TV The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction  

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There are so many good episodes of My Strange Addiction, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Gas Sniffer/Teddy Bear Obsession" the best, or is "Dating My Car/Baby Powder Addict" your favorite episode of My Strange Addiction? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of My Strange Addiction are, let's rank every My Strange Addiction episode from best to worst.

My Strange Addiction was a documentary TV series on TLC that focused on people with unusual compulsive behaviors; behaviors that fell under various psychiatric disorders, including psychosis, OCD, pica, and trichotillomania. My Strange Addiction aired for six seasons, from December 29, 2010 to February 4, 2015, and was declared by the NY Daily News to be the "most disgusting reality show on television."

Vote up your favorite episodes of My Strange Addiction, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one My Strange Addiction episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Dating My Car/Baby Powder Addi... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Dating My Car/Baby Powder Addict Season 3 Episode 1: 27-year-old Nathaniel has been in a relationship with his car Chase for nearly five years, taking it out on dates, buying it gifts, and even getting intimate with it. Meanwhile, 28-year-old Jaye has been addicted to snorting baby powder for 16 years.

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Drinks Gasoline/Smelling Her D... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Drinks Gasoline/Smelling Her Doll Head Season 3 Episode 7: 20-year-old Shannon is addicted to gasoline, drinking about 15 teaspoons everyday. Will a family intervention finally convince Shannon to get help? Meanwhile, 24-year-old Lacey has been carrying and smelling her doll head "Suzie Q" everywhere she goes.

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Thumb Sucker/Bodybuilder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Thumb Sucker/Bodybuilder Season 1 Episode 2: Lauren used to be addicted to drugs and alcohol, but now she's addicted to extreme bodybuilding. She's already sacrificed her personal life to focus all of her effort on pumping iron. Meanwhile, 24-year-old Rhonda can't stop sucking her thumb.

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Vapor Rub/Eats Tires is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Vapor Rub/Eats Tires Season 4 Episode 6: 33-year-old Danielle has been addicted to vapor rub for more than twenty years, going through more than 30 jars, inhalers and patches every week. And, 19-year-old Allison has been eating tires for the past six years, consuming up to 14 pounds every month.

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Addicted to My Breasts/Tape Ea... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to My Breasts/Tape Eater Season 3 Episode 3: 32-year-old Sheyla has spent nearly $250,000 on 22 breast enlargement surgeries to achieve her 38KKK bust size, despite suffering a severe infection from her recent implants. Meanwhile, 23-year-old Andrea is addicted to eating adhesive tape.

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Rampant Rats/Extreme Fingernai... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Rampant Rats/Extreme Fingernails Season 2 Episode 1: 56-year old Theresa has more than 60 pet hairless rats that are taking over her tiny studio apartment. Meanwhile, 48-year old, Jazz has been growing her fingernails for 22 years. Her longest nail is two feet long, and she calls them her children.

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Urine Drinker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Urine Drinker Season 3 Episode 8: 53-year-old Carrie has been addicted to drinking her urine for four years. She drinks about 80 ounces a day with belief it has helped treat her cancer despite no medical proof. Can Carrie's daughters persuade her to see a physician before it's too late?

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Addicted to Coffee Enemas/Lick... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to Coffee Enemas/Licks Cats Season 4 Episode 1: 36-year-old Trina and her 43-year-old husband Mike have done nearly 7,000 coffee enemas over the last two and a half years. Meanwhile, 43-year-old Lisa has been addicted to licking her cat and eating clumps of its hair for three years.

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I'm a Living Doll is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
I'm a Living Doll Season 5 Episode 1: Meet Justin, Venus, and Emily - three unconventional individuals who willingly take extreme physical and psychological measures, despite whatever criticism they may face, to look and live their lives as full time human dolls.

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Gas Sniffer/Teddy Bear Obsessi... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Gas Sniffer/Teddy Bear Obsession Season 2 Episode 4: For more than 30 years, Theresa has been addicted to smelling gasoline. Although she has battled cancer, anemia and major stomach problems, she still cannot stop. Meanwhile, former drug-addict Krista has 12 'children' -- all of which are teddy bears.

