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Teen…Our favorite four letter word…
Teen…Seven years of growth, excitement, fear, expectations, and change.
Teen…A stage of development not unlike that of a toddler, but in a frame closer to an adult.
Teen…Our most in-need population.
Recently, a person on our social media feed sparked conversation about teens. They made the standard statement that teens are tough. True. All ages and stages have joys and challenges. Teen challenges are notorious and often have larger consequences
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For their whole lives, he’s been their hero. They looked to him when they were unsure of where to go next. They looked to him for reassurance. They looked to him to chart their course forward.
At the end of the summer, their hero will disappear. He’s ready to be a hero to more than his family. He will enter boot camp and take an oath to protect and serve his nation. For Brave R
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On Friday, she will get the keys to her first apartment.
She will have all of the same butterflies as every young adult who has taken this step. She will walk up the freshly shoveled path to the front stoop. She will turn the key in the lock for the first time, swing open the door, and step into independence.
She is nineteen. Most of her peers are still at home or in dorms for