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"A Day to Remember": 9/11

- On September 11th, 2001, nineteen members of Al Qaeda hijacked four United States commercial airlines. The Al Qaeda is a terrorist group lead by a man of the name Osama bin Laden. Laden is the conductor of the attack on September 11th and is known to be disliked by many American citizens. Two of the hijacked planes crashed into the famous World Trade Center, Twin Towers, in New York City, New York. After the second plane struck the South Tower Americans were convinced it was a terrorist attack....   [tags: Osama bin Laden, Al Qaeda, World Trade Center]

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Review of A Day to Remember's Album Common Courtesy

- A Day to Remember- Common Courtesy Review After several lawsuits with Victory Records, A Day to Remember has finally released their fifth album, entitled Common Courtesy on October 8. This pop punk/post-hardcore band from Ocala, Florida has gained much popularity over the years because they have been able to blend metalcore elements with catchy pop punk melodies to make the songs supposedly sound more interesting and “hardcore”. Prior to Common Courtesy, the only ADTR album I have listened to was Homesick, and I thought that it was a decent album and somewhat enjoyable, although saturated with mundane breakdowns and cheesy lyrics....   [tags: pop punk, generic, lyrics]

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An Important Day to Remember - Personal Writing

- An Important Day to Remember - Personal Writing Four years of my life (including two at playschool) had finally culminated in a very exciting day for me - my first day at school. Waking up on that Monday morning however, I had no idea just how exciting it was going to be… Two years of my brother's stories about school were fresh in my mind, some sounded amazing, but some were downright scary - like the myth surrounding many schools - something about bullies, heads and toilet flushing....   [tags: Papers]

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The Day I Don´t Remember: A Narrative Fiction

- ... Was I so contagious that I would sicken inanimate objects. Is that possible. Or maybe they were saving themselves the extra disinfection. They'd prepped me for surgery and left a shaved patch on my head, top back, like a monks tonsure. It was satiny and smooth. I found myself rubbing it with my fingers. The surgery wasn't going to happen, I had gotten that much out of them. They pushed food onto a shelf through a slot in the door. In a bare backed gown patterned in blue filigree, with my sweaty feet sticking to the floor each step, I brought the tray to my bedside table....   [tags: seizure, radio, death]

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Problem of the Four-Day School Schedule

- Cynthia Hanks was an obsequious, repugnant, and scalding junior at the top of her class when, unfortunately for Cynthia, her school decided to change the institution’s regular schedule. Attempting to pique productivity, the school switched from having lessons every five days to having them every four days. To replace the day they took from the week, they added two hours to each of the four days. This let Cynthia socialize an extra day on the weekends, but it also meant a longer break from her lessons....   [tags: lessons, class, remember]

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Remember The Titans Is An Effective Social Commentary

- ... You know who your daddy is, doncha?” (Remember the Titans) Boone then sees that the players have divided themselves up on the buses by race an makes all defensive players gets on one bus and offensive players get on the other bus, then off to camp they go. “The school year truly begins not with classes, but on the first day of football camp” (Luty) On the first day of camp Bertier and Julius Campbell, played by Wood Harris, get into a fight that soon has every player physically fighting each other....   [tags: Remember the Titans, Herman Boone, Bill Yoast]

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A Walk to Remember - The Human Heart

- A Walk to Remember - The Human Heart A Walk to Remember, by Nicholas Sparks take you on a whirl wind journey into the depths of the human heart, and leads Landon, one of the main characters, to a decision so stunning it would lead him irrevocably on the  road to manhood. Landon the most popular boy in Beuford High and fall's > unexpectedly in love with Jamie, and unpopular, bible-bearing girl. It was  kismet that brought these two together, and an incurable disease that would  tear them apart....   [tags: Walk to Remember Essays]

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An Explication of Washing Day

- An Explication of Washing Day One Source Cited The poem Washing Day by Anna Letitia Barbauld illustrates two different points of view of the events that are happening on washing day. The first view is how the people surrounding the author feel towards the chores to be done that day. The second is the view from the author when she was a child, observing all that is happening. The idea of the poem is to bring to the reader's attention the joy and innocence of childhood, while at the same time noting the importance of the events of the day....   [tags: Washing Day]

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The Terminal Tale of Today Will Be A Quiet Day

- The Terminal Tale of Today Will Be A Quiet Day        After reading "Today Will Be A Quiet Day" by Amy Hemple, I had an eerie feeling that something bad was going on behind the scenes. I feel that the father has a terminal disease and he wants to happily live out the last few days of his life. I think that there is conclusive evidence that "Today Will Be A Quiet Day" is not a happy story, but in fact a sad one. First of all, death plays a huge role in this story. Death is brought up so many times in this story one can only conclude that there is some kind of foreshadowing going on....   [tags: Today Will Be a Quiet Day Essays]

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A Family in Turmoil in Today Will Be A Quiet Day

- A Family in Turmoil in Today Will Be A Quiet Day      In Amy Hempel’s story, "Today Will Be A Quiet Day," a father takes the day off to spend time with his two children at a place called "Petaluma." The title suggests that this day was one of calmness and relaxation, but in reality the title should be " A Family in Turmoil." Throughout the trip, the children argue, complain, and bicker which seems to suggest that the day is rather depressing and quite humbling for the father (Baker 170). The father’s good intentions for quality family time failed....   [tags: Today Will Be a Quiet Day Essays]

