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    To him it 's where he gets away from all the social media and his work to to have fun with friends and family. Grandpa says, “There are really two kinds of trips” (0:41). There are these trail rides he goes on by himself then family float trips. When he goes trail riding he usually goes down in South Missouri or Illinois. He usually takes one or two mules up with him and rides for couple days or weeks it depends if he needs to come back home for work. Grandpa told me once that he and his friends Chet and Darrel ride for hours and hours everyday while they are down there. He says that they will pack lunches to go and just stop on the trail and snack. Pops told me about when he had went down in Illinois once and he had found this rock that was the letter H and it was on top of another rock; Pops thought that was cool because his middle initial starts with a H which stands for Howard. On these trail rides, he has taken the most beautiful pictures of the sunset on top of a hill and said he was amazed by how…

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    Ernest Shackleton led his crew on the Endurance to attempt to be the first group of individuals to cross the Antarctic continent overland. One day away from land the crew became iced in and eventually the ship sank. Leaving the crew with limited supplies. Ernest being the leader made sure every man went home alive. His leadership skills were spectacular during the journey. Ernest Shackleton was left with moral decision making in the days and months that passed between the sinking of the…

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    Endurace “Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.”- Virgil Endurance noun en·dur·ance: the ability to withstand hardship or adversity. Endurance is an important factor in everyone’s life and it works in some way or another. There is physical, mental, and verbal endurance. Temple Grandin having endurance to use her abilities to her advantage to prove to the people that didn’t believe in her that they were wrong. During the attempt at integration at the Little Rock High School the…

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    created meals day after day with limited resources; to Alexander Macklin and James McIlroy, the two doctors, who saved steward Perce Blackborow from gangrene resulting from frostbite; to second-in-command Frank Wild, who served as leader of the 21 men on Elephant Island after the departure of Shackleton and companions for South Georgia” (WGBH Enterprises, 2001). As many good coaches and leaders do, Shackleton was able to make swift decisions and change directions during their time on the ice…

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    Out of the five days devoted to endurance training, two days need be a specific type of running that involves jogging, and sprinting intervals. These running exercises involve keeping time, so be prepared with a watch, or stopwatch. A thirty minute workout involving intervals of running at jogsprint pace have proven effective. Jog at a comfortable pace for two minutes. Once the two minutes have passed, build up speed to a sprint that will continue for thirty seconds. After the thirty-second…

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    Love can make us do crazy things. It can take us on life changing journeys, sometimes even journeys that take us across the world. Love can sometimes weigh us down, if it isn’t good for us or returned to us. It can hinder our judgements or even alter our beliefs altogether. But in the end we must decide if love is worth the ups and downs. Whether we should put ourselves, our very hearts, on the line in the hopes of finding a love that will endure a lifetime. In this paper I will explain the…

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    The Endurance The story of Ernest Shackleton and his crew’s voyage to the arctic was one worthy of countless volumes. Yet the defining moment of their epic journey, was not their voyage to the arctic itself, nor their amazing plans, but it was their survival through the “polar night”; a time of complete darkness and isolation. So what caused this crew to not just survive, but to thrive in spite of their frightening situation? In this essay I will argue three points for what I believe may have…

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    In the beginning of the story, we get a glimpse into the future of the crew, as their ship,Endurance, gets wedged in between floes of ice that render her useless. This ends all chances of the 28 man crew, with Sir Ernest Shackleton as their leader, to complete their Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. In the beginning of their story Shackleton sets out to cross Antarctica, soon after a failed expedition to be the first to reach the South Pole, however, they’re beaten by a few months. It takes…

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    Sir Ernest Shackleton was a man of great loyalty, perseverance and courage. Shackleton and a team of 28 men set out to conquer Antarctica. They were determined to be the first team to cross the entire continent via land. This amazing feat had been attempted several times all ending in failure. Although, on their way to claim glory for not only themselves, but their country, disaster struck. Their seemingly undefeatable ship, the Endurance, was crushed by ice and the men were forced to abandon…

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    Endurance by Alfred Lansing is an intense, attention-grabbing story based on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s attempt to be the first person to ever cross the continent of Antarctica. Ernest Shackleton was an Irish Explorer who specialized to explorations to the Artic region. His first exploration to the Artic region was under the command of Robert Scott from 1901-1903. Six years later, he was knighted for commanding the successful British Antarctica Expedition that began in 1907 and ended in 1909. On…

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