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    “In many cases a true war story cannot be believed. If you believe it, be skeptical. It’s a question of credibility. Often the crazy stuff is true and the normal stuff isn’t, because the normal stuff is necessary to make you believe the truly incredible craziness” (44). A true war story is so extreme that its qualities are incredibly doubtable and must be questioned. Rat Kiley explained when he was stationed in a medic area near Vietnam’s village of Tra Bong medic Mark Fossie had written a letter to his girlfriend, Miss Mary Anne Bell. Fossie and Kiley determined that it may be possible to ‘ship’ her to the mission location. Six weeks later, she had arrived. The men surrounding Rat Kiley had found the story to be incredibly unbelievable. “‘It can’t happen,’ Sanders said. ‘Nobody ships his honey over to Nam. It don’t ring true. I mean, you just can’t import your own personal poontang.’ Rat shook his head. ‘I saw it, man. I was right there. This guy did it’”…

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    which make potential armys want to avoid us. The inappropriate comments on YouTube, the delusional possessiveness over one member or another, those have certainly made their appearance. It's not been hard to notice Armys starting fanwars or hating on other artists for the sole reason that they are opposition. Hatred, rudeness, insensitivity, cruelty: I've seen them all. Such things sicken me, and should be addressed, but they're not all that I've seen. Amidst all the bad, the good shines…

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    conversation group my hope for the parents is to give them ideas on how to better handle stress and how to make it through a stressful situation easier. By attending…

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    David. Catherine frequently makes up rules for David. Catherine, David and her mom, they go The Occupational Therapy Clinic for David where Catherine meets a boy named Jason. Catherine draws Jason because she was bored at The Occupational Therapy, but Jason does not like when people to stared at him. Later in the story Catherine and Jason become friends and Catherine even draws him words with an illustration. Finally, the new neighbor, Kristi, comes over to visit Catherine which they also become…

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    connected and want their leaders to be transparent and collaborative, and balk at bureaucracy and excessive hierarchy. In today’s global economy, leaders are comprised of more diverse individuals than ever before. These challenges require leaders to be authentic and have a high emotional intelligence (EQ)- being self-aware and building authentic, open relationships. 1 The book states that to be an authentic leader you must be genuine and real. This will allow you to be the leader you want to…

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    Locker-Personal Narrative

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    ” I laughed with misery. “It’s okay, you can just have one of my pizza slices,” he said. “ I really owe you,” I said with gratitude. Alex is the best friend that you could ever have in your whole life. We were outcasts pretty much, and we just found each other doing nothing on the recess playground. After that, we have had playdates, sleepovers, and parties, and Skype calls, and a lot of fun. I stared out the window, then the clock, then the window again, then the clock. 3,2,1 … RRRIINNNGGGG!!!…

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    After the boys’ mother passed away, the narrator asks Sonny what he wanted to do with his life and the response was to be a musician. This does not go over well for Sonny, because the narrator believes that a person cannot make money off being a musician and thinks that his brother is being crazy, “I simply couldn’t see why on earth he’d want to spend his time hanging around nightclubs, clowning around on bandstands, while people pushed each other around a dance floor. It seemed-beneath him,…

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    they’re relatively closer to having a fixed mindset, whereas some people will not be afraid at all that they will rather embrace it which makes them have a mindset closer to a growth mindset. In addition to further understanding of mindsets, the mindset are the growth mindsets and the fixed mindsets which were both established by Professor Dweck a Psychology professor at Stanford University. The growth mindset is “the…

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    First off let me say I’m so happy to have you guys here with me today. You might be wondering why you are here. Why would people like you, who are important people like you come here from a no body like me. Well the awnser is simple. You are here because you want to make money. You are here because you want on the ground floor of the next hooters, applebees, chillis, Red Robin, and my favorite buffalo wild wings. You are here because you want to change the way this country eats and things about…

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    Denny's Short Story

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    trouble, with him everywhere he went. His mere presence seemed to do it. He lived by a different standard. To Brig, drinking and the party life was everything. Denny liked partying too—a lot—but nobody embraced the wild life like Brig. Two years ago, Denny got together with Brig on the north side of the city to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. It was always dangerous to be out drinking with Brig, but drinking with him on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago was good for at least a couple of stitches in your…

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