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  • Santa Claus - 446 Words
    That big fat jolly man, in the red suit with the long white beard, the one with 9 reindeer and a magical sleigh, that man who spends all year at the North Pole, getting his clever elves to make our presents. The personification of the spirit of Christmas usually represented as a jolly fat old man with a white beard and a red suit, who brings gifts to good children on Christmas Eve. Yes santa! Santa is the person who has most greatly affected my life. Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas,...
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  • Santa Claus - 1460 Words
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town “There are three stages in a man’s life; When he believes in Santa Claus, When he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, and when he is Santa Claus” – Author Unknown How many people do you know who believed in Santa Claus as a child? Some say the image of Santa Claus takes away from the fact that Christmas is to celebrate the birth of Christ. Some opinions are “What is Christmas without Santa Claus?” The innocence in a belief of someone who gives and doesn’t expect...
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  • Santa Claus is real
    Santa Claus is real “There are three stages in a man’s life; When he believes in Santa Claus, When he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, and when he is Santa Claus” – Author Unknown How many people do you know who believed in Santa Claus as a child? Some say the image of Santa Claus takes away from the fact that Christmas is to celebrate the birth of Christ. Some opinions are “What is Christmas without Santa Claus?” The innocence in a belief of someone who gives and doesn’t expect anything in...
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  • Santa Claus and Christmas Eve
    I lay awake in bed hoping to hear the sound of hooves on my roof. I desperately hoped that Santa had gotten my letter and was going to bring me every present I had asked for under my Christmas tree. I tossed and turned all night. Sleep was impossible. I kept waiting for the sun to come up so that I could go in and wake my parents. At the first peak of a sun ray I ran into my parent’s room to wake them up and beg them to please get up so we could go and see what Santa left for us. When my...
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  • Grinch: Santa Claus and Everybody
    Meanwhile, Across Town... Narrator: Meanwhile, across town... Everybody: Every Who Down in Who-ville Liked Christmas a lot... Student 1: But the Grinch, Who lived just north of Who-ville, 1/2 Class: DID 1/2 Class: NOT! Everybody: The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason. Student 2: It could be his head wasn't screwed on just right. Student 3: It could be, perhaps, that his shoes were too tight. Student 4: But I think that...
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  • The True Story of Santa Claus
    he true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At the time the area was Greek and is now on the southern coast of Turkey. His wealthy parents, who raised him to be a devout Christian, died in an epidemic while Nicholas was still young. Obeying Jesus' words to "sell what you own and give the money to the poor," Nicholas used his whole inheritance to assist the needy, the sick, and the suffering. He dedicated his life to serving...
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  • The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus
    The following is a book report about: The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus, and was written by, (Cottrell, et al., 2003). This is an eighty-page leadership skill-building book, published by the Performance Systems Corporation in 2003. There are eight main points (Santa Secrets) discussed by the authors in this book and I agree with them all. However, I will attempt to reveal why I agree that to "Build A Wonderful Workshop" is important, discuss one secret ("Listen To The Elves") I see being...
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  • Christmas Project: Interviewing Santa Claus
    CM Luo & Jack Li ESL 11 Jan. 7th Book and Christmas Project 2: Santa Claus Interview Reporter (holding a mic, toward the camera, snow storm blowing harshly, yells): Greetings, everyone! This is Jack Li from Centuries News Delivery. Our staff has been receiving request to interview the famous Santa Claus since the last...
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  • Santa - 419 Words
    I remember my brother telling me that Santa wasn’t real at around 9:00 and that all our Christmas presents were bought by mom and dad then hidden around the house until early Christmas morning when they placed them under the tree. My siblings told me this secret with wanting to make me cry. Although, I was shocked thinking, wow everybody tricked me, I quickly realized it wasn’t another cruel joke my siblings were playing on me. Santa Claus was someone almost everybody pretended to believe in and...
