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Jessica Campbell

JESSICA CAMPBELL is a freelance writer and a graduate student in NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

PROFILE OF A TEEN MOM: Yaskaira Benitez

In fifth grade, Yaskaira Benitez stood in the nurse’s office, glaring at the mirror. Bloody scratches cut the smooth bronze of her face. The fight had been broken-up. Then she saw her reflection.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2021

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