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Thoughts at the Park This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It's warmer now but there's still snow on the ground. Snow and plastic wrappers and paper and cigarettes. When will be The Day We Clean It All Up? When will be The Day We Clean Ourselves Up? You stole those sunglasses from the store we... (more »)
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A Full Circle
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I am lost in this vast world of hate and anger where the root of all conflict is the inability to express oneself. I believe that it is not the Divines idea to destroy man with man, but rather man’s inability to express how they truly feel... (more »)
Catching Others: Mistakes to Catch Personal...
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Many of us are subconscious detectives and cops, disguised in the personalities of average personas. Although we roam through the world without a magnifying glass in hand or high-tech trackers of any sort, we naturally tend to catch the wrongs... (more »)
Feeling Down When They Go Up: Beauty Expectations
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Although there are many arguments that attempt to turn down the stereotypical definition of beauty, the cold expectations on individuals remain concrete. For many years, a traditional beauty has been defined as a person with a white heritage... (more »)
Growth Matters Most
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Students are a product of their environment. In today's society, minority's children are being hindered from the basic “American Dream” which encompasses the big house, car, a spouse and kids, due to the fact that there is a... (more »)
Where virtue comes from?
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Virtue is quite important in every human being, thriving in the development of mental consciousness. A man can have nothing except a warm-blood heart identified the virtue and morality. A social person, citizens, can't forget the mission of... (more »)
Words are Power
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The words you speak give you power no matter how young or old you are. At first people probably won't listen to you because of you age or ethnicity. But keep speaking, don't fade away, be loud and your voice will be heard. When you stay silent... (more »)
The Unexpected Impact of an Abundance of Choice This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The Unexpected Impact of an Abundance of Choice The word choice is nearly synonymous with freedom in the edifice of modern, industrialized societies. Facing an ocean of choices in a society where decision-making is omnipresent in everyday... (more »)
WWIII
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In school we learn about the events such as the Spanish Inquistion, the Armenian Genocide, Civil Rights Movement, and both World Wars. Yet, we fail to see that those things are happening right here in America right now.... (more »)
Gay Adoption: To Condemn or Condone
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“Last year, 29,471 children turned 18 and left the foster care system without an adoptive family” (“Adoption” 1). Unfortunately for those young adults, knowing the comfort of a stable family was not part of their... (more »)
The Value of Disempowerment
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The value of disempowerment is not in the relishing of lowered state, but the education one can glean from within this unique mindset. If we are at a point of low, then much we can learn as we look up. To compare realities, be it ones we held... (more »)
Got Uniforms?
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What if someone believed one solution would end all bullying and increase safety in our schools?  Would you support this solution?  Well, uniforms would be the solution to many problems that take place in schools. Due to this, many... (more »)
Majoring in Violence?
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Imagine you are a college student, sitting in class, and the only worry you have is whether you passed or failed the quiz you just took. Imagine waiting for the bell to ring so you could get out of class and just relax. What if I told you there... (more »)
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Parenthood?
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Parents are not only responsible for themselves, but also for their children. A parent becomes the one who a child will depend on for shelter, clothes, food, and most of all, love. The love that is indescribable, and unchangeable. The love that... (more »)
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High School Is Just Like the Real World
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Growing up, everyone says that the real world starts after high school. That the real world starts when you’re living under your own roof and not under the supervision of your parents. When you’re in charge of paying the bills, buying the... (more »)
The Forgotten Victims in Orlando This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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For anyone who owns a television or even a computer, it is seemingly impossible to avoid any coverage about the tragedy that occurred in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016. And rightfully so. No amount of coverage is enough for the deadliest... (more »)
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