2013 Winners

1st Prize – Juliana Palmcook – Balloon Rally

Do you remember when you were a child and held on to a helium balloon? Have you ever had the experience of the balloon getting away and flying way up into a blue sky? For me I had those childhood experiences many times and even wondered how I would get my balloons back. As...

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2nd Prize – Lynn Sheridan – I AM VICTORIOUS

I am 65 and have been gay all my life. When I was very young I was quickly aware that most people did not like gay people. I was a quiet child; fearful that if I said what I was feeling I would be reprimanded, laughed at, or beat up. I was one of...

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3rd Prize – Linda Boyd – Everything Happens For A Reason

I was told at the age of 11 that I would die by the time I was 30 by my dr, I was diagnosis with Juvenile Type 1 diabetes very fragile. I had lost almost 100 Lbs weighed only 70 Lbs. Was in Marshfields Childrens Hospital for 3 months. I left home at 16,...

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