Reconnecting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature ReconnectingIn the evening our telephone was reconnected, and we were allowed to receive some telegrams and to send open telegrams to the consuls, etc.ndash;James W. Gerard in My Four Years in Germany.He found his way hither, led, as you were, by a desire to reconnect himself with the place whence his family had originated; for he, too, was of a race which had something to do with the ancient story which has now been brought to a close.ndash;Nathaniel Hawthorne in Ancestral Footstep. Nonfiction Usage Journalism UsageAsia - News: November 10, 2006 - Headline: First Steps Taken Toward Realization of Trans-Asian Railway. Author: Heda Bayron. Excerpt: However, obstacles to connecting Asia fully by rail remain. Work on reconnecting rail lines between South and North Korea was completed in 2003, for instance, and this in theory would become part of the Trans-Asia network.Liberia - News: August 15, 2003 - Headline: Monrovia Residents Get Badly Needed Food. Author: Alisha Ryu. Excerpt: West African peacekeepers in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, opened the city's main bridge on Friday, reconnecting areas that had been divided during a two-month rebel siege. Hungry residents rushed across the bridge to the city's port to buy badly needed food supplies.Louisiana - News: September 13, 2005 - Headline: Hurricane Victims in Houston Continue to Move Out of Shelters. Author: Greg Flakus. Excerpt: There have been several cases of family members reconnecting here and there are posters with pictures and names of lost loved ones at the entrance to the hall. The Red Cross is also operating an online computer system to help locate people who were separated from loved ones who ended up in far away cities.MSF's - News: February 11, 2005 - Headline: Treating The Mental Impact of War. Author: Cole Mallard. Excerpt: The clinical psychologist says in a mass trauma situation, such as the Rwandan genocide in '94, or the on-going crisis in Darfur, not everyone needs individual attention. He estimates that between 20 and 30 percent of those needing counseling need it one on one. Others, he says, are helped through group therapy, constructive activities, bringing back structure to their lives, and reconnecting them with their environment.New Jersey - News: August 29, 2002 - Headline: Middletown NJ Remembers Sept. 11. Author: Adam Phillips. Excerpt: Reconnecting with others has been one way to get through the crisis.North Korea - News: August 6, 2002 - Headline: N. Korea Demands New Maritime Border with South. Author: Amy Bickers. Excerpt: It follows a flurry of diplomatic overtures by Pyongyang. The North and South will reopen stalled ministerial talks next week on a series of issues, among them are reunions of divided families and reconnecting a cross-border railway.Seattle - News: December 8, 2002 - Headline: Pro Bowling Seeks to Capture a New Generation of Audiences. Excerpt: For about 10 or 15 years the PBA really suffered from a lack of marketing, a lack of communication, a lack of doing the sophisticated things other sports leagues were doing. While the NBA, the NFL, Major League Baseball were reconnecting to consumers, the PBA simply went to the restroom and didn't participate, Mr. Miller said.South Korea - News: August 12, 2002 - Headline: First Day of Korea Talks End on Positive Note. Excerpt: The accord calls for reuniting families, divided by the Korean War, military and economic cooperation and reconnecting rail and road links, severed for more than 50 years.South Korea - News: August 13, 2002 - Headline: Koreas Agree to Resume Cooperation Projects During Talks. Author: Amy Bickers. Excerpt: They will also hold talks on reconnecting a railway line across their heavily militarized border. Next month they will hold a fifth reunion of families divided by the border. In addition, Red Cross officials from both sides will discuss establishing a permanent meeting place
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