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Heidi Begovatz

United States

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Puppy Dreams

PROMPT: Writing for Children Competition 2017


As soon I opened my eyes; I flung out of bed, slid on my slippers and tied my robe while I flung myself down the stairs. My eyes glanced across the calendar, it was finally time. The day had come, I sprinted into the living room and my parents were already there beaming at me, 
    “Go on upstairs and get ready, you can pick out your own clothes today, just maybe not a dress, okay?” my Mom shouted after...
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over 2 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture

PROMPT: Book Review Writing Competition 2016

    In today’s world boys are expected to like superheros, getting dirty and being tough, our girls are supposed to be little princesses, love pink and stay innocent. Author Peggy Orenstein explores these stereotypes and more in her book "Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture,"Cinderella Ate My Daughter.
    Years of experience and research went into this unique book by Peggy Orenstein. Orenstien discusses making the correct decisions for her own daughter, Daisy, as she enters...

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about 3 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Advice from the oldest living graduate

PROMPT: Profile Feature Writing Competition 2016

With graduation just around the corner, alumni are remembering their high school days. The oldest living graduate is no different, although she may have graduated 86 years ago, Lucille Draeger still remembers her days at FAHS. While things have changed, her favorite class, English, is still a staple.
It was a little different than it is now. We didnt have all the computers to record things for us; we had to write and stand up and speak. I think that...

over 3 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Advice from the oldest living graduate

PROMPT: Profile Feature Writing Competition 2016

With graduation just around the corner, alumni are remembering their high school days. The oldest living graduate is no different, although she may have graduated 86 years ago, Lucille Draeger still remembers her days at FAHS. While things have changed, her favorite class, English, is still a staple.
It was a little different than it is now. We didnt have all the computers to record things for us; we had to write and stand up and speak. I think that...

over 3 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Broken

FREE WRITING


Her little eyelids fluttered, almost unnoticeable amongst the tubes running across her and the mask that seemed to consume her infantile face. The room was almost empty for the first time since she arrived, except the small figure curled up on the couch, which had been a constant. Once more her eyelids fluttered, this time her hand moved, just enough to crumple the sheets. The soft crumple, which so sharply contrasted that of the deep metallic sounds of the room...
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over 3 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Broken

FREE WRITING


Her little eyelids fluttered, almost unnoticeable amongst the tubes running across her and the mask that seemed to consume her infantile face. The room was almost empty for the first time since she arrived, except the small figure curled up on the couch, which had been a constant. Once more her eyelids fluttered, this time her hand moved, just enough to crumple the sheets. The soft crumple, which so sharply contrasted that of the deep metallic sounds of the room...
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over 3 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Scars

PROMPT: Six-Word Memoir

My past won't define my future.

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over 3 years ago

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over 4 years ago

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Heidi Begovatz (United States) published:

Milwaukee Brewer Carlos Gomez: Making a student’s dream come true

PROMPT: Sports Journalism Competition 2015

Carlos Gomez, center fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, never realized that meeting crying fan, junior Jordan Hynum, would catapult his fame even further into the record books. The 2013 Gold Glove winner was already a MLB favorite, but his connection with Hynum is perhaps a defining moment for him during spring of 2014 when a video of he and the crying Hynum went viral.

 Hynum and Gomez met for a second time in a moment that took social media and sports news centers...

over 4 years ago

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over 4 years ago