Child Abuse in America

“The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act” states’ that “child abuse is the leading cause of death in children under the age of eighteen.” (Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act 1) We all have a responsibility to take care of children, even if they’re not our own. We need to get more awareness about child abuse throughout America. Every year children are dying because ...
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What Is an American? Sample of Case Study

Edward L. Hudgins once said, “The principles of this country are no mere abstractions; they are written in the hearts of all true Americans.” This quote describes what Americans are: industrious, diverse, and respectful of their neighbors as well as themselves. Americans have always been industrious, and here are a few reasons why. Being industrious means more than one thi...
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A Worrisome Audition

My heart was pounding, my face covered in sweat. I got up onto the stage and waited for my name to be called. Upon hearing my name I walked into the spotlight. “What is your name?” the director, Mrs. Kole, called out. My name is James Sheehan. I will be auditioning for the role of the Guard/Uncle Henry. After I finished speaking, I stood up straight as an arrow and beg...
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Basketball History

BasketballHistory There are30 teams in the NBA and the NBA was founded around 70 years ago, Basketballwas created by Dr.James Naismith. The first basketball court was made with just a basket and a ball put on the wall. They also had to sit on a ladder to grab the ball out of the basket. The first ever basketball was made of different leathers stitched together there was als...
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Characterization through Multiple Perspectives

The gap between fiction and reality can be difficult for authors to close, partly due to the fact that they usually choose one point of view to tell their story through. To portray the multiple sides of a character that make him or her realistic and rounded, Egan chose to tell the main character of her novel through the perspectives of many interconnected characters. In A Vis...
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Jeffery Dahmer: The Serial Killer

Jeffery Dahmer was born into a family most would call a loving household. He lived in the peaceful home of Joyce and Lionel Dahmer. How could he become so cruel and emotionless? How could he turn into a serial killer? Jeffery Dahmer was born on May 21, 1960 in Milwaukee, Iowa. Family and friends described him as a happy child without a care in the world. (“Jeffery Dahmer”) T...
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Techniques to Write

When you hear the word “ essay “ you naturally freak out. It’s the simple fact that you’re expected to impress someone with words on a paper. But, it doesn’t have to be that difficult. Writing is a process, and you need to be patient. By the time you are finished you are most likely going to have a trash can full of crumpled papers and broken dreams, but keep trying. ...
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Teen Depression Unraveled

Teenage depression is more common than the general public realizes.Teens, as most people know, go through chemical, physical, and emotional changes.This can be confusing for them and put them in a position they do not quite understand.This poses as a problem in some teens as some do become depressed.It may make them feel as if they do not fit in or feel lonely and helpless (...
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Who is to blame for our nation's obesity rates?

April 16, 2013 Who is to Blame for our Nation’s Obesity Rates? What Should be Done? Who do you think is to blame for our nation’s obesity rates? Perhaps, the government. More laws and regulations should be made to prevent any continued increase in such rates. Out of all countries, the United States has the highest obesity rates, and who is to blame? There are many answers...
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Lion King: An Allegory of Huckleberry Finn

“Oh yes, the past can hurt, you can run from it or you can learn from it”. Rafiki’s famous words from Disney’s “The Lion King” are not only words of motivation but are part of the allegoric complex that is “The Lion King”. Disney’s beloved classic is a direct allegory of the timeless American novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, by Mark Twain. Some of the ...
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