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Monday, September 17, 2007

Look It Up Yourself!

An article in Sunday's Washington Post mentions some of the more interesting stones in Congressional Cemetery, now celebrating its 200th anniversary.

Even the more recent deceased, such as historian Ruth Ann Overbeck, who died in 2000, lie under tombstones that make you think. Under Overbeck's name are no birth and burial dates, just an admonition and a life's philosophy: "Look it up!" [Link]
Okay, I did. She died April 2, 2000, at Sibley Memorial Hospital at age 64 years, survived by husband Robert J. Hughes.

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