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    months. Should I re-enlist or go back to my starving family? It was a difficult decision, but the only thing I could do now is pray.Most people were vacating. after nine-months, We lived in small huts with 12 men, young women developed “scarlet fever”, which is a massive crush on the redcoats. I have decided to re-enlist for three main reasons my army needs me, I need money for my starving family, and There is not doctor to help the soldiers get better. Summer of 1775 George Washington and his troops withdrew from Boston and retreated from New York City. On October 1777, he had been unable to stop British and nine - month men were leaving Valley forge” small winter camp”, 18 miles, northwest of Philadelphia. The first reason that I will re-enlist is because, the army needs me.”The total amount of deaths and Illnesses at valley forge was 1,800 to 2,500” 147. I chose this quote ,because the amount of deaths was very high. “My skin and eyes are almost spoiled with continual smoke”151. I choose this quote because the army needs me to build more log houses. On page 149 there…

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    Perfect Day 7:30 A.M. I wake up in my king size bed to my alarm clock ringing. I get up and put on my new Voltron Legendary Defenders T-shirt and black ripped jeans. I go downstairs and look out one of the many large windows in my modern mansion. Looking out at the beautiful landscape on my private island. Gorillaz’s “Good Feel Inc.” plays through the house from my personal playlist. I go to my giant bathroom to get ready for today. 8:00 A.M. When I go downstairs for breakfast, I see that my…

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    During the course of the two weeks the one behavior that I selected to change was to reduce my spending behavior. My first thoughts on trying to modify this behavior was that this was going to be a stress-free assignment that I was going to be able to accomplish with no problems. Going into the assignment and believing that I was going to only need to put little to no effort into it lead me to becoming quite surprised when I discovered that it was not as easy as I made it out to be. However,…

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    The Most Inspirational Person I Know Being in an unfair world has shown me, that life mishaps should not stop you from achieving your goals. Most people convert it’s hinders into motivation for their next adventure, while others let it permanently stop them. Those who look at those mistreatments as success usually have someone in their life that overcame life barriers. Everyone has a different experience or person in their life that makes them either better or the same. In my case I have a…

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    Most of the times I decide to stay quiet and turn the other cheek, but during the summer I decided to step out of my comfort zone. In April my boyfriend bought us tickets to go to the Ohana Music Festival in Dana Point California. This was the present he gave me for our three year anniversary and it was the best thing that anyone has ever given me. I was extremely excited because my all-time favorite singer, Lana Del Rey was going to perform. I absolutely adore her and I never thought that I…

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    gratification. Every time I would go to the beach I would hear the wailing seagulls hovering over the sand, and the glistening ocean. It always fascinated me to see people take a beautiful day to spend it at the beach. No matter what your age is the beach was always a place to relax and have fun with family and friends. When I was younger my parents would through a Beach party for me every summer, inviting family and friends to celebrate and have an amazing enjoyable time. My favorite Beach to…

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    On some weekends, I worked with my father at his part time job. He worked at this plaza for its owner, and sometimes he required assistance, so I decided to willingly work with him at the plaza. When I was there, I would help my father clean and renovate the plaza. For instance, if he was demolishing or taking down something, I would usually pick up the rubble and take it to the odorous trash. If he needed to fix a water leak in one of the suites, I would help him find the source of the leak and…

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    Although I was born in the United States, I have spent the first half of my life living in other countries. As glamorous as that may sound, it is far from that; instead, it had made me feel like a social outcast. All this moving around did not allow me to establish a firm cultural foundation, and I found myself being very introverted, shy, and reclusive; I just never really “fit in” anywhere I lived. To make matters worse, my parents were so oblivious to this; I felt like I could not even talk…

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    Rashida Rowe tells us, “Life is unpredictable...Today you have and tomorrow you may not have, be thankful for the good that stays with you.” This statement could not be more accurate. One aspect of life I can be certain of is its marvelous and dreadful unpredictability. Nearly four years have passed since this became painfully evident to me, and still not a day goes by where it doesn’t haunt me. My day began like any other and ended like no other when I awoke on Monday, June 17, 2013 ready to…

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    forcing smiles when I decided I would spend lunch in the art room. “Where are you going?” Miss Moss the English teacher stopped me in the hallway. “The art room, that is okay, right?” I replied, tapping my thumbs nervously on my thigh. She shook her head at me disapprovingly for skipping lunch, however she allowed me to pass. The door to the art room clicked as I pulled down on the handle. My heart rate slowed as I observed the paintings on…

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