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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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China is expected to finally end the first phase of th gigantic South-North Water Transfer project. This project was created because the south area of China has a lot of water, and the north does not. This project will have a cost of over than 65 billion of dollars, without including the ecological and social impacts. It will transfer 45 billion cubic meters of water per years, taking the water from the Yangtze River in southern China to the Yellow River Bassin in arid nothern China. The Chinese government has turned to an engineering scheme originally conceived by Chairman Mao.

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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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In this day and age technology has become very prevalent. It is present in basically every aspect of our everyday lives, especially on a social level. We are always in constant communication with others. And now, since access to communication is so easy to obtain, an increase in the popularity of online dating is beginning to occur. We use technology in every other aspect of our lives, so why not dating as well? Yet, even though it is convenient, online dating provides some major risks as well.

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In Egypt, since january, people from the opposite sides from Cairo are manifesting because of the politics of the president and they want him to amand the new constitution. But police officers had taken a guy who was part of  manifestations and they tortuted him. Mohammed el-Gindy was his name. He had disappeared during several days after the protestations taking place the 27 january, in Tahrir Square in Cairo. The body of Mohammed el-Gingy showed signs of torture. He was electrocuted, ribs were broken and he seems to have been a rope wrapped around his neck.

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Police force today in the world is very common the point of this study is to try and examine what type of force causes the most civilian’s complaints and injuries. Also to see what type of academy training causes what type of excessive force.

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Teenage pregnancy numbers are way too high!

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In the Central America, in the country of Guatemala, there is up to 10,000 to 15,000 of children less than 5years who are dying from malnutrition. More than 49% of those children are suffering form chronic malnutrition, and that are dying each days, according to UNICEF. More than 14 millions of people are living in poverty, due to economic crises, to natural catastrophes such as inondations, cyclones, etc.

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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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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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Field and homes have been destroyed during weeks of downpours caused by cyclones over the pacific. Many agricultural businesses were also washed away. It also reached areas large as California and Texas combined. 7,000 homes were counted flooded and rescuers have evacuated 23,802 people. The damages were catastrophic and still are they now. Vladimir Putin, the Russian president said '' We're taking a beating, but we're getting stronger''. The environment is completely destroyed, for humans and also for animals, for example bears. Thus brings them closer to cities and to humans.

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