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Only Love Can Do That

By DANNY MINTON The names Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, Chester Nimitz, Jimmy Doolittle, and Douglas MacArthur retain their place in military history years after these men served and passed away. The awards and honors exist in abundant numbers. Even those not students of military history will recognize some of these names. Over and over through the years following WWII, America

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Never Give Up

By DANNY MINTON I remember 1968 primarily because it was in the summer of that year, my wife and I were married. However, most of us alive during that year remember 1968 as a year of “agony and triumph.” In January, the USS Pueblo faced an attack by North Korea, and the crew captured. They would remain prisoners, tortured, and

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Second Chances

By DANNY MINTON She found herself in trouble. Kidnapped from her home, she now faced death from her captors. Her voice remained paralyzed, tears began to well up in her eyes as her captors forcibly dragged her out of the house. Half clothed, she remained a prisoner to the men who dragged her down the street, eventually throwing her to

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The Season of Giving

By DANNY MINTON Garbage sacks stuffed with colorful Christmas paper now protrude from trash dumpsters that line the quiet street. Boxes ripped open the day before from Christmas morning’s excitement now sit piled, ready to be recycled or hauled to the dumpsite. We pack away a few that are colorful and still in good shape until next season. Gifts that

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A Gift That Matters

By DANNY MINTON December 26th represents one of the busiest shopping days of the year. People crowd the stores for sales and special deals. However, one thing different on that day shows a different view than sales before Christmas. If you look carefully, you’ll see scores of people toting packages into the store as well as out of the store.

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Failed Communication

By DANNY MINTON Sunday, April 14, 1912 The Titanic receives numerous messages that there is a lot of ice built up in the seaways Monday, April 15, 1912 – 4:15 AM Canadian Government Marine Agency “Titanic Sinking. Steamers towing her toward Cape Cod to beach her!” Monday, April 15, 1912 Reports that Titanic has hit an iceberg, but all passengers

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One Hour

By DANNY MINTON On December 26, 2010, I spent an hour with my mother. She didn’t know me, but my wife, Kathy, my dad and I were there. The last thing I did was kiss her on the forehead and say, “I love you, mom.” That would be my last hour with her. On February 11, 2019, I spent an

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