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    Bill Hickey is my Great Uncle on my mom’s mother’s side. My grandmother and her siblings grew up in castledermot, county Kildare Ireland. The Irish Parliament met in Castledermot on 18 June 1264 for the first time. The oldest window in western europe that is still intact can be found in Castledermot from the ruins of a Franciscan Monastery. The current population is 885 people. Bill grew up in kildare and many of his songs are about Kildare. He typically reminisces on the old days of Kildare in…

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    Salt of the Earth was a theatrical drama directed by Herbert J. Biberman. The film was based on the actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico. Its genre is a social realism and it was based on actual events. The movie has great ties to Malcolm Gladwell’s book David and Goliath, Underdogs, Misfits, and the art of battling giants. For instance just like Martin Luther King Jr. and his friends they had to overcome a giant in Sheriff Connor (Gladwell). The setting of the plot takes…

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    For the first goal, the county envisions that through their programs and projects, the emphasis would be for the safety and security of the concerned group by providing sufficient support and network to promote physical emotional and educational needs. For instance, monitor school delinquencies, binge drinking, substance abuse and alcohol. The county also has increased its attention to the readiness of younger children for school as well…

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    High School Mission Trip

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    At a youth group, Merge at Grace Church in Hamilton County, mission trips are offered every year to the students. The data below represents the number of students who attended each trip by year (High School STT Participation, 2015). From 2008 until 2010, only the mission trip to Mississippi was offered. Once more trips were added, more students started to go on mission trips in general. From 2010 to 2011, the number of students who went on a mission trip in general jumped from 41 to 105.…

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    ” In a scene straight out of a horror movie, in January 2015 a trial at the Sevier County Courthouse in De Queen, Arkansas was disrupted by 30 bats that flew in to the courtroom. Although the ensuing “disorder in the court” subsided when the lights were turned off and the trial was relocated to another location, it probably doesn’t bode well that, according to the county’s…

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    I am a sophomore who has learned a lot of useful knowledge and loves my life in UC Davis. Yet, I am writing to point out problems with the quarter system. Similarl to many aggies, in my first college year, I had a hard time adapting to the university life because of the quarter system. To succeed in university, every UC student must spend a lot of time adapting this depressive and painful system. However, after acclimating this schedule, students still need to bear massive stress and many…

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    In a peculiar and intriguing short story called “A Rose for Emily,” William Faulkner tells about a mysterious and reclusive woman named Emily Grierson. Although the story is not told in chronological order, the five acts flow in such a way that the narrator is able to easily describe Miss Emily’s character through her actions over several years in the southern town of Jefferson. Despite Miss Emily’s family once being the town’s somewhat social-royalty, the speaker informs readers how Miss Emily…

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    Poverty In Chester County

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    Although Chester County may be the highest income county in Pennsylvania and ranked the 21st highest in the nation; we still suffer greatly from food insecure families and insufficient means to live by.1 In just this county alone we are seeing an assortment in our annual income from 63% of Coatesville residents earning less than $50,000 a year, to Charlestown, where over 90% of their residents are earning over $50,000 a year. With a population of nearly five-hundred-thousand individuals, nearly…

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    THE HANNIBAL PROTOCOL is inspired by the real-life directive used by the Israeli army, which authorizes the use of lethal force to stop abductors, even at the risk of harming the captured soldier. Creating a film around this protocol is an excellent story choice. It’s a great setup for tension, action, moral conflict, and character transformation. The tone is dramatic. The script is driven by the theme of survival. The stakes are extremely high. The script features some really well done action…

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    William Faulkner is considered to be one of the greatest American authors in twentieth century. Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” is one of his best witting. The story is placed in Jefferson, Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi in 1930 (Akers, 2002). William Faulkner 's central theme of the story is to let go of the past. The main character of the story “A Rose for Emily” is Emily Grierson, who has a tendency to cling to the past. Faulkner uses symbols throughout the story to show the stubbornness of…

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