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    YASMA IN ONEDERLAND Some parties just make you wanna jump in and be a guest. And this dreamy ‘Alice in Onederland’ party was no exception. Yasma's parents were inspired by the 1951 Alice in Wonderland movie to throw a party for their little one’s first birthday. All the graphics for the party were designed using scribbled pastel-coloured lines. A child-like font was applied to a custom-made logo that was used to decorate invitations and a number of other festive items, such as framed quotes from

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    Abraham’s hair blew in the gentle breeze. Today was the day, he thought as he walked on the soft ground. Jews suffered for a big part of history, religion was a part of it. That event was called the Holocaust and it took place around World War II. A jew’s religion shows understanding and empathy for what took place during the Holocaust. For starters, most people don’t know a lot about jews and their religion. All Jewish religion is referred to as Judaism. An encyclopedia states that, “Jews believe

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    If you plan to do something, do this exact task and nothing else before it. But assuming you don’t feel like doing this planned task, what should you do and what should you not do? (Sincerely it happens, when you don’t just feel like doing the thing you planned for, maybe because you encounter some challenge or for other reasons.) What should you do? - Just leave it and lay down on a couch. Don’t do anything else. Don’t choose the next task on your to-do list because you find it easier or more interesting

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    Last summer I went on vacation to Puerto Rico with my cousins. We did really fun things like snorkeling, a boat ride, and eating at many wonderful places. Although all those sound really fun, I want to talk about the time I met the most cutest, most fluffiest, most friendliest, animal ever. It all started off on a breezy summer night while my cousins and family were chillin’ at our hotel pool. We were quite tired because we had just come back from our filling italian dinner. I was sitting in the

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    extremely hard to get through. I will be the first to admit that I was a very spoiled and privileged child from a young age. My mom made a huge effort on every special holiday, even birthdays, Easter, Valentine’s Day, you name it. She would open every single Hallmark card and pick just the right one that said the exact message that she found fitting. I miss those cards and regret all the ones that were thrown away over the years, but cherish the few I have left. In all actuality, I stopped celebrating

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    Our future is not written yet. Every choice, every decision, every risk that we take creates a new path that leads us to the next. In life and in business, knowing yourself and drawing the line where you would not cross is a path that one may encounter and having to make the right choices will define who you are. The author, Dr. Clayton M. Christensen touches on the question of, ‘How to live a life of integrity (stay out of jail),’ which entails looking at the choices we make and how it will effect

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    I lie awake yet remained paralyzed. Sitting alone sandwiched between two cotton sheets I stare into the midnight abyss of my ceiling. From the corner of my room stands a single illuminated tv silently playing episodes of Grey's Anatomy. Breaking this moment of tension, I reach for my phone to see what time it is . Pressing the power button revealed my worst fear: it was 2 o’clock in the morning. As it is apparent from this example, sleep is not my strong suit. However, this situation is not limited

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    I was once told a story that captivated my heart and my curiousity. It was a very very short story, vague on its edges but magnificent and enthralling, something that my thirsty mind and soaring heart had never heard of before. It was the story of Athena—the goddess of wisdom, the maiden and daughter of Zeus—and the story of her birth. She was born from Zeus’s head for the lightning god had swallowed his wife up in fear of her giving birth to a son stronger than him. But the wife gave birth instead

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    Just Desert Short Story

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    Just Desert BOOM! That was the last thing I heard before I woke up in a F.B.I. interrogation room. I'm Wendy, the travelers call me Wendy Witch because of my old house, my long nails, my tall hat, and my old sounding cracky voice. I only see traveler because I live 40 miles from any sort of civilization. I live on a little farm. I grow just about everything. I grow corn, carrots, strawberries, tomatoes, potatoes, but my favorite thing to grow is pumpkin. I grow the best pumpkins within 40 miles

