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Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virgina, Governor Rick Scott of Florida, Governor Gary Herbert  of Utah, Premier Christy Clark of British Columbia(Canada) and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk of Queensland(Australia): Tell Sister State, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, That We’re Opposed to the Torture and...

“How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull the trigger?” — Virginia Woolf

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Virginia was the first permanent colony. Unfortunately , numerous settlers died of starvation and disease. However, others were able to survive because the Native Americans helped them by teaching them how to hunt and gather food along with information on certain plants and herbs that were good for the human body.

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Blackwater Falls State Park is named for the falls of the Blackwater River. The "black" water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The falls are one of the most photographed sites in West Virginia.

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Louise McNeill was one of West Virginia's poet lauretes. Her memoir, Milkweed Ladies, tells of six generations of her family and their farm. Her book of poetry, Elderberry Flood, tells the history of West Virginia in verse. If you read just one West Virginia author, read McNeill!

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