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How the Media Disrupts People
By , Los Angeles, CA
I walk to school anxious, nervous, and scared. I feel like I am going to throw up before a volleyball or basketball game,  but I cover it up by being loud. The happiest people are the fakest; they are the nervous and scared. People... (more »)
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That's Not Fair
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As a child it was incredibly difficult to comprehend the concept of fair. With toys, unused by you, scattered across the room, it was easy to assume that your work was finished. You had carefully placed each item of choice upon its correct... (more »)
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Why Do Humans Procrastinate?
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We’ve all been at a stage in our lives where we have procrastinated. Whether it was a paper due the next day, or planning a surprise party for your best friend, we’ve always put our top priorities to the side when we shouldn’t... (more »)
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Put it Down
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Everyone put your phones down for one second and listen up. Hold on, what do you see? You see something other than Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram? Wow, imagine that, there’s more to life than your phone and social media? Interesting.... (more »)
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How to know when you are being left out
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You know you are being left out when you. Go to share go news and no one real cares or reacts. When you want to jump in  on a game in guy class and no one will let you on their team. When you share something really big and they really do not... (more »)
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Community Service Within Yourself
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300 years of experience… and even before then-- this way of being, thinking and living changed people’s lives. Before paper, computers, or phones were even invented this secret was alive. But what is it? How do I find it? How do... (more »)
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Hurt.
By , Chinle, Arizona, AZ
The names. The shoves. The hits. The kicks. My low self-esteem.   I walked the harsh and lonely road, filled with nothingness. A blank abyss. I remember the bruises and cuts I got daily. The new names I've been called. The numb state of my... (more »)
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The Art of Drag: Busting Down the Closet Door This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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RuPaul herself has stated “...drag is the antithesis of the matrix” and has often cited that the subculture of art and performance that is drag, could never go mainstream. For over 30 years now,when people think of drag or what a... (more »)
Blooming Through The Mud: My Journey with Bulimia
By , Windsor, CO
With some of the things that have happened to me in the past, a lot of people say I was a high risk young girl to have an eating disorder. These events are explanations, but not excuses, so I don’t want to list what has gone on to lead me... (more »)
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Why I Speak Like a Man This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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"Why I Speak Like a Man," by Anneke R. was a rather enlightening piece for me. The writer explained that through her study of the German language, she realized something: women are always sorry. They are always apologizing for... (more »)
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Feedback on "Give Him A Chance" This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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"Give Him A Chance" by Hannah P. presented views on Trump's presidency and challenged other's standpoints on the subject. The work of writing talked about how Trump's presidency is an example of the change that America... (more »)
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What Is a Woman? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Lydia H.’s poem, “What Is a Woman?” captivates the reader from the start. From the repetition to a steady beat, it is an intricate work of poetry. Lydia defines what a woman is from different viewpoints. With connotations... (more »)
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Autism Is Not A Tragedy by Amita Reka
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Amita R's article "Autism Is Not A Tragedy" really caught my eye. I agree with her statement, "Another misconception about people with autism is that they are incapable of being artistic or intelligent, which is absurd."... (more »)
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To Be a Princess
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“To Be a Princess” by Maya Vyas was a very touching piece. It is about a girl’s experience at a pageant. As simple as that sounded, it wasn’t simple at all. Those six short paragraphs about her experience made something... (more »)
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Review of "Drop the Label"
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"But why does the question of my ethnicity always have a red asterisk next to the fill-in box? Why is it required for strangers to link me to a culture I have no connection with?" "Drop the Label" by "Alice" addresses issues such as assumption... (more »)
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Aberrant This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I absolutely adore the message of this poem! There are always those out there who may be different and considered challenged by differences. The truth is that everyone is blessed to be in this world with others who, although different in their own... (more »)
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