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    Anzac Legend

    they found out that in reality, the Gallipoli experience was rough, demanding, and both physically and psychologically damaging, and yet it was from the effects of these very aspects that the Anzac Legend grew. The harshness of the Gallipoli experience easily explains the origin of the Anzac Legend and how it came about - the difficult conditions making the troops learn of values that were essential fighting qualities for being a soldier at Gallipoli. Even before the Australian troops had started

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    Quileute Legend

    QUILEUTE LEGEND According to the Quileute Native American Tribe, they were created from wolves. This Quileute Legend is known as their Creation Myth or story where a traveling transmuter named K’wa’iti changed the first wolf he came accross in his travels into a person, thus creating the first member of the Quileute tribe. The Quileute Legend inspired writer Stephenie Meyer in the authoring of her Twilight Saga. The conflict between “The Cold Ones” Vampire and the Shape-Shifting Wolves or Werewolves

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    Favoritism in the Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    In Washington Irving's short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" he has two main characters, Ichabod Crane and Bram Bones.  These two heroic characters both desire the same woman, Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter of a substantial Dutch farmer.  Apart from the fact that they both yearn for the same woman these two men are completely different creatures.  In "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", Washington Irving does not hide the fact that he clearly favors Ichabod Crane over Brom Bones. Ichabod Crane is

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    The Life and Legend of Bob Marley

    Marilyn Johnson George Buck ENC. 1101 MWF 11am April 18, 2012 The Life and Legend of Bob Marley Culture is defined by those who affect it. Bob Marley was one of those figures. He was a dynamic singer-song writer, musician, and activist who dramatically influenced popular culture, Reggae, Rastafarianism, and social awareness. His life is a cultural blend of integration through musical expression and involvement within the human rights movement striving for peace and equality. Robert Nesta

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    Black History Month

    first African American (male or female) to win at Wimbledon * Althea Gibson * This athlete made history when she became the first woman to dunk during a professional basketball game in 2002 * Lisa Leslie * Before he became a legend, this famous athlete was cut from his high school basketball team * Michael Jordan THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT * This great Civil Rights leader won the Nobel Peace Prize and delivered his very famous speech from the steps of the Lincoln

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    The Legend of Michael Jackson

    The legend of Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was born in African American working-class family, in 1958, Gary, Indiana. His career began at age 6 with his brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon in a band formed by his father. An R&B, soul, funk, disco group “The Jackson 5” was founded in 1964 and became very famous after reaching the top of Billboard hot 100 with their four first major labels “I Want You Back”, “ABC”, “The Love You Save” and “I'll Be There”. It became noticeable

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    Blacks

    Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican-born black nationalist who created a 'Back to Africa' movement in the United States. He became an inspirational figure for later civil rights activists. Marcus Garvey encouraged African people around the world to be proud of their race and to see beauty in their own kind. A central idea to Garveyism was that African people in every part of the world were one people and they would never advance if they did not put aside their cultural and ethnic differences and contrast

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    Truth Behind the Legend: Atlantis

    Calvin O. Anderson 5/3/2010 Truth Behind The Myth: The Legend of Atlantis According to Harris Platzner in Classical Mythology, one of the definitions of the term “Legend” is that it is used “to denote traditional tales that have some factual basis, however tenuous, in historical events.” There are thousands of known myths and stories and thousands of legends but only some have been proven to have some truth behind the myth. Legends can date back thousands of years and in lots of cultures are

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    Black America

    topic. Questions such as: Why are African-Americans so much less prosperous than whites? Why do so many black children flounder in school? I will start to talk about how it is in America today and the conditions of the African-Americans of today. I explain why their situation is, as it is and talk about family background, education, the labor market, suggests how to narrow the gap between black and white Americans in future and finally I will discuss the importance of role models. My story I had

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    I Am Legend

    I am legend “I am Legend” is a sci-fi movie based on a brilliant military scientist, Robert Neville, whom becomes the last man on earth. He becomes the last man on earth because of a man-made untreatable virus which turns people into flesh eating zombies. He is immune to the virus and the only one who can save humanity. He spends several years trying to control the virus and also broadcasting radio signals for any other survivors. The Zombies creep around in the shadows, observing the scientist’s

