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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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Am I Myself?
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It would not be a mistake were I to state that many youngsters are attempting to find themselves. It has always been a part of teenage lives - defining who you truly are. For one it might come with an ease, whilst for the others it is highly... (more »)
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Dear Meat Eaters...
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Dear meat eaters, Some of you may think that we vegetarians are forcing our opinions on you. Here is the truth: we’re not. For example, if you are reading this and you are a meat eater, you may become offended if I criticize you... (more »)
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Industrial Hemp
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The modern world has come to rely on non-renewable resources as much as we rely on oxygen to breathe – which is becoming tainted, by the way, from our excessive use of non-renewable resources. The world relies primarily trees and oil, which... (more »)
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Why Soda Is Harmful
I’ve had many encounters with soda, and they are the good encounters. I love to drink this stuff, but I don’t always sip it every single day. Some people think it is ok, but really it isn’t. Now I like the fizzy-ness and strong taste, but... (more »)
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No Technology, No Life
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Technology is something that everyone has at there fingertips. Is nothing like they had in the past. How we find information by using the technology today has changed the way we work, think and play. Today in schools across the world we access... (more »)
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A Helping Hand
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“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”       ~Franklin D. Roosevelt During the... (more »)
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How I Was Affected
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I am part of a group called the antlers and we focus on helping people with disabilities and veterans. I help at canteens which is a dance for people with disabilities such as but not limited to down syndrome. After helping at my third canteen I... (more »)
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My Opinion on Bullying
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In my opinion I think that bullying is something that is pointless. There is not a point in putting someone else down because it makes someone else feel better about themselves. I think that if everyone keeps there comments to themselves,... (more »)
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Same Love
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Famous rapper, Macklemore, produced a song in 2012 speaking out against the hatred of homosexual couples titled Same Love. It accurately describes the struggle that homosexuals are dealing with in today’s society, especially in his last... (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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