An excerpt from the memoir ‘High School’ by Tegan and Sara

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I was in sixth grade when the first suggestion of change occurred to my body. I stood in a hallway mirror that hung between the three bedrooms in our house, staring at my bare chest. I was afraid someone would catch me inspecting myself, but as with any gruesome discovery, I couldn’t stop looking. The permanence of the change upon me altered how I felt about my bathing suit. That summer, on vacation in Georgia and Florida, I started to wear a T-shirt over my one-piece. When asked why, I claimed I was cold. I devised ways to get in…

Sara Quin and Tegan Quin

Twin sisters born in Canada, Tegan and Sara have sold more than one million albums and released nine studio albums over the course of their twenty-year career.

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