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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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Time Well Spent
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Time is the most valuable thing each and every one of us possesses. The way we choose to spend it will serve to either be a blessing or a burden to you and those around you. As a child I would go out into the woods with my dad and go camping.... (more »)
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Techno “logic”
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 I’ve always wondered, “Do people ever really appreciate the things around them? Do they ever even just observe the things around them? Do they ever stop gazing at their technological devices or glare at those who interrupt... (more »)
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The 12 People
The 12 People Greetings. You are currently reading this, which leads me into believing you are interested in what is written on these pages, and I am going to act like You really are. I am going to talk about emotions in a theory I've had in... (more »)
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Agender Angst This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I wholeheartedly agree with Phoenix Q. in her article Anger Angst. She says, "to most of the world, I and other non-binary people are invisible". I definanly agree that statement is sadly true. People just really dont know of them ,or... (more »)
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Just Thoughts
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It’s ridiculous, I’ll say that much.   As humans and people and individuals in society, we’ve begun to revolved around ourselves and fight for places that don’t even matter. Who cuts the most? Who tried to... (more »)
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Dinosaur Trees!
Did you know that prehistoric plants and animals have been secretly living among us for over 10 million years? Just recently scientists have discovered the linkages between these modern species and their prehistoric relatives. Take the... (more »)
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Hatred
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Hatred, no matter how hard you, or I, or anyone else for that matter try, can never be destroyed. It is as essential a part of life as anything else like eating, or thinking, or sleeping is. It is an inseparable part of human nature just like... (more »)
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Religion: Will it Blend? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Those of us who get the Teen Ink magazine probably have seen an article: 'An atheist at a Christian summercamp'. While well presented, there is a statement that I cannot agree with. Pretty much the author says that there is no religion that... (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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