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Exhausted

For the girls: a few questions. Isn’t it exhausting? Exhausting to have a standard already set for what makes a woman beautiful? Everywhere you look, you see a beautiful girl with beautiful hair, skin, and eyes, a beautiful smile and … Continue reading

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roadblock

falling in love is like learning to drive. at first, you stop too often, jumpy, and look left and right  left and right  left and right before easing your way into the intersection. you make your first turn; you drive … Continue reading

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On our hill

Like so many students at this school, I don’t live at home. I don’t even live in my home country, not even on the same continent. So many people at this school took the risk of moving across the globe, … Continue reading

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Spare Change

I collect memories in my head like a child picks up change off the pavement. A visual: Boy walks home on the sidewalk, making sure to hop over every crack in the pavement. He spots a penny, examines it between … Continue reading

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Chemical

Chemicals. You are wired  – it is how your brain functions. You are programmed – you are made in one specific way. You have a chemical makeup, you are your own chemical makeup. It epitomizes you, it controls you, it decides … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

Throughout the past hundred years, a multitude of advancements has been made by man kind. We have iPhones, cars, super thin laptops, and jumbo jets that can fly 400 passengers across the Atlantic in ten hours. Self-driving cars and hover … Continue reading

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Happiness

I hear a lot of people say, “Why is my life so hard?” And I want to ask them back is, “Why do you think that your life shouldn’t be hard?” People, including myself, have a tendency to perceive hard … Continue reading

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