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Tears, Idle Tears

- Everyone should have his own characteristics. Some of those characteristics should be positive while some should be negative, and they might be changed as time passes and things happens. Throughout the   story "Tears, Idle Tears" , the author shows that  Mrs.Dickinson has characteristics of a beautiful, independent and demanding person.                It is so common to describe a woman a beautiful. Especially when Mrs.Dickinson is a typical model of beauty. She is well fashioned in what she wears, she has real good dressings....   [tags: Tears, Idle Tears]

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Death Idle Tears By Lord Tennyson Alfred

- As the millennia pass, the one recurring theme in all recorded literature within every culture and creed and can be witnessed in the animal kingdom at times, is the pursuit of love. A search for this unrequited passion taps into some of the most primal of urges and manifests itself biologically into a chemical high in the brain as a reward if it can be found. The lack of this natural intoxication can induce depression, amongst other side effects commonly found in substance abuse. When Lord Tennyson Alfred wrote “Tears, Idle Tears”, he composed a series of metaphors indicative of the aforementioned withdraw symptoms suffered by love....   [tags: Love, Emotion, Alfred, Lord Tennyson]

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Trail Of Tears

- Trail Of Tears On September 15, 1830, at Little Dancing Rabbit Creek, the Chiefs of the Choctaw Nation and representatives of the U.S. met to discuss the impact of a bill recently passed by the Congress of the U.S. This bill, with all the same good intentions of those today who believe they know better than we how to conduct our lives, allowed for the removal of all Indian peoples to the West of the Mississippi River. It had been made clear to the Choctaw, that the Whites in Washington cared little for our situation, that either we willingly moved, or by military force we would be moved....   [tags: American America History]

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The Trail Of Tears By Andrew Jackson

- The Trail of Tears was a horrific time in history from the Cherokee Indians. May 18, 1830 was the beginning of a devastating future for the Cherokee Indians. On that day congress officially passed Andrew Jackson’s Indian removal act. This policy granted President Andrew Jackson the right to force the Cherokee tribe consisting of about 13,000 people off of their reservations consisting of about 100 million acres east of the Mississippi River in the Appalachian Mountains and to attend a long and torturous journey consisting of about 1,200 miles within nine months until they reached their new home, a government-mandated area with in present-day Oklahoma....   [tags: Andrew Jackson, Trail of Tears, Cherokee]

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The Genocide of the Trail of Tears

- The Trail of Tears is the collected routes in which Native Americans were forcibly removed from their traditional homes east of the Mississippi River to the newly established "Indian Territories" in the west (Strickland 344). Hundreds and thousands of Natives, including the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, Quapaw, Kickapoo, Winnebago, (Strickland 345) Sac, Fox (West 85) and many more tribes were removed from their homes and marched along the thousand mile trail to what is now present-day Oklahoma ("Trail")....   [tags: Trail of Tears, USA, Native Americans, genocide,]

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Stephen Leacock's Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich

- Stephen Leacock's Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich   Jonathan Swift has suggested that "Satire is a sort of Glass, wherein Beholders do generally discover every body's Face their own; which is the chief reason...that so few are offended with it."  Richard Garnett suggests that, "Without humour, satire is invictive; without literary form, [and] it is mere clownish jeering." (Encyclopaedia Britannica 14th ed. vol. 20 p. 5). Whereas Swift's statement suggests that people are not offended by satire because readers identify the character's faults with their own faults; Garnett suggests that humour is the key element that does not make satire offensive....   [tags: Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich Essays]

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The Idle No More Movement

- ... Thus, representation may be completed based on a minority opinion. The Navigation Protection Act, formerly known as the Navigable Waters Protection Act, was created in order to protect the navigable waterways within Canada. Essentially, this legislation was created in order to protect these waterways from damage created by construction and operation of major industrial projects ("Legal Objectives," n.d.). When Bill C-45 was amended the navigable water protection was removed for over 99 per cent of Canada’s lakes and rivers ("Legal Objectives," n.d.)....   [tags: a need for change in Canada]

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Idle No More: Canadian Aboriginals

- Idle No More: A Critical Exploration of the Six Demands of Idle No More And the Importance of Meaningful Action by the Federal Government On October 15th 2013 the United Nations special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, released a statement upon the conclusion of his visit to Canada. In his statement, Anaya reveals that “from all I have learned, I can only conclude that Canada faces a crisis when it comes to the situation of indigenous peoples of the country” (2013:8)....   [tags: Canada, indigenous, James Anaya]

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The Trail of Tears

- Throughout history the United States was involved in some form of racial dispute. During the Trail of Tears in particular, the Native Americans were the ones forced to live under White rule. Until the year 1828 the Cherokee rights belonged to the Federal Government. In the same year Andrew Jackson was elected the next President of the United States, and soon the Native Americans would be a part of the next generation racial targeting. On September 15, 1830, representatives of the United States and the Chiefs of the tribes met to discuss a bill just recently passed by Congress....   [tags: Native Americans, Indians, Women]

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The Tears of Troy

- The Tears of Troy Countless defining moments of Greece’s chiliad could be dated back to the hostile rivalry between the two superior cities at that time, Troy and Greece. Ranging from the legendary Trojan War to the battle of imperial dominance, the abhorrent ambience between Troy and Greece have created many of the most storied myths and novels of all time. However, there is one myth that is not as recognized as the others, but has shaped the rivalry to a greater depth and is the origin behind dew, the myth of the Tears of Troy....   [tags: Greek History]

