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Vintage-Inspired Watches Inspired By A Purple Heart Recipient From World War II

For more than a year, Brian Dunnigan has been working in secret with his business partner on a business, and now he’s going public with it in December 2016. It’s called Hawthorne Watch Company. The UCONN grad’s late Grandfather, Bernard Brown, with whom he was very close, was a watchmaker. He’s the catalyst for the company. “Bernie” Read more…

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“The Last Goodnight,” The Story Of Betty Pack, The WW II Spy

Howard Blum, is a two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, a contributor to Vanity Fair, and New York Times best-selling author who penned his first book at age 25. He’s a prolific writer who has written 13 books. His latest is called “The Last Goodnight.” It’s about a female spy named Betty Pack, code name “Cynthia,” whom Read more…

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“The Kalamazoo Gals,” The Story Of The Hidden Guitar Factory

 John Thomas, a Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University who is passionate about music a lover of guitar music has uncovered a story that has never before been reported.  It turns out that during World War Two there were 70 women making guitars for Gibson in a plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Gibson had denied that they were Read more…

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The National WWII Memorial

Nothing like visiting the breathtakingly beautiful National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. especially at nighttime. The senses are just heightened. On a very hot August night that’s where I found myself along with a few others taking it all in.. Thinking about how many sacrificed so much so we could be free. The memorial is Read more…

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A Quilt of Valor for A Veteran

This was such a chance moment that happened, right place at the right time to meet some incredible people. I drove by a sign that said “Quilts of Valor,” it was outside an American Legion Hall in Madison, CT. The sign piqued my interest so I went inside and I’m so glad I did. There, Read more…

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