Brian Wilson

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  • Personal Narrative: A Significant Day In My Life

    February 6, 2015 will always be a significant day in my life. It was a Friday, and it was also the day my aunt Pam lost her life to a tough battle with multiple different types of cancer. It was heartbreaking news, and all I wanted to do after finding out was go lay in my bed and cry. However, that 's not what happened, and the day was long from being over. It was a sunny, somewhat chilly Friday afternoon, and I was supposed to be dismissed early from my 7th period class to board the basketball bus. We were headed to Newton, who beat us by 9 earlier in the season, for a redemption game. All day at school, my stomach did flips and my feet wouldn 't stop tapping as anticipation and excitement built. “Paige, you 're dismissed. Good luck tonight,” my spanish teacher Mrs.Clark announced. I hurried out of the classroom and grabbed my basketball bag from my car. As I grabbed my iPhone out of my pocket to check the time, I saw a text from my mom. “Call me as soon as you can,” I read aloud to myself. Immediately my heart sped up and my stomach flips from earlier returned, but were multiplied by a hundred. This time it was pure fear instead of excitement. I knew right after reading it, it would be an update on my aunt Pam. About six months prior to this, my aunt went in for a check up after some strange occurrences with her body began happening. A couple days of testing later, it became known that Pam had cancer spots in her lungs, liver, bones, and brain. The doctors tried radiation…

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  • Brian Wilson Psychological Analysis

    Description of Symptoms Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys front man, suffered from a variety of psychological symptoms for many years. He was originally diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic, but later in his life this diagnosis changed. His psychotic symptoms began in 1963 when he reported hearing indistinct voices in his sleep. Eventually these unclear auditory hallucinations turned into comprehendible speech, and in 2004 Wilson said that when he experienced the voices, they would threaten to kill…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Magic In Our Hearts

    Magic In Our Hearts It still seems like it was just yesterday. The smell of the roses, the cloud of hairspray covering my home from left to right. People running around trying to get ready. Somehow everything seemed to be passing by so slow for me. I felt such calmness and peace going through me. I looked down and could see I was only half ready, still wearing my blue basketball shorts and Pink Floyd t-shirt. Make up was already done and hair was almost done just needed a few…

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  • Everyday Use Poem Analysis

    Everyday Use, a short story written by Alice walker embraces the idea of heritage and shows the reader how important it is to be true to your culture. Dee, the narrator 's daughter loses sight of that and has to be reminded of her African American culture. In the story, she asks for the butter churn and quilts, two objects with an abundance of history behind them, with the intention to utilize as mere decorations. In an attempt to embrace her heritage, Dee changes her name thinking that this…

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  • The Mug: A Short Story

    "The Mug." He replies in a monotone. Is he concentrating or annoyed with me? Probably both. And even with the awful mood I 'm in, I can 't help feeling a tiny cheer go on in my mind when he answered with that. At least we 're going there. He pulls into the parking lot and parks near the door. I sit in my seat, still buckled, while Blake gets out of the car. I lean my elbow on the door, and rest my head in my hand and close my eyes. What is going on?! Camden screws me over, but maybe he doesn…

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  • Narrative Essay About Best Friends

    Best friends are the only thing in the world that stick by your side through the hard spells no matter what is occurring. They are the ones that tell you that look great in the morning, speak up for you when you do not, make you smile when no else can and they are the ones that love you for who you are. Best friends are a rarity just like diamonds and during my freshmen year of high school I met strangers that would soon become a fragment of myself and my family. These girls changed my life for…

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  • Kissing Flowers Monologue

    Kissing Flowers Now that I’m 16, grandma feels that I need to get out the house more. I work at the local clothing store downtown and I’m on the honor roll so, tonight I Decided to give it a shot. My older cousin, Karen, who is 16 as well, is taking me out to a party tonight. I’ve never been real big on partying because that’s all my mom did when she was pregnant with my little sister. “Mom you shouldn’t be drinking,” I said to her. She waddled around the house with a beer bottle in her…

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  • Nicholas Sparks Writing Style Analysis

    that he could no longer have children. All Ruth ever wanted was a family. She left Ira because he could no longer give her what she wanted. She ends up coming back because she realizes that Ira is all she needs in life. Marcia is Sophia’s best friend who goes to Wake Forest and lives in the sorority house with Sophia. Marica encourages her to attend a bull riding contest nearby. She is the reason that Sophia ever met Luke in the first place. She encourages Sophia to pursue Luke. Without her Luke…

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  • Personal Narrative-Change Is Not Always Bad

    Change Is Not Always Bad As I sat in my room and reminisced over the change that happened in my life, a smile crossed my face. My smile was not because I like change, but it represented me overcoming the fear that gripped me every time change occurred. Many times in life I began to love or hate certain factors that life handed me depending on how I went through my first experience of that situations. Change is one of those factors I hated because when I first encountered it, I was young and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Brother

    "Shh Nicolas or they will hurt us too" I tell my 9 year old brother who is currently crying in my arms. We were hiding in the little hidden door to our playroom that my parents made for me and my brother. I could see the two tall buff men enter one says “Get things that can come in use to us” and left the room. The one man started going through drawers. **Gasp** I quickly cover my little brother 's mouth. One man started coming towards where we were currently hiding. "JIM COME ON TIME TO GO GET…

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