You were brave to wear that gear!!Me at 8yo, school photo (1974):
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Look at that dead-eye stare...chilling!
This is what I meant earlier when I said I wish I could go back in time with my adult brain - no doubt I was probably embarrassed by what was likely a hand-me-down shirt and a hand-crocheted sweater-vest.
Adult-brain me, however, would recognize that as pretty damn badass, and I would have been doing a Zoolander-esque runway strut down the school hallway..."Drink it in, Kirsten, but not too much...call me later, Jackie...I might call back... "