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  • Example Of Narrative Essay On Kfc

    called by the mayor and personally thanked for stopping the contumacious man and that they were recognized by the whole city, as heroes. About two years later they were both hired as firefighter, Adam was hired by the Los Angeles County Fire Department and Steve was hired to the San Bernardino Fire Department. They had been friends for about 10 years at that point. But they both knew being hired as a firefighter was the ultimate goal from the beginning. All of the years as a Fire Explorer, EMT, Wildland firefighter, getting degrees, all of that to be a firefighter. And both of them accomplished their goals. They both said goodbye to each other and went their separate ways for the rest of their lives. Adam was stationed at station 187 in Pomona. This is actually the station where was an explorer for many years and now that he was here he realized he could be an explorer advisor. He would also be working with all of the firefighters that helped him get to where he is now. He is so excited to see them again. Firefighter Murrieta who is not Engineer Murrieta, Captain Etherly instead of Firefighter Etherly and his old advisor, Battalion Chief Nieto. It is going to be great working alongside of them, and he had won the lottery by being assigned to fire station 187. He would be on probation the first year,(which is you can be fired at any time for failing a test or being stupid), but it is still going to be great, his life goal, accomplished. On his first day he got there at 6:30…

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  • Statement Of Purpose: RAMP

    self-improvements dramatically. My reading speed has increased in just one quarter of participating in the program RAMP. I have been able to learn new words and clarify the definition and understanding of words that I have learned in the previous years. Not only has RAMP help me with my reading levels and grammar understanding, but also in my speech. Gaining knowledge on vocabulary has helped me speak more comfortably and understanding the meaning of sentence by just listening to them. As a…

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  • Going To Upward Bound Essay

    Going to Upward Bound changed my viewpoint about my self and that everything is conceivable in the event that you work for it. I discovered that school is vital and I need to be the first in my family to move on from a profession. The project impact me on the grounds that before I joined the system I had an alternate sentiment in transit life was on account of I felt that individuals that don 't attempt dependably get what they need. Toward the end they may get that thing yet they will be…

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  • Ethnic Space In Pomona

    I believe Pomona, California is an ethnic space. Pomona was once a teeming populace of the ideal middle-class. The city consisted of 86% percent Whites and 15% Hispanics during the 1970s, according to the United States Census Bureau. In the 1990s, Pomona experienced a downfall in socio-economic status, was deprived of its middle-class glory, and the flooding of a new ethnic space. Hispanics now occupy Pomona at a staggering 70%, while Whites occupy 48%, according to the 2010 United States Census…

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  • Essay On The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night By Christopher Boone

    “The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs. Shears' house. Its eyes were closed. It looked as if it was running on its side, the way dogs run when they think they are chasing a cat in a dream. But the dog was not running or asleep. The dog was dead” (2). Christopher John Francis Boone is the exciting young narrator of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, who will do anything to find the murderer of Mrs. Shears’ large black poodle, Wellington. He…

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  • Paradise Lost Similes

    In John Milton’s Paradise Lost, epic simile is frequently used to create elaborate and sweeping comparisons that contribute to a character’s development. In Book IX, Milton compares Eve to a list of goddesses by writing “To Pales, or Pomona, thus adorned / Likest she seemed Pomona when she fled / Vertumnus, or to Ceres in her prime / Yet virgin of Proserpina from Jove” (393-6). This comparison constitutes as a epic simile because it spans multiple lines and goes into great detail. One thing that…

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  • Essay About Skateboarding

    While skateboarding is most commonly considered as a recreational activity, it can also be used as an active and effective means of transportation. Therefore, skateboarding is often treated as a type of transportation tool. At Cal Poly Pomona, skateboarding along with other coasting devices become increasingly popular for students as an alternative means of transportation, but at the same time, they appear to the decision makers as a target for policy actions. Under current school policy,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Plans After High School

    My plans after high school are to further my education by attending college, specifically Pomona College in Claremont, California. While attending Pomona, I will be double majoring in Theatre and Anthropology, the scientific study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies. The “star educator” that has inspired me through these years is a person I’m pleased I’ve had the opportunity of meeting, Mrs.Trejo, the theatre teacher at Sam Houston. With her help, Mrs. Trejo allowed me…

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  • County Fair Association Case

    County Fair Association is being investigated by the County, State and Federal officials. The County Board of Supervisors L.A. Fair audit should be completed by the end of this month. In addition, U.S. Representative Norma Torres (D-Pomona) has asked the IRS and the state attorney general’s office to launch inquiries into whether the association’s tax exemption should be rescinded. Now, Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) requested that the Joint Legislative Audit Committee examine the…

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  • Personal Narrative: American Red Cross And The Math Team

    Being in a math team sounds boring and stressful, but I gained knowledge through the different math activities they provided. I gained a lot of math skills from participating in math madness and AMC.This showed me that math was not just deriving and integrating, but math was an application of those skills. Outside of school, I volunteer at Pomona Valley Medical Hospital Center, Volunteens, and Hwarang Leo Club. Pomona Valley Medical Hospital Center took me a step closer to my dreams. Throughout…

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