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I pledge allegiance to the flag of a country that won’t claim me

And to the Republicans, Democrats

Tea Party, Tiki torchin’

Conservatives and liberal hypocrites

For which it stands.

One nation

Stolen from God

Broken to pieces

With liberty and justice

For none

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5th Period English

5th Period English

Stumbled across this today…

Shamecca Harris

Ms. Rodriguez

English 6-Period 5

Homework #1

January 30, 2007

What do you want to be when you grow up?

 Ball in hand, one second on the clock; the athlete frantically prepares his course of action. As he drives down the middle of the court, the fate of the game is in his hands. He thrusts the powerful mass onto its target with brilliant caution and skill, hoping that his desperate attempt will prevail.

            Power, not only, lays in mind of the craftsmen, however, it similarly lays in the tool of his craft. As the ball is to the player, so is the pen to the writer. As an aspiring journalist, the pen is the tool of my craft. 

Nearly 6 years later, and I couldn’t have said it better myself…

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