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    The Crux, or Southern Cross as it is more commonly known, is the smallest of the 88 constellations. I've have chosen it as it is the Constellation that I am always able to find. This is because it is a distinctive constellation, the stars within it form a cross that is visible from the Southern Hemisphere all year round. The points of the Southern Cross are formed by consist of four stars. These are called Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta Crucis. Throughout history it has served as a navigation device, providing direction for travellers. For the native aboriginal of Australia the Southern Cross was a reminder of the futility of life. An ancient myth about the star stated that an ancestor, Kulda, came to earth from a meteor that came out of…

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    American Red Cross

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    What does the American Red Cross mean to you? Previous Involvement with Red Cross Over the past several years, I have become very familiar with the American Red Cross through school programs and my summer employment. My Junior year of high school, I became CRP and First Aid Certified through the American Red Cross in a medical technical education program. In this class, we learned basic medical terminology and abbreviation. We were also able to shadow nurses, surgeons, and doctors all…

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    Cross Country Lessons

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    and put forth effort in all that I do. As I have grown up, there have been several lessons I’ve learned from cross country that influenced my choices today. My work ethic in all that I do can relate back to the experiences and values that cross country has taught me. In the hope that I would be a star volleyball player, I urged to play in middle school; however, volleyball is a word that should not be in my category of something I’m great at, or even good at…

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    Cross Country Race

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    Cross country is a sport that many people will probably never experience. Most believe it is too difficult of a sport for them, or that they would never make it to the finish line before giving up. However, what these people might fail to understand is that they endure a cross country race every day of their lives. Cross country races are just like an average work day. Every day people wake up and repeat their morning routines over and over again. They shower, brush their teeth, comb…

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    Cross Cultural Education

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    The Importance of Cross Cultural Education and Training for Employees in the United States Leigh Ann Murphy Touro University Worldwide Executive Summary This proposal was conducted to examine the importance of cross cultural training among managers and employees in the U.S. with the goal of cultivating strong relationships with our associates and clientele with cultural differenecs and foreign employees. The research conducted draws attention to the most successful forms of managerial cultural…

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    Cross-Cultural Analysis

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    foundation of normal cultural practices. The values and norms of culture and sub-culture influence social interactions in the context of everyday life and business negotiations. For multinational companies and countries to have an advantage in today’s global markets, it is necessary to understand these cultural practices. The level of cultural understanding translates into the successes or failures in business, economics, and public relations. With the similarities and differences between…

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    Cross Country History

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    developed. Helmets, pads, and forward passes were added to football to prevent serious injury. Various rules, such as an open-bottomed net, were created to increase the tempo of basketball. However, the average adult may believe that the sport of cross-country doesn’t appear to have evolved from its origins; if they looked closely they would be surprised. To gain an insight from this sport’s past and present, I will compare distances, practices, and amount of competitors between cross-country in…

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    Cross Country Running

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    The sport of cross country running has been a part of my life since I started running in the 7th grade. And as I have grown older my love of the sport has only grown to the point where running is by far my biggest passion. So today I am writing to you with the hope of sharing this passion of cross country running with your school by becoming the Varsity Cross Country Coach of the Lakewood Vikings. I would be a good cross country coach because of my coaching experience, knowledge of training…

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    Cross Country Speeches

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    “How much further until the finish line?” During a Cross Country meet you will find yourself asking this question quite a bit. You may think that a 5k is simple work, you’ve never run up and down hills for 30 minutes straight. Though these things may try and keep you down, you just keep pushing ahead until the next mile point. While running you seem to be in a whole new state of mind and determination. All thoughts disappear and all you can do is run. First I will explain how a Cross Country…

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    Cross country running is a team or individuals running sport which may consist on running through grass, wooded uphill and downhill areas and sometimes gravel roads. This is a sport men or women of all ages can participate in year round. Many cross runners become involved in the sport during their high school years and continue doing it as a way to stay fit over the years. Cross county running has been around since the beginning of time it was referred to as “hare and hound” or “the paper…

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