Behavior: Grant v. Lee

All children whose parents Never Told Them grow up to be authorities on sex education. Well, Mary Breasted's mother tried. She said something in the kitchen once about a "rosy glow." The years passed, and Mary saw a bit of life. She spent two years as a VISTA volunteer in Spanish Harlem. She —wow!—even went to Radcliffe. By her 26th year she had become one of those bright reporters on the Village Voice, and she had reached a decision: Mother's little touch of poetry about the rosy glow was something less than enough. Sex...

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