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The first time i've written for a long time
As soon as you write something down, it is yours forever. And, if you wanted to, you could show someone else, so they could keep it too. But really, it is yours forever. If anyone ever wants to take it away from you, all you need to do is remember... (more »)
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Breakup Letter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Windows Internet Explorer, Our relationship has been strained for a long time. Of course, it’s not all your fault, nor is it all mine. Our intermediary is also to blame: my hated Gateway (insert string of numbers hidden somewhere on the... (more »)
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The Skirt This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I will be the first to say that I am not materialistic. My friends label me as a goody-goody; my parents say I am conservative and modest when it comes to clothes. I don’t wear bikinis, and none of my skirts or shorts end above my knees. That is... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles   299 comments
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Hypochondriac This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I have a sickness called hypochondria. Well, truthfully, I don’t consider it an illness. I just consider it a burden. When you have hypochondria, life doesn’t seem real. It feels like you’re watching a copy of yourself, who’s watching a... (more »)
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Lost and Found This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
I liked being a mess. The desk that should have been clear so I could do my homework was always besieged with bowls of cereal and spoiled milk, old magazines, and Post-it notes I had forgotten to remember. My floor was a vacuum in itself, eating... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs   249 comments
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Whoopi! This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   On February 14th, I had the chance of a lifetime. I knew that Whoopi Goldberg was a very special person and an accomplished actor, but I never expected her to be such an open and insightful person. Before the interview, we waited... (more »)
Subsection: Interviews   32 comments
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Author, R. L. Stine This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The number-one best-selling children's author of all time, R. L. Stine is most famous for the creepy Goosebumps series, and now The Nightmare Room series. Born in Ohio, Mr. Stine lives in New York City. Teen Ink thanks him for being part of the... (more »)
Subsection: Celebrity Interviews   30 comments
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Dr. Maya Angelou, Poet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   Born Marguerite Johnson in 1928, Dr. Maya Angelou survived a segregated, violent childhood in Arkansas and left for a life lived around the world. Talented in dance and music, a civil rights crusader and professor, Dr. Angelou is best known... (more »)
Subsection: Celebrity Interviews   19 comments
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Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Leader This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
You are a husband, a parent, Rainbow/PUSH president, civil rights leader, hostage negotiator, minister, political activist, teacher, TV commentator, presidential candidate and advisor. Am I leaving anything out? Well, those are things I have... (more »)
Subsection: Celebrity Interviews   3 comments
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George Lucas, Filmmaker This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The Interview Experience by James F. , Attleboro, MA The Interview Experience by Kate S. , Swarthmore, PA From what I've read and seen here at Skywalker Ranch, it's obvious you're very interested in history. What exactly sparked... (more »)
Subsection: Celebrity Interviews   14 comments
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U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   [Mike asks] Growing up in the Bronx, what was your most memorable experience, and how did it shape you?I never answer questions like that for this reason:Everybody always wants to know what's the worst or most memorable thing... (more »)
Subsection: Celebrity Interviews   8 comments
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A Never Ending Sport
Bill Cosby once said, “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure”. Football changed my life to become a better player, learn to recognize that everything doesn’t come to you,... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
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I Do Believe in Faries This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The steady bump, bump of my feet against the old theater chair in front of me earned annoyed looks from fellow theater goers in the near-by seats. Red velvet rubbed against my thighs as I took in the world that I loved and would eventually... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Segregation Simulation
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This is the story of my experience with our schools segregation simulation. And with your premition i'd like to share it with you.    Segreation Simulation                            Day 1 ‘African-American’ I think... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Black History Month
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I've never been called a Niger by a white person. I have been called an impressive assortment of other things but never that. I think that people would rather die than do themselves the disservice of dirtying their mouths with the word. I... (more »)
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Mysteries in the Bones
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As we move forward in life, we strive towards a better future even as we struggle in the present, and we each leave something behind: the past.  These pasts, however great or small, traumatizing or dull, are a piece of all of us.  It is... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
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