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I bought a mirror.

It was a homework assignment from years past that my therapist gave me. Go out into the world — find a beautiful mirror — hang it in your home — look at yourself in it every day. See Real Ann. The Real Ann people who love you see.

Because other than the mirrors over my bathroom sinks — I had no mirrors in my home. I never have. I don’t decorate with mirrors. When I was in therapy the…