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Oatmeal... Bad for You? - Mmmm... Oatmeal. American’s food of choice for a healthy breakfast. So many people look forward to that piping hot bowl of pure creamy delight in the morning, and have made it a part of their lives and their families’ daily lives. But, could this wonderful food suddenly change into an unhealthy substance overnight. Well, it has, thanks to America’s corporate food giant, McDonald’s. Like everything thing the company develops for consumption, it has made oatmeal unhealthy. Just recently, on January 3, McDonald’s released a new “healthy” option for breakfast called the “Fruit and Maple Oatmeal” and the at first new addition was welcomed....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Russian Women Want You - The Bolshevik revolution was the beginning of a political, social, and economic experiment and in theory should have led to a society of happy workers. However, as we look back we know that what worked in theory turned out very different in practice and this is exemplified by the struggle of women to find equality in a system that promised it. Examination of Russia’s policies that effected women, labor differences between genders, work place misogyny, and women’s challenges outside of the work place offers us insight into the triumphs and failures of this grand experiment....   [tags: The Bolshevik Revolution] 1315 words
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Getting To Know You - After the icebreaker, we took turns in which each team member would talk about personal experiences that shaped them to be the people they are today, goals for this class and for the future, and personal values. And for each members turn, the other members asked questions to get to know them more. Beverly got married at the young age of 18. The fact that she had to focus on supporting her children at a young age would certainly shape her as a person. She was married for 14 years and has 3 children....   [tags: Ice Breaker Activity] 576 words
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How the Natural Human Leaning Process Can Help You Learn - Do you ever have trouble learning a new skill. If so then you should become familiar with the “Natural Human Learning Process (NHLP),” which can help you understand how the brain learns through stages, and how emotions effect learning. If you take the time to learn and use NHLP, then mastering a new skill will be easy. In order to use The Natural Human Learning Process you must first know what it is. The “Natural Human Learning Process” is a research project by Dr. Rita Smilkstein. She ascertained that all humans learn by going through the same six stages (called NHLP)....   [tags: mastering a new skill]
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How Do You Pass and Score High on the Postal Exam? - ... You’ll then have to wait 120 days to retake the test. By that time, the job in which you were interested will more than likely be filled. Don’t despair. There is a way to be in that 10% to 20% that passes. You must make a huge effort to be prepared. After failing or making a low score on the first attempt, many people prepare for the test and score well the second time they take it. My purpose in writing this book is to give you the knowledge to succeed. I have written it to be as close as I can to the actual test; however, I do not claim that this practice exam is the same as the real test....   [tags: practice, benefits, process, testing] 1210 words
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What Would You Choose? - Introduction In the five years I have worked at the Career Education Department (CED) at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) it has felt like our department is in a rowboat, full of strong rowers, but all paddling in a different direction with multiple and conflicting end goals in sight. Compared with Ernst Shackleton’s calamitous expedition to the Antarctic in 1914 the CED has a relatively easy course supporting students in their career success. We have individuals on our team with career development expertise that genuinely care for students’ career futures....   [tags: Business Management]
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Identify Study Skills That You Will Adopt to be Successful in your Studies - This essay will discuss three important study skills: such as time management, motivation, and organisation skills. It will then further explain ways to adopt these skills and how to implement them in order to be successful in studies. This essay will also address procrastination and stress management, as two challenges, and explain ways to overcome these issues. Acquiring good time management skills is important; an example of this skill is taking time out of our busy scheduled life to spend time on reviewing assignments understanding and thoroughly reading through the study material and gaining more information and insight on the course in depth....   [tags: time management, organisational skill, motivation]
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Commentary on Steve Johnson´s Article "Watching TV Makes You Smarter" - Steven Johnson states, “I believe that the Sleeper Curve is the single most important new force altering the mental development of young people today, and I believe it is largely a force for good: enhancing our cognitive faculties, not dumbing them down” (Johnson 279). In the article “Watching TV Makes You Smarter “Steven Johnson believes television does make you smarter. Within the article Johnson is explaining how the standards for judging television shows have changed over the years. He also explains that not all television is going to make you necessarily book smart but intellectual as in recalling and relating what happened in previous episodes to what is currently happening now....   [tags: Entertainment, Television, Video games] 605 words
