Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Wednesday, June 19

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Chicagoan William E. McElligott drove a milk truck for 30 years. Now, at age 66, the side of his face that was closer to the window looks 20 years older than the other side, an extreme example of unilateral dermatoheliosis -- aka photoaging.

unilateral dermatoheliosis
Photo credit: The New England Journal of Medicine / Dr. Jennifer R.S. Gordon, Northwestern University

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