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Three young women were waiting for a traffic light to change in the Maple Leaf neighborhood in the northeastern end of Seattle. They looked so happy and relaxed as they chatted away, I just had to capture how lovely people can be unawares. They didn't notice me at all. This neighborhood is near Northgate Mall, the first mall-style shopping center in the US, built in the 1950s. I suspect the style choices of young people who live in north end neighborhoods like Maple Leaf reflect more of the suburban American fashions available in mall stores across the nation. It's a little different feel than folks I see in other areas of Seattle.