• thank you

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    Thank You      Have you ever had the opportunity to say a simple thank you and have let the opportunity pass? Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to make up for the time passed without that simple thank you. I have passed up many opportunities to say thanks, but I’m not going to let this opportunity fall though the cracks. I would like to thank you to my mom, the friends that I have had my whole life, and my principal of six years.      I would

  • A Letter of Thanks

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    eventually started a charity for other kids in Africa to go to school. This made me think of all the small acts that happen every day and how they affect me and people around me. Then I remembered thinking about the court of honor and you. I want to thank you for being you and for all of the small acts of kindness. I also remember seeing a study that said people who show gratitude are happier than those who don’t, and I thought this would be a great way for me to show some gratitude to you. I am not

  • Thank you mom

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    on. However, they are different from our mom. Why? Have you ever notice that you always say thank you to other people after they help you except your mom? I finally realize this as I look at the advertisement of the P&G Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. While looking at moms from different countries around the world keep companying with their children, I wonder if I should call my mom immediately to say thank you. The scenes in the advertisement give a feeling of Déjà vu. This advertisement is so touching

  • Importance Of Thanks For Grandparents

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    country America (if you reside in it), are some of the most important to give thanks to. Grandparents are a parent of one’s father or father, hence the name “Grand-Parent.” These members of the family are the highest ranking in the family hierarchy, but this does not stop them from being easygoing or fun to be around. Grandparents do so much for us, and if you do not already express your gratitude towards them, you should thank them for what they do for you and the entire family every day. My grandparents

  • Thank You for Smoking?

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    “Thank You for Smoking…?” Peter Brimelow brings to light an interesting idea in his essay “Thank You for Smoking…?” Brimelow’s purpose of his essay is to defend smoking. He provides the audience with information that is worthy of their consideration and valid enough to make them think twice about how they stand on the issue of smoking. Unfortunately, some flaws in Brimelow’s technique distract the audience from his message that smoking is not as unhealthy as it appears. A few mistakes transform

  • Thank God its Friday

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    Thank God its Friday The movie Friday is a comedy, but it also depicts many important social issues. The story is set in the city of Los Angeles, California, in what could be called a high-class ghetto. The main theme of the movie is about a young black man who loses his job and is influenced by his best friend to smoke marijuana. The movie also shows the relationships of his family and other members of his neighborhood. With a zany cast of characters and a hilarious script, the movie touches

  • Thank Him Now

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    Thank Him Now “Thank Me Later” is the title of Canadian artist ,Drake’s, second studio album, but when released, fans had no choice but to thank the artist immediately after their first listen. The album was highly anticipated and the reaction to the drop was phenomenal. Drake had already been a pop icon in North America after his first album “So Far Gone” was released. During the album’s first week the cd sold 447,000 units and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. While not everyone

  • An Undelievered Thank You

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    In our lives there are numerous people that deserve our thanks and gratitude, but they go unnoticed. It might be a school bus driver you have known since kindergarten, a church member that was an impact on your life, or even a parent because you realized how much he or she sacrificed for you. The person whom I chose as deserving a thank you may sound like a bad choice, but she has done a lot for me. Since I am a special needs child, my mom has faced numerous challenges and struggles raising me. My

  • Thanks to Contemporary Nursing

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    The Nursing Practice has come a very long way from what is use to be. Nursing was an unwanted profession, difficult and challenging in many ways. It was thanks to the dedication, great effort and sacrifice of many determined nurses that paved the way for contemporary nursing. Dating back to around middle of the first century Christians use to care and tend the sick, serving as one of the first nurses that history can account. When the small pox epidemic occurred in around 165 to 185 AD, these Christians

  • Thank You for Smoking

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    Thank You for Smoking “Take another drag. That’s good for you.” One might not hear that everyday, but Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking…?” is a very well written deductive argument that may have you believing that statement by the time you’re done reading his article. Brimelow’s argument is clearly inductive because he presents his samples right away which lead to generalizations that are drawn from those examples (McFadden). Brimelow comes right out early in the argument and informs

  • Thank You For Giving Me

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    Thank you. Thank you for accepting me on April 20th, 2012. Thank you for allowing me to grow as a designer, student, and human being in the past four years. And lastly, thank you for accepting, welcoming, and investing in me as your student. In the past four years, I have made strides at my high school much farther than I could ever imagine. Old Colony began as an escape plan from Apponequet, but as time progress I really have made a place for myself within the school. And as I graduate in a few

  • A Critique of Thank You for Smoking. . .?

