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My father, who grew up picking olives on the Greek island of Lesbos, was a doctor. So my family expected me to become a physician.
My dream is to go spend a week on some island with no phone.
Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.
The military alone cannot end the conflict in Afghanistan. On that much nearly everyone can agree, offering a rare island of consensus among sides otherwise divided on the question of how and when America's longest-ever war should wind down.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
My parents moved to American Samoa when I was three or four years old. My dad was principal of a high school there. It was idyllic for a kid. I had a whole island for a backyard. I lived there until I was eight years old and we moved to Santa Barbara.
Bali is one of my favorite places in the world. In one of my past lives, I believe I was living on the island of Bali.
We, in Prince Edward Island, are fully familiar with this modern phenomenon.
We were married in Capri almost two years ago and we have made a pact with each other to visit the beautiful island and the church where we were married every year for the rest of our lives.
Seattle is this curious liberal 'island.'
I never watched 'Harper's Island.'
Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence.
Henry Cabot Lodge
My wife's brother has a little house on a small island in the Baltic Sea, and we go there at Christmas. The 30-minute crossing from the mainland to this island is the most terrifying cruise you'll ever take. They give you a barf bag when you walk on board.
My dream is to be on my boat. Or on an island. Or in my house in the country. That's my dream.
I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition.
I felt alone out there, like I was on a desert island. I felt like Gilligan.
The place of exciting innovation - where the action is - that's Rhode Island!
Donald L. Carcieri
We need to get serious about combating gang violence on Long Island, and the entire nation.
The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected.
I always like to look for adventure when I go away. I have gone on several horse adventures with my wife - from Guangxi we went up to the High Tibetan region. We also went along the Hurunui River on horseback in the South Island of New Zealand.
I would like to go to Kalimantan island in Sumatra to see the carvings and longhouse sculptures. I've also always wanted to look at the wood carvings along the Sepik River in New Guinea.
A child raised on a desert island, alone, without social interaction, without language, and thus lacking empathy, is still a sentient being.
Getting to do what I think was my fifth BBC drama with Nikki Amuka-Bird - we've done 'Shoot The Messenger,' 'Five Days,' 'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency,' 'Born Equal' and now 'Small Island' - was another highlight for me. And filming in Jamaica was great, too.
This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did... used to come to my parents' house in 1971 from Bangladesh. He was at the University of Rhode Island. And I was four, four years old, at the time, and so I actually don't have any memories of this gentleman.
Every summer my husband and I pack our suitcases, load our kids into the car, and drive from tense, crowded New York City to my family's cottage in Maine. It's on an island, with stretches of sea and sandy beaches, rocky coasts, and pine trees. We barbecue, swim, lie around, and try to do nothing.
On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.
What happened to Haiti is a threat that could happen anywhere in the Caribbean to these island nations, you know, because of global warming, because of climate change and all this.
Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful, with turquoise water and pink sand.
Diane von Furstenberg
I had supported Governor George W. Bush over Senator John McCain in the 2000 Rhode Island presidential primary.
We used two Princess Cruise ships. The Island Princess and The Pacific Princess. They were identical ships.
The Staten Island Ferry remains a potential terrorist target.
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