Danny Lee Thomas (May 9, 1951 – June 12, 1980) was a Major League Baseball player who played for the Milwaukee Brewers in 1976 and 1977. During his brief major league career, he became known as the “Sundown Kid” because of his well-publicized refusal to play on seventh-day Sabbath.
The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee’s Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school. The trial was deliberately staged in order to attract publicity to the small town of Dayton, Tennessee, where it was held. Scopes was unsure whether he had ever actually taught evolution, but he purposely incriminated himself so that the case could have a defendant.
With almost 20 years of exposure to the WCG some deep scars developed and one of those was the loss of my anchor in life. It took years to build a new one, one built on believing in myself and standing up for my ideas and beliefs. That inner anchor is the most important thing in your life, without it you will get lost. It’s a compass on the one hand and in the other your tower of strength.