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The Middle-Eastern Teen Scene This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I live in Pakistan. That's right, sound it out: Pa-ki-stan. You might have heard of it on the news – the place where the whos-its are throwing bombs on the watcha-ma-call-'ems. And no, it's not Iraq or Afghanistan, but we're getting there.... (more »)
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Two Countries This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Moving to a different city or state may seem pretty difficult. You have to change schools, say good-bye to good friends, meet new kids, and get used to your new home. But you can always go back to that state or city to visit. Now, when you change... (more »)
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Christmas In India This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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What is Christmas like in ­India? Many think India is an all-Hindu country, but it’s not. The country has 32,000 Christians – about two percent of its population. I remember Christmases when I lived there. We spent Christmas Eve preparing... (more »)
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Anything But Ordinary
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Anything But Ordinary I am far from normal. I am shattered to pieces, nothing like what I was when I was at my prime. I feel like I have been stitched together by a distracted tailor. I am broken; I am falling apart. And I am scared, beyond... (more »)
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Everything I'd Been Waiting For
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The docks were bursting with life, awash in serenity, and everything I’d been waiting for. The shining lake water gently lapping against the metal supports made a cheerful thwap thwap sound, and the seagulls soaring overhead filled my ears with... (more »)
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My Heart in India This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The people all around us dictate our places based on the colors of our faces. When you look at me, you look at the henna on my hand. At my long, thick, black hair, dark skin, and brown eyes. You see the figure-eight nod and hear the up and... (more »)
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I Love You, Beirut
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This could be good. So what if it’s small? I could really like it here. I tried staying positive about moving to Lebanon. After all, I am going to stay here for a few years so I might as well make the best out of it. We were going to land any... (more »)
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Ordinary Excitement This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Growing up in Brazil, a third-world country, has taught me to appreciate certain things about America that most people take for granted. Sights as basic as organized traffic impress me, in addition to cars that stay in their own lanes,... (more »)
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Living with the Terror This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I can remember the day like it was just yesterday. It was one of those plain, boring days in Afghanistan. At that time, I didn’t know we were hanging on to our lives just by living there as foreigners but as I look back upon our family I now... (more »)
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What Audrey Hasn't Seen This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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<i>Ah, America, the land of freedom and opportunity; I already miss you. </i> A cacophony of swerving, honking cabs and mobs of Chinese speaking in the loud, harsh tones of different dialects immersed us as we walked... (more »)
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My Syria This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Why are there so many of those?” I asked, pointing at a poster of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, which were more common in Damascus than jasmine blooms or stray cats. “Because everyone in Syria loves the president,” my dad always... (more »)
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A New Kind of Chef This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In South Africa everyone avoids strangers. A stranger could easily kidnap, rob, shoot, or even brutally murder you. Unfortunately, my dad didn't seem to understand this. Despite the risks, my dad continued to pick up hitchhikers and hand out cash... (more »)
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From London With Love
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I was born in London, this was one of my inspirations to write this. My main inspiration is as follows: I moved away from London when I was much younger. I have been living all around the world, I have no Heritage as such. People ask me, where... (more »)
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I was born in India, went to Elementary School in Texas, went to Middle School, and currently attend, High School in Georgia. When people ask me where I am from, what (or where) on earth do I say?! We hear of identity theft everyday. Well what if... (more »)
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Isn’t It All? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I was standing, again. My feet felt as if I'd walked a billion miles. Or so I thought. I'd never walked a billion miles, had I? When my mom glanced away, I reached up and furtively undid the necklace again. It was itching. I didn't care if it... (more »)
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Philippine Food Fun This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I ate a live chick. Well, at least one that was three days away from hatching. I had just moved from Brazil to the Philippines with my missionary family. Arriving in a bustling airport full of tricycles (motorcycles with a cab attached to the... (more »)
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