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Sissy Spacek
Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Spacek (/ˈspeɪsɛk/; born December 25, 1949) is an American actress and singer. She began her career in the early 1970s and first gained attention for her role in the film Badlands (1973). Her major breakthrough came in 1976 when she played the title character of Carrie White
Carrie White
in Brian De Palma's horror film Carrie, based on the first novel by Stephen King, for which she earned an Oscar nomination
Oscar nomination
(a rare feat for an actor or actress in a horror movie). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress
Academy Award for Best Actress
for her portrayal of Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
in the 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter, and also earned a Grammy
Grammy
nomination for the song "Coal Miner's Daughter" from the film's soundtrack
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Tribeca Film Festival
The Tribeca
Tribeca
Film Festival is a prominent film festival held in the Tribeca
Tribeca
neighborhood of Manhattan, showcasing a diverse selection of independent films. Since its inaugural year in 2002, it has become a recognized outlet for independent filmmakers in all genres to release their work to a broad audience. In 2006 and 2007, the Festival received over 8,600 film submissions and held 1,500 screenings.[1] The Festival's program line-up includes a variety of independent films including documentaries, narrative features and shorts, as well as a program of family-friendly films. The Festival also features panel discussions with personalities in the entertainment world and a music lounge produced with ASCAP to showcase artists
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Matriarch
Matriarchy
Matriarchy
is a social system in which females (most notably in mammals) hold the primary power positions in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property at the specific exclusion of males - at least to a large degree. While those definitions apply in general English, definitions specific to the disciplines of anthropology and feminism differ in some respects. Most anthropologists hold that there are no known anthropological societies that are unambiguously matriarchal, but some authors believe exceptions may exist or may have. Matriarchies may also be confused with matrilineal, matrilocal, and matrifocal societies
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Vaseline
Vaseline
Vaseline
/ˈvæsəˌliːn/[1][2][note 1] is a brand of petroleum jelly-based products owned by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever. Products include plain petroleum jelly and a selection of skin creams, soaps, lotions, cleansers, and deodorants. In many languages, the word "Vaseline" is used as generic for petroleum jelly; in Portuguese and some Spanish-speaking countries, the Unilever
Unilever
products are called Vasenol.Contents1 History 2 Uses 3 References3.1 Notes 3.2 Citations4 External linksHistory[edit]An image from Vaseline
Vaseline
company archivesThe first known reference to the name Vaseline
Vaseline
was by the inventor of petroleum jelly, Robert Chesebrough
Robert Chesebrough
in his U.S. patent for the process of making petroleum jelly (U.S. Patent 127,568) in 1872
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Telekinetic
Psychokinesis
Psychokinesis
(from Greek ψυχή "mind" and κίνησις "movement"[1][2]), or telekinesis[3] (from τηλε- "far off" and κίνηση "movement"[4]), is an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to influence a physical system without physical interaction.[5][6] Psychokinesis
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The Waltons
The Waltons
The Waltons
is an American television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain
Spencer's Mountain
and a 1963 film of the same name, about a family in rural
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Sexual Slavery
Sexual slavery
Sexual slavery
(sometimes known as sexual exploitation) is attaching the right of ownership over one or more persons with the intent of coercing or otherwise forcing them to engage in one or more sexual activities.[1][2] This includes forced labor, reducing a person to a servile status (including forced marriage) and sex trafficking persons, such as the sexual trafficking of children.[1] Sexual slavery
Sexual slavery
may also involve single-owner sexual slavery; ritual slavery, sometimes associated with certain religious practices, such as ritual servitude in Ghana, Togo
Togo
and Benin; slavery for primarily non-sexual purposes but where non-consensual sexual activity is common; or forced prostitution. Concubinage
Concubinage
was a traditional form of sexual slavery in many cultures, in which women spent their lives in sexual servitude
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Lee Strasberg
Lee Strasberg
Lee Strasberg
(born Israel Strasberg; November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was a Polish-born[1] American actor, director, and theatre practitioner.[2] He co founded, with directors Harold Clurman and Cheryl Crawford, the Group Theatre in 1931, which was hailed as "America's first true theatrical collective".[3] In 1951, he became director of the nonprofit Actors Studio
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The Factory
