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    tickets for the Alcatraz tour, a sudden call of a Caucasian man with a raspy and dry voice is made, “Two forty from Pier 33 to Alcatraz is now boarding! Final call!” My mom quickly checks the time on her grandma phone and realizes it’s now two forty-five. We sprint to the gates with our tickets in hand and fear in our eyes of missing the tour. Fortunately, the Caucasian man lied about the final call and we make it to the gate just in time. With a sigh of relief, my mom and I make our way down to the boat and up to…

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    at sea is and will continue to be a mystery until other evidence is discovered. The FBI and other agencies have tested any theory they have to try to determine if the prisoners had possibly made landfall or not. “Fedor Baart, a simulation specialist at Deltares, explained: "We didn't know exactly when the inmates launched their boats, or their precise starting point, and so we decided to release 50 boats every 30 minutes between 2000 and 0400, from a range of possible escape spots at Alcatraz to…

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    Alcatraz Research Paper

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    Quinn the researchers had used a ground-penetrating radar. The radar that they had used revealed some remains of an old military fortress. Which was long believed to have been entirely demolished. The San Francisco Bay Island was once the home-base of a Fortress at Alcatraz. It was built and converted to a line defense during the Civil War. There was an old barricade, buried magazine structures, and tunnels that were exposed from the ground-penetrating radar, which was dated long before the main…

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    whether or not the three escapees could have made it on their temporary raft. The time of the escape or where they launched their raft are not definite so the scientists created a range of possibilities. They started launching the boats from 8 pm to 4 am at 30 minute intervals from different possible starting points on the island. Also, adding paddling effects to the rafts created more precise effects on their ending points. They discovered that if the inmates departed before midnight, or after…

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    Imagine a seven-by-seven-mile metropolis, surrounded by several neighborhoods filled with homes with unique design in Presidio Heights or Nob Hill, tall office buildings in the Financial District, and amazing views of San Francisco and the Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge or Twin Peaks. As many people view San Francisco as one of the most expensive and difficult cities to live in, I like to think of it as my home away from home. It is a city of seekers and adventurers. I am a city girl and I love…

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    I originally got in the predicament by taking the wrong bus. When I realized I had to walk I felt slightly annoyed because the Golden Gate Bridge was always cold especially at night and definitely in the winter. As I began to walk I slowly sauntered off into my thoughts as I usually do for long endeavors. I began to of a group of boys running into a thick cloud of white smoke. Blinded by the overwhelming cloud, I stared at the red dirt ground to keep my bearings. It was in that moment which I…

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    Directed by Lee Toland Krieger, Age of Adaline is an enchanting film of a woman, who in 1937 mysteriously stops aging after a tragic accident causing her to live a lonely life for the fear of revealing her secret; however, the plot is implausible because of its circumstances. Adeline Bowman was born on New Years Day in 1908, got married, had a child, and became widowed at a young age when her husband had an accident at work. Her daughter rapidly approached the age of 29, the same age that…

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    “We’re going to die in here!” Pep wailed. “Do something, Coke!” “What am I supposed to do?” Coke asked. Twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald just turned thirteen, and are traveling across the country with people who will make sure they never reach thirteen and a half. Dr. Herman Warsaw has a grudge, and plenty of ways to get rid of them. Lucky for the twins, they seem to avoid everything he can throw at them; so far. In this fifth installment in the series, Dr. Warsaw’s allies do horrible things to the…

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    It was a cold, windy night when John, Susie, Billy and Pepaw were sitting around the campfire, when pepaw began to tell a story from his childhood. He began the story by telling them about his trusty lantern. He said he was on the Golden Gate Bridge with his beloved wife. His lantern began to flicker, so he began to sway it back and forth to make the flame reappear. When he looked up there was a dense fog forming over the water, a large pirate ship began to appear. They began to get frightened…

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    My parents loved to travel to the old cities, the cities pervaded with old stuff like San Francisco. So did I like nostalgic cities and towns. From the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, to the bustling harbor and houses with fancy old architectural looks along with the busy modern shopping centers. I loved San Francisco, a city of cheerful nostalgia. Just as, in 1989, a horrific earthquake, named Loma Prieta ruined the famous Embarcadero freeway and devastated the two-storey ramp leading to the…

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