Author of Julia's Jihad
Long before he turned five, my son Aditya’s creative and artistic talents were already apparent. He loved drawing, painting and making imaginative figurines from plasticine. The only thing I could do with the modeling clay was to make simple round and long shapes, which I fashioned into a penis and balls.
At that age, he thought it was pretty hilarious, but when he got bigger, he would get pretty embarrassed when I did these kinds of things — typical teenage reaction, I guess.
So imagine having a mother who makes several giant-sized penises from clay, in different shapes and colors, erect as well as flaccid, the glans stylized in different ways — as a clenched fist, a dog, a fish and a cock’s head (no pun intended!), as well as droopy men’s faces — and exhibits them publicly.
Well, if your mother...
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