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Mo’ne Davis is Pretty Tough in Harper’s Photo Spread

Little League sensation Mo’ne Davis, OITNB’s Uzo Aduba, activist Christy Turlington Burns and singer Debbie Harry were among those who posed for Harper’s Bazaar’s Women Who Dare series. In the magazine’s profile of Davis, 13, the young pitcher talks about being a girl playing the usually all boys sport of baseball: “Most want to hit against me, just to say they got a hit,” …

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Is Sabina Altynbekova Too Beautiful To Play Volleyball?

A 17-year-old volleyball player from Kazakhstan (before you search Google, it’s a former Soviet republic) is coming under fire, but it’s not because of her athletic skills. It’s because of her looks.   Critics say Sabina Altynbekova, who emerged as a media star during the 17th Asian Women’s U19 Volleyball Championship in Taipei this month, is so beautiful that it’s a distraction …

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Weary Winter to Spirited Spring – Seasonal Change is a Powerful Force

  Despite the late snowstorm that hit the east coast a couple of days ago, I remain optimistic that spring is just around the corner. Spring signifies a simplification of sorts – melting snow, de-layering of clothes, and of course shedding the extra pounds accumulated over the winter. My ideal cold weather night this year …

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Pretty Good: Toxin-free products gain popularity

The idea that you are what you eat appears to be resonating with more people than ever.  Some are cutting out unnatural additives altogether by eating raw and promoting good health through periodic detoxes. To meet the demand, ventures that emphasize healthy “detoxing” are becoming more popular. Pressed Juicery: No surprise that Los Angeles is …

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Mending bumps & bruises: The objectification of female athletes

“Girls playing sports is not about winning gold medals. It’s about self-esteem, learning to compete and learning how hard you have to work in order to achieve your goals.” — Jackie Joyner-Kersee Okay, so the first image that comes to your mind when you think of “athletes” are of the male variety– Tiger Woods, Peyton …

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Pamper Mom with Pretty Tough Bath & Body

Feel Good. Play Well. Sporty Girls and their moms will love this sampler gift set of spa-quality bath & body products. Full-size bottles (6 -8 oz) of Vanilla Vibe Liquid Sport Talc, Blue Crush Sport Wash, and Gonzo Grapefruit Sport Lotion in a Pretty Tough Girl drawstring polybag filled with pink confetti. Vanilla Vibe Liquid …

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Avril Lavigne to launch ‘Black Star’ fragrance

Message in a Bottle: Avril Lavigne is launching a new fragrance this summer. The perfume’s black and pink packaging carry Avril’s punk princess style. WWD says the bottle of Avril’s new perfume contains a “studded ring around its neck reminiscent of punk-style jewelry, which may be removed and worn as a ring or a pendant.” The …

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