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My Friend's Story
By , N/A, KY
Cutting is a serious matter amoung teens. People can cut over family issues, social anxiety, or that they don't like how they look. There were these two girls i know that got into an arguement, they were best friends, but Mckalla told... (more »)
My Plea for Humanity!
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In today’s world it is common for someone to not eat their breakfast and head to their workplace. It’s common for a student to stay up all night in order to complete their assignments, and because of this they lose their sleep. Did you know... (more »)
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
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According to an article I read from CNN on July 29th 2014 entitled Can a palm weevil cure world hunger? by Daisy Carrington , Aspire, a program created by Mohammed Ashour, “has a lot of potential” in ending world hunger. The palm weevil is at... (more »)
The Day Mom Nearly Died This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Jim Thorpe, PA
It was early Saturday morning. I was awakened from my slumber by my brother making irritating noises. I sauntered into the dark kitchen and turned on the light. Still half asleep, I poured myself some cereal. I gazed into the bowl for what seemed... (more »)
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Eating Disorders Explained
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Many people misjudge those with eating disorders based on rumors, lies, and ignorance. In this article, it is explained more clearly from one who has experienced them. First of all, eating disorders are not just girls starving themselves. This... (more »)
Suicidal Thoughts
By , Northampton, PA
I hear them. It's like they are calling my name. "All is well up here". I think about it hours upon hours at night. What would life be like there? Better? It could be just as bad, or even worse. Do you bring the guilt with you? Can... (more »)
To My 24 Million Friends Out There
By , Windhoek, Namibia
I have not had the opportunity to meet all of you. To be exact, I have only seen three of you. Nonetheless, we are friends. There is a string that binds us together. A string that twists around the entire world binds us tightly. In reality, I... (more »)
Her (the girl you never noticed)
By , Jacksonville, GA
How would you like to be the girl that's never given the time of day? The girl no one pays much attention to? That is, until the day she finally lets go. She snaps- and who can really blame her? If you only knew how much s*** she's had... (more »)
The Choking Game This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Throughout high school, student sit through lecture after lecture on drunk driving and drugs. The dangers are drilled into our heads. But not enough is said about the choking game. This “game” consists of strangling yourself or having someone... (more »)
Life After the Wall This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I recall staring at a wall. I had no idea what had just happened. I was surrounded by people who were anxiously calling my name. Adults were saying, “Give her space!” I couldn't move my body to look around me. The wall was all I could see.... (more »)
Incomplete Application This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Tilton, NH
When attempting to fill out the Common App, The document that will determine what college I can go to, Will determine what the rest of my life is going to look like, I came across the following essay prompt: “Some students have a background... (more »)
Depressed?
By , Warren, OH
Have you ever felt that your existence wasn't real? That the "self" that you created in everyone's memories was a fake; a lie. When you think about it the fake smile you force yourself to make is part of who you wish you were;... (more »)
The Little Girl Who Didn't Want to Get Fat...
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Isabelle Caro was born on September 12th, 1982 to Marie Caro in Aubergenville, France. Her mother fell into mental illness when Caro was 4 and she became obsessed with restraining Caro’s growth. Mrs. Caro heard that fresh air aided children’s... (more »)
A Letter to Sickle Cell Anemia
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Dear Sickle Cell Anemia, You’ve taken many lives. You’ve stolen my uncle in bits and pieces right before my mother’s eyes, when she was only six. You’ve carried away my childhood in your unrelenting arms, and dyed my wool black, setting... (more »)
Authority not helping Depression & Suicide
By , Manchester, CT
Depression is something we all face but will never know how to go about getting rid of it. Everyone always says things will get better but will they really? Everything seems just so distant and impossible. All of us have our own ways of drowning... (more »)
Reality 1
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Friendship. It’s a term people use a lot. To me, it’s a process of creating ‘bonds’. These ‘bonds’ are spiritual, the moment a person knows somebody else deeply and the other responds positively, a ‘bond’ is created. A ‘bond’... (more »)
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