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The Great Migration Of The Black People

- ... “You are hereby warned that you and your entire family must be gone from this community within forty-eight hours. Your attention is called to the symbol at top (one of skull and crossbones) of notice” (52). Such messages were commonplace and local residents recalled the burning of Black men and women, and their families, for no fault of theirs. There are mentions of mobs murdering Black people in Georgia. Such persecution, discrimination and the lack of dignified lives, were reasons enough for people to leave....   [tags: White people, Black people, Race]

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Individuality As A Group Of People

- Individuality according to dictionary.com means “the aggregate of qualities and characteristics that distinguish one person or thing from others; character: choices that were intended to express individuality; monotonous towns lacking in individuality”. Or in other words, individuality is what makes people different from one person to another. Although, people are different, we all feel a need to belong to a group in society. I believe that people feel that they need to belong to a group because in a group you can talk about your dilemmas and receive comfort from others....   [tags: Race, Black people, White people, Miscegenation]

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The Oppressed People Of Baltimore

- The Oppressed People of Baltimore: A Symbol for the Black Community On April.27, 2015, there was a huge riot in Baltimore, stemming from the death of Freddie Gray. Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man, made eye contact with a white cop outside a West Baltimore housing project, as they swiftly approached him he tried to run. As he ran, cops viciously chased, pinned him down (finding only a pocket knife) and Gray was unlawfully arrested. The aftermath of the attack was captured on video, showing Gray being dragged across the street with his legs looking severely broken and little control over his own body....   [tags: African American, Black people, White people, Race]

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Overview of the Whaling of the Makah People

- The Makah’s Whaling The Makah people indigenous to the Pacific Northwest have a very close and long standing cultural bond to the ocean. This cultural bond is displayed in various forms such as their artwork, history, and lore. One key aspect of their culture has come scrutiny within the past twenty years—whaling. Since 1855, the Makah people have legally held the right to whale in designated waters around their reservation. In the 1920’s, the Makah decided to halt whaling due to a dwindling population of the whales....   [tags: indigenous people, Pacific Northwest]

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The Discrimination Of Black People By Harper Lee

- ... The people of Maycomb portrayed Boo as a person that had mental issues with bloody fangs (Lee, 64). The people of Maycomb display inequality in their society as they don’t accept anyone who is different. Inequality develops when acceptance between people is not achieved. Bob Ewell attacks Jem and Scout to get back on Atticus for the way he was treated during the trial. Scout and Jem suffered Bob Ewell’s hate towards Atticus. Luckily Boo Radley saves them from Bob’s threat. Bob Ewell was lying on the ground with a kitchen knife stuck up under his ribs (Lee, 270)....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race]

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The Effects Of Lynching On Southern Black People

- Rise of Lynching “Lynching is the practice whereby a mob--usually several dozen or several hundred persons--takes the law into its own hands in order to injure and kill a person accused of some wrongdoing. The alleged offense can range from a serious crime like theft or murder to a mere violation of local customs and sensibilities. The issue of the victim 's guilt is usually secondary, since the mob serves as prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner. Due process yields to momentary passions and expedient objectives.” Violence toward southern black people began long ago in the 1800’s....   [tags: Black people, White people, Slavery]

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African People From The United States

- ... You can read and realize this trend for yourself just as I have. You said “THE EGYPTIANS ARE A MIXED PPL. REMEMBER SADAT, THE PRESIDENT OF EGYPT WHO WAS MURDERED. HE SAID, PROUDLY THAT HIS MOTHER WAS SUDANESE.“ Yes, I remember Sadat and I remember watching the news the day of his assassination and felt remorse because I felt somewhat of a kinship because of his appearance. Yes, I 'm also aware that Egyptians are mixed, just as other peoples of the world are mixed. I 'm also aware that President Sadat 's appearance was NOT typical of Egyptians just as President Obama 's appearance is NOT typical of Americans, they are the exceptions to the rule....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race]

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The Anti-Federalists’ Representation of People

- The Anti-Federalists had many views that were different than those of the Federalists. One the differences that seems to be important, is who they view as “The people”. The Anti-Federalists believed that common people should be able to be active participants of their government; this involvement includes having a say in the laws that are made and the protection of everyday working class people. This common man involvement is reinforced by the fact that the Anti-Federalists wanted to keep government more local, by having strong state governments....   [tags: federal farmer letter, the people]

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Exodus: Movement of Jah People

- Rastafarian people share similarities with their role models, the Israelites, from the Biblical Book of Exodus. They are connected through Rastafarianism, a postcolonial religion the Jamaicans created, where the oppressed people sought to return to their ancestral promised land. Songs from Bob Marley such as “Africa Unite,” “Buffalo Soldier,” and “Exodus” display the Jamaican’s overcoming the European colonialism, how urgent it is to unite as one African body, and to return to Ethiopia. This is just like the Book of Exodus when Moses led his fellow oppressed Israelite community out of Egypt from the harsh ruler and returned to Israel....   [tags: rastafarian people, bible, exodus]

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Smart People Nerds or Not?

