Blue Lizard Blog — California

Ninth-grader Teaches Elementary School Children About the Importance of Sun Safety

Apr 27 2015 California Children sun safety Sunscreen Teens

Even at the young age of 5, Sarina Jassy, now 14, knew she wanted to become a doctor one day. The San Diego, Ca., ninth-grader works as an intern at a dermatology office and regularly visits elementary schools in her area, giving presentations about the importance of sun safety and skin protection to children. “The skin has always fascinated me, especially how it is such a resilient organ that is vital to our survival,” Jassy said. “I became interested in researching different skin diseases and most importantly, the cures to them. I work really hard in school, and I take...

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