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  • Melinda Luong: My Mother, My Hero

    My mom has been always there for me for all of my best and worst moments. She has fought and sacrificed so much for me, and I know for a fact that she is the one person I can rely on for anything. Melinda Luong is a name I will always smile to and she is the one who is determined to make my life successful and prosperous. My mother deserves a gold medal because she is a hardworking mother of three who will always put her family’s needs in front of hers. She has fought through the communists of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia for many years. Her story and childhood inspire me to become a better person each day. She was born on January 5th, 1969. My mom had no cell phone, television, or any technology. She was always running away with her family from the Khmer Rouge and her home was torn apart. My mom’s childhood in Cambodia was devastating. She was running barefoot everyday with no food to spare. She had to hunt fishes or even steal crops to live. Sleeping on the dirty floors and eating almost nothing was her whole life as a child. Her body is scarred by burns and scratches from trying to move place to place without getting caught from the communists. There were minefields and bombs everywhere. She could never live in one place. At the age of ten, she was walking through a minefield in the mountains of Thailand because she was trying to escape from the communists in Cambodia. My mom followed her family, putting one foot in front of the other and stepping slowly through the…

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  • Jacob This Land Is Mine Analysis

    Taking place in European town controlled by the Nazi’s, the film centers around a schoolteacher who is forced to decide between ensuring his innocence and standing against his town’s oppressors when the Nazis threaten to convict him of murder. Naturally in an American propaganda film, he courageously decides to stand on the side of free speech and to speak out against the authoritarian Nazis. Consequently, this motivated others in the town to rise up against their evil occupiers. Overall, This…

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  • The Major Philosophies Of Confucius's The Analects

    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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  • Fracking Environmental Effects

    Exploration has many effects not only on organisms, but also the atmosphere. . By exploring for natural resources such as oil and gas, we contribute to global warming. Burning fossil fuels depletes the ozone layer and encourages global warming. Findings show “Air pollution near ground level, and acid precipitation, are already causing widespread injury to humans, forests, and crops” (Grossman & Bryner). Another impact on the atmosphere and on the elements of life can be seen in the uranium New…

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  • Indonesia Case Analysis

    Indonesia is one of the countries with abundance of natural resources with large populations. According to World Bank (2013) Indonesia is lower middle income country with GDP around 868.3 billion US dollar and the population is 249.9 million, while poverty headcount ration at national poverty line is 11.3% on 2014. The contention appear that this wealth resources country get the benefit or even get worse with the plenty of their natural resources. The economic growth in Indonesia in period…

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  • Morton Salt Works Case Study

    Morton Salt Works Company purchased all the surrounding salt mines, and began the excavation of the salt dome underneath the town of Grand Saline. With the newly discovered abundance of salt there were plenty of jobs to go around as The Great Depression began to settle upon the market. By the year 1945 there were 950 people employed by the mine in Grand Saline, and that number doesn’t include the transportation jobs that were created by the mine either. The added income in town from the jobs…

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  • The Girl Is Mine Analysis

    Track 2 (“Baby Be Mine”): This song starts with percussion and synthesizer sound effects. The lyrics begin at 0:20. I noticed that the percussion highlighted the second and fourth beats of the measure. The song was a legato sounding pop song that sounded like some of the songs on the top 40 radio stations. Background singers entered at about 0:58; they shocked me because I did not expect something like that in this song. About that time there was an interesting hollow sound that I enjoyed. I was…

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  • Iron Mountain Mine: Feasibility Study

    Since the 1970s, over 23.5 million pounds of copper and zinc has flowed out of the Iron Mountain Mine due to mining activities (Sickles 2013). Pollution from mines is disastrous because they contaminate the nearby river systems. Due the severity of the pollution at the Iron Mountain Mine, the EPA had to pass necessary measures to decrease the amount of pollution present in the surrounding water systems through the process of remediation (EPA 2015). The EPA has enacted several measures to…

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  • Australian Railway Ballast

    Zenith is one of the largest mining and crushing equipment manufacturers in the world. It is recommended that processing infrastructure be sourced from Zenith if it economically viable. A crusher will be essential in processing the material. There are many different types of crushers available, such as; cone crusher, jaw crusher, grinding mill, ball mill and mobile crusher. It is recommended that the most economically viable crusher be assessed to determine the most appropriate processing…

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  • John Smith's Struggle In Jamestown

    including conquering the land, battling natives tribes in a bid to secure settlements, while at the same time trying to stay true to their religious, entrepreneurial, and socio-ethical roots acquired in their former lands back in Europe. Through their writings, the soldier, administrator and adventurer John Smith, Poet Anne Bradstreet and Governor William Bradford depict an America whose lands were initially hard to subdue and inhabited by a people wary of the settlers who kept coming in droves…

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