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Why Gang Life is Attractive to Some

- According to Miller’s theory, young boy’s who do not have a father figure growing up will turn to gangs to achieve a sense of masculinity within each other. Girls will turn to all-male gangs to have a sense of father figure as well. Because of the masculinity is missing out of children’s lives, the gang life tends to attract them because of the power and respect that comes along with being in a gang. (Delinquency In society, p.180-181) There are many theories that explain why people join gangs....   [tags: Youth Gangs Essays]

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The Monkey Wrench Gang By Edward Abbey

- The Monkey Wrench Gang, written by Edward Abbey, is a fictional piece of literature advocating environmental issues and radical anarchism. “We can have wilderness without freedom,” Abbey said. “We can have wilderness without human life at all; but we cannot have freedom without wilderness”(xvi). The Monkey Wrench Gang was set in 1975, after the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal. There was a new sense of environmental awareness in the seventies enforced by the Federal government, including The National Environmental Policy, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, and the Water Pollution Control Act (wiki)....   [tags: Environmentalism, Environment]

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Childhood Memories: Mom, Dad, and the Gang-Bangers

- I never quite had the perfect childhood. My friends have memories of playing, laughing, riding bikes, and family road trips. I don't have any of those memories. My most vivid memories from childhood are of red and blue police lights flashing in my eyes. I also recall memories of smoke and liquor. When I was age seven, my father disappeared. I hardly knew him before he was gone. He was like a stranger in my life. Later I learned that he was dead. My mother was always involved with the wrong crowd, including gang members, drug addicts, and alcoholics....   [tags: Personal Narrative 2014]

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Victory Junction Gang Camp Fund-raising

- Victory Junction Gang Camp Fund-raising For four years now, it has been Kyle Petty's dream to build a camp in his son's memory for chronic and life-threatening illnesses of children from ages 7 to 15. Kyle and the NASCAR community have been fund raising for over four years to make this dream come true. Actor Paul Newman and Kyle and Pattie Petty are the founders of Victory Junction Gang Camp (VJG).      The beautiful, natural setting for the VJG is seventy-two acres of land nestled in a hardwood forest....   [tags: Fundraising Donations Organizations Essays]

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The Clanton Gang

- In the middle and late part of the nineteenth century, the West was a harsh and dangerous place to live. Bar fights and murders were being committed in every town. This was acceptable behavior however in those days. Men settled their problems face-to-face, and normally, the slower man ended up dead. Gunfighting in the West was started and carried on by a group of men known as the Clanton Gang. Old Man Clanton was the leader and founder of gunfighting, his sons carried some of his fights and continued with their own fights, and his last surviving son parted with gunfighting and started his own successful business....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Turkey Should Not Become A Member Of The European Union

- The European Union has grown from six states in 1958 to it’s current 28, and a number of countries hope to joins its number; among such countries is Turkey. Turkey, however, represents a unique challenge because of its geopolitical position which puts it at the crossroads between Europe and the East.Turkey’s membership bid is also a source of major controversy for the ongoing enlargement of the European Union. Turkey should not become a member of the European Union at this time because of its economic and political challenges, and human rights....   [tags: European Union, Treaty of Lisbon, Human rights]

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A Contributing Member of Society

- A Contributing Member of Society "My immediate goal is to gain admission to the College of Law. I know that I will be able to receive a top-notch education that will allow me to fulfill my potential as a contributing member of society. As a young boy, I dreamed of becoming a police officer or a fireman. Of course, many young boys my age harbored similar aspirations. However, I was not attracted to these professions for their obvious action and bravado. What made the people who performed these jobs special to me is that they stood up for others....   [tags: Law College Admissions Essays]

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The Role Of A Leader Member Exchange ( Lmx ) Theory

- The leader-member exchange (LMX) theory focuses on a dyad relationship. This is a relationship between a leader and each subordinate which are considered independent, rather than on the relationship between the superior and the group. Each linkage, or relationship, is likely to differ in quality. Thus, the same leader may have poor interpersonal relations with some subordinates and open and trusting relations with others. The relationships within these pairings, or dyads, may be of a predominantly in-group or out-group nature....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Strategic management]

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The Third Key Member Of Hitler 's Inner Circle

- The fourth key member of Hitler’s inner circle is the German Architect Albert Speer. He was a brilliant Architect, the drawings of his buildings were what drew Hitler to recruiting Speer. Many architects dream of being able to build their own building and be able to look upon to with pride. Hitler was able to take it step further with Speer. Hitler gave him the opportunity to build complete cities. From the start Speer was completely under the influence of Hitler and built anything that he needed....   [tags: Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, Nazism, Nazi Party]

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My First Of A New Staff Member Named Carl

- Even before I started to engage in this book, my first thought was why do I need to read this in the first place. In fact, after 35 years in the same Church I have been a Sunday-School Teacher, an Elder, a Deacon, a Board member, a Worship Leader, and held many other leadership roles within my Church. What could I possibly learn that I didn’t already know. After all, I believe I had handled things well, but just after the first story I realized there were going to be many more things I needed to learn....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Evaluation, Ministry]

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No Party Affiliation For District 9 As A Council Member