- Are stereotypes and misconceptions just false presumptions of groups. Stereotypes are false presumptions of groups formed because of a small percentage in the groups who are extremely ideal and fit the stereotypical views said of the group. Stereotypes are also formed because stereotypes are at most times just old views of the groups from the past that were true at that point in time. Many of the individuals of the groups are most likely enraged that the mass of the public believe these stereotypes just because of those handful of stereotypical extremists....   [tags: sterotypes, misconceptions, group of people]

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The Struggle of Indigenous People in Australia

- Australia has two different major Indigenous groups which are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the First Peoples of Australia, and these two different groups have diverse culture, world views and origin with dissimilar experience of colonisation over the past 222 years (Chino et al. 2010). Because of these periods of colonisation, inequalities are substantially existed for health, including infant health, life expectation, chronic and communicable diseases and mental health between Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians (Calma 2005)....   [tags: aboriginal people, health, remotes areas]

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The Media Has On People Of Color

- Topic: Stereotyping Introduction: This is a case study on the impact that the media has on People of color in sports. This cases study will show the central issue, what 's at stake, who 's involved and their point of view, actions or consideration to address this issue, the efforts to address issue working and why or why not these efforts working. Definition of Keywords: Stereotyping; A widely a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. Racism; the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics, abilities, or qualities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or rac...   [tags: Racism, African American, Black people]

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Public Perception Of People Of Color

- ... This poses a problem because despite studies showing that much of the American population believes racism does not pose a threat in current society, the American people themselves continue to display their racism in public spaces. Not only are people unaware of the level of racism that currently exists and how it infiltrates almost every aspect of contemporary society, they are also unaware of the racial biases and stereotypes they themselves hold and cling to. This disconnect with reality is a serious issue because it makes it almost impossible to address institutional racism and also gives way to the unethical treatment of youths of color by the police and law enforcement....   [tags: Racism, White people, African American]

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Smart Phones and People

- Dumb people have smart phones. Sit and think about that for a moment, it’s a painfully ironic observation. Now this is not a statement that suggests all people with smart phones are dumb. However, do people bother to remember a phone number when it’s given to them. Nope, straight in the smart phone it goes. What if someone is posed with a question they don’t quite know the answer to. Well why not Google it. Americans have become so dependent on smartphones that it has an adverse effect on memory retention....   [tags: dumb people, machine, intelligence]

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Good and Evil in Good Country People

- Good and Evil in Good Country People      In "Good Country People" by Flannery O'Connor, the masked truth is reflected unequivocally through the reality in the story, its equal counterpart. For every good or evil thing, there is an antagonist or opposing force. Each character has a duplicate personality mirrored in someone else in the story. In the story, the names and personalities of the characters clash. The name is the mask covering the personality, which is representative of the reality aspect of each character....   [tags: people]

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Good and Evil in Good Country People

- Good and Evil in Good Country People   In her short story, Good Country People, Flannery O’Connor employs all the elements of humor, irony and, paradox intermingled within the system of Christian belief in evil and redemption. This is no more evident than in the character of Joy, the daughter, who had lost a leg in a hunting accident at the age of 12 and who now has a wooden leg in his place. Throughout the story, it becomes increasingly clear that Joy’s physical affliction is closely paralleled by a spiritual one as well....   [tags: people]

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The Black People With Dignity

- Whatever else we may have been in our history in this country, we have been a people with dignity. We came out of slavery with dignity and that was a tremendous achievement, because slavery is inherently degrading. But our people came out of slavery and we could stand tall. We fought after slavery to build the villages in this country. We fought to open up the interior of this country. Our people – I’m speaking now specifically of the black Guyanese whatever may be our shortcomings – have managed to persist in this country with this basis of dignity....   [tags: Black people, Race, African American]

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The National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People

- The 1930 's were a turbulent time for race relations in the United States. While Federal Law and the Constitution declared that everyone was equal, the southern states passed the Jim Crow Laws in 1890, which mandated segregation of white and black people. Jim Crow laws stated that public transportation; schools and places were to be segregated including restrooms, restaurants and drinking fountains. Black people had the worst jobs and the poorest standard of education. Black people also found it difficult to register to vote because of poll taxes and literacy tests....   [tags: African American, White people, Black people]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Dear White People '

- ... Actors dressing up and performing in blackface seem to be comedy for white folks. According to Nathalie Rosset “During the course of the 19th century, British performing arts developed a popular form of entertainment based on cross-race impersonation: blackface ‘delineation’ or minstrelsy. It consisted in the grotesque and caricatured impersonations of African American men (in most cases), both free and in bondage, and was performed by white British or American men (in most cases) ” Before shows actors would do their make-up and practice either a dance, song, or a talent that was about to be displayed in blackface....   [tags: White people, Black people, African American]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Dear White People '

- ... Some characters are portrayed with a strong political and social connection to the black minority whereas others are shown to be akin to the white majority. It is through this spectrum that we can see the diversity of racial identities in the twenty-first century. Perhaps the most extreme character on the spectrum is Colandrea (CoCo) Connors. From the opening scenes of the film, CoCo’s desire to be a part of the white community is clearly defined. In the first scene, we are introduced to CoCo and a reality television producer named Helmut West....   [tags: Black people, White people, Racism, Race]

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White People Keep Their Society Unchanged

