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  • Macey's Grandparents And Austin's Grandparents
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    Title: Burning Up Author: Caroline B. Cooney Main Characters: Macey Clare, Austin Fent, Mr. and Mrs. Macey, Monica and Henry Fent, Venita Edna, Grace, and Lindsay. Setting: The story takes off on the first of April at Shell Beach. Where there are private beaches and swamps in the woods. Plot: Macey Clare is a 15 year old girl who's parents are never home so she stays with her grandparents on the weekdays, and on the weekends that her parents come home from work all week, she stays with them. Mac...
  • Ian's Needs
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    Saint Maybe In the novel Saint Maybe, by Anne Tyler, the church, led by Rev. Emmett, acts much like a psychologist, helping people get over their guilt. Ian, the main character of the story is involved in a horrible act and needs to find a way to forgive himself for it. With the help of Rev. Emmett and the rules he decrees Ian is able to overcome his great guilt. In the beginning of the story, Ian is guilty of leading his brother to commit suicide. While the two are in the car together, Ian tell...
  • Being In The Hospital
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    Should Holden Caufield be in a mental hospital I believe that Holden Caufield should be in a hospital, at least for a short term stay. There are two main reasons that he should do this. The first is that it will help him get back on his feet and get all his school work under control. The second is that he will be able to talk to his parents more openly once he gets his problems out in the open where they can be seen and analyzed. Holden really needs to talk to his family about his troubles becau...
  • Good Deed Many People
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    The Good Deed Many people do good deeds for a wide variety of reasons. A good deed is helping someone without looking for a reward or a pat on the back. Think about how much one receives and consider volunteering to help someone, keep busy, repay a dept, or just for fun! No matter what, it will feel good after helping another. In my case I choose to help the R.O.T.C. with the Shepherd Center and the Salvation Army for the Doll and Toy Fund Distribution. For some strange reason I thought it would...
  • Class A Lot
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    I dropped out of high school the last semester of my senior year. I was having a lot of problems at home and in my social life. I fell into the whole smoking pot stage, drinking all the time with my friends and ditching school. I was running with the wrong crowd and it was leading me into a dead end. I just sat around doing nothing but wasting my life away for four years. I had a few jobs in that time but not the kind of job I see my full potential being used. My girlfriend Corina helped me get ...
  • Odysseus Journey Home
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    On Odysseus journey home, he learned many lessons as on of them... he learned that he needs the help of others. His men for instance helped him fight in the Trojan War. They put together a large horse to sit and wait in, and in a building where the Trojans were celebrating, for they thought they had won the war. Once everybody was asleep, they got out of the horse, and started to attack everybody and killed everybody that was in sight. They won the war without losing any men in the group. Anothe...
  • Six Thirty In The Morning
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    Molestina 1 Andres MolestinaMrs. Alana D. Sherrill English 111 July 11, 2004 MovementS even thirty in the morning and it already is 120 degrees in the shade. Mail call brings me no news from home. The word around Camp New Jersey is that we move into Iraq at 0400 hours tomorrow morning. This means that all mail will stop for the next two weeks. My mood is destroyed. Four in the morning, I am checking my vehicles temperature as a drive out of Camp New Jersey and towards the Iraqi border. There is ...
  • Help From Melvin
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    ORGANIZED RELIGION In the movie As Good As It Gets, No one in the movie makes a direct reference to God. This is a little odd because all Melvin, Carol, and Simon are all going through very hard times in their life, and at no point in the movie does one of them ask God for help or anything like that. The reason this is odd is because, normally, when a person is going through a very hard time in their life they will ask God for help and will promise something in return, but not these three people...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Eleanor Roosevelt, The Social Worker As the wife of a popular United States president, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City, October 11, 1884, and died November 7, 1962. She was an active worker for social causes. She was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, and was raised by her maternal grandmother after the premature death of her parents. In 1905 she married her cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt. They had six children, but one of them died in infancy. Although she was extreme...
  • Anorexic Problem Your Friends And Family Hate
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    All over the world there are teen girls suffering from anorexia. Anorexia is a common problem with young teen girls. Anorexia is like a disease that takes time to recover from. It causes many problems for teens physically and emotionally. 'Teens become anorexic because they want to stay young and thin [ Jones, Derek p. 34]. ' 'Many anorectics start their starvation with a very rigid diet and then become obsessed with losing weight [ Claypool, Jane p. 56]. '. Their health becomes so damaged and m...
