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My Mom the Matchmaker - My Mom the Matchmaker I was walking around Fairfield High's Arts and Crafts show last weekend when I saw a mirror with that saying engraved around the edge. I didn't know whether to buy it for my mother or myself. I don't think many 17-year-old girls see a similarity between themselves and their mothers. That seems to come much later in life, if at all. But then again, most 17-year-old girls don't have a mother like mine. . . My mother made a list of colleges she wanted me to consider based on the ratio of men to women: Connecticut College was at the top....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 685 words
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Grandma, Schnitzel and Politics - Grandma, Schnitzel and Politics I strolled the streets of Tel Aviv taking in the smell of fried falafel mixed with the salty ocean breeze. I watched people hurrying, lunging for bus doors before drivers pulled away. Then I realized that if I didn't get to my grandmother's in ten minutes, I'd be late - an offense that could provoke the dreaded silent treatment. I ran from the beach to her apartment on Bet-Lechem street and flew up the stairs two at a time, jumping over the Arab lady who sat scrubbing the floor....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 1119 words
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My Debt to Grandfather - Walking back into my grandparent's kitchen after being gone for so many years and under the present circumstances caused a flood of bittersweet emotions that seemed to steal the very breath from my body. As my eyes combed the room, I noticed people, some I knew, some I didn't, standing in small groups of two or three, all of them wearing black and all of them trying to maintain a solemn composure by laughing at jokes that weren't funny or by remembering a past best left unremembered. The funeral had been over for hours, but like the small sucker fish that symbiotically clings to the underside of the great white shark in hopes of feeding on the shark's leftovers, everyone at the wake seemed t...   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 2366 words
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Grandmother’s Quilt (Grandpa's Love) - Grandmother’s Quilt The inside of my body resembles that of a sieve. The biggest whole is buried deep beneath my aching soul. The rhythm of my heart seems to skip a beat with each breath that my lungs consume. As I stand at the front of the church entrance, I can feel the weight of my body shift from side to side. At any moment my legs may give way and buckle beneath my emotionally tired body. The warmth of the bodies from the room brushes past my face sending a flash of heat down my spinal cord....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 1780 words
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Grandfather’s Love (Grandpa's Love) - My Grandfather’s Love As we neared the house I could see the front yard emerge amidst the hurricane-twisted pines that stood like sentinels guarding a castle. Pulling into the yard, I noticed that the grass looked like one of my great-grandmother's patchwork quilts. Old, but new in a way, shaded with varying hues of greens and browns seeming to be sewn together with sporadically mounted ant hills adjacent to a wondering dog's paw prints. We pulled into the driveway slowly as not to disturb dust that lay sleeping on the broken concrete....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 829 words
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Mother Doesn't Know Best - Mother Doesn't Know Best As a little girl, I was sure that a good parent would allow me to eat all the cookies in the cookie jar or buy me toys at Toys R Us. When I got a little older, I figured that a good parent would let me stay up past ten o'clock on school nights. Then I became a teenager and I felt that a good parent would buy me a car and let me be independent. According to these definitions of a "good parent," my parents always fell short. It wasn't until I became a parent that I began to understand what a good parent really is....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 1118 words
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Grandpa and His Canoe - Personal Narrative- Grandpa and His Canoe Smallville, USA is about thirty minutes from Nowhere, USA. Smallville is a small town for small town people. My grandfather was one of those small town people. He owned a small camp on a small lake near Smallville. Kosoag Lake. From what I remember of the historical facts I gathered from growing up, asking questions, and pretending to listen, Kosoag Lake was earth. The lake was a part of Native American land flooded out for God knows what reason. In essence, it is a man-made lake, and that is why it is clean and beautiful....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 1869 words
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Childhood Memories of Grandfather - It was a month after my fifteenth birthday when he died. I flew back to South Carolina on an express flight. It was Thanksgiving time, and the planes were packed. I sat uncomfortably in the back of the plane, feeling like a foreigner dressed in my black garb. My grandfather's death was not a shock. I had known he was dying of cancer for almost two years now, but when my grandmother called us and told us he was very close to the end, I still refused to believe it. I had seen him only a year ago on his eightieth birthday....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 1681 words