- To conserve the power white people have over coloureds, white people want to keep their society unchanged. Both Stockett and Parker depict white communities which loathe any kind of change in their lives. In the 1960’s, Southern Americans had a very firm way of living. They followed traditional pathways and did not think of doing anything out of the ordinary. Women in the 1960’s were “expected to follow one path: to marry in her early 20s, start a family quickly, and devote her life to homemaking.”(Warchol)....   [tags: Black people, White people, South Africa]

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Institutional Racism Against Black People

- ... My brother suffers from a serious mental illness and that puts him at an increase risk of being shot by the police. In 2012 I believed he was going to hurt someone else, himself, or get shot by a cop. Mental health is an important aspect of police shootings that should also be addressed, which impacts the black communities. I don’t know why we would ignore this. Such important issues should be looked at as fully as we possibly can. This can save peoples lives and can help solve the problem. If we don’t look at the whole picture, nothing will ever be solved....   [tags: Race, White people, Black people, Racism]

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Prussia Culture and People

- The culture of a nation is a reflection of the people. Culture is embodied in our music, food, and literature. Each culture is distinct in its own way. Prussian culture is no different. Prussia was created by a group of people that didn’t agree with the Holy Roman Empire and who ended up gathering followers and conquering lands. Prussian culture is distinctive because of its location near the Baltic Sea, its extensive militarism and, its “elective monarchy in the late1800’s” . Prussia was important because it existed for hundreds of years, affecting the people and places around it politically, economically, and religiously....   [tags: Music, Food, Literature, People, History]

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Genghis Kh The Greatest Of People

- During the 13th century, Genghis Khan, originally Temujin, was the greatest of people in China and in the history of China who’s changed the country. He took over the title Universal Ruler after his adapted father, Ong Khan. He improved his militaries and wrote many things such as laws – no woman would have forced into marriage; returned lost animals back to owners; illegal to take lost property without permission as considered as thief and capital offense. He created official seals, supreme office of the law in which was responsible to collect and preserve all judicial decisions to see courts or cases that charged with wrongdoing and make punishments, and an order that would strength his...   [tags: Qing Dynasty, China, People's Republic of China]

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A People 's History Of The United States : 1492 Present

- ... Clearly, Emanuel received a punishment that was more excruciatingly painful because he was black. To them, blacks were uncivilized, disobedient, and vile to the point that they deserved it. After all, the black servants were way too different in all aspects including culture and language. It was easier for their masters to connect with white indentured servants compared to them. Clearly, the treatment of blacks and white indentured servants were vastly different. Another example of the discrepancy in the treatment of black slaves and white indentured servants would be the incident in 1640 when three servants attempted to run away....   [tags: Slavery, Black people, White people]

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Why People Join Rebel Movements

- When discussing the reasons of why people make the decisions to take up arms against their government and create or join a rebellion movement, legitimate key reasons are explained and analyzed by two academics. First, Ted R. Gurr in his book Why Men Rebel sets the main emphasis on relative deprivation as to why the civil society picks up arms against the ruling regime. Second, Jeremy, M. Weinstein in Inside Rebellion: The Politics of Insurgent Violence lists two different situations in which civilians either choose to join and actively participate in a rebel movement or actively support it....   [tags: Why People Rebel]

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An Enemy of the People

- The play An Enemy of the People focuses on the truth and how different characters reveal their feelings about it. Each character is motivated by different things so act in a certain way. Therefore they end up in conflicts due to their opposing views about the truth of the Baths. For example, the Mayor acts the way he does because he’s motivated by money. Doctor Stockmann tries to expose the truth because of his concern of the public’s health and because he believes he’s doing the right thing. Katherine supports Doctor Stockmann because she’s motivated by family and loyalty towards her husband....   [tags: Enemy of the People Essays]

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The Classification Of People Based On Their Personal Characteristics

- Racialization Beyond Blood The classification of people based on their personal characteristics is a tool used as a way of categorizing those people into varying groups. However, when these groups are created, it allows for a hierarchical system in which one group seemingly surpasses another. This happens when we use race as a classification system. The manufactured and socially constructed idea of race leads to the inevitable superiority of one race over another. Groupings of race have historically been due to the amount of blood a person has originating from a particular racial group....   [tags: Race, Black people, Race, Racism]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Dear White People '

- ... Troy Fairbanks falls somewhere in the middle between Sam and Coco. He is a legacy student who comes from privilege and seems to do a better job in convincing others that he is being himself, when in reality his father runs his life. Lastly Lionel Higgins who differs from the other characters in the fact that he fits in with no one. Lionel could be seen as the Bayard Rustin of the story, he possesses the ability to lead and change Winchester for the better, but his sexual orientation holds him back....   [tags: African American, White people, Racism]

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Health and Wellbeing of Australian Indigenous People

- Since 1788, when the white people first came to Australia, Australian Indigenous people have experienced systematically debases Indigenous culture and people. Due to that reason Indigenous people have profound effects on health and emotional wellbeing (Dudgeon 2010, p. 38). As per Parker (2010, p. 5) Diabetes, renal failure, cardiovascular disease, rheumatic heart disease figure prominently in Aboriginal and Torrens state Islander health issues. As mentioned above there are so many factors included social and emotional issues affecting Aboriginal and Torrens state Islander health....   [tags: People, Renal Failure, Cardiovascular Disease]

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Moral Misunderstanding From People Of Good Will

