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  • Best Friend
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    Teenagers of every race, religion, and clique relate deeply to the words of the anonymous teenager within the book Go Ask Alice, by an anonymous girl whose life enters a place where, as most teenagers, she has no idea who to turn to, or where to go. 'Oh dear god, help me adjust, help me be accepted, help me belong, don't let me be an outcast and a drag on my family,' (Anonymous, 13). With these words, we are accepted into the girl's life, and into her heart and mind. I chose this quote because i...
  • Tausamitele And Moaula Help Pili And Faleasa
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    In Pouliuli, a novel written by Albert Wendt, Faleasa Osovae awakens to find the life he's been living all along is a mere facade. Pouliuli invites readers into the Samoan community of Malaelua, which is turned topsy-turvy when Faleasa misleads his ai ga and community by acting maniacal. Albert Wendt ties a famous Malaelua saga about a mythological hero named Pili to Faleasa Osovae's life. In the myth as well as in Faleasa's story, they both had the same goal, which was to live the rest of their...
  • Your Friend Keeping Your Secret
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    Secrets It is a nature of people to share their feelings and secrets with their so-called "friends". Secrets are mostly situation that involves this one person who has to deal with the issues of his or her privacy when telling the secret and at the same time does not want third party to know. However, it is better to the listener than the secret teller. For instance, if a person has an important decision to make and if he / she does not want anybody to else to know the situation, but at the same...
  • Lisa's Three Friends
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    When someone has a nearly 'perfect' life, it's hard to believe that person could be going out of his or her mind. Lisa Bright and Dark, by John Neufeld, explores the world of mental illness through Lisa Shilling, a sixteen year old who believes she is going crazy. Though she and her friends know this, she is unable to receive help because her parents think she is making it up. With no adult help, the problem has to be taken into the hands of Lisa and her three teenage friends. Lisa Shilling star...
  • 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...
  • Variety Of Friends
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    FBI Agent By: net lady E-mail: In all respect I've always had a fascination with becoming an F.B.I. agent. As my interest grow during my educational progression, I'm learning how my personal attributes with help me in my given field. First of is the size of my physical build, which I believe will help me with any possible altercation I my encounter. My positive attitude toward life will also be helpful. I also have a good decision making skills, with out letting let and kind of prejudice enterin...
  • Our Very Old Family Friends From Canada
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    Friendship Essay A friend is defined as a person whom one knows, likes, and trusts. This type of a relation is friendship. In every society in the world people have and follow this relationship and support it. In some societies this relationship is given more importance than others. In our society friends are given almost the same attention as ones family member. Family is the closest relationship a person has, and if that is disturbed a friend can be very helpful. For me my friends are a part o...
  • Troubled Person Marguerite
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    Many people in the world have troubles. Lie Marguerite there are many who have troubles. Though we always get saved by our elders and without them we would be scrap metal, but like most elders, Mrs. Flower in the book 'I know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' ; help out this troubled person by teaching her 3 lessons about way of life. The troubled person Marguerite has a trouble that she can't speak because she got assaulted 5 years ago. It is awful that a stranger raped a young person at age 8. Margue...
  • Herpes Blisters
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    This was extremely interesting to me because it sexually transmitted diesel have affect my life. My best friend was diagnosed with having genital herpes. Not truly understanding what it was, I helped her through it and learned slowly more about it. The section on genital herpes was even more educational for me so I can continue to help her. Genital herpes are small, red blisters that appear in the genital region. They are extremely painful and can sometimes even break open. There is no cure for ...
  • Respect For The Whirligig After His Mom
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    Book Report Whirligigs By: Paul Fleischman After getting humiliated at a party, Brent drives away drunk and decides to kill himself. Letting go of the wheel on the highway, he ends up killing someone else. He killed a girl named Lea. Her mom asks Brent to put up 4 whirligigs, one in each corner of the US. Since they were Lea's favorite toys, they " re meant to be monuments representing Lea's ability to make people happy. With wood, sum tools, a book on whirligigs, and a bus pass, Brent leaves on...
