Gladys Maria Knight born May 28, , known as the "Empress of Soul" ,   is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. Throughout the late 40's and early 50's, she would sing in the church choir. That same year, Gladys, her brother Bubba, sister Brenda and their cousins Eleanor and William Guest began performing together during Bubba's tenth birthday party after a record player malfunctioned. Shortly afterwards, the quintet agreed to form a group under the insistence of Gladys' mother Elizabeth Knight.
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This post was written by Julianne Adams and originally appeared on Pixable. Ah, college. Four -ish years of higher education and drunken shenanigans. We all have at least one weird story from the days of student living, but if you think your story is wild, wait until you read these 14 tales. Shared on a reddit thread asking for the craziest dorm stories, these reminiscences involve drugs, alcohol, sex and Yeah, there's some weird stuff going on in schools.
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Elected officials have urged Chick-fil-A to stay out of their cities, the Jim Henson Company has severed ties, and gay rights groups are organizing national protests against the fried chicken chain. But at the Chick-fil-A where Andrew works in northern Alabama, business has been booming over the past few weeks. On Wednesday -- dubbed "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" by former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee -- lines are stretching out the front door and the parking lot is packed with customers coming out to support company chief executive Dan Cathy, who recently came out against same-sex marriage with statements that have polarized lovers of the fast-food chain. Andrew, a gay year-old who has been working at the northern Alabama Chick-fil-A since January, sat in his car smoking a cigarette and watching the crowd during a break earlier Wednesday.
He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are , first published in One of his first professional commissions was to create window displays for the toy store FAO Schwarz. His illustrations were first published in in a textbook titled Atomics for the Millions by Maxwell Leigh Eidinoff. He spent much of the s illustrating children's books written by others before beginning to write his own stories. His older brother Jack Sendak also became an author of children's books, two of which were illustrated by Maurice in the s.