James Teixeira

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James is from Acushnet, a small town in Southeastern Massachusetts. He is currently a History & History Education dual degree student in CAS & SED.

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What Happened to Innocence?

What Happened to Innocence?

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

At eight years old, we go through the motions of our made-up life, picturing ourselves as successful adults and not really thinking of all of the steps it takes to get there and how one minor mistake can make those dreams entirely unattainable.

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The Pressure of Decision-Making

The Pressure of Decision-Making

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The sad truth is I truly haven’t the slightest clue of what I want to do for the rest of my life.

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The Power of Manipulation

The Power of Manipulation

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

“You’re beautiful,” you whispered to me, “I really, really mean it.” Of course I wanted to believe you.

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Faith vs. Sexuality

Faith vs. Sexuality

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

I always loved my faith and loved being spiritual, but I never understood how my homosexuality had anything to do with my devotion to God. Realistically, one should have no effect on the other.

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A Letter to an Old Friend

A Letter to an Old Friend

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s amazing how much damage one hundred miles can do.

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Everybody Gets Anxiety, Right?

Everybody Gets Anxiety, Right?

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I have heard, “Everybody gets anxious,” countless times. But it’s not always as minor as the nerves the average person feels before giving a speech or making a presentation in front of a large group of people.

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What to Make of Taylor Swift

What to Make of Taylor Swift

| March 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Exploring the nature of Taylor Swift as a person.

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