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2014-05-01 12:32:16

Urges Older Pennsylvanians to Stay Safe and Healthy HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Aging Brian Duke urges all Pennsylvanians to join in the national celebration of Older Americans Month. This year's theme, "Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow," focuses on injury prevention and safety to encourage older adults to learn how to protect themselves and remain healthy and independent for as long as possible. "For 35 years, the department has been proudly serving older...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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