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Study the biographies of people who have significantly influenced global change. Such people have appeared at all times throughout human history to give the world something new and unexplored.

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  • Stephen King

    Stephen King

    Stephen King, born in 1947 Portland, is a novelist who writes many horror novels, Man of his well known novels were made into popular movies. In his essay, "Why We Crave Horror movies," the author explains why humans crave to be frightened. King believes that humans need an healthy outlit to repress our emotions in a harmless manner. Inmate depravity makes humans inherently evil because of adam and eve. Stephen king states that we watch

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Stephen King

    Stephen King

    The second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King was born on 1974 in Portland, Maine. His name was Stephen Edwin King. After his parents serpertion as a toddler, Stephen and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother. Stephen, David, nd their mother lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which was where Stephen’s father’s side of the family lived. They then moved to Stratford, Connecticut, that was where Stephen King spent most

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • Stephen King

    Stephen King

    Stephen King was born in 1947 in Portland, Maine and is of Scots-Irish ancestry. When King was two years old, his father deserted his family. His mother, Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King, raised King and his adopted older brother David by herself, sometimes under great financial strain. The family moved to Ruth's home town of Durham, Maine but also spent brief periods in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Stratford, Connecticut. King attended Durham Elementary School and Lisbon

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • Stephen King

    Stephen King

    Stephen King Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 in Durham, Maine. Donald Edwin King and Ruth Pillsbury King were his parents. He was born normal unlike his brother. His brother was adopted two years after birth by the kings. The Kings were a happy family until one night Donald told the family he was going out to get cigarettes and was never seen or heard from again. After this Ruth took over

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Dephen
  • Stephen King’s Biography

    Stephen King’s Biography

    Stephen King’s Biography “People want to know why I do this, why I write such gross stuff. I like to tell them that I have the heart of a small boy--and I keep it in a jar on my desk.” Stephen King (New York Times interview) Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947 at the Maine General Hospital in Portland Maine . His parents were Donald Edwin King and Ruth Pillsbury King ,

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Top
  • Stephen William Hawking

    Stephen William Hawking

    Stephen William Hawking was born on 8 January in Oxford, England. His parents' house was in north London, but during the second world war Oxford was considered a safer place to have babies. When he was eight, his family moved to St Albans, a town about 20 miles north of London. At eleven Stephen went to St Albans School, and then on to University College, Oxford, his father's old college. Stephen wanted to do Mathematics,

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Steve

    Steve

    My name is steven speilberg. I am an awesome director of a lot of movies, such as Jurassic Park and Saving Private Ryan. I make a lot of good movies that do very well at the box office. I have to say that my favorite movie to make was E.T., the extraterrestrial. I like that little alien guy. Another one of my favorites is Jaws. He was a big mechanical fish and I once laid

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Bred
  • Steve Harvey Life Story

    Steve Harvey Life Story

    Broderick Steven "Steve" Harvey (born January 17, 1956 in Welch, West Virginia) is an American actor, entertainer and comedian.Raised in Cleveland.A comic who has been a hit on the club circuit and given shots at sitcom stardom, Steve Harvey comes from a working class African American background and his humor tends to relate life around the kitchen table. Harvey first stepped on stage in 1985 at a Cleveland club where he won the amateur night

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Steve Huey

    Steve Huey

    Omaha, AR(DE)- Amazingly the act to end one’s life ultimately saved it. "Steve Huey" was suffering from an inoperable and fatal brain tumor. Doctors had given him only two months to live, so Huey decided to end It sooner rather than face the pain. He wrote a suicide note and then placed the gun to his head and shot. Later, friends found him on the floor in a pool of blood. They called the ambulance

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Top
  • Steve Job History and Background

    Steve Job History and Background

    Steve Jobs: History and Background Steven Paul, was an orphan adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View, California in February 1955. Soon after the family moved to Los Altos, California where teachers remember Steve Jobs as a “loner” and “always had a different way of looking at things”. Jobs attended lectures at the Hewlett-Packard electronics firm in Palo Alto, California, where he was soon hired as a summer employee. While working their as

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Edward
  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco to American Joanne Carole Schieble and Syrian Abdulfattah John Jandali, a graduate student who later became a political science professor. One week after birth, Jobs was put up for adoption by his unmarried mother, who was also in graduate school. He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View, Santa Clara County, California. They gave him the name Steven Paul Jobs. His biological parents

