• Stronger

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    Borrowing from Friedrich Nietzsche's statement, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger," Kelly Clarkson unleashes an up-tempo empowerment anthem for recovering from bad relationships. Everyone endures a bad breakup at some point in their life, and a pick me up song like "Stronger," written by Jorgen Elofsson, David Gamson, and Ali Tamposi helps listeners pick up the pieces of a broken heart and move on to bigger and better things. Breakups can be extremely difficult, and they can be amicable;

  • Stronger

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    This girl who was obviously struggling harder against herself than most people he had known was sitting here asking him about the woman who had abandoned him before he even knew her, completely ignoring the battle going on in her mind. “You are stronger than you realize, you know that, don’t you?” He wanted more than anything to see the sadness escape her eyes. She cocked her head to one side and furrowed her eyebrows. “You really are.” He said. “Strong? What is strong about a girl who can’t even

  • Stronger Families, Stronger Countries

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    politics and economic progress, women who are respected and treated right become better people and better mothers. When that happens, families, which are the backbone of a nation are strengthened, and when families are strengthened, countries grow stronger. Clinton's moving speech encouraged not only women, but people around the world to strengthen their families, communities and countries by ensuring the protection of the rights of their women and girls. Clinton may not be the primary example of

  • Strindberg's "The Stronger"

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    Strindberg's "The Stronger" In 'The Stronger' Strindberg focuses upon the role and importance of women at the turn of the 20th century. This is portrayed through a conversation of two women who have different lives and social statuses. Mrs. X is married and therefore socially stronger. Miss Y is unmarried and rather poignantly, doesn't speak. At the turn of the 20th century, women were seen as 2nd class citizens to men. However, this entire play is set in a women's café where Strindberg's

  • a city for the stronger

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    basic needs of its people. Also, both present a division of power both in the family and in the city itself. This division shows that the vision of both philosophers have the representation of a ruler, for them there will not exist a city without a stronger power ruling over the weakest. Furthermore, the household for Aristotle is nucleus of a society but for Socrates the division of the craft it’s the best way to create harmony since everyone has a role that they must follow. Additionally, Another

  • Becoming A Stronger Person

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    “ Becoming a Stronger Person”      I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is a story about a Black female growing up in the American South during the 1930’s and 40’s. Maya Angelou, the narrator and author of this book, writes about growing up in a society filled with racism and hatred. From rape to racism, Maya Angelou has experienced an immense amount of hardships and grievances her whole life. Through these experiences, Maya learns the true meaning of courage, independence,

  • Older,Wiser, Stronger

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    couldn’t believe that the creator was dead but she had to because her brother wouldn’t last long. Maya had won this battle but she hadn’t won the war there were still creators and President Rain. Maya bandaged up her brother and headed home feeling stronger and more powerful than ever. She fought for what she wanted and that was her life and her family, her sister eventually disappeared from her mind and didn’t reappear in her thoughts more than once in a great while. Her brother healed and eventually

  • Habit is Stronger than Reason

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    “Habit is stronger than reason” I believe that habit is, indeed stronger than reason. However, to completely prove this statement we should first understand what exactly constitutes a habit. Habits can be anything from day to day routine like brushing our teeth or combing our hair to the very knowledge we are taught. It is a tendency to do something routinely or on a regular basis or an automatic reaction to certain situations (I want to rethink my definition). Habits are often hard to give up

  • Bullyigng Made Me Stronger

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    TIB essay: I believe that words make you stronger Different, damaged, useless, lost, I’ve been called it all. I believe that no matter what you’re called, those words only make you stronger. There’s always that person that’s just takes joy to tearing you down, and watch you fall. But what they don’t expect is for you to rise up and fight back. They don’t expect you to stand up for yourself, stand your ground and catch yourself when you are about to fall. And that’s exactly what you do. I remember

  • Miss Y’s Reactions in The Stronger

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    In the production of The Stronger staring Therese Jean Kibby the screenplay writer, Steve Cleberg took the opportunity to interpret what Arthur Strindberg originally wrote. In watching the play, it is very obvious that there are some major differences from the original version. The most obvious deviation from the original is the fact that the play has scenes that were not ever depicted in Strindberg’s play. This includes the scene in which we actually see Mr. X and Miss Y together at the rehearsal

