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The Hobbit Movie Trilogy
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Back in 2012, Peter Jackson once again stunned the world with the amazing mystical world of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The Lord of the Rings movie director brought alive J. R. R. Tolkien's story to life again and this time, turning it... (more »)
Defining Life
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I've been thinking and pondering what the definition of life is because the dictionary's definition just wasn't doing it for me. I think I figured it out though. Life : Feeling. Some people try to numb their feeling and leave... (more »)
Important of Literature
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Reading literature is quite simply an everyday thing, yet it is anything but a simple endeavor. Anyone can pick up a book and begin reading, but are they really reading? Some would say a book is just a compilation of words, sentences, paragraphs,... (more »)
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Love Stories
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In all romance stories, there is a guy, and there is a girl. Well, unless you’re talking about a gay love story, or a lesbian love story, where there would be two people of the same sex in love with each other. Or maybe the main character... (more »)
Stop Romanticizing Mental Illness This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I can't log in to Tumblr anymore without seeing it all over: black and white photos of Violet and Tate from “American Horror Story,” showcasing tragic subtitles; smudged Sharpie handwriting on walls talking about low self-esteem; text posts... (more »)
The Myths of the 50's Housewife This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Often we look back on things as if they were flawless. We don’t see the problems because we don’t live them. We don’t see them if no one wanted to talk about them even when they were happening. In the 1950’s we had just gotten back from... (more »)
Confessions of a Teenage Perfectionist
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Whether we admit it or not, everyone is striving for perfection, despite that fact that we are repeatedly told that it’s not possible. As Miley Cyrus put it so concisely, “nobody’s perfect, we live and we learn it”. However, everyone still... (more »)
Is It Really All About the "Likes"?
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The answer to most teens is, YES! I am seeing that many of my peers have an unhealthy obsession with how many "likes" their pictures (especially selfies) receive on Instagram. Many of my friends seem to believe that the more likes they... (more »)
Dear Tumblr
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Dear Tumblr, We've been through this before. I'm sorry, but my mind is not going to change. I can't deal with you all day anymore, I have a life to go back to. I'll miss you. I couldn't have asked for a better friend,... (more »)
Gaming/Career Advice
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Have you ever learn something from playing games? Sure you have. Everybody does. Say you’re playing a survival game, like Call Of Duty Black Ops Two. When you watch carefully you can learn how to load various guns, or where to shoot a person.... (more »)
Women Are like Trophies
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I was on pinterest today. Like many other days I was scrolling through images of cats, funny anecdotes, and the odd romance advice that tends to pop up here and there. When suddenly an image of a girl staring into a mirror caught my eye. The... (more »)
I'm Here...
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When I look at you,I see a person who keeps all the pain inside yourself....but one? day you'll break down like everyone does cause you took in too much...and when that happens,I want to be there...not to tell you "I told you... (more »)
#SocialMediaSkills
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I never thought I’d be much of a ?#?twittergoddess?. But I was wrong. I’m a Twitter ?#?freak?. I’m a Twitter ?#?maniac?. I will rule all of ?#?socialmedia?. I will be your ?#?internetqueen?. I mean, I’ve had an account for... (more »)
Dystopian Dream
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When the word “utopia” comes to mind I see visions of tall silver buildings caressing the skyline with jaunty people at the root of every building. Each and every one of the people would be conversing and hugging and most importantly, smiling... (more »)
Drowning
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Have you ever felt like you were drowning when you are all alone? The feeling of no one being able to help surrounding you like the water, pulling you down inch by inch. It seems so slow to you but really it happens in seconds. Instead of water... (more »)
Girls "Perfect Bodies"
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Advertisements all around the world with girls “perfect bodies” on it. Even advertisements are trying to show the importance of having a “perfect body.” I think that this is very wrong because everybody is different. Not every girl is... (more »)
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