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|The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through the uncharted territory of high school. The world of first dates, family dramas, and new friends.|
Matthew C. Whitaker - 2011 - 1122 pages
|The icon's achievements signify the possibility of and hope for a better future for |
people of color across the globe. Jordan serves as a ... I realize that I'm black, but
I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish. —Michael Jordan ...
- 196 pages
|"I'm the girl next door in a lot of ways- but I'm more complex." • '^ was awful. ... You |
know people are gonna be like, "Tommy Mottola, Derekjeter, Puff Daddy. . . " Two
people! Only two people. Hanging out ... I wish I could say I was lying. I think it's ...
First of all with diseases and stuff out there I'm not tryin' to be in everybody's bed.
Try that one. ... People don't realize that ... It's all right for some reason to say
Japanese and black or Japanese and Italian or Chinese and Swedish. But the ...
|I wish I weren't so shy, I wish I could belong, but I've always felt alone. It's not as if |
I believe I'm condemned to live a solitary life, or even like I'm bitter that I have —
everybody's got problems. This must be a bore for you. You're a journalist, ...
|Hell, everybody knew what was goin' on, but like a fool I thought no one saw. I'm |
gonna take it one day at a time. Just try and enjoy each sunrise and stay in tune
with all the encounters that come my way till sunset.” “I'm happy for ya man.
|Maleeka suffers every day from the taunts of the other kids in her class.|
|So, now I'm looking over some literature and she could see that I was serious, but |
not pressed. ... You know I appreciate every thing that was done for me by people
, including family and friends, but for some reason, I started ... I realized that
everything isn't for everybody. ... I was like my father, whoever he is, but come to
find out it was them not wanting to accept self. ... I wish I could start my life over at
childhood because I wouldn't have asked to be in the system of pain developed
|I'd be a lot better off just taking each day as it comes rather than always wishing it |
were tomorrow. I'm going ... Now that midterms are almost here, I realize that I'm
going to have to get a lot more done day-to-day ... But I guess there are a lot of
things that I will miss...especially people, like Mardy for instance. ... Everybody
comes in the room and after they see your picture they all agree that we'll have
brown-eyed children with black hair but I really wonder sometimes what they'll
Molly Monjauze, Gloria Cox, Staci Robinson - 2007 - 168 pages
|and what I was watching was what seemed like a man torn between fame and |
keeping that I'm-a-thug image, but also staying humble. ... When "Dear Mama"
came out, that song made me wish that I had that kind of relationship with my
mother. ... It was about my Uncle Ronnie always being looked at as a
troublemaker and how nobody ever paid attention to him and how everybody
was ignoring him and how he was sending signs that this was going to happen
and finally it did. It almost ...
|“Dat's funny ... dat's mah daddy's favorite song, too. I always whistle while I'm with |
Kate and Alice. Dey like it. Dey like it ... When I was a little girl, I thought almost
everybody had black hair, except for a few with brown hair and, then, once in a ...
But, one time when I was little, a man came around the house peddling pots,
pans, knives and things like that, out of his ... he was talking to me, but then I
realized that he was talking to somebody in the wagon ... but I couldn't see who it