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In 1920, the United States became the 30 th country in the world to extend voting rights to women. In addition to the fascinating information, this list offers some real surprises. For example, women could not vote in Switzerland until 1971! 1838 - Pitcairn Islands 1881 - Isle of Man 1893 - Cook Islands, New Zealand 1902 - Australia 1906 - Finland 1913 - Norway 1915 – Denmar ...
Years ago a client, Rose, told me about the death of her grandmother and the fighting that ensued in her family when the time came to divvy up her possessions. This sister wanted the jewelry, that one the china, another one demanded her silver. The only thing that Rose wanted was her grandma’s broom and she didn’t know why she was so drawn to it. “All I know is that Grandma cherished that broom. ...
Copyright 2014 Paramount Pictures Why is it that we love to talk about our top five? Is it because it gives us a sense of order in the midst of chaos? Is it because we feel that if we can somehow distill the whole world into a definitive top five (with a possible but un-canonical sixth position just to make it interesting), that will reveal something essential about the person doing the ranki ...
The Ultimate Gift , based on the book by JIm Stovall had James Garner as a wealthy man who left his grandson twelve "gifts" to teach him that the true meaning of life is not about money but about love, compassion, and giving. Now this inspiring film has led to a prequel, the story of how the character played by Garner learned those lessons himself. Between the pressure of running a foundat ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Two faith-themed films are out on DVD today (12/10), both worth catching. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51Tgv8oPTeA[/youtube] Angels Sing Synopsis ( from the film's website ): Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Michael Walker, who, as a child, wished every day was Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident cr ...
Tatyana Ali stars with CCH Pounder in the heartbreaking drama Home Again as Marva, a young Canadian mother deported to Haiti without her children. She talked to me about taking on a role so different from her work on "Fresh Prince" and "Elmo in Grouchland." How did you become involved with this project? I was actually sent a script and it came as an offer which is interesting because ...
This just in: Trans World Radio mobilizing spiritual and physical support for those hit by Philippines typhoon
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Air support. This just came into my inbox and I thought I'd share it with you because the people of the Philippines can you all the help they can get right now. CARY, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 – As supplies to meet physical essentials have begun flowing into the southern Philippines, TWR (Trans World Radio) is preparing ...
Non-Profits love people like me. People with initiative and influence, people who already care, who don’t need to be sold on why the mission is important. They love to give me flyers, they love to link me to Facebook pages, they love to sell me T-Shirts, and accept donations. But I have a hard time finding agencies that will let me or my college students do anything else. "Raising Awa ...
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