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  • Santa Clause - 1210 Words
    Christmas, few people stop to think how it originated. Started as a pagan holiday during the time of Romans, it developed in to a Christian celebration dedicated for Christ. People in different age groups, both kids and adults, enjoy the season of Christmas. Christmas has been very big and an inspiring holiday for many families around the world for many centuries. Packed with busy shoppers, jingle bells, colorful lights and Santa Claus, Christmas is thought by many people to be "the most...
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  • The Legend of Santa Clause - 721 Words
    The legend of Santa Claus has been told for centuries and is still told to this day. Every year, many children make Christmas lists and send them to Santa. If they are good, they will get presents, but if they are bad, they will get a bundle of coal in their stocking. Santa is usually visualized as a happy, white-bearded man, with a red stocking cap, and a red suit with white cuffs and black boots. In other cultures, he is referred to as St. Nicholas, Sinterklauss, and Father Christmas. Santa...
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  • Why Santa Does Not Exist
    Why Santa Doesn’t Exist Its winter and holiday season is upon us. For most people this means last minute shopping for gifts, unless you are a child and believe it’s actually Santa Clause who will deliver the presents to your Christmas tree on Christmas Eve. Those of us, who know better, that Santa doesn’t exist, try not to spoil the fun for little kids. The question still arises as to whether Santa still exists or not. A child would definitely say yes, but those of us who say no, don’t know the...
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  • sadsad - 305 Words
    Claus for a Cause What if I told you that over this holiday season you could help bring smiles to over 300 children’s faces? What if I told you that these smiles are also generating life-long memories that you could cherish forever? The holiday season is a great time for our NHS members to help spread the season’s magic to our younger generation. This could be a great opportunity, all of us working together for one goal; making children happy. Purpose/Goals: The purpose is to bring...
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  • Just In time For Holidays - 5897 Words
    rP os t www.hbr.org HBR C ASE S TUDY A N D C O M M E N T A R Y by Eric McNulty • Do No tC Four commentators offer expert advice. Just in Time for the Holidays op yo How can North Pole Workshops better respond to shifts in demand? Reprint R0512A This document is authorized for use only by Shanthi Srivastava Kayasth until March 2011. Copying or posting is an infringement of copyright. Permissions@hbsp.harvard.edu or 617.783.7860. HBR CASE STUDY rP...
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  • Myths in Humanities - 477 Words
    Eva A. Heredia September 1, 2013 Humanities 115 Myth and the Origin of the Humanities Learning disciplines such as history, literature, art, music, theater, and dance can enhance your humanness, as one learns when studying humanities. These disciplines express sorrows, happiness, or shed a light about a particular moral or important life value. Myths are tales and beliefs transmitted from generation to generation. Myths and archetypes underlie these disciplines, and knowledge of mythology...
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  • Oxen by Thomas Hardy - 937 Words
    TP CASTT: Oxen by Thomas Hardy Title- I predict the poem will be about something about an ox. In addition, I predict the oxen in the poem will symbolize strength, so an idea of strength or power might be portrayed. Paraphrase- It is Christmas Eve and an elder is telling the children a story near the fire. The children initially believe the story about Oxen kneeling and did not doubt the fact at all. Years later, the children obviously grow older and eventually do not believe the...
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  • My Favorite Holiday - 335 Words
    My Favorite Holiday: Christmas Christmas has come and gone. Regardlessly, giving thanks and proclaiming yourself to those around you should be more exercised. During Christmas, spending time with the people you care about means so much more than anything you can possibly buy. Families as well as friends gather together in their homes to spend time with each other and have fun. Not until they have celebrated Christmas will they realize how interesting it is! On the other hand, if you happen...
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  • The Holidays - 659 Words
    The Holidays The meaning of holidays is essentially a time we embark moments and share time with love one’s. In the United Sates, holidays are a very superior time that many of us embrace. Many can think back on holidays that they’ve encountered and recollect favorable moments. For many, it is the time of the year when people seem to grasp inside of one another and distinguish the best of things. Clearly, to some amount the “holiday season” gives people a sense of...
