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Writing Contest Prizes

Contest Submission: We'd like to hear from you. To submit your contest entry, please fill out the following information, type in your essay, and press the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page. Make sure to type in your COMPLETE address so we know where to mail your check if you win.

First, second, and third place winners will receive a check and have their essay published in the next issue and on our website!

Contest Question #127
Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016
Invent a holiday that has everything you want in a holiday. What would it celebrate and who would celebrate it? What would people do on that day—any rituals or music or traditions? What day of the year would it be on and why?

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