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she died. "Hoowahyoo, Albert?" she asked anxiously, mixing up names and pronouns in the huge dose of morphine. "Who are you?"
I told her the truth: I was her baby, I alwayswould be. I told her I was her little
boy, and the daughter she never had. I told her I loved her.
"Hal" she exclaimed, satisfied with my proffered selection of whoso "That's
good. I didn't want to lose any of you, ever." More and More
Ann Gerhart This is what people see when they :
European beauty, ample and soft, wi
sparkling blue eyes.
This is what Lukesova sees when
So a few weeks ago, she had liposu<
days of her life. The 3~-hour surgel
Whether it corrected her self-imageren
Lukesova is 19.
Teenagers and young women are
and they're not just getting nose jobs:
formed some 25,000 elective procedu
from the American Society of Plastic a
percent increase over 1992. They put
sucked the fat out of 1,645.
In the Washington area, home to I
tuck and a new chest are just the thinl
the cap and gown, at least in a certain s(
seeking boomers, a Cross pen doesn't p:
Roger Friedman, the head of plastic
did a breast augmeI1tation on an 18-yea
"She was 5-foot-9and 125 pounds,
"She was graduating and wanted this do
And he had done her mother's impl:
At Suburban Hospital, which has a ]
old gets a breast reduction and throws
measure; a 14-year-oldgets a chin imp!:
ger breasts, all in a week. From The Washington Post (June 23,1999) @ 199...
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