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Non-citizen Residents Should Have Voting Rights

- The right to vote for non-citizens has become an increasingly controversial topic due to the strong and often divisive opinions of permanent Canadian residents. The capacity to vote is one of the most important and valued freedoms granted to individuals. Although the acceptance of non-citizen resident voting is frequently encouraged in order to propel self-governing justice and immigrant inclusion, opponents claim that it is in a nation’s best interest to delay voting rights to non-citizens. According to this claim, by preserving voting rights to citizens, non-citizens would have the social responsibility to actively learn the essential community services and self-ruled obligations necessary...   [tags: politics, canadian residents, vote]

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Issues of Fatigue in Medical Residents

- How would you feel if you knew that the doctor inserting the stent in your heart was on the 24th hour of his shift. Understandably so, most likely worried. Thoughts going through your head would definitely include what would happen if this doctor fell asleep or inadvertently caused a severe injury as a result of drowsiness. Unfortunately, these are realities that all patients who are treated in teaching hospitals face. Medical residents often work unimaginably long shifts, sometimes exceeding 24 hours....   [tags: risks, continuity of care, errors]

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Ghostly Residents: The Tower of London

- The Tower of London is one of the most famous historical buildings in the world. Constructed by William the Conqueror in 1078, this grim, grey, and awe-inspiring tower, is the most haunted building in England. Perhaps the most well known ghostly residents of the Tower of London are the spirits of Anne Boleyn, Sir Walter Raleigh, The Princes in the Tower and among others. Founded nearly a millennium ago, The Tower of London has been expanded over the centuries. The first foundations built by William the Conquer have been constantly improved....   [tags: william the conqueror, prison]

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Communication Among Residents at Addison

- Communication Among Residents The residents of Addison are able to communicate with each other and stay updated on what is happening in the town by a monthly eNewsletter, social Media (Twitter and Facebook), and the local newspaper. Community Strengths and Citizens Perceptions of the Town Through talking with residents in various locations, Addison has proven to have many strengths. There is a variety of housing affordable for all families; balance of housing types, with 58 percent single-family homes, 9 percent townhomes, and 34 percent multi-family homes....   [tags: newsletter, senior, scam]

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Unique Challenges Faced by Pediatric Residents

- Pediatric residents face unique challenges when learning to perform pediatric procedures due to anatomical, physiological, and behavioral differences. Procedural skills are an essential skill as new medical school graduates enter the patient care setting. Traditionally, this training has involved the “see one, do one, teach one” model. However, with the increasing focus on patient safety this is no longer acceptable. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requires pediatric residencies to provide sufficient training in 14 procedures (Table 1) and that residents should be monitored by the residency program for appropriate skill development....   [tags: pediatric program, acgme procedures, doctors]

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Tuberculosis in Hispanic Residents of San Diego

- TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a contagious and often-severe airborne disease caused by bacterial infection. TB typically affects the lungs, but it also may affect any other organ of the body. It is usually treated with a regimen of drugs taken for 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of infection (NIAID, 2014). An estimated of one-third of population of the world is affected by tuberculosis. In 2012, an estimated 8.6 new million TB cases were identified worldwide while an estimated 1.3 million died from the disease (WHO, 2013)....   [tags: disease, lung, screening, testing]

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The Quality of Life for the Residents of Canterbury

- The Quality of Life for the Residents of Canterbury Introduction For this Investigation I have decided to study the City of Canterbury. Canterbury is in the South East of England, and is fairly close to both London and the port of Dover. In this study I aim to address the Key Hypothesis: 'The Quality of life for the residents of Canterbury is affected by their location within the city' along with the sub-hypotheses - 1. The age of housing gets younger towards the edge of the city....   [tags: Papers]

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Technology Infrastructures for Healthcare Access to Rural Residents

- Given the recent passage of the heath care bill, and complicated language within the bill it is unclear if electronic health records (EHR) systems will be mandatory. Nonetheless, research indicates that electronic Health Records improve patient safety and satisfaction. However, the implementation cost of this process is significant. Memorial Hospital in Wyoming, a 99 bed hospital, implemented a full electronic medical records system in 18 months at a cost of $2 million dollars. Memorial Hospital did have a successful implementation and was able to stay within budget and on-time (“Lessons Learned”, 2009)....   [tags: Health, Health Care Bill]

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Residents of Distressed Appalachian Counties are at a Substantial Risk For Diabetes

- Introduction: Appalachia is a 205,000-square-mile region of the Unites States that follows the Appalachian Mountains from southern New York to northern Mississippi [Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), 2009a]. (Figure 1) Appalachia includes all of West Virginia and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Appalachia consists of 420 counties. It has a population of approximately 24 million; 42 percent of the region's population is rural, while 20 percent of the national population is....   [tags: Health]

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The Awareness of Residents of Islamabad about Energy-Efficient Buildings

- This paper is aimed to find out the awareness level among the residents of Islamabad about energy-efficient buildings. Also, how other important variables such as income level, age, education background, status, price of such buildings, etc affect this awareness level. Awareness is defined as the level of alertness. For this purpose, different countries have been studied. A brief overview of the similar studies is given below. A study conducted in Sweden showed the two methods for saving energy are through investment measure and changed behavior....   [tags: environment, education, cost]

