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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   296 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   31 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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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   248 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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Irish in America
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 We’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but what about the rest of the year?  And how many Irish descendants are there actually here in America? According to the last Census, there are about 34.5 million Americans who claim... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
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Irish in America
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 We’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but what about the rest of the year?  And how many Irish descendants are there actually here in America? According to the last Census, there are about 34.5 million Americans who claim... (more »)
Subsection: Academic Writing  
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Fall Mornings
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I think one of the best times of the year is 6:30 am on a cold fall morning. As I walk out of my house on my way to the bus, the air is crsip. There's no sound or distractions brought to my attention. It's when the sky is dark, but through the... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Poet Maya Angelou This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   If you have ever wanted to read great poetry, look no further than Dr. MayaAngelou's work. She is one of those rare writers who can touch your heart andsoul with her words. An African-American, Dr. Angelou grew up insegregated... (more »)
Subsection: Heroes Articles  
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R.L. Stine - The Interview Experience This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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   It was fifth period - English - when the phone rang in the classroom. Now, when the phone does ring, which is rare, the recipient, for some reason, is never me. So, when I heard my name, I knew that I had either done something really bad,... (more »)
Subsection: Interviews  
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