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Morning Start: Camels

Your morning start for Wednesday, March 22
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Good morning everyone and happy hump day. Let’s have a great day!

Fun Fact: Camel milk is incredibly nutritious, as nomadic cultures in harsh environments like deserts have relied on Camel milk for centuries as a source of nutrition. The milk has a lot more iron and vitamin C than cows’ milk and is sometimes used in Kazakhstan to help treat illnesses such as tuberculosis.

On this day

In 1896, Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3:18 at the Panhellenic Games.

In 1963, The Beatles release their first album, Please Please Me.

National holidays

Today is Daffodil Day, Gryffindor Pride Day, International Day Of The Seal, National Goof Off Day, World Water Day and Texas Cowboy Poetry Day.

Weather forecast from Environment Canada

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Salmon Arm

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In case you missed it

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A powerful, 6.5 magnitude earthquake was felt across Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of India. At least three people have been killed, according to police.

Celebrity birthdays

If your birthday is today, you share one with actresses Reese Witherspoon (46), Constance Wu (40), Formula One driver Mick Schumacher (23), rapper DAX (28) and acting great William Shatner (92).

Have a terrific Wednesday!


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Bowen Assman

About the Author: Bowen Assman

I joined The Morning Star team in January 2023 as a reporter. Before that, I spent 10 months covering sports in Kelowna.
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