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The Negative Impact of Spring Break on the Local Residents of Popular Tourist Destinations

- Tourism has a profound ripple effect on the local residents’ incomes and daily routines at a popular tourist destination by directly or indirectly influencing their everyday quality of life. (Wall & Mathieson, 2006, p.227). Local economies transform to fit the demands of tourists rather than the demands of the locals. The local economy may benefit from tourism with the increase of employment and trade opportunities, financial investments, as well as improvement in infrastructure. On the other hand, tourism can give the local economy a black eye with increases in crime, prostitution and illegal drug activity....   [tags: Tourism Development Essays]

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Difficulties faced by residents of Canada who do not have perfect command of English

- The dramatic increase in non-British immigrants into Canada each year has led to an overwhelming growth in the number of residents who do not have perfect command of English. Analyses of data from the 2006 Census on immigration and citizenship, conducted by Statistics Canada, showed that 70 percent of the foreign-born population does not speak English or French as a first language (Citizen and Immigration Canada, 2007). Most of these immigrants speak a first language other than English, and a majority is always not able to communicate effectively in English....   [tags: Language]

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Maternal Attitudes Towards Breastfeeding and the Feeding Pattern Among Bolivian Residents

- The cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate the relationship between the mothers attitudes and her family towards breastfeeding and the feeding pattern among Bolivian residents. It was found that neither the attitudes of the mothers, grandmothers or the husbands would influence the infants feeding patterns. The mothers wh0 received antenatal education breastfed their child for longer duration. Health education by the hospital personnel was associated with less use of infant formulas.54.2% of the sample felt that breastfeeding is good and 45.6%of the mothers stated that it was very good....   [tags: Health]

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Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man

- Comparing The Corner Residents and Dostoevsky’s Underground Man       I am a sick man.... I am an angry man. I am an unattractive man. [...] I don't understand the least thing about my illness, and I don't know for certain what part of me is affected. I am not having any treatment for it, and never have had, although I have a great respect for medicine and for doctors. [...] No, I refuse treatment out of spite. (Dostoevsky 1864: 17)   Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote these words around 1864 to describe the mental state of a hyperconscious retired bureaucrat whose excessive analysis and inability to act separate him from the mainstream of the society in which he lived....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Psychological Effects of Dormitory Architecture and Layout on Residents

- The Psychological Effects of Dormitory Architecture and Layout on Residents For many students, part of the experience of going to college is living in university housing. With so many young people living in such facilities, it is certainly worth investigating how they affect their denizens from a psychological perspective. It is established that one's environment is a major determinant in one's emotional and mental state. This paper will focus on architectural elements, such as floorspace, room layout, and occupancy levels of University residence halls, and how said design elements enhance or impede human interaction and individual moods....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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Lakewood Nuring and Rehabilitation Center: A Personal Narrative

- Living in this place is more enjoyable in ways that people realize. I took it upon myself to move here after a heart attack had left me incapable of living by myself. My children, and grandchildren worried about me falling and they had to check on me every day, becoming a burden to them. So I sold my house and most of my non-personal belongings and moved here. The name doesn’t even hide the fact of what it is, Lakewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This is where I will spend the rest of my life....   [tags: home, hospital, residents, retirement]

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Review of Stokers Siding's Community Hall

- Our project was about Stokers Siding’s community hall, also known as Stokers Siding/ Dundible hall along its centennial history. The aim was to compile the social narrative, analyze how Stokers Siding’s villagers think about this hall, and find out how the hall fits into the community’s strategic plan. Our group wants to make a timeline for Stokers Siding’s community hall, including when it was built, its different turning points, the activities that had been held there, and how the village residents think about it....   [tags: activities, socializing, residents]

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The Power of Urbanization in China

- Recently, urbanization has become the leitmotif of the Chinese policymakers. Thus, during the meeting between Li Keqiang, Chinese Prime Minister, and Jim Yong Kim, Governor of the World Bank in November 2012, Li Keqiang said that urbanization "represents the greatest potential for growth in the coming years". For the current Chinese rural residents who eventually become urban residents, this urbanization allows them to get jobs and also increase their salaries as dynamic cities offered a lot of opportunities, especially in construction (Lecture 9)....   [tags: rural, urban, residents, economy]

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What country should Samsung expand into?

- Arnold Schwarzenegger said in his speech at the Republican National Convention in 2004, “Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.”, meaning that he was able to be where he was then as the Governor of California because of his choice to move to America in 1968. Samsung should expand its business into America corresponding to Schwarzenegger’s words. Samsung employees will want to move to America and not China or Iran because of the consideration of the citizen’s rights by the Bill of Rights and the propitious laws that provide impartiality to the people....   [tags: rights, residents, government, laws]

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West Virginia and Washington State

- The Pacific Northwest combines the best of abundant natural beauty with cosmopolitan flair. From the peaks of the Cascade Mountains to the emerald lowlands of Puget Sound to Seattle's eclectic port-city charm, the state of Washington offers a vibrant mix of urban and rural settings. LoopNet puts the vast northwest within your reach. The easternmost portion of Washington houses Spokane, a city of a quarter of a million residents that's only a few minutes from the Idaho border. Spokane is close enough to the Cascades to make it an attractive tourist destination, especially for ski trips....   [tags: Geography, Description, Residents]

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Definitions of Tourism and Tourists

- According to Smith (1988), an author of a specialist dictionary on tourism, the word ‘tourist’ was reportedly introduced in 1800 and the word ‘tourism’ in 1811. However, what exactly is tourism. Who are tourists. Regardless of the fact that both terms have now been part of the English language for over two centuries, there is still no universally acknowledged effective definition for either. For over many decades, researchers and practitioners have produced many precise definitions for both ‘tourist’ and ‘tourism’ but no definition of either term has become widely recognised....   [tags: Travel, Non-residents]

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Tourism in Hawai’i and Charleston, South Carolina: Helping the Economy or Putting Strain on Residents and the Environment?

