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    The Woolworth lunch counter sit-in began February 1, 1960 at the FW Woolworth store in Greensboro, North Carolina... one of the seminal events in the US civil rights movement.


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    Big ceremony down here this morning in front of Woolworths, for the opening of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum.

    Video below is Franklin McCain, one of the "Greensboro Four" speaking this morning.

    Super 32 Challenge - October 26-27, 2013

    "Good things happen when you wrestle for a full seven minutes." -- Jayson Ness, post-finals press conference

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    50 years ago.

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    Olympic Champ kr1963's Avatar
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    You guys AREN'T smarter than a 5th grader...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GAGE View Post
    50 years ago.
    Nice catch Gage. Validates your Pick'ems championship.
    Life's not the breaths you take, the breathing in and out that gets you through the day ain't what it's all about. It's the moments that take your breath away.

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    62 years ago today

    Atrophy: what you get when you win atournament.

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    Happy Birthday Spider.
    RIP Jacob Schlottke; KR1963 and rpayton

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    Happy Birthday, Spidy - you're catching up with me!

    R.I.P. Cyrano and Roxanne.

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