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    Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your adjectives and to win against all odds. I never knew that this quote would have a huge impact in my life especially when I had reached the sixth grade. Just a young, shy, and chubby kid ready for my first year in junior high, wondering about the new exciting things waiting for me. But if I knew that the exciting things would change into nightmares, I would have never left my bed. Walking into this enormous castle of a school, I was handed a green sheet of paper with huge bolded words that spelled out my name followed by a long list of my classes. At that moment I realized that things just got real so I tried to hurry up and get to class on time. But, I was trembling so much from excitement, but mostly from being so nervous that I couldn’t make out what my schedule said. I eventually got myself together and was able to make out what my first class was and by surprise it was music. Walking into music class our teacher put us right to work and told us to get into groups of no more then four people. I curiously looked around for a group of people but, not noticing no one from elementary prompted me to meet new people I never had meet. Some people didn’t have trouble meeting new people but to me it was hard because I was a quite, shy, and antisocial. Eventually after like a century, I was able to find a group of three guys…

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    Bosch, this painting is a part of our first year read book that is brought up on many occasions by Frans Dee Waal who relates it back to the Bonobos. This painting required much time looking at and much research. To me this painting has made me come to think so much about temptations that we fight in our life, to me as a college student there’s so many temptations that I fight everyday, They are displayed in the painting through fruits there is a bramble bush that grows black berries, a pelican…

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    In the novel “The Alchemist” written by Paul Coelho tells a story of a young shepherd boy named Santiago who travels on a journey into pursuing his personal legend. It all started when Santiago had recurring dreams in which he feels he should follow. Santiago then consults a gypsy woman to explain what the dreams meant. This leads him to his journey to the pyramid where he experiences many challenges and temptations. The first stage of Santiago’s journey began with an old man, Melchizedek.…

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    The speaker presents the readers with a depiction of a young lady whom blocks out sinful destruction and (sexual) desires; that is to say, the maiden chooses to devote herself to a religious institution rather than live an immoral life. First, there are several complications within these two lines and particularly with the syntax. That is, how can a lady, in her “earliest youth,” “wisely” block out the sinful temptations of life?—she cannot. The terms, “youth” and “wisely” are colliding; she is…

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    History Of Motown Records

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    Motown Records was created by Berry Gordy on January 12, 1959. Motown made its impact on the music industry forever. Artists that we know as legends today such as Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and The Jackson 5 started in Motown. Together their music brought a community together. Motown started with just a man and 800 dollars loaned from his family. Berry Gordy was a dreamer, and also a teacher, producer, and entrepreneur.Gordy as an African American owner wanted to make a…

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    A Motown groove hooked you within the first 20 seconds of the song. This was consistent across their productions. Gordy didn’t remain content with success in one market. He grew nationally, internationally and even across demographics. ….Motown went from being the “Sound of Young America” to a sound for Americans of all ages and backgrounds. Artists went from appearing on the “Chitlin Circuit” to the Copacabana: from “American Bandstand” to “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Awareness of shifts in your…

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    the social advantages that help push them to success. As their fortunes grew so did their temptations to give into sin. The temptation of pride, lust, envy, anger, greed, gluttony, sloth only grew as they became complacent with their fortunes. H.L. Hunt was a prideful man, much too prideful. He viewed himself as far above the rest of humanity, his fortune gave him the rational to believe it. The Big Rich quotes Lyda, the daughter of H.L. Hunt’s first wife speaking to her mother after she had…

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    Childhood is one of those precious and phenomenal time in which a child is transforming into an adult. We all been through childhood and we can all agree that childhood is one of the most significant moment of our lives because childhood is a delightful time in which life is extremely enjoyable and innocent. Childhood is the most beautiful of all life season. The poem Hide and Seek by Vernon Scannell presents an unbeautiful side of childhood life, in which the central theme is about growing up,…

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    he saw the way they made cars and thought “why can 't you do that with music?” With help from family he was able to come up with motown records with a 800$ loan. He was encouraged to keep going because of his friend smokey robinson. By starting his recording studio he brought in only african americans to play. It started with a riff and everyone in the band built up upon it. This was the start of not only african americans gaining the mainstream audience but started a system of music making.…

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    A search for a steady income and a better life with equal rights and opportunities led to the Great Migration, a term coined to describe the mass migration of more than one million black Americans from the South to the North. It allowed black Americans to gain better representation in politics such that it brought to light the numerous regional and equality problems that plagued black Americans in the United States. This led to a growing generation of black leaders who fought for the rights of…

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