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The History of Yosemite National Park

- Yosemite and its history, young to old the story of an area of land that is doomed to be mined, forcibly stripped naked of its natural resources. In 1864 Yosemite land grant was signed into act by president Abraham Lincoln, the first area of land set aside for preservation and protection. Yosemite being a very important historical plot of land, some time ago president Theodore Roosevelt visited the park managing to disappear from the secret service with John Muir. Through the years the contrast of ideas between the industrialists and the preservationists have clashed, Yosemite’s history both interesting and mysterious but more importantly inevitable ....   [tags: ]

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The Physics Of Amusement Park Rides

- The Physics of Amusement Park Rides The amusement parks we known today have an interesting history, that come from European fairs and pleasure gardens. The Worlds Fair was very influential in the creation of amusement parks. The first Worlds Fair in 1851 held in London began the thought process in creating a fun environment for large exhibitions. With that the first amusement park was born 44 years after the first Worlds Fair. This amusement park was the first enclosed park entertainment area in amusement rides, the infamous Coney Island....   [tags: Classical mechanics, Force, Mass, Kinetic energy]

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Peter Rabbit and Voices in the Park

- The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Voices in the Park were published at either end of the twentieth century, a period which witnessed the creation of the modern picturebook for children. They are both extremely prestigious examples of picturebooks of their type, the one very traditional, the other surrealist and postmodern. The definition of ‘picturebook’ used here is Bader’s: ‘an art form [which] hinges on the interdependence of pictures and words, on the simultaneous display of two facing pages, and on the drama of the turning of the page’ (Bader, quoted in Montgomery, 2009, p....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Susan Hill]

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The Whales Living At The Seaworld Park

- Whales living in captivity become aggravated and have been known to take out anger on themselves by self harming. In the pools they live in, metal bars are placed in between the pools to prevent the killer whales from swimming to another pool. On several occurrences, the whales have attempted to bite and break the metal bars. This leaves the whales with broken teeth and a risk of infection. Infections in killer whales can lead to death in many cases. If a whale gets an infection, they have to be taken out of the pool and placed into another pool by themselves to prevent any problems with other killer whales they live with....   [tags: Whale, Killer whale, SeaWorld, Beached whale]

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My Dog For A Walk At The Park

- Whatever Works A few weeks ago I met a Fresno State psychology alumni while taking my dog for a walk at the park. He and I chatted for a while as our dogs took a dip in the river. After earning his BA in psychology, he was accepted into Fresno Pacific’s Christian Ministry masters program. Like many of us, his initial interest in psychology was spurred on by the desire to help people; however, he eventually found that a career in psychology was not the ideal way for him, personally, to help. He expressed that he had felt out of place; he claimed that psychology’s culture is the most atheistic of all disciplines, and that it conflicted with his desire to use his faith to help others....   [tags: Behavior, Psychology, Human behavior, Play]

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Jurassic Park by Micahel Chrichton

- Jurassic Park was an amusement park created by InGen, a company founded by Hammond, to recreate dinosaurs and use them as attractions for the public. Hammond wanted the park to be run by a small staff in order to save money and increase the efficiency. To make this work, he designed almost all of the park to be controlled by a supercomputer that would work all the park’s functions. The computer, however, had several bugs which led to the disastrous result of letting the dinosaurs loose. This novel was written during the information age when the world was becoming interested in using computers and other technological devices and advancements....   [tags: genetic engineering, story analysis]

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Fragmentation of Rajaji National Park

- Fragmentation of Rajaji National Park: Rajaji National Park is attempting to secure corridors for its wildlife, elephants in particular, though this continues to be a cumbersome and challenging task. These corridors have been fragmented by villages, by a national highway, water channels, railway tracks, transmission lines and even an Army ammunition dump. These corridors are being shrunk and fragmented, posing a grave threat to tigers as well elephants. An elephant moves long distances and as it is large in size, a corridor that is adequate for elephants is suitable for every other wildlife species in the forest such as tigers, deer or other smaller animals....   [tags: corridors, poaching, habitat]

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Linkin Park and Their Story

- Genre and Career Linkin Park’s specific genre varies from alternative rock, nu-metal, rap rock and a mixture of electronica that creates those unique sounds in their music. Their career started in 1996when band members Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, and Mike Shinoda attended the same high school in California. After their high school graduation is when their band lineup was completed by picking up 3 more members which included Dave Farrell, Joe Hahn and their temporary lead singer at the time Mark Wakefield....   [tags: Musicians, Records]

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The Redeeming Qualities of South Park

- The television show South Park is a very controversial show which has been attacked by the media, politicians, parents, the school system, and just about every other social group imaginable. Why is the show so controversial. The reason it is attacked so thoroughly is because of its crude humor and vulgar displays by its characters, as well as the fact that it attacks the thoughts and beliefs of every religion in the world. This vulgarity and intolerance is most notable in the character Cartman, who is extremely offensive in his thoughts, ideas, and actions....   [tags: Television]

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Human Antiquity, by Feder and Park

- "Human Antiquity" by Feder and Park presents an overview of the fossil evidence of our evolutionary history, the current theories of species assignment, and the current theories of the driving forces behind the speciation of our family tree, for the most part. They do not go into great detail about the rationale behind the separation of all these fossils into separate species, other than to say that they are different or “different enough”. This makes it difficult for me to assess for myself exactly what it is that separates Homo rudolfensis from Homo habilis, for example....   [tags: Species Assignment, Evolutionary History]

