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    intention of achieving mass distribution and sales now principally in the form of recordings" (Merriam-Webster.com), played a significant role in the daily life of people of the 20th and 21st centuries. From psychedelic to rock, modern music encompassed it all. As time progressed, the quality and genre adapted to the people 's interests. Some artists decided to go against the grain and change popular music for the better. These five artists- Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Mariah Carey- should be classified as a snapshot of industry change due to sales, influence, Billboard chart rankings, and awards. Michael Jackson should be considered one of popular music 's…

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    I felt like I lost the relationships with my family, I thought I would never have friends anymore, and I never wanted to make any mistake like this for the rest of my life. Because of somethings in my life have been hard, I have changed from careless to caring. My freshman year of highschool, was wild and also nervous about being the younger ones in high school. I didn’t care about anything, beside my grades in school. I was a great student in school, I made excellent grades, and I got along…

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    So I turned to the only thing I could think of, music. Surprisingly, music did help. But it was specially your music, and you four in general that helped me. You’ve said before that one of your goals was that you would like to be an escape from reality for your fans. For me, you were that little escape. I could close my eyes and listen to your music. It made me feel like I had no worries anymore. No pain. Those sharp words being said were forgotten, even if it was just for a brief moment. I…

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    Ahkmenrah: A Short Story

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    Long ago, there was a man by the name of Ahkmenrah. All my life me and my family have been poor farmers that can barely produce enough food for ourselves. Ever since I was a small boy father and me have worked in the field tending to the crops, Mother is in charge of staying home and working in the house. Once me and father came home, she would tend to us and make dinner. When I was a young boy we moved into the city of Babylon to become more successful and to have a better life. Father says…

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    Who would have known that they end up getting married. Now look at them, Ryan shakes his head. You have no one to blame but yourself. Walking into his empty condo. Jenna was quiet during dinner. Only answering when needed. The kids were excitedly talking about their day. When they got home, Jenna saw the papers Ryan faxed to her. Scanning through the papers quickly. Happy with the proposals. Hoping Mr. Phillips would be too. Surprised that Ryan didn 't put up much of a…

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    Arien: A Short Story

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    as Arien's angered gaze became one of burning hatred and disdain. "I am Arien! True King of Volsted!" "Ah, your Agor's brat," said the King, as he took a step further down the hill. Drawing twin swords, he gave a wicked laugh, "Come. Claim my throne, that is if you think yourself capable." his laugh becoming a snarl. Consumed entirely by his anger, Arien charged,…

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    each committee I feel I am best suited for dance co-chair. The first time I went to a U of D dance was my freshman year at the Ice breaker. I thought wow where are all the decorations. And then when I found out that the students could be dance co-Chair. That when I wanted to be dance co-chair. I think I will be good at it because I love to party and I basically know a lot of girl. I have planned tons a party, I’m actually planning my brother’s open house. So I really think that Dance co-chair is…

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    Nicki 's POV As his head was coming up Lani walked in "I hope I wasn 't intruding on anything but its time for dessert" he said and then rolled his eyes while walking off. I giggled "Well thank you" I said to Drake blushing awfully hard, my panties were soaked his kisses turned me on, I knew he was just trying to be sweet, it was innocent. "Your welcome, well before we go out there can I get your number ?" He asked "Yeah no problem" I said taking his phone and entering my number As we got…

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    Black Death: A Short Story

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    street and having dead bodies around the corner. There was no more room for graves so they ended up just taking the piled up bodies and tossed them in a giant hole and added a small layer of dirt over the top. There wasn't even priests to say prayers for the people, and even if there were we couldn't say prayers to everyone because literally half of london even was wiped out. When I was walking in the poor side of town, all the sudden this inhuman screech makes me jump. I creep along the side…

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    The story “ Thank You Ma 'am” is about one a boy Roger that try to steal Mrs. Jones pocketbook but Mrs. Jone not permit that and help the boy by talking with him, take him to her house and help him giving food and advice. Notably, the text say, “The large woman simply turned around and kicked him right square in his blue-jeaned sitter. Then she reached down, picked the boy up by his shirt front, and shook him until his teeth rattled.”(Hughes 2), That is to say that Mrs. Jones Turned around and…

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