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My Dad
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Michael David, the most generic Jewish name a man can be given. This is my father. In the mornings his jet black hair with whisks of gray and silver sticks up as if struck by lightning and his eyes stay closed a fraction of an inch more than... (more »)
Black and White
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The 1960s was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, the assassinations of US President John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Cuban Missile Crisis, and finally ended on a good note when the first man is landed on the moon (U.S.... (more »)
The Grind
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72 years ago God put my grandpa Jim on this earth. He has been very successful in his life. We spend a significant time with him and I learn life lessons from him daily. Jim has taught me to be the best person I can be by teaching me to work... (more »)
Lebanese Love and Generous Grocery Giving This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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My great-grandparents, Jamila and George, arrived to the U.S. from Beirut, Lebanon in the early 1900’s. They were both fairly young at the time, but their families migrated to the U.S. in hopes of a more promising world. They thought that... (more »)
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Life From Home: A Profile of a Syrian Refugee... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A 200-square-foot apartment houses this family of seven. The space can only fit a couch (covered in stains from the antics of five children), a closet-sized kitchen, and a bathroom. “It’s been a hard transition,” Nadia* says... (more »)
Interview with Kathryn Lasky
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I had the privilege to interview one of my favorite authors, Kathryn Lasky. She has written over one hundred books in many different genres. Some of her best well-known books include the Guardians of Ga’Hoole Series, Wolves of the Beyond... (more »)
Interviewing a Hero
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Interviewing a Veteran I entered through the side door of the light-green colored ranch. It brought me into the living room. The tan colored walls were decorated in family photos and wall hangings. It made it feel like home. As I stepped... (more »)
The Psychology of Race: Opinions in Black and...
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1. What opinions does segregation and racism perpetuate? For centuries, people in the USA bare to absolve slavery. Since the all-inclusive majority of humans apprenticed had an accurate affection that the all-inclusive majority of humans not... (more »)
The Not So Strange Addiction
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“There is no "peace and quiet" anymore because we literally do not turn off. If we are bored, if we are waiting to pick up our kid from school or if we are at a basketball game, we are on our phones,” stated Marketing &... (more »)
The Red Barron
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Land, sea, and air. All have Clarence Harms in common. In World War ? he was in the Navy and spent most of his time in submarines. The Navy Seaman  commented that at 5’ 8’’ he was able to get in and out of the bulkhead... (more »)
Actor, Designer, Journalist, Singer
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Vigorous and modeling a floor-touching blue dress with a purple shawl, the once a journalist hops from question to question with thrill. This wasn’t the first time she had done something unique. Former Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)... (more »)
Untitled
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Dear Veteran, My name is Nicole and I am a senior in high school. I just wanted to thank you for all that you have done for our country. I am writing today because I know it is a huge sacrifice for you and your family. My dad was... (more »)
A Long Road to Home
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A man that dropped out of high school at 10th grade.  Has received two purple hearts for his service to his country.  A man that has started two of his own small business.  He has his loving wife, three children, and four... (more »)
Anxiety in Teenagers
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As a teenager in 2016, anxiety is a feeling I have become far too accustomed to, which is quite common among young people today. This is not to say that anxiety has never been an issue in previous generations, but there is undoubtedly a... (more »)
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Black Lives DO Matter
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Her name is Morgan. She is a fifteen year-old African American woman who likes to cook, play basketball, and sing. She is shy, but a lively and graceful butterfly once you get to know her. But she is also an eagle - she is the definition of... (more »)
Nature Has a Superpower?
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Ah, nature. The memorable smell of saturated oak trees, the sound of various bird chirping in the distance--with the occasional decipherable superstitious woodpecker knocking on wood. The beautiful vista of a multi-colored sunset that becomes... (more »)
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