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  • Literary Analysis Essay - Alistair MacLeod's short story, "To Everything There Is a Season"
    As human beings, we are changing each and every moment as we are introduced to new ideas, values and challenges by our surroundings. In Alistair MacLeod's short story, "To Everything There Is a Season", the author depicts the anxieties and reservations of the narrator's transition between childhood and the adult world. This story also allows the reader to understand the importance of change in one's life. The story is set on Christmas Day and the weeks preceding, when the whole family was...
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  • Christmas Around the World - 305 Words
    Christmas around the World by Picket Siapuatco Christmas is the celebration of goodwill and cheer. Across the globe, people celebrate this joyous occasion. It is largely characterised by exchanging gifts with family members and friends as well as by gifts brought by Santa Claus or other mythical figures. Children fervently look for Santa Claus or Father Christmas who is supposed to appear to distribute attractive gifts to children. Santa Claus dresses himself in red and white, has a white...
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  • Assignment Bel 1 313
    FACULTY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM DIPLOMA IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COURSE INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THINKING(BEL 313) TOPIC SANTA CLAUS LECTURER NAME MISS MASZIANA OSMAN GROUP BM1185A NAME OF PARTNERS SITI MARIAM BINTI KAHAR 2011636116 NOR ASRINA BINTI MOHD SAFRI 2011487964 ARGUMENT MAPS (REASON) 1) Santa is real in a way Reason: Santa Claus is based off Saint Nicholas who was a Bishop is what is now modern in Turkey. 2) Santa is...
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  • Saint Nicholas - 775 Words
    Saint Nicholas Leaving a pair of shoes out on December 5th may result in them being full of gifts the next day. Saint Nicholas is known for his generosity of gift giving and is the one responsible for the treats in shoes. Although the celebration of Saint Nicholas is intended to recognize his holiness, it has been almost transformed into something else. Many children just take advantage of the fact that they get candy, and they don’t have any interest in learning the history of Saint Nicholas....
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  • English Language Courswork - 486 Words
    Have you ever been embarrassed to the point that you wished you could just disappear at the snap of the fingers? I have. Only my mum could have embarrassed me like that. My face was burning with rage; I could not believe that she had told them. There are only a few things in life which can make you feel as small as I did. Like everyone else, I was raised believing in...
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  • Christmas Eve - 977 Words
    Christmas Eve I awoke early that morning, with a gentle voice in my ear. "John, wake; up it's Christmas Eve," my mom said, "time to finish wrapping the presents." I jumped from my bed as soon as the words had left her mouth. It was Christmas Eve 1993, and I was five years old. This would be the last Christmas in our cozy little house on Herschel St. I was excited beyond belief, but nothing could prepare me for the greatest Christmas ever. I still can not decide on my favorite part, whether it...
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  • My Most Unforgettable Christmas
    The unforgettable Christmas The most wonderful time for me as a child was the winter. I will never forget when in late November I was waiting for the first snow. In the morning when I woke up, I looked out of window and saw snow-covered trees and buildings, I could not have been happier. Because snow from the point of view of a 6 year old child, meant really good fun. My friends and I made snowmen, went tobogganing, and pretended to be detectives tracing each other from our footsteps....
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  • Religious and Ethnic Groups - 276 Words
    Religious groups are all similar to each other, but they do have their differences as well. Jehovah’s Witnesses is one that comes to mind when I think of a religious groups that is different. They stand out to me because of things I have seen or read about. Jehovah’s Witnesses will go to people’s home at they want to spread the word about their religion. Jehovah’s Witnesses followers find that going to people’s home is a way to honor their religion. Jehovah’s Witnesses worship God and believe he...
