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    When I think of successful people, my name had always failed to cross my mind. What had I done, or what could I ever do, to make myself worthy of holding such an honorable character trait? As it turns out, I have managed to surprise myself. It’s difficult to discuss these changes without sounding pompous or self-righteous, but I’ve come to find a great joy in reflecting on where I came from and where I stand today. Truly, I had never expected to attend college let alone fall in love with a university that gave me more than just an education. My mother had grown very ill and I was too scared to think about moving away from her. My previous five years were spent taking care of her and being there whenever she needed me. I had felt like it was…

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    The Peace Corps Many people may not know what the Peace Corps is but in this paper i’m going to tell you. The Peace Corps is a movement were U.S citizens go all around the world to help people in need. The volunteers are going all around the world to help build houses for the homeless, feed the hungry, help people get jobs,(ext). How did the Peace Corps get started? When the Peace Corps was made in the USA it was started by John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961. Some other people that helped come…

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    tiniest of details. Elizabeth Kostova is important to American Literature because she keeps classic tales in her modern-day stories, only twisting minor details and leaving the root story in place, almost as if to teach somebody today the original story and make it more relatable and understandable. Elizabeth Kostova has had an interesting life. “Kostova was born in Connecticut but lived in various college towns and spent time in Europe during her formative years, thanks to her father’s…

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    feels to be the lesser. Yet, with all the hardship that surrounds me, I am exceptionally privileged. Every morning when I wake up, and wrap a new hijab around my head, I am unapologetically me. I am unapologetically Muslim. Within the wildfire that is the 2016 election aftermath, my privilege has shined even brighter. While threats are being thrown around like confetti at minorities in America, I have the distinct privilege of choosing who I want to be every morning. By choosing to place a piece…

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    successes and achievements, most notably, the world's most popular search engine, Google. Page was born on March 26, 1973, in Lansing, the capital city of Michigan. His father was Dr. Carl Victor Page, a professor who specialized in computer science, technology, and artificial intelligence. He taught at Michigan State University. His mother was Gloria Lawrence, also taught computer programming at the university. Not only were Larry Page's parents technologically inclined, but his brother…

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    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on October 25, 1891 (Father Coughlin). His father, Thomas J. Coughlin, was an Indian born Great Lake seaman. His mother, Amelia Mahoney, was a seamstress. Charles Coughlin was an only child. Coughlin went to Catholic schools, graduated college, and became a priest (Krebs). Coughlin attended and graduated at St. Michael’s College Of Toronto with a degree of Philosophy (Smith). In 1911 after he graduated, Coughlin attended a seminary for 5 years. In 1916 he was…

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    There were a lot of information that jump of the pages of Mark Binelli’s novel “Detroit City is the Place to Be”. The author introduce the readers to his native land; the history and good and bad eras. In 1900’s Henry Ford had a bright idea to bring a majority manufacture of the automobile to the Detroit city area. Exploring through the eyes of the writer, Detroit city has been identified as the motor city for its automobile factories (Ford, Chrysler, and General Motor ); sport teams such…

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    Growing up in Michigan has been a dream come true. The sights and sounds of the Upper Peninsula are something out of a picture book. Looking out your living room window and overlooking one of the Great Lakes is something not everyone gets to experience. Moving away brought me to another great lake, another beautiful view, and more sights to see. Living in Michigan is like a never-ending tour of sightseeing. I consider myself truly lucky to live in such a wonderful place. Michigan did not take…

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    planet. In Michigan especially, the effect that water has on the land can clearly be seen throughout the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. This change comes from rivers and lakes eroding, transporting, and depositing; glaciers carving the land and leaving behind water; and humans manipulating water for beneficial reasons. It’s no secret that Michigan is shaped by water simply due to the fact that it is surrounded by lakes on almost every border it has, but the rivers and lakes have more…

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    Using your eyes to see, is like using your nose to smell, or using your ears to hear. You get my point? Our senses do so many things for us, it is easy to take that for granted. Our senses and body contribute to who we are mentally and physically. Doctors, nurses, surgeons, really anyone in the medical field spend their lives, changing people's lives and may not even know it. That is why they are my Michigan Heroes. My friend, this is story about a a life changing event that those people gave…

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