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The Obstacle Course of Human Nature

- The Obstacle Course of Human Nature Since the origin of humanity it has been an inevitable phenomenon that the human race will constantly be in a state of conflict. For whatever specific reason one side may have, people in general feel the need to do whatever they can to come out of a struggle on top gloriously and victoriously. No battle throughout all of the ages has been larger, perhaps, than the battle between the male and female gender. In numerous of James Thurber's stories, he tells the stories of men in their daily lives....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Censorship: An Obstacle for True Democracy

- Censorship has been used by governments and influential groups throughout history as a tool for political and economic gain since ancient times. The Romans thought censorship was necessary to shape the morals of society to match up with government ideals. During the 1500's the Catholic Church banned certain texts that conflicted with the established religion from being read. In these times the idea of censorship was viewed differently that it is today. With powerful organizations limiting information it was often impossible for an average person to obtain literature or hear ideas that vary from state ideals, they probably didn't even know that their information was being censored....   [tags: Internet, Freedom, Government]

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Government And The Lack Of Capital Is Common Obstacle

- From Table 5, it is evident that finance and the lack of capital is common obstacle. As noted by Brandon Kane, “we are most vulnerable in our finances.” While both the board member (also the General Manager) and President agreed to similar priorities, they also recognize that “cooperative means compromise” (12th Moon). GreenStar has a history of some members being very involved, especially older founding members. At times, this causes conflict between the wishes or directions of newer and younger members, which can very easily be represented in the Board of Directors....   [tags: Board of directors, Management, Cooperative]

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Downloading and Streaming: An Obstacle for Recording Companies

- The act of downloading and streaming music is creating an obstacle for major recording companies to recruit and develop new talent; whether the talent is songwriting, composing, engineering, or being the upcoming new artist. Most would think that having free access to music any time they wanted would be the answer to music consumers’ prayers, all while not thinking about the millions of dollars major recording companies are losing each year do to the fact that consumers no longer have to kick out a few bucks to hear their favorite songs over and over again....   [tags: Record, Labels, Profit]

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The Major Obstacle For The American Food Industry

- The major obstacle for the American Food industry in its attempts to grow is the “fixed stomach” of every person. While most goods, such as clothes or toys, do not have limits in which they can be sold, food can only be consumed so much, making the growth of the food industry difficult. As food is a necessity, there has been no problem with sustaining the food industry, but corporations are greedy and everything must continue to grow and make more money or else it is not a worthy investment. Companies have combatted this “fixed stomach” issue with two methods, the first being to market foods in such a way that consumers are more willing to spend more money on the same amount of food or les...   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Fast food, Hamburger]

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The Greatest Obstacle Facing People With Disabilities

- After reading “People First Language” by Kathie Snow, the first thing that came to my mind was the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” I have never agreed with this saying because words can inflict pain just like sticks and stones. Words really do matter. Kathie Snow believed that other people’s attitude towards others is the greatest obstacle facing people with disabilities. According to Kathie Snow (2010), “The real problem is never a person’s disability, but the attitudes of others....   [tags: Disability, Developmental disability, Wheelchair]

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Surveillance Robot with Obstacle Sensing and Motion Detector

- The Proposed system focuses on the design and construction to make a design the robotic as in the base of Surveillance application. At the same all the things are done by human begins manually. The proposed system in case of low power consumption by ARM microcontroller. Proposed system in to two section which is Robotic section and monitoring section respectively. In the robotic section ultrasonic sensor is used for the obstacle detection .So the robotics keep its path for detection obstacles in the Rural region or Urban region....   [tags: Surveillance, Robots, Design, Construction]

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President Lincoln : A Major Obstacle For The United States

- In general, the Reconstructive Plan was a major obstacle for the United States, particularly after the death of President Lincoln in 1865. President Lincoln supported the Radicals Reconstructive plans and many white Southerners refused to accept the plan. Therefore, some of their associates assassinated President Lincoln. The assassination of President Lincoln showed the hatred amongst the North and South which was based off social and economic life styles that the two could not come to a compromise....   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

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The United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture: A Tool or an Obstacle to Coordination?

- The United Nations Peacebuilding Architecture: A Tool or an Obstacle to Greater Coordination. I. Introduction Peacebuilding is the phenomenon in which an array of international and national actors collaborate within various support structures in order to address the fundamental/root causes of violence, solidify peace, and avoid a relapse into conflict in fragile states. With the rise of globalization and increased interdependence among states has brought about economic growth and development; however, greater interconnectivity has also created a volatile environment for renewed violence and conflict to occur, particularly in fragile and post-war states....   [tags: International Conflict ]

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The Absence of a Career Goal is an Obstacle to One's Success

- The absence of a career goal is an obstacle to one’s success. Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else.” (Brainy Quotes, 2013). To move our careers forward, we need to think strategically. Today’s market place requires that we be both proactive and intentional in order to circumnavigate the workplace, make good logical decisions, and consistently assess opportunities for our academic, personal and career goals. It is also important to know what you are aiming for, by first setting yourself a target and a time frame, as I believe, the secret ingredient to success is to own one’s own ambitions and actions and then make the decisions necessary to...   [tags: survival, developing academic perseverance]

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An Ace Served- A Tennis Obstacle I Overcame