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The Trail of Tears

- When people tink about the first people in America, they might think of Christopher Columbus or the European colonists; when, in fact, the first people were the Indians. The Cherokee Indians had lived in the lands of what is now the United States for thousands of years before any colonists had ventured over. Little did they know that the new nation that was going to be forming around them, would severely affect the lives of their descendents. Life before the Trail of Tears but after the arrival of the new Americans was more or less simple for the Cherokees....   [tags: Native Americans]

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Tears of a Clown

- Tears of a Clown I sat on my seat next to the cage of my t-rex while helpers were applying my clown makeup. I was almost ready. I got into my clown clothes. Tim the T-rex was saddled and feisty. “Xavier, it’s time for you to get out there!” Someone said as the speaker in the tent began to announce me. “Now introducing, Xavier the clown on his t-rex, Tim!” I urged Tim to walk briskly out of the performers tent. I cued him to bow down. I ran around the ring just like I practiced in our routine....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Trail of Tears

- The Trail of Tears was a hard battled journey for the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee were driven to move west. They had to compromise and sign treaties, which drove them out of their land by the U.S. government. This was unfair to the Cherokees; the white settlers wanted the land for gold. Trail of tears is historically monumental because it shows the U.S. government cruelty to the Native Americans. It was unfair rights because they basically stole Cherokees land to satisfy their hunger for gold....   [tags: Cherokee Nation, Andrew Jackson]

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A Mother's Tears

- The place was quiet...as quiet as it was cold. There were no fancy lights adorning the shabby little cabin, but newspapers and used cardboards sealed the cracks and holes that plagued its wooden walls. There was no laughter of merry family members sitting around a sumptuous meal celebrating the season. But in the dark and tiny kitchen stood an empty, scratch infested table that hadn't had the company of its masters since the summer that had just passed. Just beside the kitchen, in a room barely lit by a single light bulb that hung loosely from the ceiling, were two people quietly sitting on a bed....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

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The Impact of Bill C-45, The basis of the Idle No More Movement

- Idle No More Colonization, the Indian Act, Enfranchisement, and Residential Schools, are all examples of the oppressions Aboriginal individuals have and continue to face. As a result of these injustices, moreover the introduction of Bill C-45, Aboriginal individuals began an attempt to educate their people on the impeding changes. Essentially, these revisions sought to once again violate Aboriginal Treaty rights, in addition, threatened the safety and conservancy of their Creation – Mother Earth....   [tags: colonization, aboriginal people, indian act]

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What Makes For A Livable World Is No Idle Question

- “What makes for a livable world is no idle question”, Butler pronounces, and judging the meaning of this quote, I believe that this question is varied throughout our world. Butler acknowledges that with social norms, majority of the people outside of these norms will feel unrecognized, while obviously still capable of living within our world, but taking into account the thought of not belonging. These “different” people who develop the acquisition that they’re not included, is what undermines their question of whether or not this is a livable world....   [tags: Sociology, Emotion, Norm, Heteronormativity]

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The Trail Of Tears By Carolyn Johnston

- The history regarding the treatment and abuse of the Cherokee people during the 19th century is a well researched topic of discussion. The Trail of Tears is known as the forced movement of the Cherokee people out of their homeland into what is present day Oklahoma. It was named The Trail of Tears due to the disastrous effect it had on the Cherokee people and many died of starvation along the journey. After the Civil War the Cherokee people faced the repercussions of the Dawes Act of 1887, which forced allotment of Indian territory and forced assimilation....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Transgender, Gender identity]

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The Trail Of Tears : Tennessee

- Trail of Tears Tennessee holds a significant amount of history that is meaningful to the south. . The Trail of Tears is a part of Tennessee’s history. “From the time they established formal ties with Great Britain in 1730, the Cherokees had a rocky relationship with whites. They found grounds for dispute over trade practices, territorial control, and the complicated loyalties among the various Indian tribes and European powers”, Rozema had stated in her book, Cherokee Voices. A Englishman had wrote down in his journal as he traveled to North America, “The Cherokee villages were organized into three main town groups-the Overhill Towns in the mountains of Western North Carolina and northeaste...   [tags: Andrew Jackson, Tennessee, Cherokee]

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The Sorrow of the Trail of Tears

- ... It is estimated that, “By the end of the 1830's, the Southeast Indians had lost sixty to ninety percent of the estimated 150,000 of the original Indian population...”, before the relocation (“The Five Tribes”). The Cherokee Indians, by far, suffered and lost the most. A small group of Cherokee, thought it better to avoid being forced off their land by the military, and relocated to Oklahoma fared mostly well. However, the large remainder of the tribe, opposed leaving, and thus the Georgia militia confronted this group and practiced a scorched earth policy....   [tags: ethics, racism, oppression, tribes]

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The Tragedy of the Trail of Tears

- To many the trail of tears has no meaning or relevance in their life, but for some the Trail of Tears has great meaning since many of the native ancestors endured the hardships of this time. In the 1830s, Native Americans occupied many acres of land in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida. The main reason for the Trail of Tears was because the Americans wanted the Indians’ land for themselves so they could raise their cattle, and because of the good soil so they could grow and harvest crops....   [tags: Native Americans, Chikasaw]

