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Afghanistan: A Country of No Hope

- Do you remember the days when you would hear about a Canadian solider being killed in Afghanistan and the feelings of sorrow and sympathy for the soldier’s family that you felt. Do you think that those 158 soldiers died in an attempt towards creating a better future for Afghanistan and that the military should still stay there as a contribution to “world peace”. Well the fact is their lives were wasted, over the course of eleven years, we haven’t done many positive things grand scale of things in Afghanistan....   [tags: military, hope, war, peace]

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Hope and Fear in Dr. Faustus and Paradise Lost

- Hope and fear are two powerful emotions that affect the main characters in both Dr. Faustus and Paradise Lost. The characters in both stories all have their own hopes, but they are all tested, tempted, and eventually led into committing sin by the Devil, who uses his ability to spread fear to manipulate the characters’ actions. While Adam, Eve, and Dr. Faustus all eventually give in to their fear of Satan and lose grace with God, the fate of Adam and Eve differs than that of Dr. Faustus, because the hopes of Adam and Eve were different than that of Dr....   [tags: satan, sin, hope, intelligent]

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Finding Hope in James Muyskens' The Sufficiency of Hope

- Finding Hope in James Muyskens' The Sufficiency of Hope Most people hope the world is the way they believe it is. That is, most people hope that their view of the world is right. They usually do not hope for the truth about things to be much better than what they suppose it is. Sometimes the hope is a factor in causing the belief; sometimes the hope stems from the desire to be right about one's belief; and in some cases the hope may follow the belief, i.e., one becomes accustomed even to an austere view of the world and finally comes to prefer it....   [tags: Muyskens Sufficiency of Hope]

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Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus

- Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus "Hope for the Flowers" is a story about a caterpillar, Stripe, who was born in this world and lived a normal life as expected from a caterpillar: eating and growing bigger. However, he became tired of doing such routine over and over again and thought that there must be something more to life. So he left the tree which served as his home from the very start and went out to the world to wander. Yes, he was fascinated with things he saw, but he was unsatisfied, until he found a caterpillar pillar rising up the sky with the top impossible to see....   [tags: Paulus Hope Flowers Story]

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Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie

- Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie The title character of Catharine Maria Sedgewick’s novel, Hope Leslie, defies the standards to which women of the era were to adhere. Sedgewick’s novel is set in New England during the 17th century after the Puritans had broken away from the Church of England. Hope Leslie lives in a repressive Puritan society in which women behave passively, submit to the males around them, and live by the Bible. They allow the men of their family to make decisions for them and rarely, if ever, convey an opinion that differs from the status quo....   [tags: Sedgewick Hope Leslie Essays]

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Hope by Emily Dickinson

- Hope by Emily Dickinson As a literary woman of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson wrote, . ?Hope. is a things with feathers- that perches in the soul- and sings a tune without the words- and never stops- at all.. Are you listening. Does your soul too sing a melody, an ongoing tune to which you delicately move, and never stop. Here Dickinson suggests an aspect of life, a struggle for spiritual freedom, that applies to many women within the nineteenth century, as well as the women of today. My consciousness speaks to me; a spark of hope rests inside my soul, hoping to emerge into the sunlight of each new day....   [tags: Papers Emily Dickinson Hope Essays]

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Appearance vs. Reality in Sedgwick's Hope Leslie

- Appearance vs. Reality in Sedgwick's Hope Leslie        In her novel, Hope Leslie, Catharine Maria Sedgwick supplants the importance of strict adherence to religious tenets with the significance the human conscience and following one's own heart. This central theme of the novel is intimated to the reader in the scene where Sir Philip Gardiner, a character that completely defies this ideal, is described. Although he "had a certain erect and gallant bearing that marks a man of the world . . . his dress was strictly puritanical" (124)....   [tags: Hope Leslie Essays]

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Cedric Jennings in A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind

- Cedric Jennings in A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind Throughout the novel, A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind, Cedric Jennings is a minority student in a poor, inner city school, trying to fight his way up to the top. He has a greater hope for himself than the overwhelming majority of the other students at Ballou High. Cedric faces many challenges to eventually make his way to Brown University. According to Labaree, Cedric is exercising the goal of social mobility, meaning that he works against the competition to get into a high-ranking college and hopefully a well-paying job....   [tags: Hope in the Unseen Ron Suskind]

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Hope Leslie by Catharine Maria Sedgwick

- Hope Leslie by Catharine Maria Sedgwick American Puritans in the 17th century were known for their fervor for personal godliness and doctrinal correctness. In addition to believing in the absolute sovereignty of God, the total depravity of man, and the complete dependence of human beings on divine grace for salvation, they stressed the importance of personal religious experience. In her novel Hope Leslie, Catharine Maria Sedgwick critiques the idea of Puritanism and shows its deficiencies through the characters of Everell Fletcher, Hope Leslie, and Magawisca....   [tags: Hope Leslie Catharine maria Sedgwick Essays]

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Female Independence in Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie and Kelly Clarkson's Song Miss Independent

- Female Independence in Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie and Kelly Clarkson's Song "Miss Independent" Authors have addressed the topic of female independence in various literary styles, including novels, novellas, and poetry. In our society today, independence for women is one of the main topics of many songs. The concept of female independence has changed over the years; people have gone from frowning upon female independence to celebrating it. Both Catharine Maria Sedgewick and pop singer Kelly Clarkson address female behavior that now, in the 21st century, is typical for many women....   [tags: Hope Leslie Sedgewick Clarkson Essays]