- I was very excited when I was invited to play for the girls’ high school tennis team, when I was still in eighth grade. Playing for the team was both very intense, because of the many practices we had every week, and fun, since I was able to meet my friends. There came a time every week when I would feel very nervous, and that was when we played matches against other high schools. In the first two weeks, I was able to win all my singles and doubles matches, which helped me gain a lot of confidence....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Racism: The Grand Obstacle of Society’s Advancement

- In our society today, there are still a voluminous amount of instances of racial discrimination. It can vary from a trifling slur to severe verbal mistreatment. There is discrimination everywhere such as public schools, jobs, and generally anywhere you can consider. One would ponder that after approximately one hundred and fifty years since the abolition of slavery, and fifty years since the civil rights movement, we wouldn’t have the exact problem that still forays us today. Two of the most known illustrations of racial discrimination occurring would be at work and in the public school system, even if most people do not want to accept it....   [tags: racial discrimination]

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Comparing the Heroic Natures of Hercules and Okonkwo

- Hercules, a great figure in Greek mythology who fought off massive beasts with his bear hands, can be considered one of the most popular in Greek mythology. How does Hercules compare to a little known Nigerian boy born to poverty who becomes successful through plain hard work, better known as Okonkwo. These heroes both were helped along by wise men, both had to prove themselves as a hero through tough situations, and They also had to deal with large amounts of pride that initially kept them from fulfilling their destinies....   [tags: advice, obstacle, journey]

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Is Diversity A Major Obstacle? Education For People From Different Ethnic Backgrounds?

- Diversity Paper There has been a major change in the past thirty years regarding the amount of immigrants coming to the United States. The impact the immigrants have had on education and diversity is unbelievable. There are many factors which contribute to the element of diversity in education, such as each student 's culture, the different languages each student speaks, promoting gender equality amongst students, and working with students who have exceptionalities. As today 's educators, teachers must understand diversity from an omniscient perspective and the influence it has on students, making the process of getting an education as equal and pleasant as possible for all students....   [tags: Education, Culture, Teacher, Gender]

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Delaying Childbearing: Why it is Important to Have Children While in College

- Like many other women, I was raised in a family that repetitively told me that I needed to finish school before thinking about getting married, and definitely before having kids. This made sense when I became an adult, why not put all my focus into my schooling. Yet, for me that would mean that I would be in my early thirties when I finished school. This has become the norm for women to marry and have children in there 30s, then in years past, where they were in their early to mid-twenties. After completing my first bachelor’s degree, I got engaged; I was in a perfect place, and I was not going to hold off just so I could finish school....   [tags: obstacle, personal experience, medical school]

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Jean Piaget 's Theory Of Social Skills

- Introduction Social skills play a very crucial part in the existence of every individual. This is for the simple reason that the level unto which the social skills a person(s) has, generally describes the level of co-existence that prevail in that given environment (Sussman, 2012). The way a person describes scenarios, solves problems, analyzes situations as well as the overall communication, all form the basis of social skills. According to Jean Piaget’s theory of social (cognitive) development, it is expected that individuals should be mentally or physically prepared to face the realities of the world....   [tags: Occupational therapy, Therapy, Obstacle course]

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Is Technology a Boost to Life or an Obstacle?

- ... The Internet can become an amazing tool to learn and teach in the classroom, but it can also become a problem for the learning process in the students. The old problems that students had were more about their feelings and the situation that they were in to. Students did not worry about their Instagram or Facebook followers. They had real friends. John Nworie and Noela Haughton also said” with the adoption and implementation of the Internet and other digital innovations in the classroom came new genres of challenges in coping with the disruptions they create in learning environments (Nworie and Haughton 52)”....   [tags: mankind development, social networks]

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The Extent to Which Austria was the Main Obstacle to the Unification of Italy in the Period 1815-1849

- The Extent to Which Austria was the Main Obstacle to the Unification of Italy in the Period 1815-1849 In the period immediately after the Vienna settlement in 1815 and up to the widespread revolutions throughout Europe and especially Italy in 1848 and 1849, the prospect of a united Italy seemed almost a distant dream. There were a range of obstacles in between progress to a unified state. These included the outright strength of foreign powers and in particular of Austria in suppressing revolution and thereafter its ability to recover quickly....   [tags: Papers]

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The Communist Party as the main obstacle to Hitler’s Creation of a Nazi Dictatorship

- The Communist Party as the main obstacle to Hitler’s Creation of a Nazi Dictatorship I personally think the communists were not the main threat. First in this essay I am going to express my views on Hitler’s political opponents I will also look at the other potential threats to Hitler and show, which one was the main obstacle towards his creation of a Nazi dictatorship....   [tags: Papers]

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Obstacles of Junior Year Gave me the Keys for a Successful Future

- It’s very surprising to be honest. If I rewind my life to the very beginning of junior year, I would have never suspected that I would encounter multiple hardships one after another, each excessively worse than the last. Yes, junior year was extremely tough domestically and socially but little did I know that my horrid problems at home would affect me academically. Undeniably it was my will power and my strong belief in never giving up which steered my grades and my life to the straight path and made me realize that mistakes happen in life for a reason, they happen so we can learn from them, so we can share our story with others and help them avoid the hardships we encountered....   [tags: obstacles, ]