  • Analysis of The Stronger by August Strindberg

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    The Stronger by August Strindberg is a play that is filled with irony. One of the first things noticed in this play is that the characters have no names, nor are they labeled by any type of status. Rather than having names like most plays, the two characters are differentiated by the letters "X" and "Y." Another ironic thing about this play, is how it is written; the dialogue of the play is not evenly spoken. Instead of the two characters conversing between one another, the play

  • Ways to a Stronger Foothold: Djibouti

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    political influence, and military power. Djibouti is a strategic asset and partner; therefore, the U.S. needs to focus more on humanitarian aid to positively enhance both local and international views within its borders and the HOA in order to build a stronger relationship foundation. Djibouti was not the center of focus or considered to be of strategic value for the U.S. in 20th century. The U.S. was engaged with other countries in the HOA and concentrated more on influencing and supporting Ethiopia

  • Stronger Souther Border Control

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    Stronger Southern Border Control The lure of jobs and a better way of life for their families is why most people immigrate. So much that the reward for illegal immigrants exceeds the consequences they may face. Thousands of people enter The U.S. southern border each year with plans of staying for without going through the legal system. If America continues to leave the gates open and allow people to cross illegally without consequence; it personifies the injustice towards the ones that have

  • Stronger Gender Equality in G20

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    Gender equality is a set of actions, attitudes, and assumptions that provide opportunities and create expectations’ (Women's Equity Resource Center." Women's Equity Resource Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2014) of individual without gender stereotypes and perceptions. It is not a surprise that the G20, which are a group of twenty finance ministers and Central bank governs designed to unite the twenty largest economies of the world. The purpose is to industrialize and discuss current common key

  • A Case for Women as the Stronger Sex

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    place which means that women are better in juggling with things (Gray, 2010). It can be obviously seen from this example that women can be a better leader as they can do many works at once and can deal with many problems very well. Are men really stronger than women? Many people would have asked this question. It seems that our world has changed so much over the time but gender inequality appears to stay as a problem in the world. Yes, many people would think that men and women are equal but it is

  • Influence: Bad Is Stronger Than Good?

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    inner drive to succeed over some challenge in their life. Individuals can experience motivation in different ways, whether it is from a good or bad situation. Even though good influences do have an impact on our lives, motivation is found to have a stronger impact from negative experiences. Negative people, especially, can have a huge influence on our lives, but this negativity can be turned into something useful and good. It is this motivation that keeps us striving to achieve our goal and which also

  • The Is Not Kill Us Makes Us Stronger

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    Peaceful Society “That which does not kill us makes us stronger”. (Nietzsche, 1888) The saying comes from the “Maxims and Arrows” section of Nietzsche’s book, Twilight of the Idols. I don’t always believe in every quote from a philosopher. I don’t believe in this quote by Nietzsche, because I think hardships’ effects are different for everyone. Yes, in various cases people come out stronger, but there are always those who come out weaker. Although I appreciate the uplifting motivational quote

  • If There Was An Emotion Stronger Than Pain

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    If there was an emotion stronger than pain, it would be exactly how I’m feeling right now. The following days messed me up. It was the kind of scenes you romanticize in movies, even if there wasn’t a single thing beautiful about it. It was where you’d slip down the bathroom wall crying because the pain was hard to bear; the kind where you’d scream at the moon wondering what you did wrong, because it was the only thing shining in this cold, dark night; it was the kind where you’d dream about the person

  • Stress : What Makes Us Stronger

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    I am reviewing an article titled “Stress: What makes us stronger” with no author listed at It was written for The Economist and published in the International Section of the Print Edition and online July 23, 2016. This article begins by framing and defining the word stress as it pertains to our subject, psychology, the term stress was used for centuries by physicists to describe the force applied to materials until the 1930 's. The article cites Hans Selye, a Hungarian-born endocrinologist

  • Faster, Better, Stronger - GMO Humans

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    In addition, genetic engineering would most likely be a chargeable service, and therefore it would be a privilige solely for the richer population. This could lead to a genetic class society, where the rich not only become richer, but smarter and stronger as well, posing an insurmountable competitional hurdle for the lower class to overcome. However, owing to being more intellectual, the same people could make monumental scientific discoveries such as finding a cure for cancer or come up with a

