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  • Personal Narrative: My Aunt Barb's Suicide

    pebble beach near the lighthouse 's entrance. When I was little, I always took a few minutes to skip the pebbles on the lake. The pebbles are pink and orange because of water erosion, but they are smooth enough to skip across the water with ease. A year earlier, my brother Dave and I took a short hike to a natural sculpture garden near the pebble beach. Each piece had an odd shape with a Picasso-esque vibe to it. The prior January I experienced paranoia and hallucinations. I got referred to a psychiatrist, and he diagnosed me with "First Episode Psychosis". After the diagnosis, I took many psychiatric medications, which had side effects such as drowsiness, dry mouth, and weight gain. By the time Dave and I were talking, I weighed 169 lbs. I told him I was furious at God for letting this injustice happen. Dave responded by telling me that my weight doesn’t define me and added that though terrible things happen, trusting your family and friends can help you through it. Dave is a missionary in Austria, so it 's rare when I get to have face-to-face talks with him. Either way, Dave left a few weeks after our talk, and much of my depression returned. I darted through the sculpture garden and went on a cement path. Local teenagers were having a "Lake Superior BMX Competition." One guy did a perfect flip off a huge ramp with his bike and sat on it as it plunged into the lake. As he came out of the water, he received a standing ovation from the surrounding tourists. After watching…

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  • Thunder Bay Case Study

    city stood at the threshold of a surge in population, industry, and wealth.14 The family’s oral history speculates that Charley followed the St. Croix River south from Duluth to Chisago County.15 This is highly unlikely, since it required an approximately forty mile detour into Wisconsin to reach the source of the river. Charley likely used the railroad, either as a passenger or as a physical guide to direct him to his destination. He conceivably paused in Duluth to earn his rail fare to…

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  • Personal Essay: Growing Up In Michigan

    Great Lakes is something not everyone gets to experience. Moving away brought me to another great lake, another beautiful view, and more sights to see. Living in Michigan is like a never-ending tour of sightseeing. I consider myself truly lucky to live in such a wonderful place. Michigan did not take its shape or beauty overnight [Feedback: You can use 'beauty' as a noun modifier in phrases such as 'beauty salon' or 'beauty contest', but you should probably use ''beautiful' in the phrase…

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  • Social Mobility In Schools

    Hierarchies make reference to a system that ranks people or groups into categories based on status or authority within a society. The origins of hierarchy are blurred, they range from the Greek to Renaissance period, but we know that in regards to Western society, hierarchies began as a caste organization which became imperial law. The caste organization makes reference to the nobility and the idea that those who were part of this circle were superior to others due to their religion, money and…

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  • Adirondacks Research Paper

    ADIRONDACKS One of the most memorable places I have been to was the Adirondacks. The Adirondacks had a big lake with tons of houses all around it. There were all sorts of houses around it. There were also a lot of mountains all around. Here is an essay on different senses you could use at the Adirondacks. There were so many amazing sights. You could see a lot of mountains all around and a giant lake. Seeing the giant lake every single day was amazing. Every single time I saw it I was still…

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  • Monolocism In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    symbolize different things. Conrad used this term in ways to identify social and intellectual elements in order to help the reader get a feel of his outlook and his own opinions of the world. The two most noticeable interpretations of “darkness” were how it symbolized racism in the world and it also symbolized the enormous impact that an uncivilized world can have on a civilized person. Symbolism of racism was the first thing that stood out while reading this story. This idea came from the…

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  • Great Glaciers Research Paper

    Glaciers are usually formed on a high elevation location. When on top of a location very high, glaciers glide across the ground making glaciers moving. Glaciers are responsible for many landforms. They can construct kettle lakes, drumlins, eskers, and many more. Glaciers can be destructive, while moving glaciers can take along many things with them including: trees, rocks, and many more. The Wisconsin Glaciation stretched as far down to Des Moines, Iowa. To get to Iowa you have to pass…

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  • Informative Speech On Lake Michigan

    Have you ever been to lake michigan? Well it will feel like it after this experience. I’m going to tell you how much money you need to go there for 3 days, but only one person. You're going to learn about, Natural Resource Environmental impact: consequences short and long term, and Geographical Feature Information, historical and diverse uniqueness of this feature what it is, location. There is a ton of stuff to do there. Like for one you can go on boat rides and other stuff like that. . So come…

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  • Obedience In The Military Essay

    Sometimes the thief is a member of the actual company who has a great head position within it, but ended up being greedy, just like the superior officer. This situation can also apply in the military if the superior officer is not punished for abusing his power above other personnel. Approaching the dilemma in a global perspective, countries in Europe describe orders differently as well as how and when following any order should take place. Countries such as England, Belgium, as well as Germany…

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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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