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Hello My Name Is…

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Hello, my name is Samara.  In case you didn’t think Sami was a unique enough name, many of you might not realize that my full name is in fact Samara J’aime (Strauss) Cone. Samara means ‘guarded by God’ in Hebrew. My British mother originally liked the name ‘Samantha’ for me, but worried I may find it difficult to spell as a …

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Free Famous Dave’s BBQ on August 14

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Is your name Dave? Then you can get freeFamous Dave’s BBQ on August 14, 2011! Obviously Dave must be southern and recognize that people down here LOVE a good variation on a traditional name, so he’s accepting any David’s, Davy’s, Davis’s and yes, even Davita! Don’t worry, if you’re middle name is Dave, you still get half off (any entree …

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Famous Obscurity

I’ve always received a lot of attention for my name – Samara J’aime Strauss. It’s a unique mouthful that represents many different nationalities and meanings. My mother actually chose ‘Samara’ because though she liked ‘Samantha’, she thought it would be too difficult for a young child to spell. ‘Samara’ came with the blessing of my Jewish grandmother (meaning “guarded by …

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