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The Feeling in the Pit Of Your Stomach
By , Niagara Falls, NY
Your day is simple in most ways. You wake up, possibly eat breakfast, go to school, eat lunch, return home, eat dinner, sleep. And thats without the added activities. But what about in Africa? What about the Dominican Republic? What about the... (more »)
Horrible Technology
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Nabo is the top company that sells electronics and technological devices. The company's stocks were through the roof during Christmas season. Nabo is popular for their devices and robots. Of course, the workers at Nabo are paid around... (more »)
I'm Not Sorry
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Today you said that there are stupid questions. Like if someone asks if the sky is blue. Well you might think that if you don't understand that the sky isn't blue for people that are color blind. And sometimes, the sky isn't blue... (more »)
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The majority of words are easily defined, a simple, easy –to- understand explanation of what it means, and that is all there is to it.  Throughout life, however, meaning is given to these words as trials are thrown in our paths. Love... (more »)
Types of Boys
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  Boys, boys, boys. So many to choose from, but they never seem to be the right guy. In high school there are three types of boys you will come across. Of course these boys can't help they're that way, but we girls do notice. First... (more »)
Women in Literature 2014
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The ever-exclusive entertainment industry is finally embracing girl power, and female artists are making up for lost time!  2014 was a big year for women. In the past when thinking of authors for every ten male writers you could name... (more »)
I Knew His Answer, Before The Question Was Asked
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Walking through the halls, down the stairs, and out the door going home. I can't get the thought of you out of my mind. It is all confusing. Is it just because of me being a teenager? Wild hormones controling my happiness, sadness, anger, etc?... (more »)
The Value of a Book
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“Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood” –John Green. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always cherished the time that I’ve spent with books. The comfort that comes from the crackling... (more »)
Side Lines
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Always I sit on the side lines. In sports, I am always ready to go. However, love? Side lines forever. What sucks, is when people say they're ugly or stupid. News flash, your not. If you are reading this (boy or girl) you are the most... (more »)
I Lost One of Me
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There’s this important part in everyone’s life when they try so hard with every breathe they take and with every perfect thought or idea to build themselves. This phase becomes high-lighted with the power of love. Let me tell you... (more »)
Would You Fly?
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 Life? How long we live. But how long do we live? Thats the big question. If I or anyone else was granted the ability to fly would we use it? Of course we would. We all want to know what it feels like to sore high above the world looking... (more »)
Facing Dylan This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Where do you think you’re going wearing that old thing,” my mother frowned at me from across the kitchen. I looked down at myself in a baggy sweatshirt, jeans, and sneakers. This was what I usually wore, and every so often my... (more »)
A Never Can Turn To Maybe
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I know it's wrong. I know the answer as soon as I started to figure out the question. It somehow, won't leave my brain. I met you a year ago. That day, I swore I would never like you. Never love you. Well, feelings change; and so do people. He... (more »)
Love Is Never Definite
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Love isn't something tangible. Yes, you can touch those you love, but you can't touch love itself. Love is deeper than just an emotion. It's being able to sacrifice anything for those you care about. I'm not talking about love in a romantic... (more »)
Two Ways of Seeing One This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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That little girl was swinging herself so gently and so happily on the swing, as her legs went back and forth, pushing herself closer and closer to the bright morning sky. So close that if she extended her arm, it looked like she would be able... (more »)
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I have always wanted to inspire someone. I want to be remembered by someone, anyone. I have many talents, but am not good at any one thing. I try and do a lot of things, but I don’t want to be popular. I strive to get good grades but I am not... (more »)
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