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Taming Broncs | An Essay by Sophia D’Agostino

 Sophia D’Agostino is the 2nd Place Winner for Grade 10 in the 2017 Your Favorite Seton Course Essay Contest “Ain’t them horses beautiful?” the cowboy asked, as I watched hundreds of these Equus ferus caballus being shown to potential buyers, of whom I was one, “What d’ye think?” This sudden address woke me from my reverie as I replied, “They are quite prepossessing, but I am still uninclined to take a risk on any of them.” “Gee, ye’re sure hard to please,” he drawled, “but this cowboy agrees with ya; if you’re hankering after some real hossflesh, then follow...

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The Morning Miracle | A Short Story By Sophia F. Olomi

This story was submitted for the 2015 Winter Quarter Short Story Contest. While it wasn’t a finalist entry, the judges enjoyed it, and felt it merited being shared with the community. Congratulations, Sophia! It was cold on the evening of December 19. Snow was falling softly from the pale blue sky, and the old brick convent was surrounded by a winter wonderland. The slight Colorado wind whistled through the trees and out beyond the mountains. A small trail of smoke slowly spiraled out of the tall chimney. The distant sun was setting behind the purple mountains as night neared....

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