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Hope for the Other

- Every opinion or analysis must have a perspective from which it is formed. These analyses construct a narrative involving a “favored” side and an “other” side, based on the place from which the analyst writes. Neutrality is difficult when writing about a topic one cares deeply about. For example, it is not disputed that five members of the British army entered the Egyptian village of Denshawi in 1906. It is when this fact is put into some sort of context that perspective and bias enter into an author’s account....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Flame of Hope

- The Flame of Hope All at once, a blast reverberated off the walls, knocking debris from the ceiling. Screams were heard immediately after, fearing that would be the decisive one. The bomb that would bury us alive. The lights flickered once, twice, then darkness engulfed the population. The last six days have been spent in a concrete bunker, hundreds of feet below the desolate ground. Terror struck us in every waking moment; nightmares haunted us throughout the night. Of course we were frightened: We were the only human beings left....   [tags: short story]

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Catharine Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie, Stephen Gould’s Dinosaur in a Haystack, and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm

- Catharine Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie, Stephen Gould’s Dinosaur in a Haystack, and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm all display similar characteristics, so that though they are seemingly unrelated, they can be compared. Mainly the comparisons exist through the imagery the authors use to weave the stories together, the structure of each book, the authority of each author, and the use of nature. A character or objects are the images that the three authors use to tie the plots of the books together....   [tags: Hope Leslie Dinasaur Haystack Perfect Essays]

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Religion in Chatharine Sedwick's Hope Leslie, Stephen Jay Gould's Dinosaur in a Haystack and Norman Mclean's A River Runs Through It

- Religion in Chatharine Sedwick's Hope Leslie, Stephen Jay Gould's Dinosaur in a Haystack and Norman Mclean's A River Runs Through It In Hope Leslie, by Catharine Sedwick; Dinosaur in a Haystack, by Stephen Jay Gould, and A River Runs Through it, by Norman Maclean; the authors use religion in order to give the reader an insight on the stories and ideas they present, as well as gaining respect in the reader’s minds. All people can relate to religion, in one way or the other. Therefore, people have a sense of what the author is trying to express as well as giving the author a universal sense of respect....   [tags: Hope Leslie Dinasaur Haystack River Runs Through]

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Glimmer of Hope

- In the darkest of places, the hardest of times, or the lowest of lows, hope can always be found. “Hope Is a Tattered Flag,” by Carl Sandburg, illustrates where hope can be found, even when it seems like all is lost. This optimistic poem focuses on the depth of hope and the many aspects of life in which it lies. The setting of the work is in America amid a time of depression and hardship during the 1930s. In these trying times, all people were struggling to find their own gleam of hope anywhere they could....   [tags: Analysis, Carl Sandburg]

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Suffering and Hope

- Most people think that suffering is a random, natural part of life but in actuality suffering is a mechanism used by the gods to either teach humanity a less, or use it for their own selfish needs. Throughout the book of Job God, or Yahweh used suffering to prove to the Accuser that he was loyal to Him, and not only because God had given Job a blessed life. The Roman pagan gods used suffer for their own personal vendetta such as when Odysseus blinded the Cyclops, who was the son of the Roman god Poseidon, and to get back at Odysseus Poseidon created a storm so he could not get home to make him suffer his homesickness further....   [tags: Purpose, God, Book of Job]

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Bible: Hope in the Letters of Paul

- Hope (in Paul) The term “hope” appeared many times within the letters of Paul, fifty-four in the NIV Bible to be exact. The Greek term that Paul used for “hope”, “ἐλπίς ”, conveys a sense of trust in a divinely given future. Paul amplified this definition for hope in Romans; he wrote, “For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have?” Paul expressed this same idea that hope comes through God throughout his letters . Paul prayed, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” This verse of prayer clearly exemplified Paul’s belief t...   [tags: god, christians, New Testament]

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The Shawshank Redemption : Theme Of Hope

- In the Shawshank Redemption a theme of hope is evident throughout which is to be expected in a film about prison. In the Shawshank redemption hope is used to drive people to get out of the prison in Andy’s case and to travel down to Mexico based off of what a note said. Hope is often used in movies but just as much in real life and often helps people make it through a tough experience or to find something they have been looking for. I use hope at times to help brighten up a day or even sometimes an extended amount of time....   [tags: The Shawshank Redemption, Morgan Freeman]

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The Audacity of Hope: A Rhetorical Analysis

- Hope, by definition means to look forward to something with reasonable desire and confidence. Hope also means a person or thing in which expectations are centered. When discussing the word hope, one must consider the core values by which the word works around. You could hope for financial success, world peace, or simply hope for some good out of your day. In 2006, Barack Obama wrote the political biography The Audacity of Hope to outline his core political and spiritual beliefs, as well as his opinions on different aspects of American culture....   [tags: Politics]

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Theologies Rooted in the Concept of Hope

