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    Conspiracy theory

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    In February of 1836 Santa Anna’s army amassed at the walls. The sounds of preparations for battle sounded quietly in the field and in the fort. Santa Anna stood in a tent critiquing the battle plans of his right hand man, who did not know the real truth for an attack on the fort. The idea of conquering Texas was a goal of some of Mexico’s elite, but for Santa Anna conquering the fort came to him in a dream. Santa Anna dreamt of the future just weeks earlier and could only see something hidden in

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    The Ghost of John Wayne, by Ray Gonzales

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    Historic events have been written by scholars in order to draw an accurate understanding on how an event occurred. However, when history is coerced in a manner that changes history, then it can lead people to have false misinterpretations about people and in some unfortunate cases lead to racism. The short story “The Ghost of John Wayne”, written by Ray Gonzales, is a story about a man who is trying to come to terms with what really happened in the famous Battle of The Alamo. In his trajectory he

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    Inspiring the Latino Community

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    their mind to. George Lopez is a Mexican American comedian and actor. He serves as a great role model for every Latino. He went through a lot of tough situations that made his life hard. George Lopez has not only served as a great example of a Latino accomplishing his goals through hard circumstances, but he has never forgotten where he comes from, he has always given back to the community and has also represented the Latino community in the United States in a positive way. Lopez is a great example

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    The Justification of Andy Lopez's Death

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    of Andy Lopez’s Tragic Death On October 22, 2013, Andy Lopez, a young teenager at the age of thirteen years old, was shot and killed by a Sonoma County deputy named Erik Gelhaus. The community has taken sides either criticizing the officers actions, or supporting them. Whether the arguments are based on race or police abuse of power, we can clearly see step by step why officer Gelhaus did what he did from the first time he spotted Lopez, when he fired the shots, and by what actions he took after

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    happen in the book; The Soloist by Steve Lopez. Nathaniel loves music but has a mental illness, while Mr. Lopez is a columnist for LA Times. While both the book and the film tell the same story, it is the book that is far more effective because it gave more characterization and detailed plot. In the book Nathaniel was a student at Julliard, he played double bass. “I was there for a couple of years (..) Oh I didn’t play the violin, I played double bass” (Lopez 38). Nathaniel lives and plays on the

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    Children in the Woods and Why I Hunt

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    “Children in the Woods”, Barry Lopez discusses how he encourages children to take an interest in wildlife and nature conservation. His methods include taking children on walking tours through forests while prompting them to make observations. Lopez places special emphasis on the abundance of knowledge that can be gained through observation. Lopez emboldens children to use their imaginations while discovering nature instead of relying on the author’s “encyclopedic knowledge” (Lopez 735). The author also

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    Lost Boys Research Paper

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    Sudanese Civil War. These young boys walked sometimes as much as a thousand miles to reach refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya. The US allowed as many as 4000 Lost Boys to emigrate to America providing them with endless opportunities. Gia Nyok and Lopez Lomong were able to reach prominence in America and help their communities in Sudan despite the struggles they endured as Lost Boys. Gai Nyok rose through the ranks of average Americans to become a diplomat in the State Department. Gai grew up in Abang

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    Assassin's Blood

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    "Well, the answer to both is one in the same." Lopez strained to understand, but failed to grasp what was being said. "I hired you, Lopez. I hired you to kill me, or should I say try to kill me. People have been trying to kill me for centuries and fail miserably each and every time. I enjoy good sport and a challenge as you do, I'm sure. What greater challenge could I have than to elude a paid professional assassin. You see, I am a vampire, Lopez. One of the undead. That is why I move so quickly

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    indicate the success or failure of a writer, but rather the state of mind of the reader when she approaches the piece. This is also how we approach people and events in our lives. We are animals, and therefore we must engage with nature. While Barry Lopez and Scott Russell Sanders have a keen sense of the innate connection between animals and landscapes, ... ... middle of paper ... ...aren’t scientific or historical, they are still objects in his immediate landscape. Alone, they are solitary objects

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    Sex All That Matters,” and Steve Lopez, “A Scary Time to Raise a Daughter,” write about how media such as magazines, the internet, and television affects teenagers. Both authors talk about how the media is using sex and violence to sell products, thus leading teenagers to commit wrongful deeds, including lack of using birth control leading to unwanted pregnancy, imitating girls on the magazines, and cannot distinct between fantasy and reality. Both Garity and Lopez explains how the teenagers do not

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