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#1
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 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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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   269 comments
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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   322 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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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   34 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   31 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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A Family in Prison This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I was five when I watched my dad get led out of a courtroom in handcuffs and shackles. There were so many people moving around, I wasn’t sure what was really happening. One thing I did see very clearly and will never forget was the tear rolling... (more »)
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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   19 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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My Dream Job
By , New Prague, MN
Have you ever seen the way computers and programs are made for your enjoyment? It is not the easiest thing to do, in fact computers are programed and coded by many people writing different pieces of codes and computer are designed by a group of... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Life Is Hard. Yet...
By , Mukwonago, WI
Talking is something I do best. I can talk for hours on end, or ramble on about some subject that catches my interest. I can obsessively chat about some new idea or book that I’ve learned about or read. I can rant with ardent on things I am... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Overstay This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Albany, GA
“1. You must let the pain visit. 2. You must allow it to teach you 3. You must not allow it overstay.” –Ijeoma Umebinyuo Arbitrary coily locks of hair fell to the floor. My short, chubby fingers were clumsily shoved... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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My Family's Broadcasting Business
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 Radio has been around for over a century.  It was both the telephone and the telegraph that led to the birth of it. “The radio has been the first device to allow for mass communication.” (Wyman, Logan.) Telegraphs and... (more »)
Subsection: Interviews  
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