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It's Better We Don't Know Each Other
By , Bloomfield Hills, MI
Isn’t it funny how much we pretend to know about people? I can’t possibly be the only one to imagine the lives of strangers while waiting in line at the grocery store. But it’s rather terrifying to think about how much we invent about our... (more »)
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Timeless
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I felt unaccustomed to the red plaid cloth across my skin and the tie I had clipped around my neck. And once I reached my new school, I found it even harder to breathe in this new environment. As I stepped into the small halls with the red... (more »)
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Upstander
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“Only 15-30% of people consider themselves an upstander” (Bullying and Cyberbullying).  An upstander is a person who sees an injustice, or something morally wrong, and they act positively to correct the issue. Not only can you... (more »)
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A Little Piece of Inspiration
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Don't let others judge you. Live your life judging yourself, judge your own actions and your own decisions. Imagine your life as a color book where you have to fill in different colors yourself. See your life in creative colors and not... (more »)
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12 Months and 12 Cans of Paint
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“I was wondering, would you like to paint a mural for the elementary school?” Before I knew it, those words would change my life for a whole year. My art teacher had watched me for the majority of a school year before... (more »)
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You Don't Have My Vote
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We need to spend less time talking about Mrs. Trump’s plagiarism of Mrs. Obama’s speech and more of that energy talking about training police offers to control rising situations. It shouldn’t matter who Mrs. Clinton’s running mate is and... (more »)
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Fighting Friends and Choosing Words
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We have to choose our words carefully nowadays. One slip and we could lose a friend. They say they’re fighting for equality but they’re really just creating more segregation, and because people are so damn stubborn on both sides of... (more »)
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Faces
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“Masks beneath masks until the bare bloodless skull”- Salman Rushdie World describes face as the most exotic anatomical part of a human body. Its ability to switch countless expression or to remain blank less has continued to... (more »)
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Hidden Truth of Life
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We live life as if it's forever lasting. We strive to get to the top to achieve our goals but many of us fall halfway and give up. We don’t see that our world revolves around money, many want to get to the top for money and fame. Achieving... (more »)
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The Science Behind Neuroticism in Creative...
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You probably think of creative geniuses as tortured artists or inventors. They’re made miserable by their own minds. That stereotype, according to research, may not be too far off. Neuroticism, characterizing a tendency for negative... (more »)
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Liberty and Justice for All?
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America was never great. No matter how much Trump says “Make America Great Again” it was never great to begin with. I live in a nation that was built on stolen land and pain from my ancestors. Back then slaves were whipped, lynched,... (more »)
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Women Are Not Weak
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In today’s 21 century also women are not given equal rights which they deserve. Men are still considered superior to women, but why ? You don’t have the answer , I know that because no reason can justify that. It has not started... (more »)
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Why Do We Obsess Over The Lipstick Shade Worn...
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Are we more than what we look like? While the answer may be a definite yes for someone like me or you, those in the limelight may beg to differ. Celebrities are constantly judged for what and who they are wearing even more so, one could say,... (more »)
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Surfing
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I stand on the beach with my board in my hand. I observe the surf and all the conditions that make up this gift from god: waves. I watch as a surfer drops in on a clean, crisp wave and before you know it he gets spit out of the misty,... (more »)
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Abuse Victims: They're Not Crying Wolf This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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As we loaded into the the maroon minivan, he didn’t try to hide his expression. My boyfriend at the time made it clear that he wasn’t happy I had come to support him. “It’s your fault that we lost. I always play badly when you come.”... (more »)
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Points of view
By , Yorktown, VA
             Bullying is horrible for everyone involved in it. Usually, people think of the bully as someone evil with no feelings. Although sometimes it is outside forces that are controlling the bully's actions.... (more »)
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