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A few days ago a video appeared on the Web in which a married couple from St. Louis (USA) sent weapons to a crowd of protesters who entered their territory. Users of social networks were divided into two camps: some support a man and a woman who wanted to protect their home, while others are outraged as they dared to send weapons to "peaceful" demonstrators. But we were not interested in this debate in this story, but in the motives of the spouses who so desperately rushed to defend the mansion. It turns out that the house has its own story, and the owners spent 30 years on its restoration.
In 1988, a pair of young lawyers, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, bought a mansion in St. Louis, Missouri. The house was in poor condition, but with a rich history. Spouses say they were too young and naive to understand what they signed up for, intending to restore a huge mansion. After 30 years, the house looks amazing.
The hostess of the future home was eager to build one of the most luxurious homes in the Midwest. For this purpose, in 1909, she hired architects from Haynes & Barnett. Thomas Barnett sent his employees to Rome and Florence. They spent 2 years there, studying the architecture of Italian Renaissance palazzos. Already in 1912, the hostess staged the first ball in her new home. This information is reliably known since the couple of Maklossky in 1990 met with the daughter of Anna Audrey Faust Wallace.
Today, Mark and Patricia Maklossky are already 60 years old. Restoration of the mansion has become for them the work of a lifetime. That is why they did not hesitate for such actions when it was necessary to protect their property.
Amazing case in Iran! Coronavirus has claimed hundreds of thousands of people worldwide since the outbreak of the pandemic, people of all ages, with or without other diseases. The killer virus has killed even children, and doctors around the world are constantly fighting it. Despite the bad news about the virus, there is amazing positive news about COVID-19. A 107-year-old Iranian woman has been cured of coronavirus and is in good condition!
Saltanat Akbari, originally from Iran, was diagnosed with coronavirus at the age of 107. She managed to defeat the virus that has caused so many casualties around the world, and is now in good condition and resumed her daily activities. The woman, tested positive for coronavirus, was hospitalized at Khasari Hospital, located in the city of Arark, and after a period of isolation and recovery from specific tests, she was discharged because the tests were negative.
The Iranian woman is not the first person over 100 to defeat the new flu virus. A woman from northern Italy, who will turn 104 in August, has overcome the infectious disease COVID-19, caused by the new type of coronavirus.
Ada Zanusso fell ill in early March at Residenza Maria Grazia, a nursing home in the northwestern province of Biella, about 100 kilometers west of Milan. Thanks to the devotion of doctors, the woman managed to emerge victorious in the fight against the disease and was able to return to her greatest passion, reading.
Two other women who recently turned 103 have been cured of COVID-19: Zhang Guangfen, of the Chinese city of Wuhan, and an Iranian woman whose identity has not been revealed, according to reports provided by The Sun.
Thousands of people have celebrated 155 years since the abolition of slavery in the United States. The statue of a Confederate general, shot down by protesters
Thousands of Americans marked the 155th anniversary of "Juneteenth" (English name formed by the combination of the word "June" and 19) on Friday, the date of the abolition of slavery, amid racial tensions affecting the country after the death of George Floyd, according to AFP.
"I am a woman of color, I have lived in this country for 20 years and I am here to say that the lives of blacks matter, those of my children and brothers, to be able to live in a safe country," he told AFP , Tabatha Bernard, 38, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, in the huge New York procession.
Demonstrations on the occasion of "Juneteenth", the day in 1865 when the last slaves were released in Galveston, Texas, were organized in the four corners of the country.
In Washington, protesters who denounced "racism, oppression and police violence" first gathered around the Martin Luther King Memorial at the call of professional players from local basketball clubs.
Near the White House, the event was festive in the already well-known meeting place called "Black Lives Matter Plaza". Hundreds of people danced to the sounds of Go-go Music before marching through the streets of the center of the federal capital.
"We will not be able to eliminate all racist police officers," said Joshua Hager, 29, but "we want most of them fired and held accountable."
His partner, Yamina BenKreira, expressed the wish that the history of African Americans be better taught so that young people "become aware" of these discriminations.
In recent weeks, calls for the dismantling of monuments in memory of Confederate soldiers present throughout the south of the country have multiplied.
At the root of this movement is the debate over racism in America, rekindled by the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American who suffocated under the knee of a white police officer during his arrest in late May in Minneapolis.
Massive protests in London after the violent death of George Floyd: "There is no peace without justice"
The brutal death of George Floyd, an African-American who ended up trampled by a police officer, did not go unnoticed both in the United States and around the world. In Minneapolis, hundreds of people protested against the racist behavior of law enforcement and dozens of protesters were arrested. And the British were outraged by what happened and took to the streets to shout their revolt.
Hundreds of British people demonstrated in London on Sunday, May 31, after an African-American citizen found his end in a barbaric way, trampled on by a law enforcement officer. The 46-year-old man was immobilized, and the policeman continued to kneel on his head and neck until the man he found guilty of using counterfeit shopping bills took his last breath on the pavement.
After his death, people in the United States manifested their opposition to the racist attitude that law enforcement often displays. The British did not remain indifferent either, and on Sunday they met in Trafalgar Square to demand justice. "Without justice there is no peace!", The crowd chanted several times.
Demonstrators knelt, a gesture that became a symbol of the fight against discrimination in the United States, where similar rallies were held daily, after which they marched to the United States Embassy in Britain.
"Obviously, the images of what happened to George Floyd were extremely disturbing, as were the scenes of riots and violence in the United States," said British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab on Sunday. Asked on Sky News what he thinks about the issue, Raab declined to comment on a controversial tweet by Donald Trump and how he handled the crisis.
The American president, who has repeatedly denounced the "tragic" death of George Floyd, said the riots dishonored his memory by their "violence" and "vandalism". "When the robbery begins, it starts firing," he reacted in a message posted on Twitter, signaled by the social network as an "apology for violence."