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St. George Biography

St. George was born circa 280 in Cappadocia, an area that’s now part of Turkey. Emperor Diocletian executed St. George circa April 23, 303, in Lydda (modern day Lod), Palestine, for protesting Diocletian’s persecution of Christians. Circa 322, George was written about by Eusebius of Caesarea. He was made known ...

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Elizabeth Smart Biography

Produced in Utah in 1987, the harrowing ordeal and remarkable bravery of Elizabeth Smart acquired her national recognition in 2003. Smart, who was 14 at that time, was saved together with the aid of an America’s Most Wanted episode after being kidnapped and held prisoner for nine months. Her mom ...

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Mary Lyon Biography

Mary Lyon educated and handled schools in Massachusetts and New Hampshire before creating Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in 1837, the initial school for girls. Produced on February 28, 1797, in Buckland, Massachusetts, Mary Mason Lyon founded among the nation’s oldest women’s schools, which is currently called Mount Holyoke College. Her dad ...

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Tony Dungy Biography

Tony Dungy was born on October 6, 1955, in Jackson, Michigan. Starting his training career in 1980, Dungy went to serve as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and after the Indianapolis Colts. He led the Colts to a Super Bowl triumph in 2007. The son of teachers his dad, ...

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Nicole Brown Simpson Biography

She wed former NFL greatO.J. Simpson in 1985, but filed for divorce in 1992. On June 13, 1994, Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman were found viciously killed outside of her Los Angeles home, with her ex husband fast becoming the prime suspect. The couple initially set up life in Frankfurt, ...

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Maureen Dowd Biography

Maureen Dowd was born on January 14, 1952 in Washington, D.C. She wrote for Time magazine, before starting her career with The New York Times. Journalist. Produced January 14, 1952 in Washington, D.C. The youngest of five kids, Maureen Dowd grew up in Washington D.C. where her dad was a police ...

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Aaron Swartz Biography

Then he headed to California to study sociology at Stanford University. At Stanford, he downloaded law review articles in the Westlaw database and used the information to write a significant paper in regards to the link between research funders and one-sided results. Nevertheless, he left academia after just a year, ...

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Michael Moriarty Biography

Michael Moriarty was born on April 5, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan. He won Emmy Awards for his characters in The Glass Menagerie as well as the Holocaust miniseries with Meryl Streep. In 1990 he began a four-season run on NBC’s Law & Order. Moriarty is an accomplished composer and jazz ...

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Bette Davis Biography

Following a short theatre career, she became among the greatest stars in the Hollywood studio system, appearing in almost 100 pictures before her departure in 1989. Davis is still considered an icon for her performances in such movies as All Above Eve and Dark Victory, along with for her larger ...

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