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Portrait of Areen


Areen was from Barstow, California, USA. I met her when she and her brother came to visit Beverly Hills. It was not their first time there. Areen was studying for a bachelor’s degree in psychology at California State University, San Bernardino .

Areen was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and was 21 years old.

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Portrait of Nicole-1


Nicole was originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA But at the time of this interview, lived in Ventura, California. She moved to the area because she was attending University of California, Santa Barbara as a PhD candidate in psychology.

Nicole was emphasizing Clinical Psychology and was writing and submitting her dissertation on a type of therapy which induced people to interact with animals and to engage in various types of holistic healing. This type of therapy is called ecotherapy.

Nicole was working with Craig Chalquist who was the father of ecotherapy. He was going to be one of the expert readers of her dissertation.

Nicole’s baby was due mid October.

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