I left the country, and went to a tanning bed, both for the first time while in 5th grade. I was 10 years old. Circa 1984, my parents had planned a trip to Mexico and my mom had been poorly-advised that it was a good idea to have my brother and me ready with a “base tan” prior to travel to prevent sunburn. This was unlikely to have come from a doctor, but who knows. It was the 80′s after all.
My mom took us to the local strip mall where I spent multiple 1/2 hour sessions in that warm,… Continue
Posted on March 2, 2011 at 10:05am — 1 Comment