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  • One of my first loves, age 13, witnessed my walk to school the day after a haircut. In Thailand people have dead straight locks. My curly, unruly masses met with unfortunate endings (haywire) at one barbershop. Siddharth was behind me when people turned to stare in the packed high school corridor. He overhead my best friend --Su, what happened?--
    And my answer -- it's not that bad, is it?--
    And he tapped me on the shoulder to say: no, no it's not.
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