Legalized Dreams And Other Violations

For the typical American, ages sixteen to eighteen are the transition years—the years where we leave the freedom of childhood to embrace the responsibilities of adulthood. We leave our playful dreams and accept society's expectations, to choose a university that will offer some degree of "approved" value. We forget the liberties of the American Dream …

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How To Ask For Permission On Your Own Terms: Obtaining a Driver’s License

Like every brainless sixteen year old, I couldn't wait to get my driver's license. Why? Maybe to see friends more often? Or maybe just to have a bit more freedom from my parents? I had nowhere I really wanted or needed to go, yet I wanted to drive very much. But, unlike many teenagers, I …

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“Choose Your Contracts Wisely”: Interview with M. C. B.

Today I am interviewing a young man who wishes to remain anonymous. He has no social security number, driver’s license, or birth certificate. But his dreams are as high and real as any other young person’s ... do you think he should be denied right to life, liberty, and property due to laws recently made? …

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