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BRIDGES (continued): • Another pedestrian bridge that provides amazing views of Singapore is the Helix Bridge, opened in April 2010. It is an ultra-modern, curved doublehelix bridge that links the Marina Centre with Marina Bay in view of the Singapore Flyer (Ferris Wheel). Double helix is a term from biochemistry describing “the spiral arrangement of the two complementary strands of DNA.” The bridge is part of a pedestrian loop around the bay that adds to the appeal of the city, especially when lit up at night. Singapore claims this is the first bridge of its kind, however, there are two similar bridges in Seattle and London that were both opened in 2004. • The world’s largest biotechnology company, Amgen, has a double-helix design skybridge at its massive waterfront campus in Seattle, Washington. The $10 million structure is an architectural gem.
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• Also named Helix Bridge is a footbridge at the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal in London. The canal is the longest single canal in the United Kingdom, linking London and Birmingham. This “helix” bridge retracts like a corkscrew to allow for the passage of boats. • Two other bridges in the Paddington Basin area were installed in 2004 in a large, ongoing redevelopment. The Station Bridge is a space-age glass and steel structure with a semi-transparent screen and cantilevered steel deck. It connects the rail station with new development in the area. • The third bridge is truly a marvel. Named the Rolling Bridge, this drawbridge lets boats through in a unique way. The bridge span curls up into an octagonal shape that sits at the water’s edge, resembling a hamster wheel. • The first pedestrian-only bridge crossing the River Thames in London in more than a century is affectionately called the “Wobbly Bridge.” Two days after its opening in 2000, it was closed due to unexpected lateral vibration. In other words, it wobbled, and people were frightened! Following repairs, it reopened in 2002. Now, it is a popular London walking path. The real name for the bridge is the London Millennium Footbridge. • Another big city downtown improvement involving a bridge is the 130-foot-long (40 m) Denver Millennium Footbridge that opened in 2002. A distinguishing feature of the bridge is the tilted, 200-foot-tall (61 m) mast that resembles that of a sailboat, a feature that has become iconic to lower downtown Denver. The bridge goes over a railroad easement 25 feet (7.6 m) above street level and is an extension of the popular 16th Street pedestrian mall. • A bridge with breathtaking views of the Colorado River served as a route for automobiles and trucks for 66 years. The original Navajo Bridge was Continued on page 7
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opened in 1929, replacing a ferry that crossed the river. In 1995, the bridge was restricted to pedestrian use due to the opening of a new, stronger bridge for vehicles. The bridges are side by side and look very similar. They are located in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Arizona; a Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center is there as well. • Ogunquit, Maine, has a footbridge that crosses the Ogunquit River to a section of beach called “Footbridge Beach.” Ogunquit Beach has been maintained as a public park since 1938 and is one of two municipally owned beaches in Maine. • The Royal Gorge Bridge is 1,053 feet (321 m) above the Arkansas River in Canon City, Colorado. The bridge will support more than 2 million pounds (907 metric tons) and is open to foot traffic as well as automobiles. For those brave enough to walk across, there is a walkway made of 1,292 planks of decking, with about 250 replaced annually. Built in 1929, it is listed on the National Historic Register. • The original Capilano Suspension Bridge over the Capilano River in Vancouver, British Columbia, was built in 1889. This footbridge is 230 feet (70 m) above the river and is 450 feet (137 m) across. It has been rebuilt several times and is now part of a 27-acre park that is one of the top tourist attractions in British Columbia. • Canada has another, even longer and higher, suspended footbridge. This bridge, 600 feet (182 m) long and 152 feet (45 m) high, is over Eagle Canyon in northwestern Ontario. While not as well known as the Capilano Bridge, it does attract over 30,000 brave visitors per year. • While not intended as a footbridge, the Bosphorus Bridge in Turkey over the Bosphorus Strait, was the site of a famous tennis match in 2005. Played between Venus Williams and Turkish star Ipek Senoglu it was the firstever competition to take place between two continents. The 4,954 foot-long (1.5 km) Bosphorus Bridge was completed in 1973 after many years of consideration. It links Europe and Asia.
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• Rudolph’s older brothers played basketball with a peach basket mounted on a pole in their yard, and she loved to join them. She was very determined and would play for hours. One day when her mom came home from work, she noticed her daughter playing without her special shoe. She was playing barefoot. She never wore the special shoe again and was walking normally like everyone else. • Rudolph played basketball in high school and set a Burt High School scoring record of 803 points in 25 games. Coach Ed Temple of Tennessee State University saw her play basketball but was more impressed by her speed than her scoring ability. He recruited her to join his summer “track camp.” • The camp was the start of a fantastic track career for Rudolph. She worked hard and qualified for the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, during her senior year in high school. She was part of the 400-meter relay team that won a bronze medal. This was after only one year of training.
