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Personal Narrative: Stratification

- Personal Narrative: Stratification When you are placed in a specific class either by society or by you, the life chances can be very different. The life chances of employment may be limited if you are on the lower class level. For example, the resume you hand in may only work for factory level jobs. The factory may not require anything but a high school diploma. On the other hand, it would be more difficult to obtain a high paying job with only a high school diploma. For instance, a doctorate degree is required to become a doctor....   [tags: Papers]

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Not Knowing-Personal Narrative

- Not Knowing-Personal Narrative That eventful day started out like every other day summer day. My cousins, there fathers and I decided to spend a few hours swimming at the rivers bend not to far from my grandparents’ home. I felt out of place because I was the only one there with out a father. Watching them interact with each other, filled me with envy. It was an eventful day for me because of what was about to happen to me today. It was something that I dreamed about for a long time....   [tags: Papers]

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The Hill-Personal Narrative

- The Hill-Personal Narrative To a ten-year-old, it was the only reason to live. The only reason to get up in the morning. The only reason to come straight home after getting off the bus. I received this present on the morning of my tenth birthday. I awoke to the sound of my family singing in my room. I can hear them now, "…happy birthday to Betsy…happy birthday to you." I threw a pillow at them and told them to get out. When I finally crawled out of bed, to my surprise, a pink string was tied to my door....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: Wellness

- Personal Narrative: Wellness When I am not feeling well I find relief and comfort talking to my girlfriend. Occasionally I may think of topics such as my future and particular things I want to achieve and I fluster myself with over exaggerated thought with issues like college and school and people and everything else that's happening at that moment in my life, but talking to my girlfriend allows me to release any anxiety that I may posses created by the persons around me and places order back into my thinking....   [tags: Papers]

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My Neighborhood-Personal Narrative

- My Neighborhood-Personal Narrative I would wake up Saturday morning to birds chirping. I would get up, get dressed and go outside. The children in my neighborhood would come to my backyard, and we would play 'til our parents called us in. I remember the trees being huge, and the days so long. I didn't really know many of my neighbors. I had a handful of friends who lived in the same building, and that was it. The neighborhood itself was pretty bad. Sometimes I would wake in the middle of the night to the sound of gunshots....   [tags: Papers]

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Learning Chinese-Personal Narrative

- Learning Chinese-Personal Narrative In 1995, I decided to volunteer as a missionary for my church. On the application form, there was no space for suggestions as to where in the world I would like to serve as a missionary. Church leaders assign missionaries to the place they feel we should go. I was surprised with the assignment to serve in Taiwan, speaking Mandarin Chinese. I had no previous experience with Chinese people or their language, so I felt fortunate that the church provides 2 months of intensive language training before the missionary even gets on the plane....   [tags: Papers]

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Hard Times-Personal Narrative

- Hard Times-Personal Narrative I will never forget my fifth birthday. It was a time of great sadness. It was in 1932 when thousands had lost their homes because they could not pay their mortgages. That year alone, some 25, 000 families and more than 200,000 young people wandered through the country seeking food, shelter, and clothing. My family was such a family. We were homeless and father was jobless. Father told us that we were traveling from place to place looking for 'the way.' We obtained food from welfare agencies or religious missions in towns along the way....   [tags: Papers]

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The Change-Personal Narrative

- The Change-Personal Narrative The New Year filled me with the desire to pursue new adventures. Like most people, I became consumed in the January resolution ritual of making promises of changing my life, but retreating from them as March approaches. But I decided to carry through with my commitments this year. Three of my closest friends and I decided to challenge ourselves after days of relaxation in the safety and shelter of civilization and to return to the isolation of the wilderness. Despite the nobility of our quest we were forced to bring along miniature symbols of the world we were leaving for basic survival such as a propane stove, expensive sleeping bags, and two light weight ten...   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: Divorce

- Personal Narrative: Divorce Mum had briefly informed me that we were going to a place that would "make sure that the right parent looked after us." This was drilled into me for weeks in advance along with the miscellaneous "I love you more than Dad does" and " you enjoy living with me more than Dad, don't you?" What Mum didn't realise is that children can see straight through people like her so her ongoing effort to unbalance my opinion just floated straight past me like a cloud....   [tags: Papers]

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The Cemetery-Personal Narrative

- The Cemetery-Personal Narrative I remember it like it was yesterday. Infact, it was yesterday. My parents were leaving for a couple of days, so I could do anything I wanted. I called Amy, a girl I know from school. After we got off the phone, I knew it was time. That night I would be initiated into the group. Amy was going to come over at nine and take me to the cemetery for the ceremony. The clock hit nine, and I looked outside. Amy was walking toward my house, dressed in straight black. The only light that you could see was her face....   [tags: Papers]

