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Nelson County, Virginia

Nelson County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was estimated to be 15,020, its county seat is Lovingston. Nelson County is part of VA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nelson County is home to a local ski area. Nelson County is home to ten wineries, five craft breweries, two cideries, two distilleries, many fruit orchards and Crabtree Falls. At the time the English began settling Virginia in the 1600s, the inhabitants of what is now Nelson County were a Siouan-speaking tribe called the Nahyssan, they were connected to the Manahoac. Nelson County was created in 1807 from Amherst County; the government was formed the following year. The county is named for Thomas Nelson, Jr. a signer of the U. S. Declaration of Independence, who served as Governor of Virginia in 1781. An earlier Virginia county named in his honor, became part of Kentucky when it separated from Virginia in 1792. On the night of August 19–20, 1969, Nelson County was struck by disastrous flooding caused by Hurricane Camille.

The hurricane hit the Gulf Coast two days earlier, weakened over land, stalled on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge Mountains, dumping a world record quantity of 27 inches of rain in a three-hour period. Over five hours, it yielded more than 37 inches, while the previous day had seen a deluge of 5 inches in half an hour, with the ground saturated. There were reports of animals drowning in trees and people who had had to cup their hands around their mouth and nose to breathe. Flash floods and mudslides killed 153 people, 31 from Roseland and Massies Mill alone. Over 133 public bridges were washed out in Nelson County. In the tiny community of Davis Creek, 52 people could not be found; the bodies of some people have never been found. The entire county was cut off, with many roads and all bridges, radio/TV, electric service interrupted; the waters of the Tye, Piney and Rockfish rivers flow into the James River. There was massive flooding elsewhere in Virginia, such as along the Maury River, which destroyed the town of Glasgow in Rockbridge County.

The James River and its tributaries drain Nelson County, but in the face of massive flooding from other tributaries such as Hatt Creek the James River crested more than 20 feet above flood stage at Westham, as Nelson County citizens watched portions of houses and other buildings and dead livestock flow past. Just a few miles further downstream, the James River crested at the City Locks in Richmond at 28.6 feet swamping downtown areas and flooding a substantial portion of South Richmond. The Hurricane Camille disaster did over $140 million in damage across Virginia, however in no other place in Virginia was the storm as devastating and deadly as in Nelson County, where one percent of the population was killed and where many bodies were never recovered. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 474 square miles, of which 471 square miles is land and 3.5 square miles is water. The Blue Ridge Mountains form the northwest boundary of the county. Internally, Nelson consists of the Rockfish and Piney rivers, along with many known creeks.

Augusta County – northwest Albemarle County – northeast Buckingham County – southeast Appomattox County – south Amherst County – southwest Rockbridge County – west Blue Ridge Parkway George Washington National Forest United States National Radio Quiet Zone I-64 US 29 US 60 US 250 SR 6 SR 56 (Crabtree Falls Hwy. It operates two elementary schools, one middle school, one high school; the middle and high schools are located just outside Lovingston, Virginia. Nelson County provides free GED testing to all adults. Jefferson-Madison Regional Library is the regional library system that provides services to the citizens of Nelson; as of the census of 2010, there were 15,020 people, 6,396 households, 4,302 families residing in the county. The population density was 31.9 people per square mile. There were 8,554 housing units at an average density of 18 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 83.3% White, 13.1% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.5% Asian, Z% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, 1.7% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population. There were 6,396 households out of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.7% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.81. In the county, the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 29.60%

Aitor Cantalapiedra

Aitor Cantalapiedra Fernández is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Twente as a winger. Born in Barcelona, Aitor joined FC Barcelona's youth school in 2002, aged six, after starting it out at PB Cinc Copes. Released in 2006, he spent his youth at three other teams in the region – RCD Espanyol, CF Damm and UE Cornellà – before joining Barça's youth ranks towards the end of the 2013–14 season. After finishing his graduation, Aitor was promoted to the reserves in July 2015, after the club's relegation to Segunda División B, he made his senior debut on 22 August of that year, replacing Joan Campins for the final 21 minutes of a 1–2 loss at former club Cornellà. Aitor scored his first senior goal on 5 September 2015, equalising in the 43rd minute against rivals RCD Espanyol B at the Ciutat Esportiva Dani Jarque, albeit in a 2–3 defeat. On 11 October, he scored the only goal in a home success over CD Alcoyano. On 28 October 2015, Aitor made his first team debut, coming on as a 64th-minute substitute for fellow debutant Wilfrid Kaptoum in a 0–0 away draw against CF Villanovense, for the season's Copa del Rey.

