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The Place Is A Mess

- John paces back and forth. He drags his bare feet across the twist pile carpet that’s covered in dirty laundry and empty potato chip bags. John fucking hates that, more than bad breath on attractive women and stubbing his toe on a solid object; like a step or large rock. “I can’t fucking believe it" he says in his shrill anal-retentive like voice. "The place is a mess.” He turns around to get a response out of our roommate, Pieter. John always loves to give Pieter shit. And by the way, the “place” is always a mess....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, The Everly Brothers, Bong]

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I Was A Complete Mess With No Structure

- My RIP companion essay was a complete mess with no structure in the first draft. I believe it was because I had procrastinated to complete both the first drafts for the RIP project and essay. I finished my RIP project then moved on to my companion essay, and the transition was vastly different because in the RIP project I was writing for a different audience than in the companion essay, which was an academic audience. In addition, I forgot that we had been given a prompt with specific instructions and guidelines for the companion essay, which gave the structure for the essay....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Short story, Writing process]

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Immigration Is A Complete Mess

- The entire issue about immigration is a complete mess. I do understand that people our coming into the country “illegally”, but the real issue here is the security and not the “threat” these immigrants bring to us. Globalization is what’s challenging America in both migration and terrorism because it’s honestly making it much easier to happen. In my understanding, Immigration Reform is just a term used to state that there are new and/or better changes made to the immigration issue by itself. As I read the articles I realized that there is more to the issue than I thought....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Foreclosures- An Undesireable Mess

- Foreclosures an Undesireable Mess Due to the recession that is currently taking place in the global arena today, the United States has concurrently become affected by a foreclosure crisis. In order to fix the economy and prevent future recessions, the United States must develop a plan to regulate foreclosures. To decrease the amount of foreclosures the United States has by providing financial support to homeowners. The Obama administration must persuade banks to provide assistance to families that are unable to fully meet their mortgage expectations....   [tags: US Economy]

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SMS or a 'MESS'

- SMS or a 'MESS' As the technology is breeding over, mobile services and its application has entered day-to-day bustle. Once a luxury has become an acute inevitability. The positive influence is that it is affordable, best means of communication and contact, messaging service, encompassing range and its shape & size. All is fine until it knocks our door heavily. But, irony is that we use the technology not because of its adequacy. Instead our dimensions are diminishing and degrading with the way we are bestowing it....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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The End Of The Whole Mess By Ray Bradbury

- In the novel, Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury demonstrates why illiteracy can lead to a dystopia. On the contrary, the short story The End of the whole Mess written by Stephen King reveals why having too much literacy can be horrific to the world. Steve jobs once said, “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” In both the novel and the story people try to set up certain rules or are born with talent that is driven to change the world for good, nevertheless they end up in dystopias....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451, Dystopia, Ray Bradbury, Literacy]

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Summary Of ' It 's A Mess ' Louis Admitted '

- “It’s a mess” Louis admitted. “Fans are crying and getting mad. I’m scared they won’t support us anymore. I mean we really aren’t One Direction without Zayn”. “What if people don’t come to our concerts anymore. What if they boo us” Harry feared. “Never going to happen Harry. Our fans are way too amazing for that” Liam said comforting Harry. He pulled the younger boy in for a hug and gently kissed his cheek. “I wonder what tomorrow’s concert will be like” Louis imagined. He feared that Niall would find out Zayn left the band....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2008 singles, Pop ballads]

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Don't Mess with Nature

- Don't Mess with Nature Of all the things a student needs to make it through a typical day, probably the most important, yet least appreciated, is paper. Paper is used for academic, social, and personal purposes by nearly all students every day. The most obvious use is for the academic or classroom assignment, whether it comes in the form of a test, an essay, or a summary of plant life on Easter Island. The social uses of paper center around the "note," which any student can tell you is s important a part of a student’s social life as Friday night ball games or the Junior Prom....   [tags: science]

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Proposition 187: Dont Mess With Texas

- Proposition 187: Don't Mess With Texas In November of 1994, Californians passed the most controversial piece of state legislation this decade. Proposition 187 was designed to stem the flow of illegal aliens into California by withholding all non-emergency medical benefits from non-naturalized citizens. Latinos turned out in record numbers to voice their disapproval, and for good reason too. The health care resolutions of Proposition 187 were products of poor reason and unsound economic judgment....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Law Enforcement During Natural Disasters in the United States

- Law Enforcement During Natural Disasters in the United States All of us are aware that law enforcement plays a big role in our society. During the natural disasters, law enforcement becomes even more important and many people begin to depend on them. It is obvious that natural disasters tend to create chaos, mess, disorganization and their role is to calm people down. They are the ones who are helping victims with their fears, concerns, and public safety and still keeping “law and order”. In my paper I want to take a deep look at how law enforcement dealt with natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina, and at their positive and negative impacts on our society....   [tags: chaos, mess, disorganization, calm]

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Reading Front Of The Classroom

- Reading in front of the classroom. When you were a senior in high school and you had to read in front of the classroom, did you ever feel like you were going to mess up when you are reading and every one was going to laugh at you. About 3 o’clock I would get home and sit at the kitchen table doing my homework. I would get tons of homework every day. Sometimes I would have no homework on Fridays which was nice. When I finish up my homework I would do some study, such as read my history book by the chapter we are on over and over....   [tags: Dance, Education, Cheerleading, Mess]

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A Teacher At Magnolia Elementary

- Over the few days that I got to observe at Magnolia Elementary, I observed that the teacher followed the same procedure every day. In the morning before the class started she would allow the students to have a restroom break and fill out their water bottles. Since I observed on multiple Friday, it was the day that the teacher would award her students with a dance break. When I asked the teacher over why she gave them the dance break, she responded with, “If the students acted good during the week, she promised them a 5 min dance party....   [tags: Question, Education, Mess, Reactionary]

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Should Students Get Partial Credit On Math Test?

