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  • Slipping Through Glass: A Short Story

    Chapter Thirty-Two Slipping Through Glass I sat in my room on the floor, silent, still, straining to make out the sound of footsteps downstairs, while I waited for what seemed like forever. Finally, I saw an arm holding a stack of books, a leg, another arm, and Emma slipped all the way through the glass. “That was awesome,” she said, setting her books down on a table. “We made it back, and hey, look, your room is perfect, except for the pile of dirty clothes in the corner.” “Right, which is…

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  • Berry Gordy Biography

    During the year of 1959, Berry Gordy, who was an African American songwriter, founded “Motown Records”. With a loan of close to $800 which came from his family. Gordy managed to create the company that later came to be known as “Motown Records Corporation”. Berry gave this name “Because Detroit had long been known as the “Motor City”. (Motown Music). Instead of city Berry used town and then combined the words, creating the perfect name for his new record label, Motown. Motown and is soul-based…

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  • Short Biography: Berry Gordy Jr.

    Berry Gordy Jr was born on 28 November 1929 in Detroit. After a period as a professional feather-weight in the late Forties, Gordy was then drafted for service in the Korean War in 1951. Discharged in 1953, he married 19-year-old Thelma Coleman. Then in 1959, at the age of 30, Berry Gordy Jr. started a company called Motown based off a eight-hundred dollar loan from his family. Little did Gordy know that his automobile assembly line based music label would be starting a revolution. He wanted to…

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  • Song Analysis: Smokey Robinson

    “Smokey” Robinson. After being turned away by Jackie Wilson’s manager, a dejected Smokey Robinson was heading back to his car and Berry Gordy stopped him and told him he liked the songs they were auditioning (Gordy 90-92, Posner23-25). After more conversation Berry discovered that Smokey had written over 100 songs and Berry ask to look and critique them, leading to a lifelong business and friendship between the two. This meeting would actually lead to the development of Motown Records, with…

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  • Humor In Forrest Gump

    story begins with a young Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) and his mother in Greenbo, Alabama. As a child he is often mocked for his lack of intelligence by the majority of his peers, except for Jenny (portrayed by actress Robin Wright), who befriends him when they first meet. Despite Forrests’ love for his childhood friend, they soon grow older and go their separate ways. With nearly no…

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  • Hank Aaron's Contribution To The Game Of Baseball

    Hank Aaron, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, influenced many by his actions on and off the diamond. Hank Aaron was born in Mobile, Alabama on February 5, 1934. He was the the third of eight children in his family and the child of Herbert and Estella Aaron. Hank grew up fascinated about the sport of baseball. Any amount of free time Hank had he was playing some type of baseball. He grew up playing with only a stick and bottle caps. Herbert would occasionally make him baseballs…

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  • Saving Private Ryan Film Techniques

    Saving Private Ryan is an award winning 1998 film directed by Steven Spielberg that documented D-Day on June 6, 1944 and the atrocities the men in battle went through. The film received 5 Oscars, 74 other rewards, and was nominated for another 74 awards. The film has also been appraised by Royal Marines that played as extras in the film and after the release of the film in 1998 the number of people that visited the American cemetery at St. Laurent increased due to the graphic content that was…

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  • Baseball Observation Essay

    As I walked into the stadium, the smell of hotdogs and popcorn filled the air. It was a familiar setting. A setting I had grown to know very well because my dad loved baseball. The red white and blue colors were everywhere as fans came from every direction into the stadium. My dad and I walked to the outfield where the opposing team was warming up for the game. Turner Field in Atlanta was not only home of the Braves, but a home to many baseball fans. The concessions and amenities for the fans,…

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  • Communication Skills In Forrest Gump

    “Life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get.”(Forrest) This is the most famous quotes from the movie Forrest Gump. In, Forrest Gump there are many different types of communication skills and techniques. The different types of communication in the movie are open mindedness, self-disclosure, comforting messages, eyecontact, sympathetic responsiveness, egocentrism, relationship initiation,and emotional support through personal friendships. The communication…

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  • Thithi Movie Synopsis

    The plot synopsis of Ram Reddy’s Thithi (2016) indicates why such a simple film has consistently found its way to film festivals both national and international and has been already numbered among the most genuine examples of feature-length ethno filmmaking in Indian Cinema. The film Thithi, is about the death of a 101-year-old patriarch called Century Gowda and how three generations of his family react to his death. The opening sequence of the film begins with death of Century Gowda and the…

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