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backpack

a pack carried on the back of an astronaut, containing oxygen cylinders, essential supplies, etc

backpack

A parachute pack attached to the parachute harness at the upper back of the wearer. A short term for backpack parachute.
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Since its inception in 2001, the SchoolBAG programme has aided more than 17,500 students through a cumulative grant of $3.
Schools on their part say they cannot regulate the weight of schoolbags.
Back pain in secondary school age children has been linked to heavy schoolbags and backpacks as well as ill-fitting classroom seating: http://www.
Parents and students alike expressed their delight at the gesture from Orange Jordan, and the parents highlighted the joy they witnessed in their children's eyes upon receiving their schoolbags.
Based on a strong belief in the importance of education in human development in Yemen, Total E&P Yemen launched yesterday, 06 October 2008, the distribution of more than 7,000 schoolbags to students in Sah District, Hadramout Governorate.
What looks like an old, well-worn leather satchel is in fact a top opening, rectangular carton with schoolbag graphics created by Miko's digital wizardry and printed by Miedema in four colour offset litho on 360gsm Mead Custom Kote [R].
Abiku sucked his teeth and pretended the remark was not intended for him by walking to the end of the line and proceeding to rifle through his schoolbag for his pencil case.
TM] For each schoolbag purchased, Schoolbags for Kids will give another schoolbag filled with supplies to a child in need.
the days when a The big increase comes from the fact that the days when a shatter-proof ruler was the snazziest kit in a pupil's schoolbag are long gone.
She recalled: "I unzipped her schoolbag in the evening, and among the usual letters from school and the debris that every child generates, I found an envelope and a letter addressed to me from a journalist.
Last summer, Schrode launched a nonprofit, the Schoolbag, to help young people in need in Haiti pursue an education by providing them with one year's worth of basic school supplies.
The largest schoolbag in the world was unveiled at the Dubai Mall by Lulu Caty, the beautiful animated character with her own cartoon show and range of fashionable stationery.