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Why Stay with Gasoline Engine Cars When You Can Go Electric? - ... Currently Tesla Motors car prices range from $70 thousand dollars to $3120 thousand dollars depending on the model and accessories you personally would like to add to the vehicle. Mr. Musk has a plan that will give the average everyday driver the capability to afford Tesla cars by 2016. In 2013, Mr. Musk had a sit down with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg from Extreme Tech. Mr. Musk said, in the next two to three years Tesla Motors plans to make their electric cars price range from about 30 thousand to 35 thousand dollars....   [tags: Tesla Motors]
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Don't You Dare Give Up: Dante's Divine Comedy - ... We all go through obstacles, feeling like throwing in the towel. Everyone goes through spirit deafening experiences, what we have to do is get through those and reach for a higher goal in life. Although, one’s goal may not typically be the rational necessity of invitation into Heaven. Dante is our man who’s strayed off the true path to Heaven and is in need of a guide to take him back. His treacherous trial is a walk through Hell. It’s when he is in the very pit of Hell when giving up viewed as the most reasonable option....   [tags: critique of Canto 24]
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Procrastination Delays Success - Every student that has gone through any year of school knows what it means to procrastinate; it depends on how much you let it in your habits. Even individuals who are no longer students procrastinate. This is one problem that stays with someone forever. Whether you're putting off your essay till the day its due, or not getting back to your boss about when you can work till the day the schedule is made you are procrastinating. Individuals guilty of procrastinating struggle throughout school, work, and most importantly success....   [tags: leaving for tomorow what you can do today] 1016 words
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Bernie Mac's Second Def Comedy Jam Special - Bernie Mac’s second Def Comedy Jam special, “I Ain’t Scared of You Motherfuckers” is a comedic work that has always made me laugh uncontrollably. Even when I was too young to fully understand most of the jokes in that particular standup routine, his physical motions, use of curses and taboo sex phrases, as well as his urban Chicago colloquialisms were enough to have tears dripping from my eyes and a boisterous sound of laughter coming from my mouth, loud enough that it would cause my mother to come into my room and investigate what all the fuss was about....   [tags: Ain't Scared of You Motherfuckers] 2364 words
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Bodyshaming: The Size of Your Body Should Not Determine The Person You Are. - Body Shaming Body shaming, defined as an inappropriate negative statement and attitudes towards another person weight or size. It can also reach into discrimination against individuals who may be overweight. There are negative attitudes and stereotypes in the media and elsewhere towards plus size people. A backlash against body shaming has resulted in the coming of the term itself in attempts to bring a more positive attitude toward diverse body size and styles (Bodyshaming.org 2012). There are many people out there working towards putting an end to body shaming as well as the stereotype that goes along with being plus size....   [tags: weight, size, discrimination]
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All Quiet on the Western Front: A Movie To Make You Think - All Quiet on the Western Front was never written to be like the movies we watch today. When people go to see a movie about war, they typically expect watch a story jam packed with action from start to finish. All Quiet on the Western Front, also has this kind of battle from beginning to end, but was never intended to tell the common sci-fi adventure of which it could be associated to. It is made to speak against the terrible conditions which men had to face in world war won. The movie shows us, that even though there were so many casualties in the aftermath of World War One, there are some things in the world worse than death....   [tags: Film Analysis, Movie Analysis] 1045 words
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Steve Jobs: You´ve Got to Find What You Love - ... Job’s first dot you could say is he dropped out of Reed College; he says he wasn’t enjoying it and that he didn’t have a purpose for being there. Later did he know he would attend seventeen years later and that’s what I am greatly surprised by at such an older age you can attend college. That’s one example though Job’s shows that it is never too late to do what you want and pursue the career you have always dreamed about. I believe that is so great to allow people to always believe in chasing what they have always wanted to do....   [tags: settle, opportunities, company, college] 533 words
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I Want to Give You My Heart and Soul - Dear Jared, I was going to bed and wanted to write you a short letter. Thank you so much for having faith in me and in us as a couple. Thank you for making me a better person and for opening up and giving your heart to me. Over the last eight months, I never expected to feel this way nor actually be with you in this way, experiencing life's wonders with you. You are wonderful to me, my friends, and my family. You make me the happiest I have ever been and even though we are apart a lot of the time, I still love the same....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships] 419 words
