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  • Buck And Tracy
    550 words
    There is one particular case that stands out in my mind when I think of domestic violence. The Tracy Thurman Story. Tracy Thurman was a Connecticut housewife. She suffered a horrendous abuse at the hands of her husband. As the days got older so did the beatings and was more horrified each day. When Buck and Tracy got involved she realized that he had a gambling problem. She had confronted him about him losing money while gambling in front of his friends. Buck became furious and punched the door ...
  • Sini And Annie
    658 words
    The Upstairs Room This book is about a Jewish girl named Annie. Her life completely changed around 1941. When Hitler had started to do the bad things to the Jewish. She had two sisters, Rachael and Sini. They lived in Winterswijk. They weren't safe living there, so they moved to the woods. Their mother was sick, so she didn't want to go to America. She ended up in the hospital. But she died a week before they were taking Jewish people from the hospitals. The Germans wanted more people to go to t...
  • Sioux City To Des Moines
    973 words
    Moving to a Better Life I have had a fortunate life. I have never had to experience the death of an immediate family member, or any violence to deal with. Whenever someone asks me What event has changed your life I reply, The only event that I can truly say has changed my life is when my family moved to Sioux City, Iowa. In 1992, when I was eight-years-old, my family lived in Des Moines, Iowa. I was a lonely little boy, not having any friends to play with. I spent most of my time playing Nintend...
  • Shame Cause People
    821 words
    What Cause People to Have Shame What is shame According to the New International Webster's Pocket Dictionary of the English Language shame means, a painful feeling caused by a sense of guilt, unworthiness, impropriety, etc. Another definition is a person or thing causing disgrace or humiliation. I m going to use the first definition in this paper. There are a lot of thing that causes people to be ashamed. When shame shows up in people's lives it causes people to be unhappy, hide things from othe...
  • Straw Door And A Little Pig
    455 words
    Ely atan Marcus September 21, 20018 B English Period #5 The Wolf Who Wanted a Friend One day I was walking through the meadow, feeling very sad and lonely. I wanted a friend to spend time with. My mother sent me out to play, but I couldn't find anyone to play with. I looked everywhere until I came to a house made out of straw. I knocked on the straw door, and a little pig answered and told me to go away! I thought that was very rude of him. I told the little pig that I wanted to come inside and ...
  • Discrimination Cases Against Waffle House
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    Waffle House: Pop Culture Icon Waffle House remains cemented in pop culture as a place where one can enjoy a meal with friends at any hour. This image of a fun, all night hangout has recently been tarnished by multiple allegations of racism on the part of both customers and employees. Our group feels the best way to combat this negative association between the restaurant and discrimination would be for Waffle House to become positively involved in charities to support historically African Americ...
  • My Friend's Boyfriend Thought
    547 words
    What Is Up With Him? This weekend i went to my friend's hose because we were going out to get some coffee. As i sat on her bed and waited for her in her room. The room is small, but it is the coolest room ever. She has pictures of her favorite bands up on the wall. the style of her room is a mixture of modern with a rock star twist to it. The phone rang and she started to get nerves. From that moment on i knew her boyfriend was gonna come over to her house. Everytime she get es nerves she starts...
  • Eating Chickens
    446 words
    When one of my friends was little, she lived with her family in Tokyo, Japan. They had a little wooden house in the middle of what is now one of the largest tourist attractions in Tokyo. The little town is called Harajuku and it's one of the greatest crap-trap store magnets. It's famous for teenagers shopping for crap jewelry, crap music, crap clothes, and all overpriced. Well, it wasn't always that way. My friend's house was a beautiful wooden house in the traditional Japanese style. Japanese h...
  • Residential Community At Beacon Hill Friends House
    684 words
    Removing the Stains From Society The world's creatures have always yearned for a special peace that would allow all to become equal. This peace may bring about a utopian world but reality may strike and send a message of what life is really about. Some may think of life as a time to form justice and equality amongst all yet, others think of life as a time to become a higher more authoritative person that the rest of the world. The Residential Community at Beacon Hill Friends House provides the s...
  • Three Wonderful Friends
    894 words
    Everyone is affected by certain events or individuals that greatly change their life. Many people have influenced me during my life. Three wonderful friends that have had a special effect on me are Ryan, Alicia and Ana. In the three years that I have known them well, they have been my best friends, and have helped to transform me from a lonely middle school loner into a happy senior with a decent social life. Popular wisdom has it that, "You judge a man by his friends". Earlier in my life, that ...
