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In the movie Somewhere Between (Linda Goldstein Knowlton, 2011) Linda Goldstein Knowlton portrays the life of adoption through the eyes of four teenage girls struggling to know their past. As Haley searches for her parents Linda follows her experience to understand each and every struggle she faces and how she will overcome them, in order to  provide answers for her daughter Ruby who will eventually face the same struggles.

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It is very well known that Chinese families put extreme pressure on their kids to be good, if not the best, at school. This results in students working astonishingly hard to  study and to overwork to an unhealthy level. As for the parents, many of them downgrade their way of living in order to offer their kids an education a shot at obtaining the ''Chinese Dream'', which is the ideal lifestyle valued by the Chinese population.

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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 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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  Maternal Employment: The Different Attitudes on Child Social Development

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In an alcohol study performed by Alaimo, results showed that increased alcohol consumption and smoking in teens leads to an increased risk of behavior as well as among their environment with others. There is also an increased risk of health problems and stress level in students who consume alcohol, coffee and smoke. Anonymous questionnaires were given to 132 students from the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Electro technics, the Faculty of Computers in Timisoara, ages 18 to 28.

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In this article written by Zachary Dyer on June 24th 2013, Central America is becoming the poorest region in Latin America, mainly in Brazil and Mexico. Approximately 16.4 percent of the population lives in poverty and only having an income of 2.50 dollars per day. Mexico, who has the highest rate of population, is reaching extreme poverty. One out of three families are living in horrible conditions.

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The purpose of this article was to shame with the anti-gay laws in Russia. The main point that the author used to support his idea was that Russia’s failure to honor the Olympic Charter’s requirement of non-discrimination. The author also used Putin denying discrimination against the LGBT people to support his main idea. What makes the issue chosen a social problem is that it affects a group of people.

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"Jennie Linn McCormack took pills to end her pregnancy and hid the fetus under her bed. Her case could change the course of abortion law in America...McCormack knew that an abortion would cost $400 to $2,000, depending on how far along she was...She couldn't come up with that kind of money...and asked her sister to order abortion pills for her on the Internet."

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The energy of children seems never ending leading many to not realize that children are not getting enough exercise. Childhood obesity is a huge problem in the United States of America and Let Me Play is a program that is trying to end it.

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