My father wasn't a big hockey fan during his childhood but he learned to appreciate the games at Maple Leaf Gardens while living in Toronto. I don't really know why we always watched the games together, but it was always just the two of us. Mom would join us during the playoffs.
My first distinct memory of Hockey Night in Canada occurred in the autumn of 1981. The sun was still over Lake Ontario, a couple of hours had passed since dinner. My dad asked me to go to bed. It wasn't a punishment, simply a request. I wa...
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- The idea of whether a memory can be forgotten and then remembered, and the thought of suggesting a memory and then have it remembered are at the heart of the childhood abuse issue. Most clinical psychologists believe recovered memory is rare, although laboratory studies have shown that the memory is usually not accurate and can be influenced by outside factors. This issue has not been directly studied since researchers have not subjected people to traumatic events to test their memory of them. Therefore, it has not been determined if a traumatic event is encoded and stored differently in memory compared to a non-traumatic event.... [tags: Suppressed Memories, Child Abuse, psychology]
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- One of my earliest childhood memories was my maternal relatives, my mother, and I embarking on the process of leaving our homeland; waiting for hours in lines that never seemed to conclude everytime we go to the American embassy, hiding from the check ups and formidable butt shots that my older cousins told me about, and experiencing the thrilling first flight during the typhoon season. I was born in the Philippines which is recently known for its greatest export: its people. More than a million filipinos leave the Philippines every year for employment, usually as: seamen, nurses, domestic helpers, etc.... [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Father]
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- Travis Roy grew up in Maine with his mother (___), father (Lee), and sister (Tobi). His love for hockey began when he was just a kid. He played for a team his father coached called the Mites. Before he ever touched a stick or puck, his father put him in skating clinics to teach him balance and coordination on the ice. When he wasn’t playing for a hockey team, he was in the locker room handing out towels, stickboy, and the water boy for the Maine Mariners American Hockey league, a league just one step down from the National Hockey League.... [tags: Ice hockey, National Hockey League, High school]
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- I think of my life and memories as an ocean: serene and still or rough and rigid. But in the end it’s always beautiful and breath-taking. Some of my memories warm me up from the inside. But they also tear me apart. Unfortunately, the memories that teared me apart are the best I can remember. My childhood memories, when I look back at them, are filled with resentment and bitterness. The first few memories, I was spent with strangers. Strangers my parents paid to be our care-givers. Some of this strangers were kind and compassionate, some were troubled and negligent.... [tags: High school, Secondary school, Sibling]
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- Field hockey can also be referred to as Hockey. It is a team sport wherein a team of players attempts to score goals by pushing, hitting or flicking a ball into the opposing team’s goal using sticks. The term field hockey would only be used in countries where the simple term hockey was used for different forms such as ice hockey, street hockey and etc. Field hockey has myriad international tournaments for genders, male and female, although in some countries such as the US, field hockey is played for the most part by females.... [tags: Hockey, International Hockey Federation]
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- Childhood Memories Dad said, "We're going for a ride on the bus." "Ride to where," I thought excitedly. I remember waiting in the bus station; people going about their business. The bus we got on was huge, with room for at least a hundred people, with plenty of room. It was a cold, windy evening. I sat at the front so I could see out of the window. Bright lights were heading towards us. It seemed as though we had been travelling for hours. The bus stopped a few times to pick people up, on the way.... [tags: Papers]
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- When I was a young child I would love to hear my parents tell me that we were going on a trip. I would be full of excitement, because I knew that we would be going to a place that I had never seen before. My parents, my brother, and I would pack our luggage and venture out in our small gray minivan. Three of my most cherished memories in our minivan are when we went to Disney World, the beach, and the mountains. When I heard my parents talking about going to Disney World I was so excited. It was a long trip down to Florida and I could not sit still, because I was so excited.... [tags: Personal Narrative]
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