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Can Normal People be a Brave as Shane in "Shane" by Jack Schaefer?

- The novel Shane written by Jack Schaefer is a story of a mysterious stranger that walked into the Wyoming valley in late 1800’s. He was introduced into the life of Joe Starrett, an honest, hardworking Wyoming farmer. The stranger rarely speaks about himself except that his name is Shane. Even though Joe knows little about Shane, he invites Shane to stay at his place for a while. While Shane is staying with the Starrett family, he discovers Fletcher, a wealthy and greedy man, and understands he is trying to take hold of Joe’s and other homesteader’s land....   [tags: Shane, Jack Schaefer, bravery,]

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“Shane” by Jack Schaefer

- In the novel “Shane”, by Jack Schaefer, Marian, the wife of Joe and the mother of Bob is initially played out to be a very simple character. She cooks and cleans and cares for her family. She starts to develop a more complex character as Shane arrives. You can tell from the beginning that Marian wants to impress her guest with her cooking and her curiosity of the latest fashions. But as the novel progresses you begin to see that Marian may want more from Shane than originally shown. In the beginning of the story, Marian just thinks of Shane as a guest, she cooks and cleans for him and makes sure he is at home....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Marketing Analysis : Shane Smith

- Shane Smith is the co-founder and CEO of VICE Media, an international journalism network that is rooted in creativity and a passion for self-expression. Although originally a magazine, VICE has expanded to become much more than a printed resource for trivial information, as it has evolved into an award-winning multiplatform company that has stretched over the globe, and it continues to grow. The youth culture in particular has attached itself to VICE’s model of presenting news, not only because its message is clear and usually appears unbiased, but it displays raw and interesting content in order to grasp their attention....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, News media, Television]

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God Bless America By Shane Claiborne

- God bless America. It’s a song, it’s an anthem, and it bears the hopes of many Christian Americans today. Like the man who built his house in the sand, we (Americans) have built our hope for salvation on a “in God we trust” government; and like the house in the sand, are learning that our foundation is not solid. Our faith in the sand is crumbling before us. So we sing “God bless America” a little louder. We raise our hands as we pray for God to bless our nation. We take His name in vain as we charge to take the freedom of others in the name of the freedom we have been “blessed” with....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Judaism, God Bless America]

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Movies with Unknown Heroes, Shane and Pale Rider

- Shane (1953) and Pale rider (1985) are both movies of unknown heroes. Once gun slinger who have changed their life for the better. Traveling from town to town just helping whoever they come in contact with. Both men helping these communities accomplishing all they have ever wanted to, but without these men they might not have ever stood up to their problems. Both Shane and the Preacher are unknown men who just walk into the main characters life's and making their presence know in the very beginning of the movies....   [tags: preacher, communities, guns]

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A Western Hero in Shane

- A Western Hero in Shane The western genre plays an important part in the mythologising of American history. The way the western genre and particularly the western hero are put across in such films as Shane, are most likely not how real life in the 1880s was. In Shane the hero arrived on horseback, he was confident, handsome and managed to charm the female character, Marion, almost immediately. Typically, throughout the film the mysterious gunslinger was wearing a cowboy hat and a holster around his waist....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Shane and Pale Rider

- Comparing Shane and Pale Rider In Shane & Pale Rider, changing the boy to an adolescent girl (respectively) had a great effect on the elements of the story. In both stories, each child had a relationship with the stranger, but as we saw, the child's age and sex affected this bond. In Shane, the boy Joey was first to see the stranger riding over the edge. As he gets closer, Joey is in complete aw by the sights of the stranger Shane. Living on the land with parents that are always working for the family, Shane comes off as a gunslinger, something that Joey has always wanted to be....   [tags: Papers]

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- Shane Shane is a movie about a group of small town farmers who are being picked on by some cowboys. Then Shane mysteriously comes into view and tries to do the right thing by helping the farmers. Jack Schaefer wrote the script and the film was produced by George Stevens. Paramount Pictures released the movie in 1952. The characters in the movie were as follows. The main character in the film was (you guessed it) Shane, “the outsider” in this movie. Shane eventually stays with Joe Starret, his wife Marian and their son Joey....   [tags: Film Movies]

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Shane Medows' Portrayal of His Own Life in This Is England

- “This Is England” directed by the well acclaimed Shane Meadows portrays him as a young boy and his experiences growing up which he wanted to implement into this film. Characterization was well portrayed in This is England, especially through the main character as his emotional side developed throughout the film which one could argue revealed how Shane truly felt while growing up. It portrays him as a young boy growing up in England during the working class years of the 1980’s. Shane Meadows portrayed his own experiences into this film and shown the culture of life....   [tags: characters, realism, film]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' For Colored Girls ' By Ntozake Shane

- I chose to do my paper on the movie, For Colored Girls, by Ntozake Shane (2010). In the movie For Colored Girls, I thought about all the Tangies who have not been professionally treated for their childhood rape. It is not an easy subject to talk about. The victims sometimes hide their emotions for years. Sexual abuse on a child is vulgar and according to Martin (2010), it is considered maltreatment and should be reported to authorities. Tangie knew her attacker, in fact he lived with them. He was a caregiver who was supposed to protect her....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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The Cajuns : Americanization Of A People By Shane K. Bernard

