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Activism : A New York City Based Activist

-   Part A: Activism is the practice of taking action in support or opposition of a cause or controversial issue (Activism). Millions March NYC is a New York City based activist coalition combatting the issues of police brutality, institutionalized racism, and an examination of the New York Police Department in order to ensure a better treatment of all New Yorkers, primarily focusing on the lives of members of vulnerable populations, particularly black lives. This is a coalition of young activists from various racial backgrounds who are demanding for the justice of the victims of police violence and police brutality....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, Police officer]

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Sean Is New York City Biggest Drug Dealer

- Sean is New York City biggest drug dealer. He is the one that distribute drugs to the local street of New York City. Sean is living a double lifestyle. He struggle to balance these two lifestyle together. He knows the only way he could be happy is to leave this drug business beyond him, but it becomes very difficult for him to do that. For one his wife who he loves so much falls in love with this upscale lifestyle that Sean has giving her since they have met. He also has a best friend who he has built this empire with....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Drug, Form of the Good]

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Graffiti Art in New York City And it’s Subways

- We all know what Graffiti art is; well we think we know because of the “modern” graffiti art that is still occasionally seen. However Graffiti Art has been tracked back all the way to the time of 1851. Firstly graffiti comes from the Italian word “graffiato” meaning scratched and was later called graffiti through the media as we see it today. ‘Additionally early forms of graffiti were seen back in ancient Italy at the ruins of Pompeii’ in 1851. “Painting on sidewalks, and other forms of graffiti, is still common in Rome today....   [tags: gang, territories, crime theory]

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New York City : The Center Of The Art World

- With no fewer than 12 fairs on view, New York City was definitely the center of the art world from March 2 to 7 for what has been nicknamed Armory Week. This year Armory Week sees the two perennial pillars – the Armory Show and the ADAA Art Show – revamping their programs a little, while some emerging and experimental art fairs, such as Spring/Break Art Show and Clio Art Fair, also join the fray. In this comparison report, I will compare the Armory Show with the ADAA Art Fair side by side because they are more compatible in some ways, and then I will talk about how SPRING/BREAK Art Show is distinguished with the former two....   [tags: Art, Arts, Modern art, Armory Show]

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The New York City Department Of Consumer Affairs

- For my community project I chose to partner with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. Before I started interring at the DCA I had never heard of the DCA. At first I was a little embarrassed, and I felt a little ignorant that I didn’t know about this department that plays such an important part in our local government. The department helps the people of New York City in so many ways. It helps consumers with complains about business no matter how big or small that business is. However it also helps keeping business informed and provides individuals with the information they need to know....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Power]

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Analysis Of The New York City Police Department

- I believe that Mendoza’s credentials are superior to Harrison’s credentials. Mendoza’s credentials include being a member of the New York City Police Department from 1965 to 1976. He was the District Attorney of Brooklyn from 1976 to 1980, Assistant U.S. Attorney Eastern District, and a Federal District Judge, Eastern District. Meanwhile, Harrison went to Walnut Park Country Day School, Phillips Exeter, Princeton undergraduate, and Harvard Law School. He was a Rhodes Scholar and was the editor of the Harvard Law Review....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, Law]

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Analysis Of The Drag Ball Culture in New York City

- Glamorous, fabulous, revolutionary, drag. There is a general accord about things our society labels as extrinsic. The subjects looked down upon are subcultures that have proven that if anything interrupts the conventions of society they are to be shunned. Jennie Livingston’s documentary, Paris is Burning, shows how a group of individuals bound by this common rejection, construct a subculture that has its own rules and standards. The documentary chronicles the lives of African American gay, and transgender within the drag ball culture in New York City in the mid – to – late eighties; a culture where they can create their own real identity and be themselves or anyone they want to be; a culture...   [tags: gender identiy, subscultures]

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The Triangle Waistshirt Fire of New York City

- The Triangle Waistshirt Factory fire was one of the worst fires after the turn of the 19th century. It took the lives of over one-hundred and forty people, most of which died indirectly from the fires and smoke. While the fire was caused by an accident, the true culprit was negligence and shoddy management. The factory was located in the ten story Asch building in downtown Manhattan and owned by Max Blanck and Isaac Harris. Both men were notorious for their use of insurance fraud to collect money by setting fire to their building to collect the insurance money, which was a common practice during the time....   [tags: events at the turn of the 19th century]

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New York City Is Defined By Its Diversity

- New York City is defined by its diversity due to it 's long international immigration history; however, there is a lack of cultural mix between these boroughs. It is essential to increase the diversity of school educators because according to a study released by the National Education Association about Teacher Diversity, “increasing the percentage of teachers of color in classrooms is connected directly to closing the achievement gap”. The statistics done by US Department of Education, reveal that in the 2011- 2012 school year, “About 82 percent of all public school teachers were non-Hispanic White, 7 percent were non-Hispanic Black, and 8 percent were Hispanic.” Since I came to this count...   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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The New York City 's Triangle Factory Fire