- There has been intense controversy in regards to Hawai’i and Charleston, South Carolina’s strong dependence on tourism as a means to help stimulate their economies. On an economic standpoint, there has been substantial support in regards to the benefits tourism has had in helping to sustain economic revenue in both areas (Blair, 2010; Frampton, 2010; Smith, 2010). Environmentalists, however, are becoming concerned about the posed environmental effects caused by the increase in tourism to Hawai‘i, while those of whom call Charleston home feel as if they are being plagued by an overrun of tourists to the area (Bly, 2010; Conrow, 21)....   [tags: Economics ]

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The Relationship Between how Citizens Engage the State and the Condition of Service Delivery They Encounter in Their Everyday Lives as Residents of Kh

- 1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM The central problem addressed in this study is to analyse and describe the relationship between how citizens engage the state and the condition of service delivery they encounter in their everyday lives as residents of Khayelitsha. Incessant so-called service delivery protests across South Africa grabbed media headlines in 2005, many which turned violent. A number of diagnosis were put forward for this rather abrupt manner of remonstration against government especially immediately after the 2004 election which the ANC won a resounding majority of nearly 70% of the votes cast....   [tags: Government]

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Solid Waste Management in Detroit

- The article is this study explains how voters in Detroit, Michigan rejected a proposal to turn solid waste collection over to a private entity to obtain a contract to haul waste for the city. The city currently has 224 employees and out of that 166 are drivers and helpers (Carrol, 2013). The city wants to switch to privatization is because residents are receiving curbside services under the private company known as Republic Services. Detroit is one of the largest cities to enter the privatization issue and the city would like to propose a resolution to split to both private and public companies....   [tags: private, public, residents, curbside, services]

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Female Depression among Group Home Residents

- A greater insight into female depression could lead to improvements in group home settings. Specifically with a focus on youth (ages 12-17), the relationship between experience in the justice system will be gathered and interpreted with emotions and symptoms of depression. Critically exploration of the relationship between females who experience symptoms of depression and the justice system using respondents who reside in group homes will lead to a greater understanding of the causes and services that could be made available....   [tags: Social Psychology]

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United States Taxation on Worldwide Income

- In recent years, the United States has increased enforcement of non-resident tax liability, generating debate surrounding the U.S. moving towards a territorial model of taxation. An increasing number of Americans living abroad are renouncing their citizenship. According to the U.S. Treasury, 1,781 Americans gave up citizenship in 2011. Contrast that with 742 in 2009 and 278 in 2006 (McKinnon 2012). Corporations also bear the burden. In 2008, 12 percent of all federal revenues came from corporate income taxes, of which about half was paid by multinational corporations reporting foreign income (CBO)....   [tags: non-residents, tax liability, taxation]

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Analysis of Global Cities

- Introduction Sassen (2001) defines a global city as one within which “the linkages binding a city have a direct and tangible effect on global affairs through socio-economic means”. Sassen emphasises the ‘global’ importance of these cities. However, we must study the individual locations this global entity consists of, in order to fully understand the whole; something we have endeavoured to achieve through a focus on the districts of Shoreditch and Hoxton. To begin our report, we will first outline our research methodologies....   [tags: Industrial, Occupational, Income, Residents]

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Leadership Ethics and the Disruptive Resident

- Leadership Ethics and the Disruptive Resident My ethical dilemma occurs daily in the long term care environment (LTC). When residents behaviors are disruptive to staff and other residents in the facility, the solution is to give medications to quiet them down. Is this the right thing to do. Ethics, as defined by Merriam Webster’s online dictionary (n.d.), is a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong. The Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2001) is a guiding framework for ethical decision making....   [tags: medication, caregiver, elderly ]

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Application for a Position as Resident Assistant

- 1. What experiences have you had which prepare you for this position (e.g perhaps as an employee, leader, or working with people different from yourself, etc). Working with different people is one of things I am excited about being a RA. As I met different people with different cultures, beliefs and worked together in the past, I am certain I know how to interact with them. These experiences taught me how to interact people different from me flexibly, how to withstand pressure and how to use differences as strength....   [tags: culture, community, leadership]

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Types of Resident Assistants on Campus

- Being a resident assistant is a tough job. It is a job that has made a stronger and more confident person this past year. It is not a suitable job for students who are afraid of confrontation. There are two types of resident assistants that I have observed. The first type of resident assistant is the one who will give a violation to any resident for the smallest of things. The second type is the one who tries to be friends with everyone and sometimes lets things slide. Finding a balance between the two is somewhat of a rare feat, but can be achieved....   [tags: tough job, dorm buildings, alcohol]

