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  • Roberto Canessa
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    By: fred The book ALIVE, by Piers Paul Read identified many possible themes, although I do think there are two that stand out. These two themes are survival and cooperation. Survival plays a major throughout the entire story. The most gruesome part in the story occurred when the remaining 28 passengers of the Fairchild were forced to cut up and eat there deceased friends and family members so that they would be able to survive. This drastic action was long disputed. This group of people went on ...
  • Day Prior To A Race
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    There is no big secret as to how and why people have to prepare for a race such as the quarter mile. It is the longest most physically demanding of the sprints; strenuous training is required in order to survive a single race. There is a certain way that I choose to prepare for it that makes it just a bit easier. What a person chooses do before a race can greatly affect them. The way one prepares for his / her race determines how well one performs. There are certain steps a runner must follow in...
  • Your Only Friend You
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    Us Players We " ll meet you and sweep you off of your feet We " re nice and we " re funny, so cute and so sweet Surprisingly, we like the same things as you We do all the things that you love to do We " re the perfect guys, the ones of your dreams We belong together, or so it seems We look in your eyes, and play with your hair We tell you that we " ll always be there Our touch is so soft, our hold is so tight, Our words are so soothing, our kisses are just right You ditch all your friends for yo...
  • My Grandfather As My Gummy Lump
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    Gummy Lump I chose my grandfather as my gummy lump. He was my mom's father. My grandfather and I were very close. He was the first one to take me fishing and got me into several hobbies that I am still into today. We shared several of the same interests and that is what i think made us so close. He used to be into drag racing and he was one of the first ones to introduce drag racing in the Gloster County area. If he had the time he could tell me stories all day long. When my grandfather was 16 h...
  • Main Characters
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    Kristi James James 1 Professor ComitiniEnglish 1028 March, 2000 Individual Lost! The Man Who Was Almost A Man by Richard Wright and The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara share a common theme; young individuals lost in society. Both stories portray their main characters as teenagers who haven't quite figured out their position in society. They both appear to be strong-willed and independent, but in reality they are not. Both use slang language due to their environment, have difficult financial situatio...
  • Beth And Amy
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    Title: Little Women Number of Pages: 562 Original Copyright Date: 1868 Date Completed: February 23, 2000 Author: Louisa May Alcott Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Plot Summary: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy are the March sisters. Their father is off to war and they rely on their mother, Marmee, to see them through the hard times of the Civil War. In the first part of this book the reader is introduced to the characters. Meg is the sensible one, Jo is the tomboy, Beth is the sweet one, and Amy is the artistic...
  • Memo And Roy
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    I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act G.K. Chesterton, General Speaking Some people think that fate is something you are born with, something that follows you around for the rest of your life until the day you die. I think that fate is something that exists in your sub-conscience, therefore making it nothing more than your conscience. In the book The Natural by Bernard Malamud the main character Roy Hobbs had ...
  • School One Day
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    Hello to all of you, my name is Paul. It seems that much has been said of me andI, for one would like for you to know the true story, as I see it. There is nothing more beautiful than music, that is a fact that has helped me throughout all of my life. "The first sigh of the instruments" can feel to me like a thousand wonderful days all wrapped into that one moment. There are not many who understand the pull of the stage and of the arts to a person like me, not my teachers, and certainly not my f...
  • Pro Anna Site
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    Websites promoting anorexia, created by anorexics themselves, are of growing concern. The Eating Disorders Association estimates there are an estimated ten million women and one million men suffering from anorexia, bulimia, and compulsive eating in the US alone. Pro-Anna sites are helping to give incentive to sufferers to throw up their last meal and to reinforce their 500-calorie-a-day diet. These so-called clubs may not cause anorexia but they encourage members to lose weight and avoid recover...
  • Jonathon And His Political Power In London
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    The Life of Jonathon Swift According to Stella Losing you parents is tough at any age, but it is especially tough when you are only eight years old. That is what happened to me, Esther Johnson, they died in 1669 leaving me without a family. However, luckily for me, my father's close friend Sir William Temple practically adopted me. I soon went to live in his surrey mansion at Moor Park. It was there that I met Jonathon. Jonathon also lived a Moor Park; he studied under Sir William Temple, trying...
