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Close Your Eyes And Picture The Grand Canyon

- ... I took pictures of everything from a rock lying on the side of the road to the strikingly blue ocean and white sanded beaches. To be able to be taking pictures of my own for the first time in such a beautiful place was something incredibly special. When I got home from the trip I went to CVS and got the pictures developed right away. I still have the little purple photo album I put them in sitting under my bed to this day. Sometimes I find myself feeling that sense of nostalgia and I’ll pull the album out and sift through it....   [tags: Photography, Image, Grand Canyon, Camera]

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The Behavior At Grand Canyon University

- There is an enormous difference in socialization in the switch from high school to college. The agents of socialization in these settings are the teachers, students, and the school institution itself. Institutions set up the standard ways to transmit knowledge and skills to generations to meet society’s basic needs (Henslin, 2013). The teachers and students are the ones who socialize and the school provide the setting and environment in which they socialize. The norms at Grand Canyon University are different form the norms at my high school....   [tags: Education, Sociology, High school, College]

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Hypothese of Kaibab Plateau in the Grand Canyon

- ... At the Cedar Ridge one may find it hard to believe that the Little Colorado River and Colorado River could meet considering the 3000 foot rise in elevation both rivers have to face (2e). Instances of these strange patterns are found across the ridge and one explanation for this is a lake overflow causing these dramatic features to be so prevalent (5a). Antecedent supporters will claim that the river could flow anywhere on the Kaibab Plateau, but evidence of a river that strayed has not been found....   [tags: river, structure, lake, flow]

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The First Descent of the Grand Canyon

-      John Wesley Powell was one of the foremost explorers in American history, and his first descent down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is one of America’s greatest adventure stories. Although he is not as well known as other explorers, his travels and his contributions to American history are significant because they represent a spirit of discovery motivated not by self-glory or the acquisition of gold or land, but by a curiosity about and appreciation for both the natural world and the native peoples of the West....   [tags: American America History]

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The Natural Wonder of the Grand Canyon: A Progressive Speech

- Spanning from 1890 to 1920, the Progressive Era is notable period of transformation for the United States. Throughout this duration, not only is it expanding its role on the world stage, it is going through a transition into a modernist society, a society of consumerism and mass production; a bottom-line business based society symbolized by assembly lines and the use of “scientific management,” and represented by the shift from rural to city life. With such rapid development in a relatively short period, progressively minded individuals sought to “alleviate the dysfunction, or the corruption, or the economic injustice, or the human suffering that had accompanied America’s explosion of indu...   [tags: U.S. History ]

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Heritage Assessment Benchmark Tool : Grand Canyon University

- Heritage Assessment Benchmark Tool Grand Canyon University: NRS 429 V May 24, 2015 . In the ever-changing healthcare system in America, serving a diverse population becomes more challenging. We have people from all around the world who hold different values, cultures and beliefs. Health care providers are expected to be culturally competent in order to provide holistic care to our diverse population. “Cultural competency is not a "condition" that is rapidly achieved; rather, it is an ongoing process of growth and the development of knowledge that takes a considerable amount of time to ingest, digest, assimilate, circulate, and master” (Spector, 2009)....   [tags: Health care, Family, Health care provider]

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I Love Grand Canyon University.child Abuse Or Maltreatment

- This is Eromosele. I love Grand Canyon University.Child abuse or maltreatment is a physical or emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, negligent, comme abuse, they suffer most when it comes to abuses because they cannot talk. They are mostly subjected to emotional abuse, physical abuse and neglect. These abuses are related to poverty which creats stress on the mother because no economic support and this results in voilent behavior either in the hands of the parent or care giver, again it be be lack of education or knowlegde because most people associated with this type of behavior are the very young, it is like baby having baby....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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The Loss Of The Creature

- As I sit here in front of my laptop with just days left of my first semester of my 6 year journey to begin a career as an Audiologist; a career I have become very passionate about, I wanted to take the time and use Walker Percy’s essay, “The Loss of the Creature”, to analyze my experience thus far. Audiology is a field of study that is very specific to communication disorders and plain and simple, the ears. Not a single class I took this semester related to Audiology but they were requirements, mere stepping stones, necessary to reach my end goal....   [tags: Education, Writing, Grand Canyon]

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Rocks and Dates Geology Analysis

- The Grand Canyon is a wonderful place to gain a sense of how old the earth really is because of the ability to date the layers of rock in the canyon. The Rocks exposed in Grand Canyon are truly ancient, ranging from 1840 million years old or 1.84 billion years old (to 270 million years of age. (Beus, and Morales, 2003). While the Grand Canyon is not old in comparison to much of the earth, it is considered young earth because it was slivered by an ie in the last six million years. This gives the rocks in the Canyon Ice age fossils and new deposits, in the grand scheme of things....   [tags: grand canyon, rock layers, geology]

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Grand Canyon National Park, New York City, and the Washington Monunent Short Report

- ... The average ridership for a weekday is over five million people (NYC: The Official Guide). The underground system has a rich history in New York City. The first governmental subway was opened on October 27, 1904 and went from City Hall to 145th street in the Bronx. The trip took 36 minutes, approximately the same amount of time it takes today, making it a remarkable feat for its time. (NYC: The Official Guide). In 1980 when prices were being changed for the subway Eric M. Bram suggested in his economic law that the price of a single slice of untopped pizza always “matched, with uncanny precision, the cost of a New York City Subway token” (NYC: The Official Guide)....   [tags: tourist atractions in the US]

