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  Council on Aging - Coming of Age
Council on Aging of West Florida has forged partnerships with Ballinger Publishing and WUWF-TV to create Coming of Age, a new seniors oriented lifestyle and informational print magazine and television program.
The television format of Coming of Age airs on WUWF-TV, channel 4, on Mondays, at 7 p.m.
For more information on Coming of Age, please contact Jeff Nall, Council on Aging public information manager, at jnall@coawfla.org or 432-1475.
www.coawfla.org /coming-of-age.asp   (903 words)

  Coming of age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This is the age at which a child is old enough to understand the moral consequences of his or her actions and can be held accountable for sins.
In the LDS Church the age of accountability is 8.
The coming of age in the United Kingdom is celebrated either at 18, which is the legal age of majority, or at 21, the more traditional age.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coming_of_age   (1806 words)

"Coming of age in the '80s was nothing like coming of age in the '60s, which is nothing like coming of age in the '40s.
Coming of age in uncertain economic times, they are self-reliant, perceptive buyers and more concerned with material well-being than boomers were.
Age Wave even started up its own telemarketing operation because it felt the service bureaus it was outsourcing to didn't understand the generational aspect of that work.
directmag.com /mag/marketing_coming_age   (1038 words)

 Coming of Age
Come here Tim Weiner, Pulitzer Prize-winner and author of the current bestseller Legacy of Ashes, a comprehensive history of the first 60 years of the CIA that describes how the most powerful country in the world failed to create a first-rate spy service.
Coming of Age founding partner United Way of Southeastern PA will sponsor the 16th annual Days of Caring.
Nothing contained on this website may be used or copied without the express written permission of Coming of Age.
www.comingofage.org   (1089 words)

 Coming of age rituals in many faiths and cultures
Like the other major life chronicle ceremonies accompanying birth, marriage and death, the coming of age ceremony located the individual anew within the surrounding community and indeed with the universe as a whole.
One Heathen website describes a coming of age ceremony, which is typically performed on the child's birthday or on a seasonal celebration.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Haverhill, MA has a coming of age program which is offered to the ninth grade students in their religious education courses.
www.religioustolerance.org /wicpuber.htm   (2353 words)

 Coming of Age (Getty Press Release)
As the Getty Premiere Presentation for fall, Coming of Age is one of the most important shows of the year.
Coming of Age traces the life of the Greek child from birth to adulthood—around 15 years of age for girls, the time of marriage for females in ancient Greece, and around 17 or 18 for boys, the age at which they entered the military.
Coming of Age was organized by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, and supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA).
www.getty.edu /news/press/exhibit/comingofage_LL.html   (980 words)

 CD Baby: JUDE JOHNSTONE: Coming of Age - from collectedsounds
Her collection "Coming of Age" sees contributions by several of these artists, including Yearwood, Warnes, and Raitt, as well as old friends Jackson Browne and "the legendary" Valerie Carter, and the invaluable assistance of Yearwood's producer, Garth Fundis.
Coming of Age, is one of the freshest albums of the year.
Coming of Age, rings with a sincerity and honesty that makes the listener wonder if she ever got off the ground at the Portland Maine International Airport...."Wounded Heart" and "The Nightingale" are both beautiful and heartfelt piano ballads that writhe with poignancy and remain gentle....This debut is among the best of the year.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/johnstone/from/collectedsounds   (1313 words)

 Coming-of-Age Day (Japan)(日本成人节)
But along with these rights come new responsibilities as well, and so age 20 is a big turning point for the Japanese.
In the past boys marked their transition to adulthood when they were around 15, and girls celebrated their coming of age when they turned 13 or so.
It wasn't until 1876 that 20 became the legal age of adulthood.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-01/06/content_359391.htm   (300 words)

