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Boxing is Not a Violent Sport

- Boxing is a sport full of hard hitting, fast movements and lots of blood, but being a boxer is not too brutal for the society but it does have its good and bad. Boxing was found back in 697B.C in Germany. When it was first aired on TV people didn’t like it much and was commented as the worst TV show. But as the years went on more people started to get interested in the sport, and then kids wanted to become like their favorite boxer. And soon after boxing was the number one show that everyone watched....   [tags: Boxing ]

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The Decline of Boxing in America

- Boxing in the early and mid-twentieth century had an appeal that captured the eyes and ears of millions of Americans. Championship fights and popular fighters were on national television and in newspaper headlines. At the time, boxing was relevant in the American sports world. However, over the past 30 years, boxing has regressed and lost its popularity. Spectacles like the graceful Muhammad Ali and the hard-hitting Mike Tyson are gone and have been replaced by lackluster fighters and greedy fight promoters who only care about their profit cut....   [tags: Boxing in America]

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Don King and Boxing

- Famous boxing promoter Don King's entrepreneurial process was not as smooth as other boxing promoters. King really had to fight again and again to prove that he did have the right skills to be a good promoters. They doubted him because King had long history of being a street hustler. King used to run illegal operations and during two of those operation he was charged with murder. In the first case he was discharged. The judge said is was a justifiable homicide because King had shot Hillary Brown because Brown was trying to rob him....   [tags: boxing, entrepreneur, fight]

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Boxing Is A Human Blood Sport

- Two boxers circle the ring, while waiting for an opening to deliver a knockout to their opponent. The crowd goes wild, the viewers have paid a substantial amount of money to witness a man falling to the mat; unconscious. Boxing is a martial art and combat sport that often turns into permanent damage. The intention of boxing is to win by hurting one’s opponent with delivering blows to their body and sometimes knocking them unconscious. The euphemistic of boxing is a human blood sport. Although boxing is a popular and active sport, there are other sports who do not intentionally try and physically hurt their rivalry....   [tags: Boxing, Traumatic brain injury, Concussion, Brain]

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Should Boxing Be Banned?

- Sanctioned form of violence are usually used for entertainment or pleasure however it can cause harmful consequences to people who are involved. Sanctioned means something that is allowed to do in a society without suffering the consequences with the law. There are several people who enjoy hardcore activities such as being involved in sports that require training and conditioning before each competition or match. One sport that is sanctioned is boxing that although it is a sport for self defence and fitness I believe that it is too violent based on its form of how it can severely injure the athletes, affect the lives of others who watch it by abusive language, and encourage people to become...   [tags: Boxing, Mike Tyson, Juan Manuel Márquez]

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Analysis of the Poem Watching Boxing as a Young Child

- The poem titled “Watching Boxing as a Young Child” is a humble piece of literature. It explores the mystery and complexity of boxing, and how it inspired a young boy and his father. Through poetry devices such as anaphora, irony, and allusion, the personae and reader learn the theme of this poem: Courage in the face of adversity. The author begins the poem by stating “I didn’t yet know” (1). A variation of this line is repeated two more times throughout the first stanza. This anaphora gives the idea that the personae is in a state of innocence, yet about to learn a powerful lesson....   [tags: boxing, boy, father, adversity, courage, irony]

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Banning Boxing

- Banning Boxing Boxing has and probably always will be thought of as a noble sport by its supporters. If boxing where to be banned it would defiantly anger its supporters and maybe provoke a series of 'underground' boxing matches, which could lead to maybe more violent matches as there would be less control. If it isn't banned there would be outrage among non-supporters and violence may be brought out through the non-supporters. It would be easier to decide whether it should be banned or not if we looked at some of the reasons for and against....   [tags: Sports, Boxing, Pros and Cons]

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The Effects Of Concussions On Football And Boxing

- A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull. Injuries are common in most sports, but football and boxing have the deadliest injuries of them all, severe head trauma. In 2011, there were 120 cases of sport-related deaths of young athletes and over 65% of those cases were due to concussions, according to Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association. Concussions lead to many different problems: confusion, anxiety, suicide, heightened risk of violence, the list goes on and on....   [tags: Traumatic brain injury, Concussion]

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Should Boxing Be Banned?

- In 1997, the injury rate predicted in the sport of boxing was 7,257 injuries and 10.8% of those injuries were estimated to have affected people between the ages of five and fourteen. 1.3% of those injuries were predicted to be in the ages between zero and four, and 55.8% of those injuries were in the group of ages from fifteen to twenty-four.( National Electronic Injury Surveillance System et al., Estimates for Sports Injuries 1997) Boxing can be a safe and fun sport as long as it is practiced and played properly....   [tags: Sports]

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Boxing Hit The American Shores

- Since boxing hit the American shores it has been a testament to a mans speed, strength, and perseverance; underneath those visible things there is a layer of boxing culture that speaks about social norms, gender roles, and class stigmas. This can be seen very clearly whilst looking at Prize fighting in the 19th century. America was a changing community during this time period, industrialization was on the rise, Americans were forever looking for ways to separate themselves from their mother country, and people of all nationalities were flooding in....   [tags: Working class, Middle class, Upper class]

