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Reading Children’s Books Helped Heal My Inner Child

It’s never too late to show your inner child the love they deserve

Photo by Mary Taylor from Pexels

Trigger warnings: colorism, childhood trauma, racism

The books I read as a child featured two kinds of main characters: white people and talking animals. Books like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Inkheart, and Redwall ate up my free…

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Nia Simone McLeod

Nia Simone McLeod

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Freelance writer covering pop culture, creativity, race + other fun stuff | she/her | Subscribe to my newsletter: https://ohwrite.substack.com/welcome