- Georgette Gomez is running for district 9 as a council member. Although, there are no party affiliation for districts. She advocates herself as a Democrat. She is running up agains Flores Ricardo who also claims to be a democrat. Luckily, I have been assign to Georgette Gomez who is the only one supported by the Democratic Party. According the San Diego County Democratic Party website, their official candidate for presidency is Hillary Clinton. It also checked out Georgette Gomez under San Diego City Council for district 9(Official Democratic Voter Guide)....   [tags: Democracy, Democratic Party]

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Use Of Herbs For A Family Member Recover From An Illness

- As a little girl, I have heard my parent’s whisper to each other about different ailments they could use to help a family member recover from an illness, such as upset stomach or a fever. At first, typical over the counter medication are used, but other alternatives are used, such as herbs. The problem, at least in my family, is that only one of my parents hold a strong belief in the remedial powers of herbs. That one believer is my mother. My mother’s name is Tavita, she grew up Catholic and she identifies as Hispanic....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mexico, Father]

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Loss of a Family Member, and Its Effects on the Family

- Kenji Miyazawa once said, “we must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey”. This quote applies to loss in the fact that when we face a loss we must continue our lives and use the loss to make us stronger. The loss of a family member is always hard to deal with and it affects everyone differently. Some people are open about their feelings and others bottle them up. The loss of a family member does not always refer to a death, but can also refer to an emotional or physical distance put between two people....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Single Member Plurality vs Proportian Representation

- Part B- Essay Single Member Plurality versus Proportional Representation The single member plurality system, more specifically the first past the post system (FPTP), is an electoral process most commonly used in Canadian for both federal and provincial elections. Throughout the years it has been the preferred method of national elections. However, there have been political debates as to whether Canada should undergo electoral reform. Many argue that the current SMP system does not accurately represent the interests of the citizens, and therefore should be reformed to an alternate voting method....   [tags: politics, election procedures]

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I Am A Member Of The American Red Cross Club

- I am a member of the American Red Cross club and for the past two weeks we have been in the process of planning a blood drive and have been tabled in the dining hall so that the students of Longwood University would be informed and aware of the dates we plan to be on campus and have a chance to schedule an appointment when they are available to donate blood. The blood drive will be held for two days the first is on Tuesday, April 13, 2015 and the second is on Wednesday, April 14, 2015. The goal of the Red Cross club is to have at least forty people donate each day....   [tags: Blood, Blood donation, Blood plasma, Donation]

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The Issue And Its Affects On Service Member & Families

- Describe the Issue and its Affects on Service Member & Families According to the NCADV (the National Coalition against Domestic Violence), domestic violence (DV) is “willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.” Domestic violence is also known as intimate partner violence (IPV). All of this includes physical, sexual, and psychological violence as well as emotional abuse....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence]

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Outline Of A Proposal Introduced By A Common Council Member

- The purpose of this document is to analyze a proposal introduced by a common council member to ban “saggy” pants with enforcement of a fine up to $500 and or jail time of up to 30 days. The council member argues that constituents in Albany have complained about the pants being worn below the buttocks, and this style of clothing has created a sense of fear. I will provide a brief history, further identify the problem, demonstrate the criminal justice implications of the policy, provide an alternate solution and conclude with my decision to support or decline the passing of a bill and why....   [tags: Police, Crime, Prison, Constable]

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Joseph Cao As A Former Member Of The U.s. Representatives

- Joseph Cao was a former member of the U.S. representatives, for the 2nd district of Louisiana during 2009- 2011, and has been a member of congress since January 3, 2009. Cao is running to become senate of Louisiana for the year, 2016. He supports the Republican Party and makes decisions based on the party’s belief. He has a bachelor’s degree in physics, has a law degree and trained to become a Catholic priest. He also has a master’s degree in philosophy and taught philosophy and ethics in 1995....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Recruitment Plan For Hiring A New Staff Member

- The process of hiring and recruiting a new staff member can present many challenges for any organization. As Caruth, Caruth, & Pane, explains, “staffing is the process of determining human resource needs in an organization and securing sufficient quantities of qualified people to fill those needs” (2008). However, it is not as easy as that. “Staffing is a complex endeavor involving a number of diverse tasks, ranging from job analysis to performance appraisal, from employment interviewing to career development, from hiring to termination” (Caruth, Caruth, & Pane, 2008)....   [tags: Recruitment, Employment, Human resource management]

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Becoming Visible On Linkedin : A Group Member Of The Industry

- Here’s some other ways to become visible on LinkedIn. Engage the Groups By now, you should have joined groups in your industry, now is the time to contribute. Being a member of the industry, you’re bound to have an opinion on industry matters, feel free to share them with others. Look for topics with a lot of comments and have your say. You can also respond to other people’s comments if you feel your response can add value to the conversation. If you are consistent with commenting and sharing, the LinkedIn platform places you on a leader board of sorts, ‘recognizing’ you as one of the Top influencers on a weekly basis....   [tags: Marketing, Social media, Post, Marketing plan]

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Living as a Member of Single-Mother Families in Korea

- Living as a Member of Single-Mother Families in Korea Becoming Single-Mother Families Women can become single due to a variety of reasons, including widowhood, separation, divorce, abandonment, and non-marital childbirth. While divorce and non-marital childbirth are the major paths to be single (Weinraub et al., 2002), widowhood and divorce have been the primary reasons of being single mothers for Korean women in the past decade (Yang, 2004). In particular, the number of single mothers through divorce is rapidly increasing in the past decade (Kong, 2000)....   [tags: Family Relationships]