He played all 90 minutes in the return leg at the Camp Nou, which Barcelona won 6–1 and proceeded to the next round. On 12 January 2016, despite being their top scorer with four goals as they fought a second successive relegation, Aitor's contract with Barcelona B was rescinded as part of a mid-season revolution, he made his La Liga debut on 28 August, replacing Nicola Sansone for the final three minutes of a goalless draw at Sevilla FC. On 7 August 2017, Aitor signed for Sevilla Atlético in Segunda División, he played half of games as they finished the season in last place, only scoring in the 2–1 loss at Lorca FC on the final day. Aitor moved abroad for the first time on 31 July 2018, signing a two-year deal for FC Twente of the Dutch Eerste Divisie, he scored 13 times in his first season in the Netherlands, as the team won promotion to the Eredivisie as champions with three games to spare, adding three more in the KNVB Cup. BarcelonaCopa del Rey: 2015–16TwenteEerste Divisie: 2018–19 Barcelona official profile Aitor at BDFutbol Aitor at Soccerway Aitor at Aitor Cantalapiedra – UEFA competition record

Michael Jeltsch

Michael Jeltsch is a German researcher in the field of Biochemistry. He is an adjunct professor in University of Finland, he has more than 50 publications. Jeltsch was the first to show that VEGF-C and VEGF-D are the principal growth factors for the lymphatic vasculature and his research focuses on cancer drug targets and lymphangiogenesis, he has contributed to other seminal publications in cell biology with transgenesis, protein engineering, recombinant production and purification. In 2006, he developed a synthetic super-VEGF, using a library of VEGF hybrid molecules using a novel, non-random DNA family shuffling method. Jeltsch completed his graduation and postdoc at Molecular/Cancer Biology Lab, University of Helsinki, Finland, he worked as a researcher at Lymphatix Ltd. via Licentia Ltd. Helsinki, Finland and at Circadian Technologies via Vegenics Ltd. via Licentia Ltd. Helsinki, where he was involved in the development of VEGF-C and VEGF-D as drugs and anticancer drugs, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Wihuri Research Institute, Finland from January 2013 to August 2013.

Since 2013, he is a Group leader and Academy Research Fellow at Helsingin yliopisto - University of Helsinki, Finland. Jeltsch lab is affiliated with Translational Cancer Biology Research Program and Institute of Biomedicine, he was awarded Medix Prize by the Minerva Foundation Institute for Medical Research for best biomedical publication of the year in Finland in March 1997. In 2003, he received the Mandatum Prize for the best PhD thesis in the field of biotechnology in Finland. In 2015, he received the “Best Paper Award” in the category of Basic Science by Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association for his 2014 work, in which he identified the molecular mechanism behind Hennekam syndrome

SS Clifton

SS Clifton Samuel Mather, was a whaleback lake freighter built in 1892 for service on the Great Lakes. She was 308 foot long, 30 foot beam, 24 foot depth, had a 3,500 ton capacity; the self-propelled barge was built by the American Steel Barge Company in Wisconsin. Her builders used a design well-suited to carry iron ore, her intended trade; the new vessel was christened Samuel Mather, after a cofounder of Pickands Mather and Company, which at the time was the second largest fleet on the Great Lakes. After 31 years of service as an ore boat, the vessel was superannuated out of iron ore and was refitted as a carrier of stone aggregate, her 1923–1924 refitting included the installation of topside self-unloading gear. The Smith-patented tunnel scrapers were intended to enable the ship to unload more and to offload at ports that could not be serviced by ship. En route between Sturgeon Bay and Detroit on the night of September 21–22, 1924, while loaded with crushed stone, she encountered a storm and sank off Lake Huron's Thunder Bay Island with the loss of Captain Emmett Gallagher and the crew.

