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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 »)
Subsection: Entertainment / Celebrities Articles   41 comments
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Miserable Magical School Life
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On many moments of our lives , we have desperately waited for something to happen , something that we expect to be the the best thing for us. But when it happens , you don't feel a thing , you feel numb , like a person with no feelings at... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Chronos Eternum
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Time. Proceeding slowly through the downfalls, speeding by through the upheavals of hyped emotions. Time. Makes pain worsen through its lust to make you bend your negative thoughts. Time. Is inevitable and its connotation is only depicted by... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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Teenage Loneliness vs. Technology
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Have you ever felt lonely? When living in a society today, teenagers have a hard time facing obstacles that cross their paths. Without someone there to encourage or comfort teenagers, they get lonely and nobody even realizes it. Teenagers often... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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What Gives You the Right?
By , Seattle, WA
Why did you tell us that our happily ever after was for a man to come find us once he'd changed himself enough, and take us off into the sunset? Where together we'd stay, growing old and having children? What gives you the right to... (more »)
Subsection: Spirituality / Religion Articles  
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The Storm
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Sometimes I think the storm is easier than the aftermath because it is present, easily seen by everyone who is aware of it. In the aftermath, the storm rages on every second of every day for those it directly affects, while everyone else lives... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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Dress Codes
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I have to say, I think that teachers should be more strict about the dress code. In my school, we've got girls wearing short short and crop tops every day. Shirts that you can see their neon bras through. Shorts so high they barely cover... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Knowing from Experience (The Other Way Around)
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Have you ever heard the saying "don't judge a book by it's cover." Everyone has but we don't take it into consideration. We've all judged a person whether in our minds or out loud. Its wrong for whatever reason we do... (more »)
Subsection: Articles About Discrimination  
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Teen Adolescence
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There is more to being a teen then the eye can see or the heart can understand. You have to EXPERIANCE it fresh firsthand to understand just the surface of how life is challenging in different SOCIOTIES with RELIGION and POLITICS orbiting it and... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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Summer
By , bronx, NY
Is summer time when people start to have new looks and start acting different...Summer is when you go to the pool or beach and spend it with your love ones and time to just go to vacation and relax with your friends or family... Then in two months... (more »)
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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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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles   117 comments
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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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The Life of a Tree
I’ve been sitting in this seat for almost a year now, back in the corner where Mr. McCart’s tired face covers the sponge written illegibly on the board every morning. My eyes have wandered out the window to see the colors on the tree just... (more »)
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