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Stories by Khanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2022 | 12:10 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

In the 1990s, all you needed was a juice box, four bottle caps, and a string to join the most amateur race of everyday leisure-seeking kids. In 2022, Jamaicans Tyreik and Akeem Pennicooke have taken this Jamaican pastime digital with Box Juice...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

It all started with a letter written in pen. “I wrote her a letter and she replied, using a lead pencil, and so I said, ‘Boy, things must be really bad with this girl, she doesn’t even have a pen?’” said a laughing Benny Mallitt, as he recalled...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:05 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

Shaking up your lunch options with his Mediterranean-style of cooking is 17-year-old Alexander Sarju of 2Yutes. Offering falafel, shawarma and Asian-inspired rice bowls, Sarju opens his kitchen and passion for the highly spiced cuisines, once or...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:29 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

Arlinton is a 13-year-old boy who lost his parents in a car accident and now lives with his grandmother, Cherry. He performs jobs around his Portland community to help support his household and keep the environment clean while staying out of the...

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