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  • Long Night At Work
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    PHIL 316 February 20, 2002 One bright early morning at around 7: 00 a.m. I woke up. After waking up I proceeded to use the restroom then took a shower. After showering I then ate breakfast then began to brush my teeth and got dressed for school. Finally, I was done with my morning routine and then I headed out for my day at school. On my way to school I followed the speed limit to avoid getting a ticket. When I got to school I proceeded to go to my first class which is Sociology. When class was ...
  • Parents Home School Their Children
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    Home Schooling Home schooling is an alternative to public education. It is a choice that many more parents are making today, and even more are projected to make by the year 2000. It is estimated that at the end of the year 2000 there will be 2,000,000 home schoolers in the United States (Gorder 1996). There are other alternatives to Public School education. Some examples are Catholic or Private schools or a privately hired tutor. There are many reasons why people home school their children. Reli...
  • Way Home One Day Georgia
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    In the book Away Laughing on a Fast Camel: Even More Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison, the main character, Georgia, is going through things that any teenage girl is likely to go through. Georgia lives in England with her mother, father, three year old sister, Libby, and "pure devil" cat, Angus. She is the girlfriend of a "Sex God", who is the lead singer of a band, the Stiff Dylans. She has a group of friends, Ellen, Jools, Rosie, Mabs, and her best friend, Jas, who refer to th...
  • Men And Women In Today's Society
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    What Does It Mean to Be a Male or Female in Today's Society? In my opinion, the media has a big influence on the way that we see men and women in today's society. We are being confronted with advertisements, television programs, magazines, and movies that depict how we as humans should act. For years the media has depicted women as the housewives who usually stay home and take care of the house and her family. You rarely, nowadays, see a woman out working earning the living for her family and th...
  • Telemachus And His Home
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    Everyone has a home. Regardless of its location, it is a place of acceptance and belonging. In a sense it's where the heart is. Though in The Odyssey, the concept of home is blurry and for the most part incomplete, it is the most important thing to Odysseus, and he is willing to go through utter hell to return to his home. Telemachus and Penelope reside in an incomplete home. In book one Telemachus speaks to Men tes, the clear-eyed goddess Athena in disguise, "mother has always told me I'm his s...
  • Arcadia High School On The Shore
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    The Eastern Shore of Virginia, a peninsula located east of mainland Virginia, not noticed on many maps. The Eastern Shore has grown in the past year, putting up new shops and fast food restaurants. There are some interesting town names such as Temperanceville, Exmore, or Accomac. The name Temperanceville was brought by Christians who burned the four bars on the corners of Saxis road and Lankford highway. A new road was made named Temperanceville road. Temperance means no alcohol and that's why t...
  • Kevin Leaves Sadie
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    When Kevin comes home he tells his sister Brede about his meeting with Sadie, and that he's going to see her again. Brede's not angry but she thinks it might be leading in to troubles. Next day Kevin meets Brian on the way to work. They talk about being a good patriot and being ready to fight. Then Kevin's of for work at Mr. Kelly's. When he comes home from work that day Brian is waiting for him inside. They go over to Brian's place and there Brian shows Kevin a gun he has got. Kevin thinks its ...
  • Relates To College
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    War and College Many of the titles of Ernest Hemingway's stories are ironic, and can be read on a number of different levels; Soldiers Home is no exception. The story is told of a young man, Harold Krebs, who recently returned form World War I, and has moved back into his parent's house while he figures out what he to do with life. In reality he has no home, his parent's middle-class lifestyle used to feel like home, but no longer does. This is actually not an uncommon scenario among young peopl...
  • My Son's Education
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    Personal Growth Experience As a mother I have cared and tried to push my son's education so that he can succeed in his life. I came from a large family in Brazil. I wasn't the only child; I learned to share, how provide for myself, and for my 3 sisters, and 3 brothers. My father was a serious man; he had a job, and still came home to provide for all of us. During dinnertime he insisted that everyone had to be home and had to sit down at the table and talk about their day. This was a must in my f...
  • Our Bus Driver
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    After radio killed the video star, we couldn't really get much higher (which means that we probably didn't start the fire). So now we " re on the road again, running down a dream (missed that stairway to heaven 'cause we were running with the devil). But anyway, we still think that we " re bad to the bone and hard to handle; we must truly be the unforgiven (even though, as some of us are chasing what they think are Barbie girls where the boys are only to find out that the dude looks like a lady,...
