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Alternative Energy Sources In a Long Run

- Once upon a time there was Kelly and Matt, both living in the outskirts of Mexico City. They live in a beautiful modern house. They are the only ones that power their house with solar energy and own hybrid cars. Many people criticize them for doing this because the people there are used to power their houses with fossil fuels. The couple knows that fossil fuels make the air quality bad and want to make the effort to soon make the air quality better using alternative energy. The same things happen in the real world, many critics prefer fossil fuels than alternatives, and in many cases criticizing their effort to make the environment better....   [tags: natural gas, solar energy]

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Optimism in the Long Run

- The Wall Street Journal (2014) published an article on January 30th, 2014 discussing the macroeconomic factors that reflect a growing U.S. economy. Some of the key macroeconomic indices discussed include: 1. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 2. Inflation 3. Trade Deficit. Within these macroeconomic indices lie several of the top ten general economic principles to include: 1. People respond to incentives 2. Trade can make everyone better off 3. A country’s standard of living depends on its ability to produce goods and services 4. Prices rise when the government prints too much money 5. Markets are usually a good way to organize economic activity U.S....   [tags: trade, economics, wall street journal]

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The Relationship Between Inflation and Unemployement with the Long-run Phillips Curve

- The Long- Run Phillips Curve (LRPC) The Long- Run Philips Curve, LRPC shows the relationship between inflation and unemployment when the actual inflation rate equals the expected inflation rate. If unemployment falls below its natural rate, inflation will accelerate and vise- versa. The LRPC is a vertical line at the Natural Unemployment Rate (Frictional Unemployment plus Structural Unemployment). Along the LRPC, an increase in the inflation rate will have no effect on the unemployment rate....   [tags: government spending, ecomomist, stagflation]

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Brazil’s Bolsa Familia: Its Impact on Inequality & Poverty in the Long-Run

- Introduction Latin America is one of the most unequal region of the world. Inequality in the region could be traced far back to the Spanish colonial era. Due to the mercantilist political economy of the Spaniards, certain groups such as the European elites, merchants and wealthy landed classes were favoured through the provision of rents while others –natives and slaves –were neglected (Mahoney 2010, 21). However, in recent years, Latin American countries including Brazil have been on the forefront in the battle against poverty and inequality....   [tags: Spanish Colonial Era, Latin America, Inequality]

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Long-Run Vs. Short-Run: Labor In Action

- The whole concept of moving to a company to a neighboring country is very common. The concept of importation and exportation came with the increasing development of colonization. Importation is defined as, "To buy or bring in products from another country." The definition of Exportation is as follows, "To send goods to another country to sell (The American Heritage Dictionary)."The automotive market today follows a similar trend today. It has been noted that many countries are using, buying and importing foreign cars for many reasons, but many do not understand that these cars are built and directly sold in their country....   [tags: Business]

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Personal Statement : Greetings Holden Caulfield

- ... After all this mess, you come to the realize your weak mental state and admit yourself to the mental institution. I praise you for going through all these discomforts and still being able to recount your story. Discontinue your excessive drinking and smoking, while discarding your cynical beliefs, replacing them with an optimistic mentality. You drown yourself with alcohol whenever you go out. For example, when you were at the Wicker Bar, you had drank so much that your line of sight was impaired: “Drunk as a bastard....   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcohol abuse, The Long Run]

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How to be a Successful Oligopolistic Firm in the Long Run

- How to be a Successful Oligopolistic Firm in the Long Run It is a well-known fact that every firm wants to be successful in its business. Sometimes it is difficult to decide what kind of actions to take in order to achieve it. Especially, it is hard on oligopoly market because this is one of the most complicated market structures. Oligopoly includes many models and theories such as duopoly where are just two producers and which pricing decisions remind monopoly, kinked demand curve, which decreases economic profit, and cartel, which brings economic profit just for the short-run....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Implications of the Stanford Prison Experiment for Humanity in the Long Run

- The Implications of the Stanford Prison Experiment for Humanity in the Long Run In 1971 a group of 18 students took part in what was to become the most controversial experiment of the decade. The students were divided randomly into prisoners and wardens. The wardens were given complete control of the prisoners and the experiment left to run. The idea of the experiment was to find out the causes of such atrocities as the Holocaust....   [tags: Papers]

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Diminishing Returns in the Short Run vs. Economices of Scale in the Long Run

- Diminishing Returns in the Short Run vs. Economices of Scale in the Long Run Production is the transformation of inputs into outputs. For firms to remain in business, they should avoid running into bankruptcy by efficient allocation of resources. The desired result is that as inputs are utilized, outputs will magnify by a greater percentage or the average cost per output will diminish according to "the law of diminishing returns" and "economies of scale" respectively. According to the universal definition of "the law of diminishing returns", "when one of the factors of production is held fixed in supply, successive additions of the other factors will lead to an i...   [tags: Papers]

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Run Like the Wind: A Geographical Look at Kenyan Supremacy in Long Di

- Run Like the Wind: A Geographical Look At Kenyan Supremacy in Long Distance Running In East Africa, there is an area know as the Great Rift Valley. It is in this Great Rift Valley, where the world’s most dominant long distance runners come from, Kenya. In the past three decades, runners from Kenya have simply dominated the sport of long distance running in all facets including cross-country, track, and the marathon. In the world rankings for marathon running, Kenyans hold 8 of the top 10 spots for the men and 6 of the top ten spots in women’s rankings....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Game of Life in Rabbit, Run

