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    might be in. For all she knew was her husband might have taken it from the safe. Apart from her, only he knew the key code. He might have traded it with Wein Xin. “Where’s your husband?” “He’s going to Kansas City to participate in a conference with Dr Alex Cord. That was Roger’s cue to get into action. He got off his hands. And at what seemed as a pounce at light speed, Roger was at Margarita’s side. And Roger’s assault surprised her, too. So much for hiss word. Margarita’s split second of…

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    In Maxine Hong Kingston’s story, Silence, she reveals a painful and strict childhood when she didn’t speak. Through reading this story one can discover the relationship she had with her silence which she conveys to the audience as comfort. The Silence of her voice provides considerable information towards her Chinese beliefs. The idea of moving can be harsh on whoever experiences the concept of leaving behind a sense of security. When traveling around the world, one can differentiate various…

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    End of Unit: Diversity Have you ever just ask yourself the question “What really is ‘normal’?” In the novels, Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix, and Alex Rider: Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz the protagonists live less than “normal” lives. In Among the Hidden, the protagonist Luke Garner does not officially exist because the government does not allow families to have more than two children in fear of a global food shortage, so Luke is forced to stay in his home, and the most he’s…

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    Ten year old, Lafayette Rivers exclaims enthusiastically in Alex Kotlowitz’ 1992 biography There Are No Children Here, “If I grow up, I’d like to be a bus driver”. Sophomore year, in Honors English, we were reading out loud in class when this aspiration of a lower-income, innocent child, was lethargically muttered by a classmate, and to my dismay, I began to cry. I was saddened by the fact Naperville was less than 60 miles away from Chicago, yet my peers knew so little of what too many city…

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    While most movies depict spies as 20-30 year olds who are super highly trained, this book’s protagonist is almost the exact opposite. Although it would never happen in real life, Alex Rider is a 14 year old teen who works for MI6, a British spy agency. In the previous books in the series, he has gone to a secret academy in the Alps, Cuba, and undercover with a terrorist group. Now, he goes to Russia to live with one of the richest men in the world. He later finds out that he has to foil an…

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    Always Running, La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez is a compelling autobiography, which allows readers to understand what gang life is like if they have not experienced it in their personal lives. Throughout the biography, Rodriguez explores his youth, street life, drugs, various acts of violence and getting out of the vicious cycle he once knew as the only way of life. As well as exploring these topics, Rodriguez delves into the everyday struggles that youth of color face,…

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    In the memoir “Always Running”, the author Luis J. Rodriguez writes about his life growing up in East Los Angeles and confronts several difficult situations. I don’t blame Luis for making these decisions and Rodriguez shouldn’t be held responsible for the actions he made throughout his youth because he didn’t have a choice in what he did since he was in a gang, the environment he grew up and he wasn’t offered a good education. Personally, I don't blame Luis for making these difficult decisions…

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    The Steroid Era in Major League Baseball has been one of the biggest pops in Professional Sports since the 1980s. Steroids or PEDs are a way of cheating the game by gaining a huge advantage over every non steroid user in any way possible. Major League Baseball is a game that revolves around talent and being able to make outstanding plays both mentally and physically to put your team on top. When steroids are mixed into the game, it amazes people for the abilities that some players have compared…

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    Koy Howle Dr. Kinkead 1301 9/14/2017 Plato’s Apology The judicial system has been known for mishandling serious cases in the past. Socrates happens to have a case quite similar where he had been wrongfully accused of corrupting the youth, attempting to create a deity, and not believing the gods of the state. Socrates apology will be analyzed in the following paragraphs. An apology (apologia) is a justification or defense of a general belief and or idea. Socrates gave his apologia or “apology”…

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    There was another vehicle attempting to make a left on Northwest Seventh Street. That was when the accident occurred. Miami fire rescue arrived on the scene shortly after the accident occurred. They transported eight people to the hospital. Sinai Rodriguez is a student who happened to witness the accident. Sinai stated that her first instinct was to go help when she witnessed the accident. An elderly couple were among the people who were injured in the accident. The man died at the hospital.…

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