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Peer Pressure

By Mark Dove, May 19, 2010 12:58 pm

The 2010 Art and Essay Competition has ended. You can view results for the Art Competition here. The following essay was submitted by Grace Kudzma and was the $100 First Place Winner for grades seven and eight. This year’s theme was, “Writer’s Choice of Any Political, Economic, Theological, or Social Issue.”

Grace Kudzma
2010 Essay Competition
$100 First Place Winner
Category 3 – Grades 7 & 8

Peer Pressure

All teens experience peer pressure and no matter what if they succumb to it, it always affects them negatively. Teens are pressured to fit in with the crowd or be just like the popular kids. Peer pressure compromises individuals’ bodies. The Bible says, “Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit” (1 Corinthians 6:19). Teenagers do not always know this. Usually when they start making these bad choices they do not think of the repercussions; this pressure is particularly hard for girls.
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