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  • Leaving A Legacy Essay: Leaving A Legacy

    Leaving a Legacy Abraham Lincoln once said, “In the end, it 's not the years in your life that count. It 's the life in your years.” (Quotes) The quality of a person’s life can be determined by many different components. Some people define their lives on things such as wealth or materialistic items while others base theirs on the experiences they have gone through or the knowledge they have gained over time. The choices a person makes in life all eventually lead to what they are remembered for when their lives on Earth cease. Leaving behind your own personal legacy can be tied back to this quote considering it was basically saying that life is not about the length of time spent alive, but it is all about what you do in that time. I plan to leave a legacy that will hopefully be much different from others and stand out as its own. I base my life testament primarily off of the impacts I make on others during the time spent with them. My legacy can be broken down into three main areas that include my social, athletic, and professional realms. Even though other extents of my life can leave an impression on people, I feel the most I have contributed to my personal heirloom is categorized into these specific three. No matter what happens in my life I plan to continue to work on achieving the best possible outcome I can leave behind in every phase. My social experiences contribute to my legacy in a very influential way. Whether it is my interaction with…

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  • My Papa's Waltz Analysis Essay

    “My Papa’s Waltz Tone” “My Papa’s Waltz” is a poem that can be both interpreted as “bitter” and as “sweet”. Depending upon how one views it, there are both parts that represent “bitter” and also parts that represent “sweet”. The parts that are seen as “sweet” visually describe the boys affection to his father and also the bonding between the father and son. The parts that are seen as “bitter” visually describes the fathers appearance and his actions. The quote “Life is about change.…

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  • How To Write A Narrative Essay On My First Day Of High School

    It was early in the morning; I was still sleeping in my dreamland, dreaming about flying dogs, then suddenly I heard my alarm clock ringing really loud. I woke up turn off my clock, look at the time, it’s 5:30am, and asking myself, “why am I awake so early?”, so I check my phone to see what day is today. “It’s the first day of high school!” I got quickly, did my morning routine, as I was about to head out, I realize that I’m still in my pajamas. So I head back to my room, picking my clothes, and…

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  • Johnny Got His Gun Theme

    What War Does The book Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo is about the effect of war on a single man named Joe. He has gotten his face blown apart, which also causes him to go blind, deaf, dumb, lose his ability to smell and all of his limbs to be cut off. As Joe goes through his past, he feels himself becoming more and more insane, he feels like he is trapped inside his own mind and does not know how to get out. War can do this to people and even though sometimes it is necessary, it is…

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  • Essay On How Basketball Changed My Life

    Basketball is one of the hardest sports to learn, because it takes so many skill assets to master also basketball has changed my life in a major way to help me become a better man. As you may not no I’m a junior transfer from Baltimore Maryland that has traveled here to become a basketball player here at Loras College. Growing up where I’m from you have a few options as a kid either go to school, play sports, or hustle me I took the wrong path but was quickly humbled when I lost my older brother…

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  • Discipline And Abuse Essay

    A simple punch on the arm, a hard slap to the face, a severe whip with the belt, what exactly is considered too far? Most families were raised with being hit, however not all, so therefore others consider that abuse. But, is discipline really abuse? First of all, discipline means to use punishment to get the desired behavior. Abuse on the other hand means to misuse something. For ages, decades, and centuries a lot of parents have been using discipline to get their children to behave the correct…

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  • The Struggle Of Love In Araby By James Joyce

    “Araby”, by James Joyce, is a story of the struggle of obtaining love. A young boy experiences the treacherous journey one must face at some point in their life. He thrives on love, but is blinded by lust; (keeping him vulnerable to heartache). This boy has the ultimate struggle for this time period. He’s losing his love and possibly himself. Too young to witness the actual turmoil going on in his head; however, not young enough for his innocence to free him. This boy has a natural drive for…

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  • Asperger's Syndrome Reflection

    In this short part of my story I want people with Asperger’s syndrome to know that there truly is hope in the world. That there is a light they can look for that can take them out of their despair and that they don’t need to give up. I also want to relate this to students and to a school council. The school can influence them to do greatness and help them to achieve. The students shouldn’t make fun of them, but instead so true selfless friendship. They can overcome but they need the help of the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience With Ursa

    When the opportunity to sign up for Ursa was presented to me I was unsure If I wanted to give up my last week at home to start school early. I decided to take the class because it seemed like it would be an easy way to get some credits done. When It came down to the week before I left I was actually pretty upset with myself for signing up for Ursa. I had friends at home who were moving and I knew that I would likely never see some of them again. I wanted to stay home as long as I could to see…

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  • USAFA/CWPH Functions Essay

    USAFA/CWPH Function: The CWPH office serves as an advisory staff to the Commandant of Cadets on all USAFA CW Human Relations Climate (HRC) and Human Relations Training and Education (HRT&E) related programs. The program’s primary objective is to foster an equal opportunity environment that develops leaders of character, who respect the dignity of all human beings, and who use human relations skills as an integral part of effective leadership. The program also works to integrate AF EO and…

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