Congrats to our Stupendous Six for making it to week 5. Your next assignment has arrived.

This week's theme is:

HOPE.

In 1,400 words or fewer, give us a story that will leave us with a feeling of hope.

As usual, it may be fiction or nonfiction, poetry or short story, etc.

Deadline: Sunday, May 29th, 11:59 p.m. ET.

Good luck!