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The Berlin Boxing Club

- Karl Stern is an artistic, lanky, beat up, Jewish fourteen year-old boy whose only refuge is drawing cartoons for his younger sister and himself. All that changes in an instant when he meets the boxer, Max Schmeling in his father’s art gallery. In exchange for a painting, Karl will receive lessons from the world renowned fighter and national German hero. Suddenly he has a purpose: train to become a boxing legend. As the years go by and he gets stronger, both physically and emotionally, so does the hatred for the Jews in Germany....   [tags: Robert Sharenow story anlaysis]

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Long Live Boxing

- "It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. (Muhammad Ali)". Boxing should not be abolished because the fighters premeditate precautions to the sport, it does not promote violence, and there are other sports that are more dangerous. Boxing is a one-on-one combat sport that involves sparring. A way to determine the winner of the match is by points, depending on where the opponent is hit, and the fighters must survive all 3-12 rounds. Another way to win the match is by knock out....   [tags: Sports ]

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Should Society Throw in the Towel on Boxing

- Originating from the Ancient Greeks over 13 centuries ago, boxing has been a highly anticipated, globally entertaining sport watched by millions. However, today's society has began to raise an eyebrow over the relevance of boxing in today's age. Many, without much knowledge on the sport, would argue that it causes fatal injuries, brain damage and illnesses that boxers will have to live with for the rest of their lives. Some say it shows the dark side of sport for younger generations and ties them up in a life of violence....   [tags: brain injuries, muhammad ali, parkinson's]

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The Debate on the Banning of Boxing

- The Debate on the Banning of Boxing Boxing is an ancient sport with a long history dating back centuries. It developed from bare knuckle fighting in the 18th and 19th century. The sport has already experienced a ban in 1865 and despite this remains a popular today despite this. The sport has rules established by Marquees of Queensbury that form the basis of modern boxing: three minute rounds and boxers must wear gloves. The spot attracts audience and athletes, and is enjoyed by millions of people around the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Argument Against a Ban on Boxing

- Argument Against a Ban on Boxing The entertaining sport of boxing, an athletic event consisting of numerous health conflictions, has been receiving some heat from legal and medical advocates, yet “Some of the qualities that have open boxing to attack have, at the same time, been its salvation”(Sammons 235). Boxing, which has been in existence and evolved from other forms of fighting longer than this country has been established, is a skill, talent, an ambition, and for most professional fighters, a love....   [tags: Argumentative Essays, Persuasive Essays]

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Boxing Should Not be Banned

- Boxing Should Not be Banned In recent years, there have been many campaigns to try and have boxing banned. Those in favour of banning boxing argue that it is dangerous, potentially life threatening and generally unsafe. It can also be argued that it is immoral to give someone money for fighting with someone else....   [tags: Papers]

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Boxing: Down For The Count

- Boxing: Down for the Count The tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines boxing as "the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport." I could be mistaken, but there is a certain emphasis placed on the idea that boxing is practiced as a sport. It is rather ambiguous. Is boxing a sport to begin with. Is boxing something else that is just practiced as a sport. Is it, can it, or should it be practiced as something else rather than as a sport. Maybe I am just making too big a deal out of a simple definition here....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Analysis of a Boxing Article

- Analysis of a Boxing Article The headline does what headlines do. It grabs the readers attention, and suggest what we expect to find when we read on. “NO ONE IS FORECED TO FIGHT” is a sharp phrase that goes straight to the point. The bias of the editorial is clear from the headline, and we expect to read something in favor of the boxers right to box, especially since they are not “FORCED”. As expected it is told with all the letters in capital. In fact, the headline rolls of the tongue easily, and this is mainly because of the alliteration of “FORCED TO FIGHT”, and the soft vowel sounds of the letter ‘O’....   [tags: Papers]

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The Development of Boxing-Related Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

- The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) states, “A high 90% of boxers will sustain at least one brain injury by the time their career ends.” (AANS, 2010) The British Board of Sports Medicine reports from 1998 to 2006, there were 70 deaths caused by injuries related to the sport of boxing. (Espinoza) Boxing is an art of attack and defense with the fists and is practiced as a sport. Boxing at one point was one of the components of the Ancient Olympic Games from 644BC and was banned from Roman times until the 17th century....   [tags: neurological, risk, injury]

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Evaluating Boxing as a Sport

- Evaluating Boxing as a Sport I am going to discuss whether boxing is a sport of if it is just legalised fighting, there are a lot of people who argue that it is wrong and isn't a sport and should be banned however others argue that it is a sport and that it should be continued as so many people enjoy watching and taking part.. Boxing is a sport that has history dating back to centuries ago. Boxing can be defined as a sport that is merely a legalised way of attacking another person....   [tags: Papers]

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Boxing with My Father

- Boxing with My Father My father was 30 years old when I was born. The fact meant nothing to me for most of my young life, but took on a special meaning one day when I was fourteen. It was the day he decided to teach me to box. You might think that transmitting this skill was evidence my father and I had a close relationship, but our bond was distant, ephemeral, and bound together by a single if resilient thread. My parents had divorced when I was a kid, and my father had “visitation rights.” He’d show up at our front door every other Sunday and take me out with him....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Defining Boxing

