Emma D., Art Department Editor
As a proud student at the George Washington University Online High School, I decided to learn more about the famous figure that bears my school’s name by exploring eight historical sites in my area.
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Paige P., journalist
Imagine embarking on a risky journey, braving the harsh cold of the latest Ice Age on foot, with a toddler in one arm, surrounded by enormous mammoths and giant sloths. This is exactly what scientists think one young woman and a child experienced over 10,000 years ago, in what is now White Sands National Park in New Mexico. After finding this 1.5 kilometer long trail of fossilized human footprints, the longest that has ever been found from the ice age (427 total footprints to be exact,) scientists were able to analyze 90 specifically. Looking for distinct patterns, measurements, and other details, they uncovered the setting and situation that likely took place there during this time. Due to the remarkable length of the tracks, scientists were able to uncover many specific details of the young woman’s journey.
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Gryffin Penn, journalist
Easy to identify, but not easy to catch, a little red-bearded man in a green coat and top hat is at the center of St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re lucky enough to snare one of those sneaky leprechauns, he will grant you three wishes.
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