 Reading Lists - Coming of Age Novels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Coming of age in the early 1970s, middle-class African-American Rae finds her precarious optimism unbalanced when her mother abandons the family for her lover, a situation complicated by Rae's need to care for an ailing father, a hip older sister's return, and her own budding sexuality.
When a construction crew uncovers the remains of a Cheyenne girl, the foreman, anxious about deadlines, orders his men to keep working, but his daughter secretly helps Charlie, one of the workers, to rebury the remains in a sacred place and develops a passionate relationship with the man as an outlet for her repressed emotions.
Ambitious teen Nella, the daughter of an Italian family from a small Pennsylvania village, aspires to live in society far from the rigors of farm life, a dream that is compromised when a poet she loves mysteriously disappears.
www.mesalibrary.org /read_next/comingofage.htm   (826 words)

 Coming of Age by Richard Thieme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
At a time when love seemed beyond my reach, her insight was deeper than mine, living as I did half-blind and half-crazy in an adolescent storm of rain hail and thunder.
Coming up to sixty, I accept that being a latchkey kid and losing my parents early gave me a particular destiny.
If we are fortunate, the choices we make now, coming to sixty, were determined many years ago when earlier decisions built the karma of our destiny.
thewitness.org /agw/thieme032604.html   (1041 words)

 Coming of Age (seijin no hi)
The Coming of Age festival is celebrated on the second Monday of January (it used to be celebrated always on January 15 until the year 1999).
Twenty is the age considered as the beginning of adulthood.
It is also the minimum legal age for voting, drinking, and smoking.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2280.html   (98 words)

In this novel, the journey from boyhood to man is literal as well as metaphoric, since fifteen-year-old Joseph, heir to House Keilloran (one of the ruling human families on a distant planet), must survive an arduous trip across an unfriendly continent to reach the safety of his homeland.
An unorthodox child in a rigid culture, she must come to terms with who she is and the role that she has chosen and must choose in a future of time dilation and space travel.
Eleanor Arnason does a masterful job of showing an alien coming to terms with herself and her world in the 1999 novella “Dapple.” Allen M. Steele’s long series of Coyote stories chronicles the coming of age of both a boy and his planet.
www.asimovs.com /_issue_0604_5/editorial04_5.shtml   (931 words)

 Hindu Coming of Age--Teen, Hindu-American, Ritual -- Beliefnet.com
Hindu Coming of Age--Teen, Hindu-American, Ritual -- Beliefnet.com
(Before 1951, the average marriage age for girls in India was 13.) After marriage, she would remain in her parent's home until puberty, learning of the household duties she would perform later as a mother and a wife.
After puberty, she would move into the house of her in-laws, serve her husband and live the life for which she had been prepared.
www.beliefnet.com /story/170/story_17071_1.html   (629 words)

 Coming of Age American Demographics - Find Articles
According to youthKnowhow, a London-based company that specializes in understanding youth behavior and applying this to develop better product and marketing strategies for wireless and new media companies, about 25.7 million kids in the U.S. between the ages of 5 and 19 are cell phone users.
That's 40 percent of the population in that age range.
This practice could have a huge impact on the telecommunications industry in the years to come.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m4021/is_9_26/ai_n6261055   (687 words)

 Coming of Age
Coming of Age traces the evolution of the museum's collection by illustrating the innovative work of 20th and 21st century craftspeople and designers, as well as the generous patrons who have helped to shape this institution.
"Coming of Age illuminates the depth and breadth of the museum's craft collection and the exciting frontier that awaits us in the field of design.
Though this is a long-term project, we have already begun to compile a 'wish list' of 20th century design icons we feel are crucial to this project.
www.tfaoi.com /aa/3aa/3aa367.htm   (1187 words)

 Coming of Age - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design
Most of us come from other fields: library science, technical writing, graphic design, among others.
Placing emphasis on education, research and advocacy, the AIfIA is stepping up to the challenge of creating a strong voice for IAs in the evolving information age.
As a profession, we are coming of age.
www.boxesandarrows.com /archives/coming_of_age.php   (1800 words)

Coming of Age has recently changed styles somewhat.
So just check back often this coming fall and look for the new Coming of Age EP to show up here.
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www.myspace.com /comingofageband   (962 words)

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