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Initial Reaction

I was drawn to this picture because of the old photos -- the feeling evoked by the sepia coloring, the "good ol' days" evocation.

But wow. The first photo I saw was the man with huge legs and I was repulsed in fear and the sensation of pain I imagined he must have felt.

My reaction to the entire piece was dependent upon each picture, tho -- and the ones that made me fearful were the ones with the greatest impact. For some reason the woman without legs, the bearded lady, and the giant did not trouble me.

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