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A group of adolescents were hanging around the park, laughing and playing frisbee.
Patricia Meyer Spacks once suggested that an artist is like an adolescent: a dreamer and a revolutionary.
Earl Wilson once joked that snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
Someone once remarked that adolescence is a period of rapid changes.
Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years.
Recent research shows that children born to adolescent mothers are more likely to be poor, and to receive inadequate healthcare and education.
There were a group of adolescents standing outside the arena, smoking and yelling at passersby.
After many years of refusing pets in our apartment building, the management finally decided to adopt a new policy, and allow residents to have small animals.
The young girl became pregnant by mistake and decided to give her baby up for adoption.
News of the abandonment of a mother dog and her six puppies in a municipal park resulted in a number of calls to the newspaper from people hoping to adopt the animals.
Bertrand Russell once suggested that religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Vampire bats adopt baby bats who have no parents, and have been known to risk their lives to share food with other bats.
The World Wildlife Fund has begun an 'adopt a polar bear' campaign, wherein people contribute money to protect their natural environment, and in return, receive posters and pictures of the beautiful animals.
The Finnish flag is a blue cross on a white background, and was adopted in 1918.
Discussion question: If you were adopted, would you want to meet your birth parents, and why?We saw an adorable puppy at a garage sale, and bought it for my daughter as a surprise.
Your new baby is just adorable.
You and your husband are so lucky!In February of 1964, hundreds of police officers were needed to hold back 3,000 adoring, screaming teenage fans who were awaiting the arrival at the New York airport of Britain's top rock and roll group, The Beatles.
Their friendship began in elementary school, and continued into adulthood.
The concert attracted both children and adults alike.
A Haitian proverb notes that children aren't dogs, and adults aren't gods.
His rapid advancement in the company is due purely to his hard work, and his ability to work under pressure.
I asked my boss for an advance on my first paycheck so I could pay the rent, and he said it was no problem.
My dad joined the navy as an ordinary seaman, and through his effort was able to advance through the ranks, and retire as a lieutenant-commander.