- Should there be such thing as partial credit on a math test. I believe that students should be able to get partial credit on math test because the teachers make mistakes sometimes to during a lesson. So why should students not be able to make a simple mistake on a test. Now the student should not get credit for showing their work and getting nothing right but if the student messes up one part of the equation and if he/she would have gotten that one part right they would have gotten the question rights that is when the teacher should give some partial credit....   [tags: Education, Learning, Problem solving, Mess]

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My Supervisor, A And Utter Disorder

- Mrs. Longway, my supervisor, always expresses a thorough dissatisfaction with her job. She constantly grumbles about the "complete and utter disorder" after the collective meal, and I understand why - many people simply do not concern themselves with the mess they leave. This is not to say they are completely inconsiderate - most do clean up at least their dirty plates - but very often, someone 's child will leave huge chunks of food under the table, and the parents will do nothing other than chastise the child and then eventually leave, the food conspicuously left behind for other to step on and for the volunteers to clean up....   [tags: Cleanliness, Hygiene, A Little Bit, Mess]

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Enron: Ethical Mess

- Overview Enron’s bankruptcy was one of the largest bankruptcy cases that the United States has ever seen. This paper will include a brief history on the Enron case and talk about some of the ethical issues that caused Enron to go bankrupt. It will also include information on the companies that were an integral part of Enron’s demise and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that was formed due to Enron’s unethical practices. Definitions Bankruptcy - the state of being completely lacking in a particular quality or value....   [tags: Bankruptcy Cases, Sarbanes Oxley Act]

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Women's Relationships with Men in "Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives"

- Are you looking for a book that will just straight out tell you some of the most common mistakes women do to mess up their lives. Well, if you are this is the book for you. It's written by Dr. Laura Schlessinger an admired psychotherapist and the hosts of a top rated midday talk show. Dr. Schlessinger has strong beliefs and opinions about the things women often do to mess up their lives, and in this book she comes right out and lets you know what they are. She writes about the ten most common things she hears from her actual patients and callers and helps us women to understand that we make our own choices in life, if we are not happy than it's no-ones fault but our own....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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The Nuclear Metals Incorporation and the Mess They Left Behind

- ... The cleanup stopped at the end of 1998 when the company decided that the standards set could not be met without excavating a significant amount of material. In 2002, the installation of fencing around the area where buried drums were located and the regrading and capping of the area took place for cleanup. Then the installation of a liner in the holding basin to reduce the leaching of contaminated soils into the groundwater. In 2008, EPA began the removal of the lab chemicals and other flammable/hazardous materials inside the facility buildings after a fire in June 2007....   [tags: radioactive and VOC contamination of water]

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The At The Marine Corps

- The Dining has been around for a very long time; it goes back as far as roman times and is still done today. Today we still practice it in all branches of the military Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast guard. There may be differences in the way each branch holds their dining ins but they are essentially similar and hold the same purpose. The dining in or mess night, as they call it in the Marine Corps, is a formal event held by a unit or regiment where there is socialization, eating, dancing, awards ceremonies, special speeches, and last but not least drinking....   [tags: Military, Army, Dining in, British Army]

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Susan Glaspell 's Trifles, The Battle Of The Sexes, Woman Gains Her Greatest Victory By Surrendering

- “In the battle of the sexes, woman gains her greatest victory by surrendering,” is an anonymous quote that can be related into any point in history and, unfortunately, even in modern day life. In society men have always been considered superior to women, but Susan Glaspell challenges sexism in society through the female leads in “Trifles” through structure, setting, and symbolism. In “Trifles” there are two plots occurring simultaneously, the men have a story offstage while the women have the attention on stage....   [tags: Gender, Woman]

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Guns Are The Biggest Threat Of Their Lives And The Community Safety

- For sure, everyone cares about safety and is concerned about his children’s safety. The people absolutely know that the guns are the biggest threat in their lives and the community safety as well. According to James Agresti’s article about guns “During 2014, 14,249 murders were committed in the United Sates. 68% of these were committed with firearms” (Agresti). Regardless the war and the political use, guns are used to fight the criminals and the terrorist by trained people only know how and when to use it....   [tags: United States, Firearm, Gun, Seung-Hui Cho]

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What I Did You Do It Marlyn? What Were You Thinking?