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    A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking. . .?" Peter Brimelow is a senior editor for Forbes magazine. The essay was written taken from Forbes magazine (July 4, 1994). Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking” is a misleading argument which has very little precise evidence and illustrates a weak argument. The essay is about how smoking in some small ways, can be good for you. (Brimelow). In his claim it sounds like he isn’t sure of it himself because he used “might be” and “some” which are

  • no thank you siri

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    Biography Of Emma Lewry Eighty-eight years ago, my great grandmother was born. Her name was Emma Josephine Tomes Lewry Baymoore. She was born on April 23, 2002, in Royal Oak, Michigan. She had two sisters, four and six years older than her, and two loving parents. Emma was a strong, loyal, fun, and intelligent woman. She was successful from her early ages, to high school, and even past college. Emma grew up in Birmingham, a fairly large town in Michigan. Where her father and her grandparents

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Thank You '

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    “Thank you, Faye. Thank you.” Audra feared Faye would respond with disgust or contempt, but she had done neither. In fact, other than Rory—who was understandably furious—the few people to whom Audra confessed offered nothing but support and compassion. Would he own son eventually come around? And did she deserve his compassion? When Audra and Faye separated, the maid stared out the window. “This happens more often than you think, my lady. Besides, yours was not a careless affair. You loved Maxen

  • Deconstruction of Thank You, Ma’am

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    Deconstruction of Thank You, Ma’am   There are a million acts of kindness each day.  Some young man gives a stranger a compliment, or a teacher brightens a students morning.  But, in the world we live in today, these acts are rare to come by.  In this short story Thank You, Ma’am, the boy, out of mysterious luck, gets taken in by the woman whom he was trying to steal a purse from.  Her actions, following the incident towards the boy, may have seemed very kind and understanding

  • Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

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    Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” “Thank You for Smoking…?” is an article written by Peter Brimelow about the benefits of smoking. Brimelow provides some very clear points which are well addressed. Even though I do not agree with the subject that “smoking, in a way, is good for you,” (141) I think Peter Brimelow did a thorough job of making his opinions credible to the reader. Major Claim and Grounds This essay is a good example of a deductive essay because it moves from generalizations

  • Analysis Of Thank You For Smoking

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    Thank you for smoking is a satirical comedy about a lobbyist whose job is to promote tobacco use at a time when the disease burden secondary to smoking threatens to cripple the nation. The film presents how industries, media and the government interact to influence the consumers’ decision. While the use of rhetoric, such as fallacies and twisted truths, is evident throughout the film, it is most evident midway when the chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, assists his son with his assignment. The son, Joey

  • Graduation Speech: Thank You!

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    we will always remember the different keys you used to open our souls to the people we became. To our families and those who raised us, thank you for taking us in and giving us a place to grow up in. To our friends and peers, thank you for joining us in the fight for life, and making the effort enjoyable and fulfilled. To our teachers and staff, thank you for teaching us all the information to take into our next phase of life so patiently and whole-heartedly. Some of us will pursue to college

  • A Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

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    A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” Intro: The essay “Thank You for Smoking,” written by Peter Brimelow, is far from an influential essay on why people should smoke. Through this essay, Brimelow makes an effort to convince the audience smoking is actually beneficial to your health. I find it hard for people to write about what they think are the benefits of smoking when there are so many obvious reasons why you should not smoke. The main audience being targeted in this article

  • A Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

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    A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking…?” Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking…?” had me interested from the title alone. This essay lists a few of the benefits that can occur from smoking. Bimelow is aware of the many dangers of smoking as he acknowledges “the Environmental Protection Agency has claimed that ‘second hand smoke’ is a significant risk for nonsmokers and the Food & Drug Administration is making noises about regulating nicotine as a drug” (The Genre of Argument 141)

  • Thank You For A Wonderful Evening

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    I nodded and got up, reminding myself to breath and follow their lead. Charlie embraced me once more. “Thank you for a wonderful evening.” He said. “You’re welcome and thank you for a wonderful evening,” I said and smiled at him. Charlie reached out and cradled my face in his hands and said, “Anna, you have nothing to worry about - this, us; it’s going to be good. It’s going to be better than good. It’s going to be great.” We stared into each other’s eyes, and I took comfort in his reassurances that

  • My Thanks to Professor Payte

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    with my punctuality, diligence, and efforts in this class, I think my deserved grade in this class fall under a high B. It has been a terrific first half of this semester, and I'm looking forward to another terrific semester of developing my writing. Thank you, Professor Payte!

