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A Broken Existance
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Sometimes, you just have to release the darkness and allow it to consume the harshest realities you've created. You could even create a hundred different excuses and lie to yourself, but we both would know you suck at lying. I don't want a... (more »)
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My Family
A lot of things matter to me, however, if I had to pick one thing that matters most to me, I'd have to say my family. I choose family because they have made a big impact on my life. When I say family, I mean my brother, sister, parents, and... (more »)
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My Social Media Detox
By , West Orange, NJ
Symptoms of Facebook withdrawal include agitation, anxiety, increased tearing, insomnia, and decreased sociability. Subsequent symptoms of Instagram withdrawal: agitation, anxiety, more free time, and a better self-image. Ensuing symptoms of... (more »)
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The Weight of Peer Pressure
Everyone has experienced this difficulty more than once in their lifetime. Peer Pressure. Unfortunately it’s not something we can all hide from. So what do you do when the event presence itself? Do you say no or just give in?... (more »)
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How to Tell If He’s a Meninist
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Recently, there has been a backlash against the feminist movement and it’s called… meninism (pronounced as: puh-thet-ik). Some women have been worried because meninism supports the already-existing patriarchy. For instance,... (more »)
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Negro to Niqqa
By , escondido, CA
Listen, listen, listen Linda.  Isn't it so funny how much times have changed?  Is it just me or have we taken a giant step backwards in the progress, the sufferage, and dying love our ancesors gave to us?  I'm... (more »)
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Pansexuality
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In the 15 years, I’ve lived in this world, I’ve learned to separate the Idiot-ignoramus’s and the Nice, but honestly confused people into two categories. The Idiot-ignoramus’s, as their name suggests, are the... (more »)
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Build-A-Baby
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On December 17th, 1938, two German scientists made a discovery that changed science forever: nuclear fission. Chemists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered barium in neutron-bombarded uranium, and realized that they had split the atom.... (more »)
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Deadly Eating Disorders
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About 4% of teens are estimated to have an eating disorder, most lasting between 1 and 15 years. They usually start off as an idea to "get healthy" and get rid of the "muffin top" and "extra flab." But what most teens don't realize is how... (more »)
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Brown This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Brown” by Megha A. is the most beautiful poem I’ve read in a long time. It centers around a specific person’s eyes, and the best part is that those eyes are brown. When I realized this piece of writing was about... (more »)
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TeenInk.com Changes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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TeenInk.com has introduced a new rating system, and a new comment system as well. I love both of these changes, especially the new comment system, which is much less tedious than the previous one. I hope it encourages TeenInk.com users to... (more »)
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1% Survival Rate This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
“1% Survival Rate” by Trey B. shows that there can be a happy ending if you just have hope and strength. His story grabbed my attention and didn’t let go until the very end. Trey writes about how his rare illness, a genetic... (more »)
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Understanding White Privilege This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Understanding White Privilege” by Jack C. was a big reality check. The examples he included of nonwhites being discriminated against by law enforcement and employers filled me with frustration and anger. I am an... (more »)
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Silent Speech This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Silent Speech” by Tennessee H. is a touching story. It is very well written, and I could imagine exactly what was happening throughout the piece. At the end she states, “He loves me. I love him. And that is that.” What... (more »)
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How Tall Are You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I found “Andrea”’s article “How Tall Are You?” very relatable. She wrote about how her height used to make her insecure. I am 5'11" and understand exactly how she feels. I get asked the same questions she... (more »)
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The F-Word This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Feminism. That one word can stir up an unbelievable amount of controversy. When I tell people I’m a feminist, it seems as though I get nothing but negative reactions. An angry look and an outraged “Why do you hate men?” A... (more »)
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