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    My Life After Graduation

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    off to RAF Upper Heyford in the United Kingdom to maintain F-111 automated avionics test equipment. It was right after we got there that we added a daughter to the family. She was born in Oxford maternity hospital Oxfordshire England in May 1974; To this day, she still holds dual citizenship as a United Kingdom and US citizen. It took some time to get use to driving a right hand drive car on the wrong side of the street. I had several exciting drive the first few weeks after arrival. It seemed strange to celebrate the American Bicentennial while living in the country we went to war with during the American Revolution! In late September 1977 when my overseas tour was complete, I received orders to report to the Strategic Air Command’s 509th Bomb Wing at Pease Air Force Base New Hampshire. The assignment I was to maintain FB-111 automated avionics test…

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    the sterility of the world without people and to expose the fact that earth will be around for a long time after the bombs, and nature will be over ruled. Bradbury, a fictional writer, uses a futuristic idea to make the people…

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    Bomb Strikes

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    happening inside my own chest" (Staples 65). In a mere few seconds Najmah’s home was reduced to dust as the bombs were dropped. This gave her no time to even think before the impact threw her to to ground. When she came to her senses, everything was covered in dust and destroyed, creating the conflict of survival which she would face. (STEWE-2) "The path is an indentation that meanders under the dust from behind where the house stood up to the lip of the hill" (Staples 66). Clearly, you can see…

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    who wants revenge on the Capitol and leave no prisoners behind, due to the traumas he faced. Gales hatred for the capitol came after they bombed district 12, but he managed to saved 800 people. Getting revenge for something doesn’t mean necessarily killing them all or trying to bomb the capitol, but that’s the mindset that Gale has. He is also the type of person to make decisions that result in a so-so outcome. Gale has always done things his way that he thought would result in the best possible…

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    On one hand, they’re fallible, distant from the cold, calculating terrorist masterminds we can imagine them to me. On the other hand, our inability to understand these attacks in a wider narrative can contribute to a state of tension, even worse than that of more easily explained terrorism. This is something that ISIS-inspired attacks have utilised, targeting symbols of daily normality (a club, a public event). Even these carried their own messages inherent in the violence and recognisable to…

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    Eric Harris Research Paper

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    statements about his making of pipe bombs. The parents of Brooks Brown, Judy and Randy, notified the police of the website. Eric unintentionally gave law enforcement a written confession of his intent to kill, two years before the massacre (165). The actions of the police during this period seemed less urgent than it should have been. After discovering the website, Deputy Mark Burgess was faced with overwhelming evidence against Eric Harris. He printed out pages from Eric’s website, made a…

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    ‘’On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people. Four days later, after an intense manhunt that shut down the Boston area, police captured one of the bombing suspects, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose older brother and fellow suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died following a shootout with law enforcement earlier that same day” (“Boston Marathon Bombings”).This capture and shootout…

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    At one point during the interviews producers ask 7-year-old Farah what was one of her favorite things to do and she explained that her favorite thing to do was to help her father make bombs. She was even able to identify the difference between rockets and tank shells by the sound that they make. Producers also used a lot of b-roll footage of them following the family members around in the city and in their neighborhood. Using those visual elements was a very effective way to illustrate to the…

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    Dog Rover Narrative

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    I gave my speech to my fellow classmates and wished them the best of luck along their journey of life. Soon afterwards I walked up to Mrs. Russell and hugged her for helping me through everything it meant a lot to me. We went to dinner and home afterwards, I managed to finish packing for college. I will be attending Ashford University to attain my Bachelor’s Degree in law enforcement and specialized bomb technician. I began to play with Rover one last time before I leave tomorrow sadly I can’t…

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    ESSAY ON JACARANDA

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    storytelling is well done. There’s some stunning imagery (page 97). The goal is clear and the stakes are high. Given the strengths of the characters and the plot, the script is worthy of strong consideration. The script has a well-defined, three-act structure, and for the most part, the pace works well. There are good setups and payoffs (the gold ring, Jacaranda, and the Knight In Armor egg timer). There’s a solid inciting event when the bomb explodes, but the protagonist’s father…

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