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    The common use of food, family, friends. dance, and literature within their cultures is what brings them, and many others together. These women found their identity in a new culture, but also in the culture they were born into. Through food, dance, and literature, you are given an insight to their stories, and how they took on new identities while still remaining steadfast to their home culture. Nafisi is brought together with women in her community through literature. Kothari relates to her Indian heritage through the food her parents prepare, and Cofer looks back on her family's gatherings and remembers how dancing brought them all together as a community. The stories from each of the women were inspiring in their own way. They are living examples…

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    The black bean episode, or the black bean lottery, was the result of the Mier expedition. Alexander Somervell had led his militia to raid border towns, such as Guerrero and Laredo, and decided to quit due to the fear of a deadly clash with Mexican troops. Only 189 troops listened to his orders and went on the long journey back home. Over three hundred troops continued on their journey with their new leader, William S. Fisher. The Texans decided to cross the Rio Grande River and enter the town…

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    different stages of the life cycle have on cellular respiration. The hypothesis was that the germinated kidney beans will consume more O2 than their respective ungerminated counterparts. The ungerminated kidney beans will have little to no amount of O2 consumption. The reason that the germinated kidney beans will consume more is that they are in a more active cycle of its lifespan. This hypothesis is plausible. For the second day experiment, the factor being tested was cellular respiration…

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    's about engaging the community to see change. And it 's done by ordinary, common people: citizens. It produces social change by doing something to get the majority of the community to participate in overseeing that whatever social change is needed is achieved. It 's usually through meetings and protests. In other words, activism. It 's about getting the community 's voice out there to be heard by the powers-that-be. We see it in big events like the requirement of farmer…

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    A Turtle and Some Beans Anais Nin, a renowned author, once wrote, “And the day came when the risk to remain a tight bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” (“Quotes About Growth”). In the story, The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver, the courage to bloom is one of the many themes. Taylor, a young woman travelling westward, is unwillingly given a child. Taylor and the child, Turtle, eventually settle in Arizona. They live with a woman named Lou Ann, and Taylor works at an auto…

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    slept on it. Wide eyed and grinning, she quickly ran over to the small table, and then dropped to her knees in front of the jar. “Mommy watch the roly-roly baby buggies?” asked Patience, as she brushed a few strands of hair from her face. “Yes, sweetie, I did,” reassured Chastity with a smile. Patience dropped Sue to the floor, and then seized up the jar in her hands. Holding it close to her face, her eyes searched the inner recesses of the clear container for any movement. Chastity smiled. “Do…

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    majority of their calories don’t come from carbohydrates. Legumes have many subcategories: beans, peas, lentils and an ‘other’ category. You’re most likely familiar with many beans. Kidney beans, black beans, navy beans, and broad beans are just a few examples of beans that are quality…

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    Method Bean plants (Phaseolus vulgaris) were provided by the instructor for the experiment at Mount Royal University. There were four or more bean plants in each of the four pots. The first task was to choose the best three plants in each pot based on whether they had two big healthy leaves and so the three plants looked relatively similar. The excess plants were cut out so that each of the four pots contained three plants, making a total of twelve plants. Each of the four represented a…

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    Vegetarian Ethics

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    appeal to vegetarians anymore, according to Janda and Trocchia (2001), “Among individuals who do not consider themselves vegetarians, a growing number are becoming more vegetarian-oriented … (They) may thus eat some meat, but make conscious efforts to restrict their meat intake” (p.1206). The restaurant owners have to take into account the new needs of these clients as well. Consumers’ interest, is now one of the main factors influencing the restaurateurs to provide a vegetarian offer. Taking…

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    “The Beans Eaters” by Gwendolyn Brooks express the routine life of the poor couple satisfy life. The poem is about an old couple who is sitting at the table and starts eating dinner. Suddenly they start to look around them and start thinking about their life. An analysis of the routine and their satisfy life will help us understand the poem. The routine “The Bean Eaters” express the idea that when we are older, we are restricted to follow a typical routine. For example “and remembering,…

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