05/03/2012 08:42 am ET Updated May 05, 2012

Help Make A Lifelong Dream Come True (COMPETITION)

UPDATE: The competition is now over! We'll announce the winner soon, meantime you can read the amazing shortlist below.

Last month the team at HuffPost Books and our friends at The Buried Life asked you about that one thing you wanted to accomplish before your life ends.

We received over 500 amazing responses, stories of family bonds, giving back and lifelong goals.

We narrowed down the initial responses to a group that exemplified The Buried Life's mission: Live your dream and inspire others to live theirs.

The Buried Life then picked out 10 finalists. We are going to do our damndest to make sure one of these inspiring folks will experience out a lifelong dream.

Who will it be? We're letting you decide.

Take a look at these ten submissions, all amazing, heartfelt stories, and vote below to tell us who we should help to achieve that one thing they want to do before they die. You'll have until the end of this week, that is until 11:59pm EST on Friday, May 4th, to vote.

Don't forget to share your favorite/s with your friends, and help make someone's dream come true.

"Inform The World About Lyme Disease" - Beth Ross
"Improving The Lives Of Dogs" - Emily Grossheider
"Becoming A Regular Size" - Will Holt
"Seeing Through Photography" - Jeremy Braun
"Live Like We're Dying" - Jonathan Winegarden
"One Wish Before I Die: Let Women Lead" - Claire Charamnac
"My Wish For A Buried Life" - Ashley Calarie
"The Dark Has Its Own Light" - Mary Rose Betten
"Thank You For Being A Teacher" - Caroline Cretti
"My Wish: To Be A Professional Pinup Model" - Alicia Leeman

Vote once below, and then tell us who you picked, what they've inspired you to do and what your bucket list item would be in the comments.

For complete contest rules and information, click here.