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  • Personal Narrative: My Aunt Barb's Suicide

    as if nothing happened. But we knew our Uncles and Aunts had to cave into their anger sometime. A few months later, my family vacationed on the North Shore. During the car ride, I read Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov and listened to The Disintegration Loops by William Basinski. Barb had died on May 9th, and we went on our trip at the end of July. Between May and July, I barely slept. My broken heart resulted in many sleepless nights. A therapist told me that Barb’s made the suicide decision, not me,…

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  • Summary Of Masterful Coaching By Robert Hargrove

    Robert Hargrove 's book Masterful Coaching provides insight to an extensive range of coaching models and techniques. Although Hargrove 's emphasis is on facilitating coaching strategies to corporations and teams, his training can be integrated when coaching individuals. Hargrove 's concept of the "transformational coach” objective is to uncover the resourcefully creative skills of the individual. Hargrove is confident that a masterful coach is above all someone who is brave enough to turn a…

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  • Kidney Function Essay

    large amount of water passes out of the filtrate in the proximal convoluted tubule, back into the blood by osmosis. Reabsorption of water in the loop of Henle and collecting duct: The loop of Henle is a hairpin loop that runs deep into the medulla and then turns and goes back to the cortex again. The function of the loop of Henle is to create an area of high solute concentration deep in the medulla. The collecting duct of each nephron pass through this area…

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  • Washington Dc 11th Street Bridge Project

    Washington DC: 11th Street [The Need] Bridges are no different than any other form of infrastructure, eventually they break down and need to be either repaired or replaced. Inspection occurs at least every two years, yet bridges are often pushed to their absolute limits of usability. In Washington DC, the 11th Street Bridge Project aims to replace two bridges built in the 1960s with three new bridges. With these bridges having been in place for nearly 50 years, there were numerous issues. For…

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  • Steve Reich's Music Analysis

    getting interested in and composing classical music, innovated playing tape loop as a significant role in his music. In the most of his music of the late 1960, the ‘phasing process’ - two tape loops of the same recorded phrase are played at the same time, and slowly those tape loops become being out of synchronizing by giving different lengths of the two loops - was worked for the basis composition’s technique for the tape loop and eventually, this composition method gave birth to two pieces,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of 2016 Olympics

    Ten years ago, the city of Chicago, Illinois, made a bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Although they came close to victory, the International Olympic Commission (IOC) awarded the hosting rights to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while Chicago was knocked out in the first round of voting (“Rio to host 2016 Olympics,” 2009). It was a memorable win for South America as Rio became their first city to ever host an Olympics. In contrast, Chicago’s loss left its own inhabitants with some mixed…

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  • Born Of Fire: Chrysler 200 Commercial Analysis: Born Of Fire

    Born of Fire: Chrysler 200 Commercial Analysis The year 2008 represented struggle and despair. The American automobile manufacturing industry especially felt the hit of the economic crisis. The energy crisis spiked fuel prices, discouraging the purchase of pick up trucks and SUVs due to their low fuel economy. Chrysler was a part of the American “Big Three” and their company began to crumble. Unable to withstand the economic downfall, Chrysler was forced into bankruptcy in 2009. This 2011 Super…

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  • Analysis Of The US Great Lakes Megaregion

    We focus on the U.S. Great Lakes megaregion, which includes large metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, Cleveland, St. Louis, and Pittsburgh. The dataset consists of a balanced panel based on the monthly data obtained from various sources. Variables measured in this study and the data sources are described in this section. We focus on the time period between 2013 July and 2016 May for data consistency. Figure 1. US Great Lakes Megaregion (source:…

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  • Alexis Rockman Force Of Change Analysis

    Force of Change by Alexis Rockman created in 2017 depicts the junction of the Niagara River, the Erie Canal, and Lake Erie particularly near Buffalo, New York. The painting displays the utter beauty of the Great Lakes, all the while exploring the dangerous forces that threaten them. The piece is one of a series done by Alexis Rockman called “Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle” currently displayed in the Grand Rapids Art Museum from January 27 to April 29. Through the use of several different…

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  • Al Capone Legacy

    Chicago dates back to 1830 and has a great history of violence from the Black Hawk war to the chicago fire all the way to modern times. In the early 1900’s Chicago had an increased amount of crime. That was followed after the Prohibition Act of 1920. Gangsters took the opportunity of the illegal use and distribution of alcohol and created an empire. Al Capone, one of the most notorious crime bosses in history had obtained his fame in this period. With the help of Johnny Torrio he created a…

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