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Live Through This: a year on the road with Nirvana

Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 2 June 1994

LAST SPRING, Kurt Cobain sat at his kitchen table at 3 a.m., chain-smoking and toying with one of the medical mannequins he collected. "It's hard to believe that a person can put something as poisonous as alcohol or drugs in their system and the mechanics can take it – for a while," he said to me, absently removing and inserting the doll's lungs, liver, heart.

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