Coordinates: 40°44′50″N 73°59′02″W / 40.747268°N 73.98396°W / 40.747268; -73.98396The Decker Building, the second location of the Factory The Factory
The Factory
was Andy Warhol's New York City
New York City
studio, which had three different locations between 1962 and 1984. The original Factory was on the fifth floor at 231 East 47th Street, in Midtown Manhattan. The rent was one hundred dollars per year.[1] Warhol left in 1967 when the building was scheduled to be torn down to make way for an apartment building. He then relocated his studio to the sixth floor of the Decker Building
Decker Building
at 33 Union Square West near the corner of East 16th Street, where he was shot in 1968 by Valerie Solanas. The Factory
The Factory
was revamped and remained there until 1973. It moved to 860 Broadway at the north end of Union Square
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Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
(/ˈwɔːrhɒl/;[1] born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best known works include the silkscreen paintings Campbell's Soup Cans
Campbell's Soup Cans
(1962) and Marilyn Diptych (1962), the experimental film Chelsea Girls
Chelsea Girls
(1966), and the multimedia events known as the Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966–67). Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Warhol initially pursued a successful career as a commercial illustrator
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Ford Models
The Ford Modeling Agency, or as it is known today Ford Models, is an American international modeling agency based in New York City. It was established in 1946 by Eileen Ford
Eileen Ford
and her husband Gerard W. Ford.[2][3]Contents1 Company 2 History 3 Ford Artists and Ford Models 4 Investment 5 Ford models 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksCompany[edit] Ford Models was started in 1946 by Eileen and Gerard W. "Jerry" Ford. Ford was the first company to advance their models' money-owed by jobs that had been completed but not yet paid
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Leukemia
Leukemia, also spelled leukaemia, is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and result in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells.[8] These white blood cells are not fully developed and are called blasts or leukemia cells.[2] Symptoms may include bleeding and bruising problems, feeling tired, fever, and an increased risk of infections.[2] These symptoms occur due to a lack of normal blood cells.[2] Diagnosis is typically made by blood tests or bone marrow biopsy.[2] The exact cause of leukemia is unknown.[4] A combination of genetic factors and environmental (non-inherited) factors are believed to play a role.[4] Risk factors include smoking, ionizing radiation, some chemicals (such as benzene), prior chemotherapy, and Down syndrome.[4][3] People with a family history of leukemia are also at higher risk.[3] There are four main types of leukemia — acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and chronic myelo
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Homecoming Queen
Homecoming
Homecoming
is the tradition of welcoming back former students and members and celebrating an organization's existence. It is a tradition in many high schools, colleges, and churches in the United States
United States
and Canada.Contents1 United States1.1 Origins 1.2 Traditions1.2.1 Homecoming
Homecoming
Court 1.2.2 Parade 1.2.3 Tailgate 1.2.4 Picnic 1.2.5 Dress-up days 1.2.6 Pep Rallies 1.2.7 Alumni Band 1.2.8 Mums and Garters 1.2.9 Homecoming
Homecoming
dance1.3 Competitions 1.4 Smaller school homecomings 1.5 Courtwarming2 Canada 3 Church homecomings 4 See also 5 ReferencesUnited States[edit] Homecoming
Homecoming
is an annual tradition in the United States. People, towns, high schools, and colleges come together, usually in late September or early October, to welcome back alumni and former residents
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Rio Grande Valley
The Rio Grande
Rio Grande
Valley
Valley
is an area located in the southernmost tip of South Texas. It lies along the northern bank of the Rio Grande
Rio Grande
river, which separates Mexico
Mexico
from the United States. The four-county region consists of Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy, and Starr counties. It is one of the fastest growing regions in the United States,[1] with its population having jumped from about 325,000 people in 1969 to more than 1,300,000 people by 2014
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Married And Maiden Names
When a person (traditionally the wife in many cultures) assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces the person's birth surname, which in the case of the wife is called the maiden name (birth name is also used as a gender-neutral or masculine substitute for maiden name), whereas a married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. In some jurisdictions, changing one's name requires a legal procedure. Nevertheless, in some jurisdictions anyone who either marries or divorces may change his or her name
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Netflix
Netflix, Inc. (/ˈnɛtflɪks/) is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings
Reed Hastings
and Marc Randolph
Marc Randolph
in Scotts Valley, California
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