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supernatural out of context

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Interesting find at garage sale- Pat’s letter teddy bear

O.k so while i was at my part time, this church from across our apartment was having a yard sale, my sister tells me she found a cute teddy bear and has gotten it for me, she paid 50 cents for it. Little did we knew that this little teddy bear hold a incredible secrets.

The teddy bear, or as I call him, Pappi, had writing all over him. At first we thought it was some scribble made by little kids, but the more we examined it closely it was an old writing wishing someone well. One thing we noticed is that the teddy bear was presented at 4/15/1944. Guys this teddy is like 73 years old.

There is so much thing that is unusual about Pappi, and here are couple of things we figured out so far.

-It was gifted to a girl name Patula, but everyone calls her Pat. And according to the letters she was a sweet and swell gal.

-All the letters where indicating that she was going away somewhere, one writer stated that they will soon meet at Tulsa.

-Pappi was signed by 25 different people, who really treasured Pat.

- Black inks turn brown over long period of time, so this is as legit as it can get.

-Pappi’s design is highly unusual for a teddy who is from 40′s. He has no sign indicating that he was manufactured. (Such as logo print, or a button with company name engraved to it) Not only that he was made with a cloth instead of being covered with fur like the rest of the teddy from that time period.

Here is an example of type of teddy bear that was common in that time frame, a popular one from the 1940 was the Steiff teddy bears.)

-There is a high indication that Pappi has been hand made by someone from scratch, likely with a sewing machine. Whoever made him ran out of materials and left his arm in a simple floppy design, again i shall mention, is a unusual design choice compare to a popular designs.

-We know for the fact that, Pat adored this bear and treasured it, keeping it such incredible condition for past 70 years.

-It’s possible that Pat is no longer with us.

-And my sister and I know for a fact that Pat’s family saw no value in it and decided to simply toss it at a yard sale.

It’s sad to see such wonderful thing to be thrown out like this, honestly this teddy bear belongs in a museum, not because how old or unusual it is but because of the love put in by the 25 different people and the owner who took such good care of it for seven decades.

But for now, I think this teddy deserves some cuddling.

Whelp, where ever you are Ms.Pat, I adore this really strange, mysterious and sentimental teddy, Pappi gets to see sunshine and travels with me now.

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Monsta X Twitter Update Translation 🌸🙃

[#셔누] 오늘도 본방사수 !!
아이따뜻해 (땀삐질) 진짜봄인가봄..ㅎㅎ❤️

[#Shownu] Broadcast killer today as well !!
Ah it’s so warm (sweating) It’s really spring.. haha❤️

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The Fishermen and Their Haul (mural on a wall of the public school, Culebra, Puerto Rico)

The island of Culebra, where I have been staying, is part of the Spanish Virgin Islands. It was colonized by Spain in the 1880s and called San Ildefonso.

In 1903, when Teddy Roosevelt ordered U.S. forces to invade Puerto Rico, the outlaying islands of Vieques and Culebra were seized as well, which is why the “Little Snake” (as Culebra’s coat of arms calls itself) is now part of the United States.

In 1939, the Navy began to use the whole of the Culebra Archipelago as a gunnery and bombing practice site, despite the fact there were residents still living on the island. For decades the Navy fired thousands and thousands of shells, bombs and torpedoes, not all of which exploded.

In 1971 the people of Culebra began protests, known as the Navy-Culebra protests, for the removal of the U.S. Navy from their island. Four years later, in 1975, the use of Culebra as a gunnery range ceased and all operations were moved to Vieques.

It must be noted, however, that the Navy did a terrible job of finding and removing all the live shells that now lay scattered in the sands of the local beaches, in the shallow waters and deeper off shore. Even as I write this, one of the northern beaches, Carlos Rosario, has been closed all week as crews from Puerto Rico search the waters after skin divers reported finding something bomb-shaped and metallic near one of the reefs

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President Theodore Roosevelt with John Muir at Glacier Point at Yosemite National Park in 1906. In 1903 Roosevelt joined Muir to tour the area and upon Roosevelt’s request spent much time camping in “the real Yosemite” mostly on their own. It was in that time Muir made the case for remedying with federal government protection and management what he viewed was mismanagement by the California state government of the area. It was this encounter that led to Mariposa Grove and Yosemite Valley being added to what is now Yosemite National Park in 1906 via the Yosemite Recession Bill.

Happy Earth Day. The original is on the bottom