Lee Kim Lai

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  • Personal Narrative: The Walking Dead

    It was a clear Saturday night, full of excitement and anticipation. Two teenage brothers, Chip and Zander, were headed to one of the biggest Halloween parties in the county. Chip dressed up as a mechanic, and Zander went as a zombie based from the television show, The Walking Dead. Their mother had given them strict instructions to be home by midnight as she wanted to ensure they would make it home safe before the night became too crazy. Even though the boys were having a great time dancing, eating junk food, and drinking fruit punch, they respected their mother’s request and slowly began saying their goodbyes to all of their high school friends. As they hopped in Chip’s truck, they began reminiscing over how fun the night had been and their plan to watch scary movies when they arrived home. As they were making their way back to their house on an eerie gravel road, Chip noticed something out of the ordinary. A car had broken down on the side of the road just up ahead with a middle age man slouched over trying to fix the broken parts under the hood. Of course, being the mechanic for Halloween, Chip pulled over to ask the man if he needed any assistance. “Excuse me sir,” Chip asked, “do you need any help getting home tonight?” The man replied, “I got a busted radiator. This old thing isn’t going anywhere.” “Is there anything we can do to help? Would you like a ride home?” Zander asked. “No, I think I should be okay. I called my wife, and she said she’s about…

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  • The Vietnam War: The My Lai Massacre

    about was the My Lai massacre, which opened the eyes of many people. The My Lai massacre was an important event in the Vietnam war that caused the citizens of the United States to have a strong doubt in their military which can still be felt today. The idea of the strategy of war had changed…

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  • Essay On Emotional Burdens In The Vietnam War

    Cold-blooded killing was part of the Vietnam War and no boundaries or rules were followed. Soldiers were constantly paranoid of getting shot by a sniper rifle or being blown up into pieces by all kinds of trap explosives that were used against them. The Vietnam War was not a conventional war, their experience with deadly traps and South Vietnamese oppositions of war threatening US soldiers, caused paranoia in them The constant thinking that they could die anytime or be killed by a Vietnamese,…

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  • Hsi Lai Temple History

    site in particular, the Hsi Lai Temple, does not have the entertainment as the grove or the sculptures of ones work, however it offers much more to one’s knowledge about the meaning of life. Whether it is its history that intrigues one’s mind, the structure and design that persuades tourists to visit, or the temples purpose to serve to the community, the Hsi Lai Temple is one attraction to visit. Completed in 1988, the Hsi Lai Temple--located in Los Angeles-- was built to signify the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Celebrity Worshipping

    the same category because it is danger to America today and years to come. Celebrity worship has started since we were a kid. We dreamed about being Polly pockets and G.I Joe’s that parents weren’t even aware of it. Growing from a kid to teenager is when the situations gets bad and tricky. The Hollywood world has big hand in the trends we wear today. What styles for our hair? What workouts are good for me? Or even the battle of cosmetics. A teenager picking up a magazine of Kylie Jenner…

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  • Event Causal Model Of Human Agency Essay

    properties are fixed, then intentional properties are fixed. (Davidson 2001/1970) However, supervenience cannot provide substantial information about the relation of intentional and physical properties, since it is a general and topic-neutral relation. Moreover, ECM encounters an ontological problem raised by Kim (1998). By endorsing the idea of supervenience, Davidson consents to a layered or hierarchical model of world, holding that different kinds of explanations (physical, neural and…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Next Chapter In My Life

    I realized that in order for me to start the next chapter in my life I have to quit “re-reading” the last one. Which is why I deleted all my social media accounts. I noticed myself putting more time into face book or Instagram then I did my relationship with you and my family and also my school work. I also knew that if I kept those accounts I would sooner or later ruin my relationship with you because it is way too much drama and also because the first sign of an unhealthy relationship is a…

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  • Bruce Jenner: What Makes A Person Manly Or Womanly?

    suggested he take estrogen hormones. Bruce was on these pills for around five years and in those five years he went felt noticeably different because he was less stressed and didn’t feel confused as much. He also went through surgeries on his chest, nose and even his chin to remove his beard. Even though Bruce was doing this for himself, so he could be more feminine and more like a woman, he stopped once he saw the changes he was going through and how it would affect his children and family.…

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  • Arguments Against The Vietnam War

    The violence was so appalling that other U.S. troops like helicopter door-gunner, Larry Colburn, who worked as an aerial scout felt they had to land the helicopter between the soldiers and a group of women and children taking refuge in a bunker to save them (Appy 348). Yet due in part to lies perpetuated by the Army, and in part to a reaction of denial by United States citizens, it took a while for the massacre to change people’s minds about the war. Before the massacre, citizens saw the Vietnam…

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  • Aristotle's Virtues

    would be afraid of what could go wrong. Without courage, a Pilot would not fly due to the fear of being shot down and a SEAL would not go on a mission behind enemy lines due to the fear of getting captured or killed. You would be foolish to not think about and be well aware of the consequences for any action. I believe that this applies to every situation, from something as small as standing up for someone being picked on to something bigger such as a firefighter going into a burning…

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