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Symbolism Anaylsis Parker's Back - Life is not something simple as we often prefer. There are many different approaches and in most instances we will not find the desired fulfillment in any of them. In the short story “Parkers Back” written by Flannery O’Connor we have a multi-faceted view into the life of the primary character O.E. Parker. In addition we see into the life of Sarah Ruth, Parker’s wife and possibly into the life of author Flannery O’Connor, who died shortly after completing this short story. The characters in this story deal with Tattoos from totally different perspectives and get completely different results....   [tags: Parker's Back] 1283 words
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Musculoskeletal Disorder of the Lower Back - Have you ever felt that sharp pain in your back and wondered “what is going on?” well it could be a cause from what is called Musculoskeletal Disorder. Musculoskeletal Disorder has a wide range of effects on different parts of the human body and affecting over hundreds of millions of people, it causes long-term pain and disability. In this paper we mainly will discuss MSD of the lower back. At one time as many as 85% of the population has experienced lower back pain (LBP) in recent years. For doctor visits the reason has become the second, this is not including those whom do not question or seek advice for the problem and just in hope that one day the pain will go away....   [tags: back pain, musculoskeletal disorder, dentistry]
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Jeff Jacoby's Bring Back Flogging - Jeff Jacoby's Bring Back Flogging      This essay by Jeff Jacoby illustrates an authors use of ironic sarcasm otherwise known as satire to defend and illustrate his platform on his position. Jacoby uses in this essay verbal irony (persuasion in the form of ridicule). In the irony of this sort there is a contrast between what is said and what is meant.      Jacoby’s claim in simple is he believes that flogging should be brought back to replace the more standard conventional method of the imprisonment of violent and non-violent offenders....   [tags: Jacoby Bring Back Flogging Essays]
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The Huston Rockets Back-to-Back Championships - ... In this paper I will break down three of the most used sets of the 4-Out, 1-In Motion Offense when an opponent goes into a man-to-man defensive set. The 4-Out motion set is a simple, free-lance style of play. The post player (5) moves as the ball moves, using the low blocks, anywhere up and down the lanes, paint area, elbows and high post. He/she will basically continue this until they get open for a pass inside. While they’re doing that the players on the perimeter (1-4) should be moving the ball side-to-side and setting screens for each other....   [tags: offense, basketball, defensive, shooters] 574 words
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Back to the Future - Back to the Future, a 1985 Robert Zemeckis science fiction film packed with comedy as well as action and suspense. After receiving 14 awards, including an Oscar and 24 other nominations, you could say this movie has a respectable resume. This film forms around the idea of time travel and the journey of a teenage boy and a garage-veiled scientist, who embark on a time twisting adventure. Marty Mcfly played by Michael J. Fox, a teenager whose best friends with an eccentric scientist named Doc, who created a time traveling device out of a sports car....   [tags: Film Analysis, Trilogy, Sciece Ficcion]
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The Wolves Are Back - “The Wolves Are Back” “…and this is why the caribou and the wolf are one; for the caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf that keeps the caribou strong”― Farley Mowat. This quote is a great example of the wolves keeping balance in nature, and the partnership between two different animals. The gray wolf was reintroduced to Yellowstone in 1995. They were reintroduced by the government due to the endangerment of their species. The reintroduction of the gray wolf was beneficial because it improved Yellowstone’s ecosystem, protected the wolves, and it attracted tourists....   [tags: wolves decline in yellowstone]
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No Way Back - The armistice agreement of 1918 may have signified the end of World War I for the United States and the great powers of Europe, but it did not signify an end to the effects on all the soldiers and civilians who had been scarred emotionally, physically, and psychologically by the war. To the many men, women, and children who had either been thrust into war or had jumped in head first, World War I became a war without end, a war whose effects on humanity never left. Due to World War I, the Western World was thrust toward a road it could not turn back on, a road littered with dashed hope, idealism, and the broken....   [tags: World History ]
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Propaganda and What Life Was Back Then - “ No good colored boy.” , “Go back in the hog pen where you belong”, “ were common words that came out of the mouths of small hearted people all across the United States. Just imagine having to live in a time where every town, city, and state was surrounded with the outlook of black segregation. Try to comprehend how life would be like as a black maid, black slave, or a black child trying to ignore what others say back then. Back then it was just how it was. You wouldn’t think twice that it would be wrong if you say a flier on the wall welcoming whites to the Bingo get together that was at the new church down the road....   [tags: segregation, African American history]
