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Word of the Day

Bully pulpit BULL-ee-PULL-pit (noun) A prominent public position (as a political office) that provides an opportunity for expounding one's views; such an opportunity -- www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Alcoholics Anonymous
www.aa.org

Founded on this day in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous still brings together men and women looking to solve their drinking problem. This site is full of information about alcohol abuse and how you can get help.

Number to Know

19: Number of World Cups that Brazil has participated in, including this year’s tournament. That’s also the amount of times the World Cup has been held.

This Day in History

June 10, 1935: Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, by him and Bill Wilson.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Author/illustrator Maurice Sendak (82)

Daily Quote

“You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.” - Maurice Sendak