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The Day Of The Dead

- ... After the the Spanish conquered the Aztec Empire, stated in the article “Day of the Dead” by Shmuel Ross accessed on January 23 ,2016 , they immediately set to convert the native population to Catholicism, for both religious and political reasons. Now , we will explore the the different elements used to celebrate the day of the dead in Mexico and their meanings . In preparation for the return of their loved ones souls the people set out to a variety of tasks to welcome the deceased . On days such as All Saints day , November 1st , the cleaning and dressing of graves is most typically carried out ....   [tags: Mexico, Aztec, Day of the Dead, Mexican American]

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We Remember…

- We Remember… “Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain.” - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh On the eleventh month, the eleventh day and the eleventh hour – we remember. We remember the world wars, revolutions and major historic battles. Most of all, we should remember the soldiers who protected our country and contributed to our well being. During these well-known historic events, the soldiers fought to protect our right to be Canadian. They risked their lives to protect us all and bring peace to the world....   [tags: Canadian History]

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Every Day, by David Levithan

- Breaking rules is what makes humans learn. This is what David Levithan interpreted in his 322-page fictional novel, Every Day. David Levithan uses characterization, vivid imagery, and irony to convey to readers that systems don’t follow rules. Every Day, a 322-page fictional novel by David Levithan takes place in Maryland. In the novel, Every Day, there are protagonists, and antagonists. The novel’s protagonist goes by the name A, and Rhiannon. The antagonists are Nathan, and Justin. Throughout the novel readers learn that A is not an ordinary human being....   [tags: Every Day, David Levithan]

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Always Remember 9/11

- Everyone should remember that fateful day when terrorist threatened our country. The planes crashed straight into two of our most prized and memorable buildings in New York. People were terrified, shocked and devastated when the news spread. That moment will forever be engraved in our minds. So many lives were changed in a matter of minutes. September 11th, 2001, was the beginning of my mind opening journey to get home. It started out as a trip my Grammy and I made to Utah, to visit my cousin and her family....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Snow Surfing : An Event to Remember

- Snow Surfing : An Event to Remember Surf the snow. I tried it and now I love it. I had never tried snowboarding or anything like it before and I wanted to be able to learn so badly. Today was the day I had been waiting for; I was going to try snowboarding for the very first time. I distinctly remember my first day on the mountain. It was a beautiful winter morning, the sun was reflecting off the snow covered pine trees and there was just a slight breeze through my hair. Snowboarding can be truly difficult at first, but once you get the hang of it snowboarding is an experience you will never forget....   [tags: Sports Athletics Personal Narratives Essays]

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A Night to Remember - Original Writing

- A Night to Remember - Original Writing It was the day of the concert. The lively atmosphere around the arena was only beginning, being there early before, I saw the transformation of the what seemed to be spacious hall, into a jam packed stadium, mocked with nothing but up for it Geordies and music lover alike. As the lights sparkled above the stage, the huge amplifiers buzzed, vibrating the seat in which I had suddenly risen from. Announcements through the loud speakers were cropping up every minute, adding to the anxiety, whilst the crowds poured in, creating a carnival like atmosphere, despite still being an hour away form the main performance....   [tags: Papers]

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I Don 't Remember Like It Was Yesterday

- ... So I told her everything was fine. Of course Aiyana had to investigate further so she went downstairs to question my family. She floated down those stairs as she always did, nothing was different. I don 't know who told her but soon there was screaming. Aiyana released a piercing scream of pain that no child, especially not a 13 year old, should ever feel. From that point I remember an endless amount of screaming, not only from Aiyana. But Aiyana’s screaming is what I remember the most. She was screaming for her cousin....   [tags: Crying, Tears, 2007 singles, I Cried]

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I Remember

- I Remember I remember Rick's face as he turned away from the window and came back toward his seat that day; it had a look of horror I was to never forget. His face expressed seriousness, disbelief, and sadness. We were all terror-stricken after we knew the awful truth, but Rick had seen it. He knew before all of us. Even before his eyes began to have problems, he was visibly affected by the bomb. I remember that day as if it were yesterday. It all started with more subtle things such as the small bomb at the World Trade Center, but then bigger disasters began to occur....   [tags: Personal Narrative Nuclear Bombing Violence Essay]

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Remember The Titans And Higher Learning

- ... The definition also does not mean that any race has an exclusive ownership of any difference of a gene. Nonetheless, race is a cultural concept. The expressions “black” and “white” do not represent biological species. In Remember the Titans, Scott chastises Remy for dropping out of school, arguing that the white community needs more successful members and that he is betraying his race. After Knocko calls out a racial slur, Fudge, Malik, Dreads, and another black student start a gang fight with the white power skinheads, beating them....   [tags: Racism, Black people, Race, White people]

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Remember Me, by Charles Joyner

- Remember me is a description of unskilled and skilled work on plantations, how rice was grown and harvested, and the customs of the slaves on the Georgia Coast. Joyner depicts the life of slavery from the Masters, slave, and outside parities to a view seldom seen in the education system today. In His book, Remember Me, Charles Joyner relates the slave owner and slave to each other because each needed one another for survival on a daily basis. Joyner explains how some masters particularly cared for their slaves with one example being from Reverend Colcok Jones, “Tell all the howdye for me, (19)” and other forms of greetings when away from the plantation....   [tags: history, unskilled and skilled work]