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The Trail Of Tears By Andrew Jackson

- Trail of Tears The Trail of Tears, a footprint in American history. The Trial of Tears was the relocation of thousands of Native Americans west of the Mississippi river under the order of President Andrew Jackson. It is estimated that two to six thousand Native Americans lost their lives in the move. Most of the Natives were moved to Oklahoma and parts of other states. The Trail of Tears could be considered an American tragedy or a mass genocide of thousands of innocent people....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Trail of Tears: Indian Genocide

- “Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race.” -― Martin Luther King Jr. The Trail of Tears is a historical title given to an event that happened in 1838.In this event, the Cherokee community of Native Americans was forced by the USA government to move from their native home in the Southern part of the contemporary America to what is known as the Indian territories of Oklahoma. While some travelled by water, most of them travelled by land....   [tags: Cherokee Indian Removal]

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Effects Of The Trail Of Tears

- The effects of the Trail of Tears When we think of the first people in America, whom do we think of. Of course, Christopher Columbus comes to mind. Yet, the first people to step on land were the native people. The native people were the first people to set foot on this soil, long before any white person. Regrettably, they were brutally attack, and removed from their homes. This how the Trails of Tears began. This paper will discuss the effects of The Trail of Tears had on the Indians. There were five tribes that were called “The Civilized Tribes”....   [tags: Cherokee, Native Americans in the United States]

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The Cherokee Trail of Tears

- ... These representatives of the Cherokee Nation were known as the Treaty Party and totaled about 100 people. The council of the Cherokee Nation had previously passed a law that stated that anyone who gave up their ancestral land would be put to death. So by signing this treaty, most of the Treaty Party would be put to death upon arrival to their new land (“A Brief History”). For the treaty to pass, it had to be ratified by the United States Senate. Henry Clay and Daniel Webster spoke against the treaty, but despite their best efforts, it passed....   [tags: Native American history and tragedies]

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Blood, Sweat, And Tears

- Blood, sweat, and tears “What race you?” You and i, as ignorant as this question may seem, have probably been asked that question more times than we can imagine. However it’s until recently that i’ve learned that is the wrong question to ask. According to John J. Macionis, race is “a socially constructed category of people who share biologically transmitted traits that members of a society consider important.” So one should ask, “what is your ethnicity?” since ethnicity refers to a shared cultural heritage (Macionis 340)....   [tags: White people, Black people, Racism, Race]

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The Trail of Tears

- The Trail of Tears “The Trail of Tears” was a despicable event in American history because of our government’s inhumane treatment of the Cherokee Nation. To the Cherokee Nation, the journey west, called by them “The Trail Where We Cried,” was a bitter pill forced upon them by a state and federal government that cared little for their culture or society, and even less about justice. To the white settlers, it meant expanding horizons, hope, dreams of riches, and a new life. It was indeed a horrible and tragic event of both our Georgia history and our American heritage that forced the Cherokee west along this route now known as "The Trail of Tears." Governmental action made “The Tr...   [tags: American America History]

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The Trail of Tears

- The Trail of Tears I walked into the room on New Year’s Day and felt a sudden twinge of fear. My eyes already hurt from the tears I had shed and those tears would not stop even then the last viewing before we had to leave. She lay quietly on the bed with her face as void of emotion as a sheet of paper without the writing. Slowly, I approached the cold lifeless form that was once my mother and gave her a goodbye kiss. I looked around at everyone in the room and saw the sorrow in their eyes. My eyes first fell on my grandmother, usually the beacon of strength in our family....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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The Trail of Tears

- The Trail Of Tears Gloria Jahoda, the author of The Trail of Tears talks about how Indian populations dropped and how white people are the ones responsible for the drop of their population. The white men are not responsible for the drop of the Indian population. Johoda makes all Indians sound like defenseless children. Johoda is making excuses for Indians because Indians let the white man take over their lives and life style. Indians would do everything that was asked of them by the white man instead of standing up for themselves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rotator Cuff Tears

- Introduction: Rotator Cuft A rotator cuff is simply a group of four tendons and muscles that are located right on the shoulder and on top of the humerus bone. (Source 1) The rotator cuff is what controls the shoulder and allows it to move and be mobile. The four main muscles that consist of the tendons are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis muscles. (Source 2). Too much wear and tear on these muscles (such as too many thrown fastballs) is precisely what causes the rotator cuff to begin to tear, as well as swelling in the tendons....   [tags: chronic injuries]

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Native American History : The Trail Of Tears

- 1830 saw the instatement of the Indian Removal Act, a forced relocation of several Native American tribes. This spurred what is now known as the “Trail of Tears.” The Five Civilized Tribes, Choctaw, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Muscogee, and Seminole were forced to relocate after resisting assimilation with American civilization. Over 17,000 tribe members were removed and sent to what is now Oklahoma by the order of President Andrew Jackson. Despite the ruling of Chief Justice John Marshall, Jackson set in motion the Trail of Tears....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

- Have you ever loved somebody so much that you would give anything to be with them even if they didn’t even realize your existence. What lengths would you go to in order to keep them in your life. In the movie The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant directed by famous German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder, we explore the manipulation inherent in every relationship and the lengths to which people will go to stay with the ones they love. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is based on events in Fassbinder’s own love life....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Movie Analysis : Poster Tears Of The Sun