- The Game of Life in Rabbit, Run       Perhaps all our lives are simply a game, a game to which society sets the rules and to which we adapt.  In John Updike's novel, Rabbit, Run, the protagonist, Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom lives his life by the rules of the game of basketball.  Rabbit is a man who has, until the beginning of the book, played by society's rules.  But Rabbit's ambivalence is different from that of those around him; he has trouble communicating, and as a result he is often misunderstood and is constantly frustrated by the actions and expectations of others (Regehr).   In high school, Rabbit was a first rate basketball player and now, in his late twenties, is a middle-class man;...   [tags: Updike Rabbit Run Essays Papers]

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Ready to Run

- It was a cold winter dawn and amidst the pouring rain I was waiting for the first glimpse of sunlight at the gates of Los Gatos Park. I was hoping that the rain will retreat along with darkness. All the members of my running group had deserted me because of bad weather. Should I run and risk illness, I kept on asking myself. It was my last long run of 24 miles for California International Marathon and a very crucial one for my overall preparation. Finally I decided to run, all alone in rain for the next four hours as I was not going to sacrifice my preparation because of bad weather....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience]

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The Battle of Bull Run History

- The Battle of Bull Run was the first battle fought during the Civil War. It was a bloody battle and showed both sides that this war would not be won quickly. There were a few factors that swayed the battle in favor of the Confederacy, such as terrain, weather and technology. The Confederacy was able to use railroads to transport troops to battle, which had never been done before. This allowed them to continue fighting while the Union troops were growing tired and weak. Since the battle was fought on Southern soil, the Confederacy gained the upper hand....   [tags: american civil war,the confederacy,balloon corps]

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Run Lola Run

- "Every second of every day you are faced with a decision that can change your life. The difference between life or death can be decided in a split second" (IMDb). Run Lola Run is an excellent 80-minute German film written/directed by Tom Tykwer and edited by Mathilde Bonnefoy that has a four part "What if" style genre. The movie just throbs with kinetic energy mixed with a case of Monster Energy Drinks. It is so fast-paced that it is like a roller coaster that is unstable with each twist and turn....   [tags: Film Review]

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Distinctive Visuals in Run Lola Run

- A composer can create images dependant on the form of the language of texts to shape a responders understanding of the ideas and themes prompted by people and their experiences. The German film, ‘Run Lola Run’ written and directed by Tom Tykwer, focuses on the experiences of the protagonist Lola to explore the themes of the inevitable force of time, and the issue of freewill verses determinism. Similarly, Dorothea Mackellar, in her poem ‘My Country’, relies on her experiences of the Australian landscape to convey her love and passion for the country using the language of the distinctive visual....   [tags: Film]

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Old Time Walk and Run

- Old Time Walk and Run As I sit here at the first annual Bethlehem Six Day Extravaganza, I am amazed at the desire and energy these men and women have after five days of constant running. I would consider myself a good athlete, yet I would never be able to run such a long distance for six days straight. The amount of stamina needed to finish this race, to conquer the temperatures, distance, time, highs, and lows is incredible. These athletes have the support and admiration from so many people here to cheer them through this last day of running....   [tags: Personal Narrative History Athletics Papers]

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What Makes Smith Run?

- What makes Smith run??. The theme of honesty is widely developed in “The Loneliness of the Long Distant Runner,” in which Smith tells us what honesty means according to him, and according to the governor. To be honest is interpreted by the governor as the easiest and most common way to win the race, to get out of the jail, and to have a family. Smith’s sense of honesty therefore must be seen as individuality; to be in charge of ones self and free of “the system” creates an honest man, a human individual....   [tags: essays research papers]

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short story "run"

- He doesn’t sleep for more than a few hours. He doesn’t know why it is, just that he has never been able to let the night take him. The house isn’t big enough to hold his thoughts. Everyday it’s on his mind. The pain only comes when he tries to rest. He tries filling his time with activities to make himself better. Three a.m. is when he starts running. It’s the best time to go for a run, no one to bug him when he leaves. The house sleeps. He opens the door so the house stays asleep. He likes to run; it’s the only thing that keeps him going....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Letter to Teacher for On the Run by Michael Coleman

- How are you. For my weekly reading of, twenty minutes reading every five days a week, I read two great books I have finished my first book called On the Run by Michael Coleman. The second book was too long and I might have to stop reading this one because it a long and high level book for me. It called The Alchemyst by Michael Scott. I read half of it. This book is about Luke Reid, which is fifteen years old, who had been under arrest for theft more times than he can remember. His talent of picking lock has always helped him....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Privatizing a State Run Natural Monopoly

- A Natural Monopoly In Economics, a natural monopoly can be defined as an industry where the fixed cost of the capital goods is so high that it is not profitable for a second firm to enter and compete. The reason is that the nature of that product or service makes a single supplier more efficient than multiple, competing ones. The purpose of this essay is to discuss that the economic arguments for and against on privatizing a state run natural monopoly. You will find out on following contents....   [tags: Economics Economy Papers]

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The Battle of Bull Run in Manassas

