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    Morenci is the largest copper mine in North America. Just before Richard started working there, they had set the world record for the highest production open pit mine in the world – 12.4 million tons of material were moved in 24 hours. It is geographically located in eastern Arizona. The mine is run by a company called Phelps Dodge. Approximately 2,000 people work at the mine. (“Morenci Copper Mine”) In the mid 90’s Richard Arstein was working at Caterpillar Proving Grounds, south of Tucson, as a test engineer. People there are only supposed to work for three to five years since it was a unique experience and an experience that they needed more people in the company to have, and he had been there five when an opportunity came up. There was a new exchange program in which Caterpillar and Phelps Dodge would trade employees for a while, and Richard signed up. He…

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    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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    existed. He was born in a century old adobe house, just down the road from his best friend who lived in a colorful repurposed school bus. He spent his childhood building latilla fences with his father and going to mass on Sundays. When he was sixteen, he got a truck, the same one he was driving now, and would take his friends into the canyon to drink cheap beer and shoot chipmunks with a pellet gun. He went to college in the city and came back to town to teach math and work at the ski resort.…

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    My mom has been always there for me for all of my best and worst moments. She has fought and sacrificed so much for me, and I know for a fact that she is the one person I can rely on for anything. Melinda Luong is a name I will always smile to and she is the one who is determined to make my life successful and prosperous. My mother deserves a gold medal because she is a hardworking mother of three who will always put her family’s needs in front of hers. She has fought through the communists of…

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    Morton Salt Works Company purchased all the surrounding salt mines, and began the excavation of the salt dome underneath the town of Grand Saline. With the newly discovered abundance of salt there were plenty of jobs to go around as The Great Depression began to settle upon the market. By the year 1945 there were 950 people employed by the mine in Grand Saline, and that number doesn’t include the transportation jobs that were created by the mine either. The added income in town from the jobs…

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    The Girl Is Mine Analysis

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    Track 2 (“Baby Be Mine”): This song starts with percussion and synthesizer sound effects. The lyrics begin at 0:20. I noticed that the percussion highlighted the second and fourth beats of the measure. The song was a legato sounding pop song that sounded like some of the songs on the top 40 radio stations. Background singers entered at about 0:58; they shocked me because I did not expect something like that in this song. About that time there was an interesting hollow sound that I enjoyed. I was…

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    courses for me. I struggled in both Algebra courses, having to take one twice in order to pass. My favorite teacher and mentor was my Assistant JROTC Instructor, SMSgt Henley. He was an honorable man, an encourager, and a great example of everything I hoped to be as an educator. My desire to become a teacher stemmed from my love of literature and my desire to teach with the love for student success that SMSgt. Henley showed us each day. I made the decision to enroll at GCU three months…

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    To begin with, the simalarities and differences between the "Gobi Desert" by: Timohty Severin and "Yosemite" by: John Muir are basically interesting on how they relate futhermore i will describe the to landscapes and specifically choose wich landscpe i would rather visit. As an exaple, The "Gobi Desert" is a thousand miles long, and six miles wide wich located in outside the Great Wall Of China the Gobi desert is very lang acoording to the size of it. In addition the temperature in Gobi…

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    Grand Canyon “Beautiful doesn't begin to describe it. A flower is beautiful. But this is beautiful the way that a person is beautiful- terrifying with its jagged edges, yet seductive with its crevices that hide so many secrets.” (Jeri Smith-Ready, Requiem for the Devil) This quote explains how beautiful the Grand Canyon is perfectly I think. Let’s look past how breath taking the Grand Canyon is for a moment and dig deeper in how it really became to be interesting landform it is now. So let us…

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    Bottle Tree Ranch

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    While visiting, you can see homes that look like the ones in the cartoon and meet some of the characters. You can take pictures with some of the characters and horses on the site. The park also includes other activities, a restaurant, and a gift shop. If you are looking for a place to rest, you can spend the night at the campground, too. 14.Grand Canyon Skywalk The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a steel overhang with a glass bottom that gives viewers an amazing view of the canyon. The structure sits…

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