- Theology is “how we try to articulate our interpretations into symbols, rituals, doctrine, ethics, and other norms for behaviour” (Hetherington, Sept 20, 2013). Theology is present in all religions and helps to understand different aspects of religion better. In theology, one prominent factor is the idea of hope. Hope is not simply an optimistic view on life. Hope is the human yearning and working for something better. There are many theologies that try to work toward this image that hope gives them....   [tags: feminist, liberation theology, ecotheology]

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There is No Hope of Doing Perfect Research

- There are two ways of looking at research and perfect research. Conceptually, these two are oxymoron. Research is done to understand the unknown or clear doubts about the known. Perfect research is possible only when you have the full knowledge of the subject of investigation so have no room for mistakes or bias in planning, formulating, and executing the research and drawing conclusions from it. If you know everything about the subject and have no doubt about it, then there is no need for perfect research....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

- When reading, “Hope” is the Thing with Feathers it reminded me that you have to always remember that there is hope no matter what. In the beginning it says, “Hope is the thing with feathers” (line 1) implying that hope is like a bird. When I hear that it makes me imagine that hope is like a bird because no matter what it goes through, it just keeps flying. It could be injured or 20 degrees and the bird would still try and find a way to fly somewhere. Then is states, “And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all -” (line 3, 4) backing up what I said that no matter happens to the bird, it is going to keep flying....   [tags: Madrid Metro, Metropolitana di Napoli]

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The Paradox Of Hope Or Hopelessness

- THE PARADOX OF HOPE OR HOPELESSNESS: HOW DO YOUNG PEOPLE VIEW ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION. In this study, the researchers seek to understand if common factors can be identified in young people’s ideas about and responses to environmental issues, and determine if they need support to move towards a more interconnected understanding of the environment to achieve meaningful action. Studies have indicated that young people may not recognize the links between their personal actions and global problems or that they have a tendency to allocate responsibility for the environment to the government rather than themselves....   [tags: Environmentalism, Natural environment]

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A Ray of Hope for the Medical Field

- Stem Cell Research has been a controversial subject since its debut in 1998. Although, the use of human embryonic stem cells (the non-specialized cells of a human embryo) continues to be the most talked about part of this extensive research, scientists have found that adult, fetal and cord blood stem cells are useful as well. Studies performed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison show that the cell lines are capable of becoming different cells in the body and have the potential to treat and cure a number of diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes and even Cancer....   [tags: human development, stem cells,therapeutic medicine]

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Marijuana Is The Enemies Of Ambition And Hope

- “Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope.”At young age it is strongly advised to remain drug free and to completely stay away from drugs. After being imbedded into people’s moral beliefs the majority do not support the use of drugs. However, in recent years with the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon it has created a new perspective on drug usage. Many people are beginning to see a positive side in legalizing drugs and Gore Vidal is one of these advocates. In his article Drugs, he argues for the opposing side that all drugs should become legal....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Drug]

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Jesus : The Hope Of All Nations

- Jesus Christ- The Hope Of All Nations Jesus Christ was the light that came to earth to brighten the lives of the people. He taught phenomenal and meaningful lessons that changed many hearts and caused people to accept Jesus as their Lord. Jesus Christ is the life of Christianity; the Word of God in flesh. His life, his ministry, and his crucifixion where prophesied long before he was born and Christians believe that they were all fulfilled. He had so much love for human kind that he came to earth to die for the sins of the people, so that their souls would be able to enter the Kingdom of Heaven....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Christian terms, Messiah]

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Hope : The Greatness Of Miyazaki Hayao

- Hope in Despair: The Greatness of Miyazaki Hayao “Animation time!” When I was in elementary school, my dad would often begin the perfect Sunday experience this way, and I would dash out of my room, hop onto the sofa, and curl myself around my father’s round belly. On one of these days in particular, we watched Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro (1988). The few things I still remember about the movie are the huge, puffy, and eccentrically adorable forest spirit Totoro – with his eyes staring nowhere – and my dad’s warm and soft stomach covered by a wool sweater of exactly the same shade of gray as Totoro’s fur....   [tags: Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, Spirited Away]

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Freedom Writers - A Message of Hope

- 2007 drama film, Freedom Writers, directed and written by Richard LaGravenese (whose previous screenplays include The Fisher King and The Bridges of Madison County) starring Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, Imelda Staunton and Patrick Dempsey. It is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell (teacher by profession) who wrote the story based on Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California. Hilary Swank stars in this enthralling movie of ghetto kids raised on street corners, underprivileged boys and girls who use drugs, have served time in prison, and are very angry about living in a war zone where people are killed regularly on the streets....   [tags: Film Review]

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America, A Land of False Hope

- Work hard and stay committed and eventually all of your dreams will come true. This promise is known as part of the American Dream. It is said that with a little bit of hard work and dedication one can end up on the top of the social classes. After all, this is the land of endless opportunity. However, reality is striking most Americans on their way to the top. People are now starting to realize that this land of endless opportunity does have a lot of limitations and setbacks. The majority of these setbacks come from the uneven wealth distribution in America....   [tags: dreams, dedication, wealth]

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Graduation Speech : Dreams Of Hope

- Dreams of Hope I often say, “I made the three common mistakes a person is not supposed to do right after high school: I joined the military, rushed into marriage, and had children.” Without a doubt, these three life choices were definitely detrimental towards my goals of a higher education for myself. However, growing up poor and a ward of the court, the stigma of being a burden towards others has been enough to break my spirit. For this reason, the thought of college appeared to be far-fetched, frivolous, and extreme....   [tags: Higher education, College, Education]