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Effective Approaches Leadership Management : Nursing Shortage And Nurse Turn Over Grand Canyon University

- Effective Approaches in Leadership Management: Nursing Shortage and Nurse Turn-Over Grand Canyon University Nursing and Leadership Management NRS 451V Billie Gabbard August 25, 2012 Effective Approaches in Leadership Management: Nursing Shortage and Nurse Turn-Over The United States as well as many countries around the world are experiencing a nursing shortage that is expected to worsen significantly. It is estimated that by the year 2020, if current trends in nurse employment persist, that only 65% of the nurses needed to care for patients will be available to do so; this is equivalent to a 36% deficit or 1,016,900 nurses (Huber, 2010, p....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nurse education]

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Reality Versus Perception in the Kasdan Films, Grand Canyon and Mumford

- Reality Versus Perception in the Kasdan Films, Grand Canyon and Mumford All of knowledge is founded on axioms: assumptions that are agreed upon for stability. However, since those axioms are assumptions and cannot be proven without a doubt, nothing ca truly be known with absolute certainly. Still, in order to carry on with life, assumptions have to be made. Knowing this, the task becomes making assumption that are more educated and, given the lack of certainty, ones that matter. Furthermore, the assumption of others can be examined more accurately with this knowledge in mind....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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National Parks and Air Traffic

- National Parks and Air Traffic I. Introduction Grand Canyon National Parks attracted 4.5 million visitors in 1999. Of these 4.5 million visitors, about 40% were not Americans - Germans, French, and Japanese led the way. Grand Canyon National Park brings in millions of tourist dollars per year to the region. One of the most popular ways to see the Canyon besides simply driving to the South Rim and spending the day is by airplane or helicopter. About 800,000 people per year fly over the Canyon....   [tags: Nature Court Grand Canyon Essays]

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Glen Canyon Dam

- Glen Canyon Dam This extended essay will analyze the rhetoric of authors discussing the Glen Canyon Dam. These authors include: Jeff Rubin (The Place No One Knew), John McPhee (Encounters with the Archdruid), Russell Martin (A story that stands like a dam: Glen Canyon and the struggle for the soul of the West), and Jared Farmer (Glen Canyon dammed: inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon country). There are always two sides to an argument, one for one against. All seven authors write of the Glen Canyon Dam, and the controversy surrounding the draining of Lake Powell....   [tags: Debate Lake Powell Papers]

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Grand Teton National Park

- Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. It is approximately eight hundred and fifteen miles, or a thirteen hour and ten minute drive, from Boise City, Oklahoma. Grand Teton offers a multitude of attractions, some of which are located in a quaint town only five minutes from the national park. With its ski slopes and hot springs in the winter, and its scenic hiking trails through the pristine and natural beauty of the mountains, there is something for every member of the family year round....   [tags: Wyoming parks]

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It's Time to Drain Lake Powell

- It's Time to Drain Lake Powell Many people know ‘Lake’ Powell as a fact of life. Since its creation in 1963, the reservoir, known as Lake Powell, is just there. Few people that are alive today have had the opportunity to see the true beauty of Glen Canyon, which rivals the Grand Canyon. Glen Canyon, equivalent to one hundred eighty river miles with dozens of side canyons, was flooded for the purpose of power and water resources. ‘Lake’ Powell also generates an enormous cash flow due to the tourism it receives....   [tags: Glen Canyon Dams Environmental Essays]

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The Colorado River

- The Colorado River is the seventh longest river. In the 1920’s Western states began dividing up the water in the Colorado River by building dams and divert river flow to San Diego, Phoenix, and other large cities in order to supply water to these cities. In the past the river has been known for being a major source of water and electricity. The Colorado River passes through Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, California, Baja California, and Sonora. During the past decade a drought has been sweeping the Southwest resulting in a lowered river level....   [tags: history, grand river, aqueduct]

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The Damnation Of A Canyon by Edward Abbey

- Today, having power is what everybody in this country relies on day to day and couldn't function without it. Every year more and more dams are being built and more man made reservoirs are being created to provide this electricity needed. These dams are very important in my eyes but Edward Abbey carries a different opinion in his writing "The Damnation of a Canyon." Edward Abbey's heart lies in the once beautiful Glen Canyon. He describes all of his wonderful childhood stories of him floating down the river and how all it took was a paddleboat and little money....   [tags: Abbey Damnation Canyon]

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Horizontal Jump: Grand Jete Analysis

- A grand jetè, better known as a leap is a long horizontal jump. The name grand jeté is a French term, the first part grand means big, and the second part, jeté means to jump or throw weight from one leg to another. It starts on one leg and lands on the other. It looks like a split in the air. To start this jump you must bend your bottom leg, keeping your heel on the ground this is called a plié, it should be very deep. Then, you unfold your top leg into the air at a ninety degree angle and the back leg goes in the opposite direction, but it stays straight....   [tags: leap, grand jete, dance]

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Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

- The Grand Inquisitor The Grand Inquisitor reflects Fyodor Dostoevsky interest in religious and political issues. Dostoevsky uses the voices of his characters to express his views on the legitimacy of the Roman Catholic Church and role of religion in society. The story centers around the conflict between the Grand Inquisitor and Jesus. Jesus returns to Earth during the Spanish Inquisition, when in which Jews and Muslims were forced to convert to Christianity and were murdered if not devoted in their belief....   [tags: Analysis Grand Inquisitor]

