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The Night Santa Didn't Come: A Short Story

- ... "Thank you!" "Your welcome!" "What are we going to do after we finish decorating the tree?" "We can go outside." "We can also finish decorating inside or we can go decorate your tree." "Ooo ooo we can decorate my tree next!" "Okay, but first we should finish decorating my tree." "Okay." "Now lets put on the ornaments." "Okay." {Knock knock} "Who is it?" "Valerie" "Oh come in." "Hello Ginger." "Hello Valerie." "Did you decorate your tree by yourself?" "Yeah why?" "It looks terrible." "Why do you say that?" "Because it looks like a 2 year old just put a bunch of garbage on your tree." "Whats wrong with you?" "You are whats wrong with me." "Can you just leave Valerie." "Whatever." "Hey Bob...   [tags: tree, christmas, present, santa]

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Florence D Griffith

- Florence D Griffith Florence D. Griffith nicknamed Dee Dee, Was born on December 21 195. She grew up in a project in Watts, a poor section in Los Angeles California. Florence had 11 brothers and sisters. She would often ask why there were so poor. Her mother would tell her that they were rich as a family. Florence was stubborn as a child. Sometimes she would go for days without speaking to anyone. She just read her books. She loved poems. Florence always wanted to stand out and be her own self....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Mathew and his Amazing Journey to Break my Heart

- Mathew and his Amazing Journey to Break my Heart “Look at how his hair curls down on his forehead. Isn’t that so cute?” I whispered to my best friend Jenny who was seated next to me. Jenny and I have known each other since we were in diapers with teething rings. I could predict what she would do or say; it was even found that I could tell what she would be wearing that day, without her even telling me. We were both exactly alike also; in love with Mathew Jackson, in love with NSYNC, in love with the color pink, and the list went on....   [tags: essays papers]

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Civic Election

- Civic Election On November 16, 2002, many British Columbians will head to the voting booth for the civic election. The question is, whom will they vote for. Will it be Larry Campbell, the leader of the Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE). Valerie Maclean, leader of the Vancouver Civic Action TEAM (VCA). Or Jennifer Clarke, leader of the Non-Partisan Association (NPA). Conservative Larry Campbell will this year lead a party whose focus is environmental issues. Campbell, along with his party would like to develop Vancouver's economy, reduce energy consumption, and address climate change....   [tags: Papers]

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T.S Elliot: Threatening Women

- Threatening Women A reoccurring theme in much of Eliot’s poetry is the figure or figures of threatening women. Eliot includes his intimidation of women in a lot of poetry he writes. However, with some of his later poetry his feeling towards women changes. He goes from fearing them and feeling threatened to almost celebrating them. When comparing his work in “The Wasteland” to his work in “Marina” you can definitely sense a change in his feelings. Could this change in his poetry be a result of his estranged relationship with his first wife and the beginning of a happy one with his second....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Robin Williams

- Robin Williams: Living the American Dream Americans are blessed with the freedoms of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Each person is entitled to pursue the true dreams and desires of his or her heart. These individualized opportunities are often referred to as the American Dream. Difficulties frequently arise on the journey to one's dream. One must find a way to conquer these struggles to make his or her dream a reality. Through comedy and drama, Robin Williams, has overcome many obstacles to achieve his American Dream....   [tags: Biography]

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Andy Warhol

- andy warhol1 Biography On August 6, 1928, Ondrej and Julia Zavacky Warhola gave birth to their son, Andrew Warhola, in Forest City, Pennsylvania. Ondrej and Julia came to the United States from Czechoslovakia where he worked as a construction worker. The family later moved to Pittsburgh where Andrew suffered from several nervous breakdowns throughout his teen-aged years. Overcoming this he graduated from high school and enrolled in the Carnegie Institute of Technology where he graduated in 1949....   [tags: Biography Biographies]

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History Of Baulhkam Hills

- About Baulkham Hills Baulkham Hills, located approximately 29km North West of Sydney, is one of the largest suburbs in area and population within the Hills with a population of 33,661 people (Census 2001). Baulkham Hills as a suburb not including Bella Vista makes up about 24% of the total population (139,404) of the Baulkham Hills Shire. 23,282 people were born in Australia and 25,855 speak English only. 30,179 live in separated houses as opposed to other forms such as flats, units or townhouses....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Biblography Adams, T. (2000, April). Physical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes. Retrieved November 3, 2004 on the World Wide Web: Big Ralph's Sportin' Stuff: Sportin' Stuff. (1995-1996). The University of Southern Mississippi: Department of Polymer Science. Retrieved November 02, 2004 on the World Wide Web: Bioceramics. (2003). Electron Structure Group. Retrieved November 14, 2004 on the World Wide Web: Daenen, M., de Fouw, R., Hamers, B., Janssen, P., Schouteden, K., Veld, M....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Should College Students Be Tested For Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome?