- Defining Boxing Money obsessed barbarism or a persecuted sport. Boxing is one of the most controversial, currently legal sports in the western world. Some argue that it is a barbaric game, nothing but a negative influence on youth, promoting violence and causing injury to poor, exploited working class men. The arguments of the anti-boxing lobby that you will hear may include - it is expensive to take up; it is not entertaining; it encourages violence and that it can lead to deaths and injuries....   [tags: Papers]

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Banning Boxing

- Banning Boxing When this topic came up I was quite happy, as I had tried boxing before in a boxing club in Belfast for a couple of months. I really enjoyed it, as it was good for getting me fit, self-disciplined and for self-defence. Some of my classmates think that it should be banned but I disagree as I have been there and have seen from first hand what goes on in the ring. In a typical boxing club, fighting takes place in a controlled environment. By controlled environment I mean that it is supervised by trained coaches, youth leaders etc....   [tags: Papers]

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Banning Boxing

- Banning Boxing Last year half the world stood still for one of the biggest spectacles in sport - a championship-boxing match. In May 2002, Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson stepped in the ring to settle a yearlong grudge by fighting each other. For the event, both men were flown to Las Vegas, Nevada, where they trained for weeks and prepared themselves for the bout. The revenue created from stadium seats, advertising and pay-per-view television (arranged by Don King of course) amounted to over 100 million dollars, all leading up to a bout that, in all possibility, could have been over in the first round....   [tags: Papers]

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The Boxing Career of Sugar Ray Robinson

- The Boxing Career of Sugar Ray Robinson "Pound for pound, the best." The claim has been used to describe many boxers, but it was invented for Sugar Ray Robinson. Never mind the weight class. When it came to boxing, Robinson was as good as it got. Muhammad Ali called Sugar Ray "the king, the master, my idol." "Robinson could deliver a knockout blow going backward," boxing historian Bert Sugar said. Robinson held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951, then was the middleweight champion five times between 1951 and 1960....   [tags: Papers]

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Can Video Games Such as Wii Boxing Improve Wrist Movements?

- Nintendo Wii(Bowling, Tennis, Boxing, and DDR) promotes rehabilitation through full body movement, engagement of both sides of the body and repetitive movement with wrist extension. Most importantly, children reports on high levels of enjoyment, which encourages patient to engage in further therapy and enhancing neuroplasticity (Howcroft). Cerebral palsy is an abnormality of motor function and postural tone that happens at an early age, even before birth. Cerebral refers to the area in the brain that is affected, while palsy means muscle paralysis, frequently accompanied by loss of sensation and uncontrollable body movements or tremors (Nordqvist)....   [tags: body, movement, motor system]

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Letter Written to House of Lords in Repect to a Ban on Boxing

- Letter Written to House of Lords in Repect to a Ban on Boxing Dear Mr Murphy, I am writing to you regarding my strong belief that the sport Boxing should be forbidden .I am concerned a great deal about the sport and I do have my reasons and I will mention them, I also hope that you will support me after I give the reason for being against this crude sport. I thank you for taking your time and attention for reading my letter and I do hope you understand why I am writing to you....   [tags: Papers]

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The Harsh Reallity of Preparing for a Professional Combat Competition

- Professional boxing is a combat sport for two opponents who are tested between each other’s strength, speed, reflexes, endurance, and will against each other. It is pretty obvious that nutrition affects the performance of this sport because if you don't treat your body well it will have a negative effect towards your performance as an athlete. The purpose of this paper is to expose the harsh reality of a professional combat sport athlete when preparing for competition. Before the general rules of boxing where created people participated in bare fists fighting....   [tags: boxing, nutrition, malnutrition]

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Billy Elliot is a Story of a Young Boy's Journey to Become a Professional Dancer

- ... Without passion and the motivation, Billy always performed badly during boxing classes, he was often made to fork out extra time to polish up his basic skills before he could call it a day. This failure was a great blow to Billy’s confidence causing him to have a very low perceived competence level. In addition, Billy had several issues with the coach, he was not only an aggressive man with strict and regimented routines, he screams and yells all the time, often embarrassing him in front of everyone....   [tags: boxing, ballet, performance]

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Muhammad Ali: The Man, the Myth, and the Legend

- ... His mother had roots going back to an Irishman named Abe Grady while his father claimed to be related to Henry Clay, a great politician of the American Whig party (Edmonds 13-14). Cassius Clay was sheltered from the type of life that kids his age and ethnicity dealt with. He never had to help to support his family. At a young infant Ali was always energetic who ran instead of stumbling around and even had enough power in his small body to knock his mother’s teeth loose albeit it was an accident....   [tags: athletes, boxing, villian, religion]

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What it Means to be a Boxer

- Boxing is a combat oriented sport developed by the ancient Greeks in which two opponents fight each other with their fists. It was first introduced into the Olympics in 688 B.C but the sport was discontinued after the fall of the Roman Empire. It later resurfaced in the early 18th century in England by the name of "bare-knuckle fighting", the "boxing gloves", as we know them, did not come until much later. The Marquess of Queensbury rules, developed in 1867, are the general rules that modern boxing is based around today all around the world....   [tags: Boxing Sport]

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Staging the Boxing Scene in A View From The Bridge by Arthur Miller

