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    Chapter 23 (pgs 444-451) The mirant people are hungry for more than food. Living life just for the next meal is meager existence. When breaks between jobs are frequent the people create outlets for the misery trying vainy to temporarily numb the pain. Music and alcohol became many people solutions. Without entertainment storytelling and dance became these people only outlet. Preaching grew as people looked for a reason for their starvation and suffering. Chapter 24 (pgs 452 -472) The chapter…

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    Sojourner Truth was born into slavery, but she later became a leading activist for women’s rights and racial equality after being freed in 1827. She performed her famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech at the 1851 Akron Ohio Women’s Convention. Today, multiple versions of this speech exist because the original was never officially recorded. Each of these interpretations manipulate the wording and presentation differently to alter the overall effect of the speech. Two of these interpretations by…

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    Motivation is an essential human quality that shapes the foundation of our personal and professional identities. People are naturally motivated by intrinsic and extrinsic factors, which impact our motivations in life and work, develop our self-leadership and leadership abilities, and align our life purpose and vocation. The following paper will analyze how my personal intrinsic and extrinsic factors that shape my life, vocation, and purpose. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations in Life and Work…

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    Social Security Benefits

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    Anyone who has the inability to produce speech can qualify for Social Security benefits, according to the Social Security Administration (SSA). So how does one go about getting approved for benefits? Approval for benefits In order for someone to be approved for Social Security benefits for loss of speech, or any disability, there must be medical evidence. When a person files a disability claim, he or she is responsible for providing medical evidence for the impairment being claimed as a…

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    Keller's Analysis

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    I work in Akron, OH. I work in a poverty stricken area. The homeless and hungry flock to the building I work in every day. Some have asked me how I feel with all ‘those’ kind of people lurking around, my response to them is simply. Do they not deserve love? Dot hey…

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    Polymyositis

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    You are starting to notice a change in your body. Lately you’ve been having trouble performing simple tasks. Climbing the stairs, lifting grocery bags, reaching up to put away the groceries, even trying to get up from your easy chair, all have become a struggle for you. Along with those issues, you are noticing pain and tenderness around your waist and shortness of breath. Your health has never been an issue. You’re in good shape for your age. What is happening? It’s time for a visit with…

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    In my summer job as a camp counselor, I worked with a camper, Morgan, who first illustrated to me the potential life-changing impact of biomedical engineering. Morgan had suffered a serious accident and lost both her left arm and leg. This potentially debilitating event seemed but a small inconvenience to her, as a complex prosthetic leg allowed her to play handball, hike through the woods, and ride in a canoe with the effortlessness and poise found in any confident young girl. This…

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    The Glass Ceiling and the Glass Elevator Athena A. Giavasis The University of Akron I. The glass ceiling persists in the present day United States. A. The glass ceiling is defined as the point where a women can no longer rise in her career whereas a man continues to rise in his (Bellenger, 2015) B. Women lack positions of higher leadership in politics. a. In the United States only 17 percent of Congress is female (Schuh, 2014). 1. It is harder for a female incumbent to become reelected. 12…

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    the colleges we are going to and the majors we will take up. To me, college does feel like an extension of high school, almost like a grade 13. Instead of a place to further my education in a field that I enjoy. So far attending The University of Akron Ohio 's Polytechnic University has been a let down. I don 't feel as if I 'm experiencing that college experience. But I don 't know if it 's my fought or the schools and I have no friends here. Money is also a prominent feature in which college…

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    Stranger Rape Anthropology

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    INTRODUCTION Sexual assault can be seen all over in the news but be hard to pin down its actual definition. The U.S. Justice Department (2014) defines sexual assault as “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient”. Understanding that sexual assault is not just stranger rape gives a better understanding of what sexual assault is which is important. An inclusive definition of sexual assault can decrease its prevalence among young people by…

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