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  • Poor Zafra And The Skinny Sugar Cane
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    Sugar Cane Production in Cuba Havana, April 17 (APIC). In Cuba, historically, prosperous and poor times were called the time of the fat cows and the time of the skinny cows respectively. In this skinny cow period that has prolonged for a record 4 decades, we must also refer in recent years to an even more discouraging expression: the time of the skinny sugar cane. After the disastrous last few years of sugar production, hitting rock bottom with the "zafra" of 1995, which yielded only 3 million t...
  • Neandertals And Other Early H Sapiens
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    ... aw muscles. The robust became extinct about 1.5 million years ago. The Genus Homo Although scientists do not agree, many believe that after the evolutionary split that led to the robust, A. africanus evolved into the genus Homo. If so, this evolutionary transition occurred between 1.5 and 2 million years ago. Fossils dating from this period display a curious mixture of traits. Some possess relatively large brains-several almost 800 cc (about 49 cu in) -and large, -sized teeth. Others have sm...
  • Una And Jeffers
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    On January 10th, 1887, John Robinson Jeffers, most well known as simply Robinson Jeffers, was born outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His parents were somewhat of an odd fit. His father, Dr. William Hamilton Jeffers, was an extremely intelligent yet "reserved, reclusive person" who married a happy upbeat woman who was 23 years younger than himself (Coffin). Despite their age and personality differences, Dr. Jeffers and Annie Robinson Tuttle had a secure marriage. Dr. Jeffers's widespread educa...
  • Lives In Suwannee Ga
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    Jennifer Warren is a 22 year old senior at Clark Atlanta University who takes up Criminal Justice as her major. Jennifer plans on pursuing a career as lawyer after graduation. She always wanted to be lawyer because she loves the money and is scared if that does not happen she will not be successful in life. Living with both parents she has traveled a lot. Her dad works for the DEA, so it has forced her to live up and down the east coast. Born in New Orleans LA, she then moved to Slidell Ga, Brun...
  • Joe Louis
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    Joe Louis was born in Alabama on May 13, 1914. He was the son of an Alabama sharecropper, the great grandson of a slave, and the great great grandson of a white slave owner. He moved to Detroit as a youngster with his mother. He was the first African American ever to achieve lasting fame and star status in the 20th Century. He did so with boxing, he would capture the hearts of millions of American's, both white and black. This was a time when blacks were being discriminated against, the military...
  • Last Time The Cubs
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    The "Billy Goat Curse" Its game six of the National League Championship Series, the Cubs lead the series 3 games to 1 over the Florida Marlins; it's the 8th inning of the sixth game with the Cubs leading 3 to 0. The Florida Marlins are up with a runner on first and only 1 out. The batter, Derek Lee, hits a pop fly down the left field line one row into the stands, Moises Alou, the Cubs' left fielder, reaches for the ball but before he could grab the ball a fan reaches up and knocks it away from h...
  • Organization Of Women
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    A Decades Moment The Cold War ended. The rise of CNN broadcasts. The death of Mother Teresa. Females enter the Citadel. O.J. Simpson fights the courts on trial. A womans business makes the Fortune 500. The Princess of Wales passed away. The Gulf War was fight and returned from. Above all of this books were written, awards were won, and countries declared their independence. Still, there would be a mistake in saying that this is all that happened seeing as how two times the poll boths were approa...
  • One Moment Intime
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    Getting Into College Life is like an enormous theatrical performance, each person having the leading role, ready to determine his / her destiny. For each event in your life, you can reflect upon a stimulus, a cause. Yet there are so many events, so many years, days, hours, seconds in one's life. Which is the one, that one moment intime which knowingly or unknowingly changed your life to lead you to be just that, you? For many, it is impossible to pinpoint that moment. Yet for others, that time, ...
  • Life Of Selena
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    The Life of Selena Selena was born in 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas. She was also raised and went to school in Lake Jackson, Texas. By the year 1975, Selena had begun to sing, and with the help of her father she formed her own band. They were called 'Selena Y Los Dinos'; . During that time of year, Selena Y Los Dinos made their first recording. Selena had no time for dating because of all of her tours. However, she fell in love with the guitarist from her band. His name is Christopher Perez. In 19...
  • Power Pitcher And Greg Maddux
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    Nolan Ryan vs. Greg Maddux Nolan Ryan and Greg Maddux are two of the greatest pitchers to have played the game of baseball. They were both the top pitchers of their respective leagues and played in many all-star games. This brings up a question of which one is the better pitcher. The only way to find this out is to compare their stats and to compare the different time periods in which they pitched. While comparing stats you have to remember that these two pitchers have completely different style...
