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Teen Ink Magazine, September 2010 Edition


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College Guide


College EssaysMy Dad Custom User Avatar
College EssaysSix Words Custom User Avatar
College ReviewsMassachusetts Institute of Technology By Sam S., Sterling, VA
College ReviewsYale University Custom User Avatar

Fiction


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I'm Perfect Custom User Avatar
Keeper By Anonymous, Newton, NJ
Runaway By Elizabeth A., Northridge, CA
The Red Twigs By Anne G., Sudbury, MA
Those Who Call Custom User Avatar

Hot Topics


Community ServiceA Second Chance for Otis By Ben H., Rice Lake, WI
Community ServiceMy Lazy Dog By Shannon O., Wilmington, DE
EnvironmentAn Organic Idea Custom User Avatar
EnvironmentI am not a Freak Custom User Avatar
EnvironmentThe Weeping Willow By Eun Mi (Jennifer) D., Wyckoff, NJ
HealthCancer Never Had Me Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorCanadian Question Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorConcrete Poems are a must-have!!! Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorGetting Published By Marlene V., Surprise, AZ
Letters to the EditorInspiration Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorTeen Ink Weekly By Chelsea T., Clarkston, MI
Pride & PrejudiceMy Friends Custom User Avatar
Pride & PrejudiceStupid Dress Custom User Avatar

Nonfiction


Celebrity interviewsAuthor/Musician Peter Buffett By Camille C., Shelby D., Lauren H., Allison L., Madhuri V., New York, NY
Celebrity interviewsInterviewing Peter Buffett By Lauren H., Anchorage, AK
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Celebrity interviewsInterviewing Peter Buffett Custom User Avatar
Celebrity interviewsInterviewing Peter Buffett Custom User Avatar
HeroesBrenda T. and Joyce N. By Lauren T., Annandale, MN
HeroesJorge Ramos Custom User Avatar
HeroesThe Kid on the Bus By Dylan M., Wexford, PA
MemoirGandhi's Face Custom User Avatar
MemoirMy "Stargate Atlantis" Summer Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceAll You Really Need to Know By Angela C., Mesa, AZ
Personal ExperienceAn Explanation Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceNothing Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceRachmaninoff, Twix, and African Drumming Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceStrangers Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceSummer Custom User Avatar
SportsIntensity Custom User Avatar
SportsPep Talk By Scott S., Mason, OH
SportsRunning By Dana R., Downers Grove, IL
Travel & CultureBoatloads of Fun Custom User Avatar
Travel & CultureBring Me Back to Boston Custom User Avatar
Travel & CultureUnspoiled Australia By Christina J., Earlysville, VA
Travel & CultureWhy Germany? By Vania M., Voorhees, NJ

Opinion


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Ditch the Black-and-White TV Custom User Avatar
Jumping Fences By Bea R., Glendale, AZ
Morality 101 By Scott O., University Place, WA

Reviews


Book ReviewsA Great and Terrible Beauty By Sarah P., New City, NY
Book ReviewsA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsI Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsThe Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao By Emily S., Homer, AK
Book ReviewsThe Gunslinger by Stephen King Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsHurricane Streets Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsThe Godfather By Bryant B., Wyckoff, NJ
Music ReviewsAmerican Ghetto by Portugal. The Man Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsBattle Studies by John Mayer Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsLa Roux by La Roux Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsMonster, Monster by The Almost Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsRated R by Rihanna By Taylor S., Winter Springs, FL
TV show reviewsEverybody Hates Chris By Brian H., Brooklyn, NY
TV show reviewsThe Vampire Diaries By Brenna J., Peoria, AZ

Art / Photo


All Attitude By Taylor H., Wolfforth, TX
Austria Custom User Avatar
Beautiful Baby By Andrea M., Waynesboro, VA
Boston Panorama Custom User Avatar
brains brains brains Custom User Avatar
Distance By Kelly B., Wichita, KS
Doodles on the Blackboard Custom User Avatar
Gone Fishing By Keegan B., Potomac, MD
Heroric! Custom User Avatar
home sweet home Custom User Avatar
Hoss winter of 2010 Custom User Avatar
Indians Custom User Avatar
Kayaking Custom User Avatar
La jolla Custom User Avatar
Madness Custom User Avatar
Mini World Custom User Avatar
morning glory Custom User Avatar
Our Own World Custom User Avatar
Sand City of Birds Custom User Avatar
Save Me Custom User Avatar
Self Custom User Avatar
Setting Sun Custom User Avatar
spring Custom User Avatar
Strawberries in the Grass. Custom User Avatar
Summer Sun Custom User Avatar
the cold one Custom User Avatar
The Colors of Carnival Custom User Avatar
The Dream Reaper Custom User Avatar
Tiara By Laura S., New South Wales, Australia
Tight pants Custom User Avatar
Time on the Piano Custom User Avatar
United By Asantewaa D., Chicago, IL
Untitled Custom User Avatar
Untitled Custom User Avatar
vintage Custom User Avatar
Violinist Custom User Avatar
Walk a thousand miles Custom User Avatar

