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Essays due April 1 for Great American Think-Off in NYM

April 1, 2010 is the postmark deadline for submission of essays for this year's Great American Think-Off.

Essays must be no more than 750 words. There is no submission fee for this annual philosophy competition.

This year's question, "Do the wealthy have an obligation to help the poor?" is the subject for the 17th annual Think-Off competition.

The four finalists in this competition each receive $500 cash prizes and travel to New York Mills, plus lodging, for the live debate to be held on Saturday, June 12 at the Cultlural Center.

Essays may be submitted by e-mail to, by mail to New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, PO Box 246, New York Mills, MN 56567, or on line at the Think-Off website,