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Character Analysis of _Remember me_

- The previews for the movie Remember Me have you assuming that you will be once again watching a romantic drama, who’s two main characters Tyler (Robert Pattinson) and Ally(Emilie de Ravin) falls in love, with a few twists and turns and at last live happily ever after. Instead, we are confronted with two incredibly complicated characters whose lives unfold throughout the story. This film touches on the dynamics of grieving and the loss of a loved one and, how it affects every aspect of interpersonal relationships....   [tags: Film Analysis / Psycholgical Trauma]

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Remember and Create Dreams

- Have you ever had a magical dream waking up the next morning and you cannot remember it. Have you ever felt worried about forgetting your dreams. Ever wondered why you cannot remember what happened during your sleep then carried a sensation that it was something important. What if someone gave you the power ball numbers while dreaming, but you cannot remember it. If you cannot remember your dreams, blame it on the toothpaste you are using or practice a magical method that is going to make you dream in a lucid state....   [tags: Hormones, Sleep, Melatonin, Sleep Patterns]

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Remember the Racial Tension

- Remember the Racial Tension Attending high school has many challenges socially, academically, and athletically. In the years of racial integration these challenges were amplified for the students. The movie Remember the Titans tells the story of how one high school dealt with integrating black and white students into their school and also into a championship football team. The media can depict their own take on how this transition played out. The media distorts the racial tension demonstrated within the film Remember the Titans, as a means to sell more movie tickets and create a more dramatic story....   [tags: Movie Analysis ]

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Symbols and Symbolism in Long Day's Journey into Night

-   Symbolism is used throughout O¹Neill¹s Long Day¹s Journey into Night, a portrayal of the  author¹s life.  The three prominent symbols, the fog, the foghorn, and Mary¹s glasses, represent the characters¹ isolation from reality.  The symbols in ³Long Day¹s Journey into  Night² are used to substitute illusion for reality.  Although Mary is the character directly associated with living in illusion, all characters in the play try to hide from the truth in their own ways. At the beginning of the second act, O'Neill notes a change in setting which has taken place since the play opened.  No sunlight comes into the room now  and there is a faint haziness in the air.  This haziness or fog o...   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night]

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Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill

- 	In the play Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neill, the Tyrone family is haunted not by what is present in flesh facing them, but by memories and constant reminders of what has been the downfall of the family for years. " No it can never be now. But it was once, before you-" (72) [James Tyrone referring to the Morphine addiction of his wife, Mary, which attributed to the undoing of the family]. Their trials and tribulations are well documented by O’Neill through the proficient utilization of theme, characterization, plot, setting, and style....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night]

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A Place to Remember

- A Place to Remember When I was sixteen years of age, my Gram, Aunt Jamie, and I went to Scotland. We visited many places, such as Edinburgh, Sterling, and Dumfries. We also visited Arundel, Windsor, and London in England. The most exciting part of our trip was when we went and saw the house my Grandad born in and the family house. As I looked at those houses, I felt like I was home, I had found the place I was supposed to be. All my life I have known who I was and where I was from, I am Scottish, my Grandad was born in Scotland, so in a way, I am from Scotland as well....   [tags: Personal Narrative Descent Essays]

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Similarites of To Kill a Mockingbird and Remember the Titans

- Similarities of To Kill a Mockingbird and Remember the Titans Both To Kill Mockingbird and Remember the Titans had their communities play a crucial role into the development of the story. In the towns of Maycomb County and Alexandria, Virginia, many of the blacks experienced racial prejudice to which they became united with their other blacks. However their was always a leader who wanted to change the community for the better. Because of the similarities of To Kill a Mockingbird and Remember the Titans the audience can see how important community is in the development of a story....   [tags: community, story, black, prejudice]

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I Remember When The Voices Diminished

- ... I made my way across the stuffy, claustrophobic room and found a seat next to my friend Sam. I asked her if she had heard anything about this teacher. Her answer came across as more of a heavy sigh, “Yes.” I remained positive as I always do and shrugged it off. Perhaps Sam was just tired, or she was stressed about homework. At that moment, making sure she slapped on her ostensibly forced smile, Keeney made a beeline to the front of the class for her introduction. The only word to describe her was fake....   [tags: Writing, Writing process, Tenth grade]

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What I Remember About September 11

- On September 11, 2001 our nation sat and watched in fear as unknown terrorists attacked American people on our own land. I remember that day like it was yesterday. I was sitting in class, bored out of my mind. Somebody outside the classroom yelled, “Turn on the television”. My teacher quickly turned on the television. I noticed that the south tower was on fire. Gasps and stifled cries ran through the room. A few 'oh my god's were said, as we ran out to find and tell friends. I was late to my marketing class....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Heroes and Heroism in Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day

- Heroes and Heroism in Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day       When one asks a child, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" a usual response is "a fireman" or "a ballerina."  In Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day, however, the young Bim and Raja are somewhat more ambitious; they answer that they want to be a hero and heroine.  Later, Bim asks somewhat bitterly, "The hero and heroine-where are they?  Down at the bottom of the well-gone, disappeared" (157).  Bim has lost track of her heroes; however, Raja and Tara have not.  The three siblings have very different relationships to heroic ideals....   [tags: Clear Light Day Essays Desai ]

