Jesus. I’ll never get this piece out of my mind.
Brigid McKenna
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It was very difficult to write, and frankly, I’d never have thought I would. My ability to do so was largely thanks to the example and shelter provided by the fierce women listed at the end. I credit them for creating the safe space I needed.

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