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  • The Little Prince and the Loss of Childhood Imagination
    Michelle Gualpa Ms. Parker English 10 June 5, 2012 Imagination Out of Focus When I was really, really small, I was very imaginative. I thought the world was limitless. I could very well convince myself that a purple polka-dotted elephant could go to the moon on a flying building or that a bird could realistically deliver babies to awaiting parents. Then, when I turned seven, I found out that most of the kids in my class believed in Santa Claus. I didn’t know who this man was, and was very...
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  • The Night Before Christmas - 547 Words
    T was the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads; And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled down for a long winter's nap, When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from the bed to see what was the...
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  • is tv bad or not
    Television could be a dangerous influence. There are many bad aspects of television news. At the same time it could be a good influence because we can learn skills like cooking and other activities that kids enjoy. Back in the days television was a great invention but it has become a major problem for the society. In my opinion it's a dangerous influence because it changes people's mind, sometimes television don't inform the right programs or information and it shows violence, obesity and brain...
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  • Ellipsis Quiz - 151 Words
    /10 Name: Ellipsis Quiz (Omit and use an ellipsis mark when necessary) 1) I suggest you read this. 2) Matt replied, “But I thought he was.” 3) Jacob answered, “Well I guess it will be alright.” 4) Tom thought and thought and then thought some more. “I’m wondering” Tom said comfusly. 5) “If only she had oh, it doesn’t matter now.” 6) “I wasn’t really, well what I mean, see, the thing is I didn’t mean it.” 7) “I don’t know, i’m not sure.” 8)...
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  • anchoring script - 641 Words
    “As a little girl, I spent countless hours playing with my Barbie dolls, even designing and sewing one-of-a-kind outfits for the doll. I guess you could say Barbie gave me my start as a designer.” Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy; who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows; who shares his joys with those who are sad; whose hand is never closed against the needy; whose arm is ever outstretched to aid the week; whose...
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  • Shakespeare Argumentative Essay - 850 Words
    Adam Johnson Stokka English 4, Period 1 6 December 2013 Does it really matter who wrote Shakespeare? Who cares if Shakespeare did not write the greatest plays or sonnets of our millenium? Some research points to the theory that William Shakespeare was credited for plays that he did not write, but that does not change the everlasting impact Shakespearean works have had on the world. Shakespeare is like Santa Claus. He is real up to a certain point. Though...
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  • A Fortune by Joy Monica - 619 Words
    A Fortune by Joy Monica T. Sakaguchi Maybe you are a thief and living by stealing wallets, emptying them from money and put them back. Or perhaps you are a rich man with a son; you maybe love but never show. And maybe you are the son of a man, who never noticed or loves you. Love and money are big things in life, and they are very important in everyday life. In the short story “A fortune” by Joy Monica T. Sakaguchi from 2000, is the relationship between a teenager and his dad illustrated. The...
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  • What a Wonderful Time of the Year
    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year Since I was a little kid, Christmas has always been my favorite time of the year. It is magical with all of the special treats and traditions. Most importantly is the family, they are everything to me when Christmas comes around it makes it even more special. The least important thing about Christmas to me is Santa. When I was little it interested me more because I believed in him and I just couldn’t wait for Christmas to come. I was always good and...
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  • Journal in Final Project - 970 Words
    ILI NABILAH BINTI AHMAD HIZZAD 1205360 FCD 1205-1 Santa Claus, pine trees, gifts and snow. Those are a few of the symbols representing Christmas, a holiday celebrated by the Christians on the 25th December of each year. For our final project for 3D design, this is basically our theme for our design; Christmas. The first thing that comes to mind for me when “Christmas” was mentioned during our first class was, as most would, Santa Claus. Since using any of the main symbols of Christmas...
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  • The Gift of the Magi - 544 Words
    The gift of the Magi is talking about a couple want to buy the Christmas gifts for each other on Christmas eve. But both of them have no money to buy the other a gift. Then they made a idea that they gave up their valuable things and bought gifts for the other. The ending of the story is unpredictable and surprised. The wife cut down her beautiful hair to buy a watch chain for her husband, and her husband sold his watch and got a comb for his wife. They both lost their valuable things and...