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    How Urban Legends Work

    In “How Urban Legends Work” Tom Harris provides perfect examples of urban legends, what they are, how they’re spread, and how they’ve changed over time. Urban legends are stories created from some event and then passed from person to person, most of which are false but believed to be true. Urban legends exist everywhere and can be funny, cruel, or leave an impression on someone. Commonly passed between friends, this makes urban legends seem more real because the story is coming from someone whom

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    Black Tuesday

    BLACK TUESDAY IN THE BAHAMAS(APRIL 27, 1965) (Events inside and outside of The House of Assembly and aftermath of Black Tuesday are excerpts from "The Quiet Revolution" by Dame Dr. Doris Johnson.) Possibly the greatest event in the movement towards Bahamian Independence was Black Tuesday. This event culminated in 1967 but started with the 1962 General Elections. The 1962 General Elections was the first elections where all Bahamians including women, were allowed vote: universal adult suffrage

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    Me the Legend of Makahiya

    The Legend of Makahiya Long time ago, there was a couple in Barangay Masagana (Pampanga today) who wanted a daughter. Their wish was granted and the wife gave birth to a baby girl. They called her Maria. Maria was very beautiful but very shy that she wouldn't go out from their house. Weeks later, Spaniards came to their town. The Spaniards were very cruel that they get everything they wanted. They rob houses and kill everyone who gets in their way and who refuses to give what they wanted.

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    Term Paperm on Personal Legend

    of seeking one’s own meaning of life and spending one’s life fulfilling it. Coelho calls it seeking one’s “Personal Legend.” It reminds me very much of what the Existentialists would have called “authenticity.” However, unlike the Existentialists who write rather darkly about this process of seeking one’s own meaning system, Coelho’s young shepherd boy is seeking his Personal Legend in something much like a fairly tale. However, Coelho at least gives us a process and set of obstacles we might well

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    Black Sox Scandal

    Robert Fiorelli Mrs. Neilson FYS 101-143 8 November 2013 The Black Sox Scandal and its Impact on Society Today Baseball as our american pastime has not only served as a viable source of entertainment, but has impacted our society into what it is today. Through the games clean, wholesome attitude, as well as its ability to draw a large community of people together, it has gotten us through historical tragedies and has also shed light on what is reality. One of the most prime examples of baseball

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    Legend of Sinukuan

    Sinukuan: More than Just a Legend The Filipinos are richly endowed with a creative imagination. A perfect manifestation of this is the existence our rich ethnic literature, ranging from folk speeches and songs to narratives. In almost every province, there are native epics and legends. In recent accounts, according to National Artist Virgilio S. Almario, there are 28 documented Filipino epics. Biag ni Lam-ang of the Ilocanos, Alim and the Hudhuds of the Ifugaos, the Diawot in Mansaka, Guman

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    Black Women Relationships with Black Men

    Dear Ms. Educated Black Woman                             Dexter R. Conner Upon realizing that my baby daughter would one day read this, I re-examined every word. To the most beautiful girl on earth – Daddy loves you. 1|Dear Ms Educated Black Woman Preface I began having serious thoughts pertaining to the dynamics of Black romantic relationships in college upon traveling to Atlanta and conversing for hours with Spelman College’s exceptional Black women. It was like the television show

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    Nursing Legends

    (1797-1883) * In 1843 she traveled as an evangelist. Another well known quote," I hear him calling, I better go.” * 1850 her dictated memoirs was published, The Narrative of Sojourn Truth: A northern slave. * During Civil War she recruited black troops for the Union Army. * President Lincoln met her at Freedmans Hospital while she was working. * Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) * During the Civil War she provided nursing duties and improved the cleanliness and quality of care. *

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    Black Space and Black Places

    Jasmine Jones SOC 431-01 11/29/2014 “Black Spaces, Black Places” Summary Things evolve and recurring in history which is very amazing how those things happen. People have been involved in interracial relationships far back as history have been recorded. Just like has research has claimed how the world was one big continent at one point then there was a continental drift. People were then mixed into different cultures and “races”. Even dated back to slavery times, Slave masters were sleeping

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    I Am Legend

    “I Am Legend” The plot in the movie “I Am Legend” relates closely to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. The first stage of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is physiological. For a human to survive they need air, food, and water. The main character in “I Am Legend” demonstrates meeting this need by hunting wildlife in one of the first scenes. He also searches other abandoned houses or buildings for canned food to add to his supply at his house. The second stage in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is safety.