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The World Of Agriculture As A Member Of 4 H And The Ffa

- They say you can’t pick your family, but what if I said that once you find the right people, in some cases, you can. In the world of agriculture as a member of 4-H and the FFA, not only are there weekends full of sheep shows and committee meetings, there is a group of people out there that you can’t find anywhere else that slowly become family. Although often they are not blood relations, “show families” as we dub them are the fellow youth, parents/siblings of friends, adult volunteers, and community supporters that much time is spent with at fairs, shows, contests, meetings, and other events....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Youth, Fair]

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The Life and Times of Victoria Ka'iulani, Member of Hawaiian Monarchy

- ... While in England, after her aunt Liliuokalani succeeded the throne, Ka’iulani was named her heir and became the Crown Princess. Some time later, Ka’iulani received devastating news from her guardian, Theophilus Davies. Back in Hawaii, the monarchy had been overthrow; her aunt, Queen Liliu, dethroned. The Kaiulani Project, which described the princess’s life, said it best: “Ka`iulani was far from home and life as she knew it was being taken away for her, her family and her entire nation. She may have thought that her life’s purpose, all of her plans, all of her work, all of her education was now pointless....   [tags: thrown, crown, inherit]

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A Public Opinion Leader Is An Influential Member Of A Community

- A Public Opinion Leader is an influential member of a community, group, or society to whom others turn for advice, opinions, and views (Business Dictionary). I picked Dina at my work to interview; she is very influential at the office. Everyone goes to her when they have questions or if they want to know how things were ran in the past. Dina has worked at the surgery center since it opened and helped create all of the jobs in the business office. She is not a manager although; she is a leader in our organization....   [tags: Want, Need, Regulatory Focus Theory]

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Racism: Incarceration of a Household Member and Hispanic Health Disparities

- Many Americans pretend that the days of racism are far behind; however it is clear that institutional racism still exists in this country. One way of viewing this institutional racism is looking at our nation’s prison system and how the incarceration rates are skewed towards African American men. The reasons for the incarceration rate disparity are argued and different between races, but history points out and starts to show the reason of why the disparity began. Families and children of the incarcerated are adversely affected due to the discrimination as well as the discrimination against African American students and their likelihood of going to prison compared to the white student....   [tags: discrimination, african americans, incarceration]

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I Was The Most Ineffective Member Of My Teaching Team

- As a first year teacher, I often feared that I was the most ineffective member of my teaching team. Comparing my behaviors to the key behaviors for effective teaching was a validation of those fears. Lesson clarity was my biggest weakness. I found that, no matter how many times I rehearsed the instructions, there were always questions due to a lack of clarity in my wording or presentation. Student engagement was my second biggest weakness. I could tell, based on their blank stares and occasional snoring, that my students had no interest in the lesson I had poured my soul into....   [tags: Education, Learning, Lesson plan, Teacher]

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Alice Bridge: the Remaining Member of the Petersworth Family

- Delicately sipping her tea, a child – no older that eight years – sat on a small rock, surround by stuffed animals of various species. The little girl wore expensive clothing, which accentuated her brown curls of hair and green eyes. The dress she wore seemed to be a sea of red, and had a strange patch, which was sewn across the lace collar. Due to the majority of décor that was found on the dress, on can see the riches this child had. In fact, this child was the remaining member of the Petersworth family; the family had died in a tragic fire, leaving only one survivor, Alice Petersworth....   [tags: children, adventures, ]

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Organization Socialization Tactics for a Newcomer Staff Member

- Introduction Socialization is a process in which a newcomer adapts the behaviour pattern of the organizations surrounding culture and acquires knowledge and attitudes needed to become an effective insider to an organization (Van Maanen and Schein, 1979) Organization Socialization for a newcomer staff member is very essential as adjustment during initial entry is generally believed the most intense and problematic phase and by the process of socialization a newcomer get in speed with the organization and adapt its environment, it becomes easier for the newcomer to learn organizational values ,norms and resources....   [tags: values, norms, resources, commitment, attitude]

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80th State Assembly Member V. Manuel Perez

- The state of California is compromised of two chambers of a bicameral legislature. The state is represented by an upper house of California State Senators and a lower house of California State Assemblymen. There is a total of 80 seats on the state assembly and each assembly member represents a different district in California. Each district represents a population of at least 400,000 people with California having the largest population per representative. Democrat Manuel Perez is the 80th State Assemblymen that represents the area of my residence....   [tags: Politicians ]

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I Choose A Family Member Whose Job

- For my interview, I choose a family member whose job encompasses the definition of support. Her role within the school system is undefined; however, she assists, monitors, and encourages students who face challenges that encompass societal, personal, social and academic difficulties. Her role is priceless in the success of students. Her role within the school system is essential to the well-being of students who feel displaced in societal norms. Although, she assists students, she has experienced difficulty in obtaining services for her daughter, as well....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, College, Education]

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I Am A Family Member Or Close Friend

- For this assignment I answered the 20 questions and found eight that identified me as a family member or close friend. I replied to the “I am” question with I am a mother, a grandmother, an aunt, a sister, a cousin, a fiancée, a friend and a neighbor. My family and friends are important to me so I was not surprised I had chosen to include them in several choices. I also included that I am a college student, having never attended high school, college was intimidating and I am proud of my accomplishments so far....   [tags: Family, Interpersonal relationship, Mother]