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  • Childhood - 898 Words
    Good morning, classmates. I’m here to talk about childhood. What is childhood? According to science, childhood is “the stage before puberty” or, to be more specific, “the state of a child between infancy and adulthood.” But childhood is so much more than a concrete reality defined by literal terms. It is an abstract concept. If, right now, I say that I have never ever ever had a Tamagotchi or played Mario Brothers – now, I know that you’re all thinking, “Wow, that girl has no childhood!” And...
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  • How Plato and Socrates think learning is uncomfortable
    Tyler Andreen Philosophy 40 09/11/14 People do not like to be told they are wrong. Humans are often stubborn and arrogant, its in our nature. It is uncomfortable to be told you are wrong and in most cases irritates individuals. This Is the case for Socrates, who was condemned to death for teaching and spreading the word about what he thought was right and logical. To question something and go against the belief of many others would be an outrage back then. As said in Consolations of...
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  • Short Story Comparison - 753 Words
    Relationships Relationships we have with others can positively or negatively affect our lives forever. In “A Rupee Earned” and “To Everything There Is a Season”, the protagonists are positively influenced by a family member, maturing them and having a positive effect on their lives. In “A Rupee Earned”, the father teaches the son how to make his own money and be less dependent of others. In “To Everything There Is a Season”, the boy’s family tells him that Santa Claus does not exist, helping...
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  • Teacher Paper - 1375 Words
    Part A Originally, literacy was simply defined as a way to describe the skills of reading and writing that are shaped through various mediums such as language and text. Now, I view literacy as a means of communication consisting of speech, reading, writing, and non-verbal delivery methods including media. Through this semester I have come to the understanding that literacy can be applied to many ideas, such as music, culture and graphic novels. In our final presentations, my content group...
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  • murdering - 490 Words
    Daniel Salas Ms. Cowley AP English Literature & Composition June 9, 2014 Children or Adults It is rarely heard of a child murdering a person, but when it happens how should that child be punished? When a child murders a person, people think that the child should be tried as an adult because the child had a sense of what it was doing. Then there are others who believe that the child should be tried as an adult because they have not fully developed and are not completely aware of what...
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  • Believing in Honesty - 405 Words
    Believing in Honesty They say honesty is the best policy. But when it comes to Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy, are we being dishonest with our children or just telling those stories. In the essays, “Santa Claus Isn’t Coming to Town” written by Allison and “Truth and the Santa Claus Moment,” written by Corey Harbaugh, the writers discuss the values of honesty and the moments we choose to believe in. Allison believed in honesty. In her essay, she talks about how she was...
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  • Christmas Celebration - 684 Words
    Christmas Celebration Many people celebrate Christmas but don’t believe in God or Jesus. It’s a holiday that many people will celebrate together by giving each other gifts and spent time with family. The day of Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ. It is usually celebrated on December 25 each year. Many people around the world will usually celebrate it. It’s a time for family and friends to come together to celebrate a time of joy and love. People also think that on the day of Christmas...
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  • Exemplification Writing - 409 Words
    Luke Ilteris English 105-51 Mr. Donald Burke Exemplification Writing As a child you are taught to always tell the truth, but sometimes lying can be justified. There are many instances in when lying may be ok, especially if it is just a “little white lie.” Many times you lie to spare someone’s feelings. For example, if your wife asks if she looks fat in something, if you think she does and you tell her yes, you are going to hurt her feelings. And she will probably not speak to you for a...
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  • Is it wrong to lie
    Is it always morally wrong to lie? Yes, I strongly agree, others might disagree; moreover, this can depend on one’s own morals. A young mother or a young father might tell a story to their children about Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, or the Tooth Fairy. Mothers and Fathers tell and read these stories to their children all of the time just like their mothers and fathers and their mothers and fathers. These are stories, told each year giving a child hopes and dreams. Is it a lie? I do not...
