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Accountability by DeAndre Maxwell

Martin Luther King High School, 11th Grader Accountability is a word that describes and drives my life. I am accountable for many things such as, being a captain of the wrestling team, a leader in my school and an older brother. It’s my job to make sure everything is running smooth and correct within my household […]

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Progression by Ousmane Diarra

Progression the fundamental need of all humans. Even from the beginning of time all we ever wanted to do was get better. From technological developments in our everyday lives to the creation of new vaccines, we s humans only want to improve. The desire for improvement also extends to the ameliorating personal skills. With the […]


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Education by Andres Vasquez

Education is what helps me accomplish my goals. I didn’t take education seriously in elementary school. When I transferred to Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School I joined their wrestling team and started to realize what’s really important. By working hard in wrestling it showed me how education and hard work will lead to success. This […]


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