Caroline Leah “Lee” Ellis nee Johannpeter, Part I

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My great-grandmother, Caroline Leah “Lee” Ellis nee Johannpeter was born to Frederick William August Johannpeter, 1839 – 1915, and Joanna Grieve, 1843 – 1920, in St. Charles, MO on June 13, 1881.  She was the second youngest of seven siblings, Gustav, Anna, Amalia “Marie”, Julius “Jules”, Herman and Charles Frederick.  Great Grandma was said to be a very strong-willed person.

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Conditioning from 2006 to 2010

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This training program is what I used from 2006 to 2008, while I was training in both Taekwondo and Judo.  In general, I performed conditioning workouts in the morning and martial arts workouts in the evening. Conditioning Schedule Monday A.M.: Chest, Biceps, Elliptical Trainer Tuesday A.M.: Thighs, Calves, Recumbent Bike Tuesday P.M.: Shoulders, Triceps, Forms Friday A.M.: Back, Abs, Elliptical

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Jack Johnson and The Fight of the Century

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After Jack Johnson became champion, a lack of strong contenders caused public pressure to mount on James J. Jeffires, the retired former heavyweight champion, to end his retirement and fight Johnson.  Jeffries was considered the first and most credible of the “White Hope” contenders. In his prime, Jeffries probably couldn’t beat Johnson.  At 35 years of age and nearly 300

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