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Thanks… Charles Schulz for Franklin Armstrong … 50 years ago on July 31, 1968

On July 31, 1968, a young, black man was reading the newspaper when he saw something that he had never seen before. With tears in his eyes, he started running and screaming throughout the house, calling for his mom. He would show his mom, and, she would gasp, seeing something she thought she would never see in her lifetime. Throughout the nation, there were similar reactions.

What they saw was Franklin Armstrong‘s first appearance on the iconic comic strip “Peanuts.” Franklin would be 50 years old this year.     Continue reading

The Charlie Schulz Philosophy – “Be Yourself”

The Charlie Schulz Philosophy

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The following is the philosophy of , the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip.

You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them.

Just read the e-mail straight through, and you’ll get the point

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.

2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.

3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.

4 Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.

5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.

6. Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.  Continue reading

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