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    stories, Pidge. Why do you need one?” “Because I’m having the anxiety of a lifetime for the testing we have tomorrow.” “You’re smart, you’ll do fine. Go to sleep.” “Ah, come on Hunk, bore me with one of your stories!” Hunk signed, plugging in his lava lamp for extra light, “Alright, fine. Uh, the story takes place in New Orleans, 1930.” “No, no, no! Do the flapper days of the 1920’s!” “Okay, okay! New Orleans, in the 1920’s. With a man named Keith, who is in his early twenties, black hair styled in the long gelled back look. He getting ready for his day.” “He needs a love interest.” Pidge ordered blankly, “Give them a royal name. Presumably a male lover.” She paused, “It has to be male.” “Wasn’t that illegal and the punishment…

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    Have you ever thought about the deeper meaning of a story? Have you ever looked beyond the horizon right in front of you? If not, the short stories “Contents of a Dead Man’s” Pockets by Jack Finney, “The Leap” by Louise Erdrich, and “The Trip” by Laila Lalami, all have their additions that contribute to the deeper level intended. This can be created through the topics of setting, conflict, characters, and theme. These topics help make up the plot of each story as well as the conflict and…

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    The Leap: Life is full of them Are you afraid of what is to come in future? Well, in life, you can never fully know what is to come, unless you take the risks and find out these opportunities. In the short story The Leap by Louis Erdrich, this idea of taking risks is shown through the narration of the daughter tells us about her mother's courageous story. The mother is seven months pregnant and she and her husband were in a trapeze act called the Flying Avalon. On a stormy day during their…

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    Background Checks: Why Employers Should Look Before They Leap discusses advantages, “If an employer fails to conduct a thorough background check before hiring an employee, that employer may be subject to substantial liability should that employee later engage in criminal misconduct that harms coworkers, customers, or other third parties” (Howie & Shapero, Pg. 64). The second article What We Overlook: Background Checks and Their Implications for Discrimination discusses how background checks…

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    William Wordsworth, an idealistic poet, grew up as an orphan with his four siblings. He went on a walking tour in Europe before his last semester in college, which influenced both his love for poetry and his political views. Wadsworth found himself in Europe during the French Revolution and that is when he began his “interest and sympathy for the life, troubles, and speech of the common man” (poets.org). Losing two of his children definitely impacted William to become the poet that we know of…

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    straight and persis, but in modern, there is no strictness to it. The moves come naturally to you and they can be whatever you want them to be. Most of them are just made up off the top of your head. There are many differences, but there are also similarities. They involve emotion and costumes, but they still relate. Modern is a very free type of dance, so is ballet, but the two have many things that are not the same. A similarity between modern and ballet is the music. There are so many…

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    which was only a few minutes away. The beach was crowded with what seemed like a million people and it was so hard to find a spot. We found a spot right next to the water, which for some reason was a dark murky brown. It was lined with trash and there were these little pools of weird liquids. There were tiny pieces of kelp gardens that were showing because of the tide At around ankle deep water a sting in my foot by a knife shaped object percis my foot and all of a sudden the water…

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    The Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution were revolutions in China that contradicted each other. They were two major events and program that China set in motion during the 1950s and 1960s to help China become the world’s super power country. They were programs set in motion by Mao Zedong after 1949. In the movie, “To Live,” you can see that there were many hidden messages that imply the hard times during the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution. Fugui’s two children were killed…

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    MELEE CIRCLE (whole group) Welcome campers back to The Science of Superpowers! Today, we’re putting our skills to the test. Can you jump as far as The Incredible Hulk, balance like Catwoman, leap as tall as Superman, sprint alongside the Flash or throw as accurately as Bullseye? As you make your way through the lesson, add to the conversation by either reading directly from the Background Information or by ad-libbing in your own words. Wonder Woman dedicates many hours each week to training in…

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    Do you believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross and rose again on the third day after his death according to the scriptures? This mystery that occured in the early first century A.D. is the kindle of a flame that is Christianity today. Christianity, by atheists, is seen as a religion that is false and one where the followers are mindlessly following a God that isn't real. Some have even gone far enough attempt to find all the evidence in the world to disprove the resurrection and ultimately…

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