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Teen Ink Magazine, May 2006 Edition

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College Guide

A Chapter of My Life By Rebecca F., Marietta, GA
A Heartbeat By Lauren S., Germantown, TN
Entrepreneur By Jeffrey B., Kaneohe, HI


Sanctuary By Allison A., Montclair, VA
Arvel By Paul B., Carkson Valley, MO

Hot Topics

Ambulance Corps By Allyson O., Washington, NJ
Building a School By Samantha M., Pembroke ON, Canada
Making a Difference By Elizabeth W., No. Platte, NE
The Magical Moon Foundation By Katrina R., Cohasset, MA
No One Stands By Alex G., Cedarburg, WI
Voices By Karoline M., Chesterland, OH
Join a Gym! By Jesika B., Canfield, OH
Learning to Survive By Rebecca M., Chandler, AZ
To Mom, on Drowning By Jessica S., New York, NY
A Proud Latino By Juan R., No. Platte, NE
Addicted By Eian K., New City, NY
America’s Problem By Evan G., San Antonio, TX
Apathy: the Opiate of the Masses By Wesley W., Ravenna, OH
How does it work? By Sarah D., Milford, NJ
Indigo By Melanie D., Youngstown, OH
Indigo By Jen C., Wethersfield, CT
Inspired By Porshia T., SC
Learn Another Language By Kendra Q., Phoenix, AZ
Possibilities By Annie K., Phoenix, AZ
Room to Improve By Jacquelyn L., Middletown, DE
Warm, Fuzzy Mushrooms By Tuyet-Nhung N., Georgetown, DE
Fat Chance By Shea R., Sidney, OH
Forced Break Up By Anonymous
Someone Else’s Memory By Lily M., Chicago, IL
The Sign By Erin E., Rigway, PA
Change of Heart By Emily R., Pinckneyville, IL
The Real World By Kevin B., Cohasset, MA
Your Move By Katherine B., Kingston, MA


A Bad Reputation By Eric E., Auburn, NY
A Mom&rsquo:s Lessons By Joshua M., Hull, MA
A Worthy Gift By Lulu Z., Culver, IN
Be My Escape By Kristie D., Franklin, MA
Call Me Crazy By Allison H., Vancouver, WA
Common Bonds By Erin E., Ridgway, PA
Dreaming of Her By Emily O., Auburn, NY
Eccentric Wonder-Woman By Liam H., San Anselmo, CA
Me and My Mom By Austin N., Richardson, TX
Monster Movies Make Me Cry By Mira G., Huntington, NY
Our Ranch By Luke W., Richfield, ID
Overdue Thanks By Maria, DE
Prom Time By Jeana A., Phoenix, AZ
School Me By Tevyn C., Maybee, MI
To Mom By Caitlin, San Antonio, TX
Two More Minutes By Leah K., Ridgway, PA
Producer & Writer Chris & Mike Bender By Darina S., Warren, NJ
Mother Deborah C. By Caitlin C., Hull, MA
Mother Donna M. By Benjamin M., Phoenix, AZ
Mother Kay Z. By Brittany S., Waukesha, WI
Mother Renee S. By Elizabeth R., Lehighton, PA
Escape By Anonymous
Golden Letters By Casey G., Bedford, TX
The Super Mom By Heather P., Waimanalo, HI
Up There By Jacqueline Q., Stafford, VA
Being a Captain By Bridget U., Wethersfield, CT
The Tennis Game By Daniel M., Commack, NY
To Be or Not To Be: College Athlete By Lindsay H., Lake Forest, IL
A Surprise By Hannah S., New City, NY
Gate C12 By Brittany A., Johnstown, OH
Hearts of Spaghetti By Kristen P., Wyckoff, NJ
Realizing Who I Am By Allie L., Auburn, NY
Who I Am By Xin Z., Plano, TX


Blind Bet By Andy C., Roslyn Height, NY
In the Name of Patriotism By Bonnie K., San Antonio, TX
The Profile Craze By Aysia P., Herndon, VA
The Sun is Up By Andrew G., Washington, NJ


Ender’s Game By Taryn F., Monticello, IL
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Billy Madison By Diana B., Oshkosh, WI
Carrie By Isabel A., Evanston, IL
Chicago By Laurie S., New City, NY
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Hustle & Flow By Brittany M., Wilmore, KY
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe By Corie A., Oshkosh, WI
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A Falling Day By Evan C., Louisville, KY
A Word By Kelly O., Los Altos, CA
Breath By Alice L., Westfield, NJ
Cat Dissection By Hann-Shuin Y., San Jose, CA
Failing Words By Allison B., Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Gate C By McClain J., Kansas City, MO
Halfway Answers to Halfway Questions By Yuli Z., Libertyville, IL
Masks By Ellie M., St. Joseph, MN
Mom By Ashley S., Herndon, VA
Mother By Cathy S., Danville, VA
Obscured Beauty By Callie F., Hoover, AL
Slowly Drifting By Claire S., Clarkston, MI
Snapshot of Innocence By Hilary G., Hopkinton, MA
Spring Storm in a child’s eyes By Jennifer M., Salina, KS
The Ravens By Mary W., Briarcliff Manor, NY
Yard Sale By Colleen S., Belmont, MA

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