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Go Get it Girl
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How many girls in this world fall behind?  How many lack the knowledge, resources, or inspiration to succeed?  The answer is hard- too many to count.  This is why the phrase “Go Get it Girl” popped in my head one day.  This would be my... (more »)
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The True Cost of Capital Punishment
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Ladies and gentlemen, please take a moment to allow me to welcome you to the year two ­thousand and fifteen.   This is a great year because the United States will graciously bestow upon us the opportunity to murder dozens upon... (more »)
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TeenInk-- Without you, I don't know what I'd do. Sitting all day Wasting my time away Waiting for someone To make my day But that's you And everyday you make me hope That someday I'll get a note That says, kindly "You're welcome."... (more »)
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Most of the time, viewers only “view” your work if, a) you shared the link or b) it’s featured on the main page or elsewhere. These usually have a small, red mark with a white check slashing through its center, known by Teen Ink--and its... (more »)
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Rumors
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Rumors are nasty things. They're started for different reasons; jealousy, misunderstandings. They can spread quickly, being changed with every person that hears the story. It could start out with an innocent "Charlie's parents are on vacation."... (more »)
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Staying Connected with the World
Language is how we communicate. It is how we share our thoughts and feelings to one another. It is how we stay connected. Our modern world is full of different, elaborate languages, and we are fortunate enough to be able to learn them in... (more »)
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Can We Stop Bullying?
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Bullies are everywhere. They are on the internet. They are at school. They are in our family. They are even at the church you might go to.  Bullies, can be you or me.  I was bullied when I went to school. I was not skinny enough. I was not... (more »)
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The Danger of Fossil Fuels
Gasoline and coals drilled consistently from Earth under the name of fossil fuels have always been an essential component in our car industries and a source for gasoline for generations. These fossil fuels that originated from dead plant... (more »)
Subsection: Environment Articles  
When I Grow Up
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Have you seen someone talk about what they really want to do or have one day? You watch them wander in their own thoughts. Suddenly, they aren't talking to you. They're talking to themselves. They're reveling in the idea of what they want. They... (more »)
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Congratulations! You Failed!
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Typically the words “congratulations” and “you failed” aren’t paired together, so why are they now? You see, failing isn’t necessarily a negative thing. There are several beneficial aspects of failing that... (more »)
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Step Up, Step Down This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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There are very few of us here. That was the very first thought that crossed my mind when I stepped onto the farm. I knew that I was going to be a semi-farmer for the summer, but I assumed that there would be more diversity. Instead, as I... (more »)
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Anxiety
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Negative emotions and nerves chill your bones and dances down your spine. Worry approches you, comes up and grazes your brain. Then it plunges deep into the abyss of day to day worries which turn into weeks, months, or even years. The nerves... (more »)
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Aesthetics of a Smart Cookie This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Dear Mr./Ms. Editor, My very first Teen Ink was handed to me by my 7th grade English teacher. It was supposed to be something to do after we'd finished our sentence structure test, and so we waited until everyone else finished their... (more »)
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PREACH: Is Perfect Really Worth It?
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Why be perfect? Is perfect really worth it? Why be perfect, when you can mess up, make mistakes and hurt inside? Why let people push you too far, why challenge others when you could be challenging yourself. Why be a person, who is flawless,... (more »)
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Live When You're Alive
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It is surprising to see how so many people find it extremely difficult to just do what they want to do. Whether it is parents, relatives, your social circle or other factors, something or another is always pulling you down.   Listening to... (more »)
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Feedback - "My Father's Name is #3022"
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“My Father’s Name is #3022” by Jack S. touched me emotionally. The author really let me into his head, and gave me insight on what it feels like to have to explain that he was conceived through artificial insemination. As what... (more »)
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