- “Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will,” Martin Luther King Junior. When King refers to shallow understanding from people of good will he is speaking of people that notice a problem or bad situation in society but chose to do nothing about it. Absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will is referring to people who see no issue is society. He believes the shallow people are more frustrating because although they do see that there is an immoral law in place they chose to not take action against it....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Black people, Law]

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Introduction Of Philippine People : The Philippine Islands

- ... Cultural values most representative of the Philippines The five cultural values most representative of the Philippines is provided in Appendix A, which further includes a related cultural dimension and behavioral example. Each cultural value, moreover, is ranked from one to five, with one being the most central and immovable and five being the least central and critical to the country’s culture. Strong familial and extended familial ties The Philippine cultural value of strong familial and extended familial ties ranks first, which was described by Quisumbing (as cited in Church, 1987) as the “core of all social, cultural, and economic activity.” The bilateral extended family, which inc...   [tags: Philippines, Filipino people, Culture, Family]

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The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People

- Stephen Covey is the author of several books that have dominated the business world, and everyone for that matter. In fact, according to Martin’s (2012) article, Covey’s book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People has sold over 25 million copies and over a million audiobooks. There is a large percentage of Fortune 500 companies that turn to this book for its advice that Covey points out as were the reasons behind efficacy of good behavior; he often is found stating that he believed everything in this book was knowledge everyone already knew, but just did not practice....   [tags: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People]

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The Effects Of Media On People 's Perception Of Current Events

- ... In this statement it might not be clear for people to see that the company thinks that blacks are dirty, which is what causes them to be darker colored than whites. When looked upon more closely it is possible to interpret this statement as racist because being black meant that you were poor and dirty in the advertisement, which caused blacks to feel less of a person when compared to white people. An important aspect to notice about this ad is the placement of the black boy’s head compared to white boy’s head placement....   [tags: White people, Black people, Color, Racism]

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How Does It Improves The Living Standards Of People?

- ... Computers are easily portable meaning that one can carry it wherever he/she wants to do the work. They save back-up information for people or a company. Computers also aid in research especially for students. From the instances above, it is clear that the technology today eases the work of people by bringing information closer to the recipient. The road and rail systems are better making transportation and traveling easier. Most places have tarmac roads hence, people no longer worry about being stuck in muddy places....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American]

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Summary Of ' The Racist, Good People ' And Halford H. Fairchild

- ... However, Fairchild would argue that although racism must be stopped it is not easy to address. He conveys that the reason for this problem is founded on the racial privilege that specific groups enjoy in America at the expense of others. In the Los Angeles Times newspaper, Halford H. Fairchild wrote a commentary discussing racism, arguing that although to many people racism is “obsolete and not a contemporary problem”, “racism is a current event”. He explains that many people do not consider many of the issues in our society as racism because they are thinking of racism as the era of slavery....   [tags: Race, Racism, Black people, White people]

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A People 's History Of The United States By Howard Zinn

- In “A People’s History of the United States” by Howard Zinn, the focal point of chapter 17 was an issue for decades and was not enforced after Civil Rights Acts were passed and that was the inequality amongst the blacks and whites through slavery and segregation. It also gave an insight to how African Americans felt through these times and how they began to express themselves through blues, jazz, and poems. Blues were known to have expressions of anger as opposed to jazz that was rebellious. The thoughts of African American poems were often masked, but had a very significant meaning....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race, White people]

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Social And Financial Status Of African American People

- ... (Hooks, p.342) Although every person who is currently incarcerated in America does not come from the ghetto they are still placed in an environment where their bodies have to be protected on a consistent basis. Coates says, “In America I was part of an equation- even if it wasn’t a part I relished. I was the one police stopped in the middle of a workday.” (Coates, p.124) Even as he grew older, Ta-Nehisi Coates still had to protect his body. His fears no longer included just the local gangbangers, he had to worry about protecting himself from the police as well....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American]

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The Identity Of The State 's Various Indian Descended People

- ... It was not uncommon for Plecker to cite someone like Mooney, who, when studying the Virginia Indians in 1907, concluded, “In all of these bands the blood of the three races is comingled….Thus, many would pass among strangers as ordinary negroes; a few show no trace of any but white blood; while a few families and individuals might pass as full-blood Indians in any western tribe.” In his pamphlet “Eugenics and Racial Integrity” Plecker cites the Encyclopedia Britannica and John H. Russell’s The Free Negro in Virginia (1913) as independent sources confirming his belief that Virginia’s Indians would have a difficult time asserting that they are unmixed with any blood other than “white” and...   [tags: Black people, Race, Miscegenation]

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A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn

- Zinn in his book “A People’s History of the United States,’’ handles various issues. Though the graphic novel adaptation does not cover all the details of the history of America, the author provides us with a critical view of the history of America where its leaders carry out actions independently and not for the benefit of the whole population. It also provides us with examples of atrocities that the American army committed around the world and the country’s commitment to democracy that led it to instruct its army to join the second Word War....   [tags: American Empire People]

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Why Do Curses and Death Scare People?