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My Goal-Personal Narrative

- My Goal-Personal Narrative My goal, upon finishing my graduate studies, was to obtain a position in a large corporation. I received and accepted an offer from Koc Holding, a diversified conglomerate, and began my professional career as a project engineer at the company's Energy and Environment group headquarters. I believe that the same perseverance and determination that enabled me to attain these goals will allow me to contribute my unique background to XXX's dynamic student body. In addition, I will share with my fellow students my unusual experiences, such as founding an Environment Club while at college, while drawing on my proven ability to motivate others towards a common goal....   [tags: Papers]

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Being Biracial-Personal Narrative

- Being Biracial-Personal Narrative I was late for school, and my father had to walk me in to class so that my teacher would know the reason for my tardiness. My dad opened the door to my classroom, and there was a hush of silence. Everyone's eyes were fixed on my father and me. He told the teacher why I was late, gave me a kiss goodbye and left for work. As I sat down at my seat, all of my so-called friends called me names and teased me. The students teased me not because I was late, but because my father was black....   [tags: Papers]

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The Difference-Personal Narrative

- The Difference-Personal Narrative I have known Shannon Carey since the first grade. Our parents know eachother and sometimes even go out together. This includes such things as going to dinner or out to a movie. They agree on many of the same topics, However, on some subjects, Shannon's parents control her more than my parents control me. Shannon has regular chores around her house and her parents often give her advice on certain subjects. My parents, on the other hand, let me take care of myself for the most part....   [tags: Papers]

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WWJD- Personal Narrative

- WWJD- Personal Narrative During the time I was journaling for this project, I misinterpreted the focus. Instead of the group doing this project together, we have each been working at different paces if you will. So, in consideration of the directions for this summary, I cannot rightly say that we agreed together for two weeks on this experience, and in so doing may have come to a different end result than if we had agreed. With that in mind, I have decided to include excerpts from my journal within my overall response to the project, along with reflection and insight into specific instances that stand out in my mind....   [tags: Papers]

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A Picture Of My Life - Personal Narrative

- A Picture Of My Life - Personal Narrative Over the years we had just grown apart. For many years we were best friends, then she was moved up a year, and we slowly parted. I remember how scared I was on my first day at the school we went to. She was so nice to me, looked after me. We use to go out into the playground and play on all the apparatus. There was a climbing house, where you could climb round the outside. Olivia and I were the only people in the school who could climb on every section of the house....   [tags: Papers]

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A Day In My Life - Personal Narrative

- A Day In My Life - Personal Narrative Today is just another school day. The days seem to merge but the routine remains. Somebody once said routine is the last refuge of the unimaginative. I don't know, but as I turn to try to rediscover the warmth of my bed, I instead wait, lie dreading the sound of my alarm....   [tags: Papers]

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Who Is God To Me- Personal Narrative

- Who Is God To Me- Personal Narrative "Who Is God To Me" God means many different things to many different people. There are a lot of people who believe that there is no such thing as a God. There are people who believe that there is no God because no one has ever seen him. I personally believe that there is a God because of my faith. I have faith in God and I feel that God is real. I have many reasons why I believe in God and who God is to me. But I have three reasons that stand out for me about who God is to me....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative Being a Boy in America

- Personal Narrative Being a Boy in America Being a male in America, the center of Western culture, is not by any means easy. We're plagued by stereotypes and we fight among ourselves. We grow up programmed to act a certain way, talk a certain way, and to do certain things. Unfortunately, this mental conditioning is not productive, nor is it healthy. And one of the major contributors to this problem is our 'scientific' system of education. As C. S. Lewis stated in one of his books called The Abolition of Man, the motives of scientific education are questionable because it appears that "...the 'trousered ape' and the 'urban blockhead' may be precisely the kind of man they really wish to produc...   [tags: Free Essays]

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It's Great to Get Old- Personal Narrative

- It's Great to Get Old- Personal Narrative I knock at the door and patiently await an answer. I listen and hear a thump of a cane on the hard wood floor, edging slowly toward the door. "It's great to get old," my grandmother says facetiously as she open the door, apologizing for making me wait. Through her I learn firsthand the problems of the aged. Loneliness, lack of money, and ailing health are just some of the problems old people must deal with. I've come up with some solutions to these problems....   [tags: Papers]

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The Hardship of My Life- Personal Narrative

- The Hardship of My Life- Personal Narrative As I was on the PJC bus to an out of town game, I had some free time to think. Lately, I have had in the back of my mind several troubling areas, so I know that this moment was the time to take care of these situations. If I could overcome certain problems, I would be more successful in the future. First, I have to get over the sudden death of my father. The day I found out my father was killed in an accident while he was on his job, I felt as if my life was over....   [tags: Papers]

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The Last Thirty Years - Personal Narrative

