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A Roaring Success: The Born Free Foundation

The lion, represents, courage, wisdom, dignity, justice, authority and more. However these qualities and symbolism make the lion to a few, an attractive animal to ‘hunt’.

Hence, illustrating the reasons behind the worldwide uproar (pardon the pun), when American dentist Walter Palmer, ‘hunted’ and killed Cecil the lion. The plight of the lion is however, not limited to high profile events such as this. Across the world, Lions are in many places still kept as pets, as entertainment providers in vastly unsuitable environments which fail to meet their most basic needs.

Founded in 1984 by the ‘Born Free’ actors Bill Travers MBE and Virginia McKenna OBE, and their son Will Travers OBE,  the ‘Born Free Foundation’ takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild.

Born Free, fight the ivory trade and sport hunting, hence helping to ensure lions like Cecil are able to live up to their symbolic prowess in the wild, born free and living free.

The book we created for The Born Free Foundation is a special place for their supporters to share and celebrate memories of loved ones, including both humans, and animals. Born Free are a fantastic organisation who we are very proud to work with, so please do consider leaving a message, remember a loved one and even leave a gift in your will to ensure they can continue protecting wild animals worldwide

This is what they had to say about us!

 ‘A huge thanks to our friends at the Online Book Company for the wonderful service we have received in getting this lovely book up and running and on our website’

Keep your eye’s peeled for the Launch of the Born Free Foundation Online Book….don’t forget to have a look at the Born Free Foundation website!

 www.bornfree.org.uk

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The Born Free Foundation: Keep Wildlife in the Wild

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Bethany HibbsA Roaring Success: The Born Free Foundation

Explore the History of ‘Fort Mifflin’ with The Online Book Company

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The historic landmark of Fort Mifflin is the oldest fortification continually used in the US. Over 300 Americans lost their lives here in 1777, when British forces relentlessly attacked the fort from their ships – at a rate of over 1,000 cannon rounds an hour!

The battle escalated into the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution – one which many say changed the course of American history.

Today, Fort Mifflin has been preserved as a National Historic Landmark. The unique fort and its surrounding environment is protected and used to educate and enlighten tourists, families and students about the importance of the site.

Here at the Online Book Company, we have developed a way for individuals to honour patriots and veterans in an everlasting format. The online book allows you to mark memories of loved ones by creating free memorial pages, expressing feelings in words, pictures and video clips – as well as being able to share pages with friends and family.

A memorial walkway has been built at Fort Mifflin with hand-made bricks which can be purchased through the online book. Each brick allows you to make your own mark in history and ranges in size and prices from $75 – $200.

Take a look at the book here.

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Vicki MayrickExplore the History of ‘Fort Mifflin’ with The Online Book Company

Creating a Digital Legacy

The loss of a loved one can be hard to come to terms with. Now, in this digital age, we’ve created a way of cherishing your memories in an everlasting format.

We create online books of remembrance, a virtual location for friends and family to visit and share memories, photos and words of comfort from the privacy of their own space – wherever they are in the world, your own digital legacy.

Our individual memory books preserve memories.  Unlike a traditional book of remembrance, the online book creates a sanctuary where a person’s life can be celebrated today, tomorrow and on, into the future.

As well as personal books, we also help organisations such as hospices, emergency services and even zoos who want to create their own digital legacy too. These books create a community where many families can share memories, thank yous and more – as all of our books have the capability to add a direct link to a charity of your choice.

The books we create are bespoke and tailored to your needs –get in touch and discover how you create your own digital legacy.

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Vicki MayrickCreating a Digital Legacy