Todd Beamer

Until the morning of 11 September, 2001 heroism was something that America watched in movies or read about in books. Now the country yearns for heroes, and it has them in abundance.  
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Steve Jobs

"When I was young, there was an amazing publication called The Whole Earth Catalog, which was one of the bibles of my generation. It was created by a fellow named Stewart Brand not far from here in Menlo Park, and he brought it to life with his poetic touch. This was in the late 1960's,…
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Emily Dickinson

A poet who took definition as her province, Emily Dickinson challenged the existing definitions of poetry and the poet’s work. Like writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman, she experimented with expression in order to free it from conventional restraints. Like writers such asCharlotte Brontë andElizabeth Barrett Browning, she crafted…
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