- The Last Thirty Years My Personal Narrative (assuming I lived during the time of President Lincoln) Hi, my name is David Heard. I just turned twenty years old on February 4. I am a second generation American. My whole family is white and is originally from England. I have an older sister, Mary, who we do not see anymore, (I will get to that later), a younger brother, Adam, and both my parents. My parents and little brother live in a nice size house for the three of them. I plan to get married soon, but for now I live in a house near my parents by myself....   [tags: History President Lincoln]

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A Race Against Time - Personal Narrative

- A Race Against Time - Personal Narrative " I can do it… I can …" I kept repeating this line over and over again as I positioned myself at the starting point. The war of the crowd seemed miles away and all that mattered was me, the track and the clock. Time seemed to freeze for a split second as I began to crouch to my starting position. It was an agonizing two seconds as I waited for the splitting, piercing sound to erupt from the gun. Now was that crucial moment. A decision that had kept my mind from thinking anything else besides this race....   [tags: Papers]

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Forgive But Never Forget - Personal Narrative

- Forgive But Never Forget - Personal Narrative There he was standing in the doorway of our house, a stranger to my mother and I, his shadow looming over me. His face, distraught and lonely, faced my mother who sat there crying on her chair as she had done for many nights for many years. In his right hand a black worn suitcase with a 'RAF' badge on it, in his other a briefcase. A black hat was trapped beneath his armpit. He was a well-dressed man with a pitch-black suit without one crease in it, a matching tie and a pearl white shirt underneath....   [tags: Papers]

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There's No Place Like Home- Personal Narrative

- There's No Place Like Home- Personal Narrative Other than the sweltering heat in the summer time in Oklahoma City, the only dilemma are tornadoes. I grew up in the middle of this “tornado alley” and eventually developed a sixth sense for detecting tornadic activity. Even in the 1980’s tornadoes were known for their violent crime wave, vandalizing neighborhoods and kidnapping children and adults. Imagine a beautiful evening in Moore, a suburb lying on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. Mom is in the kitchen and the kids are playing in the yard....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative I am in a Fraternity

- Personal Narrative I am in a Fraternity I am a frat guy. I live in a frat house. I go to frat parties. I fight. I especially like to fight independents. If independents were cool, they would have pledged a frat in the first place. I know that I am more fun and can party harder than any Sigma Chi. I am exclusive. I run dances. I am the brains behind Spring Break. I am the reason road trips exist. I hope you enjoyed my homecoming party last Friday. I can recite the Greek alphabet before the fire of a match burns out....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The New Baby Sitter - Personal Narrative

- The New Baby Sitter - Personal Narrative We liked the new babysitter; that was clear from the moment we opened the door. She had long brown hair, a big smile and rosy red lips. She was holding her long denim coat and a small basket filled up with sweets. We said, "goodbye" to Mum and Dad, they were going to a wedding and had seen our new babysitter advertised in the local newspaper. ===================================================================== I shut the front door and then walked into the living room to see what my brother Daniel and my sister Chloe were doing....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative the Infidelity of my Mother

- Personal Narrative the Infidelity of my Mother Betrayal at Age Seven One incident in my life was so traumatic and disturbing that it haunts me to this day. I have not censored anything that I recall about this episode so reader discretion is advised. I have lived a very soap opera-like life. I have survived nearly every experience that is capable of destroying families. The main obstacle that I had to overcome, though, occurred when I was seven years old. I had come back from church with my aunt and uncle at about 11:00 p.m....   [tags: Papers]

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My Advancement of Learning - Personal Narrative

- My Advancement of Learning - Personal Narrative It was unusually hot that day and the beach was busier than normal, me and my friend josh, both decided we wanted to go for a swim in the sea, but this wasn’t normal for me, I had never been in the sea before, I had always had a fear of jellyfish, I have had this fear for the whole of my life. Apparently so I’m told by my mum I got this phobia of jellyfishes from a little play toy in my bubble bath, apparently I cut myself on it and never liked them since....   [tags: Papers]

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Taking Care of the Children-Personal Narrative

- Taking Care of the Children-Personal Narrative Last year I was able to work with a group to teach others about issues dealing with the children of today. I was approached by a group to put on an eight-hour seminar that concerns children. No one was sure what they wanted except that it would be with a church group that had a day care that operated during the day. I decided to take on the project and began to do my research. The topic of children brings up a lot of different areas that you can go....   [tags: Papers]

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Virtues of My Life- Personal Narrative

- Virtues of My Life- Personal Narrative As a young boy growing up in a military family, life was not an easy task. Our house was often run in an orderly proficient military manner and excuses were not tolerated. My father spent sixteen years of his life in the United States Air Force and decided he needed a change and transferred over to the United States Navy to finish out eight more years of dedicated service, where he would finally retire to the state of Maine. I have been dragged all across the United States and to many different foreign lands such as Japan, Spain, Guam, and Italy....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative Poppy Don and I

