Parks Wrote Winning Essay 'in 15 Minutes'

may 26, 2006  11:23 am
Casey Parks, the Jackson Free Press writer who earlier this week won a trip to Africa with New York Times columnist Nick Kristof, told The Columbia Missourian that she hadn't thought she "had a chance" in the contest. During her two-week trip, Parks will write a blog for the Times and create a vlog for mtvU. “I want to learn how to be fearless like [Kristof] is," Parks said.