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Normal Abnormality
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Someone at school asked me why I dressed like this, what im trying to prove and why won't I just be normal. So I simply said this: "I was "Normal" once. But your statue of expectations and requirements to "fit in"... (more »)
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Depression Doesn't Have an Outfit
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Am I the only one who gets asked if im depressed because of how I dress? I don't find this offensive because of what's asked, its offensive because of the fact that you felt the need to ask. Like you can't possibly conceive the... (more »)
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Dear Peers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Peers, I used to look up to you. I used to try to get your attention. I used to want to fit in by wearing weird clothes and listening to all the lies you’d tell me. I used to laugh at jokes that weren’t funny. I used to let you copy... (more »)
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Homeschool Blues This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I get stereotyped a lot. When I meet someone for the first time, we’ll be talking about movies, music, or summer jobs – then, the dreaded question: “So, where do you go to school?” I shift slightly. I know how they’re going to ­react. I... (more »)
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Someday
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Someday I will be able To march down the streets With my flag flying high Someday I can walk down the Isle in my Perfect gown Someday I won’t awake at night Screaming and crying From nightmares Someday I won’t get yelled... (more »)
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Defining Me This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Three months before I left the U.S. for a one-year visit in China, I thought about leaving my friends, my house, my pet, my team – my everything. I thought about being in a country where people would call me by my real name, Yiwen, the name I... (more »)
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No Laughing Matter
Fag. Queer. That's so gay. Lesbo. These are words that have become everyday vocabulary for many teens. My current school is extremely tolerant, and a progressive school so many of the ideas is revolutionary in certain ways. I left my school for a... (more »)
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Life Has No Promises
Trying to help, but only hurting. Trying to assist, but only do damage. Then ask, why I get into arguments. No one really knows the answer, Regardless, it’s inevitable. This summer was my very first Summer of reality: working as a... (more »)
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A N∑rd’s Life This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Everyone has seen them. From the teen in math class who knows every answer before the question is asked, to the kid sitting alone in the cafeteria who looks like he got dressed with the lights off. Everybody has come across these highly... (more »)
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America: An Immigration Nation
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Approximately one million people immigrate to the United States each year. In Miami the issue of immigration hits close to home. A majority of MCDS's students and teachers are first and second generation immigrants and the rest realize that their... (more »)
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A Tube Top and No Future
My generation of women has not raised the bar on what to expect. They have merely lowered it, tripped, and hit their head on it on the way down. We have taken everything our foremothers believed in and thrown it down the toilet with tube tops,... (more »)
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Some Think
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When I first told someone I was bisexual, they were absolutely thrilled. Weird, right? I mean, you’d think they’d treat me like I had the plague or a freak or something. But the truth is, most teenagers in my Conneticut high school... (more »)
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#13
Threw It Away
"Everybody, listen up! We have a new student in our class today. His name is Lak See. Lak See, would you please take a seat behind Brit." exclaimed Mrs. Brin in a high pitched voice. "Lak See" reluctantly took his seat behind me, with his red... (more »)
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What more can the media do to degrade women?!
I was looking at a magazine yesterday, and i found myself thinking-what if i was that size? Would i be as beautiful as her? Could i find a really hot boyfriend? And now when i look back on what i was thinking, i have to say, what WAS i thinking?... (more »)
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Talent: Wrongly Defined?
I hate it when people ask me what is my talent and they expect me to say that I am a pianist, an athlete, or an artist. I may be two of those three things in my own right but my “talent” wouldn’t be any of them. My definition... (more »)
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Posing Emo
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High school is full of cliques, quirks, and different styles. Teens around the whole world have their own look which defines who they are. Some create their own, while some steal fashion trends from others. The “emo” look is a raging... (more »)
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