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    Can you remember your childhood hobby? Mine consisted of rock collecting and creating “inventions.” My childhood hobbies were replaced as I grew older, but I am pleased to announce that there is another child in my house that has a hobby. It is not uncommon to smell something baking in my kitchen’s oven considering that my mother is a fantastic cook, but she is not always the head chef nowadays. My ten-year-old sister is preparing meals and making batches of cookies for pleasure. I can tell how passionate my little sister is about making food and if you were to ask her her hobby, she would proudly tell you baking. Most of us are not a ten-year-old with a mass amount of time on our hands, but we all are humans that need to have an escape from our “normal” lives. A hobby creates a diversion in life and is a unique way to tap into your creativity, interact with new social environments, and build your self-esteem. If you are like most people, you…

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    Leisure Participation

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    This article is a descriptive review because it is focused on the leisure and social participation in children diagnosed with Down syndrome. The purpose of this study was to describe leisure participation for school-aged children with Down syndrome and to investigate how factors, classified by the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, influence their leisure participation (Oates, Bebbington, Bourke, Girdler, & Leonard, 2011, p. 1881).…

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    We humans are busy when it comes to the real world. It seems as we age the busier we become which often causes us to get stress. Stress is vital in our lives because keep us alerted and focused, prepared to avoid danger but too much of it is simply vicious for our health. This brings to the topic on why relieving stress is important to keep use in a healthy state of mind. There are dozens of way to relief stress and rely on the person itself. An effective way of relieving stress is to do a…

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    My Schedule If you take time to look around, you will notice that people always appear to be busy. Soccer practices, recitals, jobs and meetings are just a few of a person’s daily obligations. A schedule can be a big help in organizing a person’s time. Schedules help people live a more efficient and productive life. Any free time someone may have available seems to quickly vanish. When we realize that we have free time, we tend to use that time as an opportunity to get more of our…

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    Squeaky In Raymonds Run

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    If you were the fastest runner in the city and everyone knew, would you listen to a teacher telling you to go slower and let someone else win? Or if your rival was talking trash to you and you just want to prove that you are better than them so they can’t be talking? Most would answer no. Me too. Squeaky in Raymonds Run is being asked this in the book. Nobody ever wants to lose. So you need to maybe think your way out of it. So overall in Raymonds Run you gotta be smart and fast because Squeaky…

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    Squeaky’s Guide To Achieving Her Goals Have you ever worked so hard on something and achieve it? That’s what squeaky does in the story of “Raymond’s Run.” Squeaky is Raymond’s little sister, but Squeaky takes care of him because of his mental issues. Squeaky is a great runner. She runs with Raymond and keeps him safe. Squeaky is boastful, yet determined and caring. Squeaky is boastful. She practices everyday, and could be anyone in a race except her father. In the story, she claims, “There is…

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    Boring Research Paper

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    Describe an activity that you find boring in your life (e.g., taking out the trash). I find cleaning the car extremely boring which in fact, just thinking about it puts me in a bad mood. Don’t get me wrong - I love having a clean car, but when it comes to me cleaning it, I rather pay someone else to get the job done. I honestly don’t know why I find it boring but it’s just one of those things I cannot find the passion to do. Especially, here in Florida where we have this bipolar weather I rather…

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    Squeaky In Raymond's Run

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    In the short story “Raymond’s Run” - By Toni Cade Bambara, protagonist Squeaky, is a young girl who is in charge of taking care of her handicap brother. Squeaky also keeps her title as the fastest runner. She always is making sure no one is doing anything ,or saying anything rude to her brother Raymond. While as a reader, I think Squeaky acts differently from the other girls. Squeaky also is a young black girl trying to always be the best at running and take care of herself and her brother…

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    A Womans Right Tori Wraga The underlying value behind Hobby Lobby suing is that they believe women having premarital sex is immoral. More than 30 years ago women fought and won the right to birth control. Fast forward to 2014 and the Supreme Court rules that Hobby Lobby, owned by evangelical Christian David Green and his family, doesn't have to pay for health care coverage of contraceptives prohibited by its owners' religion. Women are again fighting for their rights and are still having to…

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    associations, societies, as well as individuals.” (Burwell v. Hobby Lobby) Hobby Lobby believed that they should be exempt from providing their female employees with certain types of contraception that will operate after the fertilization of the egg which is an early stage of abortion. The four contraceptive methods at issue are abortifacients. The corporation is not looking to prevent coverage of all birth control pills but certain ones that are effective after the egg has been fertilized,…

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