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Zeus Obstacle

- One of the greatest goddesses who lived atop mount Olympus was the goddess Athena. Athena was known as being the goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, and industry, Furthermore; she aided many desperate warriors on their journeys, and for this she is considered very just. With all of her contributions to the race of man such as the olive, the ability to tame the horse, and her creation of the potters wheel, she was greatly admired by humans. Athena was a very thoughtful and intelligent goddess, very rarely did she become angered, and more often thought of a solution, which was beneficial rather than vengeful....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Obstacles And Obstacles Of Life

- Obstacles in life are some of the toughest things to face, although for some people it is easier or some have to face the obstacle for a longer period of time. Mine was the fear of being alone. It started when I was 8 years old going on a summer vacation with my family. It was on July 27, 2008; when my parents received the worst call I could imagine a parent could receive. They put the phone on speaker and I was listening to the whole conversation. I was in the back seat when I broke down in the worst way possible....   [tags: English-language films, Sibling]

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A Speech On The Obstacles

- Embrace Your Obstacles As I was growing up, I had to face some difficult obstacles, one thing I would do to get through these difficult times was to read quotes of inspiration that could help motivate and inspire me to overcome challenges that stand in my way. I find a particular quote personally meaningful, “An obstacle is often a stepping stone.” by William Prescott. Whether it is communicated by a coach, teacher, or parent its significance cannot be overstated. I believe this quote is one of the most inspiring simply because everyone should be able to relate to it in some way....   [tags: High school, Basketball, Play, Ayumi Hamasaki]

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Viewing Obstacles as a Positive Things

- Obstacles in life should not be determined whether they are good or malevolent towards someone’s lifestyle. However, life somehow does drag a person towards a path that may have obstacles should possibly be turned into greater opportunities. Although, the actor may have tried his best to explain that he cannot move that chair, but the producer told him that whatever the genre the movie is; try to follow the criteria. Everything that is done cannot be done with regret, because there is a benign side to it....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Darkest Obstacles are a Gift and not a Curse

- The irony connected with the obstacle in achieving happiness is the pursuit of happiness. Those who pursue happiness with deliberate effort find themselves having to work harder and harder over time to achieve their ends. By trying to pursue happiness, we look for obvious, insubstantial objectives to achieve the happy life. Existentialism, however, may provide both the antidote to this vicious cycle, and give direction on how to find happiness-- by filling our lives with what T.S. Eliot calls real substance....   [tags: dark situations, happiness, existentialism]

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Overcoming Challenges Of Overcoming Obstacles

- Overcoming Obstacles Have you ever found yourself pondering “what now?” after having made a goal that seemed easy enough to achieve, only to find yourself facing a dilemma. Perhaps, the individual is a first time home buyer needing a much higher than anticipated amount as a down payment for a new home. So, how does this person handle this issue that is keeping them from buying their new home. Where would a person in this scenario, even begin to look for answers after such devastating news....   [tags: Thought, Human, Mind, Psychology]

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Obstacles For Intercultural Romantic Couples

- Obstacles for Intercultural Romantic Couples: Traditions with Food Multiracial or cross-cultural romances are certainly much more common today, but there are some aspects and dynamics that I suspect are at the very least complex. One obstacle for multiracial or cross-cultural romances that couples experience is the sharing in or rejecting of another’s cultural food. Sharing traditions and experiences around our food can be both something that bridges a cultural divide or expands the gulf between two different cultures (Martin, 2007)....   [tags: Culture, Interpersonal relationship, Romance]

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Strategy and Obstacles in the Battle of Arracourt

- ... One of Field Marshall Montgomery’s main objectives was the capture of the port city of Antwerp. The Allies wanted to use the port as a supply base for the final push into Germany. Field Marshall Montgomery preferred a single Allied front along his path into Germany, while US General Omar Bradley preferred a broad front advance. Unfortunately, the Low Countries had a political objective as well; protecting London. The Germans were launching their V-1 and V-2 rockets at London from Belgium. Bradley preferred a broad front advance because if the Third Army was able to advance quickly enough past Metz and Nancy to the West Wall, which was unmanned at the time, Patton could capture the Saar i...   [tags: tanks, armor, supplies]

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Overcoming Obstacles For My Life

- In life you have everyday obstacles that you are faced with, some obstacles are big and some are small, but in spite of the obstacles you strive to overcome them. Learning to read and write was a huge obstacle for me because when I was younger I didn’t care about anything but video games and toys. Later, as I grew up I saw the importance of those essentials and eventually learned how to read and write. Even though I could read and write I had to face a lot of adversity just because I stutter. It 's times where I had to read out loud and was so nervous that I would stuttered, or times where I would be talking and get tongue tied and people would laugh, but as I got older I stop caring what p...   [tags: Learning, Teacher, Education, Want]

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Female Obstacles Faced By Odysseus

- Female Obstacles Faced by Odysseus in his Journey Home Odysseus’ journey home from Troy was seen as a long and tiring expedition, with many obstacles to overcome. The character of Odysseus that readers have come to know is broadly based on how he handled these difficulties through his way back from the Trojan War. He encountered many women who acted as the obstacles, making the journey home even longer. Odysseus’ travels home were not going to be short and he knew that, but encountering Calypso, the Sirens and Circe did not make it any better....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Trojan War, Greek mythology]

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The Conquest Of External Obstacles

