People and Places

Nobel Prize winner’s line began in Spain, Cuba

Posted October 5, 2018 by Courtesy of www.hispanicheritagemonth.org

Luis Walter Alvarez was an American physicist, inventor and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. He was born in San Francisco on June 13, 1911, the second child and oldest son of Walter Alvarez, a physician, and his wife Harriet née Smyth. His grandfather, Luis F. Álvarez, was a physician…

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RIDGE SHAN
People and Places

Refugee recalls horrors

Posted October 4, 2018 by Story and photo by Senior Airman RIDGE SHAN

She remembers the smell. Without a functioning sanitation system, raw sewage lined the rows of tents in the camp. Families would shower by poking holes into cups and pouring small amounts of their rationed water into them. Not enough to clean a child. She had no friends, save for her siblings. With no schools, the…

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