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  • Essay About Teenage Pregnancy

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    Introduction Pregnancy among teenagers especially those that are at tertiary institution seems to be an increasing problem with serious health implication for young mothers. Teenage pregnancy is an unintended and unexpected pregnancy of women with the age of 19 below. The number of teen pregnancies is increasing and it is a common problem in the country. This is the condition of being pregnant of adolescence aged 10 to 19. The victims of teenage pregnancy are the girl herself, her child, her parents

  • Incarceration Rates In President Richard Nixon's War On Drugs

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    also occurring in the United States just in a smaller scale. Gangs in the United States are killing informants, witnesses, police officers, and rival gang members. This is an unintended result of the war on drugs. The war on drugs makes cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamines worth more than gold. Therefore, Individuals are willing to kill for the profits that can be made. Prohibition makes the prices of these drugs skyrocket and after production cost is accounted for drug dealers are making millions

  • Personal Narrative: My Aunt Barb's Suicide

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    My Aunt Barb suffered from bipolar disorder before she committed suicide. She masked her pain by getting drunk or smoking marijuana. Barb's lifestyle convinced her to divorce her husband and the grief worsened her depression. When we were at family events, she always seemed agitated and solemn. I couldn't tell whether she was intoxicated or high. One day, on a ride home from school, my mom told me that my aunt committed suicide. My aunt had gone to a motel in Little Falls, Minnesota, and had a deadly

  • Volstead Act Pros And Cons

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    Although the consumption of alcohol altered the state of mind, it became the norm in western society and most people thought nothing of it. Drugs like marijuana have been proven to be much less harmful to the body than alcohol, only having temporary affects, yet weed is as illegal as many other drugs are in many places. Although alcohol has no proven medicinal qualities, millions of Americans imbibe heartily

  • Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

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    the court, with many claiming that he could become one as is. His knowledge of law is good enough that he helps his classmates with legal advice, from explaining a child’s right in a divorce case and helping another whose brother was charged with marijuana possession. He is also very familiar with all of the judges in the area, with the judges allotting special appointments to see him when he’s visiting. With the special privileges that came with being close to the judges, he was able to reserve seats

  • Domestic Violence And Social Justice

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    Domestic Violence is not just two people that cause physical harm to one another. Domestic violence impacts the lives of the abused, abuser, children, friends and family. It can not only destroy relationships but cause permanent physical and mental damage for all involved. Social justice in regards to domestic violence is very limited on what can be done. The first step to receiving social justice is the victim has to come forward. By doing this they have to announce their abuser. At this point

  • Nfl Player Arrests Analysis

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    information keeping the reader interested in the facts with less emotion. Take for example this satirical quote “It only makes sense for the league to give bonuses for avoiding beating up women, beating up children, drunk driving, possession of marijuana, possession of illegal firearms, dog fighting, and the list goes on” (NFL Announces Bonuses For Not Being Arrested). This quote is a prime example of the lack of seriousness and amount of humor in the satirical piece by listing all of the offences

  • City Of God Theme

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    The City of God depicts the lives of those living in the poverty of the favelas outside Rio de Janerio, Brazil during the 60’s and 70’s. The City of God’s director, Fernando Meirelles, directed this film, on the basis a true story in combination with his experiences as a Brazilian youth to accurately create this film. Meirelles focuses film around the development of a generation of boys, and how the different choices they make dictate if they escape the favelas, and the lifestyle of poverty and violence

  • Causes Of Prohibition

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    Prohibition There were many causes of prohibition. There was a certain kind of classdicrimination, as the people who were affected by this the most were the poor working class, who couldn't afford the hard liquor that would keep for a long time. Immigrants were associated with being morally corrupt, and who were generally in favor of abolishing prohibition. Prohibition was a way for America to get back to its Anglo-Saxon roots, which had made it great. In 1916, Woodrow Wilson signed the Sheppard

  • Essay On Low Birth Weight

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    Top 10 Reasons For Low Birth Weight In Babies And How Does It Affect Them? Amongst all the concerns of parents, one of their major concerns happens to be the low birth weight in babies. It is a term used for babies who weigh less than 2.5 kilograms at birth. Approximately three out of every 500 babies are born with a low birth weight. However, the cause of this low weight in babies is more important that the weight itself. While some babies are born small without any medical problem, others do have