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I Think Americas Youth Is Wasted

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    Wasted Youth.

    All around me, All my life I see people throwing their lives away. People think that high school is the problem, but no. I was seeing this stuff in 6th grade, in some cases it might even be in elementary. The middle school I went to, used to be one of the best in the state...
    kibbins kibbins 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    You Should Not Judge Like That

    some kids dont have a choice its the way they were born as they get older yes things will change but when were that young its hard to find somehting better then whats at home. Im 16 years old i have survived on my own since age 12 and im addicted to meth since 13 ive been to...
    hahahollywood hahahollywood 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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