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Forgetting to Remember

- Forgetting to Remember: The Source of your Symptoms. Imagine going about your daily business when, for some reason or another, you find yourself immersed in an intense, disturbing flashback of a traumatic event that you never knew you experienced. This bizarre scenario is more commonplace than might be supposed and is opening up all sorts of legal and therapeutic controversy. Repression is one of the most haunting concepts in psychology. The rationale is that some shocking occurrence is pushed back into an inaccessible corner of the unconscious only to be retrieved later by a most confounded consciousness (1)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Struggling to Remember

- Struggling to Remember The brain gathers, processes, and stores information in a number of ways. When we perceive something, a set of cells in our brain is activated in a specific sequence. If not fully pursued, the perception fades and the cells return to their original state (1). However if the thought or perception is ‘entertained,’ the cells interact, forming a network of communication and signal transmission. The set of cells becomes a memory engram; a neuronal network representing encoded fragments of past experiences....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill - Character Analysis of Mary

- Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene by O'Neill - Character Analysis of Mary In the play ¡°Long Day¡¯s Journey into Night,¡± by Eugene O¡¯Neill, the writer depicts a typical day of the Tyrone family, whose once-close family has deteriorated over the years for a number of reasons: Mary¡¯s drug addiction, Tyrone Jamie and Edmund¡¯s alcoholism, Tyrone¡¯s stinginess, and the sons` pessimistic attitude toward future. In the play, all of the four characters are miserable about life, and they all remember the past and try to escape from reality by drinking alcohol or taking drugs....   [tags: Long Day's Journey into Night]

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A Hindu Wedding Day : A Wedding

- ... Say Yes to the Dress: During the wedding, the brides are dressed in a sari which is usually made out of cotton or silk and is draped around the Bride. The bride will wear a veil, known as The ghunghat, and crown and the bride’s hair will often be put up in a bun. The veil will vary in length depending on bride preference; however, it must cover not only her head but also her shoulders. The bride covers her face because it is a sign of respect to the elders present at the wedding and also the deities worshipped during the ceremony....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Wedding, English-language films]

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The Day of the Dead's Beauty: Art

- Day of the Dead’s beauty It is hard to of the Day of the dead celebration without recalling all of the art that is linked with this holiday. Day of the dead art can take many form of folk art for instance: sugar skulls and other candies are hand-crafted with colorful designs, Masks, toys, puppets, paintings, papel picado adorn with beautiful scene, ofrendas are also considered art as they are arrange as artistically as possible, performances of theater and dance, colorful day of the dead decorations etc....   [tags: art, holiday, festivals]

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The Incredible Power of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

- The Incredible Power of One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich           It has been Russian writers in particular, who for two centuries have struggled against censorship and oppression to accomplish two great tasks: to create innovative and meaningful art, and to use that art to make a statement about a specifically Russian predicament. So often the theme was political, and so many generations of Russians criticised Mother Russia for her backward ways. Vissarion Belinsky's caustic admonitions in his "Letter to Gogol" were long a rallying cry for writers: "This is why, especially among us, universal attention is paid...to every manifestation of any so-called liberal trend, no mat...   [tags: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Essays]

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A Day of Atonement: Jewish Holiday

- A Day of Atonement One of the most important holidays in Judaism is, Yom Kippur, which means “the day of covering” (Molly). It is considered as the holiest holi(day) of the year, the day in which people are the closest to God (Chabad). There are many steps and rituals that are performed before celebrating Yom Kippur, as well as during the holiday. During this day, people are able to repent for their sins, to change the path that they have chosen, as well as the last appeal, before God passes judgment (Rich)....   [tags: holiday, holy, prayer, services]

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My Day At A Long Pause

- ... I’ve learned to never take the time, things or most importantly, don’t take your loved ones for granted. I woke up on a normal fall Saturday in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky in a town called Harlan County. Just coming home to my mother’s home from my father’s house the night before. It was a typical Saturday off of school my brother, sister and I were outside playing on our bicycles when we heard my mother scream from the front porch for us to come in for a minute. It wasn’t her typical holler for us to come to check in, it was a scream of pain of hurt and fear....   [tags: Family, Love, 2006 singles, Mother]

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Personal Narrative : The Happiest Day

- ... Well, I am a outgoing girl so I always talk to others so that I have persuasiveness. I was so nervous to prepare the materials. My Chinese teacher saw me and gave me advices. “It’s okay, ziyun. ” she said. “Do you know why I choose you to do the debate. First of all, you have outgoing personality. Also, I saw your argumentative essay and I ‘m pretty sure that your mind is clear and you can do this. It’s just like write a argumentative paper but need you to say it out.” After done this talking, I finally calm down....   [tags: Essay, Writing, High school, United Kingdom]

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My First Day Of Algebra

- ... I think her name was Betsey and we put her in George’s dad’s horse trailer. Sally here was worried that Betsey would get lonely and she decided to read her a story.” Sally interrupted Doug, “Oh wait, before you make me sound crazy I just wanted to make sure that she didn’t make too much noise. When I babysat the kids I always read the story ‘Good Night Moon’ and for Betsy it worked like a charm.” Doug just laughed and continued on as Sally walked off somewhere. “Anyway, Sally read Betsy a story and then she started to become attached to her and wouldn’t let us take her inside....   [tags: English-language films, High school, Debut albums]