- Achievement of Innermost Desires: The Conquest of External Obstacles through Character Development in Jane Eyre Thesis: As an unwed governess in the Victorian era, Jane Eyre experiences both psychological growth and socioeconomic advancement as she strives to preserve her identity, attain autonomy, and fulfill her desire for true intimacy in the context of the gender-restrictive Victorian culture. I. When Jane’s childhood misconceptions about her identity are transformed by external forces that threaten her fledgeling sense of selfhood, she strengthens her resolve and asserts her identity with confidence....   [tags: Jane Eyre, Love, Victorian era, Governess]

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Obstacles That Weaken Democracy

- Democracy is defined as a government that is governed by the people, where the supreme power is in the hands of the people and is exercised through a system of representation done through free elections. It is easily defined and understood, but the true test is to follow through the people’s expectations and be capable to overcome obstacles a democracy might face. Mexico has recently celebrated its bicentennial representing their independence and the centennial of their revolution, although they are major accomplishment, they continue to struggle to consolidate a democracy....   [tags: Government]

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College Benefits and Obstacles

- College success has become a most desirable goal. However, many students struggle through college. In fact, according to the Website, approximately 15 percent of college students receive a degree. Because I’m willing to earn a degree like many other successful students, I find that college is the stepping stone to my dream goals. I know that college is difficult, but I realize that attaining my dream of a college education will require me to understand the benefits of what I’m learning, to prepare for obstacles, to seek advice, and to create effective and reasonable strategies will help me achieve my goals....   [tags: higher education]

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Overcoming Obstacles in The Outsiders and The Time Traveler

- One of life’s most memorable moments is learning to ride a bike. At first, nothing in the world could seem more difficult and scary. To move past the safety of training wheels is terrifying; it’s comfortable without knowing how. Learning to ride is the same, if not worse. It’s wobbly, falling countless times is inevitable. The fact that the bicycle could stand up straight on just two wheels is insane. Though it takes tremendous amounts of hard work, the end result is worth it. Sooner or later, riding a bike is easy....   [tags: the outsiders, hinton]

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Connectivity Obstacles

- HHS. (2014, March 2nd). Health Information Privacy. Retrieved from United States Department of Health and Human Services: The United States Department of Health and Human services is tasked with providing information regarding laws associated with Healthcare operations. Additionally, this federal authoritative entity provides acceptable practices with a strict emphasis on patience protection in which data will supplement this research with. Policies and standards for healthcare operations and organization formulation can also be collected to ensure conformity to federal, state, and local laws....   [tags: Health Information Privacy]

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Obstacles Can Be Someone 's Strength

- Obstacles can be someone’s downfall or they can also be ones upbringing joy. An obstacle will show someone’s strength. The only thing holding one back from overcoming their obstacle is themselves. Because all obstacles can be overcame with a little hope and faith. Your mind and body is always physically able to prevail. The main question for oneself is. Are you able to overcome the obstacle or are you going to let it hold you back from your success. Everyone goes through hundreds of obstacles in their lifetime....   [tags: Surgery, Anesthesia, Exercise, Physical exercise]

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Obstacles Faced By Clients Of Human Services

- Introduction Many people face obstacles every day of their lives, but when it comes to getting assistance around these obstacles many people do not have a way to do that. A client for human services will put up their own barriers to avoid having to deal with asking for assistance and until they work through some of those barriers they are not going to be able to get the assistance they need. Some of the barriers that they face include not having money to pay for the services, not having transportation to get to the place where the services are provided, and not having time to be able to travel to receive the services (Woodside & McClam, 2015)....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychology, Mental health]

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Obstacles in Higher Educational Institutions: Plagiarism

- Plagiarism is commonly known as the practice of taking an individual’s work and passing it on as one’s own. It is an obstacle the Higher Educational institutions have to constantly withstand during the past decade (Neville, 2010). In order to confront the issue of plagiarism, reasons need to be addressed. This essay will shed light on the various causes of intentional and unintentional plagiarism. The focus is on three main ideas; it begins by stating the most common reasons behind intentional plagiarism which are the poor time management of students, and the importance of achieving high grades....   [tags: psychological henomenon]

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How Do We Achieve that Vision and OVercome the Obstacles

- ... Schools when purchasing technology should know exactly what school their hardware will go to and when the changeover will happen. Knowing this they have an upper-hand in bargaining with the distributor of technology and could negotiate a deal that would alleviate them of the resale and distribution costs. In contracting out the redistribution and refurbishing of technology from one school to the next a cost would obviously be incurred. However, there is always the potential that the provincial governments would be willing to step in and subsidize it because it is the safest most reliable way to make the transaction happen....   [tags: technology in the classroom]

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England's Obstacles in The American Revolution

- At the end of the Eighteenth Century, Great Britain had attained a magnitude of power and global influence, which led many Englishmen to assume, incorrectly, that a new Roman Empire had come about. A period of "prosperity and glory unknown to any other age" seemed to be opening for Great Britain and its colonies. Yet, in a few short years, through a war with its American colonies, it became evident the British Empire would eventually meet the same inauspicious decline and fall as the Roman Empire did centuries earlier (Miller 1)....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]

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Obstacles To Pollution Prevention