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Artur
  • Steve Jobs Speech

    Steve Jobs Speech

    Even though Steve Jobs never graduated college, he is considered one of the most charismatic orators of our generation. As Chief Executive Officer of Apple Computer Inc., he has taken the company to new heights through his powerful and entertaining speeches. In one of his more serious speeches, addressed to the Stanford University, he delivered what I think is the most inspiring speech to this day. His main point was to “...have the courage to

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    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Anna
  • Steve Vai

    Steve Vai

    Steven Siro Vai was born June 6, 1960 at Nassau County Hospital in New York, the fourth of five children born to John and Theresa Vai. Growing up in Carle Place Long Island, NY, He was influenced at an early age by his sister's love of music. Steve started playing organ at age 6 and at 10 years old started playing accordion. When Steve was about 13 years old, he picked up a guitar, and

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Steve Wynn’s Nevada

    Steve Wynn’s Nevada

    Steve Wynn’s Nevada What better way to set off Nevada’s centennial birthday than with the opening of the world’s most highly anticipated resort. Steve Wynn is set to open the only hotel good enough to put his signature on, Wynn Las Vegas is set to open its doors on April 28th, Elaine Wynn’s birthday. Already fully booked through July, you will need more than an American Express black card to get a room there before

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: regina
  • Steven Allan Spielberg

    Steven Allan Spielberg

    Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to parents Arnold, an electrical engineer, and Leah, a former concert pianist. Spielberg was raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where his love for film and business savvy were always apparent. At age 12, he used the money he earned from his tree-planting business to fund his first amateur film, for which he also wrote the script. stardom is no science fiction Despite his early experience

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Steven King

    Steven King

    Stephen Edwin King is one of today’s most popular and best selling writers. King combines the elements of psychological thrillers, science fiction, and the paranormal and detective themes into his stories. In addition to these themes, King sticks to using great and vivid detail that is set in a realistic everyday place. Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine, on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital. Stephen, his mother Nellie, and his

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Jon
  • Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg was born on December 18, 1947 in Cincinnati, Ohio. His mother Leah Spielberg was a concert pianist and his father, Arnold Spielberg was an electric engineer who was part of the team that designed the first computers. His family moved from Ohio to New Jersey, and then to Arizona while he was just a young boy. Steven Spielberg is married to actress Kate Capshaw. They each have a child from a previous marriage,

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Steven Spielburg

    Steven Spielburg

    How Steven Spielburg had effect on other directors. He has been writing movies and screenplays since he was 10 years old. Many other directors only start writing when they go into college or many even high schools. However, this is why Steven is so different compared to the other directors of his time. Steven was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 18,1947. He was raised in the suburbs of Haddonfield, New Jersey and Scottsdale, Arizona.

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Stina Persson

    Stina Persson

    a). Stina Persson’s for Vogue b). Stina Persson’s for Target c). Tina Berning - http://cdn0.lostateminor.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/tina_berning.jpg Stina Persson – Influences, Symbolism and Technique. Eliza Boyd. Stina Persson is a mixed media illustrator based in Stockholm, Sweden who is highly regarded within the fashion Industry. Persson’s clients include Editorial work for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle UK Marie Claire, and Nylon. Persson has also done corporate work for clients such as Coca Cola, Absolut Vodka, Sony Music, Macy’s

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    Submitted: September 9, 2014 By: Eliza Boyd
  • Story

    Story

    When it comes to me sitting down and listening to a story I look for a few specific characteristics that the story must have for me to consider it interesting and well told. To begin with, the character of the story must be somewhat realistic and it really helps when it is somewhat like me. The story must get to its point quickly and keep me on the edge of my seat in order for

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Stranger in the Photo Is You

    Stranger in the Photo Is You

    I found a picture lying on my desk. There stood Kyle shoulder to shoulder with myself, Daniel peering over our backs and Scott Leblanc standing awkwardly in the background. The rest of the picture is filled with the silent conversation and laughter of the kids playing amongst themselves at my old elementary school. It happened to be a full day of ‘Art in the Park. Kyle and I both had our faces painted like clowns,

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: Vika
  • Students Living in Temporary Spaces

