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  • My father, fairly bohemian in his parenting, has only ever given me one piece of deliberate unasked for life advice. I was about six years old and the advice was regarding the decorum of nudity.

    “Lani, there are only three times when it’s okay take your clothes off in front of anyone.” He began imparting this serious fatherly wisdom to my upturned, big eyed face.

    “One. When you’re in a changing room in a shop with other women. That’s okay.”

    “Two. If you love somebody very, very much when you’re grown up.”

    “Or three, if it’s your job.”
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