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Being adopted into a family can be a hard obstacle for some kids to overcome. As a baby, being adopted into a family and being raised by that family makes that person a part of that family. Just because they fit in with their families they still stand out in the American culture.

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The purpose of this article is to show the improvements that china is slowly make to improve the living conditions of its population. China Hints that they are planning to make these changes in the next couple of months. One of the main points that is made in the article is that they were going to be less strict about the one child policy. Now, both parents that are an only child are eligible to have a second child.

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The film “Somewhere Between” directed by Lisa Goldstein is a poignant, touching documentary focusing on four teenage girls, all having gone through similar experiences throughout their childhood. The one thing that each of these girls have in common is that they were adopted from orphanages in China when they were young children, and now live with American families.

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Music is one of the most powerful forms of media depended on by people of all ages, and in my opinion, teenagers in particular. Just a simple melody can evoke such raw emotion and in many cases, help clarify feelings that a person can’t express in their own words. R. MacDonald’s findings of the effect of music on the mind prove that music can actually be used in a medicinal manner. It can have such an intense effect that it can actually calm feelings of anxiety, and increase tolerance to physical, mental or emotional pain.

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An important social issue is approached in the Article of BBC News about women security. In India, rapes were current and brought huge protest during recent months. Surya Velamuri, Else Disilva, Saloni Malhotra and Aditya are four professionals who created the website providing a "crowd-sourced" map of sexual harassment, demonstrating safe and unsafe across Indian cities. This website is an interactive map allowing participation of women in the entire world of the most unsafe places across Indian cities.

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Dating today has a totally different meaning today than it did 15 years ago. People don’t look for long term partners, or for their future, but for the now. This generation is all about having immediate gratification, not long-term pleasure

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Students cheating their way through the learning and education system.

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In an article posted on September 5, 2013, in The Globe and Mail, by Reuters, states that a member of the Russian President ruling party brought up the idea of a new law to take away the custody rights concerning children who have gay parents. This law is said to include homosexuality to a list of conditions that end in the parents losing their children, such as drugs and child abuse.

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