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Quinn-Daugherty

To Build Is to Love

The stairs to the vast, rustic house creaked as I lugged my teal trunk up the steps. The bright sunlight [鈥

Quinn Daugherty, Grade 10, Westtown School, attender of Unami Meeting in Pennsburg, Pa.


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Will-Reardon

All Teammates Deserve Respect

Five years ago, I tried out for a new hockey team. When I walked through the glass doors of the [鈥

William Reardon, Grade 8, Buckingham Friends School


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Jocie-Resnik

Finding My Community

I grew up going to a Quaker meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. I never truly liked going to meeting because [鈥

Jocie Resnik, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Goshen Meeting in West Chester, Pa.


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Olivia-Dietrich

Community or Competition

I shakily stepped out of the car. I had to grip the door for support. Even though it was a [鈥

Olivia Dietrich, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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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鈥檛 exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. [鈥

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 [鈥

Jules Needleman, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends 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 [鈥

Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown School


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robert-bennett

Finding Simplicity in My Life

As many people鈥檚 lives become more cluttered with events and activities, we become more and more reliant on physical items. [鈥

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


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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 [鈥

Zein Mosarsaa, Grade 10, Westtown School


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Laia-Sarukhan

Soft Soap and Doom

鈥淚f you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not [鈥

Laia Sarukhan, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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