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Word of the Day

Precentor prih-SEN-ter (noun) A leader of the singing of a choir or congregation - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Emily Dickinson Museum
www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org

Today is Emily Dickinson’s birthday, so take some time to visit the site of the official Emily Dickinson Museum and learn about her past, her poetry and her accomplishments.

Number to Know

28.2 million: The number of real Christmas trees sold in 2009, according to www.christmastree.org.

This Day in History

Dec. 10, 1906: President Theodore Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress/singer Raven-Symoné (27)

Daily Quote

“Christmas is a necessity.  There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.” - Eric Sevareid