- ... In present-day Iraq, in 331 B.C., The Battle of Gaugamela, also called the Battle of Arbela, took place. Alexander the Great and the Macedonians, also known as the Hellenic League, fought against King Darius III and the Persians. The Persian army outnumber Alexander and his troops by vast amounts. Before the battle, Darius had his men flatten the ground so his chariots would have the best conditions. Although the Macedonians were heavily outnumbered, they had a major advantage, the phalanx. A phalanx was made up on men, called hoplites, with large spearing swords of up to eighteen feet in length....   [tags: american civil war, prince william]

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Run for Fun, Fitness, and Health

- On your mark, get set, run. For centuries man has been running competitively. The sport has been around as long as any other, and has evolved over time. Since the first Olympic games in 776 B.C. running has been the center of major competitions (“Ancient Olympic Games”). From the Olympics to high school track meets, from trails to treadmills, and from a mile to 26.2 miles, running is a part of competition everywhere. The benefits of running are endless, and continue to prove that those who run are in the best state of health....   [tags: Healthy Lifestyle Essay]

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Kama Cade: Run for the Hills

- Kama pulled at his shirt awkwardly and he was by now wondering why he had even asked the girl what had happened to her parents. This would cause a lot of heartache for her to answer because she would start to cry. Kama was never good with crying girls… hell. He was never good with crying people in general… in fact he often ran away from situations like this. At his parents memorial he showed up for only five minutes and when people (old school friends of his parents) would walk up to him crying and telling him about how great his parents were this lead to Kama running off....   [tags: grief,]

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Long Term Care Insurance

- ... For example, Medicare programs do not help to pay for personal care services such as eating, dressing or using the bathroom even though these “activities of daily life” are the most needed services for most seniors (Green, 2003). These care services can be provided to seniors by the long term care insurance program. According to the national survey that was conducted among people who are 55 and older, just 36% believed that they would need long term insurance (Carter, 2008). However, it's estimated that at least 60% of people over age of 65 will require some long-term care services at some point in their lives (Carter, 2008)....   [tags: health coverage for people 65 and over]

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Will Europe Run the 21st Century?

- Europe will not run the 21st century because of a combination of economic, institutional, and cultural factors. However, for the purpose of this paper, I will focus on the economic aspects of European society that will impede EU ascendency. I do not believe that the EU will cease to exist in the coming century, but I do believe it will become obsolete because it will be unable to make the necessary changes to their demographic problems, defense policies, and economic culture in response to the increasing American ascendency....   [tags: us ascendency, eu economy, european union]

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A Well Run Healthcare Organization

- ... Finance costs too much, and it’s a burden on their overhead. Kenneth White and John Griffith, enlighten “budgeting, cost accounting, financial management, and auditing requires relatively small numbers of people, with the largest numbers of personnel being in various aspects of patient accounting and allocations” (447). What is required is quality experienced staff working collectively toward a common goal to ensure financial security and investment thus increasing HCO capital. Moreover, to assist the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Governance Board to make informed decisions, sufficient financial data has to be researched and collected over time....   [tags: Finance, Cost, Chief executive officer, Capital]

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Dragon Rider: The Run

- Run By now, Earl and Marie had noticed Florine’s absence. “I don't like it, I don't like it one bit.” Marie stated, adding to the ongoing conversation about the Fairies disappearance. “Something just feels wrong; I don't know her that well, but she seemed like the type that would tell a person where she was going.” Earl gripped her slightly gnarled hand with his own, leaning over in his saddle so the horses didn't touch. “Now darling, I'm sure everything is fine. We'll just go to Arnold's Creek and wait— but I do admit it's strange....   [tags: missing, creek, roar, fairy]

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Run Baby Run, by Nicky Cruz

- Run Baby Run, by Nicky Cruz Run Baby Run is the autobiography of an inspiring Christian, Nicky Cruz, who wasn't always serving the Lord. Nicky grew up in Puerto Rico, where his mother and father were spiritualists. His childhood was hard and lonely and he was convinced no one loved him. Nicky felt alone in the world at a young age and this made a deep hatred begin to grow inside him. By the time Nicky was 16 his parents could no longer handle him and sent him to live with his brother, Frank, in New York City....   [tags: Nicky Cruz]

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Long Term Investments

- As an investor with several types of securities, I am looking for long-term stability towards a retirement fund. The combination of several different stocks and mutual funds allows for the safety of the investments. By investing long-term in different accounts, I have the ability to gain more in the long-run with less risk of not lose all my savings on one investment. A stock is a share of a public corporation that is traded in the open market. It is how a corporation raises its’ capital to expand their business and ability to produce goods or services....   [tags: Economics]

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Run With The Horsemen

- Little Porter Osborne, Jr. grew up on a farm in Georgia where the people own the land and the land, in turn, owns the people. In the novel, Run with the Horsemen, Porter fights his way through adolescence and the depression, learning more about life every day from the big boys under the tree at lunch. Ferrol Sams is able to portray a realistic account of life on a farm during the depression by using humor, dialect, and vivid imagery. Humor is used throughout the book to keep the reader interested in what would otherwise be a boring story of hard work and hard times....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The War On Drugs : A Long Lasting Solution

