Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. She is a Patrick Henry College and World Journalism Institute graduate. Rachel resides with her husband in Wheaton, Ill.

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Religious Liberty
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/26/13, 02:35 pm

The Madhya Pradesh state in India passed legislation earlier this month requiring people to seek governmental permission at least one month before converting to a new religion, or face three years in prison, according to Morning Star News. The bill is waiting for the governor’s signature. 

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U.S. veterans search North Korea for fallen aviator's remains

History
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/25/13, 03:12 pm

Two decorated U.S. war veterans had a rare seat at a North Korean memorial ceremony today as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched his country’s commemoration of the Korean War’s end. 

The conflict, pitting North Korean and Chinese troops against U.S.-led United Nations and South Korean forces, ended with an armistice on July 27, 1953. But a peace treaty was never signed, leaving the Korean Peninsula in a technical state of war and divided at the 38th parallel.

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Former president goes bald, willingly

Newsworthy
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/25/13, 01:35 pm

At an age where most men are fighting to keep their hair, the 41st President of the United States willingly gave his up for a good cause. Former President George H.W. Bush, 89, recently shaved his head in solidarity with a 2-year-old leukemia patient, according to a report from Yahoo! News

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