The Last of the Wayanas – Part 2

In this second and last part of his essay, Dr. Bois describes the public health challenges that this fascinating tribe faced in the 20th century. The selection is written in Anniversary by yours truly. Attachment: the-last-of-the-wayanas-part-2.pdf

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The Last of the Wayanas – Part 1

The Wayana tribe, one of the many indigenous peoples of South America, inhabits the Guiana highlands. In the first part of this article from World Health Magazine and transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg, a French physician who studied this group of natives, Dr. Étienne Pierre Bois, describes some aspects of the life and traditions…

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The National Flag

What does a national flag represent? Henry Ward Beecher (1813–87), a prominent American clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, made these remarks to the Brooklyn 14th Regiment, bound for the battlefield in 1861. Here they are in Anniversary, written by yours truly. Attachment: the-national-flag.pdf

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The Rhine – River of Romance and Beauty

The Rhine, during its course from the Alps to the North Sea, passes through four countries and constitutes six different country borders. It is is one of Europe’s most spellbinding rivers, with hillside castles, lush vineyards, and storybook villages all around. This selection written by me in Anniversary talks about this magnificent river. Attachment: the-rhine-river-of-romance-and-beauty.pdf

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My Faith

Dr. Victor Francis Hess was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1936 for his discovery of the cosmic rays, the high-energy radiation originating outside of the Solar System that strikes the Earth’s atmosphere. In this interesting essay written in 1946, Dr. Hess explains how his religious beliefs are in harmony with science. I wrote…

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The Hidden Meaning of Some Gestures in Latin America

Do you know the meaning of some gestures that some native Spanish speakers use when communicating with others? In this article, transcribed in Anniversary Gregg for the blog by me, a press correspondent describes some of the most common ones. Attachment: the-hidden-meaning-of-some-gestures-in-latin-america.pdf Attachment: the-hidden-meaning-of-some-gestures-in-latin-america-transcript.pdf  

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Ready for Anything

In this selection from his autobiography, S. S. McClure, co-founder of McClure’s Magazine, tells about his rather unusual start in the business world. It was written in Anniversary Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: ready-for-anything.pdf

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