  • The Thank You Water Vision

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    15510276 social and real media impressions; additionally 18 celebrities recorded themselves endorsing the product (Thankyou water 2014). Extending hype around the campaign on the day of meeting their was a helicopter during peek hour traffic signed ‘Thank you for changing the world Coles/ Woolworths (if you say yes)”. Thankyou water uses a range of emerging marketing tactic in which grab the buyer and consumer attention. Their campaigns stood out within a marketing forum of clutter, they have done

  • Short Story : No, Thank You

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    Narrative “No, thank you. She stinks, like reallllly stinks. She doesn’t look like she bathes, and I don’t want to talk to her,” I said to my friend Candice. Those were pretty harsh words for me to have said about the new girl in my seventh grade class, but I didn’t know any better. I had been taught some way or another, probably by the way television portrays the popular girls, that appearance should mean more to a person than who someone is on the inside. Sadly, at the ripe old age of twelve

  • Pirate Misconception, Thanks to Media

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    Pirates: strong and fierce men plundering ships, bathing in gold coins and drinking the days away-- thanks to the movie Pirates of the Caribbean the pirate life has been shown in a glorified light. Johnny Depp acting as a drunk captain with amazing adventures leads viewers to believe it was fun to be a pirate. In reality, life out at sea was far from fun; risks were everywhere, both from being killed by other buccaneers or illness on the ship. The shocking real life of a pirate contrasts dramatically

  • A Critique of Thank You for Smoking?

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    A Critique of “Thank You for Smoking….?” Peter Brimelow’s article “Thank You for Smoking….?” is an essay that looks at a rather extreme perspective on smoking. Brimelow starts off by describing the many actions that are taken against the tobacco industry; he writes that in some states, the government is trying to make the tobacco industry pay certain health care costs. However, he then goes on to state that smoking may actually be good for one’s health. He uses various sources to show that

  • `` Thank God For The Atom Bomb ``

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    the bombings, citing them as a necessary means to an end of the war, saving thousands of Allied lives. Others see these bombing as morally and ethically wrong and view the events as a massacre of innocent civilian lives. Paul Fussell, the author of “Thank God for the Atom Bomb”, is of the former and strongly believes the atomic bombs were not only necessary, but a much better solution to ending the war than any land invasion or traditional warfare method could have produced. Paul Fussell not only describes

  • Theme Of Victorianism In No Thank You John

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    1837 to 1901. The poem “No, Thank You, John” by Christina Rossetti displays many of the elements that are considered to be in Victorianism. In the poem Rossetti is able to use this conflicting relationship as a way to express how she is feeling because of the way John seems to ignore her thoughts and emotions. Three elements of Victorianism used in “No Thank You, John” are optimism, religious doubt, and social tension. One of the elements found in Rossetti’s, “No, Thank You John” was optimism. Optimism

  • Movie Analysis : ' Thank You '

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    Conal gave her a small bow before he turned to open a bottle of wine. Daniel grasped her hand and bowed over it. “I wish you a long and fruitful marriage, Mrs. Hart.” “Thank you, Daniel.” Keelan smiled then looked up into her husband’s sparkling blue eyes. He gave her a slow smile before his lips dipped to briefly capture hers. “A toast!” Conal pressed glasses into everyone’s hands. He raised his glass and the others followed. “May the seas of marriage be calm, the winds be swift, and the current

  • Microsoft: Thank Goodness it is a Monopoly

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    Microsoft: Thank Goodness it is a Monopoly Many people, with the government are trying to label Microsoft as a monopoly. Why is there any delay going around doing that? There is no reason to brand Microsoft as a monopoly. There is part of monopolistic competition and supply-demand acting on this case. The whole trial is about the free internet browser, Internet Explorer, that Microsoft gives out free and includes with its Operating system, Windows. Netscape does the same marketing of

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Thank You For Smoking '

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    In the film Thank you for smoking, Nick Naylor- the main character of the film employs rhetorical devices such as re-framing, hyperbole and numerous logical fallacies to win his argument . In these strategies, he reveals the nature persuasions. To gain advantage over his opponents and pave ways for his success in winning the argument, Nick Naylor, the lobbyist for Big Tobacco applies the re-framing strategies. He re-frames most of the conversations in order to promote smoking, win the arguments

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Thank You For The Party '