- Southern culture is based upon three main things. The south is known for its hospitality, language, and food. Here is a bit of an overview on the history and background of the Cajun culture and language. Cajun culture began with the arrival of French Acadians who migrated to and settled in what is now Louisiana mainly between 1765 and 1785 (Cajuns, 1996). Cajun French is a variety of the French language spoken primarily in Louisiana, specifically in the southern parishes (Cajun French, 2016). The Cajuns spoke French almost exclusively until the 20th century....   [tags: French language, Louisiana, Cajun French]

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I Stand Up For Myself By Shane Koyczan

- “This is who I am, this is how I stand up for myself” as quoted by Shane Koyczan was about his identity by people labelling him as pork chop. In school, many students had experienced bullying that can destroy someone’s identity such as a girl who called ugly. Therefore, it is all about bullying about the appearance of a person. This slam poem was about the internal and external surface defining of an identity; the idea of conformity. With that in mind, Koyczan talks about what is being against normality....   [tags: Race, Racism, Race, Adultism]

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Shane J. Ralston And Post Revolutionary Era

- When speaking about the evolution of the thought of enlightenment and philosophy, Shane J. Ralston of Pennsylvania State University submitted: “The pre- and post-revolutionary era in American history, generated propitious conditions for Enlightenment thought to thrive on an order comparable to that witnessed in the European Enlightenments. In the pre-revolutionary years, Americans reacted to the misrule of King George III, the unfairness of Parliament (“taxation without representation”) and exploitative treatment at the hands of a colonial power: the English Empire....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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isual Style and Western Theme of Shane

- Visual Style and Western Theme of Shane By analysing ‘Shane' (1953) in conjunction with its visual style and western themes, it will clearly show what aspects of western culture are apparent in the film. By looking at the visual style, this will show how the mise-en-scene informs the audience that ‘Shane' is placed in the western genre. Firstly I will analyse the western themes that are visible in ‘Shane'. The whole narrative of ‘Shane' is the struggle of the homesteaders against the ranchers....   [tags: Movie Film Analysis]

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Comparing the Moral of Shane and A Christmas Carol

- Comparing the Moral of Jack Schaefer's Shane and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens            In Jack Schaefer's novel Shane, Jack Schaefer states his opinion on peoples ability to change.  Shane says to Bob, "A man is what he is, Bob, and there's no breaking the mold."  Jack Scaefer supports this quote by making Shane return to his old method of dealing with problems.  When Shane first arrived he was dessed in all black.  Shane later tells the Starrett family thatr he was a gunfighter in his past.  Later in the novel you can tell that Shane is to avoid his past, Shane begins to dress in colors besides black and he also tries to handle problems verbally rather than physically.  Sha...   [tags: Jack Schaefer, Charles Dickens]

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A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth

- A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth This week I’m reviewing a film that was not hugely publicized, Primer. I’ll be telling you whether it’s a must see cult film to be or whether the film wasn’t publicized for a good reason. Basic run down of the story is that a group of amateur inventors who want to create something more than the simple low profit creations they have come up with so far. They create a machine which slows down or speeds up time of the space inside it. After discovering this ‘device’ the group uses this to travel, a few hours at a go, through time....   [tags: Papers]

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Drugs in the Water: What Can We Do?

- Drugs in the Water: What Can We Do. Water is one substance vital to human life and yet so easily overlooked in importance. Many third world countries may have contaminated water sources, but even the wealthy countries face the question of how to keep the water clean. Waterborne pathogens are a major concern for undeveloped countries, but a new threat predominately affecting developed countries is the emerging chemical contaminants in the water. Shane Snyder is a professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of Arizona....   [tags: water, contamination, Shane Snyder, chemicals]

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The Is Not Just Someone That Fights Against Terrorists Or Criminals?

- A sheepdog is not just someone that fights against terrorists or criminals—they are somebody who fights for what they believe in. As a youth pastor, Shane believed that there is hope for everyone; no matter how much of a hold the Devil has on them. This stout Italian has cooked many meals for teenagers he doesn’t even know, and watched them grow into God-loving, driven adults. Some of these were drug addicts, gothics, and other ill-fitting characters. When his marriage was on the verge of destruction, Shane seemed to harness the same skills that allowed him to change teenagers’ lives, but used it on his wife, Wendy....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Devil, Bipolar disorder]

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The On The Flat Edge

- You can’t get them in a small whole, but a relatively large hole like in a trunk or a hood opening that you tweak out with a tool, you can get back in there and flatten with these pliers. But what you can also do is, clamp them down to a piece of sheet metal, and then scoot that sheet metal around. So that particular angle needs to be right about a 90, between the outside skin and the bottom edge of the bracket, and this thing, the way Camaro fenders get hit, they tweak that way out of whack. You can 't just go in there and hammer it out because you would bend that edge of the bracket and it 's not strong enough to be hammered....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films]

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The Dark Avengers

- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; tall, dark, handsome, ugly, astute, or mentally handicapped, and Shane is no exception. He rode into their lives with temperance and vigor, and left a legacy behind. How does one deal with a shady business man who is hell bent on wanted and willful destruction of freedom. Brute force has always been the heroes approach. Shane rode into a small town in Wyoming and met a family, who with all their respect needed a hero. Both of the stories that I will tell, including Shane’s and the story of Tombstone had their similarities, and also had their differences....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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The Engineering Code Of Ethics

