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    The Effect of a Train Wreck January 6th 2005, Is when the Graniteville train derailment occurred. The crew on train P22 was running late by the time they made it to the plant; they didn’t have enough time to drop off the cargo of sodium hydroxide. The brakeman at the plant was supposed to move a switch so other trains could continue moving straight through town. The brakeman claimed he flipped the switch when he didn’t. The brakeman explained to the investigators “In my mind when I left [the industry track], everything was properly lined back to the main line. I had no doubts in my mind when I left there”. He also stated “I am not 100 percent sure that I did. I would say that I might have made a mistake”. Train 192 made its way through Graniteville at 47 miles per hour. Because the switch wasn’t flipped correctly, train 192 turned onto the wrong track, resulting it to collide into train P22 which was left parked. After the impact…

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    Introduction: The book “Would You Kill the Fat Man?” by David Edmonds, presents a philosophical discussion on the ethical dilemma called the trolley problem. The situation that is proposed is that a runaway train is headed towards a group of five people who are tied to the track. Unless the train is stopped, it will inevitably kill all five of the people. You are standing nearby and have the option to pull a lever to to redirect the train to a different route, which has one man tied to the…

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    Train Wreck Honestly, I was trying to envision the absolute state of wreckage (pardon the redundancy) my country now finds itself in as something apart from my daily exile experience… when the whole story turned more personal than I’d have expected: A nice woman I know has found herself pregnant during the panic wave surrounding pregnancies in the mosquito-stricken Brazil of these last few weeks. We have been discussing this, and Alan advised me, if I ever wanted to write about it, I should do…

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    Train Wreck - James Arthur The Song that Changed Perspectives Billal Lyzzaik In today's society, reality shows, such as The X-Factor, manipulate many to act a certain way on live TV and not necessarily be themselves. James Arthur, a British artist, was one of the many whom were packaged. He participated in The X-Factor during the 2012 season but was eliminated during the final rounds for not meeting the shows expectations. Arthur later exposed the program on its manipulative ways. As a…

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    Descriptive Analysis Paper My descriptive analysis comes from a painting that reflects a train wreck that happened in Blackshear, Georgia. The canvas is displayed at the Pierce County Courthouse, under a secure glass. The painting was donated by a local family and it bears a small signature, however the original artist remains unspecified. The portrait serves as a continuous memento of the events that transpired on that day, the lives that were lost, and the history that was made. Yet, I also…

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    Johnny Short Story

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    It was the last moment of peace John would ever feel, as he dreamt of being reunited with his family, and being held by his mother again. The no. 52 northbound train from Atlanta, Georgia to Greenville, South Carolina would on no occasion reach its last stop (Barnett 2015). As the boxcars toppled off the tracks like a line of dominoes tipping over, some of them twisting like a pretzel, his body slammed against the boxcar and was broken into pieces. Comparable to his prepubescent life, the boxcar…

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    The Vander Light This urban legend is said to have taken place in the 1800s, and is about the ghost of Arthur Matthews. Arthur Mathews was a Ticketmaster for the small train station located in Vander, North Carolina. The legend states that one rainy night the scheduled train was late and Arthur went outside on the platform with his lantern to see if he could see the train approaching. He slipped on the wet platform and fell onto the tracks hitting his head on a rail and knocking him out…

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    He first appears when he and Olaf go to meet and get Inge from the train station when she first gets to America. In the morning when Olaf and Frandsen show up to get her, because of Inges lack of English, she thinks she is going to marry Frandsen, who she thinks is Olaf. Frandsen also plays a big part in the film when Inge can’t get citizenship; Frandsen lets Inge stay with him and his hectic family. Selim included this character because it shows compassion and loyalty towards Olaf. In the end…

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    From the moment, I looked at Brandon it was clear he was male. He was wearing blue jean pants with a PJ Masks shirt (PJ Masks is a television show about a boy superhero and his friends) and had a traditional male haircut of short hair. Further, his preference for trains and watching train videos suggested a stereotypical view of a little boy. Another observation that I made of Brandon’s play was that he played quietly without any apparent aggression. This could be due in part because he was…

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    White Elephants” shares the perspective of two different individuals on a topic that is intensely personal and yet so many people over the years have identified their opinion on the matter, abortion. Ernest Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” uses symbolism to identify the sensitive nature of the story, as well as to identify more clearly the feelings of the characters and the impact this has on them. The story, “Hills Like White Elephants”, begins to identify a difficult topic at the…

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