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  • Essay On Support Groups

    On a late Monday night in November, I had the chance to attend an Alcoholic Anonymous support group hosted in a church called Forest Hills Presbyterians church. The support group name was not the typical name we mostly hear about an AA group, the name was Progress Not Perfection. Which made me question if it was an AA support group or a group for other meeting but it turned out to be an AA support group. The purpose of the group is for alcoholic individuals to come together and exchange support with each other in order to have their sobriety as long us they can. During this meeting they discuss with each other their weakness, what triggering them to relapse, what stop them from relapsing, what kind of support group they have, have a tea/coffee and socialize, and find sponsors between each other because most of them have been sober for 5 to 20 years and there were also people who had their…

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  • Hold Your Head Up Theme

    Before I say anything else I just want to say that the purpose of this opening was to get you interested. Having said that I actually do not know the answer to that question however I do know about the theme of that question. Being able to push through when the going gets tough. There are 3 songs that I have chosen that convey the same theme. The writers of these songs are Macklemore a white rapper and Dan Auerbach from the band Cage the Elephant. I intend to analyze “Hold your Head Up” and…

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  • Racial Passing Reflection

    Description I found this lecture to be very interesting. The way Alyson Hobbs talked about racial passing, about how context influences our identity, and about how racial passing still occurs today really spoke to me and allowed me to see more how we live in an ever changing world. She began the talk by discussing racial passing and what it is. How people of color would pass as white individuals in the past to have better opportunities in life. She then went on to discuss how she initially…

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  • Personal Narrative: Harnessing My Amygdala

    that I 've experienced. I myself experience anger on a daily basis. Some say I have a short temper. Others say I have anger problems. This on going occurrence has been an issue I 've dealt with all my life, yet I can never seem to tame the beast within me. It all started a few weeks ago. Speed walking out of the Mott campus in Lapeer, I was eager…

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  • Analysis Of In Praise Of The F Word By Mary Sherry

    In the article “In Praise of the F Word”, by Mary Sherry, she explains how flunking a student is for the wellbeing of students than to pass them if they absolutely do not understand the materials of that class. Mary Sherry speaks of this, due to the fact that she is an adult literacy educator, and also a writer.…

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  • Charles W. Chesnutt's The House Behind The Cedars

    can easily be what influenced him to write a commentary on “racial passing,” such as The House Behind the Cedars. Racial passing, as defined by Randall Kennedy, an Ohio State Law journalist, is “a deception that enables a person to adopt certain roles or identities from which he would be barred by prevailing social standards in the absence of his misleading conduct.” Like his main characters Rena and John, Chesnutt grew up in an environment where he could pass as either black or white. His mixed…

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  • Physician Assisted Suicides

    of the state’s Death with Dignity Act. “Having this choice at the end of my life has become incredibly important. It has given me a sense of peace during a tumultuous time that otherwise would be dominated by fear, uncertainty and pain,” Maynard reveals to CNN. Brittany Maynard had wished to pass away in her bedroom with her loved ones next to her, and because of the Death with Dignity Act, she was able to fulfill her last wish. Although Maynard was able to move to a state that allows assisted…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Death Has Changed My Life

    CNarrative Before, I used to think death was an awful thing to go through, and that I would never be able to deal with a death in my family. That death means forever gone never coming back, almost as if the world was ending coming to a collapse, and there would be no feelings left but a empty hollow shell after someone passing. From, what I used to think and perceive of death and how I feel about death during the process but how I view everything now has completely changed. When, I was…

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  • The Importance Of Communication In Deaf Theatre

    For this plan I was given the challenge of finding a way to help the actors remember the order of the play and their entrance and exits. I wanted to push the actors to use the space and not have to use language to communicate. The challenge here was to create a plan that would be sustaining and challenging but not restricting to the Deaf actors by taking their language away from them. The intention of the workshop was to slowly over stimulate the actors so that they would start to multitask. By…

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  • Gcu College Essay Examples

    I was just a small freshman, scared, nervous, and excited about my new adventure at a whole new school with a lot more people. I started off the first semester really strong, ending it with above a 3.0 GPA. Right before the second semester started I lost two very close and influential people in my life that I always looked up to as they helped guide me in my life and wanted me to reach for the moon. Getting the news that my Grandma had passed away from old age and my Aunt dying from a heart…

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