It was the Friday before school started, and 10-year-old Nicklaus Barbery was understandably nervous. The soon-to-be fifth-grader took forever selecting his outfit: knee-length Phat Farm jeans, a light-blue T-shirt picturing a Cadillac Escalade, and his new Phat Farm sneakers with blue and white laces. His mother, Nancy, sighed when she saw what he was wearing but decided, for the sake of... More >>>