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    Second semester of my sophomore year is when my life got flipped around. It was the middle of the season for basketball when I was struck by a knee on my shoulder at practice. I didn 't think much about it at the time, all I knew was that I was in pain. I was a starting post on JV as well as a full time varsity player. The last thing I needed was to get injured when my basketball career was just getting started.That day started a winding road that has not found an end even to this day. Doctors appointments

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    In the novel The Outsiders, written by S.E Hinton Ponyboy, a Greaser, is the narrator and main character. He is a bit smarter than most Greasers and it is evident that it is so, yet that is true, throughout the novel Darry says Ponyboy does not use his head and by that he means he has very little to no common sense. The three topics addressed in the inconsistent yet interesting novel are the fight between rich and poor, the journey from youth to adulthood, and what friendship is. First, it

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    Amory Blaine Analysis

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    Amory Blaine inherited from his mother every trait, except the stray inexpressible few, that made him worth while. His father, an ineffectual, inarticulate man with a taste for Byron and a habit of drowsing over the Encyclopedia Britannica, grew wealthy at thirty through the death of two elder brothers, successful Chicago brokers, and in the first flush of feeling that the world was his, went to Bar Harbor and met Beatrice O 'Hara. In consequence, Stephen Blaine handed down to posterity his height

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    When Things Were Normal When I was little my mother always told me in her soft mom voice you get when your friend stole your doll or you fell of the monkey bars “the best is always going to seem bad at first but eventually everything will be great.” Then i would curl up in her arms and sit there because she gave the best hugs. The ones that make you warm inside, it makes you want to be nice to that grumpy old mrs. perkins that lives across the street with her ten cats. My mother was that kind of

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    narrator left the church and he made his way to mostly-empty "civilian tearoom". He sits down and orders tea and a piece of cinnamon toast, shortly after being there, he sees that the girl from the church walked into the tearoom. The girl and her little brother sat down at a table that was a few tables down from where the narrator was sitting. After a few

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    My Hero Speech

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    My Hero What is a hero in your eyes? A hero in my eyes is someone, that is helpful to others, and protects them. My hero is my dog. She is a Mastiff/Pitbull. Her name is Coco. Coco is a female puppy, and the most greatest dog in the world. “When i'm training a dog, I develop a relationship with that dog, He is my buddy, and i want to make training fun” (Ian Dunbar). The purpose of my hero is to protect and help my family in all of their needs and purposes.. In my own words, all i have to say

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    STEM career, or the boys struggling to be taken seriously as artists? The road to success is just a block away from the boulevard of broken dreams. Yet everyone keeps holding on. Through all the hardship and disappointment, we keep clinging to our little boxes of hope. Nobody wants to wake up from the American Dream, and when someone does, they smash the snooze button, roll over, and go back to sleep. It 's easier to keep dreaming than to wake up and face the world. It 's easier to just stay comatose

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    Edy's Vs. Blue Bunny

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    to reach out to the people who still want things how they used to be. Blue Bunny’s goal is for anyone who eats ice cream. They just want to sell their product to anyone interested. Between the two, Edy’s is more effective. Edy’s ad uses very little words in it. A lot of their advertisement comes from the actual picture. Their slogan is “A Family Tradition

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    we just didn’t tell them. We went to bed before the boys, they didn’t go to bed till around 5. Whenever we weren’t talking to the boys we played soccer in my basement. It was really fun until I kicked the ball to the wall and it broke. I got in a little trouble but it was really funny. Anyway, once we woke up we had Dunkin Donuts, I was pretty hype for that. After that we went outside and we were kicking the ball around for a while. The boys had already left for Ski Roundtop so we weren’t communicating

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    Valley Forge: Should I Re-enlist Our men our dying off and I don’t know if we can bare these conditions much longer. It is the winter of 1777, and General Washington has quartered us at Valley Forge. Many of our men are deserting us or their re-enlistment point is arriving shortly. My decision point of March 1st is approaching quickly too and many of my fellow soldiers are asking me if I am going to re-enlist for another 9 months. I was a tough decision, but I have decided to reenlist. I want to

