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    Social Security

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    build up. Only for retirement. Others don't save, or are incapable of saving either due to income, disability, or circumstance, and depend on social security to help support them financially. Most people save for higher education for themselves, their children, or their own retirement, but in the instance where one is no longer working, loses a spouse, or is physically incapable of working, they can fall back onto their savings, or government assistance to help support them. However, when mass…

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    connect shared groups, but in Landreth’s film, Larkin is the form of memory the ties and binds people together. Viewers see parts of Larkins past and relationships with former girlfriend Felicity, and his friend Derek as they add their own experiences. “Ryan” is a film about the shift between objective reality and the analysis of human thought in an emotional and psychological study. Larkin and his works, such as Walking (1969) and Street Musique (1972) become the link to the past that unifies…

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    same time the Occupy Wall Street movement began in New York. As soldiers who were living on a base that would receive incoming rocket fire, eating the same meals week after week and going out on route clearance patrols looking for IED’s. Even as a Private First Class I was making the correlation between a valuable skill set and income. This is a well-known correlation, but as a Combat Engineer I knew the skill set it offered while valuable to the military was not very valuable in the civilian…

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    Dorothy's Diary Analysis

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    her to distort her experience as she almost certainly did not expect her writing to be read by anyone else. It seems reasonable to think that diaries overall would be similar in this respect, and would be useful as a unique glimpse into the actual, private thoughts and actions of people in the past. They might contain thoughts that people hold privately, but hold nonetheless, and would not be seen were it not for their expectation of privacy. However, use of a diary as a primary source in this…

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    The History of the Jonestown Massacre Many different cults have existed for many years. Some cults are peaceful while other cults can be violent and intense. One cult that ended in severity was the Peoples Temple based in Jonestown, Guyana. This particular cult was led by a man named Jim Jones. Jones had strong views on equality and wanted to create a place where people of all ages, races, and sexual orientations could live together in peace, therefore he started the Peoples Temple. The…

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    Ball Bounces Results

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    The main question focused on while doing this experiment was, “How many times does the ball bounce before coming to a rest? “ There were four groups and each one had a different ball in size to get a variety in the data. Each group did their own data analysis depending on the number of the bounces their ball did. Every group was expected to release the ball from their hands and count the number of bounces before coming to a stop which was then repeated 10 times. Once every group completed their…

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    The Sunday School Easter program was about to begin at Bethesda Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. For my last time speaking in front of the congregation before leaving for Tennessee State University (TSU), I was charged with introducing the speaker of the program. As I stood in front of hundreds of people to recite the introduction that I wrote, I was confident and thoughts of how far I had come since giving my life to Christ ran thru my mind. My spiritual journey began when I was about 5…

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    Keeping up with the Kardashians, is a reality docu-soap that presents the lives of the Kardashian-Jenner family on the television screen. The Kardashian-Jenner family members that are currently on screen, include Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner (formerly the Olympian Bruce Jenner), Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Scott Disick and Kanye West. This docu-soap has shown tremendous success ever since its first airing in 2007, with several spin-off…

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    Throughout history, there has been an enormous amount of leadership figures—both good and bad. One of the most famous is Martin Luther King Jr.--the leader of the African-American civil rights movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent disobedience. Although there have been a significant amount of honest leaders who care for the well being of his/her people, there never ceases to be an evil commander who is self-absorbent, selfish, and corrupt.…

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    The corner of Broad and Sansom will always have a special place in my heart. In my travels around the city of Philadelphia, it is one of the few places that can smack me in the face with déjà vu. Whenever I walk by and look up at the windows above I still see the “David Wright shot a 72 on Wednesday” sign (this became a battle cry for me whenever the Phillies played the Mets, regardless of whether or not Wright was in the lineup). That was the prime location I was able to snag on October 31,…

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