Whiteout – By Lathrop Lybrook – Description: At the age of 16, I was told to be ready to be picked up at 4:00 in the morning by two strangers who would be taking me to boarding school in northern Idaho. I had spent the last week on the Adolescent Unit at Northside Hospital in Thomasville, Georgia. I had been brought to Northside from my home by the police when I tried to walk out the front door to escape my parents during a heated fight. My father grabbed me, threw me against the entrance hall wall, and held me there while my mother dialed 911. I rode in the back seat of the police car to Northside thinking my friends were not going to believe this.