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The Skirt This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I will be the first to say that I am not materialistic. My friends label me as a goody-goody; my parents say I am conservative and modest when it comes to clothes. I don’t wear bikinis, and none of my skirts or shorts end above my knees. That is... (more »)
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The Real Hero
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 I couldn’t believe what I have just read. My Prince has been locked in a tower miles and miles away from my castle. I ran down the spiral case of stairs from my room, into the grand ballroom. I saw my parents standing there with party... (more »)
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The Ice Rose
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As I step, I hear the wind blowing. It goes through my hair like it is leaves. The sound is whirling back and forth. I feel the cold December winds come into my warm lungs as I take a breath, holding it in for a moment and letting go, and I... (more »)
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The Water Slide
The day I went to Kentucky with my friend was a huge mistake. We went to lots of rides that I never planned on going. But the worst one of all the things we did was going to the water slide. The screams and laughter filled my ears as I looked... (more »)
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Besties Lost
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Best friends can get mad at each other but you always become friends again over the little things. Just like the time I was in Florida. I went to Universal Studios with my two older friends, Maria and Jordan. We took a taxi there and paid for... (more »)
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Life of a Laborer
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The longer the night dragged on, the more cold and irritated the workers got. They were all working towards the same goal: getting paid. Finally, the truck arrives to the loading dock on the cold, clear, beautiful night. The red back up light... (more »)
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Short Story
By , Jonesport, ME
Everyone has a moment in their life when they know things are changing.  Mine came late this summer.  The summer before senior year is when a lot of things change, you become an adult, and more things are expected of you.  You know that it... (more »)
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Moving
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An orange and white U-Haul truck parked in our driveway. Workers sweating cause they worked all day. The delicious chocolate cake in the oven .The sun’s rays, hot like a blazing fire as it beaming down on me. We’re outside by saying... (more »)
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Rain on a Tin Roof This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I had to speak louder now because the rain was pelting the raspberry bushes and the leaves were reflecting the sound rhythmically. After looking around for a minute, I noticed a small shed a little while away from us. I pointed to it and we... (more »)
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Paddle Banter
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As were protruded down the stairs together you could hear the clack of shoes against the steps, his clunky long legged jaunt, skipping steps at a time, and my patient and graceful one stair at a time approach. The halls of our boarding school... (more »)
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Strengths come from within
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Jiu jitsu is a sport that I love to do.  It keeps my mind occupied and keeps me on track with my daily routine.  Although Jiu jitsu is a sport with lots of physical contact it’s all about self-discipline and respect for one... (more »)
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My Diabetes Experience
I’m 15 years old and I am currently in 10th grade. When I was five on august 11th 2004 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. When I was diagnosed it was frightening at first. I didn’t know anything about diabetes or what I was going to have... (more »)
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Body against brains
The way the brain works is obviously very complicated and involves a lot of energy and work. Especially, when its talent creates such unexplained thought patterns and images. For an example, when we sleep at night don’t we usually have... (more »)
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I Lost my Sole in an Airport
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I lost my sole in an airport. My family and I had gone to Washington D.C. on vacation and while there I found a wonderful pair of brown ankle boots. I was extremely happy because I got them at a thrift store for THREE DOLLARS! I am pretty good... (more »)
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C'est la vie
Have you ever been the center of attention in a room full of mostly strangers?  Perhaps you had to make a presentation at your school, or maybe in my case, you were in a play.  If not, you are one lucky soul because let me tell you, it is... (more »)
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A Man's Best Friend
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Miley is the greatest dog anyone could ever ask for. That does’t change the fact that she is a dorky dog though. She hates the water, the cold and even the hot. She's just a diva dog. Miley is a Rhodesian ridgeback. Rhodesia was a... (more »)
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