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    Motherhood is patriotic

    Kids are a part of our lives even if we are not biologically linked to them. We live in a society that children play a large role in. Should we really be reveling or trying to promote that not having kids in our lives is living the good life in America of really even possible?

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    Thank you, Fort Mill, for 18 formative years

    I was blessed to intern at the Fort Mill Times during my senior year and into the summer, and as I departed for the University of Alabama Friday, I wanted to share some things that working at a newspaper has taught me about life.

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    S.C. needs business regulation reform

    Few things crush the heart as badly as losing a loved one. When it happens, all of our thoughts focus on the person we’ve lost. We see their smile, hear their laughter, and remember their wonderful qualities that made them so dear to us.

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    Here’s why Indian Land needs to become its own city

    The Lancaster County Council wants growth, but at the expense of Indian Land, which should become its own city.

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    Sacrifice for the greater good

    “Sometimes, for the greater good, sacrifices must be made.” While the author of this quote is unknown, politics has often demanded such sacrifice for a greater good in our society.

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    Why the ‘sequester’ is so important

    The recent experience with the “sequester” in Washington, DC, revealed in many ways what is wrong with Washington. But it also contains a silver lining that I hope bodes well for the future.

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    Iraq today is complex

    There has been a lot of hype surrounding the decrease in troop levels in Iraq, but I can assure you that the soldiers who are still here are working diligently to assist and train the Iraqis, as we move from combat operations to stability operations.

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    Budget cuts steal teens’ voices

    High school for most teens is a time of coming into your own. The influences of teachers and peers greatly impact your views on the world. As individuals growing into adults, teens find themselves struggling to figure out who they are and where they are going.