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Power Play Shame: Life after the Evangelical Purity Movement

“Sarah, I want you to stand in the middle, holding a ball of string. Now, I want you to throw the ball to Jimmy but hang onto the end of the string. Good, now, toss it back to Sarah but hang onto



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Mallory Joy

Mallory is a former expat and travel aficionado. She's a teacher, a blogger, and a microbrewery lover. She lives in the midwest with her husband and Lab puppy.