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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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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   290 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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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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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   246 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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Under the Surface This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Stamford, NY
She goes to school every day, does her work, stays involved. She's always smiling, cheering people up, and sharing her spirit. She's always helping others, there to depend on, and never says no. She's the perfect, well-rounded, successful,... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Under the Surface This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Stamford, NY
She goes to school every day, does her work, stays involved. She's always smiling, cheering people up, and sharing her spirit. She's always helping others, there to depend on, and never says no. She's the perfect, well-rounded, successful,... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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OM's and Synthetic Gongs
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The exercise I chose to participate in was yoga. Yoga is a not a form of rigorous or taxing physical exercise used to shape ones physique into an aesthetically appealing specimen; it is a meditative, relaxing session of stretches, poses, and... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Monster
By , Cartersville, GA
Everything is fine i say. I turn to the mirror seeing the tears rushing down my face as i come to reality that in fact everything is not fine. Everything is actually crashing down. Nothing is going right. Everything in the world has turned... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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Alcohol and the Third Face of Power
By , Chelsea, MA
I was going to write a paper on Chris Rock’s “Good Hair,” and how it reflects the Third Face of Power like you asked, and I did so that I still get a grade. Its attached behind whatever this turns out to be. You can skip this... (more »)
Subsection: Personal Experience Articles  
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