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Notable Washington People
      “One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you're feeling blue is that he
 doesn't try to find out why.”
"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. "

~Bill Gates born October 28, 1955 
 Seattle, Washington
Bob Barker
December 12, 1923- 
~Born in Darrington, WA~
 #SpayandNeuter Your Pets"   
Navy Fighter Pilot 
Official member Sioux tribe 
Listen to Judy Collins sing 
'Amazing Grace.'   
Collins born May 1, 1939   
Seattle, WA
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."
                       ~Jimi Hendrix
November 27, 1942, Seattle, WA
September 18, 1970,  London, UK
Adam West "Batman"
Born: September 19, 1928 
Walla Walla, WA

List of Washington state symbols.
Click goldfinch--WA state bird.
Go Veggie!
Pearl Jam is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990. Listen to "Better Man" 

"Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game." 
                ~Paul Rodriguez

"The most powerful force ever known on this planet is human cooperation - a force for construction and destruction. "
                              ~Jonathan Haidt

"The bones of the story of 'War Horse' is a love story. That's what makes it universal."
                                          ~Steven Spielberg
"A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden."
             -Robert Southey

“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” 
― Albert Schweitzer
Listen to 
'Twin Peaks.'
"Global warming isn't a prediction.
 It is happening."
          ~James Hansen
Zev Siegl (left) co- founder Starbucks. 
Zev Siegl is an American entrepreneur. In 1971 he, and teacher Jerry Baldwin, and writer Gordon Bowker established Starbucks Coffee Company and opened the original store, in the Pike Place Market, in Seattle in Washington!
       Bing Crosby 
  Born May 3, 1903, Tacoma, WA
 Died Oct 14, 1977, Alcobendas, Spain
Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana. 
Born: February 20, 1967, Aberdeen, WA
Died: April 5, 1994, Seattle, WA
Today, there are 29 federally recognized tribes in Washington State.



The State Flag of Washington was adopted August 25, 1923. 
Week for the Animals
August 19-27, 2017!
Carol Channing 
Born: January 31, 1921      Seattle, WA
Sally Jewell (center) born in 1956       Renton, WA  
51st U.S. Secretary of Interior
Rick Steves

Richard "Rick" Steves is an American travel writer, author, activist and television personality. He is perhaps most-known as the host of the PBS travel documentary series Rick Steves' Europe.
Born: May 10, 1955 Barstow, CA   Residence  Edmonds, Washington,

Kenneth "Kenny" Loggins
BornJanuary 7, 1948 
Everett, Washington,
Robert Joffrey 
born Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan
Born: December 24, 1930
Seattle, Washington
Died:March 25, 1988 NYC

 American dancer, teacher, producer, choreographer, and co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet,