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The Sun Will Come Out

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Come home and turn on the lights-- only if it were too dark to see. Do the laundry-- only if I had nothing clean. Go to the grocery; cook dinner-- only if I were hungry enough to tolerate another...

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The Stable

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Good Day Gone Bad

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Memories that will last for a lifetime

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Lost and Found This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.

I liked being a mess. The desk that should have been clear so I could do my homework was always besieged with bowls of cereal and spoiled milk, old magazines, and Post-it notes I had forgotten to...

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Fifty Reasons to Live This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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My Mommy-kins This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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My mother is on the couch, feeling rested and normal. The disease that cripples her body has no hold today. She is on the phone, most likely with Renee. She is laughing, her smile genuine. I can...

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