I’ll Never See Her Get Married

After Hannah died, this is one of those thoughts that was so painful. She’s my only daughter and I’ll never see her get married or hold her babies. When I asked myself it was true, the answer seemed so obvious. Of course I won’t! She’s dead!...

Regrets

After Hannah completed suicide, I had all sorts of questions. Did I do enough? Did I love her enough? Did I find the right counselors? Did I expect too much of her? Was she punishing me? Was our, my husband and my, relationship issues to blame? Did other people know...

Elihu Ramirez – Northridge High 2019

Occasionally, while browsing the internet, on the public forums that I like to comb through, to find people like me, I’ll find a post with such a question as,” What is something that people take for granted in their everyday lives?” I see this type of question...

Christopher Desio – American Fork High 2018

In 2016 I lived in Louisiana. School had started and it felt nice to be back in school. A few days later it started raining and it wouldn’t stop for 3 days. 90% of my city had been flooded. My school was trashed and so many of my friends had nowhere to go. My...