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Reader Shocked by Ads for 'Nose Jobs'

August 06, 1992

I was really shocked to see two full color ads in the July 2 Nuestro Tiempo for plastic surgery "nose jobs" for Latinos. I was shocked because I think it gives this section a lousy image:

* Latino women should change their noses.

* Their innate, natural beauty isn't accepted in the European-dominated culture.

* Middle-income and low-income Latinas should spend their money on these services.

I think it is a terrible image of Latina women.

I'm not a member of the Latino community but I do work with many college-age Latinos and these ads are disgusting to me.


Granada Hills

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