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Today in warm fuzzies, two Isreali women offer fashion as a way out of prostitution by launching free courses in styling, sewing, clothing design, and retail business to former sex workers. Called Turning the Tables, the program has allowed these women to secure jobs as seamstresses, stylists, and sales associates in Tel Aviv's growing retail sector. [NYTimes]