LEFAIR Magazine SUMMER 2016

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WE BELONG TO EACH OTHER Writer Madeline Rosene @madelinerosene


t’s dark inside the lounge of the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, but it’s easy to spot Brittany Ross, wearing a fringy poncho, leggings, and loads of rings. Located across the street from Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown Manhattan, the luxury hotel combines a 19th-century landmark mansion with a 55-story modern tower. Not only is Brittany the Co-founder of Mission108, a support organization that advocates on behalf of the impoverished and victims of human trafficking, but she is also a dedicated Yogi and wife of Red Sox pitcher, Robbie Ross. She is sitting at a table glowing behind a glass of Burgundy beneath a hand-blown chandelier. “This is not a fun conversation to have,” she says, “but it’s important to shed light on this.”

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