What Is It Like Being A Teenager Today? Share Your Experiences

What Is It Like Being A Teenager Today? Share Your Experiences

By The Guardian UK on March 8, 2014
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A thought-provoking letter has been doing the rounds on Twitter, written by a 16-year-old angry at how teens and their behaviour are represented in the media.

Jenni Herd from Ayrshire wrote a letter to The Times with a clear message for adults: “Has no one ever seen that we are angry at the world we live in? Angry that we will have to clean up your mess while you hold us in contempt, analysing our responses as though we were another species?”

Her impassioned plea has clearly struck a chord and has been shared thousands of times on Twitter. What we want to know is, do other teenagers agree with Jenni?

Share your words. Perhaps you’ve got a letter of your own to share or maybe you’ve made a video with a similar message, or a photo or an artwork. Whatever your medium, we’d like to hear from you. You do need to be aged 16 or over.

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