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    Journal, and won three John Handcock Awards in financial journalism. As an author he wrote six bestselling books before The Big Rich, including Days of Rage and Public Enemies. Burroughs grew up around the families of the Big Rich and was amazed by them. He wrote The Big Rich in response to the lack of knowledge about the families who were once considered Texas nobility. The book focuses around the lives the Big Rich, Roy Cullen, Sid Richardson, Clint Murchison, and H.L. Hunt. The author summarized the four men as “a ‘good ol’ boy’, a scold, a genius, and a bigamist” (19). The Big Rich tells the stories of how these men rise to fame, infamy, and boundless riches, as well as the downfall.…

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    expensive cars and gigantic houses does not make them underprivileged. They can still go to the movies and do activities the same as Socs can do and go to. Both the Greasers and the Socs go to the same school. Darry is also working and supporting two of his brothers and they still have money for entertaining activities. The Greasers take what people say about them and prove what they say wrong. Ponyboy is in school and gets great grades, Johnny and Two-bit also are in school unlike some of the…

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    Ever since I was a kid, I always found a rhythm on things. Whenever I heard the heartbeat from a toy heart that my teacher had in her classroom, in my head I always added an extra beat to it, always turned it into something musical. I always thought it was because I used to watch the Nickelodeon kids show called “The Fresh Beat Band” every single day when I got home from school, so I let slide. I knew that wasn’t the real reason because it didn’t feel like it was, but I never looked deep into my…

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    Valparaiso Zacatecas , Mexico a city where violence was seen everywhere , where children’s future did not exist , only for a few which were considered ‘the rich kids”. The rich kids tend to be successful because of their wealth , they had the money to pay for school and the security to stay safe. I was in the lower class group where school wasn’t taken seriously and it wasn’t important to children and some parents. It wasn’t rare to see kids out of school because of lack of money and some had to…

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    Socs Vs Greasers

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    “Rich people plan for three generations Poor people plan for Saturday night”(Leigh Taylor). The “Greasers” or also known as poor kids have more struggles than the “Socs” which are the rich kids. There is more evidence that the “Greasers” struggle more because of the sacrifices and the violence they were exposed to. The “Greasers” struggle because they are exposed to things they have never seen and the “Socs” have an lot to expect from. Because of the sacrifices they made and the violence they…

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    “Rabbit Run” was written by John Updike. The decisions that a person makes in life can either a positive or negative implications. The implications don’t just affect an individual, but can also affect people around them. Every day we make decisions that can affect people around us. Before making a rush decision, you need to think things through so you can prevent any future regrets. It illustrates how the decisions made by a young man in his life affect the people that surround him. The novel…

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    Excessive Racism

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    What rank are you applying for? Helper How young are you? 13 Are you a Boy or Girl? boy What country do you live in? England Do you have a YouTube or Twitch channel? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCujp_-t9LQ0Sif4sjOUKiqA Do you have a microphone/headset? yes Why do you want this rank? I would like this rank because I am a reliable , trustworthy, mature person who I believe can help this server grow. The second reason is because I am very active on Teamspeak, Skype meaning I am very accessible…

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    1. Describe the Initiate's life before the Call Before the Call, the initiate, Ponyboy, is a 14 year old boy who lives with his two brothers Sodapop and Darry. He lives in a society where the population is separated into two different gangs : the Socs (the rich kids from the West-side) and the Greasers (the kids from the East-side). The Socs are a very brutal gang that enjoy bullying and attaking the Greasers : "Not like the Socs [..] for kicks" (page 3). 2. The Call, where conflict is…

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    In Homedale Middle School there are many different types of people groups. The groups are the sporty, the non-sporty, the gamers, and the bad group. The sporty group has most of the grade. This group is the popular kids of the school. They wear the popular sports clothing like Nike and Adidas. They play sports like football, baseball, wrestling softball, basketball, and run track. They are the rich kids of the school, they have nice phones they have sack lunch every day. They don’t have…

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    The book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert T. Kiyosaki begins with the author stating his good fortune to have a chance to learn valuable lessons from two fathers, one rich and one poor. The author states how his dad was very educated but struggled financially. Whilst, his rich dad had a very little education but knew a lot about business. The author states about the different lessons ho got to learn about financial education from both his fathers. This book focuses on developing financial…

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