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    A Legend

    Is it possible to call Michael Jackson a legend by taking an extensive look at the goals he reached throughout his career? Through almost all his life he has been in the public eye. Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana. At the young age of four Michael took part in a musical group called the Jackson Five, which consisted of his four older brothers. He became their lead vocalist, imitating the styles of James Brown. Though onstage Michael was seemingly confident,

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    Legend of Romulus and Remus

    Legend of Romulus and Remus: Founders of Rome Romulus and Remus’ family were of royal descent. Their grandfather, Nimitor, was a king of Alba Longa a city of Latium in central Italy, or at least until his younger brother overthrew him. Amulius, the younger brother, inherited Alba Longa’s treasury and then was able to overthrow his elder brother and claim the throne as his. Rhea Silvia who was the daughter of Nimitor, was also the mother of Romulus and Remus. Amulius wanted to avoid conflict of

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    Black

    Yet, the term that Ghettopoly game uses are offensive and looks it pointing to the black people. For example, they use like, playas, pimps, Marijuana, hos, crack addicts refers to Americans imagined in black experience; Those terms and images are spread throughout our young society. but it is a stereotype to just point it toward black people because not all black people use those kind of terms, and it makes black people look bad and irresponsible. The game could reinforce negative perceptions in

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    Review 'I Am Legend'

    I want to talk about the film „I am legend“. First of all, the film tip is only suitable for those of you who like films with a high fear factor and thrills because it's a 2007 American science fiction horror film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring the leading actor Will Smith. The film was shot mainly in the city of New York, by the way, it includes a $5 million scene at the Brooklyn Bridge. But now about the story: It is about Dr. Robert Neville, who seems to be the last living human

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    Urban Legend

    Bloody Mary Have you ever been told to go in to a dark room with mirrors and chant “Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary. . .” and something bad will happen to you? Many people, including myself, have heard the legend of Bloody Mary as some people would call it the face in the mirror. The version I have been told was that if you go into a bathroom in the dark with a lit candle and say the words “Bloody Mary” 3 to 100 times, you will see her face. There are many possibilities that can happen when you upset

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    Black Death

    Ashleigh Hamilton The Black Death A catastrophic event that changed the way medical science would function thereafter was the Black Death or the Bubonic Plague that hit Asia and Europe back in the 14th Century. At the Sicilian Port of Messina, back in 1350, a ship arrived after going through a tedious journey in the Black Sea. The ship brought with it some dead and some ailing sailors, inflicted by a strange disease that had caused black boils on their skins which were pus filled and oozed

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    Legend of Sinukuan

    belly. On car rides to Manila, we would actually inspect the white speck on Arayat from afar, although the resolution of the legend was never clear to us. There was also a vague story about an ancient battle between Apung Pinatubu and Apung Sinukuan, with the two giant creatures engaging in a rock-throwing fight that went on for days. Another Sinukuan also figured in a legend that will rival that of Mariang Makiling. Mariang Sinukuan, it is said, was in fact, Maria Makiling’s sister who made Arayat

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    League of Legends

    League of Legends (LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows[1] and Mac OS X. It is a free-to-play game supported by micro-transactions and inspired by the mod Defense of the Ancients[2] for the video game Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. In League of Legends, players assume the role of a "champion" with unique abilities and battle against a team of other players or computer-controlled champions. In the most popular game modes

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    Urban Legends

    Urban Legends: How do they work? Urban legends are told every day of the week and for different reasons. Some of the legends tell a story while others are telling the reader about behaviors that might have serious consequences. Some are based on truth, while others are based on fiction. According to author Tom Harris, the definition of an urban legend is “A modern, fictional story, told as truth, which reaches a wide audience by being passed from person to person”. Urban legends come from

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    The Legend of Chushingura

    Wilmington University of North Carolina Wilmington The Legend of the Goruku Chushingura: The Retellings Lorenzell Terry * This research paper will compare and contrast the two films based on the tale of the 47 Ronin. It will examine all aspects of the film based on the Japanese Culture such as everything from clothing to the ceremonies. It will show how foreigners see Japanese culture as being something dramatically else. The Legend of the Goruku Chushingura: The Retellings Lorenzell Terry

