Luna Park

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  • Julia's Redwood Forest Case Study

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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…

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  • Case Study Of Mccormick-Stillman Railroad Park

    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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  • Playground Negotiation Case

    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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  • Wishart Pull Factors

    keep their eye on their children while they are playing, keeping the safety factor about the park. Close to these features are a BBQ stove where you can prepare a nice outdoor meal with your friends and family, which helps bring the bonds between the community together. There’s also a half-court for basketball for the residents to appreciate. There’s also a nice lawn for residents to play sport. Other recreational facilities are also available for Mansfield Resident's usage, with around 13…

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  • Short Summary: Belrose And The Rainforest

    Belrose Summary Belrose is known locally as The Forest because of its lush greenery and proximity to two national parks and leafy landscape. The centre of Sydney is a mere 19 kilometres away, making the work or play commute easy by vehicle or bus. When the locals aren’t working in the city, they are spending time with their families in one of the lush parks or playgrounds. Local retirees love this pristine little paradise where they can relax, enjoy retirement, play golf, and watch the local…

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  • Film American Experience: Coney Island

    The film American Experience: “Coney Island,” directed by Ric and Ken Burns, depicts Coney Island during its peak. Coney Island started as a small island and gradually grew into a vast tourist attraction. Coney Island’s Golden Age derived from its ability to unify the different social classes and its establishment of public theme parks. Coney Island was discovered by Henry Hudson on September 1, 1609; although, it would not be until 1847 when Coney would be inhabited. Coney was divided into the…

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