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2014-07-03 23:04:22

Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in celebration of the 4th of July holiday. In a poll of 1,650 registered voters George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Billy Graham, Clint Eastwood, Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou followed closely. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United...

2014-05-30 16:23:14

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-05-28 23:02:32

Sanctri announced today the creation of a Sanctri, or memorial page, to celebrate the life and legacy of poet Maya Angelou, who died this morning, 5/28/14, at age 86. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Sanctri announced today the creation of a Sanctri, or memorial page, to celebrate the life and legacy of poet Maya Angelou, who died this morning, 5/28/14, at age 86. During her lifetime, Maya Angelou was called “the poet laureate of women” and “the spokeswoman for African-American...

2014-05-28 16:24:41

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from AARP's CEO, A. Barry Rand: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91917 When I learned of Maya Angelou's passing this morning, I remembered something she once wrote in Letter to My Daughter --"Try to be a rainbow in someone else's cloud." Maya Angelou spent her entire life being a rainbow in someone else's cloud. Through her 31 books, her poetry, her personal appearances and her other...

2014-01-28 12:26:33

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Paul Christo, host of Aches and Gains on SiriusXM Radio, Family Talk 131 announced today that Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time; a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist will be appearing as a guest on his show on February 1(st), 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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