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  • Bryant PArk

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    Though the land that is now Bryant Park was set-aside in 1686 as a public space, it became designated as Bryant Park in 1884. The site was originally a potter’s field, or a cemetery for the poor. After being a cemetery, the site held a reservoir, which helped supply the city with water. The site was originally called Reservoir Square in honor of the reservoir. However, it was later destroyed when the park was chosen as a site for the New York Public Library in 1899 and Bryant Park was truly born. The

  • Kobe Bryant

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    “The Tainted Record” He has it all: the fame, the fortune, and the fans. Kobe Bryant has anything and everything any living person could want, and as a former NBA champion, he even has arguably more athleticism than most people out there. However, even through his NBA championships and his MVP awards, many people tend to look at Kobe in a very negative way; almost look down on the star for one single occurrence. This may seem harsh, but there is indeed a logical explanation to this seemingly

  • Kobe Bryant

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    Could you imagine being nineteen years old and making five million dollars a year? Kobe Bryant, the son of former NBA player Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, jumped directly from high school to the pros in 1996 and enjoyed an impressive rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers. He also won the Nestle Crunch slam-dunk contest, and was the leading scorer in the Rookie Game during the NBA all-stars Weekend. Kobe Bryant could very well become one of the best basketball players to ever step on a basketball

  • James Bryant

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    James Bryant My report will be on James Bryant, I am not related to him but by reading about him I can tell he was awesome. He was born in Wales in 1857 and when he was only five years old he left England in a emigrate ship. His mother’s name was Hannah Reese, his father was James Bryant, and he had one sister named Margaret they first arrived in New York several weeks after they left and they were in the United States of America. They continued their journey by train but were too broke and had

  • Paul "Bear" Bryant

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    Sept. 11, 1913, in Moro Bottom, Ark, Bryant was born one of 11 children in a farm family. He earned his nickname as a schoolboy in a barehanded wrestling match with a bear Bryant was an offensive lineman and defensive end for Fordyce High School, earning all-state honors for the 1931 Arkansas High School Football State champions. After graduating in 1936, Bryant became an assistant coach at Alabama for four years and Vanderbilt University for another two. He joined the U.S. Navy after the bombing

  • Paul Bear Bryant

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    Paul “Bear” Bryant was one of the top coaches of college football, winning more games than any other coach in history. Paul Bryant, an American college football player and coach, was best known for his time as the longtime head coach at the University of Alabama. Before, Alabama, he coached at the University of Maryland, Kentucky, and Texas A&M. Bryant took an active interest in the players' lives outside of football, but he also was a strict disciplinarian with his players. The legacy of Paul Bear

  • William Cullen Bryant

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    William Cullen Bryant was an American poet, born on November 3, 1794, in the rural town of Cummington, Massachusetts, to encouraging and supportive parents. He was widely recognized as child-prodigy, for the publication of his first poem in the Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, Massachusetts at the age of twelve(Byam and Levine, 491). It was no more than a year later that he wrote the long anti-Jefferson poem, The Embargo, that was printed as a pamphlet by his father. In the year 1810, Bryant was admitted

  • Bryant vs. Dickinson

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    Bryant vs. Dickinson Emily Dickinson presents death in the poem “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” through the use of personification and the use of extended metaphor. William Cullen Bryant presents death through the use of the analogies in the poem “Thanatopsis.” Although each poet presents death differently, the meanings are similar. In “Thanatopsis, ” Bryant influences the reader to accept death as all living things’ fate. Bryant explains death by nature’s laws and the fact that nature’s

  • Kobe Bryant Essay

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    Cleveland Cavaliers and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers are the front runners for the answer to the question and while there is a solid body of evidence for both sides, the evidence leans towards LeBron. Therefore, on account of LeBron James’s impact on the NBA, on the world and on how the game of basketball is played, LeBron is a more impactful player of this era than Kobe Bryant. Due to LeBron’s impact on the NBA, he is a more effective player than Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant has had quite a substantial

  • Pal "Bear" Bryant

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    Paul “Bear’’ Bryant was one of the greatest coach’s around, “he has won overall 317 games and his legacy still is being brought to the table to this day. He was an all around person that has been playing ball ever since he was young.” Born of 11 children he was the only one to be the best a coach for any team the SEC football ranking system. He was overall one of the coach the held a record of 323 games including championships, and