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Communtiy Service
A couple of years ago, I volunteered at a food pantry not far from where I live. The food pantry was where people that are struggling with financial reasoning could go and get groceries if they qualified. This experience changed my perspective of... (more »)
Speech Pathology and Me This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A girl dressed in bright new Keds and a denim dress walked into her first-grade classroom as scared as could be. She could not focus on her work, and her frustration increased with each day. Her teachers would yell at her if she did something... (more »)
Making Peace With Good-Bye This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Death is taboo. It's an heavy topic that people don't want to hear about, talk about, or deal with, especially in regards to themselves. This is how I used to think, too, before I discovered one of my passions – volunteering at a... (more »)
5 Ways to Help the Homeless
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Signs that read, “Hungry please help,” people walking up and down the corner of the street, looking for the kindness of a stranger; you are probably somewhat familiar with the lives of the homeless. Many homeless people have experienced... (more »)
World Hunger
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World Hunger Imagine not being able to consume food. Imagine not knowing when you’ll eat your next meal or know where it will come from. Millions of people are suffering from malnutrition as of now. Its not good to just watch all of these... (more »)
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Taxes go to support a lot of things. One of those is cleaning up the city. But, lately, I haven't seen much of that. We had an ice storm months ago. The city said "put your tree limbs in the yard and we'll take care of it". The... (more »)
Why I Do Something
By , Green Bay, WI
Why I dosomething… With all the evil that is being realized throughout my school district I have recently been asked, Why do you do these things? (Describing a Teens for Jeans Drive I Started At My School). Most people think I do good things... (more »)
Making a Difference One Puppy at a Time This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Tucked away behind numerous trucking companies in Hickory, North Carolina is my home away from home, my happy place. When my faith in humanity needs to be restored there really is nothing like coming to the animal shelter. Ever year so many... (more »)
From Our Family Too Yours This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When I was around nine years old, I discovered just how financially insecure my family truly was. It wasn’t that hard to figure out really; some weeks our fridge was full of food, and others it was empty. Raising four kids as a single parent was... (more »)
Giving What Was Never There
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Upon reading the words "community service," a recollection of memories surfaced within my mind. A specific instance was in Guangzhou, Guangdong. This past summer, I had the opportunity to strengthen personal bonds with children that... (more »)
Spreading the Joy
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Each child has an inner engineer waiting to be nurtured. The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs aim to uncover this talent within every child. They have become a huge part of my life, ever since I... (more »)
Brave Little Soldiers
A room full of young kids filled with energy and spirit was not what I was expecting when I first visited Abode Services (a homeless shelter) over a year ago. Instead, I had anticipated to see children with all their spirit crushed and barely any... (more »)
How Often
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How often do we look upon those that have less than us and tell ourselves we are going to do something? How often do we take time out of our lives to help those that have nothing? How often do we pray for the people that sleep on the streets? How... (more »)
Love and Meth
I found "Amy's" article "Love and Meth" extremely moving, because it takes a strong woman like her to do what she did. When you are in a relationship with someone who does any type of drugs you maybe in danger. Not only... (more »)
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As I was searching for an article of Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t help but stop at the “Reunited”. I’m the kind of girl who is always afraid of long-distance relationship and never think that I’ll have one because I know I can’t... (more »)
"Be The Change You Wish To See In The...
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A wise person once said, "We need to be the change we wish to see in the world." I have since based my life off of this very statement. Since I was a little girl I had always had a passion to serve other people. The question was though,... (more »)
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