According to one historian, Clifton became a "ghost ship of the Great Lakes", as there were no survivors and the events leading up to the disaster were not known. The vessel's wreck was discovered on the bed of Lake Huron by technical divers in September 2016, with the discovery confirmed by further dives and research in 2017; when the lost vessel was rediscovered, it was found that a poetic folk ballad, written before 1932 by an Irish-American neighbor of the lost captain, contained a accurate description of the ship's foundering. The Clifton was built by the American Steel Barge Co. and launched in 1892. Designed by Captain Alexander McDougall, whalebacks had a unique form, their unusual design included a hull that curved, which when loaded resembled a whale's back. They were the precursors of the turret deck ship of the late 19th and early 20th century, which like the whaleback had rounded hulls, but unlike the whaleback had conventional bows and sterns and a superstructure. A total of 44 whaleback vessels were constructed from 1887 to 1898, with most operating in the Great Lakes.

As Samuel Mather, she was the second of seven U. S. merchant ships to bear that name. The eponymously-named Mather, a/k/a Clifton, was built at the personal expense of Samuel Mather, a cofounder of Pickands Mather and Company. For the better part of the twentieth century's first two decades, the company operated the second largest shipping fleet on the Great Lakes. After sailing for 31 years, she was deemed superannuated; the ship would no longer transport iron ore, instead was retrofitted as a carrier of stone aggregate. This 1923–1924 refit included the installation of topside self-unloading gear, which affected her center of gravity and righting moment; as wreck discoverer David Trotter stated: "We found that the self-unloading mechanism was still in position, and, an interesting discovery because we now realize that the unloading mechanism didn’t break free, causing the Clifton to have instability, resulting in her sinking." The self-unloading machinery "was added the same year she disappeared," responded maritime expert Valerie Van Heest.

She said. She said, "All of it was additional weight above the center line of the vessel", that it was not coincidental that three other ships outfitted with an identical self-unloading system all sank. Four of the refitted ships were lost in quick progression. At the time of her loss, Clifton was owned by the Progress Steamship Co. of Cleveland, a subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc. In Clifton's last position report as of 10:20 a.m. on September 21, 1924, it was entering Lake Huron near Mackinaw City 100 miles from where it foundered. As the gravel boat tried to make its way down Lake Huron toward its scheduled destination in Detroit on the night of September 21–22, a "great storm swept Huron". In the opinion of an experienced skipper who had worked his way through the gale, no vessel of Clifton's size could have survived in those conditions if she was 40 miles out to sea. Wreckage was scattered. Painted sticks of wreckage from the Clifton were recovered by Peter White on September 26, 1924, 24 miles northeast of Pointe aux Barques Light, a life raft was found on October 1, 1924.

On the Detour, Michigan–Goderich, Ontario course, about 70 miles away from the latter, hatch covers, the forward end of a pilot house were recovered by the S. S. Glencairn; the clock had stopped at 4:00, hypothesized to have been 4:00 a.m. on September 22, when storm waters on Lake Huron were at their height. A cabin door was found in the vicinity of Thunder Bay. United States Army Air Service airplanes were dispatched from Mount Clemens, Michigan, to conduct a search in Saginaw Bay in the vicinity of Tawas City, Michigan. Debris started washing up on the Canadian shore. No bodies were recovered. No mechanical malfunction has yet been discovered or any other definite cause of her sinking. Speculation at the time, which continued to be published decades after the tragedy, was that the newly-installed self-unloading gear could have broken free and contributed to the vessel's metacentric instability. However, after the discovery of the wreck it is now theorized that the vessel was overwhelmed by a wave or waves that drove it under power to the bottom.

