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The Active and Artistic World of Jon Urbana02.19.16

Jon Urbana is a man who cares. Everyone knows this thanks to his very public attempts are raising awareness and funds for some important charitable causes. No-kill pet shelters are very expensive to run, which is why there are so few of them. Through a GoFundMe campaign, Jon Urbana has worked hard to raise money for a popular no-kill cat shelter in Colorado. He is also someone who cares deeply about the environment, and his GoFundMe work for environmental causes is appreciated by many as well.

Yes, Jon Urbana is an Ellipse exec who uses his fame to help others. He is also a man with incredibly varied interests. Most who have heard of him do know Urbana was once a successful professional lacrosse player. Prior to entering the pro ranks, Urbana did quite well as a player for Villanova University. In fact, he was a standout as most soon-to-be pros are. Once his career finished, Jon Urbana moved onto a new direction as one of Denver’s most well-known philanthropists and the owner of one of its most popular sports camps. He runs the Next Level Lacrosse Camp. At the camp, Urbana is working on training the next generation of stars in the sport.

Urbana also has an artistic side to him. Anyone who checks out his Vimeo collection immediately notices he has an endearment for the natural world, as reflected in many nature videos. Of course, Urbana’s enjoyment of active things in life is also on display in his Tumblr postings.

For those who want to gain insight into the true artistic loves of Jon Urbana, checking out his photography is worth the time and effort. Food is frequently employed as a subject of his Product Hunt shares, and the food pictures do rise to the level of amazing and stunning artwork. Even those who are not “foodies” surely will be in awe of the photos in all their brilliance.

And there is an active pursuit Jon Urbana enjoys that might be a shock to many. He is an avid and experienced pilot. Urbana’s piloting experience is vaster than many realize. The FAA has even honored Urbana for his many accomplishments in piloting.

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The Great and Famous Writers in the History of Brazil09.10.15

The literature in Brazil has really come a long way. This country is known to have been independent from the year 1822. The country is said to be full of culture. One great way of discovering and understanding the beautiful Brazilian culture is through reading Brazilian author’s books.

For the best information about the Brazilian literature, look for Machado De Assisbooks. Machado is known to be among the first writers of the Brazilian literature. One of his great works is the Epitaph of a Small Winner. When slavery was still being practiced in Brazil, Machado was biracial. He has done very well in his career as a novelist, and emerged very successful. He has contributed a lot to the Brazilian society by being more open to various cultures and also mixed races.

Euclides da Cunha is also another great writer from Brazil. He was not only a great writer, but he was also an important and influential politician and he lived from 1866 to 1909. He is mostly remembered by his best-known work the Backlands, which was Canudos Campaign. In this book,He wrote describing the war of Canudos .This was a war of settlers which happened in the town of Canudos .The civilians were protesting about the taxation which they termed as extremely excessive and the local officials were not willing to oblige. Euclides brought out the corruption of the Brazilian armies and showed how poor the population of Canudos actually was.

On other loved author in Brazil was Jorge Amado who born in the 1900s. He is believed to have lived from 1912 to 2001.His books have gained popularity, as well as a lot of criticism. Some of his great books include; Captains of the Sands, the Clove and Cinnamon, and the Gabriela, which are all classics of the Brazilian literature. He writes a lot about the Brazilian people and their customs. Although he teaches about culture mostly in his writings, his books are known to have a lot of humor.

Brazil has some successful women in the literature department. One of them is Adriana Lisboa. She is actually one of the new voices in the Brazilian literature and she is quite popular. Dino.com even writes that her novels are mainly centered on characters that grew up in Brazil and also about her experiences of traveling in Brazil.

Another top author is Jamie Garcia Dias. Jamie is actually one of Brazil’s most spectacular writers. Throughout his career, he has managed to win five literary awards for his good work. He has published over 20. His most recognized piece is “FellfromHeaven”. Jamie is considered to be one of the leading writers in Brazil, and commands a lot of respect in the field of literature.

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