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Milton Hershey And The Hershey Park

- In Addition to the Milton Hershey School, Milton Hershey also opened a park known as the Hershey Park. He always planned to create a more enjoyable environment for workers and residents. Although he was criticized by his mother, on April 24, 1907, he opened the Hershey Park. The authentic appeal of the park was its simplicity and variety. It was the ideal place to go on picnics, boating, and so on. Its beautiful landscape made it an easy location to enjoy themselves. Additionally, the company also assisted the soldiers during World War II by manufacturing Ration Bars....   [tags: Chocolate, The Hershey Company, Hershey]

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Disneyland Park Opening Of The Disneyland

- Question Two The first theme park opening in 1955 was Disneyland in California. After one full year of construction demands and a total investment of $17 million the Six thousands invitations to the grand opening had been mailed inviting people to experience the magic Disney had created but when the gates opened the Disneyland was far from magical. Workmen were still planting trees, the paint was still wet and the asphalt wasn’t set. The food stalls and restaurants ran out of food due to the high number of people because of counterfeit tickets being sold....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Zoos : A Type Of Park For The Public

- Zoos are a type of park for the public, which display animals for entertainment and “education”. They have been around for hundreds of years and very popular in many cultures around the world. For example, Romans used exotic animals like zebras, lions, tigers, even rhinos for games and their entertainment. Some of these animals were simply used as circus animals, performing tricks and acts, but other were used in gladiator fights where they either killed the gladiator or the gladiator them (Hopkins)....   [tags: Extinction, Endangered species, Human, Species]

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The World's First National Park.

- On March 1, 1872 President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill into law that established the Yellowstone region of what is now Wyoming, Montana and Idaho as the worlds first National Park. The park was not greeted with much local support following its creation. Those living in the Yellowstone area believed their economy and industry would suffer after the lands fell under government control. To the contrary the towns bordering the park have boomed as a result of their proximity. After seeing the environmental, cultural and monetary results, the nature conservation movement as well as businesses began to see the benefits of protecting lands for public use....   [tags: National Parks, Nature Conservation]

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The At The Park By George Marshall

- OKKAnother friend of Donald Marshall Denied being at the park during the stabbing then later gave a statement saying he was there, later when Pratico was re-interviewed he gave a statement saying he saw the stabbing. Both Chant and Pratico’s statements were contradictory but apparently there was no other evidence to base a charge on. The royal commission received evidence that ten days after Marshalls conviction, Jimmy MacNeil came forward to tell police that he saw Ebsary stab Seale but the officer in charge of the investigation disarranged it and the inspector did not properly interview people and assess the newly found evidence....   [tags: Crime, Law, Criminal justice, Police]

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Jaws and Jurassic Park Films

- Steven Spielberg’s Jaws (1975) and his other film Jurassic Park (1993) both contain a major theme of what makes a successful hero in society. In Jaws, police chief Martin Brody must successfully eliminate the threat of a Great White Shark from attacking Amity Island. In Jurassic Park, billionaire John Hammond creates a theme park where cloned dinosaurs come alive, hoping that his ideal resort becomes a major success. Through the use of film style elements, such as editing and mise-en scene, Spielberg develops Brody’s character as a person who must learn from his past mistakes in order to become a successful hero while Spielberg creates Hammond’s character as a man who only sees himself as a...   [tags: Steven Spielberg movies, film analysis]

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Mrs. Park - Original Writing

- The neighborhood was full of busy people that would casually say “hello” and “goodbye”. Peter lived a few blocks away from where Mrs. Park passed away. I remember her as being a quiet person who kept to herself also, she was very passionate and caring about her family. He started delivering newspapers at the age of twelve. He frequently stops at her house because he needs to rest, beside he couldn’t resist her hot chocolate with whipped cream and fresh baked chocolate chip cookies. In addition to that she told stories about her life with Jane, and she had beautiful pictures of her daughter and Lucy....   [tags: Family, Mother, Newspaper]

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Uncle Howard And The Brooklyn Park

- My eyes sparkled and I bounced about whenever my favorite uncle entered the room. Uncle Howard and I entertained each other when I was a child in the 1960’s. As a young adult, he still had a small bedroom in Grandma and Grandpa’s cramped apartment in the Projects. Snoopy and Charlie Brown paperbacks lined his bookcases and a black and white print of Don Quixote was tacked to the wall. Mom and I stopped by after school and on weekends. Howard changed into a black and red striped Linus shirt, took my hand and rescuing me from Grandma’s ulcer stories in Yiddish, and lead me to adventures New York City offered....   [tags: Family, Mother, 1996 singles, Pearl Jam]

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Jurassic Park: A Scientific Discovery

- ... Every plot point and storyline shift is a puzzle piece the author puts down in front of the reader to bring him in on their secret. Jurassic Park was created by rich men and visionary scientists. The base thought for the park itself is unbelievable and achievable all together in one crazy idea. The park itself is off the coast of Costa Rica, on an island called Isla Nublar. We are able to see that in just a few short years, with the money and drive from InGen and its founder, John Hammond, Dr....   [tags: Michael Chrichton novel analysis]

