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Many courageous, some incredible, a couple or three are horrifying, but they all are interesting to me.

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The Children Who Went Up In Smoke A tragic Christmas mystery remains unsolved more than 60 years after the disappearance of five young siblings Ufo, Virginia Occidental, Tsar Nicolas, Missing Child, Missing Persons, Mystery Of History, History Mysteries, Up In Smoke, Interesting History

The Children Who Went Up In Smoke

A tragic Christmas mystery remains unsolved more than 60 years after the disappearance of five young siblings

Civil War Nurses ~ Sallie Myers, 21 years old, nursed in the churches and in her home in Gettysburg during She wrote in her diary: "I would not care to live that summer again, yet I would not willingly erase that chapter from my life's experience. American Civil War, American History, American Women, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Brave, Civil War Photos, Gettysburg, Interesting History

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Lauded interior designer and enduring fashion icon, Iris Apfel has lost none of her joie de vivre, nor her magpie instinct for global treasures Iris Fashion, Boho Fashion, Fashion Beauty, Womens Fashion, Crazy Fashion, Advanced Style, Glamour, Old Women, Lingerie

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The £199 Hive internet-connected thermostat could save consumers £150 per year, British Gas claims

Real - Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton - they say he could shoot a snake's head off with either hand - real dangerous man - . Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old West Outlaws, Famous Outlaws, Pistol Pete, Cowboys And Indians, Real Cowboys, Cowboy Up

Real - Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton - they say he could shoot a snake's head off with either hand - real dangerous man - ... JamesAZiegler.com

Pin for Later: These Iconic Movie Wedding Dresses Will Take You Way, Way Back Steel Magnolias A true Southern bride, Shelby (Julia Roberts) does her hair up nice and big . and dresses to the nines in a bow-adorned satin ball gown. Southern Wedding Dresses, Movie Wedding Dresses, Wedding Movies, Celebrity Wedding Dresses, Wedding Scene, Southern Bride, Celebrity Weddings, Wedding Ceremony, Southern Women

13 things you didn't know about the true story of 'Steel Magnolias'

Twenty-five years ago, "Steel Magnolias" captivated moviegoers with the heartbreaking, yet laugh-filled story based on how playwright Robert Harling lost his sister, Susan Harling Robinson, in 1985, and how a group of women in a small southern town cope with their tragic loss.Harling wrote the play, and eventual screenplay, as both catharsis and as something that Harling could pass along to his ne

As good an example of that as anybody is Bose Ikard, who was born into slavery and became rancher Charley Goodnight’s most trusted and respected cowhand. For Ikard, more than most, the road to the history books was a long and winding one. Charles Goodnight, Texas Legends, Lonesome Dove, Black Cowboys, Texas History, Before Us, Old West, History Books, Old Things

Bose Ikard, Charley Goodnight�s most trusted & respected cowhand.

Bose Ikard, born into slavery, rancher Charley Goodnight�s most trusted and respected cowhand; by Clay Coppedge.

Misty Copeland Misty Danielle Copeland is an American ballet dancer for one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States, American Ballet Theatre. Ashley Murphy, Black Ballerina, American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland, Dance Movement, Dance Company, Ballet Beautiful, Ballet Dancers, Amazing Women

Misty Copeland: An Unlikely Ballerina's Story

Ballerina and author of the instant New York Times bestseller "Life in Motion," Misty Copeland, drops by the studio to discuss her unlikely story of becoming...

Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients? « ACEs Too High Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Mental Illness, Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences, E Motion, Medical Information, Autoimmune Disease

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When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor’s dock when I saw an ambulance’s flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a…

"This here's Miss Bonnie Parker. I'm Clyde Barrow. We rob banks." ~Chasing Bonnie Clyde It was Texas Lawmen that brought them down! Bonnie Parker, Bonnie Clyde, Bonnie And Clyde Tattoo, Bonnie And Clyde Death, Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Famous Pictures

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An undeveloped roll of film was found in a car stolen by Bonnie and Clyde, in which they posed as the notorious gangsters the public saw them as. Read more from the Voice of the South, PorterBriggs.com!

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The Confederate General Who Was Erased

There's a reason you won't find many monuments in the South to one of Robert E. Lee's most able deputies.

Why the Scariest Bridge in America is Giving Motorists Panic Attacks (Chesapeake Bay Bridge) Scary Bridges, Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Famous Bridges, Over The Bridge, Anxiety Panic Attacks, Covered Bridges, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Tolkien

The Scariest Bridge in the US is Giving Motorists Panic Attacks

Aside from the height, the bridge has ultra-low barricades that give the illusion that you are driving high over the water with no safety net to catch you!

Two-time presidential loser John McCain’s obsessive jealousy of Trump has been on full display since the day our new president was sworn into office. The traitor should’ve been put out … Lyle Mays, Pat Metheny, New Fathers, North Vietnam, Naval Academy, Art Of Love, New President, Ex Wives, Ex Husbands

The wife John McCain callously left behind

Crippled by a car accident when he was a PoW, she’d lost her looks and her health. But soon her husband found himself a beautiful young heiress instead.

Luci Swindoll tells the Women of Faith LOVED Tour audience the story of writing a book about being single. Women Of Faith, Faith In Love, Love Notes, Writing A Book, Christianity, Einstein, Spirituality, Bible, Interesting Stories

LOVED Notes: Luci Swindoll

Luci Swindoll tells the Women of Faith LOVED Tour audience the story of writing a book about being single.

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The wife John McCain callously left behind

Crippled by a car accident when he was a PoW, she’d lost her looks and her health. But soon her husband found himself a beautiful young heiress instead.