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Breathless This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I hit one knee on the ice, placing most of my weight on my stick. I try to take a few deep breaths, but that is easier said than done for an asthmatic like me. I close my eyes, cursing my lungs for rebelling. Then I curse myself for putting them... (more »)
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EDUCATED GIRLS CAN STOP POVERTY
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Nearly half of the world’s population, which is equal to more than 3 billion people, lives on less than $2.50 a day (Shah). In other words, more than 3 billion people do not obtain adequate food, health care, education, shelter and economic... (more »)
It is What it is; Life Motto Explained
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A wise man with a crooked smile and a beat up baseball cap once gave me some of the best advice I could ever need. "It is what it is. Make the best out of it." It took me awhile to fully understand what he meant, I just thought he was... (more »)
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Who's Really in Prison?
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Have you ever noticed how good criminals have it? Their living conditions aren't great but they aren't bad. Tax payers understand how frustrating it is to keep providing them with money to keep prisons up and running. They ask the... (more »)
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What is love, and where is it?
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It is easy to read words and phrases your eyes stagnate  on without the reflection of the mind. It is easy to assume. Too easy. It is ironic though, how many of us would agree to a critic aiming the wrongness of our world but would never assess... (more »)
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Skin-Deep
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I know what it’s like to feel like a little fish in a big pond. I’ve been suffering with an anxiety disorder since September 2011 and it has completely changed my entire life and perspective on things. I remember sitting at a cast party with... (more »)
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Just a Friend
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There is a very ugly rumor floating about that has said through some people, that people who are Autistic or in my case Asbergers prefer, and often want to be alone; this statement is a total misunderstanding which comes from the fact the name... (more »)
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Individualism is needed.
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IT IS CALLED: “LITERATURE SUBJECT”. This article is totally sort of nonfiction. I will tell you about how Literature functions around here. Well, guess where it is? All schools in this place follow one special curriculum. Students don’t... (more »)
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Learning to Survive This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“A sense of impending doom” is how my doctor described it. That said it all. I started having panic attacks last fall. My heart would race out of control while a whole lot of fear washed over me. These attacks seemed to occur for no apparent... (more »)
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Therapy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Therapy is for the crazy. The lunatics. The people with problems. I don't have problems. How can I, the varsity athlete, principal cellist, class president, be sitting inside the office of a therapist? But I am. The therapist's office is a... (more »)
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To Those Who Suffer the Same
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"Why do you do this to yourself?" He mumbled, brushing the hair off her neck and wincing as he found yet more harmful words that meant everything to her but seemed harmless to anyone who didn't know. She coward back against the... (more »)
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All Hail the Invisibles
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Everyone is born with talents. Some you just know you have from the start And others you might discover and cultivate some years down the road… But you always have them. Some talents are obvious to onlookers - wizzy footwork on the... (more »)
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Possible Power Crisis Solution
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The state of California has suffered many difficulties in recent years. Two of the major situations facing the state, as well as many other states and territories thorough the U.S. is high unemployment and low electrical supplies. I may have a... (more »)
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My Depression & Suicide Thoughts
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From age 5-19 I have been severely. For years I have been walking with my head down, would not talk to anyone, and kept to myself. I did not want to tell anyone, scared of what people might say. I felt alone, hopeless, thinking to myself that I... (more »)
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What Makes the Difference?
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Everyone has a dream in life.I want to be this....and that...Good,but many people have died with their dreams.The world is being deprived of amusing talents.Someone somewhere with a wonderful talent....but the person is waiting for help to... (more »)
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Repainting Your Life This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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After reading an article titled, “How to Paint Your Room” in the June 2014 issue of Teen Ink, I was inspired to paint my own. I made a trip to the local hardware store, collected a paint fan deck (a fancy term for those paper colour samples... (more »)
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