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My Best Friend
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My best friend wasn’t your usual best friend. In fact, he was hated for most of life and eventually gave his life for someone who didn’t deserve life; me. My friend was born on Christmas in the garage of retired couple in... (more »)
The Resilience of a Mother
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The person in my life that has been the most resilient since the time I first met her would be my mother because she has been the one to do things that I never would do if I was an adult and I had a kid. My mom was born april 3, 1966 in... (more »)
I, Lidia Polanco
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“Me despierte y me fui a la finca a recoger agua” In English finca means estate, to her the finca wasn’t an estate it’s what she called the waterfall or as they say in spanish “cascada”. Every morning she... (more »)
My Resilient Mother
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Be faithful always and He shall never let you down nor leave you alone. No matter how big or how small the pond of problems may be in your life, God will always be right there beside you whether you believe or not. My mother, Peggy, was a... (more »)
Ryan's Journey
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His parents had not meant to restrict his life; they had too much to worry about, but they did love him very much. But Ryan being the oldest out of 12 kids meant that he had lots of pressure and responsibility resting on his shoulders. He... (more »)
Maturity at a Young Age
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“Maturity and strength is not when we start speaking big things, it is when we start understanding small things.” At a young age my father Eliazar, tall, medium length black hair, brown eyes had gone through an up and down roller... (more »)
Finding Her Own Way This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It’s 1971 in the Philippines. Liberal Ferdinand Marcos leads the nation. In June seventy Muslim Filipinos are brutally massacred. In August the Plaza Miranda is bombed. Now September, the political conflict continues. It’s October, Halloween... (more »)
Living History
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He pushed up his amber plastic lenses and steadied his shaky hands on the rests of his wheelchair. I watched him from across the room, his eyes filled with wonder as he met with a fellow member of his division. I watched him blankly, growing... (more »)
Naani This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Novato, CA
Who knows anyone like my Naani? At first glance she looks like a stereotypical Indian grandmother  in her salwar kameez and floor length night gowns. “100% cotton.” She always says. Nothing else will do. Those that know her, know how many... (more »)
My Mother
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I like to think of my mother as a superhero. I imagine that, under her ceremonial black cocktail dresses and neon-coral-orange lipstick, a warrior stands with ringed hands on strong hips with chin pointed to the sky. I imagine that her... (more »)
Veterans Day
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Today is the day that we have designated to honor you, our veterans.  No matter when or where you served, whether you were a Finance Technician, Radar Operator, Infantryman, Aircraft Specialist, Tank Officer, or anything and everything in... (more »)
Red, White, Blue
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Red is for the blood and tears that we all have from time to time; white is for all the scary times throughout our lives; blue is for the hope that binds ourselves and others together. All of these things have gone through the minds of our... (more »)
An Open Letter to My Youth Pastor
By , Seymour, TN
Prior to coming to youth, I was quite honestly something of a mess. I was full of all sorts of negativity, full of frustration, full of anger and full of depression. Sure, I had some measure of faith, but it was shallow. I knew all the... (more »)
Grandmother
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I love my grandmother so much I cherish her and she’s my angel. I sometimes consider her as my real mom because she’s so special to me and she basically raised me. I don’t know what i’d do without her she holds our... (more »)
What A Hero Is To Me
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“ A true a hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart. “ ( Hercules ) What this quote means to me is that a hero isn’t measured by how strong or how big their muscles are. A hero is... (more »)
What is a Hero?
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Use example from the book Odysee What exactly is a hero? Well to correctly answer this question I'd have to reveal my opinion. Which I don't do often. When writing essays I just use facts anyhow. It all depends on what you believe. Some... (more »)
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