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  • Losing Julia

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    In Jonathan Hull's book Losing Julia the main character, Patrick Delaney, was a complicated man. At the age of 18, while still very much an innocent boy, he was sent to Europe to fight in a bloody and terrible war. This exposure to the worst of humanity changed him in many ways. During the war he made some of the best and closest friends he ever had in his life. He also watched these friends die a gruesome death while he was only a hundred feet away, unable to help or save them. His entire outlook

  • Julia Margaret Cameron

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    was there she met Charles Hay Cameron, whom she married in 1838. On Charles’ retirement in 1848, they moved to London, the Isle of Wright, where Julia Margaret became part of Kensington’s artistic community.In 1863, Rejlander, a photographer, came to the Isle of Wright to photograph her neighbor Tennyson, a poet, and it was most likely then that Julia Margaret learned her basic technique from him. Also inspired by the Pre-Raphaelite painters, Cameron’s photographs were frequently allegorical, containing

  • Julia Roberts

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    	Julia Roberts 	One of the most widely known actresses, Julia Fiona Roberts, was born on October 28, 1967. This now 5’9", brown eyed, chatain clair haired girl was born in Smyrna, Georgia. She attended Campbell High School, also in Smyrna, Georgia,where she graduated in 1985. Julia’s favorite of only a few past-times is knitting, which she sometimes does while waiting on set. Her favorite quote is, "What changes with fame, I think, are perceptions of an individual, more than the

  • Anna Julia Cooper

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    Anna Julia Cooper "Only the BLACK WOMAN can say 'when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole . . . race enters with me'" The life of Anna Julia Cooper (1858-1964) affords rich opportunities for studying the developments in African-American and Ameri can life during the century following emancipation. Like W.E.B. DuBois, Cooper's life is framed by especially momentous years in U

  • Julia Child

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    cooking; some may take years to find this enthusiasm, and others may not ever find it. Julia Child was once a person who did not feel a passion to cook. The discovery of her desire to share her knowledge, personality, and story through the culinary arts is what fed her success. Child is an example of a hero whose accomplishments and life story continue to inspire people to cook and follow their ambitions. Child was born Julia McWilliams on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, CA. Child’s family consisted of her

  • Julia Child

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    was an extraordinary cook- and she would pointedly remind us that she was a cook, not a chef” (Kehoe 1). Julia Child was an extraordinary woman who had a passion for cooking that she didn’t even know could change the way people cook. Julia Child most definitely influenced cooking for generations to come with her passion for cooking and love for food. Introduction Child’s birth name was Julia Carolyn Williams on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California. She was the eldest of three children; Dorothy

  • The Influences of Sor Juana and Julia de Burgos

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    The Influences of Sor Juana and Julia de Burgos Most every human being has encountered a time in their life when he or she has felt suppressed. However, not every person has stood up against the people and forces that have kept them oppressed. It takes a truly extraordinary person to stand up for their self and to take a stand for the greater good of others. According to Clare Booth Luce: “courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.” The Mexican writer, Sor Juana Ines de

  • Julia Butterfly Hill American Heroin

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    magnificent inner strength and my doubts were soon disbanded for I began to realize its inspiration and the author's inner strength. ‘The Legacy of Luna' is filled with self-determination, love and sacrifice. These commodities outline the path of which Julia embarked upon to discover her true character. It's an epic battle between our heroine of the novel and her oppressors, also known as the lumbering companies, which were owned by Charles Hurwitz. Was she just a girl in a tree? I think not for I believe

  • Biography Of Julia Child

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    Julia Child “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” Julia Child was an extraordinary person. She changed French cooking for America and left her footprint on our history. As she grew up it took her a while to figure out what she was really meant to do. Though it took Julia a while to become the amazing chef we know her as today, she impacted the art of cooking and her legacy will be known for ages to come. To begin, Julia Child was born on August 15, 1912

  • Julia Child As A Hero

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    Julia Child A hero is a person who, in the opinion of others, has heroic qualities or has performed a heroic act and is regarded as a model or ideal. John Barth, an American novelist, once wrote, “Everyone is necessarily the hero of its own life story” ( Julia Child was her own hero, she is now a legacy in the culinary industry, she not only inspired America to begin cooking French food, but she also became a role model to housewives and working women alike. Julia Child was born