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Victoria, David Beckham Debut Baby Girl Harper Seven

2:50pm UK, Monday July 11, 2011

Victoria Beckham has given birth to her first daughter who has been named
Harper Seven.

The baby was delivered on Sunday at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles.

In a statement on David Beckham’s Facebook page, the former England footballer said: “I am so proud and
excited to announce the birth of our daughter Harper Seven Beckham.

“She weighed a healthy 7lbs 10oz and arrived at 7.55 this morning, here in
LA. Victoria is doing really well and her brothers are delighted to have a baby
sister xx”

The Beckhams, who married in 1999, already have three boys: Brooklyn, 11,
Romeo, eight, and Cruz, five.

Friends of the couple were quick to send their congratulations.

Victoria’s former band mate Mel B, who is expecting her third child later
this year, wrote on Twitter: “Congrats!!! Yipeee another spice baby is born,
damn it wish it was me this AM cos I feel like I’m about to POP!”

Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton also tweeted: “Big kiss to @victoriabeckham
can’t wait to meet your gorgeous little girl!”

A few days ago LA Galaxy star Beckham, 36, posted a picture of his heavily
pregnant wife on Facebook.

Beneath the shot – in which the singer-turned-designer appeared to be
sunbathing – he wrote: “Took this pic of Victoria while she wasn’t looking. She looks amazing,
so close now to the baby being born!”

On Saturday, the former England footballer met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their
visit
to California.

But he was without his 37-year-old wife on the eve of their daughter’s
birth.

Beckham’s former England team-mate Michael Owen also expressed his delight on
Twitter.

“I hear Victoria Beckham has just given birth to a baby girl. Great news,” he
wrote.

Singer Beverley Knight tweeted: “So chuffed for David and Victoria Beckham!
Their lovely baby girl entered the world today! Xxxxxxxx”

And Apprentice boss Lord Alan Sugar added: “Congrats to Beckhams on the birth
of their new baby girl!”

from:  http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Showbiz-News/Victoria-Beckham-Gives-Birth-To-Baby-Girl-At-A-Hospital-In-Los-Angeles-Name-Daughter-Harper-Seven/Article/201107216027905?lpos=Showbiz_News_Right_Promo_Region_0&lid=ARTICLE_16027905_Victoria_Beckham_Gives_Birth_To_Baby_Girl_At_A_Hospital_In_Los_Angeles%3A_Name_Daughter_Harper_Seven

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Harper Seven Beckham was born on July 10th, 2011 at 7:55 a.m. in Los Angeles, California

July 10th, 2011

7 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 21 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = On the world stage.  For all the world to see.  Universally appreciated.  Seeing the big picture.  Seeing the world and her place in it.  Self-actualization.  Self-realization.

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July 10th, 2011

7 + 10 = 17 = her core number = Star.

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Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the first three letters of the name and the month of birth.

Harper Seven Beckham    July 10th, 2011

8 (H is the 8th letter of the alphabet) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) + 7 (July) = 34

So from ages zero to twenty-seven she has the number 34 going on.

34 = Generating a buzz.

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Smart

July 7, 2011  1:20 pm

Elizabeth Smart captured the nation’s attention after being kidnapped and held captive by a Salt Lake City street preacher for nine months at age 14. Now, at 23, Smart is joining ABC News as a commentator focusing on missing-person and child-abduction cases.

“We expect that she can add some insightful, invaluable perspective of what families are going through and bring stories to life for viewers,” network spokeswoman Julie Townsend told ShowTracker. “Her contributions will be very much focused on the looking-forward aspect of these situations.”

The deal has been in the works for several months, Townsend added, and Smart is expected to be on the air within the next few weeks.

Smart will contribute across the network’s news programs, including “Good Morning America” and “Nightline.”

Smart was abducted from her family home in June 2002 by Brian David Mitchell. The 56-year-old nomadic street preacher was convicted in December on federal charges of kidnapping and unlawful transportation of a minor across state lines for sex. He was later sentenced to life in federal prison without parole.

[Updated, 2:24 p.m. July 7: In a statement through her publicist, Smart said of the new gig: "I am committed to giving back and getting involved where I can make the greatest difference through child advocacy work. Partnering with ABC provides a powerful tool to help me accomplish this. I look forward to working to create awareness for and helping bring other missing children home as well as helping to prevent others from experiencing what I went through."]

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/showtracker/2011/07/kidnap-survivor-elizabeth-smart-joins-abc-news-as-paid-contributor.html

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Elizabeth Ann Smart was born on November 3rd, 1987 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Smart

Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the first three letters of the name.

Elizabeth Smart

5 (E is the 5th letter of the alphabet) + 12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) + 9 (i is the 9th letter of the alphabet) = 26

So from ages zero to twenty-seven she has the number 26 going on.

26 = In the news.  The media.  Television.  Personality.  Charisma.  Popularity.  Photos.  Photogenic.  Good looks.  Positive attention.

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Ages 27 to 36 are ruled by the fourth letter of the name.

Elizabeth Smart

z is the 26th letter of the alphabet

So from ages twenty-seven to thirty-six she’ll have the number 26 going on.

26 = In the news.  The media.  Television.  Personality.  Charisma.  Popularity.  Photos.  Photogenic.  Good looks.  Positive attention.

[Because she has the number 26 going on until age thirty-six, I would expect to see her from time to time on the television during the next twelve years.]

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Elizabeth Ann Smart

539812528 155 14192      71

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 71 = Professional.  Quality work.  Good work.  Profession.  Vocation.  Merit.  Quality.  Excellence.  Inspiring work.  Impressive.  Doing a good job.  Quality is job 1.  A job well done.  Good at what you do. 

 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Elizabeth Smart

539812528 14192     60

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 60 = Moving forward.  Leaving her troubles behind.  Making progress.

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November 3rd, 1987

11 + 3 +1+9+8+7 = 39 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Charm.  Nice.  Offers.  Invitations.  Compliments. 

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November 3rd, 1987

November 3rd

11 + 3 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = her personal year (from November 3rd, 2010 to November 2nd, 2011) = Inspired.  Inspiring.  Inspirational.  Star.

17 year + 7 (July) = 24 = her personal month (from July 3rd, 2011 to August 2nd, 2011) = In charge.  Taking charge.  Modesty.

24 month + 7 (7th of the month on Thursday July 7th, 2011) = 31 = her personal day = Controversy.  Stirring things up.  Rising to the challenge.  Striving to be #1.

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Birth Parents

06/30/11 12:01 PM ET

NBC Today interviewed a family who found their adopted daughter’s birth mother on Facebook.

As Jessi Zachtel grew up, she found herself increasingly curious about her biological family. Once in her teens, she started searching social media sites with the help of her adoptive mom.

Unbeknownst to Jessi, her birth mother was doing the same thing.

“I figured she has to be on Facebook, she has to be on myspace,” said Sharyn Padula, who gave up Jessi over a decade ago. “So I started looking through all the Jessicas and all the Jessies in New Jersey. I got so many results.”

story from and video at:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/30/adopted-biological-mom-facebook_n_887286.html

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Jessi Zachtel

15119 8138253      47

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 47 = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.

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Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the first three letters of the name.

Jessi Zachtel

10 (J is the 10th letter of the alphabet) + 5 (e is the 5th letter of the alphabet) + 19 (s is the 19th letter of the alphabet) = 34

So from ages zero to twenty-seven she has the number 34 going on.

34 = Generating a buzz.  Things happen really quickly.  Instant messaging.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Sharyn Padula

1         7

her primary challenge = SP = Inspired.  Inspiring.  Inspirational.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Sharyn Padula

181975 714331      50

 

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 50 = The joys of family life.  It’s a wonderful life.  This is how good life can be.

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Ameriie, 30, married former Columbia Records executive Lenny Nicholson on Saturday.

June 27, 2011 12:39 p.m. EDT

R&B singer Ameriie only had “1 Thing” important to say this weekend — I
do.

The Grammy-nominated recording artist, 30, married former Columbia Records
executive Lenny Nicholson on Saturday on Anguilla in the British West
Indies.

“This is such an exciting time for me. This is my first marriage and I am
over the moon,” Ameriie told PEOPLE. “I look forward to a loving and enduring
marriage. This day couldn’t come any sooner for me. I am beyond thrilled. I will
remember this day forever.”

Though it may have been an island wedding, the bride didn’t opt for a simple
white sheath and bare feet, instead wowing the guests in a Monique Lhullier gown
complete with a dramatic cathedral train, baby blue Yves Saint Laurent Tribute
sandals and jewelry by Rafaello & Co.

Her hair was styled into an edgy up-do, decorated with strings of diamonds
and pearls. The groom wore a Hugo Boss tuxedo.

With the bride’s pastor, Reverend Phillip E. Knight, Sr. officiating at the
ceremony, the couple held their wedding, reception and associated events at the
luxury resort Viceroy Anguilla.

Kellie Pickler In No Rush to Have Children

Platinum Wedding planner Tiffany Nieves-Cook created an opulent romantic
setting for the “Platinum Style” wedding, while Washington, D.C., florist Janet
Flowers was responsible for the floral arrangements.

The reception featured music spun by DJ Konflikt and a sea foam green
seven-tier cake by pastry chef Yannis Janssens of Yann Chocolates. Every tier of
the cake was a different flavor, and the couple had three cake tastings to make
sure it would be perfect.

The newlyweds are honeymooning at the resort’s 5,000 sq.-ft. Romance Villa,
complete with its own private beach.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/SHOWBIZ/celebrity.news.gossip/06/27/ameriie.married.ppl/index.html?npt=NP1

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Ameriie was born on January 12th, 1981 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ameriie

January 12th, 1981

January 12th

1 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = her personal year (from January 12th, 2011 to January 11th, 2012) = Inspired.  Inspiring.  Inspirational.  Star.

 

 

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File:Corp of Eng. 6-15-11 108.jpg
June 23rd, 2011

U.S. nuclear regulators say two Nebraska nuclear power plants have protected
critical equipment from the rising waters of the Missouri River even though
flooding has reached the grounds of one of them.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is confident those safeguards will prevent
a disaster at either plant even though the Missouri is expected to remain
flooded for several weeks, NRC spokesman Victor Dricks said Thursday.

The Fort Calhoun plant, about 20 miles north of Omaha, was shut down for
refueling in April. Parts of the grounds are already under two feet of water as
the swollen Missouri overflows its banks. But the Omaha Public Power District,
which owns the plant, has built flood walls around the reactor, transformers and
the plant’s electrical switchyard, the NRC said.

“They’ve surrounded all the vital equipment with berms,” Dricks said.

An 8-foot-tall, water-filled berm, 16 feet wide at its base, surrounds the
reactor containment structure and auxiliary buildings, the NRC says. The plant
has brought in an additional emergency diesel generator, water pumps, sandbags
and firefighting equipment as well, according to regulators.

Dricks said the NRC has sent additional inspectors to Fort Calhoun, which
declared an “unusual event” — the lowest level of alert — on June 6 due to
rising water. Six inspectors are now monitoring conditions there around the
clock, Dricks said.

The Cooper Nuclear Station, about 80 miles south of Omaha, remains operating
at full power. The plant issued an unusual event declaration on Sunday as water
levels rose, but the current level is two feet below the plant’s elevation,
Dricks said.

The NRC will dispatch additional inspectors to the plant “if conditions
warrant,” Dricks said.

Heavy rainfall in Montana and North Dakota, combined with melting snow from
the Rocky Mountains, have sent the Missouri urging downstream this summer. The
river washed over and punched through levees in nearby northwestern Missouri
over the weekend, spurring authorities to urge about 250 nearby residents to
leave their homes.

The 6 to 12 inches of rainfall in the upper Missouri basin in the past few
weeks is nearly a normal year’s worth, and runoff from the mountain snowpack is
140% of normal, according to weather forecasters.

from:  http://articles.cnn.com/2011-06-23/us/nebraska.flooding_1_nrc-unusual-event-nuclear-regulators?_s=PM:US

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the Cooper Nuclear Station was commissioned on July 1st, 1974 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper_Nuclear_Station

July 1st, 1974

7 + 1 +1+9+7+4 = 29 = the Cooper Nuclear Station’s life lesson = what the Cooper Nuclear Station is here to learn = Competence.

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July 1st, 1974

July 1st

7 + 1 +2+0+1+0 = 11 = the Cooper Nuclear Station’s personal year (from July 1st, 2010 to July 1st, 2011) = Consequences.

11 year + 6 (June) = 17 = the Cooper Nuclear Station’s personal month for July 2011 = Going to take a miracle.

17 month + 26 (26th of the month on Sunday June 26th, 2011) = 43 = the Cooper Nuclear Station’s personal day = This is no fun.

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Wow: Liv Tyler looks stunning in a skin tight blue dress as she arrives at the première for her new film The Ledge

10:29 PM on 22nd June 2011

The Ledge, features the Liv as a woman mired
in a love triangle with her fundamentalist Christian husband – played by Patrick
Wilson – and their handsome and more open-minded next door neighbour played by
Charlie Hunnam.

The film culminates with the neighbour
threatening to commit suicide on a building ledge high above Baton
Rouge.

Liv recently talked to entertainment website
Commingsoon.net about two of her possible future projects.

The crew: Actors Liv Tyler and Patrick Wilson posed alongside producer Michael Mailer and director Matthew ChapmanThe crew: Actors Liv Tyler and Patrick Wilson posed
alongside producer Michael Mailer and director Matthew Chapman

 

As for the Strangers 2, ‘It’s strange. I’ve read the script. It’s been
around the whole time, but I don’t know how real it is,’ she said.

‘Bryan isn’t directing it, I don’t know what’s
happened with it. I didn’t love the idea personally, but Bryan’s such a good
writer. He had another project that I was obsessed with and fell I love with and
kept trying to convince them to not do ‘The Strangers 2′ but ‘Let’s go straight
into this thing and it can be ‘From the Makers of…’ ’cause it was such a
great, also simple story but absolutely terrifying.’

‘Someone else has that now and they’ve
actually changed it quite a bit. Who knows? Hollywood is so
confusing.’

Emotional: Liv seen here in a scene from The Ledge

story from and video at:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2006657/Liv-Tyler-The-Ledge-premiere-Dress-just-illusion.html#ixzz1Q8S3jX5k

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Liv Tyler was born on July 1st, 1977 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liv_Tyler

July 1st, 1977

July 1st

7 + 1 +2+0+1+0 = 11 = her personal year (from July 1st, 2010 to July 1st, 2011) = Fair.

11 year + 6 (June) = 17 = her personal month for June 2011 = Inpsired.  Inspirational.  Star.

 

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Star of the show: Anna Graceman wowed the judges with her rendition of Alicia Keys hit 'If I Ain't Got You'

8:39 AM on 22nd June 2011

Schoolgirl singer Anna Graceman wowed the
America’s Got Talent judges with her huge voice as she performed a stunning
rendition of an Alicia Keys song.

Cutting an unassuming figure amongst the other
bizarre and outlandish acts of the night, the youngster stunned the auditorium
with her astonishing voice.

The 11-year-old, who also played the keyboard,
won the hearts of the panel – and America – as she sang ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ at
the Atlanta auditions.

‘Decibels per inch, that is the loudest noise
anyone’s ever made on the show. You’ve got amazing promise,’ Piers Morgan told
the 4’3″ songstress.

‘It’s such a surprise that’s locked inside
this beautiful little girl,’ Howie Mandel said.

Sharon Osbourne added: ‘You’re this little
girl with amazing soul in your voice, which is something that can’t be learnt.
It’s an amazing gift that you have.’

The schoolgirl, who broke down in tears of
emotion backstage, then looked shocked as the judges asked her if she was ready
to be recognised on the street.

Anna was one of the acts voted through to the
next round of America’s Got Talent, which will see the contestants travel to
auditions in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Enraptured: The judges react to Anna's stunning performance

from:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2006655/Americas-Got-Talent-2011-Anna-Graceman-lives-to-charm-judges-Atlanta.html#ixzz1Q1mZySOx

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Anna Graceman is 11 years old.  She was born and raised in beautiful Southeast Alaska.  Her mother played classical music to her before she was born and after she was born her mother spent many hours singing, reading and playing music to her.  At just a few months old her parents started displaying flashcards for her to read and gain word association. All of this together sparked the love of music and words!

She started singing a melody of complete songs at 18 months.  She loved to sing! She would sing and sing until her parents would ask her to stop so they could get a little quite time.  By 2 years old she was not afraid to sing to large groups and left audiences stunned by her ability to perform well at such a young age.  At 4 years old she stopped just playing on the piano and she began truly playing the piano.  At this point she was playing chords and learning notes on the staff.  So I Cried is the first song she wrote.  She was only 6 years old and in the first grade.  She amazed many with her deep lyrics and knowledge of musical composition.  Since then she has continued to write many other songs both lyrical and instrumental – 35 of them have been released in various forms.

As a rule in her house there is no cable T.V. and other entertainment is limited, so when Anna is not playing her piano or singing she spends many hours reading and writing stories.  She loves to write mythical stories. She also enjoys swimming or riding her bike in the summer and skiing or sledding in the winter.  She is a great down hill skier!  She spends many hours practicing her music: singing, playing piano and writing.  She currently takes classical piano lessons and is learning how to play the guitar.  She loves her Big Baby Taylor!

She has a love of learning, encouraged through the Montessori program and wants to be a singer, song writer and story writer in the future.  Many thanks to her piano teachers, school teachers, school counselors, parents and other family members for their encouraging confidence in her that has and still motivates her success.

Anna Graceman loves her homeland Alaska.  She is moved by the beautiful and stunning scenery and devoted and friendly community.  Anna has a gift that she wants to share with all in hopes that through her music she can make a difference in this world; that she will encourage others, especially children, to find and nurture their gift and use those gifts for good on this earth.

from:  http://annagraceman.com/about

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Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the first three letters of the name.

Anna Graceman

1 (A is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 14 (n is the 14th letter of the alphabet) + 14 (n is the 14th letter of the alphabet) = 29

So from ages zero to twenty-seven she has the number 29 going on.

29 = Talent.  Talented.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Anna Graceman

1551 79135415      47

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 47 = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Anna Graceman

1      7

 

her primary challenge = AG = 17 = Inspired.  Inspiring.  Inspirational.

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June 22nd, 2011

Hours after Rep. Anthony Weiner’s resignation
became official
, a sexual harassment case involving Rep. Alcee Hastings
(D-Fla.) resurfaced.

Gary Fields and Brody Mullins report for the Wall Street Journal that the
independent Office of Congressional Ethics is
now investigating a claim
that Hastings sexually harassed a woman working on
his staff.

Fields and Mullins write that the Office investigation was opened after
conservative group Judicial Watch filed
a lawsuit in March
as the legal counsel for Republican staffer Winsome
Packer. Packer, who served on the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in
Europe–a group headed by the congressman–alleges that Hastings retaliated when
Packer attempted to report the harassment, according to the paper. Judicial
Watch has targeted Hastings in the past.

Accusations include “unwelcome sexual advances,”
and “unwelcome touching,” according to March reports of the lawsuit. Packer had
accused Hastings of offering her invitations to his hotel room, asking
inappropriate questions in public including “What kind of underwear are you
wearing?” as well as pressuring her to give him gifts and donate to his
re-election campaign.

Hastings, a 74-year-old 10-term lawmaker, strongly denies all charges. He
stated back in March when reports of the lawsuit became public that he “never
sexually harassed anyone.”

“That is a certainty: In a race with a lie, the truth always wins. And when
the truth comes to light and the personal agendas of my accusers are exposed, I
will be vindicated.”

Democrats this week had hoped that Weiner’s resignation, effective Tuesday,
would finally end talk of sex scandals concerning their members and shift focus
back to legislating, as well as campaign-based efforts to attack Republicans on
Medicare and other issues. The Ethics Committee announced prior to Weiner’s
resignation that it had opened an investigation into Weiner’s risque online
communications.

The Office of Congressional Ethics is not the House Ethics Committee– which
investigates House members and metes out punishments (as it did for New
York Democrat Charlie Rangel last winter
). The Office was established by
then- Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2008 to better connect the House Ethics Committee
with the public and to process public complaints.  The Office’s investigation is
a precursor to a formal Ethics Committee investigation, which would proceed
largely on the recommendation of the Office.

The Wall Street Journal notes that even if the Office passes on recommending
an Committee investigation, “its findings must be made public.”

The House Ethics process has
drawn heavy criticism
for what detractors say is a persistent failure to
effectively punish and police its members.

from:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_theticket/20110622/pl_yblog_theticket/rep-alcee-hastings-investigated-for-sexual-harassment

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Alcee Hastings was born on September 5th, 1936 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcee_Hastings

September 5th, 1936

September 5th

9 + 5 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = his personal year (from September 5th, 2010 to September 4th, 2011) = Realism.

17 year + 6 (June) = 23 = his personal month (from June 5th, 2011 to July 4th, 2011) = Taking action.

23 month + 22 (22nd of the month on Wednesday June 22nd, 2011) = 45 = his personal day = Investigation.

 

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'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn killed in car wreck

June 20th, 2011  10:56 AM ET

‘Jackass’ star Ryan Dunn killed in car wreck

Ryan Dunn, one of the stars of MTV’s “Jackass” films and TV series, was killed Monday in a car wreck, close friends of his family told CNN.

Police did not immediately release details of the crash, which happened on a state highway in West Goshen, Pennsylvania early Monday.

The red-bearded Dunn, 34, was famous for his pranks and dangerous stunts on the show, which evolved into a successful film franchise.

MTV issued a short statement through its Twitter account Monday morning: “We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a member of the MTV family, Ryan Dunn. Our hearts and thoughts are with his friends and family.”

He teamed up “Jackass” co-star Steve-O for an episode of the NBC game show “Minute to Win It” that aired on June 8.

He also hosted “Proving Ground,” which premiered on the G4 channel on June 14.

A photo of Dunn was posted on his Twitter account about two hours before the wreck.

 
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Ryan Matthew Dunn was born on June 11th, 1977 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_Dunn

June 11th, 1977

June 11th

6 + 11 +2+0+1+1 = 21 = his personal year (from June 11th, 2011 to June 10th, 2012) = On the world stage.

21 year + 6 (June) = 27 = his personal year (from June 11th, 2011 to July 10th, 2011) = An original.

27 month + 20 (20th of the month on Monday June 20th, 2011) = 47 = his personal day = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Ryan Dunn

9    5 4  55       28

his outer personality = 28 = Daredevil.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Ryan Matthew Dunn

  71   1    5    3                    17

 

his soul number = 17 =  Inspired.  Inspirational.  Star.

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June 11th, 1977

6 + 11 = 17 = his core number = Inspired.  Inspirational.  Star.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Ryan Matthew Dunn

RMD

944

 

his primary need = R+M+D = 9+4+4 = 17 = Inspiration.  Stardom.

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find out your own numerology at:

http://www.learnthenumbers.com/

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Glee-Special-Naya-Riv

Jun 172011  01:37 PM ET

Glee standout Naya Rivera, who plays the feisty and sexually confused Santana on Fox’s musical hit, signed a record deal in early June, and it seems that the busy-busy star is wasting no time before taking a crack at working on it.

As soon as she gets done with the Glee tour, her focus will be solely on her solo album for the month of July. “I won’t have anything I’m working on until after the tour is over,” Rivera told EW when we caught up with her, “so July 4th, when I get back home in L.A., is when I’ll hunker down and spend that whole month hammering out the details and the creative process of that. I’m really excited about that.”

As for what we can expect for the actual sound of the album, well, it seems that Rivera is still working that out. “I know what I sound good on, and I know what I like to write,” she says. “I’ve been writing for years, so I have a catalog of songs that I’ve written over the years, and it’s just a matter of getting with the right producers and other writers to develop the sound that is me.”

Could that sound possibly include someone from the New Directions, Vocal Adrenaline, or the Warblers? Rivera says she’d love to enlist some of her Glee cast mates to be on her album, but “I guess we’ll just have to find out and see.”

from:  http://music-mix.ew.com/2011/06/17/glee-naya-rivera-solo-album-details/

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Naya Rivera was born on January 12th, 1987 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naya_Rivera

January 12th, 1987

12 +1+9+8+7 = 37 = her “secret” number = Singer.  Musician.

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January 12th, 1987

January 12th

1 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = her personal year (from January 12th, 2011 to January 11th, 2012) = Inspired.  Inspirational.  Star.

 

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June 7th, 2011

Lady Gaga may be known just as well for her fashion sense as she is for her music and it seems that style may run in her blood. The pop star’s 19-year-old baby sister Natali Germanottajust finished her first year studying fashion design at New York’s prestigious Parsons School of Design.

Last night, the two turned heads walking hand-in-hand down the purple carpet at the 10th Annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards where Gaga was awarded the 2011 Fashion Icon Award.

Already a seasoned vet who has worked backstage during Fashion Week, little sis solemnly dared in black lipstick, a black pant suit and jet black hair. Not to be out done, Gaga donned a turquoise wig with bright red nail polish and a spiked corset dress, which at one point accidently exposed her breasts during photographs.

A possible clue into Germanotta’s choice for a field of study came from Gaga herself who, according to E! News, said “Fashion made me feel like a star before I was.”

from:  http://www.theinsider.com/tunes/41376_Does_Lady_Gaga_have_a_Baby_Gaga/

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Natali Veronica Germanotta was born on March 10th, 1992 according to http://www.facebook.com/NataliGermanottaFanPage?sk=info

March 10th, 1992

3 + 10 +1+9+9+2 = 34 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Generating a buzz.  Things happen really quickly.

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March 10th, 1992

March 10th

3 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = her personal year (from March 10th, 2011 to March 9th, 2012) = Inspired.  Inspiring.  Inspirational.

 

 

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The Belmont Stakes takes place every June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. It is the final and some suggest most demanding race in the ‘Triple Crown’ after Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. The Belmont Stakes is a Grade 1 stakes race contested over a 1½ mile dirt track for three year olds. To earn the legendary status afforded to Triple Crown winners a horse must not only deal with what is in most cases the longest distance of their career but the grueling schedule – the Belmont takes place three weeks after the Preakness and five weeks after the Kentucky Derby. Since most high level thoroughbreds usually race every three or four weeks, the scheduling of the Triple Crown races is as big of a challenge as the competitions themselves.

First held in 1866, the Belmont is the oldest of the Triple Crown races by nearly a decade. The race is named for 19th century financier August Belmont, Sr. and was originally run at the Jerome Park Racetrack in the Bronx. The Jerome Park track was built by a Wall Street colleague of Belmont’s, Leonard Jerome. August Belmont died in 1890 and Jerome in 1891 and following their passing the event was moved to the nearby Morris Park Race Course until the opening of Belmont Park. The race has been held annually since then with the exception of 1911 and 1912. Between 1963 and 1967 the race was held at nearby Aqueduct Racetrack due to a major renovation project at Belmont Park.

While the Kentucky Derby is known as ‘the run for the roses’, the Belmont Stakes winner traditionally receives a blanket of carnations though the moniker “the run for the carnations” hasn’t exactly become part of the American lexicon. The race’s catch phrase may not have gained traction with the American public but the Belmont does boast what many consider the greatest performance in the history of thoroughbred racing. In 1973, Secretariat clinched the Triple Crown in the Belmont with a downright dominant performance – “Big Red” set a course record of 2:24 in winning the race by an astounding 31 lengths. One of the most enduring images of Secretariat’s victory is the shot of jockey Ron Turcotte easing up his mount near the finish line as he looks back over his shoulder in amazement that the rest of the field is nearly out of sight.

The 2010 Belmont winner was Drosselmeyer, trained by Bill Mott with jockey Mike Smith aboard. Smith has had a hall of fame career, but this was his first win at the Belmont Stakes and it was the highly respected Mott’s first victory in any Triple Crown event. Drosselmeyer didn’t qualify for the Kentucky Derby – he ran third in his final prep race, the Louisiana Derby but his money winnings at that point weren’t sufficient to gain entry into the crowded field at Churchill Downs. Shut out of the Derby, Drosselmeyer entered the Dwyer Stakes on May 8 and finished in second place some six lengths behind winner Fly Down. Drosselmeyer went off at 13-1 Belmont Stakes betting odds in the Belmont and his victory paid $28.00, $11.60 and $7.70. Second place went to Fly Down at 9-2 ($6.80, $5.10) and third to one of the pre-race favorites, First Dude who closed at 7-2 and paid $4.90 to show. The pre-race favorite was the Nick Zito trained Ice Box. Interestingly, neither Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver nor Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky ran in the Belmont.

The 2011 Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 11th. For those looking to attend the race live, gates open at 8:30 AM. In addition to the highly sought after reserved seating Belmont Park admits thousands of fans via general admission on a first come, first served basis.

from:  http://www.belmontstakes.org/

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5 Horses with a Real Chance to Win

No. 1: Animal Kingdom

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 21:  Animal Kingdom and jocky John Velazquez #11 in the post parade before the start of the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 21, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Rob Carr/Getty Images

The Kentucky Derby winner’s biggest challenge in the Triple Crown was the
short Preakness, and the distance did seem to be his undoing.

Animal Kingdom is bred to go long and didn’t show any distance limitation in
the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby, suggesting he should be able to successfully get
the Belmont distance.

While Shackleford got the best of Animal Kingdom in the Preakness, I don’t
think the winner of the second jewel can even touch Animal Kingdom here.

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No. 2: Master of Hounds

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Master of Hounds trains during the morning exercise session in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Al
Bello/Getty Images

It is not confirmed if the colt is going to fly back over from Europe yet,
but if he does run, watch for him to be a contender.

Many threw out the horse in the Kentucky Derby after a lot of traveling, as
well as his turf pedigree, but he finished fifth and is bred to be a router.

The biggest question he should have is if all the traveling he’s done in the
last seven months, especially since March, will catch up with him.

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No. 3: Nehro

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Nehro is lead on to the track in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Harry
How/Getty Images

Nehro finished second in the Kentucky Derby but skipped the Preakness to
enter this race fresh. There’s no question he’s bred (by AP Indy’s son,
Mineshaft) to go long, and many people are high on his chances.

He was gaining positions at the end of the Derby, and it looked like the
Derby distance wasn’t an issue. The major question will be if he can outlast
Animal Kingdom.

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No. 4: Mucho Macho Man

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 20:  Exercise rider Heriberto Pulgar takes Preakness entrant Mucho Macho Man over the track at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The 136th running of the Preakness Stakes will take place on May 21.   (Photo by
Rob
Carr/Getty Images

Mucho Macho Man had an excuse for his poor showing in the Preakness (lost a
shoe) after finishing third in the Kentucky Derby and comes back for another try
at a Classic win in the Belmont.

The 3-year-old technically won’t turn 3 until three days after the Belmont
(although officially all thoroughbreds turn 3 Jan. 1), giving him tons of room
to improve in the summer races.

While the colt is younger than his rivals, he could jump up to the test of
the Belmont and pull a surprise upset over the field as he continues to gear up
for what looks like will be an awesome summer and fall campaign.

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No. 5: Stay Thirsty

Photo: Melissa Bauer-Herzog

He is Repole’s last hope at having a Belmont runner and still hasn’t totally
matured, but Stay Thirsty could be one of the surprise victors in this race.

Stay Thirsty has endurance on his side with sire Bernardini winning multiple
times at longer distances, and his half brother Andromedas Hero (Fusaichi
Pegasus) finished second in the Belmont in 2005. While Stay Thirsty hasn’t shown
a massive amount of speed yet in his career, his sire didn’t step up to stakes
competition until the Preakness, which he won (Bernardini did not race as a
2-year-old).

This may be the do-or-die moment for Stay Thirsty when it comes to high-level
stakes, but with his bloodlines and hopefully coming maturity, it would not be a
surprise to see him in the winner’s circle at Belmont.

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The Belmont is still a week away and the field is anything
but certain. However, it is looking like we will have the top seven horses from
the Kentucky Derby all run—the first time that has ever happened.

In fact, as the Daily Racing Form reported earlier in the week, the
previous record was the top five horses, which occurred more than 60 years
ago.

That said, this is shaping up to be a very good and very accomplished field.

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 05:  The horses break out of the starting gate at the running of the 142nd Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2010 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

13. Monzon (30-1)

12. Harlan’s Hello (30-1)

11. Isn’t He Perfect (30-1)

10. Ruler On Ice (20-1)

9. Jaycito (20-1)

8. Stay Thirsty (20-1)

7. Brilliant Speed (20-1)

6. Santiva (15-1)

5. Master of Hounds (12-1)

4. Mucho Macho Man (10-1)

3. Shackleford (5-1)

2. Nehro (9-2)

1. Animal Kingdom (9-5)

from:  http://bleacherreport.com/articles/719753-belmont-stakes-2011-5-horses-with-a-real-chance-to-win-it

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On June 19, 1867, Ruthless beat out De Courcey by a head at Jerome Park Racetrack to win the inaugural running of the Belmont Stakes.

from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruthless_(horse)

June 19th, 1867

6 + 19 +1+8+6+7 = 47 = the Belmont Stakes’ life lesson = what the Belmont Stakes is here to learn = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Eminent.  Prominent.

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June 19th, 1867

June 19th

6 + 19 +2+0+1+0 = 28 = the Belmont Stakes’ personal year (from June 19th, 2010 to June 18th, 2011) = Unstoppable.

28 + 5 (May) = 33 = the Belmont Stakes’ personal month (from May 19th, 2011 to June 18th, 2011) = Defending champion.

33 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 44 = the Belmont Stakes’ personal day = Commentary.  Moment by moment.

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Finish↓ Post↓ Horse name↓ Trainer↓ Jockey↓ Opening odds (to 1)↓ Final odds↓ Stakes↓
1 Master of Hounds Aidan O’Brien Garrett K. Gomez 10-1
2 Stay Thirsty Todd Pletcher Javier Castellano 20-1
3 Ruler of Ice Kelly Breen Jose Valdivia, Jr. 20-1
4 Santiva Eddie Kenneally Shaun Bridgmohan 15-1
5 Brilliant Speed Thomas Albertrani Joel Rosario 15-1
6 Nehro Steve Asmussen Corey Nakatani 4-1
7 Monzon Ignacio Correas IV Jose Lezcano 30-1
8 Prime Cut Neil Howard Edgar Prado 15-1
9 Animal Kingdom H. Graham Motion John R. Velazquez 2-1
10 Mucho Macho Man Katherine Ritvo Ramon Dominguez 10-1
11 Isn’t He Perfect Doodnauth Shivmangal Rajiv Maragh 30-1
12 Shackleford Dale L. Romans Jesus Castanon 9-2

from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Belmont_Stakes

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Ruler On Ice was born on April 2nd, 2008 according to http://www.horse-races.net/library/tc11/tc-ruleronice.htm

April 2nd, 2008

4 + 2 +2+0+0+8 = 16 = Ruler On Ice’s life lesson = what Ruler On Ice is here to learn = Shocks.  Surprises.  Stunning.  Amazing.  Unpredictable.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  From out of nowhere.

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April 2nd, 2008

April 2nd

4 + 2 +2+0+1+1 = 10 = Ruler On Ice’s personal year (from April 2nd, 2011 to April 1st, 2012) = Random.  Chance.  Destiny.  Fate.

10 year + 6 (June) = 16 = Ruler On Ice’s personal month (from June 2nd, 2011 to July 1st, 2011) = Shocks.  Surprises.  Stunning.  Amazing.  Unpredictable.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  From out of nowhere.

[Numerologically, when Ruler On Ice's number (16 (4 + 2 +2+0+0+8 = 16)) comes up, that's when Ruler On Ice gets to live/experience what Ruler On Ice is here to live/experience.  So this is Ruler On Ice's month!!!]

16 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 27 = Ruler On Ice’s personal day = The starting gate.  “And they’re off…”  First [Belmont Stakes wins for Ruler On Ice].

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BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 21:  Animal Kingdom and jocky John Velazquez #11 in the post parade before the start of the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 21, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Animal Kingdom (foaled in Kentucky on March 20, 2008) according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_Kingdom_(horse)

March 20th, 2008

3 + 20 +2+0+0+8 = 33 = Animal Kingdom’s life lesson = what Animal Kingdom is here to learn = Defending champion.  Retaining the title.

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March 20th, 2008

March 20th

3 + 20 +2+0+1+1 = 27 = Animal Kingdom’s personal year (from March 20th, 2011 to March 19th, 2012) = Out of the starting gate.  “And they’re off…”

27 year + 5 (May) = 32 = Animal Kingdom’s personal month (from May 20th, 2011 to June 19th, 2011) = Winning.  Victory.  #1.  First place.

32 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 43 = Animal Kingdom’s personal day = Celebrating.  Congratulations.

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H. Graham Motion was born on May 22nd, 1964 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._Graham_Motion

May 22nd, 1964

5 + 22 +1+9+6+4 = 47 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Eminent.  Prominent.

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May 22nd, 1964

May 22nd

5 + 22 +2+0+1+1 = 31 = his personal year (from May 22nd, 2011 to May 21st, 2012) = Competitor.  Competition.  Striving to be #1.

31 year + 5 (May) = 36 = his personal month (from May 22nd, 2011 to June 21st, 2011) = Crushing [the competition].

36 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 47 = his personal day = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Eminent.  Prominent.

When his number (47 (5 + 22 +1+9+6+4 = 47)) comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  So Saturday June 11th, 2011 is HIS day!!!

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Shackleford (foaled February 25, 2008) according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shackleford_(horse)

February 25th, 2008

February 25th

2 + 25 +2+0+1+1 = 31 = Shackleford’s personal year (from February 25th, 2011 to February 24th, 2012) = Competitor.  Competition.  Striving to be #1.

31 year + 5 (May) = 36 = Shackleford’s personal month (from May 25th, 2011 to June 24th, 2011) = Crushing [the competition].

36 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 47 = Shackleford’s personal day = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Eminent.  Prominent.

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Nehro is lead on to the track in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nehro was also foaled on February 25th, 2008 according to http://cs.bloodhorse.com/blogs/truenicks/2011Derby/12.pdf

February 25th, 2008

February 25th

2 + 25 +2+0+1+1 = 31 = Nehro’s personal year (from February 25th, 2011 to February 24th, 2012) = Competitor.  Competition.  Striving to be #1.

31 year + 5 (May) = 36 = Nehro’s personal month (from May 25th, 2011 to June 24th, 2011) = Crushing [the competition].

36 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 47 = Nehro’s personal day = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Eminent.  Prominent.

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Master of Hounds trains during the morning exercise session in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Master of Hounds was foaled in Kentucky on March 4th, 2008 according to http://www.drf.com/news/under-radar-master-hounds

March 4th, 2008

3 + 4 +2+0+0+8 = 17 = Master of Hounds’ life lesson = what Master of Hounds is here to learn = Inspirational.

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March 4th, 2008

March 4th

3 + 4 +2+0+1+1 = 11 = Master of Hounds’ personal year (from March 4th, 2011 to March 3rd, 2012) = Consequences.

11 year + 6 (June) = 17 = Master of Hounds’ personal month (from June 4th, 2011 to July 3rd, 2011) = Inspirational.

[When Master of Hounds' number (17 (3 + 4 +2+0+0+8 = 17)) comes up, that's when Master of Hounds gets to live/experience what Master of Hounds is here to live/experience.  So this is Master of Hounds' month!!!]

17 month + 11 (11th of the month on Saturday June 11th, 2011) = 28 = Master of Hounds’ personal day = Unstoppable.

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June 3, 2011 1:23 p.m. EDT

Editor’s note: Dale J. Stephens is a 19-year-old entrepreneur leading UnCollege, a social movement supporting self-directed higher education and building RadMatter, a platform to demonstrate talent. He is among the first recipients of the Thiel Fellowship, an initiative by venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel  that gives 20 entrepreneurs under 20 years old $100,000 to fund their projects.

(CNN) — I have been awarded a golden ticket to the heart of Silicon Valley: the Thiel Fellowship. The catch? For two years, I cannot be enrolled as a full-time student at an academic institution. For me, that’s not an issue; I believe higher education is broken.

I left college two months ago because it rewards conformity rather than independence, competition rather than collaboration, regurgitation rather than learning and theory rather than application. Our creativity, innovation and curiosity are schooled out of us.

Failure is punished instead of seen as a learning opportunity. We think of college as a stepping-stone to success rather than a means to gain knowledge. College fails to empower us with the skills necessary to become productive members of today’s global entrepreneurial economy.

College is expensive. The College Board Policy Center found that the cost of public university tuition is about 3.6 times higher today than it was 30 years ago, adjusted for inflation. In the book “Academically Adrift,” sociology professors Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa say that 36% of college graduates showed no improvement in critical thinking, complex reasoning or writing after four years of college. Student loan debt in the United States, unforgivable in the case of bankruptcy, outpaced credit card debt in 2010 and will top $1 trillion in 2011.

Fortunately there are productive alternatives to college. Becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg or mastering the phrase “Would you like fries with that?” are not the only options.

The success of people who never completed or attended college makes us question whether what we need to learn is taught in school. Learning by doing — in life, not classrooms — is the best way to turn constant iteration into true innovation. We can be productive members of society without submitting to academic or corporate institutions. We are the disruptive generation creating the “free agent economy” built by entrepreneurs, creatives, consultants and small businesses envisioned by Daniel Pink in his book, “A Whole New Mind: Why Right Brainers Will Rule the Future.”

Opinion: Why liberal arts matter

We must encourage young people to consider paths outside college. That’s why I’m leading UnCollege: a social movement empowering individuals to take their education beyond the classroom. Imagine if millions of my peers copying their professors’ words verbatim started problem-solving in the real world. Imagine if we started our own companies, our own projects and our own organizations. Imagine if we went back to learning as practiced in French salons, gathering to discuss, challenge and support each other in improving the human condition.

A major function of college is to signal to potential employers that one is qualified to work. The Internet is replacing this signaling function. Employers are recruiting on LinkedIn, Facebook, StackOverflow and Behance. People are hiring on Twitter, selling their skills on Google, and creating personal portfolios to showcase their talent. Because we can document our accomplishments, and have them socially validated with tools such as LinkedIn Recommendations, we can turn experiences into opportunity. As more and more people graduate from college, employers are unable to discriminate among job seekers based on a college degree and can instead hire employees based on their talents.

Of course, some people want a formal education. I do not think everyone should leave college, but I challenge my peers to consider the opportunity cost of going to class. If you want to be a doctor, going to medical school is a wise choice. I do not recommend keeping cadavers in your garage. On the other hand, what else could you do during your next 50-minute class? How many e-mails could you answer? How many lines of code could you write?

Some might argue that college dropouts will sit in their parents’ basements playing Halo 2, doing Jell-O shots and smoking pot. These are valid but irrelevant concerns, for the people who indulge in drugs and alcohol do so before, during and after college. It’s not a question of authorities; it’s a question of priorities. We who take our education outside and beyond  the classroom understand how actions build a better world. We will change the world regardless of the letters after our names.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/06/03/stephens.college/index.html?npt=NP1

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Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 0 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the first three letters of the first name

Dale J. Stephens

4 (D is the 4th letter of the alphabet) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) = 17

So from ages zero to twenty-seven he has the number 17 going on.

17 = Inspired.  Inspirational.  Realistic.

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June 3rd, 2011

If you like young teens and even pre-teens spelling words that you have never even heard of before, then you should have been in Oxon Hill, Maryland (right outside of Washington, DC) yesterday, site of the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee.  The Bee started off with 275 young spellers, and by the time it had ended, only one was left: 14 year old Sukanya Roy of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania.

Roy’s win was certainly not due to a lack of competition.  The Bee lasted 20 rounds, and Roy’s final four opponents proved formidable; as a group the final five spelled 20 straight words correctly at one point.  The first of the five knocked off was Dakota Jones, a 14 year old from Las Vegas who lost in the 15th round.

The next two to be bounced from the Bee were heavy favorites going into the finals, but lost in the 17th round.  The first knocked off after Jones was Arvind Mahankali, the confident 11 year old from Forest Hills, New York, who seemed more and more unstoppable throughout the day.  A contender from the start was Joanna Ye of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, another quick speller, but she got knocked out on the word, “galoubet.”

That left Roy and another favorite Laura Newcombe in the final round.  But Newcombe fell short of becoming the first Canadian to win it all, misspelling “sorites” in the 19th round and giving Roy the chance to win.  Roy, the quiet, yet mightily consistent 14 year old who seemed to gain confidence as the competition went on, correctly spelled “periscii” and her winning word, “cymotrichous.”

Experience certainly seemed to play a role in this year’s Bee, certainly a pattern that has been developing with the increased attention the competition has been receiving.  Out of the 13 finalists, only one had never been to a Bee before.  For eight of the finalists, this was their second Bee, and for four of the finalists, this was their third Bee.  In fact, the final two spellers were both three-year contestants.  It goes to show that not only does practice make perfect but that these kids, most of whom are only anywhere from 12 to 14 years old, need time to get used to the spotlight that they are put under at the Bee.

With her win, Roy not only gets the trophy, but also more than $40,000 in cash and prizes.  According to the Scripps site, the prizes consist of $30,000 in cash, a $2,500 savings bond and a reference library from Merriam-Webster, $2,600 in reference works and a lifetime membership to Britannica Online Premium from Encyclopaedia Britannica, $5,000 cash prize from the Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation, and an online course and a Nook eReader from K12 Inc.  That comes out to $2,000 for each correctly spelled word.

from:  http://www.sportsrageous.com/14-year-old-sukanya-roy-wins-spelling-bee-06-03-2011

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Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 9 to 18 are ruled by the second letter of the first name.

