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The plaque, a replica of a gift to the people of Dunkerque, France, hangs in the second floor corridor of Dunkirk City Hall, a couple of blocks from Lake Erie. It has been there for decades, a gesture to emphasize a bond of deep affection, and Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas sees it as a daily reminder of civic purpose. "We need to remember," he said, "great things can happe…

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Cartoonist's Note: "genie" is a French word with Arabic origins in meaning (not the Disney version who grants you three wishes). "Génie (denoting a guardian or protective spirit): from French. Génie was adopted in the current sense by the 18th-century French translators because of its resemblance to Arabic jinnī ‘jinni.’" (from Google Dictionary) "Jinni ..…

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Cartoonist's Note: "genie" is a French word with Arabic origins in meaning (not the Disney version who grants you three wishes). "Génie (denoting a guardian or protective spirit): from French. Génie was adopted in the current sense by the 18th-century French translators because of its resemblance to Arabic jinnī ‘jinni.’" (from Google Dictionary) "Jinni ...in Arab…