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  •  I cannot wait either ... (3+ / 0-)
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    Words In Action, JayRaye, VetGrl

    how many people do you think know about that in this day? They have seen pictures of her with children, they might have sort of heard of it; but a piece discussing it. Maybe (if you feel up to it) you can write a big piece on the March of the Mill Children for the ACM as a supplement/complement to the pieces here so people can understand just what she did and worked so hard for ...

    "Hegel noticed somewhere that all great world history facts and people so to speak twice occur. He forgot to add: the one time as tragedy, the other time as farce" Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte .

    by NY brit expat on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 04:26:53 PM PDT

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    •  I would love to do that! (2+ / 0-)
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      NY brit expat, VetGrl

      Yes, everything that she did for children was nearest and dearest to her heart. Perhaps thinking of her own little ones.

      The night before she died she said this:

      I wish that I could live another hundred years in order to fight to the end that there would be no more machine guns and no more sobbing of little children.”

      WE NEVER FORGET For March: Francis Estep, UMWA Martyr

      by JayRaye on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 04:36:59 PM PDT

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      •  fantastic! very happy ny brit expat! (2+ / 0-)
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        JayRaye, VetGrl

        doing a very clumsy snoopy dance due to vertigo problems! :D

        "Hegel noticed somewhere that all great world history facts and people so to speak twice occur. He forgot to add: the one time as tragedy, the other time as farce" Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte .

        by NY brit expat on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 04:57:58 PM PDT

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