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My Experience At The Park

- Like every Friday night in a high scholar’s life, they want to do something instead of just sitting at home with mom and dad. After school I headed off to wrestling practice just like any other day, but something happened at practice. I received a text message from my friend Michael Sanchez asking if I wanted to hang out that night. Michael and I had hung a couple times before and he knew how to make me laugh, so I thought that we could just hang out again. When I told him that I could we made plans to go to one of the local parks and just chill....   [tags: Automobile, English-language films, Aerosmith]

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The Silences in Mansfield Park

- The silences in Mansfield Park are there to tell us something about a character or a scene. Some of Fanny’s silences are there to reveal something about the other characters; sometimes her silences are there for the sake of her character. Fanny began growing up with her large, rambunctious family in a cramped house; then she finishes growing up with the Bertrams. She gets the chance to live in a large country house that is filled with unknowns. These unknowns challenge Fanny because she is naturally shy....   [tags: Jane Austen, silence, role, family]

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My Experience At North Park

- Writing with a specific audience in mind is not something I usually put a lot of attention to. Since I was in high school, I was taught to never use “I” in academic writing and to provide a descriptive context to whatever subject I was writing about. In the long-run this became a habit that formalized my writing and somehow influenced me to always write for the general public. Now I can tell you that when I write I do it for a general audience. If I was asked the same questions back in high school, however, I would’ve probably answered that I address my writings to my teacher....   [tags: Essay, Writing, Thought, Mind]

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South Park: Fun With Veal

- My initial inspiration in becoming a vegetarian was simple: eating animals is not essential to living a healthy life and I would prefer to avoid engaging in a discordant relationship with nonhuman animals and the natural world. Theretofore, I had been an eager, indiscriminate consumer of nonhuman animals, often outfitted in leather footwear and annually swathed in my winter wool. Thenceforth, family anticipated and dreaded my finicky dietary demands and envisaged the emaciated shell of a once healthy son toiling over paltry tasks....   [tags: vegetarian essay]

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Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

- At the start of Mansfield Park Fanny arrives at Mansfield. Fanny stands out from those who live at Mansfield. She is much more humble and less arrogant than her relatives. Fanny is, all in all, a simple girl. As the story goes on, however, the reader gets a glimpse of exactly how Fanny has changed when she goes back to visit her family. Before encountering this look of Fanny's family and her life at Portsmouth, it is clear that her time at Mansfield has changed Fanny, and not for the better. In Volume III, Chapter VIII, the entire chapter is made up of narrative, as opposed to any type of scene or dialogue....   [tags: fanny, narrative]

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My Experience At The Park

- On August the first, I was at the park, it was a really sunny day but I was trying to get back in shape before school starts. While I was trying to get back in shape I saw my friend Karina, therefore I stopped my 4 mile run and said “hi” after I said hi we started having a conversation consequently we started talking about how she was feeling this pressure that came from school and her parents. When I heard about how she was feeling, I remember the assignment that I had to do for my English class therefore I asked her if I could interview her for this assignment and surprisingly she agree I started by explaining to her that I was going to ask her three simple questions, however I told her th...   [tags: Question, Sentence, Interrogative word, Answer]

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College Park : Maryland Beekeepers

- COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland beekeepers faced one of the highest percentages of honeybee losses in the country last year and winter can be a nervous time for beekeepers in the state, according to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. The results of a survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership show that Maryland ranked fifth among states with the highest percentages of annual colony losses of 60.9 percent. Oklahoma reported the highest total annual loss of 63.4 percent and Hawaii the lowest loss of 13.9 percent....   [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Bee, Insect]

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Animal Park Or Petting Zoo

- At some point in our lives, many of us have had the chance to visit a zoo, aquarium, animal park or even petting zoo. These are among the most popular places to visit for young children. We may go with our schools as an educational field trip to learn about animals. There are plenty of parents that have season passes to these places to get outside with their children. We may even visit as adults because they are largely tourist attractions or we may even go as artists to draw the animals. These captive environments where we have had the chance to witness animals that we may never see in our lifetimes because we do not share similar habitats are widely controversial....   [tags: Natural environment, Nature, Wildlife, Zoo]

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Humor of South Park

- Manbearpig: Half Man, Half Bear, Half Pig, but All Global Warming. South Park is a popular animated comedy series written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. While the episodes of South Park are always humorous on the surface, each show usually has a deeper, much more profound meaning and moral. One episode of South Park entitled Manbearpig, named after the monster in the episode, has a particularly potent deeper meaning. On the surface, the episode pokes fun at monster stories, politics, and specifically Al Gore....   [tags: TV Review]

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Ecotourism: Cleland Conservation Park

- Eco tourism is a fast growing industry involving the tourist visits to natural areas to help minimize the endangered places and animals in that community. According to ( Ecotourism is defined as "responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people." The Eco Certification program is put forth to certify tourist attractions to than help unite the communities, conservations and keep sustainable tourism. Their purpose is also to observe the wildlife and learn about the environment....   [tags: tourism, Australia, environment, management]

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Lessons From Jurassic Park

- Thesis Statement: When Hammond and a portion of his associates thought they were in control, the table's were turned and little did they know, the dinosaurs had gained control of more than just Jurassic Park but their lives as well. When Hammond thought him and his associates had complete control of Jurassic Park, Nedry, who knew how to enter the computer system manually, shuts off the electricity to the whole Park. Nedry was hired by another company to steal the dinosaur embryos. The dinosaurs where not held captive anymore....   [tags: Hammond, dinosaurs]

