BY JACK LEVINE As we look forward to the July 4th Independence Day celebration,  let’s think for a few minutes about the words that were principally drafted by 33-year-old Thomas Jefferson

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Why we need to know our American history For many of us who are appalled by the recent behavior of elected officials (Who are 100% Republican) trying desperately to highjack

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Memorial Day – Freedom is not free BY JACK LEVINE Monday, May 27th is Memorial Day, our nation’s commemoration of the sacrifices made by those whose lives were lost for the

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Every time I hear about another act of hate and violence, I think to myself, the victim of that crime is someone’s child…and so is the perpetrator. BY SUSAN STIFFELMAN Babies

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For All Of Our GRANDdaughters and Their GRANDdaughters Editor’s note:  I’m proud to post this essay from a concerned grandmother who was at one time the editor for GRAND. If

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and

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Let America Be America Again By Langston Hughes Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain

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A Grandparent in the White House By Cheryl Harbour Now it’s official. We have two grandparents running for President. One way or another, come January, there’ll be a grandparent in

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By Ken Dychtwald – Agewave That’s $8 TRILLION, with a T. Just to put that number into perspective, it’s almost as much as China’s annual gross domestic product. That number represents

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By Dr. Judith Miller            Not a day goes by lately, where I don’t hear gloom and doom woven into casual conversations I have with others.

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By Christine Crosby Have you read the Declaration of Independence lately? If not, please see it below along with information about the men who signed it. As a grandparent and

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Under the Same Sun, a true story of long-distance grandparenting by Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend and civil rights icon Jackie Robinson, illustrated by award-winning artist, Ag Ford  |

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Kids definitely understand food and know that Thanksgiving means lots of it! But do they have any idea why we gather together on this special day? Here is a quick

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Editor’s Note: Enjoy finding out all of these awesome places to explore America’s history. By Maria King,   president/founder of EventCrazy.com. Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com or @eventcrazy on Twitter or  visit

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GRANDPARTNERS FOR GRANDPARENTS Jim Hmurovich of Prevent Child Abuse America: An impassioned grandfather’s call to action   Christine Crosby, GRAND Magazine’s Editorial Director, sat down to chat with Jim Hmurovich,

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Presidential Proclamation — National Grandparents Day, 2012  NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY, 2012 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Throughout

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  By: Jack Levine, President 4 Generations Institute Are all forms of discrimination wrong?  No, we all have our personal preferences, but I believe that discrimination that denies basic human

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