The position the girl is in truly makes this photo great. The paper bag brings a lot of awareness to our tendency to judge looks, but the way she holds her hands out makes a world of difference. To me, it's an interesting way to portray the fragility in the mind of a bullying victim.
From the time I was five, I dreamed of being a sports writer. I covered local sports from 2004-2007 at Long Island's only daily newspaper. Here are some links to some of my favorite clips: http://www.newsday.com/sports/heads-up-play-wins-1.642717 http://www.newsday.com/sports/e-rockaway-53-cold-spring-harbor-40-1.693162 http://www.newsday.com/sports/girls-swimming-1.599000 http://www.newsday.com/sports/girls-individual-golf-1.508620 http://www.newsday.com/sports/ncaa-softball-