- Staging the Boxing Scene in A View From The Bridge by Arthur Miller Arthur Miller is a famous dramatist in around the 1940’s and 50’s. His popularity developed as a result of his plays regarding social issues. The play “A View from the Bridge” focuses on an Italian community that is suspicious of outsiders. Many of the men from foreign countries work on the docks as Eddie Carbone does. The play narrator is a lawyer: Alfieri, he tells the tale of how two men come to Carbone’s house from Sicily, they are illegal immigrants and seek to find work in the US....   [tags: Papers]

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Becoming Mike Tyson

- There have been many great fighters throughout history. Many have been very successful in their career and were very popular; however, few have been able to leave there mark on society as well as the boxing community. Not many boxers took the initiative the make an impact on the boxing world and influence our future fighters. One person who was an excellent fighter and did go the extra mile was the one and only, Michael Gerard Tyson. Many people might not know the struggles becoming what he is today....   [tags: boxing, athletics, determination]

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Figures That Shaped Society in Hidden Intellectualism by Gerald Gruff

- In "Hidden Intellectualism," Gerald Graff argues that events in society can be interpret as microcosms of American ideals and flaws. For instance, sports has been a part of civilization for centuries, transforming into much more than just a competition. It has become a symbol of a country's culture, ethics, and hope. Perhaps no other sport lead itself to this kind of symbolism more than boxing. For the purity of boxing relates with the nature of a blank canvas; variables such as a field, team, and equipments will not affect the outcome....   [tags: ideals, flaws, sports, boxing, symbol]

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Muhammad Ali : The Greatest

- Reginald Turner Mrs. Granitz English 2-27-15 Muhammad Ali the Greatest Cassius Clay Jr. or known to many people as ‘Muhammad Ali’ was born in Louisville, KY on January 17th , 1942 He was the first Heavyweight Boxer to win the Heavyweight title three times, his professional career lasted about twenty one years, in that time he won a total of fifty six fights. Most people do not know Cassius changed his name to ‘Muhammad Ali’ because of his religion, History.com staff.(2-4) Muhammad Ali’s early career before becoming a professional boxer, how he worked his way to become the Heavyweight Champion of the World, him converting his religion to Islam and his life after boxing....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Joe Frazier]

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Satire of Mike Tyson's Biting the Ear of Evander Holyfield

- SATIRE      When we think of boxing, we usually think of the gloves, the mouthpiece, the ring. When we think of past boxers, we can think of boxers like Muhammad Ali or George Foreman. There are present boxers like “Bite” Tyson and his colleague Evander “Holyears”. Boxing has been considered by many as a brutal sport, a sport for beasts, as many non- boxing fans would say. Mike Tyson has given credit to all this talk by boxing with his mouth and not with his hands. With Mike Tyson’s cannibalism and his boxing license being in jeopardy, his next opponent can be an alligator or a paraná fish....   [tags: Sports Boxing Mike Tyson]

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Ali Of Muhammad Ali 's Most Well Famous Quotes

- “I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was,” is one of Muhammad Ali’s most well known quotes. This quote by Ali gives a good idea who he was during his boxing days and childhood, but it does not reveal everything about him. The quote gives a sign of Ali’s pride, and the chip he has on his shoulder, and his confidence (S.C #5). Ali’s pride, confidence, the chip on his shoulder originated in his childhood, especially his pride, which he learned from his father (S.C #4). Ali is much more than one of the greatest boxers of all time; he is also a philanthropist and a member of the Nation of Islam....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Joe Frazier, George Foreman]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Jack Johnson Wins The Heavyweight Championship '

- Randy Roberts, author of the article “Jack Johnson wins The Heavyweight Championship” sheds light on the fight of Jack Johnson with Tommy Burns; he highlights the racial attitude in the twentieth century. Roberts opens his article by mentioning about the concerned whites, as the author proceeds, according to the whites it was a tragic and saddest day of their lives as the race won. Dixie was agitated, firstly, because Booker T. Washington dined at the White House and, secondly, the victory of Jack Johnson....   [tags: Black people, White people, Boxing, White House]

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The Legend Of Muhammad Ali

- Born of the name Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942,Muhammad Ali is among one of the greatest athletes in the world Muhammad Ali is an American former boxing heavyweight champion and one of the greatest and well known sporting figures of the 20th century. An Olympic gold medalist and the first fighter to push the limits and achieve the heavyweight title three times. In his 21 year professional career, Ali won an amazing 56 matches with a mind blowing 37 knockouts.. All of Muhammad Ali 's success can be contributed to the person who inspired Ali to join the boxing sport “His boxing career was sparked at the age of 12, after someone stole his bicycle....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Joe Frazier, George Foreman]

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Mohammad Ali : The Heavyweight Championship Of The World

- Boxing World championship whenever I hear those two words I think of one person. I’m not much of a boxing fan but getting to know how person got to their career is interesting to me. Mohammad Ali is one of the well-known names of boxing history. I have learned that this man has been through a hard time doing his life, but solved it with great pride. For example, Mohammad Ali was not always named Mohammad Ali; his real birth name was Cassius Marcellus Clay. On February 25, 1964 was a day that change his life forever....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Sonny Liston, Malcolm X]

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Who Is The Best Boxer Of All Time?