Sukanya Roy

u is the 21st letter of the alphabet, so from ages nine to eighteen she has the number 21 going on

21 = Stepping onto the world stage.  For all the world to see.

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Ages 0 to 27 are rules by the sum of the first three letters of the first name.

Sukanya Roy

19 (S is the 19th letter of the alphabet) + 21 (u is the 21st letter of the alphabet) + 11 (k is the 11th letter of the alphabet) = 51

So from ages zero to twenty-seven she has the number 51 going on.

51 = Genius.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Sukanya Roy

1         967

her primary challenge = SR = 19 = Proud of her hard earned success.

what she must do/has to do = SO = 16 = Astounding.  Spectacular.  Awesome.  Amazing.

how she obtains her heart’s desire = SY = 17 = Inspired.  Inspirational.

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06/ 3/11 08:06 AM ET

Hidden in the intimate upstairs room of a posh vegan restaurant in New York sat a man deemed an “eco-terrorist.” He prefers “eco-terraist.”

Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, early member of Greenpeace, and current captain and star of “Whale Wars,” spent an evening discussing the premiere of season four of his reality show with a small group of journalists, including The Huffington Post. He spoke with a boyish grin, initially shy and yet subtly self-assured.

Animal Planet’s “Whale Wars” follows Sea Shepherd’s attempts to end Japanese whaling through aggressive intervention techniques on the Antarctic high seas. Sea Shepherd’s actions and the show have faced praise and extreme scrutiny. After swapping his pistachio-encrusted tofu for a reporter’s vegan lasagna, Watson announced, “They either love us or they hate us.”

Martin Fackler of The New York Times explains that critics call Sea Shepherd “an anachronism, because private fishing companies have dropped out under international pressure and the demand for whale meat is declining. Few Japanese eat whale anymore, and the meat from the hunt has piled up in freezers, or been given to children for school lunches.”

Greenpeace has spoken out against Sea Shepherd, denying Watson’s claim that he co-founded Greenpeace and denouncing his aggressive methods. The environmental organization’s website states, “We believe that throwing butryic [sic] acid at the whalers, dropping cables to foul their props, and threatening to ram them in the freezing waters of the Antarctic constitutes violence because of the potential consequences.”

The newest subject of controversy? Two of Sea Shepherd’s boats just began a campaign in Libyan waters, in an attempt to protect bluefin tuna from poachers.

This is the second year that Sea Shepherd will venture to Libya for that purpose, and Watson believes “this year is going to be a lot easier.” While the bluefin tuna did not make the endangered species list last year, the European Union recently warned against fishing for bluefin tuna in Libya’s waters. “Bluefin tuna caught by the Libyan fleet will be well on track to be deemed illegal,” E.U. fisheries commissioner Maria Damanaki said. Watson believes it is therefore “fair game” to go after fishing boats in the area.

That is not to say he doesn’t anticipate confrontations from fishing boats — motivated, for the most part, by money. Watson estimates that one bluefin tuna can be worth at least $70,000. Earlier this year, a bluefin tuna sold for a record $396,000. “That kind of motivation is why there’s so much corruption,” Watson said. “Billions of dollars of profits are being made by this.”

Watson cited Mitsubishi as a prime example of a big buyer. According to The Independent, the conglomerate has been freezing fish for years, and has cornered a significant share of the world’s bluefin tuna market.  “The bluefin they take out of the ocean and pack into warehouses translates into scarcity in the sea,” Watson said. “Scarcity translates into higher prices for the fish. If you can wipe them out, and there’s no more bluefin in the ocean, the only bluefin left is in those warehouses, you’ve got a million dollar fish.”

“There are very few fishermen left today,” he added. “These are corporations that look on fishing as a short term investment for a short term gain. They don’t give a sh*t about the people. And so they’ll wipe out anything.”

Sea Shepherd’s return to Libya is rife with controversy. Gawker’s Jeff Neumann recently wrote, “Maybe Sea Shepherd’s energies would be better used somewhere else, for the time being at least? There are a few more pressing issues to deal with in Libya these days (war, refugees, shortages of basic supplies, stuff like that). And really, what do they expect to accomplish by having some grouchy old white dude yell at fishermen through a megaphone?”

“It’s really not a distraction from anything,” Watson argued, in response to critics. He blames poachers for “taking advantage of the war to go in and illegally fish. NATO isn’t going to be concerned about fishing. And the European Union is quite concerned about it, but they’re not going to send their inspectors, and so we’re the only people that are willing to go in there … Everybody’s afraid of it.”

It is not all dangerous encounters on the high seas. In their downtime, the crew plays poker and watches DVDs of “Dexter,” “Nip/Tuck,” and “The Tudors.” There is often free time on the ship — especially for Watson, who sleeps only four hours a night.

Finishing off his tofu ice-cream, Watson politely asked to taste his neighbor’s vegan lavender creme brulee. He was very clear that Sea Shepherd is not a vegan or animal rights organization of any kind — rather, it is a “marine wildlife conservation organization” — but nonetheless, he requires that only vegan food is served on his vessel. This is because a staggering percentage of fish caught from the ocean is fed to livestock. Therefore, if humans eat farm animals, Watson believes they are, by extension, eating fish.

Watson doesn’t think humans should eat fish at all. Having been raised in a fishing village, he has witnessed firsthand the declining number of fish in the sea. “The importance of fish maintaining the ecological integrity of our oceanic ecosystems — it is far more important there than being on anybody’s plate.” Citing a report based on U.N. data which found that global fisheries could collapse by 2048, Watson said, “If we wipe out the fish, the oceans are going to die. If the oceans die, we die. We can’t live on this planet with a dead ocean. So it’s really a question of self-preservation.”

Despite Watson’s beliefs, he doesn’t resent meat-loving “Whale Wars” fans. Asked if he thought some of his viewers were hypocritical, Watson declared, “Everybody is a hypocrite. You can’t live on this planet without being a hypocrite.”

As the night wore on, the controversy and drama surrounding the man and the show ebbed into a more casual conversation: A reporter asked if he ever gets lonely, and Watson quickly — perhaps too quickly — snapped “no.” He changed the subject, entertaining the table with tales of bizarre crewmembers and the nautical origin of words. By the end of the evening, Watson had offered a simple explanation of his outlook on the world, declaring, “You’ve got one life. Well hell, enjoy it.”

“Whale Wars” Season 4 premieres Friday, June 3rd on Animal Planet.

from:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/03/whale-wars-paul-watson-sea-shepherd_n_870402.html

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Paul Watson was born on December 2nd, 1950 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Watson

December 2nd, 1950

December 2nd

12 + 2 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = his personal year (from December 2nd, 2010 to December 1st, 2011) = Inspired.  Inspirational.  Optimistic.

17 year + 6 (June) = 23 = his personal month (from June 2nd, 2011 to July 1st, 2011) = Leadership.  Taking action.  Just do it!

23 month + 3 (3rd of the month on June 3rd, 2011) = 26 = his personal day = Popular.  Celebrity.  In the news.

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Monday, 30 May 2011 22:21 UK

Sepp Blatter has insisted that Fifa is not in crisis,
despite the “great damage” done to its image by ongoing corruption
allegations.

“Football is not in a crisis, only some difficulties,” said the Fifa
president.

Blatter brushed off suggestions, from the British government among others,
that Wednesday’s presidential election – for which he is the only candidate -
should be suspended.

“If governments try to intervene then something is wrong,” he said.

“I think Fifa is strong enough that we can deal with our problems inside
Fifa.”

Blatter, unusually appearing alone at a news conference in Zurich, gave a
defiant display despite the storm surrounding the organisation.

Analysis

“This was an absolutely extraordinary appearance by Sepp Blatter. Delusional,
one colleague said to me afterwards.

“The phrase that will stick in the mind is: ‘Crisis? What crisis?’ -
reminiscent of that famous newspaper headline during the Winter of Discontent.

“But Blatter is not playing to our audience, he’s playing to the members of
Fifa who he hopes will re-elect him.

“He wouldn’t deal with Mohamed Bin Hammam’s suspension, wouldn’t talk about
Jack Warner and his claims and wouldn’t talk about reopening the World Cup 2022
vote.

“After this conference there are so many questions. This is not going away
for Blatter.”

But he ended the news conference in an angry exchange with a German reporter
and talked of his time working as a journalist, complaining about a lack of
“respect” from some members of the media, warning them: “We are not in a bazaar;
we are in Fifa’s house.”

The 75-year-old Blatter insisted that a Football Association inquiry by
barrister James Dingemans QC looking into ex-FA and bid chairman Lord Triesman’s
claims of alleged Fifa impropriety had “found no elements” which would prompt
the world governing to investigate further.

This despite Dingemans’ report revealing that Fifa executive committee
Nicolas Leoz’s aide had asked for the FA Cup to be named after the Paraguayan
Exco member, who Triesman claimed in Parliament had demanded a knighthood from
England’s 2018 bid.

Fifa has now published
a summary of Dingemans’ report on its website
.

Sports minister Hugh Robertson had expressed
the British government’s displeasure at Fifa’s situation
last week, calling
for its presidential election to be suspended.

But Blatter argued neither governments nor anyone outside the Fifa membership
could have any bearing on the election process, and vowed to carry on unless
Wednesday’s congress decided otherwise.

“If somebody wants to change something in the election or in the congress of
Wednesday, these are the members of Fifa,” he said.

“This cannot be done by the executive committee, it cannot be done by any
authorities outside of Fifa – it’s only the congress itself that can do it.

“Congress will decide if I am a valid or non-valid candidate.”

Blatter is expected to stand unopposed in an election marred by a torrent of
dissent from within and beyond football’s world governing body.

The only rival candidate to emerge – Mohamed Bin Hammam, president of the
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) – pulled out having been suspended by Fifa’s
own ethics committee over allegations that financial incentives were offered to
Caribbean Football Union members.

Fifa vice-president Jack Warner, himself also suspended on similar grounds,
subsequently revealed an e-mail in which another high-ranking Fifa official,
secretary general Jerome Valcke, suggested Bin Hammam had “bought” the 2022
World Cup finals for Qatar.

Valcke has since attempted to clarify those
remarks
and Qatar 2022 itself issued a statement claiming that Valcke’s
words had been “taken out of context” and its bid had been “dragged through the
mud for absolutely no reason”.

Blatter, however, took pains to avoid dealing with the detail of the various
allegations as he faced reporters, saying only: “You should ask [Bin Hammam] why
he pulled out. I was prepared to go into an election process with another
candidate and then the congress would have decided. Now the situation has
changed.”

These arguments may now begin to damage the organisation’s commercial
interests as, earlier on Monday, two of Fifa’s largest sponsors – Coca-Cola and
Adidas – expressed concern at the widely publicised in-fighting.

“The current allegations being raised are distressing and bad for the sport,”
said a Coca-Cola spokesperson. “We have every expectation that Fifa will resolve
this situation in an expedient and thorough manner.”

An Adidas spokesman said: “The negative tenor of the public debate around
Fifa at the moment is neither good for football nor for Fifa and its
partners.”

FIFA ROW IN FIGURES

  • 35 - Number of nations controlled by Concacaf, from whose
    presidency Jack Warner has been suspended
  • 75 - Age of Sepp Blatter, current Fifa president and only
    candidate for election to the post on Wednesday
  • 107 - Years Fifa has been in existence. It celebrated its
    birthday on 21 May. Blatter has worked at Fifa for 36 years and held the
    presidency since 1998
  • 208 - Number of nations represented in the Fifa congress,
    which will vote to elect a new president on Wednesday
  • 40,000 - Amount, in dollars, Caribbean Football Union (CFU)
    leaders are alleged to have been offered to back Mohamed bin Hammam’s
    presidential bid
  • 360,000 - Cost, in dollars, borne by Bin Hammam to provide
    travel and accommodation to 25 CFU members, as detailed in Bin Hammam’s
    submission to Fifa’s ethics committee
  • 1,000,000 – Cash gift, in dollars, Warner claims Blatter
    gave to Concacaf “to spend as it sees fit”
  • 2,500,000 – Amount, in pounds, Lord Triesman claimed Warner
    wanted from England’s 2018 bid team for an educational project in Trinidad and
    Tobago. An inquiry has since cleared Warner
  • 29,600,000 - Outlay, in pounds, from Australia on its
    unsuccessful bid to host the 2022 World Cup. Australian senator Nick Xenophon
    has demanded Fifa refund it in full

Though insistent that the election process and the Qatar World Cup 2022 bid
had not been undermined by recent revelations, Blatter admitted Fifa’s
reputation stands at a low ebb.

“I have tried for years to make Fifa’s reputation the highest possible,” he
said. “I regret what has happened in the last few days and weeks, [causing]
great damage to the image of Fifa and a lot of disappointment for football fans.

“When I entered Fifa 36 years ago, we had no problems. We had no problems
until 1998, this was the so-called ‘very modest’ Fifa. Now we are a
‘comfortable’ Fifa. I think we are too comfortable and some people like that.

“We are in a game and all the little devils can enter the game. We have to
fight against these devils. We have started to fight.

“We are in a very bad situation but, starting on Wednesday, the football
family has the opportunity and they have to take it: if they want to restore the
credibility of Fifa, and if they want to restore it with me.”

As Blatter took to the podium in Zurich, Warner – one of the four members
named by Triesman – issued his own statement welcoming the FA-commissioned
inquiry which exonerated him.

“Today, I regained some hope in the power of truth and transparency,”
Warner’s statement read.

“The report of the independent investigator on the allegations of Lord
Triesman has proven once again that whenever the truth is told, people will
always be able to have their names exonerated.”

Meanwhile, a Conservative MP who sits on the Culture, Media and Sport Select
Committee has called for Wednesday’s Fifa election to be suspended and put
forward his own agenda for the reform of the organisation.

Damian Collins, the MP for Folkestone and Hythe, has worked with the ChangeFifa organisation to set out a
five-point plan, inviting “parliamentarians and elected representatives from all
the nations of the world to register their support”.

Collins calls for the
immediate suspension of the election
and an independent inquiry followed by
voting reform, increased transparency regarding decisions taken and Fifa
finances, and limits to the number of terms Fifa members may serve as president
or on the organisation’s executive committee.

China’s Zhang Jilong has assumed temporary charge of the AFC in the wake of
Bin Hammam’s suspension, while Lisle Austin of Barbados is to stand in for
Warner as the president of Concacaf.

from:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/13596308.stm

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Sepp Blatter

1577 2312259      44

his path of destiny = 44 = Denial.

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Sepp Blatter was born on March 10th, 1936 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepp_Blatter

March 10th, 1936

March 10th

3 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = his personal year (from March 10th, 2011 to March 9th, 2012) = This is going to take a miracle.

17 year + 5 (May) = 22 = his personal month (from May 10th, 2011 to June 9th, 2011) = Three ring circus.  Blunders.  Folly.

22 month + 30 (30th of the month on Monday May 30th, 2011) = 52 = his personal day = Gossip.  Rumors.

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10:15AM BST 28 May 2011

Jeff Conaway

Jeff Conaway, who has died aged 60, was a Hollywood actor best known for his   role as Kenickie, leader of the T-birds, in the film Grease (1978), starring   John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

Something of heart-throb in the 1980s, Conaway regularly appeared on hit   television shows, including four seasons playing the out-of-work actor Bobby   Wheeler in Taxi, alongside Danny DeVito, Andy Kaufman and Judd Hirsch.

Both Grease and Taxi were hugely successful, and Conaway was seldom out of   work, appearing in most of the popular television shows of his time,   including Murder She Wrote and The Love Boat. A fan of science fiction, in   the 1990s he visited the set of the television series Babylon 5, and while   there was offered a bit part which grew into a regular role as the recurring   character Zack Allen. He was eventually given a full-time role in the   series.

Jeffrey Charles William Michael Conaway was born in New York on October 5 1950   . Having an uncle who worked for Nasa, as a boy Jeff read books on jet   propulsion. His ambition was to be an astronaut, but then an optician told   him that he required glasses. “My dream died before it started — acting   hadn’t been an option, but I was desperate for adventure,” he said in 2002.

Conaway made his showbusiness debut on Broadway at the age of 10 in All the   Way Home (1961), alongside Lillian Gish, Aline MacMahon and Colleen   Dewhurst. After a year at North Carolina School of the Arts, he returned to   New York to study film and theatre while also playing in a rock band. In his   final year at college, 1972, he replaced Timothy Meyers in the lead role of   Danny Zuko in the Broadway production of the musical Grease.

After some early television appearances in shows such as The Mary Tyler Moore   Show, Kojak and  Happy Days, he appeared with Michael Caine in the Second   World War thriller The Eagle Has Landed (1976). He was then offered  the   role of Kenickie in the film of Grease (1978), which became an international   hit. Although he said he enjoyed working with John Travolta,  Conaway    thereafter felt typecast: “I couldn’t shake it off. I couldn’t go to the john without being sung a tune from Grease by fans.”

None the less, he joined the cast of Taxi, and in later years he appeared in   films such as The Patriot (1986); Elvira: The Mistress of the Dark (1988);   and in Ghost Writer (1989), as Tom Farrell.  Two of his films — Sunset Strip   (1993) and The Last Embrace (1997) — were widely regarded as flops, but he won praise for his performance in Shadow of Doubt (1998), alongside Melanie Griffith and Tom Berenger.

Conaway went on to direct music videos and plays in small theatres in Los Angeles.  In 2006 he was in the reality television programme Celebrity Fit   Club, but walked out after only three weeks.  Two years later, on Celebrity   Rehab with Dr David Drew Pinsky (better known as “Dr Drew”), he explored live on air his addiction to prescription opiates and his turbulent relationship with his on-off girlfriend, the singer Vikki Lizzi.

Despite his problems, Conaway continued to work, completing a series of low-budget films.

Jeff Conaway — who claimed to have attempted suicide on 21 occasions — was found unconscious on May 11, and is thought to have taken an overdose of   prescription medication. He never regained consciousness and was taken off his life support machine on May 27.

After a brief first marriage, in 1980 he married the actress Rona Newton-John, sister of Olivia Newton-John. They divorced five years later, and in 1990 he married Keri Young; that union was also dissolved.

from:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/film-obituaries/8543558/Jeff-Conaway.html

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Jeff Conaway

1                7

how he lost his heart’s desire = JY = 17 = Health issues.

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Kirstie Q&A

1.Why do you want to be on Dancing with the Stars? It’s my gateway to Broadway, baby……or hell……time will tell.

2. Which dance style do you think is most “you” ? Latin dances… because I’m sort of a West Side Story ho at heart.

3. What do you think is your biggest handicap to overcome if you’re going to win? Learning how to dance correctly.

4. Do you have a “Dancing” hero (pro dancer? ) / Are any former DWTS stars an inspiration to you? Gene Kelly all the way- sexiest man to ever step ball change…and Edyta- hottest pair of Polish legs to step foot on U.S. soil. When I’m dancing Latin, I’m going to pretend I’m Edyta. When I’m doing the jive, I’m Lacy. I’ll be pretending I’m Cyd Charise if I’m requested to do modern dance- ooh maybe that’s on So You Think You Can Dance sorry…& when I’m waltzing… I’m a gay man in a gown.

5. Is there a particular dance/dance style that you most fear? Quick Step- it’s just a little too……quick.

from:  http://abc.go.com/shows/dancing-with-the-stars/team-kirstie-alley

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Kirstie Alley was born on January 12th, 1951 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirstie_Alley

January 12th, 1951

1 + 12 +1+9+5+1 = 29 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn =  Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Coordination.  Adept.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation.  Duo.  Collaborate.  Collaboration.  Consult.  Consultant.  Participation.  Participant.  Cooperate.  Join forces.  There’s no “I” in team.  TEAM:  together each accomplishes more.  Confident in your abilities.  Honing your skills and talents.  Consult an expert. 

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January 12th, 1951

January 12th

1 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = her personal year (from January 12th, 2011 to January 11th, 2012) = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Miraculous.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Stay positive.  There’s always hope. 

 

17 year + 5 (May) = 22 = her personal month (from May 12th, 2011 to June 11th, 2011) = Look before you leap.  Lucky.

22 month + 23 (23rd of the month on Monday May 23rd, 2011) = 45 = her personal day = Ouch.  That’s gotta hurt.

 

22 month+ 24 (24th of the month on Tuesday May 24th, 2011) = 46 = her personal day = Historic.  History in the making.  And the rest is history.

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy was born on January 17th, 1980 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maksim_Chmerkovskiy

January 17th, 1980

1 + 17 +1+9+8+0 = 36 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Unburden yourself.  Lighten your load.  Work hard & be responsible for yourself.  Shouldering a heavy burden.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on your shoulders.  Pressing onward.  Shrugging your shoulders.  Bending over backwards.  Doing backflips.  It’s easier to throw the load off the cart than to put it on.  Flip over.  Carry on your back.  Heaping on responsibilities. Handling more than you are expected to handle.  Overextending oneself.  Light burden’s heavy if far borne.  Have to do. 

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January 17th, 1980

January 17th

1 + 17 +2+0+1+1 = 22 = his personal year (from January 17th, 2011 to January 16th, 2012) = Look before you leap.  Lucky.

22 year + 5 (May) = 27 = his personal month (from May 17th, 2011 to June 16th, 2011) = Original.  The first.  Innovation.  Trailblazer.  Pioneer.  Start.  Begin.  Groundbreaking.  Take the initiative.  Taking the first step.  Get started.  Getting started.  Start it up.  It’s a start.  Turning over a new leaf.  No harm in trying.  Do what you will, but be the first.  Brand new.  Short-lived bursts of extreme enthusiasm.  Overly enthusiastic.  Acting out of character.  Not being yourself. 

27 month + 23 (23rd of the month on Monday May 23rd, 2011) = 50 = his personal day = Chelsea Kane.  Bliss.  Joy.  Overjoyed.  Wonderful.  Global.  Worldwide.  Culture.  Society.  Everyone.  We.  Symphony.  Orchestra.  Chorus.  Conductor.  Opera.  It’s a wonderful life.  This is how good life can be.

[Numerologically, a person's life lesson number stands for themself.  Chelsea Kane was born on September 15th, 1988.  9 + 15 +1+9+8+8 = 50.  Maksim's 50 day indicates that Chelsea will be of significance to Maksim on Monday May 23rd, 2011.]

27 month + 24 (24th of the month on Tuesday May 24th, 2011) = 51 = his personal day = Reputation.  Veracity.  Virtue.  Ethics.  Morals.  Honor.  Dignity.  Decency.  Authority.  Laws.  Rules.  Policy.  Standards.  Important.  Significant.  Official.  Voting.  Rational.  Factual.  Accurate.  Exact.  Precise.  Frankness.  Candor.  Brief.  Plain spoken.  Impartial.  Unbiased.  Serious.  Sober.  Solemn.  Formidable.  Instructor.  Instructions.  Lessons.  Counting. 

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Seve Ballesteros lifts the Claret Jug

Saturday, 7 May 2011 07:14 UK

Seve Ballesteros, one of golf’s most gifted and charismatic players, has died after a long battle with cancer.

The 54-year-old passed away surrounded by his family at his home in Pedrena, northern Spain, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Ballesteros was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2008 after losing consciousness at Madrid Airport.

The five-time major winner had four operations to remove the tumour as well as undergoing chemotherapy.

In a statement, the Ballesteros family expressed gratitude for the “support and gestures of love” they had received and asked for “respect and privacy at such a painful time”.

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Seve’s fight for life – Inside Sport special (2009)

Ballesteros, who claimed 87 titles over his career, won the Open in 1979, 1984 and 1988 and became the first European to win the Augusta Masters in 1980, repeating the feat in 1983.

He also enjoyed a successful Ryder Cup career as both player and captain – playing in eight Ryder Cups and winning 20 points from 37 matches before guiding Europe to victory over the United States at Valderrama in 1997.

But it was his daring and flamboyant style that made Ballesteros special, transforming the image of golf and bringing a whole new audience to the sport.

BBC golf correspondent Iain Carter said: “No golfer did more to popularise the game in Europe than Seve Ballesteros.

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He was a fighter – feisty, skilful, cheeky and loveable. When Seve was in a good mood the world was happy

Peter Alliss BBC golf commentator

“He played a fearless, exciting and charismatic brand of the game. It thrilled sport fans all over the world.”

“It’s a sad day,” world number one Lee Westwood said on Twitter. “Lost an inspiration, genius, role-model, hero and friend. Seve made European golf what it is today. RIP Seve.”

Ballesteros’ fellow Spaniard Sergio Garcia added: “He was a game-changer. To come from where he did and do what he did was amazing.”

The European Tour will mark the loss of one of its most iconic talents with a minute’s silence during Saturday’s third round of the Spanish Open.

The flags at Real Club de Golf El Prat will be flown at half-mast, while the players will wear black ribbons.

Tennis star Rafael Nadal described Ballesteros as a “reference point” for Spanish athletes.

“He’s one of the greats of this country without a doubt,” he said.

BBC golf commentator Peter Alliss added: “He was a fighter – feisty, skilful, cheeky and loveable.

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Golf great Ballesteros dies at 54

“He had hair as black as raven’s wing, a wonderful set of teeth and a lovely smile. When Seve was in a good mood the world was happy. I will always remember that smile.

“He had a very sad end but I will remember all the good things.”

Ballesteros sprang to prominence as a 19-year-old, finishing second to Johnny Miller at the 1976 Open and becoming the youngest winner of the Claret Jug three years later.

His final round of 70 featured an astonishing recovery shot from a car park to set up a birdie at the 16th hole.

He became the youngest winner of the Masters at the age of 23 in 1980 and made his Ryder Cup debut later that year.

Ballesteros topped golf’s world rankings for 61 weeks between 1986 and 1989 and won the World Match Play Championship five times, equalling Gary Player’s record.

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There were so many defining characteristics, especially when he was in his pomp. Ballesteros brought a dashing athleticism to a game that at the time was rarely associated with such qualities

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With his game starting to decline because of back problems, Ballesteros won the last of his record 50 European Tour titles in 1995.

And although he continued playing intermittently until 2007, he was generally a pale imitation of his former self and rarely featured on leaderboards.

Ballesteros appeared in public for the first time following the surgery in May 2009 when he went to watch his local football team Racing Santander and was given a standing ovation.

In December 2009 he appeared on television to receive the BBC’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sports Personality of the Year event from his former Ryder Cup partner – and now captain – Jose Maria Olazabal.

He had called his battle against the tumour the “hardest challenge of my life.”

 
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Seve Ballesteros was born on April 9th, 1957 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seve_Ballesteros
 
April 9th, 1957
 
April 9th
 
4 + 9 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = his personal year (from April 9th, 2011 to April 8th, 2012) = Health issues.
 
 

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Monday, March 21, 2011 9:16am PDT

Panama’s Gary Saavedra, intent on discovering his limitations, surfed a wave created by a boat moving through the Panama Canal for 3 hours, 55 minutes and two seconds, while spanning a distance of 41.3 miles.

The 13-time national surfing champion set Guinness World Records for longest time and distance surfed on open water. (England’s Steve King had held the time record: 1 hour, 6 minutes, set while riding a tidal bore wave in 2006. The distance record is new.)

Saavedra, who traversed through choppy water and was rocked constantly by the wakes of giant freighters, said afterward: “This record feels incredible. I had never confronted these conditions and to surpass all these challenges and establish two Guinness records is the biggest achievement of my professional career so far.”

Saavedra, a Red Bull sponsored athlete participating in one of the company’s projects designed to test human limits, had hoped for a much longer ride but a severe thigh spasm forced him to abandon his quest.

“After the third hour, my body was very tired,” he said. “I almost fell eight times. In the first hour, I worked very hard and used all my energy. The weather was harsh … I had never trained in such conditions.”

Thie unusual odyssey began Saturday at 6:40 a.m. in Gatun Lake within the canal. Saavedra surfed toward the east behind a two-foot wave created by a wakeboarding boat.

The video posted below provides just a glimpse of the operation. If what Saavedra accomplished looks easy, imagine yourself standing on a small board for nearly four hours. Then imagine the board moving atop shifting water, and having to maintain proper position in the wave to maintain speed and avoid falling back into flat water and ending the ride.

Said Michael Janela, a Guinness spokesman who certified the records: “Everyone that breaks a record does something incredible but what Gary did was truly amazing. He pushed himself to an unbelievable limit where the only thing that stopped him was his body, not his will.”

story from and video at:  http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/blog/25265/surfer+rides+wave+for+an+astonishing+413+miles+in+panama+canal/

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Gary Saavedra was born on January 9th, 1977 according to http://www.redbullcaribbean.com/cs/Satellite/en_CAR/Profile/Gary-Saavedra—-Deportes-Acu%C3%A1ticos-Perfiles—-Red-Bull-021242795639055

January 9th, 1977

January 9th

1 + 9 +2+0+1+1 = 14 = his personal year (from January 9th, 2011 to January 8th, 2012) = Moderation.

14 year + 3 (March) = 17 = his personal month (from March 9th, 2011 to April 8th, 2011) = Inspiraional.

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March 22nd, 2011

Blues pianist Pinetop Perkins has died at the age of 97 at his home in Austin, Texas.

The pianist became the oldest ever Grammy Award winner last month when he won the Best Traditional Blues Album award for his ‘Joined At The Hip’ record. He had received a lifetime achievement award at the 2005 ceremony.

His agent Hugh Southard said Perkins died of cardiac arrest after waking up with chest pains yesterday (March 21), reports BBC News.

Perkins performed with a huge range of artists during his career, including BB King and Muddy Waters. He continued to tour right up until his passing, with Southard saying he had over 20 further performances booked this year before his death.

BB King paid tribute to Perkins, saying: “He was one of the last great Mississippi bluesmen, and he sure could play the piano. He will be missed not only by me, but by lovers of music all over the world.”

from:  http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/55595

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Pinetop Perkins was born on July 7th, 1913 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinetop_Perkins
July 7th, 1913
July 7th
7 + 7 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = his personal year (from July 7th, 2010 to July 6th, 2011) = Longevity.

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Knut the polar bear, file image from December 5 2010Knut the Polar Bear Is Dead
19 March 2011 Last updated at 12:39 ET

Knut the polar bear, who became world famous after he was hand-reared by keepers after his mother rejected him, has died at the age of four.

A spokesman for Berlin zoo, where Knut was kept, said the bear was found floating in the pool inside his enclosure.

Bear keeper Heiner Kloes said the cause of death was not known, and a post-mortem examination would be held.

In captivity, polar bears can live until they are about 30 years old.

Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit called Knut’s death awful.

“We all held him so dearly. He was the star of the Berlin zoos,” Mr Wowereit told BZ newspaper.

Knut became world-famous after his birth in 2006, as news of his unusual upbringing emerged.

In 2007, Knut generated more than 5m (£4.4m; $7m) euros in extra income for Berlin zoo, from the sale of tickets and Knut-branded merchandise.

As his fame grew, a row over the royalties from the bear’s popularity erupted between Berlin Zoo and Neumuenster Zoo, where he was born.

Eventually Berlin Zoo agreed to pay 430,000 euros to compensate Neumuenster.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12796359

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With a blue sky and the scent of spring in the air, Saturday afternoon in Berlin was the perfect time to visit the city’s zoo, but for some 600 visitors it turned into a horror: Before their eyes, Knut the polar bear collapsed, then floated dead in the water of his pen.

“It was a completely normal day: He was with the female bears before, who had just been shut away. Then, Knut strolled around the enclosure, went into the water, had a short spasm and died,” Berlin Zoo bear keeper Heiner Kloes told the Associated Press. An autopsy will be performed on the 4-year-old mammal to determine the cause of death. Polar bears in captivity have been known to live more than 30 years.

The city is in shock. Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit told the tabloid B.Z., “This is sad news. We were all so fond of him.”

Knut became a worldwide sensation soon after he greeted the world Dec. 5, 2006, as one of twins. His mother, Tosca, had rejected both bears, and his sibling died four days later.

The little polar bear thrived when caretaker Thomas Doerflein moved into the zoo and hand-raised him. Within a few months, Knut had an instant community of fans all around the globe thanks to his black-button eyes and sweet expression, much like a stuffed animal come to life. Those cute features inspired a line of toys, puzzles, posters, T-shirts, cell-phone ringtones and even a Vanity Fair cover shoot shared with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Yet, sadness and controversy followed Knut as he grew up before the public eye. In 2008, Doerflein died suddenly of a heart attack. A year later, the Berlin Zoo settled a custody battle over Knut with the Neumunster Zoo, where the polar bear’s father Lars resides, for $600,000.

Then came the smack heard ’round the world: On Knut’s “first date” with girl polar bear Gianna, he got a little too close to his new mate (on loan from the Munich Zoo) and she let him know with a firm swat. As zookeeper Kloes said at the time, “It was as we expected it to be. Knut was very shy and the Munich bear was clearly the one wearing the dirndl.”

There was hope that the two would breed, and the polar bears seemed to have grown close, but Gianna was eventually sent back to Munich.

At the zoo Saturday, “everybody was asking, ‘What’s going on, why is Knut not moving?’” Camilla Verde, a 30-year-old Italian who lives in Berlin, told the AP. “All the zoo keepers who put up the fences were so very sad. One of them said, ‘He was our baby.’”

from:  http://www.peoplepets.com/news/pets-in-the-news/knut-the-world-famous-polar-bear-is-dead/1

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Knut was born on December 5th, 2006 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knut_(polar_bear)

December 5th, 2006

12 + 5 +2+0+0+6 = 25 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Excitement.  Rooting for the underdog.

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December 5th, 2006

12 + 5 = 17 = his core number = Star.

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December 5th, 2006

December 5th

12 + 5 +2+0+1+0 = 20 = his personal year (from December 5th, 2010 to December 4th, 2011) = Turning point.

20 year + 3 (March) = 23 = his personal month (from March 5th, 2011 to April 4th, 2011) = Physical fitness.

23 month + 19 (19th of the month on Saturday March 19th, 2011) = 42 = his personal day = Everybody loves Knut.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Knut

2   2

 how he obtained/lost his heart’s desire = KT = 22 = Zoo.

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Pte Daniel Steven Prior
19 March 2011 Last updated at 23:51 ET

A UK soldier who died of his injuries after a bomb blast in Afghanistan has been named as Pte Daniel Steven Prior.

The 27-year-old, from 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment, died after being flown back to the UK following Thursday’s blast in Helmand province.

His uncle, after whom Pte Prior was given his middle name, had died fighting for the same battalion in the Falklands War in 1982 – also aged 27.

Some 360 UK personnel have died in operations in Afghanistan since 2001.

Pte Prior had been providing fire support for his fellow paratroopers and the Afghan National Army during a patrol in a small village when he was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED).

He died on Friday in Queen Elizabeth NHS Hospital in Birmingham with his family at his bedside.

He had become a father for the first time recently following the birth of his son, Logan, the Ministry of Defence said.

‘Tremendously proud’The soldier flew back to the UK for the birth four weeks ago, and stayed at home for two weeks, before returning to active duty.

He was born in Brighton in East Sussex and his hometown was at nearby Peacehaven, but he lived in Colchester, Essex, with his wife Emily and their newborn son.

He also leaves behind his father Ian, and mother Gillian.

In a statement, his family said: “Dan was a lively young man with an amazing sense of humour. He was a wonderful son, husband and father.

“We are all tremendously proud of him and he will be sorely missed by his family and friends.”

His commanding officer, Lt Col Andrew Harrison, said the “bright, inspiring and able paratrooper” knew the risks of war more than almost anyone as his uncle died the year before he was born in the Falklands War battle of Goose Green.

‘Smallest consolation’Lt Col Harrison said: “On the anniversary of the battle last May he sat with me to honour his uncle. They both fell aged only 27.

“For a second time the Prior name will be carved into the battalion’s memorial.

“Dan Prior’s sacrifice has cost a joyful future with his wife Emily and his three-week-old son, Logan.

“It is the smallest consolation that he passed away having seen Logan on a recent trip home. He talked of little else during the intervening weeks.”

L/Cpl Chris Wilmott, of 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, served alongside both Pte Prior and his uncle Steve in the late 70s.

He said: “We will all remember Dan for his professionalism and dedication. He was without doubt focussed, conscientious and destined for great things.”

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12792331

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It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Private Daniel Steven Prior, of 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, was wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan on 17 March 2011 and died of his wounds in the UK the following day.

Private Daniel Steven Prior deployed to Afghanistan with D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment on 13 October 2010 where he was based at Patrol Base 1 in the Nahr-e-Saraj District of Helmand Province.

On 17 March 2011, Private Prior’s Multiple was tasked to provide fire support for his fellow paratroopers and the Afghan National Army during a reassurance patrol in a small village in Nahr-e-Saraj.

At 1242 hours Private Prior was wounded by an improvised explosive device and, despite medical care in Afghanistan and in the UK, he died of his wounds on 18 March 2011 in the Royal College of Defence Medicine Queen Elizabeth NHS Hospital, Birmingham.

Private Prior was born in Brighton on 31 December 1983 and attended Tideway school in Newhaven. His hometown was Peacehaven but he lived in Colchester with his wife Emily and their new-born son Logan. Private Prior had flown back from Afghanistan four weeks ago just in time to be present for the birth of his son, Logan and spent two weeks with his wife and baby before his return to active duty.

Private Prior completed his basic training in January 2008 and was subsequently posted to the 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment where he showed to be an exceptional soldier. He was a hugely valued member of the Battalion during his service in both the United Kingdom and Afghanistan and was immensely popular with all who knew and worked with him.

Private Prior had a very bright future ahead of him and had been identified as one of the next tranche of Non Commissioned Officers to be trained.

He leaves behind his father Ian, mother Gillian, his wife Emily and their son Logan.

Private Prior’s family said:

“Dan was a lively young man with an amazing sense of humour. He was a wonderful son, husband and father. We are all tremendously proud of him and he will be sorely missed by his family and friends.”

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Harrison MBE, Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Private Dan Prior died surrounded by his family in England. Two days before, he had been mortally wounded, four thousand miles away, whist patrolling to bring lasting peace to the village of Char Coucha in Helmand Province. The village has recently made headlines for its remarkable return from Taliban devastation; Private Prior was one of those incredibly brave young soldiers who made that happen.

“This bright, inspiring and able Paratrooper knew the risks of war more than almost anyone; his uncle died the year before Dan was born fighting for this great Battalion at the battle of Goose Green in the Falklands Conflict. Dan had accompanied his family to receive the Elizabeth Cross in his memory only last year.

“On the anniversary of the battle last May he sat with me to honour his uncle. They both fell aged only twenty seven. Twice in two years his family will receive an Elizabeth Cross. For a second time the Prior name will be carved into the Battalion’s memorial.

“Dan Prior’s sacrifice has cost a joyful future with his wife Emily and his three week old son, Logan. It is the smallest consolation that he passed away having seen Logan on a recent trip home. He talked of little else during the intervening weeks. Logan will one day be proud to learn what a bright star his father was, how he was loved by his mates, how great a soldier he had become and how good a friend he was.

“Every one of those innumerable friends has said what a great dad he would have been. Every one of the thousand troops in this Battle Group will mourn this irreplaceable loss and can only pass on their deepest condolences to Emily and all of Dan’s family. None of us will ever forget him.

“Utrinque Paratus.”

Warrant Officer Class 1 (Regimental Sergeant Major) Alan Armstrong, Regimental Sergeant Major, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Private Prior was a proud member of D Company 2 PARA. Their main effort has been to provide security for the growing population of Char Coucha. His section has been battle hardened by countless engagements with the Taliban. While courageously defending the village from insurgents, Private Prior was seriously injured as his section provided fire support to allow other members of his Platoon to manoeuvre around enemy fire.

“Private Prior was an intelligent, level headed and mature young man who had a bright and prosperous future ahead of him. His sheer determination saw him battle for his life to the very end. Private Prior served his country with distinction and his loss will be felt by all soldiers across the 2 PARA Battle Group. He will be deeply missed by the men of D Company who fought by his side.

“My thoughts at this time are particularly with the men of 10 Platoon, his wife Emily and his new born son Logan.

“Private Prior; a Paratrooper who will be truly missed, but never forgotten.”

“Every one of the thousand troops in this Battle Group will mourn this irreplaceable loss and can only pass on their deepest condolences to Emily and all of Dan’s family.”Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Harrison

Major Matt Taylor, Officer Commanding D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Private Dan Prior was without a doubt the best soldier in D Company. He was at the top of our list to attend the Potential Junior Non Commissioned Officers’ Course after this tour and he was clearly destined for great things in the Regiment. During our tour in Afghanistan Private Dan Prior was an example to his fellow Paratroopers.

“He was calm and collected in a fire fight, diligent and professional in his duties. As a bloke we will always remember him for his sense of humour and his consideration for those around him. He was awesome that the young Toms looked up to and who made the lives of his commanders easier.

“As a Paratrooper he followed in the footsteps of his uncle Steve Prior, who served with the same Battalion during the Falklands war. Like Dan, his uncle died whilst serving his country in the most difficult of circumstances but surrounded by his brothers in arms.

“We shall all miss Private Dan Prior greatly. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the friends he leaves behind.”

Warrant Officer Class 2 (Company Sergeant Major) John Hulme, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Private Dan Prior was one of the senior Toms in D Company, someone that I would rely on daily to get things done. I will remember him being utterly dependable, completely unflappable, and always perfectly calm and collected under fire. He was a true asset to the Company, and a perfect ambassador for the Parachute Regiment.

“He was a mature, level headed and supremely fit soldier, who had been handpicked to work as part of a multiple with a difficult and testing task. He handled this without breaking stride. He was never found wanting, and never gave anything less than 100%.

“He had a great sense of humour which helped everyone around him especially through some of the more grim times here, I remember a few days before his death, as we were evacuating one of our wounded, I saw Dan caked in mud, soaking wet and looking pretty exhausted, I asked how he was, and he gave me his trademark grin, and said “Good, but it’s a bit wet here Sir”, as he took up a fire position to provide cover for us, as we set off back to camp.

“Dan will be sorely missed by everyone within the D Company family, but foremost our thoughts go to his family, especially Emily and their new born baby, Logan.

“Rest in peace Dan, you were a role model to the rest of the Toms, and you will never be forgotten.”

Lieutenant Jonny Mortimer-Hendry, 10 Platoon Commander, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Private Dan Prior was an outstanding Paratrooper and inspirational member of my team. His exceptional work whilst deployed was always carried out with ultimate professionalism and awesome ability. He was the rock of our multiple that always had a positive attitude on the challenges that we faced. Constantly proving strong and cheerful under adversity, Dan was an experienced Paratrooper whom the rest of the men looked up to. He was humble, yet the rod of iron in the backbone of D Company.

“It is a great loss to The Parachute Regiment to lose someone who personified the remarkable qualities of a Paratrooper. Personally, he was the man I relied on in the harshest of circumstances to produce the goods. I am devastated to lose one of my men, a true friend, who was so close to all of us.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, his wife Emily and his son Logan, who he was so proud of.

“He will forever be Utrinque Paratus.”

“He was calm and collected in a fire fight, diligent and professional in his duties. As a bloke we will always remember him for his sense of humour and his consideration for those around him.”Major Matt Taylor

2nd Lieutenant Joe Greenwood, 11 Platoon Commander, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Private Daniel Prior was a Paratrooper through and through. Dan’s unwavering professionalism out on the ground, combined with the humility, friendship and humour he extended to all around him, meant that Dan left his stamp on everything he touched. He brought so much to the Platoon and Company and it was a pleasure to have him under my command. I shall truly miss him.

“In the short time that I knew Dan as his commander, I found him quite simply one of the most likable blokes I have met. He was a genuine father figure and a true companion to the ‘Toms’; he always found the positive in any situation. I will forever remember him not just for his professionalism and ability, but also for his sense of fun and his zest for life.

“My thoughts are now with his family, especially his wonderful wife Emily and beautiful baby son Logan; may his spirit live on through him. He has left an enormous gap that will be impossible to fill, we will never forget him. We all, your Airborne brothers, owe you our eternal debt for your actions that protected us from danger, for whom you sacrificed your life. Take care my friend and God speed.”

Sergeant Ritchie Morton, 10 Platoon Sergeant, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“I have had the privilege to be Dan Prior’s Platoon Sergeant for the past two years. During this tenure Dan was someone that impressed me from the outset with his professional attitude, tenacity and work ethic. Dan was an affable and popular member of the Platoon.

“His professionalism and tactical awareness made him an example to the more junior Private soldiers and this earmarked him for early promotion. Moreover, he was my best Tom and was due to complete a junior NCO cadre on the completion of this tour of Afghanistan.

“Dan’s legacy will be cemented by his professionalism, his courage and his attitude; simply, he was my go-to man. Whatever task I needed completing he would be my point-of-contact and would accomplish the task at hand without chunter and to a high standard; no commander can ask more from his men. He will be missed.”

Corporal Louis Smit, 12 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Coming from a proud military family background, Dan’s uncle served with 2 PARA during the Falklands war and lost his life in Goose Green. Dan Prior was an inspirational soldier and he died like he lived, with his head up high and proud like a Paratrooper, leading from the front. Having him under my command made my job easy. He will be missed.”

Lance Corporal Chris Wilmott, 10 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“It was a great honour for me to serve with Dan Prior especially after serving with his uncle Steve Prior who was my section commander in the late seventies. He was tragically killed in the Falklands war of 1982 at the age of 27 while trying to save the life of a colleague at Goose Green.

“Dan passed away at the age of 27, the same age as his uncle. We will all remember Dan for his professionalism and dedication. He was without doubt focussed, conscientious and destined for great things. Dan leaves behind a loving wife Emily and a baby son Logan who was born whilst he was recently on R&R.