- ... This shows how Hollywood keeps a preference toward who the leading characters in their movies will be. The poster tries to sell to the audience the classic image of a white soldier going off to save the poor civilians and women. The women most of the time never play as the main character because of the traditional belief that the woman is the one that has to stay home and take care of the children and also because they are considered the weaker gender that does not have much authority, which is seen in the poster by portraying the female character carrying a small child inferring that her role will not have much significance as the other characters and that she will be limited to minor t...   [tags: White American, White people, Race, Sociology]

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The Cold Wind Dried My Tears

- “I’m sorry.” were the only words that could escape my lips. The cold wind dried my tears. “But why Joelle!” He yelled making me jump. He’d never yelled at me like this, “I-I just can’t do it.” I said stumbling over every word that left my mouth. This wasn’t me who was talking this was someone foreign speaking now because I did want to let him go, I wanted to keep him here and forget all happened but this person speaking had other plans. He fixed his mouth to say something but nothing came out. He just turned around not say a word and headed down the street....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2009 singles, 2007 singles]

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Trail of Tears

- Trail of Tears Within United States History, there has been some horrible discrimination upon certain races of people. At the trail of tears native Americans were persecuted against heavily. Until 1828 the federal government had Cherokee rights to their land and in that same year Andrew Jackson was elected president and this all ended. On September 15, 1830, at Little Dancing Rabbit Creek, the Chiefs of tribes and representatives of the United States met to discuss a bill recently passed by the Congress....   [tags: American History]

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Trail of Tears

- Trail of Tears The Trail of Tears, was it unjust and inhumane. What happened to the Cherokee during that long and treacherous journey. They were brave and listened to the government, but they recieved unproductive land and lost their tribal land. The white settlers were already emigrating to the Union, or America. The East coast was burdened with new settlers and becoming vastly populated. President Andrew Jackson and the government had to find a way to move people to the West to make room. President Andrew Jackson passed the Indian Removal Policy in the year 1830....   [tags: history]

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Trail Of Tears

- Trail of Tears Trial of Tears and the Five Civilized Tribes During the early years of 1800s, valuable gold deposits were discovered in tribal lands, which by previous cessions had been reduced to about seven million acres in northwest Georgia, eastern Tennessee, and southwest North Carolina. In 1819 Georgia appealed to the U.S. government to remove the Cherokee from Georgia lands. When the appeal failed, attempts were made to purchase the territory. Meanwhile, in 1820 the Cherokee established a governmental system modeled on that of the United States, with an elected principal chief, a senate, and a house of representatives....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Portrayal of War in On the Idle Hill and The Destruction of Sennacherib

- The Portrayal of War in On the Idle Hill and The Destruction of Sennacherib The structure of these 2 poems are similar but comparisons can be made between "On the idle hill" and "The destruction of Sennacherib" Although the content is similar the title, tone, language, devices, structure and punctuation are very different. In the early 1800's when Byron wrote "The destruction of Sennacherib" a large war campaign was occurring; The Napoleonic Wars. The wars surrounding him would effect his view on war....   [tags: Lord Byron A.E. Housman Literature Essays]

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Idle Minds and Wagging Tongues: Conversation in Anna Karenina

- Idle Minds and Wagging Tongues: Conversation in Anna Karenina Perhaps one of the most striking scenes in Anna Karenina is that of Kitty and Levin’s silent declarations of love to each other, etched out cryptically in chalk on a card table, with each understanding innately the exact words the other was saying (362). With the relationship between Kitty and Levin serving as Tolstoy’s model for a strong and successful love, it appears odd that such a relationship should be founded on silence, and in such sharp contrast to the chatter of Society surrounding the couple at the party....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Failures of New Urbanism

- New urbanism is the development of idle land to create utopian environments, which allow for all aspects of contemporary life to coexist within a superficially planned, walk-able environment. The philosophy of new urbanism has redefined the means of subdividing idle land, so as to best utilize the space allocated for a new development. Therefore lot size either for residential or municipal purposes, is restricted based on the determined minimum needed to comfortably occupy the given expanse. The new urbanism philosophy has primarily focused on the process of site analysis and planning, but they have neglected to create architecture which could be considered unique or ideal....   [tags: Idle Land, Innovation of Achitecture]

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Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton

- Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton In 1992, singer, musician, and composer Erik Clapton released "Unplugged", a cd recorded during his tv special on MTV. This program was part of a series of programs performed by different artists, playing almost no electrical instruments. His cd won the Grammy Awards for best album of the year, best pop male vocal, best rock song -- Layla, and best rock male vocal, and best song of the year -- Tears in heaven. The song "Tears in heaven", the fourth track on this cd, was written for his son, who had died a little more than a year earlier on a fall....   [tags: Papers]

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Tears Of A Tiger by Sharon Draper

- Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper After a basketball game, four kids, Andrew Jackson, Tyrone Mills, Robert Washington and B.J. Carson, celebrate a win by going out drinking and driving. Andrew lost control of his car and crashed into a retaining wall on I-75. Andy, Tyrone, and B.J. escaped from the four-door Chevy right after the accident. Teen basketball star and Hazelwood high team captain was sitting in the passenger's side with his feet on the dashboard. When the crash happened, his feet went through the windshield and he was unable to escape....   [tags: Tear Tiger Draper Analysis Review]

