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You’re scrolling through your Facebook feed – only to find that your friends have gone out without you. You feel betrayed. Upset. Insecure. A little angry. Why didn’t they invite you? Don’t they like you? Aren’t you cool enough?
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Elephant Community Press offers writing workshops to young people to give them a chance to share their stories and be heard in their communities.
The district of Chai Wan is packed with industrial and residential blocks, the paint on their walls already worn out ages ago, leaving only black and rusty traces that appear after every scour of rainwater.
This story was part of Elephant Community Press' 2017 exhibition, "Hong Kong Farm to Table: Stories of Local Food Producers".
A small pathway lined with small one-storey houses leads towards the low-rise concrete factory. The overwhelming smell of fermenting soybeans and sweet rice vinegar hangs in the air.
The sound of the birds humming in the trees, the heat of the sun, and the smell of the flowers mark the arrival at the farm. The farm has a small entrance, with signs leading into the farm. The entrance is a large metal frame with vegetation hanging on it.
As the door slides open, the smell of garlic and chillies fills the air along with the chit-chat of the participants in the room.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers hang up their hats for the last time.
To bee farmer Hugo Yip of Wing Wo Bee farm, the honeybee is neither an irksome insect nor a dedicated maker of honey, but an integral part of his life.
It takes a certain something to be a good storyteller: enthusiasm, timing and a flair for the dramatic. Performers at a children’s story hour at a New York City library have all that and then some — they’re drag queens.
All the world’s a stage for the cast of The Snow King – The Mini Panto, which stars seven young people with Down syndrome.

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