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My Interview with Our Resident Advisor

- ... Our tour finished in one of Haaland Hall’s beautiful lounges, and seated comfortably in arm chairs beside a large window overlooking campus, and our interview commenced. We began talking about leadership. Alex told me she felt a leader was a role model who empowered other people to reach their own potential. It reminded me of an exercise we did in RA class in which we compiled words that defined qualities of a leader. Listener, charismatic, and open-minded had been my top three picks, and I remember role-model making the list....   [tags: undergrads, peers, college]

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Patient Safety Incident (PSI)

- Living in a care home often results in residents becoming less independent with respect to their ability to exercise their rights and responsibilities. Some care home routines restrain residents. For instance, care homes sometimes use cot-sides or cocoon beds, which are designed to reduce falls but are often ineffectual with demented residents, who tend to climb over the rails and fall from a great height. In addition, residents often develop problems such as pressure sores, incontinence, muscle wastage and worsened mental conditions due to the use of such beds....   [tags: Resident Care]

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Proposal for Resident Biography for Nursing Home

- In order to assist our staff in providing individualized, meaningful care to the residents who have made this community their home, we request that you, as a key member of the care team, provide us with a brief historical profile of the resident you represent. This biography as well as the "Life Story Book" we hope you will be interested in (please see last page), will provide us with important information to incorporate into their life with us. This will enable us to provide care that is geared to their particular needs, interests and enjoyments in life....   [tags: Assisted Living Nursing Home]

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CPOE: Literature Review and Possible Solutions

- Weighted Objectives Our facility has given weight to the top four considerations for a CPOE system. Equally important to us is a system geared both towards the safety of our residents and user friendly for adoption so a weighted value of 30% has been given to each requirement. Security and HIPPA compliance, although a must, is somewhat assumed to be the industry standard of information systems and applications, and we have given its value as 25%. Finally, the ability to interface with other systems and applications, although a ways down the road is a requirement that we must take into consideration and this was given a value of 15%....   [tags: Medical Information, Geriatric Resident]

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Paying Taxes in the United States

- Paying Taxes In the United States, it is an obligation for every citizen and residents pay taxes; whether they are working full-time or part-time. However, certain people believe that it is prejudiced when the government collect taxes from them, if they are working for minimum wages and have low incomes. In a like manner, individuals who also wealthy are thinking that the government collect excessive taxes from them as well. In either case, certain people loathe the concept of government collecting money from their hard-working paychecks....   [tags: Resident, Taxes, Working Class, Government]

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Resident Advisor Application in Greece

- ... Volunteering has allowed me time to showcase my leadership, interaction, and communications skills efficiently by engaging children in a fun educational environment. By utilizing my skills in the museum, the children in the exhibits were informed about new methods of learning, such as hands-on interaction, for everyday use and/or life. The Children’s Museum and the RA job have similar goals and objectives, creating a postive environment, and building skills that could be used in the future. The skills I have used at the museum, I would be able to apply them by being a Resident Advisor....   [tags: role, applicants, experience, distinguish]

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Racism in Resident Evil 5

- Introduction When the gameplay trailer of Resident Evil 5 (RE5) was released in October of 2007 it attracted a lot of media attention surrounding racism. There were both ‘for’ and ‘against’ the idea that RE5 is a racist game. Earl Ofari Hutchinson made himself know by saying that “RE5 is a very racist game” however there were other commentators such as Jim Sterling who made himself known by defending RE5 by saying “He laughs at the idea of RE5 is racist. The stereotypical characters and settings in the game caused a lot of controversy, and yet it was not withdrawn from the UK market....   [tags: setting, zombies, africa]

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Life as a Resident Assistant

- Life as a Resident Assistant In her first year as a Resident Assistant, Andrea Robinson received a Christmas card from a resident named Charlotte, thanking her for helping Charlotte adjust to her new life at college. Robinson recalled that Charlotte was overcome with homesickness, as many first time students can be, and to help boost her spirits, she went with Charlotte to an opening week picnic. That made a huge difference for Charlotte and her gratitude she conveyed in the card. But the message had an extra meaning to Robinson....   [tags: Profile Essays]

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Gender Portrayal in Resident Evil as compared to The Last of Us

- Near the beginning of the story, Ellie is a foil to Joel’s counterpart: Tess. Tess is a cold woman who is all about business and can be seen as even more masculine than Joel. Ellie and Tess are together for about 15% of the game before Tess is bitten by the zombies, but in that time, Ellie develops the hardened personality such as Tess and is able to mature at an alarming rate. Joel is established to be the opposite of the male figure stereotype from the beginning of the game. When his daughter dies, Joel bursts out crying, showing his vulnerability immediately from the opening sequence....   [tags: Game, Video Games, Contrasts, Gender Roles]

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Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy

- Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy Imagine picking up the newspaper one morning in you quiet little town where nothing ever seems to happen that could affect the townspeople so drastically… “Latham Weekly, June 2, 1998” “Bizarre Murders Committed In Raccoon City” is the fearful headline across the front page and you read on wondering what all this could mean and what would happen in the months to come. “Raccoon City – The mutilated body of forty-two-year-old Anna Mitaki was discovered late yesterday in an abandoned lot not far from her home in Northwest Raccoon City.” You never thought it could happen....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Application to Become a Permanent Resident: Proof of Language Proficiency

