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August 30, 2021

Cost Rica wins first ever medal in Para-Olympics

Sherman Güity ran a personal-best to earn silver in the men’s 100 m at the Paralympic Games. The result is Costa Rica’s first-ever Paralympic medal.


HiThe silver is Costa Rica’s first-ever Paralympics medal.

“I did it!” Güity shared on social media after the race. “Costa Rica now has a Paralympics medal. Thank you to Costa Rica for the support.”

Güity carried the Costa Rican flag up high after his performance:storic: Costa Rica wins first-ever Paralympics medal

August 24, 2021

Could someone tell me a couple things:

An uniformed but listening friend is equating Iran an Afghanistan with Iran in regards to sanctions and more importantly, US in regards to the particular lifting of sanctions.

Explaining that is a complicated issue and one can’t equate one country to another.

But is there any brief summary of each country might help.

Thanks for any help. I’m not a geopolitical wonk for sure and don’t want to spout out stuff I know nothing about.

August 14, 2021

"Our National credo or ....National Curse..."

Ask people to come up with an image that symbol- izes America’s immigrant heritage, and many of them will choose the Statue of Liberty. A gift from the people of France, she has watched over New York Harbor since 1886, and on her base is a tablet inscribed with words penned by Emma Lazarus in 1883:
Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
To some Americans, the words of Emma Lazarus are our national credo. Others say they’re our national curse. What do you think? Credo? Curse? Both? Neither?
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You can learn more about the Statue of Liberty and the restored immigration entry station on Ellis Island by visit- ing these sites:

August 13, 2021

Utusun 20 years, Wellst0nev0ter 19 years and Texas Towelie 10 years on DU

So many posts. Thanks everyone.

If you want more milestones watch for Earl G’s Good day on DU posted late mornings
around 10:30 CST.

August 11, 2021

🥳 👏🏽 Professor GAC and Skittles 20 yrs on DU. Lars39 19 yrs. 🥳❤️

Thanks for all your interesting posts.

August 4, 2021

Hey folks, alittlelark posting 18 years. A HERITIC AM I 16 years.

And Hekate has 70,000 posts to her credit.

Congratulations to all.

PS Should I miss a day you can always find Earl G’s initial post around 10:30 CST.

August 2, 2021

Crickets has been posting for 19 years.

Congrats to all our busy DUers.

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