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Lauren's Story: Sexual Assult on College... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I found Amanda C.'s article "Lauren' s story: Sexual Assult on College Campus," moving because of the life changing effects an unspoken sexual assult can conclude with. Due to the lack of reports of sexual assults, it makes... (more »)
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Count the Stars
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Have you ever had that strange feeling as if you were stuck in an endless loop? As if, in a time when the entire universe is changing and wonderful things are happening all around you, you’re still stuck? Your life plays out like a movie... (more »)
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Animal Shelters
By , Peru, KS
As a kid, I would always walk down to our local animal shelter and look at all the dogs. Just wishing I could take them home. Their barks and whines and those sad droopy eyes staring at me. Or rather when I would be watching tv and they had the... (more »)
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Ellen the Generous This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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One of the most popular talk show hosts today is Ellen Degeneres. Her show averages about 4 million viewers per episode (Wikipedia). Her success is due to her incredible sense of kindness, generosity, and charity. Ellen’ show airs every... (more »)
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Health Class Failure This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I remember sitting in my Health Class. I remember the weather: 72 degrees, partly sunny, the kind of days that we love in the Midwest after long winters. We were talking about sex, and I remember just waiting and hoping they would cover me.... (more »)
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Sunsets
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Okay. Take a breath. Don’t stress. Stress. Stress. Stress. Wait. Stop. Where’d it go? Where’d I go? Slow down. Slow down . . . breath. I go too fast too often. I don’t take chances to just breathe. I go too fast. I panic.... (more »)
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Hazardous Waste
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We live at a day in age where unfinished bananas and half-emptied cartons of milk or chinese leftovers are thrown away. They are swallowed by the garbage can and that is the last we think of it. However, our waste doesn’t simply disappear.... (more »)
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Getting Rid of GMOs
By , Grand Rapids, MI
GMO´s have been around for 30 years. They are in most of the fast food, candy ,fruits, vegetables and even the medicines that our doctors prescribe people With every single day. Most people aren't even aware of What Genetically... (more »)
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Dying to be Barbie
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Living in a world surrounded by media which imposes a “perfect” image for all women to reach towards is a prevalent cause of eating disorders today. Models and actresses that are alleged role models for girls around the world are... (more »)
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Help Will Come
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You bolt awake … but you're not immediately sure what awakened you. You blearily fumble for your cell phone to check the time, but as you reach for the bedside table, you gasp—your hand passes through the oak nightstand as if... (more »)
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The American Nightmare
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Near the end of the 18th century, the industrialization replaced handmade goods and skilled craftsmen with machines powered by an endless amount of workers. As time progressed, the birth of machines allowed people to buy materials that they... (more »)
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The Passion I Feel
By , Dickinson, TX
How can someone take something so passionate from you and act as if they didn't do anything wrong? How is it fair that you worked for years fighting to be better and then someone rips it away and tosses your work out the door? How can... (more »)
Don't Deport Dreamers This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I wholeheartedly agree with Andy Z. on not deporting dreamers because they haven't done anything bad to America, they haven't harmed anyone and all they really want is to educate themselves in order to get an amazing job. Immigrants... (more »)
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Climate Change
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Politics, They make up our everyday life: from having the ability to go to the grocery store  and buy foods of our choice, to being able to vote or go to college. As told by a podcast I once listened to. Everything is political but not... (more »)
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The Shadow of Patriarchy
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In a society where women are inferior to men, their bodies controlled by men, their actions carried to please a man, yields a breeding ground for the detrimental effects of overpopulation. In countries such as India, women are deprived of the... (more »)
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Food for Thought
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I found "Food for thought", by Pepper P. very interesting because in the beginning I didn't understand why the employee of the fast food place was reacting the way he did, but when i realized why, i found it extremely rude and... (more »)
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