How Adolf Hitler rose to power?

Throughout history there have been great leaders like Alexander the Great and Genghis-Khan. These two leaders carried out many bloody wars however, they are considered the greatest leaders of their empire. Would the world have been different if Hitler’s childhood was different? Adolfo Hitler was born on April 20,1889. He was born in a small Austrian village of Braunau A...
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Music Therapy in Adolescents with Autism

Did you know that music can affect the mental and physical portions of your brain, which is actually most of what is used in it (Capture the Power of Music)? When it comes to autism, music therapy can affect them in miraculous ways (Alicia Barksdale). There have been times where certified music therapists, like Alicia Barksdale, have caused amazing improvements in social ski...
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Education: Investing in the Future

The desire for knowledge brings different people together, but they all share the same goal: to improve their quality of life through education. These people are connected by the determination to succeed and make a good living for themselves. The ones that work hard to achieve this goal become successful, while the ones that give up or feel sorry for themselves go nowhere in...
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Organ Donation

Mahatma Gandhi said, “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” He explains that to reach out a hand and help someone in need is a much stronger gesture of thoughtfulness than simply wishing for a situation to change. Ninety-five percent of U.S. adults support organ donation, but only forty-eight percent are actually sign...
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crumbles

Summer of 2001 was a simpler time. It was a time when sitting on the ground and rolling a ball entertained me for hours. I was in Scranton, Virginia rolling a ball back and forth with my Grandma (my Dad’s mom). I still remember her telling me “Deena, life is going to fun, hard, and amazing. Always try your best to do what you think is right and remember that somet...
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The Pain of an Obstacle

Helen Keller once stated,” All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming” (Keller). I once had a problem back in Sumner, around the time I was in sixth grade. It happened right after school at the playground. I was swinging and I slipped out and snapped my arm. I too once had a problem, and just like this quote from Helen Keller about her problem, I too o...
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TEAM GREEN

Are you team “GREEN?” What happens to the animals in the area where they’re drilling? UMMM easy question, the animals either DIE or have to leave their habitat and build a new one somewhere else. Also, the water they use is FRESH water, our drinking water, or water that comes from streams, and we already are losing enough fresh water as it is. The high-press...
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Graphene: The Future of Solar Cells

A trend for developing nations has been working towards greater access of renewable energy. Solar energy has been in the forefront of the innovations sought by nations today, and scientists are constantly searching for new ways of creating effective energy producing processes. A relatively new material that has gained attention for its efficient properties is graphene, a laye...
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A Review of Malcom Gladwell's "The Sports Taboo"

The short story I chose is more of an editorial rather than a story with characters and a plot. The Sports Taboo is a short story written by Malcolm Gladwell that sheds light on the racial aspects of sports. Gladwell talks about how people are afraid to bring up race when it comes to sports in fear of not being politically correct. The Sports Taboo uses facts to back up the c...
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Violence In Local Factory Leadership Will Only Continue

There is something spectacular about the way New England looks in the fall. Even in the industrial mind of this city do we see the vibrant colors of fall leaves adorn our trees on the streets. The smells of hearty foods from various ethnic neighborhoods wade into the air, along with the cool, crisp air that refreshes the mind. However, not every New Yorker has the right to c...
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