Author Archives: Vern Avaritt

The 22 Percenters

We welcome commentator Vern Avaritt’s second entry to our new blog.  Usual disclaimer: The opinions expressed are the commentor’s, and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Loveshade Family.  The Loveshade Family has not verified the information or sources in … Continue reading

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Timbuktu’s Rescued Ancient Manuscripts Are Still in Danger

Locals saved Timbuktu’s ancient libraries, but now the works may be threatened by government. According to TIME magazine, a year ago .preservationists secretly reported that they had hidden most of the manuscripts of the public Ahmed Baba Institute and other collections.  TIME promised … Continue reading

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