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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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The social interactions of two different cultures are challenged in the film Welcome, and the characters are faced with social issues, along with ethical dilemmas throughout the film.

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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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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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Anxiety among college students causes lack of sleep. Lack of sleep affects the students’ abilities to do well and succeed in school. Reducing anxiety will help students get a better night of sleep.

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In purpose of this article is to bring attention to UNICEF wanting to end female genital mutilation. Female genital mutilation is a ritual of cutting girls’ genitals. This ritual is practice by some African, Middle Eastern and Asian communities (BBC New Africa, 2013). One of the main points and certainly needed when trying to understand these communities is the reason behind the ritual. These communities practice FGM with the belief that it protects women’s virginity and woman marriageable (BBC New Africa, 2013).

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Teenage pregnancy numbers are way too high!

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Young people are at a high risk of becoming infected with HIV/AIDS. It is important for people to be informed about the topic and be educated on and effectual way to prevent the spreading of these diseases. A study was done in Wuhan, China to gain insight on Chinese students’ level of education on this issue.

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This article looks at the many issues that teens experience while making their transition into the complex world of adulthood. It looks at their moods and reactions to things that accrue in their everyday lives such as loss of friendships depression or unbalanced anger. Parents are having trouble distinguishing when these outbursts really begin to take a tool on the Childs life, and when it is necessary to seek sources other than themselves for help.

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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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College tuition rates are rising and it is an important factor because it is becoming more common and necessary to continue on with higher education.

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