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To the Girl I Used To Be This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My philosophy professor has a thing for quotes. Walk into her office, and you’ll find yourself overwhelmed by the many words inscribed on the desk and walls and various travel mugs. She believes, passionately, in the influence of a phrase, and... (more »)
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Stem of Life
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With my blanket spread across a small patch of green grass, I sit here leaning on a tall oak tree near the bank of the lake. Leaves the color of pumpkin spice dance along the forest floor around me, as I watch a chickadee glide from tree to... (more »)
Pay Attention
By , Platte City, MO
While we were on the way up to Platte City, my boyfriend and I got into an argument over something. It was about something that was small and silly, but I recall that I was extremely upset over it. They say it’s never a great idea to... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
The Man Who Will Always Be With Me
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I’ll never forget that warm spring day that turned so cold. It was the day I would remember for the rest of my life but would always want to forget. I was sitting in school when I got called down to the office and they said my mom had... (more »)
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Kimya Dawson, My Mom This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I first heard Kimya Dawson’s music on the Juno soundtrack. I hadn’t seen the movie- I was young and my mother didn’t think it was appropriate- but we had the soundtrack on orange vinyl. The first song that I remembered by name... (more »)
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Disney World: The Happiest Place on Earth
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There is nothing more exciting than visiting the happiest place on Earth, whether it be for the first time or for the thousandth time. Disney World in Orlando, Florida is the ultimate destination for families, friends, and people of all ages.... (more »)
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Bright Lights in the Big City
A stranger once told me, “if you can fall in love with a place in the freezing rain, you’ll love it anytime else.” For me, that place is the one and only New York City. My thirteen year old self was welcomed by the Big Apple... (more »)
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One Family, One Goal
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Waking up oOn the morning of March 5th, 2016, I woke up a new person. I was no longer the young, 14 year old, I was the day before. I was finally 15 years old, but I did not consider that day, “Taylor's birthday.” March 5th,... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
One Shot
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The screaming of the wind, that’s all that I could hear sitting in my stand, on November 19. Opening day, a pretty boring one at that. Until that late afternoon. The giant gusts of wind were like listening to the radio with the... (more »)
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Betrayal
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There was once a girl I knew, She was very beautiful. She had sparkling blue eyes, and long, brown hair. She was dating this guy that was about 23, and she was 17. I told her not to do it... but she doesn't listen to anyone. She snuck to see him... (more »)
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I Believe...
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I believe in education. I believe that love has power, yes, but not that it can conquer all. Mostly, hard work is what gets people far. I believe in truthfulness. I believe in being logical before sentimental; in resisting fads and fleeting... (more »)
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Ordinary
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I could have written about literally anything I wanted to… But I chose this, don’t ask why. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s out of anger or because I still can’t get over the fact the people who I am supposed to look... (more »)
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Summit of a Lifetime
By , Mesquite, TX
“If I die this week, please take care of my dog,” was the last thing I texted to my friend, Hannah, before turning my phone in. That week, my family forced me to climb a mountain with them, along with 12 other people from my church.... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
My Experience in Mexico
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The two weeks spent in Mexico was the most fun I’ve had in long time.  I went to Mexico to get to know more of my family and about the Mexican culture.  Excitement flowed through my body, anxious to arrive.  I was so ready... (more »)
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Actor, Designer, Journalist, Singer
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Vigorous and modeling a floor-touching blue dress with a purple shawl, the once a journalist hops from question to question with thrill. This wasn’t the first time she had done something unique. Former Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)... (more »)
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What Your Art Means to You
By , Slidell, LA
I haven't written in a while. I used to write all the time during 7th grade. It wasn't because I particullarly loved writing, or even liked it, but I carried a journal around all the time just to scribble down random words in the middle of... (more »)
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