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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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On Learning How to Take Up Space Without Apology
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Listen: You cannot give back what you stole from yourself. You can’t feed your body the things you denied it while it was quivering beneath the whip of your merciless, perfectionist dysmorphia, or erase the scars you’ve carved into it, or... (more »)
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Think Green Folks
By , Malaysia, Malaysia
Nowadays there are lots of environmental issues that keep popping out on the news. Lately this become a viral topic everywhere. Do you know what are these environmental issues? What causing it to happen? What can you do to stop it? Sit back and... (more »)
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Until That Doll House
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It was huge. At least three feet high. Taller than any toddler could reach. And pink. So much pink that my eyes smarted. I hadn't seen that much pink since my friend's birthday party in second grade. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve... (more »)
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Texting Death
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In 2011, about 1.3 million car crashes occurred due to texting while driving. As a result, 3,360 people died and 337,000 people were injured. In fact, texting makes a car accident 23 times more likely to happen. The devastating consequences... (more »)
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B is for Bulimia
By , Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
B is for bear, B is for balloon. B is for bulimia. While kids and young adults still remember what the letter b stands for, usually some common noun, my mind takes on a more obscure and dull ideal. Blurry flashbacks and memories round up inside... (more »)
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It's Not All Racist
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We are living in an era of political correctness, which has been the source of much controversy over how much of it is necessary. There have also been many new “hot topics” arising within the issue of racism such as cultural appropriation,... (more »)
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Got Debt?
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Money, money, money; it’s what makes the world go round. Those with money have power. Those without . . . a lack thereof. And what comes with the constant flow of money in our world? Debts, debts, debts.   Today, the total US consumer... (more »)
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Why Can't I Have My Say
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I have a lot to say, but unfortunately I can’t because of a number I was branded with my, age. The youth of Australia, The future mother, fathers, CEO’s, military and even leaders of our nation. Ask any one of them and they will... (more »)
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The Story of My Life This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When people meet me for the first time, the question I am always asked—besides the ever-so-condescending, “How tall are you?”—is, “Are you, like, Indian, or something?” Well, okay, they don’t sound that... (more »)
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Learning to Live Without Knowledge
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When you’re in high school the one thing you hear from the second you set foot on the campus as a freshman is, “Let’s talk about college.” There’s no simple way to ease into it, and there’s no way around it,... (more »)
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