- Through the door, I can hear my mom telling my sister what was going on. I can feel my tears running down my face that I had screwed up my life big time. I heard a loud knock on the door that made my come back to reality rather than stay day dreaming. “Marlyn open the door I just want to talk to you. I am not going to yell at you like mom did just please open the door”, my older sister said. As I got to the door I saw my sister Julie in tears runs to me, and hugs me really tight. “Why did you do it Marlyn....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Pregnancy, 2008 singles]

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Why I Shouldn 't Be Behaving Like This

- I knew I shouldn’t be behaving like this. I knew I needed to show some care and compassion for the two of them and what we had just suffered. I couldn’t though; I didn’t have the strength to do it. I knew I was going to have to muster the strength, but at this moment I had nothing. All I had was this thin string that was holding me together. Song after song that came on I just stared out the window. We entered our block, and I knew it was coming. I knew we would have to get out of the car and go inside and face each other....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, 2006 albums]

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Post War Clean Up: Who is Responsible?

- Who is responsible for post war clean up. That is a question that End and Beginning poses to the reader. The victor is usually the responsible party for clean-up and rebuilding. The first line of the poem tells the reader that someone must do it, “After each war somebody has to clear up put things in order by itself it won’t happen.” (Szymborska 690) What if the victor is an outside influence that has no intention of staying. The answer is the liberated country is responsible for its own clean up, but the outside country is responsible for assisting until that aid is no longer wanted....   [tags: International Politics ]

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The Greed and Capitalism of Milo Minderbinder

- Joseph Heller's early sixties novel Catch-22 is a satirical representation of war and America's bureaucratic system. It is a comical and witty book which gradually seems to become more somber in its depiction of war and human suffering. In my paper I will mainly focus on Milo Minderbinder, one of the two main characters of the book, who as the personification of modern capitalism and human greed in general just like the mood of the book progressively changes from humor to fierce satire. At the beginning of the book it doesn’t seem like the Milo Minderbinder is going to become the metaphor of capitalism and greed he later turns into, since he starts out as a simple mess hall officer, who as i...   [tags: Literature, Capitalism]

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The Waste Of The Earth

- The stuff from factory productions to people’s trash accumulation is destroying the planet earth at an alarming rate. Meaning that people are stripping the earth of its natural resources to mass produce products which is bought by consumers only to be disposed of quickly and either dump in a landfill or burnt up in an incinerator while the government stands by encouraging it to happen even quicker. Therefore, the earth is not able to keep pace with the stripping of it natural resources and will not be able to sustain human life at the velocity today’s society is consuming....   [tags: Earth, World, Natural resource, Planet]

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Theme Analysis of the play Trifles

- A play can be analyzed in multiple ways. One of these ways is through the play’s theme. The theme of a work is often a statement about life and the human condition. In the play Trifles by Susan Glaspell, the theme noticing the little things can make a difference can be explained through plot, character, and setting. The theme can be developed through the plot. In Trifles, Mr. Wright was found murdered in his bed, so the police arrested his wife. Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters, neighbors of the Wrights, went to Mrs....   [tags: Susan Glaspell]

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The Cat In The Hat

- The Cat in The Hat I first read The Cat In The Hat, by Dr. Suess, when I was five. In this story, there Are four main characters, the cat in the hat, the little boy, the little girl, and the goldfish. The story is definitely written for children. In the story, the children’s parents leave house and the children unattended on a rainy day and they are left with nothing to do. The little boy and girl meet a cat, who loves to have fun....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Puppy Training Tips

- Puppy is home, I assume that as a new puppy owner you researched what kind of puppy chosen, what their temperament is like, how well they will fit into the home situation that is specific to you. All of that aside now puppy is home and needs training. Here are some training tips that will not only keep you the puppy owner sane, calm, and happy but ways to train that puppy with love and kindness. No harsh words, no rolled up newspaper, no spankings and no yelling involved. Purchase puppy pads; yes those little blue pads that are put in the floor....   [tags: How-To Paper]

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Drugs in Sports

- Athletes that use drugs while performing in the Olympic games should have some type of punishment. They should not just be able to get away with everything. Even though not every athlete uses drugs while performing, any drugs that is, the ones who do should have to pay the price. When they use drugs while they are performing, they are risking their whole career, and even their life. Athletes should be required to take a drug test if they plan on performing in the Olympics. Athletes that use drugs should be punished in some kind of way....   [tags: doping, steroid use, blood and urine testing]

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Freedom and Human Rights: When The Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka

-   There were many events that happened in the past which people were fighting for their rights and freedoms. In the novel “When The Emperor Was Divine” by Julie Otsuka, she uses this novel to tell the readers about the importance of freedom and human right. In the story, she did not mention the name of the main characters, but the characters that involve in this novel is a Japanese family who get arrest by the American because of their ethnicities. First, their father got arrested by the American because the American doubted that this man was a spy from Japan....   [tags: mental torture, depressing life]

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Review of the Instructional Video Marsalis on Music: Tackling the Monster

- Review of the Instructional Video Marsalis on Music: Tackling the Monster The video Marsalis on Music; Tackling the Monster is a very instructional video featuring Wynton Marsalis and Yo Yo Ma, which gives the viewer twelve efficient ways to practice and get better at any instrument. The twelve ways to practice are easy to understand, and if they are followed correctly they can greatly improve anyone’s playing ability. I was able to benefit from the Marsalis on Music video by applying the twelve ways to practice while playing the piano....   [tags: Video Review, Summary, Critique]

