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Weakness Magnifies Strength
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Everybody seems to talk a lot about how they are weak and have no talents, and, unless they are extremely cocky and arrogant, they live in the shadows of their failures and weakness, so that  their successes and their strengths are never... (more »)
Autism, A Disorder
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Autism is known as a type of special needs. Vaccinations are known for the needles you slide into your arm to prevent you from getting sick. How do these two concepts link? For the past two decades, families and few pediatricians have come to... (more »)
Mind Battles
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War, not a war of the physical but a war of the mind. Battles are fought between your controlled and uncontrolled conscious. The borders that at one time contained those thoughts you loved to keep hidden from your ego have broken. Scramble an... (more »)
The Real Way to Take Care of Your Dog
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So you just bought your shiny, brand new dog, and you're wondering what to do now. Luckily I have great experience with dogs and know exactly what to do. I can walk you through the appropriate steps to ensure that your dog loves you for... (more »)
The Need to Conform Amongst Youth Today
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Stop whatever you’re doing. Stop, and wonder. Why am I doing this? Am I doing it because I want to? Am I doing this because somebody asked me to? Am I doing this because I’m trying to be like somebody else? Why are you doing what you’re... (more »)
Good Enough
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She stood in front of the mirror looking at it intently. In the mirror was someone different. This person looked like  her but the way the world expected her to be. With loads of makeup, cotton making   her butt bigger.and perfectly... (more »)
Fears
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Fear. Each of us has at least one. But whenever I am posed with the question: "What are you most afraid of?" I am not entirely sure as to how I should answer.   Why?   Because, in my mind, at least, there are two categories of... (more »)
What Community Service Means to Me
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Community service is so much more than getting hours signed for school on a sheet of paper. I always feel good when I choose to help others, whether it is completing a special community service project or baking someone a batch of homemade... (more »)
132 Crimes an Hour
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There are 132 violent crimes occurring every hour of the day across the country. That comes up to 3168 crimes a day and 22176 in a week. Coming in at over a million violent crimes a year, the U.S. is one of the most violent countries in the... (more »)
Observations Through a Gender Lens
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Forms and surveys always ask people to state their gender in order to compare the data, offering two options: male or female. This split occurs in more than just forms and applications. Gender produces a range of assumptions, from personality... (more »)
Brothers and Their Annoyance
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My brother is like a disease you just can’t get rid of. Once you invite him into anything you immediately regret it. He tries to make it to where he is in control of everything. If one thing goes wrong because of what he says to do though... (more »)
Foster Kids
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In the United States foster care started with the English Poor Laws in the 1500s allowing poor children to live in foster care until they became adults. This practice was imported to the United States and it marked the beginning of placing... (more »)
You, Me, Community
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You, me, community? Puh-lease, that is so lame. When I first heard it, I thought, “Wow another lame school theme that they are probably going to shove down our throats,”. But then I started to think about it. During any of the breaks, have... (more »)
Social Classes
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What has this generation come to, we have surrounded ourselves with money. We have made our own little world that revolves around money. What you don't know is that you slowly fall into a “social class” all based on how much... (more »)
Knowing Yourself
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The most important thing in life is knowing who you are. At the age of seventeen my friend Maria knew who she was without second guessing herself, although she struggled with school and family she told  me once, “ People are really... (more »)
Here's Some Advice...
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As you get older you learn how to have a mindset of an adult for yourself, especially if you want to be successful you do certain things to get to the point in life that you want to be at. Growing up is hard there will be bumps in the road, but... (more »)
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