Power and Control

Me, circa 1974ish, photographer unknown

I was born in 1969, a child of the-birth-control-pill-gone-wrong. Ironic since my mother never wanted to have children. I know this because she told me. She was nearly 41 when I was born, and I am told that my father was delighted at the news of an impending birth. She appears to have gotten with the program and my memories of my childhood up to age nine, were pleasant. I have some vague memories of my photo being taken in a part in Columbia South…



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