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    Brit-Ny: A Short Story

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    "Is Brian Ballard here?" With confused looks my history class searched each other for a response. Slowly I raised my hand, "Do you mean Brityn?" The Sub squinted down at the role sheet. "Ummm yes". Butchering my name once again, "yes Britney. Is that you?" Yep. Im here. You know how it goes. If you had a nickel for every time this or that happened to you, you would be rich. Well if I had a penny for every time I had to correct a stranger of my name. No not Brit-ney, it's pronounced Brit-tin. I…

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    Madeline Barbier Video Essay PSY 340- Adolescences Adolescences Through the Eyes of Little Miss Sunshine In the years of adolescences, adolescents often times are experiencing a crisis of identity. They are trying to understand what roles they fall into and a lot of times their families and their self-esteem influences this “self-understanding”. In Little Miss Sunshine, many key concepts to adolescence are seen in the 7-year old character, Olive Hoover. She is going through the fifth…

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    I was influenced to play basketball by a junior high teacher when I was in 5th grade. Mrs. Hamm asked me every morning before school if I was going to play basketball, some days I would just say I wasn't sure, but then as I thought about trying a new sport, my answers started becoming, "Heck yeah!" In 5th grade, basketball was this unknown sport that I didn't really know much about. I had played basketball video games, but never the real game. I was excited, but really nervous to play. I got…

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    team we were playing that day was the talking point in the car. The Omaha Tropics were who we were facing first of four possible games in the tournament. They were the heavy favorite to win with the reason being because they used this tournament as a tryout team for their winter team. That meant they brought a hefty amount of very skilled players to this tournament all giving one-hundred percent effort skating for a spot on their winter team in Omaha. Not to mention, their team is mostly the…

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    As children grow and mature, they start to develop dreams and goals for themselves. Their tiny maturing minds take bits and pieces of everything they see and hear on a daily basis. These bits and pieces sometimes turn to major aspects of these young adolescents lives’. Many children develop these dreams off of a certain love. A child who loves to cook may aspire to be a world-renowned chef; with their resturants and recipes rising to the very top of the culinary industry. A little girl with a…

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    Hosa Personal Statement

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    Upon reflection of the last few years of my life, I a proud to say that I have transformed from a simple studios human into a captivating self-driven woman. Like others, when I began high school, I was relatively oblivious to the needs of others and lacked insight to who I would become. Immediately after gracing the front doors to my high school, I stumbled upon a variety of activities that satisfied my need for knowledge and my extroverted personality. As a freshman, I participated in…

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    Eat or be eaten. Are you a sheep or are you a wolf? We will be number one. We have to be dogs on the field. Let’s get it guys! My first day of practice at Lane College was not good at all, but I will not stop till I’m at the top. I plan on working hard to get to the next level. First, I’m going to dominate every opponent I’m up against. Then, I plan on getting drafted to the National Football League. Finally, I will make my mark on the NFL. I will be great! Jackson, Tennessee is a small city…

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    I’ve played competitive sports for a long time. I have seen kids get seriously hurt. I have seen families struggle with the costs of it all. But the biggest struggle I have seen is the pressure, that commonly ends with kids quitting, or continuing without having fun. Whether kids should be allowed to play competitive sports is a complicated debate because there are just so many reasons that could be argued for either side. Because of that, this argument is commonly misguided. The question that…

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    I decided to do Clarissa from the Dancer and Chris from Lifeguard for a compare and contrast. Clarissa is a confused girl trying to discover her identity and culture; by finding it in Dance.She Chris is a dedicated swimmer and does not focus on anything else, however he learns the true meaning of friendship. When an individual has a rough time in life, they discover something that had been missing in their life, results in compassion and happiness. The connection between Clarissa…

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    Bend it like Beckham is about football, race, gender, and culture. The sport has different definitions – it can be a voluntary participation (fun), intrinsic reward important, physical skill and exertion. As discussed in the first lecture, sport provides a pleasurable experience to so many people. Sport can be a source of tension but at the same time, it brings people together from different cultures, ethnicities and countries. It is an inspiration to many people in our society today. I will be…

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