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    Black on Black Racism

    Black on Black racism : The Dominican republic ethnic cleansing What is the difference between an Haitian and a Dominican? People usually respond to race-related discussion in various emotional ways that range from deep culpability and embarrassment to extreme pride and hatred toward another group. Recently several stories reported in national or international news seem to add more focus to the ongoing debate about racial discrimination between black and white. But my concern is how to deal

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    League of Legends

    is League of Legends? League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA). A MOBA is a genre of games that are strictly PvP or player vs. player which has strategic and teamwork based elements. MOBAs usually take place in an enclosed map or arena where teams battle for supremacy over objectives using an array of characters. Now enough about what is a MOBA. Let's talk about League of Legends. Body First I will explain the core concepts of a standard game of League of Legends. First you

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    Urban Legends

    Urban legends are usually laughed at, or looked upon as a campfire story. What people don’t know is that we can learn some very important morals from urban legends. They can differ in story, but they usually have one thing in common, they have a moral to the story. Whether it be true, or false, the morals of urban legends can benefit you in your daily life. Urban legends have been passed down from generation to generation, and over time the stories change but the morals stay the same. Some of the

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    Hawaii Legends

    HAWAII LEGENDS: Introduction by King Kalakaua, 1888 Geography: Physical Characteristics The Hawaiian Islands occupy a place in the great expanse of the Pacific “between the nineteenth and twenty third degrees north latitude, and the one hundred and fifty fourth degrees of longitude west of Greenwich. They are two thousand one hundred miles southwest from San Francisco, and about the same distance from Tahiti. The group consists of ten islands*, including two that are little more than barren

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    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    In examining Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” alongside Tim Burton’s filmic adaption of the story, titled “Sleepy Hollow,” a number of fascinating similarities and differences emerge. Though elements of the characters and settings of Burton’s film borrow heavily from Irving’s text, the overall structuring of the film is significantly different, and representations of various elements are crucially re-imagined. Tim Burton’s “Sleepy Hollow” was released on November 19, 1999, a few

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    Characteristics of an Urban Legend

    Characteristics of an Urban Legend An urban legend is an apocryphal, secondhand story, told as true and just plausible enough to be believed, about some horrific, embarrassing, ironic or exasperating series of events that supposedly happened to a real person. As in the example above, it's likely to be framed as a cautionary tale. Whether factual or not, an urban legend is meant to be believed. In lieu of evidence, the teller of an urban legend is apt to rely on skillful storytelling and reference

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    The Woman in Black

    THE WOMAN IN BLACK THEMES Little Words, Big Ideas Betrayal Sure, we'll buy that Jennet was betrayed. Her sister forcibly took away her only child and then allowed—at least from Jennet's perspective—him to die in a horrible accident. Way to take care of... Isolation Since The Woman in Black is more or less set in the middle of nowhere among bogs and fogs, it makes sense that a lot of the book is basically a how-to guide on being scared and alone. In the book,... Revenge To Jennet, revenge

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    Arthurian Legend

    Chloe Monahan Arthurian Legend Reflective Essay After reading about how the Arthurian Legend has evolved through the centuries and is still being studied and talked about today, it is interesting how a legend can be so widely known when people are still debating on whether it is a myth of has some historical truth. Some historians say it is a pure myth with magic and made-up fairytale characters and themes, but some believe that King Arthur might have been a real person. How can it be called

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    Steve Prefontaine the Legend

    Steve Prefontaine the legend Introduction Many people have never heard of Steve Prefontaine. These people are not ignorant, they just have not followed Americas distance running. In distance running Prefontaine, better known as Pre, is truly a legend. The people that knew Pre could see the passion and desire in everything he did. Not many people have heard of Steve Prefontaine because of his short life-span. He was only 24 years old when he passed. The purpose of this paper is to inform you on

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    “ Legends on the Net” Summart

    “ Legends on the Net” In the article “ Legends on the net”, Jan Fernback examines a unique type of folklore – urban legends and their transformation into cyberspace. The author used two main arguments to support her contention. First, many characteristics of contemporary urban legends are inherited from oral folklore that existed long time ago before technology appeared. Second argument is as mediated urban legends gradually proliferate, cyberspace plays an important role for primary oral culture

