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Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Dale Murphy: An Undervalued Baseball Great

Dale Murphy was born on March 12, 1956 in Portland, Oregon. Murphy began playing baseball at the age of ten in Little League baseball. He was not a star player at first, but Dale continued to play the game and matured mentally and physically. Eventually, he developed into a...

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Bart Starr: One Of Football's Greatest Field Generals

Bart Starr was born on January 9, 1934, in Montgomery, Alabama. He attended Sidney Lanier High School and decided to try out for the football team. After a short period of time, he wanted to quit the team. However, his father was a strict disciplinarian and disliked quitters. He...

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Derek Jeter: A True Baseball Great

Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey to Charles and Dorothy Jeter. When he was four years old, his family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan so that his father could further his education. This is where Derek began being groomed for his eventual great baseball...

Entertainment
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Rolonda Watts Profile

Rolonda Watts was born on July 12, 1959 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Roland and Velma Watts. Her parents were educators and stressed the importance of education. She was a gifted child and remarkably, Rolonda was speaking in complete sentences by the time she was...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Paul "Tank" Younger Profile

Paul "Tank" Younger was born on June 25, 1928, in Grambling, Louisiana. He played college football for legendary coach Eddie Robinson at Grambling State University. He began his carrer at tackle, but it soon became apparent that Paul was better suited to play running back and linebacker. He was...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Wilbur Wood Profile

Wilbur Wood was born on October 22, 1941 in Cambridge,Massachusetts. He was signed right out of Belmont High School in Belmont,Massachusetts in 1960 by the Boston Red Sox. He was called up to the Major Leauges in 1961. He split his time between pitching for the Red Sox and...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Eddie Robinson: An American Icon

Eddie Robinson was born on February 13, 1919 in Jackson, Louisiana and he is the second winningest coach in college football history. Eddie's father was a sharecropper and his mother was a domestic worker. They never graduated from high school, but Robinson's parents encouraged him to pursue a college...

Lifestyle
by curiosity44
8 years ago
5 Things You Can Do To Become A Socialite

What Is A Socialite? A socialite is someone that participates in and organizing social events. They usually socialize with wealthy or prominent people. They often have a flair for fashion and know what is "in style" at the moment. Politicians often use socialites to host parties for their...

Sports
by curiosity44
7 years ago
Robin Yount Profile

Robin Yount was born on September 21, 1955 in Danville, Illinois. During his childhood, he starred at�William Taft High School. After graduating, he was drafted as a shortstop by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1973. In April of 1974, Yount made his major leauge debut against the Boston Red Sox....

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Sam Langford:The Greatest Boxer To Never Win A World Title

Sam Langford was born in Nova Scotia,Canada on March 4, 1883. He left home at the age of 14 to escape his abusive father. He traveled the country and worked any job he could find. Eventually, he was offered a janitorial job by Joe Woodman who ran a boxing...

Business & Money
by curiosity44
7 years ago
7 Tips You Can Use To Get A Pay Raise

Many people are frustrated because they feel underpaid and unappreciated at their current job. Some believe that their career has stalled and desparately want to jumpstart it. Employees maybe working longer hours and feel that their salary does not reflect this. Some workers become depressed about this situation and...

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Wendell Scott: An American Pioneer

Wendell Scott was born on August 29, 1921, in Danville, Virginia. It was an agricultural town where many residents labored in cotton mills or tobacco plants. During his childhood, Scott worked in these industries and disliked it. He promised himself that he would find an easier way to make...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Lisa Leslie Profile

Lisa Leslie was born on July 7, 1972 in Gardena,California and  is the daughter of Christine Leslie, a truck driving owner and Walter Leslie, a semi-professional basketball player. Her father abandoned the family when Lisa was 5 years old, leaving Christine to raise Lisa and her sisters Dionne and Tiffany as...

Sports
by curiosity44
6 years ago
Bruce Lee: A Martial Arts Revolutionary

Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, in the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California. He was the son of Eurasian parents, Lee Hoi Chuen and his wife Grace Ho. His father was an actor in the Chinese opera. Early in Bruce's childhood, the family decided to leave...

Lifestyle
by curiosity44
7 years ago
3 Things You Can Do To Become A Handwriting Expert

What Is A Handwriting Expert? This is someone also known as a forensic document examiner. They verify signatures and possible fraud or counterfeit papers. These people analyze the authenticity of important information such as deeds, contracts, leases, and wills. Letters and crossed "i" 's and "t's", are studied...

Lifestyle
by curiosity44
7 years ago
4 Benefits Of Visualization

What Is Visualization? Visualization(also known as guided imagery) is a meditation that goes beyond imagination. Your dreams are examples of it and they represent your hopes and desires. They allow you to express your thoughts and feelings that you may be afraid to share with people. Visualization is...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Rick Barry Profile

Rick Barry was born on March 28,1944 in Elizabeth,New Jersey and grew up in Roselle Park,New Jersey. He is considered to be perhaps the greatest small forward in National Basketball Association history by many basketball experts. Barry attended the University of Miami and became an All-American. He led the...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Sidney Moncrief Profile

Sidney Moncrief was born on September 21, 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born in 1957,  the same year that Little Rock Central High School was desegregated. Moncrief grew up in a Little Rock area that was racially segregated. He was the second to youngest child of Bernice...

Business & Money
by curiosity44
8 years ago
5 Things An Employee Can Do To Get Promoted

Many employees want to get promoted and but do not know what is necessary to get promoted. They see people move up in the company and wonder, why was it not me? Some think that you have to be buddies with your boss to get ahead. This is not necessary...

Sports
by curiosity44
8 years ago
Carlos Monzon Profile

Carlos Monzon was born on August 7, 1942, in San Javier, Argentina to Roque Monzon and Amalia Ledesma. He was born into poverty along with twelve siblings in the slums of Argentina. Like many boxers that grow up poor, Monzon used boxing as a vehicle to live a better...

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