Kinston Chapter One - The Camping

I’ll start our mini-series on the entire reason we ended up here in Kinston, NC - which on the map is about an hour north of the NC shoreline and an hour east of Raleigh. We were looking for a place to stop down for a week or so, dig into school, work and house projects, and nurture our inner...

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Bardot

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Brigitte Bardot was a French movie-star, model, singer, and animal rights activist. She was born on September 28, 1935 in Paris. She was into music and dance at a young age, and at the age of 15 was a model for the French magazine ‘Elle’. After a couple years of modeling, Bardot became an...

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Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. His interest in science began at age five, when his father showed him a compass, and young Einstein wondered what made the needle turn. When Einstein was 10, the family invited a college-educated friend to come over for...

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Peyton Place

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Grace Metalious is the writer of a famous 1956 novel titled ‘Peyton Place’. She was born on September 8th 1924.

‘Peyton Place’ quickly became a novel that teens loved. They would underline what they thought were the ‘good parts’ and then pass it on to a friend. ‘Peyton Place’...

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