- Engineers: Faithful to Employment or Employers Engineers are expected to constitute their professional decisions through the engineering code of ethics. But what is the right decision when their judgment is overruled by securing their employer’s profit under circumstances that endanger their customer’s property. This was Shane’s dilemma when 1 out of 150 chips were found defective in his chip production line. Discarding the defective chips was generating an $8,671.00 loss to the company; thus Rob, his manager, proposed to release all chips to the market without previous quality control....   [tags: Ethics, Management, Quality control]

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Heroes in Western Film

- Heroes in Western Film In the genre of western films, the hero plays a key role. Humanity portrays civilization overcoming the hostile country (Miller 66). In many films the American civil war is over, and people have turned their attention to more constructive pursuits. Battling nature to progress America's future, rather than each other. In between this wild country, fraught with danger and corruption lies the role of the hero. A hero is an individual with exceptional skills and through his abilities is able to rid a stricken town of the corrupt elements within....   [tags: Papers]

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Review Of ' Too Many Hats '

- Too many hats. Keith: All right, what is the next question. Shane: The next question is from Todd. Grapping the right tool the first time – Keith: Oh, I got this. Shane: Wasting time with the wrong tool and going through a few that will work instead of the right one that will work best. Keith: Ready Todd. What you want to do is get a tool out of your truck that is the proper tool the first time and that will enable you to repair that dent and then put it back when you are done. Just remember where it was next time you have a dent in that area of the car....   [tags: Debut albums, American films, 2008 singles]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- 2) The “MAGIC” Fades Then Is Gone. The third summer we were together was a bit more hectic that the other summers we had together. I was working more hours and Allison was also working for a neighbour, but we still met up every evening we could. Then Allison and I started grade 12. School was chaotic for me as the workload increased. I almost regretted changing from the vocational to the academic studies. Allison and I started out the school year like all the other years hoping to make good marks so we could get on with our lives afterwards....   [tags: Full-time, Part-time, Best Friends, Mind]

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Individualism in Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken, Zalman King's In God's Hands and James Baldwin's Sonny's Blues

- Individualism in Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," Zalman King's "In God's Hands" and James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" Every society has certain values and generally accepted ways of living that are considered normal. These principles are what keep societies organized and orderly. Conforming to these principles, however, is not necessarily the road to happiness for every individual. The main character, Shane, in In God’s Hands, Sonny, in Sonny’s Blues, and the speaker in The Road Not Taken, all choose not to live by what is considered normal, or popular, and are able to find happiness by living as individuals....   [tags: Frost Road King Hands Baldwin Blues Essays]

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America Needs Same-sex Marriage

- On May 7, 2011, a young man named Tom Bridegroom fell to his death from a rooftop, leaving behind his devastated partner of six years, Shane Bitney Crone. Tom’s family had never accepted his relationship with Shane; in fact, members of Tom’s family attacked and threatened him when he told them he was gay. Because Shane and Tom could not legally marry, Shane was not entitled to any information regarding Tom’s death, memorial service, or burial arrangements (Crone). Tom’s family was able to move Tom’s body without notifying Shane, to keep Shane away from the memorial service, and to remove from Tom and Shane’s shared home any personal belongings that Tom’s family determined had belonged to Tom...   [tags: Homosexual Marriage]

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Relationships With His Parents And His Peers

- Throughout Andy’s story, he demonstrated having relationships with his parents and his peers. The more important relationships were with his friends, which helped him identify his self-acceptance. According to Garrod (2012), peer relationships include close friendships, cliques, peer groups and crowds, and romantic relationships (p. 143). Andy experienced relationships with friends, lacrosse team, and romantic encounters. His first relationship with friends started when he was a young boy in camp....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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Interview With A Branch Manager

- Interview with a branch manager and an entrepreneur My two interviewees were a 29-year-old branch manager for U.S. Bank and 49-year-old machinist at Cobham and entrepreneur. Both were a wealth of knowledge and made the interview process relaxing as well as informative. I was quite nervous and worried about imposing on their personal life. On the contrary, as I was getting through the first interview, I realized my apprehensions were gone and I became excited to learn more. They helped me learn a lot about them as my friends, but also as a person....   [tags: Management, Entrepreneurship, Business]

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Commercialization of University Technology

- Commercialization of university technology has been on a rise ever since the Bayh-Dole Act came into action in 1980. Under this act, universities got the right to retain title and license inventions funded by federal sponsors (Thursby et al, 2000, 2), which has made universities an important source of commercially important inventions (Chesbrough, 2003). According to 2006 OECD reports, around 17% of R&D activities in OECD countries are done by universities. Academic entrepreneurship is not a single action but comprises of a series of activities (Friedman, Silberman, 2003)....   [tags: Technology, Bayh-Dole Act]

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The Man 's Life - Original Writing

- “That was quite a performance there Shane.” Emile said from the doorway. He was pretty tall and had medium length hair that had a hint of red in it. Just the way his face was shaped made him look mean. His eyes seemed to be a darker black than Shay’s were. I knew that he wasn’t going give me a warm welcoming to the wolf family. Emile looked like he was in his late thirties. I didn’t know that Shay’s real name was Shane, but right now I couldn’t think about it because Emile was looking me up and down like I was some science project....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, 2000 albums]