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My Amazing Grandfather (Grandpa) - Personal Narrative- My Amazing Grandpa I don't have a lot of fantastic memories of childhood. There were no spectacular family adventures, no unique family projects that taught some sort of moral lesson, no out-of-the-ordinary holidays. We ate family meals together, but most of the time the children and adults lived in different worlds. The kids went to school, did homework, and played; the adults worked. I was lucky, though. When I wanted a little of both worlds, I could always turn to Grandpa....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 629 words
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Learning From Grandfather (Grandpa) - Learning From Grandfather My brother and I are playing on the porch steps, and are being watched intently by my grandmother. She gently rocks on the old cream colored swing, which proclaims of its lack of oil with every movement of its chains. The green indoor-outdoor carpeting that covers the steps too shows its age, with concrete poking through the edges. It scratches my legs as I sit and build things with my legos, but I have gotten used to the feeling. Today isn’t too hot, but the cool breeze that blows through is a welcome change....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 1383 words
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Balanced Scorecard Of Maybank - BALANCED SCORECARD OF MAYBANK The vision and mission of MPI is to achieve a top 10 position as a bank of choice in the upscale consumer market for strategic Deposit/Wealth Management Products; as well as Auto Loans, Personal Loans, CTS, Mortgage; and to be a known player in selected segments of top-tier companies for Corporate Banking. The past two years have been especially good for MPI, as for the first time, they have posted positive operating income and have obtained good results in other areas as well....   [tags: Maybank Company Profile Analysis] 2415 words
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The Clothing Store Francesca's - ... Rather than just selling apparel, Francesca’s has borrowed a page from Coach and Michael Kors by also including jewelry and accessories within its collections. By having a wide range of merchandise available, Francesca’s has built up its appeal to trend-seeking shoppers (Caplinger, 2012).” There are many competitors of Francesca’s to consider like, Abercrombie & Fitch, Buckle, American Eagle, and many more (Sutherland, 2013). Francesca’s has many advantages over their competitors that almost put them in a niche category....   [tags: company profille]
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Grandma and Grandpa - Grandpa Pat McGill, Jr. of Wisner, Nebraska always entered a room smiling. Pat fathered eleven children, including my mother, and had over fifty grandchildren, including me. Even though my grandpa and I were not all that close, I admired and respected his kind and gentle nature. He passed away in the summer of 1996, and I didn't get to say goodbye to Grandpa Pat McGill before he headed up to heaven with all the other saints. All but one of the McGill grandchildren were at my grandpa's memorial service....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 512 words
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A Grandma's Memory - The simple bowl is deep cherry wood with a silver rimmed bottom that reflects my face upside down as a result of the polishing it has received over the years. The grain is worn, but still radiates the strength of the tree that it came from. As I run my finger over the inside of the cavernous salad bowl, it picks up some of the olive oil residue from the homemade Italian dressing that has seeped into every little grain of the bowl over years of use. Never subject to washings; we only wiped it out with a paper towel, to better flavor the crisp Boston bibb lettuce salads that it delivered at every family dinner....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 2183 words
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Grandmother's Sad Life - Personal Narrative- Grandmother's Sad Life My grandmother died while squatting over a toilet. People say she deserved it. They say the way of her death shows what a sinful life she led. God punished her and killed her in midst her own wastes. When they wrapped her body in a yellow sheet, I did not cry. They laid her in the living room and her white hair spilled like milk onto the red carpet. They say she was very light, wrapped in that yellow sheet. Her soul had left her body and taken all her sinful heaviness away....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 1559 words
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Mother’s Last Days - Mother’s Last Days Welcome to the Glenbrook Retirement Home. May I ask who you are visiting. Oh yes, you must be Mrs. Mitchell’s son. She talks about you so often. Right this way. Ignore the other patients peeking from behind their doors. Walk past them, down the long hallway. You are the outsider here. Don’t forget that; you are now the crazy one, not them. In this place, sanity is like a dream that you struggle to remember throughout the day. Scott, so nice to see you again. It’s been a while since your last visit....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 2121 words
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History of YouTube.com - History of YouTube.com The impact of internet community caused by YouTube has been phenomenal. You tube has established many new legal, individual rights, social concerns that question the human implications of this new social experiment. That is why YouTube has become so popular and interesting to the world. It has built an international understanding of areas of human relationships between people from all around the world. It has set no boundaries to communication. The psychological implications that allow for people to express themselves in any way they feel; has allowed no limitations to the ability we see ourselves and how we would like others to see us....   [tags: YouTube.com History Profile] 1576 words
