The Unseen Effects of Misusing “Retarded”

Below is a speech I wrote for my school’s anti-bullying assembly in seventh grade. It promotes awareness of the hate behind the word “retarded.”   Here’s a question that you probably know the answer to: […]

Closed Campus

As yet another year begins at San Clemente High School, we are left alone here. The upper classmen that we watched nervously through the playgrounds of grade school and the cages and quads of high school –poof- vanished. We’re a baby […]

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