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  1. Must be your original work on the theme of "the Aging Experience" 
  2. Must be written in English
  3. Length: 800-1,000 words
  4. One submission per person
  5. Must be received by August 31, BUT be aware that submissions may close early due to maximum capacity, so try to get it in early!
  6. Include a 50 word bio
  7. Must be not previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere. If your essay has been previously published, you must own the rights to it. It is your responsibility to make sure that you still own the rights to your work.

Submissions will be selected on the following criteria:
- How well the work reflects the theme
- The essay's intent and ability to edify and entertain the reader
- No excess profanity, graphic sexual content, or disrespect toward any category of persons

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