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Archive for August 30th, 2012

DOD 313: Susan B Anthony: The Death of An Aquarius

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Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women’s rights movement to introducewomen’s suffrage into the United States. She was co-founder of the first Women’s Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President.[1] She also co-founded the women’s rights journal, The Revolution. She traveled the United States and Europe, and averaged 75 to 100 speeches per year.[2] She was one of the important advocates in leading the way for women’s rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the American government.[3]

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August 30, 2012 at 5:27 am

314: Billy Crystal: Star of the Stars

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William Edward “Billy” Crystal[1] (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and film director. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABCsitcom Soap and became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes When Harry Met Sally… and City Slickers. He has hosted theAcademy Awards nine times, including the 84th Academy Awards in 2012.[2]

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August 30, 2012 at 5:17 am

314: Michael Ford: Grandfather to the Messiah

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Michael Gerald Ford (born March 14, 1950) is the oldest of four children of former U.S. president Gerald R. Ford and his wife Betty Ford.

He is a minister, and leads the Office of Student Development, which oversees all student organizations atWake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is an alumnus of Wake Forest (BA, 1972) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv, 1984). He was the president ofSigma Chi while a student at WFU. President Ford, when he was still in Congress, spoke at his son’s commencement.

He married Gayle Ann Brumbaugh (born 1951) on July 5, 1974. The Fords have three daughters,

  • Sarah Joyce (born 1979), who married Blake Goodfellow in 1999 and had four children with him:
    • Riley Ann (born 2001)
    • Ford William (born 2003)
    • Brady Michael (born 2005)
    • Tyler Elizabeth (born 2008)
  • Rebekah Elizabeth (Bekah, born 1982), who married Clay Cooke in 2004 and had a daughter with him:
    • Ever Elizabeth (born 2010)
  • Hannah Gayle (born 1985).

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August 30, 2012 at 5:05 am