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    Promoting Social Justice

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    With all the problems and disparities in today’s society, promoting social justice is more important than ever. As community leaders try to fill the world with love, peace, and solidarity, education will be an important stepping stone in facilitating this process. As part of my service learning experience, I worked to promote the learning and development of young students at the Felician College Child Care Center located on Felician University’s Lodi Campus. The Felician College Child Care Center, founded in 1987, consists of Felician Sisters and lay teachers who uphold many of the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. Their philosophy is that each child ought to be treated as a unique individual because each one of us is a distinct…

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    It was September 26, 2014, the night of the biggest high school football game in Albany, GA between Westover and Monroe. During my biology lecture class, my friend and I contemplated driving home for the game. I had not seen my sister cheer all last semester. I decided this would be the perfect time to surprise her. High school rivalry games are always great opportunities for returning alumni to meet up with old friends and flaunt themselves, usually in the latest styles, to make an impression…

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    saying, “I feel relief to hear that my sister will be safe, even though it means Lucinda has to go away. It’s like one of those operations where they save your life but take out some big part of you” (pg. 74). Inside of Anita’s thoughts, she shows the compassion she has for her sister. Anita wants to keep Lucinda around, but she knows that leaving the Dominican Republic is going to keep her safe. We can clearly see that this culture values their family and their safety. If the family wasn’t…

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    The fairy tale I chose to write about was Cinderella, but instead of being told in Cinderella’s point of view I chose to write it in the evil step mothers point of view. I chose to write about Cinderella because when I was growing up I was a huge Disney fan, I still am, and Cinderella was one of my favorites, The Disney version is a little different than Perrault’s version and a lot different than the Grimm Brothers version. I chose to base my fairy tale off of Perrault’s version. In the…

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    Short Essay On Mother Teresa

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    Mother Teresa is one of the famous people on earth. She was famous because of what she has done and of how many people she has helped. Her real name is Ganxhe Agnes Bojaxhiu but most people call her Agnes. She was born in August 26 1910. She was born and lived in Skopje, is it a small part of Siberia which is now a part of Yugoslavia. She is the third child of the Bojaxhiu family. She has 2 siblings which are her sister Aga and her brother Lazar. Agnes’ father, Kole Bojaxhiu was a wealthy…

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    Dragons, witches, princesses, knights. These are the imaginary friends in so many children's lives. For young adults, those fairy tale characters give away to darker characters and more realistic situations. However, what do they all have in common? They live in stories. Two stories that are interesting are The Giver by Lois Lowry, and "A Christmas Memory" by Truman Capote. When Jonas in The Giver turns 12, he is picked for something special and finds out some secret things. Buddy in "A…

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    the most important roles by starting a revolution and believing that she could change the ideal image of a woman in the Dominican Republic. Minerva and her three sisters are demonstrated in a way that emphasizes the hardships of being a woman during that time. Julia Alvarez traces one of the strongest historical narratives about the Mirabal Sisters during the regime that took place between 1930 and 1961. Patria, Minerva, Dedé and Maria Teresa Mirabal were four strong women that fought against…

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    It was Halloween night when my twin cousins, my sister, and I all went trick or treating but came back with no candy. The four of us decided to all dress up as skittles. I was the green skittle, my sister was the purple skittle, my cousin, Addie, was the red skittle, and my cousin Lanie was the yellow skittle. The only bad thing is that the four of us all live out in the country away from the city, so we have to go to random neighborhoods. Every year we try to go to a different neighborhood so…

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    Three sisters, Minerva, Patria, and Maria began a revolution against the powerful Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. In the book In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, three sisters become revolutionaries during the brutal regime of Trujillo in the mid 20th century to obtain freedom for the country. This correlates with the French revolution because the revolutionaries want to gain their freedom from the opposing tyranny. Social change happens when the people are triggered by a catalyst…

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    Princess Anna’s journey to find her sister, Anna’s horse runs away from her, leaving her stranded in the middle of the forest. Princess Anna decides to continue on her journey and meets Kristoff and Sven. The both of them help Anna find her sister and show her the right way through the new “snow world”. Kristoff and Sven act as good characters in the movie, this teaches Princess Anna that there are good people whom are willing to help other in desperate times of need. Characters in fairy tales…

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