Exhibit #1: Why I Am Leaving Medium

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This makes leaving so damned easy: mean people who are mean because they mean to be mean.

Did her mother just drop her on her head too many times?

Look, I’ve dropped myself on my own head twenty-two times; that was my fault. I know when I’m being a jerk. I know it, I own it, I make fun of it, and frankly, when…

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Julia E Hubbel

Julia E Hubbel

Horizon Huntress, prize-winning author, adventure traveler, boundary-pusher, wilder, veteran, aging vibrantly. I own my sh*t. Let’s play! www.walkaboutsaga.com

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