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    My Northern Michigan Adventure Every year my family and I go up to our favorite place, Rogers City Michigan. Rogers City is a small town at the edge of Michigan right on the water. It is a place to relax and unwind for a while. The small city offers quaint shops, delicious places to eat and friendly people. We stay right on the shores of Lake Huron just outside of Rogers city. Where the waves crash and the sand beckons you to come frolic in the sun. The days leading up to the trip are almost on bearable for me. Just the thought of the scenic views, gourmet food, and family all being together. Excites me to no end. Our journey begins in the car we load up all six of our bags and two dog’s stuff we hop in the car and leave. We will be in the car all together for five hours with only…

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    ponds were often seen. The wetlands increased until the trees broke and Squaw Bay was revealed. At one time, threatening water was butted up against the highway. The water was daring to creep over the edge and cover the road. However, all I observed was the stretching flatlands of a dried up lake covered with light cracked dirty and marsh grasses attempting to covering the land. Halfway through this wasteland a sign reading "You are Now Crossing the 45th Parallel" held my attention briefly. I…

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    Growing up in Michigan has been a dream come true. The sights and sounds of the Upper Peninsula are something out of a picture book. Looking out your living room window and overlooking one of the Great Lakes is something not everyone gets to experience. Moving away brought me to another great lake, another beautiful view, and more sights to see. Living in Michigan is like a never-ending tour of sightseeing. I consider myself truly lucky to live in such a wonderful place. Michigan did not take…

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    Visiting Michigan – The Wondrous Sights and Much More Michigan is a wonderful place for you to visit this summer to enjoy your vacation. With its wonderful parks, historical museums, and gothic structures, Michigan offers a wonderful retreat from your busy humdrum, in to a much more complacent environment. Here, is what you should not miss out on if you happen to visit the city: Mackinac Island If you want some peace and quietness in an artistic and picturesque setting, Mackinac environment is…

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    Everyday I experience the impact that immigration has had on my life and the entire west Michigan community. Whether it be through seeing my fellow classmates in school that are children of immigrants; or, by driving by the restaurants and stores owned by immigrants, I am able to see, firsthand, the tremendous influence immigration has had on the west Michigan community. Two of my best friends happen to be either an immigrant or their parent was an immigrant. My friend Nathan’s family immigrated…

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    and the Marriot are seen as high brow, meaning they are seen as sophisticated (Macaluso, 2016) compared to those that are around the city in outside locations that could be seen as low brow since they are not connected to places of sophistication (Macaluso, 2016). If one were to view Metropolis inside the Marriot hotel and later see A Walk on the Wild Side, or Perspective at Buffalo Wild Winds, the works would be seen very differently not only based on how they look but also on where they are…

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    In the 1920 version of The Last of the Mohicans directed by Clarence Brown and Maurice Tourneur, both women and Native Americans are portrayed in stereotypical ways and even though there are progressive aspects, the stereotypes prevail in the end. From the beginning, women, mainly the British sisters Cora and Alice Munro, are shown as heavily reliant upon the white male soldiers for protection. They are also reliant upon an actually evil and conspiring Native American guide, Magua. Due to the…

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    Policy and Background The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has made national headlines throughout the country. Many citizens first heard of the ordeal in late 2015. However, the process began in March of 2013 when the Flint City Council voted to switch water service from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Karegnondi Water Authority (Ridley, 2016). The Karegnondi Water Authority was building a new pipe to Lake Huron slated to be completed in 2016 and the City of Flint was eager to…

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    Ford Motor Company is a well-known global automotive business. It is an American automobile company that established and headquartered in the city of Dearborn, Michigan. Henry Ford began the company in the year of 1903. Ford’s purpose is to create, design, and sell vehicles such as cars, SUV’S, sports cars, trucks, and even service parts. Ford is in an excellent position that remains to compete for business share in the USA and globally. According to Auto Alliance, “Ford is laser-focused on…

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    Even today I still remember clearly what happened that fateful day. Why I did it, I’m not exactly sure but it wasn’t fun, at least for Patrick it wasn’t. I was back in 3rd grade, young, innocent, and having the time of my life. It was Spring almost Summer and it had been a decent year, nothing special but little did I know today was going to be exciting. This is when I lived in South Haven which had a population of like 10 people not including tourists. I would move to Kalamazoo in about one…

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