Sam Ross Henderson

  1964 -
  City of Birth:
Philadelphia, PA
 
 

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It Has Been A Rough Year

I am adding this additional chapter to my introduction, because after I initially wrote the introduction, it was very difficult to come back to it and try to make sense of all that I have experienced through the various stages of my life and the trials that I have endured or overcome.  I wish ...


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The Birth of Charles Leonard Wiggins

The story has already been written for awhile on my blog "From the heart of Praise, Prayer and Perseverance. 0; Here is a link to that posting, Below are the pictures of the blessed event.   http://fromthehea rt-dotwigg.blogsp ot.com/2008/03/an other-2-prayer-re quest-answered.ht ml


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My Entire Life

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We Have History
We each have our own cultural history. Here is part of mine. My mother’s family members were immigrants to the United States. My grandparents and eldest aunt came over first; then my mother and three of her siblings were ...
Comments (7) Mindless Musings From
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1971
01/13/2009
My First (real) Day on the Job Here at Story of My Life
Greetings everyone! My name is Sam and I am welcoming all of you and introducing myself to you. I am the new Community Relations Director for Story of My Life. My first official day on the day is Monday, and I am VERY excited ...
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01/15/2009
01/15/2009
So Where Were you on Jan 20th Inauguration Day?
Dear Friends, Where are you right now? Where did you watch (or ignore) the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States? If you are working, are you able to view the progression? The first African American man to ...
Comments (8) Memorable Days From
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01/20/2009
01/20/2009
Your Legacy: You CAN Take it With You - But You Shouldn’t
This is a repost of an article we came across by Daniel Brenton (look for his featured story here!) that helps to explain why our site is so important: Your Legacy: You CAN Take it With You - But You Shouldn’t http://creatin gabetterlife.net/2009/01/ 27/your-legacy-you-can-ta ke-it-with-you-but-you-sh ouldnt/ ...
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01/01/1964
01/20/2009
An Accidental Life
 We read about how a couple of days ago the lovely actress Natasha Richardson was taking private ski lessons on the bunny hill in Montreal when she took a tumble.  The 45-year-old actress, was married to Liam Neeson, ...
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01/01/1964
01/20/2009
What was your First Memory?
I sent out a question & asked some friends & followers on Twitter (you can follow us at http://twitter.com/SOML&# 160;or "@SOML") about what their first memory was. Funny stuff! Add your First Memory in the comments below or write ...
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01/01/1964
12/31/1967
Philly Caribbean Festival
Going to the Philadelphia Caribbean Festival every year was intended to make up for not having the state fair easily accessible. This was a great event that I attended for years. I’ll be missing it this year because we’ve moved. ...
Comments (2) Growing Up, Memorable Days From
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01/01/1972
12/31/1987
Welcome TBD Members!
A few weeks ago, a favorite site of many baby boomers called TBD.com (TeeBeeDee) was closed. Story of My Life reached out to the wonderful staff there and expressed our sadness that the site, which was light, fast, easy to ...
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1964
01/20/2009
On this Veteran's Day: We Salute Those Who Served
We present this special Veterans Day 2009 post with memory Veterans Day photos and quotes with all respect due. Veterans Day 2009 is celebrated today as a tribute to all those World War heroes who died in the war but also to ...
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1964
01/20/2009
December 4 - Christmas Cards
Christmas Cards Did your family send cards? Did your family display the ones they received? Do you still send Christmas cards? Do you have any cards from your ancestors? Tell us in the comments below or write your own story ...
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1972
1987
December 5 - Outdoor Decorations
December 5 - Outdoor Decorations Did people in your neighborhood decorate with lights? Did some people really go “all out” when decorating? Any stories involving your ancestors and decorations? Tell us in the comments below ...
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1972
1987
December 6 - Santa Claus
December 6 - Santa Claus Did you ever send a letter to Santa? Did you ever visit Santa and “make a list?” Do you still believe in Santa Claus? Tell us in the comments below or write your own Story or blog post about this! ~~~~
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1972
1987
December 7 - Holiday Parties
December 7 - Holiday Parties Did your family throw a holiday party each year? Do you remember attending any holiday parties? Tell us in the comments below or write your own Story or blog post about this! ~~~ ...
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1964
01/20/2009
Dec 8 - Christmas Cookies
Christmas Cookies Did your family or ancestors make Christmas Cookies? How did you help? Did you have a favorite cookie? Tell us in the comments below or write your own Story or blog post about this!
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01/01/1964
01/20/2009
December 10 - Christmas Gifts
December 10 - Christmas Gifts What were your favorite gifts, both to receive and to give? Are there specific gift-giving traditions among your family or ancestors? Tell us in the comments below or write your own Story or blog ...
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01/20/2009
December 11 - Traditions
December 11 - Traditions Did your family or friends also celebrate other traditions during the holidays such as Hanukkah or Kwanzaa? Did your immigrant ancestors have holiday traditions form their native country which they retained ...
Comments (0) HOLIDAYS From
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01/01/1964
01/20/2009
Ladies: How To Date (in 1938)
Lonely for the holidays? need a date? Maybe these tips from 1938 will help - lol... http://www.sada nduseless.com/2009/10/tip s-for-single-ladies-1938/
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Dec 12 - Charitable/Volunteer Work
Charitable / Volunteer Work Did your family ever volunteer with a charity such as a soup kitchen, homeless or battered women’s shelter during the holidays? Or perhaps were your ancestors involved with church groups that assisted ...
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01/01/1964
01/20/2009
December 13 - Holiday Travel
December 13 - Holiday Travel Did you or your ancestors travel anywhere for Christmas? How did you travel and who traveled with you? Do you remember any special trips? Tell us in the comments below or write your own Story or ...
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01/01/1964
01/20/2009
December 14 - Fruitcake – Friend or Foe?
December 14 - Fruitcake – Friend or Foe? Did you like fruitcake? Did your family receive fruitcakes? Have you ever re-gifted fruitcake? Have you ever devised creative uses for fruitcake? (Note: you can also post about a "fruitcake ...
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01/20/2009
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