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Unconscious This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There was a dead girl in front of the library this morning. She was breathing, but she wasn’t alive. Whatever existence she’d had during her few years – I calculated she was around 13 – certainly wasn’t life. She was tossed carelessly on... (more »)
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Fitting In This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I wouldn't ask for a dressing room. My mom always asked for me. The evening before I had repeatedly risen from my seat and piled on excess noodles suffocated in meat sauce. Then I licked my bowl with the buttered garlic bread, leaving no... (more »)
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Suicide and the Media
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Sensitivity must be used when the media reports on teen suicides. Sounds obvious, but it doesn’t always happen. And when it doesn’t, you often find copycat attempts in the wake of a teen suicide. How does it happen? Impulsive teenagers are... (more »)
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Dear Peers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Peers, I used to look up to you. I used to try to get your attention. I used to want to fit in by wearing weird clothes and listening to all the lies you’d tell me. I used to laugh at jokes that weren’t funny. I used to let you copy... (more »)
Subsection: Pride & Prejudice Articles   106 comments
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Homeschool Blues This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I get stereotyped a lot. When I meet someone for the first time, we’ll be talking about movies, music, or summer jobs – then, the dreaded question: “So, where do you go to school?” I shift slightly. I know how they’re going to ­react. I... (more »)
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Animal Cruelty Must Stop This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Every day in the United States animals are beaten, neglected, or forced to struggle for survival. Left in unsanitary conditions with no food or water, they have little hope as they live out their days without the compassion they deserve. Some are... (more »)
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Beating Anorexia This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
“You can sit there. The ­doctor will be right with you.” The nurse gestured me to the waiting room. Come on, do I really need to be here? I'm not sick enough to be here. “Jane! The doctor will see you now.” Great … The office... (more »)
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L.O.V.E
By , citrus heights, CA
L-living hell O-out of my mind V-verge of death E-everythings fine   Imagine if you were so upset (depressed) that you were sitting in your room crying with a blade in your hand. Door locked so no one can stop you or save you... (more »)
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Over a Text
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Well I never experienced a break up over a text, but I think it can be the worst thing to do in a relationship other than cheating. This story made feel the emotion of writer, like I was the one receiving the break up text.  How the person... (more »)
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Bullying and How It Affects People
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Bullying is one of the most growing problems in the US. Bullying is anything that you can do to hurt someone emotionally or physically. There are 3 types of bullying: Verbal, Physical, and Cyber. Cyber is online. Anything that you do online... (more »)
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Review of Over a Text
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In “Over a Text”, Emma Honsowetz explains what its like to get broken up with in a text message. She explains, “You waited to see if something I did caught your interest. And instead of explaining things face to face like a decent person... (more »)
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Breaking A Heart Over Text This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Emma H. writes, “Over A Text” which is about how her boyfriend left her and how he did it. Some people fall in love and become obsessed with the person, others were never in love, others never cared about them. They only cared about... (more »)
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My Medicated Self
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A girl who has ADHD talks about how this one pillow changes how she acts, talks, speaks, and thinks. When she was the age of seven her mother told her to take this. It was a pink pill with a glass of water and her mother said, “here take... (more »)
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Home Alone
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In “Home Alone” by Ronnie M., he tells his story of the time his home was invaded while home alone with his sister.  Ronnie and his sister, Rachel, weren’t very close and stayed out of each others way.  They were... (more »)
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Suck It In
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“Suck It In” by Kristen H. is extremely well written.  She talks about the time she traveled to France with her family and during a Christmas card photo shoot her mother told her to “suck it in.”  After that... (more »)
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A Letter to My Future Daughter
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You are beautiful, but you are more than that too. A girl’s greatest asset is not her beauty; remember that, darling. You hold infinities inside of you, are more intelligent that you could ever imagine, contain a gorgeously overwhelming... (more »)
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