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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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Bumps and Bruises: No Recognition
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If I were to ask any athletes what the word sport means to them, I guarantee that they are going reply a hard working, sweat drenching, and  physically draining activity. Which, they are correct. However, if I asked the athletes what kind... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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Teen Ink
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What do you think about teenagers with tattoos? Do you think its looks good? Do you think it will truly affect their future? Do you think that they think so? Many teens aren’t thinking when they go and get tattoos. They want to be... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Why We Should Study Tupac in School
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 Since elementary I've learned and studied heroes revolution; Fidel Castro ,Che Guevara, Martin Luther King , Shakespeare . Yeah , I know they're wonderful role models ,but why not study some one I have a greater chance of becoming... (more »)
Subsection: School / College Articles  
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Overview of Hong Kong Protests
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     As I type this article, the last couple of protesters in Hong Kong are packing up and leaving the areas that had been blocked for the past few months. By now, nearly everyone knows about the Umbrella Revolution: tens of... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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A Soundless Void: The World Without Music
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There are things in my life that I’ve always just tried not to think about. Dying in Quicksand, hurricanes, ghosts, house fires, things of that nature. The biggest one has always been a life without music. There are videos and things about... (more »)
Subsection: Movies / Music / TV Articles  
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Life!
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What is the point of having all those shields and medals when you didn't live each day of your life like it was your last? What is the point of not making mistakes when you don't have any of your naughty stories to narrate to your children? What... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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Storytelling This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I recently read an article on the New Yorker’s website entitled “The Percy Jackson Problem.” The premise of the article is that children seem to be reading the wrong things. It argues that perhaps Percy Jackson is not the best place for a... (more »)
Subsection: Sports / Hobbies Articles  
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The Black Hole of Our Generation
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Social Media: noun, (usually used with a plural verb) Digital Technology websites and other online means of communication that are used by large groups of people to share information and to develop social and professional contacts One... (more »)
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How Far Will People Go for Freedom
 Everyone has a different perspective on freedom. There is freedom of equality, religion, Speech and many other things. To obtain these freedoms may be hard for certain people. People will go to the extreme to achieve their freedom.... (more »)
Subsection: Articles About Discrimination  
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Keep it Clean, High Schoolers
Nowadays, it seems that all anyone wants to do is party it up and get high or drunk at college. Unfortunately, this this desire to have a good time has trickled down to high schools all around the United States, and surely the world. High... (more »)
Subsection: Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking Articles  
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Solitary Confinement
Solitary Confinement Solitary confinement was phased out in the eighteenth century due to negative mental health effects observed yet in the 1960s solitary began to be phased back into the prison system, old discoveries forgotten or ignored... (more »)
Subsection: Social Issues / Civics Articles  
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Classifications of Your Average Teenage Boy
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A wise somebody once told me that they can feel it in their bones and soul that one day God is going to give each of us an earth shaking love of our lives, but that we have to make mistakes and love the wrong people before we find the one.... (more »)
Subsection: Love / Relationships Articles  
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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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