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Skylar Sasson '12 wrote and illustrated a trilingual book.Skylar Sasson ‘12 wrote and illustrated a trilingual children’s story book (Spanish, Aymara, and English) "I Always Dreamed of Having a Store." The book was published by a Bolivian company Kipus and is part of the series "Kids' Books Bolivia." She also completed an independent study with School for International Training (SIT) in Cochabamba, Bolivia where she explored traditional medicine through interviews and by working with various naturist medics in the city. She examined differences in perceptions between western/occidental medicine and traditional/ indigenous medicine. Finally, Skylar studied in New York City, NY; Delhi, India Dakar, Senegal; and Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of the International Honors Program (IHP): "Cities in the 21st Century." Based on her studies she wrote a comparative analysis of the three international cities on gender and safety and gender-segregated spaces in cities.