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The Resilience of a Mother
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The person in my life that has been the most resilient since the time I first met her would be my mother because she has been the one to do things that I never would do if I was an adult and I had a kid. My mom was born april 3, 1966 in... (more »)
Living History
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He pushed up his amber plastic lenses and steadied his shaky hands on the rests of his wheelchair. I watched him from across the room, his eyes filled with wonder as he met with a fellow member of his division. I watched him blankly, growing... (more »)
Finding Her Own Way This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It’s 1971 in the Philippines. Liberal Ferdinand Marcos leads the nation. In June seventy Muslim Filipinos are brutally massacred. In August the Plaza Miranda is bombed. Now September, the political conflict continues. It’s October, Halloween... (more »)
Maturity at a Young Age
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“Maturity and strength is not when we start speaking big things, it is when we start understanding small things.” At a young age my father Eliazar, tall, medium length black hair, brown eyes had gone through an up and down roller... (more »)
Ryan's Journey
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His parents had not meant to restrict his life; they had too much to worry about, but they did love him very much. But Ryan being the oldest out of 12 kids meant that he had lots of pressure and responsibility resting on his shoulders. He... (more »)
My Resilient Mother
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Be faithful always and He shall never let you down nor leave you alone. No matter how big or how small the pond of problems may be in your life, God will always be right there beside you whether you believe or not. My mother, Peggy, was a... (more »)
I, Lidia Polanco
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“Me despierte y me fui a la finca a recoger agua” In English finca means estate, to her the finca wasn’t an estate it’s what she called the waterfall or as they say in spanish “cascada”. Every morning she... (more »)
Naani This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Novato, CA
Who knows anyone like my Naani? At first glance she looks like a stereotypical Indian grandmother  in her salwar kameez and floor length night gowns. “100% cotton.” She always says. Nothing else will do. Those that know her, know how many... (more »)
My Mother
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I like to think of my mother as a superhero. I imagine that, under her ceremonial black cocktail dresses and neon-coral-orange lipstick, a warrior stands with ringed hands on strong hips with chin pointed to the sky. I imagine that her... (more »)
Veterans Day
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Today is the day that we have designated to honor you, our veterans.  No matter when or where you served, whether you were a Finance Technician, Radar Operator, Infantryman, Aircraft Specialist, Tank Officer, or anything and everything in... (more »)
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In May 1998, freight train conductor Robert Mohr and engineer Rodney Lindley were chugging along the Indiana rails when they saw what appeared to be a puppy on the tracks. On blowing the whistle, the men were stunned to realize that it was in... (more »)
My Hero, My Teacher
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I'm currently in 8th grade, but ever since I was in 6th grade, I felt that my most favirote teacher, has been the biggest impact on my life. I have always felt like I could talk to her about anything from family problems, school issues, not... (more »)
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I’ve been blessed to be surrounded by a lot of wonderful people in my life so far, all of which have their own important place in my heart. However, the most important person in my life is my mom, Jodi. I know it may be a bit... (more »)
What is a Hero?
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Use example from the book Odysee What exactly is a hero? Well to correctly answer this question I'd have to reveal my opinion. Which I don't do often. When writing essays I just use facts anyhow. It all depends on what you believe. Some... (more »)
What A Hero Is To Me
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“ A true a hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart. “ ( Hercules ) What this quote means to me is that a hero isn’t measured by how strong or how big their muscles are. A hero is... (more »)
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I love my grandmother so much I cherish her and she’s my angel. I sometimes consider her as my real mom because she’s so special to me and she basically raised me. I don’t know what i’d do without her she holds our... (more »)
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