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Teen Ink Magazine, May 1997 Edition


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Articles from this Issue


College Guide


Friends By Melissa M., Princeton, MA
Lengthening Days By Ryan S., Floral Park, NY
My Uncle, My Idol By Bing M., Philadelphia, PA
That One Evening By Tara C., Athol, MA
The Beauty Of Talent By Margaret K., Natick, MA
Connecticut College By Chrissie L., Scituate, MA
Franklin Pierce By Jessica T., Scituate, MA
Stanford By Thu N., Longmeadow, MA
Swarthmore By Beth R., Milford, CT
Unh By Matt F., Alton, NH
Wake Forest University By Julie H., Syracuse, NY

Fiction


A Tale Of Retrospection By Sophia M., Lyndonville, NY
Discover By Jason E., Amesbury, MA
Holes By Julsa F., Leeds, MA
If Things Could Be Salvaged By Jennifer M., East Setauket, NY
Morning Flight By Jonathan T., Bristol, CT
The Dance By Melissa A., Alden, NY
The Photographer Of Nothing By Elena L., West Babylon, NY
The Tale Of The Magus By Joshua L., Scituate, RI

Hot Topics


Clean Streets By Stacey Z., New City, NY
H.O.M.E. By Gwyneth F., Newington, CT
The City I Love By Colleen C., Plymouth, MA
The Next Big Thing By Jason C., Auburn, NY
With My Eyes By Sarah C., Boscawen, NH
Brotherly Love By Kelly R., Brunswick, ME
Small Inventions Make Huge Impacts By Christopher B., Feeding Hills, MA
Will Stress Kill You? By Perry M., Brunswick, ME
Your Guide To Videos By Amanda B., Bothell, WA

Nonfiction


An Out-Of Body Experience By Rossanna S., Marblehead, MA
Berol Eagle Usa Hb 2 By Timothy M., Philadelphia, PA
Cloning Animals Is Fine... By Nick S., Randolph, MA
For Our Vanity By Faith L., Westford, MA
Going Up By Jessica M., Presque Isle, ME
Honor By Meredith H., Collinsville, CT
I Grew Up at 14 By Jillian B., Worcester, MA
I Know What It's Like By Amy B., New Haven, CT
Kiddy Heaven By Chandana B., Kenmore, NY
Learning To Cook By Destie H., Hillsboro, NH
Love At First Sight By Jose A., Cambridge, MA
Mother By Cassie D., Ashby, MA
Music Of The Soul By Tariq Y., Scituate, MA
Ode To My Car By Elizabeth S., Rangeley, ME
Ponsacco By Natalie B., Buffalo, NY
Sketch Of A Mother By Kimberly K., Hopedale, MA
Sympathy By Katie M., Old Orchard Beach, ME
The Person Who Has The Greatest Significance... By Jean E., Cambridge, MA
Transdermal Technology By Victor M., Queens, NY
Tv By Allison M., Williamsville, NY
What A Night! By Tara M., North Haven, CT
A Choice Becomes A Passion By Chad D., Cumberland, RI
Ekaterina Gordeeva By Michelle S., Clarence, NY
I Am An Athlete By Amanda M., Marshfield, MA
Loyalty In Professional Sports By Jason L., Boston, MA
My Ultimate Safe Haven By Craig L., Pleasant Hill, CA
Sports In My Life By Jared D., New City , NY
The Calm Before The Storm By Cynthia L., Buffalo, NY
Black History By Shani C., Baltimore, MD

Opinion


In A Time Of Nintendo I Was A Sega By Evan D., New City, NY
Increase The Peace By Racheleah Y., New York, NY
Not So Common: Are Courtesy And Manners A Problem? By Joy W., South Plainfield, NJ
Of Friendship And Competition By Peter S., Canton, CT
Persuading Parents By Jay S., Woonsocket, RI
Sexual Harrasment: The Hidden Truth By Evie N., Williamstown, MA
The Current Systems Don't Work By Natascha L., Malone, NY
The Radicals Revolution By Jesse B., Brunswick, ME

Reviews


Schindler's List By Lindsay B., Wallingford, CT
Dead Man By Karen W., Mahopac, NY
First Wives Club By Jen C., Cohasset, MA
Liar Liar By Tessa H., Depew, NY
Suburbia By Erika B., Bayside, NY
The Devil's Own By Ed B., Randolph, MA
The Saint By Brian C., Milton, MA
Baduism By Shani C., Baltimore, MD
David Kersh By Jennifer E., Fair Haven, VT
Freakshow By Jean S., Shoreham, NY
Ixnay On The Hombre By Mike G., Suffern, NY
Pop By Tim L., Boston, MA
Rush By Review by Chris P., New City, NY
Smashing Pumpkins By Review by Michael T., Milford, CT

Poetry


A Phone Call By Katie P., Buffalo, NY
Aquatic City By Betty K., New York, NY
Confusion Or Compassion By Sebastian N., Orrville, OH
Creation By Ann C., Williamsville, NY
Dry Clean Only By Victoria L., Beverly, MA
Forget By Tara F., Boston, MA
Forgive Me By Juliet A., Buffalo, NY
Fragments By Sharisa K., New City, NY
Fruit By Hannah S., Pittsford, NY
Going To See "Evita" With My Best Friend By Dawn M., Greenlawn, NY
High School Memories By Eric P., Manchester, NH
Hopeless By Amy B., West Springfield, MA
Lamron By Karla W., Kenmore, NY
Mourning By Robin B., Congers, NY
Past Pure Tears By Brenda N., Yorktown Heights, NY
Remember By Angie D., Jefferson, ME
The Love That Once Laid Within By Kristina H., Boston, MA
Thinning Love By Tessa H., Depew, NY
Two Years Later By Brooke S., New City, NY
Untitled By Lyndsay M., Orrville, OH
Untitled By Kelly L., Auburn, NY
We Are Broken By Lori L., Arlington, MA

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