- The Industrial Era enabled wealth, prosperity, and advancement in American society. But behind the wealth of a few, the new skyscrapers lining big cities, and the influx of new people, the Industrial Era possessed many dark underbellies, such as labor. Factory owners and industry giants treated their employees poorly, and subjected them to long hours, crowded workspace, and dangerous conditions. This is best exemplified in the New York City’s Triangle factory fire. Often times the middle class reformers, the Progressives, are remembered for their work to ameliorate the working class....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Working class]

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Post 9/11 Counter-Terrorism in New York City

- ... One positive that Americans do see is that we are far from the Middle East so it will be harder for them to have another successful attack (Boot). President Obama once said that “it was not a simple solution to get rid of terrorism.” However, the United States is now ready to fight terrorism if it threatens our safety again. The government now has the right to listen into phone calls. However, they must have a good reason to listen in they have this right through a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and a secret judge must grant them permission to do this....   [tags: attack prevention]

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New York City 's Social Environment

- In the late 1980s, New York City’s social environment was distinctly divided. With the rise of the financial industry, the wealthy were making a profit again. However, the lower class was unbridled, as it reached a level of violence it had never experienced before. This crime is due to the terrible economic crisis New York City experienced for decades prior. Drug gangsters and many others had become permanently locked into the lower class. School, neighborhoods, and political institutions were deteriorating because of this severe crisis....   [tags: Criminal justice, Crime, Sociology, Prison]

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New York City, English Language Learners

- New York City, English language learners receive language support in a variety in programs. The two programs I would like to focus my improvements are on the pull-out and push-in supplement lessons in the ELL education plan. English Language Learners can be pulled out of their general education classroom to work in small groups with an ESL teacher or the ESL teacher can push into the classroom to provide support to the learners. Each program has varying atmospheres, levels of support, and expectations, which present problems and benefits for the learners....   [tags: Education, Psychology, Anxiety, Behavior]

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Wedding Speech From New York City

- It’s a beautiful sunny morning in New York City; families and couples wake up, shower and tend to their daily responsibilities. All the husbands across the world go and wake up their children, turn the coffee maker on and start making homemade pancakes for everyone. The wives wake up and immediately check their work emails, hop in the shower and suit up for the day of work that lies ahead of them. The wife kisses her husband on the cheek, grabs a pancake with her bare hand, grabs the coffee that her husband made her, her briefcase and is out the door with a blink of an eye....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Role]

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Analysis Of ' Open City '

- Teju Cole’s debut novel, Open City, depicts Julius’s peripatetic journeys in New York City, as well as abroad, whilst reflecting their connotations to his past. Cole utilizes his main character’s driving narration to explore urbanization and urbanism (2011). To distinguish, urbanization refers to the growth in population within city areas, and the way in which societies adapt from rural to urban areas, opposed to urbanism which defines the features of social interactions within these areas (Pugh, 1966)....   [tags: New York City, City, Urban area, Urbanization]

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Westchester County 's Influence On The American Revolution

- *Westchester County has nearly one million residents living throughout the 450 square miles and its population is larger than five states and 77 countries (Westchester gov.com, 2014). This region has a lot to offer historical; Westchester County played a key role in the American Revolution, cultural; arts, music, theater, museums, gardens, literary arts, cultural centers, and so on, geography; its locale is right along the Long Island Sound on the southeast and the Hudson River on the west, rolling hills, retaining rural characters, while adopting the urban and suburban lifestyles and New York City in close proximity, and population trends; the county’s population grew 3% between the 2000 a...   [tags: New York City, New York, Westchester County]

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How Ethnic Publications Like The Weekly Challenger And El Diario Ny

- Through this assignment, I explore how ethnic publications like The Weekly Challenger and El Diario NY, compare to a mainstream publication like the New York Daily News when it comes to advertisements. I briefly researched how all three of these publication are able to keep publishing stories on a daily and weekly basis, especially in a time in which technology dominates the field and print editions are becoming less common . Since the turn of the century, advancement in technology have encouraged news publications to transition from print to digital....   [tags: New York City, New York, Daily News]

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Goodbye For All That By Joan Didion

- Goodbye to all that “Goodbye to all that” is a captivating story of young women and the journey she takes to identify who she is. Through the expressive writing by Joan Didion, the emotions in this text are truly tangible. Didion writes from her own experience as a young writer living her dream of being in New York City. Throughout her story there is miscommunication and through each obstacle, she grows as a person, learns what priorities are important, and overall she finds herself. I find this very appealing because everyone can relate to a life changing experience and reflect on how it changed you....   [tags: New York City, New York, Change, Emotion]

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The Street After The Antique Business

- city, Hudson rebound itself by turning into a tourist city. Official people renovated many buildings on Warren Street after the antique business became a big thing and tourists started coming in. After our talk, I decided to go find out how the north side is like. Buildings in the north side were clearly plainer and older. They had put up light strings on the tree on Warren Street but the all blocks in the north side were poorly-lit and seemed a little scary in darkness. With a feeling of unsetting, I was eager to leave the neighborhood and go back to Warren Street....   [tags: New York City, New York, Antique, Tourism]

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City Limits By Colson Whitehead

