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Don't Paint Yourself Yellow for a Little Bit of Gold

Don’t Paint Yourself Yellow for a Little Bit of Gold

  Illustration by Gita Labrador.  “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character,” said Horace Greeley, co-founder of the New Yorker and founder of the New York Tribune.
For Jenny

For Jenny

Illustration by Ari.   Everyone already knows that the pressures of society are dangerous and even deadly, pushing people to their limits in order to try to fit in. But when someone is already struggling with addiction, these prejudices have an even stronger effect. Such opinions like “People can will themselves out an of addiction...
To Warn or Not to Warn

To Warn or Not to Warn

Illustration by Ari  Books are incredibly powerful. They have the ability to, with a limited number of letters, make a person cry, scream, laugh, or do all three at once. Not to mention teachers. The right teacher can set someone on a path for life, and can really change a person for the better. These...