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Entries by Kate Kelly from 07/2011

Four Thoughts for the Fourth

| Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

We all consider July Fourth to be "our nation's birthday," but given the number of steps it took to be a free country, it's good to be reminded of what the day actually signifies.

How a Dog Breeder, a Blind Man and a German Shepherd Changed the World in 1929

| Posted 07.20.2011 | Education

In the early twentieth century, those without sight were marginalized members of society. A series of circumstances on two continents was to change all that, and in the process, provide dignity and independence to those with visual impairment.

Comic-Con: Some Comics Offer an Invitation to Learn

| Posted 07.23.2011 | Education

Comic-con presents the opportunity to remind parents and teachers that not all comics are fictional plots about superheroes.

New Postal Stamp to Honor Owney, The Post Office Dog

| Posted 07.26.2011 | Huffington Post

On July 27, 2011, the USPS will release a commemorative stamp to honor Owney, the Post Office Dog, that was found and adopted by postal workers in Albany, New York.