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    Growing Up In Michigan

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    Growing up in a predominantly affluent part of Michigan, at times it is difficult to comprehend the hardships others must endure. With consistency and structure in my life, I had gone through much of my life without great disturbance. However, in the past year, the stability I once had crumbled. One of the most salient aspects of my life was taken from me, which was torturous, and depressing. However, the challenge I faced allowed me recognize just how imperfect my seemingly faultless life was.…

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    American Author Project: Elizabeth Kostova Although there were many people who tried to re-create Bram Stoker’s Dracula, only Elizabeth Kostova was able to really capture the true essence – albeit 113 years after the original was written in the first place. Even though nobody can compare to the Bram Stoker original, Elizabeth Kostova did entirely get the ideas written down in such a way that it was easy to tell she paid attention to the tiniest of details. Elizabeth Kostova is important to…

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    the inside? Well that easy they would hate it because the simple fact that if they took their time to grow that hair and taking care of it and all that hard work was wasted then anyone would be very upset. Therefore, if an individual was to live in Michigan then they would be highly upset because they have lead in their water that can cause an individual hair to fall out. There were many cases that was held that showed many females hair had falling out when they had washed their hair which is…

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    children younger than 5 years before (2013) and after (2015) water source change in Greater Flint, Michigan...elevated blood lead levels increased from 2.4% to 4.9% (P < .05) after water source change, and neighborhoods with the highest water lead levels experienced a 6.6% increase.” This is one example of the extreme results industrial pollution has on water sources within this region. In Flint, Michigan, there were many violations to the Safe Drinking Water Act, as well as violations of…

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    can earn extra money by taxing it and for recreational use. This is why marijuana should be legalised. Marijuana should be legalized in Michigan because we should tax it and Michigan can get some extra money. In the latest Michigan Radio Poll, 56% of Michiganders thought the state should legalize and tax it ("DEBATE: Should Marijuana Be Legalized in Michigan?"). Legislation has been introduced that hopes to legalize and tax the private use of marijuana for Michiganders who are 21 and older…

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    Red Tide Research Paper

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    adult, I have traveled to quite a few different places and now even live on a different coast. During these travels, I’ve seen a number of different waters in the places I’ve lived and even more with me being in the Navy. I honestly thought that Lake Michigan was pretty clean growing up with the exception of the seaweed and litter floating around. While at summer camp one year, I traveled to Green Lake WI, and was so amazed that the water was actually green. On a side note, I remember that WI…

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    Even though she only competed in 3 pageants in her whole life, Haglund ended up being crowned Miss America in 2008. She was crowned Miss Oakland County in 2006, Miss Michigan in 2007, and Miss America in 2008. Through the Miss America spotlight, she has educated people on eating disorders, eventually starting her own foundation, the Kirsten Haglund Foundation. After her win, she went around the country telling her story…

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    Michigan in the Civil War- The Civil War started when the confederate army attacked Fort Sumter in April 1861 causing the fort to surrender to the confederates. Michigan began to rally the troops a week after the fall of fort Sumter, one meeting spot was Ann Arbor. The first Michigan was created and it generated more excitement than any other regiment. The regiment was trained in Fort Wayne and they went to war on May 11, 1861. As the Michigan regiments marched toward the battlefront they were…

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    While there are more than a few reasons people moved to Michigan, to begin, many moved here because of the cheap price of farm land. Farmers could buy a plot of land relatively cheap and the soil was fertile and was not hard to plant in. And as many Michiganders know, people moved to Michigan for the booming automotive business, led by Henry Ford. He began to offer five dollars a day to factory workers, bringing many people as this was a great amount of money at this time. This helped Detroit…

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    Bighead Carp

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    constructed with the permission on the U.S. Congress (Stokstad). The hopes was the carp would be deterred by the electrical current and would not pass though the waters there or the barrier. The barrier was constructed about twenty-five miles south of Lake Michigan in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal…

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