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Howard Co. middle-schooler wins national writing contest
Howard Co. middle-schooler wins national writing contest

When Jisoo Choi moved to the United States from South Korea at the age of 6, all she knew of the English language was the alphabet. But this week Choi, a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Burleigh Manor Middle School, was honored as the winner of the Letters about Literature national writing contest, which asks students in grades four through 12 to write to an author of a book — living or dead — about how the work changed their perspective on themselves or the world. Choi won in the seventh- and eighth-grade category for her letter to Holocaust victim Anne Frank, the author of "The Diary of a Young Girl." The book, first published in 1947, is a collection of writings...

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