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Updated: 02/12/2014 08:00:02AM

Male POPS students

taught how to knot a tie

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PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


(From left) Carver Young instructs Jason Smith and Amazien Darby on the intricacies of making a slip knot on a necktie.

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


These teens from the POPS program spent part of Thursday, Jan. 6, learning how to tie a knot on a necktie. For many of them, this was the first time learning how to do so.

By STEVE STEINER

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While on Thursday, Feb. 6, female members of POPS were busy making feminine hygiene kits that eventually will be shipped to the Republic of Malawi, Africa, next door on the second floor of the Bartow Library the males were busy learning one particular social skill. They were being taught how to knot a necktie, whether a slip knot, Windsor or half-Windsor.

As they listened to the instructions provided by brothers Carver and Ronald Young, the young men discovered that knotting a tie, even using the simplest of knots, the slip knot, was not so easy. Over and over they practiced, most times not getting the result they wanted.

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