What Do Teens Have to Say to this Year’s U.S. Presidential Candidates?

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Written By: Mikael Trench
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I was lucky enough to create a video from an event where teens from metro Atlanta spoke their true, uncensored thoughts about this year’s presidential election and the issues they believe the candidates should tackle head on.

YA Authors Share Inspiration, Advice for Young Writers at Decatur Book Festival

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Written By: Mikael Trench
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Three of my fellow VOX teen journalists, Catherine Boyd, Thalia Butts, and Jason Crichton, had the chance to interview these authors as I assisted some other fellow teens with shooting the video. Each of these authors had interesting things to say about their work. I found all of their inspirations to be both relatable and fascinating, with most of their work being inspired by events and people in their lives.

Atlanta Teen Tendal Mann Stars in ‘Bullied To Death’

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Written By: Arlena McClenton
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“The film is about a kid named Jamie who committed suicide after being bullied a lot for being openly bisexual,” Tendal Mann explains. “The film tries to tackle the issue of bullying people, especially if they’re gay but really just bullying in general.” See it at “Out on Film” film festival this fall.