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Anne Sexton's Fashion Model

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Anne Sexton was born in Newton, Massachusetts, in 1928. She spent her comfortable but possibly abusive childhood in Weston, Massachusetts, with her maiden great-aunt as her closest confidante. She attended one year of boarding school and one year of Garland Junior College which she considered to be a finishing school. Anne Sexton married Alfred “Kayo” Sexton II when she was 19, but he had to serve in Korea shortly after their marriage, so Sexton became a fashion model. When she was 25, in 1953, Sexton gave birth to her first child and in 1955 to her second. After the birth of her first daughter, Anne Sexton suffered her first breakdown and was admitted to a neuropsychiatric hospital (a hospital that treats mental disorders caused by the nervous
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