THE TWO OF YOU

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JANUARY

Yeah?

HANK

…You have my sisters eyes.

JANUARY

Do I?

HANK

Yeah. You do. Remarkably. And, now my nieces have those eyes, both my nieces. See, when we were younger…people said we looked alike. We did look alike. My sister and I.  Less now. She hasn’t gained quite as many pounds. We looked alike. Mostly, right around…those eyes. And mouth, too, lips, I guess. Not that I’m not still in denial about it. But, it’s a thing that’s so possible, that…I don’t know what. …You got stuck with a few of my features.

JANUARY

Did I?

HANK

You can’t tell?

JANUARY

Mom says maybe I did.

HANK

They look better on you, though. Those features. Which is merciful. I just don’t think I’d make the most attractive woman.

JANUARY

…You’re not even the most attractive man.

HANK

That’s not funny.

JANUARY

It kind of is.

HANK

Yeah. That’s true. …So, you’re January…Ireland?

JANUARY

Yeah. My mom’s name.

HANK

Sure.

JANUARY

Actually—… No, nothing.