- For many people around the world, New York City is an exciting and adventurous place, full of many experiences and opportunities. Traveling to New York City or even living in New York City is considered to be a dream to many. Many people come as tourists to explore what New York City has to offer. However, people often forget that New York City is considered home for many and not just a tourist site. The difference between those who live here and those who come as tourists, is that after living here for a long time the excitement for New York City begins to fade away....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Colson Whitehead]

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New York City

- When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell. Even with my short visit there I found myself lost within the Big Apple. The voices of the never-ending attractions call out and envelop you in their awe. The streets are filled with an atmosphere that is like a young child on a shopping spree in a candy store. Although your feet swelter from the continuous walking, you find yourself pressing on with the yearning to discover the 'New York Experience'....   [tags: Descriptive Personal Narrative Essays]

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New York City

- New York City Every time I hear this song it makes me long to leave all of my responsibilities and head off to the city of dreams. A trip to New York has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl. I have always wanted to visit the place of tall buildings, history, and where culture is intertwined with its people. I have wanted to live the fast pace life of a New Yorker, where I could stand outside and see, smell, and taste all of the experiences that this city has to offer. I have been building and building this ideal image in my mind for so long....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing Descriptive NYC]

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The Experience that Is Times Square

- There is no such thing as silence here. Everything jumps out at once, like the feathers on a peacock, immediately catching your attention. There are uncountable masses of colorful blobs moving, but within that great glob, there are many people, each person moving with the powerful confidence of a lion. The buildings all loom over the people, a grand oak tree above thousands of ants, tying together this concrete landscape. There is a tangible atmosphere of wonder, and you are left in awe of such an astonishing place....   [tags: the deceptive city, New York City]

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Irish Emigration to New York City

- Irish Emigration to New York City The Potato Famine - How, Why, and When the Famine Started Many historians equate the Irish immigration to America with the potato famine of the 1840s, but is is clear that a considerable number of Irish had made their way to Great Britain’s colonies on the North American mainland before 1800. For example, many Irish families came and settled the colonies in the early 1600s. Harbors and towns were named after settlers. Some of these settlers even became Royal governors; one example is Sir Thomas Dongan, who became governor of the colony of New York in 1682....   [tags: American History]

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New York City A Diverse Area

- New York City is a diverse area. It contains hundreds of different tracts with one different from the other. I am going to be comparing Hunter's tract, which is 120 with my tract, which is 721. After comparing these two tracts, I am going to compare them both to the entire city of New York. The pace where I live in is Forest Hills, Queens. NYC contains Demographic Characteristics such as total population. In all of New York, to be exact, there are 8,008,278 people in all. Hunter's tract contains 3,965 people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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homeless in new york city winter

- Introduction A/G Have you ever asked yourself why don’t this homeless person just go and stay in a shelter and eat and sleep in a warm place an d leave me alone. S/P Today I will inform my audience about the decisions homeless people have to make. C/I Many homeless people opt to stay on the streets rather than in a shelter. V/S After today you will understand why homeless people who live on the street. Transition Our homeless society is now growing very quickly and uncontrollably....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Perception of New York City in Goodbye to All by Joan Didion and American Psycho by Bret Easton

- Both “Goodbye to All That” by Joan Didion and American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis portray New York as a city where it is horrible to live, filled with homeless men, filth, crime, and complete displeasure, but for some reason, nobody leaves. The perception of New York City given by these two passages is a contradictory one. In both passages the narrators describe the city with great disappointment and Didion also adds a tone of annoyance to her passage, annoyed that even though she hates pretty much everything about New York she doesn’t leave, and instead of staying for the 6 months as she originally planned, getting anxious to finally be free from the horrible city, she stays for 8...   [tags: say, city, complain, wrong]

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Sidewalks of New York City

- Mitchell Duneier, a sociologist with a rather impressive curriculum vitae to his credit, spent five years of his otherwise privileged life keeping company with drunks, derelicts, drug addicts and the homeless on the sidewalks of New York's Greenwich Village. His purpose was not to exploit the individuals whose reason for being on these streets is to drum up whatever income they can by selling books and magazines; rather, it was to learn and understand why they were there. In the process of doing so, Duneier drew his arguments and methods mostly upon symbolic interactionism perspective's theories; his focus on "shared meanings", "deviant", `laws", "individual (and social) interactions" flouri...   [tags: Sociology Mitchell Dunier]

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New York City Fighting Influenza

- New York City Fighting Influenza New York City's public health officials are pioneering a program to reduce the spread of the influenza epidemic that hit the city over one month ago. The city's approach to disease control is unlike that of any other city in the nation and has been met with much criticism and fear for the lives of New Yorkers. The city's Health Commissioner, Dr. Royal S. Copeland, has refused to close schools, theaters, churches, and places of "public amusement" despite many requests to do so from prominent members of the government's medical community....   [tags: Journalism Influenza Health Essays]

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The Irish As Brutal And Cruel Cowards

- Despite the fact that people in today’s society view diversity as a beneficial factor, many in the colonial period despised the immigrants. Because many Irish came to the state in penury, they faced discrimination, resentment and suspicion (New York City 26). Many non-Irish thought of the Irish as brutal and cruel cowards. Contrastingly, many German immigrants were not hated as much because they came to the state wealthier and had more Protestant backgrounds. One specific encounter of intolerance was when a non-Irish male stated, “This Celtic beast with many heads is driven back to his hole for the present” referring to the Irish as the Celtic beasts (Jackson and Dunbar 204)....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New York]

