Dear Lilith Fair,
The only barbie dolls (and barbie-like dolls) I had as a kid were Rocker Barbie and Jem (that awesome pink-haired lead singer of The Holograms). It makes sense, then, that in 4th grade I wanted to be a Punk Rocker for Halloween. When I went to school in my costume, a kid said to me, “You look like a hooker.” I said to him, “What’s that?” I don’t remember his exact explanation, but I do remember crying.
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