- ... Along with mental health treatment. These services also need to be made friendlier to gain the user’s trust, different options should be given rather than have the law assign, or enforce the treatment. The treatment should be cost free or at a low cost. Most drug addicts and abusers do not have employment, having them to pay for treatment will only discourage them from even taking the treatment in the first place. Offering an alternative option for drug addicts other than prison not only helps their sickness, but it will also save the government money in the long run....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Substance abuse]

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A Short Night Means Long Consequences

- Bzzt Bzzt Bzzt. The clock reads six o’clock in the morning, and blaring buzzes of the alarm clock awakens sleeping teenagers from their slumber. As they drag their still lethargic bodies through the door on their way to the car or the bus, they tell themselves every single day that they need more sleep. This is more true than they can fathom, as the effects of sleep deprivation in teenagers prove to be quite damaging in both the short and long term. Teenagers stay up late to get to all sports practices, music practices, and possibly even their job, and then they come home to multiple hours of homework which they stay up until midnight, and many days even later than that, to finish it all....   [tags: Health, Sleep Deprivation, Teenagers]

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The Long Patrol

- Brian Jacques was born in Liverpool, England where he still lives today and writes all of his books. Brian Jacques is well known for his writing of the Redwall book series. His other professions involved him being longshoreman, a stand-up comedian, a long-distance truck driver, and a playwright. Brian Jacques started writing these books as stories for children with disabilities at a special school in his hometown of Liverpool. The Berkley Publishing Group 1997 I would definitely recommend this book for a friend to read....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How to Run a Successful Security Agency

- Introduction Over ages man has had to base their peace and tranquillity on assurance of security. To this end, endless efforts have been put to place and immense resources utilised in an effort to enhance security. One of such efforts has been the establishment of law enforcement agencies. They are mandated with the role of ensuring that man is not only safe, but also that safety is not breached and those with contrary perceptions are brought to justice. The agencies are thus given societal mandate to not only apprehend those with motives to breach the much sort after peace, but to also investigate them and gather incriminating evidence, where the same can be proved of their interior motives...   [tags: police, sheriff, law enforcement, public safety]

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Critical Analysis of a Scene from Chicken Run

- Critical Analysis of a Scene from Chicken Run We analyzed 3 minutes of Chicken Run from the middle of the animation. Chicken Run is a model animation like Robby the Reindeer. The whole animation is built up on a war story film it resembles the Great Escape. The chicken hutches and fence are similar to the concentration camps. And the discipline enforced by Mrs. Tweedy resembles the stern soldiers in the war. The target audience would be for the younger generation but I also think that it would appeal to some adults as the humour in some parts is relevant to them....   [tags: Papers]

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The Long Term Effects Of Weight Loss And Health

- Weight loss and health: Is loosing weight closely tied to health benefits to know this we have to review the evidence of the long-term effects of weight-loss diets on health outcomes. Physicians recommend a diet to their patients with the only assumptions that losing weight will lead to improved health. The original standard weight recommended by a physician was based on Metropolitan Life insurance tables. The tables designated for an average height women 5 '5" the expected weight would be 134 lbs....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Weight loss, Health]

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Pregnant Women's Temporary Satisfaction and Long Term Consequences

- ... Stated by the court, the three girls may reach out to their birth mother once they become a legal adult at the age of eighteen. Pregnant women, who need help in escaping their addictions, fear the consequences and punishments that could be given ("Punishing Women"). Knowing that when reaching out for help and guidance through their recovery they could put their life at risk, women hesitate. Realizing that their life could change for the better or the worst, taking the chance wouldn’t be worth the risk....   [tags: drug and alcohol abuse during pregnancy]

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Slavery Existed Long Before Colonial Times

- Tumaris Hone Slavery existed long before colonial times. Beginning in the 15 century, Portuguese slave traders adopted the slavery and plantation system, followed by the Spanish who virtually developed and perfected the two (Johnson 14). In 1452, the Portuguese colony of Madeira became the biggest exporter and supplier of sugar for Europe in the west (Johnson 14). Ultimately, the wealth they had made attracted thousands to the industry. For this reason, servants and slaves existed before Europeans came to North America....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, History of slavery]

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The First Battle Of Bull Run

- THE FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN On July 21, 1861, two armies, one confederate and the other Union, prepared for the first major land battle of the Civil War. In 1861 Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as President. The Southern states had seceded and the South had fired on and captured Fort Sumter on April 12 1861. After the Fort Sumter battle, both the North and the South began preparing for war by raising armies. This was done quickly and neither side spent much time training the troops. Both sides also did not know what a long and terrible war was ahead....   [tags: essays research papers]

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So long a letter

- Daniel Overmyer’s, Religions of China, discusses the historical developments of the different religions of China. It also addresses the impact religion has on the daily life of the Chinese in the past and present. Overmyer introduces the Chinese living system with his knowledge of Feng-shui, and how everything is connected by shared rhythms. “These rhythms are discussed as the cold, dark forces of yin and the hot, bright forces of yang; together with the five powers of metal, plant, life, water, fire and earth; these forces are modes of qi, “vital substance”....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Identifying the Distinct Rocks Types in the Streambed of Muddy Run

