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Server Couldn’t Ignore the Things She ‘Overheard’ Two Firefighters Say During Breakfast

diner1The two men, who had stopped at 130 Diner in Delran following a long day battling the New Brunswick blaze, asked server Liz Woodward, 24, to bring them the largest cups of coffee she had, TODAY reported.
According to one of the firefighters who posted about what happened online, Woodward “overheard” them talking over breakfast.

This is what she set down instead of a bill,” Tim Young wrote.

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Beautiful Heartbreak

Beautiful HeartbreakFor anyone who has gone through serious struggles or heartbreak in life please listen to this incredible song from Hilary Weeks.

Posted by Chris Sorensen on Friday, May 4, 2012

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Games which increase the power of your mind


I’ve created many games for the Kindle & Android that increase the power of your mind. The games were designed to not only test your knowledge, but to increase it through the power of play.

Some of my games include:

  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • US Constitution
  • Political Principles
  • States & Nicknames
  • People of the Bible
  • Family History Vocabulary
  • Scripture Mastery

Features of the games:

  • Multiple choice game
  • Keeps track of your score
  • Keeps track of your time
  • Shows your highest score
  • Shows the correct answer
  • Shows your fastest time
  • Rewards you when you achieve 100%

Are you ready?… Then let’s begin.

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100 inspirational quotes from Mormon leaders

These quotes will inspire you! If you look for the good in the world, you will surely find it.


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Carl’s Garden

Carl was a quiet man.. He didn’t talk much. He would always greet you with a big smile and a firm handshake. Even after living in our neighborhood for over 50 years, No one could really say they knew him very well.

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Celebrate the inner child within each one of us

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Special Needs Mom: Why I let my daughter splash in the rain

By Suzanne Perryman
For Special Needs Mom
Published: Monday, Oct. 7 2013 8:50 p.m. MDT

It is bedtime, and my daughter Zoe, fresh from her bath, is heading to the kitchen table for her nightly medicine and dessert. She is tired, I can tell, by the slow way her legs come together, causing a clumsy and uneven gait. Step by step, she makes her way pulling her walker behind her. She moves forward to the promise of cookies and milk, humming her way down the hall.

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News report from Bruno, NE In 1981, Herman Ostry and his wife, Donna, bought a farm a half mile outside of Bruno, Nebraska, a small community sixty miles west of Omaha.

The property had a creek and came with a barn built in the 1920’s. The barn floor was always wet and muddy. When the creek flooded in 1988, the barn ended up with 29 inches of water covering the floor. That was the last straw.

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Annie Glenn – an american hero

       For half a century, the world has applauded John Glenn as a heart-stirring American hero. He lifted the nation’s spirits when, as one of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, he was blasted alone into orbit around the Earth; the enduring affection for him is so powerful that even now people find themselves misting up at the sight of his face or the sound of his voice.
       But for all these years, Glenn has had a hero of his own, someone who he has seen display endless courage of a different kind:
     Annie Glenn.

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“The Lord sees weaknesses differently than he does rebellion.”

Richard G. Scott