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Don’t Give Up On Others

One day, Thomas Edison came home and gave a paper to his mother. He told her, “My teacher gave this paper to me and told me to only give it to my mother”. His mother’s eyes were tearful and young Thomas...

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The Day the ‘White Man’ entered Abeokuta

The Egba people were peaceful forest dwelling members of the Yoruba nation of whom nothing was known until their 18th century uprising against the central authority of the Oyo Empire. The liberation took place around the year 1780 under the leadership...

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Destroy Your Enemies Totally

No sitting American President had more enemies than Abraham Lincoln. He had a great strategy for destroying them; he befriended them. In fact, one of them would eventually take his life. Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-1869) and Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) were enemies,...

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Be Yourself, Never Give Up

Peter Dinklage was born with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. He was the only family member with this abnormality, both his parents and his older brother Jonathan having the right heights. Despite being just 4 feet 5 inches (135 cm), he...