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Cherokee Native American Indians and the Trail of Tears

- Cherokee Native American Indians and the Trail of Tears What made the Cherokee culture distinctive towards others in the Trail of Tears time period was that they had a more peaceful, harmless outlook on the situation. In 1814, Andrew Jackson who would eventually become the President of the United States, had his and his whole army’s lives on the line in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend to the British forces when the Cherokee allied with them to win the battle. Surprisingly, 16 years later when Jackson was President of the United States, he made the deciding decision on the controversy of whether or not the Cherokee deserved their land....   [tags: the trail of loss and adversity]

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Following a Trail of Tears

- Following a Trail of Tears For yet another third period, I walked through the faded pink door into the fluorescent-lit room. I walked along the back wall, past the poster of the “Pledge of Allegiance” spelled out with license plates. I sat down in my seat. This would be my first of two periods in a row with Mrs. Sorenson, the quirky history/English teacher who would bring out her fiddle and sing songs based on the unit of U.S. history we were working on. This day, Mrs. Sorenson wasn’t singing any songs....   [tags: Government Iraq War Essays Papers]

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Different Types of Tears During Shoulder Dislocation

- ... Posterior labral tears are not quite as common as some of the other tears, but sometimes can be seen in all different types of athletes in a condition called internal impingement. Internal impingement is a syndrome where the rotator cuff and labrum are pinched together in the back of the shoulder. All of the different tears have the same symptoms for the most part, as I explained before. There are many different sports that one can find this injury in, especially when it is located in the shoulder....   [tags: bankart tear, labral tear]

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Starvation, Illness and Death of the Native Americans in Trail of Tears

- One of the greatest injustices of American history included, starvation, illness, and death. These hardships were undeservingly forced upon an innocent group of people – the Native Americans. One may think that the Trail of Tears was only a simple journey the Indians made to discover new frontiers. This is not the case. The Trail of Tears was the result of the white man’s selfishness, causing Indians to lose their homes and belongings. The act was full of unfair treatment, cruelty, and heartlessness....   [tags: indian removal act, tribes, cherokee]

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Brains, Blood, Sweat, and Tears

- Brains, Blood, Sweat, and Tears “You can accomplish anything with thought and hard work” – Justin Craig-Kuhn To overcome obstacles is human. When something stands in our way, it’s “Give me liberty or give me death!” in many cases. No matter how difficult a project may seem, hard work and determination will pull us through (or at least, that’s what we tell ourselves). In many cases, it turns out that we do pull through, beating the odds, feeling a great sense of accomplishment in the process. A case and point of this would be the technological and architectural marvels modern humanity has created....   [tags: essays papers]

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Trail Of Tears : The Rise And Fall Of The Cherokee Nation

- Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation by John Ehle is all about the events and the people that were involved in the Trail of Tears. The Trail of Tears was the removal of the whole Cherokee Nation to “Indian Territory” in which they would never “bother” whites again. Ehle puts the main focus on a particular group in order to gain the readers attention more. I think that he did this on purpose, because I definitely think that I was more sympathetic towards this group of people than I would have been if it was a bunch of random people through out the novel....   [tags: Cherokee, Native Americans in the United States]

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The Trail Of Tears And Many Never Like The Holocaust

- In history classes, students are briefly taught about the Trail of Tears and many never think of it again. This historic event is an attempt at the eradication of a race of people just like the Holocaust but history is written by the victors therefore the awful treatment of the Native Americans is summed up with two words, "Manifest Destiny." An incredible amount of Indian history was lost along the Trail of Tears where over 5,000 Cherokees died or went missing, almost nothing was kept on record and almost everything was word of mouth (History.com)....   [tags: Cherokee, Native Americans in the United States]

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Voices From The Trail Of Tears By Vicki Rozema

- ... The way that Butrick describes the situation that the Cherokees are in helps me to picture how immoral and horrible it actually was. Butrick mentions how overwhelmed he is after the first day of travel but then goes on to say, “it seemed a luxury to groan and weep” (p.140). He believes that his groaning and weeping is nothing compared to the struggles the Cherokees have been facing. He also talks about how the Cherokees are treated like “brute animals,” in the way they are all cramped in a small area with no privacy and also have to lie down on the ground exposed to the cold air and weather (p.140)....   [tags: Cherokee, Native Americans in the United States]

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Treachery for Cherokees in The Trail of Tears” by author Dee Brown

- In the essay, “The Trail of Tears” by author Dee Brown explains that the Cherokees isn’t Native Americans that evaporate effectively from their tribal land, but the enormous measure of sympathy supported on their side that was abnormal. The Cherokees process towards culture also the treachery of both states and incorporated governments of the declaration and promises that contrived to the Cherokee nation. Dee Brown wraps up that the Cherokees had lost Kentucky and Tennessee, but a man who once consider their buddy named Andrew Jackson had begged the Cherokees to move to Mississippi but the bad part is the Indians and white settlers never get along together even if the government wanted to ta...   [tags: president jackson, displaced, indians]

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Girl Moved to Tears by Of Mice and Men Cliffs Notes