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Gap Analysis:Global Comunications - Gap Analysis: Global Communications Global has been losing profits over the past several years and needs to make major changes in order to survive. In past three years the company stock has fallen from $28 to $11. In order for Global to raise profitability and become more competitive with other companies in the marketplace they have to make some changes including having more options to the consumer and expanding its call centers to less expensive areas of the globe. The problem that came out of the decisions that Global has made was they did not work closely with their union to make sure that they negotiated a fair compromise that would work for both the employees involved and the company....   [tags: Market Analysis Profile] 1960 words
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Developing the TLC and HPTLC Finger Print Profiles - Aim of this study was to develop the TLC and HPTLC finger print profiles for various secondary metabolites of methanolic stem extracts of the traditional medicinal climber, Solena amplexicaulis. These studies were carried out as per the methods of Harborne and Wagner et al. The profiles of various individual secondary metabolites were made and developed for authentication. The methanolic stem extract showed the presence of 5 alkaloids, 6 flavonoids, 2 glycosides, 10 saponins and 7 terpenoids. Owing to the presence of rich variety of secondary metabolites, the stem extract of S....   [tags: bioactive, metabolites, medicinal] 1553 words
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The Country of Liberia - The Country of Liberia This paper is about a small country on the west coast of Africa called Liberia. It is a country built with the help of The American Colonization Society. It was established to place freed blacks in the days of slavery in the United States in the 1800s. The government was modeled after the United States. Monrovia, the capital and principal, port is named after a president of the united states, James Monroe. This country has historical significance for african Americans. As Africa's oldest republic, established by former black American slaves, Liberia played and important role as a model for African colones seeking independence....   [tags: Africa Profile Geography Anthropology Essays]
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The Bead Bar Network - The Bead Bar is a 1.5 million dollar company, that employee 15 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees. The company has three divisions that consist of studios, franchises, and Bead Bar on Board. The studio division oversees the company owned six studios across the Eastern part of the United States. The franchise division is in charge of managing the supply requirements of the five franchises. The last division is Bead Bar on Board, which designs the portable studios that are located on crew ships....   [tags: Case Study, Company Profile, solution] 1273 words
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Blake Mycoskie: Chief Shoegiver - "I always thought I'd spend the first half of my life making money and the second half giving it away. I never thought I could do both at the same time." (Mustafa C2) This is what Blake Mycoskie, founder of the TOMS organization, says of his actions-merely giving money away. But it's so much more than that. A now widespread, well-known organization, it is safe to say that Blake Mycoskie is changing the lives of many families and many children with his concept of "buy one, give one free" TOMS. Originally born in Nashville, Tennessee, Mycoskie moved to Arlington, Texas at the age of six, then to Orange, California when he was just ten....   [tags: Personal Profile Blake Mycoskie TOMS] 959 words
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Citi Bank Tarp Acceptance - Citigroup History: Citigroup ' was founded as City Bank of New York in 1812 and remained a large regional bank until October 1998. Sandy Weill, then CEO of The Travelers Group an insurance company announced a $76 billion agreement to merge with Citigroup to form a new financial services conglomerate. It took only two years for the merger to pass federal law since the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act prevented banking and insurance companies from ever becoming one entity. As the new CEO of Citigroup, Sandy Weill was now at the helm of one of largest banking institutions in the world with over 300,000 employees and operations in over 120 countries....   [tags: Citi Company Profile Analysis Study] 1648 words
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Corporate Analyisis Of Pentair - Pentair, Inc. Headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota, Pentair owns and operates fifty facilities throughout eleven different countries. Pentair’s Technical Products Group is a leader in global enclosures, thermal management products, and custom enclosures that house and protect sensitive electrical components. The Water Group manufactures innovative products used in the movement, treatment, storage and enjoyment of water. Pentair’s local ties include two manufacturing facilities. The Sheboygan operation molds plastic and extruder block water filters, while the Brookfield location manufactures custom enclosures....   [tags: Corporate Analysis Company Profile Pentair] 1976 words
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Serial Killers who Possess Necrophilic Tendencies - Gruesome, cruel and heinous crimes unfortunately are committed by unstable, evil individuals who prey on innocent and vulnerable victims. Communities fall victim to panic and terrorization when high priority news headlines are announced regarding a crazed serial killer causing havoc in their area. Johnson & Becker (1997) state" members of society are captivated and at the same time delighted to hear and view the horrendous crimes and capabilities of serial killers." What exactly motivates these people to commit such horrendous acts of violence....   [tags: criminal profiles] 3094 words