“For me he will never be forgotten nor will his uncle Steve. They will always be just next door in another room or adjacent tent. I will always speak freely of him and ensure his memory and that of others will live on.”

“Dan’s legacy will be cemented by his professionalism, his courage and his attitude; simply, he was my go-to man.”Sergeant Ritchie Morton

Private Scott Saunders, 12 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Dan was a lad I always looked up to and I learned everything I could off him. He was always switched on even at the most difficult of times. He was an awesome Paratrooper and proud of what he was. I am very proud to have fought beside him and my memories of him will never go away. My thoughts are with his family, his wife Emily and new-born son Logan.

“Rest in peace, mate.”

Private Andrew Goldsmith, 12 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Dan was a soldier a cut above the rest. He was respected by all and although he was still a Private soldier, everybody was comfortable with him in command.”

Private Benn Woodman, 12 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Dan was a mega bloke and one of the most down to earth blokes I’ve met. He was a perfect example of a Paratrooper and I am honoured and proud to have been able to work alongside him. He was loved by me and all his fellow Paratroopers.

“My thoughts are with his wife and family. RIP Dan. We will never forget you mate.”

Private Matt Postlewaite, 12 Platoon, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Dan was always there to drive the blokes forward. A bloke who will be missed and who will stay in my heart forever.”

Private Neill Aitken, Intelligence cell, D Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, said:

“Dan was an outstanding soldier and close personal friend. He was always there for his friends. He was incredibly astute to the inadequacies of the world and I will always remember fondly the times we spent criticising the situation which we always used to find ourselves in.

“I have no doubt that he was destined for a long and prosperous career. He died giving essential protection to his fellow Paratroopers and has left this world a sadder place. Dan you will be greatly missed.”

Secretary of State for Defence Dr Liam Fox said:

“I was incredibly saddened to hear of the death of Private Prior. From the accounts given by his fellow Paratroopers, he clearly excelled at doing a job he loved.

“His talents had been recognised by his seniors and he was earmarked for Non Commissioned Officer training. My thought and prayers are with Private Prior’s family and friends at this tragic time.”

from:  http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/PrivateDanielPriorDiesOfWoundsSustainedInAfghanistan.htm

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Daniel Steven Prior was born on December 31st, 1983 according to http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/MilitaryOperations/PrivateDanielPriorDiesOfWoundsSustainedInAfghanistan.htm

December 31st, 1983

12 + 31 +1+9+8+3 = 64 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = “[His sheer determination saw him battle for his life] to the very end.”

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December 31st, 1983

December 31st

12 + 31 +2+0+1+0 = 46 = his personal year (from December 31st, 2010 to December 30th, 2011) = Memorial.

46 year + 2 (February) = 48 = his personal month (through March 30th, 2011) = Remembrance.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Daniel Steven Prior

415953 125455 79969       89

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = Visually inspiring.

 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Daniel Steven Prior

4        1          7

 

his primary challenge = DP = 47 = Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Legacy. 

his salvation number = SP = 17 = Inspiration.  Inspirational. 

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March 14, 2011, 2:52 pm

One of the most abundant substances in the cloud of radioactive steam released by a failing nuclear power plant is iodine-131—a radioactive form of the element, iodine, that is found throughout nature. Iodine-131 poses a special health risk because of its cancer-causing effect on the thyroid gland.

The small, butterfly-shaped thyroid sits just below the voice box. From this perch, it controls how fast every cell in the body changes food into energy. The gland’s main product, thyroid hormone, governs the function of the digestive tract, brain, heart, nerves, muscles, bones, skin, and more.

Iodine is a key ingredient that goes into making thyroid hormone. We get this element from ocean-caught or ocean-farmed fish and shellfish, milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs, and fruits and vegetables grown in iodine-rich soil.

The human body is surprisingly good at absorbing iodine and storing it in the thyroid gland. That’s a problem when iodine-131 is released into the atmosphere. The thyroid stores it as readily as natural, non-radioactive iodine. As iodine-131 builds up in the thyroid gland, it emits bursts of radiation that can damage DNA and other genetic material. Such damage can remove the normal limits to cell growth and division. Unchecked growth of thyroid tissue is thyroid cancer.

Iodine-131 gets into the body several ways. A person can breathe in radioactive steam released by a nuclear power plant. Fallout—radioactive particles that fall out of the atmosphere and settle onto plants, soil, and water—further adds to the burden when a person eats iodine-131 enriched fruits and vegetables or drinks water containing the isotope. Milk is another vehicle—cows that eat grass sprinkled with iodine-131 make milk that contains it.

Following the explosion and meltdown of the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl in 1986, follow-up health studies showed a significant increase in thyroid cancer in the area around Chernobyl, especially among children who were under 10 years old at the time of the explosion and those in utero. Youths may be most affected by iodine-131 because their thyroid glands are still growing and developing. Fortunately, as cancers go, thyroid cancer is one of the least deadly. In the United States, only about 5% of people who develop thyroid cancer die of the disease. (Researchers aren’t yet sure if this applies to radiation-induced thyroid cancer.)

As my colleague Peter Wehrwein describes in a related post, taking potassium iodide pills can help keep iodine-131 from taking up residence in the thyroid gland. The seafood-rich Japanese diet provides an abundance of iodine. Because the thyroid glands of those affected by fallout from the failing nuclear power plants may be “full” of natural iodine, iodine-131 may not be able to get into the gland, giving them natural protection against radiation-induced thyroid cancer.

from:  http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/thyroid-cancer-a-hazard-from-radioactive-iodine-emitted-by-japans-failing-nuclear-power-plants-201103141867

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An American nuclear expert says radiation from Japan could spread across the Pacific and reach the United States if a complete meltdown occurs at a Japanese nuclear facility damaged as a result of last week’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami.  

Nuclear expert Joseph Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund says Japan’s nuclear crisis is in a critical phase.

“One of the [Japanese] reactors has had half the core exposed already. This is the one they are now flooding with seawater in a desperate effort to prevent a complete meltdown.”

Cirincione spoke on the Fox News Sunday television program. He said the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Japan’s northeast coast is one of at least three nuclear facilities at risk.

Japan has evacuated civilians from areas surrounding the troubled plant, but Cirincione says radiation could spread far beyond Japan if efforts to contain the crisis fail.

Explosion at the Fukushima nuclear plant

“The worst-case scenario is that the fuel rods fuse together – temperatures get so hot that [they] melt together into a radioactive molten mass that busts through the containment mechanisms. So they spew radioactivity into the ground, into the air, into the water. Some of that radioactivity could carry in the atmosphere to the west coast of the United States.”

Japan’s ambassador in Washington, Ichiro Fujisaki, acknowledged potential dangers, but said no complete nuclear meltdown appears imminent.

“It is true that part of [the] fuel rod may have been deformed or melting. But it is not a situation where [the] core reactor, the substantial part of [the] reactor, is melting down.”

The ambassador spoke on NBC’s Meet the Press. Also appearing on the program was the head of the U.S. Nuclear Energy Institute, Marvin Furtel, who praised Japan’s response to the nuclear crisis. Furtel said a meltdown at a nuclear power plant does not always result in a massive release of radiation, as America’s own history shows.

“At Three Mile Island [in Pennsylvania], which was the worst accident we ever had, about half of the core melted, so about 50 percent.  It resulted in no [radiation] releases off-site that threatened anybody. So, you can have fuel melt, and if the rest of your safety systems, your containment, works and you manage to keep the reactor under control, the dangers for public health and safety are really minimal.”

from:  http://www.voanews.com/english/news/usa/Expert-Nuclear-Radiation-Could-Spread-Far-Beyond-Japan-117899079.html

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What can I do to protect myself and my family from iodine-129 and iodine-131?

The thyroid cannot tell the difference between radioactive and non-radioactive iodine. It will take up radioactive iodine in whatever proportion it is available in the environment.

If large amounts of radioactive iodine are released during an nuclear accident, large doses of stable iodine may be distributed by government agencies to keep your thyroid gland from absorbing too much radioactive iodine: Raising the concentration of stable iodine in the blood, increases the likelihood that the thyroid will absorb it instead of radioactive iodine. (Note: Large doses of stable iodine can be a health hazard and should not be taken except in an emergency. However iodized table salt is an important means of acquiring essential non-radioactive iodine to maintain health.

from:  http://www.epa.gov/radiation/radionuclides/iodine.html#protectmyself

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The United States was born on July 4th, 1776 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usa

July 4th, 1776

7 + 4 +1+7+7+6 = 32 = the United States’ life lesson = what the United States is here to learn = Mainstream.  Consensus.  Majority.

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July 4th, 1776

July 4th

7 + 4 +2+0+1+0 = 14 = the United States’ personal year (from July 4th, 2010 to July 3rd, 2011) = Diet.  Moderation.

14 year + 3 (March) = 17 = the United States’ personal month = Health.

17 month + 15 (15th of the month on Tuesday March 15th, 2011) = 32 = the United States’ personal day = Mainstream.  Consensus.  Majority.

When the United States’ number (32 (7 + 4 +1+7+7+6 = 32)) comes up, that’s when the United States gets to live/experience what the United States is here to live/experience.  So this is the United States’ day!!!

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Claude Choules with his daughter
3 March 2011 Last updated at 01:06 ET

The British man believed to be the last surviving combat veteran of World War I is celebrating his 110th birthday.

He emigrated to Australia before World War II, and now lives in a nursing home in Perth.

Raised by his father, young Claude wanted to be a bugler in the Army and tried to lie about his age so that he could be recruited.

When he failed, his father got him onto a Royal Navy training ship instead and he joined up in 1916 at the age of 14.

During the Great War, Claude was a seaman with the first battle squadron and served aboard its flagship HMS Revenge.

As a young sailor, he bore witness to one of the most remarkable episodes of the war – the surrender of the German Imperial Navy and its scuttling in 1918 at Scapa Flow, off the Orkneys.

He is now blind and almost totally deaf – a veteran with a failing body but a still sprightly mind.

His family is putting on a small celebration in Perth, but say he is not too fussed about reaching the milestone of his 110th birthday.

He is a modest man who feels slightly embarrassed by the attention he has received.

In the mid-1920s, Claude came to Australia on loan from the Royal Navy and then took up a permanent transfer to the Royal Australian Navy.

A demolition expert, he was tasked with laying booby traps in Fremantle harbour, which would have been exploded in the event of a Japanese invasion of Australia.

He is also the last known veteran to have served in both world wars.

Claude has three children and 11 grandchildren. He is now a widower, following the death of his wife, Ethel, three years ago. They had been married for 80 years.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12631143

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Claude Choules was born on March 3rd, 1901 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Choules

March 3rd, 1901

3 + 3 +1+9+0+1 = 17 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Longevity.

And true to his 17 life lesson, he turned 110 years old this year.

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March 2nd, 2011

I’m a man, I’m 29…and I’m now scarified of an 8-year old

True story: while typing out of the title of this post, I guess I got caught between typing “scared” and “terrified” and ended up typing “scarified”. I thought about editing it, but then realized that the subject of this post is so extreme that the creation of a new word did it justice.

And what is the subject you may be thinking? It’s a 3rd grader named Stevo Poulin who I’m quite certain could whip my ass on a wrestling mat. In fact, he could probably whip your ass on a wrestling mat too.

Not that I need to tell you this, but little Stevo is the one with the mohawk and other crazy hairstyles that was tossing his opponents around the way kids his age usually are tossing around stuffed animals or Lincoln Logs. In March of 2010 he won the Brute National Championship for his age group.

stevo-poulin-wrestling

According to this interview with Stevo, conducted by Scott Casber of Takedown Radio, the 8-year old had a record of 256-26 as of March 1, 2011. I love this exchange after Casber mentions his record:

Casber: You have a record of 256-26. That’s pretty substantial.

Stevo: Yes. It is.

Hey, the kid tells it like it is. Gotta admire that.

Here is another interview with Stevo where he talks about how he got his start in wrestling and what some of his goals are. For anyone who got a little worried by watching the video above that he’s some kind of wrestling cyborg, you’ll be refreshed to know that he’s, well, just a kid…as he should be.

I also enjoyed this comment from a thread tat IndianaMat.com where young Stevo was the subject:

Is this like the wrestling version of Benjamin Button where he ages backwards but keeps the wrestling knowledge he has gained through life.

It sure appears that way, doesn’t it?

Anyway, this kid clearly has the natural intensity to be great on a wrestling mat or any field of athletic battle for that matter. Let’s hope that as he grows up his body can keep up with that intensity (no reason to think it shouldn’t) and that he doesn’t get burnt out (never know). It way, way, way too soon to tell what the future has in store for Stevo Poulin, but the early returns look good. Keep it up kid. Love the heart and hustle.

story from and video at:  http://www.midwestsportsfans.com/2011/03/stevo-poulin-badass-8-year-old-wrestler/

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Some might think that the mohawk on Stevo Poulin’s head is there to intimidate his opponents.  I would argue that this 8-year-old wrestling phenom could be wearing curling rolls and a hairnet on his head and the rest of the kids would still be frightened by his presence on the mat.

Apparently, Stevo has compiled a 256-26 lifetime record.  Just look at him manhandle the opposition, tossing the other kids around like he’s their daddy.  Kind of makes me wonder who those 26 losses came against.

story from and video at:  http://www.totalprosports.com/2011/03/04/8-year-old-wrestler-stevo-poulin-is-just-killing-it-video/

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Stevo Poulin
12546 763395         51

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = 51 = Serious.  Sober.  Solemn.  Formidable.  Intimidating.  Telling it like it is.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Stevo Poulin

1       76

 

his primary challenge = SP = 17 = Inspirational.

The most important thing he can do = SO = 16 = Amazing.  Unprecedented.  Shocking.  Surpising.  Anything can happen.

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Balthazar Getty

February 07, 2011 09:31:24 GMT

” actor has lost his father, oil heir John Paul Getty III. The 54 year old, the grandson of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty, died on Sunday, February 6 in Buckinghamshire, England after a long illness.

Getty had been in poor health since 1981 when a drug overdose caused a stroke, which left him paralyzed and nearly blind. The overdose came just eight years after he was kidnapped in Rome, Italy and held for a $17 million ransom. His captors, who cut off part of his ear, were never found but Getty was discovered alive in southern Italy in 1973.

The troubled heir welcomed Balthazar with his wife Gisela two years later.

from:  http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/w0010207.html

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Oil Heir J. Paul Getty III Dies

Paul Getty III, grandson of American oil magnate J. Paul Getty, died Saturday in Buckinghamshire, England, at the age of 54. In 1973, Getty was abducted by the mafia, from a piazza in Rome. When his grandfather refused to send the requested ransom, Getty’s kidnappers severed his right ear. He was released after four months in captivity. Perhaps the most disturbing part of the story: Getty’s grandfather eventually ponied up a portion of the ransom and charged his son — J. Paul Getty II — interest for the remainder of the ransom.

A decade after the kidnapping, Getty fell into drugs and alcohol addiction, and suffered an incapacitating drug-induced stroke. His died Saturday after a long illness, and is survived by his two children, one of whom is actor Balthazar Getty.

from:  http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/02/oil_heir_j_paul_getty_iii_dies.html

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

John Paul Getty

1               7    7

 

his primary challenge (JG), the most important thing he could do (JG), and how he obtained/lost his heart’s desire (JY) all = 17 = Longevity.  Health issues.

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Stefaan Engels crosses the finish line in Barcelona, 5 February
5 February 2011 Last updated at 23:02 ET

Stefaan Engels, dubbed “Marathon Man”, began his challenge in Belgium a year ago and has since run a marathon every day across seven countries.

He crossed the finish line in the Spanish city of Barcelona after running 15,000km (9,569 miles) in a year.

“I don’t regard my marathon year as torture. It is more like a regular job,” the 49-year-old said.

He averaged about four hours to complete a marathon. He said his best time was 2 hours and 56 minutes.

Engels suffered from asthma as a child and had been told by doctors to avoid sport.

Before Engels, the record marathon man was Akinori Kusuda of Japan – who ran 52 races in a row at the age of 65 in 2009.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12375646

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Stefaan Engels

1256115 557531        47

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = 47 = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Stefaan Engels

1               7

 

how he appears to the world = SG = 17 = Inspired.  Inspirational.

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Fell down a mountain ... Adam Potter was found reading a map.Miracle survival ...  Adam Potter fell 300 metres down a mountain

7:25AM GMT 31 Jan 2011

So when the helicopter crew spotted Adam Potter on his feet and consulting a map 1,000 ft below the summit, they continued their search for an injured man.

In fact Mr Potter had fallen the entire way, dropping over three rocky crags, yet remarkably sustaining only relatively minor injuries.

The rescue team, alerted to their error by the 36-year old’s climbing companions, headed back down the slope of 3,589ft Sgurr Choinnich Mor to ferry him to hospital.

As his girlfriend and two friends watched in horror he plunged down a steep slope on and “flew” off three rocky crags before landing in snow.

He had fallen the height of the Eiffel Tower, leaving a trail of kit behind him, and yet had the composure to get out his OS map to find his location after a boulder ended his downward momentum.

Mr Potter, a landfill manager from Glasgow, was winched on to the helicopter and airlifted to the Southern General Hospital in his hometown of Glasgow where he was well aware yesterday of just how lucky he was.

The accident happened seconds after he turned to his girlfriend Kate Berry, 30, and said they should stop and put on their crampons and take out their ice axes because the snow was getting icy.

He then lost his footing and began tumbling out of control down the mountain while attempting to use his walking poles and his feet to slow his descent.

“When I first fell I was tumbling and falling, head first, then feed first, in different directions. I was out of control on a slope of ice and snow trying to slow myself down but then I would go over a cliff and go faster again.

“The helicopter crew told me I must have gone over three cliffs, and the last one was about 100ft. I don’t remember the first two but I remember the last one. I could see what was coming and at that point I thought it could be the end.”

He was still on a steep slope when he landed in snow but fell no further when he came to rest against a rock.

Mr Potter, an expert climber who also took his dog with him on the outing, a said he was unconscious for a short time and when he came round he tired to shout to his friends to say he was alive.

He put on a spare hat and gloves and had just got to his feet to look at the map when he heard the Royal Navy rescue helicopter.

The aircraft that rescued him was on a training exercise at the time and was at the scene within 30 minutes. When the crew saw him standing beneath three craggy outcrops they thought it could not possibly be him.

Lt Tim Barker, based at HMS Gannet, said: “It seemed impossible so we retraced our path back up the mountain and, sure enough, there were bits of his kit in a vertical line all the way up where he had obviously lost them during the fall.

“It was quite incredible. He must have literally glanced off the outcrops as he fell, almost flying.

“It’s hard to believe that someone could have fallen that distance on that terrain and been able to stand up.

“Really an amazing result. I have to say, when we got the call and realised the details of where he’d fallen, we did expect to arrive on scene to find the worst-case scenario.”

When a paramedic was winched down to Mr Potter he was shaking from “extreme emotional shock and the sheer relief at being alive”.

He lost a lot of skin from his face, was suffering from sore shoulders which were wrenched by the rucsac on his back, suffered whiplash and chest pain and three minor breaks in his back, but was being treated as “walking wounded” yesterday.

However, Mr Potter said the experience had not put him off climbing and he plans to go ahead with an ascent of Everest in eight week’s time.

“I will be a little bit more cautious next time and perhaps a little bit safer,” he said. “But I could have slipped on the pavement going out the front door.

“The only difference is the consequences of slipping up there are greater because of the distance you can fall.”

story from and video at:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/outdoors/outdoor-activities/8291638/Climber-survives-1000ft-fall-with-minor-injuries.html

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Adam Potter, a Scottish mountaineer, survived after falling from a great height as British media reported. The incident occurred in one of the tops of the ‘Highlands’ of Scotland, near the highest point of the British Isles, Ben Nevis mountain (1343 meters), a popular destination for walkers and hikers.

The city of Glasgow for 35 years who was at the top among a group of 24 people, fell down a slope. According to rescue services, the mountaineer ‘almost flew, skimming rocks as well. ” 

Upon receiving the signal, the rescuers began searching the man, and obviously none, according to later testimony, had hoped to find him alive, as they fell from a height of 305 meters.

You can imagine the surprise that they took during the rescue operation suddenly saw a man at the foot of the mountain looking at the map carefully. At first I could not believe that it was the same climber: he only had a few bruises and a few minor injuries.

While Lucky was very scared, not like a man who just fall off a skyscraper. According to rescuers on the way to hospital Potter gladly kept the conversation.

At this time the climber is on the Glasgow Southern General Hospital with minor trauma.

from:  http://actualidad.rt.com/TiempoLibre/Curiosidades/issue_19983.html?rc=1

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A climber who fell about 300 metres from the summit of a Scottish mountain is lucky to be alive, his rescuers say.

The helicopter crew sent to search for Adam Potter were astonished to find him standing up and reading a map.

Mr Potter lost his footing on Saturday and fell down the craggy and near-vertical eastern face of Sgurr Choinnich Mor, a 1094-metre-high mountain in the western Highlands.

The 36-year-old from Glasgow, part of a group of 24 climbers, was spotted at about 790 metres, making his tumble almost 300 metres from the summit.

A Royal Navy Sea King helicopter reached the scene 35 minutes later and spotted a man at the bottom of the slope.

“We honestly thought it couldn’t have been him, as he was on his feet, reading a map,” said Lieutenant Tim Barker, the crew’s observer.

“It seemed impossible. So we retraced our path back up the mountain and, sure enough, there were bits of his kit in a vertical line all the way up where he had obviously lost them during the fall.

“It was quite incredible. He must have literally glanced off the outcrops as he fell, almost flying.”

Mr Potter explained what happened.

“We got to an area where it is a bit more slippy and a bit icier, so I said ‘let’s get our crampons on and get the axes out behind that rock’, which was about five metres away, and as I walked towards the rock I slipped, and that’s when the fall began to happen,” he told the Press Association.

“The speed accumulated really fast. I was trying to slow myself down but every time I slowed myself down I would then go over a cliff edge, so I would get all my speed back, and then I would land on a slopier bit again and try to lose some more speed and then I would go over another cliff and so it went on.

“Towards the end I had almost lost all of my speed, then I actually saw what I was about to go over, which was one more cliff, and I actually thought that would be it. I thought that might have been the end on that one.”

Mr Potter added: “I had lost my hat and gloves and walking poles on the way down, so straight away I put on my spare hat, my spare gloves. I was OK for walking about at that point. The helicopter came down to my area, could see that I was alright because I was walking about, so thought it must be the guys on the top. So they went to the top but my mates pointed downhill, so it came back down to me and that`s when they realised I was the actual casualty, even though I was up and moving around.”

A paramedic winched down to check Mr Potter, who appeared to be unscathed beyond some superficial cuts and bruises and a minor chest injury.

He was said to be “shaking from extreme emotional shock and the sheer relief at still being alive”.

He was flown to a Glasgow hospital.

“He is lucky to be alive,” Lieutenant Barker said.

“It’s hard to believe that someone could have fallen that distance on that terrain and been able to stand up at the end of it, let alone chat to us in the helicopter.”

from:  http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/climber-survives-300m-mountain-fall-20110131-1a9y4.html

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Adam Potter

1       76

 

his primary challenge = 17 = Inspirational.  Staying positive.  Hope springs eternal.  Guardian angels.  Miracle.

the most important thing he can do = AO = 16 = Shocks.  Surprises.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.

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John Barry
31 January 2011 Last updated at 03:22 ET

Composer John Barry, famous for his work on Born Free, Midnight Cowboy and the James Bond films, has died aged 77 of a heart attack.

Born John Barry Prendergast in 1933, the York-born musician first found fame as leader of the John Barry Seven.

His arrangement of Monty Norman’s James Bond theme led to him composing scores for 11 films in the series, among them Goldfinger and You Only Live Twice.

His work saw him win five Oscars, while he received a Bafta fellowship in 2005.

His most recent film score featured in the 2001 war thriller Enigma, while a musical version of Brighton Rock, created with lyricist Don Black, had its London premiere in 2004.

Awarded an OBE in 1999 for his services to music, Barry was renowned for his lush strings, orchestral swells and elegant melodies.

His music found a new audience when Robbie Williams featured music from You Only Live Twice on his 1998 hit single Millennium.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12321610

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

John Barry

1685 21997          48

his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn = 48 = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Tribute.  Adore.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

John Barry

1             7

 

how he obtained/lost his heart’s desire = JY = 17 = Inspirational.  Health issues.

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John Barry was born on November 3rd, 1933 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Barry_(composer)

November 3rd, 1933

November 3rd

11 + 3 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = his personal year (from November 3rd, 2010 to November 2nd, 2011) = Inspirational.  Health issues.

When his number (17 (how he obtained/lost his heart’s desire)) came up, that’s when he got to live/experience what he was here to live/experience.  So this was his year.

17 year + 1 (January) = 18 = his personal month (from January 3rd, 2011 to February 2nd, 2011) = The use of art as an outlet for his creative energies.

18 month + 30 (30th of the month on Sunday January 30th, 2011) = 48 = his personal day = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Tribute.  Adore.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.

When his number (48 (his path of destiny / how he learned what he was here to learn)) came up, that’s when he got to live/experience what he was here to live/experience.  So today was his day.

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Jan 12, 2011 6:14 AM CST

If you’ve ever read your horoscope, you may be interested in what at least one astronomer has to say about it. Turns out your sign may not really be your sign.

“This is not something that happened today. This has gone on for thousands of years,” said astronomer Parke Kunkle.

The star doctors say Earth is currently in a different spot in relation to the Sun, and its equatorial alignment has changed from 3,000 years ago when the study of astrology began — back when 12 zodiac signs were assigned to 12 different periods of the year.

Those signs you were born into are different now because the Earth’s wobble on its axis has created a one-month bump in the alignment of the stars, according to Kunkle.

“Because of this change of tilt, the Earth is really over here in effect and Sun is in a different constellation than it was 3,000 years ago.”

What that means to you is a Virgo may now be a Leo, an Aquarius – a Capricorn, and a Taurus – an Aries.

“So I’m an Aries now, fabulous,” said Jozsef Szathmary, reacting to the news.

Szathmary has gone from Taurus to Aries in stride, vowing to his sun alignment that he is ready to change.

“I’m a ball of sunshine….wherever the sun is at, that’s where I’m at,” he said.

And that is just the point. The Sun and Earth are moving surely and slowly, so the stars of your sign aren’t the same as they were when that sign was assigned to your birth thousands of years ago.

For your new sign, just subtract one spot on the list.

But, don’t expect your horoscope reading to change. Scientists say this rotation has been known about since 500 B.C. and the horoscope calendar hasn’t moved.

YOUR “REAL” HOROSCOPE

Astrology buffs should be using these dates, reflecting where the stars currently are aligned:

Capricorn: Jan. 20 – Feb. 16
Aquarius: Feb. 16 – March 11
Pisces: March 11- April 18
Aries: April 18- May 13
Taurus: May 13- June 21
Gemini: June 21- July 20
Cancer: July 20- Aug. 10
Leo: Aug. 10- Sept. 16
Virgo: Sept. 16- Oct. 30
Libra: Oct. 30- Nov. 23
Scorpio: Nov. 23- Nov. 29
Ophiuchus: Nov. 29- Dec. 17
Sagittarius: Dec. 17- Jan. 20

from:  http://www.nbc-2.com/Global/story.asp?S=13828331

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January 12th, 2011

1 + 12 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = Stars.

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January 12th, 2011

12 + 2+0+1+1 = 16 = the “secret” number = Shocks.  Surprises.

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January 13th, 2011

Believe it or not, astrologers actually saw this one coming.

An astrological controversy erupted online Thursday after a newspaper article suggested that the dates that determine the Zodiac signs had shifted by about a month, throwing millions of believers into self-doubt and panic.

The tilt of the Earth’s axis has gradually shifted since the ancient times when the Babylonians determined the dates of the Zodiac. The calendrical rejiggering also supposedly re-introduced a sign discarded by the Babylonians: Ophiuchus, alternatively called the much-cooler sounding Serpentarius.

Under this calculus your correspondent, an erstwhile Aquarius, is now a Capricorn.

Twitter, predictably, exploded with outrage and irony. One user, @pnuts_mama, tweeted, “it’s our identity!! ahh!! existential crisis!! postmodernism defined!!” Time magazine’s television critic James Poniewozik joked, “I’m not a Cancer? Suddenly all those bigoted anti-Gemini pamphlets I self-published look embarrassing.”

But astrologers and astronomers — two groups that don’t always see eye-to-eye — agree that this is old news. About 3,000 years old.

“Astronomers have known about this since 130 BC. Hipparchus was able to determine that this would happen,” says Parke Kunkle, a board member of the Minnesota Planetarium Society. “It astounds me that this has taken off the way it has in the last day or two.”

The popular astrologer Susan Miller called the news “ridiculous.” In an interview with ABC News, she said, “We’ve known about this for ages. The constellations don’t suggest what’s coming up, it’s the planets! The constellations are a measuring device.”

“In ancient days there were, like, 50 constellations. Then they finally got together and agreed on 18. Then they narrowed it down,” says Miller. “I’m getting so many tweets. Trying to explain something technical in 140 characters is hard!”

Out of Alignment

In short, your astrological sign has not changed.

What has changed, subtly and very gradually, is the tilt of the earth’s axis as it revolves around the sun. If you watch a spinning toy top, explains Kunkle, you will see its axis wobble. That’s called precession. The Earth’s axis does the same thing. It’s currently facing Polaris, often called the North Star, but 3,000 years ago it was pointing at an obscure star called Thuban.

“Three thousand years ago the sun was ‘in’ whatever it was in,” says Kunkle, who is also a professor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. “Now it’s about a whole constellation off from that.” 

In an August 2009 Pew poll, 25 percent of Americans said they believed in astrology; 71 percent said they did not. Kunkle falls into the latter category (“I’m a scientist,” he says drily.)

But, he says, “You could predict when to harvest, when to plant, by the stars. So there is some predictive nature there. Then they took it too far, using it to determine when to go to war and people’s personalities.”

Jane Zimmerman can take some solace in that. A stay-at-home mom in San Francisco, Zimmerman was just this week told by an older, wise-looking lady that she and her husband Jason had compatible signs. “I took heart,” she jokes. “I was glad.”

But Zimmerman, 37, was born on Dec. 2, meaning that her “new” sign would be Ophicius while her husband remained a Pisces.

“When it suits me, the Zodiac is great. If it’s going to tell me that I’m not a great match to Jason, then it’s a load of crap,” she says. “Unless we don’t get along any more. If there start to be cracks in our relationship, I guess I’ll know what to blame.”

from:  http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/zodiac-signs-2011-zodiac-sign-wrong/story?id=12609264&page=1

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January 13th, 2011

1 + 13 +2+0+1+1 = 18 = Astronomy.  Outer space.

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January 13th, 2011

13 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = the “secret” number = Stars.

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SDSS composite image showing magnifications (SDSS/M Blanton)

11 January 2011 Last updated at 17:41 ET

Astronomers have released the largest ever colour image of the whole sky, stitched from seven million images, each made of 125 million pixels.

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s latest effort tops its own record, published publicly for professional astronomers and “citizen scientists” alike.

Data from Sloan has helped to identify hundreds of millions of cosmic objects.

The release was announced at the 217th annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, US.

Researchers have released an animation on YouTube demonstrating how the incredibly high-resolution image is represented on the celestial sphere.

Michael Blanton, a New York University physicist who presented the work on behalf of the Sloan team, told the conference that it was difficult to overstate the breadth of data Sloan provided.

“There’s something like 3,500 papers that have been written on the basis of this data set,” he said.

“A few dozen of them are being presented right now, this week at this meeting. They cover topics from the very smallest stars to the most massive black holes in the universe.”

Nearly half a billion stars and galaxies have already been discovered and described thanks to Sloan images, and the new release is sure to significantly increase that number.

Sloan data is also behind the Google Sky service, which allows users to scan the heavens in the same way as scanning their local streets, and the Galaxy Zoo project, which has allowed astronomy enthusiasts to characterise galaxies from their own computers.

Digital record

The workhorse behind the data set, a camera comprising 125 million pixels that long held the record for highest-resolution camera in the world, has been retired.

Studies will now focus on spectrometry – unpicking new data on the basis of the colours of light that the upgraded equipment.

They include:

  • the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, which will study the periodic ripples that were left behind in the early days of the Universe
  • the Sloan Extension for Galactic Understanding and Exploration that measures the evidence of small galaxies on the edge of our Milky Way being swallowed up
  • the APO Galactic Evolution Experiment, which will study red giant stars within our Galaxy to better understand the Milky Way’s overall chemical recipe
  • the Multi-object APO Radial Velocity Exoplanet Large-area Survey, which will spot giant planets outside our Solar System in a bid to better model how planets form

But even the data that is already available, thanks to Tuesday’s release, will keep astronomers of both the professional and the amateur variety busy.

“You can compare it to the National Geographic Palomar Survey of the late 1950s,” Dr Blanton said.

“This is something that 50 years later is still a really important reference to astronomers; we use it ourselves to better understand our own images. SDSS is the digital version of that.”

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12167011

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Tuesday January 11th, 2011

January 11th, 2011

1 + 11 +2+0+1+1 = 16 = the life lesson for the release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s data = Unprecedented.  Shocking.  Suprising.  Going where no one has gone before.

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Tuesday January 11th, 2011

January 11th, 2011

January 11th

1 + 11 +2+0+1+1 = 16 = the personal year for the release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s data (from January 11th, 2011 to January 10th, 2012) = Unprecedented.  Shocking.  Suprising.  Going where no one has gone before.

16 year + 1 (January) = 17 = the personal month for the release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s data (from January 11th, 2011 to February 10th, 2011) = Stars.  Inspiring.

17 month + 11 (11th of the month on Tuesday January 11th, 2011) = 28 = the personal day for the release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s data = Bold.  Superhuman.  Making the impossible possible.

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Monday, January 03, 2011
Ahead of his wedding on January 10, actor Imran Khan will host a mehendi-cum-reception party to which he has invited all his leading ladies apart from other Bollywood A-listers.

The actresses are really going out of their way to be a part of it except for Katrina and Sonam who have dropped out due to prior work commitments.

Imran is all set to tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend and fiancee Avantika Malik on January 10.

The wedding party has been planned for January 8. Sources close to the actor said Imran wants to invite all his friends to be part of the celebrations.

“The invitations have reached everyone and the guest list is quite a long one. Imran wanted to invite all the leading ladies of his films to be part of the most important day of his life. Unfortunately, Katrina Kaif will shoot with Imran for Mere Brother Ki Dulhan only till January 6. She will not attend his party, as she has some work commitments.

Also Sonam Kapoor, Imran’s I Hate Luv Storys co-star, is also flying out of the country to start shooting for Thank You and hence will not attend his party.

However, Genelia D’souza, the actor’s first co-star, is in town, so she will attend the party. Kareena Kapoor his co-star in Short Term Shaadi, is currently taking a break from her work schedule to be with Saif but she too will cut short her vacation to attend the bash.

Kareena, who was initially scheduled to return only around January 14, wants to be with Imran on his big day.

Deepika Padukone, Imran’s ‘Break Ke Baad’ co-star, is vacationing in UK and she too will cut short her vacation to attend his party in Mumbai, sources close to the actor said.

Read more at: http://movies.ndtv.com/movie_Story.aspx?id=ENTEN20110165317&keyword=&subcatg=&cp

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Imran Khan was born on January 13th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imran_Khan_(actor)
January 13th, 1983
January 13th
1 + 13 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = his personal year (from January 13th, 2010 to January 12th, 2011) = Inspiring.
17 year + 12 (December) = 29 = his personal month (from December 13th, 2010 to January 12th, 2011) = Coordinating.
29 month + 8 (8th of the month on January 8th, 2011 (the day of his party)) = 37 = Deeply emotional.  Heart-centered leader.  A real ladies man.
29 month + 10 (10th of the month on January 10th, 2011 (his wedding)) = 39 = his personal day = Commitments.  Nice.  Ideal.  Perfect.  Romantic.
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Avantika Malik was born on July 18th, 1986 according to http://people.maxabout.com/profile/avantika-malik/101320
July 18th, 1986
7 + 18 +1+9+8+6 = 49 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Sweetheart.

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Agathe von Trapp (second from left) rehearses with the Trapp Family Singers in 1946File:Agathevontrapp.jpg

Agathe von Trapp (second from left) is seen here rehearsing with the Trapp Family Singers in 1946

30 December 2010 Last updated at 07:21 ET

Agathe von Trapp, eldest daughter of the Austrian family who inspired The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 97 in the US state of Maryland.

She died in a hospice in the Baltimore suburb of Towson after suffering congestive heart failure in November, a long-time friend told reporters.

In the hit musical she was portrayed as Liesl, singing the duet Sixteen Going on Seventeen with Rolf.

While liking the film version, she felt her father came over as too strict.

“She cried when she first saw it because of the way they portrayed him,” said Mary Louise Kane, the friend who lived with Agathe von Trapp for half a century.

“She said that if it had been about another family she would have loved it.”

The 1959 Rodgers-Hammerstein musical, made into a film in 1965 with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, tells the story of a singing family who flee the Nazis across the Austrian Alps.

The original Trapp Family Singers performed in Europe and North America in the 1930s-40s with their father, Austrian naval Capt Georg Ritter von Trapp, and stepmother Maria.

Four of the Singers are still alive: Maria von Trapp, 96; Rosmarie von Trapp, 81; Eleonore “Lorli” von Trapp Campbell, 79; and Johannes, 71.

Johannes said his sister had been a private person who was also a talented sketch artist, the Associated Press news agency reported.

She will be buried in the spring at a cemetery at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont, he added.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12093316

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Agathe von Trapp was born on March 12th, 1913 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agathe_von_Trapp

March 12th, 1913

12 +1+9+1+3 = 26 = her “secret” number = Popular.  Photogenic.  In the news.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Agathe von Trapp

1                     77

 

 

what she must do/had to do and how she obtained her heart’s desire both = AP = 17 = Inspired.  Inspiration.  Inspirational.

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Saturday, December 18, 2010; 1:40 PM

As she walked through the door, Sabrina Parker’s big hazel eyes flared with surprise and she raised a hand to her mouth to stifle a gasp. She was a huge fan of the “Twilight” book and movie series, and her friends and family had transformed this greasy garage into a Sweet 16′s dream.

Homemade strobe lights illuminated walls decorated like the night sky and plastered with cast posters. All around were balloons in red, white and black. An enormous cake, iced to look like the chess board on one of the book jackets, held 16 blazing candles.

The crowd began chanting for Sabrina to blow them out. She bent in close and blew, but the flames barely flickered. She straightened up and shook her head. Realizing her distress, Matt Scozzari stepped closer and told her they would do it together. On the count of three, they leaned in and snuffed them out together.

In the three months since he’d first asked her out, Matt had noticed small changes in his girlfriend: The shortness of breath, the slurring in her speech, the weight loss. When he’d ask what was going on, Sabrina would just shrug it off as nothing serious.

But Sabrina knew her condition was very serious.

About a month after she started seeing Matt, Sabrina learned that she had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease – the same illness that had killed her mother and grandmother. A doctor told Sabrina it wouldn’t be long before she would have to decide whether to go on a ventilator.

She’d told her closest friends about her condition, but she hadn’t been able to bring herself to tell Matt.Matt had been so sweet and gentle. For her Sweet 16, he’d bought matching pewter replicas of Bella’s and Edward’s rings from “Twilight: New Moon,” inscribed with the words, “What would I do without you?”

How would he react when he found out she had this horrible, wasting disease – that she was dying?

She was petrified. She had already lost so much, and would lose so much more in the coming months.

She didn’t want to risk losing Matt, too.

In Sabrina’s favorite song, there’s a refrain that goes: “Time slows down/Whenever you’re around/Can you feel/This magic in the air?”

The song, by Taylor Swift, is called “Today Was a Fairy Tale.”

Sabrina and Matt would understand soon enough that their story could have no happily-ever-after ending. The “magic” would be in how the brave and devoted ninth graders chose to use the time they had.

In so many ways, Sabrina Kay Parker was an average teenage girl. She was all about Facebook and Aeropostale. She played volleyball and softball. She loved roller skating and roller coasters, Taco Bell and “Twilight” hunk Taylor Lautner.

But a genetic abnormality made her unlike almost anyone else.

Her maternal grandmother, Lorna Kay Melton, died of ALS on Feb. 2, 1993, a year before her granddaughter’s birth. Sabrina was around 3 when her mother, Melissa Kay Melton, began showing symptoms and just 4 years old when “Missy” died.

Sabrina’s father, Asheston Parker, soon remarried, and the redheaded 6-year-old went to live with his parents, Noland and Zelma Parker.

The Parkers lived in constant dread that Sabrina would fall ill. Lorna had been 46 when she died; Missy had been 24. Sensing a pattern, Noland wouldn’t breathe easy until Sabrina celebrated her 12th birthday without symptoms.

When she passed that milestone, and then her 13th and 14th, he dared to hope that the girl he and his wife had come to consider their own daughter had broken the family curse.

But in June 2009, Sabrina began complaining of earaches. Her voice had begun to grow more nasal and difficult to understand. Her grandparents took her to an ear, nose and throat specialist, but he could find no abnormalities.

Not long after she began eighth grade that fall, Sabrina asked her grandparents to write a note to her gym teacher, excusing her from doing sit-ups: She couldn’t lift her head off the floor without putting her hand behind her neck.

“Is that normal?” Sabrina asked her grandmother.

“No,” Zelma replied.

The next time they took her to the doctor about her ears, the grandparents mentioned Sabrina’s sad family history. A pediatric neurologist ordered CT scans, an MRI, electromyography to evaluate the electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles. Sabrina even spent a night in a sleep lab.

“i didnt really sleep that good because i had all theas wires attached to me,” she posted on Facebook.

Perhaps there was another reason: The test began on Nov. 6, 2009, the day Matt Scozzari finally worked up the nerve to ask her out.

David and Audrey Scozzari’s son had experienced struggles of his own.

For a while, doctors thought he was mildly autistic. Diagnosed with a slight learning disability in grade school, Matt had trouble reading. His words would often come out in a jumble, making him the target of schoolyard bullies.

When he was in fifth grade, he watched his maternal grandmother – the one who’d nicknamed him “Casanova” for his way with the ladies – waste away from pancreatic cancer. He began disobeying his parents and hanging out with the wrong crowd.

But by the time he reached middle school, Matt had come into his own. He played football and soccer, and he had no trouble attracting girls.

Matt was more than a year younger than Sabrina, who had repeated a grade. There was something about Sabrina – a feistiness, a spark in her eye – that reminded him of his grandmother. After admiring her from afar for months, Matt approached her in gym class and asked her out. She said yes without hesitating.

They went to movies and the mall. Matt waited a month before kissing her for the first time.

Sabrina did her best to hide her illness, but it was getting harder every day. Her speech was becoming more difficult to understand, and she was having trouble with drooling.

Besides, she really didn’t have anything to tell Matt. All the tests – including a blood scan for the SOD1 gene, a common marker for familial ALS – had come back normal.

But her doctor, fearing this was ALS, referred the family to one of the leaders in the field: Dr. Richard Bedlack, director of the Duke Health Center’s neuroscience clinic. Last December, the family made the three-hour trip to Durham.

The girl Bedlack examined could speak fairly clearly, but her tongue movement was weak. Her arms showed signs of atrophy, the left worse than the right. Her “forced vital capacity” – the amount of air she could blow into a tube – was 89 percent of normal. She weighed just 105 pounds, about 32 pounds below normal for her 5-foot-6 frame.

ALS is hereditary in only 10 percent of cases. Bedlack would need to do some genetic testing to confirm it, but he was already certain of his diagnosis.

Sabrina was too young to remember her mother’s battle with the disease, but she had been reading up on ALS. Hearing Bedlack say the words aloud, she wept.

Normally, the younger the patient, the slower the disease’s progression. But Sabrina was deteriorating rapidly.

When the girl had calmed down, Bedlack told her and the Parkers that they had a lot of decisions to make during the next six months about how aggressive they wanted to be. Would she want a tracheostomy? A ventilator? He suggested Sabrina draft a living will to make her wishes clear.

For now, she agreed to have a feeding tube inserted. The surgery was done three days later.

The tube was just to help her get her weight back up, Sabrina assured Matt, but his mother wasn’t buying it.

“Everything you’re telling me sounds like something very serious,” Audrey Scozzari told her son. “You need to be prepared for this.”

Sabrina’s 16th birthday was on Feb. 6. On Facebook, she gushed about the green satin dress she’d picked out for the occasion; Matt escorted her to the party.

After Sabrina had opened her gifts, two of her friends asked Matt to step outside. He could see they were on the verge of tears.

“Matt, it’s about Sabrina,” one said. “She’s got Lou Gehrig’s disease.”

Matt didn’t exactly know what that was, but he knew it was bad. His head swimming, he made his way to the pond on the property, sat down and began to weep.

Sabrina found Matt there.

“Are you going to leave me now?” she asked.

“I will never leave you,” he replied. “No matter what.”

They held each other and cried.

Later, Matt shared the news with his mother. Audrey Scozzari was a hospice volunteer and had cared for her mother in her final seven months. She explained the course that Sabrina’s illness was likely to take.

“Matthew, that’s a lot for you to take on, son,” she said.

“Mom,” he replied through his tears. “I can’t just walk out on her.”