  • One Of My Fondest Memories
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    One of my fondest memories One of my fondest memories in life is the summer time cookouts my friends and family used to throw every summer. Every Sunday through out the summer my father used to wake us up a the crack of dawn to help load up the car with all the food it could carry, and then head out to Glen Island Park in New Rochelle New York. During the ride my brother and I used to tease each other about who would throw the farthest in football and who would be the first to light the grille w...
  • Experience Parts Of Just Wonderful Human Compassion
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    Day at the beach passed the sandbag onto the next person, I began to think about the awesomeness of what was going on that day. People from all over had banded together at the Lake St. Croix Beach to help the residents of the town and shoreline. The whole day had a unique feeling to it, the sunlight was shining just enough through the clouds to keep everyone at a comfortable level of heat, there was a cold frigid breeze coming off the river reminding us of it's presence and how we had to work ag...
  • Family Friends
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    Most people when asked what they value the most in life say there family friends, their cars, or religion. The five things I value the most in life are Reading, my cat, my friends, games and my family. I value those five things because they mean so much to me. I value reading the most in my life becuase it takes me away from all the problems in life. When I read a book everything disappears my problems, my worries all that exists in my world is the story. If i didnt need sleep or go to school i ...
  • 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 ...
  • Andy's Struggle Against His Guilt And Depression
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    The protagonist of "Tears of a Tiger" is Andy Jackson, a seventeen year-old African American who suffered depression throughout this story. Andy was a boy who had average intelligence and great athletic abilities which made him a star on his High school Basketball team. He had two parents and a six year old brother named Monty who loved him. Andy was a student at Hazelwood High School which is located in the South-Eastern part of the US. He was a fun, cocky and confident young man. He had a smar...
  • Friends With Other Individuals
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    People consider friendship to be one of the most complex and ever changing concepts that individuals try to comprehend but companionship can be the most amazing thing in the world. Friendship contains many components that make it unique but the main one are that friends must enjoy one another's company and be useful to each other as Robert N. Bellah correctly states in his passage "Citizenship and Friendship". Bellah accurately affirms that friends enjoy each other's company even though they pos...
  • Eating Habit
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    It is not right for women to be as thin as they try to be in America. When they try to be thin, they do not eat enough and they make themselves starve. It can be just as hard to recover from the other extreme of eating too much. Such is the case with my friend, Jane, who went from the extreme of over thin to the other extreme of overweight and now she is a closet eater. Her harmful habit of overeating affects her waistline, her health and our friendship. Thin, blonde, even-featured with straight...
  • My Best Friends
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    None of us is a superman, who can almost accomplish everything all by himself in our mind, so we, as normal human beings, need help, not always, but sometimes. My family and all my relatives live in the same small town generation after generation. And all my good friends are either my former classmates or ones from the same grade when I was in high school, and now they are not in Shanghai. Also I have no friends out of school. So, after coming to Shanghai for furthering studying in Shanghai Jiao...
  • Supportive To Her Friends
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    "Books and friends should be few but good" some wise person said. In that case, I have a very good friend who shows outstanding qualities. I will talk about her three prominent qualities which are: generous to the poor, very hardworking, and supportive to her friends. First, I have to say that she is a young Mother Teresa when it comes to giving. For example, every time she walks by a poor on the street or in the metro, she always gives them a few coins. She isn't very wealthy, but she has a val...
  • Friends
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    Journal Response Two on Walter Gretzky On Family, Hockey and Healing (Pg. 69-242) When we look back on his sixty-three years Walter has been on this planet; I can honestly say that I feels like he's lived a thousand lifetimes. Not one, a thousand. All the different places he has been and things that have happened throughout his life. Here there all over the world. It's wonderful to travel so much, have adventures with his good friends and meet such a wide variety of people-heads of state, native...

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