If it weren’t for being in the marching band in high school, I wouldn’t be this dark. I wouldn’t have to wash my face every four-to-six hours because the oil on my skin shimmered obnoxiously across my forehead and my nose. 375 more words
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(l to r) Maribel Salmeron (Belleza Maribel Owner) Jessica Barreto (daughter of Maribel) Laura Gomez (Beautician). Mexican Americans.
“I always liked doing hair..since I was a girl…it’s important to have your own business to better your life, I came to this country to better our lives.” -Maribel Salmeron… 36 more words
Reyes Peña Family. Mexican American. (L to R) Andres (Student), Dinorah (Spanish Teacher), Ian (Middle School Student).
“I want to be a successful business man or play a sport professionally…my mom pushes me and motivates me to do my best.” -Ian Reyes Peña.
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By Dr. Marciene Mattleman
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you”, the words of Maya Angelou that appear under the masthead of Mighty Writers, a Philadelphia community-based program with more than 300 writers, journalists artists and volunteers who teach and mentor some 2,000 kids, 7 to 17, to think and write with clarity to achieve success in school, work and life. 97 more words