- Rivers and streams are the main transporters of sediment and rock and they are known for their powerful erosional capabilities. Sediment and rock travel down gradient from location to location until they come to rest in a delta or they are deposited when the velocity of the water has become too slow to move the debris any further. Secondary streams, although known for moving less sediment or rock, still retain the power to erode and transport. Muddy Run, a secondary bedrock stream in Oneida Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, is one such example....   [tags: Sediment and rocks, geological formation]

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Rabbit Run by John Updike

- Rabbit Run by John Updike The world of John Updike's Rabbit, Run is a collection of polarities that dramatizes the in-betweeness and the constant state of tension that characterizes humanity. A cursory perusal of John Updike's Rabbit, Run reveals a world of hopeless futility in which Harry Angstrom runs in ever-tightening circles. Rabbit is always running, from one woman to another, between Brewer and Mt. Judge, between solitude and society. Rabbit is torn because he has faith in something meaningful in the world, somewhere, but he fails to find it during any of his frequent but brief stops....   [tags: Papers]

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The Second Bull Run and Thomas J. Stonewall

- One cannot discuss the campaign of Antietam without at least acknowledging the gruesome totals for casualties on both sides of the war. Be that as it may, the ramifications of the campaign of Antietam far exceeded mere death counts. Before Antietam, the Confederacy gained huge momentum with Stonewall Jackson’s successful raid on Harpers Ferry, Robert E. Lee’s victory at Second Bull Run, but the Confederacy leadership viewed military success on Union soil as a necessary tenant of long-term victory....   [tags: antietam, confederacy]

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Crime Diversion Scheme Run At Coldingley Prison

- Many young people who are involved in anti-social behavior fail to apply consequential thinking or victim empathy to their actions or behavior. This group can be very calculating in their actions, however, fail to give any consideration to what if which seem to be very low on their list of concerns. As such, if maybe deemed appropriate to teach consequential thinking at school and from a very early age. Consequential thinking is not just applicable to youth and crime, as it is so vigorously applied today, but should be applied to the educational curriculum as soon as children are able to understand the legal definition of right and wrong....   [tags: Crime, Sociology, Criminal justice, Police]

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Battle of Bull Run

- In Virginia the first battle of the Civil War was fought, near Manassas, Virginia railroad junction, after which the battle is called (or First Bull Run, named after the flowing stream on the battlefield, if of the Union point of view). The armies in this first battle were not prodigious by later Civil War principles. The Federal services under Brigadier General Irvin McDowell were well thought-out into four divisions, of about 30,000 men. These divisions were commanded by Tyler, Hunter, Heintzelman, and Miles....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Chicken Run media essay

- Chicken Run media essay Wallace and Gromit eat your heart out there’s a new chick in town. Chicken Run, directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park is a sensational clay animation. A new piece of cinematic excellence to be added the title ‘a classic’, with its side-splitting humour, astounding action and stunning stop motion Chicken Run is a film well worth watching. I can guarantee you won’t be disappointed. Enough about how good the film is; what is it about. Chicken Run is an all round great film for all the family....   [tags: Papers]

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Canadians in Afghanistan for the Long Haul

- Canadians in Afghanistan for the Long Haul It's not as if the news out of Afghanistan has ever been reassuring. From the deaths of four Canadian soldiers by friendly fire in April 2002, to the suicide attacker who took the life of Cpl. Jamie Murphy, 26, of Conception Harbour, Nfld., in January 2004, to the axe assault early this month that wounded Capt. Trevor Greene - Canada's post-9/11 Afghan missions have provided one jolt of violent news after another. Can there really be a Canadian left who imagines this was ever an old-style PEACEKEEPING mission....   [tags: public opinions, polls]

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The Long Journey Of Ethical Principles

- ... A personal example of this was at my daughter 's fifth birthday party, she received a birthday present that she did not like. She immediately yelled, “I don’t like this present. I don’t want it!” After the party, it had to be explained to her that even if you do not like a gift, you should still show appreciation for the gift and thank them for it, regardless of if you like it or not. She had to learn that her words could hurt others, and had to think about how she made her friend feel. This was the beginning of learning empathy and manners....   [tags: Ethics, Police, Constable, Morality]

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Long Term Solutions For Homelessness

- ... However, I believe this can be fixed by getting rid of the ignorance many have about the severity of this issue in my area. First off, homeless children typically still attend elementary school and high school, however, do not have the resources and time after school to focus on their academics. This creates a disadvantage as people in this group don’t meet the standards to achieve their diploma. In Ontario, as well as other provinces and countries, without a diploma or some type of degree, finding a job is extremely difficult....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty]

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Kevin Rayburs Run

- 1968, Six o'clock in the morningThe Olympic village was quiet in its lazy sleep, but Kevin Reybur was already awake, and ready to run. The easy 8-mile morning workout was only a part of the blonde-haired phenomenon's training schedule. Later in the afternoon he would suffer through fifteen miles of pace-work and intervals on the golf cart paths and quiet streets of the peaceful suburbs of Mexico City.Despite his short legs and strong upper body -unusual characteristics for a distance runner- Kevin was really a man born to run....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Long Live the King

- Arthur, King of the Britons, is a literary character known for creating a peaceful Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table. Some like to believe he is real, and for centuries historians and conspiracy theorists alike have been attempting to find relics of Arthur at places like Cadbury Hill and the Isle of Glass. Though Arthur cannot be proven because he is fictional, he is a very popular subject for authors and screenwriters. Books such as The Once and Future King by T. H. White have been renowned as classics by many, and there had been much popularity found in movies, TV shows, and musicals, such as the film Excalibur, BBC's Merlin, and Monty Python's Spamalot....   [tags: King Arthur, Camelot, Character Analysis]

