Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 29

Olympics To Inspire Youth

Sir Steve Redgrave hands the torch to the young athletes who are to light the cauldron during the London 2012 opening ceremony. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

At least two of the young athletes who lit the Olympic cauldron at the end of Friday night’s opening ceremony had been sworn to such secrecy that they did not even tell their parents about their role in Danny Boyle’s extravaganza.   The identity of the final lighter of the Olympic flame had been the …

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Jul 24

Cubs Get Kids Involved

Cubs from the air at Hartford

Piper Cub pilots and their passengers in Hartford, Wis., were up before dawn July 22, getting an updated briefing before 75 vintage Piper J-3s began launching just after sunrise—heading for EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh and continuing their celebration of the iconic airplane’s seventy-fifth anniversary.   The commemoration, Cubs 2 Oshkosh, was organized by Rick Rademacher, …

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