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    On a fall day, back in November of 1997 a lady who went by the name of Julia Butterfly Hill headed on a trip to California’s Redwood National and State Park. While visiting the forest Julia was captivated by the beauty and natural history of the forest to the point that she felt a spiritual harmony with her surroundings. In just two short weeks to Julia’s dismay she found out that a great social injustice was occurring the same forest that she had just 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…

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    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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    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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    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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    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…

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    Parks are our saving grace for spending time with our families as it draws us out from the technological atmosphere to a more humane atmosphere that creates meaningful memories of the time spent at the park with our families. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is the perfect place to find new memories for families. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park was founded by the McCormicks in 1975 under the premise that it would be used for as a place for all to enjoy (History | McCormick-Stillman Railroad…

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    for over 100 years, they have not aged a bit but have, in fact, grown to become a symbol for the town’s beautiful Sinclair Lewis Park. The two are part of a fountain piece in one section of the park which also includes a playground, picnic area, fishing pier and campground. While towns near Sauk Centre have some sort of green space, few match the beauty, the versatility, and usability of the five city parks. The parks have something to offer people of all ages and even accommodate large family…

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    Imagine you are walking in a park, and you begin to notice all of these smells. They range from the surrounding restaurants, to the rushing river, and the pine trees that fill the park. A park that is described in this way is Riverfront Park, and Riverfront Park is filled with smells to entice the people that visit. When I hear people talking about Riverfront Park, my mind floods with all of the great smells of food in the park. Riverfront Park is not like your ordinary park, its full blown…

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    Ethiopia Research Paper

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    my favorite homemade slightly Alcoholic beverage called “Tej”. The festival is intended to unify all Ethiopian immigrants who reside in the United States of America and to introduce our culture to the people living in US like us and for Americans as well. Most Ethiopians came from different states to enjoy the festival with us, which is sound great. “Expand your horizon; travel the globe without living Colorado!” this is the motto displayed at the entrance of the park. Park field lakes are…

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    one from the volunteer involvement and the other in support of the Parks and Recreation Department both groups make up the Ithaca Special Projects Task Force. They have both been elected to decide on whether to fund a playground for the neighborhood. Whether they decide to build a playground or not, this task force is responsible of whether to fund the playground or choose a later project to fund in the future. The Parks and Recreation Department and elected officials of community involvement…

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