Young Women Who Crush

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Rose and a Thorn

Marjana Tafader peers down at her feet, her coral-and-magenta patterned hijab tucked neatly beneath her face mask. The young climber's fingers dance as she reaches slowly and carefully upward with her left hand, seeking the next hold.

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