Munchausen Symdrome: The Lying Disorder

Leslie Wilfred told her family in tears that her twin babies had both died in childbirth. “They took their first and last breath at the same time.” Leslie said. At the funeral, there were two urns holding the babies ashes and two ultrasounds of them. The Wilfred family mourned for the poor twin babies whose lives had been cut short. Little did they know that they ...
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Let's Talk: Mental Illness

“Psychopathic”, “crazy”, and “lunatic” are often words closely associated with mental illness. We, as a society, are harsh critics of the weak. We often base our judgements on others’ suffering and distance ourselves when they do not fit into the norm. One of the biggest influences on the way we view the world is media. From news to entertainment, media is the main source of...
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FDI Inflow and Impact on Economy

Introduction Several scholars and policy makers agree that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows have significant positive impacts on the economic development aspects of the host country. Apart from the direct capital used to finance its supplies, Cho (2003) asserts that FDI can be a key source of valuable know-how and technology as well forging linkages with domestic ente...
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The Spark

The beginning of WW1, also known as The Great War, was sparked by the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie. On June 28th, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a member of a Serbian terrorist group called The Black Hand, killed the Archduke. Alliances drew lines by creating new groups and by coming together to help and reinforce other countries, the...
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Ending hunger in today's world

ust last week I was having the perfect day. And then it was time for lunch and there was nothing at the lunch dropoff table, so I didn’t have anything for lunch.My perfect day went downhill.The rest of that day, I was so hungry, my stomach hurt, and I felt really cold all the time. I couldn’t think as fast, and all I wanted to do was eat. I couldn’t think about anything else...
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Power Place

Both regions have a number of numerous and remarkable natural resources ranging from timber, water and mineral resources. This marked the beginning of industrialization in Canada, USA and Europe therefore, there is emergency of manufacturing sectors. Canada and America share most things in common especially the similarities in the nation identities Even though Europe, Canada ...
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I Want Answers

My question is why do people say that cats have nine lives? Why are gumballs hollow in the middle? Why don’t humans have tails? After searching on Google for quite a while, I believe I may or may not have found the answers to these questions. My first question was why do people say that cats have nine lives? Well, people say that they have nine lives because they can fall fr...
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Federal Reserve

Prior to the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, central banking and the concept of positive credit policy aimed at protecting the public interest were essentially absent in the United States. Since the inception of banking in this country, the banking system, which issued part of the circulating currency as well as holding deposits, had been subject to intermittent crises and ensu...
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The Impact of 9/11 on the United States

Essay Topic: How did the events September 11, 2001 impact the United States? The life-alternating occurrence of the 9/11 attacks has left an emotional scar on the face of America, impacting the U.S. government to tighten our political, foreign, and economic policies. The consequences of 9/11 impacted everything from the U.S. stock market, to homeland security, to internation...
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African American Lives in the Twentieth Century

The lives of African Americans in the 1920s were still not completely equal to those of whites. Langston Hughes, an African American poet in the twentieth century, used his poetry to express his feelings and ideas of the inequality towards his race. He grew up in the primarily African American neighborhood of Harlem in New York City. During the 1920s, people of his neighborh...
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