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  • Morning Minutes: April 12

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: April 12

    Word of the Day

    Hirsute HUR-soot (adjective) Hairy; shaggy - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Civil War Trust: Saving America's Civil War Battlefields


    The Civil War began on this day in 1861. The Civil War Trust aims to preserve historic battlefields from the American Civil War, while also educating the public about the war's history.

    Number to Know

    4: Terms FDR served as president.

    This Day in History

    April 12, 1945: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt dies.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Talk show host David Letterman (66)

    Daily Quote

    "Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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