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The Back to the Future Trilogy - ... Shouldn’t there be two cars now in 1855. Maybe they could not mess with that one because then there would not be a car for Marty to find in 1955 to be able to go back to 1855, but even then, they could just repair the gas line of the one Marty traveled in and syphon out the gas of the one Doc hid. Doc never mentioned there was a problem with the gas in the letter he sent Marty. Even then, he could of just gone to the post office and added in the letter to “please bring extra galloons of gas” for Marty to bring back to 1855....   [tags: film analysis, time machine, marty, doc]
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Going Back to School as an Adult - ... This idea of being too reactionary has come and gone in other classes, and really reach a head for me in this one. I kept it open and in my face the whole time. It was not till the end of the semester, and the last habit, when I would review the material again asking myself to see deeper, that I would see coming in to the class as an “adult learner” with prejudices, and rejections was also more of being a “reactive” individual. I did not come in the the class as opened as I had hoped, because I had not come in as a proactive individual....   [tags: Covey's 7 habits of highly effective people ]
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A Look Back at the American Revolution - In 1607, Jamestown was first established in the Americas. Colonists were taking their first steps toward independence. Even though their official independence from the King would be over a hundred years later, the colonists way of life would be changed drastically from the freedoms they had been granted by living separate from the main empire. The colonists began to rely more on the close knit communities where they for the first time would have a say in how the colony should be ran, the colonist also became more dependent on the other colonists and began to distance themselves from the British Empire....   [tags: independence from the British monarchy] 959 words
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Hospitals Giving Back To the Community - In the healthcare world, it is tough for low-income families that have health issues to seek immediate care. There are expensive medical bills and demanding health insurance policies to stress about. Many of these families do not have the available resources for overall wellness and do not have access to education about medical conditions. During hospital stays, doctors diagnosis patients and nurses provide treatments along with a follow-up plan. This is done so patients know what to do once they leave the hospital....   [tags: Contribution to My Community]
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Nursing the Obese Back to Health - “With the chronic obesity in America, it’s more important than ever to not only feed the kids healthy foods but to teach them how to make healthy choices on their own,” Jennie Garth said, ultimately so, for the future health of our nation. In order to help the children of this nation become more educated, we must reach out to the parental public. It is an increasingly important responsibility for healthcare providers to get more involved with their patients’ lifestyles. Today’s nurses are at the frontline of patient care and with these changes in healthcare it is nursing students our nation should be focusing on to educate on how to help others help themselves, prevent or decrease obesity w...   [tags: chronic obesity, health foods]
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Looking Back on the MBA Program - Looking back An in person interview was part of the application process for the executive MBA program. In this interview, Julie Orzabel explained the program as “doing 4-6 weeks of a regular MBA program in a single weekend”. At first, this makes sense but now I think nothing is farther from the truth and it should not be the objective either. The most impactful courses in the curriculum are these that provide the basic concepts rather than full course content. Without the professional work experience these concepts would not make as much sense as they do with real-life experience....   [tags: basic concepts, architecture, customer] 611 words
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Managing Back Pain for Golfers - Managing Back Pain for Golfers Winter’s over, and it is a gorgeous spring day. Time for golf. You head out to the golf course, get your bag of clubs out of the car, and get ready to have a fun time without a care in the world. Once there, you head to the green, ready the ball and get ready to swing. You just know it’s going to be epic this time. You swing the club and connect, but all of a sudden your back goes TWINGE. Welcome to the world of back injuries for golfers. You may have had some back pain after playing golf before, or this may be the first time you had that nagging lower back pain after playing golf....   [tags: injury, swing, warm-ups] 853 words
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Bring Back the Bracero Program - Bring Back the Bracero Program Each day more and more immigrants legally or illegally cross the US border in search of better life. The United States of America is one of the most powerful countries in the world that treats immigrants better than any other country. The US government gives them a great personal and political freedom which is very important for most of the immigrants. Moreover, in this country they are able to get good jobs and to take advantages of America’s social services. There are thousands of immigrants from Mexico and Central America who live here legally or not....   [tags: alternatives to illegal immigration] 1545 words
