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Jul 17, 2018

Have You Ever Taken a Stand That Isolated You From Your Peers?

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Edited: Jul 18, 2018

What issues do you have strong opinions about? Do you share the same opinions on these topics with the majority of your friends, students at your school and people in your community?

 

— What do you think of these students’ dedication to their cause despite the backlash they have encountered? What do you think of the community’s reaction to their protests?

 

— Have you ever taken a stand on an issue that isolated you from your peers? If so, what was that experience like?

 

— If not, what do you think you would do if you found yourself in such a situation? Would you have the courage to stay true to your beliefs, even in the face of pressure from your friends, parents, teachers or neighbors?

 

Answer below or check out more writing prompts at https://www.nytimes.com/spotlight/learning-writing-prompts

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