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    Luma's Outcasts United

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    for refugee children, The Fugees. Most, if not all her decisions revolved around the improvement of these kids, on and off the field alike. She presented them with this outlet of soccer and standards in order to help them conform to American culture. Most who took part of the team thrived through the season. Luma’s perseverance to break the barriers between the refugees proved to be successful, blending this ragtag…

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    The three appeals ethos, logos and pathos are found throughout the nonfiction piece. They are found in various with Pathos being the most prominent among the back stories of the refugees while the logos is found mostly when facts are given of the back stories of all characters as well as the town itself. Ethos is given by the author’s statement of him trying to not intervene of what’s going on in Clarkston. In these twelve chapters the story has progressed with a shift of the mayor’s decision on…

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    Outcasts United Refugee

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    What would life be like to live in a foreign country? In the book Outcasts United by Warren St. John the refugees with the help of their coach Luma start a soccer team named the Fugees. Luma and the Fugees end up creating a family like bond and supporting each other even as they all struggle though poverty and hardship. The refugees with the help of Luma unite together and create powerful bonds that support each team member demonstrating, that with a strong leader, much is possible. A leader…

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    Luma Al Mufleh Analysis

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    Luma Al-Mufleh coaches three different teams in the Fugees program, the Under Thirteens, Under Fifteens, and Under Seventeens. She tries to balance her teams out evenly and to have all her players support one another. She accepts a third of her players whom have stable lives and families, another third who were generally trustworthy with little problems at school and home, and a final third of boys who needed the Fugees to look out for them in their personal lives and issues they face on and off…

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    Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference is the incredible true story of the Fugees – short for refugees – a soccer team formed by refugees in Clarkston, Georgia. The author of Outcasts United, Warren St. John, was a journalist for the New York Times and has received awards from Sports Illustrated and others for excellence in writing on the subject of athletics. Warren’s achievement in Outcasts United, however, goes beyond providing incisive…

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    Lauryn Hill Role Model

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    Mayfield, Roberta Flack, Donny Hathway, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder. Hill had her mothers sixties soul running through her veins. By the age of 8 she was an expert on old soul music. She started out by singing in front of the mirror and then graduated to the karaoke machine at Six Flags. Her first ever singing break was when she was about 12 or 13, during amateur night at “Showtime at the Apollo.” Soon after Lauryn joined a band with two of her friends Pras and Marcy, they called…

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    Luma Mufleh, a young educated woman, was out for a drive when she passed through Clarkston, Georgia. While she was driving by she saw many boys playing soccer on any patches of grass or flat land. Some had sandals on and some had no shoes on at all. Although she already was struggling with money, she quit her job and moved to Clarkston. Once there she started a soccer team called the Fugees. She wanted to unite the kids that were different. With her extra money, she bought the refugees groceries…

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    The Balegamires were the largest with 5 children, Josue, Grace, Christelle, Manace, Ephraim, and Gloria. Next were the Ziatys with Jeremiah, Mandela, Darlington, and Erich. Last were the Ntwaris with Alex, Bein, and Ive. Needless to say the siblings depended on each other, but they also formed a second family on the local refugee soccer team. Their coach, Luma, did everything she could to help the players connect and not feel so alone. She made them speak english to break any language barriers.…

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    The heavenly sound of guitars and pianos complement the angelic voice of Lori Lieberman as she sings, “Strumming my pain with his fingers.” The breakaway of the piano serenades the listener into a ballad of love. Generation by generation, the stylistics of “Killing Me Softly” has evolved to conform to a variety of genres and audiences. It has made its way through airways with notable artists taking a change of channeling the essence of the song. Although the song originated from a young vocalist…

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    Summary Of Outcast United

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    realized. Luma Mufleh is a young woman originally from Jordan, who came to America for college and moved to Clarkston, Georgia. As a lover of soccer, she worked at the YMCA until she met a group of boys who showed more passion for the sport than anyone she had ever coached before. These kids were the refugees whose families had to move to America to escape war in their homelands. They were looking for a better place to live and economic opportunities. These kids and their families were caught…

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