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Far From Home, Beauty Pageants Remain Popular

Every Saturday morning, Marcela Barrera of Jackson Heights hair sprays her daughter’s ringlets, helps her pick out an outfit appropriate for the season, and then brings her daughter to a modeling class at Super Star Dance Studio. It is there that Barbara, 6, learns how to strut, pose and shuffle her feet to the quick beats of a Bachata tune.

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Sandy blasts Tri-State Area

At the Colombian Consulate

Trying to keep worried families connected during the storm and after.

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