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The Solstice Canyon

- ... Keller ended up paying the Prudhommes a whooping price of $1400, about 10 cents per acre of the entire rancho. They say it is to believe that Keller’s stone cottage is the oldest existing stone building in Malibu. As a matter of fact the stone cottage house has survived many wildfires but was destroyed 2007 by the Corral Fire. Matthew Keller soon died in 1881. Other then the fact that solstice is a beautiful landmark, it also presents an important site for early pioneering space research. Thompson-Ramo-Wooldridge rented 10 acres from the Roberts family from 1961 to 1973 and placed technology laboratories and other equipment was placed on the land....   [tags: california, chumash]

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Video games began modestly, in a primitive age that had a littile yellow dot scour a maze "eating" little white dots. Since then, video games have expanded exponentially. These games even spand genres, including action, adventure, sports, etc. In their progression, many video games have attempted to simualte really, emersing the gamer into this puesdo-reality. Although some attempts were unsuccessful in fully depicting reality, one game managed to bring this vision to fruition....   [tags: Grand Theft Auto Video Games Essays]

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Tennis Is A True Grand Slam If She Wins A Open Match Against Underdog Madison Keys

- People know who she is by just mentioning her first name. She is arguably the greatest female athlete in the nation. She has won 4 gold medals, 34 total grand slams, 6 US Opens, 6 Australian Opens, 3 French Opens, and 6 Wimbledon’s. Serena Williams is on her way to making history by scoring a true grand slam if she wins a few more games at the US Open. Playing since the age of 4, Serena Williams has learned how to incorporate physical, mental and emotional toughness onto the court. She is a true example of an athlete high in both ego and task orientation, through her self-determination, confidence, and sportsmanship....   [tags: Tennis, Grand Slam, Australian Open, US Open]

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Analysis Of `` All Gold Canyon ``

- Asking oneself the question why can create deep thinking on the reason people do certain things and the reason they do it in a specific way or manner. The short story “All Gold Canyon” has many specific concrete details put in the work to identify what the story is about and the real meaning behind the composition. Critical thinking is a large aspect that should be used more often when reading a book, watching a movie, or just simply analyzing the routine of some people. Critical thinking is applied when studying different literary works and creating a personal hypothesis based on what the written words in the story might express....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Fiction, Short story]

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The Mystery Of Chaco Canyon

- The Mystery of Chaco Canyon introduces viewers to a very complex structure that was built by Ancient Pueblo Indians. Although there is no language to explain the structure’s meaning and purpose, researchers were able to read their architecture as a language. Four themes that were extracted from the structure were, the native’s immense understanding of astronomy, the use for the structure, the level of spirituality that the structure represents, and migration from Chaco Canyon. Ancient Pueblo Indians had a great understanding of astronomy....   [tags: Ancient Pueblo Peoples, Puebloan peoples, Pueblo]

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Product Strategy: Boulder Canyon

- Product strategy The product strategy use for Boulder Canyon will use dual adaptions, where the product name and flavors will be modified. Although many people in the United States know of (or have heard of) Boulder Colorado, many people outside of the United States will probably not. If foreigners were to look up the definition of the word, “ boulder”, they would find information about rocks, not Boulder Colorado, which is known for being one of the healthiest cities in the United States (Page, 2010)....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Canyon Ranch Case Study

- Canyon Ranch continues to enjoy exclusivity in its industry with the ability to command rates that are 25% to 30% higher than its competitors. Through its resort hotels, along with its health and spa services, Canyon Ranch historically has been able to offer levels of service that its competitors have not. However, the competition is catching up and Canyon Ranch is dedicated to ensure that it continues to remain the have the most demanded luxury spa locations by examining the way it approaches customer service and considering how Information Technology can help it reach these goals....   [tags: Information Technology Case Study]

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Damnation of a Canyon

- The Damnation of a Canyon      Not many people know of the used-to-be 150-mile excursion that the Glen Canyon had to offer. Not many people know how to sail a raft down a river for a week. Not many people know how to interact with nature and the animals that come with it. We seem to come from a world that is dependent on time and consumed in money. Edward Abbey is what you would call an extreme environmentalist. He talks about how it was an environmental disaster to place a dam in which to create Lake Powell, a reservoir formed on the border of Utah and Arizona....   [tags: Edward Abbey Nature Environment Essays]

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The Hiking Trail of American Fork Canyon

- ... Iron oxidation is another example of chemical weathering. There are tilted layers of bedrock. This is caused by the moving of tectonic plates, specifically the Pacific and North American plates. Some of the rocks have wavy lines. They were created by water moving slowly over the surface, or physical weathering. There are fossils that can be found in the sedimentary rocks, and the fossils indicate the kinds of life forms that lived in the region many, many years ago. Many of the rocks have different colored layers, which is known as stratigraphy....   [tags: rocks, weathering, caves]

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The Grand Theorists

- ... Getting back to basics by using Florence Nightingale’s notes will provide a great example of routine, simple, and holistic approach to patient care. When considering the nursing metaparadigm that is most associated with Florence Nightingale’s theories would be nursing. M. Leininger stated that “a learned humanistic and scientific profession and discipline that is focused human care phenomena and activities to assist, support, facilitate, or enable individuals or groups to maintain or regain their well-being (or health) in culturally meaningful and beneficial ways, or to help people face handicaps or deaths” (McEwan, 2014, pg....   [tags: Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Hygiene]

