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Unconscious This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There was a dead girl in front of the library this morning. She was breathing, but she wasn’t alive. Whatever existence she’d had during her few years – I calculated she was around 13 – certainly wasn’t life. She was tossed carelessly on... (more »)
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The Greatest Struggle: Vacation VS Education This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Oh, the misguided, overexcited hand of government falls once again, this time on the overworked, glassy-eyed American high school student, who trudges through the school year, waiting for the moment when the fetid, festering pile of standardized... (more »)
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Justin Bieber vs. David Archuleta: Who is a...
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There’s two guys in the music world who have gotten a lot of hype over the past few years. David Archuleta and Justin Bieber, both once living a normal life, quickly shot to fame almost out of no where. David Archuleta was runner-up on the... (more »)
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Teen Individuality
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A teen girl dares to wear a funky outfit to school that does not consist of skinny jeans, Uggs, or anything from Aeropostale. Her peers ask, 'What the heck are you wearing?', but she smiles and feels confident about her look. A 15-year-old boy who... (more »)
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Against Legalizing Marijuana
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They say marijuana is a helpful medicine. They say it makes you calm down and feel good. They also say that it isn’t as dangerous or harmful as alcohol and other drugs. Those are some reasons why they want to legalize marijuana. But are they... (more »)
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seeing the past but changing the future
Seeing the past but changing the future When people think about the past, they think about the bumpy parts in life .like why did I start that, or why did I make that bad choice? Although you can’t change your past you can change you future.... (more »)
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Does Our Generation Have a Role in...
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I have a voice in America’s future. I have a constant job in America’s growing economy, a role in America’s future. I am the stock market growing or falling with the rise and decline approaching us. I am the pedestrian walking the streets of... (more »)
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The Human Shell
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Every person has a shell. Without this shell, one cannot live. It protects us from the outside, the people, the environment and most importantly, the society we live in. But the shell is special. It covers us outside. It can protect us from... (more »)
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Bumping into Yourself
As we grow older we begin to discover the remarkable and twisted ways our bodies react to the extolled and glorified feeling of love. This force, passion and pull has not only caused half the women in the world to max out their credit cards, but... (more »)
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Stereotypical
I gaze around the hallways of my school. Over the noise of my fellow classmates, I hear things that make my teeth clench and knuckles turn white. I constantly hear my peers calling each other “gay” and meaning it as an insult. I see one of my... (more »)
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Addiction
Addiction Addiction is a big issue in American society. Everyone is addicted to something be it their job, a sport, or even a type of drink. My addictions aren’t harmful to me, unless you consider a lack of sleep harmful. I have two... (more »)
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Either the wallpaper goes, or I do.
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Some people collect those little tabs from the tops of assorted soda cans. Others accrue tacky, plastic key chains from various tourist traps in order to document what travels they’ve embarked upon throughout their lives. Certain little old... (more »)
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How Technology Affects our World
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Technology is the present world. It affects people’s daily lives. Whether it inspires somebody to be the master at videogames or makes somebody a computer hacker. It has changed the generation of teenagers/young adults rapidly. It has made the... (more »)
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NIKE SWEATSHOPS SHOULD NOT BE LEGAL IN CHINA,...
No person should be without their human rights. Everyone should have a place to live, food to eat, clothing to wear, enough money to take care of their families and a job which pays enough for all this to happen. Sweatshops violate human rights. A... (more »)
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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     My whole body was overcome with goose bumps and my eyes began to fill with tears. My hands shook uncontrollably as I tried to understand. I was lost in the words I was being told. The world was spinning and I could... (more »)
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Happy Birthday To My Best Friend.....
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Jessica- Happy Birthday!! It’s the big 15. How exciting is that? I have so much to say, but I don’t know if I can condense it into one page of simple words. I sure am gonna try though. Jess, I want you to know how important you really are... (more »)
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