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Blue Springs, Alabama

Blue Springs is a town in Barbour County, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 96; the town is the home of Blue Springs State Park. Blue Springs is located at 31°39'51.588" North, 85°29'45.308" West. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 121 people, 49 households, 36 families residing in the town. The population density was 41.8 people per square mile. There were 54 housing units at an average density of 18.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 0.83 % Black or African American. There were 49 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.5% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.84. In the town, the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males. The median income for a household in the town was $38,000, the median income for a family was $38,250. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $21,500 for females; the per capita income for the town was $17,224. There were 6.5% of families and 4.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 33.3% of those over 64. Blue Springs State Park is a 103-acre property along the West Fork Choctawhatchee River near the center of town, it features a spring pool and picnicking. Blue Reindeer Creek is a designated site of historical interest. Blue Springs State Park

2008 Delaware gubernatorial election

The 2008 Delaware gubernatorial election took place on November 4, 2008, coinciding with the United States presidential election. Democratic state Treasurer Jack Markell defeated republican William Swain Lee in a landslide, succeeding incumbent Ruth Ann Minner a Democrat, prevented from running for a third term; as of 2008, Democrats had controlled the Delaware governorship for 16 years. In an upset, state Treasurer Jack Markell defeated Lieutenant Governor John Carney by 51 to 49% for the Democratic nomination on September 9; the Republican nominee was former state Superior Court Judge William Swain "Bill" Lee, defeating airline pilot Michael Protrack. Lee was the Republican nominee for governor in 2004, lost to Minner by a narrow margin; the race received more attention with the potential elevation of U. S. Senator Joe Biden as Barack Obama's choice as his Vice President of the United States. Election of a Republican governor would assist the party by proxy gaining an additional seat in the US Senate.

Senator Biden resigned his seat in the United States Senate on January 15, 2009, Ted Kaufman was appointed by Governor Minner to the vacant seat. Kaufman had served as Senator Biden's Chief of Staff during his tenure in the United States Senate. John Carney, Lieutenant Governor of Delaware Jack Markell, Delaware State Treasurer William Swain Lee, former Delaware Superior Court justice and nominee for governor in 2004 Michael Protack, airline pilot Jeffrey Brown and party founder Delaware gubernatorial election, 2004 Sarah McBride, a Markell staffer Delaware Commissioner of Elections Delaware Governor candidates at Project Vote Smart Delaware Governor race from Delaware Governor race from 2008 Race Tracker Campaign contributions from Follow the Money Official campaign websites John Carney, Democratic candidate Bill Lee, Republican candidate Jack Markell, Democratic candidate

Conrad Aiken

Conrad Potter Aiken was an American writer, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play, an autobiography. Aiken was the son of wealthy prominent New Englanders, William Ford and Anna Aiken, who had moved to Savannah, where his father became a respected physician and eye surgeon. Something happened for which, as Aiken said, no one could find a reason. Without warning or apparent cause, his father became irascible and violent. Early in the morning of February 27, 1901, he murdered his wife and shot himself. According to his own writings, Aiken discovered the bodies, he was raised by his great aunt in Massachusetts and was educated at private schools and at Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts at Harvard University where he edited the Advocate with T. S. Eliot, who became a lifelong friend and associate. Aiken's earliest poetry was written under the influence of a beloved teacher, the philosopher George Santayana; this relationship shaped Aiken as a poet musical in his approach and, at the same time, philosophical in seeking answers to his own problems and the problems of the modern world.

Aiken was influenced by symbolism in his earlier works. In 1930 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Selected Poems. Many of his writings had psychological themes, he wrote the anthologized short story "Silent Snow, Secret Snow". His collections of verse include And In the Hanging Gardens, his poem "Music I Heard" has been set to music by a number of composers, including Leonard Bernstein and Henry Cowell. Other influences were Aiken's grandfather, a church preacher, as well as Whitman's poetry which was'free' style; this helped Aiken shape his poetry more while his recognition of a God grounded his more visually rich explorations into the universe. Some of his best known poetry, such as "Morning Song of Senlin", uses these influences to great effect. Aiken wrote or edited more than 51 books, the first of, published in 1914, two years after his graduation from Harvard, his work includes novels, short stories, criticism and poetry. He was awarded the National Medal for Literature, the Gold Medal for Poetry from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Pulitzer Prize, the Bollingen Prize, the National Book Award.

