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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 27, 2009.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Sunday, May 27, 2007.
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Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2006 with 218 to follow.
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Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2005 with 218 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, May 27, the 148th day of 2004 with 218 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, May 27, the 147th day of 2003 with 218 to follow.
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Today is Monday, May 27, the 147th day of 2002 with 218 to follow. Memorial Day is observed today. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter. There are no morning stars. The evening stars are Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Those
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Commentary: The Battle Hymn

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The "Battle Hymn of the Republic" resonates in the backbones of Americans who look at the rubble of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in sorrow, with a strong call for justice, but who also have searched themselves for ways to make their lives count for good in
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Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 – October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet, most famous as the author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".

Born Julia Ward in New York City, she was the fourth of seven children born to Samuel Ward (May 1, 1786 – November 27, 1839) and Julia Rush Cutler. Among her siblings was Samuel Cutler Ward. Her father was a well-to-do banker. Her mother, granddaughter of William Greene (August 16, 1731 – November 30, 1809), Governor of Rhode Island and his wife Catharine Ray, died when Julia was five.

In 1843, she married Samuel Gridley Howe (1801 – 1876), a physician and reformer who founded the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts. They announced their engagement quite suddenly on February 21; though Howe had courted Julia for a time, he had more recently shown an interest in her sister Louisa.

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