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Camp Laurence

Camp LaurenceBeth was postmistress, for, being most at home, she could attend to it regularly, and dearly liked the daily task of unlocking the little door and distributing the mail. One July…

The Laurence Boy

The Laurence Boy"Jo! Jo! Where are you?" cried Meg at the foot of the garret stairs."Here!" answered a husky voice from above, and, running up, Meg found her sister eating apples and crying …

Laurence Yep

Chinese-American writer Laurence Yep is the author of Dragonwings (1975), Child of the Owl (1977) and dozens of other books for young readers. Yep studied at Marquette University and earned an undergr…

Laurence Olivier

English actor Sir Laurence Olivier has been hailed as one of the 20th century's greatest classical actors and interpreters of William Shakespeare. Dark-eyed, strong-jawed and intense, Olivier rapidly …

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne played the tough, mysterious, leather-clad Morpheus in the box office hit The Matrix (1999, with Keanu Reeves) and its sequels. Fishburne was acting on a national level from a young…

Laurence CURTIS

CURTIS, Laurence, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 3, 1893; graduated from Groton School in 1912 and from Harvard University in 1916; served…

Lazy Laurence

Lazy LaurenceLaurie went to Nice intending to stay a week, and remained a month. He was tired of wandering about alone, and Amy's familiar presence seemed to give a homelike charm to the fore…

Margaret Sanger

Name at birth: Margaret Louise HigginsMargaret Sanger was a nurse in the poor neighborhoods of New York City when she founded the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in 1916. At the time it was ill…

Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret was the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II and for a brief time was second in line to the British throne. Her uncle King Edward VIII abdicated the throne when Margaret was six, and…

Margaret Keane

Margaret Keane is an artist whose paintings of big-eyed waifs sold by the millions during the 1960s -- while her husband took all the credit. Walter Keane was her second husband, and with a flamboyan…