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"The Prayer."
  "Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents.  It was loaned to you by your children. "

- Kenyan proverb 
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. 

~Martin Buber

Famous South Carolinians

Whispering Bill Anderson     songwriter, Columbia
Bernard Baruch statesman,     Camden
Mary McLeod Bethune educator,    Mayesville
James Godfather Brown singer,    Barnwell
Joseph H. Burckhalter inventor,    Columbia
James F. Byrnes      Senator, jurist, Charleston
John C. Calhoun      statesman, Calhoun Mills
Joe Frazier     prize fighter, Beaufort
Althea Gibson tennis champion,     Silver
Dizzy Gillespie jazz trumpeter, Cheraw
DuBose Heyward poet, playwright, author, Charleston
Charlayne Hunter-Gault journalist, Due West
Andrew Jackson,  U.S. president, Waxhaw
Jesse Louis Jackson civil rights leader, Greenville
Eartha Kitt singer
Francis Swamp Fox Marion general, Berkeley County
Robert Evander McNair governor, Cades
Ronald McNair astronaut, Lake City
John Rutledge jurist, Charleston
Charles Hard Townes physicist, Greenville
William Westmoreland army chief of staff, Spartanburg
Vanna White TV personality, North Myrtle Beach

"Number four, we're going to play like winners, play the game the way it's meant to be played. 

Don't get full of yourself if something good happens. 

Don't get too depressed when something bad happens." 

~Steve Spurrier 
Former University of South Carolina's Gamecocks amazing coach

 Famous South Carolinians also include musicians James Brown, Chubby Checker and Dizzy Gillespie, novelist Pat Conroy, boxer Joe Frazier, tennis champion Althea Gibson, politician Jesse Jackson. 
Settled by the English in 1670, South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the U.S. constitution in 1788. Its early economy was largely agricultural, benefitting from thearea’s fertile soil,and plantation farmers relied on the slave trade for cheap labor to maximize their profits. 

By 1730, people of African descent made up two thirds of the colony’s population. South Carolinabecame the first state to secede from the union in 1861, and was the site of the first shots of the Civil War–the shellingof the federally held Fort Sumter by Confederate troops on April 12, 1861. 

Today, South Carolina coastline near Myrtle Beach has developed into one of the premiere resort destinations on the East Coast, and has over 100 golf courses. 
Palmetto State
South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, on May 23, 1788.
The palmetto tree has been an important icon of South Carolina since the American Revolutionary War.

When the British attacked a fort on Sullivan’s Island, near Charleston, the cannonballs bounced off the spongy palmetto logs used to build the exterior wall.
Charleston welcomed a shipment of golf balls and clubs from Scotland as early as 1743. On September 29, 1786, the South Carolina Golf Club was formed and, within the same year, America’s first golf course was established on Charleston Green.
Mt Pleasant, SC 29466
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The General William C. Westmoreland Bridge connects the city of North Charleston with the West Ashley area of Charleston in South Carolina. Composed of twin spans, it carries two lanes of Interstate 526 in each direction across the Ashley River and the surrounding marshes. It is often referred to as simply the "Westmoreland Bridge".

The highway was named for General William C. Westmoreland, a South Carolina native and graduate of West Point. He is perhaps best known for being a commander of US forces during the Vietnam War. he was born in Spartanburg.
“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”   
― Josh Billings
South Carolina
Week for the Animals
August 11-19, 2018!
A celebration!
See SC  born leaders below. 
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Animals Make Our World Better!
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Seize the Day!
God Bless America!
Earth Kitt  starred in 1967 as Catwoman, in the third and final season of the television series Batman. 
Kitt was active in numerous social causes in the 1950s and 1960s. In 1966, she established the Kittsville Youth Foundation, a chartered and non-profit organization for underprivileged youth in the Watts area of Los Angeles. 

She was also involved with a group of youths in the area of Anacostia in Washington, D.C., who called themselves "Rebels with a Cause". Kitt supported the groups' efforts to clean up streets and establish recreation areas in an effort to keep them out of trouble by testifying with them before the House General Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor.
Vanna White, television personality and film actress known as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune since 1982. Born: February 18, 1957 Conway, SC

Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr.
"Keep Hope Alive"

American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988.

Born October 8, 1941  Greenville, SC

James Brown

BornJames Joseph Brown Jr.
May 3, 1933
Barnwell, South Carolina, U.S.
DiedDecember 25, 2006 

 American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul".[2] In a career that lasted 50 years, he influenced the development of several music genres

Hilton Head Island is part of the Lowcountry region in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It's known for Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf courses. 

The Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum marks the southwest tip. The Coastal Discovery Museum features heritage buildings, trees and themed gardens. Between the island and mainland, the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge salt marsh hosts deer, alligators and birds.
Donald Patrick "Pat" Conroy 

was an American author who wrote several acclaimed novels and memoirs. Two of his novels, The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, were made into Oscar-nominated films. 

Born: October 26, 1945, Atlanta, GA
Died: March 4, 2016, Beaufort, SC
Chubby Checker 
Born  October 3, 1941 
 Spring Gully, South Carolina 
American rock n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularising many dance styles including the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist" 
and the Pony with hit "Pony Time".
Learn how to become a vegetarian. 
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Here’s our guide for taking your dog to Charleston area beaches. 
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“I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry and unhappy like we do. I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. It was my dog Boycott who led me to question the right of humans to eat other sentient beings.” 
― César Chávez
The General William C. Westmoreland Bridge 
Hilton Head Island
Ron McNair
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