Sabrina was facing some tough decisions, she told him, and it would be his job to support her.

“This is her journey,” she said. “You can walk beside her, but you cannot control her journey for her.”

Three days after the party, Sabrina went back to see Bedlack.

Her breathing capacity was now down to 62 percent of where it should have been. Bedlack talked to Sabrina again about the need to decide whether she wanted to go on a ventilator, but she was still not ready to commit.

She admitted she was still taking some nourishment by mouth. She knew this could lead to choking or aspiration pneumonia, but she wasn’t ready to give up the taste of food.

Despite this and the feeding tube, Sabrina had gained just one pound since her first visit.

As her speech became harder to understand, Matt began acting as her interpreter. When her tongue finally betrayed her, she got an app for her new iPod Touch that allowed her to type out a sentence and play it back in a slightly mechanical female voice.

She wrote Matt notes. They developed their own private sign language. Matt would come home from school, drop his backpack and immediately head out the door to Sabrina’s.

Sabrina told Matt everything. That she wanted to have children. That she wanted to be a doctor. That she didn’t want to just drift off in her sleep, the way her mother had.

When she went back to Duke in May, Sabrina admitted that she had stopped taking her ALS drugs because she thought they were affecting her sense of taste. She also confessed to not wearing her neck brace or using a walker or cane – she didn’t want to show outward signs of her illness at school.

Sabrina was down to 102 pounds.

In his notes, Bedlack wrote, “I have explained that we may be in the last six months of her illness if it is allowed to take its natural course.”

Sabrina had gotten a laptop for Christmas and almost immediately began building a virtual home on FarmVille. She used it to keep her Facebook friends up to speed on her progress.

“Sabrina Kay Parker has a doctors appointment tomorrow.”

“In the hospital getting surgery again.”

“At home bored.”

She also used it to keep a running journal of her struggle with the illness. The undated narrative is raw, written in an almost stream-of-consciousness manner without regard for punctuation, grammar or capitalization.

“i have this dieases that is slowly killing me,” she wrote, “and i have lost so much weight and i ahte taking my formula but my grandma and grandpa and matt force me to take it … to keep my weight up and my health”

In April, Sabrina joined the ALS Association chapter in Raleigh. She, Matt and others participated in an ALS charity walk in nearby Wilmington. Sabrina’s aunt Tonya launched a Facebook page and a cousin had T-shirts made up with the words “Sabrina’s ALS Army.”

In the meantime, Bedlack’s team had approached the Make A Wish Foundation. Sabrina’s first wish was to meet Lautner, who plays the “Twilight” werewolf, Jacob. The organization couldn’t make that happen, but they were able to grant Sabrina’s second choice – a trip to the newly opened Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Fla.

School was out for summer, and Matt went with the family. The weakness in her neck prevented Sabrina from going on most of the rides, and Matt refused to do anything she couldn’t.

Back home in early July, Matt accompanied Sabrina to an appointment with Bedlack. She weighed just 94 pounds.

When the doctor told her it was about time to make a decision about a ventilator, she turned to Matt and asked him what she should do.

“If it were up to me, I would want you to get it,” he told her. “We’ll be able to spend more time together.”

Again, she put it off. But her journal reveals she was wrestling with whether to artificially prolong her life.

“i dont want to miss the prom,” she wrote. “i want to be able to finsh high school and go to collage get a job get married and have kids of my own but i dnt like the way thing are going but its life and sometimes i think to myslef why dose it have to be me”

Sabrina began her freshman year at White Oak High School in late August. By the end of the first week, she had already logged her first sick day.

Barely three weeks into the school year, she decided to get the tracheostomy.

“kinda scared,” she wrote on Facebook. “after the surgery have to stay 2 weeks in the hospital.”

Surgeons placed the trach tube on Sept. 23. She agreed to try a ventilator, but quickly decided it was too painful and uncomfortable. On Oct. 6, she went home.

Homecoming was 10 days away, but there was no way Sabrina could attend. So Matt, her cousins and friends decided to bring homecoming to her.

Her uncle had a corrugated metal garage just down the road from the Parkers. The theme was “Haunted Homecoming,” and the garage was decorated with cobwebs and skeletons.

A couple of hours before the official homecoming, Sabrina, clad in a black dress and sweater, was chauffeured to the dance in a vintage Ford Mustang, candy apple red. She and Matt were crowned king and queen.

The Scozzaris could tell that their 15-year-old son was madly in love with this terminally ill girl. And it worried them.

Matt began starting sentences with, “When Sabrina and I get married …” Sabrina had taken to calling herself Sabrina Kay Scozzari, even sometimes signing her notes that way.

Finally, Audrey Scozzari sat her son down and explained that marriage, though not impossible, was impractical. Then she suggested an alternative.

“You know, they have something called a friendship ceremony,” she told Matt. “That could be your way of letting her experience what a wedding would be like.”

Matt loved the idea. But he wanted to get Sabrina’s grandparents’ consent before asking her.

Zelma Parker thought it was a sweet idea, but her husband had mixed feelings about a formal ceremony with a minister. It was bad enough for a boy to lose a girlfriend, he thought. Still, he went along. They scheduled the event for Nov. 20.

Matt’s mother believes that people wait to die until they get permission to go from the one they love most. She’d seen that with her own parents, and she knew Sabrina was concerned about what her death would do to Matt.

Two weeks before the ceremony, Matt went to see Sabrina. Although it would make him sad, he said, it was OK for her to stop fighting. But there was something he wanted her to promise him.

“Would you wait for me up there, so we can walk in together?” he asked. “Don’t be scared. Because your mom and my grandma and Uncle Chrissy will be there to meet you.”

By the day of the ceremony, Sabrina was battling pneumonia yet again. A week earlier, she had fainted from lack of oxygen and fallen, opening a gash over her left eye that required six stitches. She was down to 88 pounds.

But when she awoke around 3 p.m., she was more alert and upbeat than her grandparents had seen her in days.

“I’m feeling good,” she told a visitor through her purple iPod. “Live my life, do what I can while I still have time.”

A couple of hours before the ceremony was to start, Matt stopped by. Sabrina was sitting in the living room with her puppy, Fluffy, in her lap.

Matt bent down and kissed her.

“Excited?” he asked. She nodded.

Sabrina had asked her grandparents to buy her a wedding dress for the occasion, but they thought that inappropriate. She settled for a lovely ivory sheath embroidered with gold, with a matching gold shawl. One of Sabrina’s nurses did her hair in a double row of French braids.

Matt met Sabrina at the car and escorted her inside the same garage where homecoming had been held. This time, the rafters were strung with Christmas lights, and the cold concrete floor was strewn with red, pink and white rose petals.

The couple sat holding hands as the minister led prayers. Twice, Sabrina had to be suctioned.

When the time came for the vows, the crowd came closer, forming a circle around the couple.

Matt turned to Sabrina and clasped her hands in his.

“Sabrina. I know that these few months or the year that we’ve been dating have been really hard,” he said in a halting but firm voice. “We’ve had our ups and downs, but I KNOW that whatever happens, that I know I want to stay with you – and that I wish it would be longer.”

He had changed, he said, “from somebody who didn’t really care to somebody who had something to live for and care for,” he said. “Being around you just makes me smile … I’m hoping that you think the same way.”

Sabrina smiled and nodded.

Matt had placed two small boxes on the petal-strewn table. He opened them to reveal matching silver bands – Claddagh rings, with a pair of hands clutching a heart topped by a crown.

“It was hard to find your size,” he said, slipping the ring on the third finger of her right hand. “But I hope it’s close enough.”

Sabrina reached for the other ring, but her fingers were trembling and weak. Matt gently took hold of her hand and helped her guide the band over his knuckle.

All around them, there was applause, and tears.

After the ceremony, Matt walked Sabrina to an arbor decorated with garlands, fairy lights and silk brown-eyed Susans. As they posed for pictures, Audrey Scozzari turned to face them.

“Sabrina, you make him happy,” she told the frail girl leaning into her son’s embrace. “And I want to thank you for doing that for him.”

Later, back home and unable to sleep, Sabrina logged onto Facebook.

“tonight was the most amazing night ever,” she wrote. “iam glad that me and matt got t odo the freindship ceremonoy together i love what matt said and he is the love of my life matthew i love you i will be with you no matter what happens”

A couple of hours later, Matt posted his own message:

“Tonight you made me feel like the luckiest man alive!!” he wrote. “i hope tonight proved that I would walk to the ends of the earth and back for you. I may not be able to offer you diamonds and everything your heart desires but I hope that my love for you will be enough at the moment. No matter what the future has in store for you (us) know that I will be there with you forever and always!!”

On Thanksgiving Day, Sabrina’s condition deteriorated rapidly. By Saturday, she could no longer raise her head.

Around midnight on Nov. 29, the Parkers called Matt: He’d better come. He stayed with Sabrina through the night, holding her hand and telling her he would be OK.

Sabrina died in her sleep the next morning. When the hearse came, Matt leaned down to kiss her on the forehead.

“Thank you for saving me,” he whispered.

Among the songs Sabrina had chosen for her funeral was a country ballad by The Band Perry:

“If I die young bury me in satin

“Lay me down on a bed of roses

“Sink me in the river at dawn

“Send me away with the words of a love song.”

She was buried in her Sweet 16 dress, a single red rose from Matt on the pillow beside her head.

Facebook notes of condolence and prayer have poured in to Matt – many from ALS sufferers and their families.

The boy who had to be cajoled to do his homework has been studying the disease. He set up a meeting with the president of the Raleigh ALS chapter.

He wants to establish a fund in honor of Sabrina, whose name he sometimes calls out in his sleep.

from:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/18/AR2010121801895.html

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Sabrina Parker was born on February 2nd, 1994 and died on November 30th, 2010 according to http://www.jonesfh.org/new_view.php?id=64690&op=viewcond

February 2nd, 1994

2 + 2nd +1+9+9+4 = 25 = her “secret” number = Activist.  Advocate.  Championing a cause.  Rooting for the underdog.

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February 2nd, 1994

November 30th, 2010

February 2nd

2 + 2 +2+0+1+0 = 7 = her personal year (from February 2nd, 2010 to February 1st, 2011)

7 year + 11 (November) = 18 = her personal month (from November 2nd, 2010 to December 1st, 2010) = Surreal.

18 month + 20 (20th of the month on November 20th, 2010) = 38 = her personal day (on the day of their ceremony) = I care.  Hold me.

18 month + 30 (30th of the month on November 30th, 2010) = 48 = her personal day (on the day she died) =  Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tribute.  Adore.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.  Worship.  Returning to the source.   

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Sabrina Parker

1          7

 

her primary challenge = SP = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Angels.  Air.  Oxygen.  Respiration.  Breath of life. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Sabrina Parker

1129951 719259           61

her path of destiny / how she learned what she was here to learn = 61 = Doing the unexpected.  Change of plans.

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7 December 2010 Last updated at 04:23 ET

Susan Philipsz has won this year’s Turner Prize for a sound installation that features her singing three versions of a Scottish lament.

The Glasgow-born artist, 45, was presented with the £25,000 prize at a ceremony at Tate Britain.

Philipsz beat Dexter Dalwood, Angela de la Cruz and The Otolith Group to take the prestigious award.

It was the first time a sound installation had been nominated for the modern art prize.

The artist, who is the fourth woman to win the award, said she was “very honoured” as she collected her prize from fashion designer Miuccia Prada.

Philipsz’s work centres around recordings of her voice singing folk songs over public address systems.

‘Quite exceptional’

She recorded three versions of Lowlands Away – a song about of a man drowned at sea who returns to tell his lover of his death – for her installation.

It was first performed beneath three bridges over the River Clyde in her native Glasgow, but for the past two months has been playing in an empty room at Tate Britain.

River Clyde
Lowlands was first performed beneath three bridges over the Ricer Clyde in Glasgow

The chairman of the judges, Penelope Curtis, praised Philipsz’s work, saying: “Susan’s presentation, both in Glasgow and in the way it transferred to the Tate, was quite extraordinary.

“The way she’s managed to make you look at things differently by hearing things differently is really quite exceptional.”

Philpsz, who now lives and works in Berlin, told the BBC winning the award had “not really sunk in yet”.

“It’s fantastic – I’m extremely happy to have won it, but it’s been a wonderful experience to be nominated and these past few months have been great,” she said.

“It’s given me a lot of exposure here and I’ve not shown much in the UK.”

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11928557

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Susan Philpsz

1         7       8

 

her primary challenge = SP = 17 = Inspiring.  Inspirational.

how she obtains her heart’s desire = SZ = 18 = Art.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Susan Philipsz

13115 78939718         63

her path of destiny / how she learns what she is here to learn = 63 = Lament.

      

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2010-11-21 13:40:00

Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar’s free coaching centre Super 30 and helped many students enter the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), will share his experience with Hollywood producer and director James Cameron next month.

‘I will share the platform with James Cameron during the INK Conference next month,’ Anand Kumar told IANS Sunday.

The conference is held in association with Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED), a global set of conferences aimed at promoting innovation in diverse fields.

This year’s edition will be held in the city of Lavasa in Maharashtra Dec 10-12.

Anand Kumar said it was a matter of great pride that a teacher like him was given an opportunity to speak before such distinguished personalities.

‘It is an honour for my state also, where I grew up and started my institute,’ he said.

The entry fee for the international conference will be Rs.1 lakh, event organiser Deepti Nair said.

‘There is going to be a large number of people from all over the world, who are coming to see and hear these great personalities,’ she said.

According to her, James Cameron would be the star attraction of the programme.

‘He has made many films such as ‘Titanic’, ‘Avatar’ and ‘The Terminator’ and has won many awards, including the Oscars,’ she said.

Nair also said that Anand Kumar is seen as a hero, not only in India, but also abroad.

‘He is viewed as a person who, despite not being able to go to Cambridge due to financial constraints, did not give up and instead, became a ray of hope for the talented students from poor sections of the society. He is bringing about a social change,’ she said.

In the last three years, all 30 students of Super 30 have made it to the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by IITs. Since 2003, 212 students have made it to the IITs.

Anand Kumar, who himself missed a chance to study at Cambridge University because he didn’t have enough money, gives full scholarships to every annual batch of 30 students.

They have to pass a competitive test to get into Super 30 and then commit themselves to a year of 16-hour study each day.

Anand Kumar, who started the Ramanujam School of Mathematics in 1992, founded the Super 30 in 2002.

from:  http://www.samachar.com/Super-30-founder-to-meet-Titanic-director-James-Cameron-klvoL0fiddi.html

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Anand Kumar was born on January 1st, 1973 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anand_Kumar

January 1st

1 + 1 +2+0+1+0 = 5 = his personal year for 2010

5 year + 12 (December) = 17 = his personal month = Inspirational.  Inspiring.  Guidance.   Guiding light.  Hope.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Anand Kumar

15154 23419          35

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = 35 = Perseverance.  Never giving up.

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Singer Colbie Caillat attends the 2010 Women in Film Crystal+Lucy Awards in Los AngelesColbie Caillat Opens 2010 NFL Season with National Anthem

Friday September 10, 2010

The 2010 NFL season officially kicked off last night (Thursday, September 9th), with the New Orleans Saints – who are last year’s Super Bowl champions – taking on the likes of the Minnesota Vikings. However, it wasn’t just the action that took place on the field that got all the attention.

According to a recent article over at gather.com by Regina Avalos, the fans were treated to some musical performances before the game started, including Taylor Swift and the Dave Matthews Band performing in Jackson Square and Colbie Caillat singing the National Anthem

Taylor Swift is currently preparing to release her new album “Speak Now,” which is due out next month, while the Dave Matthews Band is still supporting their 2009 effort “Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King.” It appears that not everyone enjoyed Caillat’s National Anthem performance.

As for the actual game results – the New Orleans Saints managed to defeat the Minnesota Vikings with a final score of 14-9. What did you think of the pre-game performances? Who was the best for you? What did you think about the actual Saints vs. Vikings game?

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Colbie Caillat is singing the national anthem at the NFL kick start. Colbie Caillat is a popular and national songster, guitarist and songs-writer. Colbie Caillat hails from Malibu, California.

Colbie Caillat was born in California on May 28, 1985. Colbie Caillat’s father is the famous Ken Caillat who co-produced Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors in 1977 and Tusk in 1979. Colbie Caillat made her first appearance in 2007 in the company of Coco. Colbie Caillat’s debut with Coco resulted in famous “Implementation”, “Bubbly”, and “Little Things”. Colbie Caillat documented a twosome with Jason Mraz, “Lucky“in 2008 and won a Grammy award for it.

The “breakthrough” brought great achievement to Colbie Caillat when it got nominated for the “Best Pop Vocal Album for 52 Grammy Awards” in 2009. Colbie Caillat released the album first in Germany and followed up to release it in the rest of Europe and then the USA. Most of the breakthrough album was reported to be co-written by Jason Reeves.

It is pertinent to note that Colbie Caillat had come up with two Christmas songs in the 2009. Meanwhile sources have reported that Colbie Caillat and Officer Stacey Blue are deciding to come up with latest Christmas songs.

Colbie Caillat came up with a song for “Levi’s Pioneer’s Sessions” in June 2010. That was basically a recreation of Blondie Blondie‘s song, “Maria.”

The official website of Colbie Caillat notes that Colbie Caillat is at present writing and documenting songs for her third album. Meanwhile the album expected to be available in November this year.

from:  http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/6722240-colbie-caillat-sings-the-national-anthem-in-nfl-kickoff-new-album-in-the-pipeline/content/63250452-jason-mraz-ft-colbie-caillat-lucky-workprint-x264-2008-fray–bestmv4u-com-

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Colbie Marie Caillat was born on May 28th, 1985 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colbie_Caillat

May 28th, 1985

5 + 28 = 33 = her core number = Country [music].

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Colbie Marie Caillat

CMC

  43

 

her salvation number = MC = 43 = Entertainer.  Entertaining.  Crowds.  Having fun.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Colbie Caillat

3         3 9  2

 

her primary challenge = CC = 33 = Country [music].

the most important thing she can do = CI = 39 = Charm.  Idealism.  Ideals.  Romantic.  Dreamy.  Poetic.  Poetry.  Lyrical.  Lyrics.  Be real.  The real deal.  The real McCoy.  Keeping it real.  Say kind words to hear kind words.  Romantic love.  Puppy love.  That’s nice.  Well meaning.  With the best of intentions.  Keep your promises.

how she obtains her heart’s desire = CT = 32 = Anthem.  Nationalism.  Patriotism.

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Ages 18 to 27 are ruled by the sum of the month of birth and the 3rd letter of the name.

Colbie Marie Caillat      May 28th, 1985

5 (May) + 12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) = 17

So from ages eighteen to twenty-seven she has the number 17 going on.

17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Colbie Caillat

363295 3193312             50

the path of destiny for Colbie Caillat/how she learns what she is here to learn = 50 = Family life.  Bliss.  Joy.  Overjoyed.  Wonderful.  World peace.  Global.  Worldwide.  Earth.  World.  Culture.  Society.  Population.  Civilization.  World family.  Everyone.  We.  Social issues.  The joys of family life.  We are family.  One big family.  We are the world.  We the people.  It’s a wonderful life.  This is how good life can be.  It’s a small world.  We are all.  We are many.  Joy to the world.  Peace on Earth. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Colbie Marie Caillat 

363295 41995 3193312             78

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn = 78 = Manifesting.  Vast wealth.  Be wealthy.  Build vast family wealth.  Accumulation of wealth.  Changing your financial family tree.  

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numerology for Sea Shepherd (Whale Wars (comprehensive))

Sea Shepherd’s Mission Statement 

Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.

Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately-balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.

from:  http://www.seashepherd.org/who-we-are/

April 6, 1981: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is registered as a charitable organization in the State of Oregon.

from:  http://www.seashepherd.org/who-we-are/our-history.html

April 6th, 1981

4 + 6 +1+9+8+1 = 29 = the life lesson for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Oregon/what the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Oregon is here to learn = Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation.  Collaborate.  Collaboration.  Consult.  Consultant.  Participation.  Participant.  Cooperate.  There’s no “I” in team.  TEAM:  together each accomplishes more.  Confident in your abilities.  Honing your skills and talents.  Consult an expert.

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In 2007, Paul Watson persuaded the Discovery Channel to make a reality show documentary about the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s campaign against Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary off the coast of Antarctica. The Japanese claim that their whaling is legally accepted research, which Sea Shepherd and others contend is a cover for banned commercial whaling. Sea Shepherd has been both criticized and praised for tactics of direct action sabotage which include throwing stink bombs of butyric acid as well as ramming, boarding, and otherwise attempting to disable the Japanese vessels.

The program premiered on November 7, 2008, on the Animal Planet cable channel and follows events on the vessel Steve Irwin as the group attempts to deter the hunting of Minke and Fin whales in the Southern Ocean. The show came at a time when Animal Planet was being rebranded to attract broader audiences and compete with non-animal-centric programming.

Synopsis

Season one

MY Steve Irwin arriving in Melbourne, 2008.

The 2007-08 Antarctic campaign was named Operation Migaloo, after the only known albino humpback in the world. This campaign was the focus of the first season of Whale Wars, which premiered on November 7, 2008.

On January 15, 2008, after attempting to entangle the whaling vessel’s propeller and throwing containers of butyric acid onto the decks, two Sea Shepherd members, Benjamin Potts and Giles Lane, from the Sea Shepherd vessel MV Steve Irwin boarded the Japanese whaling vessel Yushin Maru No. 2 from a rigid-hulled inflatable boat. The pair were delivering a letter advising the Japanese that they were “whaling illegally” with the hope of creating an international incident. The Japanese responded by saying that the men would be held until Sea Shepherd stopped what they called “dangerous and illegal activities.”

The crew of the Yushin Maru No. 2 detained the men for two days, before turning them over to the Australian customs vessel MV Oceanic Viking on the orders of Japanese authorities; subsequently, the Steve Irwin rendezvoused with the Oceanic Viking and the two crewmembers were returned to Sea Shepherd. On April 9, first mate Peter Brown was described in a newspaper article as saying that the incident only became a hostage situation because the Sea Shepherd vessel left the scene, so the Japanese would be forced to hold the two crewmen longer. He was quoted as saying, “It’s all giant street theater.”

On March 3, Sea Shepherd members threw bottles of butyric acid and packages of slippery methyl cellulose powder onto the Japanese vessel Nisshin Maru. Australian foreign minister Stephen Smith condemned Sea Shepherd’s actions for potentially causing injury The Japanese Government called in the Australian and Dutch ambassadors to protest the actions and urge those countries to prevent any violence. Watson said: “They are so full of crap. We filmed and photographed the entire thing. Not a single thing landed anywhere near their crew … It is their way of trying to get sympathy.”

The International Whaling Commission issued a statement on March 8, 2008 that “called upon the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to refrain from dangerous actions that jeopardise safety at sea, and on vessels and crews concerned to exercise restraint.” The statement also reiterated earlier IWC resolutions from May and July 2007 that read in part, “The commission and its contracting governments do not condone and in fact condemn any actions that are a risk to human life and property in relation to the activities of vessels at sea.” The Australian Government also called for all parties to “excercise restraint” and “responsible behaviour” in the Southern Ocean.

On March 17, 2008 Paul Watson claimed that he was shot by the Japanese crew or coast guard personnel during the campaign. The incident is heavily documented during the show in the final episode, and the first six episodes are covered as a buildup to what is portrayed as the major incident during the campaign. The footage in Whale Wars shows Watson standing on the deck of the Steve Irwin while Sea Shepherd crew throws glass bottles filled with butyric acid at the Nisshin Maru whaling vessel. The Japanese respond by throwing flashbang devices. Watson is then shown reaching inside his jacket and bullet-proof vest and remarking “I’ve been hit.” Back inside the bridge of the Steve Irwin, a metal fragment is found inside the vest. The Institute of Cetacean Research has dismissed Sea Shepherd’s statements as lies. The Institute and Coast Guard said that they used seven flashbang devices designed to flash and make noise in the air without causing harm. Neither of the two conflicting accounts have been independently verified. The Australian Foreign Affairs Department had condemned “actions by crew members of any vessel that cause injury”. Two media releases were made on the same day from the office. One said that the Australian Embassy in Tokyo had been informed by the Japanese that the whalers had “fired warning shots” while the updated version used the phrase “‘warning balls’ – also known as ‘flashbangs’ – had been fired”, and that no gunshots had occurred.

Season two

The 2008-2009 Antarctic campaign was named Operation Musashi after the 17th-century Japanese strategist Miyamoto Musashi. On December 4, 2008, actress Daryl Hannah joined Sea Shepherd’s crew aboard the Steve Irwin to take part in this season’s operation.

On February 6, 2009, Watson reported that the Steve Irwin had collided with the Yushin Maru 2 as the Steve Irwin tried to block its attempt to prevent the transfer of a dead whale up the slipway of the factory ship Nisshin Maru. As Watson explained the incident, “We were in the process of blocking the transfer from the Yushin Maru 2 when the Yushin Maru 1 moved directly in front of the bow to block us. I could not turn to starboard without hitting the Yushin Maru 1. I tried to back down but the movement of the Yushin Maru 2 made the collision unavoidable.” The Japanese whalers blamed Sea Shepherd for the crash, characterizing the incident as a “deliberate ramming.” The collision was filmed by cameramen for the Whale Wars reality series, and formed part of a multi-day conflict during which Sea Shepherd attempted to prevent the Japanese fleet from harpooning whales, respectively tried to block whales from being transferred to the factory ship for processing by blockading the Japanese’ vessel’s slipway. The Japanese made extensive use of LRADs to deter Sea Shepherd. They were also accused of aiming the device at the Steve Irwin’s helicopter while in flight, something the group especially condemned, seeing that the helicopter was only engaged in filming, and could have crashed if the pilot had lost control.

Season three

The Bob Barker docked in Hobart, Tasmania.

At the start of the campaign, Marjorie Kaplan, president and general manager of Animal Planet, said in a news release: “The issues surrounding whaling in the southern ocean are important and complex. The majesty of these beautiful creatures and the lengths to which the Sea Shepherds will go in order to prevent whaling has made Whale Wars intense and vital television.” She also said that Japan had denied requests to film on their vessels.

In June 2009, Sea Shepherd announced its 2009-10 Antarctic campaign, called Operation Waltzing Matilda. The campaign would include the record-breaking Earthrace vessel, now renamed Ady Gil in honor of the benefactor who helped acquire the vessel for Sea Shepherd. The Ady Gil was a futuristic styled ship that held the world record for circumnavigation of the globe by a motorized vessel. The eco-friendly vessel usually ran on a low emission fuel “derived mainly from animal fat, soybeans or other forms of bio-diesel” but was forced by operational reasons to switch to a more polluting petroleum diesel. Pete Bethune, the operator, said that an agreement was reached with Sea Shepherd for the boat to adopt a support role.

The Ady Gil docked in Hobart, Tasmania.

Captain Paul Watson and his crew of 40 left with the Steve Irwin and Ady Gil from Fremantle, Australia, and from Hobart, Tasmania, respectively, last December. It was well publicized that the Sea Shepherds had added more vessel firepower to keep up with the larger, faster and more numerous whaling vessels. What they kept secret, however, was that Bob Barker, famous for “The Price Is Right” and one of the best-known personalities in the world of animal activism, donated funds to purchase a third vessel to add to the Sea Shepherd’s fleet. Ironically, the ship is a former Norwegian whaling vessel but has since been renamed and refitted. With a crew of 26 and led by Captain Chuck Swift and first officer and Whale Wars veteran Peter Hammarstedt, the Bob Barker was docked off the coast of Africa on the island nation of the Republic of Mauritius, until it was ready to join its Sea Shepherd colleagues and engage in a surprise “engagement” to stop whaling.

Cast

Name↓ Nationality↓ Role↓ Notes
Watson, PaulPaul Watson  Canada Captain Founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
Hammarstedt, PeterPeter Hammarstedt  Sweden/ United Kingdom First Mate  
Monteiro, PedroPedro Monteiro  USA Second Mate Joined when Peter Hammarstedt moved up ranks.
Van Horn, LukeLuke Van Horn  USA Communications Officer  
Aultman, ChrisChris Aultman  USA Recon Helicopter Pilot Former U.S. Marine Corps avionics technician.
Holland, MalcolmMalcolm Holland  Australia Quartermaster  
Hunter, EmilyEmily Hunter  Canada Quartermaster Daughter of Greenpeace co-founder Robert Hunter.
Mann, ShannonShannon Mann  Canada[40] Quartermaster  
Paarman, AmberAmber Paarman  South Africa Quartermaster, Cook  
Dakin, LauraLaura Dakin  Bermuda Chief Cook Former personal chef for Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Pottsy” Potts, Benjamin “Benjamin ” Pottsy” Potts  Australia Chief Cook & Helicopter Assistant One of the two crewmembers who boarded a Japanese whaling vessel Yūshin Maru № 2.
Lane, GilesGiles Lane  United Kingdom Helicopter assistant One of the two crewmembers who boarded a Japanese whaling vessel Yushin Maru № 2.
Avery, SimonSimon Avery  United Kingdom Bosun’s Mate  
Jennings, DavidDavid Jennings  Australia Bosun’s Mate  
Perry, AndrewAndrew Perry  Australia Quartermaster  
Feuerhahn, ArneArne Feuerhahn  Germany Deckhand  
de Groot, LaurensLaurens de Groot  The Netherlands Deckhand Former Dutch police officer. One of the crew of 6 onboard the Ady Gil when it collided with the Japanese security vessel Shonan Maru #2.
Kehoe Jr., DonDon Kehoe Jr.  USA Deckhand Retired Long Beach California police officer.
Kendall, MollyMolly Kendall  Australia Deckhand Married Andrew Perry at the end of Season 2.
Roest, StephenStephen Roest  United Kingdom Deckhand  
Bell, ScottScott Bell  Australia Doctor  
Redenbach, MerrynMerryn Redenbach  Australia Doctor  
Hutchins, CharlesCharles Hutchins  United Kingdom Chief engineer  
Villa, DanDan Villa  USA Assistant engineer  
Westhead, LukeLuke Westhead  United Kingdom Assistant engineer  
van der Werf, WietseWietse van der Werf  The Netherlands Ship’s Carpenter  
Kristof, VeronikaVeronika Kristof  Hungary    
Brown, PeterPeter Brown  USA First Mate Involved with Sea Shepherd since 1982. Left halfway through Season 2, resulting in Peter Hammarstedt, which was then second officer, to move up the first officer, resulting in Pedro Monteiro, becoming second officer
Emko, TodTod Emko  USA Communications Officer  
McCoy, KimKim McCoy  USA Quartermaster Executive Director of Sea Shepherd
Verkleij, WilfredWilfred Verkleij  The Netherlands Communications Officer  
Taylor, JaneJane Taylor  USA Navigation Officer Former U.S. Navy Lieutenant
Swift, ChuckChuck Swift   Captain of the Bob Barker  
Bethune, PeterPeter Bethune  New Zealand Captain of the Ady Gil Detained after boarding the Shonan Maru 2 to conduct a citizen’s arrest on the captain, for the destruction of his vessel, the Ady Gil.

from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale_Wars

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Jul 28th 2010 7:49PM

Bob Barker is a strong advocate for animal rights; in particular, he’s an animal-rights activist, which means he has puts his name on the line and his money where his mouth is.

For years he ended ‘The Price Is Right’ by urging people to get their pets neutered; in 1987 he stepped down as host of the Miss USA/Universe Pageants because that organization wouldn’t eliminate fur prizes. In January of this year, he donated $5 million to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to purchase a ship to thwart illegal Japanese whaling operations.

On Wednesday’s ‘The Huckabee Show’ (weekdays, syndicated), Barker appeared with Chuck Swift, captain of the MV Bob Barker, the anti-whaling ship named after the game-show host, and the pair discussed the international whaling treaties broken by the Japanese, Barker’s donation to the Sea Shepherd society, and the successes they have made in saving whales from destruction.

story from and video at:  http://www.tvsquad.com/2010/07/28/bob-barker-talks-about-protecting-whales-on-huckabee-video/

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Robert William Barker (Bob Barker) was born on December 12th, 1923 according to http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Barker%2C_Bob

December 12th, 1923

12 + 12 +1+9+2+3 = 39 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Ideals.  A nice guy.  Making dreams come true.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  6 5    9  91    1  5         36

Robert William Barker             95

9 2 92 5 33  4  2 92 9     59

his soul number (sum of vowels) = 36 = Managing.  Delegating.  Bending over backwards.   

his outer personality (sum of consonants) = 59 = Savior.  Anchor.

 

his path of destiny (sum of all letters) = 95 = Getting others to overcome their self-interests.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  6    1    5     12

Bob Barker          38

2 2  2 92 9    26

his soul number (sum of vowels) = 12 = Trusting.  Trustworthy.  Faith.  Faith makes you act in different ways.

his outer personality (sum of consonants) = 26 = Popular.  Photogenic.  Photos.  In the news.

his path of destiny (sum of all letters) = 38 = Caring.  Take care.

38 path of destiny + 39 life lesson = 77 = his power number = An answer to a prayer.

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Ages 81 to 108 are ruled by the sum of the month of birth and the 10th, 11th, and 12th letters of the name.

Robert William Barker      December 12th, 1923

12 (December) + 12 (l is the 12th letter in the alphabet) + 9 (i is the 9th letter in the alphabet)) + 1 (a is the 1st letter in the alphabet) = 34

So from ages eighty-one to one hundred and eight he has the numbers 12 (December), 22 (sum of 10th, 11th, and 12th letters of the name) and 34 (12+22=34) going on.

12 = Trust.  Trustworthy.  Faith.  I have faith in you.  Faith makes you act in different ways.

22 = Lucky.

34 = Dexterity.  Speed.  Things happen really quickly.  Striking while the iron’s hot.  Propeller.  Helicopter.  Motor.  Engine.  Fuel.  Gasoline.

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Ages 81 to 90 are ruled by the sum of the 10th letter of the name and the month of birth.

Robert William Barker     December 12th, 1950

12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) + 12 (December) = 24

So from ages eighty-one to ninety he has the numbers 12 and 24 going on.

12 = Trust.  Trustworthy.  Faith.  I have faith in you.  Faith makes you act in different ways.

24 = Dominance.  Taking charge.  In charge.  Purity.  Devotion.

 

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December 12th, 1923

December 12th

12 + 12 +2+0+0+9 = 35 = his personal year (from December 12th, 2009 to December 11th, 2010) = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back. 

35 year + 8 (August) = 43 = his personal month (from August 12th, 2010 to September 11th, 2010) = Fun.  Enjoyment.  Playing.  Celebrating.  Entertainment.  Entertaining.  Fun times.  Good times.  Congratulations.  Abundance.  Bountiful.  Enough.  Plenty.  Gregarious.  Recreation.  Hobby.  Pastime.  Leisure.  Diversions.  Festivities.  Events.  Fairs.  Festival.  Gala.  Gatherings.  Get togethers.  Reunions.  Friends.  Peers.  Colleagues.  Mingle.  Guests.  Acquaintance.  Pals.  Buddies.  Chummy.  Hospitable.  Hospitality.  Holidays.  Merriment.  Mirth.  Frolicking.  Amusement.  Laughter.  Chuckle.  Comedy.  Funny.  Festive.  Partying.  Dancing.  Welcome.  Greetings.  Salutations.  Hello.  Hi.  Handshake.  Introduce.  Introduction.  Belong.  Join.  Groups.  Crowds.  Flock.  Huddle.  Meetings.  Reunite.  Liking.

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Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a controversial and outspoken Canadian animal rights and environmental activist, who founded and is president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a direct action group devoted to marine conservation.

The Toronto native joined a Sierra Club protest against nuclear testing in 1969. He was an early and influential member of Greenpeace, crewed and skippered for it, and later was a board member. Watson argued for a strategy of direct action that conflicted with the Greenpeace interpretation of nonviolence, was ousted from the board in 1977, and subsequently left the organization. That same year, he formed Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The group is the subject of a reality show, Whale Wars.

He also promotes veganism, voluntary human population control, and a biocentric, rather than anthropocentric, worldview.

Paul Watson was born in Toronto to Anthony Joseph Watson and Annamarie Larsen, and grew up in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. After working as a tour guide at Expo 67, the World’s Fair that took place in Montreal in 1967, Watson “rode the rails” in boxcars west to Vancouver.

In 1968 and the early 1970s, he joined the Canadian Coast Guard, where he served aboard weatherships, search and rescue hovercraft, and buoy tenders. He signed up as a merchant seaman in 1969 with the Norwegian Consulate in Vancouver and shipped out on the 35,000 ton bulk carrier Bris as a deck hand. The Bris was registered in Oslo, Norway and manifested for the Indian Ocean and Pacific trade.

Watson has one child (born 1980) with his first wife, Starlet Lum, a founding director of Greenpeace Quebec, Earthforce!, Project Wolf, and Sea Shepherd. His second wife, Lisa DiStefano, a former Playboy model, was Sea Shepherd’s Director of Operations during the Makah anti-whaling campaigns in Friday Harbor.  His third wife, Allison Lance, is an animal rights activist and a volunteer crew member of Sea Shepherd.

In October 1969, Watson joined a Sierra Club protest against nuclear testing at Amchitka Island. The group which formed as a result of that protest was the Don’t Make a Wave Committee, which evolved into the group known today as Greenpeace.  Watson sailed as a crewmember aboard the Greenpeace Too! ship in 1971 and skippered the Greenpeace boat Astral in 1972.  Paul Watson continued as a crew member, skipper, and officer aboard several Greenpeace voyages throughout the mid-1970s. According to Watson, in June 1975 during a Greenpeace campaign to confront Soviet whaling, an incident occurred which changed his life.

Greenpeace states that Watson “…was an influential early member but not, as he sometimes claims, a founder.”  Paul Watson has characterized the Greenpeace position as “revisionism”.

The first Sea Shepherd vessel, the Sea Shepherd, was purchased in December 1978 with assistance from Fund for Animals.  Sea Shepherd soon established itself as one of the more controversial environmental groups, known for provocative direct action tactics. These tactics have included throwing objects onto the decks of whaling ships, the use of “prop foulers” in an attempt to sabotage the ships, boarding whaling vessels, and the scuttling of two ships in an Icelandic harbor.  Watson remains the leader of Sea Shepherd today and uses the title “Captain” in reference to his role in the organization, although he has never been licensed as a ship’s captain.  The organization and its activities to halt whaling are the focus of a reality TV series, Whale Wars, airing on Animal Planet.

Watson was a field correspondent for Defenders of Wildlife from 1976 to 1980 and a field representative for the Fund for Animals from 1978 to 1981.  Watson also was a co-founder of Friends of the Wolf and Earthforce Environmental Society.

During the 1980s, Watson declared his support for Earth First! and cultivated friendships with David Foreman and Edward Abbey. He proclaimed Sea Shepherd to be the “navy” of Earth First! Watson has claimed to have invented the tactic of tree spiking.

Although currently unaffiliated with it, Watson did work with the Green Party of British Columbia in Vancouver in the 1980s and 90s.  He ran for mayor in 1996, placing fourth.

In April 2003, Watson was elected to the board of directors of the Sierra Club for a three-year term.  In 2006, he did not seek re-election. He resigned from the board a month before his term ended, in protest against the organization’s sponsorship of a “Why I Hunt” essay contest.

Watson feels that “no human community should be larger than 20,000 people,” human populations need to be reduced radically to “fewer than one billion,” and only those who are “completely dedicated to the responsibility” of caring for the biosphere should have children, which is a “very small percentage of humans.” He likens humankind to a virus, the biosphere needs to get cured from with a “radical and invasive approach,” as from cancer.  In January 2008 Paul Watson was named by The Guardian as one of its “50 people who could save the planet” for the work of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

Watson published Earthforce!, a guide to strategy for environmental activists in 1993.  In it, he specifically endorsed the tactics of “monkeywrenching” previously described by Dave Foreman and Edward Abbey.  According to Foreman in Eco-Defense—The Field Guide to Monkey-Wrenching, these are tactics of sabotage, covert activity, and direct action.  Watson says he incorporated his own personal experience in writing the book.

In Earthforce! An Earth Warrior’s Guide to Strategy, Watson also expresses disdain for truthfulness in the pursuit of environmental protection goals:

The nature of the mass media today is such that the truth is irrelevant. What is true and what is right to the general public is what is defined as true and right by the mass media. Ronald Reagan understood that the facts are not relevant. The media reported what he said as fact. Follow-up investigation was “old news.” A headline comment on Monday’s newspaper far outweighs the revelation of inaccuracy revealed in a small box inside the paper on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Watson was explicit on this score: “If you do not know an answer, a fact, or a statistic, then simply follow the example of an American President and do as Ronald Reagan did—make it up on the spot and deliver the information confidently and without hesitation.”  In a subsequent book, Ocean Warrior, Watson reiterated this view, saying: “Survival in a media culture meant developing the skills to understand and manipulate media to achieve strategic objectives.”

Paul Watson continued as a crewmember, officer, and skipper (in 1972) aboard several Greenpeace voyages throughout the mid-1970s. He considers himself a founding member of Greenpeace and Greenpeace International, a claim Greenpeace disputes. Friends noted that his personality, his liking to “push himself front and centre”, was to blame in addition to his espousing direct actions that Greenpeace considered too controversial.

In 1977, Watson was expelled from the Greenpeace’s board of directors by a vote of 11 to 1 (Watson himself cast the single vote against it). The group felt his strong, “front and center” personality and frequently voiced opposition to Greenpeace’s interpretation of “nonviolence” were too divisive.  Watson subsequently left the group. The group has since labeled his actions at the time as those of a “mutineer” within their ranks.  That same year, he founded his own group, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

During an interview in 1978 with CBC Radio, Watson spoke out against Greenpeace (as well as other organizations) and their role and motives for the anti-sealing campaigns.  Watson accused these organizations of campaigning against the Canadian seal hunt because it is an easy way to raise money and it is a profit maker for the organizations.

Greenpeace has called Watson a violent extremist and will no longer comment on his activities.

Watson was arrested in 1993 in Canada on charges stemming from actions against Cuban and Spanish fishing boats off the coast of Newfoundland.  In 1997, Watson and his then fiancée Lisa Distefano were convicted in absentia by a court in Lofoten, Norway on charges of attempting to sink the small scale Norwegian fishing and whaling vessel Nybrænna on 26 December 1992, and sentenced to serve 120 days in jail but Dutch authorities refused to hand him over to Norwegian authorities although he did spend 80 days in detention in the Netherlands before being released.

There have not been any successful attempts at prosecuting Watson for his activities with Sea Shepherd since the trial in Newfoundland. Watson himself defends his actions as falling within international law, in particular Sea Shepherd’s right to enforce maritime regulations against illegal whalers and sealers.[43] Watson caught a Costa Rican fishing boat poaching in Guatemalan waters while he was on a journey to Costa Rica, having been invited by its president to help in the fight against shark poaching there. The authorities in Costa Rica later filed seven charges of attempted murder against Watson and a colleague, Rob Stewart, in what Watson and Stewart have described as an effort to cover up mafia-funded illegal shark finning operations.  They eventually fled to international waters to escape arrest by Costa Rican coast guards after they had filmed what they attest was mafia-funded shark-finning in private docks. These events are featured in Sharkwater, a documentary about sharks and activism.

Paul Watson leads protest against Makah whaling, Port Angeles, Washington, 1998.

Watson was also told to leave Iceland after having turned himself in to the Icelandic police after disabling two ships in harbor. Kristjan Loftsson of Iceland’s largest whaling company told The New Yorker that Watson is persona non grata in that country.

In April 2010, the Japanese Coast Guard obtained an arrest warrant for Watson “…on suspicion of ordering sabotage activities against Japan’s whaling fleet.”

After his election to the national Sierra Club Board of Directors in 2003, Watson supported an unsuccessful slate of candidates supporting strict immigration controls as an element of a population stabilization policy. This effort was denounced by another candidate in the election, Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center, as a “hostile takeover” attempt by “radical anti-immigrant activists.”  Watson responded by saying that the only change he was seeking in the organization’s immigration stance was to restore the position it had held before its 1996 “neutrality policy.”  Watson left the Sierra Club board in 2006.

In April 2008, Watson stated that, while the deaths of three Canadian seal hunters (a fourth one is still missing) in a marine accident involving a Canadian Coast Guard vessel and a fishing boat during the 2008 Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt were a tragedy, he felt that the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of seals is an even greater tragedy. Canadian Federal Fisheries Minister Loyola Hearn accused Watson of trivializing the memory of the lost sealers.  Watson replied that Mr. Hearn was trying to distract attention from his government’s incompetence as the boat the men were on capsized while under tow by a Canadian Coast Guard vessel, while his political ambitions continued to support and subsidize an industry that had no place in the 21st Century.  Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams was quoted as saying, “I think what a lot of people don’t realize is that this man is a terrorist.”  In response, Watson said that calling him a ‘terrorist’ might be cute, but it had no foundation in reality, as he had never injured anyone, or been convicted of a crime.  Due to the operations against Canadian seal hunters, Danny Williams called Watson a terrorist and said that the Sea Shepherds were not welcome in the province.

In October 2009 Watson, who carries a US passport, complained to media outlets about having his request for an Australian visa denied. He states that the Australian government was attempting to sabotage the upcoming 2010 Sea Shepherd campaign by denying him entry into the country. Watson and several other shipmates were also unable to join the MV Steve Irwin on its promotional tour of Australia until they were able to provide documentation from the governments of the United States, Canada and Norway, exonerating them from previously claimed acts of violence, specifically claims by Sea Shepherd of intentionally sinking a ship in Norway.

