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I Was Brainwashed By The Boy Scouts

Recently, as I was driving back to Nashville from a trip, the Boy Scout Law began to run through my mind. It begins with “A Scout is,” and then lists 12 character traits that include: trustworthy, friendly, courteous, kind, cheerful, … Continue reading

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Am I Related To Heroic, Runaway Slave, William Simms?

Twenty year-old William Simms was being held captive against his will. Although he had never committed a crime or been in a military setting, he was being forced to do hard labor with six other captives. The people holding them … Continue reading

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My Second Greatest American — Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this blog I have been counting down my top 10 greatest Americans of all time based on their personal commitment to (and servce for) the principles of “all men are created equal” and “liberty and justice for all”. My second … Continue reading

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