- Should College Students Be Tested For Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Today, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is a horrifying epidemic that is grasping our younger adults. If more college students knew more about the exact effect of AIDS, then it wouldn’t be a huge epidemic as is now. College students need to be tested for AIDS so that they can inform other people of the opposite sex of the sexual background so that they don’t pass the deadly disease to them. Today with many of the college students being sexually active with people that they barely know, it is encouraged that students get tested for AIDS at least every 3 months for virus....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Poetry for Children

- Poetry for Children Forms of poetry: Narrative Poetry- tells a story Ballads - Narrative poetry - Often set to music - Usually "ballad stanza" with 4 lines with 8 syllables each; lines 2 & 4 rhyme Lyric poetry- describes feelings, etc.; language often has a musical quality Limericks - Lines 1, 2 and 5 rhyme. Lines 3 and 4 rhyme. - Usually humorous Free Verse - Lacks rhyme and has less predictable rhythm Concrete Poetry - Words and phrases are arranged to capture and extend meaning by forming a picture Haiku - Japanese form of poetry - 17 syllables in three lines: first line, 5 syllables; second line 7 syllables; third line, 5...   [tags: Papers]

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Things They Carried Essay: Rebirth of a Spirit

- Rebirth of a Spirit in The Things They Carried Speaking of courage is a story found in Tim O ' Brien's The Things They Carried about a solider named Norman Bowker who has returned home from the Vietnam War. As Bowker circles the town's "source of pride" he comes to realize that the town that he left so many years ago will never be the same. While his life was paused by the war, theirs weren't. He also comes to understand that while the people he once knew have changed that he has also changed....   [tags: Things They Carried Essays]

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Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Adulthood

- Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Adulthood Child abuse is a serious issue in today's society. Many people have been victims of child abuse. There are three forms of child abuse: physical, emotional, and sexual. Many researchers believe that sexual abuse is the most detremental of the three. A middle-aged adult who is feeling depressed will probably not relate it back to his childhood, but maybe he should. The short-term effects of childhood sexual abuse have been proven valid, but now the question is, do the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse affect middle-aged adults....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Othello: the Abnormalities in the Play

- Othello: the Abnormalities in the Play         William Shakespeare’s tragic drama Othello boasts quite a little list of abnormalities in both occurrences and personal behavior.   In the volume Shakespeare and Tragedy John Bayley explains how the abnormality of the protagonist’s behavior brings on rejection by the critics:    In our own time more genteel, but also more intellectualized versions of Rymer’s disfavour have been voiced by T.S. Eliot and F.R. Leavis, who both consider and reject the personality that Othello presents to the outside world, pointing out that he is not so much deceived as a self-deceiver, a man presented by Shakespeare as constitutionally incapable of seeing...   [tags: Othello essays]

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Use with caution:

- Use with caution: by Valerie Balester, Executive Director We were informed this past summer by Instructional Technology Services that students should not include identifying information on work submitted to ITS is concerned about reservations expressed by the U.S. Department of Education regarding student privacy and FERPA regulations. However, some professionals within the field of composition instruction have other concerns: plagiarism detection software like Turnitin does more damage, many of us fear, than violating privacy....   [tags: plagiarism detection software]

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Boston Ballet Refuses to Fall

- Boston Ballet Refuses to Fall What happens when a ballet company’s classic Christmas tradition is unwrapped, discarded, and replaced with a glitzy and glamorous moneymaking expenditure. Many dance enthusiasts are left with this lingering question as The Boston Ballet struggles with a recent announcement from the Wang Theatre, its lifelong performance home, that next year’s production of the Nutcracker is being replaced by a touring show of the infamous Radio City Rockettes. "Im pretty certain this decision was driven by money, which draws the question in everyone’s minds: Which is more important, tradition or money?” said Andrew Kaminski....   [tags: Dance Dancing Papers]

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Emotional Aspects of Mary Reilly

- Emotional Aspects of Mary Reilly Throughout her tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Martin maintains some emotional aspects of the original Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, while discarding and replacing others. Although the subtleties of the emotions in Stevenson's novel are deeper than those of Martin's, they may still be found spotting the plot in all of the different characters. Stevenson's primary characters, Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll, and Mr. Utterson, display the strongest emotions, and can be most easily documented and interpreted....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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A Discussion On Animal Rights

- A Discussion on Animal Rights "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; The Declaration of Independence holds these rights to be self evident and unalienable. In the eighteenth century when these words were written they were called natural rights, today we call them human rights" (McShea 34). The issue of whether or not to grant animal rights such as those that humans retain, is a greatly disputed issue. Philosophers, clergyman, and politicians have argued the point of animal rights for years, but without success....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Chose in Leadership Books

- So, you want to be a leader but don't know where to start. Well, after camping out in the self-help section at my local bookseller, I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that you've got lots of help to choose from. The bad news is that you've got lots of help to choose from. In my brief reconnaissance, I discovered a legion of writers who are just itching to let you in on their secrets. Don't believe it. Well, I'll save you a trip. I brought back proof. Don't expect a definitive list though....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Elizabeth George

- A Brief Biography of Elizabeth George (with a smidgeon of literary criticism-- and a short bibliography) Susan Elizabeth George was born on February 26, 1949, in Warren, Ohio, to Robert Edwin and Anne (Rivelle) George. She married Ira Toibin, an education administrator, on May 28, 1971; they divorced in November, 1995. She received an A.A. from Foothill Community College (Los Altos, CA) in 1969, a B.A. in 1970 from the University of California at Riverside, and an M.S. from California State University in 1979....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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sarah bernhardt

