Pam Grier (in "Coffy" above) turns 61 today.

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Good Morning. Today’s LIVE BETTER TIP for Success is focused on helping you Turn Your Setbacks Into Greenbacks!

Most people don’t live their dreams because they would rather sit around, complain, and bemoan their state rather than fight for their dreams. Folks, you should never complain about what you allow. You have a choice! I’ll share a story with you that illustrates this point.

There was a man walking down a country road. He walked past a porch, where an old farmer was sitting in his rocking chair, and next to him was a dog that was howling and making all sorts of noise. The man walked up to the farmer and asked, ‘‘Why is that dog howling and making so much noise?’’ The farmer said, ‘‘Because he’s sitting on a nail.’’ The man said, ‘‘Why doesn’t he get up?’’ and the farmer said, ‘‘ ’Cause it don’t hurt bad enough!

Lenny Kravitz turns 46 today

Don’t complain about what you allow. You have a choice. You should choose where you want to go in life. You can…if you want to! Choose to be GREAT!

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May 26: Actor Philip Michael Thomas is 61. Actress Pam Grier is 61. Singer Lenny Kravitz is 46.


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Edwin Barclay, the president of the Republic of Liberia, William V. S. Tubman, Liberia's president-elect, meet with President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Secretary of State Cordell Hull, at the White House, May 26, 1943.


May 26, 1943: President Edwin Barclay of Liberia, first African president to pay an official visit to an American president, arrived at White House. (Source:

Below: The birthday girl in the 1974 trailer for “Foxy Brown.”