- Personal Narrative Poppy Don and I I am almost completely at a non-bias standpoint when viewing the picture of my grandfather and me. I must rely on pictures and stories to have "memories" of Poppy Don. Since I don't remember much other than the love I felt when I was around him. The feeling I get when I see the picture is the same as the feeling I do actually remember. At first glance, you see what looks like a little girl and her grandfather smiling for the camera. Then, I see Poppy's basic characteristics....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative My Experiences with Racism

- Personal Narrative My Experiences with Racism My perception of our world is that racism exists everywhere, even in the land of liberty, America. I am aware of the fact that there is racism against not only blacks, but also whites, Asians, along with people from all other ethnicities. I believe racism is deplorable in any form. Therefore I do my best not to be racist in any way. One of my earliest remembered experiences that have affected me with this was a black individual was in Kindergarten....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative Solving Conflict at Work

- Personal Narrative Solving Conflict at Work The situation I would like to explain happened approximately over a year ago. I accepted a position with a company as one of their e-mail server. An acquaintance of mine (John) told me about the job and took my resume to his supervisor. I did not refer to him as a friend because at the time we did not do any activities together outside of work, nor did our spouses. The first week was fine, just trying to learn where the bathroom and cafeteria were was hard enough....   [tags: Papers]

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Reminiscence of Middle School- Personal Narrative

- Reminiscence of Middle School- Personal Narrative Good evening everyone, my name is David Brown and I would like reminisce with you about the class of 2001's middle school journey. Not too long ago, well about seven years to be exact, this group of seniors made a huge transition from the closed walls of various elementary schools to the huge building of opportunites, which literally had no walls, the middle school. The summer before we entered this huge abyss of opportunities, excitment breezed through the air....   [tags: Papers]

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Death of My Cousin- Personal Narrative

- Death of My Cousin- Personal Narrative "Meet me back at my house in ten minutes". My cousin Albert said as he revved up the engine to his bike and pulled away. So I reached in my pocket grabbed my keys and walked into my house and headed strait for the fridge. Looking for a quick fix I push the milk to the side and grabbed some left over chicken from the night before. After deciding how to make it I put it in the microwave and slammed the door shut, and set it on high for 5 minutes. While waiting for the chicken to be reheated I changed my clothes and washed my face....   [tags: Papers]

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Building Foundations for Friendships- Personal Narrative

- Building Foundations for Friendships- Personal Narrative From the time that we are very small children, we begin to build our foundations for friendships. Clearly, friendships are an important part of life, whether it exists in childhood, adolescence, or adulthood. However, many people travel through life without the benefit of a true friend. Fortunately, I own the privilege of having two best friends, Angie and Kelvin. Despite the fact that they are complete opposites, Angie and Kelvin are of equally vital importance in my life....   [tags: Papers]

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Learning the Hard Way- Personal Narrative

- Learning the Hard Way- Personal Narrative We live our lives working in order to achieve peace within ourselves, a sense of accomplishment and happiness. The experiences and relationships that we develop along the way help to make us who we are. Weather they are good or bad, we like to believe that knowledge is gained from the people we meet and the decisions made. I have heard it said that it is suppose to be the journey that is truly important in our lives, not the destination....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: My Life in Rollerblades

- Personal Narrative: My Life in Rollerblades I have often felt that the people who asked me why I rollerblade were sorry they did. Perhaps they thought they were going to get a quick, canned reply like "I enjoy it" or "Its fun." Instead, they discover their question triggers a more complex response. There are various reasons why I strap my feet into a pair of boots on wheels each and every day. Rollerblading reduces body fat and strengthens the heart, improves physical health, raises self-esteem, and sets a good example....   [tags: Papers]

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World Cup Final - Personal Narrative

- World Cup Final - Personal Narrative Just as I scored a resplendent overhead kick in the rapidly decreasing extra time in the World Cup Final at Wembley the referee's shrill whistle announced the end of the match. England had won the World Cup!. The end of the match celebrations were beginning the crowd were on their feet singing in a joyous tone, the Germans were already out of the ground and on their way to the airport and all across England people were screaming YES. At their television sets....   [tags: Papers]

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I Remember When - Personal Narrative

- I Remember When - Personal Narrative It was the first weekend in September. The summer holidays were over, and the schools had started back. I was on the beach for the first time after a long week at work. As Stratton was such a small Cornish town, there were very few people on the beach. My next-door neighbour and drinking partner, Hamish Pengelly was just leaving the beach after walking his dog, Graham Smith; the new owner of Stratton Manor was on the beach watching his son, Charlie, playing in a rubber dingy in the water....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: Deviance and Underage Drinking

