Six other girls open the coffin, introduce themselves, and dress the new arrival in the school uniform: all white, pleated skirts, braided ponytails, and color-coded ribbons in their hair identifying their rank by age. She fashions a quietly menacing reverie about girls blossoming under strict supervision. There are no men in this world, and a limited number of adults; only two young teachers, and a number of old women servants, guide the girls, demanding obedience in the art of dance.
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This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us. Multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein has known for years that he was being investigated for sex trafficking of underage girls. Prosecutors just told the court that in the last 36 hours the office has been contacted by attorneys and people who said they were victims, none of whom the office has previously spoken with. Jesus…I had joked on Twitter just about twenty minutes ago that it might be bad for Trump if Epstein kept photographic records of his clientele. There is no statute of limitation on child sex trafficking. Prosecutors got evidence Epstein committed more crimes.
It looked like a porn site—shot after shot of naked girls—only these were real teens, not grown women in pigtails. And then there was Jasmine in a fuzzy picture looking awkward. So she waited until first thing the next morning and called a local deputy sheriff who serves as the school resource officer, and he passed the message on to his superior, Major Donald Lowe. But he immediately realized that this was a problem of a different order.
Film still. Courtesy of the artist. There are many ways in which Kathy Acker remains our contemporary.