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I Interviewed A Staff Member From Peirce College

- For My final project, I interviewed a staff member from Peirce College. My interviewee name is Ashley Moore. She works for Peirce College as a career counselor in the career development service office. She is new to Peirce College and she is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. She attended college at Saint Leo University where she graduated with a degree in Bachelors of Art in Human Resources. While talking to Ashley she told me all about her college career and she even gave me some great advice....   [tags: University, Student, Education, Newspaper]

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Authentic Leadership, Transformational Leadership And Leader Member Exchange

- Throughout the semester we discussed multiple focal leadership theories. This included Authentic Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Servant Leadership and Leader-Member Exchange. After spending some time on each style of leadership I felt there was one type of leadership that stood out to me; Authentic Leadership. Authentic Leadership is defined as “a pattern that draws upon and promotes both positive psychological capacities and a positive ethical climate, to foster greater self-awareness, an internalized moral perspective, balanced processing of information, and relational transparency on the part of leaders working with followers, fostering positive self-development” (Walumba, Avoli...   [tags: Leadership, Management, Servant leadership]

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Leadership Theories Lead Member Exchange Theory

- Every leader and follower is unique and works in a different way, depending on the situation. Leadership is a relationship built between leaders and followers, which require some sort of guidance for leaders. There are various leadership theories which have advanced over many different styles to define the leadership characteristics, traits & styles. Three main theories Lead-Member Exchange theory (LMX Theory), Transactional Leadership theory and Transformational theory allow the leaders to develop their own style utilizing one or more of these theories in order to properly develop relationships between leaders and followers....   [tags: Leadership, Management]

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Different Learning Styles From A Family Member

- Every day in life we learn something new from watching someone on YouTube or from a family member. But what we don’t think about is that every day we are learning something new by visually, auditory, kinesthetic or tactile. These learning strategies can also depend by which learning strategy they use or if they decide to connect the four strategies and use them to learn something. For example, as you are watching your mom cook, you could learn to cook the same meal if you were to watch her and then tried to do the same meal yourself....   [tags: Education, Learning, Learning styles]

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The Fight For Survival Within The United States

- The fight for survival in correctional facilities and prisons within the United States has created subcultures that breed racism, hate, and natural occurring violence. As inmates are moving in and out of facilities, and are forced back into society to adapt on their own, they soon realize that who they were in jail, is who they can not be once they 're released. According to Hanser (pg. 204), the prison economy is one of the key measures of influence that an inmate may have within inmate population....   [tags: Gang, Prison gang, Prison, Crime]

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Single-Member Districts

- The single-member district election system is the most common and best-known electoral system currently in use in America. It is used to elect the U.S. House Representatives, as well as many state and local legislatures. Under single member district systems, an area is divided into a number of geographically defined voting districts, each represented by a single elected official. Voters can only vote for their district’s representative, with the individual receiving the most votes winning election....   [tags: Governement]

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Living in a Violent Society in Gang for a Day: A Rogue Socialist Takes to the Street by Sadhir Venkatesh

- Like thousands of students, Sudhir entered the University of Chicago graduate school in 1989 and was despatched by his professors to do some research about American urban poor. To that point, he had had little exposure to suburban neighbourhood in Chicago. It happens that he knocked on one of the roughest areas in Chicago on his first visiting where detained and nearly killed him. Fortunately, he didn’t have any injured, and instead, he knocked up an acquaintance with the gang leader J.T. This initiated his odd friend relationship with J.T for the following decade....   [tags: housing project, dentish, ghetto]

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Learning From Mistakes: The Pact and The Gridiron Gang

- It is human nature for everybody to make mistakes. Some mistakes are as little as a typo that can simply be whited out and corrected. Some as big as infidelity in a relationship. Some mistakes are easily forgiven and others not so much. But there is one thing for sure, if mistakes are never made, a person will never know their true purpose in life. Now of course most mistakes you will have to pay for but, every great person has made some sort of mistake to get them where they are now. Every mistake in life is a lesson that contributes to making people successful....   [tags: Sampson Davis, George Jenkins ]

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Violent Crimes, Violence, And Assault And Gang Activities

- If one looks deeper into each side, they can see that these stereotypes are not always true. One big stereotype people have about “the hills” and “the flats” is that the “flats” are more prone to violence than the “hills” because of the exposure to a more difficult lifestyle. However, there are numerous counts of violence and hate that has not been accounted for or heard of in a multitude of neighborhoods. According to FBI.gov, there are 365 violent offenses per 100,000 persons in the United States....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence, Crime]

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Gang and Multicultural Teenage Issues in Parrot in the Oven by Victor Martinez

- "Line spacing was too wide, fixed it to single spacing" Can you imagine living in such poverty that you have to steal money just to feed your family. This sort of thing happens everyday to people that just want to support their family because they don’t have a job to get money. In some ways it shows love for their children but in other ways it shows irresponsibility. In the novel Parrot in the Oven is about a Chicano family that does not have a lot of money because the father had gotten drunk on the job....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Becoming a Buddhist and Being a Member of Religion

