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Nachos Untitled No 5

A Zine by the Taos Teen Media Camp
June 11, 2005

Evelyn Wolfe

Global Warming



Page 2 Writer's Bios

Page 3
Rumsfeld Interview

Page 4 Rumsfeld 2

Page 5 Jacko

Page 6 Waffles

Page 7 Waffles 2

Page 8 Word Search

Page 9 Land Development

Page 10 Development 2

Page 11 Since When...

Page 12
As Long as the Fowers Still Blooms

Page 13 Japan Images

Page 14
Israeli - Palestinian Conflict Stabs Youth

Page 15 Angelada Building

Page 16 Bandit

Page 17
Mother of Greatness

Page 18 Global Warming

Page 19 Treasure Chest

Back Cover Nachos

Mother of Greatness
By Eve wolfe

I had the pleasure of sitting down and interveiwing an amazing woman whose name is Elizabeth Selph. This women goes through more in one day than anyone else I know.

Eve Wolfe: Mrs. Selph I understand that you take care of a medically fragile child Annie, right? How old is Annie and how long has she been adopted from CYFD (Childrens/Youth/Family Department)?

Elizabeth Selph: I have had Annie since she was three weeks old. She will be turning three in July.
EW: Can you explain what it is like dealing with a medically fragile child?
ES: It is very tiring.
EW: Really. Can explain in more detail?
ES: Most of the time I wake up at 11:00 p.m. and stay awake and play with Annie until 3:00 a.m. Then at this time I give Annie's medicine through a G-Tube. Thrity minutes later I feed her through her G-Tube, also.
EW: May I ask what a G-Tube is?
ES: A G-Tube is a gastrio-intestinal feeding tube. So the food goes directly from a feeding pump to Annie's stomach.
EW: What is the rest of your day like?
ES: it is full of physical therapy and doctor appoinments, some even in Albuquerque and Denver.
EW: What are Annie's disabilities?
ES: Annie is blind, deaf, and has problems with gaining weight.
EW: When did you find out she is blind and deaf?
ES: When she was three months old we found out that she is deaf. When she was four months old we found out that she's blind.
EW: When did you adopt her?
ES: When she was eight months old.
EW: So you adopted her knowing about her disabilities. Most people wouldn't even dare. What made you keep her?
ES: Because we fell in love with her. Right away we knew she was an angel god sent to us.
EW: Mrs. Selph, do you have any other kids?
ES: Yes, I have four more two girls and two boys.
EW: Are they your biological children?
ES: No.
EW: Are they adopted?
ES: Only one is adopted, the eldest, Shawniece.
EW: Does she have any problems?
ES: Yes, she has seizures that she has to take medicine for and has learning disabilities.
EW: Ok, So who are the other three who live with you?
ES: The girl is my sister's daughter, Bethanie. The boys are my grandsons, Brandon and Philip. Philip is on medicine for seizures, too.
EW: So basically you have five kids and three of them take medicine. You haven't gone crazy yet?
ES: No, not quite yet.
EW: So back to Annie. Do you know why she has her disabilities?
ES: Her biological mother did a lot of drugs and had no prenatal care.
EW: Wow, it must hurt to find out that your baby was treated so badly.
ES: Yes, Because I deal with the results of her mother's stupidity.
EW: So do you have any help?
ES: Yes, my husband and my sister help.
EW: OK, so Mrs. Selph, thank you for your time.
ES: No problem, thank you.


Copyright 2005 by Cultural Energy and each Teen Media Camp Creator


Interview in orginal Zine format as jpg