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  • Ki Suck Han Bystander Apathy Case Study

    frequent subway passenger who was staring into the eyes of his fate after getting off work, Han was struck by an oncoming Q-train after being pushed onto the tracks in the way of the train. Han got himself into a brutal argument with mid-20-year-old homeless man, Naeem Davis. The moment when Han attempted to lift himself out of harm's way, Han was already staring into the face of the train accompanied by the recording and pictures taking of other passengers waiting for the tragedy to occur.…

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  • High School: A Short Story

    There was some trouble on Grand Central and there are no express trains today and no trains running from Queens Borough Plaza to Times Square” the woman said to him. “Thank you ma’am” Matt said as he stepped away heading towards a door and sitting down on an empty seat. The car had started to fill up with people, and soon there were no more empty seats left for people to sit on, so instead they started to stand in the train car leaning on poles and standing by the doors. After ten minutes of…

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  • Nighttime Characteristics

    In the manner of, that, when Christopher is at the train station he is focusing on how to walk, while he is probably missing a big element around him. “‘left, right, left, right, left, right….which Siobhan taught me to do to make myself calm’”(179). Obviously, someone could of been around him that was a…

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  • Year 9 Geography: Geographies Of Interconnection Task

    planes, ships, buses and trains are used to transport people and goods around the world for various reasons, such as tourism, trade, business and visiting family. How do you connect with people and places? Fill in the following table based on your life over the course of one day, showing…

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  • Personal Narrative: Journey To The Destination Of Culture

    Queens opens the eye to many ethnic groups. From the moment on the Subway to the change to the No.7 train, the atmosphere changes and cultures clash. Many would be blindsided and oblivious to the diversity, but going to this destination with the intention of seeking different ways of life opens the eye. Traveling through Flushing and Jackson Heights I witnessed different ethnic groups. On the No.7 train, many different languages were being spoken. Some were French, Spanish, and Chinese. As the…

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  • Public Transportation In The United States

    The transportation need of older adults in the United States has grown as the population rose by 9.7% between 2000 and 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2013). According to Rosenbloom, many older adults in the United States prefer to drive instead of using public transportation system. According Rosenbloom only eight percent of older adults over the age of 65 uses the transportation system in comparison to sixty percent of older adults in the same age group that drives (2009). Some of the challenges…

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  • Charles Loring Brace: The Children's Aid Society

    the United States in foster homes by Orphan Trains. The program accountable for such as task was a non-profit organization that was determined to help the displaced children due to an increase of immigrants and the Civil War. The overall goal was to redistribute work forces and find homes for displaced children. The Children’s Aid society which is a non-profit organization founded in 1853 by Charles Loring Brace was the main contributor to the Orphan Trains program in the United States…

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  • The Orphan Trains Documentary

    Orphan Trains Orphan trains is a documentary about children in New York, being sent on trains to other parts of the country, in order to find families and be taken care of. There are stories from, adults that actually rode on these trains when they were children. The Orphan Trains was started by a man named Charles Loring Brace in 1854. Brace, had traveled to New York in the early 1850’s, and was horrified at the conditions of all the children he saw on the street. Brace felt that it was a duty…

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  • Narrative Essay On Skytrain

    I had got use to having the skytrain doors shut in my face. No matter how confused or scared someone looked, no one had the time to stop or help a lost person. The ride back home seemed to be longer than usual and I could not help but notice the nervous group of kids trying to figure out the directions. Looking at them reminded me of the time when I first used the skytrain without any adult supervision. I vividly remember the struggle my little cousin and I faced just to get back home. It…

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  • Keturah Belknap Case Study

    Another important task of some women was to sew the canvas on top of the wagon and sometimes used the assistance of family members and friends to complete this task. The cloth was used in order to protect them from the weather they were going to encounter in addition to protecting them from the occasion brutal rays of the sun. In the case of Keturah Belknap, we are informed about the preparation for the long and anguishing trip to the west and the difficulties of having to say goodbye to…

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