  • Closing On Our First Home
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    Personal barriers can inhibit our ability to think critically and the ability to make sound decisions. Some barriers such as depression, anger, passion and stress can lead to negative and even irrational thoughts. In my case, some of these barriers affected me when I was making one of the most significant decisions in my life. About thirteen years ago I worked for a computer reseller that specialized in selling IBM hardware for export into Latin America. I was a salesman and was doing quite well...
  • Shaun's Girlfriend
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    Orange Should Be A Primary Color: An Analy zation of Orange County Throughout the history of filmmaking, there have been many movies made that follow the concept of a hero's journey. This concept is easily pointed out in Joseph Campbell's The Hero With A Thousand Faces. The movie I chose to analyze in accordance to this explanation of a hero's journey is Orange County. Shaun Brumner, the main character and our hero, undergoes huge transitions and learns a lot about himself and the life he wants ...
  • New Betty
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    Pleasantville. A world of black and white, conformity, where everyone is happy and wholesome, and the school basketball team never lose a game. In amongst all this is Betty Parker, a stereotype housewife who comes to learn that there is more to life than cooking and cleaning. Before the arrival of Jennifer and David and (all the changes that come with them, ) Betty was a conservative, subservient housewife who accepted everything for what it was. She spent her days cleaning the house and cooking...
  • Play Tennis
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    one day i wet to the store. i said hey what up to m homies will and angelo. then i was like good grashious ass bodacious. haha that's a funny one. well and then ia slike w hello how are you doing my friend. well i dont know, how are you buddy. i dont kno. so i went to the. tommorow i'm going o sylmar because my girlfriend lives there so i'moing to hang out there for awhile and then take the train going home. When i get home im going to pay with my sony playstation two and play the sega sports te...
  • My Feelings
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    The day was coming, my feelings were getting nervous, scared, more like terrified. Mixed feelings were coming alive in me when I thought about going to school also how I felt about experiencing a new and different life. At the age of twelve my life was shifted. First day of school came walking onto the campus it was a whole different feeling than what I was used to. New and different faces turned as I walked down the loud, echoing halls. The mass amounts of students of my age talking, laughing a...
  • Chance Of Happiness For The Aborigines
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    TOPIC: The stories in "Going Home" are painful because there is only despair and no chance of real happiness". Discuss. I agree that in "Going Home" the stories are painful because they are full of despair. Because the aborigines are not treated with respect or equality and do not get the same opportunities that white people get. But I think there is still a chance of happiness for the Nyoongahs. Throughout "Going Home", the white people treat the aboriginals with disrespect. I agree that the st...
  • Most Distracting Thing In My Living Room
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    Going to Florida is like being in a dream. It's so perfect and exactly the way you want it to be. You can go and have fun, relax, enjoy the warm weather, visit family, or school events. Vacationing in Florida is fun. I always pick to go to Florida during the summer time. The weather is always bright and sunny. Its either hot or warm never really cold like Mass. So many tourists like to go to Florida because of the weather. It's always good to go to Florida during the summer you can get a nice ta...
  • Last Week
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    Hey Shawn, Things in EC are going O.K. I went home this weekend and it rained the whole time! And I know you might be mad at this, but I got another tattoo! : ) It's very tasteful though. My sister and I got matching hearts on our ankles. I really haven't seen much of the girls this last week. I just saw Erin for the first time since last Saturday I think, and I haven't seen Ze since Thursday last week either. They don't have the internet, so I don't know what is going on with them. And Be kah i...
  • Club On The Television
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    "A Time I Took a Chance on a Big Decision" Prologue A decision that would change my point of view of life completly. Sunndenly as I was walking on a bright and sunny day but if it was a good decision or bad one, is up to you to find out. Take a chance on this. "Hi", said Emillia "what are you doing tomorrow? because my friends and I are going to a club for thirteen year olds to eighteen year old. I can get you a fake pass if you want to go. Do you want to come. "I'll think about it". I said know...
  • Their Brothers And Sisters
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    Today I went to my school to pick up my books. It was a lot of fun. I can not wait until I get to go home for summer break. I love to go home. However, my parents are divorced and really do not like each other very much and therefore, it is kind of hard for me to go home all the time. I really like to spend time with my brother and my dog though. And, through the whole thing, my mom is still my best friend. I really love my dad too. He is a great guy! I think my grandma and grandpa are going to ...

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