RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Tues 12/22/15

 Helen Keller wasn’t born blind or deaf.  She lost her sight and hearing to a disease when she was two.  It was diagnosed as “brain fever” . . . but it was most likely scarlet fever or meningitis.

7-Eleven started in Dallas in 1927 as a store that only sold ice.  Eventually it expanded to sell milk, bread, and eggs . . . and then evolved into the first convenience store.

President Obama isn’t the first president accused of being born in another country.  Chester A. Arthur was always accused of being born in Canada, but it was never proven.