fresh-scrubbed love

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  • I was moved to comment on fresh-scrubbed home school family testimony last year: "Had I enjoyed the benefit of home schooling, the price would have been my mother's sanity."

    Joel Judd: School Vouchers in Colorado

  • Mr. Grannis freeze-framed fresh-scrubbed surfers riding longboards and swung his camera around to record the evolving surf culture in California and Hawaii.

    LeRoy Grannis, early surfing photographer, dies at 93

  • Gradually, almost imperceptibly, Kate evolved from a fresh-scrubbed English coed to a polished, sophisticated, self-assured beauty.

    William and Kate

  • She was slim and tanned and exuded that wholesome fresh-scrubbed appeal that women strove to attain through artfully messy hair and makeup carefully applied so as to not look applied at all.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • In an age of stage-managed news-conference remorse and corporate shirking of responsibility, the Galarraga Imperfecto now shines with a fresh-scrubbed sense of honor.

    One day after botched call, Motor City takes higher road

  • She was young, with a fresh-scrubbed face and sparkly green eyes.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • “What time?” asks Addison, turning to face Jory with a fresh-scrubbed smile.

    Healer

  • "None, whatsoever," croaked Marshall, looking in his fresh-scrubbed youth like a boy who had just been spared a dreaded chore by a forgiving adult.

    Hi-Ya!

  • She has replaced dozens of her brother's longtime employees -- including his boyfriend of more than a decade -- with fresh-scrubbed assistants just out of school or swiped from the couture houses of Paris.

    The Donatella Style

  • It's what all those clean-cut, fresh-scrubbed, all-American boys wear on their flop days.

    "The man of the moment is an urchin, a wraith or an underfed runt."

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