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    The Gold Standard

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    The Gold standard was exactly that, a global standard based upon the value of gold. It allowed the economies of the world to have a point of reference with each and every economy that adopted the gold standard. While it once was synonymous with the economic strength of a nation and economy. It eventually crumbled like all things that man creates, its importance should not be undervalued but it was a standard that did not grow with the times and was left behind. The history of gold is an…

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    Shawn Johnson Gymnast

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    Shawn Johnson is a gymnast known for her Olympic debut at the 2008 Olympics held in Beijing, China. Johnson earned a gold medal in the balance beam competition as well as three silvers in the floor, individual all-around, and team competitions. What many people don’t know is the success Johnson had before her Olympic debut and the hard work and dedication that helped her achieve her goals. Shawn Johnson was enrolled in gymnastics at the age of three as a way for her to burn off energy. She…

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    She was only 14 years old at the olympics. Olga Korbut was the first gymnast to a backwards aerial somersault on beam. Sadly, her olympic experience didn’t end on a high note. After her chance of gold slipped away Ogla showed emotion, which no other gymnast had done before. Mary Lou Retton won the gold in 1984. It was the first time a female gymnast outside Eastern Europe had won the individual all-around. Dominique Dawes was the first African American to win an individual Olympic…

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    Sam Bass Short Story

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    He decided to start recruiting from the bar with the help of Joel. He recruited as much as four people. They rode on horseback to the closest town that has some sort of black market where you can buy handguns. The trained shooting in the plains for the first heist. It was the day of the big heist…

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    prepare their troops for war but after the fall of Rome gymnastic became a form of entertainment. In the mid 1770’s the sport began to modernize with the addition of more events. Friedrich Ludwig Jahn introduced events such as the horizontal bar, the parallel bars, the balance beam, and jumping events. He along with many others is known as the “Fathers of modern gymnastics”. In the 1800’s the…

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    Gold Star Park is located in Wetumpka, Alabama on the banks of the Coosa River. It is underneath the city's historical “Bibb’s Grave Bridge” in between City Hall and the Wetumpka Public Library. Gold Star Park used to house an outdoor church. Gold Star Park is surrounded by history, such as the city’s first jail and the antique movie theater. Furthermore, Gold Star holds outdoor activities, a playground, and festivals that make the community thrive. To begin, Gold Star Park is home to two…

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    Pardoner’s Tale have a lot of differences and similarities. Some of the them are major and some of them are not that bad at all. Three of the main and most obvious differences are loyalty, greediness, and how they handle and acquire the treasure and gold. Loyalty is very important to both stories as it involves their religion and their tradition throughout time. Beowulf is one of the most loyal soldiers/warriors of all time. He never takes anything or anyone for granted. Beowulf does whatever…

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    five-star hotel transform into the grandest of stages for a contemporary cultural experience like no other. Co-curator Louise Bezzina said the immersive cultural event, now in its second year, added a new dimension to the Gold Coast’s iconic holiday landscape. “Since originating the Gold Coast’s Bleach* Festival in 2012, both locals and visitors to our city have demonstrated an insatiable appetite for unique cultural experiences such as this,” Bezzina said. “In its premiere year, travellers,…

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    Sunday night the fans of NCIS: Los Angeles hoped that NCIS would find the missing gold. Last week the cliffhanger ending had Henrietta “Hetty” Lange and her former colleagues from the Vietnam war wondering if they would ever see their stolen gold. Since it was millions of dollars, the importance of catching the thieves before they left the country with the bars was an NCIS: Los Angeles priority. Looking for so much gold in such a short time had Agent Callen and Agent Hanna working fast. Within…

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    "The Bear and the Bow" is the sixth episode of the fifth season of the American fantasy drama series Once Upon a Time. The action in this ten minutes part of the episode takes place in the functional seaside town of Storybroke - Maine in the present, and in Camelot in the past (six weeks ago), which residents are actually characters from various fairy tales and other stories transported to the real world.Episodes usually have one segment that details the characters' past lives that, when…

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