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A Bit of the Confederacy Survives in the Deep, Deep South

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Category: World

From www.csmonitor.com

Each year, Brazilian descendants of Confederate veterans, who sought refuge in this tropical nation nearly 130 years ago, gather to celebrate their American roots. ′′We have a tradition that we don′t want to see die out,′′ says Thomas Steagall, whose great-great-grandfather served under General Lee.

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The Real, Complex Connection Between Single-Parent Families and Crime - Kay Hymowitz - The Atlantic

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Category: America

From www.theatlantic.com

The bottom line is that there is a large body of literature showing that children of single mothers are more likely to commit crimes than children who grow up with their married parents. This is true not just in the United States, but wherever the issue has been researched.

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