- As outlined in the Permanent Resident – Canadian Experience Class Document Check list , I am writing with the intention of demonstrating my proficiency in English. I will do so by outlining that English is my first language and that I have successfully utilized my English language skills during my years of formal education. I will also discuss my ability to converse in English, based on my experiences as a volunteer and employee in the various communities in which I have resided. For your reference, I have attached supplementary letters collected from my past teachers and employers....   [tags: Language]

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Resident Evil 3-Nemesis

- Resident Evil 3-Nemesis Bio Hazard 3-Last Escape --Faqs/Walkthrough--[by Rann Yong] Table of Contents ----------------- 01. Intro 02. What's New 03. Controls 04. Characters 05. Walkthrough I. September 28th, daylight... II. October 1st, night... 06. Secrets 07. Mecenaries Game 08. Rank/ Grade 09. Miscellaneous 10. About 11. Special Thanks 01. Intro --------- This is the first faq/ walkthrough I ever wrote, so please forgive me for not good in writting this faq. I must say that this game is harder than the previous series of Bio Hazard as the Boss (the one chasing you) in this episode is difficult to handle....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Developmental Origins of Resident Central Nervous System Microglia Part 1

- Microglia are hematopoietic-derived innate immune cells that constantly survey the environment and regulate the development of the central nervous system (CNS). These cells have dynamic cellular processes that make contact with synapses and engulf cellular debris from dying neurons. The origin of microglia has been a controversial topic for decades. Recently, it was demonstrated that microglia originate in the yolk sac (YS) from YS-derived macrophages during primitive hematopoiesis and subsequently populate the embryonic brain (Ginhoux et al., 2010)....   [tags: hematopoietic-derived innate immune cells]

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Developmental Origins of Resident Central Nervous System Microgila Part 2

- Intraembryonic hematopoiesis: first emergence of “true” hematopoietic stem cells Intra-embryonic (definitive) hematopoiesis first begins in the para-aortic splanchnopleura (P-Sp) and then in the aorta-gonad-mesenephros (AGM) region shortly following the onset of blood circulation at E8.5. At E10, definitive hematopoietic stem cells (dHSCs) emerge from the ventral lining of the dorsal aorta (Yokomizo et al., 2010); however, the mechanism of dHSC emergence is not known. Four models have been proposed on the mechanism of dHSC emergence: 1) an endothelial precursor gives rise to hematogenic endothelial cells (Jaffredo et al., 1998), 2) a hemangioblast from urogenital ridges gives rise to endothe...   [tags: blood system, stem cells]

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Questioning Television’s Resident Mother Figure: Who Was June Cleaver?

- Questioning Television’s Resident Mother Figure: Who Was June Cleaver. Picture this: It’s 1957, and America is on the verge of a psychedelic revolution. Television is in its beginning stages, and America is dealing with nuclear tensions regarding rough relations with the Soviet Union. Society is changing, as are the views pertaining to what the “perfect” American family should be. Throughout this turmoil, familial stability is more important than it ever has been, and everyone is looking for a guide to follow in order to form his or her own version of “the perfect American family”....   [tags: Leave it to Beaver, 1950s, gender roles]

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Missing Persons Reports in United Kingdom

- It is important to say, that the decision can only be made by the UK High Court, when the court are satisfied that the missing person has been a permanent resident in England and Wales for at least one year on the date of missing, which is explained under 1(3) . Lavinia was a resident of York in England, so the requirement of the Act is fulfilled. However, there should be more information provided about the domicile of Lavinia, since the court can determine the domicile of Lavinia at the time of her presumed death, as it will be provided in later paragraphs....   [tags: resident, missing, year, death]

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The Impact of Resident Population and Age on Corby Businesses

- The Impact of Resident Population and Age on Corby Businesses The resident population of Corby is 53,174, of which only 22.6% are under the legal working age. This means there is a good labour supply for businesses in Corby. Over half of the population is made up of people from ages 16 – 59 which means there will be a lot of people looking for jobs and the company can provide this. But this may also mean people need training as they may have just come out of school and have no skills yet or they may have skills that are outdated and need re-training to use new technology such as computers....   [tags: Papers]

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Design of a Reconfigurable Hybrid Database System

- ... Placing the reconfigurable platform near the device’s memory further reduces the processing time. Combination of all these three types of database systems described above gives us the “Hybrid Database System (HYBDBS)” that harnesses the power of all three. The design of a Hybrid Database System with Hybrid DB-server as its core component is shown, as provided in the research paper. It differs from standard DB systems in that it has a “Routines Repository” that stores database operators as hardware and software libraries, services and metadata....   [tags: disc resident databases, main memory]

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Exploring Cultural Differences in Career Related Variables

- Exploring cultural differences in career-related variables is critical as an individual’s background is hypothesized to play a pivotal role in her or his career development. (Miller & Brown, 2005) Individual variable such as U.S. acculturation, resident status, capacity of english will all have an effect on the educational and career development chances and opportunities. (Davidson-Aviles and Montero 2004/2005 p. 97) Latinos have been found to have been influenced by certain cultural characteristics in regards to career decision making....   [tags: latinos, resident status, primary language]

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What Makes You an American Resident?

