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Homelessness: A Personal Story

August 15, 2012 / By
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Being homeless affects you mentally, to be honest. It’s depressing not being able to have a bed to sleep in each night. Sleeping on floors can be uncomfortable and painful after a while. Not having clothes is another problem. Going to school with dirty clothes or the same outfit I wore the day before made me feel like less of a person.

My Battle With Substance Abuse

August 6, 2012 / By
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I’ve heard it so many times, “I understand what you’re going through,” but to be honest that’s a bunch of bull shark. I know that because I don’t even understand myself. Sometimes I think I’m just a confused, scared little kid.

What I Thought I Was: My Struggle With Sexual Identity

August 6, 2012 / By
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Not knowing why I feel these feelings and I’m a boy is just so frustrating. Being young, around the age of five, you don’t worry about things like sexual identity.

We’Ced Launch [Video]

June 27, 2012 / By
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On June 14, 2012, We'Ced Youth Media presented their first magazine to the public. Their launch celebration showed off the new youth voice of Merced and over 200 people attended.

Look Past Your Disabilities Into Your Abilities

June 27, 2012 / By
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“Veronica, Veronica... it’s your turn... you’re up next!” I jump with joy and run to the front of the class. It is my turn for show and tell, my favorite part of the week. I describe the silky blonde hair on my blue-eyed Barbie doll.