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California Sunday Magazine

For our last Page 23 post of the year we turn to the December issue of California Sunday Magazine.

This issue of the monthly newspaper supplement is a special one, taking a close-up look at teenage life in the US. Instead of being measured by numbered pages, the issue is divided by time across a single day. Having woken up at 5am with a look at teenage clothing, shared experiences of a school shooting at 10:10am, experienced school lunches via a cartoon spread, met the mother of a teenager girl, we hit evening time and ‘Hanging Out,’ a portfolio of photographs by Alesandra Sanguinetti.

Without a designated page 23, we instead find ourselves settling on an image from Sanguinetti’s series taken at 11:23pm, or 23:23. Marco, Annabel and Ren are getting dressed up and and ready for their regular visit to a midnight showing of ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’. It catches a perfect moment of innocence just at the cusp of childhood and teenagehood, and aside from a brief caption the portrait is allowed to speak for itself.

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