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Motion Picture Palace : New Jersey City Loews

- I chose to talk about a Motion Picture Palace in New Jersey because it is my father’s hometown and it has a significant meaning to my family and me. The name of the Motion Picture Palace I chose is the “Jersey City Loews.” This theater is located in Jersey City, New Jersey, in a well-known business district, residential area, and transportation center, which is also a popular entertainment and shopping area called “Jersey Square.” This theater was inspired by the Baroque/Rococo era style and was designed by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, Secaucus, New Jersey]

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New Orleans : A New World

- Every place in the world has at least two different views; to some the place is a home and to others it is a culture, a building, a new world that is to be awed and viewed for the small amount of time the tour bus drives past. A places meaning can change as events happen, but at some point the new memory will become the norm. New Orleans is seen as a place that was hit with a tragedy, but has recovered. The pictures to a tourist are full of beads from Mardi Gras, street corner voodoo shops, bowls of Cajun food, warm beignets covered with powder sugar, and a big Cathedral right in the middle of the French Quarter....   [tags: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, New York City]

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The Fragmented City Of America

- Lecture 5 The Fragmented City Through most of the Latin American cities the traditional segregation between the rich and poor sectors of the society is weakening. New rich sections coming up in poor neighbourhoods may indicate that the texture of the built fabric is changing and that the rich and poor classes are assimilating. However, on taking a closer look, it becomes clear that the socio-spatial polarization is in fact becoming more conspicuous. The rich masses in the luxury enclosures hardly seem to take any notice of the social surroundings beyond their walled communities....   [tags: New York City, Staten Island, Manhattan, City]

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Little Caesar: Gangster Life in New York City

- Film has evolved into one of the most popular forms of entertainment mediums in America today. Beginning from a “moving picture” that lasted no more than a few seconds, the industry has sprouted into a goldmine of technologically advanced major motion pictures. While Hollywood was still in an adolescent stage, a certain genre caught the eye of a United States eager for trendy entertainment: the “gangster” film. No film better defined the genre than Mervyn LeRoy’s Little Caesar. The movie was released in 1930 and largely due to the industries technological advancements the silent film had started a slide down the slippery slope to extinction as “talkies” were becoming all the rage....   [tags: Film Review]

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The Applicability of the Movie, Crash, To Race Relations in New York City

- The issue with race relations is it is a very sensitive topic with negative aspects of it present in New York City. The film “Crash” demonstrates a good interruption of race relations in a highly populated city. Some individuals have taken a stance against the film and have questioned whether it truly depicts the relationship between the Police department and the minority community. While others have found a distinct connection to the relationship between the New York City Police department and the minority community in relation to the film, I agree with this perspective....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Differences Between New York City and Winston Salem North Carolina

- Having lived in two different cities for some years gives me an insight to what the difference between the life in a big city and countryside are all about. The city of New York is significantly different from the city of Winston Salem in North Carolina. Some of their dissimilarities can be seen in lifestyle, transportation, job availability and crime rate. The life style and enthusiasm in Winston Salem is slow pace. Some days, mostly on weekends, the roads are almost empty; you see few or no car on the streets....   [tags: Urban, Suburban, Rural]

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My First Time Visiting The Museum Of The City New York

- ​It was my first time visiting the Museum of the City New York located on 1222 Fifth Avenue at East 103rd street. This museum was a New York at its core exhibition, that presents the history of New York City, and its people. While walking around the museum I ran into a section called Gay is good: The gay and the lesbian struggle for civil rights, 1969 to 2011, aa well as, the Gay Gotham. The gay and lesbian section got my attention because in our society today homosexuals play a major role. Same sex marriage has been legally recognized since 2011 in New York and in all 50 states in 2015....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Same-sex marriage, AIDS]

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The Stop and Frisk Program within New York City Police Department

- The New York City Police Department enacted a stop and frisk program was enacted to ensure the safety of pedestrians and the safety of the entire city. Stop and frisk is a practice which police officers stop and question hundreds of thousands of pedestrians annually, and frisk them for weapons and other contraband. Those who are found to be carrying any weapons or illegal substances are placed under arrest, taken to the station for booking, and if needed given a summons to appear in front of a judge at a later date....   [tags: safety, question, weapon, arrest]

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New York City Basketball Lost A Legendary Figure Last Week

- New York City Basketball lost a legendary figure last week in Dwayne " the Pearl" Washington. Washington was nicknamed after Hall of Fame great, Earl Monroe aka Black Jesus (his basketball idol). Pearl is one of the greatest point guards to come out of NYC, and his incredible handles, flashy passes and flamboyant style made him worthy of the nickname. You can compare him to the iconic Prince Rogers Nelson, who passed a day later after Pearl. His genius and performances were on the basketball court though....   [tags: Basketball, National Basketball Association]

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Xin Niuyue: A Bustling Metropolis Built on the Ruins of New York City