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The Cross Symbol Of Hope

- The Cross Symbol of Hope In the previous paragraph Paul uses the word hope in the defense of the faith but he also use it in presenting the faith. Because hope and faith are two legs of the same belief and that belief is in Jesus Christ. Paul reminded the Roman church and he reminds us today that at one time we were enemies of God (Rom 5:10) and His wrath was upon us but by Christ’s death for us we now have peace with God and we can “rejoice in [the] hope of the glory of God” because it is by “grace in which we stand.” Isn’t that reason to “rejoice in hope?” 1 Paul makes reference to us who were once enemies of God, but now are reconciled to Him by the death of H...   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Islam, Jesus and history]

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A Tale of Pain and Hope

- I think my mask is upside down. Fumbling with the ties behind the gown, my hands appear deformed under the poorly donned gloves. My fiance, the nurse, has long since outfitted and entered. The room's darkness protects photosensitive eyes and partially shrouds the array of electronic and medical technology. The computer monitor scrolls the words of this story in the form of graphs and digits. Beneath lies my fiance's thirteen year-old daughter who is vying against the infection in her spinal fluid....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Star Wars : A New Hope

- Star Wars (1977) is one of the world’s most successful films of all time. It has made a terrific impact on popular culture since its release. Furthermore, Star Wars changed the narrative and aesthetic style of future Hollywood films. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, illustrates how cinema has evolved since Fred Ott’s Sneeze (1894). Ultimately, this essay will explain the set up of Star Wars and how it connects to cinema history, in the point of views of the: narrative and cinematic style, genre, auteur theory and the global film industry....   [tags: Film, Narrative, Film theory, Star Wars]

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Star Wars : A Nonexistent Hope

- Star wars: a nonexistent hope Fallowing the successful completion of world war two, and I only mean successful in that it wiped out the majority of national powers in the world. Leaving the US to reign supreme with the best economy Americans had ever seen and they were the only atomic power in the world. This ushered in a rise in middle class and minimal unemployment throughout the US. However, after only a few short years the USSR detonated their first atomic bomb. From there it was a race to the end....   [tags: Cold War, United States, World War II]

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The Cross Symbol Of Hope

- The Cross Symbol of Hope Whatever situation you are facing, if you’re not confident that God is going to act graciously and powerfully on your behalf, you don’t have hope. You may really want things to turn out ok, but it’s not hope unless you believe confidently in the power of Jesus Christ to get you through, whatever it is you are facing. So how do we get hope. How are we to be confident towards the power of Jesus Christ during hopeless situations. Hope is found in hopeless situations when we come to Jesus, and secondly when we believe in Jesus....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Islam, God in Christianity]

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Light of Hope by Thomas Kinkade

- The painting Light of Hope is a realistic painting of a light house on the coast of an American shore done by contemporary artist Thomas Kinkade. Thomas Kinkade started his career with his first lithograph, and after some time he realized he was inspired to paint not for the money but from his heart. His main goal became glorifying God and spreading His light. Kinkade grew up in Placerville, California and growing up to be a big family man. Often in his paintings he leaves little symbols representing his wife and children....   [tags: artwork, christianity, God, symbolism, glory]

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Hope And Dreams By Langston Hughes

- Hopes and Dreams Langston Hughes was an African American poet, essayist, playwright, and skilled short story wordsmith. He is best known for vocalizing the concerns of his fellow working-class African Americans. Hughes was born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, a descendant of prominent abolitionists and rose quickly to prominence during the “Harlem Renaissance”. We know Hughes for his extreme versatility and as a productive author who was particularly well known and loved for his folksy humor....   [tags: African American, Langston Hughes, Black people]

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I Hope This Is Never You

- I hope this is never you. No one thinks they will ever have to deal with such a heartbreaking, devastating event. But if you have children yourself or a nephew or niece, who you love more than the world, or planning to have a baby, then you probably want to keep reading. Nothing in the world is more enjoyable than a birth of a child. The child inherits his or her father’s big nose, mother’s eyes, and maybe a couple cancer genes. Watching a child grow and move through developmental milestones, learning to sit, crawl and take the first tottering step, is a joyful process for any parent....   [tags: Cancer, Leukemia, Bone marrow, White blood cell]

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Book Report : Surprised By Hope

- s you. There are numerous things that people find surprising or are surprised by. Some people like being surprised, others strongly dislike it. Surprises come in many different packages, forms, and weights. I would like to talk about surprises that have weight, that have a big impact on people. Surprises can be thought about as something that is shocking but also as a change that one did not think about before. Maybe a different way of looking at something. These surprises usually come in the form of ideas and beliefs....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Easter]

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Charlie 's Life With No Hope

- Charlie demonstrates a socially awkward freshman in high school who has always been a wallflower. Soon into his first year of high school, he meets two friends, Sam and Patrick who teach him how to live outside his comfort zone. What nobody knows about Charlie is that he was molested by his Aunt Helen. This caused a major mental damage that lasted throughout Charlie’s life. Thankfully, Patrick and Sam were always there to support Charlie in times that Charlie felt so alone in life with no hope. The movie demonstrates throughout Charlie’s first year in high school that true friends will always be there for one another, that child abuse can cause many mental illnesses, and that family is the n...   [tags: Child abuse, Sexual abuse, High school]

