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Adaptation, November 2000

Adaptation, November 2000

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Published by: Kate Ladd on Jan 22, 2012
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Orlean brushes her teeth, dully watches herself in the


mirror. Suddenly she becomes fixated on the white suds in


her mouth, on the wonderful sensation of bristles against


gum, on the scrubbing sound. A smile lights her face and


toothpaste dribbles down her chin. She watches her grinning


face with love. She bends in to the mirror for a better


look. She giggles. She alters the rhythm of her brushing.


She makes various shapes with her mouth to change the tone.


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