- The Onion's article, "Girl Moved to Tears by Of Mice and Men Cliffs Notes" (2006) explains the reaction and reasoning behind University of Virginia sophomore communications major Grace Weaver and her choice to read the Cliffs Notes version of Of Mice and Men over the original. The Onion develops the major claim by including specific quotes from Weaver about her efforts in reading these Cliff Notes and the personal effect these summaries had on her while also going deeper by looking at her choice to read these summaries instead of the actual book....   [tags: The Onion's article]

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Trail of Tears: Andrew Jackson's Removal Treaties

- Migration starting the original Cherokee Nation arose in the early 1800’s. The Cherokee’s were one of the richest tribes in the United States. Many Cherokees owned small farms and had a few large plantations where Africans were imprisoned. More or less Cherokees were cautious of white infringement and moved west on their own to settle down in other areas of the nation. Previously the Old Settlers had willingly relocated in 1817 to Arkansas where they created a government also well as a diplomatic way of life....   [tags: Native American suffering and displacement]

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As Rulings Are Announced, Cheers and Tears Among Waiting Crowd

- ... America’s nationalism is tremendously difficult to alter because the belief in a national identity holds immense power over its civilians and it is especially hard when laws are written. Furthermore, homosexuality is a very complicated topic that emotionally affects people such as the social activists who invest their life protesting for rights and freedoms. Whether one is against or for same-sex marriage, it stirs a lot of passion or resentment because it draws in conflicting religious world-views....   [tags: same sex marriage]

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Ice Cream And Tears

- Ice Cream And Tears Exhausted, I passed through customs towards the exit door and stepped into a new world. My father gave my still sleepy brother and me a stick of Wrigley’s peppermint gum and we experienced our first taste in our new life. Every trip back home has matured me in many ways. Every flight I reflect back on my life, time after time, and become anxious of what I was going to face coming home to Russia. Often what I was looking forward to did not happen the way I wished. Now, events that I was planning for when I would come back to our new home in the United States began to be more reliable....   [tags: Immigration Personal Narrative Russia Papers]

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Through Trials and Tears

- Through Trials and Tears What is America. A young girl in a distant land asked her mother this question in a whisper as they were hiding among produce and goods on the docks trying to find a way our of their county. A way out of their life of poverty, persecution and even death. Looking for a new life in a new world, America. Some Americans don’t fell the meaning of this life, a life of freedom, a life of peace. To those in other countries like this family, it is something nearly impossible to reach, something only reached in a dream....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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No Tears

- Gabe Smith lazily dragged a small, snaggletoothed comb through the bushy crop of hair several times before he felt satisfied with his reflection. His eyes jerked down to his watch for the time, his first day on the job would have been starting in nearly fifteen minutes. Upon further examination, a jagged, red scrape presented itself upon his sun kissed skin. He ran his fingers over the scab, wondering just where he could have picked it up. He hadn’t been in any accident lately, and he was fairly certain that it hadn’t come from his previous job, as a delivery boy....   [tags: Creative Writing]

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The Story Of Eden - Original Writing

- Eden lay still in her bed for hours while tears constantly poured down the arms she had pressed against her face. She did not know whether it was day or night, but she did not care. She had been given a fantasy that she now realized she had taken for granted, and it was ripped from her arms before she could see how wonderful her days had become since Eric had abruptly appeared in her life. Floating ten feet awat from the bed, the three Ghouls watched her continuously sob into her arms. Sometimes she cried loudly and other times were soft....   [tags: Tears, Crying]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- ... My hands shook, as I stepped forward and prepared to speak. “You mustn’t make him go today,” I muttered. His jaw tensed and he pulled his eyebrows together but said nothing. “Please Victor,” I said taking another step in his direction, “he is too weary.” This time, he looked up at me, his dark eyes glowering. Unable to hold his gaze, I diverted my eyes to a small stain upon the wooden floor. “The mine is no place for a boy,” I said. “Nonsense,” he replied casually, “Some hard work will surely strengthen the boy, and by God he could use some strengthening.” He smirked to himself before gulping down the oily liquid that filled his glass, before pouring himself another....   [tags: Tears, Crying]

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Reasons for the Migration to Canudos, the Vale of Tears

- In order to describe the reasons of the migration to Canudos it is important to understand what Canudos was and was not. The population of Canudos was not a group of religious fanatics that came together to throw off their oppressors. Instead it was a group of people seeking a viable and dignified existence in a time of economic and spiritual alienation. The people of Canudos were not a homogenous group of barbaric savages, but a cross section of the sertanejo population (Levine p.158). While Canudos did threaten the labor supply of the oligarchy and supported the monarchy, it was not violent in nature....   [tags: World History]

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Females Are More Susceptible to ACL Tears

- Females Are More Susceptible to ACL Tears Tearing the ACL is now considered an epidemic in the United States over 100,000 recorded incidences are reported each year (Moeller). While such a finding may be good for orthopedic doctors and surgeons, this is not good for millions of athletes’ competing these days in high intensity sports. This is especially a problem for female athletes who are two to four times more likely to tear their ACL than men (Moeller)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Cherokee Nation And The Trail Of Tears By Theda Perdue And Michael D. Green

- Democracy can be traced back before the coming of Christ. Throughout Greece during the sixth century democracy was in its earliest stages and as the millenniums would pass the power of government by the people would show distinct alterations. This is evident when analyzing The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears by Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green. These authors illustrate how the U.S government adjusts policies from that of assimilating the Native American Indians to that of removing them from their homelands and forcibly causing the Cherokee nation to relocate themselves west of the Mississippi....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Cherokee]

