Teen

Pueblo West teen donates thousands of shoes to community

PUEBLO — Not everyone has the means to have a pair of shoes to call their own, and a local teen wants to change that by collecting and donating thousands of shoes to the community.

Her name is Madison Tatinski, and she’s a 17-year-old Pueblo West High School senior. She’s putting her best foot forward to make all of this happen.

Around the holidays in 2013, Madison thought to herself, “I have so much, so that Christmas I decided to ask for shoes for other children instead of presents for myself, and I did it again for my birthday. We

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Teen behind viral prom dress video speaks out

An 18-year-old high school student in Franklin, Tenn., is speaking out about his decision to wear a dress to prom after a man was caught on video harassing the teen over his outfit at a pre-prom event. 

The now-viral clip, which was posted to TikTok and Twitter, showed the man — later identified as Sam Johnson, the then-current and now-former CEO of a telemedicine company in Nashville — telling Dalton Stevens that he looked “like an idiot” in his red ballgown. Despite the slander and the national attention paid to the video, however, Stevens remains confident in his

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