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  • Willie Monologue

    “They throw the ball I hit it. They hit the ball I catch it.” By Willie Mays.I won’t tell you every crook and cranny of Willie’s life story but I am going to tell you some things that I’ve found are the most interesting about him and his career, for example his parents and his mentors and achievements.You may or may not know who he person is but let me tell you he is a role model for many to-be baseball players and in fact he has even been in the Hall of Fame. He has accomplished many things in his life to receive that honor. He knew what he wanted and he went for. Then he practice and practice and tried his best to to everything he could on the field and most of all he had confidence. Ever since he was little Willie has always been a great at baseball . Then later on in his life he became one of the greatest baseball players in the world. One major influence in Willie’s career was his father William who taught him how to play. As a child many people recognize his talent for baseball and they strongly encouraged him to pursue a career in it. Though they didn’t really need to since Willie practically breathed and lived baseball ever since he was just six years old.Pause, before I continue, let me tell you some background information about him. Willie’s full name is William howard ,Mays Jr. He was born in Westfield Alabama on 3/2/1931. Both willie’s parents were great athletes so you could say that it was in Willie’s genes to be athletic. Although both of his parents were…

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  • Brief Summary Of Kinslee's Riding Horse Training

    Kinslee has been riding horses for around seven years. She started with the very basics of riding horses and advanced from there. She is now jumping horses at around two foot three inches and showing them in the academy beginner division. Kinslee completely fell in love with the sport and the animals. She even know works with them everyone weekend by being the barn hand where she rides. People often tell Kinslee "Riding is not a workout or a sport because the horse does all of the work."…

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  • Horses In Art

    Tang San Cai depicts scenes of trade along the silk road and scenes of daily activities. During the Tang Dynasty, polo match was a popular sport. In case that the long hair of the horse tail intertwines with poles, Tang people would tie up the tail of the horses to make it look very short. Since the tail of the horse in this ceramic is really short and the female rider is wearing pants instead of the traditional dress, this earthenware is probably depicting a female polo player. As we can see…

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  • Importance Of Playing Water Polo

    The sun was just beginning to rise as I woke up early Saturday morning. In a couple of hours, my team would be playing our second game against Waiakea High School. Winning this game meant that the Konawaena girls Water Polo team would be put into fourth place in the playoffs, which was in 20 days. I had confidence in my team that we would be able to perform well and I knew that because of our hard work and dedication during practice, it would prepare us for a successful game. My first year…

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  • How Did Marco Polo Influence The World

    There were numerous renowned individuals who were known for their incredible enterprises and their awesome finds of different nations. Marco Polo was one of those men who have braved dangerous oceans and steaming deserts. He voyaged all over India and China. He about looked all of the lands around Europe. His father had a great influence in his future when he was a child on the grounds that his dad was a merchant and his father traveling all over the world influence Marco Polo to wind up the…

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  • Compare And Contrast Marco Polo And Ibn Battuta

    Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta are two very famous explores who are known for traveling great distances during a time when such a thing was unheard of, and who kept detailed logs of their journeys. Ibn Battuta’s journey was based off of his religion, and his desire to visit all of the major religious sites and meet important religious leaders. He traveled a total of 75,000 miles over the course of 29 years. Marco Polo was an Italian traveler who claims to have met and become close to Kublai Khan,…

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  • Common Ground Social Needs

    In order to fulfill the requirements of this paper, I attended a ministry called Common Ground. Common Ground is an after-school mentoring program for underprivileged children in kindergarten through fifth grade that reside here in Waxahachie, Texas. This ministry has volunteers that help the children with their homework, includes a reading program to help the children become better readers and improve their comprehension skills, and allows the volunteers to spend one-on-one time with the…

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  • Marco Polo Thesis

    Marco Polo was an explorer who sculpted the world we live in today. He traveled from his Venetian home to China along the Silk Roads. In China, he worked for one of the most powerful leaders in his time, Kublai Khan. This gave him a firsthand experience with one of Europe’s powerful leaders. His travels were later recorded into a book called the, II Milione, which gave Europeans insight of the world beyond them. His book inspired other Europeans to travel to unknown lands. Marco Polo is…

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  • Water Polo Informative Speech

    Water Polo is one of the hardest sports you could play each player has to go through mental and physical strain when playing. Yet it can get very confusing for someone watching with the calls that are being called. This report will give you give you a quick overview of most things water polo. The earliest we have known about the modern game of water polo was in the early 19th century and the man behind it was William Wilson. Wilson called the game “aquatic football” which had a little bit of…

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  • Common Ground Case Study

    Introduction Common Ground is a local nonprofit in the Shreveport Bossier area. It serves the Cedar Grove neighborhood, which is a neighborhood that is higher in crime and poverty. Common Ground has been creating relationships for over ten years within this neighborhood. Throughout the years they have created programs that help better serve the people within the neighborhood. Common Ground is a faith based organization that works towards following in the ways of Jesus. History of Common Ground…

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