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Backbone Mountain

Backbone Mountain is a ridge of the Allegheny Mountains of the central Appalachian Mountain Range. It is situated in the U. S. forms a portion of the Eastern Continental Divide. In the state of Maryland, Backbone Mountain reaches an elevation of 3,360 feet or 1,024 metres, making it Maryland's highest point. Backbone Mountain stretches 39 miles southwest to northeast, from the Black Fork near Hambleton in Tucker County, West Virginia to the Savage River Reservoir in Garrett County, Maryland; the mountain provides a boundary between two watersheds. The headwaters of Youghiogheny River, in the watershed of the Mississippi River, lie just northwest of the mountain, whereas the headwaters of the North Branch of the Potomac River lie just south of the mountain, along the West Virginia-Maryland border; the ridge is crossed twice by U. S. Route 219, again near Silver Lake, it is crossed by U. S. Route 50 east of Red House, marked by a Maryland State Highway Administration sign. Located just inside of Maryland along Backbone Mountain is Hoye-Crest.

At an elevation of 3,360 feet, it is the highest point in the state of Maryland. The location, named for Captain Charles Hoye, founder of the Garrett County Historical Society, has a marker and offers a view of the North Branch Potomac River valley to the east; the location is accessible via a path leading from U. S. Route 219 to the west; the southern end of Backbone Mountain was the location of West Virginia's first fire tower. The first tower was built in 1922 by the state and subsequently transferred to Monongahela National Forest. In 1963, the original tower was replaced with the one on-site and named after Ernest B. Olson in recognition of 28 years of service in MNF fire control and conservation programs. While the cab of the tower is not open to the public, the 133 steps leading to it are. From the tower it is possible to view the surrounding area, including Cheat River watershed, Blackwater Canyon, Canaan Mountain and the Otter Creek Wilderness. Crabtree Woods, on the northwest slopes of Backbone Mountain, is in the Potomac-Garrett State Forest.

It constitutes Maryland's largest surviving remnant of old-growth forest: over 500 acres of mixed Appalachian hardwoods. Outline of Maryland Index of Maryland-related articles Blackwater Canyon List of U. S. states by elevation Monongahela National Forest "Olson Tower". Monongahela National Forest. Retrieved 2011-05-08. "Backbone Mountain". Retrieved 2011-05-07

Rani Ratnaprabha

Rani Ratnaprabha is a 1960 Telugu language swashbuckling fantasy film and directed by B. A. Subba Rao under the B. A. S. Productions banner, it stars Anjali Devi in the lead roles and music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. The film begins Amarasimha king of Ratnapuri, moves for hunting where he meets a guy Bhaja Bhadraiah, he keeps him in his place and he changes his attire as a soldier just for fun. In the forest, Amarasimha gets acquaintance with a beautiful girl Ratnaprabha and both of them fall in love at first sight. Dharmapala foster father Ratnaprabha watches this, thinking Amarasimha as the soldier, Dharmapala becomes angry and scolds them. After returning to the capital, Amarasimha orders his Chief Minister Sarpaketu to make his marriage arrangements with Ratnaprabha. During the time of marriage, Ratnaprabha is surprised to see Amarasimha tying the knot and her happiness is boundless. Sarpakaketu is a womanizer and want to possess Ratnaprabha at any cost. So, he plots send his girlfriend Manjula as a maid to trap Ratnaprabha.

Meanwhile, an old monk visits Dharmapala, Ratnabhupala, the original ruler of Ratnapuri and father of Ratnaprabha. He is defeated by Veerasimha father of Amarasimha, escaped into the forest along with his daughter, handed over Ratnaprabha to Dharmapala and went for penance. Once Ratnaprabha meets him in the garden through a secret path, not known by Amarasimha. Manjula tells badly about Ratnaprabha's character to Amarasimha, he too notices Ratnaprabha coming from the secret path when he suspects her and Ratnaprabha is not able to reveal the truth because it may be dangerous to her father’s life. Angered Amarasimha arrests Dharmapala, gives a blank royal assent to Sarpakaketu and asks him to punish Ratnaprabha appropriately. Sarpaketu takes advantage of the situation, by keeping some conditions on it, asks Manjula to handover it to Ratnaprabha with a poison bottle. Ratnaprabha starts reading the conditions, to prove her chastity Ratnaprabha must die taking the poison, get back her life and marry Amarasimha 3 times without revealing her identity.

