Making up with Daddy

Sometimes a man is a girl's best friend.

Published January 24, 2001 8:07PM (EST)

At 6 my daughter longed to be a boy. She even cut her own hair. Still, she could not resist the lure of the mascara in her birthday makeup kit. Although he was not quite sure how it worked, her father helped her apply it.

By Becky Hellyer

Becky Hellyer is a playwright living in Seattle.

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