WILLIAM Shakespeare is arguably the greatest playwright to ever live - and deserves to have his birthday celebrated accordingly. But when is it - and how does his proud home town of Stratford-upon-Avon mark the big day. When is Shakespeare's birthday? The exact date is unknown but it is most often celebrated on April 23, the same date he died aged 52. We do know that he was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April 1565. His baptism is recorded in the Parish Register at Holy Trinity Church on Wednesday, April 26, 1564. These usually took place within three days of birth, according to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. How dose Stratford-upon-Avon celebrate Shakespeare's birthday? Unsurprisingly, his home went all out in celebrating the famous writer's 454th birthday with a parade and city-wide carnival. There were live street theatre and music, vintage singers, street food and craft demonstrations across the weekend, according to local media. On Sunday, the head boy of … [Read more...] about When is Shakespeare’s birthday, how is it celebrated in his hometown Stratford upon Avon and what are some of his best quotes?
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For everyone still coping with John Cena and Nikki Bella's breakup, John Cena is right there with you. The WWE-star-turned-actor shared an inspirational quote in a Tuesday morning Instagram post, two days after he and Bella confirmed their split to Us Weekly. The quote, attributed to Kwame Floyd, reads: "It's not what you go through that defines you; you can't help that. It's what you do after you've gone through it that really tests who you are." Advertisement - Continue Reading Below On Twitter, the Blockers star shared another moving message: "Sometimes we must bare the burden of shame and judgement to protect and give to the ones we love. #RiseAboveHate" Sometimes we must bare the burden of shame and judgement to protect and give to the ones we love. #RiseAboveHate— John Cena (@JohnCena) April 17, 2018 Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The power couple of pro wrestling had been together for six years when they announced they were parting ways. Cena proposed to … [Read more...] about John Cena Shares Inspiring Quote on Instagram 2 Days After Nikki Bella Split
BELLEVUE, Neb. — "I just enjoy killing. Simple as that."That is how Airman 1st Class Timothy Wilsey described what he called "a hunger, a thirst, a craving" to kill people.In the days after he strangled an acquaintance, Airman 1st Class Rhianda Dillard, Wilsey poured out his thoughts, and his murderous ambitions, in the handwritten pages of his journal.Some of the quotes from Wilsey's journal were displayed on a television screen Tuesday as Maj. Ryan Reed, one of the military prosecutors, gave his 75-minute closing statement in the sentencing of the 21-year-old airman. Wilsey pleaded guilty last week to charges of premeditated murder in the killing of Dillard, 20, as the two watched TV in her Offutt Air Force Base dorm room: D112, Turner Hall. He also pleaded guilty to desertion.Reed described how Dillard — a high-achieving member of the 55th Strategic Communications Squadron — met Wilsey at a basketball game, and the two exchanged phone numbers. According … [Read more...] about ‘I just enjoy killing. Simple as that.’ Quotes from Nebraska airman’s journal shared at sentencing in air base slaying
Published 2:43 pm, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 A New Kind of Life Insurance for Those Living with Diabetes 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - For people living with diabetes, the condition is a part of their everyday life and one that impacts many of their decisions, from balancing what they eat to taking care of their health. One area that might not be top of mind for people living with diabetes is life insurance. That’s because many people with diabetes believe they won't be able to get life insurance if they have the condition. Research shows that nearly 50 percent of people with diabetes are worried they will not qualify for a life insurance policy and another 45 percent assume it’s too expensive, according to a recent survey commissioned by John Hancock.1 And it's even higher among younger people, with 68 percent of people ages 25-34 worried they won’t qualify. Dispelling the … [Read more...] about A New Kind of Life Insurance for Those Living with Diabetes
New cases of invasive breast cancer will directly affect more than 250,000 people this year, according to an American Cancer Society estimate. Each one of them presumably will have a circle of friends and loved ones for support.How can those friends and loved ones be their best helping selves? We asked Sharon Rapoport, a former Roanoker and 18-year survivor.Rapoport, living in New York City these days, for more than a decade has been a trained volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Reach-to-Recovery program. She gives one-on-one consultations to people who are newly diagnosed. Rapoport also has counseled caregivers.Rapoport said she speaks from a collective experience, dealing mostly with common themes.“It’s not necessarily what would have been great for me,” she said. “It’s more what works across the board.”The process starts with the bad news itself. Maybe you’ve heard from a friend, or a friend of a friend, that someone you know … [Read more...] about How to support a loved one diagnosed with breast cancer