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  The Peculiar Patient Chapter 1 – The Encountering It seemed to be another regular day at the Lewis Gale Public Hospital; five childbirths and four life saving operations was an average day…. In the sea of drugged patients, nervous families, and stressed doctors, there stood the one man who enjoyed being at the hospital: Read more…

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Tolkien’s Creative Process in The Lord of the Rings   “The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts and birds are found there; shoreless seas and stars uncounted; beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever-present peril; both joy and sorrow as sharp as Read more…

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      Gandalf’s Departure       “’O good-bye and go away!’ grunted the dwarves, all the more angry because they were filled with dismay at losing him. Now began the most dangerous part of their journey.” Page 138, The Hobbit       Just as Bilbo thought that their journey couldn’t possibly get Read more…

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Fear was running through people’s minds and especially families who had loved ones sent to fight in the war. Back at home, they weren’t able to see what the war was like because TV wasn’t yet invented. Sometimes camera crews would follow some military units around during the evening, but it would take a week before they could play in newsreels at the movie theaters back home. At the time, citizens were not aware of how close their armies were to losing the important battle, and what hung in the balance. There are still some unanswered questions remaining about the battle to this day such as, was Callaghan justified when he put his radars in the back? What crucial mistakes caused Callaghan to die?