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  • Rock Bottom Speech

    Rock Bottom I always say whenever I am in trouble I think that I am in “rock bottom”. Like when I have a bad grade, have a bad day at work, or when I get upset at my parents, I want to relate myself to rock bottom. But, if I look at my position from a different view, I should be lucky I have the Tennessee Promise scholarship to keep me in school, I should be happy that I am employed, and I should be blessed enough to have parents to even become upset about. I realize those little hardships is nowhere near rock bottom. Instead, rock bottom is when you are having horrible financial situations, go through extremely traumatic experiences, or when your health is exceptionally poor. First, understand what is not rock bottom. I work at the bowling alley in Franklin and I only make minimum wage. Some people may think that is a bad salary to have, but I am a college student living with my parents. I only have to take care of me for now so that cannot be rock bottom. In my mental state I recently broke up with a girl that cheated on me at prom. Yes I felt a little depressed and lonely about it, but we only dated for a few months. I know several good people that were married for over twenty years only to go through a divorce because their spouse cheated on them. When I look at the people that were cheated on after staying faithful to their spouse for over twenty years; I can only feel like they hit real rock bottom. For me, breaking up with a girl you only dated for a few months…

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  • Gender And Gender Stereotypes In The Princess Merida

    movie, we see that princess Merida is not acting as though she is a princess. She would rather shoot her bow and arrows at targets, ride through the woods, and are in a way, tomboyish. Her mother, Queen Elinor is proper, gives the rules, and expects higher things from her daughter rather than the three boys. In addition, the boys in the movie are rowdy, they pester the poor maid, they eat a lot, and they enjoy the sweets! The same could be said of the King though. He eats gigantic meals and…

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  • Marine Corps Mission Failure

    Simon Sinek believes true success lies within knowing why we do things, and great leaders are those that are able to communicate this to them. However, delete however since you agree with what he is saying. I believe understanding why we do things is directly associated with success in business and our lives. By building trust amongst employees and friends, this helps people invest in the company and the merchandise that it produces. In the Marine Corps, understanding why we do what we do is…

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  • Narrative Essay About Being Afghanistan

    Afghanistan: There were many challenges in the military but I am choosing to write about one scenario that made me realize what type of person I am. Even though I had struggle all through school, I was surprisingly good at being a Marine. Once I finished my first year in the military my parents grew to be pretty comfortable with the idea of me being in the corps. I think it is because they saw that I was finally growing up. In the Marine Corps they do not care about excuses and they definitely…

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  • Characters In A Few Good Men

    [10/19/15, 10:38:34 PM] Samantha Kaplan: Have you ever noticed a leader who exaggerates his or her self importance? In the play, “A Few Good Men,” by Aaron Sorkin, Colonel Jessep frames Pfc. Downey and Cpl. Dawson for committing the murder of Pfc. Santiago during 1986. These men are part of the United States Marines Corps in Guantanamo, Cuba. As part of the marines, the men are supposed to live by the marine code of defending their unit, God, corps, and country. Living by the marine code…

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  • Stress In The Marine Corps

    The levels of stress and emotions varies in every profession. One of the careers known for having a lot of stress and mixed emotions is being a part of the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps is part of the United State’s military branch, and are known for their discipline, strength, and willpower. I interviewed one of my brother’s closest friend, Miguel. He’s a former Sergeant in the U.S. Marines, who explained what emotions and stress a U.S. Marine deals with on a daily basis. The question is, how…

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  • Pirates Galleons And Treasure Analysis

    When watching “Pirates, Galleons, and Treasure: Globe Trekker”, one certainly does learn something about pirates and their history. However, that does not mean the documentary is particularly useful. In fact, the documentary while mostly accurate still has some small discrepancies and does not provide enough detail for it to be helpful to those actually studying pirates. The documentary is a fun resource for those who want basic facts, but leaves some facts to assumptions and seems to gloss over…

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  • Lack Of Innovation In Germany

    History shows that when faced with unpalatable choices and the reality of the environment-capability gap, leaders often cycle back to prior phases in the design process . The British Royal Navy confirmed this regression when they dismissed the findings of the 1924-1925 Newport simulations, which revealed superior advantage to carriers that could mass aircraft in repetitive pulses. Although, the Royal Navy lacked this capability, they discounted emerging doctrine from the US Marine Fleet…

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  • Humor In Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnes

    In Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" he uses various comedic devices to create comedy; most noticeably melodrama and farce. These devices are used excessively in order to repeatedly address serious matters in a light-hearted manner; Wilde does this to create humour as opposed to offending his audience. Wilde deliberately wrote the play in this manner as he was fully conscious that his audience consisted of upper class Victorians. Throughout the play, Oscar Wilde articulately…

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  • War Of 1812 Dbq Outline

    The war of 1812 was named for one year but nearly took three to fight. This war played a crucial role in establishing America’s direction and identity in the world. According to Historian Christopher George, The War of 1812 is important because it gave the United States a new standing in the world. This war led America to gain a chance to make a statement and prove that they truly were independent. This war was a test of the nation’s endurance and unity. On June 1st, Madison became the first…

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