- Becoming a Buddhist and Being a Member of Religion According to the Concise Oxford Dictionary, there is more than one meaning for the term religion. A first definition is that religion is 'the belief in a superhuman controlling power, especially in a personal God or gods entitled to obedience and worship.' Buddha himself is not seen as a God, nor is he himself worshipped as a God. Buddhist thinking does not centre around a venerated person, either a God or gods. Buddha is not a God and neither is he someone sent by a God or gods to help people....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Important Component Needed For A Cohesive Work Environment

- Relationships (8) One important component needed for a cohesive work environment is relationships. Relationships help keep an organization together, and also provide a healthy and comfortable environment for the employees. Relationships bring personal cohesiveness, and personal support within an organization. There are different components that contribute to healthy relationships in an organization. They include how members the flow of communication, methods used to communicate, the way members communicate, the way conflict is handled, and the supportiveness and openness of the members....   [tags: Communication, Management, Member of Parliament]

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A Case for Promoting more Open Migration Policies

- The GATS address of migration is actually extremely limited in scope and substance. As defined in Article I 2.d (Annex 1B, 1994), “Mode 4” (one of four modes, or classifications, of trading international services) addresses the movement of natural people across international borders. Part IV seeks negotiations between members to reduce barriers to trade in the four covered modes, and setting those commitments into a schedule. Parts II and III, afford and stipulate parameters for most favored nation and national treatment status respectively to agreements reached under the GATS framework, similar to those under the GATT....   [tags: gats, immigration, member states]

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Creating Magic : 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies From A Life At Disney By Lee Cockerell

- “Everyone makes a difference, no matter what they do or in which department they work.” (Andrica 44). A very important concept to remember in any organization is that everyone is important. The book Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney by Lee Cockerell explains this concept in the first leadership strategy that the Disney Corporation uses. People wonder why Disney is such a magical place; it is because they follow this simple strategy. “Disney emphasizes that courtesy is more important than efficiency.” (Lee 34-35)....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Member of Parliament]

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Evaluation Of A Mentor Through The Organization Bright Pink

- I completed training to be a PinkPal mentor through the organization Bright Pink in 2014. As a PinkPal mentor, I provide guidance and support to other high-risk women by sharing my personal experience and listening to their feelings and concerns about being high risk. I currently mentor three high-risk women and greatly value the opportunity to share in their journey. Working as a mentor has showed me the value in empathy and connection. Through Grand River Connection we brought together young professionals to develop a strong network of support for Lansing 's workforce....   [tags: Member of Parliament, Management, The Opportunity]

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Important Component Needed For A Cohesive Work Environment

- One important component needed for a cohesive work environment is relationships. Relationships help keep an organization together, and also provide a healthy and comfortable environment for the employees. Relationships bring personal cohesiveness, and personal support within an organization. There are different components that contribute to healthy relationships. They include the flow of communication, methods used to communicate, the way members communicate, the way conflict is handled, and the support and openness of the members....   [tags: Communication, Management, Member of Parliament]

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Social Media And Child Welfare Organizations

- Group and Recruit Members First, this group will consist of at least five members and no more than fifteen members or else it will become too impersonal. Different ways to announce this group will be to use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, announce on The Lighthouses’ website (the sponsored agency), and varies adoption blogs. Another way to get the word out about this group is through the use of referrals. Networking with local adoption agencies, child welfare organizations, school counselors, other social work coworkers, acquaintances or past classmates to let them know about the group, its purposes, and to encourage to spread the word themselves....   [tags: Mother, Want, The Members, Member of Parliament]

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What Are The Norms? This Group?

- What are the norms in this group. I had expectations of our group, as well as the other members, I hoped that everyone would work hard and contribute to the assignment equally. We tried to keep everything fair by dividing the sections of the essay, so that everyone was contributing and not just one person completing all the work by themselves. What type or range of behavior does the group attempt to control or have expectations about. For example, are there expectations about dress, topics, attendance, self-disclosure, behavior outside the group, associates, etc.....   [tags: Sociology, Member of Parliament, Ranking]

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The Order of Hierarchy for Clerical Ranks in the Copic Orthodox Church

- In the Coptic Orthodox Church there exists an order of hierarchy for clerical ranks. The first and highest rank is known as the Episcopate Rank, and is composed of all the Bishops. Next is the Presbyterate rank, which is made up of all the priests. The third and final is the deaconate rank, which is a subordinate rank in the hierarchy of orders in the Coptic Orthodox Church. The deaconate order is broken into five sub-ranks: Archdeacon, Deacon, Sub-deacon, Reader, and Chanter. Why was there a deaconate order....   [tags: order, rank, member, faith]

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The Cold War Between East and West During 1949-1989

- How did the Non-Aligned Movement’s (NAM) communication with its member countries promote its successes and failures during the Cold War.   Section A: Plan of Investigation The goal is to understand the effect of the Non-Aligned Movement on the Cold War between East and West during 1949-1989. A structured foundation was formed by the first members of NAM: Nehru of India, Tito of Yugoslavia, Nasser of Egypt, Sukarno of Indonesia and Nkrumah of Ghana. NAM was created during the collapse of the colonial system and independence struggles of many countries at the height of the Cold War....   [tags: communication, member countries]

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A Discussion on Trade Unions and whether Management Should Have the Right to Determine whether They Should Operate within Their Workplace