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Police Is A Symbol Of Hope

- Police are a symbol of hope in times of trouble. Whenever a person needs help, the officers always come to their aide. The blue uniform enforces the authority of the officers, while simultaneously making the nation feel safe. The second the men and women in blue show up at a crime scene, Americans feel they are in good hands. Nowadays though, police officers seem to be having the opposite affect on people. The officers are feared by large masses of people and many are being labeled as villains....   [tags: Police, Crime, Gun, Violence]

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Absurdism: the Cure for Hope

- In Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Paramo, hope, or rather the lack of hope, is used to demonstrate how acceptance is an act of self-preservation, not defeat. Futile hope leads characters in the novels to despair which can only be resolved by giving up the hope which sustains it. By examining the ways in which characters in Pedro Paramo respond to either the preservation or the disillusion of their hope, this essay will determine how that response illustrates the basic principles of absurdism within the texts....   [tags: Juan Rulfo, Pedro Paramo, Literary Analysis]

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Analysis of Alec Derwent Hope

- ... Thus, Australia's reach and realm of intelligence and power have now been "worn away". In the second stanza, Hope has continued his negative attitude toward Australia by describing it as ‘emptiest’ and ‘dry womb’. Australia was called as a ‘young country’ to which Hope has disagreed. His image in “Australia” is not the traditional one of a young land of promise but an immensely aged land which lacks a real future. The cities and the people are depleted and not original, thereby clinging to an alien soil....   [tags: great Australian poets and critics]

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Fear and Hope in Marigolds

- Eugenia Collier’s “Marigolds” is a memoir of a colored girl living in the Great Depression. The story does not focus on the troubles society presents to the narrator (Elizabeth), but rather is focused on the conflict within her. Collier uses marigolds to show that the changes from childhood to adulthood cause fear in Elizabeth, which is the enemy of compassion and hope. “Marigolds” is about change. Collier chose a “fourteen-going-on-fifteen” (1) year old girl because the transition from childhood to adulthood adds layers of conflict to the story....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Eugenia Collier]

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Hope Grows and Never Fades

- “Our horse chestnut [tree] is in full bloom, thickly covered with leaves and much more beautiful than last year.” Anne Frank, 13 May 1944 Hope Grows and Never Fades Anne Frank is a famous author of a book she wrote while she was hiding during World War Two. There was a tree that stood in her neighbor’s garden and she frequently looked at it (Frank 233, 158, 209, 213). The tree gave Anne Frank Hope (Anne Frank Sapling Planted on Capitol Hill). They both shared some time together while a very important and tragic event was going on in the world (Anne Frank Tree)....   [tags: Anne Frank, Nazi Germany, Jews, World History]

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Hope in the Totalitarian Realm

- ... Unlike the men who engage freely in homosexual behaviors, there is no sexuality or intimacy that forms between women within the camps. The men see them as dirty and vile, and sex as a necessary means to an end. How, therefore, could these women ever know what love and companionship feels like. Patricia Hill Collins in her work on Black Sexual Politics notes, “Oppression functions not simply by forcing people to submit…but also works by rendering its victims unlovable. Once objectified in their own eyes and in those of their supporters, people police one another and all become more easily exploited and controlled” (Collins 250)....   [tags: religion, manipulation of history]

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Movie Analysis : Hope Floats

- Hope Floats (Movie Analysis Part 1) Sin Young Nam SWO300-02 September 25, 2014 Abstract This paper will include the analysis of the movie Hope Floats. It will start with a short summary of the movie describing the characters and the plot. It will then discuss the family dynamics that are shown in the movie based on the class discussions and the readings. It will also include a variety of issues that are shown throughout the movie. This paper will discuss three key family system’s issues that includes the family concepts, assessing one from Bowen’s concepts, one from Minuchin’s concepts, and one from General Systems Theory/Anderson and Sabatelli concepts....   [tags: Family therapy, Family, Salvador Minuchin]

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Fostering Hope At A Class

- Fostering hope came about to me in class. I never got to meet a person from fostering hope, but I knew from the information that I got it was a good thing to do. I first learned about this around the first two weeks of class, but I really did not get started doing things for this until the month of March. On Thursday April 7, 2016, I put in $160. One hundred dollars came from family members and I talked to them about what fostering hope was. Sixty dollars came from a bingo game that I won from my brother’s cookout on Saturday April 2, 2016....   [tags: Foster care, Sociology, Family]

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Tragedy And Hope : Essay

- Tragedy and Hope: Tragedy and Hope full Audio: I think you have coalesced Most of the suspicions I also have. In the beginning, Jefferson, Hamilton represent not just a difference of political thought and purpose, but perhaps a fundamental or universal truth about mankind, power and the need to obtain power over others. The reasons, ego, competition, human sport and the monopoly or poker mentality, there can be only be one winner, by necessity, I have yet to grasp the need to own everything, unless, like A....   [tags: Federal Reserve System, Central bank, Money, Bank]

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The Killer of Hope: Euthanasia

