfiction Titles at GPL

What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South’s Tornado Alley by Kim Cross (363.34 Cross). Three hundred and forty-eight people died in April, 2011, when a three day superstorm spawned 358 tornadoes that tore through 21 states. 529 more words

New Book Highlights

A Holy Week meditation: Blessed Father Aloysius Liguda SVD

By Father Stanley Plutz SVD

This story of Blessed Father Aloysius Liguda SVD is the second of five in Father Stanley Plutz’s meditation series.

Blessed Father Aloysius Liguda SVD… 434 more words