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Quotation by Mother and Aunts Of Dorothy Allison
Long as there's lunch counters, you can always find work.
Mother and Aunts Of Dorothy Allison, U.S. waitresses. As quoted in Skin, ch. 2, by Dorothy Allison (1994).
In the 1960s and seventies, Allison was told this by her female relatives—Southern women with little education or opportunity.
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