Ratnaprabha dies taking the poison, her body is buried Sarpakethu digs her out, gives the antidote to the poison and makes her alive. Knowing regarding the death of Ratnaprabha Dharmapala and people of the kingdom become furious. After coming into conscious Ratnaprabha understands the bad intention of Sarpakethu. Now Sarpakethu tries to molest her when Manjula obstructs his way and he stamps her out. At the same time, a dacoits gang attack on Sarpakethu's house its leader Ranadheer was the chief commander of Ratnabhupala who has settled in the forest after losing the kingdom, he takes along with him and treats as his own daughter. Distressed Amarasimha again visits the forest where Sarpakethu's men attack when he is wounded and protected by Ranadheer & his men. Amarasimha has given hospitality in there hamlet when Ratnaprabha acts as Ranadheer's dumb daughter and marries Amarasimha without his knowledge. Here Amarasimha is not ready to accept the match, so, he is arrested. Parallelly, Sarpakethu learns that Amarasimha has sensed his reality, so, he shacks hand with Dharmapala, occupies the kingdom and makes Ratnabhupala as the ruler.

In the forest, Ratnaprabha again changes her attire as servers Amarasimha. He asks her to help him in escaping when she keeps a condition to marry her and he does so. After reaching the capital he gets captured and Ratnaprabha reveals the entire truth to her father and Dharmapala. Amarasimha is presented in the court, the king gives death sentence to him and keeps a condition that he can be relieved if he ready to marry his daughter; as there is no other choice he marries Ratnaprabha in the mask. After the marriage, Ratnaprabha brings out all the facts, proves her chastity. At last, Amarasimha realizes his mistake, explains it is all treason of Sarpakethu and he is put to life imprisonment; the movie ends on a happy note with the reunion of Amarasimha & Ratnaprabha. N. T. Rama Rao as Amara Simhudu Anjali Devi as Rani Ratnaprabha Relangi as Bhaja Bhadraiah Gummadi as Dharmapala C. S. R as Mahamantri Sarpakaketu Balakrishna Surabhi Balasaraswathi as Nukkalamma Sandhya as Manjula Art: Vaali Choreography: V. J. Sarma Stills: Satyam Dialogues: Vempati Sadasivabrahmam, P. R. Kauodinya Lyrics: Aarudhra, Kosaraju Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, P. B.

Srinivas, Satyarao Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao Story: Vempati Sadasivabrahmam Screenplay: B. A. Subba Rao, Vempati Sadasivabrahmam, K. V. Kutumba Rao Editing: K. A. Marthand Cinematography: C. Nageswara Rao Producer - Director: B. A. Subba Rao Banner: B. A. S. Productions Release Date: 27 May 1960 Music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. Music released by H. M. V. Audio Company

Harriet Brown

Harriet Brown is an American writer, magazine editor, professor of magazine journalism at the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, she began her magazine career with a stint at Popular Science magazine. She was part of the start-up staffs for both Wigwag magazine, 1989–1991, American Girl magazine American Girl, 1992–2000, her 2006 New York Times article "One Spoonful at a Time" chronicled her daughter's descent into anorexia and recovery via family-based treatment known as the Maudsley approach. That article became the basis of Brave Girl Eating, her experiences inspired Brown to begin working as an advocate for better eating-disorders treatment. That same year she helped found Maudsley Parents, a website offering resources to families struggling with anorexia; as a professor at Newhouse, Brown continues to write and teach about eating disorders and body image as well as other issues, including family estrangement. She writes for the New York Times science section and magazine, O: The Oprah Magazine, Health magazine, many other publications.

In 2011 she won the John F. Murray Prize in Strategic Communication for the Public Good, awarded by the University of Iowa School of Journalism, she lives in Syracuse, NY. Shadow Daughter: A Memoir of Estrangement Body of Truth: How Science and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight—and What We Can Do About It Brave Girl Eating: A Family's Struggle with Anorexia The Good-bye Window: A Year in the Life of a Day-Care Center Mr. Wrong: Real-Life Stories About the Men We Used to Love, 2007 Feed Me!: Writers Dish About Food, Body Image, Weight Harriet Brown's website Maudsley Parents Project BodyTalk Training Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders

George W. Archibald

George William Archibald is the co-founder of the International Crane Foundation and was the inaugural winner of the 2006 Indianapolis Prize. Archibald was born in Nova Scotia, Canada to Donald Edison and Annie Letitia Archibald, he received his bachelor's degree from Dalhousie University in 1968 and his doctorate in 1975 from Cornell University. He married Kyoko Matsumoto on 15 August 1981. In 1973, when cranes were in a perilous situation and many of the fifteen remaining species were on the brink of extinction, Archibald co-founded, with Ron Sauey, the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, he was director from 1973 to 2000. He heads a World Conservation Union commission on crane survival. Forty years the world's cranes are still in a perilous situation. Archibald pioneered several techniques to rear cranes in captivity, including the use of crane costumes by human handlers. Archibald spent three years with a endangered whooping crane named Tex, acting as a male crane – walking, dancing – to shift her into reproductive condition.