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If You are Struggling With an Unmotivated Child Then You Need A Better Way- Today! - If You are Struggling With an Unmotivated Child Then You Need A Better Way- Today. Anyone who has ever raised children knows that parenting is one of the most difficult jobs in the world. It seems as though everyone has an opinion about how children should be disciplined and motivated, but very few of the people who are giving advice have ever actually raised children of their own. Moreover, it is more difficult to motivate your child now than ever before. There are more and more influences that pull children and teens further and further from the morals and values that their parents are trying to instill....   [tags: Parenting] 3001 words
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So you Think you can tell Heaven from Hell? - Throughout the semester we have discussed in class a great deal of topics pertaining to Human Rights including the rights of the individual whether they be man, woman, child or gay, lesbian, or transsexual. We have also discussed the rights of countries and their practices and whether or not we should interfere with them considering some of these practices are brutish and are carried out in devastating fashion (Female Circumcision). As a whole the class, along with our good friend Jack Donnelly, came to a conclusion that we should interfere in the most extreme cases even if it broke the law....   [tags: Culture ]
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Someone Noticed You - You’d probably never heard of me, but perhaps you’d seen me before. I was that girl sitting in the back of your English class that one year. For all the time I spent sitting behind you I can’t seem to recall a single quirk about you. But I do remember thinking for a while that our teacher would never stop griping about her five failed marriages and rambling on and on about her nine cats—each named after a different romance novelist. Everyone seemed to tolerate her though. Between all of her retellings of the most dramatic moments in her life, there was hardly enough time to squeeze any actual learning in....   [tags: tragedy, gone, thoughts, actions] 537 words
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Fear in the Media- Why You Shouldn’t Believe Everything You Hear - Fox, Msnbc, The New York Times… The news, in all its formats, dominates our lives. It’s where we get our information about what’s going on in the world. When we wake up in the morning, it’s what we leave our houses to collect; what we turn on the TV to see. We read it online, in paper, and on TV. It’s an inevitable part of life. The news the media feeds us… most often, it’s anything but hopeful. Stories about shootings in cities or children drowning in pools or terrorist attacks; sometimes, stories that haven’t even happened, stories labeled with a large ‘if’; these stories have a large effect on our lives in the fear they impose on our daily activities....   [tags: Media]
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To Lose Weight, You Must Burn More Calories than You Consume - ... Chores around the house can be intensive enough to increase your breathing and burn calories. In half an hour, a 155-pound person can burn about 167 calories by washing the car, or cleaning the windows; mowing the lawn with a push-lawnmower can burn 205 calories; while shoveling snow and rearranging the furniture can burn 223 calories. (See References 2) Participate in Sports In addition to burning calories, sports are enjoyable, and therefore might not seem like exercise, but they do burn calories....   [tags: cario, exercise, sleep] 582 words
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Conflict between Nationalities: Crash, and The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - Living in the United States can be hard. People need to deal with racism, sexism, and any other kinds of abuse. Even today, racism, prejudice, and stereotyping still happen. There is no way of stopping it. Immigrants have the hardest time moving to a different country because they need to know the language and the culture the country has to offer. However, the language barrier concerns most immigrants and frightens people. In the movie Crash by Paul Haggis, it displays the clash of different ethnicity and their challenge in the world....   [tags: Stereotyping, Language Barrier]
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Personal Experience: What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up? - “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I wish I had documented the numerous times I have been asked this question; not only for statistical reasons but also to see my scope of answers beginning from the very first time the question was brought forth. When I was an elementary student, the answer changed constantly. I wanted to be an artist, or a veterinarian, or an author, or a teacher. As I became of middle school age, I was determined that I was going to be a doctor or a nurse, primarily because of the medical television shows that I obsessed over....   [tags: future career, psychologist] 830 words
