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"There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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    24 hours of news images: 23 October


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  Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:23 GMT 
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In pictures: Ottawa shootings 
  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:03:13 GMT 
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  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:27:42 GMT 
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What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:22 GMT 
    What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites


In pictures: Derry in 1969 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:19 GMT 
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The hardship posting to end all hardship postings 
  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:05:33 GMT 
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  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:02 GMT 
    Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?


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  Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:21:56 GMT 
    Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation


Brazil elections: Last-ditch push in 'Mini-Brazil' state 
  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:04:57 GMT 
    Who will prevail in Brazil's battleground state?
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