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Weaving America's Past
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It was my cousin Mike’s homecoming from Iraq, after a relentless battle for his country and his life. Cousin Mike was never that close to me, but tears welled in my eyes and I felt each fiber of my being vibrate in bliss. Everyone in that... (more »)
Fade with Time
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One day we will breathe our last. Just like the leaves of a tree, we wither and die. Our fall would lead to new leaves being born and they would then take our place. Then our existence will soon be forgotten and be replaced by the new... (more »)
The American Dream
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A couple of centuries ago, natives of Ireland ventured for a new beginning of another chapter of their life.  Heading for the United States, they were warmly greeted by Lady's Liberty illuminating torch. From there, these Irish... (more »)
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Chamber of Reflection
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A child can only be taught to follow in their parents footsteps. However, what happens when the parents are still too young to fully understand life themselves? Teenagers yearning for the thrill of fun and eager to experience life. Life without... (more »)
The Veterans of Childhood
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Flinging in the space of adolescence we experience things that will never be felt again. See things that would corrupt a younger mind. But not us… not the veterans of childhood. Although veterans we may be of silly childhood. We are rookies of... (more »)
The Vocabulary of Supermarkets This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I have decided to write a series of post about my adventure at Canadian supermarkets. As a newcomer to Canada, the only place where I would need to visit the Mandarin-English dictionary on my phone is a supermarket. Margarine. Provolone... (more »)
People Always Want More...and It Hurts
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The new Bugatti just came out, who wants to buy it? Be careful about raising your hand. Too many of us fret over the clothes we’ll never wear, the cars we’ll never drive, the places we’ll never go, the models we’ll never... (more »)
Family Is the Building Unit of the Society
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The family is the basic ,and the most important thing in building the society. The family ways of living are divided into two ways: the independent way of living ,and the dependent way of living. In my opinion I prefer to choose the independent... (more »)
A License for Parenthood
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In 2005, a woman murdered her 6- week old daughter by putting her in a microwave for over 2 minutes. This case is a clear example of the fact that not everyone is fit to be a parent. Not everyone has the mental stability, patience, and knowledge... (more »)
Humanity
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How would you define a human being? Ask me. I would call someone a human when he or she makes an attempt to do something for the society. In my country, India, poverty is a major problem. More than half the population is living in poverty. There... (more »)
The Golden Rule
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I remember sitting in class at the beginning of each year in high school. The first day walking into the classroom I always saw something different waiting for me. Sometimes it was a teacher, a big old smile on their face with a classroom loud... (more »)
Can Money Buy Happiness?
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Happiness is a difficult word to define. Everyone possesses different perspectives of happiness from their own experience. Some people would say money can buy you happiness because they presume money could give them power, while others disagree.... (more »)
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Happily Ever After
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“How do you How do you say to a girl Where is her prince charming What her life is going to be Maybe it’s just a phase A phase that is only in fairy tales” Many girls think that there is a “happily ever... (more »)
Black and White
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Black and White. Good and Evil. Up and Down. Left and Right. Yes and No. These things should be opposite. Everything should be black and white. If a company overworks a child and he dies of exhaustion the company should be charged for murder.... (more »)
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A Modest Proposal: The Truth Revealed Edition
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It is terrifying to think that each day you walk alone on the streets you could be passing a serial killer, a rapist, a child molester, even an ISIS bomber doing his job. You could be walking side by side with a person that has a criminal... (more »)
Too...
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Am I too fat? Am I too skinny? Am I too boring? Am I too smart? Am I too bossy? Am I too nice?    All these “Am I too’s” float around in everyone’s minds, regardless of age. Boys and girls, men and women.... (more »)
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