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Going to Sell Your Websites? - What are they Really Worth? - Going to Sell Your Websites. - What are they Really Worth. Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com There may be no topic more controversial or misunderstood as the website valuation, also known as a website appraisal. Although they're especially useful for website owners contemplating the sale of their websites, valuations are seldom commissioned by sellers at all--since most are convinced that nobody knows their website’s value better than they do. And while valuations can also have an enormous impact on strategic planning, they're typically overlooked there, too....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites] 426 words
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I Pity You - Kwan smacked into Tim at the top of the staircase. Kwan looked pale and his breathing was rapid. Kwan kept scanning over his shoulder. Tim spoke, "Did you find them?" "No. So, let's go," Kwan declared as he began taking the stairs. "Boys, can I a moment with you," a determined Giselle spoke. Giselle's profile came visible from the shadows of the hallway. Tim noticed Giselle's eyeliner was smudged. Giselle never looked out of place. Did she cry. Where was Daniel. Had Daniel enraged Giselle. "I'm bored here, so Tim and I are heading down," Kwan said....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 837 words
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A Population Explosion Among Californians Of College-Going Age - A population explosion among Californians of college-going age (18-24)in the next decade will push this age group to a projected 4.26 million in 2015, an increase of 27% since 2000. California is in prime position to invest now in higher education to secure the State’s economic future. If we fail to invest, the state is likely to face a host of social and economic difficulties associated with a population boom of young people ill-prepared for the demands of the 21st century economy. This report quantifies the potential benefits of state investment in higher education, and the cost of failing to invest....   [tags: College Education University] 2213 words
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In this experiment I am going to investigate how different - In this experiment I am going to investigate how different concentrations of sucrose solution can alter the process of osmosis on a potato chip, and in what way it does this. Osmosis Aim: In this experiment I am going to investigate how different concentrations of sucrose solution can alter the process of osmosis on a potato chip, and in what way it does this. Prediction: I predict that due to osmosis and diffusion when there is a pure water solution the potato chip will swell as it absorbs the water to equalise....   [tags: Bilogy] 907 words
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Why Are Gasoline Prices Going Up So High? - Why Are Gasoline Prices Going Up So High. If everyone else in the world is paying a lot more for gas, why shouldn't Americans. Take your average spoiled American who blames the Arabs for raising the gas prices unfairly in order to make a bigger profit. It's true, gas prices have gone up by a lot in the last few months, but is that unfair. Prices still are a lot higher in Canada, Europe and just about any other developed nation, according to Mike Royko in the May 2, 1996 issue of the Chicago Tribune....   [tags: essays research papers] 587 words
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Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct - Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct It has been stated by many scientists, particularly those in the region of Japan, who believe that cloning could be used to save a species from extinction by cloning the dying members of the breed that is going extinct. However, this would pose several problems immediately. The most apparent is that cloning is indeed a long way off (although our extinction is supposedly farther in time). Although no one knows when cloning will develop into a full-fledged success, most scientists believe that it is at least fifty years off....   [tags: Papers] 1473 words
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Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan - Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan High school buddies and members of the swim team Walker, Nortie, Lion and Jeff accept the challenge to participate in Stotan week, a week of rigorous swim training that pushes them beyond physical pain and tests their moral fiber, changing their lives forever.  In the novel Stotan  by Chris Crutcher a team of teenagers and best friends brace themselves for what’s going to be the hardest week of their lives mentally, physically, and emotionally.  A “Stotan” is a cross between a stoic and a Spartan.  Through this time of hardship they learn about friendships, relationships, dealing with cancer, racism, and physical abuse.  Each of the...   [tags: Crutcher Stotan Essays] 1206 words
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Graduation Speech: Reach for What You Want - Life is a big store, a market. Now, before you tune out, let me explain this strange analogy. You'll get what I'm saying What do people do in life. They do what they want to do. They spend life trying to get what they want. Whether that's possessions, wisdom, fame, fortune or simply survival, people everywhere right now are living life getting what they want. You're probably thinking: Hey, what about those people that spend their lives serving others or serving God. Think about it some more. Let's say that a guy wants salvation, he's going to spend his life attaining salvation....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 736 words
