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Quote of the day for Thursday, August 7th!

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The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough. 

Colum McCann

August 7, 1974: High-wire artist Philippe Petit made his famous walk between the Twin Towers on a cable suspended 1350 feet above ground. His feat inspired Colum McCann’s novel, Let the Great World Spin.

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Quote of the day!

First I like to say Happy Memorial Day to everyone! And I want to thank all the men and women in arms who sacrifice to keep us safe and who protect our freedoms at home. Now…onto the quote!

Life, for people, begins to crumble on the edges; they don’t realize it.

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange (born May 26, 1895) knew that she wanted to be a photographer before she even picked up a camera. She is best known for her work during the Great Depression, documenting the difficulties of migrant laborers.

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May you all have a blessed Sunday. Here’s your quote of the day…

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Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.

Walker Evans

November 3, 1903: Writer and photographer Walker Evans is best known for his portraits of tenant farmers during the Great Depression. He also shot New York subway riders using a camera hidden in his jacket. Evans was born in St. Louis, Missouri, 110 years ago today.

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