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You’re important to me. I think if there’s anything that will last forever, it’s that. Whether we separate, stay in touch or rarely speak again, you will always be that little someone I really do care for, that I would sacrifice everything for to protect and keep safe.

— Beau TaplinThe Promise

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I’ve said on several occasions in the past that we should get together with like-minded individuals and families, to help each other through economic and social hard times such as we’re presently experiencing. I suggest that’s now become a need rather than a nice-to-have. Things are deteriorating to the point that, as Benjamin Franklin said:
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Here’s a rolling list of some of the manuals and resources that have served me well over the years. Download, use and abuse. It’s better to have it on hand than in digits. All credit goes to the respective authors.
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(AP) – Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts’ predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from coronavirus over the next three months.

“Wearing the mask is less about you contracting the virus,” Biden said. “It’s about preventing other people from getting sick.”

The Democratic presidential candidate also responded to those who push back against such mandates.

“This is America. Be a patriot. Protect your fellow citizens. Step up, do the right thing.”
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