The Way Back

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  • Beach Reach: The Kindest Journey Of My Life

    Alexandra unexpectedly became one of my best friends in such a short time. I could now call her my partner in crime. She was a lot at first, but her demeanor was nice. She was a firecracker, and I loved her for it. The next morning, everyone was up bright and early. I met a lot of people throughout the day. Some people ignored us, and some people listened. Just getting one second of someone 's time made me feel accomplished. I did a lot of the talking, but some people were willing to talk back. I learned some people’s stories, and they told me how they really were interested in a relationship with God. I don’t think I had ever felt a better feeling knowing I was able to influence that. As the sun began to set, the group made their way back into the hotel. Alexandra and I both laid on our beds in silence, staring up at the ceiling. I looked over at her and she seemed to be deep in thought. Finally, she spoke…

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  • Tiffany P. Character Analysis

    Being the youngest in the Sober Living, I live at, it’s like I have six moms and/or older sisters. All of the women have inspired me with their recovery and learning a new way of life, as so am I. One of the ladies I live with Tiffany P. (for anonymity reasons can’t write her full name; she is in a 12 Step program as I am) is a Hawaii-born lady, straight from Honolulu, Hawaii. The reason why I’m writing about her and not the other five ladies, is because our story starts in Acton Rehab almost…

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  • Analysis Of Go Tell It On The Mountain, By James Baldwin

    But that life contained so many others. And Sonny went all the way back, he really began to make it his. It was very beautiful because it wasn’t hurried and it was no longer a lament” (Baldwin 1805). It was at this point when the song ended that Sonny’s older brother learned that his younger brother was going to be ok in life and that he had learned from his mistakes and had used them to his…

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  • Man And Camel Analysis

    Fascination of Man and Camel The incredibly mysterious mood and tone of Man And Camel is what captivates the reader. There are numerous ways one could take in the poem and comprehend it. The fact that it is so mysterious and strange makes it a poem that the audience must figure out. The text itself is persuasive in a way due to how seriously it ends. As well as being serious, the text is also can be viewed as mystical and inspiring. Whilst reading Man And Camel, the clinching line comes when…

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  • Reflective Essay: Leaf Day

    nearest river, Emily Anderson, and take in her yellow folder with a smiling leaf and the words Leaf Day, I think, “oh no”. So I get permission to use the bathroom and escape outside to collect my leaves, which turns out to be quite interesting. I could stay out for hours, but there are two things I don’t realize. One, I’m picking leaves right outside of my classroom window. Two, Ms. Gordon has been making a case to have me transferred to Rogan Elementary for their special education program. On…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Way It Haunted Me

    The Way It Haunted Me People say that good things always come in pairs, but what about bad things too? My parents, sister and I decided to visit Cedar Point during what I like to call a dark fall. The days were hazy and honeyed, and cinnamon and pomegranate aroma filled the air. The skies were always awake and illuminated with the never-ending thunderstorms, and murky rains; the scattered leaves were luminescent in their yellows, reds, and purples as if they forgot they were about to die. That…

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  • A Day In The Woods: Personal Narrative

    “I’m not quite sure to be honest with you.” said Mitali. I looked out the cabin window, it was clearly night time. I couldn’t see a thing. But I knew, we were deep in the woods. Suddenly, I heard footsteps coming towards me. It sounded like they were getting louder and louder each time I heard one. The psycho guy who was following us stared at us from the other side of the room. I wanted to jump out the window, but it was probably locked and I would probably get even more lost. I had so many…

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  • Narrative Essay On Arizona Heat

    humidity there, I was still unprepared for the heat of the Arizona summer. As an experienced hiker, I thought of myself as experienced enough to deal with the heat and smart enough to not have to worry about it. I would find out all too soon that I was neither experienced enough nor smart enough to deal with the Arizona heat. I left my house at four in the morning, reasoning that since I had left so early I would be able to get out to the trail, do the hike, and get back, all before it…

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  • Personal Narrative-Handedly Changed My Life

    Being raised in a strict four person family, I have always been told what to do, what not to do, and to not stray from the right path. “Focus on your future, Bethany,” my mom would always tell me, and so I did. Focusing constantly on grades and schoolwork, I dared myself to make time for a social life, and instead, I became quiet and shy. I remained shy to the public for years until one traumatic day during my seventh grade year. This particular experience single handedly changed my future by…

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  • My Salutatorian Report

    Sometimes it is even recommended to practice communicating your message in the atmosphere you are going to be exposed to, that way you are not surprised by unexpected outcomes. I might have failed that day, but it is how ultimately determined and tenacious you are that you will be able to achieve your goal. As the future approaches, we will be confronted with similar situations, like talking to your boss or giving a presentation to co-workers, and it is vital to be qualified for them. We use…

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