Articles for tag: Steward

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Summary of Boccaccio’s “The Decameron: Day 3 Story 1”

Filostrato began the first story of the third day. In this countryside, there is a convent, which is renowned for its sanctity. In the convent, there lived eight nuns and an Abbess; they were all young. A man named Nuto tended to their gardens and various other chores, but women got on his nerves with ...

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Dr. Susan McKinney Steward: African-American Hero

Susan Marie Smith was born in Weeksville, Brooklyn, New York on March 18, 1847 to Sylvanus and Anne Smith. She was the fifth of the seven Smith children. She had a unique mixed heritage; European, African-American and Shinnecock Indian. She grew up on the family’s pig farm in Brooklyn; her parents were successful pork merchants. ...

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The End of Detroit’s World Famous Kronk Boxing Gym

At the end of 2006, Detroit’s world famous city-sponsored Kronk Boxing Gym officially closed its doors for good. Since 1969, under the guiding hand of boxing trainer Emanuel Steward, the Kronk produced over two dozen world boxing champions, including Tommy “Hitman” Hearns, Leon Spinks, Mustafa Muhammad, and Aaron Pryor. Steward also trained six gold medal ...

Talent Agencies in Chicago, Illinois

If you are an aspiring actor, actress, model or voice over artist then you must have an agent on your side to help guide your career and gain auditions to high paying and high visibility clients. In Chicago, there are a multitude of talent agencies, and while new agencies are continually opening their doors several ...

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Keep to Eat: The History of Garde Manger

Keep to eat! This is the translation for the French phrase “Garde Manger”. “Garde Manger” also translates as “Keeper of Food”. This term originated in France prior to the French Revolution. During this time in France maintaining a substantial supply of food was a representation of power and wealth. Aristocratic households had a steward who ...

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Sleeping Beauty: The Version of Charles Perrault

“Briar Rose” is a Grimm fairy tale in which a princess sleeps for one hundred years. Perrault also tells us about this sleepy princess, but his story differs from that of the Grimm brothers in many ways. Like the Grimm version, Perrault’s tale begins with the birth of a princess. Seven fairies who lived in ...