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Teen Ink Magazine, May 2005 Edition

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College Guide

Indecisive By Amanda S., Aurora, IL
International Lemonade By Ericka K., Wethersfield, CT
The Matron Saint By Lauren S., New City, NY


Both Sides of the Mirror By Alyssa F. & Amanda N., Miami, FL
Rainy Funerals & Mediocre Good-byes By Leah K., Prairie du Chen, WI
The Angst of a Teenage Girl By Bethany J., Lindale, TX
The Last Captain By Erin C., Louisville, KY

Hot Topics

A Different Summer School By Andrew B., Fort Collins, CO
Food For Thought By Abby P., Springfield, MO
Moon Landing By Katherine S., Oswego, IL
Young At Heart By Raquel F., Chula Vista, CA
A Twilight Haven By Lynn D., Ridgway, PA
Our Enduring Resource By Helen A., Weare, NH
The Serene Swamp By Courtney H., Baton Rouge, LA
Cadaver By Molly, San Antonio, TX
Teen Pregnancy: More Real Than You Think By Lindsay S., Battle Creek, MI
Friends Forever By Candace B., Appleton City, MO
I Never Saw It Coming By Anna C., Bedford, NY
Live Strong By Katie C., Bedford, NY
My Only Wish By Richard G., Elsmere, DE
One Nation Under God By Adam M., Phoenix, AZ
R-E-S-P-E-C-T By Julia T., White Heath, IL
R-E-S-P-E-C-T By Heather T., Auburn, NY
R-E-S-P-E-C-T By John M., White Heath, IL
Red Means Stop By Ashley H., Streetsboro, OH
Selective Service By Philip M., Monticello, IL
Separation Anxiety By Jenna C., Wethersfield, CT
The Unknown Disease By Karri H., Phoenix, AZ
Pumpkins Have Feelings Too By Daniela G., Oxnard, CA
In Words By Ali M., Colleyville, TX
Solitude By Theresa D., Woonsocket, RI
Take a Chance on Me By Matthew C., Franklin, MA
What’s Important By Stephen W., Congers, NY


Bargains By Anonymous
Behind the Smock By Stephen M., No. Chelmsford, MA
Dancing the Night Away By Caroline G., Keller, TX
Film Boot Camp By Keith T., Boise, ID
Guaranteed to Last Forever By Sarah B., Ridgway, PA
In the Blink of an Eye By Jana Y., Wichita Falls, KS
Inside of Me By Shardae T., Shreveport, LA
Loneliness By Jordana G., New City, NY
Meeting My Birth Mother By Katie G., Boston, MA
Mom’s Meals By Tiffany F., Fremont, CA
My Mother’s Child By Allison A., Montclair, VA
The Best Haircut Ever By Jessie S., New City, NY
The Dark Room By Andrew F., Avon, IN
The Hajji By Tamara H., Boardman, OH
The Third First Show By Thomas K., So. Plainfield, NJ
Where I Live By Jessica B., Guilford, CT
Mother Claudia B. By Amelia B., Waukesha, WI
Mother Joia S. By Nicole S., San Antonio, TX
Mother: Jean G. By Tim A., Shreveport, LA
Mother: Wanda S. By Ashley H., Defiance, OH
’60s Activist/Hippie Mark Valencia By Christa C., Kailua, HI
Cheerleading By Caroline R., Rochester, MI
Pool Joy By Amanda B., Clarence, NY
A Memoir of Plaszow By Ricki M., Marblehead, MA
Culinary Classes By Janani S., New City, NY
Rome By Teresa C., Berkeley, CA
The Magic Returns By Clare H., Alpharetta, GA


American Aid By Zoe B., Pacific Palisades, CA
Celebrating Our Veterans By Joe B., Flushing, MI
Government Secrets By Hunter M., Alvin, TX
Improving Health Coverage By Gary L., San Gabriel, CA
Not So Beautiful By Ainee A., Houston, TX
Prom By Cesar C., Balch Springs, TX
The Opiate of the Masses By Stephan H., Sedona, AZ
Year-Round School By Chance T., Imperial, NE


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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy By Ryan S., Glendale, AZ
Constantine By Brian C., Phoenix, AZ
Hitch By Chelsea J., El Dorado, KS
Hotel Rwanda By May M., Greenville, RI
Ladder 49 By Ryan E., Wilmington, DE
The Forgotten By Regan A., Phoenix, AZ
The Shawshank Redemption By Andrea D., New City, NY
Contraband By David K., Williamsville, NY
Just Listen By Kellyn C., Clarkston, MI
Madvillainy By Sean S., Boston, MA
Spirit On Two Strings By Vicky S., Wilmington, DE
Take It All Away By Maranda M., Springfield, MO
What To Do When You Are Dead By Rick H., Phoenix, AZ


A Change So Subtle By Kelly M., Sacramento, CA
Black Roses By Quinn R., Guerneville, CA
Contemplation: the silent art of manipulation By Helyn M., Driftwood, TX
Duck on Water By Kim L., El Dorado, KS
Every Day’s The Same By Mariel B., New City, NY
For Me With You By Ivy S., Loganville, WI
Gone By Cierra V., Willits, CA
Insomnia By Sara W., Greenwich, CT
Mommy By Jenna G., Chicago, IL
Music-box Ballerina By Hannah E., Ypsilanti, MI
Musical Notes By Sara K., Cincinnati, OH
No Longer By Andrea M., Bedford, NY
On The Rim By Jessica S., Hamilton, OH
Seasonal Quartet By Jeremy F., New City, NY
Silent Music By Ty H., Kalispell, MT
Skittles By Jacob L., Mattawan, MI
Stolen Ignorance By Esther M., Cedar City, UT
Suppose My Mother By Sarah W., New City, NY
The Jaded Salmon By Celesta K., Phoenix, AZ
The Unfinished Story By Nick C., Milwaukee, WI

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