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Jon Bon Jovi on the Beach

Barney Hoskyns, New Woman, 1997

THE ROCKAWAY BEACH housewives can’t quite believe their eyes. Leaning moodily against a lamp-post on this faded seaside street is the drop-dead-handsome rock star they lusted for when they were still foxy vixens with big teased hair and tight Gloria Vanderbilt jeans pouting at local boys on long Saturday nights in the 1980s.

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