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08/21/15 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jill Calabro in a momentary lull during a summer of waitressing, scuba diving and connecting with friends and family.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Jill Calabro in a momentary lull during a summer of waitressing, scuba diving and connecting with friends and family.

Jill Calabro is a 21-year-old college junior and Shelter Island native who defies the stereotype of screen-worshipping, hyper-communicating, wireless youth.

Apologizing for being unreachable for a couple of days, she admitted, “I’m not very attached to my phone at all. My friends get mad, but I tell them, ‘I’m sorry it was dead, I haven’t charged it for a couple of days.’”

Jill, who decided last spring to major in marine biology, can’t charge her phone when she’s underwater anyway, and that’s where she’s been spending more and more of her time lately. A young woman with a face-to-face, experiential way of living, Jill describes herself as an avid letter-writer and reluctant texter. (more…)

03/09/15 10:00am
Clarissa Williams

Clarissa Williams

Clarissa
Those beyond our family and friends who influence us for the better usually come from stations above us, from parents,  pulpits, legislatures, from the head of a classroom, from history. But it’s the ones who are with us on our level in our daily lives who can make the deepest impressions. (more…)