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    because I was wearing a lime green shirt and at this point it was a purple because of my blood. It was weird for me to have little 2 inch trips on my upper mid chest. I had to have the strips on my chest for at least 2 days? Every time I hang out with friends one of the things that comes to my mind is the gate + chest = scar and blood. His person changed who I was a little bit because if I never got a massive scar on my chest I would most likely be a different person. One of the ways I changed was

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    Place of observation-Hunter Middle School in Hendersonville, Tennessee Date/Time - Saturday, February 20th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Event taking place - Parks league basketball games (First and second grade boys) I work as a referee for the city of Hendersonville’s parks department, and I decided to observe the actions and behaviors of the parents of or the adults supporting the kids that are participating in the league. On Saturday, I had seven basketball games of first and second grade boys

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    The overall book was a delight to read. I 'm a little bit overjoyed to discover that there are so many books in this series. Scarlet, Cress, Fairest, Winter, and Stars Above, are soon to be added to my collection! Plus, I recently discovered on Meyer 's website that she has another novel coming out this

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    co-worker named Shawn she just recently retired but I still make sure to maintain contact with my former co-worker. While interviewing Shawn I got to know a little more about her life and the struggles that she has gone through. Before I got into any of my questions that I wanted to ask for the interview I just wanted her to tell me a little bit about her life. She started off by telling me about when she first got pregnant with her first child at the young age of 16. She was pregnant with her daughter

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    sensibility film, 1995) Another example is when, Elinor went to London to know the truth if Edward is really going to marry Lucy and keep his promise. (Sense and sensibility film, 1995) However, after the passing of Mr. Dashwood his dowager and three little girls move to Barton cottage of a cousin in Devonshire. Barton cottage resembles romanticism in the film because the setting is in nature or countryside. There is a difference between the city and country side in the film because the city symbolizes

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    [that] wett[ed] his underarms” is, in a discrete manner, warning him of the repercussions that will arise as a consequence of his evil deed, but he does not heed to it and soon winds up “work[ing] [his] cleanest finger into the pie.” He plunges his last bit of purity and innocence into sin even in “the proximity of God,” which shows how innocent and naïve most children can be. He experiences utmost pleasure while eating, as he later states that he “felt like crying because it was about the best thing [he]

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    to play and the rules, we had to pick our teams along with what court we wanted to be on. I was chosen to play with some kids that had no idea what they were doing and one other girl. Her name was Marissa. Marissa was in basketball since she was a little girl and she’s very competitive. She also is really nice, caring and shows respect to others.

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    In an excerpt from her novel We Were the Mulvaneys, Joyce Carol Oates uses disorganized syntax, detailed imagery, and repetition to characterize the speaker, Judd Mulvaney, as a young, curious boy, coming-of-age and suddenly aware of his maturity and of the realities of life. In the excerpt, Oates uses disorganized and unusual syntax to display the enormity of Judd’s revelation, thus alluding to his sudden awareness and depicting him as a young boy shocked by the brevity of life. As Judd comes to

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    For the love of food: Best Meals in Films. Warning: Please avoid these films if you are hungry. Marie Antoinette (Sofia Coppola, 2006) The 18th century France greets the new queen Marie Antoinette who arrived from Austria for the arranged marriage with the heir to the throne. Young and beautiful, she quickly becomes an icon of French fashion and a symbol of the country's wealth. However, her love of luxury turns out a disaster for the economy and this leads to revolution. Even in this grim context

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    Essay On Christmas Gift

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    store-bought gift. Since I was a baby, Christmas has been a magical time of year for my family. There were red and green lights glimmering around the house, family members smiling, and mounds of gifts underneath the tree just waiting to be ripped open by my little hands. When I was around four years old, my parents wanted to surprise me with a special gift, which made that Christmas one to remember. I almost forgot that I had more gifts to unwrap because I was focused on discovering what my parents made me

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