- ... Bray, Waring and Cooper (2011) define the role of management as to ‘combine, allocate and utilize its resources in a way that will assist the organization to achieve its objectives’ and of these resources, the efficient managing labour would be the most difficult to achieve. Under a unitarist perspective, management is the single source of authority and opposing leaders are non-existent (Silverman, n.d.). Consequently, taking this approach sees any interaction with unions as taking away from the employee’s commitment to their employer (Silverman, n.d.)....   [tags: employment conditions, member protection]

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An Analysis of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism: The case of Sweden

- Introduction Sweden joined the European Union on 1 January 1995, but unlike most Member States, Sweden has not adopted the Euro yet. In fact, Sweden has not even been in the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) yet. Why doesn’t Sweden want to join the Eurozone and did they make the right choice by doing so. The first part of this report examines various international trade economic indicators of Sweden. In particular, we examine Real Effective Exchange Rate, GDP, Trade Balance, Current account and Savings-Investment Difference....   [tags: european union, member states]

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The Isue of Native Americans and Whites

- In my opinion, it is debatable if the first encounters between Native Americans and whites were peaceful but the historical consensus in our nation is that they were. Being a card holding member of the Cherokee nation puts me at a unique perspective on the issue of Native Americans and whites as I was raised to understand a different history than generally portrayed in history books. Our book states that Columbus was highly intrigued by the natives that he encountered. Columbus said he thought natives could easily be converted to his religion....   [tags: perspective of a member of the Cherokee nation]

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The, Social Worker, And Environment

- The client, social worker, and environment are all essential factors in successfully engaging a group in practice. Support, education, growth, therapy, socialization, and self-help are six main purposes for treatment groups (Toseland & Rivas, 2012, p. 20). A social worker or leader should decide which of one or more of the six purposes will be the purpose of the treatment group they are planning to lead. DHR services??. cases of child abuse and neglect can often stem from parental substance abuse as the primary cause for the issues....   [tags: Sociology, Leadership, Member of Parliament]

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La Eme And The Mexican Mafia

- The Mexican Mafia is a prolific gang organization that includes both criminal street and prison gangs in California. Also known as La Eme, for the Spanish word "M", the Mexican Mafia was founded from within prison walls as a collation of gangs in order to protect Hispanics from other gangs within the California prison system. As La Eme expanded, the group saw the potential for profiting from drug sales, gambling and extortion rackets inside prison. In response, leaders placed taxes on these activities, forcing Latino inmates to hand over a small percentage of profits to the gang....   [tags: Gang, Los Angeles, Crime, Prison gang]

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Conformity And Deviant Workplace Behavior

- A group is defined as two or more individuals, interacting and interdependent, who have come together to achieve particular objectives (Robbins & Judge, 2009). At some point in all of our careers, we will be tasked with working within a group setting. This discussion board will focus on conformity and deviant workplace behavior, and how each can negatively affect the outcome of working within a group setting. Conformity Conformity is the adjustment of one’s behavior to align with the norms of the group (Robbins & Judge, 2009)....   [tags: Sociology, Member of Parliament, Conformity]

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The Rapids Volunteer Fire Company

- The subculture that I picked out to study during this semester was the Rapids Volunteer Fire Company. I am a part of this subculture already and would like to express how important this volunteer job really is. Many people do not think of local volunteer fire companies that often when not much is really going on in your community. However, volunteer fire companies have a really important role in their community. Not only do they help keep the community safe, they try to keep the community involved in what is going on....   [tags: Firefighter, Firefighting, Member of Parliament]

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Leader Member Exchange ( Lmx ) Affects Job Satisfaction And Turnover Intentions

- LEADER-MEMBER EXCHANGE Salve Aguilar West Coast University Pathophysiology Ms. Joni Gaynor September 25, 2015 Leader-member exchange Han and Jekel’s journal explained how leader-member exchange (LMX) affects job satisfaction and turnover intentions in nursing. They presented some data based from their research studies and formulated the following hypotheses. The first hypothesis states the positive relationship between leader-member exchange and job satisfaction. It expounds that the quality of leader-member exchange relationship increases job satisfaction, task performance and organizational citizenship behaviors....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Employment, Ingroup]

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Marie Winn on 'Television Addiction'

- Studies show that, today television has become an important part of our family households and almost another ‘member of the family’ (Gunter & Svennevig 4). Television has become the common symbolic environment that interacts with most of the things we think and do (Silverstone 148). However all the viewers of television have their own interests as different audiences have different needs. While television is a central dimension of our everyday lives and, its meaning and interpretations vary according to our individual circumstances (Silverstone 1) its addiction is non-productive....   [tags: the new member of the family]

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How Leader Member Exchange ( Lmx ) Affects Job Satisfaction And Turnover Intentions

- Han and Jeckel’s article explained how leader-member exchange (LMX) affects job satisfaction and turnover intentions in nursing. They presented some data based from their research studies and formulated the following hypotheses. The first hypothesis states the positive relationship between LMX and job satisfaction. It expounds that the quality of LMX relationship increases job satisfaction, task performance and organizational citizenship behaviors. Subordinates tend to show positive attitude at work if their superiors create a positive working environment too....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Ingroup, Employment]

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Demonstrated Effectiveness of Training within the Workplace to Improve Overall Member Satisfaction

