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  • Minnie Williams Gordon
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    In a later time, Minnie R. Williams would have been called a "Dallas girl". She grew up in Big D, received a quality education at Boston's Conservatory of Elocution and she had money. The money came following the death of the kindly rich uncle who had taken her in as an orphan. Minnie inherited his estate, including some real estate in Fort Worth appraised at nearly $50,000. After her out-of-state schooling, Minnie lived in Dallas with her sister Nannie (who had been raised by another uncle) bef...
  • Holden's History Teacher At Pencey Prep
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    4/28/03 Catcher in the rye Vocabulary 1. Fencing - The art or sport of using a foil, ep " ee, or saber in attack and defense. 2. Grippe - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease. 3. Phonies - Something not genuine; a fake. 4. Ashamed - Feeling shame or guilt. 5. Compulsory - Obligatory; required: a compulsory examination 6. Peculiar - Unusual or eccentric; odd. 7. Descriptive - Involving or characterized by description; serving to describe. 8. Conceited - Holding or characterized by an ...
  • Dr Lecter
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    Dr. Hannibal Lecter Dr. Lecter is a 56-year-old man who has never before been married. He was ordered by the New York Supreme Court to seek counseling following his conviction for murder. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. According to police records, Dr. Lecter has killed nine people of whom the last six were killed in a brief spree of violence and whimsy. Each of his victims had been partially disfigured and Dr. Lecter had admitted under oath to enjoying devo...
  • Scene Ten Christine Comforts Lea
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    The Loss of Trust and Identity A person's trust is something that is coveted by many and seldom gained. Stability in mind and body may often be determined on the ability of an individual to trust someone and handle their dependency. There is a prime example of this scenario in the play My Sister in This House, when the Luton sisters first interact with each other at the Danzard's. When Lea says to Christine "Tell me. You " re always keeping something from me. Tell me (10) ", it suggests that Chr...
  • Same School In Dominican Republic
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    Adolescence is a period in life where one makes mistakes and learns from them. However, most mistakes have consequences and repercussions. At the age of 17, my parents decided to move the entire family back to our homeland, Dominican Republic, after discovering that my sister and I had been "borrowing" their car while they slept and driving it without driver licenses. After the initial shock and resentment wore off, I realized that moving to Dominican Republic was the best thing that ever happen...
  • Sarah And Angelina Grimke Sarah
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    Sarah (Moore) and Angelina (Emily) Grimke Sarah is the eldest of the Grimke sisters, born in Charleston South Carolina in November of 1792. Angelina, the youngest, was born in Massachusetts in February of 1805. The Grimke family consisted of the sisters, an aristocratic, slave owning father, Judge John Faucherand and Mother, Mary Smith Grimke. Sarah had the overwhelming desire to practice law, though due to her status as a women, she was not admitted, or allowed to attend any Universities that w...
  • Sister
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    On April 17th, 2004, my eldest sister went into labor around 5: 30 a.m. I honestly wasn't in the mood to go to the hospital so early in the morning, but my mother told me I should. My mom told me that it was a time when my sister really needed us. All I thought about was that she wouldn't even know whether I was there or not. My family and I took her to the hospital, and then everyone waited in the adjacent room. I never thought much about it, so I fell asleep. To me it was like,' Whatever,' she...
  • Change In Becky
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    The Most Important Event in my Life The most important event in my life, didn't even happen to myself, but happened to my older sister, Becky. The reason I am writing about her is because the things that have happened to her and the things she has done in the past have affected me tremendously as well as my family. Her life used to be filled with nothing else but drugs, stealing, and lying. My family has never been the same since then. It all started out when my very shy, self-conscious sister d...
  • Blog Sisters Website
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    The Sisters Revealed Blog Sisters' (web) slogan "Where men can link, but they can't touch" describes itself very well. The Website is a team blog with over one hundred registered female members of all ages who "come together to share knowledge, ideas, stories, conversation, wisdom, and the occasional dirty jokes" (Sessum). Jeneane Sessum founded Blog Sisters in February 2002 based on the premise that men bloggers outnumber women bloggers by a great amount. The Sisters come from diverse backgroun...
  • Physical Characteristics Of My Sister
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    Compare myself with my sister. What traits, abilities, and interests do we share Speculate on the roles of genetics and environment in the development of our similarities and differences. While each human being is a unique individual, there are several factors that contribute to the shaping of one's physical traits, physical and intellectual abilities, and interests. I feel that the role that genetics and the environment play can be examined more closely when observing siblings. Physical traits,...
  • Sisters Work
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    The Founder Of the woman's congregation was Jeanne Haze in 1833. Religious reasons such as the cross inspired their lives (160 years ago) to serve all those in need, following in the steps of Jesus. In their work they try to help the poor, the handicapped and the needy they can also translate languages. Their work ranges from teaching, caring and social work including many other important things. It was 1863 in which the first daughters of the cross arrived in England in the Saint Elizabeth's ho...
  • New Rite Of Passage Jim And Michelle
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    "With East Great Falls High now just a memory, the kids have grown into young adults ready to wreak havoc with a new rite of passage - Jim (Biggs) and Michelle (Hannigan) are getting married - in a hurry. Jim's grandmother is sick and wants to see Jim walk down the aisle, so they " re going for it in two frantic weeks. Stifler (Scott) plans to be there (bridesmaids! ), and more importantly to throw the ultimate bachelor party (strippers! ). Finch (Thomas) is all for the hedonistic rituals, but n...
  • Sister's 1 And 2
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    Scene 1 - The prologue. Dark stage, no light behind angel. Fallen Angel: " Ladies and gentlemen, Girls and Boys. Here we do sit as your duty unfolds 'Sure sweetie, I'll come see your show' Well you " re here now, so come let's go" (Turns and walks upstage, throws arms in the air, lights come up) "Here in this room our story is told. A fellatio of rhymes, riddles and woe. It's a jumble of transgression that sings to your soul. A medley of sin that your sagely vivisector did fantastically begin. Y...
  • Delany Sisters
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    Students were assigned this essay as an inside look at oppression and racism from the last one hundred years, told by two elderly ladies in the book, Having Our Say. 100 Years of Degradation There are several books that have to be read in English 095. Having Our Say is one of them. My advice is to read this book while you are still in 090 or 094, just to get the advantage. These are some things that you will discover in this extraordinary biography. This book is tough to take as humorous, becaus...

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