He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, taught at Harvard, served as consultant in poetry for the Library of Congress from 1950 to 1952. He lived in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, he was largely responsible for establishing Emily Dickinson's reputation as a major American poet. After 1960, when his work was rediscovered by readers and critics, a new view of Aiken emerged—one that emphasized his psychological problems, along with his continuing study of Sigmund Freud, Carl G. Jung, Otto Rank, other depth psychologists. Two of his five novels deal with depth psychology. Aiken's writing was influenced by Freud. Although Aiken was encouraged by H. D. to go to Vienna to meet Freud, the dream was never realized. As he wrote, "Freud had read Great Circle, I’m told kept a copy on his office table, but I didn't go. Misgivings set in, so did poverty." Conrad married Canadian Jessie McDonald in 1912, the couple moved to England in 1921 with their first two children. Joan was born in 1924 and the marriage was dissolved in 1929.

After returning to America, up until the outbreak of World War II, he served in loco parentis as well as mentor to the budding English author Malcolm Lowry. In 1923 he acted as a witness at the marriage of his friend the poet W. H. Davies. In 1950, he became Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, more known as Poet Laureate of the United States. In 1960 he visited Grasmere in the English Lake District with his friend from Rye, the painter Edward Burra. Aiken returned to Savannah for the last 11 years of his life. Aiken's tomb, located in Bonaventure Cemetery on the banks of the Wilmington River, was made famous by its mention in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, the bestselling book by John Berendt. According to local legend, Aiken wished to have his tombstone fashioned in the shape of a bench as an invitation to visitors to stop and enjoy a martini at his grave, its inscriptions read "Give my love to the world," and "Cosmos Mariner—Destination Unknown." He was married three times: first to Jessie McDonald.

He was the father, by Jessie McDonald, of Jane Aiken Hodge and Joan Aiken. Aiken had three younger siblings, Kempton and Elizabeth. After their parents' deaths, they were adopted by Frederick Winslow Taylor and his wife Louise, a distant relative, took Taylor's last name. Kempton was known as K. P. A. Taylor and Robert was known as Robert P. A. Taylor. Kempton helped establish the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry; the most regarded source for information on Aiken's life is his autobiographical novel Ushant, one of his major works. In this book he speaks candidly about his various affairs and marriages

Faroe Islands at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

The Faroe Islands sent a delegation to compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, from 7–18 September 2016. They sent Krista Mørkøre, who participated in three events in swimming, her top finish was 10th in women's 400 m freestyle S10, she did not qualify for the finals of any of her three events. The Faroe Islands, a self-governing territory of the Kingdom of Denmark, first joined Paralympic competition at the 1984 Summer Paralympics; the Faroe Islands do not compete in the Olympic Games under their own flag, rather Faroese competitors at the Olympics compete as part of the Danish team. The Islands have participated in every Summer Paralympics since but have never participated in the Winter Paralympics. All 13 of the Faroe Islands' medals have been in the sport of swimming. Rio de Janeiro was their ninth appearance at a Summer Paralympics; the 2016 Summer Paralympics were held from 7–18 September 2016 with a total of 4,328 athletes representing 159 National Paralympic Committees taking part.

The Faroe Islands sent only one competitor to the 18-year-old swimmer Krista Mørkøre. She was chosen as the flag bearer for the opening ceremony; every participant at the Paralympics has their disability grouped into one of five disability categories: amputation, which may be congenital or sustained through injury or illness. Each Paralympic sport has its own classifications, dependent upon the specific physical demands of competition. Events are given a code, made of numbers and letters, describing the type of event and classification of the athletes competing; some sports, such as athletics, divide athletes by both the category and severity of their disabilities. Other sports, for example swimming, group competitors from different categories together, the only separation being based on the severity of the disability. Krista Mørkøre is classified as S10, has an impairment in the right side of her brain. S10 is explained by the International Paralympic Committee as having "minimal physical impairments of eligible swimmers" which includes "the loss of one hand or a movement restriction in one hip joint."

