Archive for July 14th, 2013

FAMOUS BOOK PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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When “The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care” was first 
published, both the book and Dr. Spock, attained fame instantly, 
selling 500,000 copies in its first six months.   .

By 1998, when Spock died, over 50 million copies of the book had
been sold, making it the best-selling book of the twentieth century
in America, aside from the Bible. As of 2011, the book had been
translated into 39 languages.

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Pediatrician Benjamin McLane Spock 

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A well used soft cover copy of Dr. Spock’s book

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PORTLAND FIRE STATION 28 ~ THEN AND NOW

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5540 NE Sandy Boulevard 1913 to 1984 and 2005 to Present
Built in 1913

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Station 28 – Rose City/Hollywood at 5540 NE Sandy Boulevard was reopened
in 2005

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Engine 28

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Mike Gracia

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FRANKLIN GRAHAM IS 61 TODAY

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Billy Graham holding his young son, Franklin

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William Franklin Graham III

Franklin Graham is a Christian evangelist and missionary who is the son
of Evangelist Billy Graham. He is also the president and CEO of his fathers 
Evangelistic Association.

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Franklin Graham (left) with his father Billy Graham

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