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Dog illustrator Cecil Aldin's Bull Terrier 'Cracker' . The only dog ever to have an obituary in the The Times newspaper.

Dog illustrator Cecil Aldin's Bull Terrier Cracker and his Irish Wolfhound (or possibly Lurcher) Mickie. Cracker was the only dog ever to have an obituary in The Times newspaper.

Social Security Death Index search results: SSDI records from the United States

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter obituaries and Death Notices for Manitowoc Wisconsin area .

This was read at my grandma's funeral. My favorite poem ever.             The Dash Poem

It was the switch

One of the most inspiring poems I have ever read. How will you spend your dash? The Dash Poem_Linda Ellis

Why not write your own obituary to help out your loved ones?

Why not write your own obituary to help out your loved ones?

Kay Davis: Singer who worked with Duke Ellington Although she was a classically trained soprano, Kay Davis established her name with the busiest, most famous jazz orchestra of the time, as one of three female singers in the Duke Ellington band. The fact that they were all very talented came first, but Ellington, the great charmer, loved to be in the company of beautiful women.

Kay Davis: Singer who worked with Duke Ellington

Kay Davis: Singer who worked with Duke Ellington Although she was a classically trained soprano, Kay Davis established her name with the busiest, most famous jazz orchestra of the time, as one of three female singers in the Duke Ellington band. The fact t

30 great poems everyone should know from The Times

30 great poems everyone should know

We pray in thanksgiving for the long life and immense generosity of Dolores Riedel (August 10, 1915 - February 28, 2015).  Mrs. Riedel left our community a very generous bequest at the time of her death.

We pray in thanksgiving for the long life and immense generosity of Dolores Riedel (August 10, 1915 - February 28, 2015). Mrs. Riedel left our community a very generous bequest at the time of her death.

Real love is far better than fake love.

"I hate the fact that some people get judged for being real while some are getting loved for being fake" Narcissists are opportunists that put on a fake mask/persona.

dr. sally ride, a physicist, who in 1983 at the age of 32, flew on the shuttle challenger and became the youngest and first american woman in space. gloria steinem, editor of ms. magazine at the time, said, “millions of little girls are going to sit by their television sets and see they can be astronauts, heroes, explorers, and scientists.” • she inspired us to reach for the stars, literally. . . ride sally ride . . . rest in peace

Sally Ride, Trailblazing Astronaut, Dies at 61

"American Woman who Shatters the Space Ceiling: Sally Ride, Trailblazing Astronaut, Dies at age --NYTimes

The Times obituaries have given readers throughout the world an instant picture of a life for over 150 years. The Times Great Lives is a selection of 124 of these pieces, each obituary has been updated and reproduced in their entirety, by Anna Temkin, The Times assistant obituaries editor.

The Times Great Lives by Compiled by Anna Temkin - Hardcover Second edition