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RAG

Abbreviation for:
recombination activating gene
Red Amber Green (traffic light)  
risk assessment in genetics
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BIG-SCREEN DEBUT Christina Aguilera as Ali in the uproarious rags-to-riches romp, Burlesque
"The press loves the rags-to-riches thing," she told a London newspaper.
While this story may not be considered a traditional rags-to-riches tale, it certainly personifies the American dream.
But the path to the CBA is a true rags-to-riches story for MacAloney, president and CEO of Anaheim-based Jax Markets.
Taishan's history is a rags-to-riches tale of how an American company came into a poor country and brought jobs for its citizens.
The intellectual turf they share should elevate the discussion beyond the cliche-ridden, stereotypical, rags-to-riches, humble-to-tragic beginnings genre to which many famous African Americans' life stories seem to be relegated.
Other characters, fleshed out from scant records, are vividly portrayed: Madeleine, Haussmann's rags-to-riches mistress, de Fance, her adopted "father," a demolition man who abetted the city's deconstruction and reconstruction while accumulating vast wealth, and a couple of strong-arm men who do Haussmann's dirty work.
And these two were not a true rags-to-riches portrayal.
This documentary profiles the author, looking back on her rags-to-riches life and happy marriage to Tom Cookson.
Perry, 31, has lived a rags-to-riches story that surpasses some of the saddest hard-luck plots Hollywood's best screenwriters have dreamed up.
His rags-to-riches story began in 1939 after he fled the Nazis and arrived in Brazil.
"While the uniqueness of the situation is always with us," explains Leonardo, "the piece is essentially a rags-to-riches story in the form of a dark, provocative musical."