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Airline Pilots Should Be Armed

- Airline Pilots Should be Armed Introduction The need for enhanced security within domestic as well as international airlines can no longer be an issue for debate. Bearing in mind the security threats that Americans and their interests all over the world are faced with, it is imperative that deliberate federal measures in terms of appropriate legislation be put in place to enhance the security of people while travelling (Shane, 2007). Of particular interest is the security within airlines operating within the country as well as across borders....   [tags: Terrorism, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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The Day Of The Mountain

- Michonne woke with a searing pain in her neck. She groaned, stretching her sore muscles as she sat up in the back seat of the Jeep Cherokee. For the second night in a row, appearances of the little boy and Winnie plagued her dreams. The early morning light shone in her eyes and she positioned her hand like a visor as she examined the figures moving around outside. She pressed her cheek against her knee as she watched Rick’s silhouette pacing outside as if deep in thought. He paused near the trees on the far side of the camp, rubbing the back of his neck....   [tags: English-language films, Fishing, Eye color]

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Corporate Chain Of Automotive Parts

- Imagine working for the largest seller of automotive parts on EBAY today. While one might think this business is just another corporate chain of automotive parts dealers you would be far from correct. It is a family owned and operated and operated business known at French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP). FLAP was founded 60 years ago and is a leader of automotive recycling, along with buying and selling used cars whole or for parts. Sitting on a 100 acres of land and having a boneyard of cars dating back to the 1920’s, FLAP has earned the nickname “JunkTown USA”....   [tags: Employment, Job interview, Recruitment]

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Who Is The Hero

- Shane, WHO IS THE HERO. Movies have evolved a great deal since the days when a couple fighting scenes and a small love story satisfied audiences. Today movie plots are much more complicated and have much more action, thanks to modern day technologies. Although these new technologies seem to make movies increasingly complicated, some crucial roles in movies will never change. One thing that has remained constant in the film industry is the role of the hero. No matter what the genera of the film and or when the film was made the hero’s always share similar characteristics and are put through similar series of tests to prove their heroism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cell Phones in School: Nuisance or Learning Tool

- ... Shane states, “The idea of allowing phones in class is being raised as a possible safety measure after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting” (A4). Recent increase in violence should exemplify the importance of cellphones in pacifying this increase in violence. Cell phones in school would allow students and parents to stay within easy access in case of emergencies. In some cases, schools have started relaxing cell phone policies due to disasters over the years. In the USA TODAY article journalist Josh Higgins quotes Dan Domenech, Executive director of the American Association of School Administrators he tells of how cell phones have started increasing in numbers....   [tags: information technology and education]

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Adam Earl Poole : The Lives Of Myself

- Adam Earl Poole, also known as “Pete”, touched the lives of myself, and many other people. He was generous, considerate, compassionate and caring. He loved everyone who came into his life, and made his life worth living. He loved his wife, his family, his friends and especially loved hunting and fishing with family and friends. He couldn’t wait to marry his high school sweetheart, Allie and couldn’t wait to get a house together and start a family. Adam was so helpful and fun to be around. He made friends instantly....   [tags: Love, English-language films, American films]

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A Speech Disability / Delay

- I was fortunate to have met and spent time with Angie who has a speech disability/delay, in various settings for this assignment. I had an opportunity to speak with Angie’s mother Katie over the phone a few times to try and get a feel for Angie and the family dynamics. Katie informed me that Angie had a speech disability that was diagnosed about 2.5 years ago when she was 2 years old, Angie is 4.5 years old now. After our second conversation, neither Angie’s parents nor I wanted to waist time and literally jumped into our first session on Sunday November 8, 2015....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, American films]

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The Dream

- It was a hot, sticky, boring day. The buzzing of air conditioners filled the entire courtyard. Those who were outside were crawling around “like sick cockroaches” as my sister would say. Even my blue frog Sedric looked like he was hibernating. I sat there wishing for something, anything to happen. I tried to coax Sedric out of hiding with some flies I had caught for him that were coming in swarms to my room. All he did was let out an annoyed croak and go back to sleep. Then the doorbell rang. I took the stairs two at a time, nearly falling on the last one, and for all my trouble the person at the door was Shane....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology

- Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology ABSTRACT: In the Apology, Socrates proves to be the master teacher (1) of Athens in the way that he invites the city to overcome its "cognitive shame." Psychologist and teacher Paul Shane contends that much of the learning process begins in shame. (2) Shane defines shame in this way: Shame is the feeling of being exposed and wanting to hide one's nakedness. It is related to ego-ideal. One has a conception of self, an image of what one can be, and the feeling of shame is experienced in not having achieved a desired and attainable goal, in lacking something, in being inadequate....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Apology Plato Essays]

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Compstat and the Police

- Compstat has improved policing ever since it was introduced in the 1990s. Compstat is a system that is used by police agencies to reduce crime as well as achieving other departmental goals. Some of department goals are developing good relationship with the community as well as empowering commanders together with their subordinates. It focuses on sharing information, responsibility, fostering accountability, as well as improving tactics used to solve crime. Although, it has also been criticized for been incompatible with the community, inflexible and undermining some goals of policing, it is still acknowledged as an important organizational development in policing during the latter half of th...   [tags: Benefits, Policing, Compatibility, Community]

