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By Jessica Bennett

LADYPARTS
By Deborah Copaken

If you are squeamish, you might consider skipping the first section of Deborah Copaken’s “Ladyparts,” which describes the bleeding out of her vagina due to a cuff dehiscence. Don’t bother googling that, but let’s just say it was a near-death experience that involved kidney-size blood clots splattering on the floor, which, in a state of shock, she collected in a Tupperware container. (Copaken was a photographer before she was a writer; should the description not do it for you, she also includes a photo.)

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