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Effects of Different Drug Use: Short Term and Long Term

- Amphetamines are typically used to provide the same effect that pure adrenaline does. The drug is specified for people with attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity as well as narcolepsy, although if you decide to abuse the drug and use it for recreational purposes you may start to feel paranoia and nervousness. Using amphetamines can also put a strain on the circulatory system by causing the user's blood pressure to increase suddenly. (Amphetamine) Long term psychological effects of the drug can cause something called amphetamine psychosis which is much like paranoid schizophrenia....   [tags: Drugs]

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How Ergonomic Solutions Can Increase Productivity And Decrease Long Term Injuries

- ... What causes the disorders. Recent research has shown that an uncomfortable environment, poor job design, unsatisfactory work organization, and stressful work settings are often associated with a higher risk of developing musculoskeletal symptoms (Chim, 2014, pp. 497). When one works in a stressful workplace, such as repetitive, fast-paced work or high pressured work tasks their muscles contract more and relax less causing metabolic waste to buildup and this can reduce blood circulation to the affected areas (Chim, 2014, pp....   [tags: Occupational safety and health, Ergonomics]

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Investing For Financial Markets Can Carry Risk And Long Term Adverse Effects

- Investing in financial markets can carry risk and long term adverse effects. When deciding to participate in financial markets, an investor must educate themselves in order to financial blunders. At the forefront of financial theory, Modern Portfolio Theory asses the maximum expected portfolio return for a given amount of portfolio risk. Within the framework of Modern Portfolio Theory, an optimal portfolio is constructed on the basis of asset allocation, diversification and rebalancing. In conjunction with diversification, asset allocation is the strategy of dividing a portfolio across various asset classes....   [tags: Capital asset pricing model, Investment]

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What Foundation 's Long Term Vision And Goals Are Successful And Efficiently Implemented

- Employees are without a doubt the fundamental backbone that holds any workplace, business, or corporation together. Employees engaged in the crucial tasks that establish the company’s long-term vision and goals are successful and efficiently implemented. While no business will run successfully without proper management, it is important that those employed enjoy coming to work and maintain a positive attitude while in the work place, while being productive and completing tasks with efficiency. Keep in mind, it is vigorous to guarantee that employees are satisfied with the position that they hold, and most importantly, have the ambition for more....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Motivation]

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The Adverse Affects of Climate Change

- 1.0 Climate change For a significant number of years it has been evident that global temperatures were rising and that human activity is a major contributing factor to this rise. The rise in temperature is not only heating the planet but having an adverse effect on the global climate. 1.1 Global Global temperatures have noticeably been rising since the mid 1800’s.The average temperature has increased by 0.6 ± 0.2°C since 1860 according to (John Sweeney, 2003)with accelerated warming apparent in the latter decades of the 20th century....   [tags: warming, run-off, drainage]

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My Mistakes and Improvements in Writing

- ... Also, reading out loud, it helps to notice grammatical errors. Although I have acquired helpful reading, writing, and analytical skills, I am not an expert in any of them. I still struggle at noticing my mistakes and knowing when to make the proper correction. For instance, in my essay “We Are Where We Come From”(Essay 2) after knowing most of these skills I still managed to make a lot of mistakes such as run-ons, fragments, and other errors. An example of one of my run-ons is “Without our families to give us a sense of who we are the world would be like the Dead Sea full of lost souls searching for their personal identity.” This run-on is missing a comma after “are”, and before “world”....   [tags: reflective essay, run on sentences, ]

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My Strength and Weakness in Composition Writing Class

- This semester I learned many new things in my English 1301 class. I took this class last year but I had to drop it because I didn’t have a professor explaining the work to me. And I really didn’t understand what I was doing. At first, I was scared to take this class. During my high school years I wasn’t that good of a writer. I thought this composition class was going to be hard since I sometimes thought it was hard in high school. My writing experience was good and sometimes bad. This semester in the composition class I had many writing strengths and weaknesses....   [tags: topic, run on, comma, words]

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The Battle of Second Manassas

- Introduction During the War Between the States there were two large-scale, decisive battles fought near the town of Manassas, Virginia. This will be a guided look at the second of those two occurring at the end of August in 1862. There were several great leaders from both sides of the war involved in the 2nd of Manassas, however I am going to focus on the attitudes, maneuvers, and decisions of the four primary generals; General Robert E. Lee, Major General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, Major General John Pope, and Major General George B....   [tags: Second Bull Run]

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The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth in Pride and Prejudice

- The course of true love never did run smooth in “Pride and Prejudice” The idiom “The course of true love never did run smooth” implies that the path to love is never simple and straight forward. The path to true love is filled with difficulties and obstacles from society, religion, or culture. In “Pride and Prejudice,” none exemplify this idiom more than the couples Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth and Mr. Bingley and Jane. The idea behind the proverb plays a central role in constructing the plot of the story as seen with the relationships, especially those of Bingley and Jane, and Darcy and Elizabeth....   [tags: Jane Austen, literary analysis]

