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    In this trial, the question the court is being asked to answer is whether Alex Cooper was responsible for his own injuries. Throughout this trial, the law applied was negligence. Negligence is broken down into four parts: duty, breach, causation, and damages. Due to the nature of this trial as a civil suit, the plaintiff had the burden of proof, meaning the burden to prove by the greater weight of the credible evidence. On the night of October 5, 2012, Taylor Hamilton was driving his mother’s Lincoln Town car to P-Cubed. As he was driving down Nash Street, the plaintiff, Alex Cooper dashed from the woods, without looking, wearing a dark hoodie and jeans. He ran into the first lane of traffic before running in front of Taylor Hamilton’s car and being struck. Hamilton was unable to see Cooper before she dashed onto the street because the poor lighting and Cooper’s dark clothing. As soon as Hamilton saw Cooper, he slammed the brakes, but it was too late. This is a driver’s worst nightmare, that someone comes running out in front of you and you don’t have time to stop. Taylor Hamilton testified that before the accident, he was unaware that he was speeding, and had looked down at his speedometer moments before the incident and it read 35, the posted speed limit. As Hamilton drove to P-Cubed, he was not distracted, his music was down low, Blake was answering his texts for him, and he was not talking to his passengers. He didn’t see cooper before it was too late. She ran out, he…

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    My Writing Assignment

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    the correction that I implied were missed hyphens in words like drive-thru, sit-down, wave-free, and must-visit. I have to admit I still…

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    An excerpt from Fareed Zakaria’s ‘The Post-American World’ appeared in Newsweek in May of 2008. In this excerpt Zakaria asserts that “The post-American world is naturally an unsettling prospect for Americans, but it should not be. This will not be a world defined by the decline of America but rather the rise of everyone else (Zakaria. pg 1).” With this powerful statement Zakaria is issuing a proclamation that America is not in decline, but that there are other countries narrowing the competitive…

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    Living in a city is something most people struggle with at some point in their lives, though must struggles aren 't beautifully crafted into poems. "Love Lies Sleeping" is a poem written by Elizabeth Bishop was written in 1936 and later published in 1938, while living in New York. The poem about Bishop looking out of the city from her window, taking in all of the little details. It has an odd form, consisting of 15 stanzas, each with two long lines followed by two shorter ones that are…

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    In his essay “Hyphen Flint,” James O’Dea tells the very personal story of his life in Flint as a philosopher from Irish heritage, who encountered several situations where he was stigmatized for being from Flint. He shares his arguments and proudness of being from Flint as a philosopher and a poet who studied at the University of Michigan-Flint. By conveying his personal story and pride for his Flint inheritance, O’Dea aims to alter how people generally perceive Flint as a poor and miserable…

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    a. Hyphenate golf swing b. Change the comma to a semicolon c. Remove the hyphens in over-the-head d. Replace the exclamation point with a question mark 1 points Question 3 I'd like to introduce: Jen from Reno, Nevada; Joe from Akron, Ohio; and Jack from Austin, Texas. a. Remove the colon…

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    Hyphenated Canadian

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    Additionally, a popular term that highlights the separation of Canadians and especially immigrants to Canada is a “hyphenated Canadian”. The term entails those who identify as Canadians but wish to maintain a piece of their homeland. Although these terms are often spoke of, without a closer look it is unclear how impactful these labels are towards Canada’s culture. Within Canada, not many people solely identify as Canadian and most immigrants wish to hyphenate their “label” in order to maintain…

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    Let's face it African-American have had a tragic past in America. A wide spectrum of African societies, whose members were brought to American shores in chains, formed a strong influence on the American family life and the hyphen is a reminder of our impact. Much like you I agree with some of the intend message. The Duke’s loyalty to America is admirable but it is a bit outlandish to say that the just because you are hyphen American you are less than an American. Last time I checked…

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    blind woman. In his sightseeing trip to Washington, D.C., Morales acted with prejudice when an elderly blind woman had asked for help. He had got lost in the American middle-class, which led him to lose his belief in humility. After the incident, he was re-awakened to his core belief in humility. By studying Morales’s essay closely, students would be able to see how he distinguishes between hyphens…

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    had never learned. Not to say that I will never make basic grammatical errors because I certainly will; however, I now have a much better understanding of the rules. I will never forget the time you told the class, “Sometimes words get married, such as lifetime. However, other times words just meet in a bar and move in with each other, such as part-time. They share the rent, but they can part ways at any time as they do not share a bank account and are not legally bound to one another through…

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