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Eats Detergent/Strongman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Detergent/Strongman Season 1 Episode 5: 19-year-old Tempestt eats detergent up to seven times a day, not to mention the soap she eats in the shower. Meanwhile, Jeff is addicted to strongman competitions training up to six hours a day.

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Eats Couch Cushion/Furry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Couch Cushion/Furry Season 1 Episode 7: Lauren can't imagine going to a party or social event without wearing her fur suit. She's completely dedicated to her "fursona" - designing and sewing her costume well into the night. Meanwhile, Adele has been eating couch cushions for twenty years.

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Laxatives/Pottery & Ashes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Laxatives/Pottery & Ashes Season 1 Episode 12: What started as a way to lose the freshman fifteen, has turned into a life threatening laxative addiction for Kimberly. Meanwhile, Bianca who occasionally ate dirt as a child, now craves pottery and ashes more than food or water.

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Eats Toilet Paper/Blow Dryer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Toilet Paper/Blow Dryer Season 1 Episode 1: A 31-year old woman refuses to sleep without her blow dryer on in bed. Meanwhile, another woman admits to being addicted to eating half a roll of toilet paper a day.

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Addicted to Being Pamela Ander... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to Being Pamela Anderson Season 6 Episode 3: "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who just can't kick their very odd habits. In this episode, Carolyn Anderson, a 29 year-old women from the UK, is addicted to transforming herself into Baywatch beauty Pamela Anderson.

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Hair Puller/Shoe Fanatic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Hair Puller/Shoe Fanatic Season 1 Episode 6: Rebecca is addicted to shoes owning over 200 pairs and calling them her "babies". But will she choose saving for her wedding over her addiction? Meanwhile, Haley has been pulling her hair for over six years, spending time "pulling" up to 3 hours a day.

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Can't Stop Cleaning/Love R... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Can't Stop Cleaning/Love Rocks Season 1 Episode 9: Cyntrelle is addicted to cleaning spending up to 8 hrs every day aggressively scrubbing, washing and polishing her home. Meanwhile, Belinda can't stop collecting rocks trekking through treacherous terrain to find that perfect rock.

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Eats Bricks / Married To A Car... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Bricks / Married To A Carnival Ride Season 6 Episode 2: For the past three years, 56-year-old Linda has been happily married to Bruce, a 70-foot carnival ride. Patrice is also happily married and showcases her addiction for eating brick. In 12 years, she has consumed about half a ton of bricks.

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Ventriloquist/Cat Lady is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Ventriloquist/Cat Lady Season 1 Episode 4: April's addiction to her puppets has gotten so strong she can't go anywhere without them, practicing up to 12 hours a day. Meanwhile, Debbie is severely allergic to cats, but has over twenty of them, leaving her in isolation from the outside world.

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Identical Twin Obsession/Eats ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Identical Twin Obsession/Eats Mattresses Season 5 Episode 3: Forty-four year old twins Amy and Becky are addicted to being identical, looking alike, acting alike, and even weighing their meals to stay the exact same size. Meanwhile, 26 year-old Jennifer has been addicted to eating mattresses for over 20 years.

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The Lamb/Eats Deodorant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
The Lamb/Eats Deodorant Season 4 Episode 5: 19-year-old Nicole has been addicted to eating deodorant for two years, consuming fifteen sticks per month. Will a desperate plea from her boyfriend help Nicole kick her deodorant addiction for good? And, 27-year-old Audrey can't live without her stuffed.

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Eats Cleanser/Tanner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Cleanser/Tanner Season 1 Episode 3: Forty-four-year old Crystal has been eating household cleanser every day since she was twelve. Her shame and embarrassment have caused her to keep this a secret. Meanwhile, 20-year-old Samantha tans up to three times a day in tanning beds.

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Make-up Addict/Obsessed With D... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Make-up Addict/Obsessed With Death Season 1 Episode 11: Maureen is obsessed with her make up, wearing 24/7 and disregards the damaging effects it's having on her skin. Meanwhile, Barbara is facinated with the "other side", perferring the company of those who have passed on.

