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    I met Carl in the hanger the following day with a full, happy stomach. Sally had slipped me another fruit and nut bar with my oatmeal. The sugar in the fruit must have given me a high because I felt myself smiling. I was disappointed I didn’t see Evan at breakfast, but when the thought that I would be his wife tomorrow popped up it almost made me giddy. Carl was his usual horrible self. He barked at me to move the compartments again. It took me most of the day to move them all, but it was Carl’s taunts the whole time that infuriated me. “You seem to do better when you’re angry,” he sneered at me when I moved the last one and let it fall down with a deep echoing crash. “You’ve proven that you can move objects, but now it’s time to see if…

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    She walked over to Johnny. Lowering her voice, she sounded mentally and physically exhausted when she spoke. “We need to get home and review the information on the flash drive. I guess this is where I part ways with the FBI.” “You part ways with them when me and my old man say so. Go to your office, check in, do your paperwork on the transport that went bad. Then you pass the intel to Homeland Security. They’ll arrange your FBI gig to go away, just like they planned to do when you solved the…

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    “Liam can start World War III, a war that will be so great that it can end all wars. He can bring suffering the likes the world has never known, mass disease, mass starvation, mass genocide, all while convincing the world’s people that what he is asking them to do to one another is a just-cause and righteous. “This can all happen or none of it can happen, the future is an unknown at this point, but if Liam is allowed to fall into the wrong hands, devastating consequence may arise as a result.” …

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    don’t have anything else to do.” Even though not every student enjoy playing basketball or going to games, sports are still beneficial to have in schools and keep funded. Sports can give students things that art cannot. For example: people can get up and be active, can train you to make on the spot decisions, and develop some social skills that can help you in the future. Studies have shown that people who participated in an organized sport have longer attention spans and are motivated to keep…

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    Remember when you couldn’t wait to grow up? Remember when you envied the big kids? I do. I recall those thoughts as if they were yesterday… but as you get older everything starts to change drastically. Lollipops turn into cigarettes, homework goes in the trash, phones are used in class, soda becomes vodka and detention becomes suspension. Remember when getting high meant signing in the playground? When protection meant wearing a helmet? Dads’ shoulders were the highest place on earth, mum was…

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    life. It is important that you ensure that your photos are as stunning, meaningful and share-worthy ad possible. You will realize that engagement photos are not just useful for your engagement announcement. You can use these photos as your profile pictures on social media and so on. You can also use photos for your wedding website. This is the reason why you should take quality engagement photos. It is important that you and your spouse to look perfect in your engagement photos. What should you…

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    fistfight. That is, Victor was really drunk and beat thomas up for no reason at all.” (Alexie). Years later when this memory hit him he felt a pang of regret…

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    “Mom, calm down, I’m fine. I just had a few questions for the coach about doing basketball this year.” “You? You talked to the coach without asking us first?” Her eyebrow raised with question. “I said, I was thinking about it, and I obviously was going to tell you. They were just a few questions I had before actually signing up.” “Well, I guess you can, but you do realize that you are going to have to put effort into this, this isn't something that you can just expect to be the best at like…

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    As the emotional person that I am, I have so much love to offer in every relationship I enter. One of the strongest bonds that I have is with my family. They have always been so supportive of me and for that, I love them. My family hit a rough spot when my parents got a divorce in 2009. It was a very challenging time for all of us. Although this is true, it only brought us closer together after we had come to terms with the situation. My family and I have grown together and through the ups and…

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    monkeys circling around her she did not see her Abidemi. Panic began to pump throughout her body and she began to run in circles calling out for her child. In a panic, she ran off into the woods calling out her baby’s name. “Abidemi!” she breathlessly yelled out with all her might. “Mama, help!” she heard the tiny voice of her baby calling from above her head. Throwing her head up towards the sky, Afra search the trees around her. Suddenly, her eyes locked on a tiny black object entangled…

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