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A Love Note to My Scars, Grey Hairs, and Stretch Marks

Scrapbook of the life I’ve lived.

A woman seated on the train in Manhattan got my attention the other day. She said, “I remember when I had skin like yours.”

The funny thing was, since I’ve reached my late twenties, I’ve been thinking more about the signs of myself aging. I have wiry grey hairs sprouting above my ears, new…




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Kayli Kunkel

Kayli Kunkel

She/her. Queens, NY. Creating new narratives on mental health and sustainability. Founder of Earth & Me, a zero-waste small business and publication.

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