- When asked, “Why it is important to accept Euthanasia?” the answer is always about releasing patient from pain, but why take a naïve solution when there is hope. Take a second and think about how will a one say goodbye to the ones he love. The answer is obvious, it is impossible to let go of those we love. Hence, one should keep an open mind to the following lines whether you are against or for Euthanasia. Euthanasia or so called physician assisted death stand for intended cessation of person’s life at situation of terminal illness....   [tags: doctor assisted suicide, the right to die]

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Prayer Is A False Hope

- Most everyone has a worldview of spirituality. More often than not it is unspoken and held silently. Therefore, many individuals have questions and seek understanding through curiosity. Furthermore, there are some people who are strong in their beliefs and do not have a quavering devotion to the Lord, but have a complete faith. There are some that are strong prayer warriors or know at least someone that is. However, many claim to have faith yet they never stepped into a church. There are also many individuals that do not necessarily pray, yet others feel prayer is a false hope....   [tags: God, Devil, Religion, Faith]

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Biography of John Hope Franklin

- John Hope Franklin, born January 2nd 1915, was an African-American historian who dedicated his life to the teaching and studying of American history and racial politics, especially that of Southern America. An avid promoter of the teaching, studying and presentation of American history as well as the preservation and access of its materials, Franklin died March 25th 2009. A leading scholar on black American history, Franklin often cited historians as being influential in shaping policy in America and he paved the way for other black scholars....   [tags: african american historian, teaching, inequality]

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The Hero Of Hope Class

- Although she wears no red badge of courage, she has seen no battlefields, yet her eyes have faced the grim, hellish, satanic, nightmare of war. She has felt the brutal, savage, agonizing pain as if being hit by an M16 Assault Rifle. Sinking her teeth and claws so sharp into the depths of her illness, she has held her own against the world’s most fierce, murderous disease known as cancer. It lives at the base of her brain, throbbing with the red blood of life, trying to escape into the vital parts of her being....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, American Cancer Society]

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I Hope All Is Well

- Hello, I hope all is well. This e-mail concerns remarkable observations, and discussions relayed to Heather Norton, and myself. First, ​during our last supervision session on November 15, 2016 at 1:oopm. It was brought to Heather Norton 's and my attention that a staff member would begin assisting both of us with filing. Since that day any attempt with having a staff member assist us has been defeated. For example, Stacia Bloom was supposed to assist us instead of providing assistance she wanted details surrounding our meeting with Ms....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Medical record]

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The Hope Solo Story

- If what does not kill us makes us stronger, then Hope Solo is made of steel. In Hope Solo’s novel Hope Solo: A Memoir of Hope, she is not afraid to speak the truth no matter what people may think of her. Hope learned during her younger years to be open to different ideas and not get discouraged by life’s challenges. She has faced countless obstacles in both her personal life and professional career. Although her persona is very intimidating, Hope is a daddy’s girl, honest, and straight-forward....   [tags: soccer, sports, biography]

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New Hope Oncology Center

- The New Hope Oncology Center, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, provides a comprehensive program of care for oncology patients. New Hope provides diagnostic services, surgical procedures and outpatient treatment in one facility. The center is equipped with the most current diagnostic equipment and highly trained personnel to ensure precise results. New Hope is prepared to diagnose and treat various forms of cancer including cancer of the breast, prostate, stomach, lungs and skin cancer. Mechanisms used to detect cancerous cells in the body include x-rays, ultrasounds and biopsies....   [tags: comprehensive program, oncology patients]

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Christianity, Faith, And Hope

- This passage Paul talks about the Justification, Hope and Love that God has poured for us through Jesus Christ. When I read this passage for the 1st time, I do not understand many things that Paul discusses about Faith, Hope and Love. How does this passage related to Jesus death. Where Paul does received this message. Who authorized Paul to give this message. In simple terms, this passage still misses out specific point of God’s faith, love and hope. Where does this origin. In Catholicism, faith and hope is theological virtues that help to become a good Christian while love is an important concept in Christianity and basic belief in Catholicism....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Gospel of John, Love]

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Improving Economy Through Hope

- Putnam County, where I live, is one of the poorest counties in Florida. Unemployment, crime and lack of education all contribute to the depressed nature of this community. Many of the citizens here are the third generation in their families to receive welfare. There is a shortage of job opportunities and an indifference toward higher education. Many turn to crime and drugs out of apathy or desperation. If I were given $150,000 to use for a distressed real estate purchase, I would establish the Palatka House of Hope....   [tags: Education, Service, Health]

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Creative Writing: Losing Hope

- ... “Come on sis. It’s time to go to school, now!” She called again. I was about to add in the line from the movie, Alice in Wonderland, “We’re late. We’re late, for a very important date!” sung by the rabbit. But, something told me that it would not have such a great turn out for me, so, the wonderful reference was locked inside my brain to use for a different time. As I bounded down the stairs, the fowl scent sifting up my nostrils told me I forgot to do something. At the bottom of the stairs I was certain of this mistake when my mother confronted me and asked me, “Open those choppers, let me see.” My mouth opened quite slowly to make sure she understood, that Hope Goodman does not need h...   [tags: quigley, grace, mother, school]

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Choosing Hope Over Pessimism

