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British Royal Family: From the King Offa to...
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The Monarchy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was first established in 757 AD by King Offa of Mercia. King Offa was born c. 730 AD. He took power of England in 757 AD. King Offa was a member-and only English... (more »)
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A Letter to My Depression
By , ormond beach, FL
Dear depression, Right now I sit in the halls of the psych ward wondering what I'm doing with my life. And they asked me to write this letter to you and maybe I could go home tonight . So how do you make me feel? You make me feel... (more »)
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Safe Haven
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I walked through that house again and my immediate thought was that I needed to get the hell out of there. The house that I grew up in. Where I laughed, cried, and played with my family. The house where my mom was once living. The house that... (more »)
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Counting Stars This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The sun had set, and the darkness of night settled like a blanket over my room. My eyes were heavy, but I refused to allow myself to think that I was tired. I had stripped to nothing but my undergarments; a seemingly indecent, yet ironically... (more »)
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Mother Knows Best This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln   My mother had been sick for as long as I could remember. When I lived in Austria, I remember visiting her in the hospital after school.... (more »)
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You Don't Know
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I was in the living room with my sister Cierra when he came home. His eyes were red and he had been crying. He usually left for work early in the morning but instead he was here at nine. I looked at my father and knew that something was... (more »)
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How Did We Get Here?
By , Canoga, CA
We were friends for two years. We weren't the best of friends, but we were close at one point. He was a few years older than me, and we bonded over similar interests like hiking and our love for animals. I can look back to the first time I met... (more »)
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Five Letters From Tae This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The air isn’t cold enough for a jacket. Fall is tiptoeing in, but the summer breeze still advocates for mercury’s presence in the thermometers. It doesn’t matter anyway. My younger sister’s volleyball game is located... (more »)
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Please Leave Me Alone
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"You just need to hear this and if you want me to be out of your life forever, I'll understand. Nothing was ever a lie for me. The way I felt about you was never a lie and it never will be a lie. It won't mean anything to you and that's fine but... (more »)
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Kaleidoscope of Confusion
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Towards the end of my freshman year of high school, I decided to do something that no one could predict the aftermath of with complete certainty. I had to tell my big brother I was gay. We had always been close and their was nothing I did not... (more »)
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The Dangerous and the Beautiful This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When my aunt visited us in Guangzhou during summer holiday a few years ago, it was the most vigorous season of durian. When we walked on the streets, the scent of durians embraced us enthusiastically. Like a witch who tempted her victims to... (more »)
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Loosing a Friend, Gaining an Enemy
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i remember those times you would call me to tell me how your day went through...it is all gone. i hate it when people talk to you, look after you, or even smile to you (in some cases) only for their personal interest. usually i just erase... (more »)
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[Summer of] Metamorphosis
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Summer. Summer of losing control. Summer of giving up words because my foggy despair has been too much for thinking or writing about the bursting maple leaves or flush of clouds overhead or the thunder of loving and being loved. Summer of... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
A Letter to my Brother This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Sure, it can be fun to mess with people. However, dear brother, it’s never okay to mock what another person cannot control. Tonight at dinner you ridiculed my weight. You called me fat in a tone that implied I was ugly, even disgusting.... (more »)
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Epiphanies of the Celestial This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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You don’t realize how small you are until you walk along the promenade and the streetlamps shine brighter than the stars, the vapid glow of artificial luminance lingering in a galaxy that was supposed to be a gift. As turmoil... (more »)
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Agitated Earth This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Though lots of LED lamps hang from the bamboo pillars, this little dome that I am to call my home tonight is anything but bright. Full of scared faces and muted sobs, the air inside is in a dangerous state of quiet unrest, and the howling storm... (more »)
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