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The Movie ' One Litre Of Tears Bring About The Bursts Of Emotions '

- One Litre of Tears bring about the bursts of emotions. This sentimental movie was adapted from a true story of a girl named Aya Kito. As she progressed throughout her teenage years, she developed a disease called the spinocerebellar ataxia, a disease that causes the cells in the cerebellum to deteriorate causing the failure of muscle movement, eye-to-hand coordination, and lack of balance. Eventually, anyone that experiences spinocerebellar ataxia will lose the ability to walk, talk, and eat. There is no known cause for this disease; therefore, there is no cure for it....   [tags: Actor, Film, Spinocerebellar ataxia, Rhetoric]

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A Tale of Cruelty: Tears In The Darkness by Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman

- The 66-mile forced march was cruel and it ended the lives of many American soldiers. In the book Tears In The Darkness The Story Of The Bataan Death March And It’s Aftermath, by Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman, it give readers insight on how the Japanese soldier’s fought the Americans during the battle of World War II. A boy named Ben Steele was a soldier in this war. He enlisted because he wanted to see the world, and throughout this book the author tells the story through his eyes. This is a book that tells the story of the cruelty of the Bataan March and the battle between American and Filipino soldiers....   [tags: soldiers, march, war]

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Speech : Head Over Heels, By Tears For Fears From The Big Chair

- Right now, as I write this essay, I am listening to “Head Over Heels” by Tears For Fears from the album Songs From The Big Chair. This is an example of my culture. The music I listen to, that has been passed down from my parents, is part of my everyday life and defines me as a human being. It’s not just the music itself, but the style of music. It differentiates me from other cultures, such as Spanish, as they listen to a perceivably different type of music. The fact that I value this record so much reveals the values of my culture....   [tags: Culture, Anthropology, Cultural relativism]

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A Hellish 2015 Storm Tears Through An Innocent Fourth Of July Festival

- ... Among the accomplishments of the teens listed by FEMA, one certainly stands out as potentially being a saving grace for disaster victims: "Certified students are able to assist in emergencies before nearby Emergency Medical Services arrive" ("Teen Group Receives 2015 FEMA Awards"). In cases of profuse bleeding and lack of breathing/heartbeat, death can occur within minutes. As a suburban fire department 's response time can normally be anywhere from five to seven minutes, not taking into consideration the delay in arrival due to a natural disaster, a victim can most certainly pass away before EMS has even arrived to help them....   [tags: Emergency management, Emergency service]

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THE TRAIL OF TEARS

- “Quantie’s weak body shuddered from a blast of cold wind. Still, the proud wife of the Cherokee chief John Ross wrapped a woolen blanket around her shoulders and grabbed the reins.” Leading the final group of Cherokee Indians from their home lands, Chief John Ross thought of an old story that was told by the chiefs before him, of a place where the earth and sky met in the west, this was the place where death awaits. He could not help but fear that this place of death was where his beloved people were being taken after years of persecution and injustice at the hands of white Americans, the proud Indian people were being forced to vacate their lands, leaving behind their homes, businesses an...   [tags: Native Americans]

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Comparing Teens in Catcher in the Rye, Tears of a Tiger, and Whirligig

- Problem Teens in Catcher in the Rye, Tears of a Tiger, and Whirligig The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger's novel set in the 1950s, told the story of sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield. Deciding that he's had enough of Pencey, his fourth school that he'd failed, he goes to Manhattan three days before his scheduled return to home, not wanting to inform his parents that he'd been expelled and sent back. He explores the city, calls up some old friends, gets nicked by the elevator operator, and gradually becomes bitter about the world and people....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Free Personal Narratives: Silent Tears for Grandmother

- Silent Tears for Grandmother We wind along the country roads that are flanked by pine trees and freshly planted cornfields. Finally, we rumble up the long dirt driveway to the muted-red house, needing to be repainted and repaired. As the tires roll to a stop, I spring from the car and happily run into Nana’s outstretched arms, where a shower of kisses falls upon my blond-streaked braids. I hug Grampa around his knees, and he pats my head. After Mom and Dad have said their hellos, I hurry to the door that I proudly open on my own....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays]

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The Effect of Removal Policy on the Native Americans

- The United States government's relationship with the Native American population has been a rocky one for over 250 years. One instance of this relationship would be what is infamously known as, the Trail of Tears, a phrase describing a journey in which the Native Americans took after giving up their land from forced removal. As a part of then-President Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal Act, this policy has been put into place to control the natives that were attempting to reside peacefully in their stolen homeland....   [tags: Trail of Tears, Cherokee Nation]

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When Therapists Cry in Therapy

- Introduction Crying has always been recognized as a significant and frequent part of the therapeutic process (Blume-Marcovici, Stolberg, & Khademi, 2013; Nelson, 2012). During the therapy process, tears are often shed by both the client and the therapist. Because therapy tends to be focused on uncovering repressed emotions, working through traumatic experiences, processing grief, or adjusting to life’s circumstances, tears are often associated with the work that is done during therapy. Because mental health therapy tends to be emotion-focused, it is surprising to discover that little research has emphasized the importance of therapists’ crying during session....   [tags: therapeutic sessions, tears, client]

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Poetry as a Reflection of The Inner Being