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Research Development And Safety For A Mid Sized Chemical Refinery

- To summarize the case of study, which is about the research development and safety for a mid-sized chemical refinery discovers a 5,000 gallon tanks of toxic chemicals. Which has be drained 20 years ago, but has been left to rust for a long time and high probability it has rusted and leaked into the ground. The problem is if the chemicals leeched into the ground, 25 miles away is a Navajo reservation that drinks from the local reservoir. Also there are no government funds to help clean the mess, and it would take some years before the company has the appropriate funds to clean it up....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, John Rawls, Immanuel Kant]

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Rotten Tomatoes Vs. Meta Critic On The Film Dope

- Rotten Tomatoes vs. Meta Critic on the Film Dope Dope is a controversial film which addresses many issues with today’s youth living in crime-polluted, drug-infested neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles. The movie, though a low budget film received relatively positive reviews from both Rotten Tomatoes and Meta Critic which have been known for destroying a film’s reputation in the public eye, causing ticket sales and movie goers to plummet all before the movie’s opening weekend, which is when movies earn the most profit....   [tags: Film criticism, Film, Rotten Tomatoes, Critic]

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The Quality Alex Exemplified Was Democratic And Authoritarian Leadership

- The quality Alex exemplified was Democratic and Authoritarian Leadership. She gave orders and told us what she wanted each of us to do, but also took inputs, but in the end, I believe we gave less inputs and did what she instructed us to do.She told us what to do with the papers, Told us where to put them and how to put it. Handed out the materials such as tape. Told us where he thought we needed to add parts or take some out. Told us where she wanted the tape to be put. Overall I think she was a great leader and showed great command in the huddle....   [tags: Leadership, Laissez-faire, Management]

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I Was A Teacher Of Mine, Ms. Macy

- When I was younger a teacher of mine, Ms. Macy, would constantly tell us that friends are forever, no matter what. I took her words literally and thought that when you made a friend, they would be in your life until the day you died. Friends are very important to me. My friends are like my family. Could you imagine how upset I was the day my best friend, Stephanie stopped talking to me over a stupid misunderstanding. Steph and I have been friends since we were in diapers. She even lived right across the street from me....   [tags: Family, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship]

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Graduation Speech : My Motto For The Night

- Go big or go home is my motto for the night. Everything I do at this tryout will affect the rest of my junior year and all of senior year. “Hands on your hips, a smile on your lips, spirit in your heart, let’s start,” plays through my mind as the judges stare at you and the person with whom you are trying out. This journey begins several hours before, at the beginning of the day. For several people, it was a typical Thursday. People were thinking about how close it was to the weekend and what they were going to do....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Cheerleading]

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A Night at Gatsby ´s Mansion

- A Night at Gatsby ´s Mansion There was a clear combination of the people that went to the party, high society people with lots of money, people with much less money and new rich people. Gatsby ´s party was the result of an intense preparation made buy Gatsbys servants. There was a huge amount of the finest food around, tons of alcohol was served and of course that was not problem at all for there was a transport system for the wasted fellows. This was the perfect place for people to show all their finest suites, it was the place where lights and colors gleamed until daylight, when the last guests left the party....   [tags: The Great Gatsby]

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A Brief History of the Berlin Wall

- ... Those killed were most likely the artisans who desired to leave in the first place, or the people who were separated from their families in the initial construction of the Wall. Seeing as it also stretched through the center of the city, anyone caught on the wrong side was trapped there. They were stuck, forced to spend their days separated. If they attempted to leave, they could become part of the “200 people who were shot dead while attempting to scale the wall” (Raichelle). However, despite this, “thousands of East Germans still managed to escape across the barrier” (“Cold War”)....   [tags: behind the Iron Curtain]

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I Am Driving Through A Car Dealership

- Let’s say I am driving through a car dealership. Thinking about buying a car but still cannot decide if I want to buy a new or used car. So later on I go to a few of my peers and ask what should I do. Personally I rather go used but because it avoids having to pay payments on a vehicle and it is better to buy out of pocket. Which means less bills, then also it has time for the vehicle or previous owner to see if it already has problems and can be fixed. Then finally it gives a wider selection he or she can find customized vehicles that are cheaper than new ones and are easier to find....   [tags: Automobile, Walking, Money, Vehicle]

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The Perils of Genetically Modified Food

- Most things are created in a specific place and certain systems are put in place as directed by nature. In the efforts to comprehend and deal with nature, humans have invented, engineered and manipulated nature in ways that often create unforeseen results. My grandmother used to say: “Do not mess with Mother Nature”, but now that, I think about it, I realize that we do mess with nature. I should perhaps say that we must mess with nature – hard-wired to constantly engineer the environment. Humans do this in order to produce something that will be better or healthier than its original design....   [tags: genetically modified food, food safety]

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The Divorce Scene from Medea's Children

- The scene from Medea’s Children that I chose to adapt is the divorce scene. The dramatic conflict that I chose to focus on is Little Jason’s want to understand what’s going on, but not being given any straight answers, if any answers at all. In this scene, Little Jason asks Jason and Medea what divorce is, but they pay no attention to him. He asks Little Medea, who gives him an assortment of situations that she describes as “divorce”, including divorcing one’s spit, running back and forth between a doll and herself, or splitting up space and possessions....   [tags: justification, dramatic conflict]

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Debt and Crises or Spiritual Ones?

