• Manson Family April 25 2005
    1,533 words
    "Jails, courtrooms and prisons had been my life since I was twelve years old." (Emmons and Manson, 21) These are the words of Charles Miles Manson, a convicted serial killer who has never actually murdered a single person in his life. Manson was born "no name Maddox" on November 12, 1934, and has in fact been in prison for more than half of his life. (28) It was 1967, after Manson had just been released from the Federal Penitentiary at Terminal Island, San Pedro, when the "Manson Family" had beg...
  • Teens Time Local Bobby
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    Date: June 9 th, 1952. Time: 9: 30 p. m. I sit here waiting to hear the jingle of the doorbell. Im so excited, this is my first date! Bobby Anderson, the football captain, asked me out today in math class. Hes so cute! Oh god, Im so nervous. Suzie thinks to herself as she sits in the booth by the window. She waits at the diner on the corner of Main and Park Streets. The jingle of the bell startles Suzie from her thoughts and she begins to get butterflies in her stomach. Bobby walks up behind he...
  • Angels Gate Gary Crew
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    Angels Gate is set in fairly modern times around about 1980-1990. I know this because of the way the people dress and by the way the people talk. The way the people in the novel talk is very similar to how people talk now but the people in the novel dont use as much slang as most people do now. The way the people in the novel dress is also very similar to how people dress now but the people in the novel wear daggy clothes which are out of fashion now. A good example of how the people in the nove...