Saturday, January 19, 2008

Hispanic women change the face of Mary Kay


This story is both enlightening and fucking sad.

Its great to see Hispanics getting part of the "American dream", but at what cost?
Altagracia Valdez is dreaming of a perfect pink Cadillac. All she has to do to win it, according to her boss at Mary Kay Inc., is expand her list of "conocidos."

Those familiar connections, she says, can adorn Valdez's 60-year-old hands with diamond rings, pump up her bank account with enough money to pay the bills and buy a house and help her finally enjoy some middle-class financial security.

You need to follow the link.

Via Seattle Times.

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