- Why do curses and death scare people. What can I say. Another has ben the only anime to actually interest me when it comes to horror. Not because an anime has to do with horror means that I will like it. I’ve seen plenty of horror anime, but the fact of Another’s complexity and well development make it one of the best horror anime out there. “When it comes to anime I'm usually good at guessing what will happen next, but not this anime, it kept me on my toes. The ending had a very nice twist that I never would have expected” (skullhead195) (n.p.) agrees with me....   [tags: horror, anime of people]

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The Ego and Despair in Ordinary People

- The Ego and Despair in Ordinary People Ordinary People by Judith Guest is the story of a dysfunctional family who relate to one another through a series of extensive defense mechanisms, i.e. an unconscious process whereby reality is distorted to reduce or prevent anxiety. The book opens with seventeen year old Conrad, son of upper middle-class Beth and Calvin Jarrett, home after eight months in a psychiatric hospital, there because he had attempted suicide by slashing his wrists. His mother is a meticulously orderly person who, Jared, through projection, feels despises him....   [tags: Ordinary People]

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Societal Issues Depicted in Henrik Ibsen’s, An Enemy of the People

- Did a city ruin its chance at success by not listening. According to Dr. Stockman, it did. Dr. Stockman, one of the principal characters in Henrik Ibsen’s, An Enemy of the People, discovers that the town’s primary source of monetary income is the spa, which is located, seemingly unnoticed by the populace, over a cesspool containing many harmful chemicals. After acknowledging his brother’s discovery, Mayor Stockman, Dr. Stockman’s brother, ultimately forbids publishing the find in the town paper....   [tags: enemy of the people]

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Spineless Citizens and Corrupt Politicians Illustrated in Ibsen's An Enemy of the People

- In Henrik Ibsen’s, An Enemy of the People, Ibsen presents the reader with a town on the brink of disaster. The tragic reality is that there is a cesspool underneath the spa, the town’s main economic asset and tourist attraction. Not only is the cesspool a danger to the economic health of the town, but it is also a danger to the health of the town’s citizens. The disaster the city faces is caused by the citizen’s unwillingness and inability of the city leaders to deal with the tragedy of the cesspool....   [tags: enemy of the people]

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Flannery O’Connor’s Good Country People

- Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People,” describes the lives of a mother, Mrs. Hopewell and her daughter, Joy and the irony of their relationship. This passage from the short story expounds on their character development through details of their lives. The selected paragraph uses a matter-of-fact tone to give more information about Mrs. Hopewell and Joy. Flannery O’Connor has given an objective recount of the story, which makes the third person narrator a reliable source. Mrs. Hopewell’s feelings are given on her daughter to examine their relationship....   [tags: Good Country People Essays]

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The Documents Are Not Always Printed On The Way That People At The Time Viewed It

- ... It tended to polarize people along ethnic, economic, and religious lines, which made dealing with it in an objective manner a difficult task indeed. In the past, it often led people to romanticize historical figures or events and use them as a focal point for their present identity and cause, which could become a problem as people would sometimes try to use the past to justify their present stance in a way that did not really fit the evidence available. As a matter of fact, some people still tend to do this....   [tags: Ireland, Irish people, Northern Ireland]

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Henrik Ibsen's Expression of Beliefs in An Enemy of the People

- Henrik Ibsen's Expression of Beliefs in An Enemy of the People Henrik Ibsen, the controversial author of, An Enemy of the People, lived in an interesting point in history in which writing was a way of communicating your most radical ideas. An Enemy of the People is one of several Ibsen dramas that are sometimes referred to as problematic works because they are based on social problems and issues he has with the government. Examples of other controversial plays by Ibsen are The Wild Duck, A Doll's House, and Ghosts....   [tags: Henrik Ibsen, Play, Enemy of the People]

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The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People By Stephen Covey

- The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey outlines seven behaviors leading to a successful management approach. He called it Principle-Centered Leadership (2000, p.xx). The seven habits as described by Covey are: 1. Be proactive 2. Begin with the end in mind 3. Put first things first 4. Think win/win 5. Seek first to understand… the to be understood 6. Synergise 7. Sharpen the Shaw The attached profile sheet reflects a panoramic view of my alignment to the aforementioned seven habits and my own leadership style....   [tags: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People]

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The Impact on People of Irish Ethnicity Living in Britain

- Over the course of the past few centuries, the racialization and treatment of the Irish people in Britain has changed dramatically. This is due in part, to the paradigm surrounding the dynamic and fluctuating relationship between both nations. From the colonization, subjugation and simeonization of the Irish people, as British subjects, during the eighteenth and nineteenth century; through to the dichotomy created around the question for the British government of, what to do with the Irish?, arising from the formation of the Irish Free State and further compounded by the subsequent Irish withdrawal from the commonwealth, during the time surrounding the formation of the Irish Republic in 1949...   [tags: irish people, racialization, irish racism]

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The Naacp ( Niagara Association For The Advancement Of Colored People

- 1. The NAACP (Niagara Association for the Advancement of Colored People) was founded in 1909, it was the most influential civil rights organization in the United States. Their focus was legal strategies that designed to confront critical civil rights issues. NAACP was determined to black citizens should enjoy civil and political rights the Constitution. They have a major victory in 1915 when Supreme Court overturned Guinn V. United States case. NAACP also secure federal law prohibiting lynching....   [tags: Black people, African American, Negro]

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The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People By Stephen Covey