- Case Study - Corporate Obstacles to Pollution Prevention Overview This case focuses on corporate obstacles to pollution prevention. Pollution prevention can complex especially for large corporations. There are many different forms of pollution prevention including emissions control devices and incremental changes in existing technology. The author reviews the impact of emissions controlled devices, however the focus of the case study is on incremental changes in existing technology. Incremental changes include substituting one or two steps in a production process or relationship changes between production steps....   [tags: Corporate Social Responsibility CSR]

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The Process of Writing

- As I sit here staring at the blank screen, thoughts race through my mind as I contemplate what lies ahead. Is my topic clear. Is it appropriate. What is it that I want to say. Finally the fear sets in, what lie ahead is a minefield of self-doubt and criticism, one misstep could lead to a personal catastrophe. I take each step with caution, slowly putting my thoughts on paper, exposing myself to scrutiny. The answers do not present themselves with the concrete certainty of mathematics and science, they are subjective and open to interpretation....   [tags: Obstacles, Uncertainty]

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Obstacles Toward Development

- Obstacles Toward Development In this every day changing world, many of us are living in a comfortable home, have enough food to eat, well clothed, healthy, and financially independent. All these are provided to us because we are living in a well-developed country. Others in the third world nation are not so lucky. They may have no shelter, limited food supply, and unemployed. This is because their country is not well developed like ours. Problems that stop these countries from developing are 1....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Physical, Social and Mental Obstacles in Eudora Welty's A Worn Path

- “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty is a short story in which fulfills all aspects of literary connotations. Phoenix Jackson’s only true motivation to keep living was to help keep her young grandson live. While there are a multitude of literary elements and devices splurged throughout the story, some of the first ones to spot make the biggest impact. Phoenix Jackson’s name is revealed in the first three lines of text, and leads the reader to make an immediate assumption. She makes this trek over and over again, continuously, and as she nears the end of her life she will nourish her own son back to health....   [tags: a worn path]

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The Romantic Obstacles of Shakespeare in "Midsummer Night's Dream" and Soyinka's "Lion and the Jewel"

- Love in literature is not uncommon, but it is the obstacles, depictions, and interpretations in that love that give pieces of literature their meanings. The plays "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare and "The Lion and the Jewel" by Wole Soyinka are both plays that give a definitive portrayal of love and power. However, their portrayals have several similarities and differences. These relationships and contrasts lie in the male and female gender roles, and the obstacles which intervene with the true or ideal love....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Analytical Essay]

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Do You Have What it Takes to be a Spartan? The Treacherous Spartan Race

- Spartan Race™ is a world renowned obstacle race. Named after the Greek warrior tribe, the title “Spartan” evokes visions of elite warriors that would stop at nothing to be victorious. The advertisements themselves are without words. They appeal to primal urges and desires of greatness and exceeding limitations. Participants do not know exactly how long the race is or what to expect. There is a clandestine appeal and assurance of a great feeling of accomplishment. Through portraying competitors enduring treacherous obstacles and miles of adversity, Spartan Race™ challenges athletes to test their fortitude and see if they have what it takes to be called a Spartan....   [tags: obstacles, athletes, advetisements]

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The Definition of Success and How to Be Successful

- “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome”, Booker T. Washington, spoke that success is not measured in the riches and status of a person, but by the hard work and commitment they made to reach their goals while conquering challenges along the way. Washington states a brilliant point, although there are others who would disagree, instead viewing materials as a measurement of success. Since when did success start being acquisitively measured....   [tags: overcoming challenges and obstacles]

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The Responsibilities of Nurses When Providing Patient Education

- Patient education is a process of providing patients and their families with information, knowledge and skills that are necessary for the management of their health and illness concerns (Park, 2005). It is the responsibility of nurses to follow the teaching process when providing patient education. They includes assessing the patient educational needs, planning an educational session, implementing the plan, and evaluating the educational process. Obstacles to teaching and learning are those that confront nurses in the educational process....   [tags: teaching, planning, obstacles]

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Life is Like a Game of Soccer

- Life is full of obstacles and challenges that occasionally require help from family and friends, and steps that we all must take. As human beings, we are constantly learning throughout these steps and challenges. So in this sense, life is similar to a game of soccer because just as in everyday life we go through the same obstacles, and have people there to support us. In a game of soccer, players, acquire cuts and scrapes just as we gain experiences throught our lives, and once the game is over we celebrate with our team, or with family....   [tags: soccer, obstacles, perseverance]

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Mother Tongue by Amy Tan and Sacha Z

- The essays Mother Tongue by Amy Tan and Sacha Z. Scoblic’s Rock Star, Meet TeeTotaler are both stories of personal experience. The essays are written in an informal style, yet sophisticated phrasing, as well as confident writing in order to bring out sympathy and understanding from the readers. Both essays are narrated through both author’s own thoughts and feelings throughout their stories, as both become open and personal. The following paragraphs will compare and contrast how both essays have similar themes about overcoming obstacles in life, yet Sacha’s essay is more about the need to fit into society without changing oneself, while Amy’s is disproving assumptions society places on langu...   [tags: english, language, obstacles]

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The Effect of College Athletics on Academics

- When I first came to South Dakota State, I decided that I wanted to go pre-dental but after talking with my advisor, I ended up undecided on my major and took courses irrelevant to anything I wanted to do for a career. I still remain bitter that I let my advisor talk me out of what I wanted to do, but he did have a point. If I took the classes I needed to go pre dental, I would most likely get bad grades due to traveling, practices, games, and lifts that take up my study time. I decided to major in Exercise Science but still have to take summer school classes in order to fulfill my requirements in four years....   [tags: academic and social obstacles, skills]

