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By Jerry Large
The Seattle Times
A boy and a girl kiss.
She will be thinking, maybe, about how much he likes her or how much she likes him.
He will not be thinking, at least not with the part of the brain that controls higher functions. A scan of that part of the brain would show a "Gone Fishing" sign in the window.
Today let's focus on girls and a talk JoAnn Deak gave for parents at The Northwest School on Capitol Hill.
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Adah Isaacs Menken
(June 15, 1835 – August 10, 1868) was an American actress, painter and poet.
She was born Adah Bertha Theodore in New Orleans to a French Creole mother and Free Negro Auguste Theodore. She danced as a child in New Orleans, Havana and Texas. Eventually she worked in San Francisco. Menken was known for her poetry and painting. In 1859 she appeared on Broadway in the play "The French Spy."
Read more about Adah Menken and her visits to San Francisco and elsewhere, free from the Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco.
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