- I believe we are doing this assignment to help us learn more about people that have done good in this country and have left a positive mark. Also so that maybe we could teach others about those who have left positive marks. I chose to do my assignment on Muhammed Ali because of the positive marks he left on the United States and the rest of the world. Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay Jr. He was named after his father who was named by his father, that was a slave, after a Kentucky planter and politician who worked for the abolition of slavery in the mid 1800’s....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Malcolm X, Nation of Islam]

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Growing Up : Cassius Marcellus Clay

- Growing Up Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942 (Layden, 2015). Anger, fueled Clay’s motivation to begin boxing. Clay’s started boxing at the age of twelve, when his bike; a gift from his father was stolen. He was encouraged to channel his anger into boxing by Joe Martin, who was a cop at the time. Clay began training with the Hall of Famer, Joe Martin, for six months before entering his first match. Clay won the fight after only three rounds. According to Martin, Clay, was sassy and worked harder than any other man in the gym....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Joe Frazier, George Foreman]

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Summary Of Seconds Out By Martin Kohan

- What is Realism. If we take a moment to think, what Realism really is, we can agree is a point in where things can seem real. A story or a folktale that could be told without lies or exaggeration, When expressing realism people use evidence to showcase the reality of their telling. In terms of this week’s novel written by Martin Kohan, titled “Seconds Out” we come across realism. We come across one character called Donald Mitchell whom has a passion for photography. Always sits front row in everything making sure he takes the best pictures....   [tags: Fiction, Novel, Boxing, Roman à clef]

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The Origin of Fencing, Rowing, Tennis, Cock-fighting, Swimming, Golf, Badminton, Boxing and Bullfighting

- The Origin of Fencing, Rowing, Tennis, Cock-fighting, Swimming, Golf, Badminton, Boxing and Bullfighting It is thought that the Egyptians began fencing as a sport and this is derived from images on walls and relics from that time. The images show fencers wearing forms of protective clothing, earflaps and having covers on the ends of their swords. It is also thought that they may have been used to let fighters practice their swordsmanship, without any danger of being harmed. Fencing will take place at the Helliniko Olympic Complex However, modern fencing is claimed by the Italians, Spanish and French and it is in the 18th Century the current system of rules, scoring...   [tags: Sport Sporting]

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The Personality Of The Young Ali

- The young Ali was full of energy which he showed it to the world at a constant basis. The cameras were constantly rolling on him and as usual he was expressing charismatic and energetic Ali whether he was talking about his greatness or training but doing something. He was a very fast boxer as he is definitely one of the fastest boxer ever, known for his very fast shuffle and arm speed. He was always talkative expressing every bit of his thoughts. He was quite the entertainer written poems, songs and spoken word and very funny one as well....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Joe Frazier, Neurology]

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Muhammad Ali : Refused Military

- Muhammad Ali: Refused Military Muhammad Ali is a former three-time heavyweight World Champion american boxer. He was born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr once he joined the Nation of Islam he changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Later on in life he was striped of his heavyweight title for refusing to not enter into the military services and serve in the Vietnam war. On April 28, 1967, Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the military in Houston, Texas. this is when the New York boxing commission suspended his boxing license and stripped him of his title....   [tags: Muhammad Ali, Boxing, Joe Frazier, George Foreman]

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Muhammad Ali

- Throughout the history there have been many famous people who have lived in this country. Some of them were actors, politicians and even athletes. And out of them one of the them all. one of was a gifted boxer named Muhammad Ali. Ali made is first marked as an amateur, then as professional. Ali went through many hard trail in his life, and one of them will change the future. Which will alter lead him to become the greatest Muhammad Ali. Ali is one of the most famous boxer of all time. Ali has many interesting facts about his early life,amateur career, Olympics career, personal life, professional boxing career Vietnam War, and resistance to the draft....   [tags: louisville, kentucky, boxing career]

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Showing up the Actor

- Showing up the Actor When I was younger I spent much of my time alone. My father bred in me, perhaps by nothing more than his example, a certain New England stoicism which thrived on solitude. Nothing displayed this rustic discipline more than the pop-up camper my father bought from our neighbors when I was six. From that summer our family spent most vacations on the road, pulling the camper behind us, my father winching it up and spreading the canvas roofing in Nova Scotia or Florida or upstate New York....   [tags: Boxing Personal Narrative Papers]

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We The Animals By Justin Torres

- In his debut novel entitled We the Animals, Justin Torres exposes a story centered around a dysfunctional family. One can argue that the novel consists of multiple small stories instead of one continuous story. The family consists of a mother, father, and their three young sons. Ranging from ages 7-10, Manny is the first-born, followed by Joel the middle child, and Mijo is the baby of the family. It is told from the point of view of the youngest son, whose name is not revealed until the ending of the novel....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Boxing]

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Network Security Threats for ASDI

- New and Rapidly Advancing Threats One of the biggest threats to network security in 2014 is the end of support for the Windows XP operating system (OS). On April 8th 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support for the aging OS. What this means for users of Windows XP is that as new vulnerabilities and exploits are discovered, they will not be fixed – the vulnerabilities will only continue to grow. For any business environment that is still using Windows XP beyond April 8th, the machines running the OS will become the organization’s biggest security flaw....   [tags: sand boxing, windows xp]

