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“Liberty’s War” Exhibit at American Merchant Marine Museum Spotlights Unsung Heroes of WWII

“Liberty’s War” Exhibit at American Merchant Marine Museum Spotlights Unsung Heroes of WWII

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The first stunning realization from the new exhibit at the American Merchant Marine Museum, “Liberty’s War,” is how vital the cargo ships, manned by civilian volunteers, were to winning World War II. The second…

A Day in The Gunks: Out of the Gym, Ascending New Heights of Rock Climbing

A Day in The Gunks: Out of the Gym, Ascending New Heights of Rock Climbing

By David Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   As we discovered, climbing in a gym is very different from climbing a real mountain face. One of the best places in the world to learn how to climb is…

Photos Show Intensity of Action Underway at 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

Photos Show Intensity of Action Underway at 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Some 87 matches were contested on Wednesday, August 30, to complete Round 1 after a largely rained out Tuesday. Fans were treated to an amazing array of tennis champions. Here are highlights in photos:…

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