On March 17, 2008 Paul Watson said that he was shot by the Japanese crew or coast guard personnel during the Operation Migaloo anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean. The incident is documented during the season finale of season 1 of the Whale Wars TV reality show, and the first six episodes are covered as a buildup to what is portrayed as the major incident during the campaign. The footage in Whale Wars shows Watson standing on the deck of the Steve Irwin while Sea Shepherd crew throws glass bottles filled with butyric acid at the Nisshin Maru whaling vessel. Butyric acid was used for its foul odor and sticky properties.  The Japanese respond by throwing flashbang devices. Watson is then shown reaching inside his jacket and body armour and remarking “I’ve been hit.” Back inside the bridge of the Steve Irwin, a metal fragment is found inside the vest.

The Japanese Institute of Cetacean Research has dismissed Sea Shepherd’s statements as lies. The Institute and Coast Guard said that they used seven flashbang devices designed to flash and make noise in the air without causing harm.  Neither of the two conflicting accounts have been independently verified. The Australian Foreign Affairs Department had condemned “actions by crew members of any vessel that cause injury”. Two media releases were made on the same day from the office. One said that the Australian Embassy in Tokyo had been informed by the Japanese that the whalers had “fired warning shots” while the updated version used the phrase “‘warning balls’ – also known as ‘flashbangs’ – had been fired”.

Watson has been called an eco terrorist by the Japanese government for his direct action tactics against whalers, and have repeated their position after conflicts during the 2009-10 whaling season.

His leadership style has variously been called arrogant, as well as pushing himself too much “front and center”,” which was cited as being one of the reasons he and Greenpeace parted ways.  The atmosphere aboard his vessels has been compared to an “anarchy run by God”.

At an animal rights convention in 2002, Paul Watson was also quoted as saying, “There’s nothing wrong with being a terrorist, as long as you win. Then you write the history.”  Recently, Fox News commentator Glenn Beck also discussed the comment, criticizing Watson’s views.  Watson responded to Beck’s comments on the official Sea Shepherd website by stating that he had said that but that it was taken out of context, quoting Gerald Seymour‘s “One man’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter.”

Watson has stated that he does not consider himself a ‘protester‘, but an ‘interventionist‘, as he considers protesting as too submissive.  He often takes the attitude that he represents (or stands in for) law enforcement which is either unwilling or unable to enforce existing laws.

from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Watson

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Paul Franklin Watson     December 2nd, 1950
December 2nd, 1950
12 + 2 +1+9+5+0 = 29 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation.  Collaborate.  Collaboration.  Consult.  Consultant.  Participation.  Participant.  Cooperate.  There’s no “I” in team.  TEAM:  together each accomplishes more.  Confident in your abilities.  Honing your skills and talents.  Consult an expert.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  13     1    9     1    6          21

Paul Franklin Watson                    74
7   3 69 5235 5 21  5         53
his soul number = 21 = Perspective.  Viewpoint.  Vantage point.  Concept.  Framework.  Outlook.  World view.  Human.  Human being.  Humanity.  Mankind.  Human nature.  Existence.  Life.  Lifetime.  Life cycle.  Cosmology.  The universe.  Galaxy.  Cosmos.  Cosmic.  Universal.  Totality.  Always.  Generalize.  Synthesize.  Integrate.  Unify.  Whole.  Complete.  Classic.  Cohesive.  Compile.  Compilations.  Lifestyle.  Way of life.  Spectrum.  Breadth.  Scope.  Range.  Self-actualization.  Self-realization.  Seeing the big picture.  Putting it all together.  Connecting the dots.  Thumbnail sketch.  A bird’s eye view.  Mountain top perspective.  In the bigger scheme of things.  Seeing your place in the world.  Seeing where things stand in the fullness of time.  Body-mind-spirit.  As above, so below.  Life is for the living.  The human condition.  Human nature.  Timeless classic.  Universally appreciated.
  
his outer personality = 53 =Forthright.  Straightforward.  Discussion.  Debating.  Offense.  Principles.  Creed.  Doctrine.  Persuade.  Convince.  Compelling.  Warrior.  Crusader.  Evangelist.  Preacher.  Preaching.  Sermon.  Ministry.  Missionary.  Converting.  Confrontational.  Attacking.  Combative.  Arguing.  Opinions.  Disarm.  Straight to the point.  Cut to the chase/quick.  Passionate about your beliefs.  Fighting for the truth.  Straight to your face with the truth.  Having a warrior spirit.  With one deft stroke.  Convincing argument.  Heated discussion.  Heated debate.  See things my way.  Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still. 

his path of destiny = 74 = Sharing.  Generosity.  Giving.  Gifts.  Charity.  Philanthropy.  Contribute.  Benefactors.  Donors.  Donations.  Offerings.  Recipient.  Bestow.  Share wisely.  Giving to those who deserve.  We want more.  Heart of gold.  Gift giving.  Give with discretion, accept with memory.  The gifts you have been given.  The gift carries the giver.  The gift that keeps on giving.  It is better to give than to receive.  Economic disparity.  Spreading the wealth. 
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  13     1   6        11
Paul Watson               34
7   3 5  21  5      23
his soul number for his common name = 11 = Fairness.  Justice.  Equality.  Parity.  Scale.  Weigh.  Balance.  Deserve.  Just desserts.  Legal dealings.  Outcomes.  Consequences.  Karma.  Mercy.  Be fair.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.  Justice becomes injustice when it makes two wounds on a head which only deserves one.  That’s not fair.  An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. 

his outer personality for his common name = 23 = Leadership.  Zest.  Action.  Entrepreneur.  Self-starter.  Enterprising.  Just do it!  Leading the way.  Taking the lead.  Leader of the pack.  A real go-getter. 
his path of destiny for his common name = 34 =Speed.  Quickness.  Rapidity.  Swiftness.  Fastness.  Dexterity.  Agility.  Nimble.  Energy.  Fuel.  Gasoline.  Motor.  Engines.  Vehicle.  Acceleration.  Velocity.  Rate.  Quick.  Quickly.  Speeding up.  Full throttle.  Adrenaline.  Races.  Sprinting.  Footing.  Road.  Lane.  Traffic.  Urgent.  Hurry.  Rush.  Busy.  Zip.  Zoom.  Dash.  Dart.  Slowing down.  Temperature.  Skyrocket.  Barrage.  Volley.  Rapid fire.  Trajectory.  Fleeting.  Incoming.  Helicopter.  Propeller.  Spin.  Turn.  Rotate.  Swerve.  Cortisol.  Stress.  Tension.  Nerves.  Go at the right speed.  Strike while the iron’s hot.  Get it while it’s hot.  Things happen really quickly.  Don’t rush.  Haste makes waste.  Speed up.  Slow down.  Hitting the brakes.  Full speed ahead.  Where the rubber meets the road.  Slower/faster.  Don’t stress.  Don’t stress out over it.  Blowing off steam.  Burn off some energy.  IM (instant message).  Urgent message. 

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Ages 0 to 27 are ruled the sum of the first three letters of the name and the day of birth.
Paul Franklin Watson      December 2nd, 1950
16 (P is the 16th letter of the alphabet) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 21 (u is the 21st letter of the alphabet) + 12 (December) = 50
So from ages zero to twenty-seven he had the numbers 12 (December), 38 (sum of the first three letters of the name) and 50 (12+38=50) going on.

12 = Seeing is believing.  Thy Will be done.  Faith makes you act in different ways.  Putting your faith in God.  Let go and let God.  In God we trust.  A true believer.  I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish God didn’t trust me so much.  To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible.  In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.  Faith isn’t faith ’til it’s all you’re holding on to.  Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible.  Wait and see.  I’ll believe it when I see it.  When in doubt, do nothing. 

38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Sensitive.  Taproot.  Mirroring.  Protecting.  Sheltering.  Cooking.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.  Take care.  

50 = Family life.  Bliss.  Joy.  Overjoyed.  Wonderful.  World peace.  Global.  Worldwide.  Planetary.  Planet.  Earth.  World.  Gaia.  Globe.  Continent.  Culture.  Society.  Population.  Civilization.  World family.  Everyone.  We.  Social issues.  Sociology.  Environment.  Conservation.  Steward.  Land.  Habitat.  Wildlife.  Botany.  Plants.  Biology.  Ecology.  Climate.  Biosphere.  Ocean.  Sea.  Maritime.  Marine life.  Whales.  Seals.  Big fish.  Coast Guard.  The joys of family life.  We are family.  One big family.  We are the world.  We the people.  It’s a wonderful life.  This is how good life can be.  It’s a small world.  Think global, act local.  We are all.  We are many.  Natural surroundings.  Joy to the world.  Peace on Earth. 
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Ages 27 to 54 are ruled by the sum of the day of birth and the 4th, 5th and 6th letters of the name.
Paul Franklin Watson      December 2nd, 1950
2 (born on the 2nd of the month) + 12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) + 6 (F is the 6th letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) = 38
So from ages twenty-seven to fifty-four he had the numbers 2 (2nd of the month), 36 (sum of the 4th, 5th, and 6th letters) and 38 (2+36=38) going on.
2 = Empathy.  Understanding.  Receptivity.  Silent knowing.  Listening to your inner voice.  Trusting your inner voice.

36 = Delegating.  Managing.
38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Sensitive.  Taproot.  Mirroring.  Protecting.  Sheltering.  Cooking.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.  Take care.  

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Ages 54 to 81 are ruled by the sum of the y+e+a+r of birth and the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name.
Paul Franklin Watson      December 2nd, 1950
1+9+5+0 (born in 1950) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 14 (n is the 14th letter of the alphabet) + 11 (k is the 11th letter of the alphabet) = 41
So from ages fifty-four to eighty-one he has the numbers 15 (1+9+5+0=15), 26 (sum of the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name) and 41 (15+26=41) going on.
15 = Resisting temptations.  Self-promotion.  Marketing.  Advertising.  Commercials.  Ads.  Sponsorship.  Endorsements.  War.  Pirates.
 
26 = Celebrity.  Celebrities.  Popularity.  Photos.  Communication.  Information.  Messages.  News.  The media.  In the news.
41 = Melting your heart.  Warming up to you.  Opening up.  Getting to know one another.  About me. 
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Ages 54 to 63 are ruled by the sum of the 7th letter of the name and the y+e+a+r of birth.
Paul Franklin Watson       December 2nd, 1950
 
1 (a is the first letter of the alphabet) +1+9+5+0 (born in 1950) = 16
So from ages fifty-four to sixty-three he has the numbers 1 (a), 15 (1+9+5+0=15), and 16 (1+15=16) going on.
1 = Assertive.  Direct.  Arian.  Individual.  Self.  Testosterone.  Active.  Extroverted.  Aggressiveness.  Ambition.  Determination.  Going after what you want.  You da man.  
 
 

15 = Resisting temptations.  Self-promotion.  Marketing.  Advertising.  Commercials.  Ads.  Sponsorship.  Endorsements.  War.  Pirates.   

16 = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Awesome.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Awakening.  Revelation.  Epiphany.  Awe.  Reverence.  Powerful speaker.  Powerful voice.  Microphone.  Bullhorn.  Megaphone.  Loudspeaker.  Thunderstruck.  Stun.  Startle.  Limits.  Caution.
Be careful.  Safety first.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  Predictably unpredictable.  Never shout never.  All of a sudden.  In a flash.  In an instant.  From out of nowhere.  Bolt out of the blue.  Shock to the system.  A real eye opener.  Blown away.  Freedom from the known.  Going where no one has ever gone before.  Life-altering experiences.  In the presence of the divine.  Touched by God.  The Hand of God.  Life review.  Divine correction.  Putting the fear of God in you. 

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December 2nd, 1950
December 2nd
12 + 2 +2+0+0+9 = 25 = his personal year (from December 2nd, 2009 to December 1st, 2010) = Adventure.  Excitement.  Thrilling.  Movement.  Exploring.  Activist.  Advocate.  A cause.  Rooting.  Encouragement.  Free spirited.  Restless.  Antsy.
On the go.  Adventures are to the adventurous.  Rooting for the underdog.  Not in one place for long. 

25 year + 8 (August) = 33 = his personal month (from August 2nd, 2010 to September 1st, 2010) = Courage.  Bravery.  Valor.  Valiant.  Backbone.  Spine.  Loyalty.  Captain.  Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you.  Red badge of courage. 

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Bob Barker Captain, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born and raised in Southern California, Chuck Swift, 44, has a history of involvement in conservation and animal welfare issues spanning the last 20 years.

Swift began volunteering for Sea Shepherd in 1990 and remained involved for nearly a decade. His campaign roster includes the 1994 Whales Forever campaign in which Sea Shepherd was violently attacked by the Norwegian Coast Guard, multiple seal campaigns including the explosive 1996 confrontation in the Magdalene Islands, and a variety of other campaigns before and after.

During his absence from Sea Shepherd, he worked in various professions, earned a degree in Business Administration, a professional certificate in Change Leadership from Cornell University, and as time permits, he continues his studies toward a Masters in Communication and Leadership. Since his return to Sea Shepherd in early 2009, he has functioned as Sea Shepherd’s Deputy CEO, positively influencing both the administrative and ship operations sides of organization – most notably helping to secretly acquire, refit and then ultimately captain Sea Shepherd’s newest ship the Bob Barker during Operation Waltzing Matilda.

Swift believes that the time for talking is over, and prefers a direct action approach on behalf of Sea Shepherd’s customers (“the salty ones”) currently threatened by societal greed and exploitation. While serious about his dedication to the protection of marine and other ecosystems, Swift maintains that a good sense of humor and positive attitude are critical to the success of any movement. He has been heard to say, “We should take our mission seriously, but never ourselves.”

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=swift-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

    3        9        12

Chuck Swift                   42

38 32 15 62     30

his soul number (sum of vowels) = 12 = Faith.  Trust.  Seeing is believing.  Thy Will be done.  Faith makes you act in different ways.  Putting your faith in God.  Let go and let God.  If God brings you to it, then God will bring you through it.  In God we trust.  Act of faith.  Leap of faith.  Suspending doubt.  Suspending disbelief.  A true believer.  I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish God didn’t trust me so much.  To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible.  In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.  Faith isn’t faith ’til it’s all you’re holding on to.  Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible.  Wait and see.  I’ll believe it when I see it.  When in doubt, do nothing. 

his outer personality (sum of consonants) = 30 = Appreciation.  Counting your blessings.  You have a lot to be thankful for.  Home sweet home.  Thank you.  Praise the Lord.  Sense of style. 

his path of destiny (sum of all letters) = 42 = Everybody loves Chuck.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Chuck Swift

3        1  62

his primary challenge (first letter of the first name and the first letter of the last name) and the most important thing he can do (first letter of the first name and the fifth from the last letter of the last name) both = CS = 31 = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Sparring.  Practice.  Training.  Scramble.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Contention.  Striving to be number 1.  Personal best.  Outdoing yourself.  Rising to the challenge.  Stirring things up.  Stirring the pot.  Provoke a reaction.  Getting a rise out of someone.  Raising a ruckus.  Things get out of hand.  Prove you wrong.  I’ll show you.  In your face.  Bring it on.  C’mon.  Stepping into the ring.  Throwing your hat into the ring.  Gettiing into the mix. 

what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and second from the last letter of the last name) = CF = 36 = Managing.  Delegating.  Unburden yourself.  Lighten your load.  Work hard & be responsible for yourself.  Shouldering a heavy burden.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on your shoulders.  Pressing onward.  Shrugging your shoulders.  Bending over backwards.  It’s easier to throw the load off the cart than to put it on.  Heaping on responsibilities. Handling more than you are expected to handle. 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and last letter of the last name) = CT = 32 = Winning.  Victory.  Triumph.  Champion.  Mighty.  Glory.  Pride.  The best.  Blockbuster.  Majority.  Mainstream.  Conformity.  Consensus.  Democracy.  Freedom.  Liberty.  Independence.  Autonomy.  Sovereign.  March.  Parade.  Nationalism.  Patriotism.  Flags.  Banners.  Anthem.  USA.  America.  Americans. 

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Peter James “Pete” Bethune (born April 4, 1965) is a New Zealand promoter of bio-fuels and conservationist. He is the holder of the world record for the fastest trip around the world in a powerboat and is involved with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He was captain of the Ady Gil (previously the Earthrace) until it sank following a collision with a Japanese whaling vessel. He was convicted in Japan for a direct action that involved boarding a whaling vessel and received a suspended sentence. 

Personal life and early career

Bethune grew up in Hamilton East, New Zealand as one of five children. He studied science at the University of Waikato and engineering at the University of Auckland. He has two daughters with his wife, Sharyn, from whom he is separated.

He began his career as an oil exploration engineer and worked in the North Sea and Libya. In 1997, he co-founded CamSensor Technologies. The company manufactured automated camera systems for controlling robots used in complex tasks such as cutting up and grading meat carcasses. He later moved to Sydney to establish the business there.

He is adamant about the potential for alternative fuels. In 2003, Bethune wrote a 20,000-word paper while pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree from Macquarie University about the use of renewable energy for road transport. In regards to him enjoying fishing and hunting along with his previous occupations, Bethune told a reporter for The New Zealand Herald: “I’ve come from a very unusual background to be a conservationist.”

Captain of Earthrace

Earthrace, Malmo, Sweden, August 20, 2007.

Based on his research at Macquarie, Bethune set out to prove that hydrocarbon fuels could be replaced by sustainable bio-fuels. He had Earthrace designed and built in order to break the world record for a circumnavigation by a powerboat in hopes that it would call attention to the viability of bio-diesel as an alternative fuel. He mortgaged his New Zealand home and financed the building in the hopes of recouping the expenses from sponsorships. He declined a $4 million sponsorship from a company that would have required them to use regular diesel.

His first attempt began in Barbados on March 10, 2007. He encountered significant delays due to issues with the propellers and other mechanical problems. On the night of March 19, while around 22 kilometres (14 mi) offshore from Guatemala, Earthrace collided with a local fishing boat. No Earthrace crew were hurt, but one of the three crew members from the fishing boat was killed. The crew was absolved of any responsibility after a 10-day investigation during which they were held in custody. The delays prevented them from completing the circumnavigation in record time, but because Earthrace took an official start time when leaving San Diego, the team decided to “restart” with this new start/finish line. They departed San Diego on April 7, 2007 and needed to return by June 21 to break the record. The attempt was abandoned on May 31 after a crack was discovered in the hull shortly after leaving Malaga, Spain.

He departed from Valencia, Spain, in another attempt on March 1, 2008. As a publicity stunt, Bethune and two others had undergone liposuction in order to convert a small amount of their own body fat into fuel. The idea arose from a previous plan to tour New Zealand in a car with an attached mobile bio-diesel plant. He finished at the Spanish port of Sagunto on June 27. The journey was completed in 60 days, 23 hours and 49 minutes, beating the former record by over two weeks. Bethune then embarked on a world tour with the vessel to promote awareness of alternative fuels.

Captain of Ady Gil

Ady Gil, Hobart, Australia, December 16, 2009.

After touring ports around the globe, the Earthrace was put on sale for $2.6 million and Bethune considered using it to interfere with Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean if a buyer could not be found. Hollywood production-house owner Ady Gil purchased the boat and Earthrace was renamed after him on October 17, 2009. Gil left the ship to Bethune and a crew of five who refitted for Antarctic waters to participate in anti-whaling activities as part of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Bethune said before the operation: “I’m a conservationist. One of the things I’ve learned on Earthrace is stand up for stuff you believe in. Year after year the Japanese go down there and nothing seems to change… If they want to go amping things up a bit, then bring it on.” His wife later told the press that he first became alarmed by the state of the oceans when skippering the vessel during the record attempts.

On January 6, 2010 the Ady Gil was involved in a collision with the Japanese whaling vessel MV Shōnan Maru 2 in the Southern Ocean, and the Ady Gil subsequently sank. An investigation into the collision by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) was inconclusive and unable to assign blame for the collision. AMSA was unable to verify claims made by Sea Shepherd, while the Japanese government declined to participate with the investigation saying any information it had might be needed for an inquiry by its own authorities.

Arrest, trial, and conviction

On February 15, 2010, Bethune boarded the Shōnan Maru 2 claiming to be conducting a citizen’s arrest on her captain, Hiroyuki Komiya, alleging attempted murder and to present a claim for $3 million for the loss of his vessel. Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research issued a statement calling it a publicity stunt. He used a jet ski to approach the ship then climbed onto its deck after cutting through an anti-boarding net that was draped around the hull. He was detained by the ship’s crew and taken to Tokyo, where he was arrested by the Japanese Coast Guard on March 12 on charges of trespassing.

On April 2, 2010, Bethune was indicted in Japan on five charges: trespassing, assault, illegal possession of a knife, destruction of property and obstruction of business. The assault charge is based on the allegation that he threw a bottle of butyric acid onto the Shōnan Maru 2 days before the boarding, causing chemical burns to a whaler’s face. The Sea Shepherd group claims the burns were self-inflicted when the crewman was shooting pepper spray at the protesters. Bethune could have faced up to 15 years in prison if found guilty of injury, or up to three years if found guilty of trespass. Bethune’s lawyer claims the charges are unfounded and states that his client will strongly deny them. He was held without bond in the maximum security Tokyo Detention Centre while he stood trial.

Bethune’s trial began on May 27. Bethune was charged with intruding on the ship, forcibly obstructing business, violating the Firearms and Swords Control Law and damaging property.

Several major newsmedia reported that Bethune pleaded guilty to four charges while others reported that he admitted four charges or that he conceded four of the charges but has contested an assault charge. Newsreview.com claims that Bethune did not “plead” guilty as there is no such thing as a plea in Japanese criminal proceedings and he and his Japanese lawyers claim that Sea Shepherd’s actions are protected by the United Nations World Charter for Nature, which allows private organizations to interfere in government-like ways in the interest of the environment. Though he admitted to launching a projectile of butyric acid, he contested the assault charge against him on the grounds that he lacked intent to injure the ship’s crew. In his tearful final statement delivered on June 10, Bethune said: “I did not have the intention of hurting crew members. I took action because I wanted to stop Japan’s illegal whaling.” Prosecutors demanded a sentence of two years in prison.

The Labour Party’s Chris Carter accused the New Zealand Government of “washing their hands of the fate” of Bethune. Bethune has received visitations from consular staff. Prime Minister John Key said “…it’s worth noting that I can’t get involved in a prosecution in another country any more than I can get involved in a prosecution in New Zealand. What I can do is make sure the person is being treated fairly.”

On June 4, in what was later said by Paul Watson to be a legal strategy on the part of Sea Shepherd, Sea Shepherd announced that it was no longer going to be formally associated with Bethune since a set of bow and arrows was on the Ady Gil during the anti-whaling operation. The group stressed that the weapon was not intended to be used against any person, and Bethune previously had stated to Animal Planet cameras during Whale Wars filming that he intended to use the bow and arrows to spoil whale meat for commercial use. Sea Shepherd said it would continue to support Bethune during the trial in Japan. On July 7, Pete Bethune was given a two-year suspended sentence. In addition, he was banned from Japan for five years. Bethune was deported to New Zealand on July 9.

Bethune held a press conference upon returning to New Zealand. He told reporters: “My trial in Japan represents a miscarriage in justice. Not because I stood before that court, but because the captain of the Shōnan Maru 2 did not.” He also called the New Zealand Government a “lap dog” for its lack of support.

from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Bethune

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April 4th, 1965

4 + 4 +1+9+6+5 = 29 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Coordination.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation. 

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April 4th, 1965

4 + 4 = 8 = his core number = Discipline.  Grounded.  Practical.  Pragmatic.  Strength.  Power.  Control.  Business.  Status.  Recognition.  Prestige.  Prominence.  Commands.  Executive.  Management.  Administrative.  Supervisor.  Business sense.  Foundation.  Structure.  Solid.  Sturdy.  Concrete.  Tangible.  Regimented.  Having both feet firmly planted on the ground.  Climbing to the top of the mountain.  Having a strong foundation.

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April 4th, 1965

4 + 1+9+6+5 = 25 = his “secret” number = Adventure.  Excitement.  Thrilling.  Movement.  Exploring.  Activist.  Advocate.  A cause.  Rooting.  Encouragement.  Free spirited.  On the go.  Adventures are to the adventurous.  Rooting for the underdog.  Not in one place for long. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  5 5   5    3 5       23

Pete Bethune               49

7  2  2  28  5       26

the soul number (sum of vowels) for Pete Bethune = 23 = Leadership.  Zest.  Action.  Exercise.  Physical fitness.  Working out.  Athletic.  Entrepreneur.  Self-starter.  Enterprising.  Just do it!  Leading the way.  Taking the lead.  Leader of the pack.  A real go-getter.  Physical activity.  Being your own boss.   

the outer personality (sum of consonants) for Pete Bethune = 26 = Communication.  Enthusiasm.  Charisma.  Personality.  Popularity.  Celebrity.  Appearance.  Image.  Cameras.  Photos.  Pep rally.  Speech.  Speak.  Talk.  Verbalize.  Articulate.  Orator.  Public speaking.  Conversation.  Message.  Information.  News.  Reports.  Headlines.  Broadcasting.  Show.  Television.  The media.  The press.  Newspaper.  Reporter.  Radio.  Talk radio.  Telephone.  Phone call.  Mail.  A letter.  A post.  E-mail.  Transmit.  Send.  Announcements.  Posters.  Publicity.  Publicist.  Spokesperson. 

the path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) for Pete Bethune = 49 = Happiness.  Fulfillment.  Satisfaction.  Contentment.  Satiety.  Wish fulfillment.  Delight.  Gratification.  Yes.  Smiling.  Be satisfied.  Life is sweet.  Living the life of Riley.  It’s a piece of cake.  Nothing satisfies like satisfaction.  Getting what you want.  Here’s what I want.  Grant your wish.  Waving a magic wand.  Having your cake and eating it too.  Icing on the cake.  Treat you nice.  Why say no if you can say yes?  If I could, I would wave a magic wand and grant your wish. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

  5 5    3    3 5          23

Peter Buthune                  58

7  2 9 2 28  5          35

the soul number (sum of vowels) for Peter Bethune = 23 = Leadership.  Zest.  Action.  Exercise.  Physical fitness.  Working out.  Athletic.  Entrepreneur.  Self-starter.  Enterprising.  Just do it!  Leading the way.  Taking the lead.  Leader of the pack.  A real go-getter.  Physical activity.  Being your own boss.   

the outer personality (sum of consonants) for Peter Bethune = 35 = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back. 

the path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) for Peter Bethune = 58 = Wellness.  Well being.  Bodily health.  Healthy body.  Robust health.  Strong constitution.  Healthful.  Hardy.  Rest.  Relaxation.  Respite.  Vacation. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Peter James Bethune

75259 11451 2528355         70

the path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) for Peter James Bethune = 70 = Flexibility.  Handling change.  Multi-tasking.  Coping.  Budgeting.

   

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Peter James Bethune

7       1

 

his true character (first and second initials) = PJ = 71 = Professional.  Quality work.  Good work.  Craftsmanship.  Well made.  Custom made.  Customized.  Skilled labor.  Profession.  Vocation.  Merit.  Quality.  Excellence.  Masterpiece.  Inspiring work.  Impressive.  Doing a good job.  Quality is job 1.  A job well done.  Good at what you do.

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Each letter of the name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 27 to 54 are ruled by the sum of the day of birth and the 4th, 5th, and 6th letters of the name.

Peter James Bethune          April 4th, 1965

4 (born on the 4th of the month) + 5 (e is the 5th letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) + 10 (J is the 10th letter of the alphabet) = 37

So from ages 27 to 54 he has the numbers 4 (born on the 4th of the month), 33 (sum of the 4th, 5th, and 6th letters of the name) and 37 (4+33=37) going on.

4 = Virgoan.  Order.  Work.  Cleanliness.  Details.  Meticulous.  Neat.  Tidy.  Hygiene.  Specifics.  Organized.  Perfectionism.  Duties.  Tasks.  Routines.  Functional.  Exacting.  Handy.  All in a day’s work.  Just doin’ my job.  Get to work!  Down to earth.  Cleanliness is next to godliness.  Neat & tidy.  A place for everything and everything in its place.  Every last detail. 

33 = Courage.  Bravery.  Valor.  Valiant.  Backbone.  Spine.  Loyalty.  Captain.  Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you.  Red badge of courage. 

37 = Benevolence.  Heartfelt.  Heart-centered.  Emotive.  Waves.  Aquatic.  Fish.  Boat.  Boating.  Sailing.  Ships.  Heart-centered leader.  A real family person.  Just looking out for your best interest.  Wanting the best for you.  What comes from the heart goes to the heart.  Having a good heart.  Pulling at your heart strings.  Emotional range.  My fellow countrymen.  

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On January 6, 2010 the Ady Gil was involved in a collision with the Japanese whaling vessel MV Shōnan Maru 2 in the Southern Ocean, and the Ady Gil subsequently sank.

April 4th, 1965

April 4th

4 + 4 +2+0+0+9 = 19 = his personal year (from April 4th, 2009 to April 3rd, 2010) = Proud of his hard earned success.

19 year + 1 (January) = 20 = his personal month (from January 4th, 2010 to February 3rd, 2010) = Turning point.  Retribution.

20 month + 6 (6th of the month on January 6th, 2010 (the day of the collision)) = 26 = his personal day = Dramatic.  Photos.  Bad news.

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On February 15, 2010, Bethune boarded the Shōnan Maru 2 claiming to be conducting a citizen’s arrest on her captain, Hiroyuki Komiya, alleging attempted murder and to present a claim for $3 million for the loss of his vessel.

April 4th, 1965

April 4th

4 + 4 +2+0+0+9 = 19 = his personal year (from April 4th, 2009 to April 3rd, 2010) = Proud of his hard earned success.

19 year + 2 (February) = 21 = his personal month (from February 4th, 2010 to March 3rd, 2010) = Perspective.  Viewpoint.  Vantage point.  Concept.  Framework.  Outlook.  World view.  Seeing the big picture.  Putting it all together.  Connecting the dots.  Thumbnail sketch.  A bird’s eye view.  Mountain top perspective.  In the bigger scheme of things.  Seeing your place in the world.  Seeing where things stand in the fullness of time.  

  
21 month + 14 (14th of the month on February 14th, 2010) = 35 = his personal day (from his time of birth on February 14th, 2010 until his time of birth on February 15th, 2010) = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Making preparations.  Being prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back.
 

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Friday, 9 July 2010 00:56 UK

A anti-whaling activist from New Zealand who was handed a suspended sentence for obstructing the annual Japanese whale hunt has vowed to continue his crusade.

Peter Bethune was deported from Japan after receiving a suspended two-year sentence for obstructing Japanese whaling in the Antarctic Ocean.

Speaking on his return home, Bethune said he would never give up his fight.

But the 45-year-old said he was unsure if he would return to Antarctic waters.

Bethune was detained aboard a Japanese whaler in the middle of the Antarctic Ocean in February after clambering aboard. He was arrested when the vessel returned to Japan.

The former member of the conservation group Sea Shepherd was escorted by immigration officers onto an Air New Zealand flight bound for Auckland on Friday.

Throwing stink bombs

Speaking in the city on Saturday, Bethune said that he was ready for a coffee.

“I want to go to a coffee shop,” he told the NZ Herald newspaper.

“In prison, there’s nothing to do. You are stuck in a cell 23-and-a-half hours a day and I have been looking forward to going to a coffee shop and having a coffee and a muffin.”

AFP news agency reported that Bethune said he would never give up his fight to stop Japanese whaling.

The activist, who spent four months in a Tokyo jail, had pleaded guilty to four out of five charges but had denied assault.

He had admitted charges of trespassing, vandalism, possession of a knife and obstructing business.

Bethune was also found guilty of assault, by throwing stink bombs made of butyric acid – rancid butter – at whalers.

He was part of the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group, which tries each year to block Japan’s annual hunt.

He was the captain of the Ady Gil, a speed boat split in two during a clash with the whalers on 6 January.

Earlier, he had told his trial that he had wanted to confront the Japanese ship’s captain and hand him a $3 million bill for the destruction of the vessel.

Large numbers of police officers were on duty outside the court in Tokyo where the verdict was delivered on Wednesday.

Japan abandoned commercial whaling in 1986 after agreeing to a global moratorium.

But it says that whaling is part of its culture and catches hundreds of whales each year as part of what it calls a scientific research programme.

from:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10583592.stm

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Whale Warrior Captain Pete Bethune Free to Return Home

On January 6, 2010, Captain Hiroyuki Komura of the illegal Japanese whaling vessel the Shonan Maru #2 deliberately rammed and destroyed Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s vessel, the Ady Gil. Captain Komura almost killed six Sea Shepherd volunteer crewmembers and did not respond to the Ady Gil’s mayday distress signal. Japanese authorities refused to cooperate in investigations and declined requests by Australian and New Zealand maritime authorities to question Captain Komura.

Instead, Captain Peter Bethune, the man who Captain Komura almost killed and whose ship was destroyed, was taken back to Japan literally as a prisoner of war abducted from the waters of the Australian Antarctic Territory. Captain Bethune was incarcerated for boarding the ship that had rammed and destroyed his ship, when he had every right to board that vessel to confront Captain Komura face-to-face for his crimes.   

Captain Komura should have been the man on trial. He was not, because in the waters of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, might—rather than the law—makes right, and Captain Bethune was taken back to Japan to be made an example of and persecuted for defending the whales.

The verdict of the Japanese court was always to be “guilty.” Sea Shepherd was never under any illusion that Captain Bethune would be given a fair trial. In court, there was no discussion of the reason why Captain Bethune boarded the Shonan Maru #2, and Captain Komura was not called as a witness; in short, the court never allowed any evidence of the Ady Gil’s destruction to be heard.

Sea Shepherd spent in excess of half a million U.S. dollars on Captain Bethune’s defense, not because we believed he would be acquitted, but in an attempt to mitigate his sentence.

Captain Bethune was facing up to fifteen years in prison. He was sentenced to two years and he will be deported back to New Zealand on July 9th with his sentence suspended.

Captain Bethune’s mission was successful. His efforts helped save the lives of 528 whales. He was able to take one of the harpoon vessels off the hunt when it was forced to return him to Japan. Most importantly, he exposed the brutality and illegality of the Japanese whaling fleet to the world. When you’re willing to risk your life to save the whales, five months as a Japanese prisoner is a good trade-off for the lives saved.

Captain Bethune is a hero to the Save the Whales movement and he will be welcomed home to New Zealand as a national hero for having the courage to do what his government was fearful of doing—defending whales from the Japanese poachers in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.    

Global support for Captain Bethune and negative publicity about Japan’s whaling program has led to this success. With Captain Bethune, the Japanese government was well aware that each day it held him would be a day that would generate protest against its abominable whale slaughter. This fact, coupled with protests over the showing of the Academy Award winning film “The Cove,” has helped to make the whale and dolphin slaughter the most embarrassing foreign affairs issue currently scandalizing the Japanese government.

The Japanese court acknowledged that Captain Bethune never intended to hurt anyone and was operating under his conviction to save whales from illegal whaling.  The truth is that Japan wants Captain Bethune out of Japan and with the sentence suspended they can quickly send him home.

Sea Shepherd is proud of Captain Bethune’s achievements and satisfied with the results of this ridiculous trial that saw a man incarcerated for saving the lives of whales, yet ignored the crimes of a Japanese poacher who sank a ship and almost killed six conservationists.

Captain Bethune is free, and that is what matters. Sea Shepherd is free to return to the Southern Ocean again to defend the whales, and we intend to be even more effective next season than during our last highly effective season.

Captain Bethune is an inspiration in courage and dedication, and his efforts, his sacrifice, and his resolve will not be forgotten.

from:  http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/news-100706-2.html 

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April 4th, 1965

April 4th

4 + 4 +2+0+1+0 = 11 = his personal year (from April 4th, 2010 to April 3rd, 2011) = Fairness.  Justice.  Equality.  Parity.  Scale.  Weigh.  Balance.  Deserve.  Just desserts.  Legal dealings.  Outcomes.  Consequences.  Karma.  Mercy.  Be fair.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.  Justice becomes injustice when it makes two wounds on a head which only deserves one.  That’s not fair.  An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. 

11 year + 7 (July) = 18 = his personal month (from July 4th, 2010 to August 3rd, 2010) = Surreal. 

18 month + 9 (9th of the month on Friday July 9th, 2010) = 27 = his personal day = Take the initiative.  Taking the first step.  Get started.  Getting started.  Start it up.  It’s a start.  Turning over a new leaf.  No harm in trying.  Do what you will, but be the first.  Brand new.  On your mark, get set, GO!  “And they’re off…”  Off and running. 

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Animal Planet announced it has given the green light for a new “Whale Wars” one-hour special series episode featuring Captain Pete Bethune of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.  

During the two-hour season finale, viewers’ last glimpse of eco-pirate and anti-whaling activist Bethune will be when he is taken into custody by Japanese authorities and brought to Tokyo, where he had been held on charges of trespassing, obstructing the passage of a vessel, carrying a knife and damaging property.

According to Animal Planet, Bethune, whose story arc has captivated audiences this season as his beloved vessel the Ady Gil collided with the Shonan Maru 2 and sank into the bottom of the Southern Ocean, spent months in custody but was released on July 9, 2010 and returned home to New Zealand. 

The special is slated to air following the season finale of BLOOD DOLPHINS on Friday, September 17 at 10 PM (ET/PT).

The exclusive one-hour special episode features Bethune recalls his ordeal on board the ship that held him for nearly a month and subsequently the three months he was detained in Japan. 

How was he treated during his detention? What went through his mind during that harrowing time? The outspoken whale warrior will share revelations, opinions and thoughts on the experience after spending four months contemplating his decisions and fate until finally being released. In addition to Bethune’s interview, the special will reveal his background, showcase the most exciting highlights from the season featuring Bethune, Captain Paul Watson and other members of Sea Shepherd, and delve into what’s next for this environmental cowboy.

“Whale Wars viewers really have connected with Pete’s passion this season,” says Marjorie Kaplan, president and general manager of Animal Planet. “His actions in this campaign put him at the center of some very dramatic action.  We’re fortunate that he’s agreed to open up about his extraordinary experiences at sea and on land to save whales.”

from:  http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/news/article_1575837.php/Pete-Bethune-s-ordeal-on-Whale-Wars-for-Animal-Planet-Sept-17

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April 4th, 1965

April 4th

4 + 4 + 2+0+1+0 = 11 = his personal year (from April 4th, 2010 to April 3rd, 2011) = Fairness.  Justice.  Equality.  Parity.  Scale.  Weigh.  Balance.  Deserve.  Just desserts.  Legal dealings.  Outcomes.  Consequences.  Karma.  Mercy.  Be fair.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.  Justice becomes injustice when it makes two wounds on a head which only deserves one.  That’s not fair.  An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. 

11 year + 9 (September) = 20 = his personal month (from September 4th, 2010 to October 3rd, 2010) = Follow your conscience.  A clear conscience fears no accusation.  A clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.  Trust but verify.  Judge for yourself.  You be the judge.  Summing it up. 

20 month + 17 (17th of the month on September 17th, 2010 (the date the special airs)) = 37 = his personal day = Benevolence.  Heartfelt.  Heart-centered.  Emotive.  Waves.  Aquatic.  Fish.  Boat.  Boating.  Sailing.  Ships.  Heart-centered leader.  A real family person.  Just looking out for your best interest.  Wanting the best for you.  What comes from the heart goes to the heart.  Having a good heart.  Pulling at your heart strings.  Emotional range.  My fellow countrymen.  

The number 37 rules his ages twenty-seven to fifty-four.  So when his number (37) comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  So this will be HIS day!!!

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Peter James Bethune

         1         2

 

his salvation number (second from the last and last initials) = JB = 12 = Seeing is believing.  Thy Will be done.  Faith makes you act in different ways.  Putting your faith in God.  Let go and let God.  In God we trust.  A true believer.  I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish God didn’t trust me so much.  To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible.  In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.  Faith isn’t faith ’til it’s all you’re holding on to.  Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible.  Wait and see.  I’ll believe it when I see it.  When in doubt, do nothing. 

So when his number (12) comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.

April 4th, 1965

April 4th

4 + 4 +2+0+1+0 = 11 = his personal year (from April 4th, 2010 to April 3rd, 2011)

11 year + 1 (January) = 12 = his personal month (from January 4th, 2011 to February 3rd, 2011) = Seeing is believing.  Thy Will be done.  Faith makes you act in different ways.  Putting your faith in God.  Let go and let God.  In God we trust.  A true believer.  I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish God didn’t trust me so much.  To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible.  In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.  Faith isn’t faith ’til it’s all you’re holding on to.  Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible.  Wait and see.  I’ll believe it when I see it.  When in doubt, do nothing. 

So that will be HIS month!!!

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April 4th, 1965

April 4th

4 + 4 +2+0+1+1 = 12 = his personal year (from April 4th, 2011 to April 3rd, 2012) = Seeing is believing.  Thy Will be done.  Faith makes you act in different ways.  Putting your faith in God.  Let go and let God.  In God we trust.  A true believer.  I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish God didn’t trust me so much.  To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible.  In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.  Faith isn’t faith ’til it’s all you’re holding on to.  Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible.  Wait and see.  I’ll believe it when I see it.  When in doubt, do nothing. 

And that will be HIS year!!!

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First Mate, Bob Barker, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born in Sweden and raised in the United States, Peter, 25, joined the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as soon as he was old enough to submit an application.

A fervent advocate for the rights of animals, Peter believes that in their capacity to suffer, animals are our equals. From the foreboding Labrador Coast to the treacherous Antarctic continent, Peter has sailed the seven seas trying to put those words into action. He has saved as many lives as he can from illegal whaling, sealing and destructive fishing practices.

In his numerous years with Sea Shepherd, Peter has been held hostage by Ecuadorian fisherman, physically attacked by sealers, assaulted and arrested by the Canadian Coast Guard (twice), involved in a confrontation which included the side-swiping of an illegal whaling ship, been rammed by another and pulled up countless miles of fishing longline. In the war to defend life in the oceans, this Swede is far from neutral.

Between campaigns, Peter is finishing a degree in Media and Communications at Stockholm University and is actively campaigning with the Swedish Animal Rights Alliance.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=hammarstedt-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Peter Hammarstedt

75259 81441912542           69

his path of destiny (sum of all letters) = 69 = Income.  Earnings.  Salary.  Pay.  Revenue.  Earning potential.  Payday.  Assets.  Resources.  Resourcefulness.  Practicality.  Affordability.  Acquire.  Own.  Valuable.  Expensive.  Fancy.  Fine.  Classy.  Creature comforts.  Easy living.  Teflon coating.  Easy money.  Monetary incentive.  Economic incentive.  Expenses.  Liabilities.  Making money.  Earning an income.  To have is to have, but the art is to get.  You get what you pay for.  Price you pay.  What’s it worth to you?  Making it worth your while.  Whatever works.  Valuable resources.  

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Peter Hammarstedt

7                    1

 

the most important thing he can do (first letter of the first name and the fifth from the last letter of the last name) = PS = 71 = Professional.  Quality work.  Good work.  Craftsmanship.  Well made.  Custom made.  Customized.  Skilled labor.  Skilled trade.  Profession.  Vocation.  Merit.  Quality.  Excellence.  Masterpiece.  Inspiring work.  Impressive.  Doing a good job.  Quality is job 1.  A job well done.  Good at what you do. 

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                                Malcolm Holland

Sea Shepherd volunteer & sometime ‘MV Steve Irwin’ vessel crewmember.

