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Teens with Cancer Quinceanera in Nicaragua
Teens With Cancer Get Their 'Quinceañera' In Nicaragua, Dance Partners Included
By Fox News Latino | 09/25/2013 - 13:00

For many a teenage girl in Latin America, a "quinceañera" party is a cherished rite of passage, a traditional coming-out celebration for 15-year-olds.

Not all families can afford the colorful gowns and other niceties for such parties, though. So for each of the past five years, Nicaragua's Association of Mothers and Fathers of Children with Cancer and Leukemia has put on a quinceañera for girls from poor, rural families — teens who have the added burden of dealing with cancer.


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Wonder City game
‘Wonder Women!’ Filmmaker Launches Empowering Video Game For Tweens
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/13/2013 - 15:33

Wonder Women! The Untold Stories of Superheroines filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan has launched a new video game called Wonder City in an effort to empower young girls.

An online interactive video game, Wonder City give girls, ages 9 through 12, the opportunity to choose their own avatar which can be customized by shape and color, and teaches them how to be a superhero or leader.


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Confident Young Woman
Dove to Host 'Self-Esteem Weekend'
By Samantha Leal | 10/04/2012 - 16:00

The third annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend, a nationwide effort to help girls develop a positive relationship with beauty, is taking place across the country from October 5 - 7. The bi-lingual program, with events in both English and Spanish, will be partnering with Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. and Boys & GIrls Clubs of America to build confidence in girls.

 


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