  • Bigger, Stronger, Faster by Chris Bell

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    too big. There’s always another guy with more size and you want to outdo him” (Petrocelli 1193). Another example of this idea to “get huge” and “get ripped” is shown by body builder Gregg Valentino, who Bell interviewed in the documentary “Bigger Stronger Faster.” Valentino, who is also featured in a documentary titled “The Man Whose Arms Exploded,” used steroids to such an extent that his body reached almost inhuman proportions. Valentino is even credited with having the worlds largest biceps. When

  • Stronger through My Mom's Cancer

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    has trials, and everyone chooses to deal with them in different ways. Previous to my mom’s cancer I doubt the thought of being strong to make it easier on others would have ever crossed my mind. Looking back on how I changed I’ve realized how much stronger I’ve become throughout this experience.

  • Implementing A Stronger Three Strikes Law

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    The best solution to an increase in crime rates in New Mexico would be to implement a stronger three strikes law because putting the repeat offenders behind bars for committing the violent crime that is dangerous to the society, which is one step closer to improving the problem. The tougher three strikes law would have the mandatory longer prison time for the criminals which is definitely needed to reform the three strikes law in New Mexico. However, if we do not happen to make the three strikes

  • The Adjustments That I Become A Stronger Reader

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    The adjustments that I have made to become a stronger reader have not always been easy. However, it became feasible in my junior year of high school when I decided to with draw myself from a standard level English to an advance placement course to face the challenges that came along with learning new material at a faster pace. Nevertheless it was also a comparison between my more advance peers and me. Before being able to transfer, a contract is printed stating what the class consist of, how heavy

  • The Olympic Games: Faster, Higher, Stronger

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    The greatest athletes of all time have their names set in stone. Every year a new star comes out of the shadows and becomes the focus of global interest. Nations back their athletes financially to ensure they receive a medal. Winning gold in the Olympics Games is seen as the highest honor an athlete can achieve because of its prestigious image. The Olympics have not always been about the athletes. Nations competing have been victims of political scandals. When one country goes against another country

  • Discrimination Makes African-Americans Stronger

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    In the past, research has shown that the black-American community’s exposure to social inequality and discrimination has had a negative impact on their mental health.  To summarize this general theory, Dr. Kwame McKenzie states, “In the USA, interpersonal discrimination has been associated with increased rates of hypertension, depression and stress” (Chakraborty).  Despite the several social and technological advances that the United States has made over the past few decades, we have not necessarily

  • Atticus Finch: Stronger Than Hercules

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    “All heroes and heroines share several characteristics in common: They embody characteristics their society values” (Reilly). Odds are, the word, “hero” conjures up images of strong, powerful, hardy men battling monsters and evil forces. Achilles, the legendary Greek warrior whose story is chronicled in Homer’s The Illiad, and Superman, the invincible savior from the Planet Krypton, are two such examples. However, there is a new breed of hero, the modern hero. The modern hero is not necessarily

  • Cloning - Stronger, Smarter, and More Perfect Humans

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    Cloning - Stronger, Smarter, and More Perfect Humans        A few years ago if you were to ask someone about the possibilities of cloning they would most likely say it was impossible. This attitude towards cloning has been held into belief up until recently when scientists in Scotland cloned a sheep. And immediately after scientists in Oregon cloned a monkey (Fackelmann 276). The most major breakthroughs of the century in science has occurred and we are not ready

  • Stronger Gun Control Helps Living Better

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    Stronger gun control helps living better Nowadays, we hear crimes related to guns from time to time, and each of them is terrifying and influential. For example, an accident happened in Sandy Hook Elementary School lead to 20 deaths for primary school students and 6 deaths for staffs. It is hard to predict what degrees of sadness their families may have suffered. In this way, many people think the government should have stronger gun control regulations. I also hold the same position since this action

  • What Makes A Stronger Leader Than A Manager?

