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    In the latest update on her health, Barbara Bush, President George H. W. Bush's wife of 73 years, has decided against further medical treatment despite her "failing health," according to a statement over the weekend by Jim McGrath, a spokesperson for the former first lady. Based on a Sunday Huffington Post report, Barbara Bush has elected to receive "comfort care" for chronic health conditions at her Houston, Texas home. Bush, 92, is reportedly battling heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. According to a live report by CNN's Ann Cabrera, Bush's family is honoring her request to "remain home" instead of undergoing further medical interventions in a hospital setting for COPD and heart failure. Days before Easter, Bush complained of breathing difficulties and was subsequently admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital. After a time, the former first lady's health improved during her hospital stay. Consequently, doctors discharged her to recover at home. Apparently, Barbara Bush's health took a turn for the worse after a few days at her residence. McGrath confirmed rumors about Barbara Bush's poor health and her wishes to remain at home among family as she rests. "It will not surprise those who know her that Barbara Bush has been a rock in the face of failing health, worrying not for herself ― thanks to her abiding faith ― but for others. She is surrounded by a family she adores, and appreciates the many kind messages and especially the prayers she is…

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    Nancy Reagan Nancy Reagan was one of our country's most important first ladies. She was married to the 40th president , Ronald Reagan. During her time as first lady, from 1981 to 1989, she had a great impact on the United States. Nancy dedicated much of her time to helping charities and organizations. However, before she became the first lady she had a successful career of her own. Nancy was born in New York city on July 6, 1921 to parents Edith and Ken Robbins. She was a…

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    nickname “Nancy”. During Nancy’s infancy, her father Kenneth left the marriage, leading to Edith to send her daughter to be raised by her aunt and uncle, Virginia and C. Audley Galbraith, in Bethesda, Maryland. While there, Nancy attended Sidwell Friends School. Her aunt would also travel with her to New York to visit her mother, when her mother was there for lengthy theater runs (1). When Nancy was eight, her mother Edith married a prominent Chicago neurosurgeon, Loyal Davis. After this,…

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    OLIVER TWIST by CHARLES DICKENS OLIVER TWIST or THE PARISH BOY’S PROGRESS is a novel written by Charles Dickens and was serialised in 1837-39. The novel revolves around an orphan named Oliver Twist, who was born in a workhouse and was sent to a parochial orphanage where all the children were ill-treated and underfed. Twist runs away to London after escaping from the orphanage and there, he encounters with The Artful Dodger, one among the gang of juvenile pick-pocketers who are under the…

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    Being Kidnapped seems like a situation that would be terrible to be in. For one kid, it was the best few days of his life and he did not want to leave. “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry, is a fictional short story. Bill and Sam are the two main characters in the story. With much work they plan to pull off a fraudulent town-lot scheme in Western Illinois. To do this they need two thousand dollars. These two men decide to kidnap Ebenezer Dorset’s child and offer a ransom. Bill and Sam take the…

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    Oliver had found the prize in the cake and it was a golden crown. Then he was talking with his friend Charlie from New Jersey about the differences of their school's. For Oliver French school was very hard and he had to do many projects. One project in particular that he hated was the one for his rhetoric class that it was important for the French but confusing for Oliver. Before Oliver was going to sit down and do his paper he had a something drink and decided to practice shadow puppets in the…

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    Charles Dickens Morality

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    REPRESENTATION OF CRIMINAL CHARACTERS Charles Dickens writes about the lower classes and the activities in the underbelly of London society.We see some characters doing illegal,nasty and sometimes horrifying things,yet Dickens is careful to give at least some of these lower-class characters a code of ethics ,adding realism and respectability.The character that perhaps best embodies such a code of ethics is Nancy,and looking closely at her scenes can lend great insight into our reading of Oliver…

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    Oliver Twist is a great proclamation on states of mind toward the poor in Victorian England. Charles Dickens demonstrates to us what number of individuals of that time were classist to the point that they treated the poor like crooks. Needy individuals could just get help from poor houses, which had much in a similar manner as present day sweatshops. Families were isolated. The poor were terribly deprived, to the point of moderate starvation, buckled down, and beaten. Indeed, even youngsters did…

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    Oliver that he endures as much as he can, and the bad behavior of Noah describe the binaries of good versus evil personalities although they have some similarities. Nancy character is the most noble character in this book because her character develops into a good way when she tries to save Oliver from his brother, Monk, and both good and evil are captured in her character. Nancy was one of the Fagin’s Bill Skies’ lover whose surrounding was the criminals. Because of her environment in which…

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    Bill is given the status of a pauper like both Oliver and Fagin. Bill is far from living an innocent life that is free of crime. He is characterized as an evil and hardened thief. Bill shares a lot of the same qualities as Fagin when it comes to greed and the desire for riches. However, unlike Fagin, Bill is willing to do whatever is necessary to do to survive. He even ends up murdering Nancy out of anger when he realizes that his way of life may be in danger due to her actions. Bill’s struggle…

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