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BIRDS OF A FEATHER
Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
September 15, 1997
At the U.S. Open, Romania's Irina Spirlea signaled a photographer to go focus himself, raising, along with her middle finger, memories of an earlier Bucharest bad-ass.
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September 15, 1997

Birds Of A Feather

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At the U.S. Open, Romania's Irina Spirlea signaled a photographer to go focus himself, raising, along with her middle finger, memories of an earlier Bucharest bad-ass.

The new nasty: Spirlea in 1997

The original Nasty: Ilie Nastase in 1976

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