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  Audie Murphy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Murphy received the Medal of Honor, the military's highest award for valor, along with 32 additional medals awarded for bravery and service.
By the end of the war, he was a legend within the 3rd Infantry Division as a result of his heroism and battlefield leadership.
The tombstones of Arlington's Medal of Honor recipients are normally decorated in gold leaf, but Murphy had requested that his stone remain plain and inconspicous, as would be the case with an ordinary soldier.
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 Strange Science: Timeline
Among the marvels Lewis and Clark are expected to find are erupting volcanoes, mountains of salt, unicorns, living mastodons and seven-foot-tall beavers.
Cuvier also publishes a paper explaining that the fossil animals he has studied bear no resemblance to anything still living, an unambiguous endorsement of the theory of extinction.
This is one of the first descriptions of living habits based on fossil evidence.
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 The New Zealand Edge : Heroes : Sir Edmund Hillary : www.nzedge.com
For Hillary the accomplishment was not just the celebrity he achieved through being the first to reach the top of an piece of geography (ok – an exceptional piece), but with the way he used his fame to aid the people who had helped him reach Everest: his beloved Sherpas.
Hillary was knighted, Norgay was given the George Medal, Britain’s highest civilian award, and the duo were medaled, toasted, and feted around the world.
Known as a ‘living legend’ and the 'world's greatest living explorer', he inspires awe among other mountaineers.
www.nzedge.com /heroes/hillary.html   (4282 words)

 Dolly Parton @ Famous.y2u.co.uk
The song was also covered by music legend Kenny Rogers on his 1997 album "Always and Forever," which sold over 4 million copies worldwide.
She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood; a star on the Nashville Star Walk for Grammy winners; and a bronze sculpture on the courthouse lawn in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Dolly Parton was awarded the Living Legend medal by the U.S. Library of Congress on April 14, 2004, for her contributions to the cultural heritage of the United States.
famous.y2u.co.uk /F01_Dolly_Parton.htm   (1730 words)

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 Johnny Cash Biography - The Man In Black
Cash was profoundly affected by these incidents, and he attempted to take the first steps on the long, hard road to recovery.
In 1980, Cash became the Country Music Hall of Fame's youngest living inductee at age 48, but during the 1980s his records failed to make a major impact on the country charts, though he continued to tour successfully.
Though unwanted by major labels, he was approached by producer Rick Rubin and offered a contract with Rubin's American Recordings label, better known for rap and hard rock than for country music.
www.jeffosretromusic.com /cash.html   (3292 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Texas Music Bibliography A-F   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mark Bego, George Strait: The Story of Country's Living Legend (New York: Kensington Books, 1997).
Abram Chasins with Villa Stiles, The Van Cliburn Legend (Garden City, NJ: Doubleday, 1959).
David Dalton, Piece of My Heart: The Life, Times and Legend of Janis Joplin (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985).
www.governor.state.tx.us /divisions/music/education/biblio/biblio.htm   (3837 words)

 Paladin Press - Index L through Z of Books, Videos and DVDs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Paladin Press - Index L through Z of Books, Videos and DVDs
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