Winners of the 3rd Annual Essay Contest

Theme: “TOUGH TIMES–A Memory or Dream That Gets Me Through.”

A Memory of Butterflies

A Memory of Butterflies – 1st Place Winner, 3rd Annual Essay Contest

After 12 years of living dialysis free, I faced transplant failure. It was difficult to accept for I knew very well the life that...
Take Hold & Ride Cowboy

Take Hold and Ride Cowboy – 2nd Place Winner, 3rd Annual Essay Contest

I am 36 years old with type 1 diabetes. I have been diabetic for 31 years and started dialysis the week before Christmas in...
The Dream That Gets Me Through

The Dream That Gets Me Through – 3rd Place Winner, 3rd Annual Essay Contest

 I died last night.   The last thing I remember was looking at the clock. It was 11:32. When I opened my eyes, I was standing...

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