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Getting Back to Eating Naturally - “Just eat Food”, these simple words do not immediately sink in. Yet those three simple words are the heart of the essay “ In defense of Food” by Michael Pollan. Pollan’s essay is an eye-opening on how today’s food has done more harm than good and the best thing for us is to go back to our great-grandparents era when the food was more from nature and healthy for us. Pollan argues that back in the past, humans used to eat well but as time went on, balanced dietary lessons that was once passed down through generations have been forgotten, complicated, and corrupted by food industry marketers and nutritional scientists, those whom have much more to gain from the confusion....   [tags: Nature, Food]
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George Back on the Ranch - Ten years have passed but nothing here has changed on the ranch. The scenery is different; the grass is dull and dead, starting to turn brown and shrivelling over, starved from water. The weather is miserable just like my mood I suppose; the clouds are black and full of rain, ready to rupture just like a car tyre. I hear the rumble in the atmosphere like a lion roaring, the wind was howling, it is as if a zoo is being created by the dreadful weather, with the howling and roaring. The wind howling so much it is manipulating the leaves of the brush to make soundless movements....   [tags: Personal Experience Essay] 1107 words
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Do Not Bring Back Flogging - Flogging…What is it. What purpose does it serve. For those of us who have never heard of flogging, flogging refers to “beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment” (“Flogging” 1). Throughout the 1600s, flogging was utilized by “Boston’s Puritan Forefathers” (Jacoby 1) as a method of corporal punishment for various crimes. Progressing forward, Jeff Jacoby, columnist for The Boston Globe, provides readers with his view of “Boston’s Forefathers’” system of punishment in his essay, “Bring Back Flogging.” Within the contents of his work, Jacoby describes how flogging was utilized as punishment in its day....   [tags: Article Review, Jeff Jacoby] 1040 words
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Back to the Renaissance Time - Turning the pages of a magazine can make one feel envious and vain. Models with perfect tan, full lips, wide, deep-set eyes, slightly pointed nose, six-pack abs, and long, bionic legs are some very common features of print advertisements nowadays that do not just lure the consumers to buy products, but likewise make them feel insecure about their imperfect physical features. Most print ad models today look too perfect that one can hardly tell their flaws, despite long hours of staring. Indeed, technology has recreated human features according to the perfect form they imagine—flawless, fabulous, and daunting for the common person....   [tags: Advertising] 734 words
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My Journey Back to School - Recently, I began a new journey in my life by making the decision to go back to school. I had chosen to begin my family after high school and had put my education on hold. However, my children are at the age now where they are not in need of my undivided attention. This decision has turned into an enormous learning experience and I have found it to be extremely demanding and yet incredibly exciting and stimulating. The objective of this paper is to provide you with a clearer understanding as to why I have decided to pursue a Bachelors degree in Business Administration....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience]
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Back in Time to Pinkalicous - ... It was a good day to be in class because we learned about controlling our powers under certain situations like in a fight or something. I really need to work on that. After class, Mrs. Eve called me to her desk to talk about something. She said “ I think you need to lay off of you powers for a few days, because you are not making any progress. You are just making everything worse.” I just stood there for a minute and realized I was making everything worse. I had to get out of there, Toga was waiting on me outside on Elis....   [tags: personal narrative] 775 words
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Kraft Is Back On Track - Introduction It is vital for organizations to assess the strengths and weaknesses of its functions and activities. As a major market share holder within their industry, Kraft in order to develop and grow is recommended to utilize some basic analytical models used within the business world. These models include the Porter Value Chain (PVC) framework and the Resource Based View (RBV) of unique competencies within their organization. The RBV includes some of PVC identifying primary and support activities....   [tags: Business Evaluation, Value Models]