- Personal Narrative: Deviance and Underage Drinking I think that I shall attempt to be original on this topic. Just joking. The worst act of deviance that I have taken part in to my recollection was underage drinking. Before I start talking about this particular act of deviance I would like to say that it was a blast and I would gladly do it again. Also I did know this act was one of deviance, I believe most people know what they are doing when they break the law and I particularly did about this act....   [tags: Papers]

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My Trip to America- Personal Narrative

- My Trip to America- Personal Narrative Three years ago, in July 2001, I had the opportunity to visit America, the land of freedom. I was thrilled when I overheard my mother talking to my friend’s father; Tom’s father on the phone for me to join my Toms family in their holiday to America. I could not sleep that night. The following morning, my mother informed me of the good news: That I would be going to Florida for two weeks, and that I would accompany my friend’s family. I could not have asked for a better morning in Britain....   [tags: Papers]

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Influential Experience in Life- Personal Narrative

- Influential Experience in Life- Personal Narrative I’m sitting here on a cold Wednesday morning on a cold Wednesday morning bored out of my mind having just been given my SATs result (a five I think that’s rubbish). All I can hear is the names of people in my class and a number it sort of reminds me of bingo that I used to go to with my nana since, well, forever. As I’m telling you this I feel as though I should tell you about the amazingly boring things that have happened to me between my first breath and now fifteen years later....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative German Language Immersion

- Personal Narrative German Language Immersion Regret, something that one grieves the loss of seems to imply a deep emotional state, an inability to accomplish or even a sense of failure. I prefer to think of regret as a missed opportunity as is shown in the following tale. In 1993 my husband was offered the opportunity to work in Switzerland. It was a great chance to extend his life’s time’s work to another market. After many discussions about the “Pros and Cons” we decided to take on the challenge and he accepted the position....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative My Family Values

- Personal Narrative My Family Values As I was wondering about what to write about, I realized that the debilitation of the family unit is what causes so many of the problems today. Drugs, sex, and violence are all prompted by a lack of respect for bodies and other people. Children need to be loved, encouraged, and taught. Without proper guidance a child will not have the confidence or knowledge to make good, morally sound decisions. I feel that the rebuilding of family values will enable children to become responsible adults and leaders....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: My First Computer

- Personal Narrative My First Computer Wow, what an experience it was to see for the first time a machine that could think. This machine could do math, display graphics at the drop of a dime, and play two dimensional games (whic was all that was around back then). This wasn't something that you normally saw. This was something that seemed to come straight out of a science fiction film. At least that was what I thought. So my quest was clear to me. I was to learn how to manipulate a computer. So to start, all the computer nerds (such as myself) know that to run an old 286 (which was what I had) you need to know DOS....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Personal Narrative: Speech Self Critique

- Personal Narrative: Speech Self Critique During my demonstration speech, I was affected by my speech anxiety. Some of the viewable symptoms were the shaking of my hands and also the stuttering of speech. I was able to control myself and relax after I started getting into my information. I did use some of the suggested relaxation techniques to relieve my anxiety. Before I got up to speak I thought confident of myself to help give me courage and confidence. While watching my video I did notice that I was able to understand and clearly know what the main point was....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative I Quit Smoking

- Personal Narrative I Quit Smoking Everyone was starting to notice that I had a problem. My wife would ask, 'Are you O.K.?' as I hacked and coughed every morning. My friends would joke about how I would run short of breath just from walking to the car. My wallet was really talking to me. Somehow I managed to lose five or six dollars a day somewhere between home and the convenience store. But the only voice I would heed had to come from within myself. Finally one day it did. I had been debating quitting smoking for the last few months....   [tags: Papers]

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My First Memory- Personal Narrative

- My First Memory- Personal Narrative I’ve had many memories during my lifetime, many good, and some bad. My very first memory takes me back to my very first house, a substantial s0mie- detached house situated in the heart of Hartford. I was probably about six years old and so was my sixth Christmas. I have a vivid memory of waking up very early in the morning, staggering into my parents’ bedroom and literally dragging them out of their bed....   [tags: Papers]

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Damien's Big Mistake- Personal Narrative

- Damien's Big Mistake- Personal Narrative This morning I arrived back at school after a brilliant half- term to find that my perfect dorm had been changed around (now where my bed was, another was placed next to it there). Not thinking much of this interruption I followed the staircase out of the top floor in my house across the 5-a-side to the dining hall, to consume an utterly disgusting school breakfast. I returned to my house to find a new face standing there in the entrance hall and I overheard Mrs T saying "And that way is the T.V room." Then my eyes caught her eyes and I pondered whether or not to slide away sneakily or to stay and find out who the intrud...   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative about Television Violence

