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Interesting bit of history: the readers who entertained cigar factory workers in the early 20th century. Buddhist Kung Fu nuns (and yes, that would be an excellent name for a rock band) are biking the Himalayas to oppose human trafficking. Napoleon Harris III – entrepreneur, state senator and former NFL linebacker – delivers pizza, fights off bad guys, helps solve a murder.
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'Kung Fu' Nuns Bike The Himalayas To Protest Human Trafficking

News : Huffington Post

Clad in black sweatpants, red jackets and white helmets, the hundreds of cyclists pedaling the treacherously steep, narrow mountain passes to India from Nepal could be mistaken for a Himalayan version of the Tour de France. The simi...

How Buddhist Nuns Restored This War Correspondent's Faith In Humanity

News : Huffington Post

In a remote Buddhist nunnery outside Kathmandu, Nepal, a group of young nuns wakes up at 3 a.m. every day to practice kung fu, a form of martial arts used both for exercise and spiritual growth. The kung fu nuns at Druk Gawa Khilwa ...

'Kung Fu' nuns bike Himalayas to oppose human trafficking

News : Reuters: World News

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Clad in black sweatpants, red jackets and white helmets, the hundreds of cyclists pedaling the treacherously steep, narrow mountain passes to India from Nepal could be mistaken for a Himalaya...

Readers Played Important Role in Cigar Factories – Rare Pictures of Lectors Who Entertained Factory Workers from the Early 20th Century

Arts / Photography : Vintage Everyday

In the early days of the lector, many cigar factory employees, both male and female, were illiterate. There was a great thirst for knowledge. Lectors read novels determined by consensus. They also read poetry, nonfiction works, and ...

SEEING A CHILD LIKE A STATE. In the early 20th century Helen Todd, a factory inspector in Chicago…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit

SEEING A CHILD LIKE A STATE. In the early 20th century Helen Todd, a factory inspector in Chicago, interviewed 500 children working in factories, often in dangerous and unpleasant conditions. She asked children the question: “If you...

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