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TWO POST OFFICES HONOR TWO LEGENDS

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The Van Nuys Civic Center postal depot will be renamed the Marilyn
Monroe  Post Office.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed resolutions
renaming two post offices in the Los Angeles area in honor of Marilyn
Monroe (shown above) and rock ‘n’ roll legend Ritchie Valens located
in Pacoima..

The Los Angeles Daily News reported Thursday that the Van Nuys Civic
Center postal depot will be renamed the Marilyn Monroe Post Office.

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Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Mortenson)
(June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962)

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Ritchie Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela)
(May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959)

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THE NATION PAYS IT’S FINAL TRIBUTE ~

President John F. Kennedy lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
President John F. Kennedy lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
(November 24-25, 1963)

Caroline and Jackie Kennedy kneel at coffin in the Capitol rotunda.

Jacqueline Kennedy kisses the casket of her husband in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol asdaughter Caroline kneels alongside.
Jacqueline Kennedy kisses the casket of her husband in the rotunda
of the U.S. Capitol as daughter Caroline kneels alongside. (AP)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, DC. on this day in 1982, after a march to its site by thousands
of Vietnam War veterans. About two years later the Three
Soldiers statue was dedicated.

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Sights and sounds of this day in 2001, when America suffered the worst terrorist attack on its soil.

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