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    Teenage Runaways

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    Teenage Runaways A news bulletin flashed across the television.  Interrupting my favorite program, a news reporter announced, "Missing teenagers." The reporter went on to state that a group of young teenagers had been reported missing for the last twenty-four hours. It was later reported that the teenagers had run away, and they had left a note demanding more independence. The teenagers were from wealthier homes; therefore, the parents of the missing children could not understand the reason

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    The Runaway Jury

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    The Runaway Jury John Grisham is known for writing fiction books on legal issues. John Grisham is also one of my favorite authors. My favorite book of his is The Runaway Jury. I have read The Runaway Jury many times. When I read The Runaway Jury again for this assignment I focused on the legal issues, and I now have a new perspective on the issues portrayed in this book. The issues I focused on was selecting an impartial jury and showing what unethical behavior leads to in law. The Runaway Jury

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    Runaway Statues: Platonic Lessons on the Limits of an Analogy ABSTRACT: Plato’s best-known distinction between knowledge and opinion occurs in the Meno. The distinction rests on an analogy that compares the acquisition and retention of knowledge to the acquisition and retention of valuable material goods. But Plato saw the limitations of the analogy and took pains to warn against learning the wrong lessons from it. In this paper, I will revisit this familiar analogy with a view to seeing how

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    Racial Issues in The Runaway Slave and Life of a Slave Girl If you prick us, do we not bleed? -- Shylock, The Merchant of Venice Like Shylock in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, the black slave women are dehumanized by the other characters in Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim’s Point” and Harriet A. Jacobs’ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself. Sexually harassed by their white masters, these slave women are forbidden to express the human

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    Neon Angel

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    The dramatic recreation of the life of a 70's teenage rock star, Cherie Currie. Known as the other twin when she was younger, Cherie often felt “like the ugly stepsister,” (pg. 7) being overshadowed by her identical twin Marie. Being a victim of a rocky childhood after her alcoholic father and her over dramatic, actress of a mother divorced, Cherie often felt as if she were an outcast. In school Cherie was teased and called a freak because of her outlandish style of clothing and her obsession with

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    Fingerprinting Kids

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    less than two weeks. About150,000 of the total missing are abducted; of these two thirds are abductedby a divorced parent. Some of the reasons behind the missing children are not pretty.According to an article in Parade, "about 35 percent of runaways leave homebecause of incest, 53 percent because of physical neglect. The rest are"throwaways," children kicked out or simply abandoned by parents who moveaway. Every state has laws against incest, child abuse, abandonment, childpornography and

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    The Runaway

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    I am going to runaway. The risk is immense, the danger unbelievable, the punishment unspeakable if ever I am caught. But I have to do it. Not just for the legacy of Tyson, but for my well being. Every day I spend as part of the future army of Sonora, I feel physically sick. I hate my life here. I do not want to spend my life in servitude to the government. And even if I were not a soldier, that would be the case. I will always belong to the government. Running away is my only option for the true

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    Teenage Runaways

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    Teenage Runaways "How does it feel, to be on your own, with no direction home, like a rolling stone?" -Bob Dylan Lois Stavsky quotes, "It can't feel good. Especially when you're only a teenager, barely past the years where life should be a comforting cocoon, and just before the age when you are ready to take on the world." (Stavsky xiii) In most states, a runaway is a young person under 18 who leaves home or a place of residence without permission of parent or legal guardian (Connors 18)

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    where demand for their services is high. Others work in so-called massage parlors, a newer version of the old-time brothel. The majority are “streetwalkers”, soliciting, or being solicited by, customers on city streets. Increasing numbers are young runaways to the city who turn to the streets for survival. Because the statues are enforced in such a way as to punish overtness and visibility rather than any specific act, almost all of the prostitutes arrested each year are streetwalkers. Customers, although

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    Jamaica’s Troubled Past

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    practices of the Maroons are still evident in Jamaican culture. Their trouble past has made their life difficult but even today they are a presence in Jamaica. The First Deserters The idea of runaways did not take long in the Caribbean islands. Jamaica was not the only island experiencing runaways, Haiti, Cuba, and many Latin American countries were all falling victim to these guerilla style warfare tribes. During the first years of Spanish control the island of Hispaniola (Spanish Jamaica)

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