- The Quality Management Plan at Club Nova reflects two core quality improvement plans: House Cleanliness and Employee Retention. Club Nova collects member and staff satisfaction data at least semi-annually in order to analyze that data and to make headway in finding a remedy for these two issues. Alas, no solution has been found. Staff turnover rate is at an all-time high, with 6 of 10 staff having left Club Nova since July 2011. For the members, I recognize that losing valued and favored staff will result in decreased member participation and attendance, strained interactions with new staff, and overall dissatisfaction with the functioning of Club Nova....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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The Issue Of Having One Member Absent From Our First Meeting

- I must say in our first meeting evidently there were no critical issues noted. I wouldn’t really report this as a very serious critical issue of having one member absent from our first discussion, but we may face some challenges to compress our discussion when we meet the next class. Another one could be that getting enough information from each member at the time of our discussion may pose some delays. The reason could be that we may realize at the actual time of writing our papers that we do not have sufficient information to complete our paper....   [tags: Thought, 2007 singles, Debate, Critical thinking]

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Why Member of the European Union are Still Interested in Joining the Eurozone

- The European Union (EU), an economic union between 28 member states in Europe, has recently suffered its first serious complication since its creation, labelled as the “Euro Crisis.” Some of the Eurozone members have serious debt problems, which have disturbed the rest of the EU. Despite, the current problems facing the euro, Latvia is still planning to adopt the single currency in 2014. Herman Van Rompuy (2013) acknowledged that the Eurozone is still a club that has a queue, not for the exit but at the entrance....   [tags: euro, problems, benefits, adoption]

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Leadership Case Studies : Leadership Theory And The Leader Member Exchange ( Lmx )

- The Continued Analysis of Leadership Case Studies This furtherance is a continued observation of the analysis of the leadership skills and styles of two of the most famous college basketball coaches, Coach Knight and Coach Krzyzewski (Coach K), based on the utilization of path goal theory and the leader member exchange (LMX). The intention of this paper is to evaluate, analyze and further summarize how these two college basketball coaches’ leadership styles integrate the fundamental factors of the path goal theory into their lives on a daily basis....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Coaching, Motivation]

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‘How has being a member of the EU affected British government and policies?’

- Britain has always had a difficult relationship with the European Union, initially refusing to become a member before reluctantly joining, there seems to be a level of distrust of the European policies. I will explore this distrust within this essay. This essay will also give an insight into the history of Britain, the EU and identify any changes in British government’s policies since becoming a member. For many people in Britain, the EU remains an unwelcoming aspect of their lives, this reflects on a dislike to ‘all things European.’ Mannin states “The European Union (EU) is a unique partnership in which countries work closely together for the benefit of all their citizens” (2010, p.343) Pe...   [tags: International Government ]

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The Member of the Sad Cafe: Analyzing McCullers Masculine Female Characters

- Out of the pantheon of Modern Southern Literature authors, Carson McCullers is arguably one of the best writers to emerge out of the genre in the twentieth century. With her intricate weaving of character development, she creates personas that strike the reader memorably and come alive with the power of their own natures. Two such characters emerge from her famous short stories: Frankie Addams from The Member of the Wedding and Miss Amelia Evans from The Ballad of the Sad Cafe. These characters are unique as they both struggle to fit in with society’s ideal of women in the South, and are isolated from the ‘normal’ life of a Southern woman....   [tags: The Ballad of the Sad Cafe]

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The Role Of Leader Member Exchange Leadership Theory On Organizational Behavior

- There is no agreed-upon definition of leadership. Most definitions, however include some common ingredients: the leader, the team, and the project or purpose. What if the project is not a transactional task but is, instead, one of personal, professional, and/or spiritual development. Does the guide in this type of relationship deserve to be considered a leader. Is mentorship more than just a tool used by leaders, instead constituting its own unique category of leadership. The following review presents a discussion of five articles related to leadership....   [tags: Leadership, Big Five personality traits]

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Political Communities and Cosmopolitanism

- The intention of this essay is to put forth the idea of which membership in a political community does encompass prioritised moral obligations to its members. This essay will begin in the first section by exploring into the concept of political communities and the obligations which are attached to such an association. The second section will present the argument of which anti-cosmopolitans or communitarians believe that such prioritisation should be duly accorded to the members of a political community, above and beyond that of outsiders from this political communities....   [tags: member moral obligations]

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Family Member Perspective and Damage to Temporal Lobe

- Family Member Perspective and Damage to Temporal Lobe The temporal lobe has several functions. Among these functions are auditory, memory, and emotional tone to sensory input. In these ways temporal lobes allow us to not only hear, but to comprehend what we hear and put it in to the proper context to effectively remember. (Columbia Encyclopedia, 2005) Because of the functions of the temporal lobe, someone who suffers from damage to this area due to either a lesion or tumor can also suffer from a major change in personality....   [tags: Medical Chemistry Chemical Papers]

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The Effects on Hungary as a New Member Nation in the European Union

- Overview/History of Hungary and the European Union The nation of Hungary is a country that has come a long way in a short period of time. In the years since the fall of communism in 1989 in this country, Hungary has managed to establish an extremely prosperous economy and population. Because of this, Hungary has developed into one of Eastern Europe¡¯s most attractive business environments. ¡°The level of political, structural and economic stability it has achieved demonstrates the success of its transition into a modern market economy....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Graduation Speech: I Am Crowd Member No. 5