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    The crucible If your best friend jumped off a cliff would you do it too? That the problem with society because if someone does something that is “Cool” they do it too. That is kind of what Abigail does in the crucible. Abigail falls into peer pressure and does stuff that she shouldn’t do. Who followed the majority in the crucible? In the play “The Crucible” Abigail follows the majority and gets her self into trouble. Abigail is the biggest reason all the girls meet in the woods to dance naked

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    So when it comes to friendship people often think of people that have each others backs. They stick by each others sides through all the tough times and depressing experiences, as well as having a good time when in each others presence. The Definition given by www.yourdictionary.com for friendship is " a relationship between people who like each other and enjoy each other's company." This Definition is very vague and as such the following scenario will put it to the test. ______________________

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    My Love For Basketball

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    When I woke up that morning, I had a good feeling about the day ahead of me. I mean, it was my sixth birthday after all. All of my friends from school were coming over for a party later in the day, but more importantly, my role model was coming. Jack Yungblut, a budding lacrosse player, had always been someone that understood the way I thought and related to my interests. When everyone began arriving for the party, I became invested in the festivities. Cake, ice cream, and candy filled my head. The

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    A prison is a structure where people are being held legally for punishment because of the illegal crime(s) they have committed. Recent studies say about 200,000 people end up in jail each year in the United States. Children and teenagers have considered their school as if they were in jail. School can last for about 13 years of one’s childhood, but after all those years it is up to the person if they want to continue after that. Kids and teenagers use prison, as a metaphor, to compare them attending

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    Sometimes in life, people will have to deal with other people that are judgmental and listen to stereo types when they know nothing about the person. In the short story “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, there are some examples of stereotyping. This story is about a woman who has a good friend of hers and he is blind. The blind man, whose wife had just recently died and was traveling to go visit his family, was stopping at the women’s house overnight. The blind man and the narrator’s wife knew each other

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    In Gary Soto’s short story ‘Growing Up,” the main character, Maria, says, “‘I know, I know. You’ve said that a hundred times,’ she snapped.” Maria is acting ungrateful because she doesn’t want to go on vacation with her family and she is arguing with her father about it instead of being grateful for what she has. Being grateful is feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness and being thankful. In the story Maria argues with her father about not wanting to go on vacation with her family and

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    Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” set in the nineteenth century and William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” set in the medieval period are two plays that clearly depict the male dominance and societal conservativeness that existed a few centuries ago. Women were protected by the men in their lives and were expected to return the favor by being dutiful daughters, wives and mothers. Their opinions and interests were of least importance. At certain stages, the female protagonists of Ibsen’s Nora Helmer and Shakespeare’s

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    Great quality child care gives a protected, sound environment and backings the physical, enthusiastic, social and scholarly development of children. There is numerous child care alternatives accessible including informal child care gave by family, friends, neighbors, babysitter administrations or other in home care. There are additionally authorized child care centers, family child care homes and gathering family child care homes. The sort of child care game plan parents pick clearly depend upon

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    Essay On Ethical Hunting

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    The concept of ethical hunting has been around for some time and it is important that all hunters have an understanding of its principles and practice them when in the field. Ethical hunting means that a person knows and respects the game hunted, follows the law and behaves in a way that will satisfy what society expects of a hunter. Ethical hunters are familiar with the places they hunt, the wildlife that live there and the way they should behave when hunting. Practicing ethical hunting techniques

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    "No matter how hard you try, you may never achieve your dreams." This quote infers that no matter how hard you try, you might not always make your dream come true. Dreams are another way which can show how an individual can achieve their goals in life and how much they really want it to become true. Everyone has dreams, it’s a fact, and they have hopes for their future even for the dreams that may never happen. But this just shows that people never give up and they always think and believe in their

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    four children arrive in Narnia and being warned by the beavers, Edmund still wants to follow the instruction of The White Witch and ready to betray his siblings, he does it completely. When The White Witch asks about his siblings, he tells her every single detail about their location and what they are going to do to help Narnians. Edmund has come to the bottom

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