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Listen to the great Ray Charles sing "America the Beautiful" 
Click on our waving flag. 
 Marvin Gaye was  born in 
Washington, DC
"Mercy, Mercy Me."

"If  your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. "
                                                      ~ John Quincy Adams 
                                                                    6th  President of the United States
Famous people born in Washington, DC. 

Click on the owl.
“You see things; and you say 
‘Why?’  But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
                                                 ~George Bernard Shaw 
God Bless Our Troops!
 "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."    
                                         ~William James  
American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States       
Click cherry blossoms to hear Bob Dylan sing "Things Have Changed."
Click the Lincoln Memorial 
to hear John F. Kennedy Inaugural speech -1961.
Click MLK to hear...

 Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday"
in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Click  MLK to hear inspiring words from Dr. MLK in August 1963...

"I Have a Dream."

~Martin Luther King, Jr.
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"Nobody Greater than You" 
by VaShawn Mitchell.
Adopt a Retired Military Working Dog!

President John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy w/ Charlie

(May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963) was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.

Department of Defense
12th Annual 
Washington, DC 
Week for the Animals 
2022 Dates TBA in accordance w/ CDC guidelines​
Senator Bobby Kennedy 
& his dog, "Freckles.

Click on Washington, DC Capitol sunset.  Al Green sings "Amazing Grace." Beautiful...
President Abraham Lincoln's Classroom.
Click horse. 

O Happy Day...Ray Charles.
The K9 Corps at
Historic Congressional Cemetery
Click sweet dog. 
Devotion of CIVIL WAR Animals
Click Horses.
God Bless America!
DC born Stephen Colbert    Born May 13,1964 Born Washington DC and ran for POTUS in 2008.  Click on the kitty. 
Goldie Jeanne Hawn
November 21, 1945 
Washington, D.C.
“Cats and dogs believe politicians are like cemetery caregivers — they are on top of everyone, but nobody listens.”
                                                                                             —Rita Mae Brown
Samuel L. Jackson. 
Born December 21, 1948 Washington, D.C.
Actor and film producer. 
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. is an environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States 1993 to 2001. Born in DC! 
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years. 12 Grammys!
Born: April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C.Died: May 24, 1974, New York City, NY

John Foster Dulles

BornFebruary 25, 1888
Washington, D.C.,
DiedMay 24, 1959 
Washington, D.C. 

Dulles served as United States Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 to 1959. He was a significant figure in the early Cold War era, advocating an aggressive stance against communism throughout the world.
How did TAPS originate. Click butterfly.
 The White House
Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792. After eight years of construction, President John Adams and his wife, Abigail, moved into the unfinished house in 1800

 Whitney Houston - Star Spangled Banner
Individual State and Province
 Access Laws for Guide Dogs 
& The Blind 
Supreme Court of the United States
Arlington National Cemetery
Open: 365 days a year 
  8am-7pm (April-September) | 
 8am-5pm (October-March)    
"People often tell me I could be a great man. 
I'd rather be a good man."     ~JFK Jr  
Black Jack the horse could not be settled down during JFK’s funeral. Because of ceremonial protocol, his handler could not reprimand him or use any voice cues during the event.
Thank you for your service!
There was no no encouragement of immigration until POTUS Lincoln in Message to Congress 1863, stated:

“I again submit to your consideration the expediency of establishing a system for encouragement of Immigration." 
Vietnam War Memorial 
NJ Senator Cory Booker 

Senator from New Jersey since 2013. 
The 1st African-American Senator from NJ, he was previously the 
36th Mayor of Newark 2006 to 2013.

Born: April 27, 1969     Washington, D.C. 
“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” 
― Charles Dickens 
Animal World USA 
Weeks for the Animals
Guide Dogs for the Blind 
founded in 1942 in part to help wounded servicemen returning from World War II without their sight. 

Sgt Leonard Foulk, who at age 26 lost his sight when his binoculars were hit by sniper fire at the Battle of Attu. . It was the only land battle of World War II fought on American soil.
President Barack Obama pets Bo, the Obama family dog, after returning to the White House from an event at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Md., March 15, 2012