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Dear Veteran, Thank you for your service! You probably hear those five words a lot, but you deserve it. All of you deserve that and way more for what you did for this country. I’d like to show you my gratitude and how humble I am... (more »)
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To Whom it May Pertain To
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To Whom it May Pertain to, With my right as a United States citizen, I have to decided to come to you with concerns and suggestions amongst my earnest of considerations. First off, I would like to express my freedom of speech on the recent... (more »)
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Freedom = No Fear This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Yesterday at the Seattle Airport, my friend and I were watching the campaign unfold on TV as we were waiting at our gate. She’s Latina, and she turned to me and said, only half-jokingly, “I’m going to get deported.” I... (more »)
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The Good and The Bad
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In life, there are good and bad things and many obstacles everyone goes through. Many things represent both of these, the good and the bad. I wanted to explore these. I went downtown to explore. Downtown is always busy. Many people live... (more »)
Secrets from the President
By , Hartland, WI
If the opportunity of a lifetime arose to allow me to meet a figure from the past, I would be honored to meet old President Nixon. Assuming he would be able to tell me everything uncensored, I would ask him all about the life of being a... (more »)
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My Strays: My Experiences with Abused and...
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I am a dedicated animal lover. I am against any sort of  animal abuse and work my hardest to help any animal I can. I want to tell you some of my experinces involving stray and abused animals. One of those animals was Smokey. Smokey was a stray... (more »)
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I Hate Rap with a Passion
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Rap. In the genres beginning, the rapping was probably about something worth listening to but now...not so much. The rap I've heard  is degrading, vulgar, and inapproitate overall. The cursing, the speaking about drugs and bragging about his... (more »)
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The Underlying Meaning
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For as long as I can remember, I’ve heard the National Anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance; at school, baseball games, football games, my personal sporting events, and on TV. Even when I am tired or my legs hurt, I stand and recite the... (more »)
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Are You There God?
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It seems that everyone has a religion. A god. It seems that everyone bonds about attending the same churches and their purity promises and things similar to that. They have funny pastors and participate in church fundraisers. I am the outcast. I... (more »)
Subsection: Spirituality / Religion Articles  
America? You Awake?
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To preface this, I respect the views of both Republicans and Democrats alike. I do not, however, respect the views of our President-elect Donald Trump.     The results of the 2016 US presidential election left me disgusted.... (more »)
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Humane or Harmful?
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Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a topic that brings up silence in conversation. The topic is so widely controversial people are afraid to talk about it. I’m here to talk. With grave offenses, the United States... (more »)
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A Trump America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Ojai, CA
Forty years is a short span of time in the grand scheme of things, but it is long enough to make a land your home. It is long enough to make a living, to almost be persuaded into safety. My family has been in the United States for 40 years... (more »)
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The Electoral College, Explained This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Thousands of Americans across the country are demanding reform of the Electoral College after the results of last month’s election, claiming that it was “unfair” and “rigged.” To understand why these accusations... (more »)
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President Trump This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In a victory that surprised many pollsters and pundits last month, Donald Trump has been declared the 45th president elect of the United States of America. He will be the leader of our country for the next four years. First, I want to... (more »)
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What It Means to Be American This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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If someone asked me what nationality I was, I would probably respond “Indian.” Granted, I don’t get asked that a lot since my ethnicity is easily recognized by my appearance. But when I do get asked, even though I respond... (more »)
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Ignored Children
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We live in  a day and age where people are raised differently. Some parents parent the way they were parented when they were kids. Sometime depending on the ancestor, tradition is not always right thing to pass on. Spiritually and physically.... (more »)
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