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    “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” A motto that holds great significance in many households across the world, including my own. The Special Olympics oath shows hope for committed and dedicated athletes. All thanks to Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the woman responsible for the greatest organization ever created. Special Olympics was created in 1968 when my role model Eunice Shriver's eyes were opened to just how unfairly children with disabilities were traded. Much like Shriver, I am dedicated to the equality of children with mental delays. Since I was eight years old I have always been involved in the Special Olympic foundation. My mother taught me at a young age not to discriminate against anyone who might seem…

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    The Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, with a mission of providing year round training and competitions to more than 4.5 million athletes in 170 countries. Special Olympics is a 501 (c)(3) non- profit organization based out of Washington, DC. The organization helps provide a place for children and adults with disabilities to interact in physical activities and competition boosting self-esteem and encouragement.…

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    Given the title of Lionel Shriver’s novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, one would assume that the book would in fact, talk about Kevin. This is not the case. Shriver highlights the character Kevin, but he is far from, what some would consider, the “main character”. She addresses the obvious blatant thought in our minds, that is we want to talk about Kevin, through the title then steers the audience towards a novel of consequential actions and healing amidst pain from people like Kevin. This…

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    Comparing Two Readings

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    not back down. Excellence is something that comes natural to her because if she did not believe in herself, she would utterly fail. She is standing her ground, especially when she states “You may shoot me with your words, /You may cut me with your eyes,/You may kill me with your hatefulness,/But still, like air, I’ll rise. She shows excellence well just like excellence is shown in The Good Man. In The Good Man he shows excellence because he was a not only a father, but he was a Sargent.…

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    to the dates of the letters, allowing readers to understand that her memories may be slightly incorrect. Shrivers use of chronological order from the past to present. The statement is a very accurate description of the unreliable narrator, Eva Khatchadourian, in We Need To Talk About Kevin. Right from the start of the novel, it is clear that Eva is confessing that she was going…

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    We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver chronicles letters between Eva Khatchadourian and her dead husband Franklin as she recounts the childhood, adolescence and eventual imprisonment of her psychopath son, Kevin. While at first, one may believe that the novel would solely be about Kevin, its namesake; the novel also follows Eva. Shriver brings great attention to detail and outlines extremely specific events to portray Eva’s progression as a mother coming to terms with her antisocial…

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    In November of 1941, Rosemary Kennedy, was ordered by her father to receive a surgery that was said to be life changing. It was called the lobotomy. The Kennedy Family was immediately skeptical of such a surgery, and came to a conclusion that it was not what they wanted for Rosemary. But their opinion and rejection to the procedure was all in vain. Joe Kennedy ordered the lobotomy to be done immediately, without his family knowing. Rosemary’s lobotomy was performed by psychiatrist Dr. Walter…

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    McCarthy had many supporters, such as Joseph Kennedy. Kennedy became friends with McCarthy because he found him to be a likable fellow Catholic who had all the right ideas on domestic communist. “JFK liked the fact that McCarthy went after the "elites" in the State Department whom JFK regarded with contempt” (the Kennedys and McCarthyism, web). Even before McCarthy made accusations against the State Department of subversion, JFK had already aligned himself with the militant anti-communists who…

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    ENG 111 Class Reflection

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    During my time in Dr. Kennedy 's ENG 111 class, I have been pushed way beyond my limits of capabilities. Before in high school, I had no idea what a rhetorical analysis was. But here it turns out to the normality. Normally, we would just read a book and then answer questions based on said book. We also had only used citation once if lucky prior to the senior project. But there wasn 't much need for detail. But nevertheless, without my experience here at RCC, I would have never known the amount…

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    John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a remarkable man. As he grew he became an intelligent strong man. He was very fortunate throughout his life. Until one day that all ended and the world was devastated. The patriotic John Fitzgerald Kennedy placed his life on the line as he accepted the privilege of being an American president. John was born on May 29th, 1917 to a very devoted family (Brauer).In Boston Massachusetts (Discovery Education). As a child john was given the nick name Jack (Brauer) He as a,…

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