Participation in the Discovery Channel ‘Whale Wars’ production shot during direct action campaigns to end whaling in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary.

from:  http://www.supergreenme.com/MalcolmHolland

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Malcolm Holland

4133634 8633154          54

his path of destiny (sum of all letters) = 54 = Spontaneous.  Curious.  Inquisitive.  Interesting.  Fascinating.  Conversational.  Ingenious.  Clever.  Quick thinking.  Scout.  Intelligence gathering.  Surveillance.  Confirm.  Confirmation.  Witness.  Observe.  View.  Watch.  Oversee.  Overlook.  Overhear.  Listen.  Ears.  Audiotape.  Videotape.  Recording.  Footage.  Scan.  Snippet.  Inquire.  Interview.  Interrogate.  Questions.  Trivia.  Riddles.  Puzzles.  Crossword puzzles.  Quiz.  Questionnaire.  Querent.  Discussion.  Forums.  Laboratory.  Research.  Specimen.  Documentation.  Factors.  Congruence.  Correlation.  Estimate.  Guess.  Theory.  Postulate.  Assumption.  Geminian.  Memorize.  Verbatim.  Quote.  Recite.  Extemporaneous.  Improvisation.  Demonstrate.  Examples.  Exhibit.  Engineer.  Programming.  Technology.  Internet.  Online.  Interface.  Simulation.  Virtual.  Cyber.  Digital.  Monitor.  Screen.  Graphics.  Transparency.  Superimpose.  Phase.  Applications.  Software.  Version.  Modify.  Enhancements.  Characteristics.  Identity.  Profile.  Video.  Download.  Upload.  Sensor.  Stimuli.  Dashboard.  Ask questions.  Monkey see, monkey do.  Flying by the seat of your pants.  Making it up as you go.  Off the cuff.  Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought him back.  I am both sides of the coin.  Artificial intelligence.  Let’s watch.  Look & see.  Check it out.  What are you doing?  What are you up to?  A fly on the wall.  I’m all ears.  Tell me what’s on your mind. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Malcolm Holland

4           8 33 54

 

his primary challenge = MH = 48 = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Navigate.  Steer.  Wandering.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.  Seeking & finding.  Forgetting & remembering.  Reminders.  Recollection.  Unattached.  The meaning of life.  Who am I?  Why am I here?  What is the meaning of life?  What’s this life for?  Your calling in life.  Soul searching.  Finding yourself.  Seek and ye shall find.  You rock!  Rock on.  It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.  If you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there.  Where are you headed?  To want to forget something is to remember it.  Just living for today/the day.  ”Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable than they?”  God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.  Send out into the world. 

the most important thing he can do (first letter of the first name and fifth from the last letter of the last name) and how he appears to the world (first letter of the first name and fourth from the last letter of the last name) both = ML = 43 = Have fun.  Enjoy.  Enjoy yourself.  “Cheers!”  Eat, drink and be merry.  The more the merrier.  Fun & games.  Let’s play.  Plays well with others.  Enjoy it with everyone else.  Having a bash.  Making a game out of things.  Let’s have fun.  Are we having fun yet?  What do you like to do for fun?  Just for kicks.  I like that.  Let’s be friends.  Extend the hand of friendship to all you meet.  Introduce yourself.  Nice to make your acquaintance.  Nice to meet you.  Greetings and salutations.  Howdy.  Merry meet.  Meet and greet.  Circle of friends.  You’re in good company.  Having company.  Keeping company.  Fitting in.  At your leisure.  Hanging out.  Huddle up.  To band together.  Drawing a crowd.  Make ‘em laugh.  I like a good laugh.  Have a good one.  Have a nice day.  What’s for dinner?  The horn of plenty.  Enough is as good as a feast.  More fun than a barrel of monkeys.  Birds of a feather flock together. 

what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and second from the last letter of the last name) = MN = 45 = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Iron.  Steel.  Metal.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Motivation.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate. 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and last letter of the last name) = MD = 44 = Introspection.  Self-awareness.  Self-reflection.  Looking inward.  Relevant.  Topical.  Recent.  Contemporary.  Fresh.  Happening.  Update.  Status.  Condition.  The moment.  Presently.  Currently.  Now.  Today.  In touch.  In tune.  Tone.  Resonance.  Validate.  Feedback.  Commentary.  Comment.  Diary.  Journaling.  Blogging.  Tweeting.  Log.  Self-acceptance.  Being oneself.  Alright.  Okay.  Mellow.  Chillin’.  Sitting.  Trance.  Zen.  Tuning.  Open.  Re-evaluate.  Be here now.  Live in the now.  In the moment.  Right here, right now.  How it is.  Get used to it.  What is.  The eternal now.  In the zone.  Be yourself.  Comfortable in your own skin.  I am me.  You are you.  It is what it is.  I’m alright, right now.  Yeah, uh huh.  How’s it going?  What’s up?  What’s going on?  What’s happening?  Here’s what’s happening.  Up-to-date.  Recently updated.  The latest update.  Latest development.  Keep me up-to-date.  I’ll keep you posted.  Play-by-play.  Moment by moment.  Current status.  Staying current.  Staying on topic.  Stay tuned.  Tune in.  Checking in with you to see where you’re at with things.  Stream of consciousness.  Daily diary.  Keeping a log.  Short-term memory.  Sitting still.  Sit back.  Whatever happens, happens.  Que será, será. 

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Helicopter Pilot and Aviation Director, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

American Chris Aultman, 40, of Long Beach, California, is a dedicated environmental conservationist and commercial helicopter pilot living in the United States. Prior to joining the Sea Shepherd team, Aultman served for six years in the United States Marine Corps as a helicopter avionics technician. During this period Chris spent 13 months at sea and became a veteran of the Gulf War.

Aultman’s first experience with the destruction of the world’s oceans was seeing the disastrous effects of the millions of barrels of oil dumped into the Persian Gulf during that war. This and many other experiences caused Chris to start to see the world for what it really was, and nothing was ever the same again.

Many years later, Chris met the founder of Ocean Defenders Alliance, who was tabling for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society at a local scuba show. Already a commercial helicopter pilot and flight instructor, Chris asked if Sea Shepherd ever needed helicopter pilots. This proved to be a very ironic question since it was his involvement with Ocean Defenders Alliance that brought him to meet Captain Paul Watson and become the helicopter pilot for Sea Shepherd.

Chris has flown during the last four Antarctic Whale Defense campaigns and is ready to return to the world’s oceans for the defense and conservation and marine wildlife.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=aultman-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Chris Aultman

3      1  3 415

his primary challenge (first letter of the first name and the first letter of the last name) and what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) both = CA = 31 = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Sparring.  Practice.  Training.  Scramble.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Contention.  Striving to be number 1.  Personal best.  Outdoing yourself.  Rising to the challenge.  Stirring things up.  Stirring the pot.  Provoke a reaction.  Getting a rise out of someone.  Raising a ruckus.  Things get out of hand.  Prove you wrong.  I’ll show you.  In your face.  Bring it on.  C’mon.  Stepping into the ring.  Throwing your hat into the ring.  Gettiing into the mix. 

the most important thing he can do (first letter of the first name and the fifth from the last letter of the last name) = CL = 33 = Courage.  Bravery.  Valor.  Valiant.  Backbone.  Spine.  Loyalty.  Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you.  Red badge of courage. 

what he likes (first letter of the first name and the third from the last letter of the last name) = CM = 34 = Speed.  Pace.  Quickness.  Rapidity.  Swiftness.  Fastness.  Dexterity.  Agility.  Nimble.  Energetic.  Acceleration.  Momentum.  Locomotion.  Velocity.  Rate.  Quick.  Quickly.  Exhilaration.  Adrenaline.  Energy.  Fuel.  Gasoline.  Motor.  Engines.  Rev.  RPM.  Helicopter. 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = CN = 35 = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back. 

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August 24, 2010     11:03 am

We recently reported that Michelle Rodriguez will be joining Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd on their next voyage to the Antarctic. Now Rodriguez has revealed that she will follow a vegan diet while on the ship.

Rodriguez explained, “I’m not (a vegetarian) but I will have to be because on the ship, it’s a vegan ship – you can’t be a hypocrite; you can’t be sitting there trying to save animals and then killing them. That’s just weird.”

The Avatar actress admits that she is inspired by Captain Watson and acknowledges the dangers involved.

“I have a tendency not to think before I do things, which you know what, it really adds a little spice to life – because if you thought too much about things before you do them, you’d never do them,” explained Rodriguez.

from:  http://www.ecorazzi.com/2010/08/24/michelle-rodriguez-to-follow-vegan-diet-on-sea-shepherd-mission/

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Michelle Rodriguez

49385335 964997358          100

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 100 = Solo.  I stand alone.  I make my own destiny.  Choosing your own destiny.  Making your own way.  Going it alone.  An army of one.  Last one standing.  1 versus all.  Taking on everyone.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Michelle Rodriguez

4           9    97  58

 

her primary challenge (first and last initials (MR)) and the most important thing she can do (first letter of the first name and the fifth from the last letter of the last name (MI)) both = 49 = Happiness.  Fulfillment.  Satisfaction.  Contentment.  Satiety.  Wish fulfillment.  Delight.  Gratification.  Yes.  Smiling.  Sweetheart.  Sweetie.  Be satisfied.  Life is sweet.  Living the life of Riley.  It’s a piece of cake.  Nothing satisfies like satisfaction.  Getting what you want.  Here’s what I want.  Grant your wish.  Waving a magic wand.  Having your cake and eating it too.  Icing on the cake.  Treat you nice.  Why say no if you can say yes?  If I could, I would wave a magic wand and grant your wish. 

how she appears to the world (first letter of the first name and the fourth from the last letter of the last name) = MG = 47 = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy.  Legacy.

what she must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = ME = 45 = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Iron.  Steel.  Metal.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Motivation.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate. 

how she obtains her heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = MZ = 48 = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Navigate.  Steer.  Wandering.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.  Seeking & finding.  Forgetting & remembering.  Reminders.  Recollection.  Unattached.  The meaning of life.  Who am I?  Why am I here?  What is the meaning of life?  What’s this life for?  Your calling in life.  Soul searching.  Finding yourself.  Seek and ye shall find.  You rock!  Rock on.  It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.  If you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there.  Where are you headed?  To want to forget something is to remember it.  Just living for today/the day.  ”Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable than they?”  God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.  Send out into the world. 

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Daryl Hannah pays a visit to the Sea Shepherds. Daryl Hannah is one of many celebrities who use their fame to shine light on Sea Shepherd’s cause.

story from and video at:  http://animal.discovery.com/videos/whale-wars-daryl-hannah-onboard.html

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Daryl Christine Hannah was born on December 3rd, 1960 at 3:30 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois according to http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Hannah%2C_Daryl

December 3rd, 1960

12 + 3 +1+9+6+0 = 31 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Contests.  Contestant.  Runner-up.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Scrimmage.  Sparring.  Practice.  Training.  Trainer.  Martial arts.  Wrestling.  Grappling.  Scramble.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Contention.  Striving to be number 1.  Personal best.  Outdoing yourself.  Rising to the challenge.  Stirring things up.  Stirring the pot.  Provoke a reaction.  Getting a rise out of someone.  Raising a ruckus.  Things get out of hand.  Bring it on.  C’mon.  Stepping into the ring.  Throwing your hat into the ring.  Gettiing into the mix.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Daryl Hannah

41973 815518         52

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 52 = Keen.  Perceptive.  Astute.  Shrewd.  Incisive.  Wit.  Verbose.  Analyze.  Why?  Explain.  Tell the truth.  If you don’t have something nice to say, then don’t say anything at all.  Some things are better left unsaid.  Having to bite your tongue.  Nobody’s fool.  Able to size up people and situations. 

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her power number (sum of life lesson and path of destiny) = 31 + 52 = 83 = Social justice.  Civil rights.  Equal rights.  A call for justice. 

   

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Daryl Christine Hannah

DCH

438

 

her true character (first and second initials) = DC = 43 = Fun.  Enjoyment.  Playing.  Celebrating.  Entertainment.  Entertaining.  Fun times.  Good times.  Congratulations.  Abundance.  Gregarious.  Recreation.  Hobby.  Pastime.  Leisure.  Diversions.  Festivities.  Events.  Fairs.  Festival.  Gala.  Gatherings.  Get togethers.  Reunions.  Friends.  Peers.  Colleagues.  Mingle.  Guests.  Acquaintance.  Hospitable.  Hospitality.  Holidays.  Merriment.  Mirth.  Frolicking.  Amusement.  Laughter.  Chuckle.  Comedy.  Funny.  Festive.  Partying.  Jump.  Choreography.  Dancing.  Welcome.  Greetings.  Salutations.  Hello.  Hi.  Handshake.  Introduce.  Introduction.  Belong.  Join.  Groups.  Clubs.  Performer.  Crowds.  Flock.  Huddle.  Meetings.  Reunite.  Liking.  Games.  Toys.  Playground.  Playtime.  Playful. 

her primary challenge (first and last initials) = DH = 48 = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Tribute.  Adore.  Navigate.  Steer.  Wandering.  Sky.  Seeking & finding.  Forgetting & remembering.  Reminders.  Recollection.  Unattached.  The meaning of life.  Who am I?  Why am I here?  What is the meaning of life?  What’s this life for?  Your calling in life.  Soul searching.  Finding yourself.  Seek and ye shall find.  You rock!  Rock on.  There’s got to be more to life than this.  Walking away from it all.  It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.  If you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there.  Where are you headed?  To want to forget something is to remember it.  Just living for today/the day.  ”Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable than they?”  God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.  Send out into the world. 

 her salvation number (second from the last and last initials) = CH = 38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Maternal.  Mother’s intuition.  Baby.  Babying.  Grab.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Squeezing.  Touching.  Massage.  Cuddling.  Nuzzle.  Nestle.  Nest.  Cocoon.  Wrap.  Blanket.  Sensitive.  Palpable.  Taproot.  Trace.  Echo.  Mirror.  Protect.  Sheltering.  I care.  Take care.  Hold me.  Hold me in your arms.  Wrap your arms around me.  Reach out and touch someone.  With arms wide open.  Teddy bear.  Bear hug.  Sense of touch.  Reflection of feeling.  Hooked on a feeling.

her primary need (sum of all initials) = D+C+H = 4+3+8 = 15 = Resisting temptations.  Self-promotion.  Marketing.  Advertising.  Commercials.  Ads.  Client.  Sponsorship.  Endorsements.  Branding.  Packaging.  Sales pitch.  Sales.  Buying & selling.  Purchase.  Commerce.  Marketplace.  Supply.  Demand.  Commodity.  Products.  Merchandise.  Items.  Merchant.  Salesperson.  Retail.  Vendor.  Cost.  Profit.  It pays to advertise.  Product placement.  The ways of the world.  The bottom line.  Supply & demand.  For sale.  The going rate/price.  Money talks.  Sex sells. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Daryl Hannah

4                 8

 

how she obtains her heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = DH = 48 = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Tribute.  Adore.  Navigate.  Steer.  Wandering.  Sky.  Seeking & finding.  Forgetting & remembering.  Reminders.  Recollection.  Unattached.  The meaning of life.  Who am I?  Why am I here?  What is the meaning of life?  What’s this life for?  Your calling in life.  Soul searching.  Finding yourself.  Seek and ye shall find.  You rock!  Rock on.  There’s got to be more to life than this.  Walking away from it all.  It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.  If you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there.  Where are you headed?  To want to forget something is to remember it.  Just living for today/the day.  ”Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable than they?”  God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.  Send out into the world. 

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Ages 27 to 54 are ruled by the sum of the day of birth and the 4th, 5th, and 6th letters of the name.

Daryl Christine Hannah       December 3rd, 1960

3 (born on the 3rd of the month) + 25 (y is the 25th letter of the alphabet) + 12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) + 3 (C is the 3rd letter of the alphabet) = 43

So from ages twenty-seven to fifty-four she has the numbers 3 (born on the 3rd of the month), 40 (sum of the 4th, 5th, and 6th letters of the name) and 43 (3+40=43) going on.

3 = Self-expression.  Creativity.  Socializing.  Venusian.  Pleasant.  Express yourself.  Be creative. 

40 = Helpfulness.  Assistance.  Aid.  Favor.  Volunteering.  Loving kindness.  Goodwill.  Gentle.  Good Samaritan.  Community.  Neighborhood.  Neighbors.  Brotherhood.  Siblings.  Service.  Service work.  Public service.  Civic duty.  The common good.  Altruism.  Rescue.  Be gentle.  How can I help?  At your service.  Pitching in.  Helping out.  Doing your part.  For the good of my fellow human being.  Brotherly love.  Good Shepherd.  Every little helps.  The biggest help is help, and even the smallest help is help. 

43 = Fun.  Enjoyment.  Playing.  Celebrating.  Entertainment.  Entertaining.  Fun times.  Good times.  Congratulations.  Abundance.  Gregarious.  Recreation.  Hobby.  Pastime.  Leisure.  Diversions.  Festivities.  Events.  Fairs.  Festival.  Gala.  Gatherings.  Get togethers.  Reunions.  Friends.  Peers.  Colleagues.  Mingle.  Guests.  Acquaintance.  Hospitable.  Hospitality.  Holidays.  Merriment.  Mirth.  Frolicking.  Amusement.  Laughter.  Chuckle.  Comedy.  Funny.  Festive.  Partying.  Jump.  Choreography.  Dancing.  Welcome.  Greetings.  Salutations.  Hello.  Hi.  Handshake.  Introduce.  Introduction.  Belong.  Join.  Groups.  Clubs.  Performer.  Crowds.  Flock.  Huddle.  Meetings.  Reunite.  Liking.  Games.  Toys.  Playground.  Playtime.  Playful. 

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December 3rd, 1960

December 3rd

12 + 3 +2+0+0+8 = 25 = her personal year (from December 3rd, 2008 to December 3rd, 2009) = Adventure.  Excitement.  Thrilling.  Movement.  Exploring.  Activist.  Advocate.  A cause.  Rooting.  Encouragement.  Free spirited.  Perky.  Thrill seeker.  On the go.  Adventures are to the adventurous.  Rooting for the underdog. 

12 + 3 +2+0+0+9 = 26 = her personal year (from December 3rd, 2009 to December 3rd, 2010) = Communication.  Enthusiasm.  Charisma.  Personality.  Popularity.  Celebrity.  Appearance.  Image.  Good-looking.  Attractive.  Beauty.  Model.  Glamour.  Glowing.  Leonine.  Camera.  Photos.  Photogenic.  Photography.  Headshot.  Cheerleader.  Pep rally.  Speech.  Speak.  Talk.  Verbalize.  Articulate.  Orator.  Public speaking.  Conversation.  Message.  Information.  News.  Reports.  Headlines.  Broadcasting.  Show.  Television.  The media.  The press.  Newspaper.  Reporter.  Antenna.  Radio.  Talk radio.  Telephone.  Phone call.  Mail.  A letter.  A post.  E-mail.  Transmit.  Send.  Announcements.  Posters.  Publicity.  Publicist.  Spokesperson.  Let’s talk.  Call me.  Pep talk.  Good looks.  Looking good.  Beauty draws more than oxen.  A bird with a beautiful plumage doesn’t sit in the corner.  Look at me.  The face came before the photograph.  A picture is worth a thousand words.  Good call.  Good news.  Good press.  Those who bring good news knock hard.  No news is good news.  News reports.  In the news. 

 26 year + 8 (August) = 34 = her personal month (from August 3rd, 2010 to September 3rd, 2010) = Strike while the iron’s hot.  Things happen really quickly.  Don’t rush.  Pace yourself.  Haste makes waste.  Don’t stress.  Don’t stress out over it. 

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Shannon Mann

Quartermaster, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Shannon was born in the prairies of Canada, spending summers exploring the northern forests and lakes of the Canadian flatlands. Early in her life she developed an affinity for animal life and their interaction with the environment. Shannon has always had a compassionate eye to the earth and the creatures that inhabit it. Scholastic by nature, she studied drosophila flies during university life and later developed high-tech software for cell phone companies. However, her passion for the beleaguered earth and its creatures was never far from her heart. 

In 2005, Shannon heard Paul Watson speak at the Annual Animal Rights Conference in Los Angeles. She understood immediately that his was a cause worth being involved in. She returned from the summer conference, contacted the Sea Shepherd, and was accepted as a volunteer for the Antarctic campaign of 2006-2007. 

Shannon’s tenacious personality and rock-solid belief system have perpetuated her understanding of boundaries, limits and the power of the human spirit. She credits Watson with helping her to understand the power of dedication and fight. During her journey with the Sea Shepherd, she’s developed confidence in her ability to navigate the sea and whip up delicious vegan fare, all while fighting for the animals who are helpless to defend themselves. 

While Shannon battles on the rocky seas, she relies on the kindred spirit of her sister to care for her best buddy Jack, her beloved rescue dog back home. Shannon’s non-profit organization FLEA (Friends of Life, Environment, and Animals) was granted charitable status in Canada in 2008, fueling her passion for the environment and shaping a plan for her future endeavors. Her most passionate goal is to put an end to whaling in the Antarctic Sanctuary once and for all.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Shannon Mann

1815565 4155           46

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 46 = Patiently accept delays.  Maintaining your innocence.  Making history.  History in the making.  And the rest is history.  A kid at heart.  Forever young.  I can hardly wait.  Make/take the time.  Take time to smell the roses.  Moment in time.  You’re all grown up.  Be on time.  Don’t be late.  At the last minute.  Better late than never. 

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Deckhand, Cook and Rescue Swimmer, Bob Barker

Fiona is living her ultimate dream by being able to work full time representing animals and their rights around the world. This year she was a crew member onboard the Bob Barker as part of the Sea Shepherd’s Operation Waltzing Matilda Whale Defense Campaign 2009-2010 in Antarctica.

A Sydney, Australia, girl, Fiona, 32, grew up by the sea and the bush with a natural love of everything wild.

Founder of Excellence in World Zoos, she was able to combine her love of animals with her two degrees of Economics and Property. Her organization instigates redevelopment of poor enclosures in developing countries. Her first project was the Australian Zone of the Beijing Zoo in time for the Olympics.

Fiona has worked as a property consultant for eight years, but always weaved in volunteering with animals throughout this time. She spent six months volunteering in Africa and America in wildlife rehabilitation, volunteered in three zoos and is now head of the youth committee for the Foundation for the National Parks and Wildlife in New South Wales.

With a human population predicted to double to 12 billion, Fiona believes there is a huge amount of work to be done in her life to prevent the extinction of many species of wildlife.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=mccuaig-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Fiona McCuaig

69651 4333197           57

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 57 = Consoling.  Solace.  Tender hearted.  Heartthrob.  Heartbeat.  Condolences.  Heartbreaker.  Heartache.  Tearjerker.  I miss you.  I feel your pain.  My heart bleeds for you.  A heart tried by pain.  Harden not your heart.  If you know what hurts yourself, you know what hurts others.  Wearing your emotions on your sleeve.  There’s only so many tears you can cry. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Fiona McCuaig

6       4  33197

 

her primary challenge (first letter of the first name and last letter of the last name) = FM = 64 = Conclusion.  Finality.  End.  Done.  Over.  Darkest hour.  Thaw.  Cold.  Chilly.  Frosty.  Freeze.  Frozen.  Deep freeze.  Sub-zero.  Ice.  Iceberg.  Penguin.  Polar.  Arctic.  Winter.  Undoing ruin.  All is not lost.  The darkness before the dawn.  The worst is over.  A karmic drama that just needs to be played out to its conclusion. 

the most important thing she can do (FC) and how she appears to the world (FU) both = 63 = Compassion.  Relief.  Concerns.  No worries.  Don’t worry.  Make the world a better place in which to live.  Do your best and let God worry ’bout the rest.

who at what she likes (first letter of the first name and the thid from the last letter of the last name) = FA = 61 = Strategy.  Planning.  Contingency plans.  Back up plans.  Plan B.  Change of plans.  Tactics.  Stealth.  Exit.  Running away.  Escape.  Flee.  Evade.  Getting away.  Elusive.  Trail.  Pursue.  Chase.  Hunt.  Hunter.  Prey.  Pounce.  Dodge.  Skip.  Missing.  Vanish.  Disappear.  Invisible.  Invisibility.  Hide.  Hidden.  Foil.  If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.  Doing the unexpected.  Having a back up plan (in case plans fall through at the last minute).  Having plan B up your sleeve.  Having a trick up your sleeve.  I don’t fall for that trick.  I’m outta here.  Escape unharmed.  Sneak by.  Slide by.  Fit through.  Fit in between.  Let me sneak by you.  Disappearing act.  The one that got away.  Slip through your fingers.  Slip away. 

what she must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = FI = 69 = Income.  Earnings.  Salary.  Pay.  Revenue.  Earning potential.  Payday.  Assets.  Resources.  Resourcefulness.  Practicality.  Affordability.  Acquire.  Own.  Valuable.  Expensive.  Fancy.  Fine.  Classy.  Creature comforts.  Easy living.  Teflon coating.  Easy money.  Monetary incentive.  Economic incentive.  Expenses.  Liabilities.  Making money.  Earning an income.  To have is to have, but the art is to get.  You get what you pay for.  Price you pay.  What’s it worth to you?  Making it worth your while.  Whatever works.  Valuable resources.  

how she obtains her heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = FG = 67 = Stability.  Reliability.  Dependability.  Slow and steady wins the race. 

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Chief Cook, Bob Barker 

Growing up in South Africa, Amber Paarman noticed injustice at an early age and saw striking parallels between the exploitation of human beings and animals. Raised as a vegetarian, she also recognized that change only comes about by taking action. Rather than turning her back on the abandoned and abused animals in South Africa, Amber opened up her home to many dogs, cats, horses and birds. But it took Sea Shepherd arriving in Cape Town after the 2005 Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign for Amber to take her passion for animals to a global level.

Since then, she has pulled up long lines in the Galapagos, opposed sealing in Canada, and tackled whalers in the Antarctic. Amber can be found in the galley combining her love for animals with her love of food. With health, nutrition, and cruelty-free as her main ingredients, Amber keeps the Bob Barker crew well-fed and ready for action.

Between Sea Shepherd campaigns, Amber actively campaigns against vivisection, fur farming, and fox hunting around the world, and finds the time to expose animal abuse wherever she goes. For Amber, being an animal rights activist is a full-time job. Not to lose sight of what she is fighting for, Amber also always finds time to help animals directly by volunteering at animal shelters and by teaching people about the environmental impacts of a meat-based diet.

Amber hopes that by fighting for whales and cooking vegan food, she is able to motivate people to reassess the way that other animals are seen as food as well.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=paarman-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Amber Paarman

14259 7119415          49

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 49 = Happiness.  Fulfillment.  Satisfaction.  Contentment.  Satiety.  Wish fulfillment.  Delight.  Gratification.  Yes.  Smiling.  Sweetheart.  Sweetie.  Be satisfied.  Life is sweet.  Living the life of Riley.  It’s a piece of cake.  Nothing satisfies like satisfaction.  Getting what you want.  Here’s what I want.  Grant your wish.  Waving a magic wand.  Having your cake and eating it too.  Icing on the cake.  Treat you nice.  Why say no if you can say yes?  If I could, I would wave a magic wand and grant your wish. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Amber Paarman

1         7  1   1

 

her primary challenge (first letter of the first name and first letter of the last name) = AP = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

the most important thing she can do (first letter of the first name and fifth from the last letter of the last name) and what she must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and second from the last letter of the last name) both = AA = 11 =  Fairness.  Justice.  Equality.  Parity.  Scale.  Weigh.  Balance.  Deserve.  Just desserts.  Legal dealings.  Outcomes.  Consequences.  Karma.  Mercy.  Be fair.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.  Justice becomes injustice when it makes two wounds on a head which only deserves one.

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Bosun’s Mate, Bob Barker

Growing up in Atlanta, Andrea’s passion for protecting animals first began on land. Working with Sea Shepherd in 2005 to save baby harp seals, she developed a profound desire to protect marine life.

This past year, while on sabbatical from her job as a public defender in Brooklyn, she has been volunteering with Sea Shepherd. She spent the summer investigating environmental crimes in the Galapagos Islands and then joined the Bob Barker on its maiden voyage in Africa.

Driven by a desire to save lives – whether whales, seals or humans – Andrea is devoted to protecting all of Earth’s inhabitants. Besides working with Sea Shepherd, she saved lives in a different capacity – in the courtroom. Providing help to those who could not afford a lawyer, she spent four years as a public defender for the Legal Aid Society of New York City. She is currently co-founding the Galapagos’s first animal hospital, Darwin Animal Doctors.

Andrea hopes to inspire other people to cherish and protect all life, whether in their own town or in the most remote regions of the planet.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=gordon-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Andrea Gordon

154951 769465           62

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 62 = Restrictions.  Limitations.  Obstructions.  Impediments.  Frustrations.  Interference.  Thwart.  Hinder.  Hampering.  Facing her fears and overcoming them.  Dealing with restrictions.  Doing what’s unpopular. 


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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Andrea Gordon

1          76   6

 

her primary challenge (first letter of the first name and firstl letter of the last name) = AG = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

the most important thing she can do (first letter of the first name and fifth from the last letter of the last name) and what she must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and second from the last letter of the last name) both = AO = 16 = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Awesome.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Be careful.  Safety first.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  Predictably unpredictable.  Never shout never.  All of a sudden.  In a flash.  In an instant.  From out of nowhere.  Bolt out of the blue.  Shock to the system.  A real eye opener.  Blown away.  Freedom from the known.  Going where no one has ever gone before.  Life-altering experiences. 

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009 
 
How did your training in the Navy prepare you for your position with Sea Shepherd?
I spent my six and a half years in the Navy as a surface warfare officer, where I was assigned to a marine transport ship in San Diego, California, and a frigate out of Seattle, Washington. On both of those vessels, I was required to be a small-boat officer, which made me very familiar with Sea Shepherd’s Delta and Gemini launching, recovery, and general small-boat operations. I’ve spent countless hours in a Navy small boat. I was also required to qualify as an officer of the watch, so I had experience with ship maneuvering (but not through ice!), navigation, rules of the road, helicopter operations, radars, radio communication, and everything else that comes along with being on the bridge of a 300- to 500-foot ship. As a bonus, I was also a helicopter control officer on the frigate, ensuring the safety of a helicopter when launching and recovering.
The difference: Sea Shepherd plays music on the bridge, we get to ride the bow in major storms, our ship’s log has drawings and colorful stamps (after three mistakes in the Navy, you have to rewrite the log) … and the Steve Irwin is vegan!

What was the most rewarding part of your post with Sea Shepherd?

I would say being able to utilize my skills in an appropriate arena—the ocean—and feeling useful. The ultimate for an animal activist is to go on campaign and be in the action and feel the wind and sea spray and life as opposed to being in an office, which, of course, is important as well.
It was wonderful. The day we found the fleet, a minke whale crossed in between us and the factory ship, Nisshin Maru, and we knew we were his or her protector. The whale could safely carry on and live another peaceful day, and to do that for at least one whale was a mission accomplished. But we knew we couldn’t stop there … whaling needs to end.

What was one of the most difficult things about fighting against whalers?

When we were out in the Southern Ocean, it was four against one. The harpoon ships are so fast and maneuverable (they could do a 180 in their own wake!) and easily did circles around us. It made it difficult to ever feel as though we had the upper hand, and we often felt a bit like a tin can. It would be amazing if we were no longer outnumbered.
What animal rights issues are you most passionate about?
It was very difficult to decide where to focus my efforts, but I thought Sea Shepherd was the perfect place since I have skills for ship-handling, guts for action, and a heart for humanity.
Immediately, I would like to work on getting Sea Shepherd another ship to use down in Antarctica. But in addition to focusing on marine life, I will also be concentrating my efforts on ending vivisection—another arena of extreme cruelty to animals.

Whale Wars
can be a pretty intense show. Have you ever had a moment where you thought you couldn’t keep going? What made you persevere?

There was never a moment when I thought I couldn’t keep going. All the action was extremely intense with lots of adrenaline going through everyone’s blood. The action became very addicting, and when we had to leave the whaling fleet, it was very, very disappointing. I was not ready to leave. We definitely need more ships out there.

Now for the question on everyone’s mind: How has being named PETA’s Sexiest Naval Woman positively affected your life?

It’s a very fun title to have, and who wouldn’t be honored to have the title of PETA’s Sexiest Naval Woman? I thought there might only be two vegetarians out there to compete with, but what a wonderful surprise to hear that there were so many! I’m looking forward to wearing my winning T-shirt and sparking some interesting conversations with animal lovers, as well as educating those who want to debate the issues.

Can we look forward to a third season of the show?

Oh, yes. There is a third season. Sea Shepherd has just merged with Earthrace, a round-the-world, record-breaking trimaran, so I suspect that the tactics next year are going to be completely different. Anything could happen when you bring a boat that looks like a spaceship down to the Southern Ocean!

Will you be on deck again?

Oh, I got so addicted to Sea Shepherd’s campaigns that I want to go on all of them! Before the merge, I met Earthrace in New Zealand and loved the boat, so I will be trying out to crew on it. With Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s new popularity, there are so many new, interesting, skilled, and keen volunteers, so I’m not sure if I will be selected, but my fingers are crossed!
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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Jane Taylor

1155 217369        40

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to lear (sum of all letters) = 40 = Helpfulness.  Assistance.  Aid.  Favor.  Volunteering.  Loving kindness.  Goodwill.  Gentle.  Good Samaritan.  Community.  Neighborhood.  Neighbors.  Brotherhood.  Siblings.  Service.  Service work.  Public service.  Civic duty.  The common good.  Altruism.  Rescue.  Be gentle.  How can I help?  At your service.  Pitching in.  Helping out.  Doing your part.  For the good of my fellow human being.  Brotherly love.  Good Shepherd.  Every little helps.  The biggest help is help, and even the smallest help is help. 

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Locky MacLean from “Whale Wars,” whose full name is Lockhart MacLean, is the First Officer on the Steve Irwin vessel in the Animal Planet reality docu-drama.

Round-the-world sailor and environmentalist, Locky (“Whale Wars”) was born in France, grew up on the west coast of Canada and went to the University of California at Santa Barbara. Locky MacLean has lived on a solar-and-wind-powered sailboat for the last 10 years, sailing to over 25 countries on four continents, crossing the world’s oceans. These voyages have led Locky (“Whale Wars”) to coral islands in the Pacific, which are threatened by climate change; forests in New Guinea and Indonesia being cleared for palm oil; and the war-torn coasts of Sri Lanka, Yemen and Sudan.

Originally involved with Sea Shepherd 10 years ago on board the Ocean Warrior during the SOS Sea Turtle Campaign and Long-lining Campaign in the Caribbean, Central America and Galapagos, Locky MacLean has worked for Greenpeace Asia-Pacific and Greenpeace International on board the ships Rainbow Warrior II and Esperanza in Europe, Australia and Asia. However, Locky (“Whale Wars”) has returned to “the hardest working and most effective NGO” in the world (Sea Shepherd), and is most happy being back and part of a cause he believes in.

Locky MacLean is passionate about conserving the world’s biodiversity, and, with his wife Barbara, a journalist and photographer from Brazil, is currently at the helm of the Sea Shepherd vessel Steve Irwin en route to the Mediterranean to protect the endangered bluefin tuna.

Locky (“Whale Wars”) is also working on the “Blue Ship” project, a 30-meter solar- and wind-powered aluminum expedition sailing vessel to identify and set up marine reserves in the world’s last pristine regions.

from:  http://www.poptower.com/locky-maclean-whale-wars.htm

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Locky MacLean

36327 4133515          43

his path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 43 = Have fun.  Enjoy.  Enjoy yourself.  “Cheers!”  Eat, drink and be merry.  The more the merrier.  Fun & games.  Let’s play.  Plays well with others.  Enjoy it with everyone else.  Having a bash.  Let’s have fun.  Are we having fun yet?  Let’s be friends.  Extend the hand of friendship to all you meet.  Introduce yourself.  Nice to make your acquaintance.  Nice to meet you.  Greetings and salutations.  Howdy.  Circle of friends.  You’re in good company.  Having company.  Keeping company.  Fitting in.  At your leisure.  Hanging out.  Huddle up.  To band together.  Drawing a crowd.  Have a nice day.  More fun than a barrel of monkeys.  Birds of a feather flock together. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Locky MacLean

3        4 33515

his primary challenge (first letter of the first name and first letter of the last name) = LM = 34 = Going at the right speed.  Striking while the iron’s hot.  Things happen really quickly.  Don’t rush.  Pace yourself.  Haste makes waste. 

the most important thing he can do (first letter of the first name and the fifth from the last letter of the last name (LC)) and how he appears to the world (first letter of the first name and the fourth from the last letter of the last name (LL)) both = 33 = Courage.  Bravery.  Valor.  Valiant.  Backbone.  Spine.  Loyalty.  Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you.  Red badge of courage. 

what he likes (first letter of the first name and the third from the last letter of the last name (LE)) and how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name (LN)) both = 35 = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back. 

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Kim McCoy

Quartermaster and International Executive Director, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Kim McCoy, 34, is a passionate animal and environmental advocate with an undergraduate degree in business administration and a J.D. specializing in international environmental law. 
 
McCoy graduated from law school with honors, and while there, she served as editor-in-chief of the internationally acclaimed Animal Law Review. She also interned with the International Environmental Law Project, with a special focus on CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora); the Center for Environmental Justice, a Sri Lankan NGO based in Colombo; and the National Center for Animal Law. McCoy is a member of MENSA (the “high IQ society”) and founder of the MENSA Animal Law Special Interest Group. She is an official member of the National Disaster Animal Response Team, where she most recently assisted with animal rescue in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. 
 
McCoy is a published law review author, public speaker, and scuba diver with a special fondness for diving with large sharks. She is a certified black belt in American karate, yoga instructor, and mountain paraglider. Her experiences traveling and living overseas (particularly in developing countries) — coupled with a strong desire to put an end to animal cruelty and suffering — led her to choose a vegan lifestyle nearly five years ago. Having previously lived in Japan for two years, she has a fondness for Japanese culture (not including the slaughter of innocent cetaceans) and a special interest in the Japanese public’s general lack of awareness and acceptance of propaganda surrounding the issue of illegal whaling.
McCoy is deeply committed to the defense and conservation of marine animals worldwide and believes firmly in the merits of aggressive, nonviolent direct action as an effective and necessary means to accomplish these goals.
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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Kim McCoy

294 43367          38

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Sensitive.  Taproot.  Mirroring.  Protecting.  Sheltering.  Cooking.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.  Take care.  

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Kim McCoy

2           6

 

what she must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = KO = 26 = Communication.  Enthusiasm.  Charisma.  Personality.  Popularity.  Celebrity.  Appearance.  Image.  Good-looking.  Attractive.  Beauty.  Model.  Glamour.  Glowing.  Leonine.  Camera.  Photos.  Photogenic.  Cheerleader.  Pep rally.  Speech.  Speak.  Talk.  Verbalize.  Articulate.  Orator.  Public speaking.  Conversation.  Message.  Information.  News.  Reports.  Headlines.  Broadcasting.  Show.  Television.  The media.  The press.  Newspaper.  Reporter.  Radio.  Talk radio.  Telephone.  Phone call.  Mail.  A letter.  A post.  E-mail.  Transmit.  Send.  Announcements.  Posters.  Publicity.  Publicist.  Spokesperson. 

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Most of the crew for Sea Shepherd ventures are volunteers like Pedro Monteiro, an electrical engineer from Fort Lauderdale.

Monteiro has been on several Sea Shepherd missions. “It’s nice to go places I wouldn’t have otherwise,” he told the Daily News. “It’s also nice to know I’m here to help other than rubberneck.”

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/2010/05/11/2010-05-11_tv_lets_him_have_whale_of_a_time.html#ixzz0xYzWlVab

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Pedro Monteiro

7        4

 

his primary challenge (first and last initials) = 74 = Sharing.  Generosity.  Giving.  Gifts.  Charity.  Philanthropy.  Contribute.  Benefactors.  Donors.  Donations.  Offerings.  Recipient.  Bestow.  Share wisely.  Giving to those who deserve.  We want more.  Heart of gold.  Gift giving.  Give with discretion, accept with memory.  The gifts you have been given.  The gift carries the giver.  The gift that keeps on giving.  It is better to give than to receive.  Economic disparity.  Spreading the wealth. 

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Ady Gil Crewmember, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

After working eight years for the Dutch police force specializing in organized environmental crime, Laurens, 29, realized there was an area of the world where no authority is upholding international conservation laws: our oceans. After little research, Laurens discovered the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as the only organization willing to stand up against the evil powers committing the atrocities that destroy our Blue Planet.

With more then 70 percent of our oxygen coming from the oceans, healthy oceans are vital for life on Earth. Humanity has to do whatever it takes to protect the great waters. For Laurens “doing whatever it takes” meant giving up his job as a crime investigator, selling his belongings and moving to Australia to join the Steve Irwin crew for the 2007/08 campaign: Operation Migaloo. The campaign saved over 500 whales. But unfortunately whaling wasn’t shut down forever.

Laurens returned for the 2008/09 campaign: Operation Musashi as the Japanese whalers returned to Antarctica to slaughter the gentle giants once more, and again in 09/10 for Operation Waltzing Matilda. This time, he was on the Ady Gil crew before it was destroyed, and then the Bob Barker briefly as the Ady Gil crew transferred over before returning to shore. The former crime investigator decided to rejoin the Sea Shepherd crew to help shut down one of the most barbaric crimes against life the world has ever seen: the slaughter of whales in a Whale Sanctuary.

In between campaigns, Laurens works as a freelance writer and sport instructor.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=degroot-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Laurens De Groot

3                   9   2

 

how he appears to the world (first letter of the first name and the fourth from the last letter of the last name) = LR = 39 = Charming.  A nice guy.

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = LT = 32 = Winning.  Victory.  Triumph.  Champion.  Glory.  Pride.  Majority.  Mainstream.  Conformity.  Consensus.  Democracy.  Freedom.  Liberty.  Independence.  Autonomy.  Sovereign.  March.  Parade.  Nationalism.  Patriotism.  Flags.  Banners.  Anthem.

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Benjamin Potts

Chief Cook, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Born and bred in Sydney, Australia, Ben grew up amongst rocky sandstone escarpments, emerald coastal rainforests, diverse eucalypt wood lands and beautiful sandy southern beaches. Surrounded by two large national parks and the myriad of wildlife that skirt white mans’ invasion of the Sydney basin, his home was an ideal place to explore and develop a love of the natural world in his youth. 

Ben’s father worked for the National Parks and Wildlife Service. He used to bring home animals that he had seized from smugglers and trappers. These animals would either be taken to a wildlife refuge for rehabilitation or, if they were local, released back into the bush. These animals gave Ben the opportunity to form friendships and an appreciation of Australia’s unique and amazing wild citizens and he considers these creatures to be part of his extended family. 

After school, Ben spent more time in the bush as an infantry soldier in the Australian Army followed by a number of jobs ranging from outdoor guide to tree planter, traveling throughout eastern Australia from the tropics to the snowy high country. In Tasmania, he witnessed first-hand the destruction of the last remaining stands of Australia’s old growth forests which contain some of the oldest and tallest trees in the world. The animals in these forests lose their homes when the forest is cleared for monoculture plantations. Seeing his country and its inhabitants destroyed for a quick buck made him extremely distressed and angry, and he vowed to defend it in the future. 

This decision led him to volunteer with Sea Shepherd to defend the great whales. He had seen documentaries featuring Sea Shepherd, and he wanted to be involved in an organization which is on the front-line of defending threatened species and attempting to halt man’s wholesale destruction of the natural world. He is extremely proud and felt privileged to have been a crew member in the lead up to and during the 2008 campaign which was a pivotal experience in his life and gave him the confidence and drive to fight for life on this planet. 

Ben plans to further his education in the environment by studying conservation biology and ecology as well as continuing to be involved with Sea Shepherd and local direct action environment group, Still Wild Still Threatened.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Benjamin Potts

2                    1

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire = BS = 21 = Perspective.  Viewpoint.  Vantage point.  Concept.  Framework.  Outlook.  World view.  Human.  Human being.  Humanity.  Mankind.  Human nature.  Existence.  Life.  Lifetime.  Life cycle.  Cosmology.  The universe.  Galaxy.  Cosmos.  Cosmic.  Universal.  Totality.  Always.  Generalize.  Synthesize.  Integrate.  Unify.  Whole.  Complete.  Classic.  Cohesive.  Compile.  Compilations.  Lifestyle.  Way of life.  Spectrum.  Breadth.  Scope.  Range.  Self-actualization.  Self-realization.  Seeing the big picture.  Putting it all together.  Connecting the dots.  Thumbnail sketch.  A bird’s eye view.  Mountain top perspective.  In the bigger scheme of things.  Seeing your place in the world.  Seeing where things stand in the fullness of time.  Body-mind-spirit.  As above, so below.  Life is for the living.  The human condition.  Human nature.  Timeless classic.  Universally appreciated.  

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LAURA DAKIN

Chief Cook

Laura was born on November 16, 1983, in the small fishing village of Dorset in Weymouth, England. Growing up traveling among England, Bermuda, India and Australia, she developed a huge love of the oceans, the forests, and life on Earth. She spent much of her childhood caring for injured and abused animals and developed a deep concern for the welfare of all wildlife.

Angered, frustrated and determined to make a difference in the world, Laura set out to learn how she could be most effective, and in January 2005, she turned that anger into action by becoming a Sea Shepherd crew member.

While living in Bermuda and working for the fashion industry (of all things!), she spotted the Farley Mowat (one of Sea Shepherd’s ships), where it was preparing to sail for Canada to defend the baby harp seals. After a short tour on board, the deeply moved aspiring activist could not resist and asked the Captain when the ship was leaving. “Tomorrow morning,” he replied. She raced home, packed a bag, and called her boss to beg for four weeks of holiday leave. That was four years ago, and she has never looked back! Her passion, determination, and resolve to end the slaughter of innocent marine life grow every day.

In her four and a half years as a Sea Shepherd crew member, she has experienced collisions with illegal whaling vessels, pulled in miles of longline, and has had the pleasure of freeing sharks, turtles, and manta rays from the grasp of the longline’s deadly hooks. She has been physically attacked by poachers and has been arrested on the ice floes protecting baby harp seals, but her commitment is long from over. Laura will not stop until the war for the Earth is won.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?

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November 16th, 1983

11 + 16 +1+9+8+3 = 48 = her life lesson = what she is here to learn = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Navigate.  Steer.  Wandering.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.  Seeking & finding.  Forgetting & remembering.  Reminders.  Recollection.  Unattached.  The meaning of life.  Who am I?  Why am I here?  What is the meaning of life?  What’s this life for?  Your calling in life.  Soul searching.  Finding yourself.  Seek and ye shall find.  You rock!  Rock on.  It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.  If you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there.  Where are you headed?  To want to forget something is to remember it.  Just living for today/the day.  ”Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable than they?”  God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.  Send out into the world. 