- Well, my fellow graduates, this is really it. We are all probably feeling mixed emotions right now. Some feeling sweet relief that it is finally done, over, and finished. Maybe a twinge of sadness and nostalgia because pretty much all you have known for a good majority of your life has come to an end. I am sure by now we have all heard that question, "What are you going to do after high school?" Some of you do have definite plans and know exactly what you are going to be doing. But, if you are anything like me, you have probably rolled quite a few things around in your head and you have a pretty good idea of what you might do....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Thinking Win Win As a Member of a Basketball Team

- Thinking Win Win As a Member of a Basketball Team To us winning means always doing our best, as individuals and as a team. If we have done all that, we have won no matter what the score may be. "Win-Win" means that we have all contributed in some way, however small it may seem at the time, because basketball, like life, is made up of constantly new opportunities to learn and to do better. "Win-Win" means being successful with each other. But we know we cannot be successful with others if we haven't paid the price to be successful with ourselves....   [tags: Coaching, Inspirational, Sports]

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Being Violated by a Family Member- Personal Narrative

- Being Violated by a Family Member- Personal Narrative It was a warm summer night, and I had just returned from my summer school class. I was extremely upset with my mother for making me go to summer school when I didn't have to. Every night I would storm into the dark house waiting for someone to notice that I was home, not only was I home but I was upset. One night it was different, I was actually happy because I had made friends in the class and I understood what was going on. When I came home all the lights were on in my usually gloomy house and my mom and step-father were drinking beer and watching TV....   [tags: Papers]

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Australia Economy And The Major 5 Member Of Asean Economic

- 1. SNAPSHOT OF THE AUSTRALIA ECONOMY AND THE MAJOR 5 MEMBERS OF ASEAN ECONOMICS Item Australia Indonesia Philippine Thailand Malaysia Singapore Population(2006) 20,434,176 245,452,739 89,468,677 64,631,595 24,385,858 4,492,150 Population growth rate (2006) 0.8% 1.4% 1.8% 0.7% 1.8% 1.4% Population density per sq mi: (2006) 7 351 777 327 192 18,645 Annual inflation rate(2006) 3.3 10.4 6.3 4.8 2.9 1 Unemployment rate(2006) 4.9 12.5 7.9 2.1 3.5 3.1 GDP growth rate(2006) 2.7 5.5 5.4 4.8 5.9 7.9 Exports as a % of GDP(2006) 15 27.7 40.4 58.8 100.2 205.3 Current account balance as a % of GDP(2006) -5.4 0.7 4.3 0.3 3.6 6.1 Saving rate as a % of GDP(2005) 20 27 19.8 23.5 17.1 23 Official interest rat...   [tags: Economics]

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Online Social Networking

- Table of Contents Introduction 2 Review of Literature and Technologies 4 “Out the Box” Software 4 Programming Languages 5 Integration of a Forum 6 Implementing Security 6 Proposed Methodology 7 Choosing the Language for Development 7 PHP Frameworks 8 Developing the Framework 8 Identifying Social Network Functionality 9 Users 9 Friends 10 User Profiles 11 Status Updates 12 Private and Public Messages 12 Supporting Media 12 Groups 13 Introduction Social Networking can be defined as the online grouping of individuals into a formalised community, the most common approach for online social networks are through websites....   [tags: website, member, social media]

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Gangs and Injunctions

- Gangs and Injunctions Criminal activities and gangs have mostly always been an on going problem in the United States. Gangs and gang members are frequently involved with a variety of different crimes. The 2008 National Youth Gang Survey reported that there are approximately 774,000 active gang members in the United States (Egley, Howell, & Moore, 2010). The 2008 National Youth Gang Survey also states that there are about 27,900 active gangs in the United States (Egley et al., 2010). The active gangs in California have caused a major impact on the state in many ways....   [tags: Gang Involvement, Crime, Laws]

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Children and Gangs

- The problem of gangs is growing, and not only in major city centers. The Justice Department says there are now 30,000 gangs with more than 800,000 members. The National Youth Gang Centre (NYGC), which conducts an annual survey that is funded by the Justice Department, concedes that every town of 250,000 people now has a gang problem. Many young adults who join gangs may do it for the following reasons: - Gangs may offer kids a powerful group identity and a kind of recognition they cannot get at home or elsewhere....   [tags: Gang Essays]

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Children and Gangs

- Children and Gangs       Gang violence is a huge problem in America today. More and more children are joining gangs every day. It has become evident that these gangs made up of young people are causing numerous problems. Gang violence and gang activities impact all of those around the gang members. The kids in these gangs are hurting themselves, each other, their families, and the communities around them. Those who are associated with the gangs through family ties or just those who are associated with the gangs through geographical location....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Suburban Gangs

- Across the United States and Europe, suburban gangs are growing as never before, estimations that in a typical inner city American community of 50,000 or more, there are 200 to 500 gang members. Some even larger organization called super gangs, which have more than 1,000 members spread over several states, have been known to operate in small town America. You cant say that any community is insulated from this activity," There's no restriction on where gang members can live. Gang members living in the suburbs share traits with recruits in the cities, and many of those factors have been exacerbated by tough economic times, The list of factors include divorce, separation, ph...   [tags: Gang Essays]

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