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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 »)
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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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trying to manage your life to get into the...
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It’s Sunday night and I’m trying to forget about all the work I have just done and still have to do. It’s crazy that I have to go back to school in 9 hours, and I really just want to sleep in and not show up. The last time I didn’t go to... (more »)
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discrimination against girls who play softball This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Everyday the male gender is discriminating young girls about playing sports. I honestly don’t understand what they’re problem with girl athletes are. Is it because they’re afraid we might do better than them, that we might... (more »)
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The Stand Against Body Shaming This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Body Shaming : Inappropriate negative statements and attitudes toward another persons weight or size. “too fat” “too skinny” “get on a diet” “she probably starves herslef” When... (more »)
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Chasing Destiny
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I've been through this before. I have seen enough. Why can't I just move on and do what I like to do? What do I love and enjoy? hmm... that's A very tricky question. Simply because you don't approve my status or belief. I... (more »)
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Misconceptions About Vegetarianism This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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         There are many vegetarians in the world. In a study conducted in 2008, there are approximately 7.3 million adult vegetarians, which is only 3.2% of America’s population. Of that, 1 million, or 0.5% are... (more »)
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I Am Not Objectifying Myself
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Let's get this straight, I am not objectifying myself, and I was never an object to begin with. I  am female. I am all of my double X chromosomes and any identifying features that mark me as "woman". I am all of my body, not an object that is... (more »)
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Delving Into The Supernatural
Monsters. Ghosts. Ghouls. Vampires. Werewolves. Everything supernatural. We heard the tales as kids; we were scared of the monsters under the bed, in the closet, wherever. This isn’t about whether they exist or not, I think I’m going to... (more »)
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The Power of Brand New Sneakers
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Do you know that feeling you get when you open up a box with a brand new pair of sneakers? I know about 40 people who didn't, until I started this project.    Over the last two summers, I've put together sneaker drives... (more »)
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The A Student Mentality This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My friend came into class crying last Friday. I didn't know why, but my asking didn't cease the confusion. She had told me it was because she had failed her AP Biology test. She had a B in the class, and she knew she absolutely failed the... (more »)
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What Is Bullying
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There are few types of bullying that  happen to kids. What is bullying you may ask? Well it is an unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the... (more »)
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Lacrosse
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My lacrosse uniform is a very discusting peace of material. Its what you would call rachet and nasty and nobody loves it an it hardly gets washed. But rhen i thought, what if i didnt have it? The loss of something so vial and discusting but yet... (more »)
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