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The Baby Grand

- They said he “filled their lives with joy” and that he was “dedicated to giving his audience an exceptional performance.” But he did not care for the silent, awaiting audience; he instead admired the piano in front of him. It was a baby grand, sleek and black, with a glossy coat that gave it an almost ethereal sheen. A perfect row of precisely 88 polished keys, alternating black and white, were set in a marvellous bed of flawless dark wood. It was a magnificent sight. He inhaled gently and sat down, hovering his long, slender fingers over the keys in anticipation....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Canyon Ranch: Premier Destination Health Resort and Spa

- ... Independent trends and business information enabling business decision- support was also not available to the business leadership of the company due to inefficient data collection methods and metrics. From a staffing perspective the organizational structure of this growing company was fragmented too. Canyon Ranch had a high rate of employee turnover, upwards of 50 percent, especially in highly regarded jobs that required a lot of focused training. This training was done over a long period of time (up to six months or more to obtain proficiency) and ultimately was very costly due to the high turnover and inefficient mechanism for training and employee compensation....   [tags: business case study]

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New Laws Necessary After the Agawa Canyon Disaster

- ... Privacy is given to every member of the group and is determined by the comfort level of each party. If this law is broken, the punishment is the ration of food for the perpetrator will be lowered to 50% of the original amount until over 75% of the group decides it is time to give back the perpetrators ration supply that was originally given to him/her. If the offender does this frequently, they will be given work to pay off the damages or setbacks they have caused the group (this goes for every person, no matter their importance)....   [tags: survival, work, punishment]

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The History of the Grand Ole Opry

- For almost 90 years, The Grand Ole Opry has withstood the test of time to become one of the tried and true traditions in country music. From the show's humble beginnings as an obscure radio program, to it's renowned place today as one of the premiere stages for music, The Grand Ole Opry has had an extremely colorful and interesting existence. Over the 88 years that have passed since the show's inception, The Grand Ole Opry has featured many talented performers. Those performers, along with social changes and economics, have all contributed to the growth and success of The Grand Ole Opry....   [tags: country music, opry management]

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The Palace of the Grand Masters

- The Courtyards Visitors to the Palace enter through Prince Alfred's Courtyard. The Pinto clock is famously located here, and its four dials show the time, the date, the month and the phases of the moon. Four bronze Moor figures sound the hour by striking the gongs with their hammers. It was created by Gaetano Vella in 1745. The bronze life-size sculpture of Neptune, the Roman god of the Sea has been guarding the courtyard named after him since 1861. Despite his stark nudity, Neptune stands majestically and unashamedly, holding a trident in his right hand against a backdrop of a fountain bearing the coat of arms of Grand Master Perellos....   [tags: Malta, Neptune, the Order, 17th century]

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What Is Inside the Grand Mosque?

- The Grand Mosque is the first mosque in Islam also the greatest, and it is in the center of the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia." It is an area of 750,000 square meters and it can hold 4 Million people." It costs $11,316,818,165$ for the comprehensive restoration. In the center of the mosque, is Kaaba. Muslims believe that is a sacred spot. The meaning of Kaaba in Arabic is cube like structure. It is really based on a small room with marble and black basalt stones constructed brought in from the nearby mountains....   [tags: marble, stones, muslim]

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The Rumors of the Grand Duchess Anastasia

- The Grand Duchess Anastasia was part of the Imperial Romanov family who ruled Russia for almost three hundred years. Anastasia’s father Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia before the communist rule. He was not a very good ruler, which caused his people to turn against him and later this caused the assassination of the entire Imperial family. After the family was assassinated rumor that Anastasia had survived began to circulate throughout Russia and later the entire world. People became fascinated with this tragic story and with finding the Grand Duchess Anastasia, but these rumors were false....   [tags: Assassination, Impact of Story]

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The Opening Of The Book ' The Grand Design '

- The opening to Roger Olson 's text is interesting. He uses the account of the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte who asked the Astronomer Pierre-Simon Laplace about the place of God to which Laplace responded, "Sir I had no need of that hypothesis" (p.31). I believe this has become the normal response for many in the scientific field, which in the twentieth century and twenty-first century has solo sought to disprove the existence of God. I believe the Bible is correct when the author of Ecclesiastic said, “there is nothing new under the sun” Ecclesiastic 1:9 (NASB)....   [tags: New Testament, God, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel]

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Analysis Of ' Grand Theft Auto '

- 1.Catherines reading of gothic novels cause her to have nightmares, and to be on edge the whole time she is in the castle. It causes her to think that something bad is always present, like the General murdering his wife, and causes her to always be worried about what 's around the corner. I think that certain parts of pop culture are particularly harmful because they can produce a message to young adults that it might be correct to say or do certain things. I believe this because we are beginning to see some start to this generation 's pop culture affect....   [tags: Love, Romance, Romance, Romance novel]

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The Grand Valley Surgical Center

- The Grand Valley Surgical Center is funded by patient payments, healthcare insurance and government health plan reimbursement and they have been successfully operating for sixteen years. The long-term goals of the organization are: • To continue to grow volume to reach seventy percent utilization and to expand hours and physical space • To continue to expand services offered • To develop a succession plan for retiring or aging surgeons or physicians • Bring on new surgeons • Keep up with technology and equipment (have the best technology and equipment available) • Convert to electronic health records and upgrade the business accounting software and reporting software The marketing of the Gra...   [tags: Surgery, Physician, Surgeon, General surgery]