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Profiles Of Unions in Different Sectors - Industry/Service: Private Catering Union(s) Involved: (1) IUF, (2) BFAWU, (3) T&G Profile of Union: (1) The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF) is an international federation of trade unions representing workers employed in agriculture and plantations, the preparation and manufacture of food and beverages, hotels, restaurants and catering services and all stages of tobacco processing. The IUF currently has 336 trade unions in 120 countries representing a combined membership of over 12 million workers....   [tags: Labor Worker Unions] 1959 words
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Avatars Will Replace Faces And Profiles - I never thought when I started blogging that I would receive over fifty thousand views from one website alone. That is a big compliment for an old guy that lives in Brooklyn. I guess whatever I have to say must be stimulating. The lack of comments that I and most other male writers receive is not a sign of poor writing only a sign that women are not interested in a mans individuality or creative ability. I have seen many extremely boring and frivolous articles written by women receive over fifteen compliments....   [tags: Internet Net World Wide Web Media] 738 words
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The Memory Profiles in Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Memory profiles in individuals that have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been studied and monitored for decades. Memory has been categorized as both the fundamental cognitive area principally accountable for the experimental symptoms of autism spectrum disorder or as inferior to a widespread cognitive discrepancy that goes beyond memory, such as executive dysfunction. Recent models have suggested that the memory abnormalities are an indication of core deficits in executive function (Bennetto, Pennington, & Rogers, 1996; Russell, Jarrold, & Henry, 1996)....   [tags: personal manners, spatial information]
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My Dad - Personal Narrative- My Dad Oh my god, I thought this day would never come. He'll be all right, I hope. Why him, why not some one else. On the far southwest corner of the ranch the cool wind whispered through the tall cotton wood trees, forcing me to feel helpless. Time was winding down and I was to. Indescribable hot sweats came over me, my knees began to buckle. I heard my dads voice say, "I'm a goner" echo through the dust cloud that my jittery feet were creating. He was never wrong, in my opinion, but I wanted him to be so badly....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 1023 words
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Computer Hackers - Personal Narrative- Computer Hackers My perception of hackers was crafted long ago, by my brother, a hacker himself. He was involved with all manner of clandestine activites and tied up our phone line for hours. I, of course, never understood what he was involved with, but remember being excited when he broke into an army base, as the military was my passion at the time. I also never understood the constant calls from strange men our family would receive, nor did my parents. Now, my brother claims it was the FBI investigating him....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile Essays] 732 words
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Employers Should Use Social Network Profiles in the Hiring Process - Social networks are increasing dramatically every year. Employers are turning to social networks because it is a tool to screen job applicant’s profiles. According to a survey conducted by jobvite.com (2013), 94 % of employers use social media profiles to recruit job applicants. This trend assists the applicants and recruiters. Job applicants should be judged by their social network profiles because social media give positive image about the candidate, prove the information in the resume, and help to identify if the person fits the culture of the company or not....   [tags: application, employers, ethics]
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A Career as an FBI Profiler - When we were little, we thought the word “Career” was not a big deal, but as a senior in high school the word has become our reality as we start to finish our last semester. The question we’ve been asked all these years was what do you want to be when you grow up. But our answer was simple; we don’t want to grow up. As an innocent kid it seemed like the time would never come, but it has. It’s time to get serious and really ponder on this question. My mind has wondered for so long on what my career would be....   [tags: Behavior Analysis Unit (BAU)]
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Black & Decker - Black & Decker Black & Decker (B&D) is a global manufacturer and the world’s largest producer of power tools, power tool accessories, electric lawn and garden tools, and residential security hardware. The company was a pioneer in innovation and development of power tools and has used that position to build strong brand names that enjoy worldwide recognition. Key Causes for Poor Performance in the Professional-Tradesmen Segment The reason B&D has performed poorly in the professional-tradesmen segment is due to the positioning of the B&D brand in this segment....   [tags: Black Decker Company Profile Performance Analysis] 1054 words
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Amazon.com Swot Analysis - History The launch of Amazon.com in July of 1995 was the creation of a new and bold way of doing business on the Internet. Amazon.com forced the traditional physical world brick and mortar retailer in the book industry to change the way they target the industry's consumers and then epitomized Business-2-Consumer e-retailing. Although, Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, according to eRetailNews , they have since spread its wings into other industries such as music, DVD, toys, videos etc......   [tags: Case Study Company Profile Swot Analysis] 1994 words
