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Holy Cow! History: Wild Last Wills of the Rich and Famous

Ben Franklin may have been right that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” but we hate preparing for both. Many people put off writing their last wills and testaments, perhaps to avoid confronting their own mortality. But when they do, their decisions about distributing their estates can reveal much. Let

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Opinion – Holy Cow! History: “I Never Said That!”

They are so famous, you can recite them from memory. They’re repeated so often, they’ve become part of our cultural currency. And they’re flat-out wrong. Many legendary quotes from our past were misunderstood, taken out of context, or, even worse, never uttered at all. What historical heresy is this, you ask? Consider the evidence. “The

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