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Why do pilgrims go on pilgrimages?

Why do pilgrims go on pilgrimages? A pilgrimage is a sacred journey, undertaken for a spiritual purpose. Pilgrims are different from tourists: they travel for spiritual reasons, not just to relax or for fun. Pilgrimage is a search for meaning, purpose, values or truth (and in this sense, like life). What are the benefits of […]

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Was Jackie Robinson rich or poor?

Was Jackie Robinson rich or poor? The youngest of five children, Robinson was raised in relative poverty by a single mother. He attended John Muir High School in Pasadena, California, and Pasadena Junior College, where he was an excellent athlete and played four sports: football, basketball, track and baseball. Was Jackie Robinson rich? Jackie Robinson […]

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