The Age of Beauty

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When I was in high school, I became surrounded by a flurry of pretty girls with blonde hair and slim figures. I would look down at my overly plump frame, blemished skin and brown hair and wonder:

“Aren’t I supposed to be pretty at this age? Aren’t all teenage girls supposed to be bombshells?”

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Courtenay S. Gray

Courtenay S. Gray

Courtenay S. Gray is a writer from the North of England. You’ll find her work in an array of journals such as A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Hobart Pulp, and more.

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