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Miranda Rights And The Grand Debate

- Miranda Rights and the Grand Debate As we have learned the Fifth Amendment and the Miranda Rights are linked in one way or another. They became linked in 1966 when the Supreme Court decided the Miranda v. Arizona that made it clear that the public is being questioned or has been placed in custody by an officer that they must be read there Miranda Right, before they start to question them. It is so important that officers do their best to make sure that they read the individuals there Miranda right, so that they can use information that is obtained against the suspect....   [tags: Miranda v. Arizona]

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Presentation Of The Grand Opening Campaign

- ... I wrote one status report for a week. I picked up the merchandise from Diana for the creative team to use in their posters. I helped write the brief along with making changes after receiving feedback. I helped write the strategy along with coming up with concepts. I helped Lindsey concept the strategy multiple times before it was ready to show the client. I kept in contact with Sodexo to make sure we have a spot for either the napkin holders or the tent cards. I also kept in contact with college activities to get permission if we can implement some of our ideas....   [tags: Writing, Knowledge, Napkin, Better]

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Security in The Grand Inquisitor

- Think back to your childhood. Was it one filled with happy memories. The majority of us can say yes to this question. Most of us grew up in a innocent, carefree world. Being free of adult responsibilities, we could play all day without having to deal with the issues of the adult world. Back then, we had the security of our parents. They were always there making our decisions for us. We were told when to go to bed, what to wear, and what to eat. Just like the first time we learned how to ride a bike, we knew that our parents were just a step or two behind, protecting us....   [tags: Religion, Freedom, Christ]

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The Grand Father Of Modern Dentistry

- Some people are put in this earth to make a difference. To bring something new in a way that we as humans can evolve. Green Vardiman Black better known as “The Grand Father of Modern Dentistry” is one of them. G.V. Black was born on a farm near Winchester, Illinois on August 3, 1836 to William and Mary Black. He was not much in to the farm life, and he would not work on the farm. He showed very little interest wen it came to school. G.V. Black felt that going to school was a waste of time. He believe that he could learn more in the woods in a day then a whole week sitting in a classroom....   [tags: Dentistry, Oral and maxillofacial surgery]

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Effects Of The Grand Industrial Revolution

- The Industrial Revolution was a time that England and America set the stage for life as we know it today. It brought the developmental changes of agriculture, manufacturing, mining, communication and transportation to the European empires and eventually the entire world. Everywhere we look we can see how it has impacted our quality of life, family structure, career paths, and even education. There are endless possibilities when explaining the effects of the grand Industrial Revolution....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Steam engine, Coal]

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Market Analysis : Grand Rapids

- ... Prior to 2010 this rate was 10.3%. The average rent in the area has increased 3% from 2014 to about $8,500 annually. Rental demand is expected to increase 4,000 new-to-market units during the next fiscal year, in addition to about 1,000 units currently under construction. Despite this growth, Grand Valley State University is growing at a much faster rate and is experiencing issues housing for students. Off-campus housing has increased exponentially over the last ten years due to the limited on-campus housing....   [tags: Real estate, Economics]

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The Grand Torino: Walt Kowalski

- “…Good god it’s pathetic… Hacked seven-teen-year old kids to death…I did things… Horrible things that I have to live with” These are all excerpts from the main character of the movie Grand Torino, Walt Kowalski. The movie “Grand Torino” is a motivating tale of the emotional struggles of the Anti-hero role of “Walt”: a widowed Vietnam veteran who fights a daily struggle with the memories of his sins as a soldier and his ever-growing biased against, what seems to be, all of humanity. This boorish character makes a perfect antagonist to the Hmong family that resides next door....   [tags: Film, Movie]

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Dostoevsky 's The Grand Inquisitor

- The existence of suffering and evil in the presence of an omnipotent, omniscient, and benevolent God has proved to be one of the most pressing concerns raised in arguments against the existence of God, since the beginning of Christian traditions and beliefs. In Dostoevsky’s work, The Grand Inquisitor, several chapters allude to thoughts on this topic. In chapter 5 of Dostoevsky 's book we see the link between freedom and human suffering. Older philosophers such as Epicurus also had arguments that resonated with Dostoevsky....   [tags: Jesus, God, Religion, Omnipotence]

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The Grand Regency Hotel Management

- The Grand Regency Hotel Introduction The Grand Regency Hotel is found in Bangkok Thailand and has been in operation for the last fifteen years. For the entire period it has been under the management of the Thai general manager and was started by locally based consortium of investors. It is a prestigious hotel in Bangkok and has a total of 700 employees who were being treated in a prestigious way by the management. The management gave the employees the following benefits: provision of very good welfare; the salary rate was above that of the market; high job security and also end of the year bonus which was comparable to salary earned in a four week period (Manson 2009, p....   [tags: Business Management]

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Mathematical Modelling and Grand Nain

- Mathematical modelling was done to predict mass of the banana fruit var. Grand Nain from the physical characteristics like length, width, thickness, volume, geometrical mean diameter, etc. The observed physical properties of banana were statistically analysed and their mean, standard deviation, error and coefficient of variance were presented. The fitted models were divided into three classifications. Among the first classification model, empirical equation describing the length and width (model no.4) predicts the mass with highest R2 value....   [tags: agricultural products, banana fruit]

