Monthly Archives: March 2014

War Against the Weak

A pair of letters from Walter A. Plecker, State Registrar for the Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics, for your consideration (bolding and underline are added in some quotations in this blog entry for emphasis):   April 30, 1924 Mrs. Robert … Continue reading

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No Room in the Inn

They seemed to spring out of nowhere a few years ago, those waving, grinning people in the blue-green costumes, standing on street corners all across the nation. Some seem to aspire to just look regal… But of course their purpose … Continue reading

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Good Death?? Good Birth?? Good Grief!!

This is the third entry in a series. Please be sure to read the introductory post and the second entry before you read this one, in order to understand the context. Earlier entries in this series chronicled the career of … Continue reading

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