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Jay's Stages of Life: May 2017: Teen Pregnancy Prevention

The teen pregnancy rate is declining due to practicing abstinence.  Sex education is extremely important.  Teens should pledge to abstinence until marriage.  That’s what I did when I was in middle school health class.   440 more words

Creative Writing


In January 2017 I worked with a talented group of young filmmakers to create a five minute short film with the BFI Film Academy. I worked as part of the sound crew on this project, something I had never done before and definitely something I ended up enjoying. This is the final result:


Kid Under Construction

In the bathroom stall of a Target shopping center, I feverishly tore open the home pregnancy test I had just bought, and hovered awkwardly over the toilet seat. 500 more words


A soggy colourful reunion

I recently traveled to visit Matthew and his family.

It was a whirlwind tour that included my closest Brother and my youngest Son. This was part of my plan to gradually introduce Matthew to members of my immediate family, one or two people at a time. 366 more words


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In Nicaragua, certain cultural factors, such as machismo, prohibit women from taking advantage of education and employment opportunities in order to fill socially constructed gender roles in the home. 285 more words

Peace Corps

How can teenage pregnancy be prevented?


This is when a person decides not to have sex until they are married.
Some think this is old-fashioned, others think it is morally the best thing to do. 234 more words


Saying Good-bye to London: Hard-hitting Novel Likely to Evoke Strong Responses

A great review makes for a great day! My publisher, Second Story Press, forwarded me this strong review from Resource Links, (Connecting Classrooms, libraries and Canadian Learning Resources). 442 more words

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