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    Why Do People Get Tattoos

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    of these cultures have used tattoos to identify different tribes or military branches, along with family heirlooms or simply because they appreciate the art of ink. Although there are so many different reasons as to why people get tattoos, they are not always so great. In recent history, tattoos have gained the stigma of gang related and deviant behaviors. These behaviors are associated with repetitive bad decisions and time spent in prison, to the use of drugs. However, tattoos have provided cultural identity and a more noble purpose in the past that people seem to forget about or are unaware of. In early history, the…

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    Author V. Vale once said, “A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition” (Vale 55). From this, it is evident how intimate tattooing is. A life-long commitment to a piece of artwork that one will carry on one’s skin wherever they go requires careful consideration. Tattooing itself has been practiced for centuries all over the world, with the first known…

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    Katherine von Drachenberg, or more familiarly known as Kat Von D is a famous tattoo artist that many know from the famous television shows, “Miami Ink” and “LA Ink.” Sephora approached her back in 2008 to help her set up a couple shades for her own liquid lipstick line. Since then the Kat Von D Beauty collection has vaguely developed into a diverse makeup brand with numerous different products to choose from such as, foundations, liquid lipsticks, eyeshadow palettes and much more. (“Kat”).…

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    Homelessness In The Usa

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    increasing due to many factors, but mainly is a socio-economic problem. Some statistics from National Alliance to End Homelessness shows that about 15 percent of the homeless population - 83,170 - are considered "chronically homeless” individuals and about 2 percent - 13,105 - are considered "chronically homeless” people in families and number are increasing. On the other hand, Miami Beach has been a main tourist destination in the US for many years and South Beach has been shown as a main…

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    priced but came in a floral printed box that matched the bathrooms. “They probably don’t have this brand in Florida,” she said, completely deadpan. “We 're not moving”. Most of my other memories of the move are hazy, like images inferred from a retelling, a copy of a copy. But my memory of leaning over and looking out the airplane window and seeing Florida is one of my clearest recollections. I saw a sea of tiny orange squares and little blue puddles that were the stucco roofs and kidney shaped…

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    Virgina Key Geography

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    Just north of Key Biscayne in sunny Miami, Virgina Key is a protected barrier Island in the Atlantic ocean. Consisting of 863 acres of land, it was once much larger, extending into the Ft. Lauderdale area. Between 1835 and 1838 hurricanes eroded the beach, creating inlets and dividing the island in two. The other portion became Fisher Island, which sits at the southernmost tip of Miami Beach. Virgina Key was a part of the civil rights movement. In a time when blacks were prohibited from going…

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    theories that shape the City of Miami-Dade public policy for delinquency prevention and ideas from the author that would improve juvenile delinquency efforts with examples. Keywords: reduction, change, juvenile,…

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    Winter getaway to Florida’s best beaches If you’re looking to escape the cold weather climate, it’s not too late to book a vacation to Florida’s beaches. Over 1,000 miles of shoreline awaits vacationers to Florida’s pristine beaches. No other state offers as much diversity. In the northeastern part of Florida are Amelia Island and the beaches of Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine offering visitors a luxurious blend of hotels situated among dunes and white sand. Visitors looking for a little more…

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    Naples, Florida is knows for it’s beautiful white sandy shoreline. The Miami International Airport terminal is about 30 miles northern of Naples. Regardless of whether you would like to shop until you fall, perform golfing until you finally hit that best shot, perform racket sports upon one of Naples numerous open public racket sports courts, or perhaps spend some time on the white-colored beautiful beaches, you will find an action that meets your needs. Probably the most numerous inquiry is,…

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    Pet Services: grooming & boarding- $5.73 billion (Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics, 2016) Based off an article Miami Herald in 2014, dog grooming and boarding businesses make around $100,000+ annually. With this information, the market share for one of these companies would be .0017% market share, while the higher end businesses in the pet services industry make $1,000,000+ annually which translates to a .017% market share. I did get a chance to speak to a representative from Pet…

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