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GINI Back In the Bottle - The author of the article of the Economist, “GINI BACK IN THE BOTTLE”, stresses out the importance of education in reducing inequality. He says that poverty in Latin America has dropped of 30% and GINI has reduced from 0.54 to 0.5, mainly thanks to improvements in education. He notes: “According to Karla Breceda, Jamele Rigolini and Jaime Saavedra, three economists at the World Bank, Latin American governments, on average, now spend a larger share of GDP on education for the poorest 20% of children than does the United States”....   [tags: education, inequality, per capita GDP, economy]
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Looking Back at My Story - I was just a mere little boy who will walk the street and chase chickens around in the day and at night when I was tired, I would look at the sky in awe and wonder what made the stars twinkle. Why did everything go the way it went. Other times, I would drop a glass and wonder why it would not get back together from the pieces. Eventually, I got scolded for it. I needed answers. I required explanations which would satisfy me. I did not even understand why I would be second to a girl from 1st grade....   [tags: autobiographical recount] 566 words
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Looking Back at Hurricane Sandy - In the months of October and November, Hurricane Sandy, as a hurricane, killed at least 117 people in the United States. Another 69 people died in Canada and the Caribbean. The Death toll in the U.S. includes 53 in New York, 34 in New Jersey, 12 in Pennsylvania, six in West Virginia, four in Connecticut, one in Maryland, and seven elsewhere in the U.S. (CNN) The start on this Hurricane started in October 22, 2012 out in the Caribbean Sea and developed into a Category 1 hurricane the very next day....   [tags: natural disasters and catastrophies] 727 words
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Conflict in Parker's Back - Who can dare say they have never encountered a conflict. No one is without conflict; there will never be a person who says they have never faced a problem. What is a conflict. Most think an opposition or a struggle of some nature. It can be that and more, to state it simply its man vs. anything; that anything can be nature, God, self, and even fellow man. Many of these can be observed in Parker’s Back written by Flannery O’Connor. Parker’s Back is a short story about a man named O.E. Parker who is obsessed with tattoos; the irony is he marries a religious woman who loathes tattoos....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Going Back to School - In March of 2013 I was notified that I would be losing my job in 90 days due to our contract with the State not being renewed. As you can imagine the news brought on many fears for me and the five hundred other employees who were affected. At first I was in shock and remember driving home that evening questioning over and over again what had just happened. The next day when I returned to work, it was very somber in my office. People were walking around still in disbelief of the news. As the days progressed I needed to start making decisions about what I wanted to do next with my career....   [tags: job, wok, pay, career] 518 words
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The Empire Strikes Back - France’s revolution of 1789-1799 destroyed the age-old monarchy, eliminated aristocratic privilege, and established the inalienable rights of all citizens. Dedication to the ideals of equality and freedom for all men is enshrined in the national motto, “liberté, égalite, fraternité.” Regardless of France’s longstanding commitment to the principles of liberty, contemporary social attitudes and policies have fallen far from the revolutionary ideal, particularly vis-à-vis France’s burgeoning population of immigrants and their descendants....   [tags: French Revolution, French Society] 1440 words
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to health and back - To Health and Back To understand health care and its complexities, let’s first take a look at how it is defined in the dictionary. The American Heritage Dictionary defines health care as the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions. Now that we have a definition of health care let us further explore and understand the concepts of traditional and alternative health care....   [tags: essays research papers] 1230 words
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Parker's Back - “Parker’s Back” is filled with biblical allusions as one man’s journey towards God and pleasing his wife ends unsuccessfully. Parker has always been a rebel; however, his wife is a devout, plain woman who has an indescribable control on him, possibly due to his subconscious wish to be saved. Parker wishes to leave her, but finds he never can do so. Not only is he unable to please his wife, but also he is unable to experience spiritual satisfaction, and in the brief moment at the end where he does have a connection to God, his wife rids him of it....   [tags: Religion, Divine Intervention] 630 words
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Chronic Back Pain - Definition of the condition: Chronic Pain is described as a long lasting pain that people experience beyond a normal healing time (Hasenbring, Rusu & Turk, 2012). This time is usually up to three or six months prior to an incident (Hasenbring, Rusu & Turk, 2012). Chronic back pain can include common diagnosis of muscle spasms, back strain, or myofasical syndrome (Weiner & Nordin, 2010). There are three different types of chronic back pain; simple musculoskeletal back pain, spinal nerve root pain and serious spinal pathology (Jackson & Simpson, 2006)....   [tags: Pain, musculoskeletal, NSAID]
