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Coming from a small town and moving to the Empire State was no big deal for me because I had visited New York many times before making the move, the move exposed me to the many cultures, lifestyles and attitudes. These are just a few of the things that helped me to mature. New Yorkers seem to have had a different life style, but soon I became a New Yorker. Before moving to New York, I discovered I had a passion for music (have a musical love affair with Motown)and an interest in famous people and the history of famous people. At the age of 16 I began my own scrapbook of famous entertainers using the different magazines to gather information. Some forty years later I began putting together another scrapbook "Memorials". At this time I discovered "Find A Grave", Find A Grave helped to expand my knowledge on the history of famous people. Through my travels, I have visited many famous grave sites; have even gone out of my way searching for famous grave sites. At this point I am entering family members and friends in Find A Grave, I enjoy writing biographies, famous and non-famous. By the way, I no longer live in New York, I went from the Empire State of the North to the Empire State of the South. When I moved South, I had to work. I am now at a point in my life and I don't have to work. I am retired, yeah!!! It is such a joy.|
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|A Egan||RE: Spottswood Robinson III|
It is up to you and the owner of the second memorial. I suggested his since he has a headstone photo and updated information.
Good luck and your are welcome
Added by A Egan on Sep 02, 2017 9:40 AM
|Walter Gray||RE: Freddie Carlos Gray, Jr.|
Hello again and thank you for your response. Freddie Gray was not actually a family member. He was a troubled young man but did not deserve to die the way he did.
When I see cases like his and Sean Bell it touches me and reminds me that it could happen to any of us.
I grew up in New York City and during the years there I saw so many our young men disrespected, beaten and murdered by those who are there "To Serve and Protect".
Again, thank you for your reply. I have been reading so many of your memorials and appreciate your passion for what you are doing.
|Walter Gray||Your Bio and Contributions|
I read your bio and found it to be very inspiring.
The memorials you have created show a great caring and appreciation for your history.
I sent an edit for the day of her death. It is June not July as you have on the board.
|Ms. B.J. James||Curtis Womack|
Burial is at Oakwood Park Cemetery in Princeton WV
|Big E||RE: Curtis Womack|
You are welcome.
Added by Big E on May 30, 2017 8:36 AM
|Big E||Curtis Womack|
The photo you have on Mr Womack's memorial is of his son, Curtis "Binky" Womack, who is a young recording artist.
Added by Big E on May 29, 2017 7:15 PM
|New York Historian||RE: Flossie Robinson|
Your quite welcome.... Have a nice weekend. Are you related to Flossie?
|Shenk & Dorothy Ellhers||Cuba Gooding, Sr.|
Your memorial of Cuba Gooding, Sr. needs to be removed as a DUPLICATE. Someone by the name of CS created the memorial before you did.
|Doris Aliff||Cuba Gooding|
Listed twice and the other one was first. I wanted to place a flower but will wait to see which one is removed. thanks
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