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Boeing Report: The Boeing 787 Dreamliner

- The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was first launched in Washington in 2007, by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Commissioned in 2003(Tang and Zimmerman, 2009), it was titled 7E7 prior to being renamed in 2005. Boasting of technological innovations such as increased fuel efficiency, and the use of composite materials in production, it became the 'fastest-selling wide-body airliner in [aviation] history'. It involved a unique supply chain arrangement entailing global collaboration between various tiered suppliers and its factories in the States....   [tags: boeing 787, commercial airplanes, aviation]

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Analysis of Boeing 787 Dreamliner

- INTRODUCTION TO THE REPORT Boeing 787 Dreamliner was first announced to the public in January 2003 with approximated costs of five billion dollars , since the sales of the aircraft were high it was supposed to enter commercial service during 2008 but the building up of aircraft seemed more anticipated than expected , since the management decided to use composite materials as an alternative for traditional metals as composite materials are lighter , stronger , cheaper and also resistance to wild variety of chemical agents including acid rain and salt spray as these are the conditions under which metals suffer , Boeing also shared their views in development of air craft with suppliers which...   [tags: Boeing Case Study]

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Boeing : An American Multinational Corporation

- The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes; along with rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. Boeing is one of the largest global aircraft manufacturers, second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2014 revenue, and a large exporter in the United States by dollar value (LP, 2015); making them the world 's largest manufacturer of commercial, military aircraft, missile systems and space technology. The company is organized into five divisions, employs over 162,730 and consistent profits are being record....   [tags: Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Defense contractor]

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Boeing : The Strengths Quadrant Of The Above Swot Analysis

- Boeing has been an industry titan when it comes to aerospace engineering and it is shown why in the Strengths quadrant of the above SWOT analysis. Boeing has a large market share, offers a wide variety of products, is a global supplier, and has been a leading technology producer for years. As of 2015, Boeing was sporting a market share of 45% (Forbes, 2015) and is projected to hold that market share. There are hundreds of companies in the aerospace industry and Boeing takes up nearly half of the entire market....   [tags: Boeing, Aerospace, Airbus, Boeing 787]

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Boeing Airlines And The Defense Industry

- Boeing is a very interesting company. Boeing may only be one company but they compete in two different markets: commercial airlines and the defense industry. The main competition in the commercial airline market is Airbus. Airbus and Boeing seem to have the commercial airline industry in a chokehold basically having no other competitors. Since the industry has high barriers to entry they will not see much competition anytime soon. Boeing is the American leader in commercial airplanes and Airbus is the European leader, which means they are constantly battling....   [tags: Financial ratio, Financial ratios, Debt, Boeing]

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Technology Information

- In order to reduce the development time for the aircraft, Boeing decided to follow a modified, Toyota style, multi-tier supply chain model. The company wanted to play a role of systems integrator, rather than that of a manufacturer in the production of 787 Dreamliner. Boeing found itself underprepared to manage such a complex supply chain model. A number of issues like delays in production, poor quality control, improper coordination among suppliers, mismanagement of subcontractors, disgruntled employees and production related issues were rampant....   [tags: aircraft, boeing, outsourcing, dreamliner]

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Boeing A Dreamliner Or Network Nightmare?

- BOEING A DREAMLINER OR NETWORK NIGHTMARE. Nicholas Shryock Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Abstract The Dreamliner, one of the largest passenger jets in the world, is currently under examination and testing as the premier plane for the masses. With the decision to implement many of the advances in networking that people already on the ground already enjoy, Boeing is making every effort to make that happen for its passengers flying thousands of feet above ground as well. Network security has been a concern in aviation in recent years because of the notorious weaknesses inherent with all networks with external access points....   [tags: Airbus A350, Competition between Airbus and Boeing]

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Boeing 787 Battery Fire : Case Study

- Boeing 787 Battery Fire: Review of Aircraft Incident Report 14-01 The aircraft involved in the incident was a relatively new Boeing 787-8 “Dreamliner.” At the time of the occurrence it had only 22 flight cycles and 169 flight hours. What could have caused such a new aircraft that had passed all flight testing to already have system malfunctions. Too further complicate matters; this was the first of two similar issues in a 9 day span that caused the eventual grounding of the entire fleet of 787s....   [tags: Boeing 787, Competition between Airbus and Boeing]

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Transformational Outsourcing Boeing's 787 Design

- The 787's supply chain was also targeted to spread the financial risks of development to Boeing's suppliers. Transformational Outsourcing Boeing’s 787 design and development was truly a transformational outsourcing project. Boeing set out to create a new product, which was significantly different from what the company had been producing. Through this project, it aimed at creating a new business model for sourcing, assembling and producing aircrafts. Boeing aimed at decentralizing the design and manufacturing of 787 Dreamliner....   [tags: boeing supply chain, aicraft, 787 dreamliner]

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Boeing Planning

- Boeing is the largest aerospace company and the largest manufactor of commercial and military aircraft in the world. Boeings military aircraft come equipped with missiles, satellite, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Boeing is the number one U.S. exporter when it comes to sales. Boeing’s management must understand the importance of the legal, ethical and social responsibility of their organizations. All of the above mentioned will have an effect on the planning function of management....   [tags: Business Analysis Boeing]