- Alfred Tennyson gifted the Victorian Era, and the literary world with two iconic poems. The author explored the themes of personal development and culture clash in one of his most famous poems, “Ulysses”. Tennyson also discovered and analyzed the themes of love and death through his renowned and eminent poem, “Tears Idle, Tears”. The poet was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire in 1809 in the East Lindy district of England. Tennyson experienced numerous amounts of difficulties in his childhood and growing adolescent phases that spilled into his adult life....   [tags: Alfred Tennyson, Victoria era]

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My Life At The Age Of Twelve

- Growing up with my mother in prison and an abusive drunk for a father; life wasn’t particularly what you would call “great.” At the age of six my step grand-father began to sexually abuse me every weekend when my step mom and my dad would drop me off at my grandparents house. The abuse continued until I reached the age of twelve; he’s now serving a twelve year sentence. As you would assume growing up with all these unfortunate events I was bound to have “issues” as my step mom, Julie, would say....   [tags: Family, Suicide, Tears, Father]

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Painting : Peeling Onions, By Lilly Martin Spencer

- As I spent the day in the Philadelphia Museum of Art many paintings appealed to my interest. Seeing the art in person truly made me see the beauty and captivity a painting can hold. Each gallery was filled with different American works. My favorite kind of paintings are the ones I can look at and immediately write a story in my head about what is happening, even if it not what the artist intended. As I was going through the galleries one painting in particular stuck in my mind. I was fortunate enough to experience a special exhibition called, “Audubon to Warhol.” It was composed of different works acquired from private and public collections....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Tears, Onion]

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He Hit Me: A Short Story

- ... As soon as our eyes met he knew I had told, at first he had an angry scared face, then his eyes slowly softened. It was very quiet; it seemed that it had been forever, when a girl came through the door. She looked startled to see Sam; she quickly left without a word. Once again it was silent. “Sam you can’t be in here……” “Too late now” “Sam?” Micah’s voice was a surprise to him; he had never heard her talk. “ummm ya?” I could tell it was hard for Sam to see her like this; he did have a crush on her....   [tags: abuse, scream, tears, smack]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- ... You must choose one of us, and it must be legal” Gatsby demanded. “I need some time my dear, would you spare me the night to think” I requested. “Well, there shouldn’t be so much to think about if you love me, right Daisy. You don’t love me. But fine, as you wish take as long as you like I have waited all this time, if so I will wait another life time for you. Now let’s go, let me drive you back home” Gatsby told me. “May I drive. I was to have some sort of amusement, for today has been full of sorrows” I childishly asked Gatsby....   [tags: Hotel, Marriage, Woman, Tears]

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Five Of Writing A Woman 's Life Heilbrun

- ... Anthony in trying to show off how hard he could throw would fire the ball back to my father, encouraging him to throw the ball back just as fast as he had winged it at our father. Meanwhile, I was inside the house wallowing in my athletic inabilities watching television with my mother, when I heard a scream come from outside the house. My mother and I ran outside to find out what had happened. My father was on one knee leaning over my younger sibling who was lying in the grass with blood flowing from his mouth....   [tags: Family, Tears, Mother, Emotion]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- ... " He is not doing well, He is in the ICU," she cried. I had a strong desire to Scream, but instead I squeezed Grandma’s hands. As Tears rolled down my cheeks. " It 's going to be okay, I 'm here," She whispered holding my head tightly to her chest. " He is going to be OKAY RIGHT??" I yelled. I realized me freaking out was just making grandma feel worse. I wrapped my arms around her, and together we sobbed until there were no more tears to be shed. " can I see him. I want to see him!" "Autumn, your dad is not in a good condition," She said....   [tags: Mother, Family, Crying, Tears]

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Every Pregnancy Is A Happy Pregnancy

- Society say, “Every pregnancy is a happy pregnancy.” Unfortunately, this statement is not true to all of us. Through my experience it was an emotional roller coaster. It was an unexpected surprise that had my world feeling like it was crashing down at the age of sixteen. It was the end of my outgoing childhood, or so I thought. The blank stare of shock came upon my pale face when discovering I was pregnant. My emotions then lead me to believe that I would be struggling with two low income jobs to support a child by myself....   [tags: Pregnancy, Mother, Crying, Tears]

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My Grandmother - Original Writing

- ... The crying sound became louder though, and suddenly woke me up. I got up startled and as soon as I got up, my older sister came in my room with tears in her eyes. I could see it in her eyes that something terrible must of happen, but her telling me that my aunt passed away was the last thought in mind. As soon as she told me I was sobbing nonstop. I couldn’t breathe or see what was going around because of so much tears in my eyes. Hearing those exact words from my sister was something so painful and I couldn’t even bear it....   [tags: Family, Tears, Mother, Crying]

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The Day - Original Writing

- ... In that moment, I pictured the terrible accident in my head and felt a slight burning sensation inside. We all sat in silence as we were dropped off at my cousin’s place and watched as my parents drove off in a hurry. I remember praying for his survival. I turned around and knocked on my cousin’s door. We stood quietly outside and could hear the footsteps run towards us. “Hey. Why are you guys here?” asked Aida as she opened the door. We didn’t know how to respond to the question and then Mk said, “Our parents dropped us off because they had to go somewhere.” Aida closed the door after we walked in....   [tags: Crying, Tears, Sadness, Mother]

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