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    When I was 5 years old, I began kindergarten. I walked into the school with all of the other children who were taller than me. My teacher was very nice. And she had blonde hair. Her smile made me smile! But some of the other kids already knew each other, or so it seemed. “Oh no,” I thought, “I’m ...
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    While people think this will finally make guns illegal in the United States, the Las Vegas Massacre will not do much in the way of policy. A little under sixty people dead is not going to suddenly change the way people think. If we Americans didn’t demand– and follow through– with change after the Sandy ...
  • Terrorism
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    When I am meeting people from around the world, many people ask questions about the United States. As I open up to these people, it is easy to see there aren’t many differences between the United States and the rest of the world. I am happy I am I can do this through a study ...
  • Politics
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    For any American that has traveled abroad, especially in recent times, politics constantly make their way into the conversation. Every time I have traveled abroad over the last five years, American politics enter the conversation. For the first few times of traveling, I was young and gave my opinion, and if I didn’t know something, I ...
  • Violent acts, violence
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    The roles of government parties changed last week as a liberal shooter shot at a conservative Congressmen. In the past, we have seen white supremacists, usually coming from Republican ideologies, to turn to violent acts to prove their points against the government. Yet, this week, we saw the tides turn. Ever since Donald Trump became ...
  • Terrorism
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    On June 4th, President Donald Trump of the United States tweeted, “Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now? That’s because they used knives and a truck!” He references terrorism in London, where 3 men plowed a van into a crowd on London Bridge and then jumped out to attack people ...