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Depression: The Ugly Truth
By , Avondale, AZ
A thousand thoughts are running through your mind and you find it difficult to breathe. You shake all over but yet you find it difficult to care. You are numb and incredibly exhausted. You look in the mirror with tear stained cheeks and red... (more »)
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"You and your whimsical sense of humor."My friend choked as we finally ceased laughing over one of the stupid things I had deliberately said. "'Whimsical' is a big word."I put on a deadpan face, trying not to burst... (more »)
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Cut Them Off
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Guns kill people. This statement carries so much distress in the modern world, and yet the United States Government continues to allow such mindless, killing machines to parade across our land and refuses to take away one of our basic rights as... (more »)
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Thoughts of an Exchange Student: Beginning of...
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In my first article I gave you guys some understanding of the process of planning an exchange program and also some tips. In this piece I want to talk more in depth about how your first days away would roll! Let’s start talking... (more »)
Journalism
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There are so many opportunities for students in schools but almost none for aspiring writers. There are only a few classes like “creative writing” but none for students interested in the world of Journalism.  There are many benefits for... (more »)
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The Insufficiency of being a Human
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The way things carve out in life is surely mocking to the things we always expect. I am not complaining , I am not whining , I just want to highlight the beauty of being a human. Humans are capable of making magic , they are capable of finding... (more »)
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An Open Letter to Parents Who Let iPhones Raise...
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Dear Parents Whose Children Own iPhones, On behalf of teenagers working to get that new iPhone, I just wanted to let you know that you have revolutionized the meaning of childhood memories.  Thanks to your very generous gifts to... (more »)
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“No” Should Matter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Of all the wonderful pieces in the April issue, “‘No’ Should Matter” was by far my favorite. It’s a personal account of the author’s experience coping after being raped. When she was assaulted, alcohol was... (more »)
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WAR NO MORE This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“WAR NO MORE” by Tifara B. is a very moving poem that highlights the truth in the never-ending fight for racial equality. In her poem, Tifara compares and contrasts the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to today’s society,... (more »)
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A True High School Story This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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As a junior, I know the struggles associated with having a lot more on your plate than you can handle. Since I often bite off more than I can chew, “A True High School Story” resonated with me. Ethan G. managed to relay a... (more »)
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A Victim to Heroin This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Every issue of Teen Ink has a plethora of stories and pictures that enchant me and imbue me with refreshing perspectives of life and truth. One article in the March issue especially succeeded in grabbing my attention, since I’m an... (more »)
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Gravity This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I found Katie T.’s poem to be extremely captivating. It started out beautifully. I love how it is about a universal goddess who defies gravity. The figurative language is so effective and creative that I could picture what she was trying... (more »)
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Little Miss Sunshine Cart This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I’ve known I wanted to be a nurse since the day I took my dad’s stitches out. It was early evening, and Dad was hunched over the bathroom sink, shirtless, trying in vain to remove the thin blue sutures from the still-pink –... (more »)
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Superbad Superfunds This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Superfund” sites are polluted areas of our country that have been designated as so toxic that they receive federal funding to clean them up. One such site, Rocky Flats, is just 16 miles from Denver, Colorado. Since Rocky Flats has... (more »)
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Meditation in Schools This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Blacklick, OH
The schedule of the American teenager drowns us. According to the American Psychological Association, young adults are now the most stressed age group. This stress not only harasses our days, it also intrudes upon the sanctuary of our slumber;... (more »)
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Edna in the Stars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Plagued with a stripped memory and limited mobility, Edna sought the natural beauty of the universe the celestial skies that ominous cosmos her lithe body swaying gracefully and intoxicated by the openness of the air and... (more »)
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