- Sarah Bernhardt was one of the stage’s most admired actresses. She was born in Paris, France where she became a star and later traveled the world touring. Bernhardt didn’t start out as the best but did rise to the success she is known for today. She was known for her romantic looks and her melodious voice, her natural acting style and sometimes her tempestuous attitude. Bernhardt lived quite a life, from her many famous lovers, her fabulous clothing, and her travels performing on stages all over the world and even becoming a star of silent movies....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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University of Florida Volleyball

- Through the evolution of associations and legislation, the restrictions of women’s athletics lifted and created equality in athletics between the sexes. In addition, Dr Ruth H. Alexander, Weiss, and Lawler are responsible for the establishment and success of Lady Gator athletics, specifically volleyball. Marilyn McReavy, with a career of 156-100 at UF, and Mary Wise whose reign includes 58 straight home wins lead Lady Gator’s volleyball to a prominent standing not only in the SEC, but also in the nation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Managing Groups

- Managing Groups We hear about it all the time. Teamwork, teamwork, teamwork. Ever since our grammar school days we have been put into teams and expected to create a product of some kind. In first grade, my teacher assembled the students into "pods" – four desks pushed together to build small teams. Even at that young age, group dynamics were evident. As the students grew older the storming phase issues transitioned from, "Mrs. Hardy, Darryl wiped a booger on my desk," to high school basketball practice and, "Coach, Darryl isn't passing the ball and it is causing us to lose games." Whatever the age and in whatever field we have chosen to work in, we are most certainly going to be part of a...   [tags: Business Management]

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Let's Put and End to Bullying

- Bullying, a word that threatened teens with abuse, harassment, and, many things that could be quite deadly affecting them physically and mentally; many teens in schools are suffering from this case. It has been a serious issue over these years. Numbers of bullies and victims have been increasing with nonstop. The victims are usually harassed throughout the classes and beaten with words and actions in lunch breaks as well. This type of action or more likely bullying could lead to very dreadful effects to teen's life; where they could be traumatized and scarred for many years and not easily forgotten while the bullies who are full with evil deeds precede to continue and run other life....   [tags: school bullies]

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- Valerie glanced around the dimly lit ballroom. Two hundred candles are lit, all having a plain wax smell. The room in empty besides a large wooden table in the middle of the large room with twelve silver chairs surrounding it. Valerie's stiff, platinum blonde hair just falls over her shoulders. She's wearing a tight, black leather dress that uncomfortably hugs her skin. Suddenly a man with untidy, slick, black hair and crimson red eyes is standing in front of her. "They haven't changed yet," he said, staring straight into her brown eyes....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

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Valerie Thomas: NASA and her Invention: An Illusion Transmitter

- Valarie Thomas Valarie Thomas was born in Maryland in the month of May of 1943. When she was young, math and science was not encouraged of her, but soon she developed a fascination with the mysteries of technology. At eight years old, she borrowed a book from the library, called “The Boy’s First Book on Electronics.” Although, her father was also interested in electronics, he would not help her with any of the projects that were found in the book. For in the 1950s most parents and schools didn’t deem electronics and other scientific subjects to be a suitable career for women....   [tags: Physics, Project, Gadget]

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Hate List Reading Reflection

- In the novel Hate List Valerie Leftman starts dating a guy named Nick, she feels that he makes her whole life better and she loves how he helps her by distracting her from her parents struggling marriage. One day after being called mean names repeatedly she decides she is going to start a hate list, this list consists of people and things she absolutely hate. When Nick sees it he starts helping her put names on it, soon all Nick and Valerie are talking about is the list and how they want those people dead....   [tags: Jennifer Brown novel, character analysis]

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Mary Tyler Moore

- Who can turn the world on with her smile. One person stands out. A TV legend and an American icon: Mary Tyler Moore. Mary was born in Flatbush on December 29, 1973 to Irish-Catholic parents. Mary's family was neither rich nor poor. As a child, she attended St. Rose de Lima Parochial School. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she was only ten years old. When she became older, she became a popular actress. Through the years, Mary Tyler Moore has remained as popular as ever. With recent movies such as "Flirting With Disaster" and "Payback"....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Opinion on Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

- The Need for Understanding the Differences: An Opinion on Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus In order to have a good communication, men and women have to understand and trust one another. In a book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus John Gray shows the differences that men and women have. Also, Gray points out plenty of techniques and ideas that men and women can use to make their relationships much stronger and happier. I argue that John Gray's book is very helpful, informative, and insightful because his guidance helped me to understand my girlfriend's temperament and differences....   [tags: Management]

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Eulogy for My Father

- My father died a week ago today. He had a profound impact on the life I live today and on the person I became. The relationship between a son and a father can often be quite complicated. Not so, for me. I was blessed to have a rather simple, yet powerful and loving, relationship with my dad. And because I believe that at Fast Company we have created a community of friends, not mere readers with little connection to our magazine, I want to share the eulogy I delivered at his funeral on Saturday. My father was a hard man to dislike....   [tags: Eulogy]

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Strategies Used By the Media

- Media is everywhere. Our society is so used to this environment that we believe almost all the advertisements we see is true, but are all these ads 100% truthful or are they hiding something. The media is full of twisted words,lies,and digitally altered images. These strategies are used to make the product seem appealing. One of the most affective strategy in ads is stereotyping. The models in ads are digitally altered. Woman are stereotyped as beautiful,skinny,and flawless. Men are stereotyped as handsome,manly,and successful....   [tags: stereotyping, advertising, gender]

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Education: Equal Opportunity?