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    while leaders influence staff members to want to do the assigned tasks. Managers focus on results of tasks while leaders typically have a stronger focus on each step within a process. Considering all the factors involved with each, I would classify myself as a stronger leader than a manager. My personality is one of the biggest factors that make me a stronger leader than manager. Compassion, curiosity, and encouragement are some of my personality traits that contribute to my leadership qualities

  • The Stronger Gender in Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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    with displays of masculinity. Achebe highlights significant female goddesses, displays a solid feminine role in education, fully develops strong-minded female characters, and demonstrates masculine catastrophes, therefore establishes female as the stronger gender in the tribe. Achebe’s whisper to feminine strengths in his novel was influenced by his intended 1950’s Western audience. Cobham suggests, as cited by Krishnan (2012), that “Achebe chooses representations of Igbo society that are most easily

  • Stronger Integration Between Management Accounting and Marketing

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    The call for a stronger integration between management accounting and marketing is a relatively new phenomenon. In recent years, some Authors have started to face the topic of the interface of management accounting and marketing with reference both to the management accounting and to the marketing literature (Glaves et al. 2007, Wilson and Gilligan 2005, Roslender and Hart 2003, Roslender and Hart 2002). The implicit acknowledgment of the importance of specialized information provided by management

  • American And Texas Constitution : A Stronger Form Of Government

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    their representatives too much power. In the U.S. Constitution, the elites made the decision that they would form a representative government with a Bill of Rights in order for the anti-federalists to agree to sign. The constitution established a stronger form of government, which helped the economic and social tensions. The constitution consists of: the preamble, which states the general principles for a government, the Bill of Rights, which are rules for adoption or modification, and the seven articles

  • Plato has Stronger Reasoning than Aristotle

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    understanding is the key to living a virtuous life. Aristotle supported the habit and action view; he believed that individuals become virtuous by continuous moral actions. By and large both philosophers have a good standpoint; but in my judgment one has a stronger line of reasoning. Plato supports the view of understanding over custom and tradition. He believes that individuals should acquire the knowledge to understand something and then start performing the action. Plato says that once someone understands

  • My Past Made Be A Better, Stronger Me

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    My Past Made Be A Better, Stronger Me What made you who you are today? Was it the way you were raised by your parents? Was there a special event in your life that changed your course? Did you read a book or article that molded your perception of how you wanted your life to turn out? In my case, it was the latter; the way my parents raised me. Growing up I had both of my parents in the house. There were very few times I can remember them arguing with one another, and I remember the love they shared

  • Graduation Speech: I Am Stronger in the Lord

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    no other school would offer: their love and interested in me and my well-being. I am convinced, if they had not had faith in me, I would not be standing here in this place of honor. This past year, more than any before, I have grown closer to and stronger in the Lord. I would like to take this time to thank my family, friends and teachers: Mom, thank you for everything. You have done so much for me in the past 18 years of my life, I don't know where to start. Thank you for loving me through

  • Danny Saunders: Silence Made Him Stronger

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    He even thinks that when he will have a son he will raise it in silence if “can’t find another way.” In conclusion Danny becomes a mature young man with an open mind to see different ways to succeed in life. . He understands that silence made him stronger and undependable. He sees that there also suffering in the world and sometimes life can be full of surprises. He comes to understand who he really is and what his role in this world is.

  • We Need Stronger Child Support Laws

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    The amount of child support cases in arrears would decline if a few things were changed, hopefully providing incentives to pay child support on time and regularly. There are also harsher consequences that could be carried out to prevent future mistakes. There are things being done, but is it enough? As it stands the noncustodial parent can face loss of visitation, probation, and even jail time for none payment of child support. By not enforcing court ordered child support and making examples out

  • What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

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    Borrowing from Friedrich Nietzsche's statement, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger," Kelly Clarkson unleashes an up-tempo empowerment anthem for recovering from bad relationships. Everyone endures a bad breakup at some point in their life, and a pick me up song like "Stronger," written by Jorgen Elofsson, David Gamson, and Ali Tamposi helps listeners pick up the pieces of a broken heart and move on to bigger and better things. Breakups can be extremely difficult, and they can be amicable;

  • The Measures Of Building A Stronger Economy Effect On The Greek Population

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    The austerity measures that were implemented in Greece in 2011 with the goal of building a stronger economy had significant effects on the Greek population. The financial crisis and the fiscal programs largely affected the psyche of the population. Greece saw a major increase in the number of suicides from 2001 to 2011. A case study provided from the department of Psychiatry in the University of Athens illustrates greatly illustrates this fact. According to the data acquired from the ELSTAT (Hellenic

