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    I waited at the starting line for my split in the relay race. I felt sweat drip down my temples from the blazing sun. There were two laps for each of the four people in my relay, I was the final runner. My heart was beating out of my chest from the pressure of the crowd. I extended my arm backward, ready to receive the baton. Immediately after I felt the baton strike my palm, I took off in a sprint. I felt like the whole track team was relying on me for this win. After my first lap around the track, I began to feel lightheaded. All of the sudden, my legs went numb. I reconsidered my luck in winning. I started to slow my steps. My body formation weakened. My motivation was lost until I felt a cool breeze brush my face in the boiling temperature.…

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    I am in a club called 4-H. I have been in 4-H for 1 year, Iam starting my second year. I think that my first year going to fair was really awesome and fun. I got excited when I when to fair. 2 days before fair was the day that our projects (besides the animals) got judged. When me and my Mom drove to the fairgrounds I was excited and nervous at the same. When we got there we unloaded all the small stuff. We had to have some help unloading my big, heavy, wood compost box. There was at…

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    Another reward for running is making my team proud, and contributing to the success that we have. Oprah Winfery said “running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.” I agree with that because when you put all you have into something you’ll get a great result. Another reward being apart of my team, and running at meets is being able to get medals. When I got my medals I hung them in my room, and every time I looked at them it brings me back to those…

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    and today was going to be no exception. Today, I was suppose to run the 3200 meter relay, the open 800 meter run, the 400 meter dash and finally the 1600 meter relay. Going into the day both relay teams were placed…

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    Demonstrate your level of involvement in activities and/or contributions to the University or Community. (Include professional organizations you belong to): I am co-president of the MSUM Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) group on campus. This group is a great way for students to get involved and to raise awareness about cancer. AS a group we put on 2-4 events throughout the year to raise cancer awareness and money for cancer research. For example, this fall I planned and put on a “Knockout…

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    terpreter or they can play without one. If they do hire an interpreter there are lots of precautions the interpreter must make. The interpreter must watch carefully to understand all the plays. If there are timeouts interpreter are either next to the coach singing or right across from the athlete communicating to them and preparing them for competition. When the deaf students are playing, interpreters position themselves on side lines in there athlete’s direct line of view and sign information…

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    According to American Counseling Association, vicarious trauma is, “The term vicarious trauma… sometimes also called compassion fatigue, is the latest term that describes the phenomenon associated with the ‘cost of carrying’ for others” (2011). An interpreter’s job is to convey communication from one person to another person. Sign language interpreters also do this while interpreting, but there are more parts to this process than just language between the clients. First, sign language is a…

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    In a sense, discrimination and oppression have the same meaning, but oppression means the cruelty has been going on for a long period of time. To those who are uneducated about ASL or even the Deaf community, Deaf people are not usually thought of when oppression is brought up. Oppression is usually thought of amongst the topic of race, or even groups with certain beliefs. Oppression and discrimination on Deaf people eventually got a name for itself. In 1975, a Deaf scholar named Tom Humphries…

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    A denial of service attack is a push to make one or more PC frameworks inaccessible. It is normally focused at web servers, however it can likewise be utilized on mail servers, name servers, and some other sort of PC framework. Denial of service attack (DoS) attacks may be started from a solitary machine, yet they normally utilize numerous PCs to do an attacks. Since most servers have firewalls and other security programming introduced, it is anything but difficult to bolt out individual…

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    “Through Deaf Eyes” is an eye-opening movie about the world and culture of deaf people. It made me question my previous thoughts and opinions about deaf people and the differences in “Earth” and “Eyeth.” My personal perceptions were altered quite drastically in terms of how some deaf people perceive themselves and the attitudes hearing people have towards them. Many deaf people do not see themselves as having a problem in need of fixing, they just accept it as a trait. Alternately, many hearing…

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