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    Turner Syndrome Diary

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    Natalie Recker Mrs. Smith Biology- period 4 11 March 2017 Journal Entry- Day in the Life It is 9:30 P.M., and today has been a rough day. The first thought I had this morning was, ‘Will I have a good day or a bad day?’ Right after thinking that, I thought, ‘How will my Turner Syndrome diagnosis affect today?’ This, however, isn’t the first time thinking these thoughts. In fact, I ask myself these questions every day when I wake up. Every day, I struggle knowing I have a genetic disorder; Turner Syndrome. Turner Syndrome, or TS, is a genetic, chromosomal disorder in which a female is born with only one X chromosome (the 23rd pair). This affects the development in women (the disease can only occur in women). The most common way a female can get TS is by monosomy, which means an X chromosome is completely…

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    “He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1988 and proved to be a model soldier, earning a Bronze Star for bravery in the Persian Gulf War” (“McVeigh”). While in the Army, he became friends with Terry Nichols and Michael Fortier. “On the second day of the Twenty-one day tryout for the Green Berets, he quit and left the army altogether” (Collins). In spite of this, he became familiar with a book called the Turner Diaries. This book goes into specific “details about the overthrow of the U.S. Government by…

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    After reading Turner Diaries, it could be argued that this novel should certainly be banned but mostly be prohibited for children but also for people troubled mental as it may give them some bad ideas to explore. The Turner Diaries appears to teach readers how to perform terrorist attacks as it provides exhaustive descriptive facts ; for instance, the use of bomb cars at the FBI building is the wrong way to approach. For any person in an extremist group would actually get ideas of how to…

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    Timothy McVeigh was” born on April 23, 1968 in Lockport, New York and grew up nearby in the working-class town of Pendleton” (McVeigh, 2017).Timothy parents divorced, and he went to live with his’s father, where he started to take interest in guns. He learned to use a gun through his’s grandfather giving him target lessons. “McVeigh was also bullied as a teenager, he was also very bright, earning a partial college scholarship after graduating from high school in 1986” (McVeigh, 2017).McVeigh…

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    In the past, people only had a limited array of methods to spread and promote their beliefs; however the main difference today is that thanks to recent advancements in technology people now have access to a wider array of resources in spreading their ideologies. People today are bombarded with emotion triggering news stories and aggressive political campaigns which can influence their line of thinking, which ideologies they will side with, and the kind of people they will surround themselves…

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    Nat Turner's Confessions and Frederick Douglass' The Heroic Slave The names of Nat Turner and Frederick Douglass are remembered because of the fame that they earned as black Americans during pre-Civil War slave period. However, their names color the pages of history books for widely different reasons: Nat Turner led one of the greatest slave revolts in almost 150 years of slavery, while Frederick Douglass obtained his freedom and education, going on to become a renowned speaker, author, and…

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    Walmart Journey

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    I stand in the stationary section of Walmart looking at journals. The shelves tower over me as I take in the possibilities that await for me on this quest. The journals that catch my eye are not the standard compositions, but the red ones, blue ones, and the colorful Lisa Franks. I continue to the pens; only the most colorful would do. My eyes rake across each package until I come across the one that I know is the most powerful tool the world has to offer. As I look at my full hands, I know…

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    “Eve’s Diary” and “Adams Diary” both describe the biblical narrative of the Garden of Eden and the beginning of original sin. In both stories they first two humans on Earth succumb to eating from the forbidden tree of knowledge, thus changing the world forever. However, even though basis of the narrative is the same they differ fundamentally on many levels. The main difference between the two stories is the narrator, in “Eve’s Diary” Eve describes her experience of the narrative, whereas in…

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    Nao's Diary Analysis

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    Hi! My name’s Cliff! I’m a pretty friendly person, if I do say so myself, I promise ☺. I just want to apologize in advance for anything stupid, or pathetic that I put in this diary. I don’t really think this whole diary thing is even a good idea, but my mom thought writing down my feelings would be beneficial for my transition to high school. I doubt it, but I might as well try. Hey, these types of things aren’t cheap and my parents are trying to help. I’m not going to start off with dear diary,…

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    The American Civil War was a conflict between Northern and Southern states of the United States between 1861 and 1865. The Valley of the Shadow archive was put together to tell the stories of the residents of Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County, Pennsylvania during the Civil War. From 1862 to 1864 Nancy Emerson of Augusta County kept a diary detailing her life during the war. In the year 1863, Rachel Cormany kept a diary of her life in Franklin County. Life in both counties during…

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