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Saturday, March 28, 2009

WWII


Damsel took this picture of me reading this to them the other day. This is a very interesting supplemental reading. I love to find little treasures that tell little known stories in history. This tells the story of a man that took 'secret' photos of a camp that the Germans brought thousands of Jews to and fenced them in, like a holding camp until their next fates were decided. His photos were discovered after the war.

2 comments:

The Tribe said...

Looks sobering. Are you keeping a list of all your supplementals? I will be doing those VP cards next year and would love you list if you have one!

Tonya said...

I will get on that with you as soon as I get a chunk of time! :)

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Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.