Winners of the 2nd Annual Essay Contest

THEME: “Kidney Disease–Redefining What is Important in Life”

The Real Miracle of Family

The Real Miracle of Family – 1st Place Winner, 2nd Annual Essay Contest

If you had told me only a dozen or so years ago that I would need a kidney transplant or dialysis to survive, I...
The Ultimate Adventure is the Infinite Day

The Ultimate Adventure is the Infinite Day – 2nd Place Winner, 2nd Annual Essay...

As I sit here and stare at the blank computer screen, I try to find the words that define my life now. I remember...
The Broken Wing

The Broken Wing – 3rd Place Winner, 2nd Annual Essay Contest

I was flying high! In spite of a humble beginning, an abusive marriage that ended in divorce and three children to rear, doors had...

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Keep Smilin’ – Honorable Mention 15th Annual Essay Contest

Dear Positivity, I have a confession to make to you Positivity: I want to be you. People always said I was you, because I would flash...