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Through Shock, There Comes An Awakening
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The nurse slowly approaches the family waiting room, her face puffy and blotched with tears. “Oh dear, this is not good news,” I tell myself. Hesitant, the nurse walks towards my chair and lightly grasps my hand. "Honey,... (more »)
Strictly Business This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When my grandpa passed away, the family went nuts.  Literally nuts.  The old man had always had a gentle temperament, yet would not tolerate nonsense.  He used to play with us always with a smile on his face, yet he would still... (more »)
My Hero
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I was only two years old when my mother's stomach swelled for the fourth time with another new life. I can't remember what I hoped that my new sibling would be but I believe that I had hoped for a sister since I had already had two... (more »)
Let Fate Make Our History
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It was a beautiful summer night. Stars are scattered up the sky, shimmering and giving light of the dim night. I decided to go out and let the cold breeze touched my skin. I saw you one door apart, you were looking at the stars like it was a... (more »)
July 1986
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In July of 1986 two young men sit on someone else’s roof deck, a half empty six-pack of beer next to each of them. Their bodies and brains are worn out from roofing houses in a rich neighborhood under the Texas sun. Laughing and watching... (more »)
Do You Remember?
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I remember stretching my hands, trying so hard to catch an empty ball point, blocking its way to where it is targeted, the trash can. The memory could've been locked up with its key thrown away somewhere in a limbo if it weren't for me... (more »)
Smile
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Smiling is a wonderful thing. There are so many reasons to smile! Unlike physical objects, smiles aren’t paid for with money and handed over the counter in a small bag. They’re free! I smile the most when I am productive. Productivity is... (more »)
FAIL! Save Your Work
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We've all been there before. You spend three hours writing the perfect article. It's on Microsoft Word, so you can track your word count. You've done all of your research, followed all of the  writing tips, and written quality content. You're... (more »)
Laxtranvaganza
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It was a wet drizzling day at SMU. The fields were solid mud except for the turf fields, but only the big kids got to play on the turf. We were slipping and sliding on the field. By the end of the games players were covered in solid mud. The... (more »)
Riding a Bike
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Learning how to ride a bike I was 6 years old and very short. I was visiting my birth dad and his parents in Minnesota. “Do you know how to ride a bike yet?” my grandma asked me. “Yeah, but only with training wheels” I responded... (more »)
Comig to the us
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While I was still in the orphanage with my sister I didn’t know how to speak english. Before today, November 7th, my sister said’’we're gonna be adopted. And so the next day my parents show up to us and I jumped on them and they both wore... (more »)
New Roller Coaster
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I am a ride person. I love rides. I love going to Great America and I ride most of the rides there. And I usually don’t scream, I usually just laugh. But there’s one ride I would never ride. I was really scared to go on it. It went really... (more »)
Coming to the us
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While I was still in the orphanage with my sister I didn’t know how to speak english. Before today, November 7th, my sister said’’we're gonna be adopted. And so the next day my parents show up to us and I jumped on them and they both wore... (more »)
Let fate make our history
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It was a beautiful summer night. Stars are scattered up the sky, shimmering and giving light of the dim night. I decided to go out and let the cold breeze touched my skin. I saw you one door apart, you were looking at the stars like it was a... (more »)
Bullies
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      Everything changed that day in third grade. Before I get into the details lets take it back to the beginning. In third grade, I had the best of friends and there wasn't a care in the world. But, in late December and early January I... (more »)
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Tears fighting desperately to drain from my eyes, I sit in silence trying to remain composed, hoping to be forgotten. My fingers fumble awkwardly with each other trying to give me something to focus on other than what was going on inside me.... (more »)
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