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University Of Virginia Teachers College
2,047 wordsGeorgia Total O'Keeffe was born in the year on November 15, 1887. She was one of seven children. O'Keeffe's aunt was mostly responsible for raising her. O'Keeffe did not care much for her aunt though; she once referred to her as, "the headache of my life. " She did, however, have some respect for her aunt's strict and self disciplined character. O'Keeffe was given her own room and less responsibility. The younger sisters had to do more chores and share close living conditions. A younger sister s...
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Johns Hopkins Medical School
576 wordsIn 1951, Benjamin Carson was born to Sonya and Robert Carson. He grew up in Detroit, Michigan. Six years later in 1959, Ben's parents divorced and he, his brother Curtis, and his mother moved to Boston, Massachusetts. They lived there for two years and moved back to Detroit in 1961. Ben Carson wasn't always the "smart guy." In fact for a long time he did poorly in school. It wasn't until after Ben failed his eye test in fifth grade that his grades changed. He had very poor eyesight, which was re...
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Martin Scorsese Robert Deniro
1,484 wordsMovie critic, Roger Ebert, has called him a "directing god." He has been called the "most influential and best director of their time" by fellow director, George Lucas. Director Martin Scorsese has been an influential director for the past twenty years. In the 60 's class of directors that included, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, and Steven Spielberg. Scorsese ranks with this class of artists, and his movies have changed the film industry of America (Friedman I). The impact ...
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Started Talking San Diego
1,357 wordsThis is story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down I like to take a minute just sit right there, Ill tell you how I became in love with the girl around the way. In the summer of 1995, I met this beautiful Mexican girl that just moved on my block. I was only in 5 th grade and she was in 6 th and 1 year older than I was. I met her threw my friends that I played with everyday on my block. When I walked outside one day I saw this unfamiliar girl coloring with my friends on the sidewa...
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John Hopkins Medical School
539 wordsDr. Benjamin Carson M. D. In 1951, Benjamin Carson was born to Sonya and Robert Carson. He grew up in Detroit, Michigan. In 1959, Bens parents divorced. Ben, his brother Curtis, and his mother moved to Boston, Massachusetts. They lived there for two years and moved back to Detroit. Ben did poorly in school. It wasnt until after Ben failed his eye test in fifth grade that his grades changed. He had poor eyesight, which was restricting his learning. After Ben began to wear glasses, he gradually be...
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F Scott Fitzgerald His Beautiful And Damned World
1,370 wordsF. Scott Fitzgerald was born into a Catholic family in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. Educated in private prep schools and then at Princeton until 1917, when he enlisted in the army because he feared he wouldnt graduate, he was a middle-class, Midwestern boy who coveted the wonders of the East. When he married Zelda Sayre, a southern, upper-class daughter of a wealthy Alabama Supreme Court judge, Fitzgerald thought he had it all. The couple lived the high life, moving back and forth...
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Didn T Eight Hour
1,046 wordsSome Defining Moments Defining Moments Some people are greatly affected by things that happen to their generation, because there are no personal events that help define them. Other people are defined by the events that have taken place in their personal lives. I am defined as a person through the events that have happened to me personally. This essay is about a few of the many events that have defined me. As far as I can remember, I ve always looked up to my father and always wanted to be around...
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20 Th Century Oxford University
1,001 wordsTheodore Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1904. Adopted before he started publishing his books, the pseudonym, Dr. Seuss, was used by Geisel in many of his works. Dr. Seuss lived until 1991 when he died from throat cancer in La Jolla, California. Geisel married to Helen Palmer Geisel, a friend whom he met in his graduate studies at Oxford University. After Helen s death in 1967, he remarried to a longtime friend, Audrey Stone Dimond. Audrey and her daughter were both alive ...
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Elizabeth Arnold Foster Father
2,674 wordsEdgar Allan Poe was born on January 19 in Boston Massachusetts. in 1809 (Dameron, par. 1). His parents David and Elizabeth Arnold Poe both were involved in the theater. David Poe was a actor in Baltimore, and Elizabeth just the same. They were not especially talented actors, the played minor roles in insignificant theater. There love for the theater barley made them a living. David mysteriously disappeared in 1810. His mother Elizabeth Arnold later died of Tuberculosis in December of 1811, Edgar...
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Edgar Allen Poe One Hundred Dollars
1,346 wordsEDGAR ALLEN POE Edgar Allen Poe is mainly known for his personal life rather than his great ability to write short stories. Rumors include his problem with alcoholism and drug addiction. In reality, though, Edgar Allen Poe had a talent for writing stories of horror and suspense, and also for creating Americas short story form. Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. His father, David Poe, was from a Baltimore family. He was an actor barely making a living and a hea...
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Nathaniel Hawthorne Franklin Pierce
827 wordsNathaniel Hawthorne was the first American writer to gain international critical recognition as a great master of prose fiction. His works are noted for their psychological probing into human nature. His stories and sketches reveal themes central to Hawthorne s imagination. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts. His father died of yellow fever when Nathaniel was only four years old, leaving him with his mom and two sisters in financial need. Nathaniel s mother had...
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Picasso Pablo Picasso
1,022 wordsThe Biography of Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain, to Jose Ruiz Blasco, and Maria Picasso. Picasso was a miracle from the start. There were complications with birth and everyone was sure that he was not going to live. Picasso became one of the most well known artists of all time. He is best known as the inventor of the revolutionary art style, principally Cubism, and for his contributions as a sculptor, painter, and designer. Picasso? s father, Jose Ruiz ...
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