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Note: These stories are from Represent and its sister publication, YCteen, which is written by New York City public high school students.
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Melvin doesn’t feel ready for college, so he gets a job. Working at Citymeals-on-Wheels, he meets seniors who encourage him to pursue his love of acting.
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Wensley believes older people don't judge as much as kids his age, a reason he loves this book. It is about an old man's life reflections as he nears death. (full text)
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Desmin remembers his grandmother who died last spring; the woman who was most like a mother to him. She taught him life lessons he will never forget. (full text)

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