My name is Quinten Baird. I was born in Bury St. Edmunds, England in 1997. My father was in the Air Force so my family moved arounf a lot. My oldest sibling was born in the Philippines in 1985. My other sister was born in Mississippi in 1990. My older brother was born in Bury St. Edmunds, England as well. My dad retired when I was only 4 years old. My favorite sport is basketball. I've loved basketball since I can remember. I used to want to play in the NBA. When I was in high school I played on the varsity basketball team. I was a pretty solid player, I jumped higher than almost everyone. A few months after my senior year started I tore my labrum and my rotator cuff. I had to get shoulder surgery. I had to sit out my entire senior year. My favorite Jazz musician is John Coltrane. He is my favorite because I used to play the alto saxophone. My favorite John Coltrane song is "My one and only love." I learned how to play that song when I was in the sixth grade. I stopped playing the sax in high school. I plan on playing again soon. I love the city of Richmond. I've lived here since 2015. I have lived in the dorms, the fan, oregon hill, and downtown. I always find new places and new things to do and I love every bit of it. I want to live in Richmond after I graduate.
Did you know that there are 50 million Americans that have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease? There are 80 different types of autoimmune diseases and they are all unique. The one common cause of these is that the body's natural defense system can't tell the difference between your own cells and foreign cells, causing the body to mistakenly attack normal cells. It is important to bring awareness to this issue, especially for women because autoimmune diseases including lupus and multiple sclerosis affect women ten times more than en. Diagnosing autoimmune diseases are very difficult and require a combination of tests along wit a doctor's assessment before any certainty. Risk Factors for Autoimmune Diseases: Genetics: Certain Disorders such as lupus and multiple sclerosis tend to run in families. Smoking: Research has linked smoking to a number of autoimmune diseases, including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, hyperthyroidism, and MS. Certain medications: Certain blood pressure mrdications or antibiotics can trigger drug-induced lupus. Preventaive Measures/Healing Tips: Get checked for heavy metal toxicity. Eat Clean Use nutrients such as fish oil, vitamin C, vitamin D and probiotics Excercise regularly
In February 2015, a Forbes article ranked Richmond as the "nation's fast-growing rental market for millenials between 2007 to 2013." This fact may seem like a good thing to most people. The reality of this situation is different, even though Richmon is becoming a hotspot for outsiders to move into, a lot of lower income residents are being pushed away due to gentrification. In order for these original residents to keep their homes, there has to be a difference in Richmond. The lucrative tactics that property owners use purely to gain more capital and not to better the community need to be halted. To bring back community driven projects rather than profit driven, there needs to be an increase in affordable housing in Richmond. This would also provide for better economic opportunities. Building new apartments and homes do not always reflect a positive opposing threat to gentrification. One instance of this is in Oregon Hill. It is one of the latest Richmond neighborhoods affected by gentrification. 82 new townhouses and condos are being built and selling for $220,000 to a half a million dollars. These homes are replacing the rundown houses that have always attributed to Oregon Hill's authenticity.
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