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Barbara Bush

On February 3, 2012 By

Barbara Bush is the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush and mother to the current President, George W. Bush. She is perhaps best known for her work in advocating literacy. Here are three quotes by Barbara Bush:

“And who knows? Somewhere out there in this […]

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Maya Angelou

On February 2, 2012 By

An important figure in the American Civil Rights Movement, Maya Angelou is also an author, actress and playwright. Her autobiography, ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,’ gave her critical and international acclaim. In the late seventies, she became a friend and mentor to Oprah Winfrey.

“Courage is the […]

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George Washington

On February 2, 2012 By

George Washington was the first President of the United States after leading the Continental Army to victory over the Kingdom of Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783). Washington is seen as a symbol of the United States for both his leadership in our war of independence and for his devotion […]

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