Worries of a Teen

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by Matilda Beltz, age 13 Should I put that picture of my PSL on my snapchat story? Does this selfie look bad? Do they all secretly hate me? Are my …

How One Young Girl Would Change the World for Girls in Afghanistan

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Currently, there are more girls enrolled in school in Afghanistan than ever before, but much work still needs to be done as less than 30% of the female population is literate and a range of barriers often keeps Afghanistan’s girls from achieving opportunity and potential.

Homeless—a Poem

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by Nikki Ramsey, age 11 Last year when I was in 6th grade, I had an assignment to write a poem to read for an open mic poetry reading. I …

The Path

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by Danika Firth, age 14 It wound through the houses like a snake.  You lived there as a child, young and bright.  Funny and adventurous  The rough cobblestone hard against …

A Paralyzed Night

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By Sage Lost-Bear, age 11, 6th grade The cold touch of a river at midnight blankets my toes. As I slowly drift my feet through the shivering water below, a …

She is Confused

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Kine Stimac, age 13 She is confused about what will happen next. It has been pain, it has been cut. I don't refer to her as a her, she, or …