- The debt ceiling was raised last week. If you watch, read or listen to news at all; you know the words, “debt crisis” is constantly out there. The blame for the debt and a slew of other problems is often put on the shoulders of the politicians. I’m here to ask, especially if you are a Christian, to look at this in a different light. Don't blame the parties; we (Americans), as a group, voted them into office. A popular elected government is a reflection of the people. Most American households are so far in debt they will never be out of it....   [tags: Preacher, Christianity, Bible]

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Bullying Is Not A Harmless Phenomenon

- “School bullying was once considered a childhood ritual or a normal part of development and was therefore often overlooked or ignored by school personnel. However, research has found that bullying is not a harmless phenomenon; rather, it is a widespread and serious problem that must be addressed” (Jacobsen). As a child we have all been through some type of bullying, whether it was in elementary, middle, or high school we all had to go through it. Whether it was verbal, physical, and now we have a new form of bullying which is called cyber bullying....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victim, Verbal abuse]

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My Personal Statement On My Life

- There are plenty of people that I have known is important to me, but if I can name one person that had help me a lot then I would say my third oldest sister, Sylvia, is important in my life. We have ups and downs from having fun together to having a big argument over silly things and by the end of the day that we just forget the whole arguement. She is the one that always push me harder to focus on school and always remind me what come first in my class schedule and finish their work before doing other things....   [tags: English-language films, American films]

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A Lecture At Carnegie Mellon University

- Randy Pausch was a man who found much success in his life. He received his bachelors degree from Brown University, and went on to earn his Ph.D in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University, later becoming a professor there. He had been employed with major companies, such as Adobe Systems and Walt Disney Imagineering. In September 2006, Randy Pausch discovered that he had terminal pancreatic cancer, and was given 3-6 months to live. He underwent a pancreaticoduodenectomy to remove the tumor from his pancreas, but by August 2007 the cancer had returned....   [tags: Carnegie Mellon University, Randy Pausch]

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The Crime Of A Police Officer

- It isn’t easy to understand the life of a police officer, until someone personally puts themselves into their shoes. I joined the criminal justice club at school, sophomore year, my law enforcement teacher sponsored, he asked me to come to one the meetings to see if I would like it because he knew I wanted to study criminal justice once I got out of high school. When I went to the first meeting my teacher started to talk about a competition and what types of things you could do to compete. There were so many things you could do but the two things that caught my attention were felony traffic stop and building search....   [tags: Police, Criminal justice, High school]

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How Spring Has Changed My Life

- Spring has always held a special place in my heart. Even more so lately now that I have moved from the deep south to the fridge north where the season between late October to around April my old bones never seem to thaw and I yearn for the warmth of Spring. My memories of spring also take me back to Easter morning in my little household. My mom would really go all out, easter bunnies, dyed hard boiled eggs which I never ate but loved to make a mess dyeing. She would take me out to get that new easter outfit....   [tags: Easter, Jesus, Easter Bunny, Mary Magdalene]

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Planning For My Area Set Up

- Description: When planning for my area set up, I made sure to incorporate a theme that the children showed interests in so that it would help motivate the children to play with the activities I set up. I noticed that by making detailed observations, I was able to implement an activity that every child was eager to participate in. I believe that my area set ups were successful as the children would always achieve or enhance the developmental objectives I predicted, in addition unanticipated learning was evident throughout my area set ups....   [tags: Learning, Developmental psychology, Child]

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Free Essays - Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms

- A FAREWELL TO ARMS Do you agree that Farewell to Arms is as successful in the portrayal of fear and suffering as when he writes of courage and comradeship. The four themes of fear, suffering, courage and comradeship are prominent issues which are raised in the novel Farewell to Arms. The protagonist, Frederick Henry faces fear when he is injured where he admits his own fear. He shows courage without second thought when he helps injured men coming from the front. Individual suffering is shown through the eyes of Frederick Henry having to face the death of his wife and child....   [tags: Farewell Arms Essays]

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The Glass Of Cherry Soda

- One Two Three Four You look towards the ceiling with a sort of reverence as peace washes over you. Lying here, it’s relaxing, isn’t it. You would have fallen asleep, too, if it wasn’t so hot. There are many small tiles on the floor beneath you. You never noticed that before, when you trampled through these halls. You never noticed them when you were cooking, or cleaning, or tidying up or eating, not ever. You only spared the slightest thought for them when you mopped the floor. Five Six Seven The tiles are a vital part of your house- floors generally are- yet you never thought about how you needed it....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles]

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The Military Is Fast Approaching

- Separation date from the military is fast approaching. All you want to do is to get over the remaining days on your contract in order to spend time with your family, but the pressure to re-enlist has become relentless. What will you do. My enlistment decision was due to the economy meltdown in 2008 through 2009 when I lost my job as a Tuxedo rental representative at the Men’s Wear House. I struggled to secure another job, but all to no avail. Unemployment benefits expired, and I had no choice than to accept the job offer I turned down in 2003 when I first arrived the United States from Nigeria....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Military base]