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Embarking On A Grand Quest

- ... There are two version in which the encounter with Humbaba is told. The first or older version is that Gilgamesh and Enkidu began to but down he cedar trees resulting in them alerting Humbaba to their presence. The second or the standard version is that they encounter Humbaba first. Humbaba begins to speak to our pair of protagonist and especially heckles Enkidu. An interesting fact is that the roles of Gilgamesh and Enkidu have switched in a sense. In tablet II it was Enkidu who was unsure and hesitant of going on the journey to the forest, Now it is Gilgamesh who is having second thoughts....   [tags: Epic of Gilgamesh, Cedar Forest, Enkidu]

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The Grand Scheme Of Things

- ... We all don 't have a purpose in life. We even accept this and it doesn 't seem to both anyone. Everyone just goes on, smiling. They almost take solace in the fact that life is short and they will all die soon. You all carry on, grinning from ear to fucking ear, and you just keep chugging on. I never wanted to do this. I wanted to live and don 't want to die, but what choice do I have. What choice is there left. If I 'm living for no reason, why keep living. I never wanted to die, but then again, I didn 't ask to be born....   [tags: Truth, Meaning of life]

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Poly Canyon

- It is a sunless morning shrouded in mist. The clouds look ominous with the threat of rain. It is quiet, for no creatures are awake yet, not even the hikers. The air is crisp and smells fresh after a night covered in the ocean fog. A Eucalyptus grove stands at the trail entrance with a deliciously pungent greeting that carries through the air. Along the trail as the foliage gets thicker, it is evident that Mother Nature knows the autumn season has arrived. Leaves have begun to turn the fall colors and drop to the trail floor....   [tags: Descriptive Nature Essays Observation]

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The Grand Master´s Palace

- The Grand Masters' Palace Introduction The Grand Masters' Palace is located in St. George's Square, along Republic Street on which are two main gates: one leading to Neptune's Courtyard and the other to Prince Alfred's Courtyard. This second entrance was added to the existing structure during the reign of Grand Master Pinto. The Palace served as a residential building for the Grand Masters of the Order for 225 years and from 1800 to 1964 was the residence of the British Governors. After Malta obtained its independence from Britain in 1964, it became the official residence of the Governor General until 1974....   [tags: the Order, Great Britain, Malta, Parliament]

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Grand Coalition in Germany

- 27th of November was a key date: the Christian-Democratic Union/Christian Social Union and the Social-Democratic Party announced the agreement on joint formation of the government. However, the pact still has to be voted by the members of the SDP. The possibility of Germany facing another grand coalition has aroused many discussions. Experts and ordinary people have had many questions about this decision. What was clear is that both parties would take into consideration the lessons of the grand coalition of 2005....   [tags: national unity government]

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The Sears Grand Concept

- Firstly, SHC would seek to build upon and ultimately expand on the Sears business practice of off-mall stores carrying consumable goods, which was known in the retail world as the Sears Grand concept. Pre-merger, both stores experienced major losses of consumers who turned to savvier, more innovative rivals, therefore making ‘traffic building’, i.e. market share and customer loyalty, a primary objective. SHC saw consumables as the avenue or vehicle that would build and redirect traffic back to its stores and it was felt that the Sears Grand concept would be an effective counter to the loss of consumers by utilizing Kmart's experience and know-how in the consumables and apparel industry....   [tags: business strategies and analysis]

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The Rendezvous Grand Hotel

- The Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland is situated in the heart of Auckland’s central business area and is easily accessed by an underground tunnel from Aotea Center, The Civic, Auckland Town Hall and Aotea Square. The Rendezvous Grand Hotel provides you with a superior experience through excellent service and attention to detail. In the hotel there are 452 stylish rooms and suite rooms with different features. This hotel has been honoured for its hospitality excellence in consistently achieving outstanding traveller reviews on websites such as tripadvisor....   [tags: analysis, services, tourism, business]

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The Chattanooga Grand Hilton

- “Geez, Mom, do we tip these guys?” Ariel asked as she stopped her mother’s Saturn in front of the Chattanooga Grand Hilton’s entrance. “I’ll take care of it,” her mother replied as a valet opened the passenger door and assisted her out of the car. Ariel exited the car and handed the electronic ignition key card to a young man who, after handing her a ticket, adroitly slid into the driver’s seat, started the car, and exited the parking spot, heading toward the parking garage. Joining her mother on the large walk in front of the large, glass double doors, she tilted her head toward them and said, “Well, shall we?" “We’re a few minutes early so let’s find the restroom and…avail ourselves of the...   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Grand Parenting Stage

- ... Sometime they may feel good that they are helping out in the bringing up of their grandchild. If the situation is bad, they may feel as though they are being a “silent savior” to their grandchild (Berks 2010). They will be willing to step in and help raise the child in a way that will be beneficial to them. In other situations, they may feel like this is not their responsibility and it may cause them to be upset and feel as though they are stressed out. The parent on the other hand may not be as happy as the grandparent....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Stepfamily, Mother]

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My Father's Grand Opening

- The day I entered my father’s grand opening to his new business, I was overwhelmed with the diverse crowd that surrounded the party. As the party started, I was introduced to everyone as the owner’s daughter; everyone seemed normal to me; however I met this gentleman whose smile captivated my attention. It turned out that he is a well known and very established Professor at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine., I started talking to him regarding the dental school, as I was planning my future in regards to what I should be doing, in terms of a health care career, whether it was medicine, dentistry, optometry or medical research....   [tags: career, ]