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The Night Of August 31st 1986

- On the night of August 31st 1986, Angelique Lavallee a battered 21 year-old woman in an unstable common law relationship was charged with murder. She shot her spouse, Kevin Rust in the back of the head while he was leaving the bedroom. Angelique was in fear for her life after being taunted with the gun and was threaten to be killed. Hence, she felt that she had to kill him or be killed by him. The psychiatrist Dr. Shane, did an assessment and concluded that she was being terrorized by her partner....   [tags: Abuse, Law, Jury]

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A New Teaching Style For The Class Environment

- For this week class, we applied a new teaching style for the class environment, which the roles of students and instructor were revised. The main focus of the lesson is based on the Relational Leadership Model, but this new method helped us to have deeper understandings of the materials. Just like Shane said before we started applying the method “The way you look at the readings will be different based on your role of teacher or student.” In the beginning of chapter three, it described how the role of the relational leadership should be a process that raises all participants to levels at which they can become effective leaders....   [tags: Management, Sociology, Leadership, Hero]

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Top Earners in The World Are Entrepreneurs

- Introduction Entrepreneurs exist due to consumers wanting something new and relevant, which will also make an impact in the market place. Entrepreneurship is about individuals recognizing a need for a commercial application and being able to innovate their ideas to meet the needs of the consumer (Baron & Shane, 2008). On average, there are over 1400 billionaires in the world, and of those 960 are entrepreneurs who were successful, while the rest were fortunate to inherit their wealth (Vital, 2013)....   [tags: startup, private business, billionaire, success]

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The Basic Requirements For Successful Venture Creation

- The intention to create, knowledge of what is to be created and the confidence in creating and setting up a new venture, are the three basic requirements for successful venture creation. Creating ventures without relevant knowledge can be considered as reckless even when there exist a strong inclination and intention for venture creation. Thus, appropriate entrepreneurship education is a precondition for acquiring the right exposure, knowledge and intention about entrepreneurship (Shane & Venkataraman, 2000)....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur]

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The Death Of Osama Bin Laden

- I remember this day, May 1st 2011 when the death of Osama bin Laden made headlines in all the media houses not only in America but also in the rest of the world. Bin Laden, his guards, and one woman were killed while several others were injured in his house in Abbottabad, Pakistan during the 38-minute raid conducted by American commandos. I was watching CNN News when President Obama proudly announced that, “I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women and children.” His body was later dumped into the...   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden]

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Rhetorical Speech : The Speech

- Reflective Speech Draft Speeches have been used for thousands of years to communicate ideas and influence others. Ralph Waldo Emerson; American poet, essayist and lecturer, once said, "Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense." He was correct, speech is indeed a powerful tool which has the ability to influence and persuade an audience; if an audience is positioned carefully and the speech is written in such a way that the audience 's emotions, logic and trust in the speaker are all appealed to....   [tags: Rhetoric, Logic, Connotation, Logos]

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Creating Adolescent Oppressors

- Domestic violence occurs everyday. It seems as though it is a natural occurring phenomenon in our lives. Looking toward the youth, domestic violence can lead to major problems in their lives. Their choices and feelings in the world can be formed and revolved around the effects of domestic violence. Although they are young, innocent individuals, middle school children have the potential to become monsters if violence occurs often in their lives. It is simple really. If they can get hurt by people, why can't they hurt other people....   [tags: bullies, domestic violence]

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Analysis Of Jean Luc Godard 's Movie, Film, And The American Director Of Upstream Color

- In the world of cinema, a director can either be a tool to create a film without ever being seen or heard by the audience or they can put their “stamp” on the movie so that the audience immediately knows who directed the film. The latter of these types of directors is called an auteur. The director whose style and creativity is evident and repetitive in their films is what Francois Truffaut, the film critic who established the theory, would call an auteur (Boda &Pendleton-Thompson). Two such auteurs whose films were shown in class this semester include the legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard who directed Vivre Sa Vie (1962) and the American director of Upstream Color (2013), Shane Car...   [tags: Film theory, Film, Film director, Auteur theory]

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Common Causes For Diabetes And Other Blood Sugar Disorders

- Millions across the world is engulfed by diabetes disease like never before, thanks to our changing lifestyle, stress and lack of exercise. And diabetic patients are usually on anti-diabetic medication for lifetime. And if their sugar levels are not controlled, they may be prescribed insulin. Diabetes and other blood sugar disorders are caused by what we eat and the way the live. You can cure yourself by making healthier food choices and living better. Changing your diet and lifestyle will both prevent and cure blood sugar disorders....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar, Sugar]

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What I Learned From The World Around Me

- Below is a summery of events that took place during my childhood. I will be focusing on two different living situations that contributed to in my emotional, intellectual, and cognitive development. Form my own viewpoint I will explain how my development was impacted by those situations using two different psychological theories. First, I will use the sociocultural perspective to show how my environment influenced my behavior. Then through the cognitive perspective I will explain how I gained an understanding of right and wrong according to what I learned from the world around me....   [tags: Psychology, Behaviorism, Cognitive psychology]

