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October 24, 2015

Each year on Make a Difference Day, ex-President Jimmy Carter
gets out his hammer and saw,
and helps to build or rebuild housing in underprivileged areas. 
Make a Difference Day
What is one thing you could do today to make a difference? Remember it isn't usually the big, grandiose things but the small, almost unnoticeable things.
It's the largest national day of community service
100 Ways to Make a Difference in Your Community


United Nations Day
The History of the United Nations
Successes and Failures of the United Nations
Interesting facts about the UN

National Bologna Day
When I was a kid one of my favorite sandwiches was white bread, miracle whip, bologna, and Dorito chips...yum!  ;)  In retrospect?  Ugh!  :)
What The Heck Is In Bologna, Anyway?

Who remembers this commercial?



To twist this day around let's instead focus on Bologna, Italy.
Here's some major attractions in the city.




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sen·ti·men·tal
/ˌsen(t)əˈmen(t)l/
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