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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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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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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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Hayley: A Hero
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If you had to describe the noun "hero" in one word, it would be "Hayley," no doubt about it. Hayley is not only a sister to me, but a mentor as well. Though she is a measly twelve minutes older than me, it is as if she has twelve years of... (more »)
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Audacious Confrontation: Parallel Journeys to...
Whether you are a stressed out teenager wrapped up in piles of homework or an aspiring author tangled up in a scandalous accusation for plagiarism, we encounter obstacles in our daily lives. When confronted with difficulties, most people seek the... (more »)
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My Inspiration
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He stands on the mat with his nerves bubbling over, his fear getting caught into a knot of excitement. The whistle blows and his heart races right out of his chest. Suddenly, his lungs restrict and prepare themselves, so he has to search for a... (more »)
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Steps of a Hero
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My mom is my hero. She has always been there for me and all those other lost teenagers out there. She has always been an inspiration to me through her love for others and for her faith in Jesus Christ. My mom used to be the church youth group... (more »)
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My Anti-Hero
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Odysseus, son of Laertes, king of Ithaca is not what most would call a hero, he cheats, he steals, and he lies, none of which happen to be ideal qualities. There is no denying that Odysseus has done more than most men, but has he done it with... (more »)
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HOPE.LIFE.LEGACY.
In the memory of J.F.K. Ripples of hope Tendrils of life Carried through by his legacy 1,000 days later 1,000 moments later Drift through these charted waters on Ripples of his life Out of context, blurred with time Deep with... (more »)
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Golda Meir: The Iron Lady
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Golda Meir the “Iron Lady” (Butt) is described as being on of the most influential women of the twentieth century. Her influence can still be seen, “She is still deeply loved today by her people and by millions more thought the... (more »)
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A True Hero
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My hero is not what you would find in a comic book. She cannot fly, turn invisible, or lift a car over her head. She can; however, restart school, be a remarkable cook, and still be a great mom. My hero is my mom, Staci. She was born on... (more »)
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Just an Ordinary Extraordinary Person
Some people call it obsessive, but I prefer to refer to it as complete fanatical devotion. This is the impetus that resulted in me waiting in line for the midnight release of J.K. Rowling's seventh Harry Potter novel at four o'clock PM. Not a... (more »)
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The Modern Martyr
When I pressed speed dial four to reach my grandma Vera, to conduct the interview, I thought I knew all the answers to the questions I had written down. My grandma and I are very close. I can trust her with everything, and I always go to her... (more »)
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My Mum
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She to you is odd, strange, and dosen't fight in. she's also my mum and bestfriend. Since the begin my mum never had it easy, she had her leg out of the socket. she coiuldn't walk till she was four. she was the oldest of four, and her family {even... (more »)
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