Bianca, who was tall and slender, could come across as shy in person, even a little awkward. At Thomas R. Proctor High School, she often retreated to the art room to work on projects during lunch. Albert Shaw, her teacher for three years, said she stood out as a naturally gifted artist. Online, uninhibited by anxiety, her creativity shone.
This is a time of many physical, mental, emotional, and social changes. Hormones change as puberty begins. Most boys grow facial and pubic hair and their voices deepen.
If he were fleeing from a burning building, trying to lead his family to safety — his skin stinging with heat, his lungs filling with smoke — and he heard a child crying out from the flames behind him: What would he have done? But year-old Lucas Silverio did know. The Bronx teen went into cardiac arrest, with more than 80 percent of his body covered in third-degree burns, three days after he rescued Yasleen McDonald, Mr. She died a day later. The tragedy, and Mr.