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Preparing for the Big Day

- A lot of people across America have different hobbies they like to do. Mine is running. But, running you may ask, I just do it for no particular reason. I run because I know that it is good for the body, and I find it fun. Running is a self motivator that does not consist for you to depend on anyone for it. The most that I have trained for an event is a running distance of 3.1 miles or 5 kilometers, which is also known as a 5K. Many runners have different ways to train for a race but mine is just easy to follow but very passionate....   [tags: running as exercise, jogging]

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My Day Of The Surgery

- ... The cancer was spreading rapidly through her body and we couldn’t do anything to help her. All that we could do was make her as comfortable as possible as she went through this. Hoping and praying that a miracle was going to happen and she was going to be her normal self again. Because she was in the ICU my cousins and I couldn’t go to see her. It was very hard to see my family so upset, I kept on telling myself that it wasn’t really happening. She was moved from the ICU to a normal room. It was the first time I had seen her since the night before she went into surgery....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Paisley Park Records]

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Movies Serendipity and An Affair to Remember

- Movies Serendipity and An Affair to Remember Can once in a lifetime happen twice. Can two people get a second chance at love. While reality more than likely suggests no, some movies would suggest otherwise. The films An Affair to Remember and Serendipity are only two examples of how society depicts romance as an exaggerated fabrication of reality only to have a negative effect on its viewers. Both films share the storyline of two lovers who separate, only hoping that fate will bring them back together As the film Serendipity begins, Sara Thomas and Jonathon Trager meet each other for the first time at Bloomingdale’s....   [tags: Serendipity Affair Movie Film Essays]

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Racism in the Film Remember the Titans

- In the movie "Remember the Titans" there are many lessons that every person should learn in their life. One of the most important lessons is that of racism. In this day and age some people believe that racism is over because there are no longer any slaves, some people believe that there is still racism but that it is ok. I believe that those people would benefit a great deal from seeing this movie. I know that there is still racism, I also know that it is not ok. There is a scene in this movie where the coach takes the team on a long run in the middle of the night....   [tags: Movie Film Football Race]

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A Night to Remember in Mexico

- A Night to Remember in Mexico When the event was over, it all seemed like a blur. I didn’t know what had just happened but I knew that I didn’t like it. The night was filled with frenzy in the air and liveliness in the streets. The Security guards, and for that matter the people that we had come with, departed. My friend and I, although surrounded by masses of people, stood alone on a street corner. There I was, standing in a place that was foreign to me, in which I had only two companions. The night air slapped me in the face, and I awoke to reality....   [tags: Mexico Personal Narratives Violence Essays]

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Remember the Champions - Original Writing

- Remember the Champions - Original Writing "Sit at the back," said the bus driver. He was white; being black I had to sit at the back. As I was walking down the aisle to the back seat, I stumbled, and with a loud thump, I fell flat on my face, and the passengers burst out laughing. I looked back and saw a white student's leg spread across the aisle. It was my first year in college, and it had already started like this. I helped myself up and sat in the back seat. "Don't worry they always do that, just don't pay any attention to them, and watch yourself, it's dangerous with all these whites." "Tom Robinson nice to meet you" "Will Houston" I said shaking hands w...   [tags: Papers]

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Kindergarten - Full Day or Half-Day?

- Kindergarten - Full Day or Half-Day. On August 30, 2000, the Maryland State Board of Education made a request for mandatory full-day kindergarten to be added into their budget for the fiscal year of 2002. The Board’s goal is to have full-day kindergarten programs implemented in all state public schools by the 2004-2005 school year (Maryland State Board of Education [MSDE], 2000). Making this change from half-day kindergarten to full-day kindergarten, they hope full-day kindergarten will help children benefit academically in the long run....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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Callie and Gavin: A Short Story

- ... She pounded again and repeated the process up to three times before accepting that he wasn’t home. “Dang” she hissed. The only other place she could think to look was in the park. She turned and headed down the stairs, crossing the street before jogging through the entrance. Her expanding lungs filled with cold air, filling her chest with a free feeling that only jogging on a cold day could bring. But with a determined mind she instantly shrugged off the experience and continued to jog through the twisting path....   [tags: worry, remember, practice, options]

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How Do We Remember the Holocaust Today?

- The Holocaust is considered the largest genocide of our entire world, killing more than 600,000,000 Jewish people during the years of 1933-1945. The memories and history that have filled our lives that occurred during the Holocaust are constantly remembered around the world. Many populations today “think” that constant reminders allow for us to become informed and help diminish the hatred for other races still today. These scholars believe that by remembering the Holocaust, you are able to become knowledgeable and learn how to help prevent this from happening again....   [tags: tragic events, horror, jewish]

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Inspiration High School Football Team in Remember the Titans

- ... He has been nominated as the Best Supporting Actor in the movie “The Postman” (1998) and came 3th place in Best Supporting Actor in “The Mothman Prophecies” (2003). Even tough he has not won many awards, he was still a really good choice. I couldn’t imagine anyone playing it better.(IMDB, 2000) Ryan Hurst was playing as the team captain who did not like the idea of being mixed with black players but changed his opinion later in the movie, he has only won a Satellite Award in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Sons of Anarchy” (2011) but he stayed in character in a all times and expressed his emotions like we were...   [tags: captain coach, award]