    Students Living in Temporary Spaces

    TO: Students Living in Temporary Spaces From: Chris Gregory, Cone CRL SUB: Staying in Lounges for the remainder of the Academic Year Students, If you wish to stay in your current space for the remainder of the year, you may be able to do so with my permission. I want to clearly state that simply requesting permanent status in a lounge is not necessary or sufficient. I will need to meet with all students currently

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Victor
  • Stuggles of Neil Young

    Stuggles of Neil Young

    Singer/Songwriter Neil Young was born November 12, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario Canada, to Scott and “Rassy” Young. Neil Young moved to Winnipeg with his mother when she and his father got a divorce (Erlewin N.Pag.). Upset with failed attempts to become successful Young left his former band The Mynah Birds and moved to Los Angeles. (N.Pag.). Young’s movement to America was illegal and was an illegal immigrant all thought playing with Buffalo Springfield as well

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Janna
  • Success at a Young Age

    Success at a Young Age

    Success by a Young Age Aretha Franklin is a well known pop, R&B, and gospel singer. She has been nicknamed “The Queen of Soul” and is an internationally known artist and a symbol of pride in the African American community. Her popularity soared in 1967 when she released an album containing songs “I Never Loved a Man”, “Respect”, and “Baby I Love You.” Throughout her career she has achieved fifteen Grammy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award,

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • Sue Grafton

    Sue Grafton

    On April 24, 1940, Sue Grafton was born to Cornelius Warren, an attorney and novelist, and Vivian Boisseau (Harnsberger) Grafton, a high school chemistry teacher, in Louisville, Kentucky. (“Sue Grafton” I 1) Her father, also called Chip, wrote and published three psychological mysteries and a novel as C.W. Grafton. (“Sue Grafton” I 1) With her parents being a lawyer, writer, and teacher, there were various books around the house that her mother labeled: dirty, dull,

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Monika
  • Summary of the Life of Beethoven

    Summary of the Life of Beethoven

    On December 17, 1770, a life began in Bonn, Germany that would change the change of music for an era. Ludwig van Beethoven was born into a family of musicians. His grandfather, whom he was named after, was a bass singer and Kapellmeister at the electorate of Cologne. Beethoven’s father, Johann, was a court tenor and music teacher. His mother, Maria Magdalena Leym, came from a family of wealthy landowners and senators. When Beethoven was

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • Sunil Bharti Mittal

    Sunil Bharti Mittal

    BACKGROUND: Family support: Sunil Bharti Mittal, born October 23, 1957 is an Indian businessman. He is the chairman and managing director of the Bharti group. The $4.5 billion turnover company runs India's largest GSM-based mobile phone service. Sunil's father, Sat Paul Mittal, an MP, was always in public life. It was Sunil who started in business (making cycle parts in Ludhiana, India) in 1976 at the age of 18 with borrowed capital of Rs 20,000.The

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: July
  • Supreme Court Justice – Antonin Scalia

    Supreme Court Justice – Antonin Scalia

    Michael Griffin 09/08/15 Sociology of Law Supreme Court Justice – Antonin Scalia Antonin Scalia is an associate United States Supreme Court Justice who was appointed to the country’s highest court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan. Scalia had an interesting rise to his appointment to the Supreme Court which should examined and understood to fully gain a grasp on the type of individual he was. Antonin Scalia was a practicing lawyer in the early 1960’s,

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    Submitted: March 4, 2016 By: luckyme718
  • Surrealism and Salvador Dali

    Surrealism and Salvador Dali

    English 102 Final Rough Draft Surrealism and Salvador Dali Surrealism is defined as an art style developed in the 1920's in Europe, characterized by using the subconscious as a source of creativity to liberate pictural subjects and ideas. Surrealist paintings often depict unexpected or irrational objects in an atmosphere or fantasy , creating a dreamlike scenario ( www.progressiveart.com 2004). The word Surrealism was created in 1917 by the writer Guillaune Apollinaire. He used it

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Victor
  • Survival in the Yukon

    Survival in the Yukon

    Smith Dalton Smith English 101 Research Essay 21 March 2016 Survival in the Yukon Many would say survival is a key component in life’s journey. Survival can be a mental battle within in or a literal battle with the outside world. In London’s short story, “To Build a Fire,” a newcomer to the Yukon survival skills are put to the test and he rarely translates the hard facts, such as extreme cold, and a man’s

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    Submitted: June 11, 2016 By: Haley Suttle
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