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Source: The Guradian

George Mendonsa, The Kissing Sailor in famous photograph, dies at 95

Tuesday 12:40 GMT

George Mendonsa, the sailor who was captured in a famous photograph kissing a woman in Times Square amidst celebrations of the end of the second world war, has died.

Lawrence Verria, a Rhode Island history teacher who with George Galdorisi co-wrote the book The Kissing Sailor, told the Providence Journal: “He really was bigger than life.”

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Source: Fox News

Christian adoption agency sues New York after state tries to shut it down

Thursday 17:15 GMT

A Christian adoption agency in Syracuse, New York is suing the state after it threatened to shut them down for a "discriminatory and impermissible" policy of placing each child with a married mother and father and referring unmarried or same-sex couples to other adoption agencies because of its religious beliefs.

In the past several years, faith-based adoption and foster care providers in Massachusetts, Illinois, Washington D.C. and California have ceased operations after it refused to place children with same-sex couples.

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