- ... While the air and water vehicles will work like any other water and air transit, the MagTrans work using a powerful electromagnetic field produced by the track. We have spread out Xin Niuyue’s massive population by embodying it into three vertical layers. Strong, sturdy, sheets of reinforced glass separate the floors and give the illusion of walking on air. Elevators and walkways make the city easily traversed. Our city uses pneumatic tubes to distribute goods, luggage, and mail throughout the city....   [tags: imaginary cities]

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Budget Plan For New York City Department Of Consumer Affairs

- A budget is a plan of action set by resources required to implement the plan. Simply, budget plans are put in place to help fix most of the fiscal damages that a company and or an agency would face. A recent study by Walther and Skousen (2009, pg. 10) indicated that, “A budget is a detailed financial plan that quantifies future expectations and actions relative to acquiring and using resources. Budgets don 't guarantee success, but they certainly help to avoid failure”. Although, there is no promise of success, a budget plan tends to predict the spending and can show the fiscal path of an entity....   [tags: Federal government of the United States]

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Urban Living in New York City in by Siri Hustvedt's Essay, Living with strangers

- Living with strangers The essay; ”Living with strangers,” written by Siri Hustvedt deals with the attitude of urban living in New York City. There are many different rules of living between the country side and the city and there exist many unspoken rules in all cultures and societies. Siri Hustvedt tells us that she grew up in the country side rural Minnesota were it was a custom to greet everyone you met or else you could be accused of the worst possible sin, snobbery. Then she moved to New York City in 1978....   [tags: ethos, trustworthness, unpredicability]

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Tragic Fire in New York City at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company

- Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire On March 25, 1911, a devastating fire broke out in New York City. Specifically it started in the eighth floor of the ten story Asch building, the first of three floors that belonged to the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. The fire spread to the floors above claiming the lives of 146 workers. Nearly all of these workers were young women, mainly recent immigrants that were Jewish, or Italian. This case is not an arson case as some may think with the amount of lives lost, rather the fire was, as far as anybody knows, an accident....   [tags: sweatshop, firefighters, deaths]

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The 69th Regiment Armory- A Multifaceted Building in New York City

- Throughout the semester I have grown accustomed to my surroundings. Well, at least for the most part. There is still one building that intrigues me to this very day. As I’d walk past it on my journey to Baruch College, I’d stare the entire time. The building seems like a simple rectangular building. However, some aspect of the architectural design captivates me. Strangely enough, army trucks are always parked alongside the building. However, upon attempting to research the building, I could not find it....   [tags: military]

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The Job : True Tales From The Life Of A New York City Cop

- The book “The Job: True Tales from the life of a New York City Cop” By Steve Osborne is about Osborne experience in the New York Police Department starting from his early age in the police department as a rookie to retiring as a lieutenant. Osborne worked in the New York Police Department for twenty years and retired in 2003 as a lieutenant and commanding officer of the Manhattan Gang Squad. In the book Osborne, talks about some of his memories throughout his career. Some memories that he will never forget and those that he wishes he never remembers....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer]

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Racial Differences Across The New York City Education System

- It is believed by many that over the last 15 years, we as the human race have been able to look past racial differences around the world and come together as one species. People believe that in the 21st century, all races are seen as equal and not discriminated against, and that concepts like White privilege do not exist. Anthropologist, Ken McGrew, did field work in a city called Coldville, in the state of Wisconsin. He wrote that it is not acceptable to express racist views in a place like Coldville, and that it is a place where White people refuse to believe in racism (2008:121)....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, Black people]

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Analysis of Andy Warhol and the Couple with Balloons, Plaza Hotel, New York City

- Andy Warhol was born on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Warhol was not pnly a photographer, but he was also in performance art, filmmaking, and writing, and was a leader in the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. Warhol’s mother was an artist and taught him how to draw, which became one of his favorite hobbies as a child. His mother also bought him his first camera when he was 9, introducing him to photography. Warhol developed huge interest in fame and celebrities, which became the focus of much his art....   [tags: photography, colors, popluar, lines]

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New York City With Immigrant Parents From The Dominican Republic

- As a Latina growing up in New York City with immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic, I knew the difficulties of growing up in poverty. As a child, family financial arguments were a common thing, budgets were strict and extra funds were low. However, when it came to education money was not a factor. Education was the solution to poverty, if you had a good education then you succeed and obtain a great job. I kept this mentality with me throughout my high school and college years. I completed my undergraduate studies in Rhetoric and Communications in hopes of starting a marketing career....   [tags: High school, Sociology, Social work, Education]

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The New Immigrants Of The United States

- particularly in the western states and regions. He urged Germans to get away from the political mayhem and constrained financial chances of Germany to begin another, more liberated life on the American prairie. Coming to America: “New” Immigrants (1870-1920) The "new" influx of settlers came to America between the 1870 's and the 1920 's. These outsiders came in expansive numbers from southern and eastern European nations, for example, Italy, Greece, Poland, and Russia and in addition Asian countries like China....   [tags: New York City, United States, Eastern Europe]

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The Frick Collection: A Little Known Place with Big Names in Art

