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One of those iconic divers was Clen Sohn from Lansing, Michigan, who was one of the first wingsuit users all the way back in 1935.
My first “job,” was working for the Gannett Company as a delivery boy for the Lansing State Journal at the age of 11.
Well, Detroit has been dying since the day I was born in a hospital in Lansing, Michigan, in 1967.
I did my first job, as a delivery boy for the Lansing State Journal, in the late 1970s with the help of my 10-speed.
Even in Fatal Attraction, Lansing said that audiences always rooted for the horrible, cheating husband he played.
Lansing Harold had no intention of trying hydropathy, unless the wide view of the river from all his windows could be called that.
However, I feel sure that Lansing will do the job, and that you will find your relations with him in every way satisfactory.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick
Lansing was too astonished to reply; she turned her head partly towards him as though listening.A Young Man in a Hurry|Robert W. Chambers
Mr. Lansing scratched his head a little behind, with a movement that sent his straw hat forward in the direction of his nose.Pandora|Henry James
He knew that her strongest love had not been given to him, it had been given to her other nephew, his cousin Lansing Harold.
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Word Origin and History for lansing
name originally applied to the lake, perhaps from Old Ojibwa (Algonquian) *meshi-gami "big lake." The spelling is French. Organized as a U.S. territory 1805, admitted as a state 1837. A resident might be a Michigander (1848) or a Michiganian (1813).
Culture definitions for lansing
State in the northern United States bordered on the north by Lake Superior; on the east by Lake Erie, Lake Huron, and Ontario, Canada; on the south by Ohio and Indiana; and on the west by Wisconsin and Lake Michigan. Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.