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Your Character’s Past

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If you've been a part of DS106 for at least a few weeks, you've probably already thought of and created a host character that you will be following around for the remainder of the semester. There are already a lot of assignemnts that deal with your character, but for this assignment, you need to explain how your character grew up, and what made them the way they are today. Did they have a happy or sad childhood? What decisions in life led them up to the point they are at now? Just give us some more detailed background on your character, and make it be worth at least 3 stars.

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My name is Felicity Simone Cixous Jones. A mouthful, huh? You can just call me Flick, that’s what my friends call me. My mom had the grand idea of giving me names after feminists icons, but instead of …

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Introducing… Dr. Annalise Huddleston

Annalise Huddleston was born on June 11th, 1988 in Seattle, Washington. She grew up with two older brothers and one younger sister. Her mom and dad always had their hands full, that’s for sure. She loved dolls and all the toys you would think all little girls love. She had …

Story Behind Marcus Hodges…

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I, Neo-Rev, found myself…no…formed myself about 10 years ago. I haven’t always been Neo-Rev, but circumstances led me to my current calling.

After spending my early years in lands up north I sought my new carvanserary in Virginia. It wasn’t long before I found myself under the tutelage of the …

Winifred Hart

With a name like Winifred Hart, she was destined to be peaceful. Winifred means “blessed peace,” and Hart is obvious. Her parents imagined a world with no poverty, discrimination, or hunger, and Winifred grew up with the same mindset. Since her first day of kindergarten, she has been giving countless …

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Agnus was born and raised in Tombstone, Arizona. Her mother didn’t work much growing up, she just kind of helped around town and her father was the most popular cowboy in town. He was like the head honcho of Tombstone. She grew up playing in the mud and being tackled …

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I’ve never seen bluer skies than when I went south to Virginia. As soon as I stepped off the train into that hot summer evening, I saw a matted jewel surrounding this earth, glorious and bright, just short of glimmering. Even as we entered the car and even our hotel, …

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Nobody can imagine what makes a man to be an undertaker.
Nobody is very happy when talking to an undertaker. So the story of my life is not known to anybody in the ds106 village.
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Edward’s Past

Assignment (3 stars)

This was one of my original assignments, and is one of the assignments that I plan to incorporate into my final project. For this assignment, I had to provide a more detailed look at my character’s past.

Edward Creeper was born on the 13th of October, in …

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