Humans of OHS

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Billy Gatske had to grow up surrounded by “normal” people. He had to create his own normal.
Sam McGreevy and Macy Sutton are two juniors at Oswego High School who saw a lack of representation in their classes. They noticed there were very few female students and they're just getting fewer and fewer...
Here are stories from three students at Oswego High School who are trying their hardest to make the best lives for themselves. They all hope that one day, all people—no matter what they identify as, or who they decide to be with in a relationship—will be accepted without criticism and without being put down by the people around them.
I round the door of sophomore Xania Kimberly Ward’s classroom and see that she is alone, silent, on her phone. In fact, as I glance around while walking toward her, the whole classroom is silent and on their phones.
These are the stories of three students who lost something of importance to them. After going through either panic or instant resignation to their lost item’s fate, they have now accepted their losses.

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