Julia Jeon is the First Place Winner of the 2009 Global Rev. Ham Suk-Hyun Essay Contest, a global essay contest held annually to honor Rev. Ham Suk-Hyun, who was a Quaker clergyman in South Korea and a peace activist, who was the first Korean to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. His friend, former South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung won the first Nobel Peace Prize as a Korean for his "Sunshine Policy" to bring reconciliation between South Korea and North Korea, two countries created according to Cold War ideologies after World War 2. The international essay contest encourages international peace and understanding among high school students around the world. Julia Jeon is currently a senior at The Academy of Holy Angels, a Catholic high school in the Notre Dame tradition, located in Damarest, Bergen County, New Jersey. Julia Jeon aspires to be an internationally famous artist and fashion designer and planning to pursue an art major in college. This book describes Julia Jeon's artistic journey toward greatness.
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