- New York City is known for its extensive collection of art museums ranging from the Metropolitan Museum of Art which is usually the most renowned to others such as the the Solomon R. Guggenheim or the Whitney Museum of American Art which are popular in their own rights. This abundance of art museums makes the city very attractive for foreign visitors. However, this abundance of choice can overwhelm even the most informed visitors who have a finite amount of time to explore what the city has to offer....   [tags: New York City museums]

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Bill T Jones And The Big Issue

- “Living and dying is not the big issue. The big issue is what you are going to do with your time while you are here.” This is a quote announced by Bill T Jones and the quote is quite explanatory. Yes one lives then they die. Although what did they accomplish with their time of existence. Did they make a difference in the world. Bill T Jones can say he has accomplished many things and he did and is still making a difference in the world. He is an important person in American history because of his many talents/accomplishments involving artist director, choreographer, and dancer....   [tags: New York City, New York, Hudson River, New Jersey]

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How New York City's Sewage and Garbage is Treated

- How New York City's Sewage and Garbage is Treated You ever wonder where the stuff you flush down the toilet goes. Or where the water goes after you brush your teeth. Or what's under those manholes that has sewage written on it. What happens when you throw wasted in the garbage. You probably don't but all of the content that is discarded throughout the day gets sent to a sewage plant through the pluming system that is connected to your house. There are sewage plants located throughout New York City....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Black Education in New York City during the 1830s

- An 1831 editorial in The Liberator made the perceptive observation that “a line, almost impassable, [was] drawn between the two races.”One might say that the “problem of the color line” had actually been identified over seventy years before W. E. B. Du Bois diagnosed it in 1903.The same editorial continued, “by law, or by custom, in much . . . of the country, [blacks] are in a great measure deprived of the lessons of education.In most . . . states they cannot vote, or be chosen to office.If aliens, they cannot be naturalized....   [tags: African American]

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Porgy and Bess at the New York City Opera

- Porgy and Bess at the New York City Opera For my first concert report I went to see Porgy and Bess at the New York City Opera. I heard from friends and family that this was a good show and that is the main reason that I decided to attend this particular opera. First of all, I would like to say that for $5 tickets I got some pretty good seats. I personally thought that the auditorium was beautiful. It had good size and there was nothing obstructing my view of the stage. I also thought that the set was nicely arranged, it gave you the feel that you were actually on Catfish Row....   [tags: Papers]

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Descriptive Essay - New York City in the Morning

- A violin song pulls us out of sleep, dreams of trains and pineapples, like a silk rope. He notices the morning light come to the wall. In the city we left only a few days ago, we learned about waking up before dawn, not to the light, but to the stirring that moves the blood in our thighs and hands. The morning was ancient before the sun even rose. Rising early in New York City allows you to hear the birds on the street. When we emerged from the tight doorway leading out of the apartment, I saw that the color of the sidewalk and street matched the tone of the sky....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Crack’s Effect on New York City

- Crack’s Effect on New York City In the summer of 1985, New York City was introduced to the drug crack. The ensuing seventeen years have culminated into some of the most turbulent, and crime ridden years in the history of New York City. Crack is the street name for a form of cocaine introduced in the mid-1980s. Crack is smoked, rather then sniffed through the nose, or injected, which are all other ways to use cocaine. Users of the drug inhale the vapors that are given off when the crack is heated (Berger pg.20)....   [tags: Illegal Drugs Crack Essays]

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Myrtle Beach vs. New York City

- Myrtle Beach vs. New York City      Picture a beautiful city surrounded by tall skyscrapers soaring into the clouds and the beautiful statue of liberty standing still on the water. You walk down the street passing hundreds of little shops and restaurants, all the while you are taken a back by the breathtaking beauty of the city that you are gazing upon. Now picture laying on the beach at sunset listening to the ocean waves. The air is crisp and the smell of saltwater is bitter sweet. The locations I’m describing are New York City and Myrtle Beach....   [tags: compare and contrast paper]

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Descriptive Essay : Central Park

- Central Park When you think about New York, you think about Times Square, The Statue of Liberty, or The Empire State Building, however most people are blind to other attractions going on all the time. Since I am from the wonderful state of New York, I can fill you in on other attractions. New York City is way more than just a big, blooming, business city. Let me help you, by getting that sky scrapper image out of your head, and inform you on one of the oldest, most beautiful places to visit, containing plenty of attractions for one to do....   [tags: New York City, New York, Central Park, Manhattan]

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Fast Food Restaurants : A New Record For Many Companies

- Trend Story- Wages are setting a new record for many companies to follow and adapt to A dream of attaining higher wealth can come sooner than expected and many businesses worries that this will bring a new record of how people get employed. “I think it is great idea but bad at the same time, not all businesses can apply that rule,” says Ms. Vivian Baquero, a representative for the private company of Amor Cubano. As we were discussing McDonald’s $15 an hour proposal, that is set to date 2017 and will increase its wages throughout the year, I’ve began to notice the shock on her face....   [tags: Minimum wage, Employment, Wage, New York City]

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Reasons For New Yorkers Esteem Spring Season

