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Teen Ink Magazine, December 2003 Edition

Whether you're interested in poetry, sports, movie reviews or fiction, there's something inside for you. Find out what other teens across the country are thinking, writing and creating - then send us your work and let your voice be heard!
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College Guide

Father Bob's Miracles By Meredith J., Centreville, MI
Inwardlistening By Grace W., New York, NY
Cornell University By Rachel D., Cohasset, MA
Kent State University By Cassie H., Boardman, OH
Knox College By Ben B., Galesburg, IL
Middlebury College By Jessie G., Cohasset, MA
West Virginia University By Katie E., Wilmington, DE


Furious Writer By Hannah C., Wichita Falls, TX
Pizza Run By Jeremy W., Everett, WA
The Portal Between Dimensions By Christopher C., Sudbury, MA

Hot Topics

Christmas Angels By Anne M., Clarence Center, NY
Miracle on 26th Street By Annie E., Overland Park, KS
True Service By Jessica L., Old Saybrook, CT
Another Day in Paradise By Amy S., St. Petersburg, FL
Humarock Beach By Jon D., Cohasset, MA
You Are What You Eat? By Sarah D., Braintree, MA
Arthritis By Lorin W., Newark, DE
Ban Smoking in Public Areas By Bethany S., Minneapolis, MN
A Monsoon Shadi By Harpreet G., Live Oak, CA
At the Airport By Matt H., Kent, OH
Five Minutes By Tashawnda S., Springfield, MA
Intolerance 101 By Kelly F., Fredericksburg, VA
Ira Glass Interview By Cassandra W., El Dorado, KS
My World as a Firefighter By Kristina H., Ravenna, OH
Pretty Lies By Brittany M., New Braunfels, TX
Summer Nights By Sarah R., El Dorado, KS
Teen Ink Books By Yi L., Singapore
The Power of Music By John P., Phoenix, AZ
Tony Hawk Interview By Jeff B., Kent, OH
Tony Hawk Interview By Tara P., No. Platte, NE
What It Means to Be Southern By Erin B., San Antonio, TX
Why Me? By Daniel G., Phoenix, AZ
Why Me? By Ace M., Decatur, GA
Affirmative Action By Candace C., Los Angeles, CA
True Identity By Tara B., W. Haven, CT
Ace By Abbey H., So. Tamworth, NH
Christmas Then & Now By Megan K., Canton, MA
It Doesn't Matter By Fabio V., Miami, FL
Music & Metamorphosis By Fred W., Salt Lake City, UT


Cleared for Takeoff By Paul P., Cheshire, CT
Fear & Loathing in Childhood Decadence By Nate M., Overland Park, KS
My Time to Shine By Monica O., New city, NY
The Three of Us By Stephanie L., Aberdeen, SD
Thunder By Jenna R., Ridgway, PA
Trick or Truth By Katie G., Lynchburg, OH
Former Assistant Attorney General Deval Patrick By Greg C., Milton, MA
Businessman James Paolucci By Alana C., Wrentham, MA
Friend Clowie By Lucinda C., Big Lake, TX
My Cousin Nathan's Teachers at Heartspring By Kathleen D., Gibsonia, PA
Singer Celine Dion By Nathalie A., Sunnyside, NY
Stepfather Kenny D. By Cheyanne K., Hardin, TX
Tennis Bliss By Alex G., New City, NY
The Decision By Shana M., Cromwell, CT
A New Face of the Moon By Chelsea S., Villanova, PA
Another Place By Rachel H., Portland, CT
Aruba By Nick N., Randolph, NJ
Discovering My Fiji Origins By Monica C., Ivoryton, CT
Hawaiian Memories By Julie H., Overland Park, KS
Paradise By Meghan M., Cohasset, MA


"Wasted Youth" By Beth L., Hull, MA
5-10 Seconds By Eli B., Binghamton, NY
Get a Job? By Ronny S., Auburn, NY
Holiday = Holy Day? By Caroline E., San Diego, CA
I Am An American By Kavita A., Downers Grove, IL
In the Name of Democracy By Emily E., Las Vegas, NM
The New Sputnik Crisis By Anthony N., Balch Springs, TX
To Infinity & Beyond By Dan T., Cohasset, MA


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A Christmas Story By Robert C., Windham, NH
Alex and Emma By Samar B., Boardman, OH
Bowling for Columbine By Adam G., Suffern, NY
School of Rock By Lizzie C., Larchmont, NY
The Italian Job By Joalton N., San Antonio, TX
Underworld By Glen G., San Antonio, TX
Uptown Girls By Emily G., Suffern, NY
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Summer Guide

Science Program New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology By Jeffrey L., Honolulu, HI
West Chester University Summer Institute Enrichment Program By Michelle R., Philadelphia, PA
YMCA Camp Wilder By Victoria F., Somers, CT


breathe By Emily S., Sligo, PA
Chicken Little By Ivy Marie S., Loganville, WI
Death of Flowers By Allison O., Mt. Ulla, NC
Finding the Poetry By Hannah P., Shutesbury, MA
Flowers in the Fall By Chad R., Midway, KY
Forgotten Dreams By Caitlin S., Louisville, KY
Musings of a Freshman By Hong H., Fargo, ND
Neverland By Kate T., Williamsville, NY
on the enigma of your smile By Aimee W., Jacksonville, FL
Swimming By Michael Z., Califon, NJ
Tappan Zee Bridge By Mariel B., New City, NY
Unsuited By Rachel M., Woodbridge, VA
Untitled By Trista P., Ellinwood, KS
Untitled By Kylie G., Montpelier, VT
Untitled By Philip P., E. Greenwich, RI
Untitled By Julia S., Lawrenceville, GA
Untitled By Matthew M., East Lansing, MI
Your Pain By Alyssa T., Congers, NY

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