- ... Proactive individuals focus on things that fall in the Circle of Influence, whereas reactive person’s concentration on things that are categorized under the Circle of Concern. “Proactive behavior can achieve important outcomes, including improved job performance and satisfaction, career success and organizational prosperity. (DuBrin 2014) Habit Two “Begin with the End in Mind,” is where one is constantly focused on the ending result. Habit two is the GPS that keeps us focused on the essential things that need to be done....   [tags: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People]

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Alcohol Problems among Young People in Britain

- This essay has been developed to discuss the increasing alcohol problem in young people in Britain, also to raise the reasons behind why young people drink and suggest possible solutions for the young people of today and to also carry on to the next generation. One of the main reasons for young people to use alcohol is peer pressure, this is when young people socialise with their friends and feels they cannot say no in fear of being left out. Other reasons could be what goes on in their home environment, it is estimated that 1.3 million children are affected by their parents alcohol problems, Also boredom, many young people feel they have to drink for something to do or to even block out pro...   [tags: Britain, teenagers, young people, alcohol, ]

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Racism, Diversity Of People And Similar Economic Status

- Within the course of two decades these three novels deal with racism, diversity of people and similar economic status. The writers raise awareness of the oppression of the African American communities and the long lasting struggles that these folks had to endure to survive. At the time when the country was healing from the wounds of World War II and entering the birth of the civil rights movement, Walter introduces us to ‘Easy’ Rawlins. Easy is a working middle class African American who battles society’s racism and prejudice throughout the course of the novel....   [tags: African American, Racism, White people]

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Of the People, By the People, For the People

- A defining attribute of America’s system of government is the participation of the citizens in decisions. Unlike many countries in the world today, one dictator does not decide the path for the whole nation. People from ordinary backgrounds have the opportunity to have an affect on laws passed in our country. While voting is the more common form of exhibiting this privilege of participation, citizens also have the ability to run for offices in our government. The structure of our government is unique in that there are numerous offices to be held within our government which are relatively equal in power....   [tags: U.S. Government ]

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Physical Control Is The Most Painful And Inhumane Way Of Control The People

- Physical control is the most painful and inhumane way to control the people. According to the film, the white dog has been abused by its own white master since it was a puppy. Its white master hired some black drug addicts and drunkards to beat and abuse the white dog. When the white dog grows up in such an environment, it will tremendously fear of the black people. Whenever it sees a black people, the fear will come to its mind. And thus it will attack and kill the black people. The image of blacks has been a hateful threat and the painful memory to the white dog....   [tags: White people, Black people, Race, African American]

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`` Battle Royal `` : Racial And Judgement Towards African American People

- In our world, there are people who judge mostly on everything or anyone. Living in a world which people judge on people’s appearance is an unfair judgment towards the person due to the fact of not knowing who that person is. That’s why segregation was a huge part in history during the pasting of the Civil Act of 1964. The definition of segregation is the enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment. During the segregation it was basically a battle between the white people and the black people....   [tags: African American, Black people, White people, Race]

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Racism : A Problem With People Who Unfairly Prejudice And Discriminate Against African Americans

- John Lancaster Mrs. Regts English I Honors 2 March 2016 Racism Argumentative Essay Present day America has a problem with people who unfairly prejudice and discriminate against African Americans. Every day, African Americans are forced to face the challenges that modern day society brings them including a preconception that they aren’t as worthy or appreciated as other races. While African Americans used to be exploited for slavery in the 1800s, many still don’t benefit from many of the opportunities that whites see because of their skin color....   [tags: Race, Racism, Black people, White people]

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Striving for Emotional Perfection in Ordinary People

- Striving for Emotional Perfection in Ordinary People Throughout the life cycle, a person undergoes many changes.  One matures both physically and emotionally as time passes.  Emotional growth is quite often more difficult than physical growth.  A person must realize his faults and admit to them before he can develop emotionally, while one does not need any self-analyzation to develop physically.  In her book Ordinary People, Judith Guest depicts the struggles man must experience in order to reach his ideal emotional perfection.  Conrad, the book's protagonist, and his father Calvin, were both searching for higher levels of emotional health....   [tags: Ordinary People]

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Disposable People: Modern Day Slavery

- I was in complete and utter shock when I began to read Disposable People. The heart-wrenching tale of Seba, a newly freed slave, shook my understanding of people in today’s society, as well as their interactions between each other. I sat in silence as I read Seba’s story. “There they [Seba’s French mistress and husband] stripped me naked, tied my hands behind my back, and began to whip me with a wire attached to a broomstick (Bales 2).” I tried to grasp the magnitude of the situation. I tried unsuccessfully to tell myself that this couldn’t happen in modern times, especially in a city such as Paris....   [tags: Disposable People]

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Impact Of Christianity On People 's Republic Of China

- ... In 1582, many Jesuit missionaries entered the imperial palace as courtiers and had a high reputation. One of these missionaries was a Catholic priest, Matteo Ricci. He presented himself as n Italian astronomer and a mathematician became a courtier for the emperor himself (Myers, 2003). Ricci suggested Christianity and Chinese tradition including Confucianism were compatible. As such, there was evidence of more than 500 people in the Ming court who converted to Christianity (Myers 2003). During the 1700s, the Qing dynasty continued to allow many foreign missionaries to enter the Chinese imperial court....   [tags: Qing Dynasty, China, People's Republic of China]

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Social Construction Of The National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People

- Rachel Dolezal was head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) division in Spokane, Washington, from 2014 until June 15, 2015, when she stepped down because of claims that she had told lies about her racial identity and additional details of her life. She drew the press’s scrutiny when her caucasian mother and father said publicly that Dolezal was a caucasian female being taken as black. Dolezal’s situation brings to light issues regarding the social construction of race, racial hierarchy, racialization, and the creation of ethnic identity....   [tags: Race, African American, Race, White people]

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The People’s Republic of China: Tyrannical Political State?

