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The documentary, Somewhere Between by Linda Goldstein Knowlton, focuses on four teenage girls who were adopted from China by American families.  These are about their adjustments into American culture and trying to find their identity.  All the teenage girls want to meet their parents and become connected to their culture because they feel disconnected.   China has implemented the One Child Policy, where a family is only allowed one child.  The family prefers a son because he will carry on the family name and take care of the parents when they are old.

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  It is known that China has been very strict concerning the amount of children that a Chinese woman can produce. This law is also known as the “One-Child Policy” and recently, it has been “loosened”. In fact, it has been stated in the BBC article named “China reforms: One-child policy to be relaxed “  that in  the future , couples wanting to have more than one child would be able to if one of them was an only child.

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Growing up in a technologically advanced society has been proven to have some disadvantages. There has been an increasingly large concern over the past decade, on what media has done to people’s self-confidence and their body image. How does media directly affect us day by day? How can we create a solution to this problem?

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The role of women in the workforce

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In The harsh realities of electric vehicles in China written by Michael Vaughan on Globe and Mail, the author demonstrates the rareness of the nice weather in China because of the pollution and smog in the air. It is mostly because of the abusive use of cars producing pollution from the carburant. There are a lot of people living in China which means that more cars are used and there is even more traffic. China is trying to do the Five Year Plan to change from fossil fuel to electric energy for the cars.

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College is not only a place for academics and student body activities, but drinking. It is starting to become a problem on college campuses.

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Is hitting a child to teach them a lesson okay? Is this a way to discipline your children? This article is about the impacts of spanking a child when they’re young.

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The oil spill in north Dakota would be the first major oil spill, it was discovered by a landowner on September 29. It mostly hit the low land about nine miles northeast of North Dakota. This major oil spill affected the groundwater sources and lets the department of health in concern. People had never seen this much land covered in ages, they said it looked like lakes, rivers and streams. In North Dakota they have a system where they gather oil from the Bakken Shale and deliver it to another Enbridge pipeline.

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Underage drinking in college is a very common but very serious matter, binge drinking in particular. The amount of alcohol related deaths in the past year remained the same even though the number of students consuming alcohol decreased. Teachers, parents and even the government notice how dangerous underage drinking has become but know little of what they can do. Some kids are starting as early as high school.

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Studies have been done to prove that children being raised by same sex couples affect their well-being. At the end of the day, do they still have a right to adopt?

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