- Education: Equal Opportunity. The U.S. Educational system has historically divided into two objective groups. The first objective focuses on increasing opportunity. The second objective focuses on stabilizing an unequal society. The objective of increasing opportunity has mainly emphasized on practition more than discussions of schooling. Thomas Jefferson implemented a plan in 1779, it promised the laboring class more opportunity to attend higher education. The point of the plan was to rake out the brilliant from the poor class, and add them to the prospering upper class....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Nonresident Parents and Their Effects on Families

- Nonresident Parent's Involvement and its Effect on the Family Members Divorce, single parenting, early pregnancy, are just some reasons for a parent not to be present in their families as a matter of fact its been said that almost half of the kids have had lived in a family where one of the parents for many different reasons had been missing. But is it different when parents are involved with their kids. What are the different effects that this causes on them both the kids and the parents. First, children's discipline is affected by the nonresident parent's situation....   [tags: Psychology]

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Tooth Growth Using Stem Cells

- I. Have you ever imagined what your teeth would have been like if you didn't brush your teeth at least once a day. II. Today I am going to talk about the use of stem cells, which are harvested from fallen tooth, to make new teeth for people who have lost their teeth. III. According to BBC NEWS, a national study by Newcastle University Dental School on Thursday, March 23 2000, found that more than two out of three people who say they brush their teeth twice a day have substantial amount of plaque in their mouths....   [tags: Genetics]

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The Anorexic Empress: Elizabeth of Austria

- Duchess Elizabeth of Bavaria was the wife of 19th century Habsburg ruler, Franz Joseph I. She wed him at the ripe age of 16, and Franz only 23. Franz Joseph was the Emperor of Austria, the King of Hungary and also of Bohemia. Given that her husband was a man of great ruling, she had married herself into a world which attempted to give her a very formal lifestyle, and restrictive by court convention. The Duchess, better known as Sisi, which was her nickname, began to feel at odds with her new life....   [tags: European History]

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An Analysis of a Woman’s Manhood in A Doll’s House

- In society, an ideal man is perceived as the bread winner who guides his family to victory or survival; his wife on the other hand stands by his side to see the family part. The qualities of a man consist of great character to the action he takes for his family to achieve greatness. On the other hand women’s qualities are ordinary gentile, caring, and meant to endure through everything to protect the ones they love. Although these two qualities pose a contradiction, this does not mean the traits of a man and a woman could not ever intertwine....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Problems With College-Entrance Testing

- One of the most stressful experiences for a high school senior is the search for the college. So once these senior students finally develop a plan, why is it that they may not be able to achieve what they desire. Colleges and universities today are becoming more and more competitive, sometimes to the point of exclusive. With that it is fair to say that entrance to certain schools may be more difficult and extensive than the others based on popularity and demand. When this happens, colleges are looking for the best of the best in academics, the student who will represent and be the best for their institution....   [tags: Standardized Tests in College Admissions]

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The Positive Effects that Music has on the Mind

- The Positive Effects that Music has on the Mind How exactly does music have the ability to positively affect the mind. It is a question that is rarely contemplated. The beneficial influences that harmonies, instruments, and other musical forms possess on the mind are not widely acknowledged. Few have the capability to comprehend the importance of a simple rhythm and what it can accomplish. The emotional state, concentration, and memory are just a few of the many aspects of the mind that can be effectively altered by music....   [tags: emotions, depression, mood]

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How Valerie D. Brooks Came to be CEO of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

- Valerie D. Brooks was appointed CEO at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She is the first African American woman to ever hold this title. The trials and tribulations of Valerie D. Brooks made her the strong woman she is today. As a result, The Thomas Jefferson University Hospital would like to welcome Mrs. Valerie D. Brooks to our hospital. She brings her expertise in the medical field. Valerie has worked for two top notch hospitals in the Philadelphia area, such as Temple University Hospital and The University of Pennsylvania Hospital....   [tags: Hospital, Valerie D. Brooks, CEO, managers,]

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Analysis Of Edgar Valdez, Tiffany Ramme And Valerie Gallegos

- Group 1 Interviews On January 15 of 2016 our class were put in to different groups to get to know one of the other. After doing personal interviews with each other we soon found out many things about each other. In this essay about hobbies, goals and accomplishments I would like to talk about Edgar Valdez, Tiffany Ramme and Valerie Gallegos. The first interviewed was Edgar Valdez. Edgar is a physical therapy major and is from Glenwood, AR. One of Edgar hobbies is he enjoys playing all sports. In high school he played varsity soccer all four years....   [tags: High school, College, Personal life, Hobby]

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Farming the Home Place, by Valerie J. Matsumoto

