Second Degree Murder Criminal Justice System
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Police Officer Couldn T
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Detroit Michigan Gale Jerome David Salinger
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Short Period Of Time Falls In Love
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Princess Of Wales Time And Money
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Harry S Truman President Of The United States
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Fountain Of Youth Life To The Fullest
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Meaning Of Life Noble Truths
1,446 wordsLife and Land Siddhartha Gautama, known as Buddha, was born in northeast India. He was born in the time period between 560 to 480 B. C. His mothers name was Maya, and his father s name was Sudhodana. His father was a clan chieftain, who by profession was a land-merchant. Buddha who was the only child was born into the Gautama clan of the Sakya hill tribe in Southern Naval. His family was well to do. Buddha was a very smart young man that excelled in all of his studies, and was a very competitive...
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