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You Matter
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A broken whisper echoed off the walls of my bedroom as the words floated through the air, “Does it really matter whether I am here or not?” The answer is simple: yes. There are too many people today who underestimate themselves.... (more »)
Beauty and the Brain
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If you looked into a morgue and saw me passing a brain and other organs around with my classmates you probably wouldn't recognize me as a teen model, you would think that I was just your average nerd. As a fitness model and aspiring doctor,... (more »)
A Letter to Control (12:13 am)
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Dear Control, or should I even say dear? It’s probably not an accurate term for something that makes your life a living hell, unless you’re fluent in profound sarcasm, which I am. So, dearest control, let’s have a little chat about... (more »)
My Differences
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Tears began to sting my eyes as they threatened to fall. I wouldn't want to cry in front of everyone because of all the attention that might be drawn to me. I am not a person to often reveal my feelings to other people, but I am very... (more »)
Time to Move On
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On 26th of July, 2014 I received a message from my ex that she won't be staying in touch anymore, let's call her T. T was a much more than an ex, she was a friend whom I could talk to and I knew she would understand me, this news was... (more »)
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Why Love? As Revealed by Les Miserables
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Why don’t people give up? What has caused us to carry on throughout even the darkest of circumstances? How do we look towards the future as something bright and wonderful and full of potential while much of our past has been mere disappointment?... (more »)
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It is What it is; Life Motto Explained
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A wise man with a crooked smile and a beat up baseball cap once gave me some of the best advice I could ever need. "It is what it is. Make the best out of it." It took me awhile to fully understand what he meant, I just thought he was... (more »)
Who's Really in Prison?
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Have you ever noticed how good criminals have it? Their living conditions aren't great but they aren't bad. Tax payers understand how frustrating it is to keep providing them with money to keep prisons up and running. They ask the... (more »)
What is love, and where is it?
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It is easy to read words and phrases your eyes stagnate  on without the reflection of the mind. It is easy to assume. Too easy. It is ironic though, how many of us would agree to a critic aiming the wrongness of our world but would never assess... (more »)
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Skin-Deep
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I know what it’s like to feel like a little fish in a big pond. I’ve been suffering with an anxiety disorder since September 2011 and it has completely changed my entire life and perspective on things. I remember sitting at a cast party with... (more »)
Individualism is needed.
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IT IS CALLED: “LITERATURE SUBJECT”. This article is totally sort of nonfiction. I will tell you about how Literature functions around here. Well, guess where it is? All schools in this place follow one special curriculum. Students don’t... (more »)
All Hail the Invisibles
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Everyone is born with talents. Some you just know you have from the start And others you might discover and cultivate some years down the road… But you always have them. Some talents are obvious to onlookers - wizzy footwork on the... (more »)
What Makes the Difference?
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Everyone has a dream in life.I want to be this....and that...Good,but many people have died with their dreams.The world is being deprived of amusing talents.Someone somewhere with a wonderful talent....but the person is waiting for help to... (more »)
The Meaning of Life
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So I’m assuming you picked up this book…okay are reading this article, with the expectation of by the end, understanding the meaning of life. By meaning of life, I mean my version of it, as well as yours if you choose to follow in my beliefs,... (more »)
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Helping Hands
It was an ordinary week day; I woke up and dragged my feet while getting ready for school. As I got off the bus I met with my friends as we talked about our daily gossip. The bell abruptly interfered our conversation. I walked towards my first... (more »)
A Foul On The R**skins
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Let me get my biases out of the way. Yes, I live twenty minutes from D.C. but no, I hate the Redskins. Yes ... I said, hate. Why? They have so much fan loyalty and how do they finish each season: More Losses than Wins. I blame the management on... (more »)
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