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Reflecting On Seven Years Of Publishing A Magazine 'For Girls, By Girls'

Courtesy of "Love, Girls Magazine"
Teresa and Jasmine Babers

When Jasmine Babers was a sophomore at Rock Island High School, she founded Love, Girls Magazine, a quarterly publication "for girls, by girls", in which girls and young women age 13 to 22 do all of the writing and photography for an audience of their peers.

Seven years strong, the magazine now involves a team of more than 40, but in its early days, Jasmine and her mom Teresa had real doubts as to whether they had what it took to make it work. The two spoke at the studios of WVIK as part of The Great Quad Cities Listen to talk about the challenges and triumphs of publishing from scratch.

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