Notably those who live in the United States are aware of the freedoms we’re entitled to. It doesn’t matter what age, what gender, nor race – America is based on equality; it’s based on a concept of freedom of choice. This freedom allows the American citizens to pick and choose what they want, regardless of the consequences. If this choosing leads to experience for a future job, then...
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...es to move but he can’t. His whole body is numb, his mind in a frenzy of worry. The sound of machines doing their job fills his ears; is this what it was like to have an out of body experience? The thought was interrupted by his father’s solemn voice. “Pull the plug,” he says. In a matter of a few seconds, the boy has drifted off into an endless sleep.
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