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The Great War In Portraits: National Portrait Gallery display

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WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

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James Hunt's win forgotten as Niki Lauda's life hangs in the balance

James Hunt's win forgotten as Niki Lauda's life hangs in the balance | Formula 1 | Formula 1 news, live F1 | ESPN.co.uk

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Crow King: For the duration of the battle of Little Bighorn, Crow King and his band of eighty warriors attacked Custer from the south, allowing Crazy Horse and Gall to surround the 7th Cavalry. Crow King died in 4-5-1884, cause of death - "quick consumption" from a long lasting cold and received the rites and sacraments of the Catholic church. Location of his burial is unknown. Source: Wikipedia

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Iconic Images Of The Vietnam War: June 8, 1972 A Vietnamese grandmother carries her severely burned 1 y/o grandson down Route 1 after a misdirected napalm attack by South Vietnamese pilots in the village of Trang Bang, South Vietnam.

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Bran the Blessed - Celtic God of Rejuvenation and Protection, Lord of Ravens. He died protecting modern-day England, but his severed head continued talking and giving advice for several months afterward. When it at last stopped, it was buried in the White Hill, where some say the Tower of London stands today. According to folklore, that is why ravens still guard the Tower of London.

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It is  about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a regrettable long-term condition that causes severe burning pains, amongst other symptoms.

It is about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a regrettable long-term condition that causes severe burning pains, amongst other symptoms.

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Paraffin heaters - my grandmother stood one in the bath to warm up the bathroom. It did the job !

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“You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.” ~Les Brown

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