Donald Morrill is the Editor’s Prize winner in the essay. His work has appeared widely and he is the author of a memoir entitled A Stranger’s Neighborhood. 
Mar 01 1996
The One Strong Flower I Am
They are runaways, throwaways, “problem” teens; culls from meager schools and emissaries from questionable homes; bearers of “emotional disablilites” and lurid autobiographies for which they are medicated elaborately and counseled when possible; products of biology, family community, of fate, impure and hardly simple.