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America’s responsibility to the world
Does America have a responsibility to the world? I feel America does not have a responsibility to the world. We have enough people in our own country that need help, so why are we worried about people in other countries? Not only do I question... (more »)
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innocent disipline or complete tourture?
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everyone has done something bad at least once in their life. i mean okay i get it they need to be punished but a sentence of adult prison to a minor is way too harsh! they can be a minor for alcohol and tobacco but not prison? it just dosent make... (more »)
In Response to Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother...
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Accepting children for who they are and respecting the decisions they make is what gives “Western” parenting edge over the “Chinese” method. In Amy Chua’s article, “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” she describes how stressing... (more »)
Wade Patrick Henry
“Wade Patrick Henry,” by Sarah Stilwell, was a fictional story about a hero turned bad. It was a powerful theme throughout the whole piece and it shattered the good image of a boy named Wade Patrick Henry. The narrator retells the tragic... (more »)
Last Day
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"Last Day" by Madison Marshall is a masterfully written and deeply insightful poem. The vivid descriptions of how glorious and magnificent the narrator's last day to live make the poem truly come to life. The clever metaphors and... (more »)
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I loved Amy Carothers's article "Thank You, Google". She talks about how one Google search changed her life, taking her to New York for a Teen Ink writing program. That little moment on her computer had such a huge impact on her life, and I can... (more »)
Blood Oil
“Blood Oil,” by Tori Bakeley, talks about the plight of orangutans in Borneo. The article shows the gruesome truth about palm oil and how rainforests get cut down for their palm fruits. Orangutans are getting destroyed in the process and they... (more »)
Pine Street Inn
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I found Tess Ross- Callahan’s article, Pine Street Inn, extremely moving. By the way she described the shelter using vivid imagery and elaborate metaphors, I felt as it was there myself. She depicted the blankets the men had to sleep with as... (more »)
Philosophy Genre
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As a person of sometimes more abstract thoughts, I sometimes find it hard to properly categorize my writing. The best I can usually do is calling it a "Free Form" poem, though that really isn't accurate at all. I also found this... (more »)
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Dear Teen Ink Editor:    I wanted to thank you for providing a website where, no matter what, teens can start getting published. As someone who has submitted just over 50 articles thus far, I highly appreciate this... (more »)
Begin To Be Now What You Will Be Hereafter
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“Don’t look upon, for yesterday is gone Tomorrow is the key get busy instantly, Begin to be now what you will be hereafter And your life will be full of laughter and laughter." A building is said to be stiff only if its... (more »)
Feedback to Silent Hill: Revelation Review
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Silent Hill: Revelation's movie review by Ayinde Roberts summarized the movie well in terms of its plot but pointed out only 2 main flaws with the movie. As the reviewer wrote, she wasn't sure how to put into words how bad the movie was. There... (more »)
Dowry Death
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To The Editor The Times Of India 23 street,media city New Delhi Sub: Dowry death in a country Respected Sir, Through the columns of your esteemated newspaper. I would like to grab your immediate attention.... (more »)
The Picture in My Wallet
Jacob’s article, “The Picture in My Wallet,” shows a normal scenario with him and his brother. He tells us that he is very close with his younger brother and that it is his duty to be his role model. I have a younger brother but he is very... (more »)
way of life
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Way of life I think about how people work to achieve their goals in lfe not everything is easy as it seems. A way of life is hoe you see thing in your point of view while others may see it differantly than you. Some people might see it as a joke,... (more »)
Valentine's Date for One
Madison Endicott’s article about how she tried to spend a Valentine’s Day by herself was amusing, yet sad. It’s always disheartening to see someone get left out on Valentine’s Day festivities, but in this case, Madison was trying her best... (more »)
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