The Hero Initiative

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  • Tank Top Research Paper

    the toy store. Then again it did not have to be something real maybe you wanted a pet dragon that could fly you above the clouds where you could escape your life even if only for a moment. I had only three wishes from life during this step. The first is to be strong. I wanted to be strong enough to help my family when it they got those impulsive moments to move furniture around, but I also wanted to be strong enough to carry the burdens of everyone who relied on me. My second want is that like most children I wanted superpowers, hell I still do. I wanted to be a hero because even at a young age I could see that the world was not a happy place. I remember that it soon became overly clear to myself that I could not and would never be able to draw. So I could not draw me as the hero I wanted to be so I wrote. Ideas just flowed in my brain and I would write about the hero me and new situations and experiences. The first hero I ever created was named Ozell because I had an obsession with how cool a name Zell was. He was a ninja with the power of the four elements and a sword. My third grade teacher caught me writing his story in class one day, I thought for sure that my life was over. She would call my mom, tell her I was not paying attention in class and I would get the imagination spanked out of me. Mrs. Holly was my teachers name and after she read it, she called me to her desk and said that once I finished she would love to have me read it in front of the entire class. I was…

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  • Tata Steel Zoological Park Essay

    opportunity cost of the land, possible over-exploitation of the zoo’s resources, and protests by social/political activists regarding commercial activities. Recommendations: The following recommendations offer implementable solutions to the key issues raised previously: 1) Extend hours to operation from 8:00AM to 7:00PM (April to September) and from 8:00AM to 6:00PM (October to March). 2) Offer specific ticket fares for adults and children: INR 15 and INR 10. Then increase them in 10-20%…

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  • Proposition 67 Research Paper

    propositions. This begs the question, “What exactly are these California propositions?”. The California propositions are essentially state-wide initiatives that directly voted by the California voters rather than the state legislature. In this election year, 17 propositions were on the state ballot with one being Proposition 67. Proposition 67 was essentially a ballot…

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  • The New World: A Short Story

    “To ensure the success of the colonization,” began the General, “only those individuals deemed essential as outlined in the New Earth Initiative press release from February 4th, 2116 will be granted a seat on the first series of launches to New Earth.” The broadcast continued for a while longer as the General called out the names of the approximately 800 scientists, local politicians, business leaders, and cultural icons who had been deemed “essential individuals.” I winced when I heard my…

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  • Independence And Selflessness In Toni Morrison's Beloved

    Piling itself, burying itself. Higher. Deeper’ (158). Morrison effectively connotes Denver as the snow, doing all the work to cover the house. In other words, she takes action on her own to help the entire household. While Sethe became too distracted in her love affairs with Paul D, Denver took initiative to comfort Beloved when nobody could do so. While Denver becomes more independent and mother-like to Beloved due to her altruistic actions, her actions of taking responsibility…

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  • Military Drinking Age Essay

    The legal drinking age for military serving on active duty can vary from around the world. The minimum drinking age in the United States military is twenty-one and in other countries the minimum drinking age is eighteen. Germany has maybe the most relaxed laws for military personnel, which they only have to be eighteen to drink and can drink a maximum of two beers during the duty day. Young men and women can join the United States military at eighteen, have the right to vote, are tried as an…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Amethyst Initiative

    For many years, one of the biggest issues nationwide has been the abuse of alcohol by all age groups; however, this is primarily true for the 18-21 year old age bracket. In 1987, Ronald Reagan and his administration pressured states by threatening local funding cuts. His ultimate goal was for a nationwide minimum legal drinking age of 21 (Tooney, et al, 2009). Supporters of this, such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), believed that this law would end drunk driving related deaths. As a…

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  • The Legal Drinking Age

    The magical number eighteen is when one is considered an adult along with being eligible to vote, get married, join the military, and even purchase tobacco however an eighteen year old is not allowed to purchase or consume alcohol. Thirty years ago the legal drinking age in America was set at eighteen years old , and things regarding alcohol use were okay back then however the only problem was the casualties drunk driving caused. I believe the legal drinking age is past due and America is…

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  • Law Enforcement And Drinking Laws

    Law enforcement also has the duty to stop illegal behavior. There have been several instances in across the U.S. where the police fail to punish minors for drinking under the age. When the police show up at a party where teens are getting drunk they have been known to respond to the situation by taking the alcohol and making their parents pick them up. Nothing goes on the person who provides the alcohol or the minor’s record; both groups are simply given a warning. The drinking law is a commonly…

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  • Underage Drinking Persuasive Essay

    Hundreds of teens have been injured or died each year for underage drinking and driving. The alcohol age should not be lowered to 18, it needs to remain at 21 in order to protect teens from hurting themselves. Many young teens are experiencing the issues of drinking too much, and because of this, underage drinking is a leading public health problem. Some studies show that young people who drink put themselves at risk for potential health problems. About 5,000 people under the age of 21 die…

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