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Due Diligence is Necessary When You Buy a Website - Due Diligence is Necessary When You Buy a Website Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com According to industry statistics, nine out of ten people who begin the search to buy a website never complete a transaction. While there are many reasons for this dismal figure, a lot has to do with the inability of people to "pull the trigger". This gun-shy reaction is due to uncertainty: if you have not gathered the right information or failed to investigate the website thoroughly you will not be 100% certain of what to do....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites] 686 words
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There Will Always Be Wars: Do You Agree? - Throughout history, civilizations have declared wars for many reasons such as valuables, land, resources and mainly desires. The desire for war is generally caused by human nature and so mankind have great propensities to do according to his desires and has other people agree to his desires and preferences. I will discuss why some people agree or disagree with the statement above as well as stating my own opinion. Some people would agree with the statement because everyone will always have different beliefs and personal desires....   [tags: beliefs, nature, desires, pacifists, religion] 954 words
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Comparing the powerful experiences of, You Will Be Hearing Form Us - Comparing the powerful experiences of, You Will Be Hearing Form Us Shortly and Lucozade. The powerful experiences in both “Lucozade” and “You Will Be Hearing From Us Shortly” are dramatic in their own ways. In “YWBHFUS” the interviewee is the person you fell sorry for because there are sarcastically being bullied, whereas in “Lucozade” the powerful experience is the death of her mother. The poem “YWBHFUS” really makes interviewer means, he/she makes the “victim” feel really embarrassed and ashamed by saying things like “Might they, Perhaps, find your appearance disturbing?” This is very rude question and if you are quite shy and embarrassed it does become a rhetorical question....   [tags: English Literature] 467 words
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You Asked For a Poem by Larry Levis - “A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself” this quote by E.M. Forster alludes to the concept of metafiction in poetry as a whole. According to the Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms, “Metafiction is a kind of fiction that self-consciously addresses the devices of fiction…[M]etafiction does not let the readers forget they are reading a work of fiction.” Some common metafictive strategies include a story about someone writing a story, a piece of fiction that references specific conventions of a story, or characters that are aware they are in a story or work of fiction....   [tags: metafictional devices, anticipation]
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What is Overpopulation? Does It Affect You? - What’s wrong with the world. Everyone is ignorant of the biggest problem we have; overpopulation. We produce way too many babies-75 million a year. The United Nation’s 2,000 scientists well know that overpopulation is the world’s only real problem. Get it. Earth only has one real problem, but we refuse to focus on it. This includes some of our scientists too; yes, they deny it too. They know that overpopulation is a serious issue, but avoid it anyways. Thousands of scientists have brilliant ideas to reduce the impact of global warming....   [tags: hunger, babies, scientists] 1026 words
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Lights, Camera, Action...Going for My Dream - Lights, Camera, Action...Going for My Dream For as long as I can recollect, I have always wanted to act. When I was younger, I would watch the Disney channel and wondering why I wasn't on one of the shows. My desire to act was strong, only my parents made it clear to me they didn't want me to get engrossed in the entertainment industry until I was older. Each year I reminded my parents that I was getting older in hope that they would get me agent, but they insisted that I wait until I turned eighteen....   [tags: Personal Narrative Acting Actress Essays]
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You Can Do This Annie. Be Brave. - ... “Welcome, welcome, welcome. Happy Hunger Games. May the odds be ever in your favor!” She says into a microphone, reminding me tremendously of Effie Trinket. “Now, before I choose, we have a very special film for you, brought to you from the Capitol!” The video plays, retelling the whole District of how the Hunger Games begin. I pretend I’m paying attention, but in all honesty, I’m not. I’m more focused on what’s ahead, and what’s going to happen to me. I don’t even realized the video has stopped playing until the woman onstage says how much she loved that video and says: “Now, ladies first.” She clicks up to the ball with the girls’ names in it, and fishes around for a while before p...   [tags: short story] 1430 words
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Graduation Speech: Knowledge is a Powder Keg, You are the Fuse - Throughout the often murky and turbulent waters of life, we must set our sails towards the noble goal of just and civil society. On this trip we have only education as our compass whose needle guides us towards our humanity. We cannot assume that we are done with our education now that we enter adulthood. Instead, we must continue to strive towards that noble goal of civilization, by creating an educated and not an ignorant society. Although those who came before us were not perfect, we can learn from them without having to make the same mistakes ourselves....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 839 words
