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Re: Famous Names

Postby Grandmama » Aug 14, 2019 11:10 am

Patrick Stewart, actor

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Postby Ryadian » Aug 14, 2019 3:45 pm

Sean Astin, actor
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Postby Grandmama » Aug 14, 2019 8:01 pm

Abraham Lincoln
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Postby Cleander » Aug 15, 2019 10:47 am

Leonhard Seppala, musher in the 1925 Great Race of Mercy in Alaska which delivered serums to diphtheria-stricken Nome and inspired the annual Iditarod Dogsled Race.
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Postby Ryadian » Aug 15, 2019 3:14 pm

Very cool, Cleander! I'll admit, up until this point, I only knew the name of one of the dogs in that particular run. ;))

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Postby Grandmama » Aug 16, 2019 8:29 am

Amelia Earhart
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Postby coracle » Aug 17, 2019 11:46 am

Edward Lear, an English writer of comic verse
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 17, 2019 4:53 pm

Lewis Carroll, famed as the author of Alice in Wonderland & its sequel
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Postby Ryadian » Aug 19, 2019 3:05 pm

Charles M. Schulz, of "Peanuts" fame

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Postby Grandmama » Aug 27, 2019 3:12 pm

Sandra Boynton, author of fun children's books
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 27, 2019 3:42 pm

Boris Karloff, horror movie actor.
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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Aug 27, 2019 7:50 pm

Krystal Jung, actress and singer.

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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 27, 2019 11:12 pm

(Lady) Jane Grey, Queen of England for nine days after the death of Edward VI, after which she was executed, when Mary I (Tudor) claimed the throne of England.
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Postby coracle » Aug 28, 2019 8:45 am

Georgie Henley (suddenly realised she fits here), former child actor and now young adult actor, currently filming more episodes of The Spanish Princess (in which she plays Henry VIII's sister Meg).
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Postby Grandmama » Aug 28, 2019 1:31 pm

Harrison Ford, American actor
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Postby Cleander » Aug 28, 2019 1:56 pm

Frederick Douglass, famous abolitionist.
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