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    “Thank you for the party, [F/N]” Kiyoko told you as she sat next to you on the picnic table. You gave her your warm smile, rocking your 2 month old daughter. “It is a pleasure to see a reunion after 4 years from graduating high school. How’s life?” Kiyoko rested her head onto her hand as she stares at the boys playing volleyball. “Same old. Same old. Every guy is still looking at me. I don’t know if I’m still in high school or in college” You chuckle. “Of course. I mean, I would totally fall

  • Thank You Mousie, For Everything

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    Although he was a late eighteenth century poet, Robert Burns also was a farmer, in fact it was on his farm where he came up with the idea for his famous poem, “To a Mouse.” Upon plowing his field in Scotland one afternoon in 1785 he accidentally dug up and ruined a mouse’s nest, and he feels bad for doing so and wants to apologize to the mouse. In his apology, Burns not only stresses his feeling of guilt for destroying the mouse’s home but he seems to go on a tangent where he conveys a deeper meaning

  • Skin and Bone on Their Own? No Thanks.

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    Perfection; a word seemingly defined by the fashion industry as skin and bone. A definition displayed by some of the biggest fashion brands in the world to us, the mindless audience. All brands which present to us their latest seasonal garments on catwalks, in magazines, on posters, in shop windows, all on their very own ‘size zeroes.’ This is an unnecessary risk of both health and wellbeing not only for the models, but also for our future generations. Some bizarrely watch this in awe, whilst those

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Thank You For Smoking

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    Thank You for Smoking Rhetorical Analysis: Thank you for not Smoking The film Thank You for Smoking is an obscure jesting that follows a petitioner, Nick Naylor, for the tobacco industry. Murky comedies take a grave topic, and make light of the topic through mockery. Worthy example of rhetoric can be found in Thank You for Smoking during a scene where Nick Naylor delivers an argument against putting a skull and crossbones label on every pack of cigarettes. Senator Finistirre does this during a

  • Thank You For Smoking by Jason Reitman

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    In the films, “Thank You For Smoking,” directed by Jason Reitman and “Kinsey,” directed by Bill Condon, main characters Nick Naylor and Dr. Alfred Kinsey, defend their actions with either facts, strong opinions, and in Naylor’s instance, symbolism. Hence, both have dynamic characteristics that make them persuasive when proving their points. In both films, there are two questions that are raised. Are their actions justified and reflected in societal morals? Are they trying to route people into a

  • Interviewer : Thanks Again For Driving Here

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    Interviewer: Thanks again for driving here; I really appreciate your flexibility. So, we have four areas of questions that I will be asking you about. I am going to start with general questions about your work with the young adolescent parents and your understanding about their lives and then we will focus a little bit more on breastfeeding, also in general. Then, we will go from there to talk about breastfeeding among young mothers and then we will end up with breastfeeding interventions. Interviewee:

  • Thank You My Family : Letter

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    Thank you my family: First, all honor and all my praises go to God for giving me the strength, wisdom, courage and the ability to share my gift with others. Without him this wouldn’t be possible. I thank him for blessing me tremendously. I owe everything to God, because without him I don’t have an existence. Thank you my heavenly Father. Second, My husband K.C. thanks for maintaining the stability I needed to accomplish this project, I couldn’t have done this without you

  • Thank You For Instilling The Value Of Courage

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    Thank you for instilling the value of courage in me. Aristotle would say that courage is the “mean state in relation to feelings of fear and confidence” (Nicomachean Ethics, 1115a7-8). He argues that all people experience feelings of fear, but it is the approach that they take towards the thing that they are fearful of that determines their courage. A courageous person feels fear and acts in relation to fearful things. What Aristotle has said about courage, accurately summarizes what you have

  • Graduation Speech: Thanks for the Good Times

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    are willing to take their time to help us out and the students for taking the tests seriously because I'm sure everyone's goal is to pass these tests. I would like to thank all of the TC staff members for their help and for helping me be the person I am today. It is time for me to wrap this up... But before I go, I just want to thank everyone for helping me in all I did and for being such great people. I had a great time here at TC. One advice I want to give to the rest of the students behind, complete

  • 'Thank Goodness That's Over' Argument Explained

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    The ‘Thank Goodness That’s Over’ argument by Arthur Prior (1959), illustrates that our language fundamentally uses tenses, and not ‘space-time’ tenseless talk. In this essay I shall explain prior’s argument, along with a potential critique for it. Prior begins by identifying and supporting N.L. Wilson’s account of ‘substance-language’ where, in our everyday speech, we talk about events as they go on and change. In opposition, Prior highlights that mathematical logicians (such as Quine) wrongly

  • Peter Brimelow's Thank You for Smoking?

