It was good old Winston Churchill who said:

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

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He was a truly inspirational figure in his time.  I liked him even more when I found out he painted in his spare time.

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Don’t you love the hand-less cigar? Here’s one of his paintings:

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And another, more British style:

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Here’s young Winston before he achieved what Auntie M calls his ‘basset hound’ look:

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Handsome devil, isn’t he?

My favorite saying of his is:

NEVER NEVER NEVER give up!

As we near our national election, let’s hope some of the altruism and strength Winnie brought to his nation in a time of war will come to ours in a time of uncertainty.

Whomever you favor, get out Tuesday and VOTE!  It’s your hard-won American privilege~

Thanks to Google Images.

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