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    If there is anyone who is known for being known for, it’s got to be Anna Nicole Smith. Controversial for her beauty and exploits, her claim to fame started with being the world’s favorite centerfold. From her discovery up to her tragic demise, Anna Nicole’s life and death became a constant source of shock. Behind her confident, brazen and beautiful exterior was a girl that was all too different. Anna Nicole Smith was born in the quiet town of Mexia, Texas on November 28, 1967, by the name of Vicki Lynn Hogan. Early in her life, it was already difficult for the young Vicki. The family’s patriarch left the family when she was still very young. By the time she reached high school age, she dropped out and worked at a local restaurant where she met Billy Smith, a cook at the same restaurant. Young and in love, Vicki married him at a tender age of 17 and the marriage bore her a son named Daniel. However, it was not long before the couple eventually separated ways. Vicki soon realized that she was not made for the quiet life in small town Mexia with her son. She wanted to make it big just like her idol Marilyn Monroe. At the age of 20, she decided to leave Daniel to her mother and moved to Houston. There,…

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    I thought that knowing the definition would help find my character, but I feel even more perplexed. They say that you are your own worst critic, and I guess they are actually right. I don 't feel like I fit my name. I don 't resemble the picture of grace or favor. I know for a fact that my name and personality have no correlation, mostly due to the fact that I trip on stairs, wake up looking like I’m half dead, and can’t text and walk at the same time. Needless to say, my identity and name comes…

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    pros and cons to optional solutions to solving the issue stated above. Such as MTV’s stand up program, the Be Nice program, and school interventions. Both the stand up and be nice program both contain social skill assumptions that aren’t really tested. Through her research she provided research that reflects that interventions allows for the best chance of change and improving aspects of the Bronfedbrenner’s Social-Ecological Model. Overall I enjoyed this presentation very much. She was clear,…

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    Introduction The popular television show “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” first aired on September 10th, 1990 (IMDb, 2016). The television show grew in popularity and lasted until May 20th, 1996, consisting of six seasons and 148 episodes (IMDb, 2016). The protagonist of the sitcom, Will Smith, is a young Black street-smart teenager born and raised in a working class neighbourhood who is forced to move to his affluent Aunt and Uncle's house in Bel-Air, California. Will's Mother forces him to move as a…

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    Smith Academy Reflection

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    This past Thursday I visited the Smith Academy for Excellence and was surprised at how the school worked to help the boys learn best. We learned that most of the boys come from a poverty stricken neighborhood with many family problems. Along with this, a majority of the students were African American but there were also a few Caucasians and Latinos. The age/grade range of the boys is from second grade up until twelfth. They are extremely proud that this is the first year they will have a…

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    How does one achieve a status of pure happiness? Is it having all the money in the world to spend? Is it being able to spend time with friends, family, and loved ones? Is it winning a championship title game? There is no one true answer that could possibly answer this ideal question. However, in the 2006 biographical drama film, The Pursuit of Happyness directed by Gabriele Muccino, happiness is practically non-existent for the case of salesman, Chris Gardner (played by Oscar nominated…

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    Prince Of Bel Air Analysis

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    I feel as if his role is too portray the average, or typical African-American male. Although, I did not come to this accusation until I dug deeper into the show that millions love and adore. Will smith is a goofy, charismatic, high school stud athlete whom maintains his aura as if he is still back in his hometown. He comes from a single parent home in which is also similar to my situation. I feel as if some of the traits mentioned follow a certain image that I see almost every day in my life.…

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    Research Paper On 80's

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    Considering how much influence it had on my family, I wondered what has influenced the music itself and the influence alternative music has had as a whole? While interviewing my mother, I found that the alternative music of the 80’s, preferably “The Smiths” and “The Cure”, have had a large impact upon her childhood. With this being said, I hope to learn about the history, sounds,…

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    1. Vignette On September 4, 1997, James Matthew Garrison was born prematurely in a hospital. His parents are Tyler and Anya Garrison (a young couple 23 and 27 years old) who unexpectedly conceived James on New Year’s Eve at a party at an upscale hotel in New York City. Tyler and Anya Garrison are a wealthy couple and are well-known in their professions. Tyler is a successful entrepreneur in the technology field, and Anya is a world famous, traveling fashion designer and model. They are both…

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    House Insurance Case

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    jewelry. An earthquake endorsement can be added that covers direct physical loss to property covered. The Smiths own a 2013 Toyota Camry with 26,000 miles and a 2006 Ford Taurus with 98,000 miles. The Smiths have a Personal Automobile Policy with full coverage on both cars. The liability coverage (Part A) limits are $25,000/$50,000/$25,000, which means that the Smith has bodily injury liability coverage up to $25,000 for each injured person and a maximum of $50,000 of bodily coverage for each…

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