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Twenty $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to military children through an essay contest conducted by Homefront America, a nonprofit organization.

Applicants for the American Patriot Freedom Scholarship Award should submit a maximum of 500 words on one of four topics. They are:

Through every adversity, there is an equal or better opportunity.

Why my mom/dad is a hero.

Why America? It’s their problem, not ours.

What Freedom means to me.

All applications must be postmarked by April 30. Essays will be judged on content, spelling, grammar and originality.

Detailed information and an application are available at the Web site


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