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From their violent pasts comes art

'Identity,' a collage by 16-year-old S., includes images of both confinement and freedom. "Identity," a collage by 16-year-old S., includes images of both confinement and freedom.
By Andrea Smardon
Globe Correspondent / April 24, 2007

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It's a small mixed-media collage, 11 by 14 inches, made up of pictures cut out of magazines and pasted on a sheet of paper that's painted half pink, half purple. At first glance, it's a typical high school art project. But look closely at the pictures in it . Here's a photograph of a girl with her hands behind her ... (Full article: 1275 words)

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