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Plastic Surgery: An Ugly Trend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Society has always valued beauty. In literature, ­attractiveness often symbolizes an admirable protagonist, while ugliness indicates the abominable antagonist. As children we are taught, without even realizing it, to prize beauty. People of every... (more »)
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Celebrities and Their Influence
Living in a technological era, we have access to the tabloids more than ever before. There are television sets, magazine covers, Internet blogs, and movies screaming to be read and watched, and they are plastered with images of these tacky... (more »)
Subsection: Entertainment / Celebrities Articles   42 comments
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Luv 2 Txt This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
You need to send a quick text to your mom to tell her soccer practice is canceled. In an effort not to get caught, you reach ever so slowly, skillfully, and one-handedly into your backpack. Drawing your bright purple handheld lifeline from the... (more »)
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When I Grow Up This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
In kindergarten, my class was asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Crayons danced across sheets of ­paper to illustrate our dream occupations. Our drawings were hung in the hallway for our parents to see at Back to School Night.... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles   179 comments
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Global Warming
By , Medan, Indonesia
World has been lived by thousands of species for hundreds millions of year. As the year past by more and more creative and innovative idea is created. People no longer live in the traditional era with flambeau as their lights, as there is LED... (more »)
Subsection: Environment Articles  
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Unbalanced
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They say love is about giving without expecting anything back. They say its a feeling that brings you joy and happiness overall. But what they never told you was that love comes with sacrafice, you give and give without receiving. You love hard... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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Why Music Censorship Should End
By , Shoreline, WA
When one listens to the radio, they are likely to hear words that are considered to be offensive being bleeped out or removed from songs. This causes me great frustration, especially when I enjoy the song, and there's a beep sound in the middle... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
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Gratitude
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Madison WesselsGratitude: The quality of being thankful and the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Perspective: there are more than two billion children in the world, I am one. I live in America, the tenth wealthiest... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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What This World Has Come To
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     What has this world come to?  Are we really down to this?  To a society that’s so stuck to their ways that they refuse to make plans for a next generation?  I’m tired of everywhere I go being told,... (more »)
Subsection: Spirituality / Religion Articles  
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Raising Criminals
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Teen crime has always been and always will be an issue.  That isn’t a debate, that is a fact.  However, in recent years, crime among America’s youth has shot through the roof.  It has people wondering: Who is to... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Reading and Writing Not Reading and Typing
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Online education is beginning to become very popular in the United States. Schools (such as mine) are starting to use Google classroom instead of a notebook or paper worksheet. Google classroom allows students to send copies of worksheets to... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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College
By , Cannon Falls, MN
Most people when they hear someone say “I want to go to a good college” they assume, “oh he must be really smart and have high hopes for the future”. I guess people could say that for me, but not for the typical reasons... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Without Action or Knowledge: The American...
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I am an American citizen who has every right to vote but chooses not to because I think I am morally superior to it. I complain about the state of the nation but haven’t voted since the year Bush, Jr. was elected the first time. I hate... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor
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Many insist the attack on Pearl Harbor was unnecessary conduct and unjustified, but they don’t have the facts. The Japanese should still be condemned for the discrepancy, yet they had vast reasons to commence the attack on Hawaii. The US... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Objects and Humans
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Unintellegent, weak, passive, emotional, quiet, patient, nurturing, dependent, irrational, subjective, and accepting. These are a few words, in today’s society, that define women. Muscular, tough, tall, assertive, independent, logical,... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Nothing is Truly Free: Why College Athletes...
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College athletes should be compensated for the use of their images, the fact that colleges make millions on their sports, and the sacrifice of their time. Currently, they have no legal way of making money. They have no time to get a regular... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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