  • Half Of The Demon Army
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    The name given to him before, what he called bleakness was General Dravam tiMacnas Bashere. But now every one referred to him as Ti boh, which meant ugly. His name was Ugly. They thought he couldnt understand them. They thought Dravam was an ugly deaf git. Outside he could hear the birds chirping and almost feel the heat of the sun. Ti " boh new what was going on outside. People were visiting their friends and family. Others were walking in the garden admiring the beautiful flowers grown by shre...
  • Dylan's Newest Album Love And Theft
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    The remnants of plastic lay scrappily on the floor. The windows are drawn, and I lay on my bed. Bob Dylan's newest album (his 43rd, ) Love and Theft, had done what no person, place or thing (the entire day) had been able to do. It has comforted my troubled mind as well as let me reflect on the matters at hand. From the moment I woke up before school, the day was different. I had been waiting several months for this date, because Dylan's new album was to be released. However, it was not easy, as ...
  • Dream Of One Day
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    Recently China has developed an artificial womb that Chinese scientist have successfully tested, and they hope to one day put on the market. I feel this is a huge step in the right direction. Who knows maybe one day infernal women maybe be able to concieve and give birth to a live, and healthy child. To be able to raise a family is probably one of the biggest dreams of all humanity. To be able to come home from a hard days work and feel the comfort of a childs arms around, and know that that chi...
  • Firemen
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    Observation Essay As my family and I arrived in New York City, the day was cool and breezy with just a little chill in the air; I had no idea that my life was about to be touched in a way I never thought possible. Even though we were very excited about seeing this massive city and all its glitter; we also felt anxious knowing that we were about to see ground zero. As Robert, our friend, made the introduction's to the four New York Firemen, they smiled with enthusiasm and eagerness to show us the...
  • Practical In The Lab
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    Sometimes I think how some one can be so annoying! There were many friends of mine in my chemistry class. I was very friendly with all of them and always tried to be helpful to them. However, after some days I came to know that one of them was taking advantage of my being kind to her. She never came on time in the class and always left the class early. On the first day of the class, she came late and sat next to me. Professor was teaching some important topics and she started talking with me abo...
  • Your Own Business Bernie
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    Critical Literacy Study Which career option do I want to follow? So far, my experience in the workforce has involved working for my Dad at the crayfish factory he manages. At the moment I'm not really sure what kind of occupation I want to do, and I'm uncertain about what I'm going to do with my life. One aspiration I have got is to is someday own my own business whether I manage a business or own my own franchise. So far, I haven't worked much but from what I have seen from Dad's work, managing...
  • 0 Yes At The Same Time
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    Shy, timid, self-contained as I used to be, I never expected that one day, facing 348 students from 80 different counties, on the stage of! ^0 Global Young Leaders Conference! +/-, I can confidently manage an impromptu speech as long as 7 or 8 minutes. I understand I should thank my school SFL S for providing me an ideal environment of English learning in which I have gained ability to fluently communicate with native speakers. I should thank my parents for leading me the way to form a habit of ...
  • Three Percent Of Their Weight To Dehydration
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    The Creep and the Danger it Creates The amount of sweat secreted varies from individual to individual; however, everyone becomes more adapt at sweating with extended exposure to hot and humid climates. This process of heat is not unlike acclimatization to altitude. The longer you are exposed to a situation, the better your body will adapt to it. In the case of heat, it takes about two weeks to complete the acclimatization process. This is why it is often so difficult to run in hot weather races ...
  • World's Best Skater His Best Known Tricks
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    If I could trade places with anyone for one day whom would I choose? I would choose Tony Hawk for two reasons. I admire his ability to skate and his character. Tony Hawk is a great skateboarder. He was born in San Diego, California. He later moved to Sierra Mesa, California, where he first learned to skate from his big brother. At age 10 Tony received his first sponsorship and at age 14 went pro. From there he slowly became the world's best skater His best known tricks include the half cab to bl...
  • One Day Tom And Huck
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    The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer How would you like to witness a murder and know if you tell who did it you would be killed. In my book The Adventures of Tom sawyer by Mark Twain A Young boy named Tom Sawyer and his homeless friend Huck Finn saw a murder wile they were in the cemetery. Some outer character in my book was his aunt polly who helped rase him when his mom died. The setting is was on the Mississippi River. All in all I think this is a good book so far. First, one day Tom was discovered p...

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