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Gattaca and Jurassic Park

- The films Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol in 1997, and Jurassic Park, directed by Stephen Spielberg in 1993 seem like two films that have no connection. Gattaca is a film about a man, Vincent Freeman, overcoming his genetic disadvantage to become an astronaut. Jurassic Park on the other hand is a film about bringing dinosaurs back to life, while also causing massive chaos. However, despite these major differences in plot, both films are based on a similar idea, genetic engineering. Genetic engineering is defined as the process of directly affecting the genetic makeup of an individual using biotechnology....   [tags: film, andrew niccol, stephen spielberg]

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South Park's Taboo Comedy

- “We need to get all these minorities out of our waterpark,” stated Eric Cartman, one of the four main child characters from the animated television show South Park (“Pee”). Racist attitudes, like the one stated by Cartman, can be seen in today’s society and seem to have always been an issue since colonial times. In the South Park episode “Pee,” the creators uphold racial stereotypes that imply minorities are not assimilable, cause overcrowding, are lazy, violent, uneducated and taking over jobs, this can be through the interactions and thoughts of Eric Cartman....   [tags: Television Review]

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The Gezi Park Movement

- In late May 2013, what started as a peaceful civil protest in opposition to demolition of the Gezi Park, which is one of the last green spaces in Istanbul, to build a shopping centre, has evolved into a broader protest when police violently attacked the protestors. The excessive use of pepper spray, tear gas and rubber bullets, which caused serious injuries, encouraged more demonstrators into the Gezi Park. After the harsh crackdown by the riot police, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan defended the police action and denounced protesters as "terrorists" and “marginal”....   [tags: Protest Against Islamic Rule]

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Misquamicut State Beach Park

- My family has sold Italian grinders out of a small shoppe near the beach in Westerly, Rhode Island for the last fifty years. The Giardino Delicatessen is situated directly across from the popular Paddy's Wigwam Bar and Grill. From the deli I could see the entire three mile stretch of beach known as the Misquamicut State Beach Park. The white sand of misquamicut extends from Weekapaug to Watch Hill jetting between dark, porous rocks. I used to bag my roast beef and brie grinder and carry it with me as I headed down the uneven cobblestone streets to explore the historical beauty that exists in Westerly....   [tags: hurricane Sandy, community pride]

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The Park Slope School

- The Park Slope School, Ps.282 is located in Park Slope Brooklyn. Ps.282 is a Kindergarten to eighth grade school full of diversity. The school’s staff was pleased to assist me with any of my needs. Although finding the right time to schedule an interview with the parent coordinator and guidance counselor was difficult, both parent coordinator and guidance counselor were more than willing to dedicate their time to focus on the interview. Ps.282 attempts to engage parent’s involvement in school using different methods....   [tags: Middle school, Elementary school, Primary school]

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Symbols and Symbolism in Siddhartha - The Snake, the Bird and the River

- Symbols and Symbolism in Siddhartha - The Snake, the Bird and the River    In Herman Hess's, Siddhartha, Siddhartha's constant growth and spiritual evolution is elucidated through the symbolism of the snake, the bird and the river. As a snake sheds it's skin in order to continue its physical growth, Siddhartha sheds the skins of his past: " he realized that something had left him, like the old skin a snake sheds/ Something was no longer with him, something that had accompanied him right through his youth and was a part of him" (37)....   [tags: Hesse Siddhartha Essays]

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In The Park Analysis

- In the park written by Gwen Harwood, was originally written under a male pseudonym. The poem represents the idea of changing identity because of certain circumstances as well as challenging common ideas, paradigms and values & beliefs which is commonly held amongst mothers in today’s society. Harwood wrote the poem with relatively simple composition techniques but it provides a rather big impact which helps to give an insight into the life of a mother or nurturer which bares the burdens of children....   [tags: Gwen Harwood, poem analysis, poetry]

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Memories of The Park

- I smell the cool crisp autumn air rustling over the fragile carpet of shriveled leaves. I hear a faint rock tune in the distance: Keep Rollin Rollin. Yeah!: I’m almost there… I feel a sudden burst of energy and suspension rush over me and through my veins, like a little kid in a candy shop. I begin to gaze over the bright color monkey bars and toys as I step onto the main platform of the play area. I smell the clean woodchips bringing back distant memories of County Park. I’m here. I step over a lively emerald green plant and turn to hear no longer the rock tune but a bunch of ear-piercing screams coming from a group of small kids running on a jungle gym as though the grim reaper was right...   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Observations at the Park

- Observations at the Park A cigarette butt lies next to my foot, still emitting a trace of smoke. Nearby on the dusty asphalt a pigeon waddles self-consciously, bobbing its head as if pecking the air for some invisible food. A squirrel churrs a threat to his brother, challenging him to romp. The walkway before me never becomes silent. A buzz of voices blends with the city soundscape of cars driving and trucks backing, swingsets squealing and sparrows chirping. A toddler, holding tightly to his sister's stroller, yells "Achtung....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay]