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November 16th

11 + 16 +2+0+0+9 = 38 = her personal year (from November 16th, 2009 to November 15th, 2010) = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Maternal.  Grab.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Squeezing.  Touching.  Massage.  Cuddling.  Nuzzle.  Nestle.  Nest.  Cocoon.  Wrap.  Blanket.  Sensitive.  Palpable.  Taproot.  Trace.  Echo.  Mirror.  Protect.  Sheltering.  Groceries.  Cafeteria.  Chef.  Culinary.  Cater.  Cooking.  Stomach.  Digest.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.   Take care.  Hold me.  Hold me in your arms.  Wrap your arms around me.  Reach out and touch someone.  With arms wide open.  Teddy bear.  Bear hug.  Sense of touch.  Reflection of feeling.  Hooked on a feeling.

 

38 year + 8 (August) = 46 = her personal month (from August 16th, 2010 to September 15th, 2010) = Patiently accepting delays.  Maintaining your innocence.  Making history.  History in the making.  And the rest is history.  A kid at heart.  Forever young.  I can hardly wait.  Make/take the time.  Take time to smell the roses.  Moment in time.  You’re all grown up.  Be on time.  Don’t be late.  At the last minute.  Better late than never. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Laura Dakin

31391 41295         38

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Maternal.  Grab.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Squeezing.  Touching.  Massage.  Cuddling.  Nuzzle.  Nestle.  Nest.  Cocoon.  Wrap.  Blanket.  Sensitive.  Palpable.  Taproot.  Trace.  Echo.  Mirror.  Protect.  Sheltering.  Groceries.  Cafeteria.  Chef.  Culinary.  Cater.  Cooking.  Stomach.  Digest.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.   Take care.  Hold me.  Hold me in your arms.  Wrap your arms around me.  Reach out and touch someone.  With arms wide open.  Teddy bear.  Bear hug.  Sense of touch.  Reflection of feeling.  Hooked on a feeling.

 

[When her number (38 (her path of destiny)) comes up, that's when she gets to live/experience what she is here to live/experience.  It is her 38 personal year (through November 15th, 2010), so this is HER year!!!]

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LUKE VAN HORN

Communications Officer, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born in the United States, Luke was raised on a small dairy farm in southern Michigan. He attributes his strong work ethic and self-reliance to growing up in this environment.

Luke went on to explore the western United States, spending several years in the Rocky Mountains and most recently on the West Coast. It was during this time that he developed a deep appreciation for the natural world and realized the importance to protect it.

In recent years, Luke has become increasingly concerned that our impact on the environment is reaching a tipping point. He felt the best way to make a personal impact was to join Sea Shepherd in the southern ocean defending a mammal both cherished and decimated by humans.

When he’s not on campaign, Luke works as a software engineer. In his free time, he enjoys trail running, sailing and hiking. He currently lives in Washington state.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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Luke Van Horn,who’s new to “Whale Wars” this season, spoke with the Mole about life aboard the “Steve Irwin.” Here’s more from our conversation:

What’s a typical day like aboard this ship?
A typical day depends on what is going on. Sometimes I would be woken up twice during the night to handle situations. But a normal morning, I’m up, go the bridge and make sure our email is working properly. Paul (Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd) is up, but he seems to always be up, he just goes and goes and goes! I had to make sure all the systems were working. If I had side projects going,I had to do some triage.
 
Is there any one task that’s absolutely key?
Yes, the most important thing is getting the ice charts that show where the ice floes are. That’s crucial for us. It can change so quickly too. So interpreting that data and trying to plan ahead for what the currents are doing, that takes a lot of time.
 
Did you ever have any down time at all, whether a day or a few hours?
Those times were few and far between. We were able to relax a little for New Year’s and Christmas. We took the time for ourselves, just to hang out. One of the downsides of this campaign is that you’re with this crew of amazing individuals and you wish you had more time to spend just being with them, getting to know them better. 
 
How was the food on board? In season one, we saw how busy the cooks were feeding everyone these healthy vegan meals.
The galley staff is amazing, one of the hardest working groups on the ship. Cooking for more than 40 people is pretty amazing, and it’s physically demanding to do it on a ship. 
 
Did you lose weight on the voyage? 
I lost 15 pounds, but I didn’t get seasick. Most people (on a ship) have a real loss of both energy and a desire to eat. And you had to be careful that you didn’t overeat so there was always enough to go around.
 
Before being involved in “Whale Wars,” what was your own whale experience, had you seen pods of them in the wild, or at Sea World?
I was pretty limited. Yes, I had seen them at Sea World, and was not a whale expert before the campaign. I fully respect them. Getting to see them up close—to see a pod of Orcas in the wild, and the Minnkes, it is really indescribable, especially down there, surrounded by icebergs and penguins. You never expect to see whales like that.
 
You mentioned how important email is to the crew, it almost makes this journey sound like anybody’s office!
Email is a lifeline and I’m so grateful we have that. It’s a challenge on this ship. It’s an older ship, built in the 70s and the wiring is old. The cool part of it is the range of electronics that we have, but that also makes email a challenge. Being able to be in touch with friends back home, to be in contact, even if we do have to be careful with what we say, is so important. Email is relatively modern but I cannot imagine doing this without it. And for the cost to be down to where it can be used on a campaign like ours…I know everyone is grateful we have it.
 
What can viewers expect to see this season, without giving too much away?
Well, there is no shortage of dynamic events. You’ll see that the rolling seas and weather make it hard to do your job. All those swings and the wind, you’ll see cables can just fly off. And for everyone, there is the tiredness of your body being on overload, trying to do everything. There are a lot of new people on board this time so everyone is adjusting..
 
What made you want to participate in Sea Shepherd’s mission, had you been involved in animal activism before?
Other than volunteering at a local animal shelter, no. But seeing the industrial slaughtering and packaging of whales, the factory aspect of it—it’s disturbing, and I’m planning to go back for another campaign.
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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Luke Van Horn
3325 415 8695          51
his path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 51 = Truth.  Honesty.  Honor.  Respect.  Integrity.  Character.  Reputation.  Credentials.  Veracity.  Virtue.  Ethics.  Morals.  Honor.  Dignity.  Decency.  Authority.  Legislation.  Laws.  Rules.  Regulations.  Ordinance.  Policy.  Standards.  Important.  Significant.  Official.  Proper.  Sir.  Citizen.  Civilian.  Campaign.  Elections.  Voting.  Politics.  Government.  Genius.  Logic.  Rational.  Factual.  Accurate.  Exact.  Precise.  Frankness.  Candor.  Brief.  Plain spoken.  Impartial.  Unbiased.  Serious.  Sober.  Solemn.  Formidable.  Instructor.  Instruction manual.  Textbook.  Instructions.  Lessons.  Procedure.  Machines.  Computers.  Linear.  Methodical.  Systematic.  Statistics.  Facts.  Arithmetic.  Math.  Equation.  Formulas.  Quotient.  Enumerate.  Naming.  Counting.  Quantify.  Measurements.  Parameters.  Requirements. 

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 
Luke Van Horn
3                 95
 
what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = LR = 39 =  Charm.  Promises.  Ideals.  A nice guy.
 
 
how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = LN = 35 = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back.
 

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Ship engineer Larry Routledge stands in the cabin as he prepares the new Earthrace stealth high-tech anti-whaling powerboat brought by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society for its imminent deployment for Perth and then the Southern Ocean, on November 5, 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand. The 24-metre trimaran has paint which deflects radar waves, so can approach Japanese whaling vessels almost unseen. It will join the Society’s ship Steve Irwin on a three-month voyage protesting against the Japanese whaling program, leaving Perth on December 7.

(November 4, 2009 – Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images AsiaPac)
 
 
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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Larry Routledge

3                   75

 

what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = LG = 37 = Benevolence.  Heartfelt.  Heart-centered.  Emotive.  Waves.  Aquatic.  Fish.  Boat.  Boating.  Sailing.  Ships.  Heart-centered leader.  A real family person.  Just looking out for your best interest.  Wanting the best for you.  What comes from the heart goes to the heart.  Having a good heart.  Pulling at your heart strings.  Emotional range.  My fellow countrymen.  

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = LE = 35 = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back. 

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Wed, 30/12/2009 – 16:04

Merryn is a doctor with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

She works in community paediatrics, is a DEA member from Victoria and is a doctor on the Steve Irwin in Antarctica hassling Japanese whalers. Here is her first blog. I suspect that many DEA members are envious. You can donate by going to  www.seashepherd.org -Editor.

Hello all!
 
We made our way down to Antarctica on the Steve Irwin over the last two weeks, after a farewell party in Perth that included Bindi Irwin singing a song about friendship with whales. I had to push my fashionable cynicism aside – it was lovely and afterwards she and her brother did a great job of being normal kids, quietly trailing close behind their Mum.

Alarming evidence of climate change when we saw an iceberg at 47 degrees south… usually they don’t appear til the fifties at least.

We’ve been tailed since we left Australian waters by a Japanese harpoon “spy” vessel keeping track of our movements. There have been with a few spectacular run-ins on the high seas and then in the ice. A couple of days ago, as we neared the continent we were slowed in an ice field. Their ship, the Shonan Maru 2, made multiple runs at the side of our vessel, all the while announcing “I am turning. Keep clear”. It was pretty outrageous. As was their aiming an acoustic weapon at our helicopter pilot when he flew over them! Weapons are illegal in Antarctic waters and interfering with a pilot is prohibited under international aviation treaties to which Japan and Australia are signatories. As we know: not necessarily a dererrent to the whaling fleet.

We sought assistance from the French Antarctic base at Durmont D’Urville and spent a couple of days in their waters. Our first officer helicoptered over to the base for a meeting. The French were supportive, providing an official letter offering their support for our mission and that we could take shelter from the whaling vessel with their ice breaker “La Astrolabe”. (And I believe from photographic evidence they may have given our helicopter pilot and first officer some great cheese though they haven’t told us vegan crew!).

For the last two days we’ve been anchored in Commonwealth Bay, for tactical reasons (can’t discuss!)- which has given us a chance to drill up and do some amazing once in a lifetime activist-tourism.

After the “penguin swim” – jumping off the side of the ship into the freezing antarctic waters, no wet suit (people were very amused when I took the defibrillator out on deck in case of long QT syndrome) – we went in our delta boat onto the Antarctic continent, to visit the Australian Antarctic explorer Mawson’s hut.

It was absolutely magical. The weather was perfect: a couple of degrees above zero, perfectly lit, no wind. Every vista of a penguins, ice, ocean, icebergs, grey granite rocks, penguins and seals under a bright but moody sky looked like a professional photograph; I’m sure a set designer couldn’t create a more remarkable place! (No offence meant to any scenic painters in my audience ;)

There are literally thousands of Adelie penguins here and they are just gorgeous. They swim and dive around the boat, doing mega-quick jumps above the water surface like dolphins. And cause great hilarity when they hop vertically out of the water and land upright on the ice (or once, in our small boat!).

There was small colony of huge Waddel seals was lying around on the ice, turning lazily to size us up before settling back to sleep like cats. Neither seals or penguins were particularly bothered by our presence – in fact groups of the Adelies would run up to stare at us, or follow us around curiously. One of our crew, Michael, a professional nature photographer (his amazing frog pictures can be found at www.itsawildlife.com) was in heaven.

We walked up to the penguin rookery overlooking spectacular ice cliffs with a view of Commonwealth Bay, then took tours of Mawson’s hut with the conservators and enjoyed the hospitality of the 10 base members. Doctor:patient ratios were pretty favorable: they have two doctors on their expedition team – one is also a qualified engineer (!), the other the expedition leader, and they compare constructing their bases to orthopaedic surgery.

Personally I was really excited to see one of the world’s longest-situated tidal sensors pulled out of the water by the guys from the base with some of our divers. The data it contains is important for measuring sea level rise caused by global warming. Matt style, I now have a climate change holiday snap to add to my climate change talk!

Soon we’ll be in the thick of the campaign again. I’ll be thinking of you all over the next few weeks and would love to hear news from home – especially some post-Copenhagen updates (though I’m afraid they might be depressing), and especially if the Liberal party is tearing themselves apart. Looking forward to sharing some stories and photos when I arrive home!

Love, best wishes, merry Christmas!!
 
Merryn

from:  http://www.dea.org.au/node/353

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Merryn Redenbach

4          9      5   38

 

her primary challenge (first and last initials) = MR = 49 = Happiness.  Fulfillment.  Satisfaction.  Contentment.  Satiety.  Wish fulfillment.  Delight.  Gratification.  Yes.  Smiling.  Sweetheart.  Sweetie.  Be satisfied.  Life is sweet.  Living the life of Riley.  It’s a piece of cake.  Nothing satisfies like satisfaction.  Getting what you want.  Here’s what I want.  Grant your wish.  Waving a magic wand.  Having your cake and eating it too.  Icing on the cake.  Treat you nice.  Why say no if you can say yes?  If I could, I would wave a magic wand and grant your wish. 

the most important thing she can do (first letter of the first name and the fifth from the last letter of the last name) = MN = 45 = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Motivation.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate. 

what she must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = MC = 43 = Have fun.  Enjoy.  Enjoy yourself.  “Cheers!”  Eat, drink and be merry.  The more the merrier.  Fun & games.  Let’s play.  Plays well with others.  Enjoy it with everyone else.  Having a bash.  Making a game out of things.  Let’s have fun.  Are we having fun yet?  What do you like to do for fun?  Just for kicks.  I like that.  Let’s be friends.  Extend the hand of friendship to all you meet.  Introduce yourself.  Nice to make your acquaintance.  Nice to meet you.  Greetings and salutations.  Howdy.  Merry meet.  Meet and greet.  Circle of friends.  You’re in good company.  Having company.  Keeping company.  Fitting in.  At your leisure.  Hanging out.  Huddle up.  To band together.  Drawing a crowd.  Make ‘em laugh.  I like a good laugh.  Have a good one.  Have a nice day.  What’s for dinner?  The horn of plenty.  Enough is as good as a feast.  More fun than a barrel of monkeys.  Birds of a feather flock together. 

how she obtains her heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = MH = 48 = Purpose.  Meaning.  Mission.  Direction.  Destination.  Guidance.  Goals.  Aims.  Worthwhile.  Journey.  Tour.  Traveler.  Tourist.  Visitor.  Navigate.  Steer.  Wandering.  Sky.  Heaven.  Remembering God.  Seeking & finding.  Forgetting & remembering.  Reminders.  Recollection.  Unattached.  The meaning of life.  Who am I?  Why am I here?  What is the meaning of life?  What’s this life for?  Your calling in life.  Soul searching.  Finding yourself.  Seek and ye shall find.  You rock!  Rock on.  It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey.  If you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there.  Where are you headed?  To want to forget something is to remember it.  Just living for today/the day.  ”Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or stow away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.  Are you not much more valuable than they?”  God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.  Send out into the world. 

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SIMON AVERY

Bosun’s Mate and Boat Driver, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born in Britain and resident of the United States, Simon, 44, joined the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as a deckhand aboard their flagship, The Steve Irwinin 2008. During the Operation Musashi Antarctic Campaign, one of Simon’s principal roles was small boats driver in operations against the Japanese whaling fleet.

Simon’s boat-driving skills were honed over the previous decade while serving as a land steward on some of the wildest and most spectacular islands off the coast of Britain. A conservation biologist with more than 13 years experience of protecting threatened marine wildlife, Simon feels that his instinctive passion for wildlife conservation naturally led him to volunteer for an organization that is at the vanguard of the struggle to end the savage pillaging of the world’s oceans by the combined forces of greed and ignorance.

When not volunteering with Sea Shepherd, Simon works as a biologist, working to protect seabirds and other wildlife for a range of organizations, both in Britain and the United States.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Simon Avery

19465 14597        51

his path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 51 = Truth.  Honesty.  Honor.  Respect.  Integrity.  Character.  Reputation.  Credentials.  Veracity.  Virtue.  Ethics.  Morals.  Honor.  Dignity.  Decency.  Authority.  Legislation.  Laws.  Rules.  Regulations.  Ordinance.  Policy.  Standards.  Important.  Significant.  Official.  Proper.  Sir.  Citizen.  Civilian.  Campaign.  Elections.  Voting.  Politics.  Government.  Genius.  Logic.  Rational.  Factual.  Accurate.  Exact.  Precise.  Frankness.  Candor.  Brief.  Plain spoken.  Impartial.  Unbiased.  Serious.  Sober.  Solemn.  Formidable.  Instructor.  Instruction manual.  Textbook.  Instructions.  Lessons.  Procedure.  Machines.  Computers.  Linear.  Methodical.  Systematic.  Statistics.  Facts.  Arithmetic.  Math.  Equation.  Formulas.  Quotient.  Enumerate.  Naming.  Counting.  Quantify.  Measurements.  Parameters.  Requirements. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Simon Avery

1               7

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = AY = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

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ARNE FEUERHAHN

Deckhand, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Arne grew up in northern Germany and has always had a close connection to the sea – both as a small boy exploring the shores of the North Sea and later as a diver down in the deep.

Before his time as volunteer crewmember with Sea Shepherd, Arne was an unemployed vegan, a so-called “dumpster diver” in the backyards of Berlin. At some point, he decided to change his life and try to give those who cannot defend themselves a voice. So, with a little motivation, he sent in a crew application and eight months later found himself chasing the Japanese whaling fleet in the defense of the whales with Sea Shepherd for Operation Musashi.

Arne will start his nautical studies this summer to gain more knowledge about ships and seafaring. In a few years, he hopes to set up a new organization of his own, which will work hand-in-hand with Sea Shepherd and other conservation groups to protect life in our oceans.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Arne Feuerhahn

1      6

 

his primary challenge (first and last initials) = AF = 16 = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Awesome.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Awakening.  Revelation.  Epiphany.  Awe.  Reverence.  Powerful speaker.  Powerful voice.  Microphone.  Bullhorn.  Megaphone.  Loudspeaker.  Thunderstruck.  Stun.  Startle.  Limits.  Caution.  Be careful.  Safety first.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  Predictably unpredictable.  Never shout never.  All of a sudden.  In a flash.  In an instant.  From out of nowhere.  Bolt out of the blue.  Shock to the system.  A real eye opener.  Blown away.  Freedom from the known.  Going where no one has ever gone before.  Life-altering experiences.  In the presence of the divine.  Touched by God.  The Hand of God.  Life review.  Divine correction.  Putting the fear of God in you. 

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Chadwick Halstead

Deckhand, Steve Irwin

Chad Halstead, 25, was born and raised in Philadelphia. Chad is a long-time animal rights activist, ethical vegan and adventure seeker, who believes that only our actions of today will make the difference in our world tomorrow. As a crewmember on the deck department and driver of the Delta (small boat), he had joined Sea Shepherd to do his part in resistance against the common destruction of this world’s lands and oceans. With an interest in Arctic travel and life at sea, he was more than comfortable spending months in the Southern Ocean defending whales.

When not on the ship, Chad is surfing, painting, enjoying life with friends and looking forward to the upcoming campaigns with hopes to influence changes not only in the oceans, but the way people consume and dispose of their resources on land as well. He believes that oceans, rivers, lakes, marshlands, beaches and forests are all interconnected, and unless people find ways to reduce their impact on the environment, everything will soon fail. Chad encourages everyone to be a part of the solution and not the problem.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-3/template.cfm?page=halstead-bio

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Chad Halstead

3       8

 

his primary challenge (first and last initials) = CH = 38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Sensitive.  Taproot.  Mirroring.  Protecting.  Sheltering.  Cooking.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.  Take care.  

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ANDREW (ANDY) PERRY
Leading Deckhand & Delta Coxswain, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Andrew now resides in Hobart, Tasmania.

A Ph.D. candidate, qualitative researcher, and tutor in Information Systems (i.e. a professional student), Andrew has a wide variety of academic interests covering strategic decision-making and governance within NGOs; not-for-profits and activist groups; online activist communities; and corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Also a long-time environmental, political, and social activist, Andrew has experience spanning from time spent on the frontline of direct actions (blockades, occupations, protests, rallies etc.) right through to roles of a more strategic, organizational and/or administrative capacity (e.g. president of a student union). At all times and in all capacities, Andrew is always willing to put himself physically on the line for his beliefs.

A student of martial arts from a young age, Andrew has grown up believing and adhering to the principles of Bushido (the way of the warrior) and the maxim penned by Miyamoto Musashi of “Bun Bu Itchi” or, roughly translated, pen and sword in accord (words and actions are one).

Outside of work, Andrew is a veteran boarder (snow, skate and wake), coffee addict, music lover, vegetarian/vegan (for over 20 years), chronic procrastinator, and quixotic daydreamer extraordinaire.

This was his first campaign with Sea Shepherd. Prior to Operation Musashi, Andrew and his current wife, Molly, spent six months on board The Steve Irwin readying it for its campaign.

He hopes to come back for future campaigns with Sea Shepherd.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Andrew Perry

1           7    7

 

his primary challenge (first and last initials (AP)) and how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name (AY)) both = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

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Deckhand, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Molly is an anthropologist who completed her honor’s thesis on environmentally sustainable communities in Australia. Frustrated with the inaction of academia, she left her hometown to pursue her own three-year study of eco-communities. She filmed as she went in the hopes of creating a documentary that would encourage and give direction to fellow eco-panicked city dwellers.

Molly first heard of Sea Shepherd when she was locked onto a log loader in an anti-old growth logging action alongside a Sea Shepherd deckhand. During the 36 hours they were locked together, he explained that a Sea Shepherd campaign was 95% grunt work and 5% glory; when you find the fleet and it starts running, whaling ends, and it makes everything worthwhile. Molly saw a tangible way to create positive change, and she was sold.

Ending whaling is important to Molly as she sees it as a stepping stone in the greater environmental struggle. Living oceans are often overlooked in the environmental movement, but they are vital. Oceans absorb 80% of the world’s carbon and contain the majority of its species. To want to protect something, your heart must go out to it, so for Molly, the fight to save the oceans starts with the whales. They are a symbol of the living ocean, which is dying in our time. Molly believes if we can’t save the whales then we can’t save the oceans, and if we can’t save the oceans then we can’t save ourselves.

“I think we are at that point in human history where we are required to quit our day jobs. Many people serve the environment part time whilst at the same time working to save money for their future, but without the environment and planet to live on, there is no future. I wish everyone would just stop right now and volunteer his/her life to saving the environment: Find an organization you like, and if you can’t find one, form your own organization. The best part is there is nothing to lose because money won’t be the currency of the future; adaptability, life experience and practical skills will be wealth. The feeling of fighting for the Earth is fantastic. It is what living really feels like. I wish every single person could experience that feeling,” says Molly.

Between bouts of grassroots activism, Molly enjoys making ethnographic documentaries and working as a circus trainer in Hobart, Tasmania. In her spare time she loves snowboarding, roller derby, live music, the cinema as well as doing laps at the pool, exploring the library, trading vintage bargains, searching for the best coffee in town, traveling, and being married to the most gorgeous man in the world (Andrew Perry).

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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Molly Kendall

4       2

 

her primary challenge (first and last initials) = MK = 42 =  Relationships.  Love.  Deep sharing.  Beautiful.  Loving relationships.  Soulmates.  True love.  Lovers.  Couples.  Consorts.  Significant other.  Spouse.  Bride & groom.  Wedding.  Marriage.  Matrimony.  Matching.  Compatibility.  Mutuality.  Reciprocal.  Consensual.  Permission.  Likewise.  Allies.  Allegiance.  Companion.  Companionship.  Together.  Twosome.   I love you.  I love you too.  I do.  I now pronounce you man and wife.  Two hearts that beat as one.  Soul unions.  You & I.  Just the two of us.  Two of a kind.  Walking hand in hand.  “The one.”  It’s a two way street.  The feeling is mutual.  Love begets love.  One thread for the needle, one love for the heart.  Everybody loves Molly.

  

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Photography has given Chantal Henderson a wild life on the high seas.

8th June 2008

The baby sea lion is stuck in a moment he can’t get out of.

As he stares into the eyes of a nine-metre orca on the remote shores of an Argentinian beach, he has no idea what is about to happen.

He is only four weeks old, and yet to develop the skills that alert him to this kind of danger.

A moment later, the little one is gone – lost in the jaws of the huge mammal, known as Mel.

And a few metres away, Chantal Henderson is perched quietly, as she captures the moment on her camera.

The orca she is photographing is one of a group of 22, seven of which have learnt how to intentionally strand themselves on the pebble beaches of Peninsula Valdez to hunt baby sea lions from the shore.

The baby sea lion is just one of many who will become a meal during the orca season from February to April, and the action is played out in much the same way as in a David Attenborough documentary Chantal saw as a child.

“I was quite young when I saw it and I always had it in the back of my mind that I would go there,” she said.

In the last few years, the Cotton Tree local has been to Argentina nine times as part of her work with Punta Norte Orca Research, a non-profit organisation she helped to create in 2004.

One of Chantal’s photos of the ocra in Argentina

She went back there this orca season to continue to document the lives of the animals she has come to know so well.

“It’s pretty amazing. The orcas are quite incredible animals. It’s quite a rush to be within arm’s reach,” she says.

“There’s a male that’s 20 to 25 years old. He should be hunting but he sits back all the time.

“Jazmin’s a really strong female leader. She’s always quite curious about what we’re doing. She lifts her eye up all the time to check us out.”

Chantal says she is able to identify the whales based on their scars, fin shape and social behaviour.

“They tend to group with the same ones all the time,” she says.

“You know when they’re about to hunt because the baby seals will just be playing and quite oblivious to the orca there.

“Then they get their tails thrusting and come in at a hundred miles an hour to the shore. Not many people would like to see it, actually.”

Her return trip to Argentina was the latest in a string of adventures for Chantal, who recently boarded the Sea Shepherd ship named after Steve Irwin.

The Coast-based chiropractor spent December and January chasing Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean, while working as the designated photographer on the ship.

She was able to keep her friends and family updated regularly via email, as she captured moments that made world headlines, such as when two of the protesters were taken hostage by the Japanese whalers.

Chantal also became a headline herself, after she was flung into the freezing cold Antarctic waters. She was on the smaller Zodiac, which was being lowered into the water from the main ship when the accident happened.

Her boyfriend, David Jennings, was the driver of the Zodiac, but jokingly insists the accident was not his fault.

“It was the guy holding the bower lines,” he adds.

The pair met the day before the ship was due to depart from Melbourne, but both insist that finding love had been the last thing on their minds at the time.

Like Chantal, the American says he has wonderful memories of his time working as a “good pirate” in the Southern Ocean.

“I was looking for another adventure and I really love Antarctica,” he says.

“It’s beautiful – really foreign. It’s almost like you don’t belong there.

“It’s so simple and so harsh… The colours are reduced to just the whites, blues, greys and blacks.”

Chantal is planning an exhibition of her photographs on the Coast in June, to raise money for the Sea Shepherd.

www.chantalhendersonphotography.com

from:  http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/story/2008/06/08/awe-orca/

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Chantal Henderson

3           8

 

her primary challenge (first and last initials) = CH = 38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Mom.  Maternal.  Grab.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Squeezing.  Touching.  Massage.  Cuddling.  Nuzzle.  Nestle.  Nest.  Cocoon.  Wrap.  Blanket.  Sensitive.  Palpable.  Taproot.  Trace.  Echo.  Mirror.  Protect.  Sheltering.  Mammals.  I care.   Take care.  Hold me.  Hold me in your arms.  Wrap your arms around me.  Reach out and touch someone.  With arms wide open.  Teddy bear.  Bear hug.  Sense of touch.  Reflection of feeling.  Hooked on a feeling.

 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

David Jennings

41494 15559571          60

his path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 60 = Progress.  Moving forward.  Forward thinking.  Thinking ahead.  Long range.  Distant.  Far away.  Long distances.  Departure.  Passage.  Voyage.  Overseas.  Abroad.  Science.  Complex.  Alternative.  Geography. 

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Erwin Vermeulen is Dutch and is working with Sea Shepherd in the engine room as chief engineer since August 2009.

1) Prior to be working on ships of Sea Shepherd , you spent twenty years working on commercial vessels , right? What’s the big difference now of working for an environmental organization ?

Erwin Vermeulen: On commercial ships you feel like a job with all the rules, and I use now all aware of the work I have done all these years in the organization. The big difference here is that everyone works together, everyone is here with a purpose. Everyone comes from a different reality and history, but these people are on board with the same goal. Already in commercial vessels , there are all the work for the career they want to build and is placed first.
In recent months I am not really be “working” , I am here since August 2009. The truth is that I ‘ve been feeling that I have made a difference by being involved with the Sea Shepherd , so do not consider it a job. For me no matter how long I’m on board or how much time I spend at sea, being here makes me happy.

2) And basically what happened to you? After twenty years, suddenly you had a “click” and decided to do something for the planet? After being on board commercial ships and go to work for Sea Shepherd realities are so different …

Erwin Vermeulen : I separated from my girlfriend last year and this time I felt it was the right time for some changes in my work and my life. The work on commercial ships was basically between a port and another Sea Shepherd as well as being a better working environment , we are always in better places and more attractive terms.

3) This was his first Sea Shepherd campaign in Antarctica. How do you feel after this experience?

Erwin Vermeulen : Paul has been interviewed since he started his expeditions in protection to whales in Antarctica and he recently said that ” Waltzing Matilda ” was undoubtedly the most effective of all campaign ever conducted by Sea Shepherd. The permanent organization was to record the time behind the whale , I would say the Nisshin Maru. The time that they lost no whaling was amazing and of course they lost enough money on it this year. Even heard of a Japanese spokesman that they are no longer interested in hunting whales, but keep the members of Sea Shepherd ” occupied. ” What I want to say that the world is upside down!

4) And what is your position on whaling ? You always worried about the possible extinction of species and this awareness has just come in time working with Sea Shepherd?

Erwin Vermeulen: I personally have always been interested in marine animals , even during my previous work on ships and my travels . I always loved looking at the beauty of nature, such as dolphin watching and surfing on the bow of the ship or to see the breath of a whale ” humpback “, it is virtually impossible not to admire and love all these animals when you see them in their habitat.

5 ) What do you miss the ” outside world ” or civilization , since you spend most of the time shipped ?

Erwin Vermeulen : I ‘m already accustomed to life at sea, but the little things that I like to do when I get “land” is smoking a cigarette, a beer and walk more than two hundred feet up and down.

6 ) What do you think could be improved in the Sea Shepherd to make the next campaign even more effective in Antarctica?

Erwin Vermeulen: Every campaign depends on the speed in which we find the whalers , which involves all electronics that can give us that information. I believe there is much that needs to be improvised or improved for the next campaign , but if we could get another ship as Ady Gil, who can go pretty fast, might make a difference to find the whalers and stop them continue with their actions as soon as possible . The Nisshin Maru is a very big ship , when the Steve Irwin and Bob Barker are very small , so I think if we had a ship larger and faster will be a completely different story for the next campaign .

from:  http://blog.seashepherd.org.br/2010/04/27/entrevista-com-erwin-vermeulen/

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Erwin Vermeulen

5       4

 

his primary challenge (first and last initials) = EV = 54 = Engineer.  Engineering.

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Susan Hartland

using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  3  1     1   1          6

Susan Hartland               44

1  1  5 8 923 54   38

her soul number (sum of vowels) = 6 = Harmony.  Domesticity.  Nature.  Animals.  Pets.  Comfort.  Family time.  Family room.  Kitchen.  Meals.  Live and let live.  Getting along with others.  Treating friends like family.

 

her outer personality (sum of consonants) = 38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Maternal.  Grab.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Squeezing.  Touching.  Massage.  Cuddling.  Nuzzle.  Nestle.  Nest.  Cocoon.  Wrap.  Blanket.  Sensitive.  Palpable.  Taproot.  Trace.  Echo.  Mirror.  Protect.  Sheltering.  Mammals.  I care.   Take care.  Hold me.  Hold me in your arms.  Wrap your arms around me.  Reach out and touch someone.  With arms wide open.   Bear hug.  Teddy bear.  Sense of touch.  Reflection of feeling.  Hooked on a feeling.

 

her path of destiny/how she learns what she is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 44 = Introspection.  Self-awareness.  Self-reflection.  Looking inward.  Relevant.  Topical.  Recent.  Contemporary.  Fresh.  Happening.  Update.  Status.  Condition.  The moment.  Presently.  Currently.  Now.  Today.  In touch.  In tune.  Tone.  Resonance.  Validate.  Feedback.  Commentary.  Comment.  Diary.  Journaling.  Blogging.  Tweeting.  Log.  Self-acceptance.  Being oneself.  Alright.  Okay.  Mellow.  Chillin’.  Sitting.  Trance.  Zen.  Tuning.  Open.  Re-evaluate.  Be here now.  Live in the now.  In the moment.  Right here, right now.  How it is.  Get used to it.  What is.  The eternal now.  In the zone.  Be yourself.  Comfortable in your own skin.  I am me.  You are you.  It is what it is.  I’m alright, right now.  Yeah, uh huh.  How’s it going?  What’s up?  What’s going on?  What’s happening?  Here’s what’s happening.  Up-to-date.  Recently updated.  The latest update.  Latest development.  Keep me up-to-date.  I’ll keep you posted.  Play-by-play.  Moment by moment.  Current status.  Staying current.  Staying on topic.  Stay tuned.  Tune in.  Checking in with you to see where you’re at with things.  Stream of consciousness.  Daily diary.  Keeping a log.  Short-term memory.  Sitting still.  Sit back.  Whatever happens, happens.  Que será, será. 

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Nicola Paris is an Australian activist who has worked on many issues relating to the environment, social justice, human rights and food ethics. She has been cooking vegan food for Sea Shepherd pirates on board the Steve Irwin for three Antarctic whale defense campaigns and much of the last two years.

from:  http://supervegan.com/blog/archive.php?a=39

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Nicola Paris

5        7

 

her primary challenge (first and last initials) = NP = 57 = Consoling.  Solace.  Tender hearted.  Condolences.  Heartbreaker.  Heartache.  Tearjerker.  I miss you.  I feel your pain.  My heart bleeds for you.  A heart tried by pain.  Harden not your heart.  If you know what hurts yourself, you know what hurts others.  Wearing your emotions on your sleeve.  There’s only so many tears you can cry. 

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Lincoln Shaw

using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Lincoln Shaw

3          1  15

his primary challenge (first letter of the first name and the first letter of the last name (LS)) and what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name (LA)) both = 31 = Competition.  Challenges.  Tests.  Competitor.  Contender.  Opponent.  Practice.  Training.  Scramble.  Stir.  Catalyst.  Reaction.  Risk.  Controversy.  Striving to be number 1.  Personal best.  Outdoing yourself.  Rising to the challenge.  Stirring things up.  Stirring the pot.  Provoke a reaction.  Stepping into the ring.  Throwing your hat into the ring.  Gettiing into the mix. 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = LW = 35 = Perseverance.  Endurance.  Stamina.  Persevere.  Be prepared.  Forewarned is forearmed.  Hang in there.  The long haul.  Strength in adversity.  Strength in reserve.  Staying power.  Keep on going.  Keep on doing what you’re doing.  Stick with it.  Never give up.  Not giving up.  Don’t quit.  Don’t stop.  So far, so good.  Don’t switch horses midstream.  Staying the course.  On an even keel.  To be continued.  I’ve got your back. 

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Dave Thompson

using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Dave Thompson

4                     5

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = DN = 45 = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Iron.  Steel.  Metal.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Motivation.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate. 

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Brent King

using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Brent King

2          5

what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = BN = 25 = Adventure.  Excitement.  Thrilling.  Movement.  Exploring.  Activist.  Advocate.  A cause.  Rooting.  Encouragement.  Free spirited.  On the go.  Adventures are to the adventurous.  Rooting for the underdog.  Not in one place for long. 

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Darius Fulmer

using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Darius Fulmer

4                5

 

what he must do/has to do (first letter of the first name and the second from the last letter of the last name) = DE = 45 = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Iron.  Steel.  Metal.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Motivation.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate. 

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Vincent Burke

using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Vincent Burke

4                 5

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = VE = 45 = Intensity.  Focus.  Concentration.  Depth.  Profound.  Toughness.  Hardcore.  True grit.  Hard working.  Effort.  Motivation.  Unflinching.  Empowerment.  Self-help.  Self-improvement.  Self-mastery.  Do-it-yourselfer.  Common sense.  Recharge.  Reenergize.  Regeneration.  Vegetarian.  Repair.  Mend.  Fix.  Premonitions.  Mysteries.  Secrets.  Unexplained.  Enigma.  Symbols.  Subtle.  Motive.  Probe.  Investigate. 

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Thursday, February 11, 2010
Matt Kimura
Bosun, Bob BarkerMy name is Matt Kimura and I’m honored to serve as bosun on the Bob Barker.As bosun I’m responsible for the deck, small boats, and the 8-person deck crew.I spent 16 years working on ships and tugboats.  I have extensive small boat open ocean experience. 10 years ago, I became a grammar school teacher.When I told my students how the Japanese whaling fleet intends to come down to Antarctica to slaughter 950 whales, they let out this collective gasp.  I didn’t need to explain about treaties, endangered species, research quotas, or sanctuaries.  The children knew in their heart that killing whales was wrong.  It was at that point that this campaign took on a new meaning for me.I promised my students that I would go down to Antarctica with Sea Shepherd and do everything possible to make sure that they and all children grow up in a world where whales are cherished and protected not hunted down and slaughtered.  I intend to keep that promise.Three days ago we engaged the Nisshin Maru.   As we pulled up behind the factory ship, three harpoon ships and the security ship, the Shonan Maru, surrounded us from behind. They then started circling us like a pack of wolves.  They would pass as close as 50 meters alongside then cut dangerously close across our bow.When the Yushin Maru 3 came up within 40 meters that was close enough. TheYushin Maru 3 then veered right into our side.  I yelled for the deck crew to get down as you could hear metal screeching and our ship heeled over.A quick survey of our vessel revealed a one-meter gash just above the waterline.  The Yushin Maru 3 however went dead in the water and has not been seen since.from:  http://www.seashepherd.org/matilda/keeping-a-promise.html————————————————————————————————————-using the number/letter grid:1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Matt Kimura

4122 294391         37

his path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn = 37 = Benevolence.  Heartfelt.  Heart-centered.  Father.  Dad.  Fatherly advice.  Paternal.  Parental.  Emotive.  Splash.  Swimming.  Waves.  Aquatic.  Fish.  Boat.  Boating.  Sailing.  Ships.  Heart-centered leader.  A real family person.  Just looking out for your best interest.  Wanting the best for you.  What comes from the heart goes to the heart.  Having a good heart.  Pulling at your heart strings.  Emotional range.  My fellow countrymen.  Catch the wave.  Ride the wave.  Burst your bubble.  Mixed emotions.  The human heart in conflict with itself.  Emotional roller coaster.  

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July 31, 2010

Teen sailor Laura Dekker says she will leave the Netherlands on Wednesday in her quest to become the youngest to circumnavigate the globe alone. But it won’t yet be the first leg of the 14-year-old’s solo voyage.

Laura said on her blog Saturday she will sail with her father to Portugal, and will begin her round-the-world venture from there later. She said she did not know when that would be.

Laura won a prolonged battle last Tuesday when a court released her from the guardianship of Dutch child protection agencies that had blocked her attempts to leave last year when she was still 13. The authorities said being alone and absent from school for so long would be harmful for her education and psychological development.

On her blog, Laura posted a picture of the schoolbooks she is taking, packed snugly in a wooden rack.

She planned to set out at 9 a.m. (0700GMT) in her 38-foot (11.5-meter) yacht Guppy from the southern Dutch harbor of Den Osse with her father Dick Dekker, who has supported Laura’s ambitions to enter the record book as the world’s youngest round-the-world sailor.

The family court in nearby Middelburg ruled that Laura’s preparations appeared adequate and it was up to her parents to decide whether to let her make the attempt. Her mother, Babs Mueller, who is separated from her father, recently withdrew her opposition.

“It’s great that I can now officially say it will happen on Wednesday,” she wrote.

In an earlier blog posting, Laura wrote that she and her father would sail together to Portugal to make final adjustments and safety checks aboard the red twin-masted ketch.

Laura, who was born on a yacht off the coast of New Zealand, has been whittling away at the objections to her unassisted voyage since the authorities stepped in last year. She got a bigger, sturdier sailboat, took courses in first aid and learned to suture her own wounds, and practiced coping with sleep deprivation. She made at least one solo trip across the North Sea to England.

But her plans and legal wrangles have contributed to a global debate over the wisdom of allowing ever-younger sailors to take on the risks of sailing the high seas alone.

Concerns were heightened in June when American teen Abby Sunderland had to be rescued in the Indian Ocean. A wave snapped the mast off her yacht and left her helpless until she was eventually rescued by a French fishing boat more than 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) west of Australia.

Laura is trying to beat the record set last May by Australian Jessica Watson, who was 16 years old when she completed a 210-day voyage on her 34-foot (10-meter) yacht, Ella’s Pink Lady, around the world. Watson says she has just completed a book on her experience.

Watson remained at sea nonstop for her trip around the globe, but Laura plans to stop at several ports along the way where she can meet family and rest.

from:  http://abcnews.go.com/International/wirestory?id=11295407&page=1

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Laura Dekker was born on September 20th, 1995 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Dekker

September 20th

9 +20 +2+0+0+9 = 40 = her personal year (from September 20th, 2009 to September 19th, 2010)

40 year + 7 (July) = 47 = her personal month (from July 20th, 2010 to August 19th, 2010) = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight.  Legendary.  Notable.  Noteworthy. 

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Friday, August 06, 2010

  

World’s Youngest Sailor Sets Sail Under the Sea Shepherd Flag

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Founder and President, Captain Paul Watson, along with Laurens de Groot, had a unique conversation around midnight on August 3, 2010 while driving north on Highway 405 from San Clemente to Los Angeles, California. It was early morning in the small Dutch harbor of Den Ostse in the Netherlands when Captain Watson called Laura Dekker—a 14-year-old sailor from the Netherlands—just as she was setting out with her 38-foot sailing yacht Guppy to begin her quest to be the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe solo.

Dekker was born on her parent’s sailing yacht off the coast of New Zealand. She has already crossed the North Sea solo at the age of thirteen. Two months ago, Dekker met with Sea Shepherd Netherlands Director Geert Vons and Laurens de Groot in the Sea Shepherd Amsterdam office. She asked if she could fly the Sea Shepherd flag and promote the efforts of Sea Shepherd during her voyage.

Vons, de Groot, and everyone else within Sea Shepherd Netherlands and Sea Shepherd International were immediately enthusiastic.

“I have always said that people should be willing to live their dreams and to be undeterred from pursuing their objectives,” said Captain Watson. “Laura fought the Dutch authorities in court and won. She was not going to let them tell her she could not follow her dreams. Sea Shepherd has always stood for the power of the individual to make a difference, to challenge the odds, and to boldly go where others have feared to venture.”

Dekker will initially sail to Portugal with her father and begin her solo voyage from there. Her first stop will be in the Canary Islands. She is also expected to stop in the Galapagos Islands, where Sea Shepherd Ecuador will organize a warm welcome for her.

Over 100 well-wishers gathered at the dockside of the southern Dutch harbour of Den Osse to wave goodbye to Dekker and her father. It was only last week, that Dekker won a bitter legal fight to overturn a child protection order that had placed her under the guardianship of social workers to stop her setting sail last year when she was thirteen. She has become a Dutch folk hero after rejecting, with parental support, claims by the child protection authorities that the long sea voyage would be too dangerous and damage her “emotional development.”

The teenager has also shrugged off warnings from NATO commanders about piracy off the Horn of Africa and hoisted the black Jolly Roger flag of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as she set sail.

“The oceans are in trouble, and the community that is best suited to defend biodiversity and marine habitats are the surfers, the scuba divers, the swimmers, and the sailors.” said Captain Watson. “I believe Laura will be a future leader in ocean conservation and this voyage will present her with the greatest educational experience possible—an intimate and thorough acquaintance with the sea and all her beauty, mystery, and challenges.”

“Bon voyage and behouden vaart, Laura,” added Captain Watson, “from the crew of all Sea Shepherd ships, as well as our directors, staff, volunteers and members.”

from:  http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/news-100806-1.html

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Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a controversial and outspoken Canadian animal rights and environmental activist, who founded and is president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a direct action group devoted to marine conservation.

The Toronto native joined a Sierra Club protest against nuclear testing in 1969. He was an early and influential member of Greenpeace, crewed and skippered for it, and later was a board member. Watson argued for a strategy of direct action that conflicted with the Greenpeace interpretation of nonviolence, was ousted from the board in 1977, and subsequently left the organization. That same year, he formed Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The group is the subject of a reality show, Whale Wars.

He also promotes veganism, voluntary human population control, and a biocentric, rather than anthropocentric, worldview.

Paul Watson was born in Toronto to Anthony Joseph Watson and Annamarie Larsen, and grew up in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. After working as a tour guide at Expo 67, the World’s Fair that took place in Montreal in 1967, Watson “rode the rails” in boxcars west to Vancouver.

In 1968 and the early 1970s, he joined the Canadian Coast Guard, where he served aboard weatherships, search and rescue hovercraft, and buoy tenders. He signed up as a merchant seaman in 1969 with the Norwegian Consulate in Vancouver and shipped out on the 35,000 ton bulk carrier Bris as a deck hand. The Bris was registered in Oslo, Norway and manifested for the Indian Ocean and Pacific trade.

Watson has one child (born 1980) with his first wife, Starlet Lum, a founding director of Greenpeace Quebec, Earthforce!, Project Wolf, and Sea Shepherd. His second wife, Lisa DiStefano, a former Playboy model, was Sea Shepherd’s Director of Operations during the Makah anti-whaling campaigns in Friday Harbor.  His third wife, Allison Lance, is an animal rights activist and a volunteer crew member of Sea Shepherd.

