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    Willis Polk

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    and combining them in accordance to contemporary need. The movement’s aim was academic by encouraging architectural development through a scholarly knowledge of the past, which was acquired through formal education. The Bourn Mansion’s Architect, Willis Polk, along with architects Ernest Coxhead, A.C. Scheweinfuth, and Bernard Maybeck principally influenced Academic Eclecticism in San Francisco due to their renowned talent. Each architect was educated in either the East Coast or Europe before moving

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    Bruce Willis

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    Bruce Willis Date of Birth: 19th March, 1955. Born at: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany. Height: 6’ Claim to fame: Pulp Fiction, Die Hard, and The Sixth Sense. Walter Bruce Willis better known as Bruce Willis is no doubt is one of the best-loved leading men actor of our times. Though mainly known as an action hero Bruce has got an amazing body of work. His biggest blockbuster was Die Hard (1988) which catapulted him straight in to the big leagues. He started his career from television working

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    The Runaway Brain by Christopher Willis

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    The Runaway Brain by Christopher Willis Christopher Wills has written a fascinating chronicle of human evolution in a style that will keep the reader glued to the book to find out what happened next. The Runaway Brain is organized into four sections. First Wills addresses The Dilemmas, the many problems that students of evolution encounter mainly from public perception of the subject and from the many prejudices of those involved with the work. The question of where our species first appeared

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    The Willis Tower

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    Michal Malek L.A., Period 2 5/6/14 First Draft Chicago’s Skyscraper Champion: The Willis Tower 1973-1998 were the years when the Willis Tower (Sears Tower) was the tallest building in the world. It was ruling the sky for 25 years! The Willis Tower has a rich history, an interesting building structure, and is a tourist attraction for many. The Willis Tower was originally the Sears Tower when it was built in 1974. The Willis Tower is currently located in Chicago, IL. on S. Wacker Drive (Gallun, 2003).

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    I. Introduction The Willis Tower (originally known as the Sears Tower) was for years the tallest buildi ng in the world. The original planning and design did not envision this record as a goal to be achieved or as a parameter to guide design. Fazlur Khan’s design for Sears Roebuck not only met the client’s goal of consolidating its Chicago-area employees into one central location while allowing for anticipated company growth, but did so with an innovative and cost-saving bundled-tube structural

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    Prader-Willi Syndrome

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    Prader-Willi Syndrom Prader-Willi Syndrome is a serious genetic disorder that begins at birth with no known cure ; causing mental retardation,short stature,low muscle tone,incomplete sexual development,and its main charecteristic,the desire to eat everything and anything in sight. Prader-Willi syndrome was first known as Prader-Labhart-Willi Syndrome after three Swiss doctors who first described the disorder in 1956. The doctors described a small group of kids with obesity, short stature and mental

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    Willis (Sears) Tower The Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower is the tallest building in Chicago and one of its most popular tourist attractions. This is not surprising since it is one of the tallest buildings in the world at an amazing 110 stories, or 1,730 ft including the antenna on top (1,450 ft without the antenna). In fact, it held the title as the tallest building in the world from 1973 until 1998. Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan can all be seen from the observation

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    Prader-Willi Syndrome, also known as Prader-Labhart-Willi Syndrome or PWS, is a rare genetic disorder that has many physical and mental effects. It was first described in 1956 by Swiss doctors Andrew Prader, Alexis Labhart, and Heinrich Willi. They examined nine children and found that in infancy, when Prader-Willi Syndrome is usually diagnosed, babies will exhibit low muscle tone and strength, difficulties feeding because of a weak sucking reflex caused by underdeveloped muscles, and delayed mental

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    “Prader-Willi Syndrome was discovered in 1956 by Endocrinologists Andrea Prader and Heinrich Willi (Prader- Willi Syndrome Association.)” Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is “…a genetic disorder that is present at birth and that affects 12,000 to 15,000 people in America, (an estimate from the Prader- Willi Syndrome Association.)” This syndrome makes the lives of those it affects so much more difficult than the average person. By writing this paper others will see how amazing they are, and realize how

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    Prader-Willi Syndrome, named after the doctors who described it in 1956, is a rare genetic mutation involving missing genes on chromosome 15. The syndrome has two distinct stages and affects the growth and development in patients diagnosed with the disorder. The most major symptom of this disorder is the irregular appetite causing severe weight gain. Prader-Willi syndrome is the most common genetic cause of life-threatening childhood obesity and affects a patient for their entire life span. The syndrome

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