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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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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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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   288 comments
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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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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   29 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   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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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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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   245 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 Dog's Life
Who knew my dog could be so meaningful within my life.  My dog had been my life teacher.  When I was born, my parents owned a ten month old puppy named Winston.  Ocean-Blue eyes, silky-smooth brown and shaded grey coat, he welcomed me to the... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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{excerpt from my life story}
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 He was the first person to ever show a genuine interest in me without my having to say a word. I never told him this, but those days I sat there and said nothing, contributed nothing, seemingly wasted the oxygen in his classroom- those were... (more »)
Subsection: Memoirs  
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I just don't understand
By , Hemet, CA
I don't understand      Since i was young I've always felt a little different. Not my desire to become something and stand out from the rest and to be looked out at from the soulless crowd or dummies that spend their time thinking and doing... (more »)
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A [sea] Salty first kiss at Sweet 16.
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We played in the ice cold sea, and ran in and out of the riptides and crashing waves. We found ourselves at the shore once more ankle deep in the salty Pacific see in the sparkling Sands at Seaside, Oregon. "Hey, are you cold?" I asked... (more »)
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Friday Night Lights
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When most people hear the term “Friday Night Lights” the first thing to probably come to mind are the high school football games. They think of cheering on their school on the cool and chilly October nights. Maybe sitting with the Spirit... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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