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    Mythical Legend

    But now with technologies growing and improving every day the dream of virtual reality has become a reality with the new release of a Virtual Reality game called Mythical Legends with many flocking to get their hands on it. With wild speculation, stories and dreams over the year people expecting great things. Mythical Legends has had great hype across all forms of media, and for good reasons. First the game is running on a new system that incorporates not just the Game Masters; GM’s for short

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    Coc the Living Legend

    Pack 3. 1.4. Windows ME: Windows ME DirectX appears to have hardware conflicts with some 2mb video cards. The cards may work well with Windows ME itself, and even other games, but with Red Alert 2 you may experience black screen lockups when loading the game. The problem may be corrected by updating the video card driver to Windows ME compatible drivers, updating your version of DirectX, or upgrading to a 4mb card or higher. 2. TROUBLE SHOOTING

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    I Am Legend Questrions

    I Am Legend Guiding Questions: Was the cause of the plague in this movie viral, bacterial, or protist in nature? A woman claimed to have the cure for cancer, but it ended up giving people a virus. What was it originally meant to accomplish? It was originally meant to cure cancer. Describe the environment around New York City. Very Green, trees and grass everywhere. How has it changed since the outbreak started? (Hint: What type of living things can now be

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    League of Legends

    League of Legends is a free to play MOBA played by many people around the world. It has quickly amassed a large following of over 70 million people across 145 different countries. The monthly average of hours logged is over 1 billion. There are many tournaments in which players are able to gather a team together and compete for large pools of money. League of legends is a popular MOBA played on the pc and has easily earned become my biggest hobby. MOBA stands for multiplayer online battle arena

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    Legend of Bagger Vance

    The Legend of Bagger Vance Reflection A major component that enabled Junah to conquer the challenges he faced in The Legend of Bagger Vance was his ability to ultimately surpass the mental road blocks that he had set up for himself along the way. Throughout the movie Junah dealt with many difficult situations that he was not able to conquer until he finally reached the third and final stage of development referenced in our class. In the beginning, Junah faced some severe adversity shortly after

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    Legends

    Legends of the Fall Introduction Jim Harrison’s Legends of the Fall follows the development of three sons of a Montana rancher, Colonel Ludlow. Ludlow’s disdain for the U.S. government’s treatment of Indians made him move to Montana to carve out his own existence. His wife remains back East and Ludlow raises his three boys, Alfred, Tristan, and Samuel. The action plays out against the Indian Wars and World War I. In the film of Harrison’s novella of the same title, the development

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    Black Muslims

    INTRODUCTION In this work I will explain about the Muslims that are black. This topic is very important to talk about this kind of culture because we are in a world which is assorted of many cultures, also is important to talk about this topic because we have to know that the black people are humans too and they have the same rights like everybody. The phrase Black Muslims may describe any black people who are Muslim, but historically it has been specifically used to refer to African-American

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    Urban Legend

    There are many Urban Legends and Hoaxes about pregnancy, but above all Lina Medina’s story made the biggest impression on me. She is famous in the medical community for being the youngest mother in recorded history. At the age of five years she gave birth by Caesarean section to a healthy baby boy. When Lina, who was born in Ticrapo, Peru, first became pregnant, her parents did not realize what was happening. Due to her increasing abdominal size, they thought she had a tumor. They tried

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    Urban Legends

    Urban Legends Urban legend is any modern fictional story passed on from person to person told us truth. Urban legend as often false but sometimes they are inspired by an actual event but evolved into something different from person to person. Urban legends are characterized by combination of humor, horror, warning, morality or appeal to empathy. Urban legends are passed on from friend to a friend. It’s human nature to go to spread this feeling to others as people lore to till good story. In past

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    Urban Legend

    Urban Legends Urban legend is any modern fictional story passed on from person to person told us truth. Urban legend as often false but sometimes they are inspired by an actual event but evolved into something different from person to person. Urban legends are characterized by combination of humor, horror, warning, morality or appeal to empathy. Urban legends are passed on from friend to a friend. It’s human nature to go to spread this feeling to others as people lore to till good story. In past

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