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The Supreme Court Decision Allowing Large Corporations to Run Their Own Political Ads

- Since 2002, United States federal elections campaigns have been regulated by the federal laws under Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA), popularly known as the McCain-Feingold. Under the law, corporations and unions were not allowed to use their treasuries to advocate for a particular candidate or run their own campaign ads (Francia, 16). They were only allowed to express their interests through political actions committees that were strongly regulated. However, just before the crucial 2010 midterm congressional election period, this law was partly upended by the United States Supreme Court....   [tags: Political Science]

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Stand at the Crossroads Ministry Run by Deborah Lamb Reaches Out

- In the community, there are a lot of groups that have an impact in the Aiken area. One that has made a significant difference is Stand at the Crossroad Ministries. Stand at the Crossroads Ministry is run by Deborah Lamb, who is willing to accept people from every walk of life despite their past. Through her background, sacrifice, and acts of services, Deborah Lamb has become an asset to the community. Stand at the Crossroads is a Christian based organization created to help, encourage and give support to women on the road to recovery....   [tags: challenges, crisis, addiction]

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Alternative Ending to Mockingjay

- ... What… Who’s there?” I scream. “Sorry, incorrect passcode. Please say your assigned passcode again. You have two more attempts.” The voice is coming from a small green screen projected on the metallic door. Two more attempts. For what. What will happen if I don’t say the passcode correctly. I don’t know, but it mustn’t be too good. Whatever is behind this door has been designed by the Capitol, for President Snow’s use only. I try to think, but no number combination comes to mind. Cinna had never told me anything about being asked to say a passcode....   [tags: capitol, run, passcode, water]

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Long-Term Care and the Shortage of Nurses

- This paper will review the many aspects of long-term care problems and many challenges there are within Long-Term care. We will look at rising costs within long-Term Care, patient abuse, will look at the quality of life, shortages of nurses and demand that the elderly are putting on the medical field. The type of care that Long-Term Care had been giving to its patients and the changes within Long-Term Care. Historic Development and Current State of Health Care Delivery There have been problems within Long-Term Care and many of these abuses were turned over to the patients, there was hardly any direction on how to handle Long-Term Care....   [tags: Who Will Care for Us?]

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Huey P. Long and the Great Depression

- A man born in an obscure part of Louisiana, were to go against the normal political implications the city upheld to. Winn Parish gave way to a political monster, wise beyond his limited power. Huey Long was a great and fearless leader who got things done by putting pressure on other government officials to actually do what they were supposed to do, and that’s govern. August 10, 1893 a diamond in the rut was born to forever change political progression. Growing up knowing about how the United States had little to no care about the poor and companies abuses of people simultaneously depriving people more and more of economic growth....   [tags: inspiration for All the King's Men]

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Slavery Is A Long Slow Process Of Dulling

- Slavery, when most people hear this word they cringe. Some people say slavery dates back to as far as 8000 BC.But what exactly is slavery. According to Merriam Webster slavery is defined has, “Drudgery, Toil, Submission to a dominating influence” (Slavery). But lets define it a little more, the first word we see is Drudgery which means “ dull, irksome, and fatiguing work : uninspiring or menial labor” (Drudgery). In Kindred Dana remarks that “Slavery is a long slow process of dulling.” (Kindred 183) which you can see to be true from the fact that dull comes from the very definition of slavery....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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The Effect Of Long Term Inflation On The Economy

- ... The committee will realize the economic condition and 2 percent inflation prior to determine the time and the size of the future adjustments in the targeted federal funds rate. For this assessment, the committee will collect various information regarding the conditions of labor market, indicators of inflation and information on financial and foreign developments. The committee will also look after actual and expected growth related to their goal of inflation. The committee says that, the economic condition will evolve in such a way that helps only a gradual increasement in the federal funds rate which will remain same for a certain period of time....   [tags: Inflation, Unemployment, Monetary policy, Economy]

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Bow and Arrow: The Long Distance Effect

- Since primeval times, people have been fascinated by bow and arrow. This combination was the first machine and the ‘extended arm’ of man – right after the throwing of stones or the spear – and is the epitome of the ‘long-distance effect’. Bow and arrow improved this long-distance effect, have mechanized it and made it more efficient. Now, the extended arm could reach farther and the distance to the target became larger and more secure. From the beginning, man has used this weapon not only for hunting, but also for armed conflict, murder and raids....   [tags: bow, arrow, missiles, mozart]

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The United States : A Long History Of Immigration

- ... The laborers were once again mistreated and underpaid. In 1954 Shortly after the war, there was fear of job loss ones again and Americans many blamed immigrants. “Operation Wetback” was enacted and thousands were deported. This cycle has been going on for years, but the most recent inflow of immigrants is a directly associated with economic policy, such as North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which has deprived the Mexican economy. This agreement was designed to increase intraregional trade between Canada, Mexico, and the United States, but fell short in creating jobs and economic integration....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Cigarettes And Tobacco Use A Long History

- Cigarettes and tobacco use has a long history in the Americas. The pre-Columbian people was the first to use Tobacco. Native Americans also cultivated the plant and smoked it in pipes for medicinal and ceremonial purposes. Christopher Columbus brought tobacco leaves and seeds with him back to Europe. Most Europeans didn’t get their first smoke taste until the mid-16th century. Jean Nicot, whom nicotine was named after, began to popularize tobacco use the first tobacco crop was cultivated in Virginia in 1612 by John Rolfe....   [tags: Tobacco, Tobacco smoking, Cigarette, Nicotine]

