Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

Fat Girls of Color Grow Up Too Fast

We lose our childhoods in a million different ways

Credit: The Author

When I was 11, the most stressful place on Earth was the Flynn O’Hara store near Westchester Square. It was the only retail store that sold the uniforms I needed for my brief stint in Catholic school.




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