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  • Qianlong’s Marble Boat That Doesn’t Float

    Qianlong’s Marble Boat That Doesn’t Float

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    [elementor-template id=”3378″] Qianlong’s Marble Boat That Doesn’t Float The Marble Boat, in the Summer Palace, Peking. Remembered by those who have visited as the Marble Boat and known by the Chinese as the Boat of Purity and Ease, is not marble and it is not a boat.  This remarkable structure is a two-story pavilion made…

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Donald T. Matter, Jr.

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[elementor-template id=”3378″] Dr. Donald T. Matter, Jr. My Dad and Ernie Pyle On  the back of this picture are the words My Friend, Ernie Pyle. As the years go by, I have developed a keener interest in my father’s war. He left our home in Paterson in January 1942. I was nine, he was thirty-one. […]

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