Although the calendar says she is 11 years old, in thoughts and words Kendall is 3. She curls her long legs beneath her and sucks her thumb, her waist-length hair pulled into whatever elegant style suits her and her mom that day. Certain T-shirts she will wear; others have the wrong picture on them or an objectionable texture, a violation of her skin's enigmatic sensitivities. Brushing her hair can be agonizing because she is so sensitive to the smallest tug on her follicles.
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