- Spring has finally arrived. From cherry blossoms to waterfront sunset views, not only has New York City proven itself one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but also the most festive place. Here we explore 25 top reasons New Yorkers esteem spring season in NYC. Baseballand — It’s time for the Mets and Yankees start the most anticipate swings in Queens and Bronx to fire up the baseball fans’ favorite season. Picnics and the great outdoors — A soothing time to unwind at the 15-acre field Sheep Meadowenter in Central Park West for picnics, gatherings, playing, and naps....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Central Park]

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Top Free Summer Events

- Top Free Summer Events in NYC It’s hard to be bored in NYC, there’s so much going on. From the food, to the people, the sights and sounds, there is always something going on. It is the city that never sleeps after all. Many believe that the best part about New York City is the diversty and richness of the people. This has an influence on the city and what goes on within the concrete jungle. The sheer variety of events available in NYC is like no other city and many of them don’t cost a dime. It is truly amazing, all of the free things to do in the city, so don’t miss out on the amazing opportunites New York City provides....   [tags: New York City, New York, Martial arts, Queens]

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Stop Harassing The Cops : Frisks Save Nyc Lives

- 1. Post Staff Report. “Stop harassing the cops: Frisks save NYC lives”. New York Post. 29 March. 2013. Web. 29 October. 2015. The New York Post in its article, “Stop harassing the cops: Frisks save NYC lives”, declares that, even though there are bad comments against stop and frisk, this tool is helpful to keep a safe city. Moreover, when stop and frisk is used properly by the NYPD officers, it brings positive benefits to the community and also, it helps to preserve the good image of the city to attract more tourists who are a fundamental in the development of the city since they bring money into it....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, New York Post, Firearm]

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Designing Your Own Home Windows

- Designing your own home windows is an exciting process. Customizing replacement windows for your New Jersey or New York Metropolitan home is a journey with many steps and many different phases. The key to streamlining your experience is preparing for the journey with a specific goal in mind – whether that is to enhance security and energy-efficiency, or achieve a particular visual appearance, or a combination of both. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro suggests you approach this project the way professional renovation experts tackle the process, with precision, the right tools and the right replacement window people on the job....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, New York]

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The Career Of A Correctional Officer

- The career of a correctional officer has always captivated me in a way that is difficult to explain. Even as a child, I recall tuning into shows such as Lockup and Lockdown. In fact, my earliest, most vivid memories consist of me sitting in front of a TV screen with my eyes mesmerized by the hardened criminals visioned on the screen before me. It may seem peculiar, but I’ve always pictured myself inside the prison walls. What’s even more peculiar is that I’ve seldom visioned myself as a correctional officer; in fact, I’ve almost always visioned myself as a prisoner....   [tags: Prison, Penology, New York, New York City]

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John F. Kennedy 's Major Hub Airports

- John F. Kennedy (JFK) International in New York City is one of JetBlue Airways’ major hub airports. It is also located in one of the busiest and most complex airspaces in the United States. Along with JFK International, La Guardia Airport and Newark International fall under the jurisdiction of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). The PANYNJ is also the governing authority for all rail, ship and vehicle transport within the New York – New Jersey metropolitan area that consists of 18.1 million people (PANYNJ, 2014)....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey]

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The Trouble With Gun Control

- The Trouble with Gun Control We as a country have been caught up lately in the idea that we need to take away people 's guns in order to make people safer. Adolf Hitler once said, “To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens (Quotes About).” Do I really need to explain where history seems to be repeating here. What people do not seem to understand is that by trying to control guns, you are just making it easier for those who would mean to do harm to get away with it. This is especially true in states with really strict gun laws....   [tags: New York City, New Jersey, New York, United States]

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Territory Analysis For Recreational Products

- Territory Analysis for Recreational Products Overview In the Spring of 2016, I was transitioned from handling the WC product countrywide to handling CV/WC/SM/MC for a territory consisting of the following states: VA, WV, MD, DE, NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, NH, VT, and ME. The following analysis illustrates an overview of how the territory has been performing for recreational (rec) products for the past 5 years. The purpose is to educate myself on the territory trends, territory rec products Loss Ratio (lr) vs countrywide for all products, New York information, top 5 agents, and look at territory updates....   [tags: New York, New York City, Insurance]

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Study At A College At The United States

- I have always been the girl with a lot of dreams, but many of them I did not believe I could achieve. I always dreamed to marry Bruno Mars and travel around the world with him, my best friend and my dog and be Nicki Minaj’s best friend. I always had crazy dreams, but I had one that I was sure I would achieve: to study at a college in the U.S.A. Since I was fifteen years old I told my parents that I wanted to study in the U.S.A. They never thought that I was being serious. They always laughed at me and said, “Okay, if you finish your high school with good grades, you will go there to study at college.” Every year I counted the time until I finished high school and could travel to the U.S.A an...   [tags: New York City, United States, New York, Friendship]

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Taking a Look at Saint Patrick's Cathedral

- Saint Patrick's Cathedral, one of New York's greatest cathedrals, is located in Manhattan at 14 E. 51st St. The main reason the cathedral was built was to affirm the ascendance of religious freedom and tolerance. Thousands of poor immigrants and one hundred three prominent citizens helped pay contributions toward the church. The prominent citizens paid approximately one thousand dollars each.This cathedral supports the idea that not one single generation builds a cathedral, but rather the past, present, and future generations do....   [tags: New York City landmarks]

