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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Winston Churchill: Needed More Than Ever Today

On this day in 1874, a child was born in England who would ultimately change the course of world history: Winston Churchill.

Part of my childhood was spent as a resident of the neighbourhood for which Churchill was a Member of Parliament. As I grew up, Churchill was always a fixture, an integral part. Many books have been written about him. He was an officer in the British Army, an artist, a Nobel Prize winning writer (1953). Even though Churchill was part of my history lessons at school, I had no idea what a prolific writer he was:...

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*cross-posted from Assoluta Tranquillita*