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An Amateur, Passion and the Civil War

The word amateur comes from the Latin base, amator, to love. We’ve taken that word and turned it into a person who loves something so inordinately passionately that they don’t care if it has any monetary value. Amateurs love something for the sake of loving it–and they usually want to share that passion with everyone they […]

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Hail to the Unsung Heroes

Who are the unsung heroes in your life? I’m not talking about the obvious unsung heroes like your mom or your saintly aunt. I mean the ones you may never have met who have done a service for you–whether they’ll ever meet you or not–out of enthusiasm for the topic or situation I’ve been thinking […]

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