- Farming the Home Place: A Japanese American community in California 1919-1982 by Valerie J. Matsumoto presents a close and in-depth study of social and culture history of Cortez, a small agricultural settlement located in San Joaquin valley in California. Divided into six chapter, the book is based primarily on the oral interviews responses from eighty three members of Issei, Nisei, and Sansei generations. However, many information are also obtained from the local newspapers, community records, and World War II concentration camp publications....   [tags: Book Analysis, Culture, Generations]

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Valerie Is There for Her Aunt

- Valarie wanted to help her Aunt so much and be the child that she was crying for. She had often thought about finding Aunt Celia, it was something that lingered in her thoughts. Sometimes it was at the forefront, other times it drifted to the back, but it never left her. Valarie had not had contact with her family for so long that the thought of meeting them left her feeling cold. It was a hard thing to do, but in her mind it was the only thing to do. She smiled when she thought about her cousin Dee....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Myth Of Common Core Equality By Valerie Stratus

- Another, challenge that can rise from CCSS is the grading format of the standards that makes it a greater challenge based on their inability to perform at the grade performance. In The Washington Post article “The Myth of Common Core Equality” by Valerie Stratus, explains the challenges student are faced with common core, and how it is unfortanetly increasing the educational gap. Stratus explain how minorities are performing poorly in common core test, “When a student score in the Below Standard category of 1, there is a good chance that her or his answer were mere guesses, or the test was so difficult, they simply gave up” (Strauss)....   [tags: Critical thinking, Education, Thought, Learning]

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Why We Are Looking At The ' Value ' Of College All Wrong By Valerie Strauss

- In society, independent learners are those who seek to further their education to the next level. In the article, “Why We Are Looking at the ‘Value’ of College All Wrong” by Valerie Strauss, Christopher B. Nelson argues that people can’t compare economics with receiving a higher education. Individuals who look at college from an economic lens are viewing education the wrong way. Instead, individuals should look at the bigger picture which is gaining an education and taking in the knowledge. When having an education, people grow and expand their knowledge....   [tags: Education, Learning, Knowledge, Psychology]

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Film Analysis: Lantana directed by Ray Lawrence

- ... Both patients seem to be causing Valerie an immense amount of stress, as she begins to question whether John is being faithful to her in the midst of their struggles. As the film progresses, Valerie begins behaving erratically due to her growing jealousy regarding the affair that she suspects John of being involved in. While driving home late one night, Valerie becomes stranded and calls John from a pay phone multiple times, but is never answered, and so she hitches a ride. Valerie never returns home....   [tags: jealousy and infidelity in relationships]

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Schizophreni A Long Term Mental Disorder

- Schizophrenia is defined as a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation. It is considered one of the most debilitating forms of mental illness. It distorts the victim 's thoughts and perception to a point where they have mental breakdowns. This may sound impossible to function with, but there are some cases where it can be helped....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Mental disorder, Psychosis]

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Two Paths of Revenge

- In 'V for Vendetta' directed by the Wachowski brothers, and 'The Count of Monte Cristo' directed by Kevin Reynolds, there are two characters known as V and Edmund Dantes. These two characters are similar in that they are seeking revenge, but ultimately they are different. When looking into their paths of revenge, differences between the two are revealed. The first difference is why the two want their enemies to suffer. The second difference is the influences of the people close to them that affect the outcome of the paths of revenge....   [tags: Character Analysis ]

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Dealing With Employee Ethics Company Policy

- The Wisson company policy stated “Personal payments, bribes or kickbacks to customers or suppliers or the receipt of kickbacks, bribes or personal payments by employees are absolutely prohibited”. (p.564) Dealing with employee ethics company policy this is where I would clearly start first. I have found during the course of this case study several facts that Valerie Young was faced with. While going to make photocopies she discovered her bosses personal companies document revealing commissioning and fees totaling $35,000 per month....   [tags: Business ethics, Ethics, Clear, Clearing]

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Class Interview : A Interview

- Class Interview When I walked into my comp II for the first time, I looked around and saw that I did not know anyone in my class. So I wondered where and who to sit by. Since class about to start it did not matter where I chose to sit because as I mentioned I did not know any of my classmates personally. When Mrs. Henry assigned us to get into groups to get to know the people in our specific groups, I saw this as an opportunity to change the fact of me not knowing anyone. I don’t mind talking to people to get to know them....   [tags: High school, College, Bachelor's degree]

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Comedy in "Pure Luck"

- A world without comedy would be similar to a butter knife, it's dull, useless, and achieves very little. The world would be filled with impolite and obnoxious people. Comedy helps keep the flow of the world going. It allows people to laugh at one another and shrug off rude comments at the same time. It also creates a casual environment. Comedy is everywhere and it helps the world be a little less boring. Comedy can be found on televisions, the internet, and books, only to name a few. Comedy creates the illusion that things will get better; however, comedy gets better by making the situation worse....   [tags: Film Review]

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Past Tense, No Free Will

- Past tense no free will nothing is Correcting “vision” Pilot= hitler. Piloted the germans. Hypothetical if you could kill hitler before he came into power War is inevitable. As long as life exists; conflict follows. “To the victors goes the spoils” yet entangled with the spoils lies the trauma from the never-ending battles. As the countless bodies continue dropping, mortality finally seems quantifiable. Hearing a simple thud warns the audience that another journey has ended. The final seconds of their life experiencing the crimson fluid that filled them life slowly leak away until the colors gradually turn gray....   [tags: Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five, Kilgore Trout]