- Personal Narrative about Television Violence Do you ever day dream. Well I don’t very often. The other day though, I didn’t feel very well. I was driving home and suddenly I was thinking of a time when I was 8 years old riding home on the school bus with a killer migraine headache. I distinctly remember the feeling because it turned out exactly the way I wanted it to. Soon I was home… straight to my room I went. The air was so fresh, so crisp and clean even the aroma of a pot roast dinner cooking on the stove flowed through the vents in my house....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative My Sociological Imagination

- Personal Narrative My Sociological Imagination In my words, Sociological imagination is a way for a person to look at their life as a result of their interaction with society. It can explain why a life is lived with way it is lived and all events, decisions, successes, and failures that have occurred. In my life I have encountered many situations, problems, opportunities and events. I can use my sociological imagination to examine these and figure out why I am the way I am and also why I have chosen to do certain things When I was born, my father was in medical school....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: Self Personality Assessment

- Personal Narrative: Self Personality Assessment After completing the assessment exercise I have been able to carefully my personality. The exercise consisted of an evaluation of four areas: Locus of Control, Personality Type, Stress Reactions, and Learning Styles. Based on the test results my locus of control is external. According to our text, Individuals who fall into this category do not believe that their future is within their control. They believe that it is more influenced by external forces....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative My Dream Computer

- Personal Narrative My Dream Computer When deciding what will run my dream computer, processor-wise that is, I am reminded of a friends computer that last year, was running with two Pentium III's, running at 650 Megahertz a piece. This year he is looking to upgrade on this design. I however, will be able to take his idea, and with money being no object, destroy the speed and reliability of his computer by installing two, one gigahertz Pentium III"s onto a Intel STL2 motherboard ($899). I chose this motherboard for it being one of the few on the market that comes with the capability of supporting dual processors....   [tags: Papers]

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My Writing Environment- Personal Narrative

- My Writing Environment- Personal Narrative My room is my own little world to dream and write what I feel and what I know about the world. The way it's set up, it's like to let anybody get inspired in their writing here in my room. Most of my things in my room are here to help me with my writing, and have all the tools needed to write a good paper. I also use my room to hang out and have fun when my friends come over. My writing environment is set up to help me get inspired. My room is set up to accommodate my writing....   [tags: Papers]

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My Alarm Clock- Personal Narrative

- My Alarm Clock- Personal Narrative 6:00am. Another day. "Rise and shine!" Yeah, right. Right now its Saturday; its the morning of course and I just remembered that my English teacher expects that I turn in the second portfolio of the year. As I look over at the time, I realize that I now have a topic to write about. I have read that aspiring writers should write about what they know. That's easy. All I know right now, indeed everything I'm aware of at this early hour centers around an insidious little device on my night stand....   [tags: Papers]

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My Last Night- Personal Narrative

- My Last Night- Personal Narrative I could not believe the sight that greeted me as I opened the front door in the morning. There stood Rina; the girl I loved, looking in a way I had never seen her before. Tears streaming down her perfect face; only that she had never been like this before. Her beautiful brown eyes were filled with overflowing water. She swung her arms around me and started to weep, I comforted her and led her into the lounge. I asked her what was wrong but she couldn’t stop crying to tell me, my heart began to pound really hard because I was worried; she was special to me....   [tags: Papers]

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Our Last Ride- Personal Narrative

- Our Last Ride- Personal Narrative It was a beautiful summer’s day. The sun hung directly overhead, blazing down fiercely on us. I lounged back across the gleaming trampoline of my boat, a Hoby 365. Around me Jamie and Steve lay too, taking in the impressive scene. There was not a cloud in the sky and the sea was passive and serene. The air blew gently past in a warm breeze. It smelt of the sea, yet more like a seafood salad then the wretch of a fishmonger. In the distance, seabirds squawked and the sound of porpoises could be heard....   [tags: Papers]

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Longroyd Nursery School- Personal Narrative

- Longroyd Nursery School- Personal Narrative I understand I first went to Longroyd nursery school when I was three years old. It was said that this was because my mother made a mistake about my age. She later caused a panic by informing them I’d had yellow fever. Jaundice was what she actually meant. I clearly remember having jaundice because during the day I was allowed to lie in Granny Annie’s bed in the front room with the fire lit. This luxury was unheard of. I was given medicine that I had to drink through a straw to stop it touching my teeth....   [tags: Papers]

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My Favorite Room-Personal Narrative

- My Favorite Room-Personal Narrative My Recreation room is an excellent place to lounge; it is the den in my home. Where my family can listen to music, or just getaway from the rat race of society. This den offers superior comfort and entertainment. It is a "no work area", which creates a soothing and peaceful environment. This room represents total rest and relaxation for the whole family. My family enjoys the den, because the air is cool with the slight fragrance of lemon pledge. The floors are of very thick soft carpet, for walking or lying....   [tags: Papers]

