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In 1933, a girl dressed all in blue came to Willoughby, Ohio on a Greyhound bus.  She stayed the night in a boarding house before spending the next day greeting everyone with heartfelt warmth.  At the end of the day, she saw the train to New York approach, dropped her cases, sprinted for the track, was hit by the train and died of her injuries.  No one knew her name for 60 years, yet 3,000 people attended her funeral.  And no one will ever know if it was an accident or suicide.

In 1933, a girl dressed all in blue came to Willoughby, Ohio on a Greyhound bus. She stayed the night in a boarding house before spending the next day greeting everyone with heartfelt warmth. At the end of the day, she saw the train to New York approach, dropped her cases, sprinted for the track, was hit by the train and died of her injuries. No one knew her name for 60 years, yet 3,000 people attended her funeral. And no one will ever know if it was an accident or suicide.

The Ouroboros (from the Greek Devouring Snake) has been alive and kicking since the Ancient Egyptians, who first used it as a marker of the beginning and end of time in tomb and funerary art. Centuries later, the Romans embraced the snake as a symbol of everlasting love, but its popularity in jewelry is still most often attributed to Prince Albert, who famously asked for Queen Victorias hand in 1839 with a gold and emerald ring shaped like a snake eating its tail. Their love story was known…

The Ouroboros (from the Greek Devouring Snake) has been alive and kicking since the Ancient Egyptians, who first used it as a marker of the beginning and end of time in tomb and funerary art. Centuries later, the Romans embraced the snake as a symbol of everlasting love, but its popularity in jewelry is still most often attributed to Prince Albert, who famously asked for Queen Victorias hand in 1839 with a gold and emerald ring shaped like a snake eating its tail. Their love story was known…

Hans Scholl 1918-1943. Sophie Scholl 1921-1943.    The graves of Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl in Perlach Cemetery. The cemetery is adjacent to Stadelheim prison where the White Rose members were executed.    http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/photos/wrose/wrose.htm

Hans Scholl 1918-1943. Sophie Scholl 1921-1943. The graves of Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl in Perlach Cemetery. The cemetery is adjacent to Stadelheim prison where the White Rose members were executed. http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/photos/wrose/wrose.htm

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