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Taking a Look at Times Square

- INTRODUCTION “Probably no other city in the world has a street or square as sufficient unto itself and so largely a separate civic entity as is Times Square.” – The New York Times, Sunday December 16, 1906. Times Square is located at the junction of Broadway (now a pedestrian plaza) and 7th avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th streets. Preceding to the American Revolution and afterwards, it belonged to John Morin Scott, a general that served under George Washington who had a manor house on today’s 43rd street....   [tags: New York City landmarks]

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Comedic Similarities between Elf and Santa Land Diaries

- During the holidays we all have specific experienced certain situations that would only happen in such a hectic time. As the holidays pass, we look back and laugh at how ridiculous those times can be. David Sedaris shows this from his perspective when he applied to be an elf and Macys one holiday season and showed us what society looked like from inside an elf costume. Elf, although not a real story, is a movie about a human who thinks he is an elf who meets his dad and experiences extreme culture shock as he goes to New York for the first time....   [tags: humor, new york city, holidays]

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Research Paper on Dyckman Farm House and Museum

- ... Its garden and military hunt catch most of my attention. According to the “Military Hunt at Dyckman” flier, the military hunt which is a place where people safeguard themselves during war time, was constructed by the Dyckman family because they had experienced the Revolutionary War. Indeed, the place shows a different side of the neighborhood in which I live in. Recalling to the first time I noticed the Dyckman Farm House as I walked by on a hot summer afternoon, the flowers on the front yard looked beautiful and the porch welcoming....   [tags: historical places in New York City]

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The Job Description Of A Market Manager

- The job description of a market manager is fairly self-explanatory. A market manager has to strategically figure out ways to improve a products ' appeal to a variety of audiences. That individual must organize a creative team that can research/analyze data to come out with logical, entertaining, and informative guidelines for an effective product. Market managers are tasked with calculating the best "pricing strategy" to make sure the organization he is with is in the best situation to benefit from the most....   [tags: Leadership, Management, New York City]

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The Era Of The Lenape Indians

- One of the very first electrified streets in the United States was Broadway. This gave it many opportunities to become a large icon for our nation. As we know now it is one of the most well-known places for great entertainment. However Broadway was not always the iconic entertainment center it is today; it was stolen, had New York City emerge around it, and persevered through many difficult economic and cultural times. Broadway started out as the main trading route of the Lenape Indians. The trail was known as the Wickquasgeck Trail and ran 15 miles through rough terrain (Purdy)....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Broadway]

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West German Born American Artist

- Kiki Smith is a virtually self-taught West German-born American artist who commonly uses a wide range of themes including AIDS, feminine domesticity, life, death, and human relationships to animals, and nature in her pieces. Kiki began to catch the eye of the New York public in 1988 at a gallery in New York City where she first displayed some of her well known graphic sculptures of the human body. While Smith is more well known for her graphic sculptures of the human body, she is also a highly recognized photographer, printmaker, drawer, and painter....   [tags: Sculpture, Art, New York City]

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My Future After Boston College

- Introduction With graduation fast approaching and job offers pending, I am attempting to decide what comes next for me after BC. I have been offered positions with three organizations thus far: the City Year Program in Chicago, Community Wealth Partners in DC, and the Urban Fellows Program in New York City. Each of these programs offers a unique opportunity for me to channel my passions for social justice and human services. In considering them, then, I have synthesized perspectives and points of view from the organizations, from several authors, and from speakers, as well....   [tags: Sociology, New York City, Community]

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

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

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How Does Fashion Matter to the Garment District and the Economic Development of New York City?

- The fashion industry is a prime example of the changes to the United States urban economy. Cities can be defined by their density and scale, and New York has one of the highest population, employment, and density levels in the country. New York City is home to the nation’s largest “fashion cluster”, which is due to New York’s historical role as a center for apparel design, production, distribution and marketing. Fashion is strongly aligned with the new creative thrust of economic development and urban policy....   [tags: industry, policy, urban, creativity]

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While Other Areas Crumble, New York City Real Estate Remains Robust

- ... All however, purchasing a property in New York City can be quite a lender bursting expertise. The standard plan followed by Nyc Real Estate Agents of requesting pre-approvals to get a mortgage ahead of displaying properties, are apropos. Experienced buyers may have a difficult time in the present credit weather, and first-time buyers trying to enter the Newest York City mortgage marketplace without a basic understanding of mortgages or the assistance of a reliable Mortgage Advisor are requesting to get burned....   [tags: property, agents, mortgage]

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A Brief Note On Stone Wall Riots And The Gay Bar New York City 's Greenwich Village

- Stone Wall Riots In 1969, a serious of riots over police action against The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar New York City’s Greenwich Village, changed homosexuality society as a whole. Pros to this event it let the LGBT movement, organization of gay advocate groups, and inspirited media coverage on gay issues. Cons today’s youth do not realize how lucky they are to be able to express themselves more freely than in the pass, stonewall riots film portrayal is more negative than positive and it has also created anti-gay groups separating hatred throughout the country....   [tags: LGBT, Homosexuality, Gay]

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