And I am now reminded with each breathe I take.

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I never knew breathing was a privilege.

I never truly gave breathing much thought outside of a strenuous workout or when I cry too hard and can’t catch my breath. I never thought that during a regular errand that the right to air, the right to allow my lungs to fill up with air, could be taken from me. I was so naïve to my fellow Americans’ plight.


I long ago came to terms with my own privilege. …


Lily Latson

Recovering type A personality and mother of 2. www.love-and-lily.com

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