Town & Country September 2011, Social Graces
“Watch out for the men,” the travel agent cautioned before I left for Greece. I was 12 and already five-foot-nine, with all the curves of a tent pole. It was first ever trip to Europe. And as my mother and I shopped for a gold charm on Crete, a passing man called out, “How much for you and your sister?” My mother thought it was hilarious. I was thoroughly repulsed.