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Book Report : ' The Puppy '

- “Please believe me, I am telling the truth that I don’t know happened, but I still want him to have the puppy,” Louise said and opened the carrier, the puppy ran around in the room. “I went to the kennel and bought your son an expensive dog,” Louise said, surprised by Betty’s attitude. “How dare you come trotting in here with an expensive dog and expect that everything will be great. I am still furious with you for killing Shane and then have the audacity to lie. No, my dear, it doesn’t work like that,” Betty told her, as her face turned blood red and her eyes sparkled with anger....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films]

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The Middle Child Out Of Five Children

- Microsystem In a world that has over 7 billion people, I am a daughter, sister, and an aunt to a family that is considered interesting to some, and typical to most. I grew up in a household with a mother and a stepfather and saw my father whenever he was in town. I am the middle child out of five children. I have an older sister, Shannon, an older brother, Shane, and two younger brothers, Brett and Shawn. My older siblings share the same father, while my younger brothers and I have the same father....   [tags: High school, Family, Sibling, Sex offender]

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World of Winds: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Four countries and they were all based on the four elements; Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. Theses were the classical elements of nature from what I learned in history class. The old man had shown me a world map and saw what the world was. My theory was that I traveled from my world to another seem to be correct and Iroh told me it was best to keep it to between myself and the few already knew. I looked at my lap very puzzled on how this was possible to come into a different world. I wanted to go home to where things were normal....   [tags: world, business, psychotic, homeland]

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The Kill Chain, By Jeremy Scahill

- Imagine there was a person on the planet that could even a beautiful day terrifying. Imagine being unable to play outside for fear of imminent death, flying through the sky. This may sound like the delusions of a paranoid mind, but thanks to the executive Obama, such a reality is daily life for hundreds of people worldwide. Why fear sunny days.  Well that is because people living is these situations have come to feel more comfortable on cloudy days, when drones are least likely to be hunting for their next target....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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Case Study : Management Training Dilemma

- Finding the most effective way to train management can sometimes be very difficult, especially for large organizations like hospitals. In the case study “Management Training Dilemma”, Shane Alexander, the personnel director at a hospital, wants to implement a new training program that she discovered at a conference. According to Schermerhorn (2012), “The cost of the program was $3,500 for an initial purchase of the videotapes plus 50 workbooks. Additional workbooks were then available at $8 per copy” (p....   [tags: Scientific method, Observation, Project management]

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The Poor by Choice Phenomenon

- Wealth, fortune, financial stability – these words possess undeniable, unilateral appeal. Intrinsic to our human nature, wealth has become an assumed goal in societal life. Thus, mothers do not wish their children to grow into destitute adults, immigrants do not voyage to new nations for the chance of a poverty stricken life, and universities do not offer higher education for the purposes of financial foundering. Yet, throughout history, groups of individuals in pockets of the globe have defied human nature and chosen lives of lack....   [tags: Religion]

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Discrimination Against Same Sex Couples

- Denying same-sex couples the right to marry causes gay and lesbian families to appear as second class citizens and sends the message that it is acceptable to discriminate against them. For the longest time civil rights has been a battle of right and wrong, affecting the lives of many people around the world. Discrimination against gays denies them their civil rights with regards to their social roles in marriage work, and everyday life. As of now, 17 states in North America have licensed and legalized same-sex marriage....   [tags: rights, marriage, equality]

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Pharmacist-Run Diabetes Clinics

- As the gap between reaching optimal medication therapy for diabetes management grows, so does the need for improved medical centers. But how does this happen. If pharmacists were to “utilize their clinical expertise in monitoring and managing diabetes medication plans to positively impact health outcomes and empower patients to actively manage their health,” then the number of people with diabetes could decline (Smith, 2009). Pharmacists are highly accessible medical professionals that are not used to their full potential (Smith, 2009)....   [tags: health optimal medication, pharmacists]

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Steven Hatfill: Innocent, Yet Accused

- The most devastating result of the 2001 anthrax attacks is the lack of consequences for those persons responsible. There has not been enough evidence discovered or presented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI, to adequately declare exactly who is responsible for the anthrax attacks. Regardless, there has been great speculation around a man named Steven Hatfill, and a large portion of the American society has placed the blame for the attacks on his shoulders. By dispelling contradictory proof, dissecting evidence, and examining other possible solutions, Steven Hatfill can be proven innocent of any links to the 2001 anthrax attacks....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Anthrax]

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Organisations that Fail to Plan Are Planning to Fail: Yay or Nay?

