Lingli Zhang’s essay “How My Parents Showed Love from 7,000 Miles Away” was written for Amy Nocton’s English 1003 class and published in the Hartford Courant on May 13, 2020. According to The Courant, hers was the most-read essay on May 14.
“How My Parents Showed Love from 7,000 Miles Away” recounts some of Zhang’s experience as an international student during the Covid-19 outbreak and her parents’ remarkable act of compassion and generosity. The Courant invites writers under 30 to write essays of about 650 words containing strong views.
Email submissions email@example.com, with your:
- full name
- home town
- daytime phone number
- age and occupation (or your school’s name and your level in school).