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The power of words
In reflecting on the events of my life that have impacted me, I returned to the night of August 1, 2006. I found myself in Row G of Radio City Music Hall in New York City sitting by my mother, not at all tired, although we had flown from Las Vegas... (more »)
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Capitalism and Communism
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In The Communist Manifesto, Marx describes how the capitalist bourgeoisie, owners of the means of social production, exploit the proletariats. A capitalist society only enables those with property, or those that own the means of production to... (more »)
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Blaming Myself for Doing the Right Thing
To this day I still blame myself for everything you are about to read. When I was in high school I did not have many friends, so I joined marching band to be with my sister and her friends. Freshmen year came along and I was not happy that... (more »)
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My Values are Put to the Test
“Ohana means family and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten”. The happiest moment in any family’s life are weddings or so I would think. Weddings can bring a family together or so we would like to think. The... (more »)
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Solving World Problems 101: The Use of Useless...
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A rather large portion of the world’s population is currently living in poverty and an issue that comes with poverty is famine. Ironically, malnutrition is eating up parts of the world slowly but surely. This issue has not received the... (more »)
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Failing Successfully This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
My day in the sun had arrived – my magnum opus would be revealed. I had just delivered a memorized speech that I had labored over for weeks, and I was about to learn how the panel judged my performance. The polite but sparse audience leaned... (more »)
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A Piece of Me This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
    Two years ago I lost a piece of my heart, a partof my life and a part of me. My father died. It was both a complete shock and expected. He was adrug addict and an alcoholic, but I'd always been Daddy's little girl. He lived with... (more »)
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Speak
"The truth is opening your heart can be dangerous." My solution has always been to write it down piece by piece. Taking a deep breath and looking at an unfamiliar crowd, I let poetry speak the words that I normally would not say. I am usually... (more »)
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The Dreaded Test
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For juniors, the college season is quickly approaching. Most are probably gathering college information and studying for those crucial standardized tests. Standardized tests: those are two words that will send a shiver down any high school... (more »)
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How to get into Life (aka College)
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Wait, not even I know that. College is the second life. Parents like to tell kids that college is the life. High school is petty social wars, bitter underpaid teachers (wait that comes in college, too), a four year experience that will be a gap... (more »)
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How Public Schools Fail This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Random House defines education as “the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.” This seems like a... (more »)
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Ivan's Impact
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Living on the Florida Emerald Coast, one comes to view hurricane season as a common occurrence. It is not unusual for a family to have several full gas cans and an economy-size pack of bottled water stored in their garage all summer. Many people... (more »)
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Bard
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The first and possibly the most important thing you should know about Bard is that it is isolated. What constitutes a 'town' in the area around Bard is if it has a stop light. The nearest city, Poughkeepsie, is 40 minutes away by car (and in the... (more »)
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My Greatest Teacher
To Whom It May Concern: A dog is a mans best friend. To some he is a faithful hunter and to others he is merely a couch decoration. To me, my dog is my greatest teacher. The beagle breed is known for it’s skills as a hunter, it’s... (more »)
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A Miracle in Dragon Form
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In the Scottish highlands, a young wizard plays the bagpipes for his deceased grandfather, a gentle elderly man brutally slain by the Dark Knight. Without warning, a stuntman in a rubbery dragon costume leaps out from behind a rock, his... (more »)
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How the Dalai Lama rocked my world
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I first encountered the Dalai Lama in New York’s Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum among some cool cats of the past such as frizzy haired Einstein and the fatherly FDR. Drawn-at-first-sight, I was gravitationally pulled to the man dressed... (more »)
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