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Human Parts

This Is Us

I’m a Little Too Fat, a Little Too Giving. I Think I Know Why.

Using the hunger I experienced as a kid to teach mine the power of generosity

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Illustration: Sarah Mazzetti

II was five years old when my mom took off with me to the coast. She said she needed a do-over. We were starting fresh, with no belongings, no toys, no furniture. She said we had empty…




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Kristine Levine

Kristine Levine

Kristine Levine is a comedian, actor, writer, radio personality currently living in Bisbee, Arizona. She lives with her son and her dog, Honey Switchblade.

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