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1804 - George Sand
In July 1804, Paris, a great French novelist was born. Known as Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, Baronne Dudevant: she was Aurore… before George.
3 Reasons to Wear Perfume in the Times of Social Distancing

What a curious, what a marvelous sensation – to inhale, to breathe in, to seep in the micro perfumes of the day at last, to smell. For the days have been long for all of us confined, forced to watch, immobile, the blossoms of spring as they waned; yet here we are, outside and alive anew, and as we return to the rituals of yesterday, reaching for our lipstick and trimming our beards, there flies a question on everyone’s lips: should I wear perfume again? 

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1828 - Jules Verne
Dubbed the literary father of science fiction, Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. It was there in Nantes, a port city, that Jules first became fascinated with travel, adventure, and exploration on the sea, urgently seeking whatever was just beyond the horizon.
Celebrating #NationalAuthorsDay on November 1
Every November 1, we celebrate #NationalAuthorsDay. In 1928, Nellie Verne Burt McPherson, president of the Bement, Illinois Women’s Club, developed the idea to celebrate American authors.