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Sawyer-Beveridge

Would You Still Love Me If I Were a Boy?

I remember the night I told my mom I wasn’t exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. […]

Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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Jules-Needleman

The Imaginary Box

I was different in third grade. Some of my classmates thought antagonizing me was cool; they used it as a […]

Jules Needleman, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School


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Frances-Kelly

The Art of Loving Yourself

“I love myself.” I speak into the mirror, my voice cracks into a barely audible whisper, the embarrassment squeaking through […]

Frances Kelly, Grade 10, New Garden Friends School


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Olivia-Jaekle

Different Opinions, Same Community

Last year I attended an all‐girls school in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This school’s community consisted of some diversity geographically, but most […]

Olivia Jaekle, Grade 10, Westtown School


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Chloe-Arden-Allman

Teaching Equality

When I was about three years old, my family hired a babysitter named Chelsea. Chelsea was quite the culture shock […]

Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown School


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robert-bennett

Finding Simplicity in My Life

As many people’s lives become more cluttered with events and activities, we become more and more reliant on physical items. […]

Robert Bennett, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Durham (Maine) Meeting


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Elizabeth-Hare

The Realization

Simplicity is something that everyone needs. It’s something that makes life easier. It made my life easier. It adds a […]

Elizabeth Hare, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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Zein-Mosarsaa

Peacefulness in a Chaotic World

Peacefulness has been a common theme throughout my life and my journeys. My mother and father have been through so […]

Zein Mosarsaa, Grade 10, Westtown School


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Jonathan-Kornegay

Stewardship Brought to the Streets of Our Capital

I’ve been surrounded by Quakerism since I was about three years old. From preschool through fifth grade, I attended Goshen […]

Jonathan Kornegay, Grade 9, Westtown School


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Laia-Sarukhan

Soft Soap and Doom

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not […]

Laia Sarukhan, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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