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You’re Invited to my Blender Reveal Party!!!!

Catherine Bartlett, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first publish in Medium. "Exciting news! 37 minutes ago I took an “What did I order on Amazon” test and learned I’m receiving a blender — and I couldn’t be more…
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Only Women Should Own Guns

Dee Maitland, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Medium. "So far this year, more than 13,400 people have died from gunshots in the U.S. In one recent 72-hour period, 74 people died and 152 people…
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Attitude of Gratitude

Dr. Heidi L. Pottinger, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Medium. "It can be easy to get caught-up in the stress of the holidays. However, this is a great time to stop, take a…
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Healthcare Everyone In Insurance Companies Out

Patricia Jackson. 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Medium. "I have some of the best healthcare currently available because a union’s collective bargaining agreement guaranteed a defined benefit pension plan including health insurance. Defined benefit…
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Fake it ’til you make it: living as a fraud

Gabriela Cervantes, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium.  "As a Hispanic immigrant, I quickly learned that I needed to work twice as hard to show I was half as good. However, no matter how…
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Autistic youths breaking years of silence

Amy Burnham Greiner , 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "Experiencing a child spelling for the first time can be an emotional discovery for parents. Nikki Grubbs’ 11-year-old son Aulton attended his first RPM…
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Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "Women throughout history have led revolutions. On February 28, 1917, women demanding bread for their children marched in the streets  ..."
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Rising our Voices

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "Taunts and threats cannot silence our voices. From the moment he leaves Trump Tower to his arrival in Washington, D.C. for the Inauguration ..."
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Wishing for a better year

Liz Baker, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "2016 has been labeled as “the worst year ever,” “cataclysmic,” and “cursed.” Over the past week newspapers, TV shows, and blogs have published  ..."
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Our Voices Matter and Not Just on Reality TV

Michelle Pitot, 2016-2017 Fellow. The piece was first published in Medium. "Another season of “The Voice” has come to an end, with a finish that surprised many loyal viewers when Sundance Head beat out Billy Gilman…
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