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  • Body Piercings
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    Body Piercing 101 There are various aspects through which people identify themselves. People are always sending some sort of message out at all times. These messages are means of communications about the individual to his or her peers and to society. Styles of dress, language, music, and dance are some of the ways that describes one's own unique symbols, values, and meanings. One other signifier of identity is body piercing. Body piercing is a form of body modification, in which you puncture a h...
  • Piercing
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    On March 26, 2004, I rushed out the doors of my high school and went to pick up my friend Tommy from his high school. He climbed in the car and off we went to New Image Tattoo and Piercing. I was so nervous on the way there but super excited because I was going to get my first body piercing. I was scared and nervous because I only had my ears pierced. My mom got them done when I was six months old, so I don't remember if it hurt or not. Plus, my parents didn't know that I was going to get a pier...
  • Piercing Just Society
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    Body piecing is a topic that is world wide and is in our every day lives. The following series of paragraphs will explain how people with piercings are looked at by society today. Some wonder why people even get piercings. Most of society doesn t really know the background of piercing's. Today's society can be very cruel and judgmental to new and different things and I will give you my insight on piercings. People get piercing for several different reasons. They might not always be the right rea...
  • Franklin And Jane Pierce
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    Franklin Pierce, one of eight children of Benjamin and Anna Kendrick Pierce, was born in Hillsborough, N.H., on Nov. 23, 1804. His father had served in the American Revolution and later became governor of New Hampshire. Pierce was educated at Hillsborough Center, Hancock Academy, and Bowdoin College, from which he graduated in 1824 after advancing from last place to fifth from the top of his class. In 1829, he was elected to the state legislature, two years after his father won election to the g...
  • Sterility Of The Piercing Process
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    Of the many growing trends, body piercing has become very popular. With this practice becoming more popular everyday, many people are frightened away because of sanitary and health reasons. To most peoples surprise the business of body piercing is a safe and clean procedure. Body piercing is a form of self-expression, such as tattoos and hair styles. Piercing are more widely accepted among business today than a couple years ago. Even-though they are becoming more acceptable in society today ther...
  • Piercing Reality Of Body Art
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    INTRODUCTION There is a growing trend among today's youth that is vastly misunderstood and mischaracterize d. This trend is body piercing. Many people do not understand piercing and have a biased negative view; they tend to believe that piercing is for delinquents and is an unsafe practice. The presence of bias can be reduced by educating the public on the reasons for which people get pierced, the variety of people who get pierced, and the safe piercing practices used today. REVIEW OF SOURCES De...
  • Body Piercings
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    Piercings: Cool Or Cruel As you stroll through the mall or across the TCN J campus, you will probably notice an increasing number of individuals sporting a fairly new trend, body piercings. However, unlike flare jeans or platform shoes, body piercings have many risks involved, not to mention various pain factors depending on what body part is pierced. As an unregulated field of endeavor, infections, diseases, and accidents are not uncommon. Considering the dangers and hassles associated with bod...
  • Questions About My Nipple Piercings
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    Despite the wishes of my mother, bod mod is my thing. I have 12 piercings (currently, I'm getting more as soon as I'm all healed up) and 2 tatoos (one of which I just got today, by the by). This little essay is about my most resent acquisition; my nipple rings. The first thing that you need to know is that my folks are both rather conservative. They have repeatedly warned me against coming home with a piercing in my face, other than my ears. They don't care what else I do, but if they can see it...
  • Individuals With Tongue Piercings
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    Tongue Piercing I remember my first encounter with tongue piercing. The pierced was absolutely gorgeous, with brown eyes, messy black hair, and a 3/4 inch barbell in the center of his tongue. His name was Phish, like the band. I admired Phish because he did not care what other people thought about him. He was an intelligent, artistic, and interesting person. I think that body piercing is a beautiful and eccentric way to express yourself. My mom disagrees. In this essay I hope to persuade my mom ...
  • Reasons For Piercing The Body
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    Throughout history people have decorated and altered the appearance of their bodies in many different ways. Body piercing is one of the oldest and most interesting forms of body modification, yet the reasons for piercing the body are as diverse as the cultures they come from. Throughout history body piercing have been practiced by many cultures for many centuries; it is believed as long as five thousand years. Body piercing was often identified with royalty and portrayed courage and virility. Eg...

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