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Getting Physically Fit-Personal Narrative

- Getting Physically Fit-Personal Narrative As I flipped through a magazine of Men's Health, I saw muscular males with abs of steel, muscles that were ready to burst, and attractive females around each arm. This was a common occurrence when I looked through other magazines such as GQ or Men's Fitness and my mind usually wondered if being physically fit was the way to be. Getting physically fit could cause me to become more muscular, and also increase other self-traits such as self-confidence, and increased stamina....   [tags: Papers]

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Why We Write-Personal Narrative

- Why We Write-Personal Narrative On Monday nights I get together with a few friends to exchange ideas about writing and to exchange pieces that we have written. A few Mondays ago one of those friends was having the most fundamental of creative writing problems. "Why should I ever write anything?" she moaned. "Why should any of us. No one wants to hear anything I have to say because I have nothing new to say about any of it." After I, along with the rest of the group, tossed some sympathetic and half-heartedly reassuring words to her I had a thought....   [tags: Papers]

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My Favorite Job-Personal Narrative

- My Favorite Job-Personal Narrative Working at Woodcreek Athletic Club is the best job I ever had. The hours and pay were great. I had the best boss anyone could have, and I learned an astounding amount. The hours and pay made working at Woodcreek very enjoyable. My schedule was very flexible and could usually adjust it to fit my needs. If I needed to pick the kids up from school I could come in early so that I could leave early. I could also work out or play racquetball during working hours. They never would say anything to me as long as the club was operating smoothly....   [tags: Papers]

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Things I Carried-Personal Narrative

- Things I Carried-Personal Narrative I was carrying my whole life with me, as I walked towards the aircraft. I was carrying two suitcases, filled mainly with clothes and books. I know they were less than 20 kilograms because that was the permissible weight. I could not feel their weight as they were on the trolley. I had a backpack on my shoulders. It contained some eatables, some clothes, a novel, some magazines, a portable CD player, some CDS, a deck of cards, and an inflatable pillow. I was well prepared for my long flight....   [tags: Papers]

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My First Love-Personal Narrative

- My First Love-Personal Narrative I once jumped off a two-story building just to prove how much I adored a girl. At the early age of eight, I have to admit that I was already a kid full of hormones. I have always known that I am attracted to the opposite sex. I love being around them, but I was always too shy to express my feelings towards them. Sandra was the kind of girl that any guy would fall in love with the minut he laid his eyes on her. Like a goddess, she had long silky hair, big sparkling eyes, and the most luscious lips....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative - Bad Things Happen to Bad People

- Bad Things Happen to Bad People How many times have you just finished washing your car and, while you are driving down the highway all you hear is PLOP followed by juicy, white feces splattered on your windshield. Or how furious does one get when a pile of Miss FooFoo’s dog crap that your neighbor neglected to pick up a couple of hours ago encompasses your shirt and Levis jeans, while mowing the front yard. I know that I get royally upset when I see bird bombs on my car after I just finished washing it a few hours ago, or when I step in a fresh pile of Miss FooFoo’s poo poo....   [tags: Personal Narratives]

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Personal Narrative - My First True Love

- My First True Love Teens deal with conflict on a day-to-day basis. This holds true especially for Jared. You could say Jared was your average everyday teenager. He plays the guitar in his free time and has a great number of friends. But as for girlfriends, that’s a different story. It’s not like he isn’t an attractive guy. He has shoulder-length brown hair, dark brown eyes and a smile that was incomparable. His guitar playing skills and singing ability would make a girl go through the roof....   [tags: Personal Narratives]

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Sports Narrative - Volleyball Tryouts

- Personal Narrative- Volleyball Tryouts Six long hours after departing Hotchkiss, we finally reached our destination. We pulled into the parking lot of the Super 8 just off Interstate 76 in Sterling, Colorado. Since I had been to this hotel on a previous trip to Sterling, I began wishing I had brought my swimsuit along. Mom and dad went inside and got the keys for room 129. I was so sick of riding in the car that I did not care what the room looked like as long as there was a bed for me to sleep on....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Sports Narrative - Track Competition

- Personal Narrative- Track Competition The moment of truth was upon me. The official times, this includes whom qualified for finals, for the 400m relay had been posted. My eyes scanned the page for the bold letters that spell ANDERSON. As I ran my finger across the page to where the times were posted, my ears began to shut out all outside noises, leaving me alone with the thump of my heart and the inhale and exhale of my lungs. Both began to increase in speed as my eyes narrowed in on the time....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Sports Narrative - Football Injury

