13 Ways of Looking at My Body
Downward is good. So is squinting. Delia Ephron considers self-reflection from many angles.
Illustration: Oliver Jeffers
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As I catch a reflection, walking by a shop window. Unexpected encounters with oneself are always risky: Am I slumping? Am I prepared for a candid glimpse? But my legs never let me down. It seems unfair that after a certain age, a woman with good legs can't walk on her head.