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Adam Hochschild
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"One of the more revealing episodes Stanley describes or invents took place soon after he arrived in New Orleans, when he was sharing a bed in a boarding house with Dick Heaton, another young man who had come over from Liverpool as a deckhand. 'He was so modest he would not retire by candle-light, and...when he got into bed he lay on the verge of it, far removed from contact with me. When I rose in the morning I found that he was not undressed.' One day Stanley awoke and, looking at Dick Heaton asleep at his side, was 'amazed to see what I took to be two tumours on his breast...I sat up...and cried out...'I know! I know! Dick, you are a girl.'" That evening Dick, who by then had confessed to being Alice, was gone. 'She was never seen, or heard...

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