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    movies like Her, Silent Running, 2001:Space Odyssey and Stranger Days. Putting all the beautiful visual effects and futuristic graphics aside, movies is the best way to travel in time because they show us a visual representation of an upcoming future. Directors like Stanly Kubrick, Douglas Trumbull, Spike Jonez and Katryn Bigelow have used movies as a tool to represent topic such as the future of artificial intelligence, nature, singularity and mind alterations. Loved by sci-fi fanatics and respect by philosophers, a Sci-Fi movie is a window to enjoy the endless…

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    walk around wearing nothing more than running shorts, a sports bra, and face paint. Boys paint their whole body in their school colors. Some make masks of their runners faces to wear. A few even take old torn uniforms and make them into makeshift flags. The parents are the best though. All bundled up in school spirit. Wearing hoodies with the school 's logo printed across it. Waving signs that they had spent hours working on the night before. They don’t care if you win or lose; they only care…

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    It all started one morning I was getting up and going in the kitchen to get coffee. I heard a silent groan and I got scared. I went and checked what it was and I saw a man who looked like he got burnt. So I slowly went back in my room and woke up my husband Junior. When I woke him up he was confused on why I was so scared. That’s when he sat up and asked me what happened. I froze in a dead because I was too scared. Then I started stuttering because I was trying to explain it. “I I I saw a guy…

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    Diner Descriptive Writing

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    don't know if I can last much longer. Just when I've given up hope that I'm going to find the main street again, I find myself a few blocks away from the diner. Almost running straight into a street light, I turn and start back to the diner, still running as fast as possible, but one of the men run out of the alley a block or so ahead of me, soon followed by the rest. I am directly under a street lamp, they can see me perfectly. I turn and sprint the other way, heading into town where the crowds…

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    The Baton: A Short Story

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    stretched and got ready to run as fast as I can. I practiced handing off the baton since I was the second person to run out of us four in the relay. As soon as I knew it, I was on the starting line ready to run. The gun went off and our first runner, Ian started running. The first race was only 100 meters long so it would only be 11 seconds until the gun goes off until I get the baton handed to me. After the 11 seconds passed and Ian ran in the handoff zone, I began to take off and took the…

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    Zeld A Narrative Fiction

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    blade. With his last breath, he said. “Remember me Zelda and run.” Tears in her eyes, she ran as fast as she could. As Zelda was running, she could hear his last words going through her mind. As the survivors found each other again Zelda told them what Peter did for her. “He’s going to kill us all!” Said Olivia. “Olivia Peter is dead and that’s what you thinking when he saved my life plus we don’t know if it is a he!” Said Zelda Angrily. “OK we need to go back to town.” Said Malachi. “But it’s…

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    scheduled in St. Louis, I had my heart set on crossing the finish line whether I would be first or last. My aunt Trena, who had earlier that year lost her life to ovarian cancer, was my motivation for running this race. To be patient, to be resilient, and to trust myself, are small, yet important qualities of life I learned during my training for the Susan Komen race…

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    Importance Of Sprinting

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    Introduction Definition of Sprinting Sprinting is running over a short distance in a limited period of time. It is a form of running involving going very short distances in very small amounts of time. The act or an instance of sprinting, especially a short race at top or full speed. In running, swimming, cycling or rowing, it is a burst of speed of activity to move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period. Stages of Sprinting 1. Drive When the sprinter bursts from a dead still position into…

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    Big Day Narrative

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    As the warm, July sun broke out of its slumber and the twilight sky vanished, I was trudging deep into the Steens Mountains along with one-hundred other runners. Months of sweat and callused feet were spent preparing for this one day: Big Day. Stories told by past campers filled my ears, giving me nightmares and excitement. The first eighteen miles whizzed by as we hiked through the dehydrated bushes with the beating sun gazing down on us. The real story layed within the last couple of miles.…

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    Irrational Delirium Scars I had just finished running laps in my fifth grade gym class, so I walked to go sit in the middle in the gym, like we always do after we run. I went to sit near my friend. Everyone had finished running laps at that point, and the teacher had started talking. Suddenly, the ground under me didn’t feel so steady anymore. I started to become nervous. I gasped as black specks appeared in my vision while trying to blink them away. My friend was asking me if I was okay, and…

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