Joshua Nichols is a junior at the University of Iowa, and the winner of our 2017 “What Freedom Means to Me” student essay contest.
Freedom is a tricky thing, an impish desire deeply ingrained within the human psyche. For every person, freedom means something different. Liberation, unshackled, emancipation, even democracy all bring to mind images of freedom. From the iconic bald eagle flying to the tune of the “Star Spangled Banner” to an impoverished child being adopted into an affluent family, read more >