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A Day Is A New Day

- ... A recently widowed and mother of 6 children that believed her husband died from a malediction. He was the head and support for his family. As a result, his oldest 12 years old son took his place and became the provider for this home. What an unpleasant surprise for this woman to soon realize that her youngest child and she suffered from the same infamous viral disease that caused her husband’s death. Given her beliefs, her disease was very difficult to explain. Nevertheless, I was there for them, filled with patience, dedication and consistence, standing by their side during this battle....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Mind]

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You Always Remember Your First...Phone

- When I was growing up I wanted for nothing. I can’t remember ever not getting something I wanted after asking. If there was a gift-giving holiday coming up and I asked for a specific present my parents almost always made my current dreams come true. I wasn’t until I was around twelve that there was a specific something that I wanted that I had to wait for, to earn. I wanted my first cell phone more than anything I’d ever asked for before, and the waiting process, to this day, is still vivid. At the time it seemed prolonged and painful....   [tags: Personal Experience ]

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Memorial Day Thoughts

- I usually write a piece for Memorial Day. I didn’t write one this year because I had written a memorial piece just this past Veteran’s Day. But, within minutes of last week’s item posting on May 30, three things happened that made me regret my decision. First, I received word that a fellow Vietnam veteran had died a few days before. Then, I received a Memorial Day ecard from another friend. And, third, between May 31 and June 4, emails from regular readers filled my inbox wanting to know why I had not written one....   [tags: Patriotism]

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Personal Narrative : My First Day

- ... Because I was enjoying the beautiful scenery I forget that it was already time for us to land. When we got out of the plane and arrived California airport I don’t remember which airport was that. I saw a man coming toward us. He said something in English to us I did not understand what he said. Thank god my dad was teacher in my country so he translate to me that “we are about to miss our flight to our destination UT, USA. Then we walked fast towards to catch our flight to UT. All my family was so worried about the flight behind me, maybe because I was so happy to see people from different country....   [tags: Personal life, Family, Cousin, Anxiety]

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Causal Ditermism in the Movie Groundhog Day

- What does it mean to have free will when one cannot choose the environment in which they live in. Because the environment in which one lives in shapes their beliefs and practices, how is it they are morally responsible for their actions and decisions when they are not in control of the environment they live in. Causal determinism is a belief that everything that happens is completely caused by whatever happened before it. Furthermore determinism implies if the conditions under which one made a choice were precisely the same, one could not have done otherwise (Kamber)....   [tags: free will, environment, determinsim, force]

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Remember Me

- Remember Me Throughout life you will meet many different people. Some of them you will forget in a matter of minutes. Others you might think about every now and then, wondering how life is treating them. Then there are the people that touch you in some way. Maybe just because they smile at you everyday, maybe they are there for you at times when no one else is, or maybe they did something special for you that was greatly appreciated. Whatever the reason, there are always people out there that you will remember....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Day I forgot My Birthday

- It was a beautiful sunny morning; you could hear the birds singing in the background. I just woke up after a long sleep. It was now 11am and everyone was awake whizzing all around the house and I wondered what all the havoc was about. I came across my mum and asked, “What was going on”. I got no reply. It was like my mum didn’t even see me if I was invisible. After that I could not be bothered to ask because it looked like another busy Sunday morning. Later on the day I was getting bored and nothing was on the skinny TV of ours....   [tags: birthday,]

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Moral Choices Happen Every Day

- ... Nonetheless, this gives way to the moral choice of topic, should I have ratted them out, or should I have kept silent. Kantian ethics is for one to do their moral duty, and to do their moral duty from a rational perspective. In order to make deontological judgments, one can use the categorical imperative or practical imperative. First, the principal would be, should one relegate information to the authorities if a contractual agreement has been broken. Using the categorical imperative, would it be good to make the principle of my action into a universal law....   [tags: Immanuel Kant, Ethics, Morality, High school]

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A Comparison of I Remember, I Remember and To the Virgins to Make Much of Time

- A Comparison of I Remember, I Remember and To the Virgins to Make Much of Time As humans we all face the passing of time and inevitably death but how each person deals with this is different. This essay will compare and contrast two poems, called ‘I remember, I remember’, and ‘to the virgins, to make much of time’. A comparative essay will illustrate how differently different people can experience life, yet how connected we all are through this experience we share. Both of these poems deal with the theme of youth and looking back in wisdom, a regret for the passing of time and a longing for it return....   [tags: Papers]

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A Hairstylist's Day

- I see my weekly client come in and sit on my chair. “The usual”, he tells me casually. I nod my head and begin to pick up my clippers. Before I know it I see a line of eager people anxiously waiting to hear the words “Who’s next?” Yeah, it’s a tough job but somebody has to keep the clients looking their best. That is why I decided to become a hairstylist. The idea of cutting hair has always been a dream for me ever since I was a small child growing up. I would take my Barbie dolls and pretend I was a hairstylist and created all sorts of peculiar and weird hairstyles....   [tags: Hairstylist Hair Dresser Descriptive Job Essays]

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Well-Liked Movies: Groundhog Day

- According to Aristotle the finest condition that a person can live in is that of eudaimonia. Eudaimonia is described by Aristotle as human flourishing. In order to achieve eudaimonia, one must live a life of complete virtue. Virtues are the median of the situation which would result in the preeminent good, and ultimately, the greatest outcome of what is at hand. In order to be considered virtuous, people’s actions must be done for righteous reasons. In other words, Aristotle would argue that the sheer act of kindness is not enough to be considered virtuous, if in fact, the actions were done for the wrong reasons....   [tags: film review]

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Graduation Speech: Remember Who You Are!