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Addicted to Air Freshener / Lo... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to Air Freshener / Long Neck Woman Season 6 Episode 4: "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who struggle to overcome their addictive behavior. Profiled addicts include: Evelyn, who drinks air freshener every day, and Sydney, who is obsessed with having the world's longest neck.

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Wears Diapers/Eats Dryer Sheet... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Wears Diapers/Eats Dryer Sheets Season 2 Episode 3: For Riley, there's nothing like the comfort of wearing a warm, wet diaper. She chooses to live as an adult baby to escape the stresses of the real world. And Charmissa stuffs her bra with the dryer sheets she chews on for up to 10 hours a day.

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Bathes in Bleach/Eats Plastic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Bathes in Bleach/Eats Plastic Season 2 Episode 8: Kailyn, 18, has eaten plastic every day for more than eleven years, consuming more than 150 pounds of plastic. Meanwhile, Gloria, 28, has taken her addiction to bleach to the extreme by bathing in it daily.

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Grandma Lover / Addicted to Be... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Grandma Lover / Addicted to Being Madonna Season 6 Episode 6: "My Strange Addiction" profiles addicts including Kyle, 31, who exclusively dates women over the age of 65 and Adam who is intent upon becoming Madonna.

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Addicted to Inflatables/Butt I... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to Inflatables/Butt Injection Addict Season 4 Episode 2: For the last six years, 20-year-old Mark has been addicted to his 15 inflatable pool toys, eating with them, sleeping with them and even bathing them. Meanwhile, 23-year old Karmello has been getting black market butt injections for the last three years.

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Proud to be Plastic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Proud to be Plastic Season 5 Episode 4: "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who can't kick their unusual addictions. Lacey, a 44-year-old mother of six has had at least 30 plastic surgery procedures and spent more than $250,000 building the most extreme body in the world.

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Eats Drywall/Shower Drain Hair... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Drywall/Shower Drain Hair Collector Season 2 Episode 2: Evan has spent the last six years sneaking into bathrooms because he is addicted to collecting shower drain hair. And Nicole, has spent the last seven years secretly breaking apart walls to feed her addiction: eating drywall.

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Married to A Doll/Picking My S... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Married to A Doll/Picking My Scabs Season 1 Episode 8: A man treats his life-size doll like a human wife. Meanwhile a woman spends up to 2 hours a day picking scabs all over her body.

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Addicted to Psychics / Addicte... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to Psychics / Addicted to Body Casting Season 6 Episode 5: This episode of My Strange Addiction profiles Kevin who constantly covers his body in plaster casts even though he is not injured and Melissa who is incapable of making a decision without a consulting a psychic.

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Chews Dirty Diapers/Addicted t... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Chews Dirty Diapers/Addicted to Leeches Season 5 Episode 5: "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who can't kick their unusual addictions. Profiled addicts include a 22-year-old woman who is addicted to chewing on urine-soaked diapers and a 50-year-old man who uses leeches up to 40 times a year.

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Top 10 Most Shocking is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Top 10 Most Shocking Season 6 Episode 7: In this special episode of My Strange Addiction, we count down the ten most shocking addictions ever featured on the series and provide updates.

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Men In Doll Suits is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Men In Doll Suits Season 6 Episode 1: Men who get dolled up in secret are stepping out in public for the first time at rubber doll rendezvous. This is an insider's look into the world of female maskers: men who dress in rubber suits and masks to look like life-sized, shapely female dolls.

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Pony Play/Addicted to Drinking... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Pony Play/Addicted to Drinking Paint Season 5 Episode 2: For the past 20 years, 31-year-old Nicole has been addicted to Pony Play, a form of costumed role play. Meanwhile, 43-year-old single mother of two Heather has been addicted to drinking paint for nearly three years.

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Blood Drinker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Blood Drinker Season 4 Episode 8: 29-year-old Michelle has been addicted to drinking blood for 15 years. Every month, she consumes about a gallon of pigs blood, but it doesn't end there. Michelle also drinks human blood. Will her Mom's tearful plea finally convince her to change?

