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    titles you will be hearing about are. “The Little Rock Nine”, “Life Without Limbs, and “The Lost Boys”. The First text that demonstrates perseverance is “ The Little Rock Nine”. First African American citizens were not allowed to go to the same school as other Caucasian citizens. People were upset and wanted to integrate the schools that previously were all white. The article states that the students who did this ( The Little Rock Nine) faced extreme racism when starting the school. They were yelled at and threatened them from the first day they started.This shows…

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    Right Thing to Do Today’s generation is made to believe that you have to get an education and then work hard for the rest of your life to be able to achieve success and happiness. In Mark Twain’s “The Story of the Good Little Boy,” Jacob was raised reading books of good little boys and how happy they were. Jacob in turn wanted to become the “good little boy” he always read about but despite his various attempts in doing good, he met his ultimate fate. In Ralph Ellison’s “Battle Royal,” the…

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    On August 6, 1945, the nuclear weapon “Little Boy” was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, followed 76 hours later on August 9th by the detonation of the “Fat Man” nuclear bomb over Nagasaki (Yamazaki). Hiroshima lost 70,000 lives from the radiation blast, while Nagasaki lost 150,000 in the explosion of the bombs, which is around 220,000 lives lost (Novelguide Team). To the American people who were weary from the long and brutal war, such a drastic measure seemed necessary to end this terrible…

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    Andrew Just last year, Dylan and I traveled to Haiti on a missions trip. As you may know, it's one of the poorest countries in the world. When we were beginning our descent on the airplane, I thought about how little roads and how poor the housing was. We drove through chaotic roads and rubble filled alleys, until we reached the orphanage. New Life Children’s Home is a safe haven for kids who lived in the mountains a couple miles north. These kids were neglected, sick, beat, starved, etc.…

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    On August 6, 1945, in response to World War II and Japan’s vicious attacks on the U.S., the United States launched the atomic bomb “Little Boy” on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. 80,000 people died, and sixty percent of the city was destroyed. Three days later, a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, in which killed 70,000 people instantaneously and many more in the following weeks. These atomic bombs resulted in pure destruction and chaos for Japan and its people. Although the atomic bombs…

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    To The Little Polish Boy

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    In the poem "To The Little Polish Boy" the author is telling us how he was a bystander and that no one did anything to help out. For example, on the first paragraph of the poem, Fischl says, " The world's Who heard nothing I am Sorry that It was you and Not me." Peter feels bad that the little boy had to be in a position where the world did nothing to stop the Nazi's from doing what they did best. Peter makes the reader feel helpless. The poem "Never Shall I Forget" by Elie Wiesel is different…

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    World War II was a testing ground for weapons the world had never seen before, with the most powerful weapons being the two atomic bombs dropped by the United States. The two bombs, Little Boy and Fat Man, were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively (“Avalon Project”). These bombs powered by nuclear fission caused destruction on a scale that had never been seen before. The bombs developed during the Manhattan Project were created in order to end the fighting of World War II. The bombs…

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    they realized their funds weren't sufficient. With the U.S.'s bomb nearly complete, most did not want it to simply "go to waste." With push coming to shove, the U.S. dropped "Little Boy" on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, at 8:15 am. Three days later, "Fat Boy" delivered the same demise to Nagasaki. The effects, some seen and some unforeseen, battered the Japanese cities. In the explosions, citizens within range suffered staggering effects. Many suffered radiation poisoning, burns, and…

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    It was the first test explosion with a massive amount of destruction that no one was prepared for. It became an important element in American strategy to end WW2. On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb named “Little Boy” on an important military and communications center in the Japanese city of Hiroshima and caused a total devastation for five square miles. After a second bomb was released over Nagasak, Japan surrendered unconditionally on August 15, 1945. Since the first…

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    Atomic Bomb Effects

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    At 8:15 in the morning on August 6, 1945, a US B-29 bomber, by the name of Enola Gay, dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. This bomb, nicknamed Little Boy, immediately killed nearly 80,000 civilians and soldiers. Three days later, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, producing 40,000 more men, women, and children. This attack on Japan, given by order of the US President, Harry Truman, remains the only nuclear attack in history. Preceding the attack, there were just…

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