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This Is Us

My So-Called ‘Addiction’ Dates Back 5,000 Years

Go ahead, poke fun at my little lipstick compulsion

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I was one of 51 seventh-graders getting ready for the Marieville School dance. It was December, and this was to be our first introduction to society, right there in the gymnasium.




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Doreen Picozzi

Doreen Picozzi

Former journalist, former press secretary to a public official, now teacher of high school journalism and English, devoted wife, and mom of a true gentleman.

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