Yet Americans are hardly shying away from the knife.
Not everyone is ready to look at naked bodies, much less old ones.
Lee, who is fifty-nine, lives part of the year on a lush, wooded property outside of Portland, Maine.
Some clichés about the cycle of life are true.
The image is not some grim memento mori, though.
Hilton chose to shoot with a 4x5 plate camera partly because she enjoys working with film and also because she knew it would slow down the process, enabling her to form a different type of bond with the women, many of whom she hung out with for hours during breaks from the job.
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For Steinem, one of the most important figures of Second-Wave feminism, physical appearance was obviously never the point.