The obliteration of the first 40 feet of the bow is testament to the blunt force. "The bow of the Clifton sustained heavy damage", said Trotter, after

Antonio Margheriti

Antonio Margheriti known under the pseudonyms Anthony M. Dawson and Antony Daisies, was an Italian filmmaker. Margheriti worked in many different genres in the Italian film industry, was known for his sometimes derivative but stylish and entertaining science fiction and sandal, horror/giallo, spaghetti western, Vietnam War and action movies that were released to a wide international audience, he died in 2002. Antonio Margheriti was born in Rome on 19 September 1930. Margheriti was the son of a railroad engineer and began his film career in 1950 working with Mario Serandrei, he began making short documentaries beginning with Vecchia Roma in 1953. In 1954, Margheriti was credited with special effects in films such as Pino Mercanti's I cinque dell'Adamello and La notte che la terra tremo. By 1955 he was credited in screenplays such as Classe di ferro. Margheriti grew up reading science fiction comics, when he was offered to direct the film Space-Men, he signed on to the project, he followed up this film with Battle of the Worlds starring actor Claude Rains, in turn followed by The Golden Arrow with Tab Hunter and some more peplum-style films such as The Fall of Rome and Giants of Rome.

Other genres tackled in the 1960s included horror in films such as Castle of Blood, The Long Hair of Death and The Virgin of Nuremberg, the Eurospy film with Sfida ai Killers and Operazione Goldman. After these, Margheriti returned to science fiction with his Gamma I series, which were filmed for the Italian television series Fantascienza but were afterwards released theatrically. Margheriti followed these films with some westerns, including Take a Hard Ride and And God Said to Cain.t In the 1980s, Margheriti created films following the success of Raiders of the Lost Ark, including The Last Hunter and Hunters of the Golden Cobra, which both starred David Warbeck. Warbeck starred in Tiger Joe, a film whose production became overshadowed by tragedy as Margheriti's long time cinematographer Riccardo Pallottini died when his plane crashed while he was attempting to get the film's last shot. Margheriti delved into the genre of films inspired by the Vietnam War but directed Yor, the Hunter from the Future, shot in Turkey and was picked up by Columbia Pictures for an American release to 1400 theaters.

Margheriti died on 4 November 2002. Margheriti's specialty in films was low budget efforts that fell into genres such as action and science fiction. To make films in short amounts of time, Margheriti applied techniques such as shooting with several cameras allowing him to record master shots, close-ups, more; this led him to light films carefully, allowed him to create several films per year. Note: The films listed as N/A are not chronological. In the documentary on the Image DVD release of his film Cannibal Apocalypse, Margheriti proudly mentioned that it was Quentin Tarantino's favorite among his films. In his own film Inglourious Basterds, in turn, Tarantino let Eli Roth's character Donnie Donowitz use "Antonio Margheriti" as an alias in an undercover operation at the cinema screening of Stolz der Nation. There is a much more explicit reference in Tarantino's most recent film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. In said film, Leonardo DiCaprio portrays fictional B-list actor named Rick Dalton, who goes to Italy to film Spaghetti Westerns, including one directed by Margheriti.

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William Hamilton (theologian)

William Hughes Hamilton III was a theologian and proponent of the Death of God/Is God Dead? movement. Hamilton died in 2012 at age 87 in Oregon. Hamilton was born March 1924 to William Hughes Hamilton II and Helen Hamilton. In Evanston, Illinois. In 1943 Hamilton graduated from Oberlin College, he served in the United States Navy during World War II earned a master's degree from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York in 1949. In 1952 Hamilton received a doctorate in theology from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Hamilton and fellow theologian Thomas J. J. Altizer co-authored the book Radical Theology and the Death of God. Time magazine published the article "Is God Dead?" that same year. In 1953 Hamilton joined the faculty at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School until he lost his endowed chair in 1967, he taught religion at New College in Sarasota, Florida before becoming a faculty member at Portland State University in 1970. There he served as dean of arts and letters until his retirement in 1986.

In 1949 Hamilton married a dancer from the New York City Ballet Mary Jean. They had 5 children: Ross, Catherine and Jean. Hamilton died of complications from congestive heart failure in his home on February 28, 2012 at age 87 in Portland, Oregon, he was survived by five children. Christian atheism List of Oberlin College alumni List of people from Evanston, Illinois List of people from Portland, Oregon Excerpt from Radical Theology and the Death of God