A Superior man has been convicted of investment fraud after convincing a man to invest $250,000 in a book series described as a western-themed “50 Shades of Grey.”
“He was embarrassed that he took them,” Anita Thompson told The Associated Press on Thursday, noting the deep respect her husband had for Hemingway’s work. “He wished he hadn’t taken them. He was young, it was 1964, and he got caught up in the moment.
“The irony to me is that the ‘mitten’ of Michigan will probably not need mittens this winter,” she said. “They’re the one spot along the border, really, that is predicted to be relatively mild.” Cold temperatures also are expected for the rest of the country, but not as cold as the norm, with wet weather in California and Florida.
“I’d like as many Potter fans to see it as possible,” Rowling said on the red carpet before the show, as fans cheered and poked camera phones over crowd barriers in hope of getting a picture.
“Handwriting is a mirror of a person’s soul,” Victor said. “It was a trauma for me.”
“I think this is a way to re-examine our relationship with the past and really look long and hard at where we are now,” said Taylor, author of “Moon Route 66 Road Trip.” She recently received two grants to locate and map the Green Book spots.
“Whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation, take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented,” he said in 1986, upon accepting the Nobel.
He died late Monday in his sleep at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, said Yvonne Merkel, a spokeswoman for his Reston, Virginia-based consulting firm, Toffler Associates.
“JF&CS will direct the grant money exclusively to support the needs of the Holocaust survivors we meet with every day,” JF&CS CEO Rimma Zelfand said in a statement. “As Holocaust survivors grow increasingly frail, many of our clients have a far greater need for care than is covered by our existing funding.”