Poetry


and it fell Custom User Avatar
Revolution Custom User Avatar
September 11, 2001 Custom User Avatar
A Case of Damage By Megan B., Gilford, NH
All You Can Eat By David D., Vancouver, Canada
Along the Road Custom User Avatar
Answer Me When Custom User Avatar
Cavum In Animus Custom User Avatar
Cherry Street By Arianna G., Katonah, NM
Chopin Custom User Avatar
Contradictory Custom User Avatar
Curly Hair Custom User Avatar
Do We Ever? By Lauren S., Wyckoff, NJ
E-mails, Not Letters Custom User Avatar
ember Custom User Avatar
Empty Nest Syndrome Custom User Avatar
Faded and Forgotten Custom User Avatar
Fashion fascists (a puzzle of plastic) Custom User Avatar
Glass Walls Custom User Avatar
grammar came along and messed things up Custom User Avatar
Green Eyes Turn Gray Custom User Avatar
Haven of an Autumn Midnight Custom User Avatar
High Tide Custom User Avatar
Homework Custom User Avatar
Hypothermia, death by blizzard flowers Custom User Avatar
I Can Bear No More Custom User Avatar
i poured my heart out. simultaneously, it evaporated. Custom User Avatar
iLife By Ben B., Newark, DE
In This Kitchen Custom User Avatar
It's no fun contradicting yourself By Jasmine M., Newark, DE
Jackdaw Custom User Avatar
Just a Child Custom User Avatar
Kamikaze Girl By Sara Zoe B., Palatine, IL
Man's Best Friend By Steven G., So. Plainfield, NJ
Manufactured Shooting Stars Custom User Avatar
Masked By Brittany C., Gilford, NH
Natural Custom User Avatar
Oblivious Custom User Avatar
Ocean Custom User Avatar
ode to a summer day By Roman J., Memphis, TN
One good Memory By Stacy O., Gibsonia, PA
Options Custom User Avatar
Pansies By Andrea M., Moline, IL
Pestilence Custom User Avatar
Pictures Custom User Avatar
Pieces Custom User Avatar
Re-Pace Yourself By Alexander P., San Francisco, CA
Refined Taste Custom User Avatar
Reverie Custom User Avatar
Role Model Custom User Avatar
School on Monday Custom User Avatar
Sea Gulls Stalking Custom User Avatar
Semi Sweet Street Custom User Avatar
Sound Barrier By Anonymous, Espoo, Finland
Southern Heat By P. R. V., Auburn, KY
Spinning Web By Jessica C., Gilford, NH
Still By Komal J., Port Coquitlam, Canada
Summer Girl Custom User Avatar
Techno. Logic War Fair Custom User Avatar
The Grand Opera Custom User Avatar
The Hill Custom User Avatar
The History of Me Custom User Avatar
The Indian Giver Custom User Avatar
The Man of the Sea Custom User Avatar
The Meeting Place Custom User Avatar
the perfect portrait of watered grass. Custom User Avatar
The Real World Custom User Avatar
The Red Queen Custom User Avatar
The Ride Custom User Avatar
The Traveler Custom User Avatar
This Hour By Anonymous, Gilbert, AZ
This is Not a Run-On I Checked My Notes Custom User Avatar
Unknown Custom User Avatar
Warmer in the Winter By Christina L., New Corrollton, MD
when it's early By Loreena S., Andover, MN
When you add some fun By Anonymous, Rochester, NY
Whisper In The Breeze Custom User Avatar
Wonder By Lauren K., Phoenix, AZ
Wrinkles By Monique B., Gilford, NH
Writer's Block Custom User Avatar
Writer's Block Is Like the Postwar Division of Germany Custom User Avatar
¿Dónde Estoy? By Kelsey B., Hays, KS
Prints in the Sand Custom User Avatar
Let Me Custom User Avatar
Skeletal Lies Custom User Avatar
Weight of the World Custom User Avatar
Family Ties Custom User Avatar
Sonnet Custom User Avatar

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