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  • Christmas And Easter - 955 Words
    Savage 1 Kelly Savage Feb. 12, 2015 English A M/W Christmas and Easter Christmas and Easter are both really well known holidays around the world. They are enjoyed by many every year. Both are Christian Holidays but also secular, so celebrated along with those with no religious affiliation. Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ and is set on a fixed date every year, December 25th. Easter celebrates Jesus’ Resurrection and its date fluctuates because it lands on the first Sunday...
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  • My Family Vacation - 599 Words
    My family vacation On September 18th, 2009 I took my kids on a family vacation to Cherokee, North Carolina to visit Santaland. My mom Reva, who was already in North Carolina met us at the theme park. Would I take the kids on vacation again? We had a terrific family vacation at Santaland. I packed our bags and loaded them in the car. Then, I got the kids ready and loaded them in the car. We set off for the...
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  • Essays - 552 Words
    Amarildo Rroku Mr. Ramos ENGL 110 Short Essay #1 2/21/2013 Coca-Cola and It’s Influence Kids aren’t autonomous actors in life. They prone to be very influenced from different factors. One factor that kids are very attracted to is advertisements. They are very attracted from animations and images, and most of the time they endeavor to adopt them in their real life. In very attractive advertisements we find Coca-Cola, one of the most popular drinks in the world, yet not healthy....
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  • My favorite place during my dearest season
    I can say for sure, that the nicest place for me is our historical town Trier, during the Christmas season. Where could people get themselves more nicely in the mood for Christmas, than at one of the greatest Christmas markets in the oldest city of Germany? The enchanting Christmas fair takes place on our medieval central market and in front of the imposing scenery of the cathedral. First, the Christmas market attains its special charm by the festive lighting, which stands in contrast to the...
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  • Your Life - 850 Words
    THE STORY OF CROSSY & LEFTY | | The story of Crossy and Lefty Rules for this exchange: · Once or One - Every time the word One or Once you pass your gift two times to the right meaning you skip ONE person. · Crossy or cross - You pass the gift your holding across the circle. · Left or Lefty - you pass your gift one person to the left · Right - pass your gift one person to the right ONCE(2times to the right) upon a time, a long time...
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  • Light Switch - 661 Words
    I used to believe that love was a light switch. Something flicks on. You get an overwhelming sensation. It hits you like a bag of bricks. Or a strong arrow. When you know, you know. Right? Not so much. After 28 years, I don’t see love that way anymore. I’ve placed Cupid right next to Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Love is a series of choices. The first choice is based on many many factors, including chemistry, principle, logic, humor, intelligence, body type, where we are in our lives,...
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  • Write a Short Essay on How You'Ve Changed over the Past Ten Years
    Winter Wonderland Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, In the lane, snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We're happy tonight. Walking in a winter wonderland. Gone away is the bluebird, Here to stay is a new bird He sings a love song, As we go along, Walking in a winter wonderland. In the meadow we can build a snowman, Then pretend that he is Parson Brown He'll say: Are you married? We'll say: No man, But you can do the job When you're in town. Later on, we'll conspire, As we...
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  • Broadcasting Speech - 342 Words
    Broadcasting speech Good morning and thank you for listening to w-meg 87.9 fm. I’m Caitlin Sholar For international news… Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi called for a national dialogue to solve the current political crisis during a live televised address to the nation Thursday. His comments follow overnight clashes between his supporters and opposition protesters outside the presidential palace in Cairo, which claimed the lives of at least six people and left hundreds more wounded. For...
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  • The Nightmare Before Christmas Film
    Final film Critique L.williams Introduction to Film English 225 Instructor: S \ The movie I chose to critique is Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. The story is an animated musical that puts in a world where Halloween is always celebrated but also gives you a brighter side of the joy in the Christmas holiday. Although the movie is not directed by Tim Burton, Henry Selick brings an animated holiday musical to the big screen. Unlike other holiday movies like Rudolph the...
