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  • Soccer In America Speech

    Francisco. Good news! Summer school is cancelled for the day! Francisco’s Soccer Rule #xx: Things that Don’t Go Together Fill in the Blank Test: Q: Face is to soccer ball as summer is to ___. (A: school) I am excited to come home early from summer school, but when I arrive at the Shaw house, Tommy isn’t there. I look everywhere for him. In the trees. In the attic. In Mrs. Quindley’s house next door, which surprises her very many because I didn’t “knock” or “ring the bell” and “just busted in like a criminal oh lordy lordy hand me that towel.” While Mrs. Quindley talks to the police who have arrived in very festive cars with flashing lights, explaining about how she “panicked” and “freaked” because she was “in the bath” and she “wouldn’t press charges this time,” my phone buzzed. It was Uncle Tito from Planet Narkisso. Uncle Tito does not speak Earth English, so I will translate our conversation: Me: Uncle Tito! It is me, Francisco! Your one and only nephew in all the worlds! UT: Yes. I know. I called you, Cisco. Remember? How are things going on Planet Earth? Me: Good. Mrs. Quindley is not pressing charges, this time. UT: That is good news, Cisco. Listen, do you want to come home? I am very lonely without you here. Me: Of course I want to come home, Uncle Tito. But how is the problem with the cash money that you owe the Very Big Man? I do not want to have my legs or arms or nose broken. It is the summer of the Worlds Cup and I need to be in my best shape ever.…

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  • Revenge Comes Home Analysis

    As the damage caused from the crash of the twin towers begins to clear, a new wave of racism and american supremacy sweeps across America. Sonia Shah, an Indian-American investigative journalist, writes “Revenge Comes Home” (2001), an essay that asserts the awful truth behind the prejudice and difficulties faced by people of Asian and Arabic appearance in the days after the terrorist attacks in New York. This essay gives insight into her own personal experiences and highlights her criticisms…

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  • Personal Narrative: Love Comes Home

    Love Comes Home My heart stopped the moment I saw her beaming face as she sprinted down the hallway of the airport to meet her new family. In an instant, my world was changed forever. It was the end of July 2014 and we had spent countless hours decorating the spare bedroom of my aunt and uncle’s home with a handmade quilt, dozens of stuffed animals, and a whole new wardrobe. The room was filled with anything an 8 year old girl could ever want. The long wait was finally over and tomorrow, July…

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  • Father Comes Home From The Wars Analysis

    This semester, I have seen numerous of productions that were enjoyable and at the same time, shared a common theme towards the end of the play which was there ticket towards freedom. The two productions I thought resemble this includes Father Comes Home from the Wars and the Royale. These two productions had a common connection of racism moments when they were trying to reach freedom. The main character in each of the productions had a difficult time stepping out of their comfort zones due to…

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  • Book Review: The Girls Come Marching Home

    Say the words soldier or veteran, and countless images come to mind. Children and teens imagine a hero, one who saves lives, and happily returns home as a knight in shining armor. Adults too, carry these images in their minds often forgetting that there is much more to a soldier's return to civilian life than this simplified, idealistic version that exists in our heads. Veterans go through more trauma than most people could ever imagine, they go into war without realizing that the faces of…

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  • The Proscenium Stage In Father Comes Home From The Wars

    The play, Father Comes Home from the Wars, was based in 1862, during the American Civil War. The proscenium stage was effective for many reasons during the production. The stage was able to provide a clear background behind the sets and props to help transport the audience into the southern part of America. Behind the set, on the back wall of the stage, was a ramp that the actors mostly used when entering and exiting the stage. The ramp could have symbolized the journey and the hardships that…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Foreclosure

    their families or live in their homes. Today, many thousands of those victims of foreclosures have since turned into potential homebuyers. Today, just 5 or 6 years after the economy took such a large hit, it has reached record heights. The real estate market is still difficult to buy for many, but it has definitely come back from where it was. How did real estate turn around so well you ask? When homes are…

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  • Case Study A Glimpse Into Buying Your First Home

    A Glimpse into Buying your First Home 1. Intro Envisioning your life after college began from the beginning you drew your first home. In elementary school, art skills are put to the test to bring the house we aspire to have out from our imaginations and onto a white rectangular sheet of paper. The teacher would ask everyone to raise their drawings up for the class to see. All were unique, yet most with the same nonchalant design: a square base, door, one or two windows, and triangular roof.…

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  • Essay On Home Warranty

    really need a home warranty?" If you are smart, the answer is yes. Home warranties protect against a number of problems that always seem to arise at the wrong times. Plus, they can end up saving you a ton of money in the long run. Why Is Having A Home Warranty Such a Good Idea? A home warranty offers you protection when you need it most. Appliances break down. Pipes burst. Roofs leak. And these problems can appear at any time. When you have a home warranty, you have can have those problems…

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  • Why Is Home Inspection Important

    Common Home Inspection Mistakes That Buyers And Sellers Make If you are in the real estate business then you know what a home inspection is. You probably know how important it is to selling property. Most people who aren't in the industry but are simply trying to sell or buy a house probably don't know of or even consider getting a home inspection done and the uninformed generally tend to make mistakes when they contract the services of a home inspector. What is a home inspection? The…

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