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How I Was Affected
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I am part of a group called the antlers and we focus on helping people with disabilities and veterans. I help at canteens which is a dance for people with disabilities such as but not limited to down syndrome. After helping at my third canteen I... (more »)
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Same Love
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Famous rapper, Macklemore, produced a song in 2012 speaking out against the hatred of homosexual couples titled Same Love. It accurately describes the struggle that homosexuals are dealing with in today’s society, especially in his last... (more »)
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Sea of Society
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No one wanted it for her. They took pity when they saw how broken she was. They tried to pick up the pieces and mend her shattered existence, but nothing worked. Everything that they tried was deemed failure because they just didn't get it. It... (more »)
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How Playing Sports Affects Kids and Teens
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More Than Just A Game Swish. Buzz. Boom. These may just seem like the sounds of sports, but they are the sounds of a life changing. The sound of pure passion. Playing sports can really affect the lives of kids and teens. Studies have shown... (more »)
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How Our Society Is Still Disjoined
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“Everybody thinks that equality comes from identifying people, and that’s not where equality comes from. Equality comes from treating everybody the same regardless of who they are” this quote by Matthew Bomer shows and... (more »)
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A Miracle: How A Toddler Made His Grandmother...
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Being young was the most backbreaking time of my life. I couldn’t talk; I had autism. Every single day began with unsuspected temper-tantrums and other problematic troubles. I was a slim, inquisitive individual. I enjoyed using my senses to... (more »)
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Climate Change v.s. Climate Oscillation
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Climate change is defined as “a change in global or regional climate patterns...attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels” by oxforddictionary.com. Climate change is... (more »)
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It's Never Over
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‘It’s over’ is a phrase that means some event or part in our lives has come to an end. Most of the time, we will experience this phrase and become met with sadness at what we have lost. Some of us, however, may experience it when certain... (more »)
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The Underrated Art Form
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 I don’t think I could type “Video games are an art form” without half of the world rolling their eyes and the other half dismissing me entirely. To say that videogames are on the same level as music, painting, film,... (more »)
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True Feminism
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Feminism. That word is thrown around so much now days. Not many people even know what it really means anymore. So many have turned it into something it isn't and tainted this beautiful word.   Feminism is supposed to be about complete... (more »)
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Harm Is More Than Hate and Hurt
What is self harm? What counts as self harm? Why do people do it? Who’s to blame? What do these people look like? Self harm around the world is a growing problem, it’s time to understand the whos, whats, and whys of this issue.... (more »)
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Jamie was a tall, pale girl whose lips always looked like she had just eaten a cherry popsicle.  She spent her whole life thinking she had it all figured out. If all things went according to plan, she would take over the family business in... (more »)
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Surface Level
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Sometimes I wonder if i am actually seeing things for what they are. We fail to realize that what we see is not what we get. Our eyes are trained to look at things a certain way. For example... If I were to hold up an apple, what would you see?... (more »)
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A Helping Hand
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“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”       ~Franklin D. Roosevelt During the... (more »)
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My Opinion on Bullying
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In my opinion I think that bullying is something that is pointless. There is not a point in putting someone else down because it makes someone else feel better about themselves. I think that if everyone keeps there comments to themselves,... (more »)
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Animal Cruelty
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Every ten seconds in America another sweet, innocent animal is abused. These animals can range from a household pet like a dog and a cat, to a circus animal. Also farm animals, could possibly be abused.  Animal cruelty is harming any... (more »)
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