Winner of the 2019 Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Cancer, More Than a Word

Everyone knows the word cancer, but what does it really entail? According to Webster is ‘a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body’ but everyone knows there is more meaning to a word than just the definition. Cancer is more than a word or disease. It is Read more about Cancer, More Than a Word[…]

Truth and Triumph

A loss is something that everyone has to deal with at one point in time. For most, it’s during their adulthood when their grandparents or parents pass on. However, I experienced a great loss when I was only 13 years old when my father died from stomach cancer. At the time of his diagnosis, I Read more about Truth and Triumph[…]

Hunter Dawson

Expecting the Unexpected

It was the month leading to the end of Middle School. Nothing to worry about except enjoying my summer and getting ready for high school. I lived what I thought to be a normal life with a normal family. My mother was a kindergarten teacher at my school and my father was a contractor. My Read more about Expecting the Unexpected[…]

Why Do the Good People Have to Die

We were running through the waves of the ocean and the sun was shining brightly upon us. We were laughing and smiling without a care in the world. At that time I believed that bad things do not happen to good people like us. We live our whole lives and face nothing trivial like the Read more about Why Do the Good People Have to Die[…]