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Ray of Hope This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Aspire, from the Latin word aspiro, loosely translates as “to breathe for a purpose.” I must confess that I find it perplexing how many of us involuntarily, and somewhat mechanically, follow the beaten path to success, but rarely... (more »)
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In today’s society there are many ways to come together as a unit and help renovate our community in a positive way. Throughout my lifetime I have witnessed and participated in many events to help send our community upright. There have... (more »)
Project Connect This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Jeanette, Olivia, Netty, Clarice, Alice, Stella, Marty, Theodore, Don, Joe, and Spencer – the names of my 11 grandparents. We are not blood-related, but they are my role models nonetheless, and frequently give me dating advice,... (more »)
Dream Business: Umbrella Everywhere
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Although there is various weather forecasts nowadays, they are sometimes not so precise. The weather is still like a baby - sometimes likes to cry and sometimes is placid. It is so hard to predict accidental rains and how long they are going to... (more »)
Change Starts with One Small Step
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It is not your heart that truly tells you what is right, it is the passion guiding your heart that fuels your dreams. Community service is not only about passion, it is about commitment. By putting your faith and your help in others, it gives... (more »)
Glamour Gals
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Community Service is something that I personally could not live without. Most high school students view community service as a burden and just as a “requirement,” however I see it as a necessity. The gratitude I feel after giving... (more »)
Detrimental Volunteerism
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A mainstream subject of discussion of late among guardians, teachers, policymakers, students, and the media is the segregation of youngsters from their communities. Many individuals feel schools have a duty to construct spans among differing... (more »)
Running to Recovery This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Jennifer S. wrote the article “Running to Recovery.” I felt inspired by her journey to get back to full running again by all the hard work she put in. My eighth grade year, I went on to be the Ohio Division III State Cross Country... (more »)
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Community service is very important in our generation. The people in our community whether they are a sports fan, a business owner, or a Floyds shelf stocker; they are helping each of us out. Community service can range from picking up trash,... (more »)
Volunteering Has Changed My Life
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Once a month over the course of six years, I have volunteered at the Canteen Dance for special needs children and adults. While volunteering at this dance, my life has been impacted in a big way. I have learned many things about myself that I... (more »)
The Price of Giving
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"The Price of Giving" by Rae K. contains a very strong opinion about sharing. She describes how the unwealthy population tends to donate more often than the wealthier. I believe she nailed it right on the head. "The poorest... (more »)
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The Price of Giving This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It was a chilly day on the busy streets of San Francisco. I stood on the corner next to Yerba Buena, thankful for my jacket. As I sang and played my guitar, a beaming toddler dropped a dollar into my guitar case and waddled off with her mom.... (more »)
All You Need is Love
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Lots of people do community service just for the hours, well I don’t. I truly care about the people I serve and the causes because I have an emotional connection. I’ve always wanted to be a doctor since I could remember and I just wanted to... (more »)
Serving Eggs
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6:30 AM on a Saturday morning. I slumped out of bed and stumbled around my room trying to find the right shirt to wear. After washing my face and brushing my teeth, I looked at my phone to check the time: 6:45. “You’re going to be... (more »)
Beyond the Requirements This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It all started on a cool, rainy night in December 2014. Wednesday, December 3rd, to be more exact. I was standing in front of the Whitinsville Social Library with my phone shoved deep into my pocket as the rain dripped down over my hood. That... (more »)
Don't Give Up
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Strength Grows Out Of Struggle and your successes are based on how well you overcome your struggles in life. Struggle is a clever device through which nature compels humanity, which includes you to develop, expand and progress. It’s... (more »)
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