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Starry Night in Words
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The moon is bright yellow, like a rounded street light whose light sends pulses through the sky like ripples in a puddle. The stars are miniatures of the moon, shining bright and warm as the wind swirls across the sky like light waves rolling... (more »)
Dishonorable
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The book Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer is about a man named Chris McCandless who gave $25,000 of his parent’s money to charity, abandoned his belongings, and burned all the cash he had because of his hate for materialism. Chris despised... (more »)
Bai Bureh Beach of Sierra Leone
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Bureh beach is a stunning massive long stretch of golden sand with beautiful clear blue sea and some fun waves. Maroon view is an excellent basic place to stay where you can while away your days lazing in the hammocks, watch the beach changing... (more »)
Bai Bureh Beach of Sierra Leone
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Bureh beach is a stunning massive long stretch of golden sand with beautiful clear blue sea and some fun waves. Maroon view is an excellent basic place to stay where you can while away your days lazing in the hammocks, watch the beach changing... (more »)
My Reaction to Crucible
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While reading The Crucible, I was a little dissatisfied that this was the mandatory summer reading book, as it was not one of my favorites genres. Plays do not provide an adequate description and The Crucible especially has a strict format of... (more »)
Desert
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The Salton Sea is a strange place to be. The smell of sulphur rises through the air as dust blows past you from racing ATVs in nearby mountains. An occasional breeze blows. For all the roaring engines and hollering, staring out at it’s... (more »)
History of the Steinbach Area
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The city of Steinbach was first founded by the German-speaking Mennonites of Ukraine in the year of 1874. The word Steinbach translates from German to “Stoney Brook.” The area where Steinbach was founded belonged to the... (more »)
Zipping Through My Vacation
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I am standing at the edge of a platform getting ready to trust a wire and a harness to hold my weight. What.  Am. I. Thinking. The only things running through my brain are: “ Don’t look down.”  ... (more »)
My Summer Adventure: ACLU Summer Advocacy...
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I had the privilege of attending the ACLU Summer Institute, held in our Nation’s capital this summer. The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), is dedicated to fighting for the U.S. Constitution and making sure America abides by the... (more »)
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Wisconsin State Capitol
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Imagine a world where state capitols never existed. There would be no safety net to fall back on. Where would we go if there was a zombie apocalypse? Would we just stay in our homes and fight for our own individual lives? No. We would band... (more »)
Letter to Rodman Philbrick
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Dear Rodman Philbrick, Failure and discomfort were never topics of discussion in my life, and I was not at all accustomed to having those feelings in my world as a sixth grader living in the middle of nowhere.  It wasn’t until... (more »)
California in Five Snapshots This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Zuma Salt gritted between my teeth and the air had never felt more clear. The sun dripped into the sand and was hot beneath my feet. I let the opaque blue water flow over my toes. I could finally breathe. The January breeze nipped at the... (more »)
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Flight of Brown Birds This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Stepping out of the bus, I felt like Rip Van Winkle stumbling into the light of a brand new world. My eyes took in the vast, undulating hills, cliffs, outcroppings, and the thick morning dew that covered the luscious Indian landscape. The... (more »)
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Japan
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Japan is one of the number one tourist attractions in the world. From their food, amusement parks, and historical landmarks. To their culture, historical figures, and fashion statements. Japan is open to public visitors and welcomes them with... (more »)
Repealing Dreams
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“The term American should not be defined with a document or the lack of one, it is more so the willingness to contribute to the country and help whenever is possible” says Giovanni Amalo, a 23 year old, who moved from Mexico to the... (more »)
New York City
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It all started with a cramped New York City hotel room. My family and I were on vacation in New York, and of course, the hotel was the size of a small closet. Now, with a family of five staying in the most claustrophobic space in the whole city,... (more »)
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