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Fiction will tell you better what the past was really like.

    I was a history major in college. The past has always fascinated me. Especially the Middle Ages. I had an exciting history teacher in high school, Paul Tedesco, who stimulated an interest on my part in American history. … Continue reading

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a lover of humanity awash on a sea of words

  Charles Dickens, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, Chapter II Mr. Pickwick and his companions visit the towns Stroud, Rochester, Chatham, and Brompton: “The principal productions of these towns,” says Mr. Pickwick, “appear to be soldiers, sailors, Jews, … Continue reading

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