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The Truth About Serial and Mass Murders - ... Then in another part of the story he shows his back stage behavior. “He could open the door and look in on Anna and give her a big smile, just to let her know this was no accident, then close the door again, slam it, and return to his chair to see what happens next” (Larson 296). Profiling these characteristics is an important way to catch them sooner and end up with fewer victims. Murder sets most people on edge, whether serial or mass. But no matter the reaction they have on the community and the nation, they are two different types of killers....   [tags: different police profiles]
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Apple Innovation - An economic crisis can be a crucible that forges new innovations in business operations or they can lead companies to make dumb mistakes that destroy them as they rush blindly to survive. We’re beginning to see corporations move into one camp or the other as the economic downturn gets worse and worse but one company one company stands out for forging ahead on innovation: Apple Computers. Apple’s innovation in their new product introduction leads the way and shows how product innovation can deliver superior economic return to a company and its shareholder....   [tags: Case Study, Company, Profile, solution] 1954 words
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Mobile Phone Industry - Industry and Company Profiles Industry: Telephone Communications Brief Reasoning of Choice As a major in Management and Computer Science, the optimal goal is to create a system that provides technology that is convenient, resourceful, and efficient. My main interests are in mobile systems that provide the leading edge in design, functionality, and resourcefulness. A possible professional career of a management and computer science major is in the mobile phone industry. Within this field, a possible area that a management and computer science major may be responsible for is providing a mobile phone with an optimized, consumer friendly system that is available to the any consumer that require...   [tags: industry and company profiles ] 1780 words
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BP Oil - BP started off its organization as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company but incurred many internal and external changes from 1909. BP executives decided the company needed to establish a network of retail marketing outlets in the United Sates. BP started a trend of mergers and acquisitions when it announced in 1998 a $53 billion merger with Amoco. Synopsis BP started off its organization as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company but incurred many internal and external changes from 1909. BP executives decided the company needed to establish a network of retail marketing outlets in the United Sates....   [tags: BP Oil Company Business Profile Analysis] 1206 words
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My College Journey: A Career as a Criminal Profiler - As I’m sitting at home on my bed trying to get all of my school work done on time for classes, I think of all the other things I could be doing or if I should even do it at all. I always end up playing with my puppy, searching the tv for something to watch, or go on social networks and put my homework aside to do later so I can think of ideas. Deciding on whether to even do it or not ends up with me wondering what would I do without a college education and how I need one to be able to pursue the career I want....   [tags: psychology, experience, classes] 695 words
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Dad - Personal Narrative- Dad My brother and I were standing in a white room where people were franticly running around. I looked at this man being wheeled by lying on a blood soaked bed. His eyes were swelled shut and he was moaning in excruciating pain. I took a closer look and realized his skull was exposed. His scalp was completely off the side of his head. Tears started coming when I thought about this poor man's family. How were the doctors going to tell his wife and kids what he looked like; or even worse, he had died....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 899 words
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Grandpa - Personal Narrative- Grandpa Routinely pushing play on the answering machine, as I do every time I get home, I was about to hear the words that would forever change my life. The sorrow and agony in her voice gave away the horrifying news I had been regretfully waiting. My heart sank as I sat and reflected on what had happened. Since I was a little kid, my grandpa, Howard Scheuster, has always been a role model in my life. He was an intelligent man, loyal Christian, prominent family leader, and hard worker, thus I had many reasons for looking up to him my whole life....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 515 words
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Grandma - She's sitting there, a blown-out shell as hulking and vacant and lifeless as the enchanted castles of my beloved fairy-tale stories. The television cries for attention, but her eyes refuse to acknowledge even its blatant wail. Behind tinted glass-is that smudged dirt or a protective coating?-eyes finally flutter open, the first sign of life. Are they blank. Do they beg for help or scream of past and present pain. I can't say-I haven't the courage to look. The world rotates around its axis three times an hour and I run with it....   [tags: Personal Narrative Profile] 1419 words
