Throwback Thursdays

image of a stage in a high school auditorium on which is a giant Audrey II puppet from the show 'Little Shop of Horrors,' beside which I am posing with two other teenage girls, whose faces have been blurred, and all of us are clad in dental assistants' costumes

Posting next to "Audrey II" from my high school's production of Little Shop of Horrors, with my two besties, 1990. All of us were part of the dancing dental hygienists' chorus, and we were all terrified of getting our periods the week of the show and bleeding through our all-white costumes.

One of us did (not me), and we were all so supportive of her and promised to keep our eyes on her backside at all times so she wouldn't end up on stage with a bloodstain and become the target of period-related bullying for the rest of her high school career.

[Please share your own throwback pix in comments. Just make sure the pix are just of you and/or you have consent to post from other living people in the pic. And please note that they don't have to be pictures from childhood, especially since childhood pix might be difficult for people who come from abusive backgrounds or have transitioned or lots of other reasons. It can be a picture from last week, if that's what works for you. And of course no one should feel obliged to share a picture at all! Only if it's fun!]

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