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Make Me This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Make me a joke so I can make people laugh. Make me a medicine so I can cure all ills. Make me a blanket so I can keep others warm. Make me a shield so I can protect the frightened. Make me a story so I can spark... (more »)
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Salkehatchie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Salkehatchie. Strange word, isn’t it? I looked it up in an online dictionary, and it asked me if I meant “balkhash.” However, Salkehatchie is not a made-up word. In addition to being the name of a river in South... (more »)
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Sharing a Dance This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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To many it seemed that Khloe would never break out of her shell. She had a learning disability, felt the need to stick to a routine, and was always too shy to speak in class. I was given the assignment (and later realized privilege) of dancing... (more »)
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Intolerance: An Analysis of Racial Intolerance... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Over the past century, racism and intolerance have caused 62 million men, woman, and children to perish. These deaths have taken place in numerous forms including Government-Supported ethnic cleansing, forced suicides, war crimes, terrorism,... (more »)
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There is Something Wrong With Your Eyes
By , Cary, NC
I attended public school up through my first year of High School. My first year in HIgh School I was in a very large, very crowded school with about 2,400 students at the time from grades nine through twelve. Throughout the entire year, I... (more »)
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Society Is Plain Wrong
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“You are imperfect. Permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful,” as quoted by Amy Bloom. Society today is all about using media for pointless things. Some people use it for good things, some people use it for bad... (more »)
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Ending the Seperation
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June 26, 2015: the day that changed the world for 43% of its populations. The day that gay marriage became legal in all fifty states yet we are still seeing outbursts of discrimination (“50 States”). When searching the phrase on... (more »)
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Is Prejudice Injustice?
By , Ammon, ID
Have you ever heard people comment that God loves everyone? On November 16, 2015 a new policy caused a ripple effect throughout Salt Lake City, Ut and many other states. Hundreds of people who have been part of Mormon churches and are in... (more »)
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Nicotine
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I’m sick of the smell of the cigarette when I always walk to Yokohama Station (Japan). Everyday, when I go walking, I see at least thirty people smoking a day. I’m seriously annoyed by this. I see people smoke every day buying those 400 yen... (more »)
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Instagram: A Lost Opportunity
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Social Media is an empowering tool in today's society. It is an environment for creativity and social connections. It is an endless source of information and a way for many to express themselves. It provides a convenient place for people... (more »)
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The Influence of Pop Culture
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Pop culture reaches millions of viewers daily in the USA. Through television, movies, social media, magazines or any other way it reaches them, pop culture portrays countless representations of society as a whole. One controversial issue at... (more »)
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That Mixed Girl
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The first time I really took notice of my race was when I came with my father to work. At the time, he rented out bounce arounds and other party supplies. This time, the party was in the hood.    I was six and thus excused to play with the... (more »)
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Smoking While Driving
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Sadness, happiness, anger, or anxiety are emotions that lead  someone to take a cigarette and smoke, no matter where they are or what they are doing. From 1995 to 1999, there were 12,780 car accidents related to smoking while driving.... (more »)
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"A Desperate Guy's Guide to Promposal" by Joe Rodri Raleigh is very relatable to teenage boys. In this memoir, Joe devised a master plan to try and ask a girl to go to the prom with him. He had been building a solid relationship... (more »)
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When to Walk Away
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We've all had less than happy friendships, and sometimes people change for the worse. When relationships start going downhill, it's important to know when it's time to walk away.   Sure, some people are just going through a bad phase.... (more »)
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Do Good Grades Matter?
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“I don’t want to do homework! Do I really have to study? I’ll finish working later.” These are all responses children may say about work. “It doesn’t matter!” they may yell, but they could never be more... (more »)
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