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The Long Term Effects of Child Abuse

- Long Term Effects of Abuse Herb was a very loving little boy, who always tried to make everyone around him happy. He would climb up in your lap at the age of two or three, and whisper in your ear “I’m your boy, but don’t tell nobody”. Growing up, Herb was an accomplished athlete, and performed reasonably well academically. As Herb reached adulthood, he always took great strides to make the people around him feel happy and special. It was not unusual to find him helping his father on the farm or working on his sister’s car....   [tags: domestic violence, depression, bipolar disorder]

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The Long-term Safety and Effectiveness of Low-Carbohydrate Diets

-      As the obsession with "losing weight" continues, many people are turning to low-carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins diet. With total book sales over 45 million, many doctors are starting to ask questions about the safety of a high fat, high protein diet. There have been many short-term studies reporting that a low-carbohydrate diet can be effective for weight loss. Unfortunately, most studies have been based on data collected for 90 days or less. Dieters and Doctors alike could benefit from long-term studies reporting on safety and weight loss after a year or more....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Symptoms and Long-Term Effects of Depression

- Depression is a psychiatric disorder characterized by an inability to concentrate, insomnia, loss of appetite, feelings of extreme sadness, guilt, helplessness and hopelessness, and thoughts of death. People that are depressed have sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason. It is a serious illness that affects thoughts, feelings, and the ability to function in everyday life. Thirteen to fourteen million Americans suffer from depression in any given year and over sixteen percent have depression at some point in time....   [tags: psychology, psychiatry, mental health]

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If there is a long drawn-out war with Iraq (or any other

- If there is a long drawn-out war with Iraq (or any other country), what implications might this have for Britain's fiscal deficit. Also trace out the possible effects, if any, on: a) Monetary Policy, b) Inflation and c) Unemployment. The economic policy followed by a country engaged in war is ,certainly, different of that followed by a country when in peace. Britain now finds itself a few steps away from war with Iraq and the questions concerning the implications of this ,unnecessary for many, war are not little....   [tags: Economics]

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Personal Narrative: My Run Away Dog

- "Honey," my mom yelled to me one sunny afternoon, "Go out and feed Sugar." Sugar was our dog, a big, husky lap dog. I went to our kitchen, and got some food. Then I stepped outside, into the warm, fresh August air, looking for Sugar. I glanced to where I kept Sugar, and couldn't believe my eyes. Sugar was not there. I ran to the place where Sugar slept, I saw that the leash was elegantly coiled up. I knew that Sugar could not have run away. I thought that she must have chased a deer or another animal....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Long Tail: A Modern Look at Supply and Demand

- Chris Anderson’s book title The Long Tail refers to a concept he created in 2004 to define how the curve of consumption of all sort of goods looks like today. In a world where abundance is the mainspring, the Long Tail is a curve in which the tail is very long – it actually never comes to zero – in relation to its head. This, in other words, represents the new phenomenon of consumption, boosted mainly by the Internet, where basically hits are being replaced by niches, meaning that a far larger number of products are available and being sold – and although each product sells less it is still being sold....   [tags: Economics]

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

- A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Citation: Beah, Ishmael. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. iBook. Tour of the Book: A Long Way Gone is memoirs about Ishmael Beah’s life as an innocent civilian, an African boy soldier, being rehabilitated, and his attempts to not be pulled back into the war. Since Beah didn’t separate the book, readers can really imagine how fast everything happened. If Beah separated before the war and the time he was a soldier, readers could start thinking that a month or even a year went by without any action....   [tags: war, child soldier, escape]

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Short and Long Term Regulation of “Leptin” Through Feeding

- One of a substance that product by the fat cell in our body is called Leptin, if we have more fat cells, we are able to produce more leptin, and it plays a key role in regulating energy intake and expenditure, including appetite, hunger, metabolism, and behavior. When the levels of Leptin are high, animals act as if they have plenty of nutrition, they will eat less and become more active, and increase the activity of their immune system. On the other hand, the levels of Leptin are low; animals will eat more, and rest more because they have to conserve energy that affords to devote energy to their immune system....   [tags: starving, appetite, motivation]

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Is Prison Privatization Really a Long Term Fix?

- Prison Privatization is a term used for which local, state and federal correction facilities hire companies from the private sector to run prisons and provide prison-related services. Some private companies are contracted only to provide things such as medical care, counseling, food services, and maintenance within publicly owned jails and prisons. Today, more and more private companies are being contracted to not only design and build, but also to operate new jails and prisons on both the state and federal level....   [tags: Prison Reform, criminal justice, informative]

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America Has A Long History Of Gun Violence

- ... In fact in a study done by United Nations Children 's Fund on the number of children below the poverty line in thirty-five developed countries reports showed that the United States was thirty-fourth ahead of only Romania. Similarly reports done by the Washington post found that the United States had significantly higher reported cases of gun violence, in some cases double the rate. These trends all seem to point to the fact that gun violence and gun control are socioeconomic issues that need to be addressed....   [tags: Barack Obama, United States, United Kingdom]

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