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  • Neanderthal Fossils As Old As 100000 Years
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    The first Neanderthal remains, discovered in Germany in 1856, were presented to the world of science at a meeting of the Lower Rhine Medical and Natural History Society held in Bonn in February 1857 and named a species, Homo, by William King in 1864. Some Neanderthal fossils and other remains are in excellent condition, giving a good idea of Neanderthal culture. In 1887, two complete skeletons were found in a cave near Spy in Belgium, and more from sites in France in 1887, 1908 and 1911. These a...
  • Right To A Healthy Future
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    Glasgow, Scotland. It's cold outside. I'm thinking about a problem. One group of people trying to force their beliefs on others, based on religion. And it seems as though we " re regressing. Above, a helicopter flies by. If it continues on its course, it will shortly be over Ireland, where as of this writing, the powers that be are deciding if a 14-year-old girl who was raped by the father of one of her friends should be allowed to leave for Britain to obtain an abortion. She's been ordered not ...
  • Katie's Lesson On 3 14 Robert
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    In a typical four year old child, many social developments can be viewed. Four year old children are more independent of adults, but yet they seem to want attention from them, as well as peers. They begin to ask permission and they find that the like to have an adult nearby. A child at this age tends to find companionship with the same sex friends, yet best friends change often. During cooperative play they use a lot of verbal speech. A four year old child is able to play alone, yet they will st...
  • January 13th Of The Past Ten Years
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    January 13: The past Ten Here it is, a complete document of the precise history of what was happening on my birthday the past ten years. Keep in mind that ten years ago was actually 1989, not 1988. It may not be what you would call interesting, but I will try. I have taken each January 13th of the past ten years and put some of the events that happened in different categories that will help correlate my paper and make it easier to read. Rather than start with just the past ten years, it would be...
  • Torey And Sheila
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    The book 'The Tiger's Child' is about a woman named Torey Hayden and one of her students, Sheila. Torey is a teacher for disabled children. When Sheila was six years old she was sent to the school where Torey was working. Sheila had a very harsh childhood. At the age of four she was abandoned by her 18 year old mother on a highway late at night. A year or so later, She was sent to live with her father in a migrant camp. While she was there, she was abused by her uncle and her father's friends. S...
  • Chinese New Year
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    The Chinese New Year is now popularly known as the Spring Festival because it starts at the beginning of spring. The beginning of spring is usually around the forth or fifth of Feburary. It's origins are too old to be traced but several explanations have been presented. All agree that the word Nian, now chinese for year, was originally the name of a monster that started to prey on people the night before the beginning of the new year. One legend goes that the monster had an enormous mouth that c...
  • Bronze Statue Of David
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    The David's of the World Sometime soon after the year 1430, a bronze statue of David stood in the courtyard of the house of the Medici. The work was commissioned of Donatello by Cosimo d'Medici himself, the founding father of the Republic of Florence. It was the first free-standing, life sized nude since classical victorious athletes of Greece and Rome. But soft, and some how oddly unheroic. And the incongruity of the heads: of hair and shaded by a laurel-crowned peasant's hat; Goliath's tragic,...
  • Bette Midler
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    "Kiss my Brass! I'm not retiring and you can't make me". Bette Midler is in the prime of her life, selling out her concerts entertaining millions with her amazing voice and witty sense of humor. For over thirty years, Bette has been in an everlasting competition with the other world wide known sarcastically blunt entertainer, Cher. These two divas have made their way to the top by producing numerous CD's containing hit songs that will forever be remembered, and starred in hit movies earning the ...
  • Next One Hundred Years
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    Although most people love Christmas, my favorite Holiday is Thanksgiving. The five hundred year old holiday has been celebrated in my family for generations and even though it is not as celebrated by the majority of the general population, it has remained an important family tradition. Each year I look forward to seeing all my relatives because I rarely see them. Because so many advancements have been made in the area of transportation all of my relatives live millions of miles away. Despite the...
  • Poor Old People
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    Our economy is going through some rough times, and everyone is looking for a solution. The problem is simple according to governor John Engler: "We " ve had to battle declining tax revenues... at the same time there's been an explosion in health-care costs". (Health-care A 3) The number of old people in this country is at an all time high, while social programs like Medicaid and Social Security are nearing a dead end. If the problem is so simple, shouldn't the solution also be as simple? Luckily...
  • Bart Simpson
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    Marge Simpson is a happy homemaker and a mother of three. She loves her three kids and her husband very much. Marge will get upset ones in a while at her kids and husband but by the end of the show they all get over it. She also has her own problems ones in a while, she almost left her husband for a charming bowler but she got back with Homer at the end of the show. Through out the years she has gone through being cop to an anti- violence activist. Bart Simpson is misunderstood 10 year old boy w...
  • Stan And Lacey's Relationship
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    In the face of unjust laws, I believe that civil disobedience is mandatory. I have a scenario to defend my argument. I introduce to you Stan Lippy. Stan is a 19 year old student at Louisiana State University and he loves his girlfriend. Unfortunately, she is a 17 year old high school student with over-protective parents. Stan and Lacey's relationship made two years this past Valentine's Day. Although Stan is at college, and Lacey is still attending high school, their relationship is strong. They...
  • Year Since My Last Entry
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    Diary entry 1: January 6 1832 I just arrived in Sydney after my 6-month journey from England. This trip has been the worst experience of my life. I was sent on this death trip all because I stole 1 meter of silk ribbon from my master, It was my sisters wedding and I wanted to look good, My master also paid me poorly and I was angry at him for that. As I was running from his room he caught me and hit me hard on the head. Everything went black. I woke up to sound of my masters screaming. "What did...
  • Hatshepsut's Temple
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    Queen Maatkare Hatshepsut, Pharaoh of Egypt during the 18th dynasty, from 1473 BC to 1458 BC, was one of only a handful of female rulers of ancient Egypt. Her story is unique in Egyptian history, and has been the source of many disputes among scholars. Hatshepsut reigned longer than any other female pharaoh. Among the legacies she left behind, none is greater than the mortuary temple she erected at Deir el Bahari in Thebes, the ruins of which still stand in present-day Luxor. The temple, designe...
  • Three Year Old And Six Year
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    The way a child thinks has always interest me. A child goes through cognitive development as they mature and age. Actually being able to see first hand how a child thinks is amazing. I interviewed a three-year-old Hispanic male, an eleven-year-old Hispanic female, and a six-year-old Hispanic male. During each interview I spent time at the subjects house playing, resting, and interviewing. I wanted to see how different each answer was compare to the age group they were categorized in. I assumed i...
  • Houston Community College For Two Years
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    My English Classmates There are many people in this world who hold great reputations. There are far fewer people who possess great character. Reputations are built in just moments, and reflect what you do in front of people. Character, on the other hand, is built over years, and reflects what is unseen by others. Of all of my classmates in English class, three exemplifies great characters more than any of the others. Their name is Stephanie, Tameka, and Jamie. After reading through their profile...
  • Old Thomas Junta
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    At a youth hockey practice on July 5, 2000 in Reading Massachusetts, 44-year-old Thomas Junta, a father of one of the hockey players, beat 40 yr. old Michael Costin to death during a confrontation over "rough play". I agree with the jury's verdict that Thomas Junta is guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Thomas Junta is old enough to know that if you repeatedly strike someone in his or her head with great force then there is a very real chance that they will die, especially if you are over one hu...

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