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Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit

- In the article “Can a Video Game Lead to Murder?,” Ed Bradley reports on an incident in Fayette, Alabama involving the shooting of three police officers by a teenager and a multi-million dollar lawsuit against both the makers and sellers of the Grand Theft Auto video game. In his report Bradley uses inflammatory words, skewed facts, and quotes of prominent public figures to try and agitate uninformed parents and make them more conscious of games and the effects they may have on their children. Bradley starts off his report with asking the reader to imagine a game that would let them “decapitate police officers, kill them with a sniper rifle, massacre them with a chainsaw, and set them on fi...   [tags: Article Review]

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The Grand Old Party

- The Republican Party is at risk of losing their legitimacy with the general public. The biggest issue for the party is not only its uncompromising partisan values, but the negative campaigning, platforms and public ideations. Granted, the name Conservative was given to the party for a reason; however, the Republican Party’s alienation of moderates and independents, as well as modern societal values, will not further them in the polls or in “conserving” their principles. What the Grand Old Party (GOP) needs is a broader political perspective and a more positive platform presence....   [tags: negative politics, Republican party]

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Grand Theft Auto IV

- ... If Niko works with Dimitri, he tries to kill Niko at Roman’s wedding, and accidentally kills Roman. If Niko takes revenge on Dimitri and kills him, Niko’s business partner kills Roman’s wife for thwarting his plan. Whichever path the player takes, the game concludes with Niko killing the man who killed his loved one. Although both endings are very tragic, they are representative of the huge sacrifices immigrants face and the price they must pay to achieve the American dream. B. Elements Perhaps the most important element of the revenge theme is the outcome of the revenge....   [tags: video game analysis, revenge]

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The Debate Over the Glen Canyon Dam

- The Debate Over the Glen Canyon Dam Over the years Glen Canyon Dam has been the spark for hundreds of debates, rallies, and protests. These debates have been going on for almost forty years now. The fact is that the dam created a huge lake when it was built, this is what bothers environmentalists. This lake is called Lake Powell and thousands of people depend on its tourists for income. The lake also filled up a canyon called Glen Canyon, some people say it was the most beautiful place on earth....   [tags: Nature Environmental Essays]

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Our Hike up Poly Canyon

- Our Hike up Poly Canyon If I had known what lay before me Monday morning on our hike up Poly Canyon, I would not have been so hesitant. After many attempts, my alarm finally woke me up at 6:30 am. As I stumbled into the shower and got ready, I was dreading our impending hike. I struggled to put on my shoes as my feet still ached with blisters from my last ascent of a local mountain. Less than two weeks earlier my WOW group traveled up Bishop’s Peak; an unpleasant adventure I was not eager to repeat....   [tags: Descriptive Essays Observation]

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The European Union Has No Grand Strategy

- A profusion of scholarly works and articles regret that the European Union does not develop a grand strategy and militate to confer an enhanced military dimension on the EU. These views imply that the European Union has no grand strategy or has an inadequate one. However, this conclusion does not fit with all existing conceptions regarding grand strategy. In the meantime, people seem more inclined to accept that NATO has a grand strategy. Additionally, increasing the military dimension of the European Union as some promoters vehemently advocate would disturb the balance and cooperation existing between the EU and NATO....   [tags: European Union, Europe, European integration]

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Grand Theft Auto

- Since the video games changed dramatically in 1990s, video games have become part of the mainstream of favorite entertainment for children and adults. The violence in video games has caused heated controversy for years over its potential impact on children. The most famous debate has come from the infamous “Grand Theft Auto” game series. In the Grand Auto Theft video game, the players have to kill the police to earn points and become a winner. In the article “Video game violence and our sons,” Rebecca Hagelin claims that the violence in video games contribute to the violent behavior in teenagers....   [tags: Entertainment]

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Grand Theft Auto

- What started out as a disagreement between mother and son has led me into the controversial world of Grand Theft Auto. My fifteen-year-old son desperately wants this game. All I can hear are the stories of violence associated with this game, which causes this mother’s heart to shudder. So began the search to back up my denials for his ownership of this game. The Grand Theft Auto series of games has been surrounded by controversy, however the research does not always back up public opinion as will be demonstrated in this paper....   [tags: Video Games]

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Uranium in the Four Corners

- ... Opponents of the uranium mining operation want the federal environmental review updated and point out the uranium mine’s close proximity to the Red Butte Traditional Cultural Property, which was recognized and designated by the US Forest Service in 2010. Transporting the uranium has also proven to be a major concern for communities in northern Arizona, most notably Flagstaff. In 2010 the Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution supporting the Obama administration’s withdrawal of one million acres of federal land around the national park from uranium mining for 20 years....   [tags: mining, shaft, conservation, conditions]

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Jack's Grand Race

- There once was a white and furry rabbit named Jack. He had a very unusual birth as both his parents were hedgehogs and abandoned him when they figured out he was a rabbit. Every morning he would go out to find carrots to eat. The only problem for him was that he loved carrots, and there was not an abundance of carrots at all where he lived. Jack new he must find some way to get more carrots. Little did Jack know that he would get this chance very soon. As Jack went into town the next day, he noticed that flyers were being given out to tell about the Annual Grand Race being held soon....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Grand Archetectual Presence of the Louvre Palace

