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Ending Illegal Immigration This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We are a country founded on the many cultures that are drawn here by the promise of a better life. Historically, we have prided ourselves on being a cultural melting pot. However, the increasing number of illegal immigrants is becoming a problem.... (more »)
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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 »)
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Recognition Needed
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I started playing violin at the age of 11. About. I remember playing “Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star”, and other ridiculous songs such as “Hot Cross Buns”.  Thinking back on it now, I realize just how tedious... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
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THH: An Ulterior Message in 'Bringing...
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Lately on the rise has been the rather frank topic of…butts. Oh, you know, shaking “dat booty” on the dance floor in nifty fishnet stockings, “working” and “twerking” and showing just how much you don’t care. One of the most... (more »)
Subsection: Pop Culture Articles  
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The Truth Behind Music
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Music. One of the world's best source of enjoyment and entertainment. Do you know how everybody says that "Music gets rid of the pain" or "Music is the solution to everything" or "Music is a whole new world that you... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
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2 B or Not to B Great
By , Dowagiac, MI
  9/26/14 Dear Literary Canon Board of Directors, I am writing this letter because, I believe that The Fault In Our Stars  should become a classic book. The first reason I believe The Fault In Our Stars should be... (more »)
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What is a Human?
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What is a human? The question at the core of philosophers’ minds, challenging them, frustrating them, starting no end of debates, arguments, and controversies. So what is a human? From a present standpoint, a human is not an idol. a... (more »)
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The World's Most Worldly Princesses
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One of society's most riveting idols: the Disney princesses. From where they once started, they instilled the ideals of beauty and material wealth in the young, developing minds of girls, which obviously had quite the positive influence on... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Thoughts on a Middle School Crush This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Look, I am not the sappy, romantic type. I absolutely hate those scenes in movies where the girl is like, "But I love you!" and then they kiss in the rain. I can't stand to see people kissing in public. But even I have succumbed to the plague.... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles   1 comment
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Rape. Who's responsible?
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Disclaimer. This article may be triggering to people who are triggered by multiple mentions of rape and sexual abuse. There will be no explicit detail mentioned, but better be safe than sorry. Thank you.    As a young female,... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Within the Lost
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We all may fall down, but some of us might get back up the fastest. Some of us stay on the ground. In most cases of those who don't get back up, it is best to stay down until you are truly ready. It's best to stay down and think of the cause of... (more »)
Subsection: Pop Culture Articles  
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School Causes Emotional Issues
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Highschool is a whirlwind of emotional trauma. It's not just relationships that cause teenagers to cry everyday after school or to lash out. It's the teachers who see students as numbers and see homework as points to tally up rather... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Deception
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I feel like love at this age can be horrifying. We have all heard the saying "who you are with now can either end in a break up or in marriage" and that is terrifying to me. To think the person I am with right now can be gone, or won't ever... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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She is My World
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“It was love at first sight” is such a cliché saying for romance, but seeing her for the first time was magical, using it is the only way for me to describe it. I seen her around school with her girlfriend, but I never... (more »)
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Atheism and God
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What is God? To the homosexual, it is the voice telling them, “No, you can’t.” To a woman, it is fear and unjust treatment. To the children, it is the parent, driving them down the path already carved by politicians, priests,... (more »)
Subsection: Spirituality / Religion Articles  
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