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This Man From Alabama is in Prison For Life For Stealing $9 in 1982

This Man From Alabama is in Prison For Life For Stealing $9 in 1982 | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Willie Simmons, a 62-year old Black man from Alabama, has been behind bars for the last 38 years for stealing $9. He was convicted of 1st-degree robbery and was sentenced to life without parole in 1982 due to Alabama's Habitual Offender law. He already had 3 prior convictions.
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WANT TO DO SOME GOOD TODAY? - MAKE THIS VIRAL... I checked various news sources, appears story is very real - and SO this message is addressed to President Trump - this guy needs your help
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Further research I found: Article 72 says that the president shall have the power to grant pardons, reprieves, respites or remissions of punishment or to suspend, remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence.
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The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown

The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it

Jimmy Carter finishes his Saturday night dinner, salmon and broccoli casserole on a paper plate, flashes his famous toothy grin and calls playfully to his wife of 72 years, Rosalynn: “C’mon, kid.”

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A kind and gentle President...

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12 Women Who Ran For President Before Hillary

12 Women Who Ran For President Before Hillary | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
"Don't know much about history..."That single lyric, smoothly sung by Sam Cooke, has been rolling around in my head since June 7th, whe
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did you know?

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Read Nikki Haley's Full Interview With

Read Nikki Haley's Full Interview With | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
“If a government doesn’t value human life, then they will do something to their people that the whole world will have to pay attention to,” Haley said.
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you are looking at the one who will become the first female President of the United States ! (just an early prediction)

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Vietnam POW 40th Reunion News Coverage

On May 24, 1973, President and First Lady Nixon hosted American Prisoners of War held captive in Vietnam for the largest dinner ever held at the Whit
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They gave years of their lives - if you have not seen this, give them 12 minutes. It was an unpopular war but like many things, it is a part of our history. It was Sammy Davis who suggested the largest dinner party ever held at the White House. It was hosted by a man who really was a great President - Richard Nixon. No matter what your age, this falls under "there is something new to be learned everyday". 

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