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  • Personal Narrative: Soccer In The Barrio

    simplest human being, and still be happy and innocent; that is what I see and experience every Tuesday when I go to Hart Elementary School. Being a kid is simple and fun. Reality is for adults, and that is how it should be, that is what I teach my family away from home. It is not sad if you do not know the reality, it is not downgrading if everything around you is simple and exciting. I go every Tuesday to Hart Elementary School for three hours to converse and enjoy their presence. I go to fulfill their enjoyment, to help them appreciate the pleasure of being a kid and knowing that everything is fine. These kids are like family; they not only have fun but they teach me everyday life lessons. Soccer in the Barrio is located in downtown El Paso, Texas, the poorest place in town. This is where I am every Tuesday, helping kids through sports and enhancing their English abilities. What is Soccer in the Barrio? Well, let me explain the simplest part first. A group of friends and I go and play soccer with kids while…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With A Sportsperson

    Michigan White Caps and again no call backs. So I looked up minor league baseball teams and the name El Paso Chihuahuas caught my attention. Looking up their front office staff on their website I seen that Angela Olivas is the Director, Marketing and Communications for the team. So I decided to contact her and was able to talk to her first hand the moment I called. Being that she is women and of Mexican descent I was very excited to have her as my interviewee to get her insight.…

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  • Graphic Violence In Sicario

    Cast and crew traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Veracruz, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas to capture the look and feel fo the U.S./Mexico border, which is more of a central character in the film, rather than a backdrop. Juarez, Mexicio i the setting, but the only shots of Juarez are arial, as the filmmakers visited Juarez to research and found it too dangerous to film on the ground, according to Men 's…

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  • Homelessness In Rio De Janeiro

    Janeiro, Brazil and El Paso, Texas are implementing programs that make a case for allocating funds towards the wellness of those suffering rather than the added entertainment of those who are much better off. These organizations promote their community…

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  • El Paso Miracle Analysis

    The El Paso Miracle is an article that talks about the positive things about immigration since most of our town is surrounded by them. It gives specific information about facts some people may do even knew about immigration of El Paso itself. This article is meant typically for the people in El Paso, politics that argue that immigrants are a bad influence, or just for anyone around the world that wants to inform them. But mostly for the fair part it depends on the reader and its intentions on…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Mexican American Identity Crisis

    Growing up, I lived on mainstream television and movies. This and the paradoxical nature of El Paso Mexican culture greatly distorted my perception of being a Mexican. The media’s hypersexualized representation of a Latina did not appeal to me. I grew up too American to believe that I am like the Latinas on T.V. And I was reminded constantly that I am from the same culture. I don’t wear the tight fitting dresses or skirts. I’m more like the American tomboy who wears shorts and baggy…

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  • Old El Paso Taco Shells

    Should one follow the law of the land or their conscience? Taking a page from the marketing tactics of Old El Paso Taco Shells, I ask why we can’t do both? With a population of over seven billion, human beings are never going to come to a consensus about what the ultimate conduct guide should be. Still, the two main sides of the debate are that one should either follow the rule of law or their own conscience. However, I do not think that both sides are mutually exclusive. After all, the…

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  • El Paso High School Observation Report

    20 Years Ago El Paso High School in El Paso, Texas 8:30 a.m. It was an unusually chilly and foggy day for September in Texas. Millie got out of her white Aleko and grabbed her yellow knit sweater that was draped across the passenger seat. She was reaching for her backpack, which was in the back seat of her car, when the first bell rang. Millie raced across the parking lot, up the concrete steps, and pulled the heavy door to the rustic brick building open. There was no one in the halls like…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To El Paso

    At the end of September John had the Alpine manager and Presidio manger and myself come to El Paso as he did not have the time to travel to each of our stores, We discussed the same things that were talked about in August, John and Joey made promises again and none of those promises were made good. John said not to allow my assistant to close by their self that he had made a mistake telling me it was ok. There was either a manager or assistant mangers training taking place, but our meeting was…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Owe My Father

    he applied for a position as a salesman in the store downtown and got it. Much to his friends’ surprise, he proved to be an excellent salesman, despite his heavy Puerto Rican accent in both English and Spanish; but handsome, charming, and attentive, he outsold all the other salesmen during his first year on the job. Then, he bought a house in a good neighborhood near Five Points and moved us out of the barrio in south El Paso. Since we were still very poor, he could not afford the monthly…

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