As an adult, I can see now that I didn’t get to spend much time with my grandparents. They lived in a different state, so they were not a part of my daily life. But despite my more mature and objective understanding of time, they still feel like a big part of my childhood, and I have vivid memories of our time together ... CONTINUE READING
Meet Renee Richardson!
When she was growing up on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, Renee Richardson showed early signs of a lawyer’s disposition. “I’m the youngest, but I’m also the most vocal and outspoken,” she says. “People would come to me to read their documents and advocate for them. I always knew how to speak up and ... CONTINUE READING
A 5-Year-Old Becomes King of France
King Louis XIV of France, also known as “The Sun King,” died almost exactly 307 years ago, on Sept. 1, 1715. Of course, this wasn’t too unusual. What was strange about King Louis XIV’s death is that he left his 5-year-old great-grandson, Louis XV, to take his place. Here are a few fun facts about the boy king’s time on the throne ... CONTINUE READING