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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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Decisions
Growing up and moving on is such a hard thing to wrap our heads around. Should we stay in our comfortable positions and follow down the path of simple minded normality or should we stray from the pack and create our own path? This has to be one... (more »)
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The Generation of Burden
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Look around in a high school. Though other factors among the students may very well differ, each of them has a backpack, purse, or other type of pouch in which to carry their school materials. Speaking from personal experience, that backpack... (more »)
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Worthless
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Have you ever felt worthless? Do you know someone who has lost  a friend or relative and they came to you for help? Are you someone who lost a friend or relative asked for help but it feels like no one cares? Has someone came to you for advise... (more »)
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It's Just How It Works
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Life is just some metaphorical phrase, that we are supposed to believe will fill us with happiness and self-sufficiency. When we live we know we will eventually die, but we don’t know when or why. When will it happen? That question almost... (more »)
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Poverty Fosters Crime Yes/No
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From the ancient civilization of Harappa and Indus Valley and the Mauryans to the modern day civilization; all but one thing has changed. This “one thing” is something which has always plagued the world and will continue to do so... (more »)
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Today's World for a Dog is "Ruff"
3.9 million. Imagine the house one could get with that amount of money. Imagine how many pennies that would be if they were dropped into a fountain. 3.9 million. Unfortunately, this number is not a positive one. 3.9 million. This number... (more »)
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Childhood Obesity
Important aspects of personal growth and development are common struggles. One of the toughest common struggles out there to face is obesity. Three objectives in overcoming obesity is first, have the mind set in how this task is going to be... (more »)
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Get Out of Jail Free Badge?
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"I can't breathe!" were the last words of 42-year-old Eric Garner. Eric was confronted by Officer Daniel Pantaleo while selling cigarettes in front of a hair salon. Eric "resisted arrests" despite showing no aggression,... (more »)
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Physics of Life: Static Friction
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Static or limiting friction in Physics is the frictional force that has to be overcome before a body can start to move over another.That is the physics aspect.Let's apply it to life.In Ashutosh Gowariker's Everest which is currently being aired... (more »)
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The Broken Dolls
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The Bully       From the moment my horrible words entered her ears, Juliet was done, finished, dead. She was a walking corpse. And so was I, because the moment Juliet Harris decided to leave this world, I was no longer Sophia... (more »)
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Support After Sexual Assault
I found Alex H's article “Support After Sexual Assault” a good story.  It is sad how people treat others.  I cannot believe a thirty year old man would do that to a seventeen-year-old girl and that her so called... (more »)
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