27-year-old Arlin Golden looked after his younger sister Shelby when she was a baby and he was a preteen. Part three of our series “Sibling Stories.”
Coming Of Age
What are the experiences in our lives that shape our character? Follow the stories of Youth Radio’s teen reporters as they grapple with their identities, test their beliefs, and chase their curiosities.
Orphaned in Rwanda, Mariam was forced to take care of her stepmom’s kids while she was just a child herself. Part two of our series “Sibling Stories.”
Simone is 16 and helps to raise her 6-year-old sister, Savannah. Her story is part of our 3-part series about teens raising siblings.
Izzy Weal is a 14-year-old quadruple amputee who is training to become a race car driver
When a notification sounded from her phone, she froze, thinking that it was another malicious message from her attacker.
I figured once I looked better, I would feel better too. But, I didn’t.
Every year around the holidays, we visit my father’s side of the family. I have not come out to any of them.
I don’t identify as a girl, but my dad still refers to me as his daughter and wants me to dress the part.
My newfound feminist beliefs are real. They weren’t handed to me. I had to earn them by living day by day.