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Sam Lone Bear and the Danger of Assuming

The reporter learned a powerful lesson that day, about prejudice, about preconceived notions, and about making assumptions without all the facts at hand. Not only could the Sioux speak English as well as the reporter, but Lone Bear himself could speak several other languages besides. Continue reading

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Wild Bill and the Destructive Influence of Pride

The sad reality of Dave Tutt’s final moments is that they were entirely avoidable. Continue reading

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What Abraham Lincoln Teaches Us About Grief

In an hour of sorrow and grief, Abraham Lincoln taught us an important lesson. It’s okay to be human. Continue reading

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The Legacy of Billy the Kid

On July 14, 1881, Billy the Kid met his end at the wrong end of a gun. We remember him for all the wrong reasons. Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart, and Doing What You Love

Whether Earhart drowned, or died marooned on an island or in a Japanese prison camp, we may never know.  But we do know that Amelia Earhart died in an effort to do something she loved and something in which she believed. Continue reading

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John Watson, Biographer to Sherlock Holmes

I’ll probably never be like Holmes, but in many ways, I would like to be like Dr. Watson. Continue reading

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Living Fearlessly

We let our perception of what could happen keep us from achieving what WOULD happen if we only pursued it. Continue reading

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