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KatieForan

Feminism

The F Word

When I was about 17 years old, I was sitting with a group of friends watching some mindless television show where a character said jokingly, ‘We all have that crazy, feminist friend!’ All eyes in the room, boys and girls alike, turned to me and laughed.

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Work & Career

The Experienced Quitter

Today I woke up unemployed.

I kept my eyes closed a little longer, eager to feel the butterflies set in, but they didn’t. I opened them to find the sun filtering through the cracks in my blinds as I stretch my waking muscles. Today is the first day I have woken up unemployed in seven years.

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