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    Friends and family who ask me about my karate training often ask, “Alec, what is the appeal in karate that keeps you going?” I usually tell about the great journey it takes from white to black belt, about the years of dedication it took me to get as far as I have today, and how I want to keep that going. In doing this however, I will usually avoid talking about the black belt itself, knowing that they probably expected me to talk about it. Outsiders who don’t have any extensive knowledge of karate

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    The same device is used by Fellini to flesh out his protagonist, Guido for the audience and much of the film’s attractiveness lies in the identification of the audience with him through the interior journey that they take with him through his experiences, memories and fantasies which have made him what he is and the state he finds himself at that time. Washizu’s fearful reaction to Miki’s ghost that he sees during a banquet in the latter’s honor which is the same time that he has him killed drives

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    The way Hayao Miyazaki entices his viewers to accept his idea about a new relationship between nature and humanity was never really talked about or discussed in the past couple of years. The film ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ with all the religious elements and the social impact it had established the director Miyazaki as one of the best animators not just in Japan, but around the world. What really gives this film power and fame is not just the mysterious and magical world it has or the cute character that

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    proposing that the pre-Austronesians migrated south from northern China after foxtail millet domestication; continuing south after domestication of rice in the Yangtze valley; embarking the Yellow Sea near Fuzhou and arriving in northern Taiwan around 6 KYA based on archaeological evidence (Bellwood, 1978). Some argue that the Austronesian language family developed here- of the 10 groups of the family, 9 are found only in Taiwan. The sizeable extra-Taiwanese Austronesian populations belong to the remaining

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    Xpl Life

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    super hero showing how it can be done in real life. This can be hard to explain to better understanding about an extra personal tool life. In the year of 2012, a young girl named Kya and her friends are orphaned growing up together. They don’t know who is their families and their past history as a Ranger. The friends of Kya, names are Will, John, Mat, Miwa, Kelly, and Tony with no last name. they all have extra personal tool life for having

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    the palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic change during the critical “Out-of-Africa” migration periods. This is followed by an in-depth review of the palynological record in East Africa and associated records. This evaluation focuses on the last 130 kya, the upper boundary of which, marks the start of the Eemian interglacial. This coincides with the date determined by recent

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    Spanish with Kya, soundlessly writing down my notes. Today is one of those days where you can't say anything in English at all. So, naturally, no one talks. Because why would we want to participate in this? Someone taps my shoulder gently, and I scribble my notes furiously so I can be done when I turn around. I cautiously look up at the front of the room, and the

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    Personal Narrative-Home

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    I'm up for pizza. "Yeah, I bet Mack wants some pizza." Lauren shoots me a wink and I blush furiously. Seriously? This again? Now?! "With something extra on the topping." Kya says through and muffled laughter. All the girls are laughing hysterically now at their sex jokes, and blushing beet red, hoping no one

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    years. The Homo habilis species was the first in the Homo genus and is believed to have initially developed 2.8 mya (million years ago) in East Africa before becoming extinct 1.5 mya. This occurred during the Lower Paleolithic period (2.7 mya – 200 kya) in which the very first stone tools were created and mastered named the Oldowan stone industry. H. habilis were the first fully bipedial species which allowed them to travel further than their quadrupedial ancestors. Having covered most of Africa,

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    Old Girl Monologue

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    "Did anyone else think of the mean girls scene 'would you like your muffin buttered?'? Cause I did." Kya covers her mouth, in hopes of muffling the giggles that escape. "Kya, you actually need help." Alice sticks her head out of her, looks straight to Kya, and then nose dives back into her pages. I don't even know with them anymore. "You guys are all little shits." I say to my friends, and put some hair behind my ear with

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