In October 1969, Watson joined a Sierra Club protest against nuclear testing at Amchitka Island. The group which formed as a result of that protest was the Don’t Make a Wave Committee, which evolved into the group known today as Greenpeace.  Watson sailed as a crewmember aboard the Greenpeace Too! ship in 1971 and skippered the Greenpeace boat Astral in 1972.  Paul Watson continued as a crew member, skipper, and officer aboard several Greenpeace voyages throughout the mid-1970s. According to Watson, in June 1975 during a Greenpeace campaign to confront Soviet whaling, an incident occurred which changed his life.

Greenpeace states that Watson “…was an influential early member but not, as he sometimes claims, a founder.”  Paul Watson has characterized the Greenpeace position as “revisionism”.

The first Sea Shepherd vessel, the Sea Shepherd, was purchased in December 1978 with assistance from Fund for Animals.  Sea Shepherd soon established itself as one of the more controversial environmental groups, known for provocative direct action tactics. These tactics have included throwing objects onto the decks of whaling ships, the use of “prop foulers” in an attempt to sabotage the ships, boarding whaling vessels, and the scuttling of two ships in an Icelandic harbor.  Watson remains the leader of Sea Shepherd today and uses the title “Captain” in reference to his role in the organization, although he has never been licensed as a ship’s captain.  The organization and its activities to halt whaling are the focus of a reality TV series, Whale Wars, airing on Animal Planet.

Watson was a field correspondent for Defenders of Wildlife from 1976 to 1980 and a field representative for the Fund for Animals from 1978 to 1981.  Watson also was a co-founder of Friends of the Wolf and Earthforce Environmental Society.

During the 1980s, Watson declared his support for Earth First! and cultivated friendships with David Foreman and Edward Abbey. He proclaimed Sea Shepherd to be the “navy” of Earth First! Watson has claimed to have invented the tactic of tree spiking.

Although currently unaffiliated with it, Watson did work with the Green Party of British Columbia in Vancouver in the 1980s and 90s.  He ran for mayor in 1996, placing fourth.

In April 2003, Watson was elected to the board of directors of the Sierra Club for a three-year term.  In 2006, he did not seek re-election. He resigned from the board a month before his term ended, in protest against the organization’s sponsorship of a “Why I Hunt” essay contest.

Watson feels that “no human community should be larger than 20,000 people,” human populations need to be reduced radically to “fewer than one billion,” and only those who are “completely dedicated to the responsibility” of caring for the biosphere should have children, which is a “very small percentage of humans.” He likens humankind to a virus, the biosphere needs to get cured from with a “radical and invasive approach,” as from cancer.  In January 2008 Paul Watson was named by The Guardian as one of its “50 people who could save the planet” for the work of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

Watson published Earthforce!, a guide to strategy for environmental activists in 1993.  In it, he specifically endorsed the tactics of “monkeywrenching” previously described by Dave Foreman and Edward Abbey.  According to Foreman in Eco-Defense—The Field Guide to Monkey-Wrenching, these are tactics of sabotage, covert activity, and direct action.  Watson says he incorporated his own personal experience in writing the book.

In Earthforce! An Earth Warrior’s Guide to Strategy, Watson also expresses disdain for truthfulness in the pursuit of environmental protection goals:

The nature of the mass media today is such that the truth is irrelevant. What is true and what is right to the general public is what is defined as true and right by the mass media. Ronald Reagan understood that the facts are not relevant. The media reported what he said as fact. Follow-up investigation was “old news.” A headline comment on Monday’s newspaper far outweighs the revelation of inaccuracy revealed in a small box inside the paper on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Watson was explicit on this score: “If you do not know an answer, a fact, or a statistic, then simply follow the example of an American President and do as Ronald Reagan did—make it up on the spot and deliver the information confidently and without hesitation.”  In a subsequent book, Ocean Warrior, Watson reiterated this view, saying: “Survival in a media culture meant developing the skills to understand and manipulate media to achieve strategic objectives.”

Paul Watson continued as a crewmember, officer, and skipper (in 1972) aboard several Greenpeace voyages throughout the mid-1970s. He considers himself a founding member of Greenpeace and Greenpeace International, a claim Greenpeace disputes. Friends noted that his personality, his liking to “push himself front and centre”, was to blame in addition to his espousing direct actions that Greenpeace considered too controversial.

In 1977, Watson was expelled from the Greenpeace’s board of directors by a vote of 11 to 1 (Watson himself cast the single vote against it). The group felt his strong, “front and center” personality and frequently voiced opposition to Greenpeace’s interpretation of “nonviolence” were too divisive.  Watson subsequently left the group. The group has since labeled his actions at the time as those of a “mutineer” within their ranks.  That same year, he founded his own group, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

During an interview in 1978 with CBC Radio, Watson spoke out against Greenpeace (as well as other organizations) and their role and motives for the anti-sealing campaigns.  Watson accused these organizations of campaigning against the Canadian seal hunt because it is an easy way to raise money and it is a profit maker for the organizations.

Greenpeace has called Watson a violent extremist and will no longer comment on his activities.

Watson was arrested in 1993 in Canada on charges stemming from actions against Cuban and Spanish fishing boats off the coast of Newfoundland.  In 1997, Watson and his then fiancée Lisa Distefano were convicted in absentia by a court in Lofoten, Norway on charges of attempting to sink the small scale Norwegian fishing and whaling vessel Nybrænna on 26 December 1992, and sentenced to serve 120 days in jail but Dutch authorities refused to hand him over to Norwegian authorities although he did spend 80 days in detention in the Netherlands before being released.

There have not been any successful attempts at prosecuting Watson for his activities with Sea Shepherd since the trial in Newfoundland. Watson himself defends his actions as falling within international law, in particular Sea Shepherd’s right to enforce maritime regulations against illegal whalers and sealers.[43] Watson caught a Costa Rican fishing boat poaching in Guatemalan waters while he was on a journey to Costa Rica, having been invited by its president to help in the fight against shark poaching there. The authorities in Costa Rica later filed seven charges of attempted murder against Watson and a colleague, Rob Stewart, in what Watson and Stewart have described as an effort to cover up mafia-funded illegal shark finning operations.  They eventually fled to international waters to escape arrest by Costa Rican coast guards after they had filmed what they attest was mafia-funded shark-finning in private docks. These events are featured in Sharkwater, a documentary about sharks and activism.

Paul Watson leads protest against Makah whaling, Port Angeles, Washington, 1998.

Watson was also told to leave Iceland after having turned himself in to the Icelandic police after disabling two ships in harbor. Kristjan Loftsson of Iceland’s largest whaling company told The New Yorker that Watson is persona non grata in that country.

In April 2010, the Japanese Coast Guard obtained an arrest warrant for Watson “…on suspicion of ordering sabotage activities against Japan’s whaling fleet.”

After his election to the national Sierra Club Board of Directors in 2003, Watson supported an unsuccessful slate of candidates supporting strict immigration controls as an element of a population stabilization policy. This effort was denounced by another candidate in the election, Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center, as a “hostile takeover” attempt by “radical anti-immigrant activists.”  Watson responded by saying that the only change he was seeking in the organization’s immigration stance was to restore the position it had held before its 1996 “neutrality policy.”  Watson left the Sierra Club board in 2006.

In April 2008, Watson stated that, while the deaths of three Canadian seal hunters (a fourth one is still missing) in a marine accident involving a Canadian Coast Guard vessel and a fishing boat during the 2008 Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt were a tragedy, he felt that the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of seals is an even greater tragedy. Canadian Federal Fisheries Minister Loyola Hearn accused Watson of trivializing the memory of the lost sealers.  Watson replied that Mr. Hearn was trying to distract attention from his government’s incompetence as the boat the men were on capsized while under tow by a Canadian Coast Guard vessel, while his political ambitions continued to support and subsidize an industry that had no place in the 21st Century.  Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams was quoted as saying, “I think what a lot of people don’t realize is that this man is a terrorist.”  In response, Watson said that calling him a ‘terrorist’ might be cute, but it had no foundation in reality, as he had never injured anyone, or been convicted of a crime.  Due to the operations against Canadian seal hunters, Danny Williams called Watson a terrorist and said that the Sea Shepherds were not welcome in the province.

In October 2009 Watson, who carries a US passport, complained to media outlets about having his request for an Australian visa denied. He states that the Australian government was attempting to sabotage the upcoming 2010 Sea Shepherd campaign by denying him entry into the country. Watson and several other shipmates were also unable to join the MV Steve Irwin on its promotional tour of Australia until they were able to provide documentation from the governments of the United States, Canada and Norway, exonerating them from previously claimed acts of violence, specifically claims by Sea Shepherd of intentionally sinking a ship in Norway.

On March 17, 2008 Paul Watson said that he was shot by the Japanese crew or coast guard personnel during the Operation Migaloo anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean. The incident is documented during the season finale of season 1 of the Whale Wars TV reality show, and the first six episodes are covered as a buildup to what is portrayed as the major incident during the campaign. The footage in Whale Wars shows Watson standing on the deck of the Steve Irwin while Sea Shepherd crew throws glass bottles filled with butyric acid at the Nisshin Maru whaling vessel. Butyric acid was used for its foul odor and sticky properties.  The Japanese respond by throwing flashbang devices. Watson is then shown reaching inside his jacket and body armour and remarking “I’ve been hit.” Back inside the bridge of the Steve Irwin, a metal fragment is found inside the vest.

The Japanese Institute of Cetacean Research has dismissed Sea Shepherd’s statements as lies. The Institute and Coast Guard said that they used seven flashbang devices designed to flash and make noise in the air without causing harm.  Neither of the two conflicting accounts have been independently verified. The Australian Foreign Affairs Department had condemned “actions by crew members of any vessel that cause injury”. Two media releases were made on the same day from the office. One said that the Australian Embassy in Tokyo had been informed by the Japanese that the whalers had “fired warning shots” while the updated version used the phrase “‘warning balls’ – also known as ‘flashbangs’ – had been fired”.

Watson has been called an eco terrorist by the Japanese government for his direct action tactics against whalers, and have repeated their position after conflicts during the 2009-10 whaling season.

His leadership style has variously been called arrogant, as well as pushing himself too much “front and center”,” which was cited as being one of the reasons he and Greenpeace parted ways.  The atmosphere aboard his vessels has been compared to an “anarchy run by God”.

At an animal rights convention in 2002, Paul Watson was also quoted as saying, “There’s nothing wrong with being a terrorist, as long as you win. Then you write the history.”  Recently, Fox News commentator Glenn Beck also discussed the comment, criticizing Watson’s views.  Watson responded to Beck’s comments on the official Sea Shepherd website by stating that he had said that but that it was taken out of context, quoting Gerald Seymour‘s “One man’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter.”

Watson has stated that he does not consider himself a ‘protester‘, but an ‘interventionist‘, as he considers protesting as too submissive.  He often takes the attitude that he represents (or stands in for) law enforcement which is either unwilling or unable to enforce existing laws.

from:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Watson

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Paul Franklin Watson     December 2nd, 1950
December 2nd, 1950
12 + 2 +1+9+5+0 = 29 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Self-confidence.  Self-assurance.  Skills.  Talents.  Competence.  Expertise.  Specialty.  Combine.  Teamwork.  Cooperation.  Collaborate.  Collaboration.  Consult.  Consultant.  Participation.  Participant.  Cooperate.  There’s no “I” in team.  TEAM:  together each accomplishes more.  Confident in your abilities.  Honing your skills and talents.  Consult an expert.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

  13     1    9     1    6          21

Paul Franklin Watson                    74
7   3 69 5235 5 21  5         53
his soul number = 21 =Perspective.  Viewpoint.  Vantage point.  Concept.  Framework.  Outlook.  World view.  Human.  Human being.  Humanity.  Mankind.  Human nature.  Existence.  Life.  Lifetime.  Life cycle.  Cosmology.  The universe.  Galaxy.  Cosmos.  Cosmic.  Universal.  Totality.  Always.  Generalize.  Synthesize.  Integrate.  Unify.  Whole.  Complete.  Classic.  Cohesive.  Compile.  Compilations.  Lifestyle.  Way of life.  Spectrum.  Breadth.  Scope.  Range.  Self-actualization.  Self-realization.  Seeing the big picture.  Putting it all together.  Connecting the dots.  Thumbnail sketch.  A bird’s eye view.  Mountain top perspective.  In the bigger scheme of things.  Seeing your place in the world.  Seeing where things stand in the fullness of time.  Body-mind-spirit.  As above, so below.  Life is for the living.  The human condition.  Human nature.  Timeless classic.  Universally appreciated.  To err is human.  Only human.  
his outer personality = 53 =Forthright.  Straightforward.  Discussion.  Debating.  Offense.  Principles.  Creed.  Doctrine.  Persuade.  Convince.  Compelling.  Warrior.  Crusader.  Evangelist.  Preacher.  Preaching.  Sermon.  Ministry.  Missionary.  Converting.  Confrontational.  Attacking.  Combative.  Arguing.  Opinions.  Disarm.  Straight to the point.  Cut to the chase/quick.  Passionate about your beliefs.  Fighting for the truth.  Straight to your face with the truth.  Having a warrior spirit.  With one deft stroke.  Convincing argument.  Heated discussion.  Heated debate.  See things my way.  Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.  Forcing your way of thinking onto others. 

his path of destiny = 74 = Sharing.  Generosity.  Giving.  Gifts.  Charity.  Philanthropy.  Contribute.  Benefactors.  Donors.  Donations.  Offerings.  Recipient.  Bestow.  Share wisely.  Giving to those who deserve.  We want more.  Heart of gold.  Gift giving.  Give with discretion, accept with memory.  The gifts you have been given.  The gift carries the giver.  The gift that keeps on giving.  It is better to give than to receive.  Economic disparity.  Spreading the wealth. 
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  13     1   6        11
Paul Watson               34
7   3 5  21  5      23
his soul number for his common name = 11 = Fairness.  Justice.  Equality.  Parity.  Scale.  Weigh.  Balance.  Deserve.  Just desserts.  Legal dealings.  Outcomes.  Consequences.  Karma.  Mercy.  Be fair.  Cause and effect.  You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get.  Fair is fair.  Fair and balanced.  Fair and equitable.  Balancing the scales.  Fair means produce fair results.  We who seek justice will have to do justice to others.  Justice is served.  Out for justice.  What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.  Justice is swift and certain.  Justice becomes injustice when it makes two wounds on a head which only deserves one.  That’s not fair.  An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. 

his outer personality for his common name = 23 = Leadership.  Zest.  Action.  Entrepreneur.  Self-starter.  Enterprising.  Just do it!  Leading the way.  Taking the lead.  Leader of the pack.  A real go-getter. 
his path of destiny for his common name = 34 =Speed.  Quickness.  Rapidity.  Swiftness.  Fastness.  Dexterity.  Agility.  Nimble.  Energy.  Fuel.  Gasoline.  Motor.  Engines.  Vehicle.  Acceleration.  Velocity.  Rate.  Quick.  Quickly.  Speeding up.  Full throttle.  Adrenaline.  Races.  Sprinting.  Footing.  Road.  Lane.  Traffic.  Urgent.  Hurry.  Rush.  Busy.  Zip.  Zoom.  Dash.  Dart.  Slowing down.  Temperature.  Skyrocket.  Barrage.  Volley.  Rapid fire.  Trajectory.  Fleeting.  Incoming.  Helicopter.  Propeller.  Spin.  Turn.  Rotate.  Swerve.  Cortisol.  Stress.  Tension.  Nerves.  Go at the right speed.  Strike while the iron’s hot.  Get it while it’s hot.  Things happen really quickly.  Don’t rush.  Haste makes waste.  Speed up.  Slow down.  Hitting the brakes.  Full speed ahead.  Where the rubber meets the road.  Slower/faster.  Don’t stress.  Don’t stress out over it.  Blowing off steam.  Burn off some energy.  IM (instant message).  Urgent message. 

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Ages 0 to 27 are ruled the sum of the first three letters of the name and the day of birth.
Paul Franklin Watson      December 2nd, 1950
16 (P is the 16th letter of the alphabet) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 21 (u is the 21st letter of the alphabet) + 12 (December) = 50
So from ages zero to twenty-seven he had the numbers 12 (December), 38 (sum of the first three letters of the name) and 50 (12+38=50) going on.

12 = Seeing is believing.  Thy Will be done.  Faith makes you act in different ways.  Putting your faith in God.  Let go and let God.  In God we trust.  A true believer.  I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle, I just wish God didn’t trust me so much.  To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary; to one without faith, no explanation is possible.  In faith there is light enough for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.  Faith isn’t faith ’til it’s all you’re holding on to.  Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is possible.  Wait and see.  I’ll believe it when I see it.  When in doubt, do nothing. 

38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Sensitive.  Taproot.  Mirroring.  Protecting.  Sheltering.  Cooking.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.  Take care.  

50 = Family life.  Bliss.  Joy.  Overjoyed.  Wonderful.  World peace.  Global.  Worldwide.  Planetary.  Planet.  Earth.  World.  Gaia.  Globe.  Continent.  Culture.  Society.  Population.  Civilization.  World family.  Everyone.  We.  Social issues.  Sociology.  Environment.  Conservation.  Steward.  Land.  Habitat.  Wildlife.  Botany.  Plants.  Biology.  Ecology.  Climate.  Biosphere.  Ocean.  Sea.  Maritime.  Marine life.  Whales.  Seals.  Big fish.  Coast Guard.  The joys of family life.  We are family.  One big family.  We are the world.  We the people.  It’s a wonderful life.  This is how good life can be.  It’s a small world.  Think global, act local.  We are all.  We are many.  Natural surroundings.  Joy to the world.  Peace on Earth. 
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Ages 27 to 54 are ruled by the sum of the day of birth and the 4th, 5th and 6th letters of the name.
Paul Franklin Watson      December 2nd, 1950
2 (born on the 2nd of the month) + 12 (l is the 12th letter of the alphabet) + 6 (F is the 6th letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) = 38
So from ages twenty-seven to fifty-four he had the numbers 2 (2nd of the month), 36 (sum of the 4th, 5th, and 6th letters) and 38 (2+36=38) going on.
2 = Empathy.  Understanding.  Receptivity.  Silent knowing.  Listening to your inner voice.  Trusting your inner voice.

36 = Delegating.  Managing.
38 = Caring.  Nurturing.  Support.  Feelings.  Emotions.  Embrace.  Hugs.  Sensitive.  Taproot.  Mirroring.  Protecting.  Sheltering.  Cooking.  Feeding.  Mammals.  I care.  Take care.  

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Ages 54 to 81 are ruled by the sum of the y+e+a+r of birth and the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name.
Paul Franklin Watson      December 2nd, 1950
1+9+5+0 (born in 1950) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 14 (n is the 14th letter of the alphabet) + 11 (k is the 11th letter of the alphabet) = 41
So from ages fifty-four to eighty-one he has the numbers 15 (1+9+5+0=15), 26 (sum of the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name) and 41 (15+26=41) going on.
15 = Resisting temptations.  Self-promotion.  Marketing.  Advertising.  Commercials.  Ads.  Sponsorship.  Endorsements.  War. 
26 = Celebrity.  Celebrities.  Popularity.  Photos.  Communication.  Information.  Messages.  News.  The media.  In the news.
41 = Melting your heart.  Warming up to you.  Opening up.  Getting to know one another.  About me. 
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Ages 54 to 63 are ruled by the sum of the 7th letter of the name and the y+e+a+r of birth.
Paul Franklin Watson       December 2nd, 1950
 
1 (a is the first letter of the alphabet) +1+9+5+0 (born in 1950) = 16
So from ages fifty-four to sixty-three he has the numbers 1 (a), 15 (1+9+5+0=15), and 16 (1+15=16) going on.
1 = Assertive.  Direct.  Arian.  Individual.  Self.  Testosterone.  Active.  Extroverted.  Aggressiveness.  Ambition.  Determination.  Going after what you want.  You da man.  
 
 

15 = Resisting temptations.  Self-promotion.  Marketing.  Advertising.  Commercials.  Ads.  Sponsorship.  Endorsements.  War. 

16 = Surprises.  Shocks.  Instantaneous.  Sudden.  Astonishment.  Astounding.  Spectacular.  Awesome.  Amazing.  Amazement.  Speechless.  Unprecedented.  Surpass.  Exceed.  Transcend.  Awakening.  Revelation.  Epiphany.  Awe.  Reverence.  Powerful speaker.  Powerful voice.  Microphone.  Bullhorn.  Megaphone.  Loudspeaker.  Thunderstruck.  Stun.  Startle.  Limits.  Caution.
Be careful.  Safety first.  Expect the unexpected.  Anything can happen.  Predictably unpredictable.  Never shout never.  All of a sudden.  In a flash.  In an instant.  From out of nowhere.  Bolt out of the blue.  Shock to the system.  A real eye opener.  Blown away.  Freedom from the known.  Going where no one has ever gone before.  Life-altering experiences.  In the presence of the divine.  A god among men.  Touched by God.  The Hand of God.  Life review.  Divine correction.  Putting the fear of God in you. 

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December 2nd, 1950
December 2nd
12 + 2 +2+0+0+9 = 25 = his personal year (from December 2nd, 2009 to December 1st, 2010) = Adventure.  Excitement.  Thrilling.  Movement.  Exploring.  Activist.  Advocate.  A cause.  Rooting.  Encouragement.  Free spirited.  Restless.  Antsy.
On the go.  Adventures are to the adventurous.  Rooting for the underdog.  Not in one place for long. 

25 year + 8 (August) = 33 = his personal month (from August 2nd, 2010 to September 1st, 2010) = Courage.  Bravery.  Valor.  Valiant.  Backbone.  Spine.  Loyalty.  Captain.  Be brave.  Be courageous.  Taking a stand.  Standing up for yourself.  Standing your ground.  Standing firm.  Having a strong backbone.  Not backing down.  Not caving in.  Not letting people walk all over you.  Red badge of courage. 

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ANDREW (ANDY) PERRY
Leading Deckhand & Delta Coxswain, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Andrew now resides in Hobart, Tasmania.

A Ph.D. candidate, qualitative researcher, and tutor in Information Systems (i.e. a professional student), Andrew has a wide variety of academic interests covering strategic decision-making and governance within NGOs; not-for-profits and activist groups; online activist communities; and corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Also a long-time environmental, political, and social activist, Andrew has experience spanning from time spent on the frontline of direct actions (blockades, occupations, protests, rallies etc.) right through to roles of a more strategic, organizational and/or administrative capacity (e.g. president of a student union). At all times and in all capacities, Andrew is always willing to put himself physically on the line for his beliefs.

A student of martial arts from a young age, Andrew has grown up believing and adhering to the principles of Bushido (the way of the warrior) and the maxim penned by Miyamoto Musashi of “Bun Bu Itchi” or, roughly translated, pen and sword in accord (words and actions are one).

Outside of work, Andrew is a veteran boarder (snow, skate and wake), coffee addict, music lover, vegetarian/vegan (for over 20 years), chronic procrastinator, and quixotic daydreamer extraordinaire.

This was his first campaign with Sea Shepherd. Prior to Operation Musashi, Andrew and his current wife, Molly, spent six months on board The Steve Irwin readying it for its campaign.

He hopes to come back for future campaigns with Sea Shepherd.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Andrew Perry

1           7    7

 

his primary challenge (first and last initials (AP)) and how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name (AY)) both = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

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SIMON AVERY

Bosun’s Mate and Boat Driver, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Born in Britain and resident of the United States, Simon, 44, joined the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as a deckhand aboard their flagship, The Steve Irwinin 2008. During the Operation Musashi Antarctic Campaign, one of Simon’s principal roles was small boats driver in operations against the Japanese whaling fleet.

Simon’s boat-driving skills were honed over the previous decade while serving as a land steward on some of the wildest and most spectacular islands off the coast of Britain. A conservation biologist with more than 13 years experience of protecting threatened marine wildlife, Simon feels that his instinctive passion for wildlife conservation naturally led him to volunteer for an organization that is at the vanguard of the struggle to end the savage pillaging of the world’s oceans by the combined forces of greed and ignorance.

When not volunteering with Sea Shepherd, Simon works as a biologist, working to protect seabirds and other wildlife for a range of organizations, both in Britain and the United States.

from:  http://press.discovery.com/ekits/whale-wars-2/template.cfm?page=crew-bios

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Simon Avery

19465 14597        51

his path of destiny/how he learns what he is here to learn (sum of all letters) = 51 = Truth.  Honesty.  Honor.  Respect.  Integrity.  Character.  Reputation.  Credentials.  Veracity.  Virtue.  Ethics.  Morals.  Honor.  Dignity.  Decency.  Authority.  Legislation.  Laws.  Rules.  Regulations.  Ordinance.  Policy.  Standards.  Important.  Significant.  Official.  Proper.  Sir.  Citizen.  Civilian.  Campaign.  Elections.  Voting.  Politics.  Government.  Genius.  Logic.  Rational.  Factual.  Accurate.  Exact.  Precise.  Frankness.  Candor.  Brief.  Plain spoken.  Impartial.  Unbiased.  Serious.  Sober.  Solemn.  Formidable.  Instructor.  Instruction manual.  Textbook.  Instructions.  Lessons.  Procedure.  Machines.  Computers.  Linear.  Methodical.  Systematic.  Statistics.  Facts.  Arithmetic.  Math.  Equation.  Formulas.  Quotient.  Enumerate.  Naming.  Counting.  Quantify.  Measurements.  Parameters.  Requirements. 

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Simon Avery

1               7

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire (first letter of the first name and the last letter of the last name) = AY = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Reach for the stars.  The power of positive thinking.  A breath of fresh air.  Making miracles happen.  Guiding light.  Staying positive.  There’s always hope.  Hope springs eternal. 

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August 27, 2010

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has released a US citizen following a visit by former US President Jimmy Carter to the country.

Carter and Aijalon Mahli Gomes on Friday boarded the same civilian jet on which the former American president arrived in Pyongyang two days ago, Xinhua reported.

Schoolteacher Gomes had been sentenced to eight years hard labor for illegally entering North Korea from China in January.

The US State Department welcomed the release of Gomes and expressed appreciation for Carter’s trip, stressing that the US government had neither proposed nor arranged it.

“We appreciate former President Carter’s humanitarian effort and welcome the DPRK’s decision to grant Mr. Gomes special amnesty and allow him to return to the United States,” the US State Department said in a statement.

Crowley added that the State Department discussed North Korea’s invitation to resume six-party talks with Carter.

from:  http://www.presstv.ir/detail/140229.html

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August 12, 2010

Ella Rose Riehle Born 8-9-10 at 11:12 – Meet baby Ella Rose Riehle, she has become a star thanks to an incredible set of numbers.
This precious bundle of joy arrived in the world on 8/9/10 at 11:12 p.m. therefore making it impossible for her parents to forget her date of birth.

Do you think this Ohio baby will be punctual in her life?

Ella Rose Riehle’s mom Terri Riehler arrived at Christ Hospital to be induced, and expected something great to occur but never imagined that her baby would become famous.

Terri Riehler told a local reporter:  “I’m like ‘Oh! Easy! I won’t get my kids birthdays’ mixed up.’ 8/9/10… It’ll be easy to remember, good to go!” she said.

from:  http://www.healthrelatedinfos.com/ella-rose-riehle-born-8-9-10-at-1112-970/

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Ella Rose Riehle was born on August 9th, 2010

August 9th, 2010

8 + 9 = 17 = her core number = Optimistic.  Inspirational.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Longevity.  Miracles.  Angels.  Star.

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04 August, 2010 07:33:00

The votes have been counted for induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame. In the closely watched category of National-Active radio personality, NPR’s Carl Kasell was the victor and Howard Stern will not be going into the Hall of Fame – at least not in 2010.

Online voting selected the winners from nominees in four categories announced in May. Two other inductees were selected this year by the Hall of Fame steering committee as non-on air personalities or posthumous honorees.

The public selected:

Local/regional pioneer – Ralph Emery
A country music icon, Emery began his career as the late-night disc jockey on country music’s flagship WSM/Nashville. The station reached much of the southern and central U.S. and the show became a launching pad for promising country artists. Emery left his overnight duties to concentrate on television, hosting the syndicated Pop! Goes the Country and Nashville Now on The Nashville Network. He also hosted a morning show for WSM Television and is the author of two best-selling books featuring his favorite memories from the shows.
 
Local/regional active – Terri Hemmert
A disc jockey known for her encyclopedic knowledge of music and especially the Beatles, the civically-active Hemmert made Chicago radio history in 1981 when she became the first female morning drive personality in Chicago on WXRT-FM. Currently Terri hosts mid-days on WXRT and produces Breakfast with the Beatles.

National active – Carl Kasell
NPR broadcaster Carl Kasell has spent over 50 years in radio holding positions such as news director, morning anchor, and newscaster. Currently he is the official judge and scorekeeper for NPR’s weekly news quiz show, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! Kasell also provides newscasts at the top of each hour throughout NPR’s daily newsmagazine Morning Edition. Over the course of his career, he has won several awards for his contributions and commitment to public radio.

National pioneer – Music and the Spoken Word
A program of inspiration and music, featuring The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Music and the Spoken Word is the longest-running radio broadcast in America. The Choir, which first started broadcasting on July 15, 1929, is made up of 360 volunteer members.
 
The National Radio Hall of Fame Steering Committee also selected one posthumous inductee and one off air Executive for their major contributions to the radio industry. They are:

Cathy Hughes
An innovative and dynamic pioneer of urban radio and Founder and Chairman of Radio One, the largest African-American owned radio-television corporations in the United States. A respected industry leader, Hughes is known for her determination to succeed, her programming skills and her business acumen.

Sam Phillips (deceased)
The late radio station owner and record producer and owner of Sun Records known for discovering Elvis Presley. Phillips ushered in an era of rhythm and blues and rock and roll music on the radio in the early 1950′s. A former DJ on WLAY/Muscle Shoals, AL, he used his airwaves to showcase a host of young talent who would become American music icons, including Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Westwood One Radio Networks will produce and distribute the live two hour induction broadcast on Saturday November 6, 2010 at 10:00 pm (ET) from The Mayne Stage in Chicago.

from:  http://www.rbr.com/radio/26478.html

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Carl Kasell was born on April 2nd, 1934 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Kasell

April 2nd

4 + 2 +2+0+1+0 = 9 = his personal year (from April 2nd, 2010 to April 1st, 2011)

9 year + 8 (August) = 17 = his personal month (from August 2nd, 2010 to September 1st, 2010) = Inspiration.  Inspirational.

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Morrie Yohai, inventor of Cheez Doodles, pulls one of the snacks out of a bag at his home in Kings Point, N.Y. in January 2005. Yohai died July 27, 2010, at his Long Island home in Kings Point at the age of 90.

August 3, 2010

Morrie R. Yohai, the creator of the crunchy, finger-staining orange Cheez Doodles snack, has died. He was 90. Yohai died of cancer on July 27 at his Long Island home in Kings Point, his son, Robbie, said Tuesday.

His father was always amused that people thought the cheddar cheese snack he produced at his Bronx factory was the highlight of his life, Robbie Yohai said. His father’s wide-ranging interests extended to Jewish mysticism and poetry, and the snack was only one of many things his father did, Yohai said.

But it’s Cheez Doodles that he will be remembered for.

Yohai developed the small tubular snack at his Old London Foods factory in the 1950s. The company already was selling Dipsy Doodles rippled corn chips, which were made with a machine that spit them out under pressure through a nozzle shaped like the letter W.

“He applied a similar concept for the Cheez Doodles,” adapting the machine to extrude liquefied cornmeal into a “more roundish, pinhole shape,” said Robbie Yohai.

The snack was coated with seasoning and cheddar cheese that colors hands bright orange. To make the Cheez Doodles healthier, they were baked, not fried.

In 1965, Borden approached Yohai about selling the Old London company, which also made Melba Toast, ice cream cones, cheese crackers and other products. He became senior vice president of Borden’s snack food division, acquiring Wise potato chips, Drake’s cakes, Campfire Marshmallows and other products for the company.

He left Borden after about 10 years when the company moved to Ohio, his son said. For a long time, he kept a picture of Julia Child eating a bag of Cheez Doodles with a caption that called it her favorite snack, Yohai added.

When the family vacationed in California in 2004, he said, they went to a museum that had a room-size installation by artist Sandy Skoglund called “The Cocktail Party,” a work made entirely of Cheez Doodles.

“The whole room was made of Cheez Doodles, the table, chairs, glasses, the people’s hair,” said Robbie. He said his mother was very excited and “proceeded to tell everyone in the museum that my father was the creator of the Cheez Doodles.”

In the 1970s, Yohai was the associate dean of the business school at the New York Institute of Technology on Long Island.

Yohai’s daughter, Babs Yohai, said her father began writing poetry after someone suggested he write a memoir. After taking a writing class, he produced two poetry books, one of which focused on interpreting the Torah.

He learned Hebrew so he could read the teachings of the Zohar, a foundational work in the literature of Jewish mystical thought known as Kabbalah.

Yohai also supported many conservation and environmental causes through his Morrie R. Yohai Foundation, his son said.

Born in Harlem, Yohai graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received a master’s degree from New York University. He went to work for the Grumman aircraft factory on Long Island and was a pilot during World War II.

from:  http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2010-08-03-cheez-doodle-creator-dies_N.htm

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Morrie Yohai was born on March 4th, 1920 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morrie_Yohai

March 4th, 1920

3 + 4 +1+9+2+0 = 19 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Beaming.  Vitality.  Life force.  Achievement.  Attainment.  Accomplishment.  Hard earned success.  Enduring. 

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March 4th

3 + 4 +2+0+1+0 = 10 = his personal year (from March 4th, 2010 to March 3rd, 2011)

10 year + 7 (July) = 17 = his personal month (from July 4th, 2010 to August 3rd, 2010) = Health issues.

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Aug. 2, 2010, 2010

The family of the woman at the center of a tragic hospital mix-up following a car crash says she’s improving.

Abby Guerra opened her eyes on Sunday, the first time she has done so since the crash and is breathing on her own with the help of oxygen, her family said in a statement posted on the family’s website.

The website, www.abbysfightforlife.com, was been set up for donations to Guerra’s medical care, and also to provide updates about her condition.

“She still has a long way to go but today was definitely an improvement,” Sunday’s update read. “Please continue praying for Abby.”

For days, the family of Marlena Cantu kept vigil by Guerra’s hospital bedside, mistakenly believing their daughter was the one under the bandages, until being told she was the one who had actually died.

“I’m really grateful for the Cantu family because they were at my daughter’s side everyday, taking care of her,” Maria Guerra, mother of Abby Guerra, told “Good Morning America” today. “I know they’re going through a lot of pain because I went through it already. I just want them to be strong and really, give them all the support. … They were taking care of my daughter.”

The funeral for Marlena Cantu is scheduled for today.

Abby Guerra and Marlena Cantu were riding together on a highway in Arizona when they were in a car wreck two weeks ago. Their families were told Guerra was killed in the wreck and Cantu was fighting for her life in critical condition.

After five days of prayer and worry for one family and grieving for another, the hospital gave the families shocking news: There had been a mix-up. Guerra was the one in critical condition. Cantu was dead.

“It’s hard to describe,” Maria Guerra told reporters Wednesday.

The family had already planned Abby Guerra’s funeral.

Maria Guerra said she was repeatedly rebuffed when she tried to see what she thought were her daughter’s remains. It was only after an autopsy that was scheduled for Friday of last week that she said officials would allow her to see her daughter the next day.

But before she could do that, Guerra said, officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety came to her home asking questions about her daughter.

“They didn’t tell me anything at that time. … I don’t know what to express but it was really hard to understand what was going on,” Guerra said.

Eventually, the officials left, but not before gathering her daughter’s toothbrush and retainer, possibly to aid in identification.

Maria Guerra said she didn’t find out about the mix-up until at least two hours later when the family was to retrieve their daughter’s remains to prepare them for her funeral.

“Despite our daily requests to view the body, we were not permitted to do so for the six days between being notified of her death and the revelation she was alive,” Abby’s aunt, Dorenda Cisneros, told reporters Wednesday. “If this had occurred, we strongly feel that this horrible situation could have been avoided.”

story from and video at:  http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/abby-guerra-teen-hospital-mix-showing-signs-improvement/story?id=11304549

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Abby Guerra

1       7

her primary challenge = AG = 17 = Optimism.  Inspiration.  Hope.  Vision.  Visualization.  Affirmations.  Longevity.  Healing.  Cures.  Miracles.  Angels.  Air.  Oxygen.  Respiration.  Breath of life. 

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James Gammon

Sat, Jul. 17, 2010 08:06 PM

James Gammon, an exceptional character actor whose gravelly voice and craggy face made indelible memories in Sam Shepard plays, a spate of western TV shows and films, plus a comic turn in the baseball movie “Major League,” has died. He was 70.

Gammon died Friday surrounded by his family at his daughter’s home in Costa Mesa, where he and his wife, Nancy, had been living. He had cancer of the adrenal glands and the liver.

Gammon may be best known for his role as Lou Brown, manager of the hapless Cleveland Indians in the 1989 comedy “Major League” and its 1994 sequel. He stood out with key roles in many films including “Urban Cowboy,” “The Milagro Beanfield War,” “Leaving Normal,” “Ironweed,” “Silverado” and “Cold Mountain.”

On television he played the father on “Nash Bridges” from 1996 to 2001, though he was only nine years older than star Don Johnson. He also had recurring roles in the TV series “The Waltons,” “Bagdad Cafe,” “Homefront” and “Middle Ages,” a central role in the 1995 miniseries “Streets of Laredo” and a host of guest appearances ranging from “Gunsmoke” and other westerns in the 1960s to “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2007.

Despite leaving a lasting impression on the big and small screens, Gammon gripped audiences most tightly when he was on stage. A co-founder of the MET Theatre, he received several Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for acting and directing. Gammon helped establish the old MET, a 50-seat theater on Poinsettia Place near Melrose Avenue in the Fairfax district, in the 1970s with a trilogy of William Inge plays, “Bus Stop,” “Picnic” and “Dark at the Top of the Stairs.”

“He did a lot of movies and TV, but I think his great presence and power was on the stage,” Paul Koslo, an actor and director who worked with Gammon at the MET, said Saturday. “He always had something unexpected, riveting and real. “

In 1978 Gammon appeared in his first Shepard drama, “Curse of the Starving Class,” at the Public Theater in New York. The playwright called Gammon “astounding” after seeing him reprise the role of Weston in the West Coast premiere at the MET a year later.

Said theater critic Sylvie Drake in a review in the Los Angeles Times of the MET production: “His is a performance cut from flesh – a riveting, drunken, brawling, blind portrayal of a man at sea in a life he had abandoned years before, too long ago to ever hope to find it again.”

Gammon starred in a succession of Shepard-penned roles, including “A Lie of the Mind,” “Simpatico,” “The Late Henry Moss” and a 1996 Broadway production of “Buried Child,” for which he received a Tony nomination.

Shepard’s stories of desertion and disconnected family ties struck a chord with Gammon.

“I’m just swept by him,” Gammon told The New York Times in 1996. “I allow myself to be taken.”

Gammon was born April 20, 1940, in the farm town of Newman, Ill. After his parents split, he moved with his mother and siblings to central Florida, where he finished high school. He briefly attended college, then got a job as a cameraman at the CBS-TV affiliate in Orlando.

Soon he headed to Los Angeles, where he met his future wife and became involved in local theater.

Gammon returned to Florida in 1989 after buying a nine-acre horse farm in Ocala called Milagro, where he and his wife bred Thoroughbred racehorses. (Penny Blues, a horse the Gammons bred and co-owned with Johnson, won the Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita in 2000.)

Besides his wife of 38 years, Gammon is survived by their daughters, Allison Mann of Costa Mesa and Amy Gammon of West Hollywood; two grandchildren; a brother, Phillip of Northridge; and a sister, Sandra Glaudell of Ocala, Fla.

Although Gammon disengaged from the MET in the 1980s, he still returned occasionally, notably for a 2003 production of “King Lear.”

“Theater’s been the foundation of everything,” Gammon told The Chicago Tribune in 1995. “I would prefer to do theater all the time if I could. It’s just so unfortunate that there’s no way to really make a living at it hardly.”

Read more: http://www.kansascity.com/2010/07/17/2090307/james-gammon-character-actor-who.html#ixzz0tzqO60Tt

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James Gammon was born on April 20th, 1940 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Gammon

April 20th, 1940

4 + 20 +1+9+4+0 = 38 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Cancer.

April 20th, 1940

20 +1+9+4+0 = 34 = his “secret” number = Adrenals.

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using the number/letter grid:

1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

James Gammon

1         7

 

his primary challenge = JG = 17 = Health issues.

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Jodi Applegate and Michael Kay have been dating for a little over a year.  
Friday, July 16th 2010, 4:00 AM
ESPN radio host Michael Kay and News 12 anchor Jodi Applegate are engaged. Just weeks after Gatecrasher wrote about the couple’s year-long romance, we hear that Kay popped the question to Applegate on a Montauk beach on the evening of July 7.

His proposal came with a four-carat, emerald-cut diamond ring, although Applegate agreed to keep the sparkler and news of their engagement on the down-low until Kay could tell his big sister Debbie the news. The couple hasn’t set a date yet, but given Kay’s duties as the TV voice of the Yankees on the YES Network, the wedding probably won’t take place until after baseball season.

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Jodi Applegate was born on May 2nd, 1964 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jodi_Applegate
May 2nd
5 + 2 +2+0+1+0 = 10 = her personal year (from May 2nd, 2010 to May 1st, 2011) = Opportunities.
10 year + 7 (July) = 17 = her personal month (from July 2nd 2010 to August 1st, 2010) = Inspirational.
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Michael Kay was born on February 2nd, 1961 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Kay_(sports_broadcaster)
February 2nd, 1961
2 + 2 +1+9+6+1 = 21 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Seeing the big picture.
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February 2nd
2 + 2 +2+0+1+0 = 7 = his personal year (from February 2nd, 2010 to February 1st, 2011)
7 year + 7 (July) = 14 = his personal month (from July 2nd, 2010 to August 1st, 2010)
14 month + 7 (7th of the month on July 7th, 2010 (the day he proposed)) = 21 = his personal day = Seeing the big picture.
When his number (21 (2 + 2 +1+9+6+1 = 21)) comes up, that’s when he gets to live/experience what he is here to live/experience.  So this was HIS day!!!
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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

Michael Kay

4          2  7

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire = MY = 47 = Famous.  Name & fame.  Notoriety.  Name recognition.  (Inter)nationally known.  High profile.  VIP.  Well-known.  Household name.  Public life.  Limelight. 

his primary challenge = MK = 42 = Relationships.  Love.  Deep sharing.  Beautiful.  Loving relationships.  True love.  Lovers.  Couples.  Consorts.  Significant other.  Spouse.  Bride & groom.  Wedding.  Marriage. 

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Jul 10, 2010
Shinya Aoki didn’t take long to reaffirm his status as the preeminent lightweight in Japan and look for a rematch with the man who beat him three months ago.In his first official defense of the Dream belt he won in October, Aoki (24-5, 1 no-contest) submitted Tatsuya Kawajiri (26-6-2) with an achilles lock less than two minutes into the main event of Dream 15 today in Saitama, Japan. After the bout, Aoki told the audience he will have a September rematch in Dream with Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, although Melendez has said he does not expect to fight again until late this year.

With his combination of boxing and formidable wrestling, Kawajiri’s strengths are similar to those of Melendez, who defeated Aoki convincingly at Strikeforce’s April 17 show in Nashville. But Aoki never gave Kawajiri a chance to use those skills.

Immediately after the opening bell, Aoki shot forward to grab Kawajiri’s left leg. Although Aoki did not get the takedown, he dropped to his back and wrapped up the limb to start working a leg submission.

The challenger turned in an attempt to escape the hold and started firing kicks with his free leg, but Aoki would not relinquish his grip despite eating multiple shots to face that produced a large mouse under his left eye. In a finish reminiscent of Aoki’s win over Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez in December 2008, Kawajiri eventually found himself forced to tap out. He had to be supported by his cornermen as he left the ring.

It’s the 15th submission win of Aoki’s mixed martial arts career.

A match-up between Dream’s top lightweights had been building since last year, when Kawajiri started clamoring for a Dream title shot. But he was forced to bide his time while Aoki took two fights against fighters outside Dream.

The second of those bouts was against Melendez, who dominated Aoki for five rounds to take a unanimous decision in Nashville. Aoki isn’t the only top-10 fighter who wants a piece of Melendez later this year; Bellator in recent months has been calling for a bout between Alvarez and Melendez.

Melendez’s victory in April sent Aoki sliding from No. 2 to No. 7 in the USA TODAY/SB Nation consensus rankings for lightweights. Kawajiri went into today’s bout as the No. 8 lightweight. Melendez and Alvarez are No. 3 and No. 5 on the list.

from:  http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2010/07/dream-champion-aoki-regains-mojo-against-kawajiri/1

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Shinya Aoki was born on May 9th, 1983 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinya_Aoki

May 9th

5 + 9 +2+0+1+0 = 17 = his personal year (from May 9th, 2010 to May 8th, 2011) = Inspirational.  Inspired.

17 year + 7 (July) = 24 = his personal month (from July 9th, 2010 to August 8th, 2010) = Dominance.  Submission.  In charge.

24 month + 10 (10th of the month on Saturday July 10th, 2010) = 34 = his personal day = First strike.  Quick strike.  Things happen really quickly.  That didn’t take long.

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