Category Archives: Scholarship 2015

Midnight Saturday

By: Ilana G

The stage was set. Midnight, Saturday evening, two hours post-bedtime. My team of throat muscle cells and I were ready. Once I gave the go-ahead, it was …

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Home at Midnight

By: Ivana S

I got home around midnight. It had been a rough day, working all day and still with a lot of things in mind. I washed my face, …

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A Cure

By: J’Zhane D

 

Justin had sleep apnea. When he and his wife, Ashley, would go to bed for the night, neither one of them would be looking forward …

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(Not-so) Silent Night

Jace K., Lockney High School

“Goodnight Jeffery,” I said to my husband as I drifted off into sleep. It had been a long day. My twin toddlers had their first …

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2 worlds apart

By: Jackqueline P

I live in two worlds, the one during the daytime and the one at night. In the day I have control over my body and am consciously …

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Chicago CPAP

By: Jacquelyn J

When my grandparents lived in Chicago, my grandfather would come home entering through the back door and would hear my grandmother snoring really loudly. My grandmother was …

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Charles with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Hannah B., Hempfield High School

Once upon a time there was a man named Charles. Charles had obstructive sleep apnea. His obstructive sleep apnea meant that his breathing stopped several …

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Sleep Deprived

Chris L., Columbia University

You can usually tell by scanning my notes exactly when I started to doze off in class. The handwriting begins neatly, stacked in nice, vertical columns, …

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