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My Childhood - Original Writing

- As I walked into to my grandparents house with cardboard boxes and bubble wrap to help pack of the many belongings of my grandparents so my grandmother could move in with us. I was hit with a sense of stillness in the air. Normal when I would walk into my grandparent house. I was hit with sound of galloping horses coming from the tv in the living room where my papa sat in his favorite leather recliner watching western movies or the smell of delicious homemade food flowing out of the kitchen. Sadly today neither filled the house but the sound of family member helping pack away my grandparents belongs into cardboard boxes....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Watch, Clock]

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Meaning And Meaning Of Fuck

- Pain, pleasure, love and hate can all be described by one word - fuck. Normally, fuck is not used in common speech but abundantly present in daily communication. The definition; fuck - [fuhk] (verb) to have sexual intercourse with; to meddle of mess with, slang, used to express anger. Fuck has a variety of meanings, can be used to express multiple emotions, is often observed through recreational communications, and is abundant through literature and history. Although, the Oxford English Dictionary defines fuck as a verb it can also be used as a noun, infix, or interjection depending on context....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Cunt, Sentence]

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A Comparison of Poe's A Tell Tale Heart and The Cask of Amontillado

- ... In the end the killer hears the beating of the man’s heart after he is dead. In the Cask of Amontillado the killer gives the reason of murder to be an insult. Although the killer seems to be in perfect mental health it is still a silly reason to kill someone. We could assume that the killer was an alcoholic because of his vast wine collection, but he is a master in Italian cuisine. The man who is killed could also be an alcoholic because when he is being led into his death chamber he is willing to get drunk....   [tags: murder, methods, preparation]

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The Health Problems That Affect Children And Adults

- Have you ever thought about how much a child is in contact with the environment. For instance, think about how often children are crawling around on the ground, putting their fingers in their mouth, and putting objects in their mouth because they are curious as to what it tastes or feels like. As a parent, a child care provider, or a teacher, it is our job to provide a safe and healthy environment for children. We can do this by knowing the required sanitary procedures, the state polices for sick or injured adults, and the universal precaution procedures....   [tags: Hygiene, Cleanliness, Health care, The Child]

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We All Learn From Our Mistakes

- Everyone, at some point in their life, has made a mistake. Sometimes we get lucky and only falter a little, making it through the problem relatively intact. Other times, we mess up a lot and have to fix what was damaged over a long period of time. However, the same is true for most, if not all cases—those who make the mistake learn from it. Often times, our failures teach us valuable lessons that we only gained because of the experience we gathered after messing up. I have personally achieved a wealth of knowledge and experience just from all of my own little mishaps, and a few major ones....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Japanese intern camps

- Barabara ni naru Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79 Effective Friday 22 May 1942 On this fateful day the evacuation of 100,000(+) Japanese immigrants and Japanese American citizens during World War II were forced into incarceration (internment compounds). These compounds were placed inland throughout the Western United States. The Japanese peoples of the greater Seattle and Puget Sound areas were forced to leave their homes, schools, temples (and churches), and shut down family businesses in Seattle’s Nihonmachi (Japantown) community area....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

- Mary Shelly’s captivating novel Frankenstein tells the readers a story of love, life, and tragedy. In the novel an overly curious scientist named Victor Frankenstein decided to play God and mess with the force of nature; he created a life that was an abomination to the natural world. After Victor Frankenstein realized his mistake, he was frightened and decided to abandon all responsibility to fix what had been done. To begin with, the foolish mistake of even attempting to create a life form such as this was at its very core irresponsible and it came with terrible consequences....   [tags: story and literary analysis]

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Getting Ready for Halloween

- It’s that time of year again to play dress up with your kids. It’s also time to decorate with Jack ‘O Lanterns. How is it that you carve a pumpkin with kids though. Do you simply throw them on the bare table with knives. I am going to explain to you the process of carving pumpkins with kids. First, you need a few supplies: pumpkins, newspaper, safety carving tools (or carving kits work too), and a giant bowl. I say a giant bowl because we carve four pumpkins at a time; however, you can use a smaller bowl dependent on the size and quantity of your pumpkins....   [tags: making Jack'o Lanterns]

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How Can Tie Dyeing?

- Tie dyeing is the process adding color to a portion of fabric, thus creating a design pleasing to the eye. There are a few different methods one could use to complete the process, but some are more easily conducted at home. The following paragraphs will walk you through the process using squeeze bottle to deliver dye to the fabric, and how to do so creating as little mess as possible. Before beginning the process, there are a few basic pieces of knowledge to share with those who are unfamiliar with the activity....   [tags: Color, Primary color, Red, Green]

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Shopping After Thanksgiving

- Starting the day right after Thanksgiving, everybody’s mind is set on one thing: Shopping. People young and old wake up early in the morning to start their holiday shopping. Everyone is looking for the perfect gift for their family and friends. But nobody cares to think of what the employees at their favorite stores think and feel. Shoppers just come inside and turn the store upside down. As an employee at a popular retail store, I feel that the holiday shopping outside the home should be stopped....   [tags: Black Friday]

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The Value of the University Maintenance Staff

