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    Characteristics of a Hero “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself” (Campbell 1). When we think of heroes most of us think of movie stars or professional athletes, but it’s not always about your popularity or talent it can also be about how you help society. What I think make a great hero is someone who is able to overcome his or her obstacles in life, is highly motivated, and has plenty of bravery. Overcoming obstacles may be one of the hardest parts

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    Theories of all kinds surround Amelia Earhart, from being an enemy spy to crashing and surviving on an deserted island. Who is this woman and why is she so famous? Amelia Earhart was known for her accomplishments in aviation and her disappearance in the pacific despite being a role model she also was a real person. Earhart had a life outside of flying airplanes and being a celebrity. She was born in Atchison, Kansas on July 24, 1897. Her childhood was spent in an upper-middle class household. Her

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    A Frank Writing on Frank Furedi Crimes against children, like kidnapping and murder, are serious problems in the US and the UK. However, Culture of Fear author Frank Furedi argues in his book that the concern over crime against children in the US and the UK is overblown. In a brief passage, Furedi downplays kidnappings in the US, and child murders in the UK. Furedi uses convenient statistics to make a flimsy argument on why reactions to these issues take on "panic-like proportions" (Furedi 24)

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    Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things. Knows not the vivid loneliness of fear nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear the sound of wings. How can life grant us boon of living, compensate for dull gray ugliness and pregnant hate, unless we dare the souls dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay with courage to behold the restless day and count it fair." Those were the words of Amelia Earhart in a poem she

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    Sally Ride First Woman Astronaut Astronaut, hero, and inspiration are three words Sally Ride is described by. In her lifetime, she was a professor, professional tennis player, astronaut, author, company owner, and women’s rights advocate. It is no wonder she is remembered as a hero to America and the world. Sally Ride changed the world by making women equal to men in space and in America. She encouraged young girls to make an impact and take important jobs in the areas of math and science. She left

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    “I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty.” - Amelia Earhart. The airport of Mason City is located on the north side of highway 18. The Mason City Municipal airport has lots of history. Building it, how everything changed, commercial flight itself, and it’s got some extra cool stuff hidden throughout its time. How the airport came to be established was quite a roller coaster. First, an inventor Floyd Barlow of Clear Lake made the first Cerro Gordo county resident

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    The beginning of all the aircrafts used in World War II started before the second war. The “Golden Age of Aircrafts” was between the World Wars (gruner). A starting point for this time period would be Lindberg’s flight. Lindberg did this amazing feat in June of 1927. He had not seen the ocean before but flew across the North Atlantic Ocean (gruner). He did this in The Spirit of St. Louis, a Ryan M-2 that had to be modified (charelslindbergh.com). In this time period women were doing things that

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    In 1897, Amelia Earhart was born. Amelia Earhart became one of the most well-known women through her impacts in the developments of transportation and the development of the airplane. Although there are many people who made huge impacts throughout the history of the airplane, Amelia Earhart was one of the most recognized women in history for her impacts and achievements. While growing up, children are taught about history and their teachers try to cover the most significant people such as Benjamin

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    Criminal justice is the system of practices of governments used to uphold familiar control, restraint and extenuating crime, or penalizing those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts. There are three components to the criminal justice system which are police, courts and corrections. The criminal justice system can be overwhelming, intimidating, and perplexing for anyone who does not work with it every day. First, and most apparently, the imprisonment of criminals removes

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    In Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her thoughts on relationships, love, inner peace, and contentment. During her vacation by the sea to relax and detach herself from the hectic outside world, Lindbergh masterfully provides insights to a reader of any age or gender. Her poetic and flowing style allows the reader to easily absorb the themes from her meditations. She warns against the pitfalls of modern life because of what she calls hectic rhythm, as opposed to a more fluid and natural

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