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    Journal Entry 3: Lower Manhattan Our third adventure in the course was in Lower Manhattan also known as the Civic Center. Coming from Queens I usually take the N train coming from Astoria to the city so I was running a bit late. I was never great with directions or the subway in general but I impressed myself when I was able to take the train downtown and meet up the rest of the class. I met up with my class in the Civic Center where City Hall stood. I rarely go to lower side of the city mostly because I always found it to be a bit duller compared to the rest of Manhattan. In this neighborhood one will find mostly government offices and some historical sites. Our first visit was the New York City Hall which is where the mayor’s office and city council office is located. This building is actually the city’s third hall. I was excited because we were about to go…

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    Subj Escape Short Story

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    Subj: Escape from New York on 9/11, a story that is, according to KlaPensee (2011), “was a respond to requests from families and friends to write a brief account of his experiences on September 11”. The story gave a firsthand account of the events that happened on the day of the World Trade Center attack. At about exactly 8:50am that faithful morning, the first jet that took off from Newark, N.J on routine cross-country flight to the West Coast with fully-loaded fuel tanks hit tower one of the…

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    Eat A Bowl Of Tea Analysis

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    Marital Strife in Eat a Bowl of Tea and Falling Man Though separated by different time periods, areas of New York, and even cultures, the novels Eat a Bowl of Tea by Louis Chu and Falling Man by Don DeLillo are similar in their depiction of the marital crisis. In the novel Eat a Bowl of Tea, the main character Ben Loy lives in Chinatown in the 1940s with his wife, who is having an affair with his cousin. In the novel Falling Man, the main character Keith lives in lower Manhattan in 2001 (post-…

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    Many people wonder why there is so many memorials or monuments around the world for specific things. For every memorial there is a meaning behind it and there is value in the monument to the people. Something had happened to change the life of someone or something big enough would change something around the world. In this essay I will explain to you why memorials and monuments are meaningful to people and to everyone in the world. The monument I picked out was the Jefferson National Expansion…

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    A Multi-Media Assessment of “Portraits of Grief” by The New York Times Question 1: The focus of “Portraits of Grief” by The New York Times focuses on the different reactions of family members for those that had died in the September 11th, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers. The article focuses on “revisiting” the families and re-evaluating the personal lives of those that had died in the attacks. This presentation is meant as a memorial for those that died on 9/11. Question 2: There were two…

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    9/11 Apocalyptic Films Essay

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    Case study 1 Apocalypse and the influence of 9/11 on the apocalyptic movies Apocalypses have always been in people their heads, the thought of the end of the world has been and still is really popular in the film industry. Bendle says “Apocalypses are one of the oldest narrative forms, and they have informed some of the most imaginative and terrifying imagery in cultural history” (Bendle, 2005). In the years before 9/11 the apocalypse movies, books and magazines have been a great and widely…

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    Rhetorical Analysis of “The Hurting Heroes of 9/11 ” In the article “The Hurting Heroes of 9/11” (Sept. 16, 2016), Leah McGrath Goodman claims that those who helped with the rescue of the 9/11 attacks continue to die even 15 years after the attacks happened. Goodman supports the claim by using statistics and actual people who helped with the rescue of 9/11 who have some health issues that they are suffering over the last 15 years. Goodman has written this article in order to inform readers of…

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    Unitecloud Research Paper

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    UniteCloud “provides education and actionable steps to resolve tension and restore dignity to all St. Cloud, MN area people” (UniteCloud handout). They educate others by telling their personal stories, they have a blog, Facebook, Twitter, and they also make radio and TV appearances. UniteCloud promotes getting to know your neighbors, and to not assume misinformation and stereotypes. “You don’t have to agree with your neighbor’s lifestyle to promote a culture of respect. You don’t have to agree…

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    This photo was taken just outside of the main part of New York City on the 11th September 2001. The photo is of the infamous attack on the world trade centre in which suicide bombers crashed planes into the two buildings. This devastating event shocked the world all over. Many pictures were taken, some shocking others tragic, however one seems to stand out more than the others. This photo, taken by German photographer ‘Thomas Hoepker’, proved to be highly controversial and was actually banned by…

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    Impact Of 9/11 On Society

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    would become ill with multiple cancers, simply due to working in the financial district of Manhattan after 9/11. She, along with a countless number of other people, worked, visited, lived in and helped respond to the tragedy in the area. The air was contaminated with debris that would go on to cause multiple types of cancers to develop inside of the people who were surrounded by it constantly. According to the World Trade Center Health Program, “emergency responders, recovery and cleanup…

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