A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.” — Wilma Rudolph
Aug. 8: Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 56. Singer Marsha Ambrosius (Floetry) is 41. Actress Countess Vaughn (“The Parkers,” “Moesha”) is 40. Actress Meagan Good (“Think Like a Man”) is 37.
Aug. 8, 1885: African American inventor William C. Carter patented an umbrella stand (U.S. patent#323,397).