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Humans are not Perfect

Aurora S., Dumont High School Humans are not robots, thus humans are not perfect. Some students can breeze thru a test while others have to work hard to achieve the grade they want. The leadership of our society has pushed … Continue reading

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Mother

Eric H., Victor Central School The crowd roared as our football team got closer to the goal. Just then a phone rang in the crowd. It was my mother’s phone. She rarely received phone calls and wondered who could be … Continue reading

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William

Erika C., Calvary Christian Academy     William had long harassed his family by means of his undiagnosed sleep disorder. His wife, in fact, had taken to harassing him back. She had woken him at least three times last night … Continue reading

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Sleep Troubles

Gobrielle F., Elizabethtown College   “Uhhhhh…” David Williams cracked an eye open to the sun streaming in through the bedroom’s bay window. Another sleepless night. He lay there a moment, experiencing a tide of pain roll from his head down … Continue reading

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Ben

Nathan H.,  Southeast Missouri State It was unavoidable.   Everyone in the last school knew, and now everyone at this new school would know.   He could not go through this again.   Ben hadn’t felt this heaviness in over a year, and … Continue reading

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Dad’s loud Snoring

Sarah H. At the start, it was unnoticeable. The loud, often obnoxious snoring radiating from my parents room that drove mom to spend nights by herself on the couch? Normal, everybody knows that dads snore. Dad coming home from work … Continue reading

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The Amazing Julie Bean.

Caroline R., Cape May County Technical High School This is a story about The Amazing Julie Bean. Her last name isn’t Bean and no one seems to know how she got the name, but for as long as I have … Continue reading

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CPAP: Dad Sleeps like a Baby

Brooklyn J., Payson High School My alarm buzzes me awake; it’s 5:30 and it’s time to get to school. I rub my eyes and drag myself out of bed. It’s too early. I stumble pass my parents room on my … Continue reading

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