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A New Word This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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resplendent I could feel it rolling gracefully off my tongue. Caressing it gently, I let it sink into my mind, where it nestled comfortably. I could feel its perfection, without even knowing its meaning. I pictured a softer, calmer version of... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
The Psychiatric Facility This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Superior, AZ
“I want my dad!” I desperately sobbed through my tears. “Your dad is dead!” my mother screamed back at me. It’s true. He’s been dead for about three and a half years. In my time of fear and depression, I could... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
queen hetshepsut:in short
By , elgouna, VA
                    Hatshepsut:a report In the land of Egypt a long time ago there lived a girl named Hatshepsut whom you might have heard of. She was born in 1530 BC in the palace of Thebes. It was a very big privilege to be... (more »)
Subsection: Travel & Culture Articles  
You're Kidding, Right?
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I was a San Fran Bay Area kid, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that I was a bleeding-heart liberal, and had been since before I knew what a liberal was. When I moved to Texas, around a year before, I’d thought that was... (more »)
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Things I've Carried This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I honestly don’t think a lot of people can say that they have been to most of the hospitals in Manhattan. But I can. It’s not like its an accomplishment or anything, it’s just something that I can say. I don’t even... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
"Combobulated"
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With a sick feeling in my stomach, I frantically looked around for a sign, a familiar face, anything to guide me to my destination. Manurathna, my volunteer coordinator, was out of sight and I was all alone, dependent only on myself to continue... (more »)
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The Negativity Bug
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“It’s all in your head,” they would tell me: teachers, parents, peers, coaches. Everything in life seemed to be a test of mental toughness. And it all came down to that one pesky, overrated little word: positivity. With a natural... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
The Starting
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It wasn’t until I heard the word ‘sister’ that I realized the funny feeling in my stomach wasn’t made-up. It was jealousy- and a bit of hatred. My smile faltered then grew bigger, becoming a perfect stage smile that I’d mastered at the... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
I've Lived Things
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I've seen things... Things no one should ever see. I've lived through things... Things no one should live through. Things I would never wish upon my own worse enemy. My eyes behold bloodshed. My eyes behold tears and pain. My ears heard screams.... (more »)
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The Kingmaker Of Chicago
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Richard J. Daley was a questionable man.      His long and prosperous reign over the city of Chicago was one of controversy and awe. Daley brazenly wielded his political power as if he was a monarch. Rules were... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
That Stage In Life
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I think everyone hits that stage in life. You know that stage where you don’t know whether you are coming or going. That stage where you are so scared that you won’t get your life together. You stop being happy and doing all the... (more »)
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From Goal to Goal to Goal
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So summer has officially started... School’s done and it’s time to relax, whether that be through outings with friends or becoming the couch potato you long to become all year round.  Summer also tends to commence the fight for that... (more »)
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Aunt Debbie's Death
By , elgouna, VA
The day before Valentine’s Day my aunt was drinking with my uncle. [She was not aware of the fate that was coming.] That night she got hurt and that is when my uncle brought her to the hospital. Soon afterwards my uncle was told that she... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
Who Am I?
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Lets get one thing straight, I know who i am. I know what my name is. I'm a teenage girl about to start her last year in highschool as a senior. i have a mom and dad, two brothers, a sister, and a dog. But all that doesnt say who i am. it... (more »)
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The Way He Moves This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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In the months before I turned eighteen, I started having dreams of my body giving out. Not in private, and not in small ways, but in one sweeping, violent malfunction. It often began out of nowhere, and when I became aware of being trapped in... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
Why I Cry Every Christmas
Christmas morning of 2012, my dad came to pick up my brother and I from my mom’s house at 12 noon, just like it said in the divorce agreement. I brought most of my presents with me and showed my father the new perfume, the new pair of jeans,... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
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