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Cosmetic Surgery on Teenagers

- 1. In the first two texts there are numerous views concerning adolescent cosmetic surgery. Among these views are, for example, Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women and Families, whom are mentioned in both texts. As she is quoted in the second text , Seeking Self-Esteem Through Surgery, an article by Camille Sweeney, posted on New York Times website, January 15 anno 2009, “They may not be any happier with their new look, then what?”. Said quote depicts quite well the general skepticism that Diana Zuckerman seems to hold in both texts....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery]

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Thick as Thieves by Peter Spiegelman

- ... Finally, after a long search Carr finally finds his father at his mothers grave. Carr returns to the Caribbean, but he has set back the operation. It turns out that Curt Bessemer has a lot of security and it sets back the crew even more. The crew turns to desperate measures trying everything to get into Prager's estate. The entire time, Bessemer and Prager are lied to. Carr uses a fake name and says he wants to do business with Prager. Bessemer never wonders whether Carr and his crew are lying....   [tags: high suspense novels, story summary]

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Analysis Of ' People Like That Are The Only People Here '

- The setting in a story is not just the place where it happens; rather, it often acts in a symbolic way to help the reader understand further the thoughts and feelings of the characters. In Lorrie Moore’s “People Like That Are The Only People Here” (“PLTATOPH”) the setting acts as a place that traps the characters–or makes them a part of a cycle– and is often symbolic of the characters thoughts and feelings as they go through their journeys within the hospital. The hospital setting in Moore’s story has a cycle that the characters become a part of....   [tags: Mother, Parent, The Reader, Walk This Way]

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The Movie ' The Gift '

- We’ll be diving into the movie The Gift which was aired in the early 2000’s. This movie was directed by Sam Raimi and written by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson. To me this movie was astonishing from all of the categories we’d gone over in class. This movie focuses on a variety of colors. Not only using color for gloomy and ominous settings along with bright colors for safety, purity and spirituality. These colors also heighten the way people act and accentuate their characters. I loved how the colors were used in this movie because it kept you guessing and on your toes....   [tags: Color, Red, Green, White]

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Movie Analysis : V For Vendetta Directed By James Mcteigue

- V for Vendetta directed by James McTeigue is a dramatic, mildly horror filled film. This text exists to remind people about control. This film is made for us as viewers to see the conflicts between the government and it’s people. The intended audience are those linking back to historical references. There are several key morals within the background of the film including is it justifiable that some become collateral damage the pursuit of progress, scientific and medical advancement, the greater good....   [tags: V for Vendetta, James McTeigue, Guy Fawkes]

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The Importance Of Inappropriately Female By Daphne Scholinski 's The Last Time I Wore A Dress

- What does it mean to be “inappropriately female” and what are the consequences for Daphne. To understand how being “inappropriately female” was coded in Daphne Scholinski’s The Last Time I Wore A Dress we have to understand when this was happening. In the early 80’s when Scholinski was growing up acts of sexual and gender nonconformity were not seen as acceptable ways of identifying. Laws surrounding criminalization of gender identification and sexual orientation were just beginning to be changed and public opinion on the matter was still catching up....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Drug addiction, Addiction]

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Mary Reilly : Critical Reception

- Mary Reilly: Critical Reception According to Addie Lee, She gives credit to Valerie Martin for the creation of the characters and the details give the novel a historical likelihood. Mary Reilly is a trustworthy servant that writes in her diary which leads to a tragic tale about Dr. Jekyll. Mary symbolizes goodness and honesty where Jekyll double, Mr. Hyde, represents the opposite, which he has two sides of his personality which is very complex (256). For example, Mr. Hyde has a sexual drive towards Mary when he bites her on the neck and then parts her lips with his bleeding fingers....   [tags: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde]

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Finding Your Roots : A Deeper Understanding Of Life

- Your Past Can Shape Your Future When watching the movie “Finding Your Roots” you get a deeper understanding of what life was like during slavery years and how people lived their lives. But not only do you get a deeper feel for what it was like for the people, you also think about how your own family lives were at the time on slavery. We think we have an idea of what the slavery days was like for our ancestors and have a general thought process about timeline of events. Many of our ancestors have made the way for us to live our lives with freedom and to be treated as human....   [tags: Black people, Slavery, Race, White people]

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Essay on Milkman’s Search for Identity in Song of Solomon

- Milkman’s Search for Identity in Song of Solomon      Song of Solomon tells the story of Dead's unwitting search for identity. Milkman appears to be destined for a life of self-alienation and isolation because of his commitment to the materialism and the linear conception of time that are part of the legacy he receives from his father, Macon Dead. However, during a trip to his ancestral home, “Milkman comes to understand his place in a cultural and familial community and to appreciate the value of conceiving of time as a cyclical process”(Smith 58)....   [tags: Song Solomon essays]

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Andy Warhol

- It is rare for an artist to become a celebrity, but Andy Warhol experienced much more than his “fifteen minutes of fame”, and became an icon of his generation. Andrew Warhola was born August Sixth, 1928, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Julie and Andrej Warhola, both immigrants from Czechoslovakia. In Fifth grade Andrew started attending the free Saturday classes that the Carnegie Institute taught. It is noted that even then young Andrew excelled at his art. Due to the bullying by his classmates he stayed inside a great deal, working on his art....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Gift

