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My Light This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Who did you sit with at lunch today?” I asked him. “Nobody.” He responded starring down at his worn shoes. “Why?” I questioned, almost immediately after the words left his chapped lips. “No one will sit with me, but I... (more »)
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Mother Jenny Y. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I look at my mom, I see a mother happily settled with a husband and a daughter. I see that though age has thickened her waistline and lined her face, she still carries herself with the youthful legs of a 20-year-old and lets her thick, black... (more »)
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My Grandma
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When I was younger, I loved a book about a little girl whose grandma had passed away and went to heaven. I’m not sure why I liked it, I didn’t really know the words or exactly what they meant, but I know that I liked the sound of it being... (more »)
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Gino Scalo: History Teacher, Carmel Valley... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Before I first stepped into the frigid atmosphere of Mr. Scalo's realm, I pulled on my fur-lined parka and took out my sealskin gloves, well-prepared and ready to brave the cold. Well, actually, I just shivered and tugged at the ends of my... (more »)
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John Lennon, Musician/Antiwar Activist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The evening of December 8, 1980, John Lennon, beloved singer, songwriter, and political activist, was shot and killed in front of his apartment building in New York City. He was only 40. Lennon is a hero to me. Even though he was not alive during... (more »)
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The Death at War
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I can see the whisk of the mysterious midnight water as I looked left and right, the calm sea dragging time towards our deathly destiny. If only everything was so calm. The bloody picked fingers nervously twitch, screwing and unscrewing lids of... (more »)
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Teen - Rachel Joy S. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
When you hear the term “hero,” you might picture Superman lifting a bus or Spiderman spinning webs from his wrists, battling villains with ultra-­super powers. But not all heroes are mythical – some exist, right here, right now, everywhere... (more »)
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"Biebs" is Talented!
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Many people think of Justin Drew Bieber as a phony, a wannabe, but they can label Justin with any name, but they don’t even know him. Underneath his notorious hair, he is a legit person. He may never meet me, and I may never come within... (more »)
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Grandmother Trudy K.B. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
There have been several special people in my life. One was my Oma. “Oma” is German for grandmother. I would like to share with you some of my fondest memories of her. Thinking back, I remember what she looked like. She was strong, kind,... (more »)
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My Amazing Teacher
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I remember the first class we had. You looked tall, great, distinct, steady and unshakable. And your voice. So loud and shrill. We can hear you even if you’re teaching the other classes. First thing I thought about you is, oh my God, I’m not... (more »)
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Malcolm X, Civil Rights Activist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
To me, a hero is a person who speaks when the world needs to listen, changes when the world needs to change, and acts when things need to get done. My hero is Malcolm X. He had courage and strength, and no matter how society kicked him or his... (more »)
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The Black Veil Brides Are My True Heroes
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Black Veil Brides is a metal/hard core band who is dominating the charts. The band is made up of Andy Six, Ashley Purdy, Jake Pitts, Jinxx and Christian Coma. Many like this band for its image or even for their amazing lyrics but the reason that I... (more »)
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God Bless America
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God bless America has been the saying of old times. Indeed, God, please bless America. As the soldiers fight in the battlefields, We fight the thought of America not being free. Each day, whether we know it or not, Someone’s brother,... (more »)
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Musician Kurt Cobain This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Kurt Cobain said, “I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I’m not.” He’s best known for his remarkable blue eyes and signature scratchy voice. He was loved for his good looks, immense talent, and rebellious ­personality.... (more »)
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Character Sketch of Anne Frank
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During the era of World War II, the Nazis ruled Germany. Nazis were led by an evil mad, Adolph Hitler, he wanted everyone who was different to be killed or imprisoned. One brave girl lived during this tragic event. This girl became famous for her... (more »)
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The Storm This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“You want to talk about the war? That's a rough topic,” my father said to me one night a few years ago on our front porch. I looked at the 57-year-old man with a gaze that went beyond usual interest. He is notorious for telling stories of his... (more »)
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