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Censoring South Park

- Dick Cavett, a famous American talk show host, once said, “Censorship feeds the dirty mind more than the four-letter word itself.” Censorship limits free speech, and it is used constantly today. In South Park’s situation, the writers use logic and evidence to express their opinions on controversial issues, and people think that it should be censored. Just because the show uses morally questionable techniques, does not mean that it is useless. In fact, South Park has taught people a lot; it changes our point of view and encourages us to think deeply about the issues at hand while simultaneously making us laugh....   [tags: Censorship]

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Park Ranger Service

- Park Ranger Service is run by the National Park Service, which is run under the U.S. Department of Natural Resources. There are over 160 natural and recreational areas across the country run by the National Park Service (Careers). Park Rangers supervise, manage and perform work in the conservation and use of resources in national parks and other federally-managed areas. Park Rangers carry out various tasks associated with forest or structural fire control; protection of property; gathering and dissemination of natural, historical, or scientific information; development of interpretive material for the natural, historical, or cultural features of an era; demonstration of folk art and crafts;...   [tags: Career Research ]

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The Benefits and Methodologies of Rescue Robots

- INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW OF SYSTEM Rescue robot is a robot that has been designed for the purpose of rescuing people in situations that employ rescue robots are mining accidents, urban disasters, hostage situations, and explosions. The benefits of rescue robots to these operations include reduced personnel requirements, reduced fatigue, and access to otherwise unreachable areas. Since then many new ideas have been formed about rescue robots . These robots are very important in disaster scenarios and are hopefully taking a change for the better....   [tags: disasters, snake, locomotion]

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Olympic National Park

- This park is famous among National Park Service enthusiasts and photographers but is under-appreciated by just about everyone else. Not only is this the most diverse National Park, but it is simply one of the best. No other place has such disparate landscapes packed into such a small area. While many National Parks feature one spectacular setting like Bryce Canyon, Saguaro or even the Grand Canyon, Olympic has three distinct and impressive environments. Boasting a temperate rainforest, towering glaciated mountain range and a Pacific Ocean coastline covered in massive rock formations, there is no where that protects such a wealth of different settings....   [tags: Wildlife Preserves]

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Mount Royal Park

- Mount Royal Park is a significant mark of industrialization, a necessity during industrialization and it couldn’t be built because of it. As a booming industrial metropolis in the 19th century, Montreal faced lots of problems such as pollution, overpopulation, unhealthy living conditions and harsh working environment. Under such circumstances, Mont Royal Park was needed by people, especially working classes as a multifunction public open space by remitting their intensive working stress and reliving them from highly urbanized environment....   [tags: metropolis, industrialization]

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Denali National Park

- National Parks have awed tourists and even locals for years. They provide an escape from the ordinary and relief from the everyday stress of society. National Parks provide insight into a simpler time where our ancestors were surrounded by the beauty of nature instead of the concrete jungles of modern day metropolitan areas. Few of these wonderful parks provide the same seclusion as Denali National Park in Alaska. It’s sights and sounds have fascinated many and will continue to provide a great escape from everyday life....   [tags: Tourism ]

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Hip Hop and Adam Yauch Park

- ... When I came up to my destination, I was actually disappointed. The park was smaller than I imagined and did not really offer much; however, one thing that I did notice the variety of trees. According to NYC Parks: “When you visit his namesake park, be sure to take in the wide variety of trees, including silver lindens, London planes, pin oaks, and Norway maples” (NYC Parks). Since Adam Yauch was such a humanitarian, I saw the variety of trees as a metaphor for his mentality and his pursuit for a better world....   [tags: music genres, the Beastie Boys]

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Alice Park Is A Writer For Time Magazine

- Alice Park is a writer for TIME magazine. She has been a writer for TIME since 1993. Her history of writing is very interesting. She has always written about health issues, such as diseases. The article I chose to write about is very interesting, in my opinion. She wrote an article called “The Incredible Surprising, Controversial New Way to Make a Baby.” In this article Park uses research, stories, and statistics. She also creates analysis throughout her article. Park gives statistics on how many people could not conceive when they wanted to do so....   [tags: In vitro fertilisation, Pregnancy, Childbirth]

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Can I Pet a Burmese Python

- The Burmese python is becoming a very popular pet for people today. So many people going to their local pet store and buying one of these animals as a pet without knowing the possible dangers that come along with owning one of these great snakes. “The Burmese python, one of the largest types of snake in the world, is an increasingly popular household pet.” writes (Herszenhorn 8). Just keeping this animal in a cage often times is not enough. The Burmese python can get as large as “18 feet, 8 inches” according to (The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission 1)....   [tags: snake, wildlife, dangerous]

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Yosemite National Park

- Imagine a scenic, wild landscape with animals that roam freely, cascading waterfalls, and mountains that seem to scrape the pale blue sky. This is what one thinks when first hearing the name Yosemite National Park. Unfortunately, the reality is completely opposite. Yosemite is now under a federally regulated Class 1 area under the Clean Air Act, which is equivalent to the pollution of Los Angeles (“National Parks Service”). It is a sad comparison to the past John Muir, who first documented Yosemite Valley, to today’s reality....   [tags: Pollution, nature, clean air act]

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The Yellowstone National Park Wildfire of 1988

- For everyone involved in the Yellowstone fires, there is a particular day that stands out above the rest. For Carol Shively, interpretive ranger, it was July 31st; the day the fire hit West Thumb. “We headed into the geyser basin to clear visitors, but some were reluctant to leave—they were captivated by the mushroom- like clouds of smoke rising to the north, the helicopters dipping low to fill their water buckets in the lake, and the planes dropping red retardant drops that streaked across the sky....   [tags: Natural Resources]

