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Issue #227 (May/June 2011) issue cover
Girls Get Real

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Darlyn interviews Professor Luis Zayas, who studies why Latinas attempt suicide more frequently than other teens, and contemplates his findings. (full text)

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The author, a Muslim girl from Africa, secretly disobeys her father's orders to wear the hijab, despite potentially drastic consequences. (full text)
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