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Roll Back Malaria - Malaria is an important public health disease endemic in over a hundred countries globally. About 90% of malaria deaths occur in Africa with a child dying every forty five seconds. Malaria accounts for 16% of child deaths in the Africa (Remme, Binka & Nabarro 2001) and 7% of deaths in children worldwide (WHO 2010). It is a disease of poverty, causing significant constraint to the economic growth of susceptible nations (WHO 2010; Sachs, Malaney 2002). Globally, numerous malaria control programmes have been initiated to eliminate and eradicate the disease....   [tags: Disease]
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Don't Look Back - Shot in black-and-white with a hand-held camera, Dont Look Back (1967) has been called a “fly on the wall” perspective on Bob Dylan. It was filmed in 1965 by noted filmmaker D.A. Pennemaker, who later made film documentaries of John Lennon and David Bowie. At one level, the film is meant to give audiences a close-up and personal view of Dylan, just as he’s beginning to gain wider acclaim, on his first tour of the UK. However, this is less a traditional documentary than an “impressionistic film portrait.” (Farrel, 2006)....   [tags: David Bowie, Bob Dylan, John Lenon]
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Bring Back Flogging - In “Bring Back Flogging” Jeff Jacoby, a columnist for the Boston Globe, presents the use of corporal punishment as an alternative to the current system of imprisonment. Published in February of 1997, the article states that flogging would be a more effective means of punishment than jail. He insists it would be less expensive and serve as a deterrent to first time offenders. Jacoby’s thoughts on prison reform are legitimate, but his reasoning behind the use of corporal punishment is flawed. He fails to provide reasonable support for his argument which leaves the reader guessing as to the seriousness of his claim....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Religion Fights Back - Religion Fights Back Introduction Before the Holocaust, Jewish people had ordinary lives. Children went to school, parents went to work or owned their own business. They carried on spiritual traditions and strived for their own goals. During the Holocaust though, Jews lost the meaning of life (Michalczyk 177). They were considered useless and a burden to the Germans. This was continuously beat into their minds not only mentally but also physically (Michalczyk 177). Some were able to beat these thoughts though....   [tags: jews, holocaust, spiritual traditions]
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The Importance of Giving Back to My Community - ... Growing up in this community has taught me how to be a loving, caring, and knowledgeable person. Another aspect is that all of the tax payers are how I have been able to go to school without having to pay for my books or anything if the sorts. I feel that it is important to give back to my community because of everything it has done for me; wheter it's the people in the community or the community as a whole. I need to give back what was given to me. By giving back to my community, other children can do the things that I have done and share the same love for the community as well....   [tags: personal narrative] 568 words
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Children in Need of Back to School Supplies - Children in Need of Back to School Supplies Going back to school is an exciting time of the year for many students, as it is a fresh start with endless possibilities. Along with meeting new classmates, teachers and gaining knowledge, there is also the chance to reinvent oneself with every new school year. Shopping for new clothes and school supplies is something that every family must do, every year when summer winds down and kids get back to “the grind”. According to one survey, on average, families in 2013 spent about $635.00 on clothing, shoes, supplies, and electronics when shopping for the school year....   [tags: Poverty, Volunteering] 1430 words
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Rebirth in The War: A Journey Back to Humanity - It has not only been a trend, but almost a necessity, for novelists who depict wars to depict humanity. Wars are largely, if not totally, alienating; it alienates humans from who they are—or at least whom they think they are—to fighting machines programmed exclusively for mass destruction and ruthless killing. Romantic love and strong sentiment seem to be incompatible with the nature of wars and are rarely found in wars as well. However, in Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier shows us the reshaping of humanity and personality of the male protagonist Inman during the war; he conveys an idea of rebirth in the war—a process of gradually discovering and finally adopting a new, more introspective self...   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Going Back to College as a Single Mom - Going back to college after you have been out of school for quite a few years, had three children, been married, and divorced is a lot harder than I ever imagined. It takes hard work, dedication, and missing out on the little things previously taken for granted. I miss taking naps the most. I believe if you can tough it out through the worst days, you can finish school and provide a better life for your children and yourself. You need a lot of willpower and a large sense of humor. Set your alarm at least an hour before you really need to get out of the bed....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience] 1058 words
