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Kelsey Martin
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Dear Rosa
"Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today's mighty oak is yesterday's nut that held its ground." - Rosa Parks  Dear Rosa, Harriet, Ida, Maya, Shirley, & every brilliant woman that has come before me,  Sometimes I look around at the current s...
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The Power of Female Friendship
Almost 10 years ago, in the summer of 2008, a girl messaged me on AOL instant messenger. Her name was Laura. She told me that her and I had been assigned as roommates for our upcoming freshman year of college at The College of New Jersey. All that I can rem...
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The Fear of Being You
For most of my life that I can actually remember, I lived in constant fear and discomfort of not being enough or not doing it right. It always s eemed like I didn't measure up - no matter where I was or who I was with. There was often an underlying panic wi...
The Fear of Being You
The Fear of Being You
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10 Girl Power Products You MUST HAVE Before 2018
Walking into 2018 like... Super silly, I know, but who doesn't want to be a little more fabulous in the new year - am I right?  Something that I'm going to keep working on this year is being 100% authentically myself. As I get older and get to know myself b...
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Strength
I was lucky enough to spend Thanksgiving this year with my
sweet grandmother. The older I get, the more I come to appreciate quality time
with people I don’t get to see often. At 88 years young her spirit radiates
joy, positivity, and love that she so willi...
Strength
Strength
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Seeds
I've tried to write this post a million times but it's been difficult to find the right words. Yesterday, however, I received a photo that gave me all the encouragement I needed to finally find the words I've been looking for.  2016 has probably been my mos...
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Seeds
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A Letter to my Girls in Houston
Dear girls,  As I'm sure you know, a lot is going on in our country right now. We all just faced a difficult blow that most of us didn't see coming. I woke up on Tuesday morning with anticipation to see Hillary become the first female president of the Unite...
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Sense of Purpose & New Beginnings
I've been thinking a lot about purpose. How do I know what my ultimate purpose is? What do I do if other things are getting in the way of fulfilling my purpose? How do I know if I'm on the right track or if I'm going in the correct direction? Does pursuing ...
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Black Lives Matter
I feel the need to write this because I am deeply saddened by what is going on in our country right now. Seeing Alton Sterling held down and killed without reason made me angry. The fact that this is becoming a trend is something I never want to get used to...
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter
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Dear Girls
School has been over for about a week and a half now. I'm aware that the start of summer break is exciting to most people and while I am happy that it's summertime, I would be lying if I said I wasn't heartbroken as well. Since my very first day as a teache...
Dear Girls
Dear Girls
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