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Kristin Hersh

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, March 1998

At 6, Kristin Hersh was a hippy commune kid whose babysitter was on acid. At 22 she had a brain tumor and thought evil spirits wrote her songs. Finally, at 31, the rock'n'roll mom is very nearly alright.

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