- Thirteen years of schooling - can you believe it. And we, County High Class of 2012, have made it. We're graduating. There may have been times when it was tiresome, frustrating, stressful, demanding, even physically, mentally and emotionally draining. Through the years I have felt all of these emotions and more, but one thing that has really kept me on the top has been my ability to smile. I have found that smiling, even when it seems too hard, helps to solve all kinds of problems. Not only does it improve your own attitude, but one smile affects an incredible amount of people....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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I Remember When - Personal Narrative

- I Remember When - Personal Narrative It was the first weekend in September. The summer holidays were over, and the schools had started back. I was on the beach for the first time after a long week at work. As Stratton was such a small Cornish town, there were very few people on the beach. My next-door neighbour and drinking partner, Hamish Pengelly was just leaving the beach after walking his dog, Graham Smith; the new owner of Stratton Manor was on the beach watching his son, Charlie, playing in a rubber dingy in the water....   [tags: Papers]

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Honoring Pearl Harbor

- Screams echoed throughout the island. One explosion after another resounded. Fires sprung up everywhere. Chaos reigned. The scenery once calm, now painted with destruction. Brave souls –soldiers, fire fighters, and civilians alike – worked through their own pain and exhaustion, fighting to save lives, having to watch helplessly as countless slipped away. Americans sat in horror as the numbers of death and destruction rolled in one by one. One ship, two ships, eighteen. One plane, two planes, hundreds....   [tags: Impact, Loss, Remember]

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George Stevens' I Remember Mama

- George Stevens I Remember Mama Beautifully realized, exquisitely detailed film directed by George Stevens I Remember Mama tells of a Norwegian family living in San Francisco during the beginning of this century. It is an old classical movie, based on Kathryn Forbes' novel titled Mama?s Bank Account. The film is rendered and it is a moving act of memory about how an immigrant family copes with poverty and how they try to overcome the odds of living in a foreign country. I could identify with almost every scene in the movie and not because of the era but because of the feelings it provoked....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Surgery to Remember

- Through my entire life I’ve enjoy a good health. I was never victim of any disease or medical procedure, but sadly all that changed a year ago. I started to suffer from palpitations or like everybody called it “tachycardia”. My tachycardias were the most annoying thing that can happen to a person, it did not have a specific time to start, you can be running, watching TV or in the worse scenario sleeping. Also, the duration of the palpitations was every time greater and the easiest way to describe it is to accelerate a car up to 8000 revolutions per second until the engine begins to shake....   [tags: personal experience recount]

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A story to remember

- The two main characters of the story, Irene and Clare, leave the reader wanting to know more about the life that two very different cultures live. The racism, society, and views of all people have changed since the time period the book was based off of. Irene is left unaccepted into the world and ashamed to be a Negro, where Clare is fighting to keep her Negro past a secret to everyone around her. Reading Passing by Nella Larson is an eye opening experience that will have a lasting effect on the reader....   [tags: Character Analysis, Irene and Clare]

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The Day Of The Night

- ... “How about I just call if we need anything?” suggested Roy. “I’m sure most of this he can handle by himself anyway.” “Alright, I’ll be by to check on you two later,” she promised, smiling as she almost bounced out the room. Not sure how to start now that he was alone, Roy cleared his throat. “She seems nice,” he said. “Yeah,” Johnny said while reaching for his breakfast on the bedside tray near him. Seeing the wince, Roy quickly came over and gently pushed him back against the bed. “Hang on and let me help,” he said quietly....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles, Lennon/McCartney]

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A Day At The Parlour

- ... “Listen Shanti, you need to lodge a report, an FIR, with the police. They’ll bring him back to senses; a few slaps is all he needs, but you need to be decisive and strong” and the mentee seemed to be agreeing with her. “Yes Madam. I need to do it now. I can 't bear it anymore. Earlier I followed my mother’s advice, but no more. She, as from her experience with my father advised me to have kids, she expected matters to improve once a boy was born, but no, not in Nake Ram’s case, he is not Nake, he is a villain!” (‘Nake’ means ‘Honest’ in Hindi and ‘Ram’ is the name of a sacred demigod of Hindus, for those readers who don’t know)....   [tags: Childbirth, Midwifery, Obstetrics, Home birth]

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A Day At The Beach

- ... (Sorry, papa I 'll just finish my breakfast and then I 'll get it for you.) She leaves to go and finish her breakfast. F: Jessica, can you get me some shorts please. I need to get out of bed and ihi, I am getting desperate. J: Unsa, Sir. (What, Sir?) F: Shorts please. J: Unsa, Sir. Jessica comes back with a shirt. F: No that 's a shirt, Jessica, I need some shorts to cover my lubot please. J: (Laughing) Unsa, Sir. F: Forget it. J: Ko adto lang ug paghuman sa paglaba sa mga sinina, Sir. (I 'll just go and finish washing the clothes, Sir.) She leaves to wash the clothes....   [tags: Want, Need, WANT, Camera]