- Personal Narrative- Football Injury The nerves are raging, mainly in his stomach as the butterflies flutter till no end. "Is everything ok. Will everything go as planned?" He couldn't stop thinking about what might happen. Images were racing wild as he thought about his teammates going to battle without him. He couldn't comprehend why he had to let them handle it on their own. He has played with them since they were in eighth grade, and when they need him the most, all he can do is sit and cheer....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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I Hate Narrative Essays

- I stared at the blinking cursor, unbelieving at what I had just done. I was indeed done; done with a paper I agonized over for 6 hours. The paper was due in a scant 4 hours and I had all week to do it. The radio had stopped working because my brother got on the Internet and thus cut off my connection. That was the least of my problems working on this paper. I got it done, though. My life changed with one trip of a teacher to the chalkboard and one phrase, narrative essay. God, I hate narrative essays....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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Sports Narrative - Wrestling

- Personal Narrative- Wrestling CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, CLAP, echoes through my head as I walk to the middle of the mat. "At 160lbs Aidan Conner of La Junta vs. Rodney Jones of Hotchkiss." All I can think of is every bead of sweat, every drip of blood, every mile, every push up, every tear. Why. All of this: just to be victorious. All in preparation for one match, six minutes. For some these six minutes may only be a glimpse, and then again for some it may be the biggest six minutes of their life. Many get the chance to experience it more than once....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Personal Narrative on School

- It was our secondary school’s orientation day and we, as first year students, were supposed to go for trails and pick our core curriculum activity (CCA) for the year. CCA is a after class activity which is compulsory to every student and at the end of the year, based on each individual achievement and attendance, you will be graded gold, sliver or bronze. I already had in mind that I wanted to join the Track and Field team and wanted to go for the trails immediately so that I could go home earlier, but my friends pulled me with them and I remember going around the school trying out all the various activities such as band, girl guides, St John ambulance Bridget (SJAB), basketball, dance and...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Trapped-Personal Narrative

- Trapped-Personal Narrative Today is a day I have longed for all my life. The day when i become a man. For twelve years I was told, 'no' and 'your time will come'. but today is that day and everything is perfect. The sky is a clear blue and the crisp green grass is still wet with dew. The sun is rising and the forest we will hunt in is in view. The beautiful blue against the vast mass of green is a sight I have only been told of. Now to see it straight ahead of me is like being fed the most glorious food after a thousand years of starvation....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative

- A calm crisp breeze circled my body as I sat emerged in my thoughts, hopes, and memories. The rough bark on which I sat reminded me of the rough road many people have traveled, only to end with something no one in human form can contemplate. “How can the complex working of the universe and the world around me end in such a simple catastrophe?” I wondered. I sat back and let the sun bathe me in its bright, reminiscent light. The atmosphere around me was quiet, but just a few feet away people were mourning a great life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- The Gift After what seemed like an eternity of rigorous tests and dealing with the painful longing of wanting to hold a precious baby of my own in my arms, it happened; my dreams at long last came true. I was pregnant. But something happened; I felt my world come crashing down. The thought of bringing another life into this world terrified me. After marriage, my husband and I immediately wanted to start a family. A year or so went by and still nothing, no baby....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- I used to be one of those people, you know the type of people who think that myths, and ghosts, and murders are a load of crap. But until about two years ago my mind all changed. It was a breezy autumn day in mid October, a day when about every single leaf has fallen off the big oak tree just down the road. I was walking around, minding my own business when all of a sudden out of no where my cellular phone began to ring. Surprised, because hardly anyone calls my cellular phone, I picked up the phone....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Growing up as an only child I made out pretty well. You almost can’t help but be spoiled by your parents in some way. And I must admit that I enjoyed it; my own room, T.V., computer, stereo, all the material possessions that I had. But there was one event in my life that would change the way that I looked at these things and realized that you can’t take these things for granted and that’s not what life is about. When I was seventeen years old and going into my senior year of high school I was given the opportunity to go on a trip to Spain with my school....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- MY BEAUTIFUL PARROT AND MY TROUBLED ROOSTER I remember when I was ten years old, and my dad used to tell me how attractive parrots were. But I argued with him that roosters were more beautiful than parrots because I had never seen a parrot before. I remember Dad when he brought me a parrot in a cage and said to me it was the one that he believed to be the most attractive bird in the world. I looked at him and turned around and stared at the parrot because I was amazed. Since that day I have become convinced that parrots have many qualities, which make them superior to roosters....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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- David The chaos from my teenage sister’s birthday party was deafening. Somehow through the noise, I registered that the phone was ringing. Jumping up, my sister answered it in hopes of hearing her boyfriend’s voice. A look of concern and confusion crossed her face as she handed me the phone. She mouthed the word "David" as I placed the receiver to my ear. Immediately I began fighting off a panic I could not yet explain. Dead. David. Crying and screaming assaulted my senses. "He's dead....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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