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Clair McFarland: Choosing Between My Husband And A Python

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Clair McFarland writes: “The python fixed his stormy eyes on me and raised his head, revealing an adorable spear-shaped overbite, fine ruby pits on his upper jaw, a pale soft underside pining for human contact. He slithered up my arm, over my shoulder. He burrowed in my hair. The salesman laughed. ‘Now that is a happy snake,’ he said.”

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