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  • Interview Assignment - 670 Words
    Interview Assignment Adrienne Bennett Stillman College PSY 335 Social Psychology Dr. Hodari February 3, 2013 Omyon Xavier Roberson, is an 20 year old from Atlanta, Georgia. I choose to interview Mr. Roberson because he isn’t just any other students. If you take a second and look you might see the part of him that’s beyond your expectation. There are a lot of things that make Omyon who he is today, and as much as some might try, he isn’t changing for anyone. Omyon is the type of male...
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  • The Grinch - 301 Words
    “ The Grinch who stole Christmas” Archetypal Critique The critical school I chose was archetypical for the "Battle of the Critics." ” “The Grinch who stole Christmas” is full of quite a few archetypal characters, images and themes in the poem. In terms of characters, the antagonist is obviously the Grinch. He is a miserable person and against the happiness of the Who’s in Whoville until the conflicts of the story were resolved at the end. He can show the “bad guy” archetypal, because he...
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  • Analysis of Christmas Morning by Frank O' Connor
    Analysis of “Christmas Morning” By Frank O’ Connor Christmas Morning will be present when the sun rose from the East at the very special day when our Saviour Jesus Christ was born, December 25. But in the story Frank Connor wrote, it differentiate the fantasy world of Larry with full of hopes and dreams to the reality which they should accept with whole heart. Adding more to it, the characters’ attitude towards each other developed its plot from the world of imagination to reality. Three...
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  • Christmas Morning Analysis - 1464 Words
    Christmas Morning “Christmas Morning” is a short story written by the Irish author Frank O’Connor and narrated by the main character, Larry. Other minor characters are Larry’s mother and father and his rather annoying younger brother, Sonny. The story is set in Cork in the west of Ireland and we are given a unique insight into what life would have been like for many families struggling with poverty in bygone days. The theme of loss is central to the story and the reader soon becomes aware...
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  • action plan - 567 Words
    VIII. ACTION PROGRAM February – Selecta Ice Cream will advertise on Television at noon time shows that will give them lesser cost of the advertisement and consumer will eventually buy ice cream because of the heat. The advertisement will tell the public the benefits of eating ice cream on a high temperature of the day. Estimated cost of 2 million pesos. April – Selecta Ice Cream will announce summer camp for the kids and adults. Summer time is peak season for ice cream industry so Selecta...
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  • Christmas in Colombia - 388 Words
    Christmas in my beautiful country Colombia En140-C Christmas in my beautiful country Colombia I remember as a little girl, the absolute thrill I felt during Christmas; and it wasn’t just about the presents and the treats. In my birth country, Colombia, we didn’t get presents from Santa Claus (or Papa Noel). Nope, it was all about sharing in the birthday of Baby Jesus (or El Niño Jesus). When I was a little girl, I used to think him the MOST generous of all birthday boys because it...
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  • Significant Childhood Memory - 1972 Words
    Six, Seven, Eight, or Nine I already knew Santa didn’t exist. At the age when most kids were trying to stay awake all night on Christmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, I was in my bed, anxiously trying to fall asleep so morning would come faster and I could open presents. Unlike most kids my age, I already knew the real story. It was a hoax, a story that parents tell their kids to trick them into believing that if they if they weren’t good, Santa wouldn’t bring them anything. I knew that...
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  • Beating the Odds - 523 Words
    Throughout our lives we all encounter special people. My life was changed forever after meeting a woman very special to me. My best friend, Sara Dengel, was someone that has meant the world to me ever since the summer of 2000. At the time of her passing, Sara was twenty-five years old. Sara, although she lived a short life, she lived a very rewarding life. The impact that Sara had on many people’s lives was immense and immeasurable. Sara Dengel will never be forgotten because she had the...
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