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The Day Of The Crash

- I can still remember the horrible time when I ended up in the ER. It was raining cats and dogs and we could hardly see where we were going, or even where the road was. I was with my cousin and we were in a rush to get home. We were going a trillion miles an hour, till it happened. I will never forget the day of the crash. I woke up that morning, thrilled that I would be going on a ride with all my cousins. I was unaware that this ride would not have a cheerful ending. I was visiting in California for a week with my grandparents and four of my cousins....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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A Day at Work

- A piercing sound grew louder as I slowly gained consciousness. Realising where it was coming from, I glanced at the stupid phone responsible for awakening me. Who the hell was phoning me at this time in the morning. Picking up the ringing object, I glanced at the clock hanging on the cream wall. 8:40am. Shit, I was late. Work started at 9am. I sighed. Whoever was making me even later better have a damn good reason. I hit the answer button. "Yo." I mumbled into the speaker. I recognised my step-mother's annoyingly highpitched voice screeching through the phone....   [tags: Dialogue in Narrative Essays]

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A Day of Fishing with my Dad

- A Day of Fishing I can still remember that day. All the beauty of nature collected in one moment. I can still feel the sponginess of the winter-aged leaves under my feet. I felt as though I was walking on a cloud, the softness of the leaves cushioning my every step, they were guiding me along the wooded path to a small creek. The humming of the water moving with the crispness of the air, together they were singing a promise of a fresh and clean new season. It was a beautiful spring that year....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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The Mexican Day of the Dead

- This is an ancient festivity that has been much transformed through the years, but which was intended in prehispanic Mexico to celebrate children and the dead. Hence, the best way to describe this Mexican holiday is to say that it is a time when Mexican families remember their dead, and the continuity of life. Two important things to know about the Mexican Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) are: 1. It is a holiday with a complex history, and therefore its observance varies quite a bit by region and by degree of urbanization....   [tags: Mexico Culture Holiday]

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Best Day of My Life

- Best Day of My Life I remember that day well. It was just another match day at the coliseum but this was different because that day I was going. I woke early that day with anticipation. I raced down the stairs putting my clothes on as I went even though I knew that the battle wasn't on for another two hours. I could see that day would be a day I would never forget because crowds of people were already walking past the door, there had never been that amount of people that early before....   [tags: Papers]

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My First Day Of My High School

- ... I was scared and also nervous, all this movie I watched about High School how kids get bullied in school and how teachers are so mean, what if that happen to me. I tried to be friendly and social to the upper classmen so I can ask them about their High School experience, only a word came out of their mouth “BAD”. This guy told me he wants to graduate already, I was nervous, but after hearing all these complaints about High School I just want to jump off the bus and go home. I don’t know how my friends are so happy about this High School thing, I wished we had a thunderstorm or a hurricane so I don’t have to come to school....   [tags: School, High school, College, Lunch]

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Valentine's Day: A Celebration of Love and Murder or Paganism

- Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and murder. The senses come alive with the mere mention of the holiday known as Valentine’s Day. The smell of fresh roses, the taste of chocolate candy and the feel of a kiss instantly come to mind. Murder also played a role in the history of Valentine’s Day. A selfish act by a ruthless dictator caused a man to lose his head over love. The terms martyr and pagan are used throughout the stories surrounding the holiday. The dictionary defines a martyr as “a person who is killed or who suffers greatly for a religion, cause, etc....   [tags: lovebird, catholic church, ]

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The Day the Music Died

- On a cold day in December a young soldier of eighteen years stood on a wet street in Vietnam and he was prepared to give his life for his country. His last words were simple "Freedom is Never Free," as a bullet silently ended his short existence. To the politicians and corporate leaders of our nation the current war in Iraq is interpreted as the billions of dollars the War on Terrorism is costing the United States. To the families of the soldiers who are presently stationed in Iraq the war causes them to wonder if lives are given for a just cause....   [tags: Politics]

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Graduation Speech : The Most Important Day Of My Life

- ... Then, I heard everyone scream “Surprise!” I could not believe my eyes. There was decoration all over the living room, a cake on the table, music and a big bouquet of pink flowers. My eyes start tearing. I was delighted and humbled by how lucky I was to have such an amazing family. I ran up to my parents, my three brothers, and sisters in law and hugged all of them. We started singing and dancing I cannot forget those moments of my life. Then I realized time was running and that I still had to go to my cousin’s house to do my makeup....   [tags: Academic dress, Graduation, High school, Cosmetics]

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My First Day of College

- “College is nothing but high school with ashtrays.” My friend Ron left me with this original piece of advice before I left for college on August 30th. In the weeks following, this cliché would seem prophetic. It would not, however, be accurate today. It was September 1st, and I was officially a college freshman. All my dreams were to be realized. The halls would be paved with intellectuals, and the walls would be plastered with philosophers. State College was my Ellis Island. It would be a far cry from my high school, whose halls were paved with punks and whose walls were plastered with simpletons....   [tags: Autobiography Essay, Personal Narrative]

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