My 6th-grade school photo, taken the year after this mess.
I was in love with the dress I was wearing in that picture: It was a knee-length dress, with oversized black decorative buttons running down the side, and it looked like I'd stolen it off an extra playing a paralegal on L.A. Law. That was the same year I purchased The Return of Bruno on cassette, so lots of excellent decision-making going on at that time.
That was also the first time I'd ever cut my hair short. Future Misandrists of America!
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