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    Officer Hill behaved in an unprofessional manner and was verbally abusive towards me on two separate occasions: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, and Monday, March 7th, 2016. In addition, during the second occasion, Officer Hill behaved in a threatening and intimidating manner when I requested the Supervisor On Duty. When asked, Officer Hill refused to provide either his badge number or first name. I have a U.S. prescription for a Schedule IV medication that costs $800 per month in the U.S., but only $70 per month in Mexico. Without this medication, I cannot work or safely travel alone. I intend to start purchasing this medication in the U.S. as soon as my insurance coverage takes effect, but until then I can only afford to purchase this medication in Mexico. My U.S. physician knows my situation. On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, Officer Hill refused me entry with my medication and sent me to a secondary screening. Officer Hill was condescending and would not listen when I tried to explain my situation and present my documents. During secondary screening, I spoke with two other officers - both of whom were courteous and professional - but ultimately deferred to Officer Hill’s incorrect judgment. To demonstrate Officer Hill’s lack of professionalism: at one point the secondary screening officer wanted to discuss the matter with the Supervisor On Duty, but could not leave me alone while he left his post. Officer Hill passed-by and the secondary officer asked him to watch me…

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    The Pearl Summary

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    The main character, Kino, is a poor Mexican-Native American man who lives in the small town of La Paz with his wife, Juana, and his newborn son Coyotito. One morning Kino and Juana spotted a scorpion climbing down the rope that holds Coyotito’s hanging box crib. As Kino tried to carefully remove the scorpion from the rope, Coyotito knocked the scorpion down, causing it to sting him in the shoulder. As Juana tried to suck the poison quickly out of Coyotito, his wailing screams and cries of pain…

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    According to an online article, greed is driven by deprivation which is caused by a need for something that is inaccessible. When Kino discovers the pearl, he thinks that he has salvaged his family from an unruly lifestyle. However, Kino consistently focused on obtaining the maximum amount of money he can when he sells the pearl for the medicine to save his son, which further introduced that Kino is greedy for money. Early in the novel, the author suggests that “It is not good to want a thing…

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    It all begins in Monterey Bay California, where author Johnathan Steinbeck and a close friend by the name of Ed Ricketts seek out boat and crew for a Marine Science expedition. Fishing out of Monterey bay is no strange occurrence, but Steinbeck’s and Ricketts voyage was quite different from all the other boating operations in the area. They were planning on sailing into the Sea of Cortez between the boarder of Mexico, and Baja California. This territory at the time was still being explored and…

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    The Pearl Movie Vs Book

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    In 2009 ,Maya Entertainment made a movie for the Novel The Pearl by John Steinbeck.Both the movie and the book both take place in La Paz ,Mexico. In both the movie and the book Kino finds the Great Pearl and his child Coyotito gets bitten by a scorpion . Very similar things that happen in the book have happened in the Novel For example Kino throws the Pearl in the water to try and make the bad luck go away . However , the movie is very different from the book because it leaves out certain…

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    Mexico Research Paper

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    Mexico Mexico, a North American country that borders the United States to the north and Belize and Guatemala to the south. To the west is the Bay of California, formed from an 800-mile peninsula known as Baja California. Two other bodies of water border Mexico to the east; The Gulf of Mexico and Bay of Campeche, both formed by another large peninsula: The Yucatan. Mexico has a rather varied geography: a large plateau makes up the central region, surrounded by mountain chains to both the east…

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    understand why my parents were temporarily separated and what was going on in the United States. First, I will explain what was going on during the era of 1986 through February 15, 1989. Secondly, how the reaction in family decisions on going to the United States, change my family’s life by trying to get a piece of the American Dream and how it was related to The President of United States immigration Executive order. First of all, I have 7 siblings, which my sister Marisol and I were fortunate…

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    January 17th, 1994. For many people in this country, it was just a day to commemorate a federal holiday, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day . However, to the communities of southern California, it was a day that would change their lives forever. The Northridge earthquake, although given the name of Northridge, was centered in the San Fernando Valley. The earthquake, which happened at 4:31 a.m, had a magnitude of 6.7 and it was felt in places such as Baja California and Las Vegas. This earthquake made…

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    Gold Rush: The California Gold Rush was the biggest mass relocation in American history since it realized 300,000 individuals to California. It began on January 24, 1848, when James W. Marshall discovered gold on his real estate parcel at Sutter's Mill in Coloma. The news of gold rapidly spread around. Individuals from Oregon, Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii) and Latin America were the first to hear the breaking news, so they were the first to touch base so as to test their fortunes in California…

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    Introduction The representation of Africa and African people in popular American media has been a major concern in academic disciplines and the subject of numerous books and essays. Many scholars and activists have written about this issue seeking to introduce new knowledges and methodologies into the debate while taking into account the overwhelming evidence of the colonial influence on these representations. The debates and arguments are not restricted to Hollywood films (although Hollywood…

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