The Boy the girl and a computerStuart Wilson a foundling is brought up by his adoptive parents Jean and Andrew Wilson. He lives in a happy home until his mother Jean dies of cancer. His life then becomes difficult as his adoptive father Andrew tries to handle his grief by drinking too much. Following an accident his father finally calms down and life returns to normal for the young boy. He attends the local school and has a crush on one of his classmates a girl called Evelyn. On leaving school and following a period at collage he manages to create a computer programme which causes alarm to large software companies and his programme is bought off, making him a rich man. Meantime he has also made contact with his birth mother who becomes friendly with his adoptive father. He manages to get close to his girlfriend from school and finally manages to propose culminating in a double wedding with his mother and adoptive father as also marrying.
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Compelling and explosively instructive, The Broken Home is a collection of poems telling the author's story of abusive childhood experiences while growing up under estranged parents. The book reveals several psychological, emotional and social harm done to children in broken marriages; showcasing their sufferings, derailment and exposure to a lifetime of disorientation and disaffection within the family and society. The publication will promote an ongoing Chuma Mmeka project to help resolve broken marriages in the interest of children in Africa.
We have come to know that our ability to survive and grow as a nation to a very large degree depends upon our scientific progress. Moreover, it is not enough simply to keep 1 abreast of the rest of the world in scientific matters. We must maintain our leadership. President Harry Truman spoke those words in 1950, in the aftermath of World War II and in the midst of the Cold War. Indeed, the scientific and engineering leadership of the United States and its allies in the twentieth century played key roles in the successful outcomes of both World War II and the Cold War, sparing the world the twin horrors of fascism and totalitarian communism, and fueling the economic prosperity that followed. Today, as the United States and its allies once again find themselves at war, President Truman s words ring as true as they did a half-century ago. The goal set out in the Truman Administration of maintaining leadership in science has remained the policy of the U. S. Government to this day: Dr. John Marburger, the Director of the Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) in the Executive Office of the President, made remarks to that effect during his 2 confirmation hearings in October 2001. The United States needs metrics for measuring its success in meeting this goal of maintaining leadership in science and technology. That is one of the reasons that the National Science Foundation (NSF) and many other agencies of the U. S."
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