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Take One More
In another response to Michael Catero’s story about buying heroin on the streets of New York, Narratively contributor Arvind Dilawar shares a story about his first (and only) time experimenting with the pyschadelic compound DMT.
My first experience with DMT did not actually involve me smoking it. I was in Japan with three of my friends, and we passed a legal drug stand peddling it. We asked thelegal drug dealer about its quality (earlier during the same trip we had bo…