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Life Challenges: Ender's Game, The Miracle Worker, and The Veldt

- All human beings cope with different challenges in life. These challenges can be emotional, mental, financial, social, or spiritual. The challenges in life learned in this course will be examined in different literary works such as novels, plays, and short stories. Isolation and conflicts are the challenges involved in Ender’s Game. Then, The Miracle Worker deals with reaching out someone and to an individual with a disability. Finally, conflict involving technology is evident in The Veldt. The challenges revealed in different works of literature are essential because they enable people to develop human qualities that give them opportunities to succeed and move forward....   [tags: Literary Comparison, Obstacles]

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Friendship in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

- In the Fiction Book, the adventures of huckleberry Finn by mark twain is about loyalty and friendship. and reveals that a strong friendship can overcome any obstacle as long as you have true friends by your side. During the journey to find ourselves, friendship reminds us why began the journey to start with. When Huck is deciding whether to turn in Jim back to slavery, after writing the letter to Ms.Watson, he remembers the adventures and hardships they faced together. thinking back on their close friendship reminds Huck why he decided to help Jim escape slavery in the first place, after all he was "The the best friend old Jim ever had in the world, and the only one he's got now" (chapter 31...   [tags: loyalty, friendship, slavery, obstacles]

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Analysis on The Awakening by Kate Chopin

- At times, we come to find a place in our lives where we struggle to find ourselves, to become who we are as individuals. What hinders this discover is different for all of us, and what we do to overcome what hold us back is up to us. This conflict is clearly identifiable through the character of Edna Pontellier in The Awakening by Kate Chopin. Throughout the text, we watch as Edna first oblivious to the possibility beyond the life she currently has, and as events or people in her life begin to trigger this “awakening” inside her, we see her grow into the person she wants to be, instead of the person she has to be....   [tags: edna, pontelliers, obstacles]

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The Success Plan of a Native American

- Success is the accomplishment of an aim or purpose, for some that aim may be hard to grasp. Gaining success stems from self-evaluation and self-prediction, this knowledge of self can help process failure should it occur. Also, being self-aware allows one to hold much confidence and motivation to change any error in order to be successful. My personal knowledge of self will determine what success means to my point of view. Being successful is completing school, being financially stable, and being able to give my kids a better future....   [tags: goal setting, overcoming obstacles]

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The Major Obstacles to the Italian Movements in the Period 1815-70

- The Major Obstacles to the Italian Movements in the Period 1815-70 Since the Vienna Settlement of 1815 overlooked the growth of nationalism in Italy, the Italians started to unify themselves. Although they faced many obstacles both internally and externally, these obstacles were overcome by 1870. The Risorgimento, which means a revival glory and prestige of the old days, was a success. Internally, the unification movement faced the problem of localism. The Vienna Settlement made localism a prevailing idea after 1815....   [tags: Papers]

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The Chi Omega Spirit - Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Success

- The Chi Omega Spirit - Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Success For as long as I can remember I have set high goals for myself regarding my future, my friendships, and my education. Entering college with these standards I knew that I wouldn’t settle for less than my best, and I would strive to amaze myself at my success. One thing I never fit into my planned path of achievement was any type of struggle, or obstacle that could alter the way I have thought for so long. The first month of college I fell upon an obstacle I never could have imagined....   [tags: Personal Narratives]

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A Review of Early Language Learning in Europe

- Initially, strong political and social debates of early foreign language learning led to the establishment of ELLiE, in order to observe and identify various factors that affect competence in foreign language learning (FLL). Although, numerous FLL studies on "a single class, school, or wider selection of schools" are available, long-term, integrated researches with multiple and cross-border aspects are limited (ELLiE, p. 11). As a result, the creation of ElliE became a reality, to increase knowledge and provide a broader view of implementation processes....   [tags: foreign language teaching & learning obstacles]

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The Behavor of the Chief in the Film The Story of Qui Ju

- The movie the story of Qui Ju depicts the difficult quest of an ordinary provincial woman, who was seeking justice in the little village in China. Despite of the fact that she was pregnant, she persistently and willfully was overcoming all the obstacles on her path. She went from one office to other with a desire of restoring justice. However, she was disappointed again and again: officials were not able to fulfill her demands, even though the only thing she wanted was a mere apology by the village chief, who had severely beaten up her husband, Qinglai....   [tags: china, persistent, obstacles, apology, behavior]

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Obstacles to Voting

- Many people don’t know this but minorities still go through numerous obstacles to vote. A group called the ACLU which is American Civil Liberties Union are fighting to protect the voting rights of people of different ethnic backgrounds. “Since 1965, the Voting Rights Act has been protecting racial and language minorities’ access to voting”. (The Voting Rights Act.Web.12/2/13 The people who often get discriminated against are elders, young people, colored people, and people of low income, military members / veterans, and disabled voters....   [tags: discrimination, rights, minorities]

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The Trials of Human Lust and Mistakes

