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Month: September 2016 (page 1 of 2)

Michael Chabon for GQ

You are born into a family and those are your people, and they know you and they love you and if you are lucky they even, on occasion, manage to understand you. And that ought to be enough. But it is never enough. Abe had not been dressing up, styling himself, for all these years because he was trying to prove how different he was from everyone else. He did it in the hope of attracting the attention of somebody else—somewhere, someday—who was the same. He was not flying his freak flag; he was sending up a flare, hoping for rescue, for company in the solitude of his passion.

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This might be the smiliest Ben has ever been in a photo. Ever.

This might be the smiliest Ben has ever been in a photo. Ever.

The fruit of my decorating labour.

The fruit of my decorating labour.

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