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Gender Norms and Identity Among Young Children
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From the moment babies are born, most parents treat boys and girls differently. One study says that parents have different expectations for boys and girls as early as 24 hours from birth, according to Susan D. Witt of the University of Akron.... (more »)
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The Ceremonies by The Ceremonies This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Are you sick of those over-rated boy bands, who are nothing more than too tight skinny jeaned, lip-syncing, highly hormonal, teenage boys? And you finally have fallen out of their spell that millions of girls are under? Well thank goodness, me... (more »)
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Tanya Christensen This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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““One more time!” Ms. Christensen yells for the fifth time to our already exhausted winter guard team. “You can go home after this one.” We all know she'll ask for another run-through, but we never complain. After what seems like a... (more »)
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August 4th This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Kailua Kona, HI
I have a foolish and new tendency to stay up late. Every night, I condemn myself to my bedroom, turn off the lights, open the windows to let in the cool breeze, and I watch the most heart-wrenching films imaginable. Tonight I watched a Spanish... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
Fireside Poets
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=The Fireside Poets are popular writers from the Romantic Literary Period. The Romantic Period focuses on the individual and sees nature as good. The Fireside Poets got their name because their poems were typically read by families beside a fire... (more »)
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scent of wild grass
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Brought into the car, lethargically, I was not sure where we were aiming. The only thing I know was the smell of fish mixed with that of soil, permeating the car windows, jostling, fighting, and heading towards every direction in the car. I was... (more »)
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Gettin’ em Back by Talkin’ Smack
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Ever had troubles throwing back jabs shot at your beloved sports team? Player? Fan base? Or, rather, just troubles adjusting an askew perception of it? Fret no more, my friend! Here’s your free lesson on How to Manage Sports Smack Talk. We’d... (more »)
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Words of Wisdom from the Greatest
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Retiring at the end of last season, this man ended his career of perfection and longevity having scored the third-most points in NFL history (2,150). On turf, he was the Michael Jordan of scoring. (No, seriously, Jordan’s third all-time on his... (more »)
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Calipari Requests Major Changes
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We’ve all heard it: John Calipari is to freshmen talent what Woodstock was to hygiene-abandoned hippies. High school All-Americans gravitate to this Kentucky basketball coach’s program. As the country all knows, though, once that freshman... (more »)
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It's Really Me
By , Westport, CT
Unlike most teenage girls my age at my school, I don’t want to fit in. I don’t want to go with the flow no matter how many times my sister or friends attempt to show me in their magazines what I should be more like. I wear argyle knee socks... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
Learning to Love Pears This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I was never very fond of pears. They’re agreeable but I could never just sit down, legs crossed, head tilted, eyes closed in satisfaction and eat; and eat and eat. I like apples far more. They’re tasty. They’re tangy. They’re righteous.... (more »)
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Whitney Houston My Hero
“Decided long ago never to walk in someone's shadow:if I fail or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.” Whitney Houston. She did exactly that pushing her voice and not walking in her relatives shadow. She went off on a path of her own... (more »)
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The Most Embarrassing Moment
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I've never considered myself an outgoing person. Never tried to talk out in class, or raise my hand even when I knew the answers. I was rather... quiet. But on this day in particular, I was going to say heck with it and give it a try, but... (more »)
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Keeping Gramma Gucci Company
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Before she passed away in July of 2013 at the age of 66, my Gramma Gucci was placed in the nursing home where I was a kitchen volunteer. My mother thought it would be a good idea to place her there so that I could keep her company. All Puerto... (more »)
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A lifetime ago I felt like I didn’t have a place in this world I felt like I went through the motions like clockwork Everyday was the same, miserable feeling of aloneness I had fake friends who did nothing more than talk behind each other’s... (more »)
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Ownership- American Dream or Downfall?
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For thousands of years, philosophers have considered the importance of owning something and how it relates to one’s identity. The definition of and views towards ownership differ across cultures, peoples, and time periods. Thinkers such as Plato... (more »)
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