- Allah has masterfully woven a chapter in the Qur’an rendering four stories regarding trials of human lust and mistakes and how to overcome these obstacles. The stories deal with staying true to your faith, shown by the people of the Cave; being thankful to Allah, illustrated by two gardeners; learning form your mistakes, depicted by Musa (PBUH) and Khidr (PBUH); and helping people while spreading righteousness, portrayed by Dhul-Qarnain. The four main lessons that can be understood from those stories are the following: Allah will help you if requested; be appreciative to God for giving you what you have; none can ever be as perfect in their intellect as Allah; and lastly, to have good virtue...   [tags: obstacles, faith, allah, helping, lessons]

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The Advantages and Obstacles of Hydrogen as a Fuel

- Introduction Considering current tendency of consumption of fuel in the automobile industry, it is assumed that humanity will exhaust the supply of the oil for transport supposedly in the period of the next 50 years. It is assumed by British Petroleum (2013) in their annual report that “world proved oil reserves at the end of 2012 reached 1668.9 billion barrels, sufficient to meet 52.9 years of global production”. As the only widely distributed automobile fuel type is petroleum, it will be problematic to travel from one place to another if the oil depletion occurs and no other fuel types will be introduced by that moment....   [tags: automobile, petroleum, combustion]

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Obstacles of Fathers in the United States

- The purpose of this article is to better understand the outlooks, levels of engagement, and obstacles of fathers in the United States. The authors noted that fathers who participated in this survey range between the age of 18 and older. This telephone survey consists of fathers themselves answering questions related to their own fatherhood roles. Further, this article presents the results of the hundreds of American men promoting behaviors, such as agreeing or disagreeing about being involve, cohabitating or married to the child or children mother....   [tags: fatherhood, parenting, father involvement]

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The Obstacles Of Being A Student Athlete

- In college you will face many obstacles, it is up to you to decide if you let these obstacles become a downfall in your life. While in college you may face peer pressure into making decisions that you wouldn’t usually do. I’ve never been the type to do the same thing as everybody else, I like to do my own thing. While you’re in college you have to put your focus on the important things; to me, the important thing is making sure that I get all of my work done on time. With me being a student athlete, I always have to make sure that I am on top of my work and that my grades are good....   [tags: High school, Basketball, College]

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Christianity : A Wide Range Of Obstacles

- Orthodoxy, Orthopraxy, and Research Today, Christianity faces a wide range of obstacles, from differing forms of worship, to radical shifts in theological understanding. In this confusion, contemporary followers of Christ might find themselves confused as to how they should live out their faith. Questions regarding the authority of the Bible, or how a person can have a relationship with God, can cause believers to question many of the truths they have been taught throughout their lives. This confusion gives rise to a fresh look at biblical exegesis and its relationship to orthodoxy, and orthopraxy....   [tags: Bible, Christianity, Biblical studies, God]

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Overcoming Obstacles in a Diverse Workplace

- Diversity in the workplace is not a new idea or concept. From the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s the majority of people living in the United States were immigrants from other countries including Italy, Russia, and Ireland. Each of the members from these countries spoke different languages, came from different cultures, and had different customs and work ethics. Acceptance to them was fought for in the workplace in industries such as coal, steel, automobile manufacturing, and other labor forces....   [tags: generations X and Y, leadership]

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Obstacles And Benefits Of Cis Implementation

- Obstacles and Benefits of CIS Implementation The obstacles and benefits associated with Computer Information Systems (CIS) are usually stated as a whole. The cost, time and implementation process are all obstacles worth mentioning. Increased accuracy of information, increased accessibility of that information and increased uses for that information are all benefits to be achieved from implementation. Common Barriers to Implementation The cost of purchasing a comprehensive system is the most often mentioned barrier to many providers and hospital systems....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Electronic health record]

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The Obstacles Of Nuclear Power

- The Obstacles to Nuclear Power The United States relies on nuclear power to generate a significant portion of the electricity needed in our homes and businesses. As nuclear power plants, as well as the nuclear work force, ages, companies will be faced with difficult decisions regarding weather or not to construct new nuclear power plants. My research question focuses on the obstacles to nuclear power growth as an industry. What are the economic, political, and social problems that have driven the United States away from nuclear power, and what can be done to eliminate them....   [tags: Nuclear power, Nuclear fission, Fusion power]

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Life Is A Road Of Obstacles

- Life is a road of obstacles in which you step on nails, broken glass, hot coals, and blades of steel. Your feet bleed and your wounds throb, but how do we persevere. How do we keep pushing on from the nails digging at our strength, the glass biting on our pride, the coals burning our hope, and the blades shredding our dreams. The roads we tread on test us and break us down into dust. The persistence to walk through and keep fighting lies within us. We falter and stop, but undoubtedly and without question move forward....   [tags: Suffering, English-language films, Life, Turn LP]

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Obstacles to Growth of SMEs

- ABSTRACT Small & Medium Enterprises are considered as a growth engine for developing economies. Importance of this sector cannot be neglected due to its utmost significance and contribution towards GDP growth and employment generation. SME sector in Pakistan is facing number of problems which acts as a hurdle in their growth. Major obstacles in the growth of SMEs include financial constraints, regulatory and fiscal constraint, infrastructure constraint and human resource constraint. These four factors are deteriorating SMEs growth in Pakistan....   [tags: Economics ]

