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733: Rich or Poor?

When Selena was young she had a very difficult life. She was born in a village in Guangdong, China called Yunfu. Yunfu was a village made up of farmers who were barely able to survive. Her family was large, she was the youngest of seven children and with so many mouths to feed each child [...]

Jun 7 2015, 11:59 pm | Posted in Reader's Choice Essays | Read More »

321: How Does Place Impact Identity?

There are many different things which can impact your identity, for example nature, nurture and environment. Nature is what you’ve inherited from your parents, like your hair color. Nurture is how you’ve been brought up or raised. Environment is where you live and the influence of your peer group. I was born in Oslo, Norway, [...]

Jun 7 2015, 11:56 pm | Posted in Reader's Choice Essays | Read More »

901: Free at Last

I remember the day I received my first pair of pets from my parents, two beautiful parakeets. I remember the dazzling sight of green, blue, yellow, and white feathers and the pure bliss I felt. I remember the squeal of excitement that I had been unable to stifle and the gratefulness I felt for my [...]

Jun 7 2015, 11:53 pm | Posted in Reader's Choice Essays | Read More »

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