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Elliot Shin, Merced youth, inspired by memories being carved for skateboard design

07.08.2018 / By
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Youth leaders within our community are not often recognized, that is why I wanted to highlight Elliot Shin.

 When it comes to Makeup, Color Matters

27.03.2018 / By

    As a hardcore makeup lover and a young woman with fair skin, finding makeup to suit my skin tone has been pretty easy. 

Teenage Farmworker: What it’s like to work the fields as a youth

20.09.2017 / By
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We wake up really early — 5 a.m. — which is hard for me since I’m used to sleeping in. I put on lots of layers — a long-sleeved sweater, a hat, boots, and a handkerchief. It gets hot, but we need to wear it all in order to protect ourselves from sunburn later in the day. We have to bring our own food and water. In the mornings, mom packs lunch for both us (usually sandwiches and beans) and then we head out together.