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The Discoveries of New Medicines back in 1800-1900 - Nowadays, we are so indolent that we take for granted the medicine provided for us to cure our pain or illnesses and must feel privileged. When we date back to the 1800-1900, we will come to know that it wasn’t unusual for people to die with minor diseases, as there were no medicines invented for that certain type of disease. For decades, scientist and doctors worldwide have worked day and night in order to invent respective medicines and drugs that can help humankind to get rid of certain disease....   [tags: medicines, diseases, penicillin] 626 words
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The Painful Truth About Back Injuries - By becoming educated on the risk factors that cause back injuries, a majority of the general population can prevent agonizing and potentially disabling pain during their lifetimes. Back injuries can occur gradually over time as a result of trauma caused by repetitive activity or can result from a single traumatic event (Back). The signs and symptoms of a back injury may include pain when trying to assume a normal posture, decreased mobility, and pain when standing from a seated position (Back). Warning signs that should cause concern may include radiating pain down a leg, numbness or loss of sensation in a leg, weakness or loss of muscular strength in a leg, constant pain in the back or leg...   [tags: Health]
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A War in the West and The Crisis Back Home - The Great Depression affected millions of people. No one could escape its severity. It grasped onto America and refused to release its hold. Some of the most influential men in America tried to relinquish some of its asperity but to no avail. America was sunk in an economic crisis that would cost billions of dollars and many lives. The Great Depression was a time of large economic struggle for America and although other attempts were made, the true cause for its end was America’s entrance into World War II....   [tags: great depression, world war I]
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Should the Wealthy Give Back to Their Community? - If a man or woman accumulates a vast sum a wealth in the span of their life, should they be expected to return parts back to the society in whence it came. Voluntary giving of one’s wealth is one of the greatest assets a man can give to those I need. However, when the voluntary portion is taken from the voluntary giving, then the giving no longer as seen as an accomplishment by the wealthy individual, but it becomes an accomplishment by the entity that brought it to be. Andrew Carnegie was a stout advocate of giving back wealth to the community, but it is essential to understand his view and the circumstances of his age....   [tags: Economics ]
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Taking a Look Back at the Gold Rush - On January 24, James Marshall, who was an American carpenter and saw mill operator, saw something that caught his eye. It was gold. “It made my heart thump, for I was certain it was gold,” he said. He was building a sawmill along the American River for John Sutter, a German Swiss pioneer. Marshall, then, hurried back to his workers to show what he had found. After showing his crew, he rushed to Sutter’s fort, which is now today near Sacramento,California. The two tried to keep the word of the gold on a low key, for Sutter feared that his plan with his mill would be ruined....   [tags: American history]
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160 Miles an Hour Back to Earth - Vacations with my dad began like ritual; the ceremonial collecting of every brochure and pamphlet in sight and the eventual sacrifice of our down time by meticulous scheduling that filled every second of our trip with some or the other activity. Our trip to Cape Town, South Africa was no different. Seconds struggled by as I found myself, once again, waiting for my parents to finish talking to the tourist relations agent in our hotel. They had laid out every single brochure on the counter, and were asking for complete details on each attraction in the area....   [tags: Personal Experience ] 1481 words
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The Boogeyman vs. Sometimes They Come Back - While the general setting in these works is similar, 1970s New England, the main setting and secondary setting is different. "The Boogeyman” takes place in a psychiatrist’s office. The secondary setting takes place in the Billings’ family homes and the rooms where the children die. Conversely, “Sometimes They Come Back” takes place in a classroom at Harold Davis High School. The secondary setting is the dream Jim has detailing his brother’s murder. The plots are also dissimilar. The plot of “Sometimes They Come Back” moves at a steady pace....   [tags: short stories, Stephen King, horror]
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Community Service is a Way of Giving Back - Many think that community service is just something you are forced to do for school. To me, community service is a way of giving back. I like making people feel as though they matter, and it gives me a warm feeling at the end of the day because I feel I have made a difference. I grow as a person each time I do community service. Some people do community service because they have to, but I do it because I want to. I have volunteered about 52 hours of community service in the READ program at a local elementary school on east 3rd street and ave S....   [tags: Contribution to My Community] 513 words
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