Bill Ritter

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  • The Development Of The Boulder Parks And Recreation Department

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    In the beginning, the Boulder Valley was home to the Southern Arapaho tribe of Native American. Then gold seekers searching for their fortunes arrived around 1858 and soon a settlement became a city in 1871. The town was based on the concept of Chautauqua which was a movement that focused on adult education and enlightenment. As the city continued to grow and prosper a desire to preserve Boulder’s nature beauty increased and the Boulder Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) was created in 1961.

  • Book Review : Rear Window By Alfred Hitchcock

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    L.B. Jefferies is a photographer who is currently wheelchair-bound due to an injury that took place at his last photography job. He is restless and ready to go back to work. It is this restlessness that leads to the curiosity of wondering what his neighbors are doing in their daily lives. Jefferies analyzes every detail of a situation in his own life and in the lives of others. Jefferies is confronted with relationship issues and his moral issues. He shares his curiosities and theories with those

  • Essay on Sling Blade

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    Sling Blade The Complete Review This film by virtue of its independence has shied away from the usual hype associated with American movies. The result is an original screenplay by Billy Bob Thornton that is transformed into a mesmerising tale of the south. Thornton cast actors with ability rather than their image or ‘Hollywood status’. Sling Blade challenges us to re-evaluate our principles and our definitions of right, wrong and of justice. Billy Bob Thornton plays a slightly retarded psychiatric

  • Billy Bob Thornton's Sling Blade

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    Directed by Billy Bob Thornton, Sling Blade (1996) is a story about a man with a mental disability that is released from an institute after killing his mother and her lover when he was a child. He is able to start a new life in his home town, and makes quick friends with a young boy named Frank. Sling Blade is well known for the character Karl, and how well Billy Bob Thornton was able to convey the role. The visual aspects of the film create a frightening image of Karl, however, the literary aspect

  • Asked to Serve My Country

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    One afternoon in late November, after Thanksgiving Day. It was an ordinary day I had my ordinary breakfast; a hard boil egg and an english muffin. As I read my newspaper “The Minnesota Times” about the murder nearby. As I was getting into the reading about this murder. I thought to myself what it felt like to get shot. I said to myself “you wouldn’t be screaming or crying you would just have the pain and take it like a normal solider.” I felt it in detail, I felt the dark thick red blood dripping

  • American Values : Family And Education

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    Most American values include family and education. Yet, when combined it can cause strain, obstacles difficult to overcome, and stigmas. Being a single parent is not easy. Society says you should get married first, then have children. They also say, you should find a career path that will help you support your family. While society has their models for success things don’t always work out as individual’s plan, which is why I believe, single parents seeking secondary education need more assistance

  • Commentary On A Police Series Episode Essay

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    Series Episode The commentary I am going to write about is on a police series called the Bill. The Bill first started in 1983 and quickly came a national institution, renowned for its real life feel, likeable characters and accessible short story format but things have changed since then. It is heading in a new direction bidding for larger audiences by making the Bill an all out serial with longer running plot lines. The particular episode I am writing about attracted

  • Physician Assisted Suicide: The Right to Choose

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    Did you know, about 57% of physicians today have received a request for physician assisted suicide due to suffering from a terminally ill patient. Suffering has always been a part of human existence, and these requests have been occurring since medicine has been around. Moreover, there are two principles that all organized medicine agree upon. The first one is physicians have a responsibility to relieve pain and suffering of dying patients in their care. The second one is physicians must respect

  • Xander J. Carter Research Paper

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    The state of Virginia, a few miles away from the city of Richmond, there lived a young man named Xander J. Carter who was about to move out of his parents house. His family lived in Washington DC. and he was planning to move to Richmond. He was moving to Richmond to start his own life by himself and to meet up with some old friends. He had saved up enough money from working two part-time jobs at Mcdonald's and Wal-mart, so he could rent a small apartment. He also made sure that he would have some

  • Background And Investigation Of Masala

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    Background and Investigation Introduction Company name: Masala Location: Llanelli, United Kingdom Masala is an Indian restaurant which provides authentic Indian and Bangladeshi dishes. Masala is located on 31 Westened Street in Llanelli which is on the outskirt of town of the town centre next to the local primary school. Masala can hold and cater for 100 people maximum at the same time. It is a 3 story building with 3 floors; only 2 floors are used to cater. Masala has also been refurbished