Winners of the 4th Annual Essay Contest

THEME: “That Special Someone”

That Special Someone my daughter

That Special Someone: My Daughter – 1st Place Winner, 4th Annual Essay Contest

Never has there been a dull moment in my life since she arrived. Never have I known such a beautiful spirit. Never have I been so...
Jim Dineen - a friend named maggie

A Friend Named Maggie – 2nd Place Winner, 4th Annual Essay Contest

There she was again--just like every morning after my treatment. Each time I went through this, her eyes told me that she understood what...
sings in my heart

Sings in My Heart – 3rd Place Winner, 4th Annual Essay Contest

The professor's voice was clear and crisp as he read our names. Frantically, I searched the crowd again. She was out there somewhere, silently...

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positive attitude kidney disease chronic illness

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...