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I AM THE ONE WHO GOT DEATH BEFORE LIFE, AND I AM THE ONE WITH TEARS BEFORE SMILE. I EXIST HERE AS A DAWNED PEARL, I AM THE ONE, YES, I AM A GIRL. Centuries have rolled into oblivion, history has lamented over me, the sun flashes... (more »)
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The Truth About Reading
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I was sitting at my desk, looking at a pile of books, with an open journal in my hands. I started thinking about what I had learned from those books. That is when this thought popped into my head:   A true reader is not defined by... (more »)
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Shark Attacks Becoming Ordinary
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Is what experts say about sharks true?            Have you ever seen the movie Jaws? When that terrifying, large shark goes up the New England coast and kills a bunch of beach goers. We all know... (more »)
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Entitlement
By , Benton harbour, Australia
Entitlement – is another word for suffering. The dictionary won’t describe it as this but the two – suffering and entitlement – come hand in hand. Someone has to feel done wrong by to feel entitled. Like, the world has... (more »)
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Reading Is Optional...but Is It?
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Summer Reading Program 2016 for Teens! This year, we’ve decided to do things a bit differently. Now, you can enjoy participating in the Teen Summer Reading Program without reading, unless you want to! No, this is not a line picked up from... (more »)
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Why Should We Give a Frack?
      Hydraulic Fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, is the process of using a water, sand, and chemical mixture to forcefully sever rocks deep underground.  The purpose of this process is to expose the natural gas,... (more »)
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When Kind Souls Leave
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Christina Grimme was a singer with an extraordinary voice. I obviously didn’t know her personally but still I feel sad on hearing the news of her death, maybe because she was shot by someone who she was kind to, or maybe I feel sad... (more »)
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On Being Human
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Its very surprising  to see people taking their daily lives so seriously. thinking about such things at this age is too heavy. I see people running toward a goal that ends nowhere. I see people struggling to earn bread that they never had.  I... (more »)
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The N Word
By , Buckhannon, WV
The other day on whisper (an app) I got into a fight with a racist guy. Who told me that "you blacks need to leave MY country". I then calmly told him a) you brought us here And b) if this land belongs to anyone it's... (more »)
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Thoughts
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When one mentions the phrase “necessary for thought”, a word that frequently enters the minds of most individuals is “consciousness”. While consciousness provides a suitable environment for consistent reflection and rational mental... (more »)
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How to Be King of the Industry World
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Ah, the petrol smell of burning fuel, the hissing sound of trees crashing on the forest floor, the vision of those beautiful hazy fumes swaying above the factory skyline on a warm summer day. Isn’t that every person’s perfect dream?... (more »)
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A World Full of Barbies
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How often do you think about the way you look? Are you confident in your body? Do you love yourself? Many people can relate to thinking about those questions at at least one point in their lives. Teenage boys and girls are constantly wondering,... (more »)
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Pressure Equals Cheating
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Have you ever been quandary when taking a test and not knowing the answer to a question? And you get the urge to look over at your friend’s test for an answer? Then finally you got caught for cheating. The teacher calls you to their desk.... (more »)
Bernie Sanders Believes Clinton Should Be...
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Bernie Sanders, the Democratic candidate who has captured America by storm with his “Feel the Bern” campaign, is refusing to concede to Hillary Clinton. Why?  He believes her motives to become president are jaded and manipulative. “What... (more »)
We Need to Talk About Orlando
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At the time of writing this article, it has been one week since a madman that I refuse to name, killed 49 innocent people for being at a gay bar in what has been called the most deadly shooting in American history. For many people this was just... (more »)
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Age and the Elderly
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Do you think age is important? In my opinion it defnitely isn't. In fact it makes me sad to see how new and older generations are growing apart in every day life. Older people are often forgotton. They were different things anad listen to... (more »)
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