Rock Solid

TEXT by Celine MacKay | PHOTOGRAPHS by Alison Vagnini

SEVEN-YEAR-OLD IZZY CLUTCHES THE ROCK WITH AN INTENSE FERVOR, HER EYES FIRMLY LOCKED ONTO HER GOAL, HER FACE TIGHT WITH EFFORT AND CONCENTRATION. All around her, dappled sun rays cast a warm glow among the tall trees, and the only sounds are those of nature and Izzy’s five-year-old twin sisters, Nora and L J, playing. As she reaches a new goal, the enthusiastic cheers of her mom and dad, Jaime and...

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