- Beep, beep, beep, smack. You wish you could hit the snooze button on your alarm because it’s 5 o’clock on a Monday morning. Part of you wants to sleep a few more hours, but the other part tells you it’s time to go to work. You eat breakfast, kiss your family goodbye, and arrive at the University campus in time to start your shift at 7 a.m. After seeing the friendly faces of your co-workers and friends on staff, you think to yourself, “Maybe today won’t be so bad after all.” Your mood changes when you see the mess that has been accumulating in the bathrooms over the weekend....   [tags: Informative Essays]

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Milo Minderbinder's Greed

- The Greek philosopher Democritus once said, “It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.” Democritus is describing how some people can become so wrapped up in themselves that they forget to acknowledge the world around them, and eventually neglect all other things taking place in their lives. They inadvertently succumb to drowning in their own greedy desires and lose touch with reality. In Joseph Heller’s novel, “Catch-22”, Milo Minderbinder is a perfect example of what Democritus was describing....   [tags: Literature]

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Dead Poet's Society

- You’re on the stage in front of the whole classed tensed and jittery, eyes squeezed shut so unbreakably that there are shapes being stamped into the darkness. Whatever pops into your mind, you rapidly blurt out in search of what you will say next. As you walk down the path of literature, you get lost in the world of poetry. Where do you go next. Dead Poets Society directed by Peter Weir is a film that teaches teens to seize their lives, and live them while they can. This school story is teaching a valuable lesson to a group of boys who are having trouble planning out their futures....   [tags: film review, story and character analysis]

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The Silent Scream

- ‘What has it got to do with me. I just want to know about Aunt Celia.’ Dee blurted it out so fast; Valarie shook her head and said, ‘What did you say?’ ‘Aunt Celia is your mother.’ Valarie froze momentarily. ‘Is this a joke, what do you mean that Aunt Celia is my mother?’ Dee was regretting every moment of the conversation. Her speech became laboured and she struggled with the uncomfortable anxiety. ‘Aunt Celia was pregnant with you and Marlene when she and her husband were in a car accident and he died....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

- There was dead silence in his office, the kind of silence that should never be disturbed. The look of determination on his face was uncanny. Every single move he made was precise and delicate. Colonel Cathcart slowly rolled a few inches away from his desk in his chair, just enough so he could stand up. At a snail's pace, he stood up never taking his eyes off his masterpiece. Cathcart's hand was shaking immensely as he lifted the playing card up to complete his beloved tower. ‘KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK' Cathcart's body jumped in surprise, causing his hand to jolt at the sound of the noise....   [tags: Joseph Heller Catch 22]

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Slough by Sir John Betjeman

- Sir John Betjeman’s poem, Slough, opens with a wonderful, dramatic stanza. There is huge tension between the ideas of cows grazing and the idea of death. Even in the opening line there is conflict ‘friendly bombs’ is a contradiction in terms, as bombs are almost never thought of as friendly, and Betjeman’s use of this defines what a bad place. Another tool Betjeman employs is rhythm; the stanza is at a steady, predefined pace until the last line where the rhythm is broken with the word ‘Death’, which gives a powerful image of Slough....   [tags: Poems Poetry Analysis]

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You Aren’t Wealthy Until You Have Something Money Can’t Buy: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- “Gatsby makes pure ideal of loving money than before, because he wants to make up for the past. He believes that he can buy the love of Daisy” (Na). Little did he know that one can’t repeat the past because the past is already behind him. Gatsby has a grand vision for his life and Daisy was part of his plan; he wants Daisy’s love but aims for a social high status and power by marrying her. In the F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby, a central theme involves the idea that money can’t buy love; this is portrayed by Nick Carraway’s narration of the infidelity in the novel, Daisy’s betrayal of Gatsby and the ending result of Gatsby’s death....   [tags: nick, daisy, tom]

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Summary Of ' The Night With The Rest Of The Day ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Alexa smiled for the rest of the day after seeing him. “Who was that guy?” She asked herself throughout the weekend after. “Who does he even think he is?” She wondered before she fell asleep next to Austin. She pushed the conversation out of her mind as she kissed Austin, but deep down she was anxious to see those eyes again. Alexa returned to that class and her eyes grazed the crowded classroom, but he wasn’t there. Her hopes fell, but she realized that she was acting crazy for thinking that it was a priority to have him look at her again....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Debut albums, Laughter]

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The Food And Drug Administration ( Fda ) Launched Its First Youth Tobacco Prevention Campaign

- In February 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched its first youth tobacco prevention campaign “The Real Cost.” The aim of this campaign is to inform teenagers about the harmful effects of using tobacco. “The Real Cost” campaign gears its advertisement toward a younger audience because the FDA wants to reach teens who have not yet tried or teens who experimented with tobacco to prevent regular usage. One of the campaign’s first ads published was the “Bully” video. A tiny man, who represents a cigarette, bullies three regular-sized teens....   [tags: Tobacco smoking, Cigarette, Nicotine, Tobacco]

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The Underground Subway : The Subway City Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Natural History

- For three wonderful days and nights Olivia and Willy rode the underground subway and walked the city streets taking in the sights, the smells, and the sounds of Times Square, Central Park, Fifth Avenue and China Town. They ferried to Liberty Island to climb the steps of the Statue of Liberty and spent an afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Natural History. In the evening they danced at the Starlight Ballroom. Olivia insisted they meet and part outside of the Empire State Building. To bring him to the plush, expensive apartment she called home was impossible; he would have questions she didn’t want to answer....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, Statue of Liberty]

