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  • Hank Williams Accomplishments

    EXPLANATION For the second honors component, I chose option two, which is a biography on a famous Parisian. Choosing Hank Williams Jr. seemed to be a reasonable decision, considering the fact that I was neighbors with Hank for about ten years, but never knew much about him. I would like to become more familiar with his occupation, life story, and how he personally contributed to Paris. CHILDHOOD On May 26, 1949, in Shreveport, Louisiana, Hank Williams Jr. came into the world. 1 Parents, Audrey and Hank Williams had originally named their son Randall Hank Williams, but he later took the stage name, Hank Williams Jr. around the age of eight, after he started performing. Soon after he was brought forth into the earth, the nickname Bocephus was…

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  • Hank Williams Research Paper

    DESCRIPTION Hank Williams Jr. is a famous musician, singer, and songwriter. His real name is Randall Hank Williams but is nicknamed Hank Williams Jr. and Bocephus. Hank Williams Sr. started calling his son Bocephus after watching Grand Ole Opry comedian, Rod Brasfield, use a puppet named Bocephus in his comedy act. He was born on May 26, 1949 in Shreveport, LA, where he was born and raised. A little less than four years later, his father dies. He has been recently living in Paris, TN.…

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  • The Value Of Freedom Of Speech

    The notion that somebody deserves to have their life and career ruined for tweeting an offensive comment or bad joke is an out-of-proportion response, driven by righteous indignation." There is an article found on the website bleacherreport.com about the Hank Williams Jr., Obama controversy that proves how delicate freedom of speech is." Because people who are heavily involved in the public, such as celebrities and radio personalities are seen and heard by such a massive audience, their…

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  • Hank Williams Jr.: Country Music Career

    Hank Williams Jr. was born in Shreveport, Virginia On May 26th, 1949. He started his singing career at the age of 8 and started performing at shows. Hank discovered a new combination of music by combining southern rock and blues with country music which gave him his own unique style of music. Hank’s father died when Hank was three. That didn’t stop him from being the country music star that he aspired to be. Hank started singing at many places and started to become well known. Little did he…

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  • Comparing Hank Williams Sr. And Willie Nelson

    As any country music fan comparing Hank Williams Sr. and Willie Nelson was an interesting challenge. Both are country music idols noted for changing the industry. The lives of both legends have similarly beginnings, with times of struggle, and time of success. But what marks the difference in these two influential men was the means of how they ended up coping with fame of being in the lime light. The obvious place to start this comparison is with the beginnings of Hank Williams Sr., one of the…

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  • Hank Williams Jr.: Old School New Rules

    Hank Williams Jr. is a musician, he plays different types of music, country, blues, and some southern rock. In 2012, he released his album the Old School New Rules. Hank Williams Jr. lives in Paris, TN, today. He has two daughters, named, Holly and Hillary Williams. He has had three wives, his first one was, Mary Jane Thomas in 1990, second one was, Gwen Yeargain in 1977, former one is, Becky White. Hank Williams Jr. was born on May 26, 1949, in Shreveport, Louisiana and is currently the age…

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  • Forrest Gump Movie Vs Book

    simple-minded man lives a life of wandering filled with action and adventure. This is a movie one could watch on repeat and find themselves on the edge of their seat each time. Forrest Gump follows the life of Gump (Tom Hanks) as he touches the life of Jenny, Bubba, and Lt. Dan as well as its audience. The plot is as dynamic as the relationships Gump forms in his life. The reel switches from a feather floating to whizzing bullets keeping the viewers entertained thanks to the magic that Zemeckis…

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  • Differences Between Baseball And Football

    excitement seems to be coming from football fields, and that is where it’s likely to be coming in the future.” (Barra, 2013) Within the 1960’s there were many players that made the game roar into the 1970’s. Some often refer to baseball in the 1960’s as the “Golden Era of the Game” (Overfield, Adomites, Puff, Davids, 2013) Some of the players that I am referring to are Roberto Clemente, Hank Aaron, and Willie Mays; there were the power hitters that filled the outfitters within Major League…

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  • How Did Willie Mays Accomplish The American Dream

    He played his final two seasons in 1972 and 1973 as a part-time first baseman for the New York Mets. He then worked as a part-time hitting coach with the Mets until 1979. He was the first ballplayer with more than 3,000 hits and 500 home runs in his career. Mays won two National League (NL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards, ended his career with 660 home runs - third at the time of his retirement and currently fifth all-time - and won a record-tying 12 Gold Glove awards beginning in 1957 when…

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  • Internal Conflict In Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump (Zemeckis, 1994) emphasizes the importance of morals and love, while exhibiting historical context. One of the major themes is finding one’s destiny. Forrest (Tom Hanks) is venturing to find his destiny, but also influenced by other people’s destinies (Zemeckis, 1994). Forrest’s most compelling action is his ability to tell Jenny’s (Robin Wright) story, which adds to his characterization. He is compelling by internal and external conflicts. Since the film was narrated, the structure…

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