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020 Koki in Writing III
June 25, 2015
       The Grate East Japan Earthquake happened on March 11th in 2011 when I was a third year student in junior high school. The incident was a shock to Japan and the whole world, so it became a serious problem for not only Japan but also the whole world. The major earthquake with a magnitude of 9....

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Today, millions of people use the Internet for its multifaceted purpose. For example, we use the Internet for social networking, listening to music, and file sharing (whether done legally or illegally). As such, since one has the ability to share music to countless amounts of people around the...

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Art to Contribute     It stared with a picture I saw several years ago of a man, who seemed to be hugging a lion. Inspired and amazed, I saw comfort and love within the photo and since I first looked at the picture, it has always stuck with me. When I started doing my project on the conservation...

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     Over a year ago, I started volunteering on a monthly basis with Greenpeace, the Phare de Longeuil working with homeless people, and the Santropol Roulant collaborating with elderly and xenophobic people. I always really enjoyed it, but recently, I came to realize that I wanted...

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Kristen Johansen Most of the food we all eat contains GMOs or genetically modified organisms.  Most of us don’t know when we’re consuming GMOs or whether or not they are actually safe.   In a National Geographic article “Is Genetically Engineered Food a Fraud?” Author and public interest attorney...

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Evan Steiler Bio 109 Professor Decker 7 May 2015 Questionable Biopsies             In today’s society, breast cancer serves as the most lethal form of cancer amongst the world’s female population. Tragically, thousands of cases go undetected, and numerous women die battling this horrific disease....

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The article World's first child born after uterus transplantation, is about a woman who successfully conceived through IVF and gave birth after receiving a womb transplant. This article caught my attention specifically because there are a few treatment options available for women who cannot...

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     This article titled “Mind Control Exoskeleton Gives Unprecedented Paralysis Recovery.” Is about a robotic exoskeleton (external protective body covering) that makes it possible and provides a sense of touch feedback to people who have been paralyzed and lost the sensation is their muscles....

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A few weeks ago, Canada declared itself at war against the Islamic State. Harper’s government sent its first bombs on old Syrian military installation that had been taken by the Islamic forces. Despite the fact that the two opposite parties, NDP and Liberals were against this expansion, the...

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Justice Femme is an organization related to protect women's rights in the society and to actively take action against all kind of segregations in all spheres of the society.  The organizer of this group is Hanadi Saad, spokesperson for Justice Femme, and the person with whom I will volunteer with...

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Student Writing

Okinawa’s traditional dancing Eisa        Have you ever been to Okinawa? It has a lot of good points. For example, delicious foods, beautiful see, comfortable climate and traditional dancing. Do you know Eisa? It is traditional dance in Okinawa. It has a long history and many kinds of styles. In this report, I am going to introduce basic information of Eisa and some big Eisa festivals.  

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 I am going to introduce a Holocaust hero, Chiune Sugihara. Sugihara saved six thousands Jewish who were trying to escape Nazis. He called “brave hero”. In this paper, I am going to tell you about his histor the great risk he had faced and how he helped many Jewish.  

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    Hayao Miyazaki is one of major animation movie director. He is called “Japan Walt Disney”. He is known as a manager of Studio Ziburi. He quitted it. Walt Disney Company respects him. New directors of the company watch his movies and learn the way to make animation movie. Moreover, Steven Spielberg respects him. Hayao's movies move our heart. Today I’m going to tell you his career and why his movies are loved.  

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     I’m going to tell you about Eriko Nakamura. She is a voice actor, singer and actress. She was born in Kanagawa prefecture. I’m going to tell you 3 things about her; her profile, the films she starred in, and her episodes.  

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I'll introduce Yoko Ono, a Japanese celebrity. Do you know her? She is famous worldwide. I'll tell you about her profile, marriage life, jobs and great words. First, I'll introduce Yoko Ono's profile. Her birthday is February 18th, 1933. She is 82 years old now. She was born in Tokyo. Her parents was a banker. She entered Sarah Lawrence College and learned music and poetry in 1953. She lives in New York now.

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Do you know Keisuke Honda? He is a Japanese professional soccer player. He has been playing soccer for 10 years. I will introduce his profile, career and soccer playstyle. First, I will tell you about his profile. He was born in Settsu city Osaka on June 13th 1986, so he is 29 years old now. He is taller than average of Japanese adult males. His height is 182 cm (5 feet 11.65 inches) and his weight is 74 kg (163.14 pounds). Now he belongs to AC Milan which bases in Milano, Italy.

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<p>Do you know Hitoshi Matsumoto? He is one of the best comedians in Japan and his partner is Masatoshi Hamada.Their comic duo's name is Downtown. We often hear Matchan which is Hitoshi Matsumoto's nickname in the several places. Matchan is known to a lot of people in Japan. If you watch TV every day, it is easy to find him, but many people don't know him in detail. I will introduce some things about Matchan people don't know.</p><p>First, he was born on September 8, 1963 and raised in Amagasaki city.

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Do you know Kei Nishikori? I think he is known to around the world, because he is a famous Japanese professional tennis player. He is ranked world No.5 as of 25 May 2015. He is the only male Japanese tennis player ever to be ranked inside the top 10 in ATP Singles Ranking. ATP means “Association of Tennis Professional. I will tell you about his basic information, career and playstyle.

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     The festival which you can become a lucky man takes place in Ebisu shrine in Nishinomiya city.  This festival’s name is‘Toka Ebisu” and choosing a lucky man or Fukuotoko is “Fukuotoko erabi”. This festival is held on January 10th .I will introduce how to become a lucky man and Toka Ebisu.  

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I will tell you about an event named Gozann no Okuribi. Many Japanese people probably have heard about that festival. It is held on August 16 every year. Do you know this festival? If you don’t know, you might want to know about it. I will introduce that origin and good spots to see it.  

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