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Why Open Adoption Is Better For You - “We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child.” (Gritter; image) Open Adoption is a form of adoption that lets birth parents stay in contact with the adoptive family in varying forms: from just sending mail and/or photos, to face-to-face visits between birth and adoptive families. The adoptive parents hold all the rights as the birth parents. Even though parents are giving the child up does not mean they do not care for the child, it could mean that they were not able to afford having a baby and instead of abortion they choose adoption....   [tags: adoption, parents, afford, incapable] 1445 words
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When the Army Kicks you to the Curb - Reintegration into civilian life after serving in the armed forces is a societal issue that does not receive enough attention. Regardless of when and how a soldier leaves the military, it is a life adjustment and should not be considered lightly. Being a veteran, mother of a veteran and the daughter of a veteran I have suffered a personal witness to this reintegration process 3 times in my life time. There are individuals that choose to make a career out of the military and endure all the military has to dish out in order to earn their retirement benefits; however, there are others that find themselves retired for medical reasons....   [tags: Division of Liabilities, Societal Issue]
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Will Your Faith Lead You to Salvation? - Will Your Faith Lead You to Salvation. Martin Luther once said, “all who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired”. This idea is originated in the bible and has been adopted into everyday life. Jesus Healing the Blind Beggar (Luke 18:35-43). This story begins with Jesus traveling to Jericho, where there is a blind man sitting by the roadside begging, he hears a loud crowd and starts asking what was going on. They told him that “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by” (18:37)....   [tags: Gospel according to Luke]
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What Can an iPod Do for You? - In today’s world, in general, everything moves faster. Daily routines also would not be complete without technology. Often it is believed that technology becomes worthless when one does not know how to use it, in which I completely agree. Without the internet millions of people would go around town not know what was going on in the world. I, for one, grew up listening to music and I have always loved it. Shortly after the Christmas of 2007 I made a purchase that forever changed music and my life together....   [tags: iPods, technology, education,] 881 words
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Graduation Speech: May You Have Enough - Martin Luther King Jr. 1929-1968. Mother Theresa 1910-1997. Albert Einstein 1879-1955. All of these people are not remembered for their birth or death dates, but rather what they did with their dash. The dash that goes between their birth and death dates on their headstones. The dash that says what a person has accomplished in their life. The dash that takes up so little space, but holds so much meaning. What will you do with your dash. Will your dash be one of accomplishment, of success, of compassion, of love, of happiness....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 598 words
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Rape: You Could Be the One in Six - Every two minutes someone in the world is being sexually assaulted or raped. In our generation, teenagers, use the words “ you’re raping me” to rough play with one another, the serious concept of rape is then minimized to light teasing; when in reality, rape physically and emotionally scars a person. There are ten different types of rape- sexual assault, child sexual abuse, drug facilitated assault, obsessive/ sadistic rape, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, stranger rape, and partner rape....   [tags: assault, victims, drugs] 842 words
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Persuasive Speech: You Should Be an Organ Donor - Introduction: By this time tomorrow, 12 people in America who are alive right now will be dead. Not because they were in a car wreck, Not because they were gunned down, Not because their time had come, Not even because they weren’t in the hospital, but simply because they couldn’t be given a life-saving transplant in time. 12 people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible. Money’s not the issue here. It’s the lack of organ donors. Hi, my name is Casey, and I will tell you of the Extreme importance of becoming an Organ Donor....   [tags: Organ Donation] 1059 words
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What Does Medicine Do for You? - Almost every human being on Earth has experienced some form of medication in their lifetime. Whether it may be pill form, syrup, topical creams, or even a shot; medicine is experienced by everyone. The three medicines that I have chosen to talk about today are Lamisil, Lipitor and Zoloft. All three of these medications must be prescribed by a doctor. Lamisil is a medicine that tackles fungus of the skin, toenails and fingernails. A generic form of this is called Terbinafine. Nail fungus is a type of infection that is caused by certain types of fungi....   [tags: Medication]
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