- Mystery cases have gone undetected and unsolved all over the world today, leaving cold cases in its wake. However, some police tasks are relying on the aid from people with gifted abilities or the sixth sense to unravel these cases as a last resort. People with these gift abilities had worn the label as freaks or devil worshippers to witches. But, today paranormal activity is becoming the center attention all over the world. Sam Raimi brings a psychological thriller to action life from a script written by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson....   [tags: Film Review]

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Biography of T.S. Eliot

- Biography of T.S. Eliot TS Eliot once made a rash decision of ditching his fiancé in American and marrying Vivien Haigh-Wood after only a couple months of meeting. It soon came back to bite him because their marriage became very unstable and both soon had mental breakdowns. This did although produce his greatest works (“TS Eliot’s Life and Career”)… Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on the 26th of September, 1888, in St. Louis Missouri. He was the youngest of his six siblings. His parents are Henry Ware Eliot and Charlotte Champe Stearns (Britannica)....   [tags: life, career, influential poet]

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Irrelevance of Reality in Life of Pi by Yann Mantel

- What is truth. How visible must be the line between facts and one’s mind’s interference. Does it matter at all. Whatever synopsis of Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi claims on the back of the book, the story it contains does not focus on God, but rather on the author’s theory about irrelevance of reality, if someone comes up with a more interesting story. In a nutshell, everything is just a story, as simple as that. And if it is a well-crafted one, then it should be more preferable than reality. That is why Martel leaves us not believing in any kind of gods, but for substitution suggests that people should embrace religion or any fiction just because those are so colorful and enriching, regard...   [tags: religion, sotry, reality, reason]

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Congressional Committees: The Workhorse of Legislature

- ... One exception is the House Intelligence Committee, which is a permanent select committee. Conference committees are also temporary panels designed to negotiate differences between House and Senate forms of legislature to compromise the exact details of a particular bill. Lastly, joint committees are similar to conference committees, except they are permanent. Joint committees focus on broad areas, and are used of oversight into bureaucratic organizations throughout the Government. It would be as foolish to assume that a committee can know and understand a full piece of legislation as it would be to assume that individual members of Congress would....   [tags: vote, bill, government]

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Biography of Robin Williams, An Outline

- Topic: Biography of Robin Williams Organizational Pattern: Chronological Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about Robin Williams and his life Primary Audience Outcome: My audience will know more about Robin Williams than when they came in. Thesis Statement: Robin Williams, being an actor, producer, musician, and comedian, is a man of great accomplishment and has touched the hearts of millions through his roles on television. Introduction ATTENTION GETTER: Using a Quote, start with a joke: If you've ever thought of jumping off of a tall building, there was a guy who jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge....   [tags: actor, producer, musician, and comedian]

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The Cries of a Lost Child

- I am gonna start of by saying this is not a call for help, or me trying to get attention. I am simply pouring some of the pain out of my heart nothing more nothing less. Well I suppose the beginning of his life is the best place to start. Terry Raynard Tyler Jr better known as T.j . was born August 1st, 1991. He would be 22 years old, six foot seven inches tall, healthy, in college playing football, trying to make something out of his self but I guess you could say the Lord had different plans.T.j was an only child for about two years then his younger sister Valerie came along....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Sacred Wood and Began the Waste Land by T.S. Eliot

- ... In 1927 – 31, he became a member of the Church of England and the British citizen. He made Ariel Poems during 1927 - 31. For Lancelot Andrews, 1928, Ash – Wednesday, 1930, Coriolan, 1931. Thoughts After Lambeth, 1931. Through the years 1923 and 1933, T. S. had his first visit to America since 1914. He delivered Charles Eliot Norton lectures at Harvard. They were published as the Use of Poetry and the use of criticism in 1933. He also delivered the Page Barbour lectures at the University of Virginia....   [tags: hard working writer, poem]

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The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

- erica’s Haunting Reflection The book, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins can be deciphered in many different ways. Emily Lem and Holly Hassle’s view on this story is how The Hunger Games defy the norm by breaking down gender-related barriers. They argue that, “Katniss capitalizes patriarchal values that privilege traditionally masculine qualities…” (Lem-Hassel 118). This perception is not entirely wrong, but it’s not the main theme of the book. Bill Clemente and Valerie Estelle Frankel argue that Panem is a political, cultural, and metaphorical parallel to our nation of America....   [tags: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins]

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A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women

- In Wollstonecraft’s radical essay, A Vindication of the Rights of Women, she discusses women’s issues including marriage and the right for an education equal to that of a man’s. A part of her argument for equal education is that women should have the right to develop their own form of reason without influence from other sources. The importance of developing reason is so that women will not be overly inclined towards emotionalism and develop superficial ways of thinking (46). Since women are uneducated they, unfortunately, blindly submit to men 's power....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism]

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Case Study : Caitlyn Smith ( Schizophrenia )