On 9 September, she participated in the women's 50 meter freestyle S10, was drawn into heat 1. She finished last in her heat with a time of 32.54 seconds. The gold medal went to Aurélie Rivard of Canada, the silver to Sophie Pascoe of New Zealand, the bronze medal was taken by Chen Yi of China. On 13 September, Mørkøre took part in the 100 meter freestyle S10 event. Drawn into heat 1, she completed the heat in 1 minute and 12.34 seconds, the slowest time out of all 19 participants across the three heats, was eliminated. The gold medal was again won by Rivard, the silver by Pascoe, the bronze medal was earned by Élodie Lorandi of France. Mørkøre's final event was the 400 meter freestyle S10 on 15 September. Rivard won her third gold medal, Monique Murphy of Australia won the silver medal, Lorandi won another bronze medal. Faroe Islands at the Paralympics

Madeleine Dansereau

Madeleine Dansereau was a Canadian artist and educator. She was the first woman jeweler in Quebec, she was known as Madeleine Maranda-Dansereau. Dansereau was born Madeleine Maranda in Montreal and studied painting at the École des beaux-arts de Montréal with Arthur Lismer and Jacques de Tonnancour. In 1953, she married Arthur Dansereau. From 1959 to 1965, she studied in the Swiss jeweler Philippe Vauthier's workshop in Montreal. In 1973, she founded the École de joaillerie et de métaux d'Art, a school of jewelry making and metal artwork, with Armand Brocharda, a jeweller from Belgium. From 1977 to 1990, she showed her work in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto. In 1981, Dansereau designed the "Grand Montréalais" trophy. In 1985, she designed, she died in Montreal in 1991. In June 1996, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts held an exhibition of her work, her work is held in the collections of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Canadian Museum of History. Rue Madeleine-Dansereau in Montreal was named in her honour.

In 2001, the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles established the Prix Madeleine-Dansereau

Mohamed Sobhi (actor)

Mohamed Mahmoud Sobhy is an Egyptian film and stage actor and director, known for several Egyptian movies. Mohamed Mahmoud Sobhi was born in Cairo, he graduated from the Institute of Drama in 1970 and continued to teach until 1984. Doctor Soaad ElS abbah for intellectual creativity Honorary Certificate in the Arabic theatre ceremony Best Egyptian Actor Best Egyptian Theatre Actor The Best Actor Golden Lion award The Best Director Golden Lion Award Middle East Best Director Honorary PhD Degree from the American University of California Honorary Masters Degree from the British University of Cambridge Hello Shalaby Comparse El-Mosem Al-Tha3lab Entaha El-Dars Ya Ghabi Hamlet Ali-Beih Mazhar Enta Horr El-Mahzooz El-Joker El-Hamagy Takhareef El-Baghbaghan Weg'het Nazar Bel-Araby El-Fasi7 Tabeeb Raghm Anfoh Mama America A'alat Wanees Le'bet El-Set Sekket El-Salama 2000 Carmen/ With a Different Perspective Of Mohammed Sobhy Amir Rafik Ghazal Al-Banat Khebitna Al Gareeh Ali Beih Mazhar Uncle Zizou Habibi Houna Al-Qahira Al Karnak Al-Ameel Rakam 13 Al-Shyatana Alty Ahabatny El Moshagheb 6 Batal Mn Al Sa'eed Elfloos wel Wohoosh Moohamy Taht Eltamreen Ela'abqary Khamsa Ali Beih Mazhar Rehlet el Melyoon Sonbol ba3d el Melyoon Yomyat Wanees Faris bila Gawad Mal7 el Ard'Ayesh Fe Al Ghaibooba Ana wa Ha'ola' Ragol Ghany Faqeer Giddan Al Nems Alam Ghareeb Gedan Shamlool Kimo In an interview which aired on the Egyptian Dream 2 TV on March 8, 2014, Sobhi stated that "Benjamin Franklin delivered a speech, which became well known.

I myself used it in “Horseman without a Horse.” Saw that a catastrophe was imminent, due to the Satanic ideas of that terrorist group. That was, he said: “I warn you that if these terrorist groups of Jews flock to America, they will control American decision-making within a hundred years. They will control America itself, will trample us underfoot." Sobhi argued "You’ll see when you read the Protocols of the Elders of Zion." Mohamed Sobhi on IMDb Mohamed Sobhy Facebook Official Page