- Despotic governments, public welfare, illusions of utopia, despondency, individualism, conformity, protection against foreign invasion, and paranoia are conflicting ideas yet all exist within societies past and present. George Orwell prophetically writes about a futuristic society in his book entitled 1984. He uses hindsight of past and present political authority to illustrate the possibility of additional states imposing oppressed control. Orwell asserts the conflicting ideas with, “…the three slogans of the Party: War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength,” (Orwell, 4)....   [tags: People’s Republic of China, government, communism,]

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Lessons on Being a Good Leader Described in John Maxwell's Book, Be a People Person

- In the book “Be a People Person,” the main objective John Maxwell pursues is the idea that every one of us should always try to bring out the best in others. He points out that this whole concept is what true leadership entails. Maxwell explains eleven specifically important lessons that each posses the idea that to become a better leader, one must “become better at connecting with, relating to, and leading others” (10). When interacting with others, it is important to make every effort possible to accept others for who they are, but without being judgmental of them....   [tags: be a people person, leadership]

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Why People Become Corrupt: Conformity, Obedience and the Power of Situation

- How do nice people become corrupted. Sometimes people may engage in corrupt activity because others around them are doing so. Those people may find it difficult to take a stand against the corrupt behavior even though they know it is wrong. Although every situation is unique, ordinary people can find themselves in situations where they are committing fraudulent crimes unbeknownst to themselves. Other times, people may find themselves in a different situation of committing crimes because a person of authority has asked them to participate in illegal activity....   [tags: Why People Become Corrupt]

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An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

- An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen An Enemy of the People deals with the extent to which individual desires and beliefs are compromised by society. In particular, the play focuses on the ways in which an individual can be ostracized by the society he is trying to help. One primary message of the play is that the individual, who stands alone, is more often "right" than the mass of people, who are portrayed as ignorant and sheeplike. Isben who turned atheist during his encounter with Georg Brandes, presents many Christian values in ‘An enemy of the people’, and religious references....   [tags: Enemy People Henrik Ibsen Essays]

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Navajo people and Why their Culture was Pivotal to Changing the Fate of the Allies

- CHAY-DA-GAHI is Navajo for tortoise and U.S. codeword for tank. DA-HE-TIH-HI meaning humming bird was codeword for fighter plane. NE-HE-MAH meaning our mother was codeword for America. These are the code words uttered by the Navajo people during World War 2. The code was unbreakable and was derived from an ancient language that forever changed modern warfare. Ultimately, the code and the small band of warriors that uttered it left the axis powers scratching their heads in frustration. When we think of America, we often attribute the American people as those that came over on a boat....   [tags: navajo people, dine, world war]

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How Elizabeth Moon 's Challenge The Way People Perceive Disability

- How Elizabeth Moon’s Challenge the Way People Perceive Disability ‘Speed of Dark’ by Elizabeth Moon, is a novel that narrates about the life of Lou, who according to the book is different to “normal” (3) people. That is, Lou interacts to the world in an oddly manner. He can see things which other people cannot see, however, he at times does not see the things other people can see. In other words, Moon describes Lou as autistic (5). One of his most pronounced ability is the way he can locate patterns in data (6), in which according to the author they are stunning, complex and strange, and that even computers cannot comprehend....   [tags: Disability, Person, People, The Speed of Dark]

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An Analysis Of Rachel Dolezal 's The National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People

- About a month ago, a rather unique woman became the topic of discussion in millions of homes and social network accounts across the world. Rachel Dolezal, a former chapter president of the NAACP (the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), now claims to be a “transracial” woman that was recently exposed for pretending to be black for so many years. While she has gained many supporters, the naysayers were the ones that have really made her story a controversial one. What really seems to be the concern is why her story is such a big deal....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Deng Xiaoping : A Powerful Leader Of The People 's Republic Of China

- ... Yet, Xiaoping’s noticeable memorizing capacity was not the only characteristic that got the attention of his entourage… Indeed, it was not long before his sense of patriotism was noticed by school members. Furthermore, Deng’s interest in China’s political sphere led him to take part in the demonstrations of the May Fourth Movement when he was only 14 years old (Ezra, 2011, p.17). The rapid spread of this political movement increased China’s youth awareness concerning international developments....   [tags: People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong]

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Mitch Albom’s, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

- In Mitch Albom’s, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the author centers the story around Eddie’s life, beginning with his death. “It might seem strange to start a story with an ending. But all endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time” (1, paragraph 1). The most important thing in this story that we must all understand is that although we may not know it, somehow our lives all have a common intersection. “No story sits by itself. Sometimes stories meet at corners and sometimes they cover one another completely, like stones beneath a river (16, paragraph 8)....   [tags: The Five People You Meet in Heaven]

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No Utopia Found in Wendell Berry’s What Are People For?

