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Human Race

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by The Editors
Posted 12/13/18, 03:25 pm

Blocked

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By the numbers

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by The Editors
Posted 12/13/18, 03:20 pm

40

The number of U.S. House seats Democrats gained in the midterm elections, following the Dec. 6 concession of Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., in a tight race in the state’s 21st District.

85,000

The approximate number of children below the age of 5 who have died from starvation or disease in the Yemeni civil war, according to Save the Children.

0

The number of Pearl Harbor survivors from the USS Arizona in attendance at a Dec. 7 commemoration in Honolulu, the first time that no survivor from the ship was well enough to attend.

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Bittersweet early December

News | Remembering an honorable president during a gospel-focused funeral
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/13/18, 02:36 pm

“I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.”

When George H.W. Bush turned 19 on June 12, 1943, he had already gained his U.S. Navy commission. He almost died the following year when a Japanese flyer shot down his plane—but Bush bailed out and survived to sing along to Lee Greenwood’s signature song at the 1988 Republican convention.

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