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Grandchildren really make you think

In the long and painful history of Arab/Israeli conflict there was one bright moment when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli Prime Minister Begin and Egyptian President Sadat to meet at Camp David for peace talks. But the Israeli Prime minister … Continue reading

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Legacies

Best known for its elegant and expensive watches, Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe has also become well-known for its clever advertising slogan which says: ‘You never actually own a Patek Philippe; you merely take care of it for the next generation.’ … Continue reading

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Legacies

During the Great Depression, a wealthy lawyer died leaving a will specifically designed to embarrass the beneficiaries. He left shares in the Ontario Jockey Club to two prominent men well known for their opposition to gambling, and shares in a … Continue reading

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