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Teen Ink Magazine, April 1997 Edition


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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


A Quest For Higher Learning By Ariel K., Nantucket, MA
Career Day? By Danielle V., Westport, MA
College: The Great Anticipation By Kenneth S., Chester, NY
Josh (College Days) By Noelle E., Buffalo, NY
Reflections By Kelsey R., Scituate, MA
Unnecessary Stress By Alison R., New City, NY
I Think Therefore I Am By Nate S., Liberty, ME
I Will Always Swing By Cindy P., North Wales, PA
Of Human Agony By Tina M., Scituate, MA
The Rebel By Lauren A., Old Orchard Beach, ME

Fiction


A Dare By Bat-Sheva G., Somewhere, AL
Eyes On The A Train By James K., Lansdale, PA
Protection From The Night By Justina G., Setauket, NY
Shadows Of Darkness By Nils T., Greenfield, MA
Something In The Way By Dana K., North Wales, PA
The Gaeas By Kelsey D., Windsor, VT
The Game By Heather S., Wollaston, MA
The Sweets Of The Rhine By Brian S., Binghamton, NY
There Once Was A Girl By Karen R., Monroe, NY
Valhalla By Derek V., West Springfield, MA
Zidstraffer And Smuss By Ellie R., Stoughton, MA

Hot Topics


A Summer Well Spent By Jackie B., Auburn, NY
Appearances Are Deceiving By Melissa K., New City, NY
Mentoring By Emily G., Westboro, MA
My Ghanaian Experience By Peter N., Stamford, CT
Shortstop By Nelson A., Somerville, MA
Three Millimeters By Sally S., Somewhere, AL

Nonfiction


A Tale For My Grandchildren By Attila T., New City, NY
Aurum By Christopher G., Port Dickinson, NY
Breaking Down The Wall By Anonymous
Community Service Through The Internet By Joseph S., Boston, MA
Control By Gulielma F., -, PA
Creamers By Sean A., White Plains, NY
Drinking Steadily By The Flames By Jorge M., Norwalk, CT
I Remember The Stars By Jamie C., Auburn, NY
In My Car By Jessica A., Palatine, IL
Little Kingdom By Anna S., Somerville, MA
Memory By Anonymous
My Jacket. My Memories. By Kira R., West Long Branch, NJ
Passing the Guardrail By Elizabeth P., Davidsville, PA
Silently By Lucy C., Old Orchard Beach, ME
The Flash By Mike Y., Weston, MA
The Perfect Moment By Laura R., Somewhere, AL
The Test By Leslie C., Lansdale, PA
Tired (A Fine Example Of Teenage Sleep Depravation) By Ron P., New City, NY
Touching An Epoch Of Life By Judy A., Providence, RI
We Remember By Amanda G., Highland Mills, NY
Who I Am By Kristy D., Elkton, VA
Why Should We Explore Mars? By Shawn M., Scituate, MA
A Perfect 100 By Matt J., Union, ME
Anticipation By Megan C., Pembroke, MA
Basketball By Joelle A., West Seneca, NY
Foul Shot By Brian W., Kenmore, NY
Handrail By Brian Z., Bristol, CT
The New Age Of Sports By Travis S., Mansfield, MA
Time To Grow Up By Joe W., Auburn, NY
What Have I Done? By Adam G., New City, NY
Where Did They Go? By Nathan C., Auburn, NY

Opinion


Acknowledging The Unsung Heroes By Vanessa K., Oneonta, NY
Amtrack: On A Collision Course By Paul R., Milford, MA
Dare To Be Different By Anonymous
Double Standards By Steven S., New City, NY
Generation X: Labeled As Lost By Shelley W., Scituate, MA
Require Community Service? By Reshma B., Little Neck, NY
Smoker's Gluttony By Christopher W., Glen Cove, NY
Teens And Peer Pressure By Paul S., Dedham, MA
The Best Drug Prevention By Matthew S., Manfield, MA
Three Figures By Brendan M., Auburn, NY
Violence Is Unacceptable By Corey N., Brooklyn, NY

Reviews


Riverdance Unknown
The Hobbit & Lord Of The Rings By Review by Michael K., New City, NY
Dante's Peak By Review by Colin M., Boston, MA
Donnie Brasco By Review by Tony S., Canton, MA
Judgment Night By Review by Tim O., Fitchburg, MA
Garbage By Matt M., Brookline, MA
Jewel By Kristine R., Milford, CT
Metallica By Review by Cliff R., Brockton, MA
Undisputed Attitude By Jeff T., Whitman, MA
The Secret World Of Alex Mack By Review by Michael G., New City, NY

Poetry


A Mirror's Story By Nicole G., Granby, MA
An Open Hand By Jessie A., Floral Park, NY
Apology (Calculated Observations) By Tracy V., Westfield, NJ
Blind Eyes By Greg H., Dexter, ME
Crucifixion By Carrie D., Lansdale, PA
Epidemic By Kim G., New City, NY
First Date By Lindsay D., Papillion, NE
Flurry Of Hope By Katie L., New City, NY
Gone Forever By Amy B., Fitchburg, MA
Hotel Cat By Shauna W., Union, ME
I Can't Sleep By Nicole S., Ayer, MA
Interrogation By Rachel B., Lansdale, PA
Man's Best Friend By Kevin P., Auburn, NY
Muddy Rhinestones By Erica M., Harleysville, PA
Night By Rebecca S., Central Valley, NY
Reflections Of Flesh By Karla S., Kenmore, NY
Rosaries By Elizabeth R., North Massapequa, NY
Roses In Illuminated Light By Shelley B., Chester, NH
Shadow By Carla G., Nyack, NY
Shelby By Mary C., Tonawanda, NY
Taken Away By Katie S., Greenfield, MA
The Cardboard Kingdom By Thom D., Lansdale, PA
The Crackable Object By Mike L., Akron, OH
The End By Brooke S., Madbury, NH
The Joke By Peter F., Westford, MA
The Two By Kristen V., Kenmore, NY
Tilted By Brian D., Watertown, MA
Trapped By Jason S., Pittsfield, MA
Twinkle, Twinkle By Corina C., Akron, OH
Unable By Sarah L., Madawaska, ME
Untitled By Kara L., Syracuse, NY
When I Flew By Nadine G., Setauket, NY
Winter Drought By Jan P., Congers, NY
You Are Invited By Rossanna S., Marblehead, MA

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