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Boys told me they masturbated to pictures of my mom in Star Wars, and I'd run home crying. My mom would say, 'You know what you do? Turn around and say, "Me too." ' That's when I realized that my childhood wasn't 100 percent normal.
Fictionalized as "Honey" in her mother's novel The Best Awful, the sequel to Postcards From the Edge. The Best Awful is based on her parents' break-up after her father came out as gay.