Maria Martinez, also known as Marie or ‘Pond Lily’, was an artist that was world-renowned for her amazing pottery. After her birth in 1884, she lived in the San Ildefonso Pueblo in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. Martinez was a Native American of Tewa heritage. In Pueblo, pottery is seen as a communal and common activity and this is how Martinez picked this skill up. By the time she was an adult, she met her husband, Julian.
‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ is a documentary designed to let the audience view the ‘Other side’ of Nina Simone’s career. From her beginning of stardom, to her gradual collapse, this shows that not all music careers are easy. Through being abused to being the abuser, it shows that music can take a toll on anyone. This documentary film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary and was a winner of five awards including “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary” and “Peabody Award for Documentary and Education”. Directed by Liz Garbus (Also known for ‘Bobby Fischer Against The World’ and ‘The Farm: Angola, USA’), through her journals, interviews, and stock footage, the film covers as the audience watches the downward spiral of yet
Veterans are some of the bravest men and women that you will ever know. They fought for our country in our most desperate hours and risked their lives so we could have the chance to live ours. It is such a shame that they are ignored and even homeless in today 's society. I had wondered how we could get veterans of the street and back into the job world. After research I found that there are programs and methods put in place specifically to help these struggling veterans.
So what is a notebook, according to Joan Didion? For the majority of her essay, Didion seems to be beating around the bush about what her point actually is, as to some degree maybe even evading her own topic. She depicts many different entries incorporated in her own notebook, introduces the idea of what a notebook is not, yet never bring closure to this subject, and even goes to the extent of questioning herself about her notebook and answering herself. Nonetheless, Didion answers the main idea with small fragments throughout the essay and answers the question she has for the reader. As mentioned before, Didion does not use or have a notebook for literary publication, but for her own self, to remind herself of what she thought and how she
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”, Dr. Martin Luther King. Many soldiers face dangerous life threatening situations everyday overseas to keep our nation safe at home. Sadly, Many veterans who fought in combat suffer from PTSD, due to the dramatic events they witnessed and lived through. When, those same soldiers come back home and they suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, making normal life that they once lived before not so normal anymore. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event, that is either experienced or witnessed.
María Mercedes Profile Transfer student Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net My name is María Mercedes Ríos. I am 15 years old. I am from Coamo, Puerto Rico, a small town in the Carebean island. While the town is very hot, I enjoy of the nearby beaches on the south coast of the island.
Syphilis is a kind of sexually transmitted infections caused by the bacterium called Spiroset Treponema Pallidum. It is primarily spread by sexual contact including oral and anal sex. Even, this disease also can be transmitted by bodily contact like long kissing. In a number of cases, syphilis is spread by homosexual couple.
Context Emile Boirac is a French scientist who started to investigate déjà vu, and in 1876 invented the name to this unusual mental condition. Literally, this French term implies “already seen”. The vision, noise, flavour or aroma can make us believe that we have practised it previously, though we know that we could not have (Obringer, 2006). According to Teale and O'Connor, young people feel familiarity due to déjà vu more often than adults.
1) Explain: a) What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Herpes Simplex Virus? Type 1 Herpes Simplex virus infects oral mucous membrane. It may causes fever blisters, most adults have antibodies to virus. Most individuals are infected in childhood.
Mastitis is one of the most problematic diseases and continues to have a major economic impact on the dairy industry throughout the world (Bachaya et al., 2011). A total of about 140 microbial species, subspecies and serovars have been isolated from the bovine mammary gland (Radostits et al., 2007). Among infectious agents, bacterial pathogens are considered to be the major threat to mammary gland. In Asia, major mastitis causing organisms are Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococci, E. coli, Corynebacterium spp. and Klebsella spp., and recent reports indicating the changing trends from Staphylococcus aureus to Coagulase Negative Staphylococci (CNS) as major mastitis causing organism (Sharma et al., 2012).
Veterans after the Vietnam War PTSD or also known as post-traumatic stress syndrome is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Symptoms may include, flashbacks (reliving the trauma over and over), physical symptoms like a racing heart or sweating, easily startled, feeling tense or “on edge”, having difficulty sleeping, having angry outbursts, bad dreams, and mood swings. Although there are some people who have not actually gone through a traumatic experience still can have symptoms of PTSD. There are two ways to treat PTSD that have been proven to be effective on Veterans. These treatments are counseling and medication.
The Lesson In “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara, a preteen named Sylvia is taken to a field trip with a group of friends by an educated woman named Miss Moore in hopes to motivate them to become successful. While Sylvia prefers to do something better with her summertime, she becomes aware of the vast financial gap between the wealthy and poor. Miss Moore conveys the message of working hard through education to achieve dreams. Through the elements of character, setting, and conflict, Sylvia begins to realize her intelligence is powerful and can be used for success.
On December 7, 1941 Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. The day after the bombing the United States and Britain declared war on Japan. Two months after the bombing President Roosevelt signed an executive order to send all Japanese Americans to concentration camps. America feared that many Japanese Americans would remain loyal to their ancestry in Japan. Over 122,000 Japanese families were evacuated from their communities and sent to internment camps.
According to a study, 95% of Iraq veterans experience some kind of stress caused by war experiences (PTSD VA, 1). This stress can vary immensely. Vets can experience pain if they see any reminders of the war. The slightest reminder can cause severe pain. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the dysregulation of body and brain chemistry.