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¥ If you were in or near Springfield, Mo., at the end of April, I hope you took the opportunity to attend a popular local festival: the Typewriter Toss. Every year on April 22 -- Administrative Professionals Day (also known as Secretaries Day), appropriately -- a local radio station sponsors the event, in which contestants are raised in a lift truck to a height of 50 feet, then compete to see who can land a typewriter closest to the bull’s-eye painted on the ground below.
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¥ Technically speaking, the green pepper is a fruit. ¥ In the early 20th century, a wealthy Russian living in Odessa died but had no children to inherit his estate. Instead, he left his 4-million ruble fortune to his four nieces. This may not seem unusual, but he did include an odd provision in his will: Each of the girls had to serve for one year as a farm girl, a washerwoman or a chambermaid before she saw any of the money. They did as the will instructed, and during that year of service each received hundreds of proposals of marriage.
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¥ The Sahara Desert is spreading southward at a rate of slightly less than one-third of a mile each year. ¥ Showman Buffalo Bill Cody, one of the most flamboyant figures of the Old West, portrayed himself in five films. *** Thought for the Day: “All the world’s a stage, and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.” -- Sean O’Casey
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As Christians, we are to be people of faith. In fact Heb. 11:6 tells us that, “without faith, it is impossible to please Him”. God is a ‘faith-God’ so if we want to be pleasing to Him, we in turn must be people of faith. But what is faith? Is it just something that we magically conjure up in our minds and then believe will happen, or is there possibly more to it. The Bible tells us in Heb 11:1 that, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” KJV So the first thing we see is that faith is now. It is not about what happened yesterday, what might happen tomorrow, it is now, it is real, and it is active. And we see that it is the substance of things we hope for. The word substance is something that is real, something that has actual existence. We could say it this way, faith is the foundation, the bedrock, the corner stone of things we hope for. But, Bible hope is something entirely different than what the world would tell us it is. Hope is a confident expectation that God is able to do that which he has promised. We have joy and confidence that God is able to do that which His Word tells us He will do. When we put that all together we see that “Faith is the foundation, the bedrock of our confident expectation in God, wow! That makes me excited, how about you? Faith is the evidence of things not seen. If we were in a court room, we would have to provide evidence of what we are testifying to. It is the exact same thing here. Faith is the proof, it is our conviction, it is the evidence that something really does exist. Where does it exist you might ask? It exists in the spiritual realm. Everything begins in the spiritual realm and then it manifests in the natural realm where we can see it with our five senses. If we could see it to begin with, we would not need to have faith for it, because we already have it. No, truth faith, Biblical faith, calls into being that which is not as though it were. And that pleases God. How did the moon and the stars and the sun come into existence? God spoke. How did the earth and the seas and all the fish and animals come into existence? God spoke. By faith God spoke what was not in the physical realm, and out of the spiritual realm, they came into being. As children of God, you and I can do the same thing. Maybe we will not make planets, but we can by faith speak life over our circumstances, life over our families, life over our finances, life over our health. And when we do, it pleases God. Will you become a God-pleaser today? Join us this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. to find our more and see our ad on this page for directions.
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¥ On May 30, 1806, Revolutionary War veteran and future President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel. Dickinson, killed at short range, had printed libelous comments about Jackson. Over his lifetime, Jackson was in 13 duels. Only the Dickinson duel was fatal.
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¥ On June 2, 1865, Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi, signs the surrender terms offered by Union negotiators, in an event that is generally regarded as marking the end of the Civil War.
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¥ On June 3, 1937, catcher Josh Gibson of the Negro League’s Homestead Grays hits a ball 2 feet from the top of the facade of Yankee Stadium, 580 feet from home plate. Gibson’s home run beat Mickey Mantle’s 565-foot home run in Washington’s Griffith Stadium on April 17, 1953 as the longest ever hit.
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¥ On June 5, 1949, bestselling thriller writer Ken Follett is born in Wales. After college he wrote a novel just for the $400 advance, which he needed to fix his car. The book flopped, but he wrote 10 novels during the next four years, finally breaking through with “The Eye of the Needle” in 1979.
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¥ On June 1, 1968, Helen Keller dies in Westport, Conn., at the age of 87. Blind and deaf from infancy, Keller circumvented her disabilities to become a world-renowned writer and lecturer. With the help of teacher Anne Sullivan, Keller learned a hand alphabet, to read Braille, lip read and then to speak. ¥ On June 4, 1986, Jonathan Pollard pleads guilty to espionage for selling top-secret U.S. military intelligence information to Israel. The former Navy intelligence analyst sold enough classified documents to fill a medium-size room. Pollard was sentenced to life in prison. Israel has since stuck by Pollard and continues to work toward his release. (c) 2011 King Features Synd., Inc.
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