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  • Cocos Nucifera Case Study

    Cocos nucifera Cocos nucifera, more commonly known as the coconut palm tree, is a monocot member of the botanical family Arecaceae, also known as Palmae (United States Department of Agriculture, 2015). Coconut palms are medium-sized, herbaceous plants that thrive on sandy beaches and are resistant to the salinity of nearby ocean water. (Encyclopedia of Life, 2015) While treelike in form, its trunk is not composed of wood, but of fibrous, stout, overlapping stems, and may grow as tall as 80 feet.…

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  • Pets: How Caring For Animals Can Make You Happier

    A Man’s Best Friend After coming home from a frustrating day of school, Emily plops down on the couch wanting some down time when suddenly her mother rushes into the room. “How was school? Did anything exciting happen? Was lunch good? How did that Math test go? Why aren’t you answering me? Just so you know tomorrow you will have to ride the bus. When does musical practice start?” her mom says, showering her with questions. Caught up in this overwhelming situation, Emily shouts back and runs up…

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  • Me, You By Erri De Luc Character Analysis

    Often we find ourselves reliving memories of loved ones through people we meet along the journey of life. This happens to one of the main characters, Caia, in the book Me,You, written by Erri De Luca. This story takes takes place on Idyllic Island off the coast of Naples, Italy in the summer of the 1950’s. In this book, a young boy goes to his uncles to work for him during the summer. While there, Nicola, local town fisherman, taught the young boy how to fish as well as shared memories with him…

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  • Becoming A Mother

    A lot can happen within sixty seconds which allows the possibility of life changing events that can impact our routines, values, beliefs and maybe the outlook on life itself. Some of which can have one feeling the need of self-reevaluation or soul searching. I sat at my desk while at work. Then, I received a short and rushed phone call from my sister. She had gone to a doctor’s appointment that morning for a routine pregnancy checkup. Unfortunately, her blood pressure was higher than normal, and…

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  • Dennis Prager: A Character Analysis

    Dennis Prager once said “Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” From the minute you are born your family starts inflicting some sort of moral principle, rather it be a good one, bad one or one that you even follow at all. One of the first things I remember my parents saying as a child is to not do something to another, if I did not want it done to myself. Up to this day,…

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  • Success Margaret Mead Analysis

    Success to me is achieving at your highest level and doing your very best. I would agree with Margaret Meads opinion that the idea of others being highly successful can cause a certain jealousy or threat. We become so worried with others success that we don 't realize all the achievements we have accomplished ourselves. I think Mead is correct in the fact that we find a threat in success, that as a Americans we greatly prize success, and that we are taught to celebrate and honor the people that…

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  • Essay On Family Ethnography

    For my ethnography project I researched both sides of my families to gain a better understanding of their development through the life stages, how they deal with crisis and their parenting styles. Through personal family research, material learned in class and scholarly journals I will better explain my family and their history. From the beginning to end of this assignment I gained knowledge about my family that I did not know prior. To begin with I will discuss my parents and then elaborate…

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  • Explain Why I Want To Be A Psychiatrist

    You ever wanted to be a help to the world by just talking? All my life the people I was surrounded by were either happy or upset. They’ll be happy one day and then upset the next day. I’m not stating that this was unusual but it was how people lived. They had personal family problems that they always kept bottled up and never told anybody how they were feeling. I was normally very good at noticing when people had issues. Their voice would have a creaking door sound, or any limbs, including…

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  • Personal Narrative: Memories Of A Lifetime

    Memories of a Lifetime All it took was five seconds. Five short seconds to watch my life flash before my eyes. As I saw that teen lying on that stretcher, that eventually turned into her deathbed, my own life flashed before my eyes. As the nurse opened the door to take the medications needed I saw one of the most gruesome scenes in my entire life. A teen laying on a stretcher hanging on to her life with all the strength she had. She had just been in a head on collision while she was driving to…

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  • Coco Movie Analysis

    Was Pixar’s roughly 200-million-dollar investment in Coco worth it (McNary)? Hundreds of thousands of people all over the world have expressed that their answer is yes. Coco is a family movie that was released on Nov 22, 2017, that was directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina (Pixar). The family film lived up to its high expectations by making $700.9 million and counting in its international box office (Tartaglione). Through themes of family, death, and passion, the film is about many things,…

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