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Rhetorical Analysis of a Visit to the Town Park

- ... The fountain gets polluted when a lot of leaves settle in the bed of water over a longer epoch of time and gives a glimpse of a dead land. People passing by the fountain are throwing tissue papers and disposables in the fountain as if this is the trash can. The water bed is now covered with the rotten garbage. This is such a tragic view and it spreads darkness and gloom over the heart of observers. Rhetorical Analysis I chose Town Park for my descriptions in this paper. I enjoyed writing about the park, because I visit here quite often but it was a fun learning experience observing things so closely....   [tags: environment, details, fountain]

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The Management Plan For Banff National Park

- Banff National Park is unique in that within it’s boundaries exists a municipality. Because of this, the community is faced with planning and management that includes both the livelihood of the town, as well as tourist accommodation. This includes food, housing, and ensuring proper maintenance within the park. Further, this must be done without encroaching on the current population, or the natural environment. Planners must create more accommodations without using any more space, to encourage ongoing tourist visitation....   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Management]

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The Interview And The Documentary ' The Central Park Five '

- In the article “The Interview” and the documentary “The Central Park Five” both showed injustice and how corrupted the judicial system is in terms of the human experience. Having justice is having equality for all and being fair about it, but in the “The Interview” and “The Central Park Five” it showed the opposite of what having justice is. They proved that the judicial system can be unfair and that innocent people can be arrested for crimes they did not commit even if there are evidence proving their innocence....   [tags: Confession, Confessions, Evidence, Reid technique]

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Peter's Park Bench

- The Peter’s Park bench was made of very sad, decaying wood; the kind you’d imagine was once painted a rich shade of mahogany before it had begun collecting termites, bird’s droppings, clumps of bubble gum and unoriginal graffiti. To the untrained eye, it appeared to be a crooked, splintery seat you’d dare not place your bottom on in fear of it collapsing beneath you, or of spiking yourself with old, rusty nails, or even in the best interest of your hygiene. Of course I was just as ignorant as the rest, in absolute disbelief that the ancient, weathered hunk of rotting timber could ever be anything more than just that....   [tags: short story]

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Yosemite National Park Research Paper

- ... Visitors get to experience the park’s 800 miles of hiking trails and 282 miles of road amongst for many other things. The park received its name from the American Indian tribe that first lived in that area the tribe known as the Ahwahneechee Indian in the 1800’s. But in about 1849 the gold rush began and brought thousands of non-Indian miners and settlers to the park. Not too long after that, our current president at the time Abraham Lincoln declared protection for the park. Which was all to prevent any further damage done to the park....   [tags: flora, fauna, landscape, geography]

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Voices in the Park

- Moebius definition of intangible and invisible covers the vast array of human emotion and experiences from love to death through to responsibility and a truth beyond the individual. Corroborated by Bader’s comment that they about sensations and emotions provoking a shift in the reader’s paradigms. This essay will look at how Potter and Browne convey these ideas using Moebius codes and exploring their concept of love and relationships. Concluding with how Potter and Browne illustrate their views on childhood....   [tags: William Moebius, Picture Books]

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My Place : Honey Creek Park

- The world is full of many places and over time those places begin to change. Sometimes it is for the better and others it is for the worse but people don’t realize the effect that place has on other things, or how it relates to the future. Throughout this paper I will discuss the historical findings about my place, Honey Creek Park in West Allis, WI, and the reasoning behind why I think that if we don’t fix the way we view environmental places, whether it is a park, city, building, forest, etc that we will develop the world into a place where humans are its unworthy inhabitants....   [tags: High school, School types, Milwaukee County]

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A Speech On Newsome Park Elementary School

- Newsome Park Elementary School is a public school located in Newport News, Virginia. Newsome Park Elementary School as of 2014/15 school year had 456 students enrolled in grades 1-5. (Virginia Department of Education, 2014) The student population demographic was 87% African-American, 7% Hispanic, 2% White, and 4% two or more races. (Virginia Department of Education, 2014) All students will receive free breakfast and lunch at the start of 2015-2016 school year. (Judge, 2015) The Virginia Department of Education revoked the school’s accreditation due to insufficient improvement on the Standards of Learning assessment in 2014 (Virginia Department of Education, 2014), however, the school retains...   [tags: Theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget]

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Reaching Colony Park

- I arrived at Dallas Forth Worth International Airport feverishly waiting to get to Wichita Falls. As I waited outside, I instantly felt a brush of heat encounter my body. I began to perspire. Five minutes later the bus had arrived. As the bus took off, the glare of the summer sun shined bright as day piercing into the vehicle. Luckily, the air conditioners cool breeze was blowing to lower my body temperature. The driver welcomed me to Texas and told me that I should get used to the temperature for a couple more months....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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City Of Pinellas Park V. Brown

- City of Pinellas Park v. Brown City of Pinellas Park v. Brown was a case brought to the District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District by the plaintiff Brown. In this case, the Brown family sued the City of Pinellas Sheriff Department on the grounds of negligence that resulted in the tragic death of two Brown sisters during a police pursuit of a fleeing traffic violator Mr. Deady. The facts in this case are straight forward, and I shall brief them as logical as possible. Facts: • Mr.Deady ran a red light in Pinellas County while driving in a caravan and tried to elude a sheriff deputy in a high-speed chase....   [tags: Police, Constable, Sheriff, Common law]

