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You Saved My Life
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All those late nights when I thought it was over, I knew we could talk. You're my savior; always allowing me to just be me. I could say what I needed to, and feel how I wanted to feel. I could talk about the trauma and the pain, it wasn't a... (more »)
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Compassionate Community: The City that Saved...
Compassionate Community: The City that Saved Thousands Martin Luther King Jr. passionately voiced his view on silence in the face of evil when he claimed, “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic,... (more »)
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A Thank You Letter This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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          To My English Teacher,       Thank you.      I don’t imagine you comprehend what that means. I’ll go into detail.      Thank you for influencing me to write.      Thank you for compelling me to work... (more »)
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Rosa Parks
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Rosa Parks was an African American woman who had been affected my racism and segregation her entire life. She became a well know civil rights activist. She is most known for her refusal to move to the back of the bus. This happened December 1,... (more »)
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My Mini Me
By , Sun Prairie, WI
My Saturday mornings in the summer are spent sitting in a lawn chair, dozing off every few minutes, only to be woken up minutes later by a piercing whistle. Every hour I get up to walk down the hill to watch my sister swim then return to my... (more »)
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Super Humans
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An In-Depth Analysis of the Realities Behind Fictional “Superpowers” A human being with a “superpower” is someone who has an ability that other humans do not posses, and exceed other abilities possessed by humans. In reality, not many... (more »)
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The Truth Within Us
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This is a short account about the truth that lies with in us all Truth is more than a simple statement, or an honest remark. The Truth is that we are not perfect. But must we be reminded of this every single day? To be reminded of our... (more »)
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firefighter
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It was just another forest fire in Victoria State on February 1st 2009 for firefighter David Tree. He would soon come to find out that this day would change his life. This fire in the state of Victoria would go in the books for highest... (more »)
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Finding Your Role Model
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  Have you ever had that one person in your life, who you thought was just another passerbyer but instead became a role model who gave you a new perspective on life? A person who pushed you passed your limits but also encouraged you to do your... (more »)
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Walk for ALS 2015
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Recently I did the walk for ALS with my Aunt Claire. This was the second year of the walk tradition. We do the Walk for ALS, not only because it is for a good cause, but because my grandmother on my father's side (My Aunt Claire's... (more »)
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The Importance of Veterans
What is a veteran? The dictionary would define it as someone who has served in the military, but to me, it’s so much more. It’s the people who are out there at this very moment devoting themselves to their country and their freedom,... (more »)
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Poet Maya Angelou This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   If you have ever wanted to read great poetry, look no further than Dr. MayaAngelou's work. She is one of those rare writers who can touch your heart andsoul with her words. An African-American, Dr. Angelou grew up insegregated... (more »)
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A Teacher Who Cared
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Teacher- Mrs. Jessica Allison Most people my age believe that teachers only come to school each day to get paid and that they don’t really care about the students, but I know a teacher who truly cares and understands. Her name is Mrs.... (more »)
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To All Firefighters
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To All Firefighters Everyday I see your shiny red truck or hear your loud roaring sirens; at that moment all I think is, “hmm, there goes a fire truck.” What I don’t think about is whether or not every firefighter will return from that... (more »)
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Author, J.K. Rowling This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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My definition of a hero is someone who inspires, helps the less fortunate, and overcomes personal obstacles. One woman who I think fits this description is J.K. Rowling. At one time, she could barely pay the rent and care for her daughter, and... (more »)
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Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Whether you are a stressed-out teenager wrapped up in piles of homework or an aspiring author tangled up in scandalous accusations of plagiarism, we all encounter obstacles in our lives. When confronted with difficulties, most people seek the easy... (more »)
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