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Our irrational fascination with mug shots

Posted: July 27, 2014 at 2:02 a.m.

Jeremy Meeks mug shot

A young man faces the camera, shaved head, white tee. The rigid lines of the jaw and cheekbones are softened by the gentle curve of full lips.

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