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    “You can get off now Callie” I slid off and Caramel jumped a little bit. Caramel Is a big scaredy cat, She hates new things and things she has seen at the barn one hundred times before. I walked caramel back to her stall to un-tack her. She goes straight to her food bowl like always. I took off her bridal and I heard the clinking of metal on her teeth as I took the bit out of her mouth. It felt slimy but I did not hold on to it for long. I slid her halter on to her head and walked her to the cross ties so I could take her saddle off. I walked out of the stables to put her saddle away to hang caramel’s bridal up. I walked back to caramel’s stall her ears were back she is basically telling let’s go lady I want my food. I went to get her brush. I took the brush and I put my hand through the little slip. I brushed her and took the halter off and let her eat her food. I closed the door behind me and took a deep breath. I walked over to the side of caramel’s stall to get my helmet and gloves. “callie, can we talk”, “Ya sure Sammy” “I want you to join the riding competition “maybe I don't know if I want to.” I started to think about it “your last show went really well” “fine”, ”it’s in 3 week”. I walked over to my car and put the key in the ignition. On the way home I thought about the competition, I have been on competitions before but every time it worries me. Beep beep beep the alarm went off. I woke up got out of bed and did all of my daily routines. I had to go back to the…

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    know one thing for sure: you are part of a team, a band of brothers, and prepared to pay the ultimate price for any of them. This was exactly the case for the thousands among thousands of Marines that showed themselves in the historic Battle of Iwo Jima. The book Flags of Our Fathers describes this brutal thirty-six day battle, and takes us in depth with 6 of our nation's heroes; “The Flag Raisers:” Cpl. Harlon Block, Navy Pharmacist's Mate John Bradley, Cpl. Rene Gagnon, PFC Franklin Sousley,…

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    The Black Swan is a very twisted story about a young ballerina looking to become the best dancer possible. She wants to have the perfect body and performance as a dancer. Nina, the main character, is portrayed as an innocent and pure character. From the beginning, Nina shows signs of mental instability. As the movie progresses, it reveals deeper into her character as she develops and shows many symptoms of schizophrenic behavior. According to the DSM; Schizophrenia is a serious mental health…

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    soldiers also realize that the way war is described and painted for them differed from how it really is. A slight difference between the two books is that the picture is painted by schoolmasters in All Quiet on the Western Front whereas it is painted mainly by the media in Flags of Our Fathers. “This is no joke! This is real war (Bradley, 58)!” This statement is yelled out anonymously from the roof of the KGU radio station in Honolulu during the Japanese’s bombing of Pearl Harbor. In…

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    Black Swan was a thriller that displayed the struggle for perfection of being a ballet dancer and as an overall person .Throughout the film Darren Aronofsky used the idea that certain techniques are suited to the treatment of themes such as how perfection is unattainable and how obsession is destructive. The movie is inspired by the ballet production Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky where a princess is turned into a swan she fell in love with a prince and is put under a spell by the evil…

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    In Albert Camus’ novel, “The Stranger”, the absurdist themes of the meaninglessness of human life, living in the moment, irrationality, and lack of conformity to the values of society are best exemplified through the relationships that the protagonist, Meursault, has with those around him. Camus’ characterisation of his anti-hero makes us question the way we must fit into other people’s expectations of our own behaviour, thus forcing us to lie in order to find a secure place within society.…

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    Presidential scandals affect the entire nation. While some are particularly worse than others, they can also help implement change in things that will make the nation grow stronger. For example, the election of 1876 with former president Rutherford B. Hayes helped the country understand how a president is elected into office and clarified the confusion between the importance of popular vote and electoral vote, which greatly impacted Washington D.C. However, there are other presidential scandals…

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    why my parents have different last names. Also where I'm from its natural for someone to come over everyday some families have a visitor that’s always being used. It's also common for no presents on Christmas because there is no money to spend on presents but we do go to church. Since I'm African-American I'll talk about American tradition and such like Presidents day I wonder that days purpose is or Easter I don’t understand that one either. So Presidents day a long time ago was seen as…

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    In both life and death, James Garfield was a groundbreaking personality. He gained the nomination for presidency by popular vote despite not officially being in the running, and he was awarded the presidency against the democratic nominee using the same unexpected means. His popular character attracted the likes of both those who wished to work with him, and those who wished to harm him besides his down-to-earth way of handling the presidency of the United States of America. On September 19th,…

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    Rutherford B. Hayes, the nineteenth President of the United States, was born on October 4, 1822, in Ohio. He was the fifth born child to Rutherford and Sofia Bichard Hayes. Before getting the chance to be president, he served In a recognized legitimate, military and congressional posts and was the legislative leader of Ohio. In 1877, Hayes was elected as the 19th president of the United States, after winning one of the most corrupted election in American History. After winning the presidency, he…

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