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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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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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What Goes Far
By , Eaton, CO
You walk down the street. You do this every morning, it’s nothing new. You walk to work, you walk to school, you walk to the mall. It doesn’t really matter where you walk. No one ever notices any one else’s face. At least... (more »)
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Alzheimers
By , North Andover, MA
When people say, Alzheimer’s disease you may think of an old person being forgetful, but I think of devastation. Alzheimers is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, resulting in loss of memory and... (more »)
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The Apathetic Dress
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I came to school today and found that the entire group of kids was obsessing over a dress. A dress. I’m not kidding you. It had gone viral. The colors were apparently some kind of optical illusion; some saw black and blue, others saw gold and... (more »)
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The Power of the Minority: Harvesting Your Beliefs
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Within the context of World History comes the story of mankind's most stupendous struggles, failures, and triumphs.  When looking through the pages of our ancestral stories, we find that the most considerable strides towards the future... (more »)
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Fun Facts For You This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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 Here’s a fact you already knew: Pride and Prejudice is a book written by Jane Austen. It was adapted into a movie in 2005. The movie starred Keira Knightley. She looked very pretty. Here’s a fact you could have known:... (more »)
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Gen Z: My Point of View This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Censorship: One word that the general public hates to hear, and what writers dread while working on publications. When teenagers write, often it is to voice their frustrations in recent events in their lives, society, or even side comments they... (more »)
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Therapy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Therapy is for the crazy. The lunatics. The people with problems. I don't have problems. How can I, the varsity athlete, principal cellist, class president, be sitting inside the office of a therapist? But I am. The therapist's office is a... (more »)
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Learning to Survive This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“A sense of impending doom” is how my doctor described it. That said it all. I started having panic attacks last fall. My heart would race out of control while a whole lot of fear washed over me. These attacks seemed to occur for no apparent... (more »)
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Always There This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   It all started in February. My 40-year-old dad beganfeeling unusual pains around his stomach. Being stubborn, he refused to make anappointment with the doctor until the pain became unbearable. When the dayarrived for him to go,... (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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