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  • Personal Narrative-My Trip To Tiger Stadium

    and her two kids rode the fan bus to the USM vs LSU game in Baton Rouge. Taking the bus and not having to drive in the traffic was a great decision! The trip and the first half of the game were perfect, but because this is a family blog, I will withhold my thoughts on the second half of the game. However, despite the second half disappointment, the trip was a success. Not only did my grandson who is a big LSU fan get to see the campus and attend a game in Tiger Stadium, I had a whole day and night to pick on and aggravate my beautiful granddaughter. Life does not get much better than that! Our seats in the stadium were located just above cloud level. My acrophobia, which usually kicks into high gear on the first wrung of a ladder, never loosened its grip on me the entire game. Fortunately, most people were too busy tending nosebleeds to notice my white knuckles gripping the seats. Nevertheless, I thoroughly enjoyed being in Tiger Stadium. Watching football from cloud level is like watching ants line up in formation and then scatter across the field, or was that the band? It was really hard to tell from such a high perch. For me, the most…

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  • Narrative Essay On Hurricanes

    Shannon said, “While waiting for somewhere to live, my family and I stayed at my aunt’s house in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was finally about to get a job two months later in Mandeville, Louisiana. Shannon then mover to Madisonville, Louisiana. During Hurricane Katrina she said, “The hurricane was a devastating and rough time with no food, water, power, or sleep.” It was a day she would never forget. Even though Hurricane Katrina was 10 years ago she said,” it still feels like yesterday.…

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  • Baton Rouge Water Company Case Study

    Baton Rouge Water Company logoWater is the one of the most important element on earth. It has been said that a person can live without food, but would immediately die without water. There are different activities promoting the conservation of water, since it is essential to life. That is why Baton Rouge Water Company sees to it that all its consumers are happy and are providing clean water in each home. It has been operating for a number of years since 1888. The water supply and distribution…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between The Holocaust And Cambodian Genocide

    their homeland and they had nowhere to return home because their towns had all been destroyed. The Jewish families had all been separated and most were unable to get back together as one family (“Aftermath”). The Holocaust resulted in millions of deaths and many families separated forever. These families were separated at selections and never met up again. Those killed during the Holocaust were of all ages. Therefore, the survivors were of all ages. For the Cambodian Genocide, in just three…

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  • Pol Pot's Role In The Cambodian Genocide

    psychosomatic blindness, which has been diagnosed among survivors living in the United States” (p. 328). It is because of these aspects that those whom were affected were never able to truly recover from those events that were inflicted upon them during the rough four years. It was during these four years that the population of Cambodia suffered erratically. “The population of Cambodia totaled around 6.5 million in 1979. The survivors emerged from the Pol Pot period nearly 3.5 million fewer than…

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  • The Massacre At El Mozote Analysis

    At the heart of Mark Danner's graphic and eye-opening historical novel, The Massacre at El Mozote, is an ideological battle between communism and capitalism. By backing the right-wing El Salvadoran government and military, the United States became an active and willing participant in one of the bloodiest single massacres in Central American history. The massacres at El Mozote, La Joya, La Guacamaya and Arambala killed nearly 1,000 peasants. The group most responsible for these atrocities was the…

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  • Genocide In Cambodia Essay

    on between the Cambodians and the Vietnamese. The fighting got worse and more and more lives were lost in 1977. The resistance did not work out the way it was supposed to because in the 1980s, the Khmer Rouge got guns and ammo from China. The United States also gave them support because they were against the Vietnamese trying to take over Cambodia. In 1978 the Vietnamese sent over 60,000 troops, along with planes and tanks across the border. On January 7, 1979, they captured Phnom Penh. Pol…

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  • The Khmer Rouge: The Rise And Fall Of Pol Pot

    The United States killed up to 150,000 Cambodian farmers and peasants that lived in the rural area where the Vietcong were hiding. This forced the farmers and peasants to move to bigger cities to remain same from these bombings (1). In 1969, the Khmer Rouge had only 10,000 troops, but the bombings were bringing the peasants and farmers to the Khmer Rouge for help. By 1973, The Khmer Rouge had 200,000 troops (Morris 5). In January of 1973, the United States, the North Vietnamese, the South…

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  • Case Study: English Language Learners

    reported, “national assessments in 2013 showed that reading scores of ELLs were significantly lower than non-ELLs, a trend that has changed little since 2005” (2015). Interview Summary An interview was conducted with A. MacBain, an administrator at a local K-8 school in the Logan section of North Philadelphia. Mrs. MacBain informed the interviewer that the population of her school consisted of 70% Asians (primarily Cambodians and Laotians) and 20% Black/African Americans (personal…

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  • Lakshmi Questions And Answers

    homes and move. They had to obey all of the laws of the Khmer Rouge. Loung Ung and her family had to change their identities to stay safe. They were always on the run and they fought to stay alive everyday. Everything they owned was burned. The soldiers were abusing their power of authority by shooting innocent people. They will kill anyone that does not please them. If I was Loung Ung I would have done the same thing as her. She was five at the beginning of the book and there is not much you…

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