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Rosie O’Donnell Talks About Fame

April 9th, 2008 by Laura Moncur in News, Quotations

Here is Diane Sawyer’s interview with Rosie O’Donnell.

Diane mentioned that Rosie O’Donnell had been in the business for thirty years now and she wanted to know what Rosie would say to that girl from thirty years ago. She said:

I’m always so grateful when stars are willing to be honest about their experiences with fame. Thanks, Rosie!

Via: Diane Sawyer’s Interview with Rosie O’Donnell on Good Morning America, April 8 (Video) | TV Crunch

What If Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Had Lived?

April 7th, 2008 by Laura Moncur in News

Martin Luther King Jr.Here is an interesting story from Associated Press conjecturing about Martin Luther King Jr. and what he would say today if he had lived.

Although it’s interesting to think about what our world would be like if Martin Luther King Jr. hadn’t died on that April morning, we are only left with what he said before he died:

More about Martin Luther King Jr.:

Fidel Castro Resigns

February 19th, 2008 by Laura Moncur in News

Back in 1967, Fidel Castro believed that retirement should come at an early age. Well, he has finally has resigned as Cuba’s leader.

You can see the video from CBS News here:

Do any of us consider 81 years old to be relatively young?

9/11 Quotes

September 12th, 2007 by Laura Moncur in News

Famous Quotes – Famous Sayings has a collection of quotations regarding 9/11. You can see them here:

This is the best one from the group:

“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children. “
– President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001

September 11, 2001: Six Years

September 11th, 2007 by Laura Moncur in News

Queens - Woodside: Woodside on the Move Mural - 9-11 Vigil by wallyg from Flickr

It has been six years since the fall of the World Trade Center. I remember where I was:

I can’t find my 2001 journal since our last move. I would be interested to read what, if anything, I wrote that day. It always seems like I write less when I need to write the most.

Where were you on September 11, 2001?

9/11 by Funtime Ben from Flickr

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