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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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Gay Rights: A Continuing Battle
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The only thing they have to look forward to is hope. And you have to give them hope. Hope for a better world, hope for a better tomorrow, hope for a better place to come to if the pressures at home are too great. Hope that all will be all... (more »)
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Loneliness No More
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I walk into the lunchroom with a stomach craving for the usual chocolate milk carton and two beef tacos drenched in hot sauce.  As every minute passes, my stomach grumbles and I get hungrier and hungrier as I impatiently wait in... (more »)
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A Dance For a Difference
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     Cliques. Laughter. Judgement. A room full of hundreds of people filter into groups of twelve. Wooden tables line up like a maze. Each table is oblivious to what is around them. Forty minutes to socialize with friends, feed... (more »)
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Bullying
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“192!” I hear my number called. My body stiffens. I hoist my skis up to the starting gate and concentrate on the task ahead. The crisp, cold air brushes against my face. My heart pounds. My body feels numb. The line ahead of me shortens... (more »)
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Helping Other
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Bullying has never been a part of my life. I've minimally seen it. The schools that I have been attending usually had no drama. That was until this past fall, I saw bullying happening every minute and couldn't make it stop. The app... (more »)
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Bullying
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High school is a festering corpse where sociopaths flourish.  I’ve seen relationships end the same day they began, and best friends become strangers.  Some people thrive in these four, short years, while others struggle to... (more »)
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Bullying
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My New Year's resolution is to make at least one person's day a little bit better every day. This is what I read on white board in my high school’s hallway. White boards were placed in every hallway for people to write positive... (more »)
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The Strongest Person I Know
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She is one of the strongest people I have ever met and whenever I see her, she is smiling and happy. But deep down, I know she’s hurting and sad. It hurts to hear about your best friend being the victim of bullying when you aren’t... (more »)
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Bullying
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Sitting alone in a room full of people, I lay my head down and cover my face and my tears. I hear footsteps. “Hey, what’s going on here?” I peek one eye out of my sleeve and see a strange face. Who is this? And why... (more »)
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Bullying
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 As you walk into the hallway oyou observe pieces of paper littering every locker, each piece representing an effort made by the school to make every student feel appreciated. After the school had faced a bullying problem with an anonymous... (more »)
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