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Day: September 17, 2008

Happy Birthday US Constitution!

Happy Birthday US Constitution!

September 17, 1787…that was the day that the U.S. Constitution was signed.  39 men took ink to paper on that day.  The foundation of this great nation was set. Today is the day we celebrate the Constitution, the basis of America and her great principles. How different would this country be without the rights set forth in the Constitution! I wonder if our Founding Fathers knew how revolutionary their ideals were.  Would they be surprised to find that the Constitution…

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Teenagers Photograph Their World

Teenagers Photograph Their World

The Hayward Public Library in Hayward California has a new exhibit.  All the photographs were taken by teens. The inspiration for the exhibit is John Stilgoe’s book “Outside Lies Magic.”  Eight teens were given digital cameras and told to explore Hayward.  They roamed the streets and captures their world through the camera’s eye.  The photographs are on display at the Hayward Public Library’s Main Branch until October 6th. The Daily Review newspaper has a photo gallery of the kids at…

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Coffee Shops Lend Support

Coffee Shops Lend Support

What do you do after a hurricane has ravaged your community?  Stop in at the local coffee shop to get the support you need.  According to CNN, coffee shops have become the place where weary folks come to chat and lend help to their neighbors. Here’s the story: http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/09/17/ike.recovery.starbucks/index.html