To Never Be Full: Albinism, Anorexia, and What It Means to Be Sri Lankan
“My mother’s ‘whiteness’ is disputed, by brown and white people alike, and treated as something to interrogate.”
The Female Eunuch
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We remember only a version of the story, and we tell only a fraction of that version. And sometimes, even that will fail us.
With words, spelled correctly or not, I could say exactly how I felt: like my head was a ball of snakes, like something extraordinary for once.