Most Recent Letters to the Editor

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Life Lessons From OCD: A Thank-You This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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       Reading the anonymous piece Life Lessons From OCD in the September issue of the Teen Ink magazine nearly moved me to tears. As another person who suffers from this torturous disorder, the vivid description and accurate... (more »)
Dear College This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I found Helen’s article “Dear College,” extremely moving because, even though I am currently in high school, I can wholeheartedly understand her struggle with impressing colleges. Once you read Helen’s article, you start... (more »)
Possession
By , Brooklyn, NY
I was skimming through Teen Ink’s September issue, trying to find the writing that I wanted to read the most when a poem caught my eye. “Possession” is a poem by Clara Hevia. “Possession” is a word with a strong... (more »)
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Money was always a problem for me. It's not like I live in shambles or I'm constantly wondering about my next meal, it's about my conveniences. College, new clothes, and those unattractive shoes that everyone wears that you... (more »)
Feedback on Murder on the Mamanuca Islands This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“Murder in the Mamanuca Islands” by Caden V. is a murder mystery in the fiction section of the first college issue of Teen Ink. The piece is a focused on two Federal Secret Service agents who are on a boat in Fiji after receiving an... (more »)
Conceit and Defeat This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The article “Conceit and Defeat,” written by Ty Thomas, talks about how the author’s pride cost his team a chance to go to the Texas High School football playoffs. His writing left me feeling both sad and mad because he tried... (more »)
Mexico This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , phoenix, AZ
A big round of applause for Stephanie M.’s poem, “Mexico.” This beautiful poem shows the side of Mexico not many people see. It represents those who work hard and sacrifice for their families. This poem shuts down the... (more »)
Twitter Feed This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Social media can get quite dark, and the world around us is pretty scary at times. But in her fiction piece “Twitter Feed,” Kierstyn Cummando envisions it on a whole different level. The story begins calmly with an innocent tweet... (more »)
Verbal Harassment This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Verbal Harassment” by Isabella Winkler is a beautiful short work about how she was verbally harassed by a group of boys on her way to school. I loved the piece because it was real and very honest. As a female teenager, I... (more »)
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Feedback on The Witness Review This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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“The Witness” by Lance L. is an informative, descriptive, and thorough review of the puzzle game “The Witness.” In Lance’s review, he describes the unique qualities the game has. He starts off by explaining how... (more »)
Feedback on Deathnote Review This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Somehow, Daniel M.'s review of Death Note (the movie) manages to capture all Death Note series' fans opinions on the Netflix movie interpretation of the show. As I read through the piece, I agreed with everything that Daniel wrote: from... (more »)
Coming Together with Music
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I found "coming Together With Music" extremely moving. I wholeheartedly agree that music brings people together. No matter what your race, ethnicity, or religon music can always unite us. "Music is a catalyst, melding people together who would... (more »)
Seventeen Years Old
By , Phoenix, AZ
I completely agree with the article “Seventeen Years Old” written by Sarah  B. as it speaks out on the struggles women face throughout their lives at such a young age. Girls are held to a certain standard of having to please... (more »)
Feedback on "Seventeen Years Old"
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It is quite difficult to address multiple social issues at once. However, Sara B., author of “Seventeen Years Old”, manages to do it in less than a page’s worth of words. Sara creates compact paragraphs, each telling her... (more »)
Feedback on Religion, Science, and Silence This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind," said the genius, Albert Einstein. A controversial topic to discuss, "Religion, Science, and Silence" by Lisa P. gives a lovely reflection of the life of... (more »)
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Feedback on Should We Take Down Rebel Statues?
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"Should We Take Down Rebel Statues," by Molly, takes a hit at the controversial southern statues. It depicts the debate on the removal, or keeping of Confederate statues such as Robert E. Lee. But unlike most other approaches to a... (more »)
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