  • John Joseph Gotti
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    email: title: "The King of New York:" The Life and Times of the "Dapper Don", John Gotti John Gotti was born John Joseph Gotti, Jr. on October 27, 1940 to Fannie nd John Joseph Gotti Sr. He is of Neapolitan background, not Sicilian like most people think. His grandparents immigrated from a small village in the vicinity of Naples which was inhabited by Teutonic marauders in the sixth century, the Goths. Members of the Goths were known as the Gotti. This is believed to be where the Gotti family go...
  • Obsolete And Pi Calculators
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    Have Some Pi Way back over 3,000 years ago before the before the advent of modern miracles like sliced bread and aerosol cans are Pi's roots available for finding. The Egyptians after countless years of losing in battle due to having square wheels on their chariots decided to solve this wheel thingy once and for all so after many committee meeting and much arguing Pi was decided to be 3 1/7 and a certain bored scribe known as Ahmed recorded it in 1650 B.C. The Egyptians remained the most powerfu...
  • Silly Putty
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    Can you name a toy that was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year, along with the Tonka Truck, beating over 80 other classics nominated last year, including Raggedy Ann and G.I. Joe, and that even has two different crayon colors named after it That toy is Silly Putty, my friends. Now Silly Putty can add its name to that honored hall of fame, which includes time-cherished toys such as the Hool a Hoop, Crayola Crayons, Lincoln Logs, and the Monopoly Game. Silly Putty is a pretty un...
  • Jim Valvano
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    Clint Richardson Jimmy V "Don t give up, don t ever give up". ("Jim Valvano"1) This quote was made famous by Jim Valvano in the last couple years of his life. Though Jimmy V knew that he would soon die, he was still able to use this quote in the waning moments of his life. He had the never give up kind of attitude. One that many people try and emulate today. In my opinion though, he was the pinnacle of this style of living. Jim Valvano will always be remembered as one of sports greatest heroes b...
  • Youre A Very Intelligent Girl
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    Bedraggled, disheartened and blanketed with mud, I sat on the sidewalk blubbering while the tears dripped down my knee. As I watched the salty droplets trickle down my dingy leg and meld with the crimson driblets oozing from my ragged shins, I felt a certain overwhelming feeling of helplessness, of defeat. After a comfortable amount of time was spent wallowing in self-pity, my relentless attitude proficiently mustered the nerve to get back on my very first bicycle and give it another try. I was ...
  • Tie Into Sacred Time This Ritual
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    One archaic theme that is radically different from most other religions is their view of the creation of the world. In Genesis, it is stated that God created heaven, Earth, and everything else we see. But, For Religious man of archaic culture, the world is renewed annually; in other words, with each New Year it recovers its original sanctity that it possessed when it came from the Creator's hands. (pg 75). The New Year celebration is basically the world being created all over again. What must fi...
  • Shahla And Her Family
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    Shahla is a single mother. She is from Iran. She got divorced four years ago. Shahla has two children, one son who is fourteen years old and one daughter who is ten years old. Shahla and her family came to Canada seven years ago. She and her family stayed in Turkey for two years. They had to live there in a terrible situation to get landed immigrant as a refuge to come to Canada. Shahla got her diploma in Iran. She has been out of school for a long time. From the day she was married to her husba...
  • My Father's Closet
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    Sometimes I find myself in my father's closet. My head amongst pillows and mismatched socks, I lay back looking at the blank wall. Shirts, jeans and shoes create a woven mound of clutter. It is the clutter that makes my house so comfortable. It may seem clean every now and then, but the truth is hidden in the many drawers, closets and cabinets. My father's closet is the cornerstone of our household clutter. Most of the stray objects are not his. When dinner parties or guests are scheduled, a fra...
  • Rest Of The Cubs Offense
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    Cubs 2003 We " ve heard it all before, "Wait 'til next year". This is the classic quote of a Chicago Cubs fan that is heard year after year for no good reason. Well, this year is finally the year; they won the division and are now going strong in the playoffs. Given are some examples on why they " ve finally succeeded and why they will continue achieving for a long time. The main reason for all the Cubs's uc cess this year has been their pitching. They had the fifth best ERA (Earned Run Average)...
  • Mullen Decade By Skateboarder Magazine
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    Rodney Mullen, the king of freestyle, knew what he wanted to do from day one. He wanted to be a skateboarder. Although, this wasn't going to be easy because he was the son of a Doctor. His dad was completely against skateboarding and forbid any idea of him doing it, but Rodney was persistant. Rodney got his first skateboard on New Years day, 1977. After much begging and pleading he had finally gotten a skateboard. Although, he had some rules and conditions he had to follow. If he was ever injure...

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