  • Best Teachers And A Lot Of Friends
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    Hello my name is Alma Castro, I am 16 years old and I am now attending Skyline High School for the Child Care Cluster. I live with my mom, dad, 1 sister (Cynthia who is 14), and 2 brothers (Alfredo 12 and Eduardo 9) in a house in Oak Cliff. My house is about 5 minutes from downtown Dallas. My family and I enjoy going to the movies, the park, and going out to eat as a family. But this is only the beginning of what I am about to tell you about my life. I was born on October 25, 1988 in the Mexico ...
  • Lacey's House
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    A&P-Queenie Every summer my family and I go to our house in the cape just north of Boston. One hot summer morning, I was leaving the house to meet my family at the beach, suddenly I remembered my mother asked me to pick up a jar of "Kingfish Herring" for her and her friend to snack on at the beach. I started to walk across the street to my friend Lacey's house. Lacey lives just outside Detroit, but like my family, her family comes to the cape for the summer. Our families' have been friends for a...
  • Stolen Golf Cart In His Driveway
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    There I was on a Saturday night at a big party. It took place in a large house on the hills with people everywhere, inside and out. A few of my friends and I were outside when, out of the dark, a golf cart came skidding down the new brick driveway. The guy throwing the party caught eye of the cart and began freaking out, not only because there was a stolen golf cart in his driveway, but there was also a thirty-foot skid mark. He demanded that the golf cart be returned to where it was found, but ...
  • Lovey And Jerry For Being Friends
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    In the beginning, Lovey and her best friend, Jerry, are watching the Shirley Temple movie before they go to church. They never get to see the end because they have to go and leave. They make up the endings and cry in the middle of the pastor's sermon. On Lovey's birthday, Jerry would make her a gift certificate from the toy store for $500. Lovey is very embarrassed to be speaking pidgin English. She doesn't tell anyone, not even Jerry, how she is ashamed of how she talks, looks, or even where sh...
  • Im Mike Weist
    1,830 words
    The air was beginning to cool, the days warmth a thing of the past. Stars shone from up above, and she was thankful for small favours. Their soft glow was comforting on the lonely country road she was travelling, which was nearly pitch dark now. Fields of corn grew thick on either side of her. Dark shadows, as tall as herself, thick enough to conceal someone, sparse enough to move around in. She remembered childhood days spent playing hide and seek in the stalks. They were good hiding places. Sh...
  • Napkin To Henrik's Boat
    415 words
    The story I chose for this Holocaust-based book report is Number The Stars written by Lois Lowry. Its genre is historical / fiction but it's based on a true story of Ann elise Platt, one of Lois Lowry's best friends, who witnessed a similar adventure. This book is about a ten-year old girl named Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen during the war. Their peaceful town of Copenhagen is now filled with food shortages, Nazi soldiers and Jews' houses, businesses and lives being taken aw...
  • Kitten The Sardines
    525 words
    I walked home from school, carrying a heavy load of books on my aching shoulders. Each step I took was accompanied with a wish that I was already at home, resting on my cozy bed. I walked on, my eyes stuck on the burnt black road. As I dragged my foot along, I could see small pieces of dried tar rolling on the rough surface. Upon reaching my doorstep, I heaved a heavy sigh of relieve and pleasure. At last, I have reached my long waited destination; home. My red, sticky palm reached out for the d...
  • One Summer
    623 words
    His name was Bryce. I inherited him when I was nine years old. Actually, he became part of our family when my mother married his uncle. It was a second marriage for my mother, and while it might have been less than desirable for my two older brothers, for me it was a slice of heaven. We moved to a beautiful neighborhood, into house three times the size of the one in which I had been born and raised. Not only did this marriage come with a big house, a pool and huge yard, it also came with Bryce. ...
  • Last Time
    284 words
    This was it. This is the fun, the joy, the choices, the friends, the places, the freedom I had been looking forward to for over three months. The past months had been spent in my room, away from the TV, from the computer, the phone but most importantly, away from human contact. I went to school and from school. That was the only time I got to see the world. School did not count as the world to me. But finally, it was the last day of the semester and I was not sticking around: I was free to go. U...
  • Night With Gloria
    937 words
    The one day I regret most is Valentine's Day, 1999. This is the day that I was weak to peer pressure, which resulted in a horrible tragedy. As a result of my giving in, I destroyed an eight year long friendship with the guy I called my best friend. His name was Johnathan. It was Valentine's Day, and there was a huge party that night, in which a lot of people were going to attend, including all my friends and me. I decided to leave my house around six o' clock, and take several friends with me, i...

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