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Online Dating - Online Dating Some people today feel they cannot meet someone in their everyday lives so they turn to the internet to find a prospective partner, people us the internet as a way of meeting new people Online dating has become the new way of finding your soul mate The internet has made dating more convenient you no longer to have to go out to a bar and spend money trying to impress or you really don’t have, for people who are shy this is the perfect way to screen a potential in the privacy. I thought I would never talk to someone online nor consider being in a relationship statistics predict more than 100,000 marriages take place through the internet, caution is needed all websites are not saf...   [tags: profiles, internet, e-mails]
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Profiles in Courage by John Fitzgerald Kennedy - ... After he was discharged from the navy he worked as a news reporter for Hearst Newspapers. In 1952 John Fitzgerald Kennedy challenged Henry Cabot Lodge for his seat on the United States Senate. Kennedy was backed by his father's financial resources and he hired his brother as his campaign manager. John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s Brother Robert Kennedy put together and made one of the best campaigns in the history of Massachusetts and maybe even anywhere. John Fitzgerald Kennedy ran in a year when the Republican Party had control of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives....   [tags: catholic president, senators] 1263 words
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Profiles In Courage - Profiles In Courage is a book that focuses on the adversity that very few United States Senators have been willing to deal with in order to cultivate their ideas of better democracy. It focuses primarily on the independent thoughts and views that those few politicians have been willing to stand up for, with other odds against them. The first Senator that is focused on is John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts, son of John Adams. He was a Puritan and a Federalist, with odd loyalty to his father. One of the odd things about the younger Adams was his constant sense....   [tags: Kennedy US Government ] 1683 words
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Tesco - Task 1: History of a Business Tesco History Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen. The Tesco’s in 1919 sold surplus groceries from a stall in the East End of London. The brand Tesco, was first introduced in 1924 when the founder, Jack Cohen, purchased tea from T.E. Stockwell. Jack Cohen then made new labels, using the first three letters of the supplier’s name, TES, and the first two letters of his surname, CO, thus making TESCO. The first store was opened in Middlesex, in 1929, and not only until 18 years later in 1947 did Tesco find its way onto the Stock Exchange as Tesco Stores (Holdings) Limited....   [tags: Company Profile History Market Analysis] 1159 words
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Profiles in Courage: Sam Houston - Sam Houston was a great man in our history. He stood up for what he believed was good for the Union not the North or the South. When Sam was rebuked for providing the winning margin for his opponents he said “I know neither North nor South; I know only the Union.” He also said everyone “…must stand firm to the Union, regardless of all personal consequences.” He was fiercely ambitious, yet at the end he sacrificed for principle all he had ever won or wanted. He was a Southerner, and yet he steadfastly maintained his loyalty to the Union....   [tags: essays research papers] 643 words
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Presidential Candidate Profiles - Candidate Profiles I. Al Gore A. US Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore, was born on March 31, 1948 in Washington D.C.. His father Albert Gore Sr., a congressman from Tennessee, served in the House of Representatives and his mother Pauline La Fon was one of the first women to graduate from Vanderbilt Law School. Gore, a Baptist, attended Harvard where he received a degree with high honors in government. Even though he was strongly opposed to the war in 1970 Al joined the army where he served his time in Vietnam as an army reporter....   [tags: essays research papers] 890 words
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Identity - Some young people create profiles as their friends have, they desire to join in their peer group and to share a common experience with their friends. Joining like-minded peers appeals to their collective self-esteem, which eventually, gives them the unexpected pleasure in expressing themselves on SNS profiles. Often, young people provide specific information (e.g., name, birthdate, relationship status) on SNS, although such disclosure is often considered as personalized. Profile generation is an explicit act of writing oneself into being a digital environment (Boyd D., 2008) and participants must determine how they want to present themselves to those who may view their self-representation or...   [tags: Technology, SNS Profiles] 761 words
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Motives Driving ODA Flows: An Analysis of the Australian and Spanish Foreign Aid Profiles - State decision making at the international level is often decomposed and analyzed with the domestic pressures of the state in mind; this method of framing international actions certainly extends to include the foreign aid sector of a state’s foreign affairs and is often used to help explain the trends and behaviors a state’s aid giving assumes. Foreign aid—or in the context of this paper more specifically Official Developmental Assistance (ODA) as defined by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—has long been a cornerstone of a developed nation’s international policy agenda but has been openly criticized as a modern for...   [tags: Australian Government]
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