- Subconsciously, she has always known what it’s like to be an American. Growing up in an immigrant, military family taught her that— having been swathed in its multi-colored blankets of diversity and opportunity since the day she was born. She remembers the chiding words of her mother as she taught her the Pledge of Allegiance for her second day of kindergarten. There were freedoms, she had reminded her, underlying those words— “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”— that we should never take for granted....   [tags: Immigration ]

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Visual Effects Gun Sequence Pre-Production

- So this is my first time using nuke, it was a difficult task to complete but I got there in the end. It was a lengthy process when key framing certain aspects of the sequences. Which subsequently made it a difficult task to complete. When it came to filming I had a basic idea of what I wanted to film. With the network being down it mean’t we could use the opportunity to film. That never always worked out we had to wait for keys, technician and memory cards. Before we got the chance to film it was so late in the assignment, that the sequence that was captured had to be used....   [tags: resident evil, flash, flare, filming]

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The Role of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

- Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) are a vital element of the health team. Serving as a middleman between patients and other members of the health team nursing assistants play many different, yet equally important roles in patient care. Nursing assistants provide emotional, physical, and social support for patients, and residents. I will inform readers about the role of certified nursing assistants in long-term care centers (LTC) and their importance as a member of the health team. Certified Nursing Assistants "perform delegated nursing task under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or registered nurse (RN)" (Sorrentuino & Remmert, 2012)....   [tags: health care, nurisng homes]

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Advantages to Having a Second Life

- The majority of the adult American population age 18+ is unfamiliar with the ever-growing virtual community known as Second Life. Second Life is a virtual world developed by Linden Lab, which offers its residents a place to connect, a place to shop, a place to work, and a place to love. There are many advantages for people to create a Second Life for themselves. Second Life’s residents are given the ability to explore any region they choose and allows one the ability to be themselves, or even someone different....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Coronary Heart Disease in Older Adults Living in Residential Care Facilities

- Encompassing coronary heart disease, myocardial infarctions, and heart failure, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 1 in every 4 deaths1,2. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is caused by atherosclerosis which occurs when the build-up of cholesterol in the arterial wall limits the travel of oxygen-rich blood in the body3. This can lead to serious problems, including heart attack, stroke, or death. CHD is a chronic and potentially fatal condition....   [tags: medicaid, demographics, heart failure]

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Glomerular Filtration Rate and Chronic Kidney Disease Management

- The strengths of the study were the educational topics of the importance of eGFR and CKD management. The fact that this study showed that there was indeed a continuation of late referrals to the nephrologists could help further problems. The staging principals and risks discussed were also important. Another strength was the fact that a pre and post survey was conducted; with the education in between the surveys. The weakness of the studies education was the lack of actual case studies and the PCPs thought that nephrologists not peers should teach the lectures....   [tags: Critique of Medical Studies]

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The Environment of Samuel T. Graves Hall

- Graves hall, which was constructed in 1889, used to be the only building on the campus of Morehouse College during early years of operation. Graves hall used to house all college resources including living resources and classrooms. Today Graves hall is one of many residence halls on campus and is predominantly living quarters, as opposed to the various departments it used to house. Although some things about the hall has changed since 1889, some things remain the same. Graves hall is still producing noteworthy alums and is still a vital part of the institution, the city of Atlanta and the state of Georgia....   [tags: Morehouse College campus]

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Fall Prevention in Long Term Care Facilities

- At Diversicare Rehabilitation, DVCR, between the months of May and July, there were fifty-two falls. Of these falls, twenty-two resulted in major injuries and were reportable to state. All the reportable falls resulted in a form of injury. The injuries noted were ten hip fractures, five femur, three shoulder and four elbow fractures. Out of all the falls, twelve falls with major injuries occurred to residents who had suffered a fall within the past week. Two falls were reportable to the coroner but they were both ruled non-related....   [tags: Multidisciplinary Team, Healthcare Costs]

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Background and Management at Palmas Bank

- This chapter of Local currency explains background, management at Palmas bank. Palmas bank is a suburb of Fortaleza located in Northeastern Brazil, which developed country examples take community bank and community organization the state capital of Ceará in Fortaleza. Local currency of Palmas bank makes a contribution in poor residents and local economy that has an effect coming into the sense of solidarity to use and invest alternative money between residents and local business. The history of community organizations and facilities in Palmas has made living room and life resource establishing community organizations and facilities by local residents....   [tags: local currency at Fortaleza, Northern Brazil]

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Smallville Should NOT Spend Money to Clean the River

- Although water sports are among the favorite recreational activities of Smallville residents, this certainly does not imply that swimming, boating and fishing are the only aquatic activities that residents are solely and predominantly interested in, or for that matter, that water sports alone are the chief recreational activities of the residents. This assumption could possibly be made because of the word ‘among’. For all we know, other outdoor activities like ball games and sports or track sports for example could also be among the list of favorite recreational sports....   [tags: Argumentative Essays, Pro-Con Essays]

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Changing the Reputation of Nursing Homes

- According to Sampsell (2003), “76 million baby boomers are getting ready to enter long-term care (LTC) facilities over the next 25 years” (p. 41). For seniors who need intensive medical care, nursing homes have served as the primary provider to those older adults who “have chronic health problems which are often accompanied by physical impairments and functional limitation” (Luskey and Ingman, 1994, p. 265). In anticipation of this increasing demand for services, there are industry visionaries who are working to change the way the public, the consumer, and the staff within long-term care view nursing homes by implementing “nontraditional principles to attract new residents” (Sampsell, 2003,...   [tags: Healthcare]

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Nursing Homes, Do They Really Give the Quality Care They Advertise?

