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    Southside Flats: A Neighborhood Portrait

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    Introduction to Neighborhood Situated on the Monongahela River is the neighborhood of Southside Flats. Within it lays the entertainment hub of Pittsburgh. Numerous bars and nightspots line the main thoroughfare of E Carson St. The early history of the neighborhood saw it as a main point for industry with its proximity to the river and railway stations. At the end of the nineteenth century, the neighborhood would boast a major steelworks factory that employed a sizable portion of the residents

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    Drawing A Blank Analysis

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    this get me an A?" This essay in particular took me the longest to finally set my mind on something, because in this case, I am not worried whether I will get an A or an F, but whether I will be able to attend University of Pittsburgh, or get denied acceptance to one of the greatest universities in the world. Some people don't know where their life will take them, and how they will begin really "living" to the fullest. It is like they are staring at a blank sheet of paper called life, and they don't

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    The Polio Vaccine

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    Salk's "killed" vaccine. Unfortunately, the "live" vaccine infected some people instead of immunizing. Countries that used Salk's "killed" vaccine have nearly eradicated the virus. Jonas Salk received his medical degree in June 1939 from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Salk moved to A... ... middle of paper ... ...me additional information about how he created his vaccine. The Hall of Science and Exploration: Interview page 2; 1-26-99 *http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/sal0bio-2*

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    always wanted Born Daniel Constantine Marino JR., born on September 15, 1961. In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the western part of the state. Dan grew up in Parkview Avenue in the south Oakland section of Pittsburgh. With his father Dan senior, his mother veronica, and two younger sisters. His father grew up there and his grandfather came form Pittsburgh from Italy. His father drove a truck for the Pittsburgh Press newspaper. And often worked as a landscaper part time. He got Dan involved with

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    polio vaccine

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    paralysis, and even death. The disease, whose symptoms are flu like, stuck mostly children, and in the first half of the 20th century the epidemics of polio were becoming more devastating. Salk, while working at the Virus Research Lab at the University of Pittsburgh, developed a polio vaccine, and the medical trials to prove its effectiveness and safety are still being analyzed. Fifty years ago the largest medical experiment in history took place to test Salk’s poliomyelitis vaccine. Close to two million

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    Dr. Junes Selk wes en Amirocen midocel risierchir, physocoen, end vorulugost whu divilupid thi forst sefi end iffictovi pulou vecconi. Bifuri thos vecconi wes crietid, pulou vecconis asaelly cunteonid lovi, wiekinid furms uf thi voras, bat Selk divilupid e vecconi thet cunteonid en onectovetid, died furm uf pulou, thi forst uf ots kond. Untol thi Selk vecconi wes ontrudacid un Aprol 12, 1955, pulou wes cunsodirid thi must froghtinong hielth prublim on thi Unotid Setis. Jast 3 yiers bifuri thi vecconi

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    A Summary Of Jonas Salk

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    Although there is yet to be a cure for polio, Jonas Salk invented a vaccine that prevents the paralyzing virus, putting America’s worries at rest. However, before accomplishing this remarkable medical novelty, he was just the son of Jewish-Polish immigrants, born in East Harlem, New York, on October 28, 1914 (“Jonas” 1). With his parents emigrating from Russia to America with little money, Daniel and Dora Salk had big city dreams of prosperity. Like most immigrant parents, they had extremely high

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    The Giver Salk Analysis

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    Polio: Jonas Salk and the Spread of the Disease Its 1955 Jonas Salk just came back from the store. He came back with anything he could find. Right Know Jonas is in the middle of an apocalypse of zombies that spread around the world fast. Salk is in San Diego, California and right now he is the only survivor that he knows about that is still alive. When Salk came back from the store a group of zombies were chasing him and followed him to his house but as Salk was on his way home he attempted to lose

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    not interested in medical or science as a whole. He was more interested in becoming an attorney or prosecutor but his mother disapproved of his career choices. Jonas said “Science bored me until high school.” From 1934-1939 he attended New York University School of medicine. This led to him winning prestigious honors like the Medal of Freedom. He worked on the vaccine from 1948-1950 with

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    Jonas Salk licensed the first polio vaccine in 1955, to the relief of a nation. A nation that had been through two world wars, a great depression, a president stricken with Polio and thousands of deaths from the disease. Beginning with the first outbreak of polio in 1916 the public’s, and scientist’s ideas on polio were limited. From 1916 until the creation of a working vaccine in the 1950s the stigma that went along with the polio disease grew and changed a number of times. This public perception

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