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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 13, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 13, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 13, 2009.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Friday, April 13, 2007.
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Today is Thursday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2006 with 262 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2005 with 262 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, April 13, the 104th day of 2004 with 262 to follow.
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Today is Monday, April 12, the 103rd day of 2004 with 263 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2003 with 262 to follow. This is Palm Sunday.
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Today is Saturday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2002 with 262 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
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Eudora Alice Welty (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) was an award-winning American author who wrote short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 and she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous awards. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America. Her house in Jackson, Mississippi was designated a National Historic Landmark and opened to the public as a museum.

Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, to Chestina and Christian Welty, schoolteacher and insurance executive, respectively. She had two brothers, Edward and Walter. She lived most of her life in the city's Belhaven neighborhood, in the house her parents built in 1925. She donated her home to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in honor of her parents. It has been preserved as a museum after having been designated a National Historic Landmark.

She was educated at the Mississippi State College for Women (now called Mississippi University for Women), and also left the South, studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Columbia Business School. While at Columbia University, where she was the captain of the women's polo team, Welty was a regular at Romany Marie's café in 1930. She also had opportunities to travel with her father on business, so had experiences beyond Jackson. Her work was rooted in her sense of place, of Mississippi and its peoples.

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