True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It

Karen Sosnoski

Karen Sosnoski is a mother of teens and a writer based in northern Virginia. Her writing has appeared in literary and mainstream publications, including, most recently The New York Times, Healthline, and The Temper She loves telling (and reading) stories about resilience found through facing limitations.

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True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It

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