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  • Video postcards from the Peace Corps

     
    On the occasion of the Peace Corps’ 50-year anniversary, the Opinion pages ran several Op-Eds celebrating the volunteer organization and its enduring legacy. On its accomplishments, Stanley Meisler wrote: It's possible to cite the pounds of fish...
  • Sargent Shriver Dies

    Sargent Shriver Dies
    R. Sargent Shriver, who was responsible for launching the U.S. Peace Corps after marrying into the Kennedy family and joining John F. Kennedy's White House, has died, a family source told CNN. Shriver, whose full name was Robert Sargent Shriver, was 95....
  • 50 years ago: Hickory boy, 12, wins first Soap Box Derby

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 28, 1962: A Bel Air Elementary School student from Hickory, John Michael Kirk, 12, won the first ever Soap Box Derby in Bel Air. The sixth-grader had to win five heats to claim the championship....
  • Marian Shriver McSherry

    Marian Shriver McSherry
    Marian Shriver McSherry, long-time devotee of Maryland's Catholic aristocracy and mother of 12 children, died on July 24 of breast cancer at her home in Frederick. She was 85. A second cousin of R. Sargent Shriver, Marian Macsherry was born in...
  • Patrick Schwarzenegger & Friends Help Raise Awareness Through Fashion

    Patrick Schwarzenegger & Friends Help Raise Awareness Through Fashion
    Patrick Schwarzenegger and his childhood friend Nick Scheinberg along with Kimberly Barth started Project 360. A clothing and accessory line that uses fashion as a vehicle to raise awareness of important global issues such as Alzheimers, Cancer and...
  • Tim Shriver, Team USA Athlete On 2011 Special Olympics

    Tim Shriver, Team USA Athlete On 2011 Special Olympics
    Kerry Hincka and her daughter Molly, a Special Olympics athlete who will be traveling to Athens to represent Team USA, stopped by with Tim Shriver, CEO and Chairman of the Special Olympics, Special Olympics World Games in Athens, Greece (June 24 – July...
  • There's Life After the Olympics

    There's Life After the Olympics
    The London Olympics, not to mention the frequent mention of the long-ago Lake Placid Winter Olympics in connection with Mitt Romney’s presidential aspirations, has had me reminiscing about a close-to-home Olympian spectacle: the Special Olympics...