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    By the age of ten, I had developed a robust enthusiasm for the field of American history. Visits to my grandparents apartment in our hometown of Hempstead, Long Island would often lead me across the the street to the public library. It was there where I developed my bibliophilic nature. This was how I sojourned — it was through the bookshelves of history that I learned about topics ranging from the great Hannibal of Carthage and his legendary achievements in the Second Punic War to memorizing Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to diving deeply into King’s theory on nonviolence coupled with the SCLC’s strategy to win equal rights for our people. This was my escape from the cacophonous noise that was my world, from all the things I would see or feel and yet could not comprehend. This was my calm during the storm, my peace that was to be still. By the time I had reached High School, much of that pre pubescent fervor had ebbed. I was now a teenager more concerned with two of the things most boys coming of age fancy themselves with: girls and sports,…

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    What Hempstead is Hempstead is the place I’ve called home for nearly 12 years now. I never imagined myself living in a small town because of its disadvantages. Coming from NYC meant Moving out of my comfort zone was a tricky but important transition I had to make. Although, Where I live is one of the greatest neighborhoods to reside in. Hempstead is a mix of everything all at once. Although, there are problems it’s still meaningful to me. Being that I grew up here. My neighborhood is but it's…

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    Hempstea Letters

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    September 2012 I, Ashley Calderon, began 9th Grade. It was a new school, new surrounding. The last three years I have been constantly in and out your office making sure everything in my classes are good, making sure I am on the right track to a successful future like you always say. I will continue to do so. As you may know now I am a senior of Hempstead High School, my senior year has finally arrived. We have been talking about college and all the classes and choices I needed to make to work…

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    and in a recent survey by the We Love Kennedy Youth Center, 82% of students reported “at least 1 or more incidents of bullying or harassment” in schools, at home, or in neighborhood parks. Because of that, in Spring 2013, the youth center paired with local Hempstead University’s Center for Social Justice (CSJ), an organization established in 2007 in order to, “educate students in democratic values by actively engaging students as knowledgeable citizens in collaborative partnerships…” , to pilot…

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    American servant in the South. The interviews of Isom Moseley from Gee’s Bend, Alabama and Mrs. Laura Smalley from Hempstead, Texas give voice to a difficult life during the nineteenth century. Each slave had a job that contributed to the entire plantation. There were different positions that a slave could hold such as house servants, field hands, and overseers. Isom Moseley worked around the master’s house. Moseley called himself a “houseboy who kept cool water around”. (Sonkin) Many slaves in…

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    when we found out we both started crying. We both felt to thankful. All the money that got raised was going to go to us at the pink out game which I played in. It was men's and women's double header basketball game. Earlier that day, people wore the pink out shirts that they bought. It was a really good day for me, I kept feeling so thankful and honored to go to Senior High School. People were stopping me in the halls that day telling me, "they were so sorry to hear about my mom". Words can't…

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    Racial Divide

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    apparent one could take the LIRR, the Long Island Rail Road, one stop and feel like they are in a completely different part of America. For instance, the Village of Hempstead and Garden City are only one stop away form each other on the LIRR, about a four minute travel time. However, despite how close these two municipalities are, they could not be more different. According to the 2010 Census, Garden City is made up of many wealthy individuals and families, with a mean family income of…

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    Romance with the Sea: Romantic Boating Destinations in Long Island ‘Love is in the air’ for the entire month of February, not just for Valentine’s Day. Here in New York we are blessed to be surrounded by so much water. There is a plethora of lovely romantic spots scattered around Long Island that are accessible by boat. While boating during the month of February is not on everyone’s list, it is do-able. Going out on the water during the winter is a viable idea if you happen to be used to the…

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    one is better than the other, like I said earlier they have performed the same shows on the very different stages. Another way they're different is the directors and the way they direct. Seniors directors are, Arron Dean, Megan Schumacher, and Steve Slade. Belltowers are, Sue Flogel, Evan heil, and Megan Lenstra. Each theater has very good directors, they also direct very differently. Belltowers are more student based which means, the actors are freer to make changes based on how they feel the…

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    His full name is known to be Sean Patrick Hannity. He serves as the host of a popular nationally syndicated talk radio show, named The Sean Hannity Show. He also hosts Hannity, a cable news show on Fox News Channel. Apart from hosting shows, Hannity is also popular as an author. He has written three New York Times books and those are acknowledged as best sellers. Early life and background: Hannity was born on 30th December, 1961 in New York city, New York. The name of his father is Hugh…

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