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Bowing to Seniority

- Bowing to Seniority With the dearth of good centers in college basketball, one would expect that Xavier University would want David West, their All-American center who averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds per game as a junior, to return for his senior season. But West did not feel so welcome. “Honestly, it felt like they wanted me to leave,” West said. “Not Coach [Thad] Matta specifically, but most people seemed to be pushing me out the door [to the NBA].” Eventually, West decided to return for his senior season, and then became part of a dying breed: college seniors who get drafted in the first round of the NBA draft....   [tags: Documentary Journalism Sports Basketball Papers]

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Boeing 777

- In 1990 Boeing was set to introduce the 777, the world’s largest and longest haul twin-bodied jet at the time. The 777 would serve the medium and long haul markets like the expanding Asian market. Boeing’s main competitors, Airbus Industries and McDonnell Douglas, had already announced plans to produce airliners that would compete directly with the 777. Analysts believed that the intense competition between the manufacturers would serve to depress prices for the airliners. Lower prices for aircraft would mean lower earnings....   [tags: Airplane Industry Air Flight Boeing]

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Boeing Vs Airbus

- BOOK REPORT BOEING VS AIRBUS BY JOHN NEWHOUSE This book by John Newhouse provides an exhilarating account of the competitive battle between the world's dominant commercial aircraft manufacturers. In the Aviation Industry, there have always been various airframe producers which where competing against each other. Throughout the years, two of them gained the majority of the market share. It encompasses two of the biggest companies in the world, going to extremes to finalize sales, and more importantly, to gain a higher percentage of the market share and outmaneuver the other....   [tags: Boeing vs Airbus John Newhouse Book Review]

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Graduation Speech : School Is Not Boring And It

- I grew up in one of the poorest regions in the United States, the Rio Grande Valley. Most parents in this region don’t have the mindset that education is important and, sadly, that mentality has been passed down to their children. My parents were high school drop-outs who married at a young age, and were in debt. Through them I was able to experience what life is like without education, my parents eventually got their GED and took some college courses. They instilled me in the importance of education, because truly that is the one thing that can not be take away from you....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Need]

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The Book Is So Boring And Pointless

- At first, I thought the book was so boring and pointless. The only thing I found interesting was that it had to do with a sport. Over time, the book became interesting and I could not put it down. When you read the book, you are overcome with a variety of emotions. Some emotions that I caught myself feeling were sadness, irritation, excitement, motivation and much more. The book tells a story of a young woman and refugees who are settled in a specific town called Clarkston, Georgia. Luma brings kids together from the town to start a soccer program....   [tags: Culture, United States, Want]

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Is Mathematics A Boring And Stressful Subject?

- RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS Theme 1: Students Factors Responses: An interest of a person will support him or her to light drudgery on-hand no matter how rough it is. The respondents have less interest on the subject because of negative attitude of the students on Mathematics. Among its responses were: When it is almost time for our math subject, I feel sad and makes me uneasy. Mathematics is a boring and stressful subject. I am annoyed and impatient when I can’t get the correct answer. I don’t like dealing with numbers....   [tags: Education, Student, Learning disability, Dyslexia]

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Football Can Be A Boring Sport

- Football can be seen as a boring sport to many. One must score by kicking the football in between the field goal posts. However, the skill of kicking can be challenging. Kicking the football incorrectly can lead to inaccuracy, a turnover of the football, or a missed goal scoring chance. It can also show how unskilled one may be in the sport. By effectively learning these steps, one can learn how to properly kick a football to improve his or her ability. Before kicking a football, one must have the proper positioning....   [tags: American football, Association football]

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The Boeing 707

- The Boeing Company, one of the leading aircraft manufactures in the world, has built many significant aircrafts that have great contribution to aviation history. Boeing 707, without a doubt, was one of the most important aircrafts in the history of the Boeing Company. It incorporated several advanced technologies Boeing had at the time, and it opened a brand new page for commercial jetliners. Based on the data provided by Boeing’s official website, a total of 1,010 Boeing 707 jetliners were ordered and delivered during its 20 years of production....   [tags: Aeronautics, Aircrafts, Engines]

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The Boeing Company

- Over the last 50 years The Boeing Company has shown itself to be an industry leader in the fields of technology and putting their vast physical assets to use. Boeing has been on the forefront in innovation in both commercial aviation, and airplanes used for defense purposes. Whether it was the introduction of the first modern airplane with dual engines when the Boeing 247 was unveiled or introducing new standards of efficiency into their business model Boeing seems to have always been one step above the competitors....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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I Is The Most Boring Thing Ever !

