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    Hello Ms. Finkelman, I would like to express my sincere thanks that you have taken time out of your schedule to work with me on my Vocational Rehabilitation Case. I’m aware that you made an exception to your busy schedule to even see me on Monday, 26 October, at 10:30 am. That is why I wanted to ensure that I express my thoughts to you in a written correspondence that you might reference in my absence. Requesting vocational rehabilitation services to attain a doctoral degree is not the normal; I know and fully understand that; however I would like VA to know by doing so they will be fulfilling a lifetime goal of a disabled Veteran. One of the vocational rehabilitation program goals is to help veteran train, or retrain to a new profession that will not aggravate their service connected disabilities, that is my plan, it just executed to a higher degree than most. Presently, educating myself in a new profession at the highest level is in my best interest. My VA disability claim was awarded on or about 1 August 2015, so the true concerns that I needed assistance in were really ignored until they were substantiated by the VA. While educating myself, focus will be on addressing medical concerns and necessary treatment before entering back into the workforce. The medical concerns that I am currently being seen for are as follows: Condition Treatment PTSD Group Therapy Session Right Knee Physical Therapy Sleep Apnea Sleep Doctor Bladder Control Occupational…

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    When reviewing the Election of 1948 in the United States of America. On one side was Harry S. Truman, who was the current President of the United States, squared off against Thomas Dewey, governor of New York. There are vast amounts of sources to consider in this topic simply because it was the biggest political upset, ever. Nine sources will be discussed in the following areas. What the people involved said, what people think happened, and finally what Harry S. Truman himself said. The…

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    Montana 1948 Analysis

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    Although Montana is a dry, sparse, mundane state the events that took place the summer of 1948 changed the course of history for the Hayden family. In the novel Montana 1948 written by Larry Watson the Hayden family goes through some genuine struggles. They try to resemble the perfect ideal family in the eyes of the public due to the fact that their name represents the law in Mercer County. Unfortunately, behind closed doors, they are falling apart. "From the summer of my twelfth year I carry a…

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    1948 Environmental Issues

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    The state of the environment in 1948 was arguably similar to the state of the environment today. Environmental concerns such as air and water pollution were, and are currently a major concern. The main difference in 1948 however, was that pertinent regulations and laws had yet to be enacted. Conceivably, the main benefit of an unfortunate pollution catastrophe in 1948, which put into motion several environmental milestones, was the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. This act paved the road…

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    1948 Election Essay

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    The Election of 1948 and the twenty years that followed were the years that saw the beginning of political polling on a wide scale, and how wrong it can be. Each election has its own unique characteristics, but the presidential elections of 1948 and 1960 will be looked at in detail, along with a general overview of the methods, usage of polling results, and the failure of the polls. Each election year mentioned had their own peculiarity in one or more of the general overview topics and will be…

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    Racism In Montana 1948

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    In Larry Watson’s “Montana 1948” Julian Hayden’s racist attitude causes conflict with other characters in the story. Julian Hayden is seen as a racist periodically throughout the story, for example like when he was talking about the grandkids. In the text Julian was said saying “We want them white” (Watson 96 iBook). Julian does not want any Indian Kids at all he wants is for them to be white.. Julian probably wouldn’t accept any other children unless they were white. Also, Due to Julian’s…

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    Montana 1948 Themes

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    In today’s world, one in six women have been the victim of an attempted or completed sexual assault. A fraction of these rapes are reported, and even fewer result in a trial. Most rapists never see the inside of a jail cell. In the novel Montana 1948 by Larry Watson, young David Hayden learns that there is more to life in his small town of Bentrock than what at first meets the eye. At twelve years old, David is forced into adulthood by the dark secrets that are uncovered as his father, the town…

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    How Montana 1948 relates to this issue Specifically, in the fictional novel Montana 1948, the Hayden family has all the power in their small town, and Frank Hayden abuses his power and rapes young women. One brother, Wes, is the sheriff and the other brother, Frank, is the doctor. Frank sexually abuses many of his female Native American patients and rapes them. He knows he will not be punished for this because he is a white male and they are Native American females. Since these women are low…

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    Bedford 1 Shana Bedford Mrs. Hardcastle Adv. English 1B 16 November 2017 The Abuse of Power According to FBI statistics, in 2009, about 68 people died in the hands of law enforcement. Every year after 2009, the death rate has increased 4.2% each year. Unfortunately, 2016 had the highest death rate of Americans by police. 44% of the people were Native American, 53% of the people were African American, and 16% were other races. Is this because Americans are out of control, or is this an abuse of…

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    Some people say that opposite personalities attract. This is true in S.E. Hinton’s novel The Outsiders, Johnny Cade and Dallas Winston have their differences. One is tough, cool, and likes to break laws. The other one is compliant, quiet, and would never think to even shoplift. Even though Dally and Johnny are the complete opposite of each other, they still have their similarities. They both care about each other, and they both happen to have neglectful parents that raised them. Even though they…

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