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Where I’ll Carry the Trump Years in My Body

Donald Trump mocked disability. His presidency made us more vulnerable, but I’ll hold onto the strength earned surviving his term.

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It can be hard to measure how much each of us absorbs due to harmful leadership, but the poison certainly expands as it radiates outward. I was not the reporter with a…




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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb

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