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Tyler Oakley and the Trevor Project
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In the Spring of 2014, Tyler Oakley, a video blogger on YouTube, worked with the Trevor Project to raise over half a million dollars towards his annual birthday campaign for the organization. Oakley and the team at the Trevor Project came... (more »)
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 We all have our own personal heroes. Some are famous, some, not so much. My heroes are famous, but not as famous as you might think. They are the members of Black Veil Brides. But, they aren’t my heroes because they’re famous,... (more »)
My Mother's Daughter
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I love my mother dearly, but sometimes it's hard being my mother's daughter. My mother was born in China. Even at a young age, she was no stranger to adversity. In those days, when cars and bikes were not ubiquitous and the only... (more »)
My Hero
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     When people think of their hero they probably think of famous people or superstars, but I think of my neighbor Todd. He is talented, helpful, and has inspired me to be the best I can be.      I don't think there has been someone... (more »)
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 Inspiration is an eleven letter word which may be a small word but have big meaning to many in this world. When you look up the definition on Google you get, “The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something... (more »)
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“I spent my days catching flies for food and cigarettes. I would some times try to trick the guards and cut a fly in half and count it as one. They would beat me when I did that.  I would have to catch 100 flies for food and 35 flies for a... (more »)
My Extraordinary Mom
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"You deserve to have gold pouring over you from the whole world." This is how I feel about my mom right now because she has makes such a huge difference in my life.  My mom is so amazing because she works really hard to help hold... (more »)
The Inspirational Ephron This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“You can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.”— Nora Ephron, Heartburn When I think about accomplished filmmakers, I think of Nora Ephron. A talented writer and director, Ephron led the way for... (more »)
Dear Ed Wood, the 'Worst Director of All...
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Ed Wood. Hollywood will never admit it, but you were the best of us filmmakers. Despite the notoriety you received as the ‘worst filmmaker’ who ever lived, you were just happy to make entertainment! If your movies were truly despicable, then... (more »)
NRA: Freedom This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Junk fish!” I look on in horror as the small fish attached to my pole is thrown on the ground and squished by my grandfather’s foot. Just six years old, I am on my first fishing trip, and my first catch is oozing,... (more »)
Why Grandmas Are the Greatest Heroes
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Have you ever heard people talking about how Grandmas are the best? Well I dont and I really would like to hear it more because granmas are the best. My granda has spoken the truth to me , sees to my needs and wants, and takes care of my... (more »)
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The Unsung Hero
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One unsung hero in my life is my “Elijah”, Blake Newson. He came up to me one day and say “Hey, I wondered if I could be your Elijah and you could be my Elisha.” For those of you that don’t know, Elijah is a... (more »)
Queen of Life
As I get into the car each day as I go home from school, my mom greets me with a smile and says “ Como te fue hora? “  She makes sure that my day went well by asking me a bunch of questions of what I did. There is never a day... (more »)
Of Gods and Kings: Leonidas
When it comes to great leaders, one may not think of kings. Those who rule over others are sometimes not counted as one who leads, but dictates. This is true in many cases. However, one must also ask oneself, “Is one who bears the burden... (more »)
Top of the Summit
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Every day I come home from school, he watches me come off the bus. Every day, he’s there, sitting on his rocking chair with his feet up, drinking a diet pepsi. He would be wearing his glasses, lenses clean so he can see clearly. He... (more »)
Strong as a Rock
“Hola pa, como te fue?” , I would say,  “Bien mija” , he would respond, “Cansado?, “Un poco mija”  this is our usual conversation. Acting like he isn’t tired, yet I can see it right in... (more »)
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