- Case study: Caitlyn Smith (schizophrenia) Mrs. Smith is a 24 year old woman who has admitted herself to the psychiatric ward due to the auditory hallucinations she has been experiencing lately. When talking to the psychiatrist on staff it was discovered she also had been withdrawn from activities she used to enjoy, and was having trouble speaking, and putting her thoughts together. As her stay at the hospital continued, she started becoming paranoid, at one point going so far as to tear into her rooms mattress in an attempt to find a device that she claimed was stealing her plans for a spaceship while sleeping....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Hallucination]

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I Am An English Class

- Throughout this course, my eyes opened to what good writing should look and sound like. The whole focus of this course was clarity through revision, which was something I appreciated greatly. Dr. Popham opened our eyes to how much a published author would normally go through to create a perfect draft. In doing so, we also learned that writing doesn 't come naturally to us. That is why, with the help from my peers, journals, countless revisions, and brain storming exercises, my ability as a writer to articulate what I want to say matured through revision....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Writing process, Essays]

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Barack Obama The Senator Of Illinois

- “Valerie I need to see you in my office.” Those were the words my boss spoke to me in 2007. She went on to state that Barack Obama the senator of Illinois would be running for president. “Valerie I need you to conduct this interview with him tonight for me”. I stood there dumbfounded because this position was new to me, and I had never conducted an interview before. After returning to my desk I started googling all the information I could find on this potential candidate for president. Barack was a senator from Illinois who served only one term in the senate seat....   [tags: United States, Barack Obama, Illinois]

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The No Child Left Behind Act

- Challenging ‘No Child Left Behind’ In this paper, I will discuss why the No Child Left Behind Act, which I will be referring to as NCLB, is an act that I do not support in any way. In fact, I would almost say that I oppose the act in its entirety. The act raises questionable teaching methods and programs, increases accountability to the level that teachers only teach well out of fear, and closes an educational gap that I believe should exist. In a paper written for UTDallas by Dr. James R. Harrington, he states that “There is this anecdotal evidence and conventional wisdom about NCLB — people believe accountability makes teachers more miserable....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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A Lesson Learned About My Life

- A Lesson Learned As I think about my life when I was younger, I remember when I was fifteen years’ old. I lived in the house with my aunt Valerie, who raised me from a newborn baby, because my mother, Carolyn was in and out of jail and on drugs. My aunt would tell me about the boys and how they only wanted to get in my pants. Of course, I didn’t listen to her warnings all I wanted to do was have fun with my friends. At fifteen who wants to hear all the negative things being drilled in their head about boys....   [tags: Adolescence, Pregnancy, Sexual intercourse]

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Don 't Shoot, By J Cole

- Fredrick Little Ms. singleton 105 -18 10 - 09- 16 Compare and contrast essay “Don 't shoot;” Unfortunately, in the African American community, this phrase is associated with any form of interaction with law enforcement. Recently, the unfair treatment of african americans in the united states, has had a spotlight shined on it. The name of the most recent victim is terrance crutcher.Inspired by the shooting of mike brown, in his song “Be free”, j cole discusses the backlashes of slavery and segregation.In comparison, Terrance Crutchers and the experiences that inspire “be free”, both root from the chains of slavery that cole mentions; in contrast, Terraces experience and the experiences j cole...   [tags: Racism, Race, African American, White people]

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Bipolar Disorder ( Bipolar )

- Bipolar Disorder Before deriving to a conclusion concerning the mental health disorder, bipolar depression, the public should comprehend and combine both materials and statistics from mainstream media sources such as news articles and television shows and scholarly journal articles to better understand and become educated on this psychotic mood disorder and impact it has on individuals, families and society as a whole. Bipolar disorder is “a disorder marked by alternating or intermixed periods of mania.” There are two categories according to DSM-5; Bipolar I disorder and Bipolar II disorder....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder]

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Schools Must Reduce Their Use of Standard Tests

- I’m sure you have felt personally victimized by the law of No Child Left Behind and some sort of state-mandated standardized testing. Growing up in Pennsylvania, we had the PSSA’s, 4 Sights, and Keystone Exams. They always had felt trivial, but they did serve some purpose as far as immediate impact to our school days. The use of standardized testing as a quantitative tool of measuring student’s performance took off in 2002 with the passing of the No Child Left Behind Act (“Standardized Tests,”2003)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive 2015]

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George Orwell's Symbolism and Derivation for Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- George Orwell's Symbolism and Derivation for 1984 George Orwell's 1984 had a profound effect upon the way people thought during the mid 20th century. The book signified Orwell's most complex novel which told the story of Arthur Koestler and the countless others who suffered because of the totalitarian governments in Eastern Europe (Meyers 114). When 1984 was published in 1949, the Cold War had just begun. The novel's ending was pessimistic and thus seemed as an attack on communism. The novel was also considered to be the prophecy of what would happen to the West if the communist ideology spread....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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False Memory Syndrome And The Brain

- False Memory Syndrome And The Brain In the mid-nineties, a sniper's hammering shots echoed through an American playground. Several children were killed and many injured. A 1998 study of the 133 children who attended the school by psychologists Dr. Robert Pynoos and Dr. Karim Nader, experts on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among children, yielded a very bizarre discovery. Some of the children who were not on the schools grounds that day obstinately swore they had very vivid personal recollections of the attack happening (1)....   [tags: Neurological Biology Essays]

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