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Community Service
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As a member of the Boy Scouts of America, I find myself helping out at many different community service events. I am always willing to help out at special events and assist people. I do many events at the Smithtown United Methodist Church, where... (more »)
People in Distress
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When I first heard a mission organization was coming to our town, I couldn’t help but wondering why Cannon Falls? We are a little town that seems just fine. We seem normal and not in dire need of help. Regardless they were coming. Four... (more »)
SOAR Ministry
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I volunteer in a ministry that is called SOAR. This stands for Special Opportunities Abilities and Relationships. SOAR is all about working with special needs kids and their families. Every few months, my church hosts a SOAR respite night. This... (more »)
Open Letter to Veterans
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Dear Veteran, “It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us the freedom of press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom... (more »)
Fixing Our Streets
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A problem can be defined as a situation that needs to be dealt with or overcome. People all over the world have to face different problems everyday; however, one problem that the people of Lakeview have to face everyday is the streets. Now,... (more »)
What if the World Used One Type of Currency?
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One thing I have been wonder for the past few years why don’t people use the same kind of currency. I wonder doesn’t the government make one kind of currency instead of hundreds of different kinds. The money can sometimes give... (more »)
Carrying the Torch: Read Across America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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To say that the three hours leading up to Read Across America were stressful is an total understatement. That morning, I had barely made it to first period before the bell rang, had forgotten to complete my sample drawing for the kids, had a... (more »)
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Where Do the Homeless Live? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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She asked me “Where do the homeless live?” She had spoken the answer without even realizing it, and I didn’t know what to say. Should I make up a lie about castles in the clouds? Should I pretend I didn’t understand... (more »)
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Step forward
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If you have the spirit to fight, then you can win. Those who are losers, those who are fearful, those who are cowards. Wake up. Wake up and step forward. You can change the world. If you can’t fight against thousands find one against whom you... (more »)
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 »)
Traveling Library This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Merced County has a stagnant 24% of adults lacking basic literacy skills. Non-profit organizers have worked diligently in collaboration with libraries all over Merced County to increase... (more »)
Why Do I Volunteer?
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Why Do I Volunteer? Who wastes their time volunteering for the community? Well, that's what I used to think. I don't go above and beyond what anyone else does to volunteer, but I can gladly admit to the satisfaction I feel from it. Key Club... (more »)
Guatemala This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My experience in Guatemala There is no better way to learn more about yourself, about God, and build new relationships than submerging yourself into a foreign culture and serving the people that live there. These mission trips or “service... (more »)
Community Service
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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 »)
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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 »)
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