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Taryn Catherine Kilgore

Rancho Bernardo High School, San Diego

An original essay on "nonviolent means for conflict resolution"

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  • Melanie KilgoreMay 09, 2013 at 6:52am

    Gandhi said "You must be the change you wish in the world." Children are the way to raise a new generation of people who will develop non-violent means of resolving conflict. We are proud of all your accomplishments Taryn. Love, Mom and Dad

  • megan eMay 09, 2013 at 9:45pm

    Wow. Very well put. I can relate completely with what you were saying, excellent job.

  • Sara KateMay 09, 2013 at 10:46pm

    Amazing! One of the best and most insightful essays I've read in a while.

  • Emilie FritsvoldMay 10, 2013 at 3:31am

    This is really good!

  • Shannon KilgoreMay 10, 2013 at 6:55am

    You've become such a wonderful writer little sis. This brought tears to my eyes. I am so proud of you!

  • Sam WatsonMay 10, 2013 at 8:41am

    That essay was an absolute joy to read! I agree with all of the points you put up and I have you say that it probably won't leave me for a while. Beautiful work!

  • Carole SpiesMay 10, 2013 at 4:49pm

    Taryn that was a thoughtful essay on the importance of living in peace with compassion and compromise. Just like Ghandi lived his life. Thank you for sharing your ideas on this. This is how we change the world for the better.

  • Cynthia KirbyMay 13, 2013 at 9:00pm

    Taryn your essay was very insightful. Great work!

  • Ciara ConcepcionMay 14, 2013 at 9:35pm

    So well written. Very inspiring !!

  • Gary BiblerMay 14, 2013 at 10:12pm

    Very well written. This has caused me to pause and reevaluate my own conflict management gameplan going forward. Great job!

  • Rori RitchieMay 14, 2013 at 10:21pm

    Beautifully written Taryn! The example you used with your former teacher and the construction paper must have been quite an impact in your life for you to remember it. Thank you for sharing your essay...I loved it!

  • Debbie HallMay 15, 2013 at 8:47am

    Excellent essay! You did a lovely job integrating the universal with your own personal experience and I really enjoyed reading it.

  • Eva LaMarMay 15, 2013 at 10:38am

    I was very impressed by your essay!

  • jessica lansdowneMay 15, 2013 at 3:10pm

    very thoughtful, and considerate essay. i enjoyed reading it very much. good luck!

  • Kris ThresherMay 15, 2013 at 3:25pm

    Great job, Taryn! I'm so happy that my self-esteem scenario made such a lasting impression! Mrs. T.

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