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Stopping the Clock: An Argument for the End of Age and Trash Discrimination

- Trash and aging go hand in hand. Take for example a pair of shoes. When a person uses a pair of shoes consistently, the soles will begin to wear down and holes begin to form. A person may repair the sole and patch up the holes, but eventually there comes a time when the well-worn shoe is beyond repair and it is time to chuck them in the trash bin. Trash is made up of things that have aged to the point of uselessness; things that have become undesired and worthless. A person can easily tell when an item is no longer of use to them, but controversy ensues when a person attempts to determine when a human being begins to lose their usefulness....   [tags: aging, trash, relationships, elderly]

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The Influence of the Characters' Power in Of Mice and Men, by Steinbeck

- Of Mice and Men, by Steinbeck, shows many different views on society. This book has a lot different messages you can take and apply to real life. All the people in the story can relate to someone today and also to some stuff that still happens all around the world. When reading this book you can really start to understand and connect with the characters and identify their weaknesses and their strengths. Some things you really start to notice is how powerful some people are and how they use that power in everyday living....   [tags: control, wife, misunderstood ]

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Analysis Of Peter Hawkins 's ' Once Of A House On Fire '

- ‘Once in a House on Fire’ was set in the 1970’s Manchester, where she was born. It is a memoir that Andrea’s writes to express her difficult childhood and the idea that she uses detailed sensory language, as if it was portrayed like a novel. Throughout her life she suffered untold sadness from the death of her father to the introduction of her new stepfather. This essay explores Andrea themes of emotional, physical and mental abuse, which is prevalent throughout the text. The essay has an exploration of many specific language techniques and sentence types to build a negative impression of Peter Hawkins....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Phrase, Exclamation]

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The Impact of Nick Carraway's Point of View in The Great Gatsby

- Nick Carraway is the most important person in the novel and plays a major role as well. Nick is the character that knows everything about everyone. He knows Gatsby more than anyone else does. He is said to be the reader’s access to Gatsby’s life. However, he is clueless as to the lies and rumors going around about Gatsby and some of the other things that are going on (Doreski). Nick tries to stay out of other people’s business but is always finding himself caught in the middle of it anyways (Hermanson)....   [tags: character, superior, bootlegger]

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Corrupting the American Dream in The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- In the novel, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the author establishes materialism and wealth as a corruption to the American dream. The American dream embodies the idea of self-sufficient, honest and intelligent individual with a happy successful life. It is also the idea of the pursuit of happiness but Daisy Buchanan a wealthy aristocrat goes after the empty pursuit of pleasure, portraying her character as a disillusionment of the American dream and how much it lost its good values. The wealthy are blinded by all their money, such as the Buchanan’s who forget the real idea of the American dream leading them to having no morals or values....   [tags: wealth, selfish, values]

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The Things They Carried By John Hollitz And A Place For Stories

- Telling war stories is something Americans do on a regular basis, sometimes all true and other times all untrue. War stories from Vietnam are far different than the war stories told about the European campaign in both World Wars because the enemy we fought was in a vastly different situation. These Vietnam war stories depict a time in American history where we failed as a military and as a nation. Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried”, a book full of Vietnam war stories that he claimed as ‘fictional’....   [tags: Vietnam War, Lyndon B. Johnson, Vietnam]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Donald M. 's ' What Is Practical Education '

- Rhetorical Analysis In Donald M. Murrays’s essay “What is Practical Education” he explains his reasoning behind why he allowed his students to write badly. He shares his own experience with police-like teachers who drove him to hate writing. In hopes of helping his students find their voice he allows his students to write the words down as they come, no matter how awkward they sound. Often times they find out that they have more to say then they thought. Rhetorical devices are used to help the readers relate to his point of view on writing....   [tags: Writing, Rhetoric, Essay, Education]

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How Fitzgerald uses Colors in his Novels to Manipulate the Reader

- Writers and artists often use color to manipulate the reader into feeling certain emotions; they can make the audience experience pain, joy and sorrow by using a palette of colors in their work. While color is often used to set a mood or create an ambiance, F. Scott Fitzgerald utilizes it to reveal and develop underlying themes. He cleverly crafts his most popular novel by incorporating colors to reveal the underlying messages in The Great Gatsby such as the tendencies of the rich, Daisy and Gatsby’s growing relationship and the acts of injustice towards the Wilsons....   [tags: wealthy, great gatsby, color's meanings]

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Discrimination in the Book “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck

- Discrimination was one of the issues that caused conflict in the novel “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck. One example of discrimination in the novel comes in the form of racial discrimination against Crooks, as he is an African American. Another example of discrimination is gender discrimination against Curley’s wife. Finally, there is discrimination against mentally disabled people, which is evident in Lennie’s character. The ranch hands' actions and conversations demonstrated the racial discrimination against Crooks for his skin colour, gender discrimination against Curley’s wife for her gender, and prejudice against Lennie, who was mentally disabled individual....   [tags: Prejudice, Great Depression, Gender]

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