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  • How Does Julia Hill Protect The Environment

    volunteers. Julia reported that since there were no volunteers, they had to pick her. She sat there for 6 days. After that, an organization called “Earth First!” as well as a few other organizations, and volunteers supported her. On December 10th, 1997 Julia Hill climbed 180 feet up into a Redwood by the name of Luna. She rested on two 6 foot by 6 food platforms. She didn’t stay there for 6 days. She stayed for 738 days. She did interviews on TV and the radio. She exercised, learned tons of survival skills. She even managed to get warmth by wrapping herself in a sleeping bag with and leaving only a small hole for breathing. She somehow accomplished all this while in Luna. She had a single burner propane stove and was able to hoist necessities up with a rope. She faced a plenty of hate from many groups of people. In the end, all her hard work paid off because in 1999 Pacific Lumber Co. decided to set an agreement to save Luna and all trees within a 200 foot buffer-zone. Julia Hill agreed to come down. The organization also gave the $50,000 they raised to the Pacific Lumber Co. but they actually ended up donating that money to Humboldt University's forestry department. After Luna she wrote a best-selling novel. She also wrote an environmental handbook and protested in Ecuador against an oil pipeline. I decided to choose Julia Hill for my essay because she had an awful event happen to her but she did not let it define her. She pushed so far past that car accident. She became…

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  • Julia's Redwood Forest Case Study

    visited. Pacific Lumber, a local logging company was cutting down the trees in the forest and destroying a local ecosystem. Pacific Lumber’s actions awoke in inner calling inside of Julia that led her to take a stand in preserving on of the earth’s natural habitat by participating in a tree sitting movement with the help of the Earth First movement. During this movement, Julia began actively challenging the power and influence of big business along with governments rules and regulations. In her…

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  • Summary Of Stewart Lewis's You Have Seven Messages

    could hurt you? Luna a fifteen year old girl did want to know the truth. You Have Seven Messages by Stewart Lewis is mainly about Luna trying to find out how her mother actually passed away. Everyone has told Luna that her mother died by getting hit by a taxi which Luna doesn 't believe fully. Luna thinks that something different had happened and needs the help of friend and family to figure out what really happened. The main characters of this book are Malia Clover, Daria, Oliver, and Jules…

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  • Stella's Funeral: A Short Story

    to attempt to make contact with her. Perhaps something will prompt her to stop what she is doing and return home. If we implore her, she may refuse to speak with us, and still do what she wants.” Consuelo changed her approach, “And you do not mind losing your money on this circus act?” Stella shot back, “Luna is the one who is paying. We have not contributed a rusty dime or penny.” Consuelo was curious, “You are not at all embarrassed to go through with this?” Sol replied, “No, not at all!…

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  • A Short Story: Jane's 'She Wept'

    window of the Ferris wheel carriage, she continued her awed narration as we began our final, rounded descent. Lollipop roofs on canvas tents. Sun glinting off the polished brass poles of the carousel. People darting about, miniature, with all the frenzy of a colony of ants. The huge, manic mouth of Luna Park was ever hungry, greedily swallowing the frantic flow of families. It was then, as we drew closer to the ground, that I noticed a flaw, a great blemish in the rich tapestry of carnival…

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  • Heneral Luna Movie Analysis

    “Heneral Luna is a film that should be watched by every Filipino from all across the globe.” This was the only statement my mind was able to process and produce the first time I watched the renowned movie Heneral Luna. It was as if my whole tiny and parched patriotic-system was watered and revived. The movie Heneral Luna is a biopic film directed by Jerrold Tarog and produced by Artikulo Uno productions having John Arcilla play the role of Antonio Luna. [1] It was a film narrating the story of…

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  • La Luna And Paperman Essay

    “La Luna” and “Paperman” are both great short films. These short films try to convey a message throughout the whole production. Some of the ideas that can be seen is to be daring or think differently. It is amazing to see how a work that is relatively short can produce such a huge message. “La Luna” and “Paperman” are impressive because they try to deliver people a positive message that can be used in life. “La Luna” has a great underlying message. One idea it shows is that families can argue…

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  • Jonathan Luna Case Study

    and ACH were the SATs used in the case study of who murdered Jonathan Luna. The case study detailed an assistant U.S. attorney Jonathan Luna’s personal and professional life, along with his financial issues, infidelities, previous and current cases and of course his confusing unsolved murder. Some key questions to ask one’s self throughout examining and applying SATs are: who murder Jonathan Luna, who called Luna at 11 P.M., why would someone target him, and what evidence was provided or a lack…

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  • Alpha Luna Werewolf Character Analysis

    His world changed forever. Alpha Luna Werewolf Brian has pulled himself away from the hunters, the people who were his friends, who he thought had rescued him and took him in after his pack was destroyed. Learning they were the ones who killed his family and effectively manipulated him for his entire life would have destroyed him, had he not had Eddie there to hold him together before he could shatter. Eddie is not used to any of this. He's a human, and yet being with a shifter has done…

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  • General Antonio Luna And The Kattipunan Revolution

    Philippine-American war, General Antonio Luna wanted our independence back. He was a general with great skills and was a military strategist and the most brilliant general in our country during the Philippine-American war. When Katipunan Revolution existed, they were asked to join with his two other brothers. But because his brothers and him believed in gradual reform, they refused to join. This was because the Katipunan Revolution had different objectives compared to the gradual reform. General…

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