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Obstacles to Growth of SMEs

- Voordeckers, and Steijvers (2006) surveyed Belgium banking sector, it was revealed that availability of collateral is one of the major issues due to which credit is not accessible. The determinants of collateral have intrigued scholars for decades. Although in reality many SMEs have to pledge personal collaterals and commitments. There is barely empirical evidence available about the determinants of these personal collateral and commitments. They were the first who empirically investigated the determinants of personal collateral and commitments simultaneously with the determinants of business collateral for SMEs in a bank oriented economy....   [tags: Economics ]

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Working Women Obstacles Of Women

- Working Women Obstacles Works such as “Faces in the Hands,” “Awake in a Strange Landscape,” “Hanging in, Solo,” “The Cultural Worker,” and “The Common Woman” display the difficulties that women experienced as they entered professions in the 1980s to 2005. “Faces in the Hands” by Carolyn Chute was written to show the mistreatment of all workers. In “Awake in a Strangle Landscape” by Jan Beatty, we learned the obstacles of women who were placed in jobs that were traditionally reserved for women. “Hanging in, Solo” by Susan Eisenberg reviews the difficulty of being one of the first women to enter the electrical brotherhood....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Woman]

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Obstacles of the American Dream

- “The American Dream, that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to his ability or achievement.” --James Truslow Adams. The phrase “The American Dream” has been expanded upon or refined in various forms, but is essentially based on Truslow Adams’ idea. This concept has been subject to criticism because some people believe that the structure of society prevents such an idealistic goal for everyone. The economy, for instance, can cause poverty-stricken men and women to attain a major disadvantage....   [tags: poverty, social inequalities, US economy]

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Nick Vujicic and Overcoming Obstacles

- Try to envision being born without any hands or feet, arms or legs and given no warning or medical reason or explanation for having that congental anomaly. Now picture how you would live if you could not walk, do daily tasks, such as feeding yourself, brushing your teeth, going to the bathroom on your own, or writing, etc. I am sure you could only imagine the countless number of obstacles and challenges Nick faced just with things like life skills on a daily basis. However, Nick has overcome what most people would say is absolutely impossible, and he is now traveling world wide sharing his testimony, and he gives God all of the credit for his strength to do this....   [tags: Limbless, Bullying, Fear]

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Gender Topic:  Professional Obstacles

- Gender topic:  Professional Obstacles 1.  Lowest Levels or Beginning Stages of Message Exchanges.  Level Selected: 1 Gender Joking and Gender Bashing a)  A common theme in the workplace includes: gender joking and gender bashing. In a workforce that mostly hires men, women are definitely going to be prejudice against. Women are often seen as weak and are told that they're doomed to being submissive, and pushed down in their lives-- And in the workplace there sure is no difference. Due to these stereotypes, and the over-generalizations, it makes it easier to bash on the female population without a second thought....   [tags: gender jokes, inequalities]

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Obstacles College Students Face On The Road

- When I was in high school I thought I had all the answers and all the time in the world. Little did I know the decision I was about to make would be the wrong one and in the end it would make my life harder than it had to be. I made the choice after high school not to attend college right away, instead I went out and got a job. I kept saying someday I will go to college. Someday just never seemed to come until I started to realize I couldn’t make a decent living on minimum wage. Almost every decent paying job wanted me to have a college degree....   [tags: High school, Debut albums, University]

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The Physician Assistant Profession And Its Obstacles

- Beginning of the Physician Assistant Profession and its Obstacles During the 1960s, there was an imminent need for improvement of health care for poor underserved communities, while the nation was facing a shortage of primary care professionals. As a response, the government created programs like Medicare and Medicaid, and visionary health care leaders introduced the idea of a new type of midlevel clinician, the physician assistant (PA) (Pomeranz, Bailey, & Bradley-Guidry, 2014). In addition, MEDEX (Med-icine Ex-tension), an innovative program aiming the expansion and distribution of health care clinicians to underserved areas, greatly contributed to the development of the PA career....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health care provider]

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Imperialism and Colonialism are Obstacles to Global Capitalism

- Castro Gomez claims that forces like imperialism and colonialism, which played a major role in exploitation of human labor that have now been by passed by time and are no longer applicable in this modern world. In addition to this, imperialism and colonialism have become obstacles to the modern global capitalism (Santiago Castro-Go´mez pg 428). According to the author, the 17th century was full of enlightenment, which aimed at wooing laborers. This also came in with the identity of the bourgeois....   [tags: human rights, castro gomez, industrial revoluton]

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Chronic Illness And The Obstacles For Quality Care

- The nature of chronic illness and the obstacles to ensuring quality care. The uncertain nature of chronic illness takes many forms, but all are long-term and cannot be cured. The nature of chronic illness raises hesitation. It can disturb anyone, irrespective of demographics or traditions. It fluctuates lives and generates various inquiries for the patient. Chronic illness few clear features involve: long-lasting; can be managed but not cured; impacts quality of life; and contribute to stress....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Medical terms, Illness]

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Personal And Materialistic Obstacles Within Life

- Personal and Materialistic Obstacles Within Life No individual 's life is, nor has ever been, perfect. Everyone goes through struggles and obstacles that set them back in their life long journey. The struggles that individuals face delay ones journey to reach their goal.In his historical fiction novel Siddhartha, Herman Hesse develops this idea of obstacles in life through both spiritual and material conflicts, which still continue to plague people today, allowing the novel to remain relevant within the world....   [tags: Happiness, Personal life, Hermann Hesse]

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