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How a 14 YO Stood Up Against Racism, Bullying and Stigma at Her School

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Last week, our CEO, Kenzie Butera Davis, and Head of Content, Abdi Mohamed, had the privilege to speak with 14-year-old Nya Sigin, a Freshman at Prior Lake High School in Savage, Minnesota.

Nya has been the target of bullying based on her race and mental health by other students at her school; a story which has only been brought to light in the…

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At maro, we help parents navigate tough growing-up conversations about mental health and puberty with their kids.

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