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    edison Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847, in Milan, Ohio, the youngest of seven children born to Samuel and Nancy Elliott Edison. He began to lose his hearing after having scarlet fever as a young child. As he grew older his deafness increased until finally he was totally deaf in his left year and had only 10% hearing in his right ear. Edison did not consider this

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    It was a beautiful day in Fort Myers, Florida. The sun was shining bright, not a cloud was in sight. Perfect day for a swim meet. It was the second day of a local, three day meet, but probably the most important day of my twelve years of being alive. I had a very steep goal in my mind all summer, and this was the best chance I had in achieving this goal. I yearned to accomplish what very few accomplish in the sport, break a National Age Group record. Words cannot fully depict the nervousness I

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    My Favorite Trip

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    Florida is a state that is very special to me. I have always enjoyed my many visits, but one trip in particular stands out as my favorite. Ever since I was ten years old, I have enjoyed SCUBA diving with my family. We have done it many times, and it is one of my favorite hobbies. In the Summer of 2016, my father and I took an unforgettable trip centered around it. We drove down to Fort Myers and got aboard a dive boat headed to the Dry Tortugas, a small island chain to the west of the Keys. Not

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    Fort Myers Vs Porter Fort Myers and Porter are two amazing cities. Fort Myers located in the Sunshine State and Porter in the Lone Star State. Porter is more of a suburban area whereas Fort Myers is more developed as a city. Both these cities have very noticeable differences. One is more active and alive, and the other is calm. Although these cities are opposites, they have similar qualities that we can compare to see which city is better. Notably Florida is known for having many glamorous theme

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    vacation on a cruise. My Dad and I went on a three- day long cruise to The Bahamas. I had never been on a cruise, so it was a new experience for me. We needed to be in Tampa for our departure, so we drove the two hours from Orlando, Florida to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. My Dad and I used this time to talk, make plans for the trip and think about our upcoming adventures on the cruise. We left while the sun was fully up and the sky was blue with fluffy white clouds; there was not a sign of rain anywhere

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    Marsha Boswell

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    involved with the yearbook and newspaper but didn’t focus in on the agriculture. When considering her college options, Boswell wanted to get as far away from the farm as possible and just “get through” college to start her career. She attended college at Fort Hays State University where she was also involved in collegiate yearbook and newspaper writing. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Communications

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Alexandria, VA) Ashcraft & Gerel proudly announces Michelle A. Parfitt, Esq., a Personal Injury Lawyer employed with the firm, was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their annual meeting held March 21-25, 2018. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States, which demonstrates what an honor this is for Ms. Parfitt and the firm. Attorneys who have achieved a career of excellence through

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    Florida is known as the Sunshine State. Whereas Texas is the Lone Star state. Both states are complete opposites, beaches vs cowboys. So which is better, there really isn’t a true winner. Both states have amazing cities. For example, Fort Myers Florida and Porter Texas. Both these cities are good to live in. Although they both are very similar, one has more activities for you to do and the other is more calm. Notably Florida is known for having many glamorous Theme Parks. Fort Myers is positioned

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    small militia groups formed to protect the inner part of Florida. The small groups were made up of ranchers and cowhands. Union soldiers would hold raids to capture the cattle and the Navy union would conduct raids across the coast to destroy the salt works plants, and eventually capture or force the abandonment of Fort Myers. The whole point of the Cow Cavalry was to protect the cattle, salt works, and small towns in south Florida. By 1863 Florida had become the primary source of beef for confederate

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    Pensacola Harbor

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    the civil war in Florida all started with the Pensacola harbor. There was a navy yard and three forts guarding the harbor, including Fort Barrancas, Fort McRee, and Fort Pickins. On January 8, 1861, Florida Governor Madison S. Perry authorized Colonel Chase to seizing the forts at Pensacola. On the Fort Barrancas, 1st Lieutenant Adam J. Slemmer was an officer from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania during the Seminole Wars and the American Civil War. He heard rumors that the Florida Militia was planning

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