Portraits of new arrivals were used as a marker of a child's progress in the Society. Case studies of some children appeared in the newsletter 'Our Waifs and Strays' describing how they had been transformed from a 'potential street loafer' into a productive member of society. These studies were often illustrated with 'before and after' photographs, contrasting their ragged past with their new-found respectability.
Yasminia Rossi, 58 years old, model and photographer "It protects me everywhere I go in the world", Ms Rossi said. "I've been in deep Amazonia, I’ve been in Egypt, and in places completely isolated, and people were respectful of me because of my gray hair.”.
Amazing moment diving pair get up close and personal with a grinning Great White shark - and then insist the feared predators are NOT dangerous