- So often people contemplate on using nursing homes to help care for an elderly family member; due to strong concerns of the family member not receiving the quality care that nursing homes advertise. For many people they carry a belief that nursing homes just hire people off the street with minimal education, this is far from the truth. Any medical facility weather hospital, doctors office or nursing home all require an employee to have at least a bare minimum of a certification, but depending on the job position it determines the statue of educational degree required for that position....   [tags: nursing homes for the elderly]

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Interview with a Residential Advisor

- As a residental advisor, Stephanie R worked in the academic setting in the last three years during her undergraduate years. For three years, her benefical experiences has been increased. The scope of problem she worked with the variety of problemic issues and developed a relationship with residents of the dorminity. Residents, residential advisors, Cooridators of Residental Education (CRE), and Graduate Assistants worked together in their dorm sites. The teamwork of dorms had to provide the workshops, advices, followed up with safety factors, and monitored their dorm sites....   [tags: Interview Essay]

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What Would Jane Jacobs Think If She Sees Roppongi Hills in Japan?

- Roppongi Hills in Tokyo is often mentioned as one of the largest and most successful city renewal projects ever been made after the World WarⅡin Japan. The project started in 1984 and took about 17 years to complete it involving the city government, the developer Mori Building Co., and the residents living in the area. Just to complete the negotiations with 500 right holders who lived in the site, it took over 15 years for the developer. The concept of the renewal plan seems totally different from that of Jane Jacobs, but there is a point that is equivalent to her philosophy....   [tags: Urban Development ]

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The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson

- In Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” irony is an underlying theme used throughout the story. Shirley Jackson involves residents in a preparation of following a longstanding traditional process of lottery. However, this proves to be a different type of lottery as the winner gets a different form of present. This is unknown to the reader of the story until when the story is almost over. Residents gather at 10 in the morning in the square that is located between the bank and the post office awaiting the arrival of Mr....   [tags: The Lottery Essays]

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The Effects of Staffing on Patient Care

- The Effects of Staff Ratio on Patient Care A common problem today that many nurses face is the lack of staff to properly care for the residents in the long-term facility that they work in. When a nurse is forced to work short on the floor, there may be some details in a resident’s care that are left undone. This type of behavior can lead to minor problems, such as the inability to ensure a resident’s personal body alarm is in place, or forgetting to put on a protective barrier cream as order, to major problems, such as medication errors, neglect, or even death, if the nurse is so stressed out, she overlooks a sign of potential problems....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing]

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Attitudes towards initial tourism development with no prior tourism experience

- This essay is trying to critically analyse the journal article written by A Lepp (2008) entitled ‘Attitudes towards initial tourism development with no prior tourism experience: the case of Bigodi, Uganda’. The journal use qualitative method to assess the resident’s attitudes towards the start up of tourism programs in a rural village in Uganda. Due to the geographical isolation they couldn’t establish any tourism attractions prior to the 1990’s. But in 1991 the country initiated to introduce some tourism projects and eventually it formulated year by year....   [tags: Article Analysis, A Lepp]

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Analysis of George Orwell´s Novel: 1984

- “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” When ‘60s folksinger Bob Dylan spoke those words, he might very well have been lamenting the conditions described in George Orwell’s 1984. The novel depicts a totalitarian dystopia, Oceania, where there is no personal freedom and residents are being constantly brainwashed. Without sense of any personal fairness, people work for a ubiquitous political party, grinding out their various duties like gears in machines. In order to attain this, the political leaders in 1984 suppress people’s thinking and eliminate their freedom....   [tags: Dystopia, Totalitarian, Language]

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Road Traffic Congestion in Singapore

- ... Besides that, SB also includes multiple ultra-sonic sensors that are built underneath it. Ultrasonic sensors were also chosen primarily because they offer a rapid speed and are unaffected by soil or dirt, which sends signals to the alarm and warn all nearby vehicle traveling too close with it. Unlike other buses, SB uses electricity instead of patrol for travellers and makes use of the large sizes of solar panels which is above the rooftop, converting sunlight into electricity to function SB (Refer to Appendix picture 1)....   [tags: traffic-jam, transportation system]

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The Economic Impact of the 2010 Arctic Winter Games

- In this paper, we will be discussing the economic impact study on 2010 Arctic Winter Games conducted by Econometric Research Limited by using the Sports application of Sports Impact Model Alberta (SIMA) developed by themselves. Further, we will explain about how it has been conducted and the key findings and conclusions of the study along with my recommendations. The economic impact study on 2010 Arctic Winter Games was conducted by Econometric Research Limited. The study has been conducted by using the Sports application of Sports Impact Model Alberta (SIMA)....   [tags: sports, canada, tourism]

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Crime in Relation to Sustainability

