• Beating the Odds
    immeasurable. Sara Dengel will never be forgotten because she had the innocence of a child, she always beat the odds, and she loved everyone she ever met. Sara Dengel was born into this world on June 2nd 1986. She was born with a genetic condition known as down syndrome. At the time of Sara's...
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  • How to Be a Team
    My life was changed forever following the passing of a man very special to me. My "Uncle" Jody was a downsyndromed man that my family and I have taken care since I was born. At the time of his passing Jody was sixty five years old. Jody lived a long and rewarding life. The impact that Jody had on many...
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  • Nightmare before Christmas
    theaters called The Nightmare Before Christmas. I have probably watched The Nightmare Before Christmas at least 500 times. Every time that I watch The Nightmare Before Christmas I always find something new that I missed the first time watching the film. I just think this movie is a great way to get two...
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  • Joys of Winter
    and crying. I wonder why? Why isn’t he entering in the house? Why isn’t he happy that winter came? Every people I’ve met was very happy and I was happy too, but when I see him sad that makes me sad too. I’ve decided that I’ll go to him and ask him why isn’t he happy that winter came ? I took my coat...
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  • The Hidden Curriculum
    form the New York Times in 1995 states that one out of every five public schools has some kind of character education program. (Stafford, 1995, p. 36) I find it kind of ironic to think that 40 years ago teachers were required to stay strictly on content and now one in five schools are working with a character...
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  • Concert Review and Bio: Tchaikovsky
    have found me asking a few months ago. As I have listened to the music in class and on my CD that came with the text book, I have noticed that I am growing a little bit more fond of this style of music. I had never really given it a chance until I started attending my younger sister's concerts...
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  • Deception
    and everyone from little children to elderly men and women deceive. Deception has no age limit. Telling a white lie such as “Sweetie, of course Santa Clause is real,” is very different than cheating on your taxes. It’s amazing how few words it takes to betray a person’s trust or ruin a relationship...
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  • Sweetness
    Darlene paused, placing her hand on the door. Why did I think I should go to this? A new intern at the office, she had only worked there for several months, and thought it would look bad to skip the company's Christmas party. Darlene had always been seen as the shy girl, and she was used to that role...
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  • Reflection Essay
    wedding begins and as I have never sang to a live audience before, I am sweating profusely and am greeted by cold chills as I look down to review the a capella Episcopal marriage hymn “How Great thou Art” which I am expected to perform to my Christian family in a matter of minutes. I am nine years of age...
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  • Research Paper
    and to the school since I am not around during weekdays at home due to the nature of my job, I am not sure how my wife introduced my daughter to that guy. Should I tell my daughter this early that the guy who used to fetch her from and to school is her mother’s lover? I am sure my daughter would...
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  • The War on Christmas
    115 Mahta Rosenfeld The War on Christmas In the United States, strange things are happening during the holiday season. A jolly “Merry Christmas” is met with offense, nativity scenes illicit anger, and people are fighting over tradition! People have named this “The War on Christmas”, which is a tad dramatic...
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  • Time
    1996. My neighborhood. “I remember walking out of my house looking for something to do. I saw this kid eating a sucker, and I wanted one too. He said after I asked for one, “Sure. Come inside.” I went inside, and he gave me a re-wrapped, cherry red, half-eaten tootsie pop. I was kind of suspicious and...
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  • Ignou Feg 1 Old Question Papers
    tension wire. The doctors had to amputate Sarita's hands and the right leg. Though heart broken, Vimala recollected her nerves and instilled courage in Santa along with raising her other children. The most important fact was Vimala encouraged Sarita to continue with her studies and learn writing skills with...
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  • Christmas with and Without Santa Clause
    When I think in my mind of things to compare and write an essay about, I immediately think of Christmas. More specifically, I think about Christmas with Santa Clause and Christmas without Santa Clause. I suppose that I should narrow this down and be a little more specific still. Let me say it like...
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  • MEME
    Elf: Ms. Clause! We have a problem with the machine, the toys are flying everywhere and we can’t find Santa. Oh no! Ms. Clause: Just change the batteries there probably old. Elf; There's Santa! Great we were just looking for you. Santa: Ms. Clause I need help! Ms. Clause: I’m coming you...
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  • Santa Clause tradition
    Santa Clause Tradition Christmas is a tradition for a majority of families across the United States. For my family it is a time for us to come together and appreciate the love of one another. Everyone gathered around a warm fire, drinking hot cocoa, singing Christmas carols, watching the Christmas lights...
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  • Childhood Epiphany Essay
    Epiphany Essay I’m sure we have all experienced an epiphany in our lifetime. I like to call epiphanies “aha” moments or a moment when you figure something out and it changes your life and the way you view things. I’m sure I have had a lot of epiphanies in my twenty-nine years such as finding my fingers...
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  • Sat Grammer
    painful 24 Either and neither: Alone or with partners 25 Using Pronouns Clearly 26 Pronoun Errors Come in Four Varieties on the SAT: 26 Me Vs I 29 Reference Errors 31 Person 31 A pronoun must clearly refer to its antecedent. 32 A pronoun must agree with its antecedent. 32 Pronoun Case...
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  • Al Capone Essay 12
    much wine as there hearts desired, he killed the unsuspecting visitors. They also tightened there political control over the city. Capone boasted "I own the police." He actually did own the police. This was most prominent during the November elections of 1929 when a lawyer by the name of Frank Lowsch...
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  • romans and the us
    those holidays that brings joy and happiness to faces of many people During the holiday season. As far as I can remember whenever you would even think of Christmas you had to think of Santa Clause or Jolly Old Saint Nick. Depending on who You are talking to this could be a very sticky subject. For...
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