  • Wasn't For Ol Antione Smith
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    Breaking Smith's Quarter Horse Paul St. Pierre Throughout the story "Breaking Smith's Quarter Horse" Smith aims to "mind his own business". This however seems to back fire on him and doesn t quite turn out how he d like it to. This happens mainly due to his character traits. Smith feels strongly about what is right and wrong, he doesn t like to see his friends misrepresented or in trouble, he sees the good in people and he hates it when people take advantage of others. Even though he has a stron...
  • Example Of An African Proverb
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    African Proverbs African proverbs are thought of much more than artistic sayings. They symbolize real life situations in just a few words that consummate great meaning. In cultures without literature, proverbs provide an array of values and knowledge. Proverbs often, also provide entertainment because they may consist of rhyme or clever allusions. African leaders have turned to proverbs for their wisdom, and to acquire support and respect from their people. Proverbs are unforgettable not only be...
  • Peter And His Little Brother Fudge
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    Blume, Judy. Super Fudge. New York: Dell Publishing, 1980. This story is about a boy named Peter and his little brother Fudge. It is about the struggle that kids face growing up with other brothers and sisters. Peter constantly is fighting with his younger brother and is always annoyed with him. Peter cannot stand the fact that Fudge is getting all the attention and he does not receive any from his parents. Fudge soon gets a bird that mocks your every word and this annoys Peter even more. When P...
  • Change Cities
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    The late 1800's were a time of changing of immigration, transportation, and government, which in turn changed cities to a drastic amount. Immigration played a big part in changing the culture of the cities into their own unique culture for every city. Transportation let the people still be connected to other cities without having to travel for months to get there. The government only did a small part with changing cities due to their low involvement in culture. With the immigration of Europeans ...
  • Next Few Paragraphs
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    The song "Freewill" by Rush us basically analyzing life using metaphors. In the first paragraph you get a few examples of this such as "We dance on the strings"A planet of playthings" and "The stars aren't aligned". Some are more obvious then others, but if you think about the lesser obvious ones then you will eventually get it. If you listen to the song you can't really tell how intelligently written it really is, when you read the whole song on paper that's when you relies how much thought and...
  • My Own Eyes
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    Is Love Really Blind? In our lives we all fall in love one day or another. That love can be painful or grateful. Sometimes, love blinds us. Blinded is when you don't see or hear anything besides your own opinion on situation. Blindness also caused by our own thinking, if we do not want to feel hurt, we start thinking that everything is great and everything is going the right way. We tend to not see outside world besides our own imagination in which everything is perfect... So what is the reason ...
  • Order
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    According to Globe and Mail, in 1994, millions of refugees are being forced to leave their homelands by war and famine, including the ones internally placed or displaced. Furthermore, because the numbers are enormous, even the UN age cny cannot deal with the problem. Moreover, it does not seem to be solved by any organizations or countries and it actually seems to get worse. For example, when it was thought that Afghans would return to their homes after the Cold war, Soviet intact pushed them to...
  • High Five Messages
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    Reflection Paper This past month in careers we have been discussing several issues about life and different types of jobs we would like to do when we finish high school. We have also been doing some activities that helps us learn more about ourselves. I enjoyed this class because it helped me learn a little more about myself that I didn't already know. I think the easiest thing I learned about myself was that I am a people person. I already knew that because I like being around people and meetin...
  • Ad Council
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    Group Advertising Council Website: Group Name: Advertising Council (professional private non-profit organization) Political Goal: Using the power of advertising the Ad Council stimulates action against the problems confronting Americans today. A private non-profit organization, the council was founded in 1942 to rally support for the war effort. The council created PSA campaigns that raised 35 billion in War bonds, encouraged the planting of 50 million Victory Gardens, and recruited over 2 milli...
  • Alarm System In Their Home
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    Alarm Systems: You Need One All homeowners should have an alarm system in their home. Alarm systems can help you in times of distress. They can even save your life and keep your belongings from getting stolen. I think that all homeowners should have and alarm system for their safety and the safety of their belongings. First, alarm systems have distress buttons. You can press this to get medical attention and or the fire department. When you are in a fire, and you don't have time to use the phone...

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