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$19,000,000,000,000 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“$19,000,000,000,000” by Sabrina Fuller tackles a topic I hadn’t even thought of – the national debt. Previously, I imagined the amount of money the U.S. owed other countries was a few billion, right? When I saw 12... (more »)
Second Life This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Laura Hood, Please apologize this instant. I was having a nice day, reading Teen Ink from the comfort of my bed, when I stumbled upon your story “Second Life” in the Summer Issue. I had been reading “Smart... (more »)
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Everyone Knows Someone This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The health article, “Everyone Knows Someone,” was totally relatable for me. The author, Nicole Kean, wrote about how people with mental illnesses are often forced to hide their problems because mental illness is still seen as a... (more »)
The Monster This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I felt deep reverberations as I read Megan Williams’ memoir, “The Monster.” The subject of sexual assault is hard to talk about, especially as a teenager. As a girl, I learned to be afraid of what someone could do to me, and... (more »)
Wanderlust This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Cole Rudolph’s article “Wanderlust” really made a strong connection with me. Like him, I have always wanted to explore. Traveling has been an important part of my life. I have traveled by car to Florida, driving through six... (more »)
How to get Published?
By , Beaverton, OR
Dear Mr Editor, I dream of the day I can officially call myself a writer. Not a high school dreamer, not another JV swimmer, not another Key Club member, but a writer. Every single article I write, I pour countless hours into it, trying to... (more »)
In Response to "Genetic Engineering" This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Recently a writer by the name of Diana P. shared her opinions on the idea of human genetic engineering. To summarize, she found the idea unethical, dangerous, and fraught with possibility for for social schisms. The author refers to genetic... (more »)
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On the topic of the Kids These Days
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The topic of the youth of today has been a topic throughout all of history. With a new generation comes new ideas and new ways of acting that tend to be quite alien to older generations leading to many talking about how “kids these days…”.... (more »)
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 "Walking on Eggshells" by Sarah R. is a significant memoir that spreads awareness about taking care of yourself. In this article, Sarah recalls a terrifying experinece she had in college. The day progressed as it typically did,... (more »)
"Things You Don't Know You...
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I read “Things You Don’t Know You Want” by Priscilla Rapp, and overall, I thought it was extremely cute. It portrayed the classic adolescent scenario in which a girl avoids her affectionate feelings by converting them to indifference or... (more »)
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Walking On Eggshells is a memoir told from Sarah's point of view. I thought that this was an amazing piece. It was well written and many readers can also relate to the subject matter. Unfortunately in the world we live in, suicide occurs daily.... (more »)
Feedback on "A Stupid MIstake"
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"A Stupid Mistake" by Samantha Hamon was a powerful piece which shows how a single incident can have a major impact on one's life. After narrowly escaping death while driving with her drunk boyfriend, the author realizes that this incident has... (more »)
Feedback on "Impressionist Sky"
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I really enjoyed reading Arielle Williams’ piece, “Impressionist Sky.” I liked how she portrayed two perspectives on the narrator’s feelings through careful use of formatting and word choice. At first glance, the narrator seems to be... (more »)
Feedback on The Gender Factor
By , Brooklyn, NY
The article, "The Gender Factor" is a piece about why Hillary Clinton should be president. The reason that this article provides for Hillary's presidency is that she is a woman.  The author, "Karli," expresses how we have too much sexism in our... (more »)
Feedback on Imperfections, Take Me Back
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     This fiction piece by Blaine Larson was breathtaking. "Imperfection, Take Me Back" was a lesson on itself to not be ashamed of who you are. As cliché as it may sound, nobody is perfect. The story made of so many connected metaphors... (more »)
Feedback on The Pawn
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This story is about the marriage of Garret and Tracy Stalling. The beginning was about Garret recieving prescription drugs from a drug dealer named Shawn Figueroa. The reader sees Garret's sarcastic and frustrated side in this part. The next... (more »)
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