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Eats Rocks/Pillow Obsessed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Rocks/Pillow Obsessed Season 2 Episode 5: Theresa has been eating rocks for more than 20 years and can't stop. Meanwhile, Tamara carries around her childhood pillow Boo everywhere she goes.

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Extreme Cycling/Taxidermy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Extreme Cycling/Taxidermy Season 2 Episode 6: Tom is so addicted to cycling that he spends at least six hours a day - and 41,000 miles a year - peddling on his bike. Divya is an attractive 28-year-old who loves spending her time searching for dead animals on the side of the road and stuffing them.

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Carrying My Husband's Urn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Carrying My Husband's Urn Season 2 Episode 7: Cassie, 26, was so devastated by the sudden loss of her husband that she brings his urn with her wherever she goes. But recently, she has taken her grieving to a shocking new level!

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Drinks Nail Polish/Ear Digger is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Drinks Nail Polish/Ear Digger Season 3 Episode 4: 23-year-old Bertha has been drinking up to five bottles of nail polish every day for the past five years but her family is worried she's doing permanent damage to her health. Meanwhile, 32-year-old Jamie can't stop digging in her ears.

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Eats Dirt/Extreme Toenails is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Dirt/Extreme Toenails Season 3 Episode 5: Kristie has eaten dirt every day for the last 30 years, consuming more than five tons since her addiction began. Will her doctor and family be able to convince her to stop before it's too late? Meanwhile, Ayanna is addicted to growing her toenails.

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Smells Pine Cleaner/Roadkill A... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Smells Pine Cleaner/Roadkill Addict Season 3 Episode 6: 33-year-old Jillian has been addicted to smelling pine cleaner for two years and can't go more than 15 minutes without a fix, using up to six bottles a week. Meanwhile, 34-year-old Scott is obsessed with picking up dead animals from the road.

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Loves Baby Wipes/Eats Sand is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Loves Baby Wipes/Eats Sand Season 4 Episode 4: 43-year-old Riah has been addicted to baby wipes since she was 15 and goes through up to 500 every day. She's so hooked she even uses wipes in place of showering. Meanwhille, 19-year-old Brea has been addicted to eating sand for the past five years.

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In Love with Balloons/Face Mas... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
In Love with Balloons/Face Mask Eater Season 4 Episode 7: 62-year-old Julius has been sexually attracted to balloons for over five decades and keeps more than fifty thousand in his home at all times. Meanwhile, Natasha has eaten nearly an entire jar of clay face maks every day for the last seven years.

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Eats Glass/Bleaches Skin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Glass/Bleaches Skin Season 1 Episode 10: Josh enjoys a glass of champagne, not for the bubbly, but for the crunch of the glass as he bites into it. He eats glass, light bulbs and bullets for attention. Meanwhile, college student Candice, believes bleaching her skin will make her more accepted.

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Extreme Hair/Addicted to Bee S... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Extreme Hair/Addicted to Bee Stings Season 4 Episode 3: 47-year-old Asha hasn't cut her 21-foot long hair in nearly a quarter century and spends up to six hours a day grooming her ten-pound locks. Meanwhile, 53-year old Margaret has stung herself over 50,000 times with bees.

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Justin Bieber Look-a-like/Make... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Justin Bieber Look-a-like/Makeup Eater Season 5 Episode 7: "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who struggle with their very unusual addictions. Addicts include a 33-year-old man who's spent over $100,000 on surgery to look like Justin Bieber and a 22-year-old woman who's addicted to eating makeup.

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Eats Cat Food/Smells Mothballs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Eats Cat Food/Smells Mothballs Season 3 Episode 2: Mary has taken her addiction to cat food to the extreme, consuming over 900 cat treats and several cans of wet food every day. Meanwhile, Alicia has been addicted to smelling mothballs for 15 years, keeping them all over her house and even in her purse!

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Addicted to a Doll/Eats Plasti... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Episodes of My Strange Addiction
Addicted to a Doll/Eats Plastic Bags Season 5 Episode 6: "My Strange Addiction" tells the stories of people who can't kick their very unusual addictions. Addicts include a 23-year-old man who's addicted to eating plastic newspaper bags and a 48-year-old woman whose best friend is a doll.