- The Crowd Around You Can Change Your Life Forever “All right, class, for our next project, you will need to choose a book that you are interested in. Then you will do a book report about it and present it to the class,” said my eighth grade English teacher . “Why, do we have to read another book. This is going to be the most boring thing ever!” I said in my head. The whole classroom got up, and headed out to the library. As I was browsing through the books, I found nothing intriguing, nothing seemed to catch my attention....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Heroin, Cocaine]

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The Importance Of Corporate Speak Copy Is Boring

- Some people choose to write their about us page as if an objective third party provided the information. That’s not the strategy I’d use on this page as I believe corporate-speak copy is boring. I’m Giovanni O.C Olakunori, a certified inbound marketer, web developer, database developer, personal trainer and entrepreneur based in Scotland. I also happen to study Mechanical Engineering and Management at Edinburgh University. …[My profile picture left] The University of Edinburgh, and some other institutions and organisations have recognised me for my active role in providing solutions for people....   [tags: Marketing, Internet marketing, Inbound marketing]

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The Boeing 737

- The Boeing 737 is one of the most popular aircraft ever produced. Over 7700 in all variants have been produced, with an additional 11,275 aircraft on order. This makes the 737 the most popular jetliner to date. The 737 has a wide variety of uses, and still remains extremely popular and under high demand. Because it is such a widely mass produced aircraft, it is also a target for constant aerodynamic improvements. Boeing has looked at everything from the design of the anti-collision lights, to the reduction of small gaps in the airfoil....   [tags: Advanced Technology, Aerodynamics, Aircraft]

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Boeing and Airbus: Then and Now

- William Boeing studied at Yale engineering college before leaving to make his fortune on the West Coast. After trading forestlands, Boeing moved to Seattle, Washington. In 1910, he attended the first American air meet in Los Angeles. He returned to Seattle eager to explore the new field of aviation. The next five years afforded Boeing the opportunity to discuss all the possibilities with George Westervelt, a Navy engineer that had studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and taken several aeronautics courses....   [tags: Aviation]

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Boeing and Airbus: Competition Analysis

- ... Today, only the Next-Generation 737s are still in production. With the total order of 11774 and 7980 delivered aircraft, the 737 Family is the best selling airplane family between both Boeing and Airbus (The Boeing Company, 2014). Among the total number order and delivered 737s, the Next- Generation 737 Family has more than 6300 orders and 4400 of them have already been delivered. Considering the 737 MAX will not delivery until the beginning of 2017, the extended range version, 737-900ER, is the newest and the longest of the family....   [tags: history, company overview]

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Investing in the Boeing Company

- ... "And the 787 is a top-notch product that airlines need to help them cut costs" (La Monica (CNN), 2013). Boeing’s stock is near the highest it has ever been. The Boeing Company clearly outsteps its peers in investment profitability. According to many investors, Boeing is more profitable that competitors such as Airbus, Lockheed Martin Corp., and Northup Grumman. “Unless something horrific happens to a Dreamliner, it seems unlikely that the stock is going to slow down any time soon” (La Monica (CNN), 2013)....   [tags: financial and business analysis]

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Boeing: The Future of Flight

- Boeing- The Future of Flight The mission of Boeing is to be the number one aerospace company in the world and among the premier industrial concerns in terms of quality, profitability and growth (Boeing, 1999). Their four key objectives will guide company: A continuous improvement in quality of products and processes – The cornerstone of their business strategy is has been strong commitment to steady, long-term improvement in their products and processes. They must work to constantly improve the overall quality of their design, manufacturing, administrative, and support organizations to achieve this objective (Boeingsuppliers.com, 2009)....   [tags: Aviation]

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Impacts of MIS on the Boeing Organization

- This paper focuses on the impact of Management of Information Systems (MIS) on Boeing. In this endeavor, it highlights the new technologies that will most likely impact on the organization and structure. In addition, the paper discusses possible impacts of new technological advancement on the company, to remain competitive in the face of the new technological developments. In this regard, the paper reflects on the possible strategies that Boeing is likely to adapt so that it remains competitive that is, by introducing new technological developments....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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The Assembly and Components of the Boeing 727

- ... So much so that corporations and government alike began to dream out loud about supersonic travel, about moving people across the earth through sheer speed. The evolution of the Boeing 747 started with the world’s first jumbo jet 747-100, the first 747. This model started in 1970 with Pratt & Whitney, but in 1975 engines were provided by General Electric and Rolls-Royce. A total of 250 Boeing 747-100’s were delivered. Boeing 747-200 was modified from 747-100 but it took same time to design as that of 747-100....   [tags: transportation, systems, design]

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Crash of Boeing 777 to Madagascar

- ... "What the Hell. What happened?" exclaimes Josh "I don't know. We just lost oil pressure and the controls are locked up!" "It looks like there is a piece of metal stuck in the engine and the flaps are not moving when the controls move." "We are losing altitude fast it looks like we are going to have to crash land in the ocean." " Attention all passengers as you can tell one of our engines are gone and we are losing altitude, prepare for impact." As the plane nears the middle of the Indian Ocean the co-pilot notices is looks somewhat shallow....   [tags: pilot, flight, island, plane, engines]

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Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company

- Introduction The Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company which was founded in 1916 by is the largest aero-space company and the manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft in the world. When it comes to sales, Boeing is the number one U.S. exporter. Boeing’s military aircraft comes with satellite, missiles launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems.Boeings main competitor was Mc Donnell Douglas but in 1996 the aerospace giants announced about their merge. Question 1 It is clearly understood that any industry that plays a role in the macro economy will experience the shift and variability of the economic environment....   [tags: Economy, Safety, Customer Service]

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