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Davy Jones’ Bare Little English Thighs: Catholic School, Sex Ed, And The Little Prince

Davy Jones’ Bare Little English Thighs: Catholic School, Sex Ed, And The Little Prince

In 1989, I was a fourth grader at the Immaculate Heart of Mary school in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. For some inexplicable reason, the Catholic grade-school version of sex education had been added to the curriculum that year. Life is confusing enough when you’re 9 years old; throwing God and sex into the mix concurrently was more than my tender, dweeby little soul could process.