- Crime in Relation to Sustainability When discussing the sustainability of a community, we must consider the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the community and how these affect present and future residents. The social aspect of community sustainability relates to the rise and fall of crime rate, volunteer effort, and the number of people running for offices that represent the community. The economical aspect relates to the number of good paying jobs, the poverty rate, and the ability of people to find homes that they can afford....   [tags: Crime Essays]

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The Effects of Staffing on Patient Care

- In the article “Addressing staffing shortages in an era of reform,” Stanford point out that in a time when change is necessary because of mandated healthcare requirements, there is a shortage of nurses in the field of direct patient care, because they are offered jobs with better pay to oversee office positions. “Health system leaders recognize that these shortages threaten the quality of care they can provide to patients. As a result, competition for talent is becoming more heated in several parts of the country,” (Stanford, 2013)....   [tags: competent nursing shortages]

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Reflection Upon Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

- Depression is a common occurrence in society. That is everyone will experience sadness at some point in time (Barlow and, Durand, 2009). According to Barlow and Durand major depressive disorder is a mental illness that affects individuals suffering with debilitating physical and emotional symptoms that keep them from living a meaningful productive life (Barlow and Durand, 2009). If an individual is living with depression there are many symptoms other than psychological they may experience (Barlow and Durand, 2009)....   [tags: Abnormal Psychology, Mental Illness]

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Responsibilities of Care UK's Management Team

- Introduction This essays aim is to show Care UK’s background, stakeholders and the organisation’s structure to provide more information on how the organisation operates. It will also present goals and objectives and the managerial responsibilities in order to achieve them. Care UK is a company which deals with provide support and care to assist people live their lives independently. It is a very responsible task which requires their staff to have excellent communication skills. This report will present more information on this subject....   [tags: Care UK Case Study]

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Converting Property to Dorm Use

- With $150,000 to use toward the renovation of distressed property, I would turn a building with 8 units or more into a family dormitory for community colleges in the inner city. The purpose of the renovation would be a personal one as I attempt to extend services to low income families in the process of attaining higher education. The goal of the dorm would be to unite families who are working toward a degree into a comprehensive community that concentrates on urban agriculture and conservation, community leadership and building, family and community togetherness....   [tags: Real Estate]

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My Service Learning Experiences

- What connections do you make between your service-learning experiences and some of the themes addressed in class (justice, love, rights, responsibility, relationships, etc.). There were several connections made between my service learning experiences and themes addressed in class. Some of the connections were about human dignity, solidarity, subsidiarity and equity. My service learning took place in a nursing home and the applicability of human dignity became abundantly clear. Teachings of solidarity and equity were directly exemplified....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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Advancement of Civic Engagement by Community Foundations in Low Income African American Communities

- The role of civic engagement in neighborhood revitalization, particularly in low income African American communities, has gained increased awareness and in recent years. Community, nonprofit, and government leaders now view civic engagement as a critical component of effective solutions as they seek to address crime, unemployment, low graduation rates and numerous other neighborhood challenges. Several successful initiatives have come to fruition and provide strong evidence of the benefits that increased civic engagement provides....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Interactive Consumer Health Information Technology and the Elderly

- The use of interactive consumer health information technology would be beneficial in the healthcare setting in order to monitor patient status, provide quality care, establish treatment goals, and communicate effectively with the healthcare providers. However, there are barriers in the usage of health information technology in the elderly population. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) website, barriers include physical limitations which lead to increase need for assistance, computer literacy (63%), and computer anxiety (58%) (“Barriers and Drivers of Health Information Technology Use for the Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Underserved,” 2008)....   [tags: status, care, goals, providers, barrier]

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Community Analysis: North County Branch - St. Charles City-County Library District

- History & Geography Portage des Sioux, Missouri, a small river town situated near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, was settled in 1799 (Mincke, 2004, p. 13). The first permanent home dates to 1805, one year after Lewis & Clark set off on their expedition up the Missouri river (Mincke, 2004, p. 24). In 1975, Charles City-County Library District, the North County Branch opened its first branch — sited on the southern edge of town in a former one-room schoolhouse (St. Charles City-County Library District, 2010)....   [tags: Community Analysis]

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Wasting Products Such as Water and Food

- During my three years as a CNA at Good Samaritan Nursing home. I’ve noticed an increase in the amount of wasted products. I admit that I’m angry and deeply concerned about the waste of water and food at my nursing home. I’ve observed and conclude that wasting products are not only the fault of patients, but also of the members of the staff. After I underline the importance of water and food in our daily life and explain the ways they are wasted I’ll suggest some challenging yet feasible solutions to break the cycle of unnecessary waste....   [tags: water, food, showers, solutions]

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Placement of Patients with Alzheimer's

- Alzheimer’s Placement Imagine waking up and you can’t remember where you are or who your own husband is. That’s Alzheimer’s disease, so what exactly is it. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that attacks the brain causing normal functions and everyday living so unfamiliar. “Without memory there is no knowledge to recreate or reproduce past perceptions, emotions, thoughts, and actions that are so vital to live a full and functioning life. Memory is the key that unlocks doors that keep us functioning, not only mentally but physically (Corrick 32).” As the brain is being attacked and starts to shut down it is no longer safe to be living at home without direct supervision....   [tags: special care units ]

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