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Voices in the Park

- Moebius’ definition of intangible and invisible includes the vast array of human emotion and experiences from love to death through to responsibility and truth beyond the individual. His ideas are corroborated by Bader’s comment that they are about sensations and emotions, which provoke a shift in the reader’s paradigms (Moebius, 2009). This essay will look at how Potter and Browne convey these ideas using Moebius’ codes and exploring the concept of relationships concluding with how Potter and Browne illustrate their views on childhood....   [tags: The Tale of Peter Rabbit]

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The History Behind the Painting St.Paul’s Shipwreck

- ... The soldiers’ orders were to jump into the sea and swim until they reach the land. The ones who did not know how to swim got there on the broken pieces of the ship. Everyone reached the land safely to the island called “Malta”. The ‘barbarians’ were very kind hearted and made them a fire as to warm up due to the cold. Whilst St.Paul was gathering some brushwood, a snake got out by the heat and attached to his hand. When the islanders saw this, they thought that “he must be a murderer; for though he escaped from the sea, the Justice has not allowed him to live” ....   [tags: snake, religious, realistic]

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Jurassic Park: Gender Politics and Dinosaurs

- Man has always said that women are an entirely different species. As humorous as it sounds, no single gender cannot exist alone and are not depicted as superior to another. In Steven Spielberg’s film Jurassic Park (1993) the gender politics in the film associate the female gender to nature and the dinosaurs as well, but at the same time it deems the female gender as an enigma. While the film presents only two female characters, Dr. Ellie Sattler [Laura Dern] and Lex Murphy [Ariana Richards], they present feminist ideologies that not only present them as modern women but seem to contrast Ellie to nature and dinosaurs as a commentary on the changing roles of women....   [tags: Steven Spielberg, Men, Women, Gender]

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Analysis Of Mansfield Park By Jane Austen

- Mansfield Park is one of Jane Austen 's only novels that actually gives us full insight into what every single character is thinking during the entire novel, which is very unlikely to happen in any of her novels. This means that while writing Mansfield Park, she was writing in "Third Person Omniscient" narration, meaning the narrator is "all knowing" and gives us the thoughts of every single character we come across, instead of just focusing on the main character. Mansfield Park was the first novel that Austen had used this third person omniscient narration, rather than making the reader think and come up with their own feelings and how the character is handling a situation, the nar...   [tags: Novel, Fiction, Jane Austen, Character]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The 's Go At The Park '

- They stare down the hill for a while, watching the distant shapes of teens and kids jumping into the water, listening to their muffled screeches and laughs. Atlanta lays comfortably in the shade, focusing intently on a grasshopper that had hoped onto her paw. The sun beats down with the heat of noontime, the unmistakable sounds of mothers calling their children in for lunch and siblings begging for change to buy penny candy. It was starting to feel like summer. “You, uh, wanna go to the park?” Rick suddenly asks, and Daryl can’t help but crack a smile....   [tags: Laughter, Eye color, Lip, First aid]

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New Project: Creating an Amusement Park

- We want to start an amusement park, titled Fun Land because we consider it to be a fun family experience. A large amount of money can be profited from the experience. Our short term goals include getting the business up and running with reliable employees, getting the Fun Land name out into the public, paying off some of the debt, and giving customers a good experience. Our goals in five years include having new and attractive rides, good flow of customers, and good reputation. In ten years we want to generate millions of dollars, expand, and build new and exciting rides....   [tags: Family, Entertainment, Planning]

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Ethnographic Essay: The Boston Common Park

- ... I observed how they interacted with one another. I also took note of an estimated length of time spent interacting. More precisely, I was concerned about the form of interaction and the freedom of interaction between those present. To be able to interact and observe closely at the level of interaction, I went and requested the master of ceremony to allow me to make observations for academic purposes. The master of ceremony was intrigued to note that such a function can be used for academic purposes....   [tags: social interactions, power, wealth, status]

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A Day At Park Near My Family

- One fateful day, my friends and I was hanging out at park near my family house in Grand Prairie, a city full of friendly people and eye-catching scenery. A strange guy with one black eye, he had the most disgusting rotten teeth and he looked like he was the type of person who wanted to make people’s lives miserable. As he approached my friend Chris got worried, he asked me and my other friend Mas, does this guy looks any suspicious to you guys. I responded “No, look at him he’s a homeless man don’t worry guys; he’s probably having a bad day himself”....   [tags: English-language films, American films]

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The Wizard of Menlo Park and the Master of Lighting

- Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were two of the most influential minds of the 1800s. Edison, the Wizard of Menlo Park, worked hard his whole life to achieve great feats in science. Tesla, the Master of Lightning, had a brilliant mind and contributed to an electronic growth that changed American history. Thomas Edison is such a familiar name, but Tesla on the other hand is more obscure. Edison is widely known by the American public, but his intellectual equal and adversary is often forgotten. Edison and Tesla were once friends and worked on many projects together, but an argument over a bet changed their friendship and the world forever (D’Alto)....   [tags: Scientists]

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The Hunchback in the Park by Dylan Marlais Thomas

