Bernice Ruth Neffendorf Dryden - essay

My interview subject that I decided to choose was my Oma, Bernice Ruth Neffendorf Dryden. Oma, the German word for grandma, is the nickname I gave her when I was a young boy, so our whole family decided to adopt that name in place of grandma. She was born on October 1, 1934, in Fredericksburg, Texas, and is eighty-four years old.

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Future Ambitions

There are many careers for individuals interested in mathematics. Three strong possibilities include accounting, actuarial science, and investment banking. A career in accounting deals with keeping track of the financial records of a business (Kagan).

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Dehumanization During the Holocaust

One of the easiest things to do when something goes wrong is to point fingers. We do this to censure someone else for our own hardships. This can make us feel like we have power over that certain individual or individuals. .

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Steinbeck: Inside and Out

“Books ain’t no good. A guy needs somebody - to be near him. [...] A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody” (Of Mice and Men 69). In this excerpt taken from one of John Steinbeck's most acclaimed books, one of the novel's main characters express his loneliness and reveals the negative effects of solitude.

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