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    In addition, she went to the Indonesian consulate for help, they did not help her either, she was angry and upset. The weather was changing and she had nothing, nowhere to go for shelter, she slept on the Staten Island Ferry, NYC Subway and in Times Square, she begged for food from stranger and told them her story whenever she could get them to listen. Eventually, she met a man named Eddy in Grand Ferry Park, he was a sailor on holiday and he brought her some food. Plans were made for them to meet again the next day at noon. When he arrived the next day, he informed her, he had made some calls on her behalf, he called the FBI and the FBI called the police precinct, they rushed to the precinct so, the officers could help her. Eddy drove her to the precinct, once there she was questioned at length, by two officers. Above all she kept a diary that had the locations of the brothels and showed them books of matches from the casinos where she was also forced to work. The officers phoned immigration and the airlines and found that her story checked…

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    Cornelius Vanderbilt was an important contributor to his field because the majority of today’s businessmen follow his example and act in ways that he invented through his actions. In addition, Vanderbilt invested his fortune in railroads (Carey 351). Without railroads, today’s society would not only be vastly different, but it could also possibly be nonexistent. This is due to Vanderbilt’s railroads creating a societal dependency on themselves. The Commodore had always been skilled at seeing…

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    preserving neighborhoods than communities. They dispel the notion that “historic districts are where all the rich white folks live”. Stating statistics about the racial breakdown of NYC’s historic districts. When compared citywide, the historic districts have a larger white population and a correspondingly smaller share of minority populations than the rest of the City. But when looked at on a borough by borough basis, the data is changed. In the Bronx and Brooklyn, the black population…

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    Three million rivets and 1 ½ million bolts hold together the 26,000 tons of angles and plates. The Brooklyn tower drops 17 stories underground and the Staten Island tower drops 10 stories underground (Young 24). Parella 2 The most expensive project on the bridge was the $56.9 million cable spinning that holds down the 264,000-ton weight of the entire structure. There are four of these cables that each weigh 39,192 tons and are made up of over 26,000 individual wires. Each of these cables…

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    Incredibly Close

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    Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer, tells the story of a young boy with, what readers can assume, Autism whose Father was killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Oskar, the young boy that the novel is centered around, finds a key in his Father’s closet and makes it his mission to find out what this key, the last ‘clue’ his father left him, opens. Oskar is dedicated to his mission as he walks all the way to Staten Island, the Empire State…

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    In The Pigman, John Conlan and Lorraine Jensen narrate, in alternating chapters, about their fun and exciting time they had with Mr. Pignati. In the beginning of The Pigman John and Lorraine relate to each other about their feelings of Mr. Pignati’s death. After they relate, Lorraine, John, and their “supposed” friends play a prank calling game. When it was Lorraine's cheats and calls Mr. Pignati so she can get the longest time. Then the next day Lorraine and John go to the Pigman’s house to…

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    Amy Duggar Monologue

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    Amy Duggar just recently tied the knot with Dillon King and of course now everyone is wondering if she has plans to have babies right away. Most of the Duggars don’t believe in birth control and getting pregnant on their honeymoon is something that happens often. The thing is Amy Duggar has never done things like a Duggar normally would do. She is a cousin of the 19 Kids and Counting family and not actually one of Jim Bob and Michelle’s kids. US Magazine was able to catch up with Amy Duggar and…

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    Duggar Baby Showers

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    It is almost time for Jessa Seewald to have her baby and Duggar fans can't wait. This will be her first child with husband Ben and the two are excited. News is out that her recent baby shower will actually be airing on TLC on an upcoming special that is all about Jessa and Ben. IB Times shared the news that Jessa's shower is going to be on the special along with the birth of the baby when that happens. Jessa is not due until November 1, but at this point the baby could be here any day. Word is…

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    of funny, to simply camp pander. Though we also get a slew of like-able, though not often relate-able characters. Survival quasi picks up where Diary leaves off, though not with the college students. Which I view as an act of mercy on Romero's part. Instead we follow Sarge (Alan Van Sprang), going AWOL from the National Guard with a few of his fellow soldiers, Francisco (Stefano DiMatteo), Tomboy (Athena karkanis) and Kenny (Eric Woolfe). He recounts their actions from the first film, as well…

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    Many world leaders throughout history have attempted to compose the great society, or as they believed, utopia. On these occurrences, they in some way try to subdue the creative and free thinking side of human nature. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Mustapha Mond achieves universal stability. As we see in the New World society, stability is made the first priority at the expense of most of the people 's intrinsic human faculties. Mond explains eloquently and quite persuasively to John and…

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