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FOR A COOL, SATISFYING DRINK

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Kool-Aid is a brand of flavored drink mix owned by Kraft
Foods
. The powder form was created by Edwin Perkins in
1927 based upon a
liquid concentrate called Fruit Smack.     
    
     
      
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  Edwin Elijah Perkins        
  (January 8, 1889 – July 3, 1961
)


The building in Hastings, Nebraska, where Kool-Aid was invented.

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Todays Kool-Aid look.

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HAPPY NATIONAL DOUGHNUT DAY !

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Celebrated in the U.S. on the first Friday of June of each year, National
Doughnut Day was created by
The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938
to honor those of their
members who served doughnuts to soldiers
during
World War I. Their goal was to help people in need during the
Great Depression
. On this day many doughnut shops will be offering
free doughnuts.

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HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED!

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REMEMBER THIS DRIVE-IN SERVICE ?

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ENTREPRENEUR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902

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Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984)

Businessman Ray Kroc was responsible for turning McDonald’s into the world’s
dominant fast-food chain after buying the business for $2.7 million in 1961. He
was the owner of the San Diego Padres baseball team from 1974 until 1984.

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