Bethany Sharpe

About Bethany

Bethany A. Sharpe is a teacher and a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky. Her research interests focus on US Foreign Relations.

Laura Silsby, an American who took it upon herself to find new homes for Haitian children who lost parents in the 2010 Haitian Earthquake was moved to action by harrowing photos of children in distress. During her attempt to bring the children across the border to the Dominican Republic to fly them to new homes… MORE

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In December 1985, while signing a bill to designate the week Human Rights Week in the United States, Ronald Reagan declared that the day was to “take stock, to survey the globe with an eye not so much towards words, as to actual deeds, to measure the world against the noble assertions of the Universal… MORE

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On January 28, 1985, in a fit of pique, Cyndi Lauper declared, “That’s right! Ain’t what we’re doing trying to unite the world?”  Lauper’s comment was a direct response to a creative dispute taking place in a Los Angeles music studio where such prominent and diverse musicians as Willie Nelson, Michael Jackson, Lionel Ritchie, and… MORE

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