Show us a picture of you when you were a baby.
Submitted by yuki.
I tweaked the title of the Hunt, so you will get some sort of idea of what kind of baby I was. I was loud. I was demanding. I would shriek until my face was an iridescent purple. If I was carried out of a room leaving a single eardrum intact, it was considered a very stunning defeat.
I was fat. I had a full head of dark hair. And I believed in the morality of crawling: as both expression and locomotion, it was a child's right. A right of passage, so to speak. I investigated all aspects of crawling – backwards, forwards – until giving into society's demands and sense of shame and deciding to stand up on two legs. I'm not sure how old I was – Mother claims I was nineteen, but I have not yet confirmed that fact.
Anyway, I will never ignore an opportunity to post my picture. So here I am, Baby Aubrey: demanding to know where the hell I am, and wondering if I could somehow use my eyes to get that Kodak Brownie out of my face: