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As many African-Americans see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons

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Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson‘s “Gifted Hands” memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him. To King-Baker, Carson’s “up-by-your bootstraps” life story makes him a genuine celebrity worth emulating in the African-American community. But she’s also a Pompano Beach Democrat watching Carson rise in the Republican presidential polls.…

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral at Christmastime

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“I can only guess how many movies have been made about New York City at Christmas time. It is a magical season with the lights and sounds of Christmas. People are in a festive mood, smiles abound, good will and holiday cheer are the order of the day. The Cathedral of St. Patrick is in the very heart of the New York’s celebration of Christmas. We stand up for the most important part of the season — the reason for…

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