- No Utopia Found in Wendell Berry’s What Are People For. The preface to Wendell Berry’s What Are People For. is in the form of a two-part poem, titled “Damage” and “Healing.” By carefully digging through its cryptic obscurities (“It is despair that sees the work failing in one’s own failure”), we find the main message: The more diminutive, local, and settled a culture, the healthier it is and the less “damage” it inflicts upon its people and the land. Berry can be called a utopian but not in the traditional sense....   [tags: What Are People For]

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Free College Essays - Hardships in Ordinary People

- Ordinary People - Hardships The theme of Ordinary People can be said best in the words of Honi Werner, " Some things cannot be foreseen or understood or blamed on anyone- they can just be endured. Love, openly shared, is the only thing one can count on to give them strength for that endurance.”  Ordinary People gives a wonderful example of real life and addresses many internal conflicts. This story about a boy's recovery after his brother's death is extremely engrossing and captivating....   [tags: Ordinary People]

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My People Myself by Mary Lawrence

- The book written by Mary Lawrence (1996) called My People Myself is a great story of a native women’s struggle in society. The book does an excellent job of portraying a native women’s life on an Indian reserve in British Colombia. With Mary Lawrence’s real life story the struggles facing natives are brought to the forefront and the truths of growing up as a native Indian are described in the harsh settings of old run down houses. Readers are able to read and see that native Indians have endured great pains over the years at the hands of society and the government....   [tags: My People Myself Essays]

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A Democratic Government: Of the People, by the People, for the People

- ... It doesn’t matter with whom you side as long as they share the same opinions. A recent example of this extremism is both parties disagreeing with each other so much as to not pass a national budget on time causing a national shutdown. The issue is that people are more focused on certain issues than others. For example, my mother is a teacher and calls for community involvement to solve educational issues in California. However, politicians might derive that giving more money to education will solve the problem....   [tags: right to vote, party system]

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Education And An Affluent Life Style Will Become A Shield Of Protection For African American People For Years Back

- ... Bell Hooks speaks of these same men in her essay Gangster Culture. Men in prison are views as superior because they are using the same power to mask to their bodies during a period of incarceration. Although every person who is currently incarcerated in America does not come from the ghetto they are still placed in an environment where their bodies have to be protected on a consistent basis. Coates says, “In America I was part of an equation- even if it wasn’t a part I relished. I was the one police stopped in the middle of a workday.” (p.124) As Coates then writes, “Your mother had to teach me how to love you-how to kiss you and tell you I love you every night....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American]

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The Neglected People

- Indigenes, the neglected people. Have you ever thought that some groups of native are reduced to 5% of their population size since 1500s. The indigenous life has been threatened by many factors. The problem begins during the colonization period, when the Europeans slaved many indigenous, explored the native 's land and spread disease among the indigenous. Even after this period, indigenes still remain threatened, by the government negligence, by the latifundium expansion and by the globalization that devaluates the native culture....   [tags: Indigenous peoples of the Americas]

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Healing in Judith Guest's Ordinary People

- The Question of Healing in Ordinary People How do you define healing. In the dictionary it says that to be healed you are cured, resolved, free from worry. But is that what everyone else thinks of healed as. In the novel Ordinary People, written by Judith Guest, Conrad Jarret goes from being a young boy to an adult within a year. He did not know what he was like himself, in the beginning of the story, then there were things that made him grow, and lastly did he heal. At first Conrad did not know who he was or what his purpose was, when he came home form the hospital....   [tags: Judith Guest Ordinary People Essays]

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The Global Community Of Blackness Is A Important Part Of Identity Building For People Of African Descent

- ... Race, in the way we consider it in terms of the African Diaspora, is not a science, but a social construct. Even though race is a social construct, it has real meaning for people in the Diaspora. Actually, as it says in Racial Formation: Race…consciousness…is largely a modern phenomenon. When European explorer in the New World “discovered” people who looked different from themselves, these “natives” challenged then existing conceptions of the origins of the human species and raised disturbing questions as to whether all could be considered in the same ‘family of man’ (Omi 84)....   [tags: Black people, Race, African diaspora, Caribbean]

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Implementing Affirmative Action For Children And People With Disabilities Get Jobs

- As a result of apartheid, South African’s are still living in the aftermath effects. These people are living in extreme poverty with insufficient educational opportunities and little chance to overcome their current circumstances. To attempt to remedy their situation and improve the lives of these people, we recommend a four step plan to improving their livelihoods. The first step would be to implement affirmative action for these people. Currently, the South African government has implemented the Employment Equality Act, which aims to help blacks, women and people with disabilities get jobs....   [tags: Black people, Africa, South Africa, Tax]

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Why Do People Feel Good About Doing Good Deeds?

- Why do People feel good about doing good deeds. When you think of good deeds what comes to mind. Do you really think about doing something good. Well, through experience, not many people in the world are nice. Trying to do good, is easier said than done. Why do we continue to do it though. Not everyone needs kindness to make their life happy. Some people just need money, and someone to provide for them, but what is our purpose in life. People constantly change and experience things, but sometimes it just takes one thing to change that all around....   [tags: Good Deeds, People, Service, Good Feelings]

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