- III. Evaluation of Sources I have found both sources to be reliable for my purposes. The Federal Election Committee is an agency of the United States government, and it produces perhaps the most accurate statistics in the world, as they come under heavy scrutiny for the impact their information produces. However there have been instances in which the organizations that the federal government uses to tabulate votes in individual states have produced false results. One such instance was in the 2000 presidential election....   [tags: US Election]

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Hope: A Fictional Narrative

- It was a strange night, there seemed to be a chill in the air: my skirt tangled around my soot-covered legs. I tightened my grip on Iris’s Hand. I felt her tense up as we walked thought the ashes. It created a white fog as we stepped closer to the photo. The corner of the frame stuck out of the dust and ash. Burnt tables, furniture, ceiling are scattered around. I picked up the frame slowly, brushing of the debris. The gold frame was still intact. Iris’s lip quivered. I wanted to hug her, comfort her, tell her everything will be okay, but I can’t lie....   [tags: ashes, foster, dream, movie]

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A Hope in the Unseen

- A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind is an amazingly touching story for any future teacher. It gives hope to every student who is trying to make it in life. It enforces the importance of teacher expectations, human capital, and cultural capital. It touches on funding issues and the irrelevance of standardized testing. Cedric Jennings' life was everything but easy. He never had the opportunity to take the short, easy path, instead always being forced onto the long, winding road; in Cedric's case it gradually led to a world of success....   [tags: American Literature]

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Desired Hope

- The American dream is a dream that everyone hopes to one day achieve. It is what keeps the country going and develops hard workers of many. Langston Hughes’s “I, Too” and Walt Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” is the epitome of that dream, the poems both demonstrate a certain air of aspiration for the future of America and both of the speakers want change for the better. The poem’s speakers are both men and are of the working class. Even though their jobs may not be desirable and in Hughes’s “I, Too” the speaker may be working against his will, he is still working and they are both adhering with them for that feeling of hope....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Walt Whitman]

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Hope Springs Eternal

- If what does not kill us makes us stronger, then Hope Solo is made of steel. In Hope Solo’s novel Hope Solo: A Memoir of Hope, she is not afraid to say the truth no matter what people may think of her. Hope learned during her younger years to be open to different ideas and not get discouraged by life’s challeges. She has faced countless obstacles in both her personal life and professional career. Although her persona is very intimidating, Hope is a daddy’s girl and is honest and straight-forward....   [tags: Solo, soccer, motivation]

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Defining 'Hope College'

- Hope College is a Christian college. It’s not a secret. There are a lot of preconceived notions about Christian colleges. People say that because Christian colleges only accept Christians into their school, they don’t tolerate people in different walks of life. People have a conception that students at Christian colleges are pious and only attend their specific school because no other school is Christian enough for them. People think that those students don’t care about academics or take their studies seriously; all they care about is being a devout Christian....   [tags: preconcieved notions about Christian colleges]

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Hope in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is extensively a story of hope. Hope is to wish for something with expectation of its fulfilment and to have confidence; trust. This is shown through the themes, issues and the characters in the novel. Atticus represents hope, he is optimist. He is from the higher class and defends the lower class and still has the anticipation to win. The Finch family has hope as Atticus has taught his children to be accepting and have open-minds. Racism and prejudice, give people the hope for change....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee]

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Hope is the Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson

- Poetry Research Paper No matter how bad things may seem, there is always hope for things to ameliorate. When people believe that the future will be promising, they can have something to look forward to as opposed to dwelling on the past or the problems of the present. This hope can give a person a positive outlook on life and motivate him or her to look past what is happening in the present. In the poems “Hope is the Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson and “The Darkling Thrush” by Thomas Hardy, they both convey similar messages about hope....   [tags: poetry, past, future, metaphor]

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Hope Via Religion

- In a world filled to the brim with alienation, despair, and loneliness one could assume that there is no allotted room for hope. During the Oral Tradition, 5th-11th Centuries, many Anglo-Saxon poems contained common themes of isolation and characters who led wretched lifestyles. Two of the most legendary poems descending from the Oral Tradition, “The Seafarer” and “The Wanderer,” contain these elegiac elements. Similarly, both the seafarer and the wanderer reside in worlds of continuous exile and turmoil....   [tags: Poetry]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Hope Is A Thing With Feathers '

- Dickinson’s “Hope is a Thing with Feathers," is a motivational and sweet poem that reflects her personal live style from the 1830-1886. Her beginnings as a writer denoted some type of religious believes and philosophical style that she maturated over the years in where the expression of her candid soul was her inspirational source. Her innate poet skills were supported by her attendance to a religious school that due to her weak health didn 't last long. Although, her family observed the political, social, and religious norms that were required to meet in Massachusetts, (her hometown) she wasn 't forced to follow that structure....   [tags: Bird, Poetry, Soul, Life]

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Elements Of Hope And Perseverance In Dystopian Literature

- Hope and perseverance are two characteristics that can inspire just about anyone in almost any situation. Hope is defined ( ) as “the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best.” Perseverance is “steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement .” In The Unexpected Popularity of Dystopian Literature (2016), Finnson states that “The dystopian worlds are bleak, not because they are meant to stand as mere cautionary tales, but because they are designed to display, in sharp relief, the possibility of utopian change even in the darkest of circumstances .” All o...   [tags: Dystopia, Utopia, Utopian and dystopian fiction]

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Hysteria, Evil and Hope Depicted in The Crucible

