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  • Family Communication: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    108). I have numerous rituals in my family that bring us closer together. Christmas is a very special time in my house. In October, we begin putting up our massive Snow Village. This is a family tradition that has been going on since before I was born. We have special areas of Snow Village set up throughout our house. Some of these areas depict downtown areas, mountains, educational areas, neighborhoods, amusement parks, and even a New York City themed area. It is a tradition each year that our friends and family bring their friends to tour our Snow Village. I take real pride in showing it to others. Another Christmas tradition takes place on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Each year on Christmas Eve, my family and my uncle’s family take turns having dinner and opening presents at each of our houses. Both of our families join our extended family on Christmas Day. It is always a fun-filled day with a Dirty Santa gift exchange, and a huge delicious meal. One of my most cherished Christmas traditions actually takes place a couple of days after Christmas. My aunt, uncle, and cousins come from Dallas to Oklahoma City for a few days and during that time we take our “Annual Limber Family Limo Ride” to see Christmas lights. My family started this tradition in 2008 as…

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  • Essay About Aunt Rosa

    I went to visit her in New York for Christmas, which is where she lives and the rest of my family and a huge accident happened that impacted my life still till today.…

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  • Short Story Of Jeremiah Prom

    “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” (Moore, 1). It was on the 24th of December my mom had been going into labor a little baby girl would be arriving: my sister. She had been due on the 25th the day after Christmas Eve: Christmas day. If she had came tomorrow, she would have been a Christmas miracle! Anyhow, we all got into the minivan with my grandpa driving us to the hospital while my dad held my mom’s hand persistently…

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  • The Characteristics Of Materialism In Scrooge's Christmas Carol

    he does not believe people can benefit from only material things. He also shows sympathy for Scrooge during his Christmas gathering despite that Scrooge treats him in such a rude manner. Scrooge’s employer, Fezziwig, displays a prime example of how happiness is more important than currency. He closes work early on Christmas day to gather everyone together and have a party, just for the opportunity for everyone to enjoy themselves. The example that surprises Scrooge most of all is the Cratchit…

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  • Theme Of Greed In A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, is a beloved tale that people of all ages have loved for its emotional and moral appeal. It is a story focusing on the life of Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy and cold-hearted money-lender, who is visited by four ghostly apparitions who convince him together to change his merciless ways. At the beginning of this tale, Scrooge does not recognize the effects of his greed, so the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future take it upon themselves to show him how…

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  • Media Influence On Culture Analysis

    much different from mine. Nobody strays too far from the typical American culture. Yes, each individual practices their culture a little different, but ultimately it’s the same culture we all practice. For example, my family celebrates Christmas on December 25, or in other words “Christmas Day”. A couple of my friends celebrate Christmas on December 24, or in other words “Christmas Eve”. Even though I celebrate Christmas on the actual day and my friends celebrate Christmas the night before, we…

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  • Where Will I Be In Ten Years

    Occasionally, a perfect storm of events can culminate together and create new opportunities. This is what happened to me, but I must start at the beginning of this short saga; or at least, the beginning of how my vision of the next ten years was born. Ten years ago I was a homeowner in Modesto, California, driving for a company called Viking Transportation. It had recently been purchased by FedEx and were in the process of changing their name to FedEx Freight. I was really happy about the fact…

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  • Essay On Realism And Liberalism

    There are three main schools of thought in International Relations and they are realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Liberalism is the paradigm that in short, holds the belief that emphasizes the importance of the international institutions that would serve to check relations with other international state actors. Realism stems from the notion that in this anarchic international stage, each state is out to better itself and the only way to survive is to gain more power. Constructivism is a…

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  • Hilton Hotels Economic Factors

    revolves around competitive forces. Hilton Hotels retain a position as one of the global leaders in the hospitality field as a part of the Hilton Worldwide web ten styles of…

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  • Pearl Continental Hotel Case Study

    Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore Introduction: Pearl Continental Hotel is a hotel chain in Pakistan. It is owned and operated by Hashoo Group, which also owns Hotel One, a chain of budget hotels as well as Marriott Hotels in Islamabad and Karachi. When Hashoo Group acquired Pakistan Services Limited in 1958 it changed its name to Pearl Continental Hotel. It has properties in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Gwadar, Muzaffarabad and Bhurban. The Pearl Continental has honored of…

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