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    Key ring

    A year and five months
    Kaohsiung, Taipei
    At one time we used it to lock the doors of the life we shared, and now I see the dama...
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    An Exe Axe

    Berlin
    She was the first woman that I let move in with me. All my friends thought I needed to ...
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    A 3-volume Proust

    1983 - 2011
    London, UK
    These battered, sand-strewn volumes are emblematic of a long love relationship which ha...
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    Gift 3: Ceramic Heart

    2001- 2006
    San Francisco, California
    This is one of the two ceramic hearts that were fired in the sand on the beach at Pesca...
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    An iron

    Stavanger, Norway
    This iron was used to iron my wedding suit. Now it is the only thing left.
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    A hamburger toy

    2011 - 2012
    Differdange, Luxembourg
    His dog left more traces behind than he did.
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    A Child's Pedal Car

    Prague, Czech Republic
    I waited almost 40 years to learn the meaning of the word love. Unfortunately, the inte...
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    Sailor’s cap

    2 years
    Brühl, Germany
    For 46 years I have kept this memory of my Spanish friend. As a student of the engineer...
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    Handcuffs

    2005
    Zagreb, Croatia
    Átame...
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    A Galileo thermometer

    Fiery 6 months + heart-breaking 4 months = 10 months
    Taichung, Taiwan
    A teenage crush on campus. Now I am writing it all down in remembrance of the pure love...
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    Number 2

    Summer 2007
    Manila, Philippines
    He had another woman. He couldn’t make me his number 1; I couldn’t stand being his numb...
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    Espresso machine

    Too long, last 20 years of the past century
    Paris, France
    For a long time he loved the coffee I made for him using the espresso machine he gave m...
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    A little rubber piggy

    Feb 2012 - Jan 2013
    Jerusalem, Israel
    He gave me this piggy when we met on student exchange in the US. It was just a joke ov...
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    Stupid Frisbee

    2 years and 2 months
    Belgrade – Zagreb
    Description: a stupid Frisbee, bought in a thrift store, was my ex-boyfriend’s brillian...
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    Dreadlocks

    1998 - 2004
    Oslo, Norway
    These are my dreads. Morbid, I know. But notice the braided ends. I didn't do that. Mus...
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    A stiletto shoe

    1966, six weeks, and 1998, a few hours
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    It was 1959, I was ten, T. was eleven. We were very much in love. When I told my mother...

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