- In “The Crucible”, there are words that have different meanings based on their context such as hysteria, evil and hope, which applies to the content of the play. Hysteria destroys the people of Salem, evil is within the Devil, and hope is when the characters confess. “The Crucible” displays hysteria in many ways throughout the play, but the main act of hysteria was that it wrecked the people of Salem. Hysteria is an exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion, which is mainly demonstrated by divisions of society....   [tags: Arthur Miller]

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Hope Amidst Terror

- The horrifically unjust persecution of the Jewish people during the Holocaust is widely recognized as history’s single most malevolent event. Oskar Schindler’s courageous protection of his workers has become one of the most famous acts of compassion that occurred during Hitlers systematic execution of the Jews. Schindler was able to save over one thousand Jews by using his wealth and connections. The compassion that this member of the Nazi party showed to the Jews was punishable by death, yet he risked his life....   [tags: Holocaust, Schindler, Hitler]

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Hope in Waiting for Godot and Wall E

- The individual and society living in the 20th Century has changed a great deal. This is shown in many texts such as animated film Wall E created by Pixar and Waiting for Godot written by Samuel Beckett, an Irish writer, dramatist and poet. The major wars that happened in the 20th Century which were WWI, World War II and the Cold War affected many writers’ opinions and attitudes to everything in the world and all the mass murder and bombings had caused so much misery and torment. Waiting for Godot was written during the Cold War and World War II so this reflected on Samuel Beckett’s attitude on plain life....   [tags: Wall E, movies, Waiting for Godot]

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The Aesthetic Criteria Is Centered On Reading With Hope

- In Haskel Frankel’s review, the aesthetic criteria is centered on reading with hope. Frankel wants The Bluest Eye to give him positive emotions, such as comfort and happiness, and yet the language makes him think about what makes something beautiful, a question which he would not like to raise in the first place. Frankel mainly focuses on what the novel did not do and what he thought could have made it more successful. Although overall Frankel was “still in favor of” the novel, he wanted Pecola to be the central character and when she became one it was “far too late to achieve the impact it might have had” (Frankel)....   [tags: African American, Black people, Character, Novel]

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Theme Of Hope In Night By Elie Wiesel

- The word “night” can be defined literally as ten hours of a 24-hour day that is dark, or metaphorically connoted as a time of evil and sadness. In the memoir Night, composed by Elie Wiesel, readers learn about a negative correlation to the period of time when light no longer appears. Wiesel leaves “a legacy of words” (vii) to ensure the past will never occur again. He explains the story without emoting and describes the events experienced by hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust. Night is a metaphor which refers to the darkness in lives, minds, and souls, and symbolizes lost hope, isolation, and transformation....   [tags: Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz concentration camp]

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Commentary on The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama

- Summary The title of the book is “The Audacity of Hope;” and it is written by current president Barack Obama. In 2004, he was only a young U.S. Senator from Illinois, who was driven into the national eye at the 2004 Democratic Convention when he delivered a speech called “The Audacity of Hope.”After less than twenty minutes of speaking, Obama’s name was known all over the country, with many political examiners predicting that he was well qualified to enter the next presidential race. Before this, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School....   [tags: Senator, Politician, Speech]

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Hope, Is The Thing With Feathers By Emily Dickinson

- The poem that will be analyzed is “ ‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers” by Emily Dickinson. Born by the name, Emily Elizabeth Dickinson wrote this poem in 1861 and during that time she was experiencing an emotional crisis and her traumatized state of mind is believed to have inspired her to write prolifically. Throughout Emily 's life, she suffered a great loss of people which caused her to create an isolation between her outside and social world. Several works that were created by Emily were influenced by her experiences of death with her family and friends....   [tags: Emily Dickinson, Poetry, Rhyme, Amherst]

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Life Is to Have Hope, Purpose and Motivation

- A new child is born into this world daily, but at the same time, there is someone whose life has passed on. In each circumstance we have a new revelation about life. However, when someone has passed away, the impact to those who lost the loved one can be pretty deep. It can be an emotional and mental challenge. The loss of someone so close changes the way we perceive life, and for some it creates a challenge or determination for their life. Last year, in September, my grandfather passed away unexpectedly....   [tags: personal reflections and change]

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and the Hope for a Cure

- Have you ever heard of a disorder, condition or disease for the first time wondering to yourself what it is. That was me 11 years ago when my baby girl was first diagnosed with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, at the young age of only four months old. My heart dropped when they told me the diagnosis even though I had no idea what it was, what is meant, or how it would change our lives. I had so many questions and even to this day, the questions still seem endless. I have spent countless hours researching and asking questions trying to fully understand what it all means....   [tags: stem cell, liver, lung disease, genetic disorder]

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A Light of Hope During the Vietnam War

- The American public begged for a way out, a light of hope to end the Vietnam War. Protesters lined the streets to proclaim how desperately they wanted soldiers back home. The government spent a huge amount of money, and many soldiers fought for their lives daily in battle. In the midst of the worst part of the war, a man named Richard Nixon came forth to stand as America’s light of hope. “Vietnamization” was Nixon’s ticket into the Oval Office, however; the implementation of his policy and the outcome of the war displeased some Americans....   [tags: Nixon, Vietnamization, policy]

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