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Reflect and Blossom This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Salem, MA
In my very first relationship, I was a victim of domestic violence for two years, and I had no clue. The relationship was a cycle of lies, blame, and apologies that just kept getting worse.   “I’m sorry. It will... (more »)
Being Antisocial and Us
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Being Antisocial   While being social might mean surfing social media, meeting after school for some Starbucks, or the constant constant chatting, being severely antisocial for many means awkwardly navigating the humane need to be... (more »)
Got Pain? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Imagine waking up one day with intense pain in your hand. It doesn’t go away in a couple of days, so you make a stop at the doctor’s office. They give you a diagnosis and some medicine. It doesn’t work, and the disease your... (more »)
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When you hear the words Hunter’s Syndrome the first thing that you think of is, “What is it, I never heard of this before. Well Hunter’s Syndrome is a disease that can affect a child from birth and prevents them from serving... (more »)
Texting Can Wait
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Everyday people are victims of car accidents caused by texting. Some people don’t realize that the people who text are putting those around them at risk.You mentioned that you were about to walk the crosswalk and a car who towards you had a... (more »)
Life as We Knew it
By , Pittsfield, IL
Life is a never ending road of marvelous people and life-altering experiences. He was one on top of the world. Adolescence has no bounds in his life. He was the star of the show, living a fool’s paradise some might call. Life, full of... (more »)
Bittersweet Temptations
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When reading “Bittersweet Temptations” by Alexa W, I understood what it must be like to be allergic to something. Whenever anybody somehow mentions their allergy, I just overlook it, not really realizing what it must be like for... (more »)
Mononucleosis
By , warren, MI
Merriam-Webster defines mononucleosis as “an acute infectious disease associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), characterized by symptoms like fever”. Mono, or the “kissing disease”, is usually spread through saliva... (more »)
What Is Depression?
By , Middle River, MD
Thanks depression, It was a pleasure serving you. Thanks for making the word despondency feel like your lover has left you alone in a dark alley and took away your reason to breathe. Depression does not have feelings. Depression may not... (more »)
Fatphobia
By , Destrehan, LA
There is a lot of stigma around being overweight in today’s world as it is becoming a far bigger problem than it has ever been. However, just because someone is overweight, people think they have an excuse to belittle them or verbally attack... (more »)
Do We Undervalue Sleep as a Culture?
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9:00. Finally. The build-up to this point, has been little less than exhausting. First, you finish your grueling day of school. Next, off you go to band practice for the next three hours. After that, you have a soccer match for the next two... (more »)
What Are the Uses of Birth Control? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Fenton, MO
Since the event of Trump’s administration removing the rule that made it mandatory for insururers to include birth control in their health plans, things have been more tense than usual on topics surrounding Planned Parenthood and birth... (more »)
Dying to be Barbie
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Living in a world surrounded by media which imposes a “perfect” image for all women to reach towards is a prevalent cause of eating disorders today. Models and actresses that are alleged role models for girls around the world are... (more »)
Smoking: Just Why?
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Dear Dylan Cain, Why do you smoke, Coach Dylan? We both know that it  is absolutely awful for your health. I am a young girl who has seen several people in her family quit smoking, and from my personal experience, it has impacted... (more »)
CPR? What a Waste of Time This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Sudden cardiac arrest has become one of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital heart attacks occur each year in the nation. Out of these 350,000 cases,... (more »)
Changing School Lunches
By , West Windsor, NJ
Currently, in public schools, the cafeteria food is insanely unhealthy, with fries, fried chicken, oily pizza, and other fast food "specials". Not only is the food incredibly high in fat and oil, but it even poses danger. Two years... (more »)
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