Human Parts
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Human Parts

THIS IS US

Dislocation

On our first overseas trip as a family, our bodies fell apart

Illustration: Calla King-Clements for Human Parts

When we began dating, Tyler and I did a lot of traveling. We started out small: Our first trip was from Boston to the tip of Cape Cod. Soon we ventured further, to California, to Mexico, to Peru. We broke up once in Key West. But I was too broke to change my ticket, and we got back together before…

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Lily King

Lily King

Lily King is the author of five novels, including Euphoria and Writers & Lovers. She lives with her family and dogs in Maine.

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