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Famed American columnist Erma Bombeck once wrote, "It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding."

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In 2007, Patricia Lund s doctor recommended that she lose 65 pounds, either through old-fashioned diet and exercise or through surgery. Lund chose to do things the old-fashioned way. [caption id="attachment_7172" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Patricia Lund (left) said it was the best feeling when three generations of her family ran the Round Hill race.

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This month, a fresh batch of beautiful and talented women will travel to Las Vegas to compete for the coveted title of Miss America 2010. No one knows the excitement and thrill these women will face better than Ashby Ponds Barbara Hanson. [caption id="attachment_7179" align="alignright" width="196" caption="Barbara Hanson was named Mrs. District of Columbia in 1963.

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In a community of vast interests, eight Ashby Ponds residents share a love for the written word and the distinction of being published authors.

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In a span of less than 24 hours, Riderwood and Greenspring took center stage in the contentious health care reform battle. [caption id="attachment_3023" align="alignright" width="280" caption="ABC World News Tonight paid a visit to Riderwood to hear what residents had to say about health care."]

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In Outre-Mer, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, Music is the universal language of mankind.

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On the morning of June 27, 1941, Nazi troops from Order Police Battalion 309 invaded the town of Bialystok, Poland.

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Those who live at Erickson communities have a special tie to patriotism.
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Long before Hollywood celebrities espoused on the benefits of leading a more environmentally conscious lifestyle, members of local Erickson communities were already taking steps to live green while protecting natural resources. Redefining trash Recycling is a huge priority at all Erickson communities.