Pictorial Journey Through MFGIDQ

Once upon a time…on the Upper East Side of Manhattan…


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Chris Bellows lived in a brownstone not unlike…


…frequently feeling lonely.

But one night he met a fabulous drag queen named Coco Chanel Jones, who took him to a ball at…

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Not that they entered through the front, like the rich and famous guests…

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But, even so, Chris accidentally met an amazing guy, J.J. Kennerly, which may have involved a pair of shoes not unlike these…

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To thank his new friend Coco for getting him into the ball, Chris took him a yummy gift.

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The catch was, Chris and J.J. had to keep their romance a secret. Which was difficult, because J.J. was very famous and constantly hounded by the press.

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But sometimes they would manage to slip off with friends through the anonymous throngs of New Yorkers…

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Chris and J.J. fell in love. But it was complicated. They even argued. Which made them both miserable. They decided to have a day where they would ignore their problems, and just enjoy each other and their wonderful city.


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They even thought about what their love might become if their lives were less complicated…

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But then it looked like the fairy tale might have to end in heartbreak…at another glamorous ball…

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In another very public venue…


Find out how it all unfolded…and how it ended…



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