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  • The Pros And Cons Of Foreclosure

    Just a few years ago this great nation took a devastating hit to its economy that crippled many homeowners. These citizens had everything ripped out from underneath them and were forced to foreclose. Why were so many thousands of people forced to resort to this you ask? When the economy bottomed out, they lost everything and could no longer even afford to support their families or live in their homes. Today, many thousands of those victims of foreclosures have since turned into potential…

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  • Consequences Of Realism In To Build A Fire, Genesis Of The Tenements

    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” Realism can be simply defined as attempting to represent a subject truthfully, without any kind of exaggeration or implausible content. Each of the authors in this collection had somewhat similar themes about reality that they wove into their stories, and three in particular stood out as having very definite themes: To Build a Fire, Genesis of the Tenement, and The Story of an Hour. To Build a Fire, the first text in…

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  • Compare And Contrast Your Hometown

    living, Economy and standard of life. First of all, the most obvious and striking difference of course, is living costs. Living costs in Houston are much more expensive than the living costs in Lahore. For instance, if you want to rent a one bedroom apartment…

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  • Apartment And House Advantages And Disadvantages

    Apartments and houses are very different from one another. I lived in an apartment complex for about six years, and there are plenty of advantages and disadvantages from my experience about that style of living. Living in an apartment is sometimes unsafe. When I was 11 years old, and my brother was 16. My brother tripped onto the street while riding his bike. There was a woman driving over the speed limit and ran my brother over leaving him with a fractured arm. My brother was rushed to the…

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  • Homelessness And Urban Development In Toronto

    Toronto is the commercial, cultural and financial center of Canada and is recognized as a prominent and influential global city. Therefore, Toronto is constantly changing to best adapt to both domestic and international trends. In recent years, there has been a boom in condominium development in the city of Toronto with, “sales increasing by 21.2% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of the previous year” (Vital signs, 2016). With the increasing number of condominium…

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  • Descriptive Essay About Adoption

    On the morning of my fifth birthday party, the house was a buzz with preparation for the festivities later in the day; Mom was in the kitchen preparing food while Dad, my oldest brother, Danny, and I were decorating for the big day when there was knock at the door. I was not allowed to answer the door before but Danny said it was probably one of my friends arriving early and I should go let them in. I ran to the door with anticipation and excitement of who it might be. There was a skinny white…

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  • Personal Narrative: Moving In With A Best Friend

    When we would go out I would be driving, paying for food, groceries, and little things for the apartment. I didn’t want to let it bother me because I knew she was paying me rent with her dads money and that’s all she had. Sometimes I would hint at getting a job but she was afraid because she wanted o be able to visit San Diego on the weekends and not…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Big Move

    I had called ahead to let them know that we would be there after hours and they were kind enough to open our apartment and leave us a key. I circled the parking lot like a vulture looking for food trying to find the right building. Once I found it, I unloaded the cats and then went around the corner to my sister’s house with the kids. We spent our first night…

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  • September 11th: A Short Story

    I 'm awoken. I had thought heard something. The clock says 4:17 a.m. It’s still dark out, a sudden shaking, over quickly. Tremor is the first thing to pop in my mind. I turn on the television. There’s suddenly another one. The walls shake violently this time. A picture frame hits the ground. I wonder if these are just aftershocks. Have I slept through the worst of it? The news is on; earthquakes everywhere, Toronto, Los Angles, Paris, and Bangkok lay in ruins. I switch to another channel.…

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  • Personal Narrative: How 9/11 Changed My Family

    neighborhood, and even have sleepovers. That all changed after 9/11. The neighbors that once welcomed us with open arms when we first moved to close the doors and the currents. The kids that my siblings and I played them in the park next to our apartment building stopped coming near us. The icing on the cake…

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