Through his dedication and the use of artificial insemination, Tex laid a fertile egg. As Archibald recounted the tale on The Tonight Show in 1982, he stunned the audience and host Johnny Carson with the sad end of the story – the death of Tex shortly after the hatching of her one and only chick, his work inspired the 2016 children's book Dancing with Tex: The Remarkable Friendship to Save the Whooping Cranes by Lynn Sanders. In order to protect the watersheds and grasslands where cranes live and to help increase migratory flight paths, Archibald has visited remote areas, including parts of Afghanistan, India and the Korean Demilitarized Zone. In 1984, Archibald was awarded a MacArthur Fellows Program grant for his work with cranes. In 1987, he was added to the UN's Global 500 Roll of Honour. In 2012, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. "Indianapolis Prize: George Archibald" 2006 Indianapolis Zoo on YouTube "George & Tex" 2011 International Crane Foundation on YouTube

Ettore Boiardi

Ettore Boiardi, better known by an Anglicized version of his name, Hector Boyardee, was an Italian-American chef, famous for his brand of food products, named Chef Boyardee. Boiardi was born in Piacenza, Italy, to Giuseppe and Maria Maffi Boiardi. At the age of 11, he was working as an apprentice chef at the local "La Croce Bianca" restaurant, although his duties were confined to non-cooking odd jobs such as potato peeling and dealing with the trash, he learned more restaurant skills as an immigrant in Paris and London. On May 9, 1914, at the age of 16, he arrived at Ellis Island aboard La Lorraine, a ship of French registration. Boiardi followed his brother Paolo to the kitchen of the Plaza Hotel in New York City, working his way up to head chef, he supervised the preparation of the homecoming meal served by Woodrow Wilson at the White House for 2,000 returning World War I soldiers. His entrepreneurial skill became polished and well known when he opened his first restaurant, Il Giardino d'Italia, whose name translates as "The Garden of Italy", at East 9th Street and Woodland Avenue in Cleveland, in 1926.

The patrons of Il Giardino d'Italia asked for samples and recipes of his spaghetti sauce, so he filled cleaned milk bottles. In 1927, Boiardi met Maurice and Eva Weiner who were patrons of his restaurant and owners of a local self-service grocery store chain; the Weiners helped the Boiardi brothers develop a process for canning the food at scale. They procured distribution across the United States through their grocery's wholesale partners. Boiardi's product was soon being stocked in markets everywhere – the company had to open a factory in 1928 to meet the demands of national distribution. After sauce, their next product was closer to a complete pasta meal, including a canister of grated Parmesan cheese, a box of spaghetti, a jar of pasta sauce, held together in cellophane plastic wrap; the company was the largest importer of Italian Parmesan cheese, while buying tons of olive oil, according to niece Anna Boiardi. Touting the low cost of spaghetti products as a good choice to serve to the entire family, Boiardi introduced his product to the public in 1929.

In 1938, production was moved to Milton, where they could grow enough tomatoes to serve the factory's needs, which reached 20,000 tons of tomatoes per season at peak production. Boiardi sold his products under the brand name "Chef Boy-Ar-Dee" because non-Italians could not manage the pronunciation, including his own sales force: he was quoted as saying, “Everyone is proud of his own family name, but sacrifices are necessary for progress.”For producing rations supplying Allied troops during World War II, he was awarded a Gold Star order of excellence from the United States War Department. After struggling with cash flow, compounded by internal family struggles over the ownership and direction of the company in managing rapid internal growth, he sold his brand to American Home Foods International Home Foods, for about $5.96 million. Investing the funds in steel mills to produce goods for the Korean War was, in hindsight, an unwise business decision, amid a nationalization and privatization argument.

