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    She fought to hold the bagel she’d had for breakfast down as she observed the businessmen and women in their expensive clothes rush in and out of the offices. The atmosphere here was busy and fast paced. Discouraged, she second-guessed herself now as she hid behind her dark, long, wavy tresses and realized she didn’t belong here. The positive attitude that helped push her through the front door and make it to the receptionist was fading fast. Despite her reservations, she was determined to break…

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    Occupy Wall Street was a local and international movement that began on September 17, 2011, in Liberty Square Manhattan Financial District, that caused the recession. This people-powered movement raised awareness that there was social and economic inequality worldwide. The argument was that the 1% of the wealthiest Americans were paying less for their taxes than the average Americans. There needed to be a reduction within the gap between the rich and the poor. This angered Americans and…

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    The Long Island Rail Road

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    our great city. But there are still millions of people that work in our amazing city. The Long Island Rail Road, commonly referred to by acronym, LIRR is the ultimate thread that provides great transportation from the suburban Island to the urban Manhattan. A travel on the LIRR takes anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours to get to the city, but is beats the hell out of driving with that traffic that accompanies every day’s rush hour at the countries most populated city. People take the subway in…

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    A small town called Westford, in New York State, that’s where I resided in for eighteen years of my life. Westford is about two hours of the city. The closest grocery store is thirty minutes away, and the nearest hospital is twenty three miles. Westford is all country in every way. Animals ran wild everywhere. Some of the animals you would see are squirrels, quails, chipmunks, deer, and even bear. They were not afraid of anything, until hunting season. The trees are so tall with many colors, red…

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    The moment I stepped out of the subway of 42nd Street in Manhattan, I was overwhelmed with a sense of wonder. The kind that let you know everything that there is to see on Broadway, at the same time, reminding you that you have neither the time nor the resources for such adventure. I stood still for a moment, admiring the extraordinary, bright neon signs. I took a deep breath and pulled out my phone in search of the famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York. As the location appeared on my…

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    Sixth Avenue Bistro

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    Pre-Visit Experience Goal Arriving in San Diego the prospective customer was hoping to organize a casual dinner for a group of twelve college students. Without much knowledge of the city the customer wished to find a convenient, affordable option which would contribute positively to the experience of all parties included. Not looking for a tourist-attraction or a chain restaurant, the options were limited to favorite local establishments within downtown San Diego. Ideally the restaurant would…

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    A lot of people travel to New York and Florida personally; I travel to New York a lot because that's where I am originally from. I love traveling back and forward to New York and Florida and seeing the difference between the states. The weather, the fashion and the lifestyle are totally different when going from Florida to New York. I love the difference that we have from New York, I learn something new every time. People ask me all the time would I move back to New York and my answer will…

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    “On walls and windows and bins and cars all around the rubble pile, New Yorkers have left messages in the grainy dust. They are expressions of anger, love, despair, and patriotism, a form of contemporary poetry that will last not nearly as long as the memories” (Time Wire Reports, 2001). On September 11, 2001, tragedy struck the Twin Towers of New York City, and the citizens of America knew that every moment would forever be imprinted in their minds and history. The attacks could be seen from…

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    A Guide to Tour America America is the birthplace of numerous metropolises like Las Vegas, LA, Miami, Boston, Chicago and New York City. Each of these cities brings to mind a million different thoughts of entertainment, culture and cuisine. If one looks closely they will witness the wide variety which makes up this country. If you wish to enjoy a spectacular tour, USA is the ideal location to start with owing to its natural beauty and rich combination of deserts, mountains, rainforests, canyons,…

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    Labs not only examined concrete, but metal as well. On May 31st, 2008, a Crane collapsed, killing two construction workers on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Three months prior to the collapse the Testwell helped test the crane used during the collapse. According to Dienst and McQuillan; “Testwell’s work on the crane is not part of the case the Manhattan prosecutors brought against the firm for allegedly falsifying results and records” (Dienst and McQuillan). The actions of Testwell Labs have…

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