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Mans Inhumanity to Man
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Renowned author and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, once said, “Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.” Perhaps it is human nature to be indifferent to things that don’t directly have an impact on our individual lives. However, we... (more »)
Heaven’s Pennies This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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grandmama, tell me tell me about the summer days When you danced in the streets of El Salvador for pennies to buy candy tell me about the rich man on the patio who would give you pennies when you walked by and how you would keep... (more »)
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Ceylon Tea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“We’re almost there!” My father’s announcement instantly woke me. I wiped my drool from the seatbelt and stretched my neck to see out the window. It revealed a magnificent view of brilliant emerald green fields. I... (more »)
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Moving Out This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Every time I mention the fact that I live in Nepal, my online friends seem to get into a state of mild hysteria, often followed by a bombardment of questions ranging from “Whoa, do you guys actually drink tea?” to an occasional... (more »)
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Through Mexican Eyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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My life has always been enveloped in the sweetness of Mexican culture. Even though my family has not always lived in Mexico, my parents have kept our cultural roots deeply present wherever we are. As a little girl I always felt belonging in the... (more »)
Business Traditions in Sweden
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When doing business in Sweden, there are important rules of etiquette to follow that differ greatly from those in the United States. One of the most prominent things is that social structures completely lack any signs of outward hierarchy, in a... (more »)
Ireland's Independece: Past and Present
 Historical Ireland was able to rise out of the turmoil of wars, famines, and disagreements to become an independent country. Although modern Ireland seems to be prospering, it has had some rocky years financially and is currently battling... (more »)
If Cell Phones and Computers Were Outlawed,...
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Our generation as we know it, is fairly consumed in the advanced technology we have access to today. We use it in many of our daily activities, from connecting with people around the world, to shopping for the latest video games. What if we no... (more »)
On Growing Yam in Frozen Soils This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The room is fairly small, and compared to the summer blaze outside, one wouldn’t call it very bright, either. There are tiny wooden tables all around us, each with four empty chairs placed neatly by the side. Arushi and I fill two of those,... (more »)
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Belize Navidad This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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"Let's go somewhere".  Three simple words that undeniably arouse any adventurer.  It is these three words that ignite every physical sense.  It was these three words that elicited a smirk with the response, “What about Belize?” Well,... (more »)
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New York Philharmonic Concert
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Quintet in A major for Piano and Strings, Op. 81 Antonin Dvo?ák The quintet began with the first movement, the Allegro, and the cello plays a soft, warm, inviting melody that draws in the listener with the tinkling of the piano.... (more »)
The Experience of a Lifetime
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"Beige or white, beige or white?" This is the question that I was asking myself prior to the day of departure. I had exactly one more hour left until we had to leave to go to the hotel near the Philadelphia airport and get ready for... (more »)
Joy in Darkness This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
I believe that the world is a dark place. Everyone faces horrible situations, people, and moments. Everyone comes to a helpless point, at least once in their lives, where they find no matter how desperately they desire change they have no... (more »)
The Perks of Being a Book Lover
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Dear Friend, I know you would choose to play on your ipad, grab your cellphone or just watch t.v over reading literary works. Well, buddy, I know these new gadgets have a lot of interesting features. But believe me, this classic old habit... (more »)
loca Explorare
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The scorching Delhi heat will surely  drive you crazy  and the right place to find refuge are the hills . The cool and calm environment will help your overworked mind reach serendipity. So, last summer I had the opportunity to... (more »)
Newport My Home
Driving along the Newport Bridge, the sight of millions of luminescent sailboats and cliffs mesmerize me. Newport, RI has been home for a while. My family and I never get enough of the quaint cobblestone town and the over-sized extraordinary... (more »)
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