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Strange But True: Feb. 21, 2019

 

February 21, 2019



* It was French-German physician, philosopher and humanitarian Albert Schweitzer who made the following sage observation: “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”

* You might be surprised to learn that famed lover and heartbreaker Casanova eventually became a librarian.

* In parts of Illinois, it was once illegal to put a cake in a cookie jar.

* If you’ve ever yelled out a warning in panic — “Stop!,” “Run!,”...



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