- ... When reopened the collection of works was massively increased under Napoleons reign and the museum was renamed ‘Musée Napoléon’. After Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo a large amount of the existing works that were seized by his armies were returned to their original owners and the Louvre’s name was restored. Following this the collection was increased during the reigns of Louise XVIII and Charles X, but it was the Second French Empire that made a vast difference gaining the museum around 20,000 pieces....   [tags: renovations, museum, structure]

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The Grand Opening Of My New Boutique

- Today is the grand opening of my new boutique. After setting up everything looks great. Its mid day and I have already made five stacks. After helping over a dozen customers, I was dog ass tired. As I made my way to my office, I noticed Harmony creeping towards the backroom. “What are you doing?” I asked, as I passed my office. “Nothing, I was just looking for the steamer,” she replied hesitant. “The steamer is in the fitting room,” I replied in suspense. “Oh okay, thank you.” As she walked away, I stood in place with suspicion....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Debut albums]

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The Grand Magical River - Original Writing

- ... Are we doing something bad. We just want to see our daddy. Mommy said we were going to see our daddy but first we would have to walk a little and cross the Grand Magical River that would take us to the “Land Of Freedom.” I didn’t know what she meant by the “Land Of Freedom,” I was perfectly free where we lived, playing with my cousins the minute that bell rang to get out of school. I was surely going to miss those mud cakes decorated with red and pink roses straight from the finest flower shop in the town, my grandmas rose bushes, which we would borrow without her knowing or we would see grandma turned into a furious bull with steam coming out of her ears like a train....   [tags: Family, Mother, Sibling, Columbia Records albums]

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Utility of Research in a Grand Nursing Theory

- Professional Development: Module 4 Utility of Research in a Grand Nursing Theory Research validates and modifies theory and in doing so the potential for the development of nursing knowledge increases (McEwen & Wills, 2011). In Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin and Mary Ann P. Swain: Modeling and Role Modeling Theory, the belief is “that nursing is a nurse-client relationship” (McEwen & Wills, 2011, p, 158). Modeling role-modeling theory provides expectations and associations that are testable and continue to be highly focused in research....   [tags: nursing education, nightingale, principles]

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A Visit At The Ryman Grand Ole Opry

- On Tuesday, November 10th my dad surprised me with a visit and tickets to the Ryman Grand Ole Opry. Growing up I always heard my mom talk about the Grand Ole Opry and I always wanted to see what it was like. Though it did not turn out to be much, 3 songs per artist, I enjoyed sitting back and listening to what the artists, both whom I knew and whom I didn’t, perform. On this date there were 7 performers to grace the stage that night for a live show that lasted for almost an hour and thirty minutes....   [tags: Color, Green, Blue, Color wheel]

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Copernicus 's The Grand Duchess Of Tuscany

- In 1615, Galileo Galilei wrote the Letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany. The purpose of the letter was to persuade the duchess of Tuscany, Christina of the validity behind the Copernican theory.To defend the Copernican theory, Galileo argues that theology shouldn’t be involved with the sciences. This is one of the arguments that sparked the debate of what we know today, as science versus religion. The whole controversy started with Nicolaus Copernicus. Copernicus was a German astronomers and mathematician....   [tags: Nicolaus Copernicus, Heliocentrism, Universe]

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Federal Grand Jury : Case Analysis

- ... Attorney office slapped Weiner with a subpoena for his cell phone and other records shortly after a young minor told the DailyMail details of her online relationship in late September. After Weiner was hit with a federal subpoena of his devices, federal investigators began moving quickly into the investigation that brought light into the newly discovered Clinton emails. The feds were looking for evidence based off Weiner’s cell phone to prove if allegations that were brought forth public were true....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States]

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My Experience With My Grand Parents

- He introduced himself as Señior Garcia. He was 6’4” with dark eyes, slicked back black hair, and he had the slightest hint of a 5 o’clock shadow. The girls swooned and the guys groaned upon walking into the room. “He is muy caliente,” the girl next to me whispered, fanning herself with her hand. As he began to take roll the class collectively cringed upon hearing the thick Spanish accent he had. “You know,” She said. “I love a man with an accent just not a teacher with one. He may be easier on the eyes but he’s going to be harder on everything else.” I laughed and made no mention of my excitement upon realizing we had an actual Spanish man as our teacher....   [tags: Spanish language, English language, Phonology]

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My Life After The Grand Rapids

- ... That God had not forgotten about me and that he was there watching over me day and night. It was starting from this day, I began to believe that God had a special plan for me. I was not quite certain what that plan was but that in time it would be revealed to me. Fast forward, the Lord guided me through the U.S. Marine Corps, Desert Storm and four tours of U.S. Embassy duty, it was not easy as in those days you had to fight daily as a Marine. It was just par for the course so to speak, this I believed harden my spirit along with frequent drinking....   [tags: Mother, Family, God, United States Marine Corps]

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My Father 's Grand Mother

- I was born in Japan on August 29, 1996. My mother and I have the same birth day, blood type, and Japanese zodiac. I have one sister and brother. My sister is 11 years and brother is 8 years older than me. I lived in a big house with a big garden. Actually, my father’s grand mother was not happy about my birth because my mother was not young and already had children. My grand mother is a common traditional person. She decided my siblings’ names and my parents had to obey her. Fortunately, since she had no interest in me, my parents could decide my name and raised me more freely that before....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Mother]

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