Hundreds Attend Lonely Veteran’s Funeral After Sad Obit Goes Viral

World War II vet Harold Jellicoe “Coe” Percival passed away peacefully in his sleep last month at the age of 99. According to his obituary, Harold had “no close family who can attend his funeral.” Enter: The Internet.

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The Evolution Of The Nickel On Its 150th Birthday

The United States Mint began striking coins in the 1790s and from the beginning five-cent pieces were offered. But thet weren’t the nickels we know and love today. America’s original five-cent piece was the silver half dime. It wasn’t until the 1860s when industrialist Joseph Warton pushed for new coinage…

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