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Posts Tagged ‘Youth’

Orange, the New Skin Tone

By Lisa Watson • Aug 7th, 2012 • Category: Features, Lead Story

Gone are the days when pale skin was a mark of wealth, proof that you never had to venture outside for work. Today, people flock to tanning salons across the country, year-round, in search of the perfect hue. “It’s like, I want to lay in a bed and get cancer,” jokes 32-year-old Melanie Santos, a [...]



A Young Filipino in New York Longs for Home

By Winnie Lau • Dec 1st, 2011 • Category: Lead Story, People

By Winnie Lau “In the Philippines, we play basketball in flip flops,” says Jasper Davis as he watches a player dunk a ball into the hoop at Columbus Park in Chinatown, Manhattan. Davis, 21, who came to America when he was 17, looks for just about anything that can remind him of his home in [...]