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2014-06-26 12:32:02

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 17(th) at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, Illinois, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America recognized the generosity of its corporate and individual partners at its annual awards gala with special guest, Academy and Grammy Award winner, Jamie Foxx. Foxx shared a moving personal story about being encouraged by his grandmother to learn to play the piano as a means of seeing the world outside of his hometown of Terrell,...

2010-09-14 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Buzz about the Participant Media film, "Waiting for Superman," to be released this fall, is energizing parents, educators, child advocates, policy makers and others to take action to improve the odds that children will succeed in our nation's schools. Big Brothers Big Sisters advocates for quality mentoring as part of the solution. Waiting for Superman examines challenges within the nation's school system and raises questions about limited options...

2010-09-13 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing "Bigs," "Littles," families, staff and supporters who make their Hispanic Mentoring programs successful. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/PH62038 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100913/PH62038 ) Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation's largest donor-supported network of volunteer mentors for youth, carefully makes and supports mentoring...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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