a preponderance of punctuation marks (reedrover) wrote,
a preponderance of punctuation marks

Memorial Day: a childhood shaped by others' dreams

Memorial Day is also a day of celebration and rememberance of the good people and the good things that they brought to this world. So take a moment to reflect ...

Jim Henson born September 24, 1936, died May 16, 1990

Theodor Seuss Geisel "Dr. Seuss" born March 2, 1904, died September 24, 1991

James Herriot (the pen name for James Alfred Wight) born October 3, 1916, died February 23, 1995

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein born September 25, 1930, died May 10, 1999

Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley born June 3, 1930, died September 25, 1999

Charles M. Schultz born November 26, 1922, died Feb. 13, 2000

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones born September 21, 1912, died February 22, 2002

Fred Rogers "Mr. Rogers" born March 20, 1928, died February 27, 2003

Bob Keeshan "Captain Kangaroo" born June 27 1927, died January 23, 2004

Alice Mary "Andre" Norton born February 17, 1912, died March 17 2005

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