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6 Delayed Series Installments that Kept Readers on the Hook
Part of the beauty of books is that the stories they tell are immortal. These authors know all too well how to craft a tale for the ages by spanning their series over generations of readers.
Next-Level Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice Like a Champ
Incredible ways to celebrate the summer solstice—the first official day of summer AND the “longest” day of the year.
Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
If you think May 5th is Mexican Independence Day—you’ve got Cinco de Mayo all wrong.
14 Fun and Festive Recipes for Mardi Gras Season
Get into Mardi Gras mode wherever you are with these 14 unforgettable recipes.
Country Music and the Military
Look inside the long-running relationship between the military and the country music industry.
Cheers! Best Beverage Tools for Tailgating
Check out our favorite beverage-related tools for tailgating.
Celebrate 170 Years of YMCA History
Explore almost two centuries’ worth of the YMCA’s rich history in recreation and community service.
Furry Face-Off: Can Kitten Bowl Steal the Spotlight from Puppies?
Hallmark Channel puts its money on kittens with new Super Bowl show.
Thank the YMCA for Pioneering 8 American Institutions
You won’t believe the YMCA created basketball, summer camp, the Peace Corps and more.
YMCA: Success Stories from Across America
Americans lose weight, learn skills, build self-confidence and nourish spirits at the YMCA.
Tournament of Roses Parade: 125th Anniversary
125th annual New Year’s Day parade delights spectators with ornate floats decorated entirely of natural materials.
Acts of Kindness 2013
American Profile readers share acts of kindness by family, neighbors, coworkers and complete strangers.