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Winner: 16-18 year olds

Charlotte Coady Melting with worries

Age 17

16-18 year olds

My father, my sole parent, is the most wonderful and kind man I have ever known and will ever know. But sometimes I see such sadness in his eyes, with worries that seem to melt in his thoughts. I have attempted to capture these feelings through my unpretentious portrait of him.