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My Namesake This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I used to joke around and tell people she was my namesake. After all, I share her first name, and part of her last name too. But it was merely a pleasant myth; any connection I have with Angelina Jolie Pitt is like the one I have with Angelina... (more »)
My Third Reason This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The summer after freshman year started slowly. I made sure to take advantage of the free time I had, not knowing if I would have any after I began my new job. I had been hired by the local grocery store, and I began work in two weeks. Soon... (more »)
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Dear Maya Angelou
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Dear Maya Angelou, You are one of the known literary artists I admire greatly. Talent is something you clearly possess and show to the world in your speaking and writing. One of the greatest novels I have ever read is your novel,... (more »)
How I Met My Mother
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I have been blessed to have an abundance of inspiration in my life from people who strive to be the best forms of themselves every day. It is my belief that these people deserve all the credit for everything I am and have accomplished. However,... (more »)
Reel or Real
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We all love heroes that come in movies but they are reel , real life heroes  are heroes who risk  their lives to save lives of others . In India on 26th January every year are nation honour these heroes and I felt really glad to have interview... (more »)
Jesse Owens
By , Baltimore, MD
“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at.” This quote from Jesse Owens truly... (more »)
Christina Grimmie: Gone Too Soon
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In this day and age, heroes don’t wear capes and fly around, rescuing innocent civilians from the malicious, lethal acts of a villain. Today, heroes work their way up to a certain degree of fame, inspiring individuals, or helping them... (more »)
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The Real You
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I don’t know who she is. Maybe I never got to know the real her. Who are you? Who are you? Do I even know you? As I think it over and over, it get’s worse. Everything is so messed up that I cannot quite make out what is true and... (more »)
Remembering Memorial Day (2014)
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Do you know how important May 26th is this year? No, Miley Cyrus isn’t releasing a new song. No, One Republic isn’t touring near us. And no, Rick Riordan isn’t having a book signing here. It’s Memorial Day. We remember and celebrate... (more »)
Unappreciated Influence
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“Are you even listening?” With my headphones on my ears, I tried to catch parts of what my mom was saying as she slowly pressed down on the breaks at a red light. “You need to get your grades up... All your... (more »)
Cesario Estrada Chavez
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When people are inspired, they make significant choices. After ten years of having to move all around the state to help his parents in the fields, Cesario Estrada Chavez knew he would dedicate his life to change the working conditions for... (more »)
Shining in the Woods
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Under the veil of secrecy in the forests of western Belarus there once was a camp, but this camp wasn't just an average tent and bonfire, it was a safe haven that would revolutionize and redefine what it means to persevere and never... (more »)
My Hero
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A hero is a person, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. To me, a hero is someone who is selfless in their life, giving to others before themselves. Risking their own life for others. Someone... (more »)
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My sister isn’t what you would call perfect. Tall, slim, and brown skin is what you can describe her as. Okay, okay, maybe funny as well. But I can say she is a role model. My sister is someone I can run to for any problem that I may... (more »)
Ulysses S. Grant
By , Humboldt, TN
On April 27, 1822, Ulysses S. Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio (Simon). He was the the son of Jessie Root Grant and Hannah Simpson ("The White House"). When he was only one year old, his family moved to Georgetown, Ohio... (more »)
Military Wannabees
By , Granbury, TX
I really hate those people who like to say that one branch is better than all the others when they have never been in the military or  don’t have direct family in the military. It’s like me saying that Russia is better than... (more »)
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