- Dylan Thomas’ lived his life beyond his years, abided by his beliefs and created works, such as The Hunchback in the Park, in which he displayed his wisdom. Most people have only heard the famous lines, “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”(Thomas 2703), but have no idea where the line comes from, much less who wrote it. Thomas, like many other poets, has lines from his poetry that are famous, and yet, no one knows who penned them. He wrote many poems that brought him fame, but not fortune during his lifetime and made him much larger than life since his untimely death....   [tags: 18 poems, the map of love]

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Presentation At Greenwood Furnace State Park

- Alanna O’Neil ESS Greenwood Furnace Essay The presentation at Greenwood Furnace State Park was exceptionally informative with topics ranging from the history of the iron industry, to environmental history, and ended explaining the presenter’s research resources, techniques, and problems. As it turns out, the Juniata Iron District left a huge legacy behind that should be celebrated by many. The Juniata Valley became the principle iron-producing district in the United States, producing approximately 50% of the iron in Pennsylvania and 20% of the iron in the United States....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Oxygen, Iron ore, Iron]

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My Experience At Oak Park Elementary

- My experience at Oak Park Elementary was an experience I will not forget. Oak Park is a school that has a great amount of diversity within their system. While there was a vast measure of diversity there was some similarities within the student body. Majority of the student body is the same race, with a few other that are a different ethnicity. I was in the library for my observation hours and at the beginning of my time I was first disappointed I was not assigned to a class room, but I was very grateful for my opportunity in the library....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Observation, School]

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Exploring Mount Rainier National Park

- Activities At Mount Rainier National Park they have tons of different activities that you can do. The biggest thing there you can do is go hiking there are tons of different trails that you can walk. The longest trail is the Wonderland Trail it is 93 miles long. There are a lot of things you can do as a family there like tour working farms and wildlife parks and take a ride on a classic steam engine train. Some other things you can do it go cycling there are many routes you can take on your bicycle, fishing there are a lot of lakes you can go fishing in....   [tags: Travel]

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My Father, The Park And Recreational Director

- I grew up in a small town called Buford. When I was going through school at Buford there weren’t as many students as there are today. Today we are busting out of the school and people are desperate to find houses in the school district. I’ve been told my whole life that my “entire” family has gone through Buford City Schools and lived in Buford since we can remember. On one side of my family tree, they really have all gone to Buford, but on the other side the line of alumni doesn’t go as deep. Ken, my father, is the park and recreational director....   [tags: High school, Teacher, Education, School]

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Description Of Interview : College Park Students

- Description of Interview The interview was conducted among ten University of Maryland: College Park students. Our sample was composed of only sophomores and juniors in order to minimize variables that are out of our control. Freshmen were excluded because they may be having a hard time adjusting to the college lifestyle. Seniors were also excluded because they may be experiencing stress related to careers, grad school, or others forms of stress that we believe most other undergraduate students would not suffer from as heavily....   [tags: Question, Interview, Interrogative word]

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Analysis Of Rosa Park 's Action

- In the history of our world, we have seen so much change, our civilization has always been on the process of changing, on the process of getting better. All these movements whether good or bad were all involved with great leadership. From the start of the Christian movement, we saw Jesus who was able to inspire fishermen to one-day die for their faith in Him; Rosa Park’s action was able to inspire the whole country to take action against racial segregation; Gandhi’s civil disobedient movement was able to force the United Kingdom to grant India their independence....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Status Quo]

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Recreating Prehistoric Life: Jurassic Park

- Recreating prehistoric life is at the fore-front of interest in the scientific community. Large strides have been made in uncovering the genome sequences of Neanderthal. Within a few years, scientists hope to unravel our relatives’ entire genetic code. With Neanderthal cloning staring us in the face, a more seductive idea has emerged with immense support from the media. The idea of cloning dinosaurs and other prehistoric life became popularized by the 1992 film Jurassic Park (based on Michael Crichton’s 1990 novel)....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Katmai National Park Research Essay

- Katmai National Park and Preserve encompasses 3,674,529.68 acres of land. It would fit in the state of Pennsylvania about eight times. Katmai National Park and Preserve is located on the northern tip of the Alaskan Peninsula and is made up of six active volcanoes and the surrounding forests, lakes, and mountains. Maybe the most well known of the volcanoes are Novarupta and Mount Katmai, famous for their eruption in 1912. Katmai National Park is located in the southern part of Alaska. It was established on September 24th, 1918 to protect the recently devastated region....   [tags: alaska, Mount Katmai and Novarupta]

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I Know About Love Park

- Growing up in and around the Philadelphia area, many people would expect that I know everything that the city has to offer. I believed that I did until this year, when my perspective of Philadelphia has changed. With this assignment I was given the task to really go out into Philadelphia and observe the everyday lifestyle that flows throughout the city. The task required me to observe the human behavior, and after reading that I knew there would not have been a better to place to do this than Love Park....   [tags: Black people, Race, African American, Race]

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My Experience At Buttonwood Park Zoo

- I think my internship goals have changed, at first I was more interested in working at a zoo, and I was really excited to work at Buttonwood park zoo with the otters, but after housing complications, and other personal issues I was unable to complete my internship there. I think that was the first thing that changed my goals. After completing my internship at the Center for Wildlife, I realized that I really like the upbeat pace of working at a rehabilitation center, and would really like to move forward with working at one....   [tags: Intern, Internship, Employment]

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