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    The J. Paul Getty Museum, more popularly known as “The Getty”, is recognized as one of the best free museums in the world. With over 1,700,000 satisfied visitors just last year it is obvious that this is a correct claim. There are two locations associated with the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu. The Getty Center is known for their collection of European paintings, drawings, sculptures and illuminated manuscripts. The collection has many famous pieces of art with works from Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, and Vincent van Gogh. The museum is dedicated to the study of the arts and offers many public programs. With multiple outdoor exhibits conservation is a main concern at The Getty. To understand…

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    deep emotions by employing rhetorical devices. These devices are used to create specific arguments by creating unique angles of vision, which dictate how a viewer understands an image. For example, the images produced during the attack and today during ceremonies continue to influence the citizens’ perception of the attack. Some of these images related to 9/11 are separated by years and create arguments specifically pertinent to their respective time periods in the nations healing process. A…

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    Blanche was a widow but notoriously know for her promiscuous ways. Mark Cherry was a writer for the Golden Girls as well as a more recent show, Desperate Housewives in which Cherry used Blanche as the inspiration for the character Gabrielle, which was portrayed by Eva Longoria. Rose Nylund was portrayed by Betty White. The character migrated from a town in Minnesota called Saint Olaf. Rose was considered the blonde bimbo of the show, but she was extremely innocent, naïve and always believed…

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    Have you ever found yourself saying, “something just doesn’t feel right!” or to some degree along those lines? The book “Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking” by Malcolm Gladwell starts out with a similar feeling. Blink opens with the introduction of “The Statute That Didn’t Look Right”, September 1983 an art dealer named Gianfranco entered the Getty Museum located in California. With him he had a brilliantly preserved piece of work that measured near seven feet tall, with a price tag…

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    The sculptural portrait of Faustina the Elder is made of marble and was sculpted between the years of 140 and 160 A.D. She is a Roman piece by an unknown artist, and is housed in the Getty Villa. Faustina is composed of strong lines and shapes to draw the viewer into the vertical dominant composition. Multiple forms break down into triangular shapes that bring the eye up and down the length of the piece, in order to add some movement to her otherwise static pose. Faustina the Elder stands…

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    A health professional is someone that specialises in a particular health profession. The career is carried out by undergoing a long period of training, in which you then qualify to be a registered health professional through formalized assessments and exams. A health professional is not only registered to be a health profession in the country she gained the qualifications from; but is recognized worldwide. In which she or he will then be given a license. A health professional needs to have all…

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    to be in the company of people who seek my knowledge and assistance. After researching nurse-midwifery, I have reached the conclusion nurse-midwifery is the career I wish to pursue. There are plenty of components of this career that suit the lifestyle I wish to obtain. I believe, if I work hard, I can pursue the career as a nurse-midwife. Three things I believe will best suit my lifestyle from this career include the education requirements, salary, and the work environment. I wish to pursue…

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    I grabbed some of my friends and we walked towards my favorite restaurant on Times Square, Ellen’s Stardust Diner. Whenever we walked into the restaurant, we were greeted with the voices of the iconic singing waiters and waitresses. Our hostess took us to a large, cherry red booth in the center of the restaurant, subsequently my friends and I all ordered. I got the vegan chocolate lava cake with a “cheesecake cream” filling. While everyone waited for our food, my friends and I gazed at the…

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    Square and on to the next part of my adventure. To be completely honest, I didn’t really have a plan. I just decided to leave Time Square after being coaxed into giving money to people dressed as cartoon characters that speaks with a distinctive accent. But I left with my pride and a photo of myself with Iron Man, Hello Kitty, and Grover on my phone. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this one is definitely not worth twelve dollars. Right as I enter the subway, I remembered I…

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    Changing a tire is a skill that most people do not know how to do, but need to know how to do. This skill can be as easy as learning the alphabet. If a person takes the time, has the patience, and common sense; everything will run smoothly. Most people will face the dramatic problem of a flat tire. If a person ever does, he or she must make sure they identify the tire that needs changing, elevate the car, remove the tire with the proper tools, and get the spare tire. In order to change a flat…

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