- The statement “Organisations that fail to plan are planning to fail” refers to the idea that an organisation’s success is based around their ability to formally plan in their environment, which although the statement is widely agreed upon, some critics and points against its validity must be acknowledged. The statements strength is amplified through three major factors where; planning can facilitate a sense of guidance and fosters a coordinated workforce, planning reduces the level of ambiguity of the future in the organisation and finally planning will establish the objectives or principles that simplify control (Robbins, DeCenzo, Coulter, Woods, 2013)....   [tags: Business processes, management function]

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Analysis Of The Fountain, And The Rite Of Spring, By Vaslav Nijinsky

- Art is an expression, it is the byproduct of what an artist is feeling, thinking, doing and seeing. Some works of art have become notorious for the roles they have played in revolutionizing the world of art and the issues in society they have brought attention to. The reason art can have such an immense impact is because it is a direct reflection of what is going on in the world at that time and how the artist feels about it. Artistic masterpieces have the power to change the way one thinks and feels about a certain subject, idea or law....   [tags: Art, Marcel Duchamp, The Rite of Spring]

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Interpersonal Communication Enhances Organizational Behavior And Increases The Effectiveness Of An Organization

- Interpersonal communication enhances organizational behavior and increases the effectiveness of an organization. For that reason it must be effectively handled to ensure the fulfillment of the organizations’ goals. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, having strong interpersonal communications skills should be “must have” qualities when going into any career field. (, April 22, 2016) For example, if you were in a job interview, your interpersonal communication skills come in handy because it proves to the employer, through your responses, your way of communication with others and demonstrates how well you listen, manage, and interp...   [tags: Communication, Interpersonal communication]

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The Role of a Good City Thinking: Utopia, Dystopia and Heterotopia

- Good city thinking The following essay addresses the discourse around the good city, trying to understand the importance of having a thinking on the topic rather than providing solutions for a good city. Providing solutions for the good city pose questions such as: good for whom. what is good. etc. These questions prompt that good and city are two words that form more questions than answers. In these nebula of questions urban design plays an important role because its nature is in the urban and therefore in the city....   [tags: good society, urban design, development]

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Financial Management Classes As The Super Hero Of The Entrepreneurial World

- Financial management classes as the super hero of the entrepreneurial world In the world today, it is obvious that economy has been on the decline for a while. It has not gone unnoticed that the economy is not in its best possible shape. There are still lots of unemployed people, we see businesses close up all the time without knowing the cause of their close up. It has been proven through research that entrepreneurship will be a good way to boost the economy in the future. Although this is a known fact, we are not doing enough to encourage it....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Economics, Finance]

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Mental Health, Physical Health and Death in Australian Society Today

- Australia has always been indulged with alcohol it is something which is used socially for many, but for others it is just to get through the week. Alcohol is the most popular but by far the most dangerous problem in Australian society. Most Australians are unaware of the health effects caused by alcohol. Several underage Australians ranging from the ages of fifteen to the age of seventeen are drinking (Ross, Trevor L, 2009, p1). This is under the legal age of eighteen, and when drunk some often do something they will always regret (Ross, Trevor L, 2009, p1)....   [tags: effects of alcohol]

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Ted Turner And The Oldest Child Of Robert Edward Turner

- Although each have had numerous faux pas in their careers making the ability to run campaigns devoid of controversy nearly unattainable, the 2016 Presidential election with its two illustrious candidates, Vince McMahon and Ted Turner, each with a wealth of experience in leadership and business, should provide voters with the ability to carefully research each candidate. McMahon and Turner both have controversy in their pasts, and have overcome much adversity rather unscathed throughout their careers and both candidates have tremendous support through their fan base linked to their respective wrestling companies....   [tags: World Wrestling Entertainment, Vince McMahon]

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Gender Stereotypes Are Vastly Present Throughout The Walking Dead

- Gender stereotypes are vastly present throughout the Walking Dead. Each of these characters plays an important role to the plot of the show. The episode “First Time Again” follows a ride as the group fends off their lives against horrid zombies. Some characters follow the nature as being masculine, while other characters tend to be more feminine. The characters shown in the Walking Dead resemble common gender stereotypes through the way they portray themselves. Rick is one of the main characters shown in the Walking Dead....   [tags: Stereotype, Gender, Stereotypes, Hair]

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Are Celebrities More Influential Than A Public Health Campaign?

- “Are celebrities more influential than a public health campaign.” Celebrities are powerful in captivating the populations attention on their chosen f issues, they can amplify a negative issue that they feel is not being addressed enough. When celebrities endorse health promotions their status can allow millions of followers to understand a certain issue, allowing people to donate and raise awareness for the cause. However, this often causes an ethical issue. Many celebrities do not decide to do a promotion because they feel passionate about it, they are often driven by the money given by doing, while even the celebrities’ behavior away from the promotion defying the campaign’s initial pur...   [tags: Cancer, Tobacco smoking, Health promotion]

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The Renaissance: The Impact of Traditional Medicine

- Medicine has become so advanced in the previous centuries that it is a wonder how the medical discoveries of today have been fueled by those made during the Renaissance. As the mindset of those living in Europe during that time changed from religion to self-discovery, medical research began to expand and grow to a more scientific approach. Though several were unable to read, they became more aware of themselves and humanity compared to their earlier religious views on life, causing them to take a closer look at the human anatomy....   [tags: Health Care / History]

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Erp Implementations : Success And Failure Stories

- ERP Implementations - Success/Failure Stories Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a business management software which is used to integrate, manage and store data from different business stages which includes: • Planning Cost • Manufacturing • Inventory Management • Sales and Shipping ERP Implementation - Success Stories MonaVie: MonaVie is a multi-level company, manufacturing and distributing fruit juices and powders. The main goal of this company is to provide healthy nutrition to people from natural products....   [tags: Enterprise resource planning]

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Celebrities Should Be Legal For Health Promotion

- Celebrities are powerful in drawing people’s attention on lots of issues, they can amplify a negative issue that they feel are being neglected. When celebrities endorse health promotions their status can allow millions of followers to understand a certain issue, allowing people to donate and raise awareness for the cause. However, this often causes an ethical issue. Many celebrities do not decide to do a promotion because they feel passionate about it, they are often driven by the money given by doing it with even the celebrities’ behavior defies the campaign’s initial purpose....   [tags: Cancer, Tobacco smoking, Health promotion]

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What Does The Term `` American Family?

