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Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Anna DeBernardo – July, 2014 ​The phrase “skinny as a twig” seems to be one used too often when referring to the majority of celebrities that dominate today’s media.…

What is Happiness – Teen talk with Ana DeBernardo

What is Happiness – Teen talk with Ana DeBernardo

By Ana DeBernardo – June, 2014 This past week, my class was asked to write a paragraph on what “happiness” means to us and what our own idea of happiness…

TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO – Marching for LIFE in Washington DC

TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO – Marching for LIFE in Washington DC

By: Ana Debernardo – February 2014 I’ve just returned home after spending four days in Washington, D.C., at the March for Life. About 80 kids from my school, and a…

Mylie Cyrus off the Deep End – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

Mylie Cyrus off the Deep End – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana Montserrat de Bernardo – January, 2014 One of my family’s favorite movies is called “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”. It’s an old slapstick comedy that revolves around…

An Assignment on “Forbidden Love” – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

An Assignment on “Forbidden Love” – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Anna DeBernardo – December, 2013 This past week, my Spanish teacher required the class to write an essay about amor prohibido, or “forbidden love”. The assignment was given after…

Help for Teens Struggling with Their Faith – TEEN TALK with Ana Debernardo

Help for Teens Struggling with Their Faith – TEEN TALK with Ana Debernardo

By: Ana DeBernardo - November, 2013 Over the summer, I attended a Christian camp called C.A.M.P.S., an acronym that stands for Christ As My Personal Savior. This was my second consecutive…

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

EDITORS NOTE: This month we are resurrecting our Teen Talk column with 15-year-old Ana DeBernardo of Danvers who tells us she is very excited to write about being a teenager and a Latina.…