• To begin, the novel Uglies written by Westerfeld connects to 2017 because we live in a society were being pretty is a advantage that people use to have a easier way in life. In this novel it talks about a girl

    • Dallana,

      I really enjoyed your post. Your quick summary and background on the book was beautifully written and allowed me to really understand your argument. My favorite line was “But what is that ideal type, what is pretty? ” This rhetorical question, really made me as the reader think how hard the adjective “pretty” is because of how subjective it is and how much weight it carries anyways in our world. When I read the book, I visualized the characters in my head and now I am thinking more and more about that visualization in terms of what I believed “pretty” and “ugly” meant which is unfair and a product of what society and the media has made me believe.

      I look forward to reading your future posts!

  • Hi Gabby,
    Thank you so much for reading my article it means alot to me. I really am passionate about this topics and I really wanted to ask you if u can tell me any other type of ways teens are affected by drug. Also how would you handle a situation like that. Anyway that was a couple questions I had I hope to hear back from you thank You

  • Dear, Gladys I really like your blog I really think you express the very important topics about domestic violence. I agree I think that domestic violence is a very important and serious issue that should not be a distraction on so many people’s life. The statistic that you had in the beginning really shock me on how there are many women that die…[Read more]

  • TEENS ON DRUGS

    Did you know that 90% of drug addiction starts in the teenage years. This shows that many people who deal with or have dealt with drugs started using or trying to when they were is high school or

    • Hi Dallana,
      Very nice article. I believe that drug use is a very important topic to be discussed, especially today since drugs are so much more common among the youth. I agree with you that two main reasons people use them are towards depression and because of peer pressure. Drugs can be very harmful to one’s life and people need to find other ways to help them instead of depending on drugs for that help.

    • Hi Gabby,
      Thank you so much for reading my article it means alot to me. I really am passionate about this topics and I really wanted to ask you if u can tell me any other type of ways teens are affected by drug. Also how would you handle a situation like that. Anyway that was a couple questions I had I hope to hear back from you thank You

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