  • If Something Doesn't Kill You, It Makes You Stronger

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    powerful physically, mentally, or spiritually. If something doesn't kill you, you have to make the decision to carry on. You should ask yourself this question: If something doesn't kill you, can it make you stronger? If an event occurs that doesn't kill you, it might make you physically stronger. For example, if you slip into a downward slump everything will be a challenge, but if you get up and exercise to release those positive endorphines, you might break free from this rut and gain physical strength

  • The NSA Leads to A Stronger, Safer, & More Prosperous America

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    like 9/11 or the Boston Marathon bombing could never happen again. Gathering metadata, as well as conducting other surveillance through programs like Tor, Muscular, or PRISM, is just a means to achieve this end and by allowing them to continue, a stronger, safer, and much more prosperous U.S will be ensured. In the weeks following 9/11, an Executive Order from former president George W. Bush authorized the NSA to begin a Terrorist Surveillance program to aid War on Terror efforts. Projects like Upstream

  • Testing Makes Us Stronger Campaign Against HIV

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    HIV is a devastating and deadly virus that affects 1.1 million Americans annually (CDC, 2010). The hardest hit group is that of gay or bisexual black males. The “Testing Makes Us Stronger” campaign was implemented August 15, 2011 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in response to this need for awareness and prevention in the black gay and bisexual male community. From 2006-2009, the number of infected black bisexual and gay men increased by 48% (, 2006-2009) showing an

  • A Stronger Video Game Content Rating System is a Must

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    A Stronger Video Game Content Rating System is a Must Many of today's youth are easily influenced by their environment. Their environment can include their family, friends, school, and even media (television, music, video games). With technology rapidly advancing, video games are having an even greater impact on youth. In the last few years, there has been a steady increase in the amount of violence contained in all media, especially video games. According to Alison Motluk, "more than 90

  • Yoga For Healthy Joints : Make Your Bones Stronger

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    Yoga for Healthy Joints: Make Your Bones Stronger Before 60 Overview A lot of things seem to change as we age. Our perception of things and how we tend to view life naturally changes. Also, we are bound to change physically. A transition from youthful days to the old age days will definitely leave us weaker than we used to. This can be attributed to the loss of bone mass after the age of 30. Both men and women will reach their maximum bone mass at this age after which it will be a matter of maintaining

  • What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

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    said our goodbyes. “-and so I'm here.” I finished, as I retold the experience to my dad. “Wow, you must be exhausted”. “I am, but at the same time I'm actually quite happy it all happened- you know what they say, 'what doesn't kill you makes you stronger'”.

  • How North American Countries Can Become Stronger

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    Canadians strongly support public free health care rather than a for-profit private health system. A poll by Nanos Research in 2009 found that 86.2% of Canadians surveyed supported or strongly supported "public solutions to make our public health care stronger (Nanos Research). Furthermore “a Strategic Counsel survey found 91% of Canadians prefer their healthcare system instead of a U.S. style system, plus 70% of Canadians rated their system as working “well” or “very well” (Strategic Counsel Survey).

  • How Successful Communication Can Make A Marriage Stronger

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    easier it will be to build trust. James 1:19 New Living Translation (NLT) states “Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.” Successful communication can make a marriage stronger. By successful communication that means remove any selfish act, accusing, blame, and belittling along with other gestures that will make the other feel down. Communicating in a marriage is as simple as being understanding and appreciative of the

  • Importance Of Childhood Experiences In My Life : Stronger Than Ever

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    Stronger than Ever Childhood experiences tend to stay with us; good or bad ones. I remember all sort of things from the first time I played soccer to the first time I was hurt emotionally. A lot of what happens to a child in their child years follows them. Something that followed me was from the year of 2013. I experienced something that a lot of kids do, but should have not had to. I lost my mom, not physically, but more mentally. My mom was a single parent, and I never had the father figure

  • What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

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    Beth Ann Fennelly’s book of poetry, Unmentionables, is mainly about her inner thoughts and feelings about various situations in her life. Most of these poems mainly deal with her fear of aging, the growing up of her children, and the love for her husband. However, the poems are divided into sections, and all the poems do not share the same theme, but they all express her feelings about an event in her life. But she takes a different route with her “Colorplate” poems. “The Colorplate poems are about