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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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Growing up in a community where the majority of the people are a certain race—one not of your own—can be very difficult. In some scenarios, being a different race from the community isn't really something pointed out, however in others, people sometimes make it known that your background is not the same as theirs. In the documentary Somewhere Between (Goldstein Knowlton, 2011), a film about four different girls and how their lives have been after being adopted in the U.S. because of China’s “One Child Policy”, being identified solely by your race in a neighborhood is pretty common. The documentary highlights many of the ways that race was the first, if not the only, thing some people saw when looking at an Asian girl in a White community.

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A young boy Jose and his grandmother, both of color, confront the superior white culture by striving for a better future than the one that they are thought to receive. Sugar Cane Alley (Palcy 1983) shows two different cultures and how they interact. The colored culture in this movie is to be owned by the whites. They are supposed to be working in the white men’s fields and getting paid next to nothing.

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Antonia Biggs & colleagues (2013) constructed and analyzed the results of a study determining reasons why women have abortions. During this study they interviewed  954 women from all over the United States. These women were placed in an exam room for 40 minutes and asked one question, for what reason did they decide to have an abortion? Many women found it hard to identify one solid reason for making the choice that they did. They often provided multiple reasons. When analyzing the data gathered they found there was a wide range of answers given.

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SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy. Epileptics are at much greater risk of sudden death than the rest of the world and a possible cause may be the medicine made to help with their seizures.

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In this article found on The Guardian, written by Liz Ford, the situation about young women in Africa is exposed. Actually, it is said that the situation concerning teen marriage and pregnancy is urging, because if nothing is done to help, the high rate of pregnant teen will increase of 1 million from here to 2030. In fact, this situation is highly linked to the unequality of men and women because the 15 years old girls have almost no rights on their mariiage and even their pregnancy. Fortunately, the situation is currently held by the UN and they know what is important to do.

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Teenage pregnancy numbers are way too high!

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Diagnosing mental illnesses has never been an easy thing to do. It is a very abstract process that can easily differ depending on simply on subjectivity. As the years go science slowly evolves and this goes for psychiatric diagnoses, new guidelines are being formed with a hope to improve the process.

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Hostility Towards Assisted Suicide  

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Organ Donation is a way to help people in need, and can be life changing. Although it comes with many benefits there are also areas that still have controversies.

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Should religion be brought into American schools? Face to Faith thinks so and they believe that they have developed a great program to implement it.

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In this article written by BBC news in August 2013, the harsh realities of Russia's new anti-gay laws are brought forward in a Q&A format. The article first describes how hard life as a gay Russian is, considering Russia is ranked as the worst country in Europe for gay people to live in, and that conservative communities of the two biggest faith groups, Orthodox Christians and Muslims, are openly hostile against gays.

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