- What does the term “American Family” connote. When referred to as “traditional”, it pertains to the idea of the nuclear family structure, with a family that consists of married, heterosexual, usually Caucasian, parents, and their children, who all live together under the same roof. In comparison, the idea of the “modern family” encompasses a greater range of lifestyles, such as LGBT and interracial relationships, and the term is reflective of the increasing divorce rate, as well as the increase in children born out of wedlock....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Stepfamily]

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The Drug For Rheumatoid And Acute Pain

- Vioxx is a drug for osteoarthritis and acute pain that was approved by the FDA in 1999. The drug was initially though to have an advantage over similar drugs for it’s fewer gastrointestinal side effects, but when further studies were conducted by the drug’s manufacture Merck, it was found to cause heart attacks, strokes, or even death. 5 years after it’s initial approval by the FDA, Vioxx was removed from the market. During this time, it earned the company billions of dollars but caused 140,000 heart attacks, 44 percent of which were fatal....   [tags: Pharmacology, Food and Drug Administration]

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Human Torture Should Not be Continued

- The United Nations defines torture as any act by which severe physical or mental pain or suffering is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining information or a confession, or punishing a person for an act that he is suspected of having committed. Torture also includes intimidating or coercing a person for any reason based on discrimination of any kind when a person acting in an official capacity inflicts pain or suffering (Convention Against Torture para. 2). Although some people believe that torture is acceptable, in reality it is neither an acceptable nor a reliable method for obtaining information and should not be continued....   [tags: Human Torture Essays]

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Finding Your Place in High School

- “Why fit in when you can stand out?” You have been told this your whole life. But whose responsibility is it to find out where you fit in, yours. Or your peers. Your adolescent years are all about trying to not stand out, and trying just as hard to fit in with the “in crowd.” You use more energy trying to “fit in,” instead of just spending all your energy on being who you really are. A group of friends are suppose to have things in common, but that is hard when everyone is putting up a fake persona....   [tags: stand out, fit in, high school]

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My Family Of The Bettis Family

- For my blended family, I interviewed the Bettis family. I interviewed Brian Bettis, Leanne Bettis, and Hunter Bettis. Brian was my junior high science teacher at Bluffs. He originally had three kids in his first marriage; Whitney, Taylor and Hunter. Brian is currently 51 years old and is still teaching junior high science at Bluffs, as well as being the high school girls’ basketball coach. His son Hunter currently still lives with him, but his two daughters (Whitney and Taylor) live in Texas with their biological mother....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Marriage, Parent]

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A Research Study On Entrepreneurial Alertness

- Abstract Entrepreneurial alertness plays a significant role in pursuit of new opportunities (Kirzner, 1999). Building on the arguments on alertness presented by Tang and his colleagues in 2012 as well as Sarasvathy’s work on opportunity identification (2003) and stage theory, this research studies how alert connection — one dimension of entrepreneurial alertness promotes opportunity identification throughout development stages in both mature and immature markets. By studying the examples of successful entrepreneurs, I further explore the alert connection in the market characterized by unmet needs and the differences in the opportunity identification process in var-ious business field...   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur]

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Movie Analysis: This is England

- The movie “This is England” was released in 2006, written and directed by Shane Meadows , a story taken, in part, from his life as a boy growing up in the Midlands of England. Mr. Meadows work presents to the viewer a representation of the cultural depiction of the street gang known as Skinheads, in a non-stereotypical light. This is England is a drama combining peer pressure, gangs and gang violence, social gatherings, loss and companionship of youths in a working class environment of a small town in England....   [tags: Awards, Storyline, Characters]

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Solutions For Helping Childhood Obesity

- There are many solutions for helping childhood obesity, but some of them may be shams just to get our money. Which solutions are worthwhile to help our children struggling with their weight. Maybe Greg Critser, writer of “Too Much of a Good Thing”, has a few opinions on what some of the solutions suggest. Critser thinks that maybe the parents are to blame for their children’s eating habits. He talks about what promotes children to eat more, for example, they don’t know when they are full, and when they are full, they just may want to feel like a rebel when their parents are away, and attack the pantry....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Weight loss]

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Life Of A Young Girl

- I lived an average life of a young girl up until the night of my sixteenth birthday. I had a few friends over and just because I am an amazing big sister, I let a couple of Griffin’s friends come over as well. At my party, there were about four girls including myself and my mother, and maybe five to seven guys if you count Griffin, his two friends, and my step-dad, Shane. Obviously, I shouldn’t care what a nine year old boy thinks about what I look like, but me being the insecure teenage girl I was and still sometimes am, I felt ten times worse that night....   [tags: Coming out, LGBT, Thought]

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