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Like prostitution, it’s something that exist since the beginnings of humanity, but never got accepted. Society is ashamed of homosexuality, and even if they made some progress, they would never be accepted entirely. Tom learned the consequences of his homosexuality and assumed them.
December 17, 2013
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to…
Let’s face it, no matter where you go, there are horrible drivers. Personally, we think that Pittsburgh is by far the worst place to drive due to the drivers around us. Oh yes, I have driven in New York and Philadelphia, along with areas in the whole east coast. Yet…
Oddessy's world is turned upside down. Now that she knows what she really is, she is trained to hunt down the hunters who hunt her, and take upon revenge for her nature with the help of her Vampire uncle at her side. North Philadelphia couldn't have been more wrecked than…
This is a somewhat funny story about a person named Fred and what happened to him one day in Philadelphia. The author is a 3rd grader in Philadelphia, PA
Hamzy is a hamster. He is also an actor. And quite a good one, too, coming from a long line of actors staging plays out of the Arch Street Theatre. He loves the stage, but more he loves to watch the motion pictures that humans show in the parks on…
Written in February of 2002, this is the local color/humorous tale of one very special day in my life during my first year as a teacher in Philadelphia public schools. My husband and I spent 9 months waiting for him to find a "real" job after graduating, and the bottle…
Editorial and Opinion
January 03, 2010
While gentrification is a cultural phenomenon that is sweeping East Coast cities, many newcomers ignore the needs of the original residents and simply turn their safe havens into posh, high-rent districts without the seedy character that makes these neighborhoods so unique.
Action and Adventure
October 14, 2009
A work in progress Jack ventured out of the hatch and into the harsh unforgiving wasteland, wondering what was ahead on the trail to Philadelphia. He knew this wasn't going to be easy and he still continued on. That, my friends, is the true example of a hero.