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The Cheerful Sister
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Sometimes, when I have time, I go outside and look at the sky. I greet the Sun smiling down, and I always wonder about how the Sun is always bright. The Sun seems to be like hope radiating no matter how bad the situation is. To me, my sister... (more »)
My Favorite Tradition
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My large family is spread out in all parts of the country, but Thanksgiving is one of the few occasions when everybody gets together. We’d finally arrived at my aunt’s house in Virginia after a long, five hour drive from New York.... (more »)
Beenbags
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Back in elementary school, I had a close-knit community. I enjoyed mingling with every teacher and the students in my grade (there were only two classes, so it was about 60 kids). Everybody stood out and it felt engaging. The school started... (more »)
On Riding Trains This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I’ve only ridden the train once and I wholeheartedly desire to keep it that way. I rode it back in June of this year, I was to take it from Denver to Hastings in order to complete registration for my first semester of college. It was a... (more »)
THH: How to Properly Smile at Yourself in the... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It’s always weird when I realize I do something. Have I always done this? Do I do it too much? Do I do this in front of the guy who sits two seats behind me? Usually the something isn’t too bad. I’ve probably always known, somehow, but... (more »)
Living With Loss
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John Steinbeck once wrote: “It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” He’s saying that, if something had never happened in the first place, you would never have lost it. I... (more »)
Blood, Sweat, & Tears
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Something special was going to happen to me. To some people, the surprise may not sound exciting, but to my 7-year-old self, the surprise was like Christmas. My heart was jumping in excitement when I learned from my mother that I was going to... (more »)
Back to Where It All Began This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Oh, so this your fake mom?” When you’re in 2nd grade, hearing a comment like that tends to throw you off guard. But, not for me. Of course I was startled by the audacity my friend had to make that comment, but I... (more »)
Taco Bell
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W..E..L..C ah welcome. The welcome sign with welcome written in 20 different languages was the first thing that warmly greeted us with open arms, to my new country. I quickly followed my mother, dodging the fast paced steps of the other people... (more »)
All About Me
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Who am i ?  My name is Mykou Y. I am a student in high school. I am a freshman. In my family, have 3 sisters and 3 brothers. I am fourteen years old. I am in jrotc. When i grow up i want to become a cosmetologist. Well at first i wanted to... (more »)
All About Me
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 Who am I? My name is Kenny T. and I’m a freshmen. I attend high school. I have a big family. Being a freshmen is so far so good. Therefore, I am tall and responsible for myself.           My life is... (more »)
All About Me
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Jeff Bezos said in a quote that I really like and it says “Work Hard. Have Fun. and Make History.” My name is Maleeca W. I am a sister of 3 other sisters Monessa, Taliyah, and Leilonie. It's difficult being their sister because... (more »)
Finding Me
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Who really knows who they truly are? My name is Mariposa, I play volleyball, I have a huge family, and I love music and dance. My Family is who I would fight for no matter what. Video games are my brain teaser. Art is my stress reliever. Friends... (more »)
Becoming Successful
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Who am I? My name is Francisco O. I have a passion for football it’s painful, but fun. I’m a son of an amazing mom and a awesome father. Also my family is people that I would die, and kill for. Plus my dad is my favorite person... (more »)
Describing Me
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My name is Jay V., and i'm a freshman in luther burbank high school. My family and I live in California, Sacramento. My family is like my everything to me. One of my favorite hobbies are  volleyball,soccer, and etc. It's my... (more »)
Personal Essay
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Who am I? I am Angelina C. My favorite color is purple. I like to play basketball with my friends and family. I have four sisters no brothers. I live with my mom. I forgot my password to my Instagram, so I had to make a new one. In the future,... (more »)
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