Gerard John Schaefer Jr. was born on March 25, 1946, in Neenah, Wisconsin, which is just south of Green Bay. Gerard Sr. worked as traveling salesman for Kimberly-Clark which so happens to be what the town of Neenah is most known for. Senior and wife, Doris, had three children: Gerard, known as “John” around the house, Sara, four years younger than Gerard, and Gary, five years younger than Sara. Doris described Gerard’s childhood as happy as any other kid did, while Gerard thought otherwise. He referred to himself as an “illegitimate child” the product of a “forced wedding”.
We have always believed that even when mankind is brought down to the ashes, when we have lost hope on everything. That there is always going to be a guiding hand that will pull as out of the ashes and bring us back to where we were before the tragedy. The truth is that most of us would be willing to accept that idea that man is going to be able to pull ourselves from the deepest tragedy we are through. In Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 the novel has a more optimistic view to what we believed would happen if the world was to be brought down to it's knees. This book shows us that this is possible we don’t always have to have a pessimistic view of humans.
Before Issac Monney got to the Toronto international airport, he had swallowed 84 pellets, each one had about five grams of heroin. When he had arrived to customs the inspector became suspicious about certain aspects about Isaacs travel arrangements. Isaac paid for the airline ticket via CHEQUE for for a flight that was on the same day, showing that he was in a hurry. Isaac said that he worked as a taxi driver, and that he had left the country to see a sick cousin in Switzerland. It was also suspicious to the customs officer that the fact that Isaacs’s passport showed his place of birth was Ghana, given the customs officer knowledge of Switzerland as a route country for drugs and narcotics and Ghana as a supplier country.
Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter, killed fifty eight people who had gathered along the Las Vegas strip for a music concert before shooting and ending his life. A statement from his brother to reporters stated that their father at some point was featured in the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Patrick Hoskins Paddock, their father got arrested in 1960 after robbing banks and was served with a 20 year jail term. Eight years while serving his term in jail, he managed to escape and was on the run until 1978. Reports provided by the FBI stated that he was to be considered harmful to the society (Kutner, Max).
Theodore “Teddy” Riley The creator of “New Jack swing” stated journalist Berry Michael Cooper. Artist and producer Teddy Riley created a sound that infused hip hop and R&B and had a huge impact on the music of the mid 80’s and still popular today. He worked with artist such as Janet Jackson, Bobby Brown and Michael Jackson. He is the lead singer of the popular 90’s group Guy.
MULTI-TASKING BEAUTY QUEEN- WHAT MORE CAN YOU DO? By Emma Ross Debbye Turner - known by most people as the Miss America of 1990, the inspirational lecturer, and the lively TV host. However, there’s more to meet the eye than the many roles she plays.
In today’s world, technology is everything. Smartphones, computers, tablets, and televisions are all at our fingertips. Ray Bradbury, a futuristic author, wrote many stories and novels about a futuristic society, where humans became engrossed in technology. His stories usually occur in the years 2030-2050. These stories are indeed a few decades before now, but the author correctly predicted the future.
A large majority of Irish settlers in the 18th century were Scotch-Irish. There was also a small percentage of Irish Catholics. However, one of the most interesting connections of 18th century Philadelphia was between the Irish, the Quakers, and William Penn. An additional thought-provoking connection transpired between Benjamin Franklin and the Irish immigrant Mathew Carey. There is a long and consequential history between America, Philadelphia, and the Irish who came here.
Not long ago, a close friend of mine, Sierra, invited me to go to a retro ice cream parlor in Oakland with her family. In fact, her family has been going to this creamery since she was three years old. Sierra’s family would drive out to Oakland to go to the famous Fentons Creamery once a year. Opened in 1894, Fentons is a family-owned world famous establishment ("Fentons Creamery and Restaurant”). Stepping into the parlor was like a blast from the past; I was instantly hypnotized by the artisans making the ice cream from scratch.
Dr. James Naismith is one of the most important people in sports history. He invented one of the most popular sports today, basketball. He also pushed the limits of literacy, art, science, and technology for new hopes. That is why he is why he considers James Naismith a "Renaissance Man." Dr. James Naismith was born on November 6, 1861 in Almonte, Ontario, Canada (Logan).