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    Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a children’s hospital at Memorial Regional located in Hollywood, Florida. It was renamed Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in 1992 becoming the first pediatric hospital in Broward County (Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, 2016). Named after Hall of Fame baseball player Joe DiMaggio whose mission was to create a facility with the idea that no child will be turned away because of their inability to pay (JDCH, 2016). Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is currently one of the leading pediatric hospitals in the region and is the only pediatric trauma center (Level 1) in South Broward County with a total of 204 beds (JDCH, 2016). The hospital has a Level 2 and 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with 84 beds (JDCH, 2016). Their Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has 22 beds with 12 beds for Intermediate Care (JDCH, 2016). The hospital also has a Medical and Surgical Unit with 86 beds and a Hematology…

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    Brayden Henkle 6/7B Biography on Joe DiMaggio Joe DiMaggio was a star on and off the field. His major league debut was on May 3, 1936. He said, “When baseball is no longer fun, it’s no longer a game “. DiMaggio represented the best in America. It was his character, his sensitivity, and his generosity. If that’s not enough, The Yankee Clipper in his rookie season batted three- twenty three average with twenty nine homeruns. Therefore, Joe DiMaggio made a big impact on and off the field. …

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    friend for a few years but when they decided to move they left her there and that is when it started to get cloudy. She was in and out of foster homes getting assaulted and abused everywhere she went. Then at the age of only 11 she was sexually assaulted. She did go through high school at these times but dropped out at the age of 15 . The only way she could get away was to get married and that was exactly what she did when she married Jimmy Dougherty when she was only 16 but that is what she had…

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    knowledge to show that what one learns in life, is helpful in later years to endure a difficult situation. The final theme Hemingway uses to convey his age is glory. Several times Santiago thinks about the great Joe DiMaggio and how the ball player is able to succeed despite an injury, as Santiago was when his hand cramped while fighting the marlin. “George Monteiro explained how references in the novel to Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio span two consecutive seasons: 1949, when DiMaggio missed…

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    Joe DiMaggio was one of the greatest hitters and center fielders in all of baseball history. He set many records, including a 56 game hitting streak in 1941. DiMaggio won 9 World Series titles during the 13 years with the New York Yankees. DiMaggio came to America as the son of a poor Italian immigrants, but then later grew up to be a baseball legend. Joseph Paul DiMaggio was born on November 25, 1914. He was born in Martinez, California. Joe was the 8th child of Giuseppe and Rosalie DiMaggio. …

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    3. What sports do the old man and the boy talk about and what is the importance of all the references to sports? Why is Joe DiMaggio so important? Santiago and the boy, talk about baseball.Joe DiMaggio is important because you can tell that the old man looks up to him, and that he idolizes him, because of his bone spur, and he doesn’t quit with his condition and keeps his determination to win spite of his handicap.And gave courage to the old man to not to give up because of a similar injury…

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    attached to reproductive systems. The one who proved femininity has a place in Hollywood was Marilyn Monroe, furthermore how did she get there? There is almost no other tragic story than Marilyn Monroe’s. Having an absent-minded mother and an absent father who left before she was born. The daily worry of not being enough had her struggling so much to get jobs in the factories so she could give her mother the help she needed. For the majority of her beginning years she was in a fragile position,…

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    The short story, The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway, is about a unlucky fisherman named Santiago. Everyone in the village thinks badly about him because it has been so long since he has caught a fish. Santiago has an apprentice named Manolin. Manolin still fishes and learns from Santiago despite Santiago’s bad reputation throughout the village. After Santiago has a dream about his childhood, Santiago takes his boat out further than any other fisherman has gone before. As Santiago is…

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    Marie-Juliette Olga Boulanger, better known as Lili Boulanger, was sister to Nadia Boulanger who is regard as one of the most influential pedagogues of the 20th century. Though Lili Boulanger's impact on the musical world maybe not have been as numerous as her sister's, it was not due to lack of talent but time: most of her life she lived with poor health and died at the age of 25 in 1918. In the short time she was alive, she became the first woman to receive the coveted Prix de Rome in 1913 for…

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    No, heroes aren’t born In Matthew's Goodman essay “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio,” the author gives insight about athletes not being qualified to be heroes. Goodman mentions, Mike Tyson, a clear example of this reality as he was awesome only in the ring. He explains thoroughly why he thinks athletes are not qualified to be heroes. I don’t think this will change anytime soon but there's always one that defies this. Athletes are amazing all thanks to our society but they are still lacking the…

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