Carrie Knowlton | The Sun Magazine

Carrie Knowlton

Carrie Knowlton is a nurse who works in an HIV clinic in Denver, Colorado. She has lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan; Niaoulen Tanou, Senegal; and Northern Uganda. She is now trying to have adventures while staying in one place.

— From November 2017
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Dragon Pants

In 2001 I was twenty-four years old and visiting Paris when I bought a really great pair of pants. They were red and silky and had dragons and Chinese symbols embossed on them and cost only sixty francs, which wasn’t a lot, about eleven dollars. I bought them on the street from some hippie Romanian woman. (I don’t actually know where she was from, but she seemed Romanian.)

November 2017
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