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Only In Print: Can You Really Trust a Beautiful Person?

Caroline Brucella has received guidance from Dr. Stephen Sullivan, research director at Sacred Heart Academy, on her science projects during all four years of high school. (Photo: Courtesy of Stephen Sullivan)

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — In an age of Instagram and influencers, where one can scroll through their smartphone for a few seconds and come across numerous images of beautiful, seemingly perfect young women, there is a focus on physical appearance like never before.

Caroline Brucella, a senior at Sacred Heart in Hempstead, is fascinated by the correlation between one’s looks and the perception others have of that person. So much so that she tackled the subject from a scientific angle and…

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