Both steel mills and the government wanted ownership of the steel industry during war production. Boiardi lost money after arguing with the War Department over compensation for the wear and tear on the steel mills. Nonetheless, the American Home investment became profitable, because Chef Boy-Ar-Dee became the leading canned food brand name in the US market. Boiardi appeared in many print advertisements and television commercials for his brand in the 1940s through the 1960s, his last appearance in a television commercial promoting the brand aired in 1979. Boiardi continued developing new Italian food products for the American market until his death in 1985, at which time the Chef Boyardee line was grossing $500 million per year for International Home Foods. Surviving commercials with Boiardi from 1953 are on most Kinescopes of the US soap opera Love of Life from that year. Boiardi died of natural causes on June 21, 1985, at age 87 in his home of Parma, survived by his wife Helen and son Mario.

He had two grandchildren. He is buried at All Souls Cemetery in Ohio. In June 2000, ConAgra Foods acquired International Home Foods; the company continues to use his likeness on Chef Boyardee-brand products, which are still made in Milton, Pennsylvania. Bellamy, Gail Ghetia. Cleveland Food Memories. Cleveland, OH: Gray & Company, Publishers. ISBN 978-1-886228-79-5 Boiardi, Encyclopedia of Cleveland History The Man, The Can: Recipes Of The Real Chef Boyardee, Hector Boiardi at Find a Grave 1953 television commercial with Ettore Boiardi on YouTube

Nnamdi Anyaehie

Chief Nnamdi Richard Anyaehie Esq. known as Eze Umu Okorobia, is a business tycoon, lawyer and family man. He is married to Lolo Obiageli Anyaehie with seven children including Nj, Nkemjika, Chijioke Kosi, Chime. Barr. Nnamdi Anyaehie is a lawyer and politician who serves as the Chief of Staff to the Imo State government in Nigeria, he is a member of the All Progressive Congress political party. Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie Esq. was born into the family of Chief and Lolo John Richard Anyaehie a renowned industrialist and philanthropist, who recorded in the sands of time to be one of the richest men in West Africa in the early 80's till his demise in 2014. Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie hails from Nkwerre Local Government Area in Imo State, he had his early education at constitution crescent primary school Aba and his secondary education at Ngwa high school Aba, Abia state where he gained outstanding results in WASC exams. Nnamdi Anyaehie was offered admission into Rivers State University where he obtained his Higher National Diploma.

Afterwhich, He served the Nation in Benue through the auspices of NYSC. Subsequently, the Nkwere born entrepreneur and politician headed to Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium, where he bagged a Masters of Arts Degree. In furtherance of his education, Chief Nnamdi headed to Imo State University where he acquired a Law degree and a Bachelor of Laws at the revered Nigeria Law School amongst others. Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie, has not just remained outstanding amongst equals like his father was but has delved into active politicking like his father, a notable kingmaker in his time. Chief Nnamdi has always at mind intriguing times doled out a high level of steadfastness, commitment and stability IN his political endeavors. Important, Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie has shown dexterity in his philanthropic nature, convincingly his high attitude of magnanimity and benevolence to the youths has fetched him the renowned title "EZE UMU OKOROBIA". Meaning; this name is justifiably unique and peculiar to the Nkwere born philanthropist with cognizance to the number of youths he has inspired and established across Nigeria.

Barr. Nnamdi Anyaehie from his days as a little boy had shown interest and capacity in handling cooperate and entrepreneurial matters. However, in the spirit of excellence, Barr. Nnamdi had founded and grown the following cooperate bodies as the. R. Anyaehie & Co. Nigeria Limited, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director MICASA Suites Nigeria Limited, Managing Director Hallmark Bank PLC. Barr. Nnamdi Anyaehie aside heading the above-listed ventures, is the President, Anyaehie Foundation. Co. Nig. Ltd. Amongst others. Ipso facto, in the year 2002, the Nkwerre born politician, Business tycoon and Legal luminary began a distinct voyage of discovery through his political peregrination. And. In 2007 he became a member of the Imo State Environmental Transformation committee. In 2009, he was made the chairman of Imo Finance Brokers and in 2012 he became a member of the Governing Board National Youth Service Corps. In 2013 he was elected to become the Imo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party and he became the Director strategy and finance Imo State All Progressive Congress in 2019.

Nonetheless, in 2019 Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie was appointed a Commissioner representing the South-Eastern part of Nigeria in the National Assembly Service Commission. After the swearing-in of His excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma. On the 15th of January 2020, Barr. Nnamdi Anyaehie was appointed the Chief of staff Imo State government house, to serve alongside other substantial appointees