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    Peter Brimelow's “Thank You for Smoking…?” Peter Brimelow’s “Thank You for Smoking…?” is a well-written argument with a lot of evidence to support his claim. Other than the last two paragraphs, Brimelow provides rational support for the positive side of smoking. His article discusses the benefits that smoking can have to peoples’ health. Such evidence as that of D.M Warbutton, a British researcher who said that smoking stimulates alertness, dexterity, and cognitive capacity (141)

  • The Diary of Anne Frank Thanks to the Nazis

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    The Diary of Anne Frank  Thanks to the Nazis   The Diary of Anne Frank Journeying back to the early nineteenth century, when Nazi forces occupied Germany during World War II, the lives of those living in this territory was spent in constant fear and anxiety. The Diary of Anne Frank leads readers through the harsh times of a family trying to escape imprisonment in concentration camps by Nazi soldiers, where death was almost certain. Born on June 12, 1929, Anne Frank was a German-Jewish

  • University Fund Donor Thank You

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    University Fund Donor Thank You Welcome donors, faculty, staff, and honored students, As she mentioned my name is John Smith and I'm one of the recipients of a Scholarship, which is directed toward students that major in the natural sciences and engineering. I wanted to give this speech today to let all of the donors know how grateful the university and especially all the students are for your contributions, and also to see some of the faces behind the scholarships. First I want to give some

  • Rhetorical Analysis of the Movie Thank You for Smoking

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    as unsafe as perceived by the society, by shifting its dangers to unimportant issues. As the lead campaigner for Big Tobacco Companies, he is hired to create a positive image of tobacco thereby maximizing profit for these companies. In the movie “Thank you for smoking,” Naylor employs various fallacies to demonstrate how arguments can distract an audience from their original values, beliefs and concerns. A common fallacy used by Mr. Naylor in the movie is the red herring fallacy. Here, the debater

  • The Poem Give Thanks by Sandra Maria Esteves

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    deserve. Child abandonment is a ever rising epidemic not only in The United States, but all around the world. Child abandonment affects the mother, but more importantly, the child that is being abandoned. In the poem by Sandra Maria Esteves titled “Give Thanks”, she lists all the “jobs” a mother does for their children and how special they are, which is something children who are abandoned by their mothers will never experience. The abandonment of a mother leads to negative psychological effects. This is

  • Rebuttal of Peter Brimelow’s, Thank You for Smoking?

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    Rebuttal of Peter Brimelow’s, “Thank You for Smoking…?” Have you ever been in a room full of people who are smoking? Have you ever questioned why they would put their health as well as yours in jeopardy by smoking? Did you ever think smoking could be good for you? Peter Brimelow says just that in his article “Thank You for Smoking…?” In Brimlow’s article, he explains all the health benefits smoking can provide you. Such evidence as that of D.M Warbutton, a British researcher

  • Book Review : ' The Sweet And I Thank You '

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    “That’s sweet and I thank you, but who’s going to keep you safe while you protect everyone else?” Monica asked grabbing Alex’s hand. “I can take care of myself. I don’t need someone to keep me safe. Why does everyone think that I do?” Alex asked as she used her free hand and dragged her fingers through her hair. Alex wanted to sound pissed, but there was no conviction in her voice. “You are seriously going to ask me that after what just happened?” Monica said waving her hand in frustration. “Alexandra

  • I Hate You, Yet Thank You

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    I Hate You, Yet Thank You Dear Cancer, Did you know, that I thought that the one thing in life that wouldn’t change was my family? I thought that no matter what we would always be there for each other. September 27, 2000, all of those beliefs were shattered because of you. Four years ago you killed Nana, my only grandma. That date will forever be etched in my heart because of you. You caused so much pain and so much sadness when you took her from us. She was so loving, so caring, and so giving

  • Thank You Very Much For Your Reply

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    Thank you very much for your reply. And, thanks for reading my long email. (I just wanted to give all the facts as precise as possible.) Yep, understand. And, sorry to hear about your having health problems. 1. I have my recent DS2019 at home in NY that I can scan it to you on Friday night after I got home. In my laptop, I have with me here the old version of it. (The only difference is that the most recent one has an Academic Training on the side (in box 5) showing a place and the date of AT.